As the US is slowing its pace today, to celebrate Thanksgiving, we have to pause to appreciate the people around us. People who make a difference in our lives and daily activities.
It is our first year celebrating Thanksgiving as American citizens, and we are truly grateful for living in this country, and the opportunities it has given us. Our kids have excelled academically, the community has embraced us and we are living the American Dream.
I’m grateful for my close family (wife, mother, sister, brother-in-law, and kids) their support have been super supportive throughout the last year.
I also want to thank all the friends (old and new) who came forward and expressed concerns and support. This interaction is valuable in my recovery.
My old company, KPMG, was phenomenal, supporting me fully through my time off and my slow transition back to work.
My new company, Open Door, and new colleagues, for being extremely welcoming and for providing me the opportunity to help them excel.
Most of all, I’m grateful for being here today, having survived heart failure and getting a new lease of life. For that, I thank God and my cardiologists.
To all people I know in the US, I wish you a Happy Thanksgiving.
Enjoy the time off with your families.
Please don’t go too mad on Black Friday!