I reached a new milestone in my life and can now check off the box marked 50 and over. I'm not sad about it. In fact, I'm VERY happy because it means I've lived FIVE YEARS past my initial Stage III Colon Cancer diagnosis in 2007. Ecstatic! Take that, doctors and nurses who told me I wouldn't make it! Bam! Pow!
I had an awesome birthday! My parents came up for my party. Both my sons and their families were able to attend, and my mother in law was also there! Phil had the week off for vacation and we shopped for food and cake on Friday. Went to Sam's Club and bought way too much food. I picked up the cutest birthday cake. I love pink and all things girly. I had the cake decorated with my name in pink. We took lots of pictures.
I hadn't had a birthday party since I turned 16. This was even better! I'm looking forward to what God has in store for me and I thank him every day for giving me additional time to enjoy with my family.