On this day in 1980 on the front passenger seat of a blue Ford LTD, Heather Marie Bowe was brought into this world. As her father so nervously drove to the hospital and her mother so convincingly calm, Heather decided she would not wait for the cozy warmth of the hospital to come into this world. Needless to say, to this day Heather still carries a certain fear or nervousness for the doctors office as a patient. I know, Kinda funny since she is a Nurse. Heather still does things the hard way, not to say she likes doing it that way, it is just how the cards fall for her, but she every so calmly rises to each occasion and overcomes it.
I know everyone that knows Heather will agree with me. She is the toughest woman I know. She is strong willed, and determined. She becomes this crazy woman when she sets her sights on something. For example, she is training to run the Mardi Gras 1/2 marathon on February 13th. She trains almost daily by running while pushing the babies in the double stroller for 5-9 miles, then meets me at the gym to switch out gym time, and works out for another 1.5 to 2 hours before coming home to help me finish getting the babies ready for bed. This is her daily outlet. She takes two fussy, sometimes screaming babies for a short trip around the block, again and again, and did i mention Again. Heather hates birthdays, and what they represent (getting older), but she still has this youthful beauty about her, and most certainly does not look old. She may feel old, but chasing Mary Louise and David around everyday can do that to you.
So, now I ask you to join me by wishing the Amazing Heather a very