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GIGI4AUSTIN
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3 Recent Achievements

Thursday, December 20, 2012

My SparkCoach challenge for the day was to think positive by listing 3 recent achievements. So here are mine:

1. I ran my very first 10K in 55:02 minutes.
2. Lost 31.5 pounds total with 2.5 to go to goal.
3. Finished my Christmas shopping by December 2.

but I have one more.......

Last, but not least.....my grandmother passed away this morning after 98 years of life. Family drama has reared it's ugly head. In my short 49 years I have learned that I function best by dealing with things head on ....that way I can come to a place of peace and no worries. So, I got on the phone and talked to the people who were causing unnecessary problems and took care of it once and for all. It wasn't easy, but it's done and now I can rest and grieve appropriately.
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  • v LWADE1963
    really good accomplishments. congrat

    why is it that people always act like that when someone dies. when my dad died and my sister died the same thing happened.
    1266 days ago
  • v WINNIE1978
    Congrats on your achievements!!! emoticon

    I'm sorry to hear about your grandmother. Unfortunately, death of a loved one seems to bring out the worst in people. emoticon
    1274 days ago
  • v SLFGOLF
    Sorry about your grandmother. Sounds like you have learned something about yourself this year. Way to go on your achievements.
    1282 days ago
  • v JACKIE542
    Sorry about your Grandmother, but good for you for taking on the problem people. Now rest and take good care. emoticon
    1282 days ago
  • v IDLETYME
    What a wonderful blog. I'm so proud of you for handling an unpleasant situation head on and taking care of it! I so sorry about your grandmother. May she rest in peace!!! emoticon
    1282 days ago
  • v JAMBABY0
    you are doing awesome keep it up
    1282 days ago
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