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Monday, July 12, 2010

If I didn't know before, I know it now. There's always something. Always some excuse to go off plan, to sabotauge your efforts, to eat out of an emotional place. I realize now (and you think I would learn this at a younger age) that it's all excuses.

We had to put our dog to sleep yesterday. We knew it was coming. She was old and had a hard time getting around. I always said that when she stopped eating we would take her in. Well, that happened and now she's gone.

I can't believe how much I cried. Even though we were totally prepared for this, it's still so sad. But, did this mean I should drink a half a bottle of wine? Or eat a ton of chips. Someone might say that the eating and drinking aren't important now...but I think that this is when it's MOST important. I need to deal with the sadness in another way.

My brother and i were talking yesterday and we were saying how it's been an incredibly emotional year starting with my husband's colon cancer surgery last July...his complications (he's doing fine now), my mothers huge ordeal (see past blogs), my cousins death, my daughter moving away...and on and on.

I think I need to prepared for the next "thing." I want to be healthy and strong and able to handle what comes my way.

I guess this is a lesson I need to learn and relearn.
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DALMOMOF3 7/12/2010 3:57PM

    So sorry to hear about your dog. I feel your pain, I have two goldens and they really become part of your family. I hope things start looking up for you. There is only so much one family can take!! I will keep you in my prayers

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SHERYLDS 7/12/2010 3:50PM

    I'm so sorry for your family's loss, it sounds like she was loved by a very special family. Hope things turn around from now on. You are due for happy peaceful times.

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DOCTORWHO24 7/12/2010 3:12PM

    I'm sorry to hear about your dog. emoticon It's always hard to lose something close to you even a pet.

I think it's a lesson we all need to learn and relearn. I usually turn to food when I'm sad or upset and it's something I struggle with all the time.

I hope your year starts to look better and good luck! emoticon

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APATRICIAO521 7/12/2010 3:10PM

    Sorry to here abour your family's loss. There is no way to be totally prepared for events like this is life. Hope all gets better.

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