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Saturday, December 28, 2013

Stealing Sunday New Year's Eve Reflection Edition

i sure do love Stealing Sunday! here are my answers...


1. What was the single best thing that happened this past year?--getting my eyesight back 

2. What was the single most challenging thing that happened? --almost loosing my eyesight

3. What was an unexpected joy this past year?--getting roses from a student as a thank you gift for helping them get into school

4. What was an unexpected obstacle?--not being able to drive b/c of all the surgeries for my eyes to restore my sight.

5. Pick three words to describe 2013.--faith, medicine, love 

6. What were the best books you read this year? --i only read 50 shades of gray...that was all

7. With whom were your most valuable relationships?--my boss--she was very understanding when my eyesight was going and made the needed accommodations and allowed me the time off. also, my love was very supportive through all of this!  

8. What was your biggest personal change from January to December of this past year?--almost loosing my eyesight. are we noticing a pattern here.

9. In what way(s) did you grow emotionally?--i started to care about all things and people more

10. In what way(s) did you grow spiritually?--i prayed more and became closer to God
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1. In what way(s) did you grow physically?--i think i am done growing...i am 29 yrs old  

12. In what way(s) did you grow in your relationships with others?--became a better listener and learned to keep my mouth shut about things. keep it btwn the two of you!  

13. What was the most enjoyable part of your work?--helping students young and old get back to or go to school/college

14. What was the most challenging part of your work?--trying to meet the numbers required for the grant program. i do not like working to meet a number that determines your job.

15. What was your single biggest time waster in your life this past year?--being on Facebook and Pinterest too much! but...not likely to change..ha!  

16. What was the best way you used your time this past year?--helping others and my family. i spent a lot of time with them this period especially from September until now  

17. What was biggest thing you learned this past year?--anything is possible with hard work and faith.

18. Create a phrase or statement that describes 2013 for you.--through ups and downs, i learned a lot and still made it. i am stronger now than i have ever been.

~eloquently rambling,,,

12 comments:

  1. Wow, you have had a tough time. I hope that you are doing better. Many blessings to you for 2014.

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    1. CountryDew, thank you! I am doing better. I hope 2014 is better too!

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  2. Yikes, about your eyesight! Is that all better now? That's great that you have an understanding and caring boss who accommodated your having to take care of that. I hope all is well! Happy New Year!

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    1. Lia, happy new year to you too! it is getting better. i am blessed to have a nice boss too. i hope she stays a while.

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  3. Wow congrats on the eyesight! Nice post.

    -Erica
    http://diaryofatrendaholic.blogspot.ca/

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    1. Erica, I am happy it is getting better too!

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  4. Wow...I can't even imagine losing my eyesight. That had to be a very difficult time, but thank goodness you've regained it! Happy New Year, I hope 2014 is full of blessings for you.

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    1. Stacy, it was more scary than difficult, i hope 2014 is better for me too!

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  5. Pinterest, oh, Pinterest. I just spent an hour there looking at stuff.
    :-)

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    1. Ha! Kwizgiver, i was just on it too now.

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  6. I'm so glad things worked out with your eyesight. Everything makes us stronger in the long run. Wishing you the best in 2014!

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    1. Dawn, thank you! Same to you! I am glad it is getting better too!

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