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Life's twists!

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Life has a way of taking twists and turns that we least expect. One day you are in a comfortable routine and the next - BOOM - everything changes. emoticon

Some of us will get sick and have to put our fitness plans on hold until we recover.

Some of us will get injured and have to take time to heal our bodies before we press on.

Maybe one of our dear friends will need our help, and we will take time from our busy schedules to help them.

Or just maybe our families may need our time, talent and resources in order to thrive - this is my situation. My precious granddaughter and her adorable daughter are now living with me. It is an experience for all of us - it was definitely unexpected. Granddaughter and I share a love of fitness and exploration, as does the little one. We are committed to regular exercise and healthy eating habits. The 4 year old loves good food and is rarely given treats - she is happy and healthy and rambunctious - as she should be.

I fell blessed to be around these lovely young ladies.

I may not be online as much as I was - obviously I have other things to do!
Today we are going to hike a nature trail after I get home from work - there goes my Saturday afternoon nap!

Embrace life and all it's surprises and I promise you - you will be better for it! emoticon


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
HOLLYM48 8/26/2013 6:01PM

    Wow, enjoy this wonderful opportunity to the fullest! What a wonderful grandmother that you are that you helping out your family!
The unexpected can turn out to be the most fun and what a great workout it is watching and running after a 4 yr old!
Have a great time!

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KIKIMAV 8/26/2013 1:51PM

    "Embrace life and all it's surprises and I promise you - you will be better for it! "

What a wonderful message!!!!! emoticon emoticon

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JUMPINJULIE 8/26/2013 2:41AM

    Great blog.

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BIGPAWSUP 8/25/2013 10:25PM

    Sounds like you have a very full plate. I'm hoping you all have fun.

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    Life's surprises come in many different ways. Enjoy your young family.
I, too, just received word that I am needed by my oldest son's family by the end of this month, but just for 10 - 12 days and probably for totally different reasons. My granddaughters parents are in high-profile jobs and travel a lot; sometimes their trips overlap and that is when I come in. Sometimes it doesn't fit into my plans, like this next trip, but I am certainly looking forward to seeing the girls and to help out.
All the best to you, your granddaughter and great-granddaughter. I love their picture.

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BLITZEN40 8/25/2013 12:37AM

    What a beautiful granddaughter and great granddaughter you have. And what fun to have them in your life every day. The little one has that sparkle in her eye... you can just tell she's going to be one to watch! Enjoy this time and all the smiles it will bring- the things 4 year olds say are often funnier than any joke a grown up can come up with!

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MATTEROFHEART 8/24/2013 10:37PM

    Beautiful girls!

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DISAPPEARING1 8/24/2013 9:18PM

    What a wonderful grandma you are - I hope you have fun on your nature walk!

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ALEXSGIRL1 8/24/2013 7:41PM

    I love your attitude with for some could be a burden you find many blessings . enjoy she will keep you young and happy . I love how you all love exercise and being healthy

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KIWIANN 8/24/2013 4:22PM

    Enjoy the hike at the nature trail!! Hope this unexpected blessing bring much joy to your daily life! emoticon

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BONNIEMARGAY 8/24/2013 1:06PM

    Thanks for sharing your blessings here today.

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GARDENCHRIS 8/24/2013 8:52AM

    have fun, my son moved back home with me and it is rather fun!

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2BDYNAMIC 8/24/2013 8:09AM

    So true! ........... And these ladies are your Grandaughter and her child? ............ Very beautiful! (Maybe you can squeeze in a short nap for yourself and still get that fun hike in.) ............. Naps are important too ........... Have fun! emoticon
(and thanks for the goodie!) emoticon

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ROX525 8/24/2013 7:34AM

    Lovely blog. You are very blessed.

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LIVINGFREE19 8/24/2013 7:33AM

    Love it, and so true!

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MSLZZY 8/24/2013 7:32AM

    emoticon How lucky you and DD share common interests and her DD will learn a healthier way to live from little on. HUGS!

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