One of THOSE People

I think it’s happening. The carefully constructed glass box of my life with all of its structure, organization, and borderline OCD behavior has now developed hairline cracks.

I had a realization this week that I am now one of THOSE people. It happened as I pulled away from a drive-thru window.

I am now one of those people who, when receiving change from the drive-thru, throws it into the cup holder instead of the zippered change purse. (I dug it out later that day. I couldn’t handle it.)

I am one of those people who licks her finger to wipe miscellaneous dried food (or snot) from the face of a little boy.

I am one of those people who, on any given day, has a squeezable applesauce at the bottom of her purse.

But I am also one of those people who lets her stepdaughter go to church with an imperfect, slightly messy ponytail because she fixed it herself–a wonderful sign of independence and growing!

And I am now one of those people who has an extra measure of patience for parents with fussy children in a grocery store line.

Personal growth for StepMolly. It’s a good thing.

About mollydeuberry

I am a daughter, sister, wife to Tim, StepMolly to Ana and Yoseph, and mommy to Harry. My favorite holidays are Black Friday, Christmas, and the day they announce Academy Award nominations.
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3 Responses to One of THOSE People

  1. Cory says:

    Can I still judge you?

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Abby Demeter says:

    I am so proud of you!!! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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