**I originally posted this on July 24, 2011.
“I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” -Abraham Lincoln
“Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” –Marion C. Garretty
Strength. Grace. Love. Boldness. Kind. Beautiful. Loving. Undeniable. These are some of only a few adjectives I would use to describe my mom. I look at her in awe. My mom was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2005, at 39 years old. It was a reality check that I could have lived without. The last 6 years have had their ups and downs, but she handles herself with a grace and strength like no other. We have been able to get through the past 6 years because we stick together as a family and we laugh. My mom reminds me everyday that without humor self-pity would set in and she can’t allow that. We laugh so we don’t cry. Keep On Reading!