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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Touch me not because I am free; wild to hold though I seem tame.

Me taken on photo booth, right now...swimming for shore.
(yes, I am as bad as my daughters for taking photo booth self portraits)

I have personally been involved in a battle. 

However, I have had major life battles when I was so ill, I wanted someone to shoot me to take me out of the pain. And other times when I had such severe anxiety, I wanted to run in front of a train, to escape the feelings that were chasing me...So, in the scheme of my life, this is a battle but not the same as a life and death battle. More of an emotional battle ground. One that feels as though it takes place on an ocean of unpredictable and fierce currents.

 I am still in the battle, but I am swimming towards shore. 
What a battle like this does, is flush out the friends from the frenemies. Those who want to control me and those who want to help me.  

To those who listened, questioned, despite having their doubts and although they had strong opinions opposite to mine...I thank you. You were a friend when I needed one.

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3 Comments:

Blogger theresa_hart said...

I suppose you mean me.

March 2, 2011 at 8:29 PM  
Blogger Sandra said...

I don't know anyone who didn't have your best interests at heart and were sincere in efforts to help you.

March 2, 2011 at 9:42 PM  
Blogger Karena said...

We all have constant battles within ourselves and with others, what's important is how we react with our actions :)

Oh by the way, A world-class and captivating event is happening this March 9 to 13 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver – Cirque Du Soleil’s Quidam!. You can win 2 tickets courtesy of Coquitlam Centre easily by uploading your best Quidam photo. The photo with the most likes wins the 2 tickets! This is an opportunity you wouldn't want to miss.

March 4, 2011 at 9:35 AM  

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