someone's sister for 47 and a half years;
married for almost 14 years;
an orphan for 10 years;
a mom for 4 years, 11 months, and 23 days (I counted from 'gotcha day' not birthday of BonnieBlue);
cancer-free for 9 years, 4 months, and 2 days (yay!);
a motherless daughter for 32 years;
a teacher for 22 years;
a member of the LDS church for 16 years;
sober 16 years, 4 months, and 10 days, 1 hour, and 55 minutes (yay!);
experiencing a daily headache for 16 days.
That's a long, long time to have a headache.