Wednesday, August 20, 2008

I'm Feeling A Little Verklempt


(image taken from Noelle's blog)


So I just want to say thank you to everyone who commented on my last post. Seriously, it meant the world to me and really helped me get out of my funk. I am so grateful for all the wonderful, uplifting words and all the kind things that were said about me. Everyone needs to hear that stuff once in a while, and I was due! I especially want to thank those who stepped forward for the first time. (Marisa!! My mouth fell open when I saw your name, I was so happy to see you!) I am always shocked to hear about people who read my blog that I had no idea about, and always thrilled when I do. And to any that I still don't know about, read away! Don't feel bad about not commenting, I don't care.

Although all the positive comments completely made my day, I realized what I needed most was just to know that people were still there, reading. That I wasn't all alone in cyberspace. This definitely showed me that even if people aren't commenting, that doesn't mean they're not reading. I don't want anyone to feel like they have to comment on my blog now or I'll go all Debbie Downer on them again. I promise I won't. Just knowing you're there is enough. (Of course, if you have something to say, by all means, comment!) Thank you!!

So this is a pretty sappy post, I realize. But it's about to get sappier. You know when you have those days (or weeks) where you're just down and someone seems to know exactly what you need? That happened to me yesterday, when one of my very best friends called and said, "Let's go do something tonight." The prospect of getting out (away from my house and kids) and hanging with girlfriends was almost too much and I seriously almost started crying. We ended up seeing The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (review to come soon) with two other of my bestest friends, and (this is so unlike me) I couldn't help getting a little emotional as we sat all alone in the theater, just the four of us, watching a total chick flick about a pair of magic pants that keeps four best friends together. I highly recommend watching this particular movie this way. So thank you, dear friend, (did I just say that?) for knowing exactly what I needed last night.

Alright, putting the tissue away.

12 comments:

tharker said...

I'm so glad that you were able to get away for an evening. That movie looks cute, I can't wait to hear your review of it.

And I'm glad to hear that your funk has been lifted. We are happy to help!

Aubrey said...

There is really just something about seeing a totally girlie movie with the girls! I may not have a pair of magic pants that keeps me and my friend together, but those chick flicks sure do the trick!

I am glad you liked this movie, I didn't care for the first one, but the second one looked pretty good to me. And your recommendation means a lot to me!

Brenda said...

You are a LUCKY girl to have 4 bestest friends! DOn't forget that!!! I am glad you got to have a getaway, just a little time a way does wonders on a mood...

Barlow said...

Sounds like so much fun, I was just thinking I am in need of some girl time, so it's about time for a card night!!

Looking forward to your review of the movie, loved the first one and can't wait to see the second.

Kris said...

Sounds like you have a gem of a friend! That movie looks awesome and I can't wait to go and see it with some of my friends too! Thanks Alicia, and I'm glad you are doing better!

Amy J. said...

Wow...it is crazy to me how many people stop by your blog without you knowing it! Very cool.

Jodi said...

Awwwww, I had to put my tissue down so I could type. ;) I'm glad that you were uplifted (even before my comment on your last post). And this post of yours uplifted me!!!! Thanks!

Marilyn said...

I've never even seen the first one, so maybe I should give it a shot.

What movie can we go to? You and me, that you haven't already seen?

NaDell said...

I love going to chick flicks with other women. It is much more fun to me. My husband and I have a deal now. I take my friends to those (and he even offers to pay for them) and then he doesn't have to go to a movie he won't like and make fun of and he goes to see Die Hard and Star Trek, which I don't care about with guy buddies. He is also planning a Star Wars trip with our oldest daughter and guy buddies. I did watch Die Hard (the new one) and liked it, but it's just more fun this way.

lindsay>boo said...

I'm glad you had a fun girls' night and that you have a great support system around you.

I can't wait to see this movie either. I read the books and thought they were good.

Alicia said...

Marilyn, I will email you!!

cazmom said...

Hi, I just got on here after not reading for a while. I love it. Your Forks trip was awesome. I feel like I was there. Its weird to think I live over here and haven't gone to do that. I'm less of an enthusiast than you, my daughter, and 10 million other people. But its fun to read about. Don't faint, but I haven't read Breaking Dawn yet. Caz is bringing it home tomorrow from her dad's house for me. Love ya. Steph