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I'm a blank sheet of paper

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on August 5, 2013 - 4:48pm

Okay, I'm sorry for mixing my fandoms. The title of this blog comes from a Tim McGraw song called "Blank Sheet of Paper" but the song in a way inspired this blog.

I've been thinking a lot about the last year of my life. It all started in April 2012 with a doctor in Philadelphia telling me I had the nerve disorder Fibromyalgia. For those that don't know about that, Google it because it's rather complicated to explain. The rest of the time had things like family and friends turning against me because of things that were beyond my control and/or my beliefs. Then I lost a few people that I was close to due to death. More family shunned me and the worst I thought was when my mom was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.

Thankfully, that last one wasn't that big of a deal. Mom's actually better because they caught it in time. No really, they did...the surgeon says it was all in what he removed. But it's actually quite interesting how things like this can make you think about life, love, and friendship.

I ended up with quite a few friends because of this wonderful legion of fans called Grobanites. I also think how this wonderful music that we love brought us together and it saved me from having a psychotic episode.

People ask me if I ever got the chance to meet Josh Groban, what would I say. Well, I think I can sum it all up in two words: Thank you.

Truth is I can't say enough to someone who wrote music that had a message of encouragement, love, empowerment, and even standing up for what you believe in. I mean, what do you say to someone who has inspired so many.

I know "Thank you" might sound so simple but it works in this case. Sometimes when you're at a loss for words, go with the simplest thing.

I guess that blank sheet of paper is going to be still pretty blank then. Sorry.

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