Do It Myself Blog – Glenda Watson Hyatt

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5 Lessons in Embracing Life to Its Fullest

Filed under: Motivation — by Glenda at 5:01 pm on Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Mommy holding her baby Glenda by the Christmas tree

Forty-three years ago today, doctors weren’t sure I’d survive through the night, and then through the week, which just proves that they don’t always know everything!

Yes, I am 43 today and am proud to say that aloud! (I’ve never understood why  some people keep their age a secret. What are they ashamed of?) I have earned every wrinkle, every bump and lump of cellulite, and every jiggly bit. And each one deserves to be fully celebrated (once I’m feeling better).

Glenda Watson Hyatt on her 43rd birthdayWhat have I learned during this one hell of a journey? Here are a few lessons that readily come to mind:

  1. Delete the word can’t from your vocabulary. That four-letter word only restricts and limits you.
  2. Always do your best – your best in that moment.
  3. Appreciate and find joy in the small things in life. Those moments are truly precious.
  4. Smile and have fun.
  5. Live without any regrets!

These lessons I share with to you in hopes that you live your life to its fullest and be all that you can be!

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Comment by Joseph Crockett

November 4, 2009 @ 5:15 pm

I like how you break those steps down. There great and you are very right. I hope you feel better soon.

Joe

Comment by Avril

November 4, 2009 @ 7:46 pm

The world is definitely a better place with you in it, Glenda! Have a happy birthday – and a healthy year! Big hugs to you & Darrell.

Comment by Joanna Young

November 5, 2009 @ 12:41 am

I love that… the best you can in that moment.

Thanks for the reminder and a very happy birthday Glenda. Hope you feel better soon!

Comment by Emma

November 5, 2009 @ 1:42 am

*H*A*P*P*Y* *B*I*R*T*H*D*A*Y* !

Wishing you all the best for a year full of good things, love and happiness. Feel better soon.

Comment by Maggie

November 5, 2009 @ 5:26 am

Hippo Birdie Two Ewe!

… and wishing you another great year!

Comment by paul merrill

November 5, 2009 @ 9:51 am

Happy happy birthday, Glenda!

Thank you for highlighting and bringing down the walls that are such a part of life today.

Comment by Barbara

November 5, 2009 @ 5:23 pm

Happy Birthday! (one day late)

And get well wishes.

Comment by Amy

November 5, 2009 @ 10:48 pm

Way to go, Glenda! I’m glad you’re with us. Happy Birthday!

Comment by Deb Ng

November 12, 2009 @ 11:59 am

Happy Birthday, Glenda. We don’t really know each other but we met briefly at BlogWorld when Chris Garrett introduced us. You’re such an inspiration – I hope you feel better soon!

Comment by Glenda

November 12, 2009 @ 12:27 pm

Thank you, Deb! Yes, I do remember meeting briefly at BlogWorld. Hopefully our next meeting will be longer.

Comment by Eric "Speedcat Hollydale"

November 14, 2009 @ 4:35 pm

I just love it here, and love this post too! To be honest, I never understood the whole “age” thing either. I am proud of every line that shows up around my eyes too ( and the grey beard that seems to be taking over ).
I am 43, live in Minnesota, and ended up here from a post at Renny BA’s blog O versary post. He linked us all from the blogroll ;-)

Big hello from SpeedyCat

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