Friday, November 21, 2014

Personal| When Suddenly You Felt like you broke a Leg

When you brake a leg, you temporarily lose it's function to work for you. Definitely, it would be healed yet it takes time.




I felt that way when my only partner in life fell sick with the flu. We do not have a maid or a yaya. He stays at home and I work and we do not have help from anyone else. 

We depend on ourselves to get through everything which entails taking care of the kids and finances. At this point, I kind of envy others that have help from in-laws or their own parents. We don't. 

People have this misconception about me all the time: 

1. I own a car.
2. I am well-off.
3. I live in an awesome looking house. 
4. I have maids. 

None of these are true. I just like dressing up which most of clothes come from the thrift store, I have ok looking skin because of my spanish descent (mother's side) and I speak well (grew up in the UK, where we depended on welfare). 

Having the only person I depend on get very sick, leaves me like a broke a leg. All my errands at a stop, blogging on haitus, work suffers and I need to take a leave so he can get well. 

I may not have everything that people perceive me to have, yet I am contented. This is the life I have been blessed by God to have. 

Why am I telling you this, because I am sad that some people would never understand where you come from. That's why I never judge others especially if I have no idea what there life is like in the background. 

Can you share some positive thoughts with me please? I would love to hear them.

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4 comments:

  1. Hugs to you, Mamanee! You're a super woman and Papatin is a superman for taking care of the kids and the household. We all sometimes feel like we have a broken leg when a loved one gets sick. It's just God's little reminder for you and Papatin to slow down and relax. ;) Praying that he'll be better soon.

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  2. I super agree with you Kat, thank you for your comforting words. Makes me feel so good to hear that confirmation from you that we need to slow down.

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  3. Hang in there! It's all uphill after that :) I hope your routine goes back to normal soon! Will pray for your hubby's quick recovery.
    hugs from anotha momma :)

    K
    http://everydaykim.blogspot.com

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