Breathing in Life…

Last year’s Transplanniversary was *heaven*♥

Cauldrons and Cupcakes

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” 
~ Albert Einstein

Yesterday was wonderful from start to finish. And yet it was also the most ordinary of days. I didn’t win lotto, there was no major excitement, no outstanding achievement. But I DID get to share my day with a gorgeous friend.

What was so special about yesterday? Simply this: we are both alive, and grateful for every breath.

Fourteen years ago my darling friend Carly-Jay Metcalfe had a double lung transplant, so we quietly and happily celebrated her Transplanniversary.  We also celebrated my yay-I-can-get-a-stupid-virus-and-my-heart-still-keeps-on-beating physicality.

We sang at the top of our lungs as we drove down the hill from Possum Creek to Byron Bay for breakfast.  We savoured our coffees and meals, read papers, discussed news and books and art, and…

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2 thoughts on “Breathing in Life…

  1. Old Albert had it so right. Everything IS a miracle, especially when you are sharing a, free flowing, day with a true-blue friend. Recharging on synergy that can only come from time with a “sista” is second to none. Embrace the brilliance I say xx

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  2. Aware days are wonderfully blissful. I’m so glad you both have each other to share and “be” (you know what I mean I hope). xo

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