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, .... An " upside down " DAY !!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015



In the words of " Eeyore " , .....Some days just look better , " UPSIDE DOWN . " !!

Anybody that already knows me , here on SparkPeople , knows how much I LOVE " Winnie the Pooh " , .... but, if you dig a little deeper, you will see that I LOVE " Eeyore ", equally as much ! ;)

He sure fits " my world " , today !
Just like he does, I am going to take something that could be looked at as " Oh bother " ,
and " turn it upside down " and see the " Sunshine , ( SONSHINE ) " in it. !

In a " Self-Help Recovery " Book that I once saw, right in the front , ..... it had a " Poem " that spoke VOLUMES to me. It referred to a " hole in the ground " and how to GET PAST IT , eventually ;)

The very last of the poem, stated the person " walking around the hole " and going on about their MERRY LITTLE WAY !

I have " fallen in the SAME HOLE " , TWICE , and , this next time, ...
I WILL WALK AROUND IT :0

Since I first started MY JOURNEY on August 1st, there have bee " struggles " , of course,
( we all have our little moments , ) ... But, 2 of them were LANDSLIDES.

Both times, I had just gotten down to " my very lowest weight " and was ready to go onto better and more beautiful things, when , ....... " you guessed it " , LIFE and CHOICES came to me and I FELL IN , " the hole. " ! ;/

I found myself in a situation with other people that " didn't care " and I let their " not care " INFLUENCE ME , and , ..............................
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BUT, the " good news is " , I HAVE TAKEN THESE FALLS and " learned from them , finally.

They say " third time is the CHARM " , ... well , I know , now why the say that !

I AM " at my lowest weight " , now I am walking on the LEVEL GROUND and I have
" looked in that HOLE " and I DO SEE that it is a " bottomless pit " and FINALLY , I have learned to WALK AROUND it

With a THANKFUL HEART , today , First I thank God for HIS help and strength , in all of this , and then , of course , .... I thank HIM for EACH OF YOU that have been such " faithful friends " , thus far, and have JOURNEYED every step of the way with me.

I hope that all of this can be an ENCOURAGEMENT to YOU , today and that you , too can take your " OH BOTHER , " ( fall in the hole moments ) , and LOOK UPSIDE DOWN at them and learn from " MINE " as well as YOURS , too !

Blessings on each of you , today , ..wishing encouraging moments for you and YOUR JOURNEY and let's CONTINUE OUR PATH , together , completing our goals. ;)

I ALWAYS have " an listening ear " for ANYBODY that needs one ;)



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  • SHARON10002
    emoticon I love Winnie the Pooh, too! There is a lot of grwon up wisdom in those characters, and I love how you wove Eeyore into your blog! I can hear his "Oh bother" now. I plan on introudcing Winnie and friends to my granddaughter here shortly. I too try to avoid the potholes, but it is not always as easy as it seems it should be. But I applaud you in going around this time! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1397 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/25/2015 12:21:53 AM
  • 5-AT-A-TIME
    In the words of " Eeyore " , .....Some days just look better , " UPSIDE DOWN . "

    Wow I really like this post of yours I never actually thought of it this way, but it makes so much sense now. I too have been in that hole and I too have turned things around. Life happens and were part of it.

    Through this "journey" you will reach your goals if not one day at a time, than one step at a time. Thank you for sharing! emoticon emoticon
    1398 days ago
  • SIMPLY_JAE
    I know that road well.. i fell in the hope many times before i finally learned.
    1406 days ago
  • 2BDYNAMIC
    I love that you have taken the Winnie the Pooh characters and put them into interesting blogs for us to read........ and like you, I know when I see a ditch or a pothole I don't aim for it by jump over or go around. ....... I think we all face obstacles that we can get more skilled each day...... best wishes and God bless you too!.......(hugs)
    1407 days ago
  • KITTYLADY1259
    Thank you so very much for this!
    1407 days ago
  • GRACED777
    Very good. Every detour or hole can be a learning experience. Sometimes it takes more than going around once to get it, or maybe I just got part of the lesson the first time!

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    1408 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/14/2015 8:14:57 PM
  • -RUBIES-
    I love your spirit. Thanks for sharing. Holes will not keep us down.
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    1408 days ago
  • HOLLYM48
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Stay strong and take it one day at a time, even if it is an upside down day!
    1408 days ago
  • LOVENHWOODS
    I love this blog!! Insightful and encouraging! The Eeyore comparison is perfect!

    Thanks so much for sharing!
    1408 days ago
  • TRAILBLAZER6
    emoticon Absolutely love this! Thank you so much. Another way for me to process some things. emoticon
    1408 days ago
  • MELTINGSNOW62
    Good for you--seeing your path with clear eyes! Keep on going.
    1408 days ago
  • BRAINBENTT
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    1408 days ago
  • BTRFLYDOG
    I need to track better as well. emoticon
    1408 days ago
  • MIMETALKER
    Yep! Thanks for posting this. We all need encouraging words and thoughts. emoticon
    1408 days ago
  • no profile photo TJBUTTER
    Very encouraging. I have started tracking 1-2 meals per day. Need to get back to tracking all!
    1408 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    Just like going somewhere on a road trip. There's detours, but we continue on when the difficulty is solved. We don't have to start again . . . . we have to start from where we are at. And the key thing is . . . START!

    You're doing it.

    HUGS
    1408 days ago
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