That One Time I Sent a Candy Gram to Myself on Valentine's Day
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Let me just start by saying I was not considered "cool" by any means in elementary school. In fact elementary school was the worst. I was tormented every day by this boy named Scott and I will never forget the day I got kicked out of the cool group at one point in the fifth grade. Wait, how it that even possible you might be wondering? Oh it's possible trust me. I kid you not. I wanted so bad to hang out with the popular girls and I had this girl, whose name I will remember forever come up to me one morning and say, "I'm so sorry, but we just don't want you to hang out with us anymore." I remember walking away feeling like such a loser. I was crushed and cried for days. Looking back I wish I could tell my 10 year old self that one day you will laugh and those silly girls will mean nothing. Same thing went with the boys, I was just not one of those girls that got candy grams on Valentine's Day. Do you remember those secret candy gram things that they used to have? Or am I just getting old and no one knows what I am talking about? Anyway, they were little grams that were from your friends or your "crush" that were hand delivered to you Valentine's Day morning. It was a big deal to get one. I remember waiting anxiously while every popular girl got one, hoping mine was the last to be handed out and every Valentine's Day I never got one. So one year I sent one to myself. YEP...I did :) I addressed it from my "Secret Admirer." I felt pretty awesome that day. Long story short, elementary school was not my favorite and my parents and I actually made the decision for me to go to a whole different middle school so I could start fresh. Best decision ever. Thank you parents.
Well you know what's so awesome about being a mom and wife? There will never be a Valentine's Day where you will not get a card or Candy Gram again (hopefully). And this year was the first year that I got a Valetine's Day card from Max (with the help of Nana) and it seriously is my favorite card to date. I will save it forever.
Hope you all have a wonderful day, and if you are feeling a little blue....send yourself something! I promise you will feel better :)