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    KERRYANN67   13,471
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Checking in with you, my friends!

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Hello all.
I apologize that I have been away for a while. I have taken some time off work to get my head together. Since the episode, my creativity has broken open like a dam. I am working on my art daily, and sometimes I finish more than one piece in a day. I showed my work to some people, and have been told I am very talented. It excites me to work on things. I can't begin to explain how happy it makes me feel.

I can say now that I am a Mixed Media Artist. It's so much fun, so satisfying, so deeply exploratory.

Things are leveling out with Tom. He still sees and talks to "that girl" but I am developing my own self esteem and my own life, separately. He works with her, so he has to speak to her. So far, he appears to be controlling himself. In the end, I can't control what he does or does not do.

I have looked at apartments and have considered leaving, but because of my school plans which include quitting work for one year to enter the interpreter preparation program full time for a year... I can't leave at this time.

I have continued to lose weight. It's called "the stress diet." No actually, it's the "I'm so obsessed with working on my art that eating is a total inconvenience" diet. Unfortunately, I havent' worked out much, either, but I'm at 204 now and soooooo close to reaching ONE-derland. I am feeling more together now than I have in a while, and believe all this will be coming together soon.

Thank you all for being my friends. Big hugs to my girls!!!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
NEEBREW 6/2/2010 7:36PM

    You're doing fabulous and holding it all together amazingly well. Just as important as the decisions you make is the timing... do what you have to do to reach YOUR goals. Life will work the details out for you :)

I'm soooo happy that you've immersed yourself in your art. I have a friend who is too afraid to try b/c she's afraid she'll suck. I told her it isn't about the finished product... it is all about the process. I would LOVE to see your work!

Hang in there :)


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~MISS_TEA~ 6/2/2010 12:10AM

    Glad to hear from you. I was beginning to really wonder about you. You are awesome. . .so glad you are really able to find yourself through all of this! You will be fine!

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WESTCOASTGIRL1 5/31/2010 6:18PM

    Glad you are holding your own and still discovering new wonderful things about yourself. One day at a time and you will figure what is best for you and it sounds like you are well on your way with that. Being creative is such a wonderful outlet.
Thanks for the update and do take care of yourself!

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SWEETZMIX 5/31/2010 5:11PM

    Take care and don't forget to take care of you!

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SHAWWB 5/30/2010 6:52PM

    Glad to hear you are doing okay. Throwing yourself into art is a great thing, I myself couldn't even draw a straight line, not an artistic bone in my body, so I am a little envious of that. Keep taking care of yourself, whatever is meant to be will be.

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SROUS1340 5/30/2010 2:18PM

    So good to hear from you Kerry Ann! I think it is the bomb that art has replaced food for you. That's the sign of a fully engaged person. Thanks for the update, best success in what you decide for your future. emoticon emoticon

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FREIDAFAGRE 5/30/2010 2:00PM

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PHEBESS 5/30/2010 1:09PM

    Thank you for the update, and I hope things continue to improve!

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CAROLYN1213 5/30/2010 12:17PM

    You are one of the strongest women I have ever 'met'. Stay focused on committed to living a healthy and balanced life. Be the fabulous, creative, energetic woman you were created to be.

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