You're struggling and fighting just to survive, barely able to make sense of the bits and pieces of life that fly past you so fast you hardly have time to register their significance. Suddenly a breathless whirlwind of change sweeps over your whole life and everything changes.
Maybe it's not all completely figured out. Maybe there are still questions unanswered and things left undone. But from that moment on, it all simply becomes so clear: Life isn't just happening all around you - you're truly finally a part of it.
It's times like these it's good to be alive.