Usually this is a day that makes me want to jump off of a building and die. But this year I tried something different. A week ahead of time I planned on buying myself something special. And so when QVC had a cute sweater/cape I had been watching on sale during a lunchtime special for $24.00 including shipping I dove right in and ordered it. Yesterday it came in the mail and I absolutely adore everything about it and I’m so very glad that I treated me special for a change.
My friend James had invited me for dinner tonight, but during the week I texted him and told him about the storm we had coming this weekend so he made me dinner last night. That is the first time in my 47 years on this earth that a man made me dinner for Valentines Day. That is the first time a man has treated me well on Valentines Day. Thank you James. I had a wonderful night of good food and great conversation.
So today is actually Valentines Day and even though I’m alone and it’s snowing I’m content. I woke up this morning thinking about what a nice day yesterday was and thanking God for bringing James into my life when he did. James has always accepted me for who I am no matter what. Even when I was going through an overwhelming emotional time when I would burst into tears at the drop of a hat, he never judged me. He’s given me insight on how others may view my challenges with my illness. Most importantly he’s never made me feel guilty for being sick and not being able to do something. He is by far one of the best listeners I’ve ever met. It’s been several years now and I am so grateful and thankful to call him my friend.
My friend James Pailly is a writer and I love his work. Check him out:
and he’s now writing articles for
Thank you again James for being a great friend.