I'm happy, go-lucky Bev. The name of my blog is Thats Life, Might As Well Laugh About It. THROUGH IT ALL (AND THERES PLENTY), I NEED TO FIND THE HUMOR. (its not in this post, I'm not quite there yet).
So I tried to prepare myself for missing the opportunity. And then last night, I realized I wasn't going to miss ANYTHING. I was THERE with her, for 25 years! I heard ALL the advice, words of wisdom, heart felt sympathy for others that were on her show that had been through what I was going through. I felt the therapy through my T.V. It was a personal joke of mine, "Well of course the Oprah Show is about that today because thats what I'm going through RIGHT NOW!" I've said thank you to her a million times through my T.V. Her show and its guests validated MY OWN struggles plenty of times.
This morning, I sat down and listened to the POURING RAIN, THUNDER & LIGHTENING rolling through Chicago from 9:00am-10:00am, while I thought everyone else was watching that show, the final ever Oprah Show. I called friends of mine later to ask how the show was. They told me they couldn't watch it because many of their TV's in the Chicago area were going in and out because of the storms during that hour. I told God, its OK, I'm over it, but thanks for the storms, LOL.
So today, I figured I should go check my e-mail. I should probably check it EVERY DAY now. Yes Oprah, I learned my lesson. Guess what was in my in-box? An e-mail from Oprah!!!!
"Thank you from Oprah Winfrey,
Got your email."
And it made my day.
Here's the e-mail I received today:
Take care of yourself.
I'll write soon,
Well Oprah, I couldn't watch the show so my heart was actually beating to the sound of the storm, but I felt like I had been cosmically rewarded. A reward for getting in the right frame of mind last night when I realized that I wasn't going to miss a thing today except her re-cap of the 25 years I've already shared with her. I can watch the re-broadcast tonight at 11pm with a smile.
People have already commented to me, "Oh Bev, I'm sure it was sent to millions" (please read the bold print up above, yes, I know this already.) It doesn't matter to me. That e-mail from Oprah Winfrey (probably sent to millions, yes, I already know this as stated above twice already) was the perfect gift at the perfect time.
I'll write soon,
Oprahay. No regrets, no resentment. Must mean shes sa