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Yes, I guess they can be. :) I have friends and family who made it a fun birthday.
The night before my birthday, I went to dinner and a movie with some of my close friends. It was a lot of fun. We saw a chick flick called 'Confessions of a Shopaholic'. It was a really cute and funny show. We enjoyed it a lot.
Kerianne got me a slice of cake and smuggled it in a shopping bag to the restaurant. That is her beside me in this photo... trying to steer clear of the shot, but smiling JUST IN CASE she makes it into the photo. :) She barely made it.
Rori, Marilee, Kaylynn, Leslie, Sarah, Kerianne
These are the friends that were able to make it to our girls night out. It was so much fun. These are some really great friends and I am so grateful for them. Thanks girls.
On my actual birthday, my mom and my sister in law Tawnie made cakes and a bunch of my family members came over to my parents house for cake and visiting. It was a lot of fun and I am grateful for such a wonderful family. Thanks family. Oh, and the cake was amazing. :)
Aaron Jr. and I went up to Aaron's parents house to see them later in the evening. I am grateful to call them our family as well. Thank you.
I am grateful for the messages, phonecalls, gifts, and cards I received. I have such supportive and loving friends and family. Thank you everyone.
Aaron Jr. gave me the best birthday present of all... I consider him to be potty trained. Tomorrow, he gets to pick out a new toy as his prize for filling up his potty sticker chart. He is doing amazingly well and I am so grateful for that. He also continues to bring me more joy than words can express. He is my joy and he is a gift to me every single moment of every single day. He is the happiest child I have ever met and he is such a precious soul. I love him so much.
These are the days when Aaron's absence is even more apparent. It is difficult to look forward to these special occasions, but again... family and friends bring joy on these days. Aaron is still missed every moment.
We miss you, Aaron. We love you...
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