I Wish More People Were Fluent In Silence….

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Good Friday

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The Wise Old Owl

the wise old owl

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The Rule

I like to keep my private life private

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The Only Upside To Bronchitis

The only “good” thing about my 14th bout of bronchitis is that I have a Barry White voice….

Bronchitis

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20 Brutal Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

20 Brutal Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

Time is your most valuable asset–you need to prioritize how you spend it.

By Matthew JonesContributor, Inc.com@M_tthewJones
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It’s much easier to talk about the weather, sports, and celebrities than your fear of mortality.

Unfortunately, the more time you spend pretending that ultimate truths don’t exist, the more time you waste not being your authentic self and getting the most out of every precious second.

Time, not money, is your most valuable asset. Allow the list below to ignite the spark of motivation you need to make better use of the time you have on this planet.

Sometimes we need to head into the storm to appreciate the light and have a renewed passion for the beauty of life.

Here are 20 brutal truths that every single person needs to hear.

1. You’re going to die and you have no idea when.

Stop pretending that you’re invincible. Acknowledge the fact of your own mortality, and then start structuring your life in a more meaningful way.

2. Everyone you love is going to die, and you don’t know when.

This truth may be saddening at first, but it also gives you permission to make amends with past difficulties and re-establish meaningful relationships with important figures in your life.

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Home….

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Please Don’t Feel Sorry For Me Because Of My Disease

She nailed it.
Couldn’t have said it better.
 
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Please Don’t Feel Sorry For Me Because Of My Disease

 

chronic disease type 1 diabetes

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My disease has no cure. I’m responsible for checking my blood sugar several times a day, administering the correct dosage of insulin, and counting every gram of carbohydrate I eat.

Frankly, my disease is exhausting. If I’m not checking my blood sugar, I’m calling the insurance company to fight yet another sky-high medical bill. If I’m not injecting insulin to correct a high blood sugar, I’m questioning how hard and long I exercised that morning and what impact that will have on my disease later that day. If I’m not second-guessing how many carbohydrates are in the slice of pizza I just ate, I’m listening to another person ask me if I should even be eating that piece of pizza.

If I don’t keep my blood sugars under control, the long-term consequences might be blindness, amputation of feet or legs, kidney failure, certain cancers, heart issues, depression, sexual dysfunction, and a slew of other issues.  It’s a lot to carry every day, knowing that every choice I make—from how much sleep I get, to what I eat, to when and how I exercise, to dosing insulin—is a point for life or death.

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You Cannot Hang Out With Negative People And Expect To Live A Positive Life

you cannot hang out with negative people and expect to live a positive life

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Good Ideas Start With Brainstorming But GREAT Ideas Start With PIE!

good ideas start with brainstorming  Great ideas start with PIE

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Things You Learn From A Dog

things to learn from a dog

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Never Regret A Day In Your Life

Never regret a day in your life

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Today Is A Perfect Day To Just Be Happy

Today is a perfect day to just be happy

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Drabble Comic Strip About “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

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