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Thursday, March 3, 2016

A 90 year old Michigan woman is a good teacher on living life to its fullest. In July, two days after Norma’s husband of 67 years suddenly died, she was diagnosed with uterine cancer. She was suddenly alone and sick.

But, Norma made a bold decision. She had decided that she was going to skip the surgery and chemo that would have been debilitating. She told her doctor, “I’m 90-years-old, I’m hitting the road.” Norma was going to go on a trip of a lifetime and see things she always wanted to. Her doctor said that was a fantastic idea and exactly what he would want to do.

She left her assisted living facility and took off in a motor home with her son and daughter-in-law. A Facebook page called Driving Miss Norma is detailing her adventures.

Driving Miss Norma

Norma has ridden in a hot air balloon.

Driving Miss Norma Driving Miss Norma

She has met new friends along the way.

Driving Miss Norma

Driving Miss Norma

She’s been to Disney and the Grand Canyon.

Driving Miss Norma Driving Miss Norma

She has even taken her adventure onto the seas.

Driving Miss Norma

Norma is trying to enjoy every day. Her life has completely changed in the past six months. Instead of sulking and feeling miserable, Norma has decided to enjoy her time left. What a good reminder for us to seize every day for enjoyment.

If you want to spread Norma’s cheer, please share this story!

H/T: Bored Panda

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