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Day 30: It's The Little Things That Sneak Up On You‏

Today I was hunting around on my company's payroll website to found out how many vacations days I have left for the year. I clicked on the link for emergency contact and there was my ex's name and beside it spouse. It started with a lump in my throat and moved up my face to tears stinging my eyes and as I sat at my desk, trying not to cry, the song playing on iTunes was Lifehouse's "From Where You Are". The chorus is

I miss the years that were erased

I miss the way the sunshine would light up your face
I miss all the little things
I never thought that they'd mean everything to me
Yeah, I miss you and I wish you were here


After 5 years, it's the simple things that sneak up on me and make me so incredibly sad and longing for the life I had planned.

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