Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Boiling Rice at 4:44

Boiling Rice at 4:44.

It is my desire to wake each day with the goal of taking better care of my body (no excuses to miss the gym this early) and continue to do the best I can for my teens (sometimes I feel like giving up to my selfish desires). They are getting so old.

Yesterday, when filling out a survey, there was an entry for number of children in the household under 18. But when I tried to enter my oldest's birthday, the year 1998 wasn't present. The form stopped at 1999. This took be aback. I thought to myself, "2000 zero zero party... tonight we're gonna party like it's 1999. He was born in 1998, right?"

Just for a moment, 1998 it seemed so long ago. Before I know it, he will be gone. Gone on to college, into his post mommy life, his early morning/late night spontaneous hugs and kisses will be a memory.

So this morning, I boil rice for his lunch because I want to treasure these moments.


  1. Those transitions hit us over the head sometimes, don't they? It's lovely that you've taking time to enjoy the moments.

    1. They do Dana! That's exactly how I feel. Thanks for reading.

  2. I love this. Love the line "post mommy life."

    Do you mind if I use this as one of the "Be Inspired" posts during our March Slice of Life Story Challenge? Please email me at danamurphy143[at]gmail.com.

  3. Do you know about the meaning of 444? http://sacredscribesangelnumbers.blogspot.com/2011/09/angel-number-444.html

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