The other night at dinner, my friends and I received the most wonderful news: a very sweet couple in our group is expecting! They are the first of my very close friends to get pregnant and of course, I am soooo excited! Imagine the decorating, the planning, the shopping - I can't wait!
But, I also hit that teeny tiny place where I thought... when is it my turn? Okay, I know! Snap out of it! And I swear it a. lasted only a moment and b. didn't diminish my insane joy for their happiness at all. But, it happened...and it hurt. It's not constructive to compare, I know. And most of the time, I can acknowledge all of the blessings in my life. But I compared for a second. And I came up short.
So... I came home and wrote about it. And now I'm better. Like magic. :) I really need to try to remember the below.