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Welcome to a Secret Subject Swap. This week, 14 brave bloggers picked a secret subject for someone else and were assigned a secret subject to interpret in their own style. Today we are all simultaneously divulging our topics and submitting our posts.
Here are links to all the sites now featuring Secret Subject Swap posts. Sit back, grab a cup, and check them all out. See you there:
- Baking In A Tornado http://www.BakingInATornado.com
- The Bergham Chronicles http://berghamchronicles.blogspot.com
- Spatulas on Parade http://spatulasonparade.blogspot.com
- The Diary of an Alzheimer’s Caregiver http://www.thediaryofanalzheimerscaregiver.com/blog.html
- Southern Belle Charm http://www.southernbellecharm.com
- Confessions of a part time working mom http://thethreegerbers.blogspot.ch/
- Sparkly Poetic Weirdo http://sparklyjenn.blogspot.com/
- The Lieber Family Blog http://thelieberfamily.com
- Never Ever Give Up Hope http://batteredhope.blogspot.com
- When I Grow Up http://kimberlyyavorski.com/whenigrowup/
- Climaxed http://climaxedtheblog.blogspot.com
- Evil Joy Speaks http://www.eviljoyspeaks.wordpress.com
My subject is:
What are five things you’re extremely grateful for? What is one thing you wish were true about your life, so you could be grateful for it?
It was submitted by: http://berghamchronicles.blogspot.com
So I have been very naughty and just finished writing this five minutes before it was scheduled to be posted. Sorry if it’s not that great…
1. My son. After all those years of trying to get pregnant and failing. After all those infertility treatments, injections, and hormones I am a mom. I love my son and so grateful I get to be his mom. He has an amazing personality and I know he will make a HUGE difference in this world.
2. My husband. Yes he’s a big kid. Yes he’s annoying as all hell and doesn’t know when to stop being a scutch, but I love him. Plus he puts up with me, you can’t beat that.
3. My apartment. Yes, we lost our condo a few years back, but I think it was for the best (for a few reasons). Sure we have a tiny ass apartment, but it has lots of positives. Close to town/Main street, close to AJ/s school, close to his after school program, and many more. You can read more about that here.
4. My Parents. You can beat parents like mine. Sure growing up I hated them, every kid thinks they know more than their parents and can do a better job. Looking back I know I was blessed to have them. Now they are amazing grandparents to my son. AJ has a wonderful bond with my dad, one that he will cherish for the rest of his life and one day continue with his grand kids.
5. Summers off. Maybe that sounds a bit selfish. I commute two hours each day to get to and from work and take AJ all over the place for after school activities I am done by 8pm every night. The summer is wonderful, he’s in camp all day while I get to chill, relax, organize, and clean. It;s my wonderful down time and I am enjoy it more than anything. Hubby has been teasing me about being home all day, but during the school year he has a few hours each morning after Anthony goes to school to do what he wants. I only get that for 7 weeks compared to his 10 months.
I wish that we had better credit. I wish we could put our $4,000 deductible on a credit card so we didn’t to do without doctor’s visits, medical care and medicine. Our credit was shot when I was laid off five years ago, we are still recovering from that. Not having to worry about health care would be a huge stress relief.