Sunday, December 19, 2010

Sunday Sharing -Cheryl Hetrick

The following has been submitted to Breathing by:  Cheryl Hetrick

"Three years ago today, my life began anew. I found out that my life was forever changed in ways I could never have predicted. There are struggles but none that over shadow the blessings. I had no idea that so many people would stand with me with their love, support and prayers. Never have my eyes been so opened to the blessings all around me. Nothing makes life so clear as to be told that there truly is a limit on the days you have left.

With the life expectancy of those with PF being 3 -5 years, this three year mark has felt like reaching a milestone both triumphant and tragic. A friend told me that instead of looking at this date as sands going through the hour glass, I should celebrate with big banners proclaiming my victories. So I choose to celebrate this day as another birthday. My first is in March - the first day of my life and Dec 14, 2007 is the second - the first day of the rest of my life.

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1 comment:

  1. Beautiful! What a loving way to look at such a life changing event.