Cir and I just want to take a moment to say we hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving. Of all the things happening in our country and our world today, we are most thankful for each other, our family, and our friends.
After making preparations for today, don't forget to take a moment to sit down and "de-stress". Think about what you have that you can be thankful for. We try to always have an "attitude of gratitude", no matter what is happening in the world around us.
As someone with MS, or as a caregiver, hopefully you are having good days as well. Unfortunately that's not always the case. Turmoil of any kind can make you feel stressed. So take the time to rest in between projects and even better, learn to delegate.
Unfortunately our oldest daughter couldn't be with us physically one year on Thanksgiving. She was however, able to call us and we had a good visit over the phone. We were all thankful for that. It makes you all the more appreciative when everyone is able to be together.
The fact that she wasn't able to be here, made that Thanksgiving several years ago, a little bitter sweet. But none the less, we are always surrounded by family who love us. And we also have friends who care.
Be thankful for life. Even though the condition you have may make that difficult, you do have life.
One of the things I admire about Cir, is that he always bounces back. He's had some pretty rough times with MS, but he always manages to come back even stronger and more determined than ever.
We eventually end up laughing about the bad times. We try to find the humor in everything. But most importantly, we're always thankful for the good times and that we were able to make it through a particularly rough time.
So we hope for a Happy Thanksgiving as well as a wonderful day for you and your family. Remember to be thankful. Thank you for visiting our site and whether you're a returning visitor, or if this is your first time here, we look forward to sharing many more years with you.
Again, hope your Thanksgiving is a happy one, and hope there will be many more to come!
Cir and Akrista
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