This week has been a time of mixed emotions. For starters, I passed my fitness instructor exam after a gruesome studying regimen (my memory really took a hit from the hormones during my last pregnancy). Truly I give all thanks to God for seeing me through that test, and I do not take it for granted one bit. Okay, so that kicked my week off with a high. Then on Tuesday, I was still on that studying, no sleep high. At that point, I am like okay… “Contessa, time to bring it down a notch”, but my brain was like “NO!” Now Wednesday comes around, and Thursday breaks forth and still, no relaxation. I am running errands left and right, running like a chicken without a head. Someone, please put me on time out…FAST! LOL.
On top of that, life just seems to be wreaking havoc on my family and friends again. The situations include surgeries, deaths, accidents, mental instabilities, and etc. My brain is reeling. In spite of it all, which includes being physically exhausted, my eldest son seems to be going through something and acting out. Last week I had to meet with his teacher, and I got a phone call home…AGH!!!! There is a saying my grandmother usually says during moments like these—“When it rains, it pours”. This saying fits like a glove at this time in my life.
Nonetheless, I still choose to remain encouraged, as I look intently for my rainbow to appear amidst all these looming dark clouds.
I choose to remain happy.
I choose to smile, even if it means that I cried my eyes out before.
I choose to live.
I choose to roll with the punches that life often throws.
What do you choose to be today?
Please take a moment and reflect on that question.
Deep thought….I know.
Don’t be afraid to choose love over fear…Embrace the situations that life throws your way, and use it to launch yourself to unimaginable heights.