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Monday, June 17, 2013

Today, I celebrate living. I have my health, my mind and love. My daughter-in-law has been sick, my granddaughter- the youngest had a seizure, the federal government has furloughed us and my agency is doing us for 7 pay periods consecutively. We owe the internal revenue service, the riding lawn mower broke, and I still celebrate.

Everyday and everyone has something that is not 100% positive going correctly and we can make it a positive or we can dwell in the negative. I chose to celebrate it all, because each step, each challenge is an opportunity and a lesson on living.

Recently, we began to evaluate our diet. I have not done much this year at all, and just recently started a concentrated exercise effort - not just my willy nelliy workouts, but those that make sweat, and stretch me and it feels real good to me.

I suppose the adage that when you are ready, the universe will create the opportunity for that time.

I make no promises today, no resolutions, I am going to find ways daily to celebrate and be grateful and my health, weight, spirit, will reflect that as well. God bless you all.
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    My son is furloughed, too. He'll be down 20% of his income just when he has 3 kids in college. Fortunately, the newest one got a large scholarship. It would have been worse.

    I so admire your spirit, dear heart. And you may not have done much this year with your diet, but look at all you've accomplished so far, on a whole. WOW! It's a different you in your pics. And you still have that big, beautiful smile.

    You're an inspiration to so many.

    1818 days ago
    Bless you!
    1825 days ago
  • MJ7DM33
    1825 days ago
    My riding lawnmower broke also but like you I am going to celebrate anyway. emoticon emoticon
    1825 days ago
    That is so awesome that you are able to praise God and celebrate even in the dark times! I'm sending up a prayer that things will get better for you! But in the mean time, you are setting a wonderful example for the rest of us! emoticon emoticon
    1826 days ago
    1826 days ago
    Amen! I celebrate with you. I choose joy and choose gratefulness. emoticon The negatives will not steal what is mine to grasp. So good to see you this afternoon.
    1826 days ago
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