"Only the bad things in life disappear. The good things in life keep building and compounding. Try to remember the worst thing that happened to you 5 years ago. Then try to think of all the good things that have improved over the past 5 years." —a friend commenting on my tumblr post last week about leaving my garden behind.
I took his challenge and I came up with a ton of good things and just three bad things. Two of the bad things are inevitable because we are mortal beings.
my mother died
my father died
the end of my long term primary relationship
boys are out of the house
7 trips to Mexico
Fell in love with gardening
Fell in love with cycling
Fell in love with myself
I became the girl who gets flowers
”Never let the hand you hold, hold you down.” — Author Unknown