Emotions Run High

Today was an insanely emotional day.

I woke up tired from not enough sleep last night.

I picked myself up, made me a caffeinated latte and headed out the door.

The day was good.

Then I heard a story.  A story that sent me straight back to the NICU when my tiny little babies were fighting for their lives.  Moments I will never forget.  Moments still very vivid in my memory.  Moments that are beautiful and painful all in the same heartbeat.

Tears welled up.  I was at work so I tried not to cry.  Tears spilled over anyway.

I made the drive home where I was delighted to see my boys.  I didn’t see them much yesterday and couldn’t wait to get my hugs and kisses.

I walked in the door to hello mommies and the giant hugs I was waiting for.

Then Eli handed me this:

And the tears welled up again.

Such a beautiful way to end my day.

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About Brotherly Love

I am a mom, partner, teacher and a lover of life. I have two fabulous boys who define my life as I know it. One of my children has been diagnosed with a sensory processing disorder, Asperger's and anxiety disorder. I blog as much about him as I do about my life and the lives of my immediate family.
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One Response to Emotions Run High

  1. debbi henry says:

    Eli is so sweet! That’s a perfect way to end such an emotional day.

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