Happy Thanksgiving to my American readers! Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful, but I am grateful every day of the year. I like counting my blessings and I have many to be thankful for.
Last weekend Tom told me that he loved me and I share the same feelings. I am comfortable and safe with him, and well, I love him. I sent him these two images today:
I made him all verklempt and he said, “I love you more, babe” and we had the “I love you more” contest until we laughed.
It’s really hard to put into words how I feel, but I am grateful to the core. It’s great when you find someone who is on the same page as you, respects, and honours you and you do the same for them. Trust issues were huge before him, and while they are still being worked on, I feel safe in learning to trust him.
Hanukkah and Christmas are coming. I celebrate both and I’m going to get Tom something. Last night I sent him a photo of the gift I’m going to send to one of my British friends and said, “Can’t wait to surprise you!” He said, “we’ll share!” My British friend loves to crochet and I bought her some crocheting things. He thought I was going to crochet him an Afghan. I have no idea how to crochet. Although, a good friend of mine (local) does crochet and she will give us an Afghan to share.
I’m going to make him a scrapbook layout and frame it so he can hang in his room. I’m also going to get him a gift card.
I love giving gifts and honestly, being with him is my gift. He understands me, he respects me, he honours me, and that is a gift enough. I just want to give him a little something and see him light up. I don’t need anything and I have everything I want with him.
Tom had Thanksgiving with his family and I had Thanksgiving with my parents. It was just mom, dad, and I today and it was a laid back Thanksgiving. I’m grateful that we were able to gather around a table, share some food, and have warmth surround us. That is indeed a blessing.
What are you thankful for today?