Today is one of my dearest friends birthdays. Just about anyone who knows me, knows Tara Ingram is in my top 5 of all time favorite people. They know we're the peanut butter to the others jelly. I am so blessed to know Tara and to have had her in my life for 7 years now. We have been through more than most friendships ever go through. And we've never gotten in a fight. It's true. You can ask her. We just get through things...together.
Tara has been by my side for so long and I hope she never leaves. When I couldn't walk, I literally could not walk, Tara did everything for me. She made sure I was happy. She did everything for me. If I needed a place to live, my oil changed, someone to cry to, someone to make fun of, someone to shop with, someone to help me figure out the most difficult things in life, Tara was/is there. You really couldnt meet a more remarkable person. Last year, when the babies were born, Tara had just gotten into the Nashville city limits when I called and said the babies were here. She turned her car around right then and drove FOUR hours back to the hospital. She stayed with me, on a cot, in the hospital, for 3 nights. She cried when she left Joe and the babies and me. She loves us and we love her. She is part of who I am. She was at my sister's wedding. She threw the babies a birthday party. She is so amazing. I know that I am the luckiest person to call her a best friend. The only thing that makes me sad is that I havent known her my entire life. Selfish, I know. But my kids will know her their whole lives. And that makes up for it.
Tara Lynn, I love you so. Happy birthday!!!