Category Archives: Love Yourself

What a difference!

One year ago today, I could not have foreseen the events that would unfold.  Exactly a year ago today, I tested positive for Covid, was dealing with mind games and threats from my narcissist ex and was feeling defeated, dejected … Continue reading

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Love, love, love…

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing, and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. Ann Landers

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Solitude

Solitude is creativity’s best friend and solitude is refreshment for our souls. Naomi Judd

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Would I Like a Spotless Mind? I think so.

Stepping off the positive path for a purgative post……and then right back to positive, I promise 🙂 Continue reading

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Alone is not the worst thing to be

I think this quote from Robin Williams is so accurate. I truly used to think that being alone was the worst thing that could happen to me. I’m an introvert, so huge crowds drain me, but I do crave connections. … Continue reading

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Spreading My Wings

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly. Richard Bach Today was a milestone day for me. It marks my last day of therapy. When I first started last February, I was a much … Continue reading

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What a Day!!

This morning I woke up much earlier than I normally do on Saturday.  No sleeping in when you have a mountain to climb! Well, maybe not quite a mountain, but a very significant hill out here in the beautiful Black … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Positivity

To move forward, one sometimes needs to let go of the past. That is easier said than done. My divorce was final March 30th, but I think somewhere in the back of my mind I truly hoped that maybe someday … Continue reading

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How can you be positive with “haters”?

Yesterday was a tough day for me.  I woke up in great spirits, went to church and was looking forward to meeting up with a friend for a walk/hike.  I opened my email and saw I had a blog comment … Continue reading

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Be Happy….even when you don’t feel like it ðŸ˜„

2020 will go down in history (mine at least) as the year I lost more than I thought I could without crumbling.  The fun things in life were over for the foreseeable future due to Coronavirus.  No more movie dates, … Continue reading

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Mermaid or Whale?

Originally posted on Fearfully and Wonderfully Made:
A while back, at the entrance of a gym, there was a picture of a very thin and beautiful woman. The caption was “This summer, do you want to be a mermaid or…

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I love to exercise, I love to exercise, I love to exercise! (and maybe someday I’ll actually convince myself!)

Tomorrow will be my workout number 1050 at Curves which is a MAJOR accomplishment for me!  Even after all this time (starting WAY back in 2006), I still don’t consider myself an “exercise person”.   You know who you are, … Continue reading

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