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Change is GOOD

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Getting back into the swing of things.

Getting stronger and stronger emotionally and physically day by day.

New challenge is to look smokin HOT come New Years.

When one door closes, a MILLION more seem to open. My eyes are open now to that fact. I am loving it. I have been invited to more parties than I can count - I attended my very first football game for the Oakland Raiders - LOVED it - tailgating, screaming like a crazed fan - the works! Going to another one this sunday vs Denver.

I'll also be attending an adult Halloween party this year - for the 1st time!! I have been invited in the "past" but a certain unmentionable "person" didn't ever wanna do that sort of thing. BUT - I'm GOIN! With Frank and my brother and SIL. I know I still need to blog about my new boy buddy - but believe me it'll take a LONG blog to do that. Just suffice it to say I'm very happy - feeling so much better.

Took off by myself on Sunday to go on a hike at a lake I hadn't been to in a very long time - did all 12 mi. LOVED every minute and damn, it felt GOOD!!

Anyhoot - here's a pic of the costume I'm gonna attempt to pull off - hopefully the muffin tops will be in hiding that day lol

It's called "sexy referee" - hopefully I can bring a lil bit of the "sexy" and not just plain horrifying to it.
Frank will be dressed as either a football or baseball player - he's debaiting. Men...and they say women can't make up their minds haha jk.

I CHOPPED my hair. Last night. Yes, you read right.
The "unmentionable" person would never let me cut it - so to me it kinda became a burdeon (if that makes sense) and I want to be a whole new improved me. It was theraputic in a strange sorta way. My hair was almost down to my tailbone. And though it's always been a trademark - I was ready to just start fresh. I didn't cry suprisingly when my girl who does my hair chopped it and all I could hear was "SNIP!!" She seriously asked my like a jillion times "are you sure??" before she did it. I'm really happy with it though. So healthy. TOTALLY different. MUCH needed change. Got some funky color too.

Here's a pic:

So..what's the verdict? Lemmie know what you guys think - and BE HONEST - I can take a lil constructive criticism lol...now mind you, I said a LIL constructive criticism haha.

It's a Terrific Tuesday and life is good! Embracing the new life I have. So very fortunate to have the two best children a mother could wish for. My glass is most definitely NOT half empty!!!!

Oh yeah...change is GOOD, indeed!!

Love you guys - thanks for ALL the sparkgoodies and words of encouragement - It really does make a HUGE diff when you know you have some wonderful ppl cheering you on!!


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    Wow, you are one of my favorite sparkfriends and I kept checking to see if you were back, then I went off the ranch for a while but gained so much weight back, that I knew I had to come back to the ranch with all of you and then I read your blog. FIRST, your haircut and YOU look great! I am glad you got some therapy and took some time off so you could find you again. Your amazing, go get your RN, go run off steam, go be yourself and don't let anyone take that away from you again!
    3512 days ago
    Girl, you are rocking that haircut! I love the color too. Good for you, you are making fabulous choices that bring you happiness...it shows in your beautiful smile!

    You deserve it! Have a great (and sexy) Halloween

    3534 days ago
    Change is definitely good. It sounds like it agrees with you. Your hair looks great! I love that costume emoticon
    3534 days ago
    Your hair looks super gorgeous! (((whistle)))
    3534 days ago
    I love it!
    And you sound much happier!
    I"m so happy for you!
    I miss Halloween parties and getting dressed up!
    You are going to rock that *sexy referee* costume!!

    I wanna see a pic of you in it!!

    Go Gorgeous!!
    3534 days ago
  • no profile photo CD6646698
    LOVE the hair...and your costume will be hot!
    3535 days ago
    I'm sure you will rock that costume! You'll have to get pictures up. Have a blast!
    3535 days ago
    emoticon Love the haircut! Who knows, as the summer comes back next year, you can you shorter, if YOU want to.:) I love that you can be you nowdays. It's an awesome thing. I spent about 25 yrs of "walking on eggshells" not wanting to set him off. I agree, Life is Good, God is Good! Enjoy your new life! Your costume is really cute...and you'll look fabulous!!
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    3535 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5983865
    Gorgeous Hair! You are so pretty! Love the Halloween costume, have a great time!
    3535 days ago
    I LOVE your new haircut! This is so cute! I'm so glad you now allow yourself to do whatever you please. Way to go!!!
    3535 days ago
  • no profile photo CD7152541
    Love the hair! Too cute!
    3535 days ago
  • no profile photo LAWMOMSPLACE
    Change is not only 'good,' but constant! Hang in there and embrace change.

    3535 days ago
    Very cute!! You can pull off anything! emoticon
    3535 days ago
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