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Pity Party For One Cancelled


Thursday, May 24, 2012

Instead today I will be making lemonade and having a fun day.

Yesterday I saw trouble on the horizon -- a big stumbling block heading my way. Ordinarily I would not only made sure it hit me but also pinned me down for awhile. I would revert to insane thinking which would go something like this:

First I would put my negativity glasses on and see nothing but gloom and doom.
Of course, this would bring me great uneasiness and anxiety which would be very painful.
I would need to get rid of this pain immediately. How? I would stuff it down with a lot of sugary delights. This never got rid of the pain but it did dull it and tire me out.

Now that I had abused my body, I would then go on to abuse my spirit.
I would tell myself I was not worthy of anything. More pain, more self abuse and more food.

Then one day I saw that I had gained back those five pounds that I worked so hard to lose.

Yikes, Back to sanityville. I have to eat healthy, I want to live, I can do it. Things would go well for a few weeks until once again I would see trouble on the horizon.

I can't change the past but today is a new day. I can choose to try something different.

Yesterday I managed to avoid getting hit. I had a Virtual Binge Party and learned that I am much stronger than I give myself credit for.

Today I cancelled my Pity Party and am going to climb over the stumbling block and search for my gifts. How exciting.

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
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IBHLKING 5/25/2012 5:44AM

    Love reading your blogs...very relatable.

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LE7_1234 5/24/2012 11:06PM

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VKULON 5/24/2012 9:38PM

    I love this post because so often I have been there with my "Super Victim" cape on. As a survivor of many things, including domestic violence, I have learned to recharge and see these obstacles as opportunities to prove that I am strong enough not to just get out of their way but to push back, stomp on and walk over over. Sometimes I feel myself slipping, then remind myself of a past victory that God brought me and see the trouble for what it is - nothing!

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Congratulations for graduating from VICTIM TO VICTOR!

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ONEKIDSMOM 5/24/2012 7:51PM

    emoticon for climbing over those stumbling blocks! Good for you. And welcome to the Turtles, by the way. Great team! emoticon

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ECOAGE 5/24/2012 5:46PM

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You know how to throw a party! Two great parties!

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WORLDSERIES11 5/24/2012 3:09PM

    Cheers to you for having a great attitude!!! Bet that lemonade tastes great!!
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JERZEYFRESH 5/24/2012 2:17PM

    Yay for you! You're making lemonade!! emoticon I know all about those pity parties and I'm so glad you canceled yours.

Cheers to changes, big and small, that help you along the way! emoticon

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PLAYBLUES22 5/24/2012 1:08PM

    Sweetie, your blog is right on time i sat here crying for it seem like the whole world was against me and going to take me down

Thank you, thank you, thank you emoticon

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EICHSWIFE06 5/24/2012 12:41PM

    good for you :) great advice too

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NATHELESS 5/24/2012 12:27PM

    Great advice, Kaysea!

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