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Saturday, June 15, 2013

I so appreciate the comments and support of the previous blog.
I am in a better place now, partially due to your caring and partially due to the fact that I have chosen to let it go and implemented destressers so that I can move forward.
I am responsible for me. I do my best. I care.
I cannot change others.
I was caught by surprise by the Spark-mail from Coach Jen. Because of where I was at, I took it as a 'reprimand' As I look at it now, she was 'passing on' a message from a person who would rather 'whine and not accept responsibility'. This person is young and blames a lot. I have an amusing analogy in my mind of a 'tattle-telling 4 year old'.

As I tell my patients, 'I can give you the information. It is your responsibility to use it to make the best choices for your life.'
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  • LINDA!
    Happy to hear that you are feeling the support from us. emoticon
    1221 days ago
  • EDWARDS1411
    I'm sorry to read this happened to you, I'm so glad that you're in a better place about it now. I must be missing something, but can't see anything wrong with your comment that was complained about.
    1222 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/16/2013 4:35:53 PM
  • PICKIE98
    I am glad you are beyond this,, the best we can hope for is that she reads this and makes a change.. I am embarrassed for her..

    Keep on doing what you do so well!!!
    1222 days ago
    I'm glad you are letting it go. I have found you to be very helpful. I'm sure whatever was said was meant to be helpful. We can't control how others "take" what we say. Sometimes people are in a place where one word can be taken wrong and it is really how they feel that is the problem!

    Keep Sparking
    1222 days ago
    I get a bit nervous myself because I tend to talk straight.....and I know that not everyone can handle the truth. Oooh hope I dont get into "trouble" one day too.
    1222 days ago
    I love it Pat!

    You are so right about giving the patient information to help themselves, but then again it's their responsibility to put it to use.

    Well done! I love it! I love it!

    You've hit the nail on the head! emoticon emoticon
    1222 days ago
    I'm glad you are in a better place emotionally about the incident.
    1222 days ago
    I am glad you are in a good place today. In any situation, this too shall pass. Everything changes but the One who is the same yesterday, today and forever. emoticon
    1222 days ago
  • JAMER123
    It sounds like you have done well with re-looking at the situation. I think we tend to take negative comments to heart (I know I do) but when revisited the following day, I can see it differently. Take care and blessings to you!! Make your best choices as you can!
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    1222 days ago
    Nice you're in a better place now! Those lows can be ugly!!!

    1222 days ago
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