Apr 14, 2015
My youngest daughter was in town this last weekend. (She lives about 4 hours away). Before she left she handed me her Ipod and said "Here Mom I filled this with music specifically for you to listen to for the next few months". I said thanks and didn't think much about it till this morning. I had planned on getting my house cleaned and doing some chores around here that have been severely neglected this last month or so. So I got out the Ipad she left me and put it on before I started cleaning.
I don't know how many hours she put into making this for me but I could not believe what I was hearing!! Almost every song was about determination and finding strength. Every genre from hard rock to country to classical. And every song made me feel like I could conquer the world. It was amazing! Every song personally touched some part of my soul. Boy does that girl know her momma! Bonnie Raitt's "I will not be broken" to ACDC's "Back in black", etc, etc.
And mixed in with all those I can conquer the world songs were songs that my mother used to love. I have no idea how she found out what songs and artists reminded me of my mother but man that girl did her research! (She is a research scientist, lol). It felt as if I was 4 years old and with my Mom again. It was beautiful and painful all at the same time.
If I live to be 100, I will never, ever forget this incredible gift from my daughter. And the funny thing is that I was starting to think my kids were getting sick of my recovery, like ok it's been a month, enough already. Man was I wrong. She has to have been working on this every day since my first day. I am the luckiest woman alive.
Sorry for the long post but this just knocked my socks off!!