February 27, 2015

Friday Feelings V.7 ~ G-r-r-reat!

I don't know about you, but I had a GREAT week! My back is feeling oodles better. We got some pretty snow Wednesday night. This weekend I will be spending some quality time with my dad at MystiCon (don't worry...I'll tell you all about it next week).

I'm feeling ...

*excited*
Last weekend I filled out the application and put down a deposit for an apartment! I'm sooo excited :)
It's a 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom. I've never had this much space before. My brain is going wild with different ideas to decorate!
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*like a kid again*
I went to Chuck E Cheese on Monday. It had been about 14 years since I had been to a C.E.C. It was a date (we'll refer to him as 'J'...insert butterflies here) and we had a blast. Together we won 198 tickets. The lady behind the counter was nice enough to provide us with 2 extra so that we would qualify for a couple extra prizes. Check out what I got with my tickets ~
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*sentimental*
On Tuesday I had lunch with my best friend. We hadn't seen each other in months.  Even though it was a quick visit, it was still lovely. We work really close to each other and there is a little deli right in the middle of our offices, so we met there. We were so excited to see each other that we forget to snap a picture!
Love you Linds!

*successful*
This week was the second luncheon that my sales team as hosted outside of Roanoke. We went to Richmond and had lunch with seven different meeting planners. We got some great feedback from them in regards to the region and even some of the hotels they have worked with before. It was a great group of people and we had a wonderful time!
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*entertained*
Last night I saw Kingsman: The Secret Service with J and it was awesome! I love Colin Firth and he is just fantastic in this movie.
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*inspired*
I'm reading Amy Poehler's book Yes Please and it's totally making me miss acting. Whether it be the Improv I studied at Groundlings or the Shakespeare class I took a few years ago, it's making me want to get back on stage!  I'm really enjoying her book so far.
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February 26, 2015

It's Giveaway Time!!!

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Lindsay Tolar is probably one of the most fabulous women I know. She's beautiful, smart, and savvy. Lindsay is a mother, a wife, a daughter and a sister. Oh, and she's my best friend! Lindsay started working as a Rodan + Fields Consultant about a year ago. She loves the product and believes in the product. With this winter weather doing all sorts of things to our skin (I'm not the only one flaking over here, am I?) there's no better time to introduce you to Lindsay!

Hi everyone!

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Alright, so let's get you started on loving your skin. PLUS, if you leave your e-mail address and biggest skin concern in the comments below I will send you a sample of one of my favorite products for FREE!!!! And I'm not kidding. So comment below!!!

Thanks so much to Lindsay for sharing with us about this amazing product!

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February 25, 2015

Books are Magic

Write or Die Wednesday
with Mia & Shelly
Prompt ~ Picture Below with a quote from Stephen King
Books are a uniquely portable Magic.

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Joni storms into her bedroom and slams the door.  She just cannot understand why her dad is grounding her. It's not like she was out late partying like her brother Teddy always does. And Teddy never gets into trouble. He especially never gets grounded!  Besides, she was at the library for goodness sake! He just doesn't understand what books do for her. How they help her to go on in her everyday life?!  That's the problem, though. Her dad doesn't understand.

Joni lives in a very small town in the middle of nowhere and that is not the easiest thing for a twelve year old. It doesn't help that the other kids at school keep their distance too. Joni's family is known all over the county, because of some trouble her family caused right after she was born. Joni lives a tough life. She's a sweet girl with a heart of gold, but she lives with tyrants. Joni likes to think of herself as her own real-life version of Matilda, except she doesn't have magical powers like Matilda does. So, she tends to keep mostly to herself and her books.

Joni loves to read. It's the only thing she finds comfort in. She has a little window nook in her bedroom where she likes to curl up in to read whatever tale she is currently escaping to. Last week it was The Wizard of Oz. This week she read Little Women. Oh, what Joni would give to have a mother like Mrs. March or sisters like Jo and Beth. All Joni wants is someone she can talk to and be girly with and play pretend with.  Reality isn't as much fun when you're being raised by a father who doesn't understand you and an older brother who's basically non-existent. Joni's mother left a long time ago, but she dreams about what she would have been like.

Joni wakes up the next morning in a fog and almost forgets that she's grounded. It's Saturday, but she's locked in her room until her father decides he's hungry. Joni walks over to her bookshelf to find her next destination. "Where shall I go today" she wonders to herself.  She runs her fingers along the spines of adventure and stops on a book that she has never read before. In fact, Joni doesn't even recall owning this book.  She looks around as if a mysterious entity might be lingering in her room, watching her and waiting to see what she'll do next. It's a feeling she just can't shake.

Putting the eerie feelings aside, Joni settles into her little nook and begins to read the first page. 



*this is an original story written by Erica Musyt...do not copy or distribute without her permission. thank you*


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February 24, 2015

Book vs Movie: Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey

Book written by E.L. James
Screenplay written by Kelly Marcel

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Summary Without Spoilers
~ When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms.
~ Shocked yet thrilled by Grey’s singular erotic tastes, Ana hesitates. For all the trappings of success—his multinational businesses, his vast wealth, his loving family—Grey is a man tormented by demons and consumed by the need to control. When the couple embarks on a daring, passionately physical affair, Ana discovers Christian Grey’s secrets and explores her own dark desires.
~ Erotic, amusing, and deeply moving, the Fifty Shades Trilogy is a tale that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you forever.

My Thoughts on the Book
The Cover: Oh, the cover with the neck tie. It's tied as if it has just been taken off the neck of a man. If you are not familiar with the story before you read it, then it's very subtle.  If you know the story, like I'm sure you do, then it's a very subtle sexy cover.

The Characters:  I loved Anastasia Steele and of course I loved Christian Grey. I pretty much liked everyone you're supposed to. I don't think there were any characters that I didn't like. I think EL James wrote them well enough that I didn't feel that I needed more depth or personality. I don't think the point of the book was to feel immersed in the characters ;) except for maybe what they do together.

The World: Present day Seattle, WA was pretty straightforward. The difference between Anastasia and Christian's world of wealth was very believable.

Overall Thoughts of the Book: I did enjoy the book. Enough to read the second. At the time I was reading it I was living in Northern VA and using the metro to get into work. I would read the book on the metro and there were definitely times that I found myself blushing!


My Thoughts on the Movie
The Movie Poster:  There are several posters, but the one above is my favorite. It gives Christian a very mysterious air to him. Plus he looks good!

The Characters: Shortly before the movie was released into theaters, I had written a post about how I would cast the movie (here). I went on and on about how I didn't like they way Christian was cast and how unsure I was about Dakota Johnson playing Anastasia. After seeing the movie I can now say that I thought the movie was well cast. I think Jamie Dornan was fantastic as Christian. At first I thought, "this guy can't act!" Then I remembered that Christian is supposed to be somewhat socially awkward. He was great. Dakota had just the write amount of sass and naivety. Their chemistry was great too.

The World: It was just as I imagined!

Overall Thoughts of the Movie: I was actually quite happy with the movie. It was done very tastefully and followed the book well. Some people are leaving the theater quite unhappy, but I think part of it is because it's not as 'obscene' as they may have thought. The thing is, when you read the book EL James writes out every detail of what is going on in that red room. That's because she has to! When you're seeing the movie you don't need every detail, because it's right in front of you.

Did you see Fifty Shades of Grey? What did you think?



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February 23, 2015

My Oscar 2015 Recap

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I'm not going to lie, I was slightly bored with last night's Oscars. I didn't see most of the movies from 2014, so the nominations didn't mean as much to me. For 2013's movies I was all over it! You had Dallas Buyers Club & Wolf of Wall Street and Blue Jasmine, Gravity & American Hustle... and so much more! I think 2013 was a better year for movies than 2014. Don't get me wrong, there were some GREAT films this year. I just didn't get to see them all :(  I ended up turning the Oscars off at 10 and heading to bed.  There were a few things I did like ~

Neil Patrick Harris's opening number with Anna Kendrick and Jack Black gave me goosebumps!


The Everything Is Awesome performance was...AWESOME! I totally danced in my seat.


You can get a complete list of winners here.

Julianne Moore won Best Actress for Still Alice. I did not get to see this one, but I heard she was amazing, clearly :) she won! It's based on a book and I think I might read the book too.

Eddie Redmayne won Best Actor for Theory of Everything. I didn't get to see this one either, but really wanted to! Eddie Redmayne is amazing and I'm so glad he won.

Patricia Arquette won Best Supporting Actress for Boyhood. This one I did see. It was a fantastic film that shot over the course of 12 years. She was wonderful in it!

J.K. Simmons won Best Supporting Actor for Whiplash. I didn't see this one and didn't know much about it.

Birdman won Best Picture and won for Best Directing. This movie didn't really appeal to me, but I guess I'll have to see it now that it's one Best Picture.

I see a massive Redbox night in my future once all these movies start coming out on DVD.  I did see American Sniper, Boyhood, and The Grand Budapest Hotel. I loved the first two, GBH not so much. I've never really been able to get into any of Wes Anderson's movies.

~ When it came to the night's fashion some people looked FANTASTIC ~

BEST LOOKING COUPLE
I though the Best Looking Couple at the Awards show last night was, hands down, Chris Pratt and Anna Farris. They both look so sleek and glamorous!
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BEST LOOKING LADIES
There were so many ladies looking fabulous last night. The four below looked fab, but I think Scarlette Johnasson was simply stunning in the emerald. Anna Kendrick is always so beautiful!
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Rosamund Pike | Emma Stone | Sienna Miller | Dakota Johnson
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Scarlette Johansson
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BEST LOOKING GENTS
When it comes to the men's fashion, it's tough for me, because they all were very similar tuxedos. I thought the Navy Blue and Black combo looked very stunning last night on Eddie Redmayne and Ansel Elgort. Neil Patrick Harris looked fantastic in his grey and silver combo at the beginning of the night. My favorite was David Oyelowo in his burgundy.
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Did you watch the 2015 Oscars? What did you think?

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February 20, 2015

Bring On Spring ~ A Blogger Swap


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Are you tired of this cold weather and all this snow? Are you ready for Spring? I know I am!  Why don't we bring Spring to us?  Let's shower each other with Spring in hopes that it comes a little quicker.

Come join in on the fun and participate in the 
Bring on Spring Swap.

I'll pair you up with someone and then send you each other's information. You'll have some time to get to know one another and then send them a Spring Package in the mail!

All you have to do is answer the questions below by Friday, February 27th. I will email you your partner by Sunday, March 1st.  Packages should be mailed no later than Friday, March 16th

Use the hashtag #BringOnSpringSwap once you get your packages. Post them to Instagram, Facbook, Twitter, and share with us what you received!

Are you excited! Let's JUMP INTO SPRING!





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Friday Feelings V.6 ~ A Snow Day!

*Happy Friday*
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Happy Friday everyone. How was your week? Did you get snowed in like I did? It was definitely snowman weather here where I live. I had Monday off already, because of President's day. Tuesday my office was closed and Wednesday we were on a delay. We got to wear casual clothes for the few days we were in the office. It was nice! Tuesday was my first Snow Day in I don't know how long! Working in the hotel industry for so many years you don't really get one, because hotels are ALWAYS open! It was nice to have a snow day and to get a few things accomplished that I hadn't gotten to do in a while.

I've been on a blogging break, completely unintentional, but I'm back now! The 31 Day Blogging Challenge was supposed to help keep me motivated to blog, but some of the prompts just didn't do it for me in the end. There are still a few I plan on doing, but the others weren't inspiring. I don't think anyone should write without inspiration. Then there is the giant binder that I have of 'stories' that I want to pick back up. Either write fiction or a screenplay. Not that either option is easy, but I feel like maybe a novel would be easier.

I think I definitely needed the blogging break to get my head straight and back in the game! I have books that I want to read (and review for you), stories I want to write, posts to publish on L2S. I think the time of Lent is a good time to start anew. That's how the church looks at it - a rebirth. Maybe I should give up television for the remainder of Lent along with my financial diet. Hmmm...I might just do that. I'll get back to you on Monday!

I want to leave you with some of my favorite moments from the week! xoxoxo

Paint Nite!
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Mom and I went to Paint Nite and painted LoveBugs. We had sooo much fun!
Happy Valentine's Day
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Me and the parents went to Starbucks on Saturday morning. They had little fun props around the place, so naturally I had to pose with them :)  <3

Trip to Wal-Mart 
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Mom and I braved Wal-Mart on a Sunday to get groceries. We ended up having a good time. She mentioned Sloppy Joes I immediately got super hyper!

Snow Days!
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I love when it snows enough that you can see it. The giant tree with the snowflakes is sooo pretty!

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Mom and I ventured out in the snow on Monday to get some Redbox Movies.

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Our back deck at home. So pretty and soooo much snow!

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The snow isn't going to keep the little birdies away.

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First thing in the morning.

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After dad shoveled the drive way. I think we got about 8 inches of snow.
Dessert!
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I went to Carrabba's for dinner on Wednesday and we got this beautiful Brownie for dessert! Yum-O!
I hope you all had a fabulous week!
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February 19, 2015

Book vs Movie: The Maze Runner

THE MAZE RUNNER
*spoilers alert*
There are spoilers and I mention the ending, so if you want to read The Maze Runner and haven't yet, then don't read this.
Book written by James Dashner
Screenplay written by Noah Oppenheim, Grant Pierce Myers, and T.S. Nowlin

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Summary Without Spoilers
If you ain't scared, you ain't human.
When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He's surrounded by strangers - boys whose memories are also gone.
Nice to meet ya, shank. Welcome to the Glade.
Outside the towering stone walls that surround the Glade is a limitless, every-changing maze. It's the only way out - and no one's ever made it through alive
Everything is going to change.
Then a girl arrives. The first girl ever. And the message she delivers is terrifying.
Remember. Survive. Run.

My Thoughts on the Book
The Cover: It definitely caught my eye.  It looks like an ancient world that you'd find on Game of Thrones. The moss and vines that have grown up on the walls make it seem like it's been there forever. Like it's out in the jungle somewhere. The giant stone walls are very intimidating.

The Premise: I thought the premise was very interesting. It reminded me of the book Lord of the Flies and Hunger Games all put together. A world with just boys and they are trying to save their own lives? Very 'Lord of the Games' if you ask me.

The Characters:  I've read reviews where people are complaining about the fact that the boys don't have enough personality. That's there's no character development. Well, when the boys get there they have no memory. So, what would make you think they have a personality to begin with? They pretty much have to remember everything all over again. I liked the characters. I thought Thomas was a great 'hero' and Chuck was a great 'sidekick.' I liked all of the characters, even Gally. Gally was a mean little shit just like he was supposed to be. 

The World: I thought the 'Glade' was very interesting. Definitely better in the book. It never rains, the sun rises and sets at exactly the same time every day. The Creators send them everything they need. These kids really don't go without. The level of hierarchy is based on how long you've been in the Glade and that makes sense.  The creepy Grievers that kill you if you get stung (or caught and then ripped apart) are super gross! Reading their description I imagined them as gooey blobs of something with sharp teeth! It's not a world that I would want to venture into, that's for sure.

Overall Thoughts of the Book: I really didn't want to read this book at first. My book club voted and this one got picked. I decided to suck it up and read it. I'm glad I did. I got super sucked into it and read it in 5 days. It's a super easy read and kept me interested the entire time. The book is action packed as well. I got attached to some of the characters and was really rooting for them to survive and break free from this world that they are being held hostage in. When the end came around I was supper pissed. A character I really felt for dies and then they aren't rescued at all! It's all part of this 'test' that they are a part of. I will definitely be reading the rest of the trilogy, because I want to know what happens. 



My Thoughts on the Movie
The Movie Poster: I thought the poster was really good. It gave you a more visual idea of the Glad before going into it. You see how massive this maze is. Plus, you've got characters running from it, so you know it's not a good thing!

The Characters: I wasn't able to get as into the characters in the movie as much as I did in the book. I felt rushed to get introduced to them and then all of the sudden stuff was happening and it was totally different. The girl, Teresa, was not what I wanted in the book. Alby died a totally different way. Gally takes over the Glade, what? Whatever!

The World: The book world is sooo much better than the movie world. The fact that it never rains in the book Glade allows you to believed that they are in a controlled environment. When it rains in the movie it just seems like a stall tactic in the story line. The one thing I did like about the movie was the Grievers. I imagined them looking more like Slimer from Ghostbusters, but the way they were CGI'd  was so much creepier. They are like large robotic spiders!

Overall Thoughts of the Movie:  I liked the book much much better. They changed things there were so small there needed to be no changing. They changed HUGE things that should not have been changed! One thing, for example, when the Gladers get stung by a Griever they are given a serum to help heal them. At the beginning of the movie, once you're stung that's it! It's not until Teresa comes into the picture that the serum is presented. The Creators sent her into the Glade with the serum. The ending is totally different! In the movie, when the Gladers get out of the maze they are rescued by helicopter and taken out. Yes, you see a video feed of what happened, but it's so much better in the book. You see nothing of what the actual real world is like. The way the book ended was so much better. You see what's really happening to the world up close and personal. It makes it that much more believable. 

Basically ~ Read the Book...Skip the Movie






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February 18, 2015

40 Things to Give up for Lent

Today is Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. Around this time people like to "give up" something that they consider a sacrifice to show they devotion to God. I was going to give up Diet Coke, but I think we all know how bad of an idea that is. Instead of giving it up, I'm going to cut my intake :) I'm also going on a Financial Diet. Starting today, no extra spending. There are a few things during the Lent Season that I need to make an exception for and that would be moving into my apartment. I won't go crazy with decorating, but just the application fee, deposit, etc.  How does this Financial Diet impact my life? Well, It's helping me to save money by not spending on frivolous things. But how does it really impact my life?

I found an article on Facebook called: 40 Things to Give up for Lent. The list below is made up of 40 things that we can give up and give back to the hands of Christ. Not only for Lent, though, but for the rest of our lives. I don't consider myself a very religious person, but more spiritual, and I loved the idea of these 40 things being given up. Something I have learned over the last year or so is the concept of  "letting go" and turning things over to the hands of my Higher Power as I understand him.

Take a look at this list, and it's details below, and tell me what you think.  Are you giving anything up for Lent? Are you doing something extra, like volunteering? Tell me all about it!



  1. Fear of Failure – You don’t succeed without experiencing failure. Just make sure you fail forward.
  2. Your Comfort Zone – It’s outside our comfort zones where new discoveries are made.
  3. Feelings of Unworthiness – You are fearfully and wonderfully made by your creator. (see Psalm 139:14)
  4. Impatience – God’s timing is the perfect timing.
  5. Retirement – As long as you are still breathing, you are here for a reason. You have a purpose to influence others for Christ. Our work is not always tied to a paycheck.
  6. People Pleasing – I can’t please everyone anyways. There is only one I need to strive to please.
  7. Comparison – I have my own unique contribution to make and there is no one else like me.
  8. Blame – I am not going to pass the buck. I will take responsibility for my actions.
  9. Guilt – I am loved by Jesus and he has forgiven my sins. Today is a new day and the past is behind.
  10. Overcommitment – Do less better and accomplish more.
  11. Lack of Counsel – Wise decisions are rarely made in a vacuum.
  12. Impurity – Live lives pure and without blemish.
  13. Entitlement – The world does not owe me anything. God does not owe me anything. I live in humility and grace.
  14. Apathy – Life is too short not to care.
  15. Hatred – Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good (Romans 12:21).
  16. Negativity – I will put the best construction on everything when it comes to other people. I will also minimize my contact with people who are negative and toxic.
  17. The Spirit of Poverty – Believe that with God there is always more than enough and never a lack.
  18. Going Through the Motions – The more you invest yourself, the more you will get back.
  19. Complaint – Instead of contributing to the problem, be the solution.
  20. The Pursuit of Happiness – God wants something greater and more lasting than happiness. It is called joy.
  21. Bitterness – The only person I am hurting by holding on to this is myself.
  22. Distraction – Life is filled with distractions that will take our eyes off the prize.
  23. Giving up – God never gives up on us.
  24. Mediocrity – If you are going to do something, then give it all you got.
  25. Destructive Speech – Encourage one another and all the more as you see the day approaching (see Hebrews 10:25).
  26. Busyness – It is a badge of honor to be busy. But that does not always translate to abundance.
  27. Loneliness – With Jesus I am never alone. He is with me wherever I go.
  28. Disunity – If two of you agree on earth about anything, it will be done for them by the Heavenly Father (see Matthew 18:19)
  29. The Quick Fix – Rarely does true transformation does not happen overnight.
  30. Worry – God is in control and worrying will not help.
  31. Idolizing – Don’t assign anyone a standard they cannot live up to.
  32. Resistance to Change – Change is certain. It is not if we will change, but how we will change.
  33. Pride – Blessed are the humble.
  34. Small View of God – Don’t tell God how big your problem is, tell your problem how big your God is.
  35. Envy – I am blessed. My value is not found in my possessions, but in my relationship with my Heavenly Father.
  36. Ungratefulness – You have been blessed in a way greater than you realize.
  37. Selfish Ambition – God has a mission for me that is bigger than me.
  38. Self-Sufficiency – Jesus is my strength. I can do all things through him (see Philippians 4:13)
  39. Sorrow – Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes in the morning (Psalm 30:5b)
  40. My Life – Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life (John 12:25).





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February 13, 2015

Friday Feelings V.5 ~ Inspiration & Love

*Happy Friday*
How are you feeling today?
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Today, it's all about how you are feeling.

Looking to the Stars


As I write this I'm sitting with an ice pack between me and my chair. I worked out with my trainer on Sunday and I definitely strained something. I had a heating pad on it last night, but a friend of mine said that I should be using ice, so today I'm alternating. It hurts like a mother! Thanks Coach!  I'm acting as productive as I can at work, even though my back is killing me. I'm feeling bloated and icky.

Oh, and Valentine's Day is this weekend. Awesome! This year's not too bad. I've been on eHarmony for about a month now. It's going pretty well. I went on my first meet-date in January with a very nice guy. There weren't any sparks for either of us, but we had a nice time. I've been messaging back and forth through eHarm's 'Guided Communication.' Out of all of the dating sites I've been on (I've been on a few) I like eHarmony the best. The men on there seem to be more serious and more honest. Maybe I'm being more honest...? I definitely have a date on Thursday with a guy I'm totally smitten with and I might have a date tomorrow with another guy. I'm not sure if he realizes that tomorrow is Valentine's Day. Shhh...I won't tell if you won't ;-)
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For all of my single ladies (and guys) out there I thought I would share some inspirational stills and quotes that I've found. Being single isn't a bad thing. It just means we haven't met our 'lobster' yet. Don't worry, our lobsters are out there just waiting around the corner!

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