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I am Me


Saturday, October 27, 2012


I am Me.
In all the world, there is no one else exactly like me.

I own everything about me:
my body,
my feelings,
my mouth,
my voice,
all my actions, whether they be to others or myself.

I own
my fantansies,
my dreams,
my hopes,
my fears.

I own
my triumphs and successes,
all my failures and mistakes.

Because I own all of me, I can become intimately acquainted with me.

By so doing, I can love me and be friendly with all my parts.

I know tha there are aspects about myself that puzzle me, and other aspects that I do not know, but as long as I am friendly and loving to myself, I can courageously and hopefully look for solutions to the puzzles and ways to find out more about me.

However I look and sound, whatever I say and do, and whatever I think and feel at a given moment in time is authentically me. If later some parts of how I looked, sounded, thought, and felt turn out to be unfitting, I can discard that which is unfitting, keep the rest, and invent something new for that which I discarded.

I can
see,
hear,
feel,
think,
say,
and do.

I have the tools to survive, to be close to others, to be productive, and to make sense and order out of the world of people and things outside of me. I own me, and therefore, I can engineer me. I am me, and

I AM OKAY.

by, Virginia Satir

The above blog was a direct quote. I'd like to add an additional comment:

I AM OKAY AND...I AM WORTH IT.
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
JILL313 10/28/2012 9:39AM

    Love this Blossom. Thanks for sharing it. You are so worth it and that means love yourself and do what it takes to be happy and healthy. So glad you're on this wonderful Journey with me. Take Care. Enjoy your Sunday!

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IOWAGRAMMA 10/28/2012 6:04AM

    Blossom, that is beautiful! Thanks for sharing it with us. I agree--YOU ARE OKAY AND YOU ARE WORTH IT!!!! Hugs, Jeannie
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BJUMPINGFORJOY 10/27/2012 9:28PM

    That is great and yes your are worth it.

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CAT-IN-CJ 10/27/2012 8:27PM

    That is great! Thanks for sharing it.

I just stumbled upon your blog so I don't know if you're like me, but for year (and years and years) I have been slave to my job, my family, etc. etc. etc., you get the picture. As a result, I became something that I was not. Stress from my job and family pushed me into a place that I did not like to be . . . and I did not like myself. And my body reflected it. Finally, after my job and family was gone, I was left with myself. I didn't like what I saw reflecting back in the mirror. Quit or start over? Then I stumbled upon SparkPeople. emoticon

Now I embrace who and what I am becoming. Yes, I like myself again. And encouraging words, like those you posted above, serve as a reminder that I am a 'one of a kind' miracle!

Not only do I have the tools to survive . . . . but I will THRIVE!
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