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I love my laugh...

Thursday, September 26, 2013

It may sound conceited, but I love my laugh. It's loud, it's deep, and it's almost like a burst of effervescence bubbling up out of my mouth. Oh, and did I mention that it's loud? Loud enough that people look over to see what is happening, loud enough that it used to embarrass my guys. (They don't mention it anymore; are they used to it, or did they finally realize I don't really have control over it?)

It's that time again. For those who have stuck with me for a while, and know that I had a hysterectomy at the beginning of the year, this doesn't make a lot of sense. But I am still having monthly emotional issues. Seems that near the end of the month I get a case of being down in the dumps. Not exactly depression, but some days I have to look for a reason to be happy. And many times I blog about it right here, sharing with my SP friends. And this is the place I KNOW I will get sympathy, understanding, best wishes, good advice. So while I was in the shower this morning, I got the great idea of trying to find something I like about myself every day for a week, a reason to accept that I am who I am, and thus I way to try to pull myself out of this monthly slump.

SO: I love my laugh. I love the idea that I have something to be happy for every day, that I have friends and family to share it with, and that those who love me will laugh with me, even if my sense of humor is a bit skewed. And I love the idea that I can come and share with you all. So I'm already in a better mood this morning, looking forward to climbing those daily mountains. What more can a girl ask on a cloudy Thursday?

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    Great blog and something I can relate to.
    I am 52 yr old and have now gone almost 1 year without a monthly cycle. I too still get regular monthly bouts of feeling down. Almost every time this happens, I start worrying that I am becoming depressed, then I remember and tell myself "oh, it's just that temporary monthly thing." Then I start thinking about things/people that make me happy, things I love to do, things I'm looking forward to, etc. and I begin to feel better immediately!
    2670 days ago
    Hey, Becca! I wish I could hear you laugh too -- and I would definitely laugh with you! What a great idea for a pick-me-up blog! We could all use a little praise instead of the normal self-critiquing! This is a great idea! I look forward to getting to know you better through you! You Go Girl!! emoticon
    2670 days ago
  • LYNCHD05
    Becca, absolutely love this blog. I do not know you in person but I just knew you were a laugher!!!!! I could hear it in your "voice"!!!!! So my friend, you have once again out a smile on my face and I too count my blessings!!!
    2670 days ago
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    Love your attitude!
    2670 days ago
    YAY for finding something beautiful!!! emoticon
    2670 days ago
  • DALMOM2007
    Too bad I can't hear your laugh....because I know that I would laugh with you! emoticon emoticon

    My laugh is is very loud too....heck, so is my really carries across distances. emoticon emoticon

    I think its a great idea, trying to find something you like about yourself every day for a week, I'm looking forward to the next one.

    Wishing you a great day! emoticon
    2670 days ago
    If you only had your uterus, and not your ovaries removed, you would still have a monthly hormonal cycle. I feel that there is still a rhythm to fluid retention throughout the month even though I am post menopausal. emoticon
    2671 days ago
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