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Such a mixture of emotions in blogging


Wednesday, November 28, 2012

So when I was an active member a few years back I was blogging almost daily or at least every other. I loved blogging. And then I stopped being here and every time I came back I would post a blog and eventually I stopped believing in my own attempted efforts to get back on track. I felt like my intentions were so good but my actions wouldnt/ couldnt follow. I have been a mess for several years. Like just in the last year feeling mentally capable of being myself and then learning to love myself and all these grown up decisions I have had to make when all I wanted was to let anyone else decide my life.... anyway, I have thought about blogging but felt it was like cursing myself or jinxing myself. However, I have now been back awhile and I post a blog sometimes. And you know what? Im still here lol. So I figured why not think about blogging more often again.

Anyway, I sat here looking at the screen, feeling totally lost and decided to read some of my old posts. WOW!! First of all, I almost cried. And then I felt sorta numb inside, remembering the hell that started while I was here before and the hell that continued after I left. Such a whirlwind of emotions came over me. And I feel embarressed and sad for this girl I was, and knowing how many people shared in those empty lost broken moments. So many of you were there with me...so many who I then lost touch with and abandoned so I could hide out in my dark corner of the world. And I know it is like 3 years later but I just want to say thank you to everyone who cared and prayed and was there for me. Thank you for allowing me to vent and scream and be angry all while trying to focus on exercise and weight and the then new baby. And I want to say sorry for all the friends I left behind. And now thank you again to those same friends who still love me and understand me and have accepted me back. It is overwhelming. But it is because of all this that I think I am ready to take on the world of blogging again. It is healthy for me. It is something I need.

Thats it for now. (Just a little random mid morning babbling about what is on my mind lol)
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SOLOMUA 12/1/2012 6:53PM

    The main thing is that you're "back" and you know that blogging can help you. I never really knew what the big deal about blogging was, and at times I would think it embarrassing, like, "would anyone comment" or "would I get criticized" - so I took a leap of faith and here I am now. I have a few friends on Spark, and am grateful for them. I hope all gets better for you from here on, and that you continue to share you blogs with us! Take care!!!

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ANDIBG 11/29/2012 9:34PM

    You can do it, girl! :) Glad you're back into it. I love blogs!

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MACMOM57 11/29/2012 9:27AM

    Great blog. You can do it. Glad your back. emoticon

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CINDYKC2000 11/29/2012 7:45AM

    emoticon and the White Tigers are here to help and support.

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LISSTEVENS 11/28/2012 8:46PM

    I have been thinking about blogging and your post makes me want to take that first step. Thanks for the inspiration and congratulations on continuing your journey. You are clearly a strong person and whatever obstacles you are dealing with right now, you shall overcome!

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CAT125 11/28/2012 12:58PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon

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RYDERB 11/28/2012 12:02PM

    Blogging can be an important tool when tracking your journey. I'm glad you have yours to help you reflect on where and who you were. Because today you're here. You're making choices to help you reach your goals. You are AMAZING! Thank you for sharing your Spark with us. Each new day is a gift and a fresh start. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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HELENTORTOISE 11/28/2012 11:08AM

    Awww Cheryl, it's never too late. Welcome back. We hope you take us as you find us and we will most definitely do the same for you. emoticon

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