Beaten Down, But Fighting to get back UP!!

Well, I have to come clean. For the last 9 months I have been under tremoundous stress at home, personal life and the good old "D" is giving me a run for my money.

I get down for a day or two and then kick myself in my own A$$, and have a good attitude and find hope and strength every day....most of the time.

But, I have to tell you all.....I feel beaten down, tired, overwhelmed and just plain worn out. I have hope for my furture and will fight tooth and nail to be happy and keep on living....life can be so very good. I want the good now....just a little bit?

So, I am airing my dirty laundry to all of you....the Life Coach and Grateful Woman is need of some help from the best people I know and will ever know......YOU.

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Comment by Doris D on June 26, 2010 at 8:36am
Hey robyn, You've got a GREAT attitude!!! Here's hoping for better times for us all! WE WILL DO THIS AND YOU LOOK LIKE YOUR GETTING BACK UP & HEADING INTO THIS WITH A GOOD ATTITUDE!!! GOOD FOR YOU! Life sometimes gets us down but we have to keep going. My moto on my page.
Comment by Robyn on June 26, 2010 at 8:48am
Thanks Honey...xo I have my boxing gloves on, ready to go some more rounds!
Comment by Doris D on June 26, 2010 at 8:53am
LOL! And I KNOW you can do it!
Comment by Teena on June 26, 2010 at 9:03am
Big hugs Robyn!
Comment by Robyn on June 26, 2010 at 9:17am
Thank you Teena, love ya.
Comment by KimKat on June 26, 2010 at 9:22am
Hang in there Robin. I know how you feel. I wish I could get just a little bit of that good now too. I lots of bad and a smidge of good and than the bad walks all over it - been like this for many years. I need a break! I never understood how some people get so much good they are drowning in it and us others have to grab draws for it. I wish for you to be drowning in it! Hugs Kim
Comment by Trudy on June 26, 2010 at 9:36am
I remember your nice comments on my dog photos. Anyone who likes dogs has great judgment and great strength of character. Remember--you are strong!
Comment by The Diabetic Welfare Queen on June 26, 2010 at 9:45am
It happens, Robyn... Life is sometimes ironic, isn't it? I have lost all this wonderful weight, and I have a job interview on Monday, and don't have a dime to my name... and NOTHING fits. I can't even wing it! It all falls off. lol I might have to wear a sack of potatoes to that interview!

I know life is crappy, right now.... but you're already so victorious in so many ways... You are gorgeous, you have beautiful grandbabies, you have wonderful friends and people who love you... and you are not alone... even in your fighting you are not alone... We're all sitting there, on that roller coaster ride, next to you. Be kind to yourself... *hugs*
Comment by KimKat on June 26, 2010 at 9:54am
Hey, Liz that same thing happened to me. I bought a pair of new interview pants right before my diagnosis - I lost 20 lbs and now I can't even wear them! wah! Looks like I am wearing a black bag. Now I gotta go and look for a new pair. :( Good on your interview - I don't have any lined up just yet.
Comment by Gerri on June 26, 2010 at 9:55am
Hey, that's hardly dirty laundry. We want some real, good dirt:)

Is exhausting to be under constant stress at home. Worse than work stress. Home is supposed to be the safe haven. Having to give yourself pep talks to keep going is tiring also.

Maybe real boxing gloves would be a fun diversion. A friend is taking a boxing class & she says it's the best stress release & empowering.

You're a strong woman with amazing inner resources. Brighter & better will happen. Keep your beautiful head up looking forward.

We're all on your side & pulling for you!

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