Thursday, July 15, 2010


Today - I woke up at nine and ate fresh fruit for breakfast
3 years ago - I came to for count at 6:00 and then watched as girls around me ate powdered egg sandwiches

Today - I took a shower with delicious shampoo and a cute shower curtain
3 years ago - I took a shower in a pod with 34 girls in water that eventually turned my hair green

Today - I went to work
3 years ago - I was in withdrawl on a hard bunk

Today - I had a delicious lunch of fresh vegi's
3 years ago - Yeah I had what we called meow mix, bolgna put into a blender with ketchup...f'real

Today - I got sweet emails from my family
3 years ago - I visited with my mom through a monitor

Today - I know who I am
3 years ago - I was lost

Today - I have a sweet, loving, kind husband who loves me
3 years ago - I was sure no one could love me (except the lesbian who hit on me and gave me protection)

Today - I have a great bestie
3 years ago - Uh see the lesbian comment above

 Today- I see artsy films with 2 guy friends (who are like brothers) who hate them and make fun of me.
3 years ago - I watched Spiderman 3 and had a good behavior Scooby Snack

Today - I have a great life, a great family, a great husband, great friends, a great job, a great calling, a great life. 
3 years ago - I was broken and addicted and hurt

Thank you to all those who have made me who I am today

3 years



aubry. said...

today: sweet treats from the downtown bakery of your choice.

3 years ago: commissary honeybun, commissary skor bar, commissary peanut butter + cream cheese mixture, and commissary hershey chocolate.

i don't know, miss. i kind of think you were better off.

Anonymous said...

I want a Scooby Snack! I am a little sad I was 3rd on the list of greats, but I understand! :)

But in all seriousness, I am so proud of you. I love you so much and am grateful to have you. You mean a lot to me. Congratulations!

Love you lots!

Lori said...

Welcome home.

Nikki Nielson said...

Congrats Jen! We love you. I am so glad that we have gotten to know the real you and how wonderful you are. My kids think you are the greatest and that puts you at the top of my list too :)