Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Sometimes I Just Want My Life Back

Have you ever had something happen in your life that you wished just never happened? Something that you would do anything to change back to the way it used to be. Ever felt like though the way it use to be wasn’t perfect it’s better than the place you are right now?
That’s how I feel today. Oh how I wish I had the life I had just 1 year ago. Just one year ago I was celebrating my 10th wedding anniversary and couldn’t be happier. I was celebrating my first born graduating high school and preparing for college. I was planning to travel to Georgia for our family reunion to see aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents and even relatives that I have never seen before. I was having monthly shop-till-I-drop days, getting the family prepared to travel. I was preparing to celebrate my sister-in-laws wedding, where I had so much going on that I couldn’t afford to be in it. Instead, I was the cheerleader on the side line prepping my husband and daughter for their debut walk down the aisle. My daughter was turning 13 and we gave her the best America’s Next Top Model (ANTM) themed birthday party.  Aintee insisted that we have one for the adult’sJ.I took trips to the grocery store, party store and dollar store to make sure all festivities were enjoyed by all. Boy were those some good times. You know who was there with me every step of the way? "Aintee Connie"
Although she was prepping for things in her life, she was still there every step of the way, with me, during all of my events. Oh I am very grateful to have shared such a fun filled 2010 with her and I know that GOD called her home, but there is a part of me that still wants her here with me.  Many people think a good life consists of fame and fortune and so many strive to get there. I was and still am content with the simple things that life has to offer. I thank GOD that my Mom & Aintee Connie instilled those great values in me every since I was a little girl. I felt my life was as close to perfect as it was going to be. Now it’s really weird to wake up some days and not really care about things that I use to feel were so important. Now, I just live. “Just live” means I do what I please and nothing else really matters because life is too short for all of the hang ups people get caught up in. I have a roof over my head, a husband, healthy ambitious kids, great friends and family. What else do I need?
I really do wish I could have my life back because life is not the same without Aintee Connie. I am also embracing the new life and the new meaning of life to me. I realize that my life will never be the same and I also realize that I have to make the best of the life I now have. I have a purpose in life; we all do and it’s up to us to pray and figure out what our purpose is, to live our lives to the fullest as Aintee Connie did.
Sometimes, I wish I had my life back but I also know that this is the life GOD has planned for me and I must make good on the wonderful life he has blessed me with. Change is good; I just wish it didn’t hurt so much.
A year ago today we lost an extraordinary woman and heaven gained an Angel. We miss you so much Aintee Connie & we know you’re smiling down on us. Keep the energy coming so we can go on knowing we have a true Angel watching over us.

We Love You & Miss You So Much.

P.S. Happy Birthday Auntie Ernestine(Aintee Connie Best Friend/Sister), Uncle Jathan ( Aintee Connie brother), Loni (My niece). I know it's difficult for you all with her passing on your Birthday. There will be a time when we will be able to celebrate with our heads up high. GOD is working on us. Please enjoy your day because you know she would not have it any other way!!

Be a blessing to someone today in memory of "Aintee Connie". We Love You Girl:-)

27 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to me, this from my sister Connie because that what she would say. Like Keesha said just a year ago, she made reservation for me and Co-workers at a hotel by Michigan Ave. She sent me by emails restaurants to go to, things to do. She told me about Nordstrom Rack opening. I bought a brown sweater in her Honor and every time I wear it people say that's a pretty sweater this is something that my sister would buy. I know my sister Bonnie heart is heavy today and Connie's ONLY son Ponce and her very special nieces. We are in this together. Hold up a glass and keep smiling because I know Connie is.
    Love U Ernestine

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thank you, neice! I love you and I really enjoyed reading this testimony of your life, and lessons learned, and learning along this journey. You are teaching us all to live our lives to the fullest, and not to be afraid to march to the beat of our own drums...love you!

    Uncle Jathan

    ReplyDelete
  3. Very good Niece......Connie is missed very much. How we wish we could roll back the hands of time. I continue to keep you & family in my prayers. GOD WILL SEE US THROUGH

    Love you, Aunty, Myia

    ReplyDelete
  4. a beautiful post. I miss you so much and our wonderful talks. I hope you're doing well, I know this was a tough week for you. Sending lots of love :)

    ReplyDelete
  5. Hi Lakeesha,
    Sorry it has been so long since I left a comment but I want you to know that I am thinking of you and your Aunt Connie today. My prayers are with all of you as you face this sad anniversary. From reading about Connie this past year, I know she would want you to be happy though and go on living life to the fullest...as she did.
    Hugs...
    Your blog girlfriend,
    Cheryl

    ReplyDelete
  6. Make a list of your nutrition chart involving juice and fruits at the top followed by green vegetables
    and milk products. Men can follow these health and fitness tips to lose weight and get
    healthy and fit. Stretching will help you prevent injuries
    and it will help you loosen up your muscles.


    My website :: http://community.thepoethouse.com/profile/tracy0472

    ReplyDelete
  7. Of course, one of the reasons why this area of Ohio has remained so persistently branded as a pocket
    of joblessness is its failure to recover from the death of the steel industry and also because of automotive production
    lines outsourced to foreign lands. What is interesting is that you
    get to read news and analysis that give you an entirely different perspective,
    rarely seen in corporate-sponsored media. On you left you will notice list of content providers
    and on the right is the advanced search option where you can search video clips by typing in the exact phrase (in
    quotes), or at least one of the keywords to narrow down your search.


    Also visit my blog post - freebodega.com

    ReplyDelete
  8. Not only will they have cool items to add to Myspace, they will learn something about our country in the process.

    This is merely a reflection of the fact that people are on
    the lookout for a break from the stresses of life.
    The videos relax, they make people smile and as
    they say, laughter is the best medicine.

    My blog post freedream.Biz

    ReplyDelete
  9. So, while I am no roving reporter I am endeavoring with my menial reporting skills, to bring
    you. Researches have also found the Broccoli also contains necessary enzymes
    such as myrosinase in it. You can only visit once a day
    and there is no guarantee that you will get anything from it but as I always
    say, free is free.

    Stop by my blog :: Latest Daily News

    ReplyDelete
  10. Your method of describing everything in this post is really
    fastidious, all be capable of easily be aware of it, Thanks a
    lot.

    my website faceovl.com

    ReplyDelete
  11. The price can vary from $300 to more than $5,000 so there's something for every finances.

    Also visit my weblog cheap dumbbell sets

    ReplyDelete
  12. If a wide search is made on the internet, services can be
    utilized easily that are provided by them.
    Who does not want to know what is happening in our favorite celebrity''.
    As a consequence it can be contended the media is directing
    many persons astray moving away from what should be its aim of
    presenting discerning news and analytic thinking of pressing topics for this celebrity frippery.



    my web page; latest celeb news

    ReplyDelete
  13. They aim at miming various good qualities of the counterparts
    of the assumed celebrity. Both the content and presentation of news are drastically different from what
    it used to be. If a person is connected with the latest
    headlines, it will develop an awareness in him with regards to the world which surrounds him.



    Here is my site Latest Daily News

    ReplyDelete
  14. Hi there, I check your new stuff like every week. Your writing style is awesome,
    keep it up!

    Feel free to surf to my web page - Highly recommended Site

    ReplyDelete
  15. Through employing machines, you'll be able to travel you that additional little bit tougher when you know the weight will just return to the stack as soon as you get to fatigue.

    My page bowflex selecttech 552

    ReplyDelete
  16. Underneath are some Nautilus Elliptcial reviews for some of the a
    lot more upscale models of household ellipticals by Nautilus.


    Look at my site similar internet site

    ReplyDelete
  17. A lot of the time, in the past; I'd personally must go down to a area gym in the area and shell out $10-$15 to exercise routine for the working day.

    Look at my homepage :: Rednecktube.com

    ReplyDelete
  18. They are down holding I brain the weights that the system demands.


    my web page :: getfitnstrong.com

    ReplyDelete
  19. When you have identified what kind of restrictions, if any,
    you are working with, you will be all set to start
    purchasing.

    Here is my site :: related resource site

    ReplyDelete
  20. Hеllo colleaguеѕ, nice paragraph and pleasant uгging сommented at this plaсe, I am truly enjоying
    by thesе.

    my web page: facebook cuenta gratis

    ReplyDelete
  21. Start using a smaller set of workouts that you simply are cozy with,
    and expand from there.

    Look at my homepage; www.getfitnstrong.com

    ReplyDelete
  22. Sіmply wіsh to say your article is as suгprіsing.

    The clearness on your ρost is just great and that i
    cаn assume you're an expert on this subject. Fine with your permission let me to grab your RSS feed to stay up to date with forthcoming post. Thank you one million and please carry on the enjoyable work.

    Also visit my webpage; crear facebook gratis

    ReplyDelete
  23. These techniques are doomed to fail because they are not only unsustainable but also unhealthy when practiced over a long
    period of time. Physicians who would like to test theory told these children to mentally visualize the cancer cells in their
    body to become blasted away by a space ship. HCG is readily available in drop form
    so why not get yours today and begin to develop a healthier lifestyle.
    Those fashionable diets, which prescribe
    you, will never help you to lose your fat
    belly. In fact, more weight loss and protein sparing has been found at the 800 calorie level.
    There are plenty of low fat or even no fat substitutes available in the market so
    why not choose wisely. You are not allowed to eat or drink anything for about 15 minutes before or after.

    Pure HCG diet will help you lose weight easily, but at
    the same time your healthy state. You can browse through the website to
    have in-depth knowledge about different programs. Billions of pounds later there
    has been very little improvement in survival rates
    since 1971.

    Feel free to surf to my website: hcg weight loss journal

    ReplyDelete
  24. I got this web site from my buddy who shared with me about this web site
    and now this time I am browsing this web page and reading very informative content
    here.

    Also visit my site phoenix criminal lawyer

    ReplyDelete
  25. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. I truly appreciate
    your efforts and I will be waiting for your next post
    thank you once again.

    Here is my website free spotify premium without Surveys

    ReplyDelete
  26. Usually, gutters are available in standard-size of 10 feet portions.
    There's really like Furious Birds did no sport out there that put
    games that are iPhone on the map. You don't like investing in the clicks.


    My blog :: http://clubusaarroz.com/cydia-games-to-download/>cydia

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...