I have been feeling so ill. For so long. On and off. I’ve recently been off work for a FULL WEEK (no, the building didn’t fall over while I was away 😉 ). I’ve had 6 throat infections since June and have been on two rounds of antibiotics. No this is not a pity party! I just want to set the scene.
Feeling ill every few weeks really sucks. But on Saturday, my mother arrived from Durban and guys, I instantly felt so much better. Am I the only one who feels that no matter how old I am, when I am sick, all I want is my mother around?! And it’s not because I want her to do anything for me – although cooking dinner for us every night, making me a cup of tea the minute I walk into the house, and literally waiting on me hand and foot is of course much appreciated – it’s just her spirit. It lifts me instantly.
Oh I love my mother so much. There are really no words that can explain it. She’ll always be my everything and I would do absolutely anything for her. And she knows how I feel. She doesn’t have to read this blogpost for her to know it. I tell her often. She often says that she felt the same about her mother and she always thought that if her children loved her like she loved her own mum, then she would be happy.
Well mum, let me re-iterate just in case you’ve forgotten…I love you tremendously and you really are a blessing in my life. God has blessed me with the best! Thank you for everything you do for me. I echo your sentiments – if my kids feel for me as I feel for you, my heart would be overflowing with happiness. Thank you for who you are to me. There is nobody else in the whole entire world quite like you…
…your eldest daughter xxx