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Happy Spring! Truly a Time for New Beginnings

Hello my loyal readers!  Things have been crazy and busy around my life since my last posts.  I wanted to share a short update just to let y’all know I’m still here.  One of the main issues keeping me from posting more frequently right now is my temperamental laptop….  It’s been going on strike on me more times than not and it’s going to find itself replaced soon. In the meantime, I baby it so I can get some limited use out of it.  Technology – sheesh!!

I have been house hunting for the past couple of months and I’ve FINALLY found my new home – thanks to my awesome friend and realtor!!!!  See my updates on that venture at “My Moving On After Infidelity” GoFund Me Campaign.

In addition to house hunting, I’ve been working hard at my Manager In Training classes, assignments, and on-site acting Manager days.  Within a month, I should know if I’m going to be the Manager of my own school kitchen to start the 2015-2016 school year.  I’ve also signed up to work the Seamless Summer Feeding Program again.  I can’t wait to share how these pan out!

Because I’ve been so open with my personal story around my life being affected by infidelity, I’ve been invited to become a volunteer Peer Counselor for the Infidelity Counseling Network.  I very much would LOVE to do this – I just have to get the funds to travel to Palo Alto, California to do a weekend training.  But you know, where there’s a will, there’s a way!!   Plus, I’ve never been to CA — I really, REALLY, can’t pass up this opportunity!

Life just keeps getting better by the day and no amount of words can express just how thankful and blessed I feel for all the support and encouragement I’ve received from friends, family, and even strangers over this past year.   I know I wouldn’t have made it this far without y’all!!  MU-AH!

Learn to Let Go

“Limited thinking causes you to live a limited life” – Joel Osteen

move onLife is always going to have its ups and downs.  Sometimes the downs are really huge and quite life changing.  It’s in those times, how we respond to it is the key to making it through it.

We always have a choice.  We can choose to dwell on it and dwell on it and dwell on it….  OR, we can choose to accept it, learn from it, and move on.  If we can learn to do that, we can find the ups in life again.

I experienced one of the worst days in my life a year ago this week.  I allowed myself the time I needed to cry, hurt, hide away from the world, question myself, and so on – we all need that time to heal ourselves.  Some take longer than others to make it through the healing process that’s needed after any devastating event, and that’s okay.  However, there DOES come a time to put it behind you or you will never completely heal and see the joys life has in store for you.let go

The moment I accepted that my husband left me and that it wasn’taccept my fault, I started to heal.  Now, I could choose to remain angry and hurt and devastated (bitter? yes, still…), BUT, I realized that by allowing myself to continually experience those emotions was actually allowing him to continue to have a place in my life even though he had moved on.  What good was that doing me??? NONE!!!

Acceptance doesn’t mean that you’ve forgiven, agree with, or even understand why something has happened; it just means that you are not going to allow it to hold you back any longer.  Acceptance puts peace in your heart.  Acceptance frees you.

choose happyMy main point to this is: if you allow yourself to continually dwell on all the bad things that has ever happened to you in your life, you will never be able to see all the good that is waiting for you.  Don’t limit yourself to the negative thoughts.  Don’t allow yourself to stay trapped in the downside of life.  Let it go.


Change your way of thinking, change your way of seeing things, and you’ll be amazed at all the happiness that is around you and a part of you.

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