Month: December 2013

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Day 22:

Today I am…  Saying Good-bye.  Closing the door on 2013.  Nothing fancy, nothing spectacular, no glitz or glam, just a quiet, peaceful closing of the door.  It has been a year with heartache, pain, tears, anger, resentment, regrets.  It has also been a year full of new things, new people, places, and thoughts.  Today I shredded and disposed of the old, the past, things that are done and over with.  Not to say they don’t pop up in my thoughts, dreams, waking life, but it is life that has to go on, to move forward.  I can’t go back, there is nothing for me there, the only way I can move is forward, so with that being said.  I await the new year.

Today I am…  Saying good-bye.


P.S.  Happy New Year’s to all, may it be filled with many blessings, family and friends.

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Day 21:

Today I am…  Delighted.  That they have finally put in a treadmill and an elliptical machine in the exercise room here at the apartments.  Now with it being winter, I really do not have much of an excuse to do some indoor walking, and working out.  I have been lifting weights already, but you know there is so much more to do, or at least a variety of things that I can do, that will benefit me in the long run.  I used to go to the exercise room during the summer, in the mornings before daylight broke, but stopped going, you know how that start, stop, start again goes.  Now I am starting again, that is what matters to me, and that I push myself to go further.    I am pretty sure that once I really get moving along, that the pains that I have been having will lessen and I know I will start to feel a lot better mentally.

Today I am…  Delighted

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Day 20:

Today I am… Getting ready.  For the day at hand.  Mom is leaving this morning, so getting her stuff packed up, while also getting dressed for work.  No coffee for me this morning, all week-long I have had nothing but tea.  I need to get back into the habit of buying more teas, I have a fondness for those flavored teas, I quite feel in the mood for some sweet orange tea.  I love how it relaxes me, one sip at a time.

It is a little chilly this morning, so today looks like a jacket day, paired with a long-sleeved shirt for me.  On and off again weather gets people sick around these parts, and with the flu going around, you have to be extra precautions.  In fact one of my online friends husband is in the hospital with double pneumonia caused by the flu.  He is on a ventilator, it’s pretty serious.  Have been praying for him and her and the family.  I am taking vitamins, drinking plenty of water, and keeping away from sick people as well as I can, but when you work in the public, you know it can be strenuous trying to stay on top of it all.  I have a pretty good immune system though.  I have also stocked up on flu and cold medicine, just in case.

So here’s to hoping y’all keep yourselves flu and cold free this winter.  I need to get moving with things so until the next time.

Today I am…  Getting ready.

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Day 19:

Today I am…  Enjoying.  Tonight is the last night of my mom being here with me in Austin.  The last night until at least January 4th and 5th, when she will be back with my sister and nephew in tow for a couple of days.  I am really going to have to see if I can get at least 4 days off, so that I can get around to going back to San Angelo just for a visit with my family.  To be continued on that one.

Just sitting here with the Christmas tree lit up and enjoying the Avenger’s with mom.  Life is good, of course it feels a little more mellow for me, since I just took a pain pill for my aching feet, all is good in my land lol.  I have two more days of work, then I have New year’s eve and new year’s day off.  I thought that I would hate being alone on new year’s eve, but heck, I am going to so enjoy my little relaxation session.  In fact with 3 more days left in the year 2013, I am so looking forward to 2014.

Indeed, my friends, let’s get ready for greatness.

Today I am…  Enjoying.

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Day 17:

Today I am…  Busy.  Today I will be a very busy bee with my mom in tow, we have some running around to do, then we are going to go downtown, then to the Barton Creek Mall, she loves this mall so much; I have never seen her stay in a mall this much lol.  It is all good though, I am finally seeing her smile more.   I have so enjoyed my time with her here, I can not stress how much our time apart in this kind of way has really strengthened us.  It is good, it is very good.

I really do see good things happening for me, and new doors opening up for me this coming new year.  New jobs, new relationships, a whole new outlook on things.  I praise God everyday for all this newness that he is giving me.  Stay tuned friends and readers’.

Today I am…  Busy.



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Day 16:

Today I am…  Celebrating, indeed I am celebrating Christ in Christmas, and celebrating my mom being here with me my first Christmas on my own.  I am so joyful that she is here.  We are spending this Christmas here watching Netflix, and enjoying the moments.   This morning we went to IHOP for Christmas breakfast, and now we are full and filled with the blessings of the Lord.

Tomorrow I have off, and we shall venture down town, we were thinking about going today, but decided to just hang out and watch movies.  Oh the joys of Netflix.   So my awesome reader’s I hope that you are having a very Merry Christmas.   Enjoy the people in your lives.

Today I am… Celebrating.

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Day 15:

Today I am…  Waiting.  Yes, waiting to get home from work.  Waiting to greet my mom when she pulls up, yes, I am waiting.  Today has been a great and very blessed day.  I woke up.  It is Christmas Eve and I have the next two days off.  Indeed it is great.

It is just a touch chilly today, but nothing I can not handle.  May all my reader’s have a very merry Christmas.

Today I am…  Waiting.

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Day 14:

Today I am…  Staying Inside.  That is right, today I have plenty of things that need to be tended to inside my comfy little apartment.  That would be cleaning and laundry, for tomorrow my mom is coming down, and I want the place to be in tip-top shape, so that she can come in while I am at work and just rest.  I am so glad she will be here through out the week, then back again on the third, fourth, and leaving on the fifth of next month, lol.  On that visit my sister and nephew will be coming down, really the only reason, because my sis does not know the drive here, so she and nephew will be riding with her.   Of course she wanted to come with my mom for Christmas, but she only got two days off from work, and well, my mom will be here until Sunday, that was not going to work out.  I will see her and my nephew next month.  Enough about family business.

Have been watching Netflix, finished all the seasons of Torchwood.  Now watching the seasons of Farscape, just completed season 1.  Have been watching things in between as well.  This morning I was browsing through things they have on,  and I found Cirque Du soleil.  I have wanted to catch some of their show’s since I first found out about them in 88′  I was 14 years old a freshman in high school and I was taking french I.  Yes, I took french, did I learn anything, well I know a little here and there.  Anyway my french teacher was telling us all about the show he caught while vacationing in France.  I finally saw a show on HBO, it was cirque du soleil:  Alegria, it was spectacular and I was amazed and intrigued by it all.  They now perform shows here in Texas, there are some that will be happening at the Cedar Park Center, now all I have to do is make my way there.

Today is a bit chilly out, hoping that it warms up some, and really hoping for a warmer Christmas.  I did not get out to the Trail of Lights this year…  There is always next year; if God see’s fit.  On that note, I have written something for 14 days, the early part is always the easiest.  I continue to push forward in this journey, but for now I really do need to get off my duff and get to cleaning.

Today I am… Staying Inside.

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Day 13:

Today I am…  Sore.  Oh how I am sore, my feet are achy, I think that the new shoes that I just bought could be the cause of this soreness.  I am going to once again have to see if I can find some shoes that are feather light, seems my feet have taken a liking to those kinds, and anything else just keeps them aching.  That could be one of the causes’ the other, that I am on my feet the majority of the day, standing at a register, no fun at all.   So for now, just going to put some ache be gone relief on them and soldier on.  Indeed.

Today I am…  Sore.