Today Mike is 43.
Mike woke up in such a good mood, which continued throughout the day. He smiled and laughed ALOT and it was SO good to see. When I think about how he spent his last birthday, it makes this one all the more special. After his breakfast, he opened his presents...actually I held his hand as I tried to get him to feel the wrapping paper. Brandon and I guided his hands as he "pulled open the paper". We sang Happy Birthday quite a few times throughout the day and each time we did, he raised his eyebrows. We bought him a Reese's Peanut Butter ice cream cake and he LOVED it. He opened his mouth real wide for it and kept looking for more. Mike always had a sweet tooth.
It was also nice that he got birthday cards from his Aunt and Uncle in Mississippi and his other Aunt and Uncle in Connecticut. I read each one to him hoping that he would understand. I think he did.
Happy Birthday Mike. I pray that you will have many more.