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Feeling Happy

Saturday, February 09, 2013

I don't blog very often, but I think I should really blog more frequently. It occurred to me today that I feel happy. In fact, so happy that it's bubbling up inside me. I didn't expect to feel this way, so it came as a total surprise. My separation is so new that I expected to be hurting for some time. It has shocked me that I don't often feel that way. It has shocked me to find that I am happier living without my husband. That has made it so very easy to stay friends with him. I still have the odd twinge, but I am genuinely happy.

I credit Spark People for my attitude. All of my wonderful Spark friends who have supported me, comforted me when I needed it, kicked my ass when I needed it and inspired me to think differently and more positively than I ever have before. I am so very grateful to all of you! I can honestly say that the positivity is spreading to my work life and to my friends outside of Spark People, too. I thank my best friends for putting me on to Spark People. They had joined long before me and had been singing its praises. I guess I wasn't ready when they first told me.

When I was ready, I was surprised again at how warm, welcoming and supportive people are here. Even though we've never met in real life, I feel so connected to my Spark Friends. I am concerned when they have problems, I am happy when they post about an accomplishment, so matter how small it may seem.

Thank you, Spark People and Spark Friends. In a lot of ways, you've pulled me away from the precipice of the dark abyss I could have gone toward. I'm a better person for it.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
GOODWITCH333 2/11/2013 12:02AM

    You are Rocking the Happy Feeling! Credit YOURSELF for your positive attitude! You are the one who made the choice to be happier and healthier and more free! You are the one doing all the hard work in your life. You are the one being your very best YOU!

You are Beautiful, smart, sexy, fun-loving, hard-working and honest with yourself.

YEAH, YOU!!! emoticon emoticon

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SNOW_LEOPARD_74 2/10/2013 2:06AM

    Yay!!! Congratulations!!! So happy for you!!

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BARBARASDIET 2/9/2013 5:06PM

    Glad to hear it!!

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HM_JACKSON 2/9/2013 4:50PM

    That makes me happy that you are happy.Sparkpeople is a remarkable place and I am glad you found it.
I knew we had alot in common as far as our fitness goals and now I know we have more in common. I have been seperated from my husband too and am a much happier person as well.
Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

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NETTYBREAD 2/9/2013 4:40PM


WoW! I am so happy for you too. I am glad that your separation has been for the better and that you can allow yourself to Be... Happy during a difficult time.

Way to go Friend!!! Keep it up. You inspire me to... Be HAPPY too.


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