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How to Stay Positive in the Face of Adversity

How to Stay Positive in the Face of Adversity

I sat in the cold, dim room in my hospital bed looking down at the leg that the doctors had just told me they were going to have to amputate.  My spirit was nearly broken and I could actually feel myself spiraling down into a dark hole so fast, as if I had no other...

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Texas Is a Whole Other Country

Texas Is a Whole Other Country

If you haven’t been to Texas, I suggest a visit so you can understand exactly why most Texans take such pride in their state AND why you may feel like you are in a “whole other country”. We just visited my relatives in a small town outside of Paris (far from France)...

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5 THINGS TO DO EVERY WEEKEND TO GET MOTIVATED

5 THINGS TO DO EVERY WEEKEND TO GET MOTIVATED

A Sunday well spent brings a week of content (and motivation). 1.) Decide what is important. Decide what is important and make sure you are at the top of the list. If it is more rest and recovery you need, it's okay to skip a party. If you are feeling exhausted, try a...

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DIFFICULT ROADS OFTEN LEAD TO BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS

DIFFICULT ROADS OFTEN LEAD TO BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS

After the ten-hour surgery Dr. Wiss performed to take out the broken pieces of titanium and replace them with the rod, I, of course, called the pathology department to ask if I could have all that metal. After all, according to what was billed to our insurance...

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STRONG PEOPLE RARELY HAVE AN EASY PAST

STRONG PEOPLE RARELY HAVE AN EASY PAST

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls. Strong people rarely have an easy past and the most massive characters are seated with scars. You will be burned, that's just life. But, you will heal and come back again even stronger and more compassionate. After a...

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