Monday, November 11, 2013

Happy Veterans Day!

As today is Veterans Day I decided to use today to thank the men and women who have served for our freedoms and rights and those currently serving. As a veteran myself and seeing the devastation of 9/11 I can humbly say thank you to you all. May we not forget that without these brave men and women this country would have fallen long ago. So please take a moment from your day and thank a soldier past or present.

(Image is from Google)

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

NaPloBoMo Day 6

Day 6: If I could change one thing about myself what would it be?

This is interesting for the simple reason that on any given day I can think of about 10 things I hate about myself, much to my husbands dismay. So for that reason I would change my views on how I see myself from the way I look to how I do things.

I would give myself more self esteem and more confidence in myself. I tell my daughter that she can do anything she puts her mind to and that she is pretty without makeup and don't listen to my own advice.

I have always had low self esteem, I've never thought of myself as pretty and to this day at the age of 31 happily married with 2 kids will still look at my husband and tell him how ugly I am and how I hate my body image and all sorts of things. He of course disagrees with everything I say and tries to get me to see myself how he does; however that doesn't always work and other times I just pretend it does.

So that is what I would change about myself and why.

NaPloBoMo days 2-3

So I am trying to catch up purely because I like the writing prompts that were given for the days I missed. I will then do a seperate blog post for today and start writing daily from there.

Day 2: My favorite character of all time. This took some consideration as I read a lot and watch movies. I picked Katniss from The Hunger Games, both the literary version and the movie version. She is strong, stood up for what she believed in and never backed down even when things got rough. We go through a lot on a daily basis but if I had to tell my daughter to be like one person it would be her. Stand up for yourself and others and never back down for what is right. Jennifer Lawrence also did a great job in representing the character in the book with what I thought was vey close to the book.

Day 3: Tell you about my writing place. This is kinda awkward at the moment as I don't have a set writing place due to not having our own home. I write wherever I can. If I get a chance and have Internet that it. Once we get our own place and our stuff out of storage and down here from NY I'll go back to writing at my desk and redo my vision boards to where I can see them when I write and have them motivate me in other aspects of my life as well.


So I signed up to do a blog post a day the month of November through the BlogHer website. I am already behind :( due to working odd hours (one day will be evening and the next could be days or ovenights) and looking for a place to live since we have until the 15th of this month to be out of my brothers. So here goes on tying to catch up!

Day 1 was If you found one million dollars in the morning and had to spend it by nightfall, what would you do with the money?

Well for starters I'd definetely buy a house so that stessor would be gone. It would also be the house of mine and my husbands dreams! I would also pay off my car loan and pay off anything on mine and my husbands credit report. I would get my kids the things they needed along with stuff they didn't and spoil my husband with getting him a car and the motorcycle he's always wanted. I would help our parents with any financial situations that way they wouldn't have to worry about those anymore. I would buy our parents a home whereever they wanted. I would set up college funds for my kids with a little extra for their first house. After all this I would donate what was left to CTF as they are a charity near and dear to my heart.

I know this may sound blah to some people but after the last couple of months we have had I would love to be able to do this for my family.