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Offline nah

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MLC Monster Re: The thing you cannot do
« Reply #20 on: July 08, 2017, 10:04:03 AM »
Eleanor Roosevelt, the wonderful woman behind President Roosevelt, said

You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

For me, making it through this as far as I am is something I thought I could not do.  So now on to something new.

What is the thing you think you cannot do?

I believe the intent of this quote is about us not them....

This is the perfect time in our lives to push the envelope....

Husband is gone, the kids are getting older, what about us?

What is the thing you think you cannot do?

Well, the first year I thought I couldn't live without him.

....and then I did.

I never thought I would have the courage to travel alone.

Did that too.

I never thought I could be successful in a high tech job when most of my coworkers are younger.

Nailed that one.

I never thought I could own my own house, car, keep up with bills, increase my retirement all on my own.  His losing his job and stopping my alimony seemed like a bad thing, but it forced me to be completely on my own.  I love being 100% independent.  I also help support my mother and son.  Not bad for someone who was lucky to live off the fruits of his labor.  ::)

I never thought I could do a pull-up.

Damn,.... still can't do that.  >:(

Ok, well can't be successful at everything.

So what is it that I "cannot do" next?

Now that I have succeeded at my career, I'm going to quit.


Why the Hell not?  I'm not tied down. 

Do you think I can travel for months on just a few thousand?

I'll let you know how it works out.  :D
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BD April 6 2013 day after family went out for sons birthday.
I packed his bags two days later...semi-vanisher

Offline Philadelphiagirl

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Re: The thing you cannot do
« Reply #21 on: July 08, 2017, 10:10:05 AM »
....Forgive him for the pain and suffering that he has caused our children, and for leaving us in our not native country with no relatives or real friends, I was very scared at the beginning and very lost xxx Phillyg xxx

Offline beyondblessed

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Re: The thing you cannot do
« Reply #22 on: July 09, 2017, 08:19:17 AM »
The one thing that's clear here, is that you'll never be able to do the things you thought you couldn't without first detaching and removing yourself from this nonsense.  You'll never know who you are or what you can achieve until you are able to stand on your own to feet and fight for the life you deserve.


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