Welcome JJB4430! Sounds like you could hand out advice to us!
Never underestimate the power to change yourself
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. ~~ Mark Twain
"There's nothing you've ever been successful at that you didn't work on EVERY day." Will Smith
"It's easy to say you're too tired, too stressed, too busy, too this or too that. Too bad. The only way you'll strip away the fat is to start by stripping away