Wednesday, April 13, 2011

28 Today!


Today I am 28 (woot woot!!)
No, I am not anxious that I am only 2 years away from 30
Though truth be told it does blow my mind that I am getting older
It feels like just yesterday that I was the nervous 16 year old gal standing in line at the DMV waiting to take my driver's test.
God continues to remind me that life is precious. Every minute of every day is precious.
Every day is special and deserves to be celebrated!
Today me and Daisy picked Joey up. He hadn't seen her in a week and was overjoyed when her smiling face peaked at him from around the corner. She wouldn't let him put her down! It was a very special morning!

What did I learn this past year?
That I am stronger than I thought I was!
That patience really is a virtue
That being a parent is the hardest thing I've ever experienced but, also the most meaningful, life changing and love awakening!
I've learned that I have the MOST AMAZING friends. I have truly been overwhelmed by the love and support that my friends have shown me during this season.
I've learned that after having kids it is even harder to live so far away from my family in California. I want them here all the time now more than ever!! I'm sure a lot of you can relate.
That I didn't get married to have a perfect life. I got married to have an amazing best friend to journey through life's ups and downs with. It's as close to perfect as it gets!
That Jesus is the sweetest name I know

Also want to shout out to all other April birthdays! My dear Grandma had a birthday a few days ago. Happy Birthday Grammy! April is such a beautiful month to be born. Spring is awakening and the sun is shining!


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29 comments:

  1. Happy birthday, young lady! It's going to be a great year! :D

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  2. happiest birthday sweet lady! hope it is wonderful!
    xo,
    a

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  3. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ~ ~ ~ hope it's a sweeet one!

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  4. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!

    Wishing you the best day, month, year, life!!!

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  5. Happy Birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day!

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  6. Happy Birthday beautiful child of God!

    What a great morning for you and Daisy to see hubby/daddy!!

    God bless you girl in the special day and many more to come!

    HAPPY 28th BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  7. Happy birthday to you, happy birthday day to you, happy birthday dear Casey, happy birthday to you! :)

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  8. Happy birthday!!!
    I agree April is really a special month. I wish that I had been born in April. (",) but I love October just as much!
    Happy birthday again!

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  9. Happy birthday to you, continuing BFM's song...lalalalala! Have a great day, and look forward to reading about your adventure thru your new year of being 28 years old! I pray blessing upon you beyond measure, (that's how our Lord works, so watch out!)

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  10. Oh Happy Birthday friend!!! :) Hope you have a wonderful day! xoxo

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  11. Happy Birthday!!! Enjoy year 28 it was one of my favorites.

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  12. Happy, Happy Birthday!! I love your comment about marriage! I think too many people think marriage is a solution to their problems. I hope you and your beautiful family have a wonderful week!

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  13. Happy Birthday Casey!!! 28 is a great age - you have some of your best years to look forward to. Glad your learning a great deal in your 20's and that you had a special day. Cheers to another great years!

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  14. Happy Birthday! I will be turning 29 in August, feels weird to almost be in my last year of the 20s. Hope you had a wonderful day!

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  15. Happy Birthday you young chick!!! :-)

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  16. Happy Birthday Casey!!! Hope it has been great!!!

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  17. Happy birthday sweet, sweet Casey!! I'm so glad I know you!

    May this be an incredible year for you in every way. Love and blessings to you. xx

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  18. happiest birthday casey and many blessings to you!

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  19. Happy, happy birthday to you! (a day late :))

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  20. Happy Birthday!
    I'm glad you had a wonderful and look at your year being older a treasure rather than something to dread. May you be filled with great happiness by the gift of God!

    Happy birthday!!!!!

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  21. Happy Birthday! Hope your day was AWESOME and full of fun, laughter and great memories!!

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  22. CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hope it's a great day. (30 seems like it's so daunting when it's off in the distance like that- but when you do get there- it really doesn't feel like you think it will)

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  23. Casey, Happy Birthday!!! So happy you are all celebrating together. Hope it's been a fantastic one!

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  24. Happy happy birthday, love!!!!!

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  25. Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!!! 28 has nothing on you girlfriend. You look no more than 19! So cheeeeeers :)

    May God bless you abundantly! May your heart and soul yearn for Him more and more! He is so good and He loves you so much! That reason alone is enough to celebrate each day.

    And I'll be turning 30 in a couple of weeks. I'll let you know how it feels. hehehehe! Hugs!

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  26. yeah. happy {belated} birthday. hope it was fantastic. :)

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