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Was offline because no internet service, but I'm back with Days 4-6 of Blog Challenge for month of

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Day 04 - A picture of the cast of your favorite TV show

I love The Big Bang Theory. I know people like the "geniuses" on the show, which makes it all the more fun. The humor is at so many levels. There's humor that only really smart people would get because it's about quantum physics, but there's some really base humor, as well (pun intended). Everyone I've suggested the show to really loves it.

Day 05 - A picture of your favorite animal

This was my Yorkie, Scooter. He and I shared a really special bond, which would take me reams to fully explain. There were times I swore I knew him from another lifetime, he was so deep. This was his favorite position, sitting on my neck like a cat. Didn't matter if I was at the computer, driving the car or watching TV, he wanted to be on mom's neck. Didn't always get to (not safe in the car, e.g.), but that's where he wanted to be. He died of necrotizing encephalitis at only ten years of age. Not a day goes by that I don't miss him more than life itself.

Day 06 - A picture of a person you'd love to trade places with for a day

This is a picture of me when I was 25. I'd love to trade places with her for a day. I'd love to be able to tell her how beautiful she is, inside & out. That she is not fat, she is not damaged, she is not all the negative things people have told her all her life. She has so much potential & could do so much with her life. I have been successful in my life, but was held back so much by my fear of success, fear of failure, inability to start something because it couldn't be done perfectly and therefore shouldn't be tried at all. She had so many opportunities she didn't take out of fear. Because she didn't expect to live past 30 she didn't take care of her body, punishing it by binging, purging, exercise bulimia, yo-yo dieting, as well as the Navy's physical training program. I'm a physical shell of the woman she I write that I see how ironic it is. I weigh almost 90 pounds more than she did. But my body is broken by fibromyalgia, arthritis, heart disease, thyroid disorder, migraines, plus other conditions I won't bore you with. Because she didn't heed warning signs, didn't take care of her body, was a victim of the "No Pain, No Gain" mentality, I am barely able to walk some days. I've been fortunate enough to warn my nieces & nephews & great-nieces & great-nephews of what awaits them if they continue down that road. Whether they listen is up to them. I had no one to warn me. That's why I'd like to trade places with her for just one day.

Tomorrow I'll catch up on some more of the Blog Challenge for May.
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    what a lovely blog, it's good to see pictures of the past.
    good luck with your May goals,
    best wishes, Sandra
    2531 days ago
    Your dog is SOOO CUTE!!! Oh my gosh, the picture of your in your uniform that right there shows that should be your own motivation and inspiration - such power and strength in that picture. I know life as been hard, but SHE is still within you and screaming to come out.

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