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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Hello dear SP friends,

thank you so much for taking the time to watch the videos, I like to share something which I found very funny.

When sitting down reflecting on what to write like now, I sometimes struggle with what to type and before joining SP I had never written a blog. I am surprised that I am here and now doing this and just hope that you find it interesting.

Today I have thought about how our words can and do influence our moods. I am becoming much more aware of how the more I focus on moaning about this and that the worse I feel. Or if I am constantly around people who are complaining, I am pulled into their misery and sometimes even make it worse.

I learn so much from my beautiful adopted sista who has multiple sclerosis, and over the 17 years that I have known her, slowly I have seen her adapt to her changing body which no longer is able to walk, or move. BUT nothing stops her, she always looks at her glass has half full and travels all over the world. She no longer can use her left hand, but instead focuses on using her right hand, and constantly gives praise to the rest of her body.
She now has carers but even if it takes her 3 hours to pull herself out of bed, she does it. She goes to the gym and works on the parts of her body that she can strengthen.

My dear friend sings like an angel and she works voluntary in a hospice. She has an amazing life story and I often encourage her to write her autobiography so everyone could be inspired by her. I will be encouraging and know that when the time is right she will.

So although I have detracted a bit she teaches me that words are truly powerful and so are our thoughts. She begins her day with great gratitude and focuses on what she can do not what she can not do.

I am blessed to know her and learn so much from her. Each week I remind her what a wonderful person she is.




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MYAKAYAH 4/29/2014 12:44AM

    Oh how wonderful to have a sister to teach us all to be grateful for the bodies we have. Someone always has it rougher than we do.
Being positive is the best thing we can do for our health and staying away from misery and negative people is the best thing we can do~

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FRAN0426 4/27/2014 11:57PM

    Thanks for sharing this beautiful blog about your love and admiration for your sista. It does put life in perspective for us. I have a niece 40 years old i June who has MS, married, and has two beautiful young boys. She can still walk, but has just had her MS up grated to where she now will need in home help, not able to do anything strenuous any longer, has memory problems do to the MS complications in her brain. My heart goes out to her, but she is still up beat most of the time. It sure makes my aches and pains seem so minute to her situation.

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KOHINOOR2 4/27/2014 9:04PM

    emoticon emoticon You and your are sister very special. Thanks for sharing.
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MSTWOMOONS002 4/27/2014 3:24PM

    emoticon emoticon Loved your blog, Your sister sounds amazing an angel here on earth to teach us true unconditional love. Blessings to you both.

Take care & be well, find your joy each day then share it.

Many Blessings Always Debby emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SWEETNEEY 4/27/2014 2:08PM

    you're sista sounds like an amazing person. I guess we have to maximize our talents and we define what that is. When I do marathons people say "did you win?" I always say "yes - I am a winner".

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DOOBIE893 4/27/2014 10:56AM

    Thank you for sharing . I feel blessed and inspired reading this. You both ROCK!!!

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SLIMMERJESSE 4/27/2014 9:48AM

    Wow, that is amazing. BTW, great background pic. (smiling)

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TWEETYKC00 4/27/2014 8:33AM

    It is amazing what we can learn from others.

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TASNIM2014 4/27/2014 7:37AM

    Well said.. emoticon emoticon

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GHOSTFLAMES 4/27/2014 6:29AM

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