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Who I am really keeps surprising me. - Poet Nikki Giovanni

Thursday, March 24, 2011

I think the willingness to get to know myself and to become different from what I thought I was has been key in this journey. Who do I want to be and how am I going to get there. I am learning that although I know who I think I am. I am not always how I see myself. If I am willing to change my opinion I have more success.

I am a person who loves to bake. I like to eat that food. But, I can also be a person who brings salad to the monthly potluck.

I have arthritis in my ankle but, I can use a stationary bike to help me get in shape. I can walk too.

I eat poorly when I have not planned. But, I enjoy the planning. I am learning to put my love of baking into cooking and experimenting with foods.

I am learning to accept that I am a person who makes progress. Even if it feels like I am not.
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  • NANCY-
    It is difficult to see ourselves in a different light. That;s why I like hearing how others perceive me, it opens my eyes.

    I love your first paragraph.

    New theme song.(to the tune of Getting to Know You")
    Getting to know me....getting to know all about me.

    You are one awesome lady.
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    3475 days ago
  • WALKINGGRANDMA
    You are seeing some interesting things about yourself. It is so fun to see you look at life a different way and see possibilities. It will be so fun to see what you discover about yourself next.

    I love to bake also, but don't miss it as much as I thought I did. Perhaps it is part of "a time and a season for everything."
    3475 days ago
  • SWEETLIPS
    AMEN!!! Learning who we are is key to being succeddful at this journey and the progress. I am from the diabetic challenge team.
    3475 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5959732
    Great thoughts! There is so much more to us then we let ourselves realize. It's time to uncover who we really are!
    3476 days ago
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