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the power of belief


Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Lets face it , the majority of us at some point in time and perhaps over an extended period of time have found ourselves in harmful and even degrading situations . It could have been physical abuse , sexual abuse ,bullied or emotional abuse all of which is extremely harmful to the person who finds themselves experiencing the abuse . Weve been let down by family and friends .Those who were supposed to protect us at all cost has even possibly blamed us for causing the situation . We have been disappointed, broken , and bruised . We are lonely , lost and slowly dying inside .

Because of the hurt we have experience , we have developed coping mechanisms to just keep putting one foot in front of the other . Some turn to drugs , alcohol, or food . We don't like what happened to us or what has and is being said to us . We lack the motivation to even live . We avoid the mirror simply because we don't like the person who will look back at us . We have no joy , no happiness . We just exist .

A year ago , that was me .I turned to food to get me from day to day . I gained 200 pounds ( at 5 ft 2 in that's a lot of weight ) . I was depressed , discouraged and despondent . I fiercely loathed myself . I cant tell you what or how it all began to change except for the fact that I was tired of being of victim.

No, we didn't ask for life to deal us a bad hand . We didn't ask for the heartbreaks and disappointments , but it happened . We can not change the past but we shouldn't let the past keep changing us for the worst. No matter what has been done or said to you , YOU ARE WORTH every step you take in the right direction . You just have to see it .YOU have to believe that You are worth fighting for . Make the decision today that YOU will BELIEVE in YOU and when You unleash the power of belief ...watch out because YOU will be unstoppable emoticon

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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
ROSEPETAL80 11/5/2013 6:14AM

    I'm sorry for whatever you went through. You've got a great attitude about this. You are worth it.

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TAMKAT79 11/1/2013 11:29AM

    Great message. Thanks for sharing it.

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HAPPYJUNEBUG 10/26/2013 8:08PM

    Aww, God bless you Delia. That is an awesome post. I really loved it!

:)

Yup, we can do this!

Have a good weekend!

Thanks for checking up on me. I am finally getting over that cold, hopefully by tomorrow I can cook that huge pot of chicken soup I'm planning to cook. LOL.

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TINK053184 10/24/2013 11:58PM

    Your post makes me think of a quote, "We don't get to choose what gets thrown at us." emoticon emoticon

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KIRSTENLYNN62 10/24/2013 1:01PM

    Thanks for writing this... I needed it!

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LAINYC 10/24/2013 9:54AM

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JANTWO 10/24/2013 12:43AM

    What a great blog!!!! I needed to read this. Thank you so very much!!!! emoticon

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RACEWELLWON 10/23/2013 8:42PM

    You are so WORTH IT !!!! And you are Amazing !!! Yes , you are correct that at some point or another we gave up on ourselves But now its time to TAKE BACK OUR Lives' !!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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AMBERZADE67 10/23/2013 7:11PM

    Wow. It must have been something horrible. I am very sorry. I think it takes a long time for all of us to heal - with ups and downs - but I'll get there and I know you will too!!

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LIZSPRINGSTEEN 10/23/2013 3:58PM

    Thanks for posting!

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SQUISHYXPANDA 10/23/2013 2:27PM

  It only can make us stronger in the end!

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LADYBUG546 10/23/2013 11:53AM

    See it Believe It Dream It ...my favorite saying emoticon

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