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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, ...

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 , ..............................

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
    I know that road well.. i fell in the hope many times before i finally learned.
    1406 days ago
    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
    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.
    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
    I love this blog!! Insightful and encouraging! The Eeyore comparison is perfect!

    Thanks so much for sharing!
    1408 days ago
    emoticon Absolutely love this! Thank you so much. Another way for me to process some things. emoticon
    1408 days ago
    Good for you--seeing your path with clear eyes! Keep on going.
    1408 days ago
    1408 days ago
    I need to track better as well. emoticon
    1408 days ago
    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
    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.

    1408 days ago
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