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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

2017 Word of the Year

Each year I choose a word to focus on.  Last year the word was "ME".  I wanted to focus on me, to be a better mom and was inspired by Jada Pinkett Smith to be a better me so that I could be a better mom and person.  This year I am choosing a word that I hope will motivate me to continue to push through.

Word of the Year, Overcome picture, Inspirational Word of the Year Photo.

2016 was fraught with a lot of hardships and overcoming those was tough but made me stronger.  Although it was not my word last year, I want to use it to push me through this year.

I am hopeful that 2017 will not be as hard of a struggle.  I pray for peace in our mental illness struggles, in my husbands focus on his family, in my focus on being a better wife and mother, in our financials, in dealing with the impending passing of our pup and in trusting so many different things and people.

I know there is a lot that I will need to overcome to get to a point in my depression and anxiety where I feel worthwhile and valued.

I know that I have some blog work to do to overcome and accomplish the goals that I have here and although I have done one hell of a job getting to a point where I feel proud of my work, I want to do more, I want to inspire others and I want to build this blog even more.

I know that I need to overcome my medical issues.  I gave up last year and I need to get back on it this year.  I gained nearly 10 lbs and that is just not acceptable when the weight went on, only because I chose to feed my depression with sugar and ignore the fact that my body cannot deal with sugar like others can.  Diabetes is no joke.  I am already taking steps with this.  The husband and I are going to issue challenges to each other to complete each day for short amounts of exercise and other fun rewards.

I will overcome the struggles of 2016 that linger and I will overcome anything that is presented to me in 2017.

What is your word?

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