Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Celebration of a Beautiful Life

by Meghann on April 29, 2009

I have restarted typing this post about 10 different times. It has been a very emotional day for me and I am not sure how to get it out in words while blogging about my food and being respectful. I had a fun story to tell about my lunch, as well as a new product I had incorporated into my smoothie, but right now none of that seems important.

This afternoon I was honored to celebrate the life of a young man who lived life to the fullest. Jenna’s brother, John, was loved by many and my only regret is that I never had the chance to meet him myself. Today however I felt like I met him in spirit. His wonderful spirit for life lives on in the many memories his friends and family shared with me today. You did not need to meet John to know that he was one of a kind. He was taken from this earth much too soon.

Caitlin and I made the trip to Tampa to support our friend in this very trying time. The celebration was lovely and there was not a dry eye in the house. The whole time I kept thinking of my own family and how I wish to never go through this. Jenna is a strong one though and to be able to hug her, I knew she would survive this as a stronger, more passionate woman. My heart still aches for her family, but I know there is a wonderful support system there that can not be broken.

So instead of writing about my food, I leave you with some pictures and for the millionth time I ask you to hug you loved ones and let them know how much you care about them before its too late. Reminisce about old photos now, take that trip around the world, stop making excuses, live life to the fullest and have no regrets! You never know what tomorrow brings, so be sure to be ready for anything!

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