Honest Words from X


Being told that you're the best thing that has ever happened to someone is amazing to hear from anyone, but being told that by a child - it really is priceless.

Last night, after dinner, X came up to me and said "Lela, I love you so much - you'll never know how much.  You're the best thing that could have ever happened to me and I don't know what I'd do without you, I never want to be without you!"  All I could do was hug him to keep from crying.

I knew being a mom was a calling that I would never not answer.  I never knew that I would be a step mom, never envisioned that as my life.  I always thought I'd marry the man of my dreams, we'd have a bunch of children & then grow old together.  Life handed me another option, more choices, tough choices in leaving my children's dads...and marring a man with a child.  Sometimes it's hard, sometimes it's really really hard and I have wanted to give up more times then I'd like to admit - but I didn't, and just when you think you're not noticed - bam, they hit you right in the feels.....and bring you back to "I appreciate you status".  I love this kid, more then HE'LL ever know.  I choose to love you and you me.  It's a bond that won't be broken!  Can't wait to see what you do with this life kiddo!

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  1. Oh this is so very sweet. You are both meant to be together, as "mom" and "son". Keep up the great work people.

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  2. He sure does love you honey. You're a wonderful mother, friend and wife. We are lucky to have you.

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