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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

2019: A YEAR OF UPS AND DOWNS..... I've spent the past few days going over everything that has happened in my life, loved one's life and my community in 2019. It has not been a bed of roses; to say the least. Feburary 2019 we had a water main break and the pipe was UNDER the Great Miami River which workers couldn't get to for weeks because the river was exceedingly high...that meant boiling water, buying water & school closures. May 2019 a tornado hit Dayton like never before. My friends were displaced, my moms vehicle was destroyed and our city was (& in some areas still is) a mess. Several of my co-workers passed. In August we were in the news for the worst reason....Oregon District shooting where 9 people were shot to death. One of them being our old neighbor & my daughter's ex-boyfriend...I still have pictures of them hanging on the wall. If that wasn't enough; in November my relative, Officer Del Rio, was shot trying to serve a warrant. I have medical issues....congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, chronic edema, breathing issues along with other health issues. To top it off...my already strained relationship with my eldest daughter got a little more strained. She let me know that she's having a baby. Now I cannot do anything about all of the tragedy that has surrounded me in 2019 but I can look forward to a positive HEALTHY 2020! I have written down 10 goals I'm striving to achieve in 2020 and being healthy and losing fat is 1 of those goals. I'm too close to dying and it scares the poop out of me! My children need me. Even though one of my kids is grown, my 13 year old isn't. I've been selfish and abusing my body for far too long. 2020 IS MY YEAR TO SHINE, THRIVE & LIVE!!!! HAPPY NEW YEAR!
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  • SILVAS7
    I’m so sorry for all the loss and hardship you have faced this past year , praying you are progressing with one good choice every day to get your life back !
    174 days ago
  • WARRIORSUE518

    Cheers, to a better year in every way.
    192 days ago
  • F8CONE8
    I cannot express how much I wish a better year for you. You and all of your region deserve it. emoticon
    193 days ago
  • MANGO1960
    Sorry your year has been such a trying one...hoping 2020 is much better! emoticon
    194 days ago
  • HOBBESIS49
    2019 sounded like a horrific year...
    I happily respect your decision to set priorities and move forward.
    I've sent you a STAR in the notes you will find a message.
    Sending encouragement and thoughts of healing as you wade through to the other side.
    Love & Believe in YOURSELF. Be gentle and kind and loving to the one and only You.


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    194 days ago
  • no profile photo CD25398594
    All my love to you, you've weathered the storm for sure and the positive outlook you have will see you through 2020 for sure. I just moved from Dayton last year to North Carolina. I missed the Oregon District shooting but had a couple of friends who experienced it. The new year's waiting for you--go get it! emoticon
    194 days ago
  • KPHEALTHY4LIFE
    I hope 2020 is a year of health and happiness for you.
    196 days ago
  • 7STIGGYMT
    You've sure had a lot on your plate in the last year! I pray that 2020 is better for you! Take care and Keep a positive attitude.
    197 days ago
  • LADYLARAN
    Firstly, I'm sorry for all the trials you had this past year. I admire your strength going through all of this and not giving up. Secondly, keep on with the positive attitude!

    Here's hoping next year will be amazing!
    197 days ago
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