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Friday, February 26, 2010

There are times in life when your intentions are misunderstood. It doesn't matter why or how it gets that way but only what you choose to do in response.

I don't like to tell people much about my self. It leaves me feeling vulnerable or ashamed of things in my life. Today I was pushed beyond my comfort zone.

Typically this would make it easy to run away, hide, agree I was wrong and bury my face. This time I am trying very hard to keep my head raised despite the disapproval.

I choose to see this as an opportunity to be brave and refocus on why I came back, to help others in DwD. Through helping others we ultimately help ourselves.

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

CAROLJEAN64 2/28/2010 3:44PM

    Thanks for making your voice heard for a new member to the team who doesn't have any of the history. I understand that feeling of vulnerability and shame. I hope you can move beyond them and this sounds like a good step. I love my new found strength and the reality that the same belongs to the perpetrator, not me!

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LULU-BELL 2/27/2010 12:48PM

    Thank you very much for the kind comments. They mean a lot.

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LADYIRISH317 2/27/2010 12:10PM

    Lulu, I think you're terrific and I'm very glad you came back. I second HELLOKITTY70 -- I'm here if you want to vent or talk.

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HELLOKITTY70 2/26/2010 10:40PM

    I agree with you on how helping others we ultimately help ourselves. Sooo, I'm here if you need me, to listen, to vent, whatever.
Take Care,
DeeAnn

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DWDMOTHERHEN 2/26/2010 5:15PM

    You are a classy lady! I am sorry about the misunderstanding you have been through, but I applaud you for how you are handling it.
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Jodi

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