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My personal epiphany

Sunday, April 11, 2010

An epiphany is defined as "any moment of great or sudden revelation." Yesterday I uploaded some photos to my page so others could see why I was here and so I would have something to look back on to see my progress. Talk about a light bulb moment- I suddenly realized these were officially my "before" pictures. This meant two significant things to me. One- if there is a before picture, then it stands to reason there will necessarily be an after picture, due to the law of opposites, and two- this is the first time I have ever considered myself as a before picture. I have always hated having my picture taken and avoided cameras at all costs. As a teenager, I didn't like how I looked, but just viewed it as something I couldn't change. As I got older, I realized I may be able to change it, but figured it would be too hard and all the effort may not pay off in the end anyway. Later, I began feeling that it was something I should change, and would "some day." Finally, I got to that point where I couldn't put it off anymore, and at last I have made a commitment and am making progress, and seeing myself as a "before" picture for the first time in my life gives me hope that the "after" picture will be one I can be proud of.
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  • CATHYJR73
    All I can say to MaryBert response is AMEN!!! Mydecrose30 has always deserved it but rarely felt it an now is the time for her to shine!! I can say this because I am her mother. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3884 days ago
  • MARYBERT
    In this present moment...in your words..."before picture" I think you are beautiful...Tell yourself every day how amazing you are, and how you deserve to achieve all the goals you wish in life...God bless... emoticon
    3884 days ago
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