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Sunday, June 03, 2012

Are you a glass is half empty or a glass is half full person? For me, I have no doubt, whatsoever, that no matter how bad things get, the sun will rise every morning. I use that as something to look forward to.

I'm having a good day so far. I found an old friend's email. I'm pretty sure she still uses it so I sent her a few sentences on how things are going in my life. She happens to also be a manager at the place I just put a job application in at. For you pessimists out there, No! I did not send her an email just because I want to get the job. She is first and foremost my friend. I miss her and I can't wait to hear back from her.

Back in 2009 I had a stroke which left me with some mobility issues. Here it is, 4 years later, and I am ready to get off of disability and earn my own way of living. The job I've applied for is a huge company. My friend is a manager there but I will not be a part of her team.

Sorry, I can't curb my excitement and I don't want to either. 2009 was a bad year for me... I had a stroke, I had to drop out of college, I lost my house and had to move my family into a 30 ft travel trailer, I filed for bankruptcy. I didn't let that get me down. I had a stroke but I didn't lose my intelligence, I dropped out of college but I was doing algebra less than a week after the stroke and still studied, I lost my house but my family and I were still together with a roof over our heads, food to eat, and warm beds to sleep in...

Life is a challenge and the fact that I make it through another day and see that sun shining the next morning proves that I am stronger than any obstacles that are put in my way.
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    Thank you for reminding me it is my attitude that decides if I am going to have a good day or make myself miserable. Bad things happen to good people but the people I respect are the ones who have the faith that they will not only survive but triumph. I will look forward to more of your blogs. emoticon
    1606 days ago
    emoticon Good for you!
    1607 days ago
    Great to hear how you've overcome so many obstacles in life. Sometimes we have to hit out all-time lows before we're ready to hit the all-time highs =] I know what you mean when you say a bad year - mine was more like a year and a half before my life started seeing some sort of sunlight in the distance.

    Half full or half empty?? Usually half full but some days I get up on the wrong side of the bed and then it's somehow half empty lol.

    1607 days ago
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