Since before school went on break, my best friend Hailey has been saying that she is going to come visit me after surgery. Well, yesterday 12/27, she did! She asked for my address again a couple days before, but she wouldn’t tell me when she was coming. Yesterday around 10ish she knocked on my door asking if I was awake. I was wide awake after that, it definitely made my day! She brought me flowers and takis. She then painted my nails, we just chatted, and watched TV and movies together. As well as, dabbled with some makeup. It was just amazing having her here! She even bought pizza, which she didn’t have to do. We pretty mush spent half the day together from 10-3. Honestly, I just want to thank you so so so much Hailey, for coming to see me! You are an amazing friend. You brightened up my day!
I am so thankful for the people in my life that are pouring into me and encouraging me! Tonight, a very special someone did just that.
A friend of mine named, Krystal, asked if I would like to hang out with her and I said, “Yes!” We went to Starbucks and had some coffee and tea and just talked. She really poured into me tonight! I really appreciated it! I have been going through some things emotionally and in my walk with Christ. She really gave me some great advice when talking to me. When we talked I was vulnerable and honest about what was going on. I cried and just let it out, and I am thankful for her being there for me to do that. She has such a beautiful heart and is an amazing woman! Thank you Krystal for the stories, especially the personal stories and advice you shared with me! Again, thanks for pouring into me and being real and open with me! It was such a nice time to talk and be real with someone in person, to talk face to face.
Krystal, you have a special place in my heart and am grateful to have met you! I can’t wait to hang out again! I hope I can pour into you and tell you how amazing you are just like you did for me. I love you!! An I am so thankful for a sister in Christ like you! ??
I want to thank my beautiful friend Natalie for always being there for me. As you guys know from my last post, I am going through some things. She has always been there for me. Through everything she has been there for me and encouraging me. She is so sweet, always lifting me up and helping me see the bright side of things. I am so grateful for the people like that in my life.
Here is an uplifting text message from my best friend, Natalie:
You are so strong Alyssa, it’s crazy. You have reached the light at the end of the tunnel. You did it. You made it through some really really rough stuff. And now, it’s all about making that light brighter. Continue to stay strong no matter what, because of everyone I know, you deserve to be the happiest. While you were going through worlds of pain, unable to handle pain, you still thought about everyone around you. You didn’t worry about yourself and the pain and everything you were going through. You worried about your family, and me, and all your friends. And that Alyssa, is the most beautiful thing I have heard of. That’s why you made it. You are the strongest person I know. So, you made it to the end of the tunnel. It’s no longer dark. It’s beautiful now.
Thank you Natalie for the friendship and hope you give me! We will always be friends and I’ll always be there for you! When ever you need me, I will be there. Love you, Natalie!
Love your best friend, Alyssa??