10.20.15 Believe it!

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I can’t help but post about things that are out of our hands. For instance, I went to my local Dollar General store last week. The line to check out was 5+ long. I wait because I needed the cards in my hand, and the little pack of stickers Em kept bugging me to pay for. The person in front of me kept making small conversations with Em. While the line was crawling slowly, the woman in front of me kept thanking me for Em’s mannerisms, and for cheering up her day. She then said she was in line getting pasta because her father wanted it for his last meal. His last mean, I ask? She said he got sick over night and was told he was not going to make it. He was diagnosed with X, Y, and Z and the outcome wasn’t positive. When it was time for her to pay, her box of pasta was a dollar. She took out a $20 bill and I said to her, please let me pay for your pasta. I immediately took out a dollar and gave it tot he cashier. She was in tears, and thanked me again.

Today, I was in line at the store, getting some supplies to cook dinner and I had forgotten my wallet. After being in line for 10 mins, I realized it when it was already too late. I asked to go to the car to get it, and just as I was preparing myself to run to the car, the person behind me offered to pay for my groceries. It was only a $6 bill, but all I could think about was when I paid for the pasta, and that this was what God wanted. I paid it forward, and now someone was doing it to me. The anonymous person said he would do it over again and that $6 will not break his bank. I thanked him, and thanked God for always having my back. My grandma always has stated “Mamita, things always happen for a reason” and that we just have to believe everything will work out the way it was intended to. With that said, I leave you with this: Pay it forward, you never know when it’ll be your turn to get a helping hand.

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4.20.15 Making IT happen!

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Good day!

Today I woke and thought “Who cares at what I think is good in life!” I have an unbreakable, committed faith with GOD and really, all I should be caring about is what HE thinks!

With that said, I am going to kick some serious booty at work today! I am going to come home and clean up, make a shopping list, and even try to attack some projects I’ve been holding off on.

Doesn’t it feel good to just let it out! I’m making things happen, are you?

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1.31.15 I did it! 🙌🏆✒️👓✉️

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So I have to tell you, writing or posting for a whole 31 days is like having another full time job! I give all the bloggers out there some serious credit! With that said, I BLOGGED FOR 31 DAYS! YAY!

Things will be different for Feb. I will make it a point to post more, and give you more details about my person life and family.

Thank you for all the support and continued likes. You are like my extended family 😊

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Take care!! (MUAH–xO👄)

1.26.15 Thank you God 😊🙏

godEvery night, right before I go to bed, I think of all the good God has brought to my family. I praise him to the highest! Then every time I wake up, I think of things I need work on and try to address them throughout the day. Making this a part of my everyday routine has changed the way I live my life.

You should try it…..it has tremendous results.

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1.25.2015 Secret to Happiness 👼🙏

appreciationI came across this picture earlier today and had to post it. I find myself searching for God’s voice in hopes of taking the right steps…

Praying seems to be a way to release the pain, fear, and love…you should try it. You have this sense of calmness once you pray. I love it. Almost addicting!

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Blessings–

1.24.15 Thought of the Day 🙌

your worthThis one is dedicated to all the hardworking people out there that are either not recognized or compensated for their constant hard work! We know you’re PRICELESS! Yes that means YOU!

1.20.15 Ohana

ohanaEvery time I see this movie, it moves my heart when Stitch says this part. Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten.

…I love this movie…

1.17.15 Got kicked out of CVS

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Good evening readers!!

Hope you are all doing well. I wanted to tell you how I got kicked out of CVS.

Let me start by saying Em has been sick with Allergic conjunctivitis (See what it’s all about by clicking this link). I called the doctor yesterday, but because it was around 8:30pm that I called, they could only send a script to the pharmacy (eye drops). The doc tells me they called in the RX and that it should be ready in 30 mins. I knew the CVS they called it in to was closed and because Em was already sleeping, I decided to go Sat to get the meds.

(Saturday)–I looked up their hours of operation at 7am; they opened at 9am. I pack Em in the car, in the rain, and head over to CVS. I arrive 10 mins early, so I entertained her in the parking lot. It hit 9am, and was excited to see no one in line for the drive though. I pull up and see white screens all throughout the pharmacy department. Thinking my car and phone clocks were maybe a couple of minutes early, I stayed parked in the drive though. It’s now 9:03, 9:10, 9:15 and still no one opened up to allow me to get my script.

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What I don’t understand I why there wasn’t a sign saying “we’re going to open late today” or “we apologize for the inconvenience, but we are closed today”. NOTHING! So as Em was passed out in the back seat, I headed in CVS to tell them how I felt. I asked what time they opened the pharmacy and the register person said 9am. I then looked at my watch and said “must be nice to open whenever you want”. I asked again why they weren’t open and she couldn’t give me an answer. She paged a female manager and we got at it. I told the manager that I was waiting in the drive thru for 20 mins waiting for someone to open up the pharmacy area. The woman tried to make excuses for them, but I wasn’t having it. She asked me to leave and I said NO, and insisted for them to call someone to open the store and get me my meds (why tell them they were really for my kid, right)! They must have thought I was on drugs or something!! LOL. She asked me to leave again and I said “what rent a cop do you have on payroll?” I even chuckled when I said that confirming I was officially crazy… The manager then gets the phone and calls 911. I immediately walk out as I didn’t need another confrontation, knowing I have no leg to stand on with my crazy antics.

With no other option, I call the doctors office again. I explain to them how bad of service CVS gave and asked them to forward the script to another 24hr CVS that also has my information. As I drove another 20 mins (in the rain) to this new CVS, all I could think of is how I wished I had a lipstick in the car. I would have written on their window my thoughts….

I arrive to the new CVS and the pharmacist (at the drive thru) had it ready…what a relief! I pay for it and go on my merry way. Now why couldn’t this have happened the first time around?

What an adventurous morning! Hope you enjoyed reading about it. 🙂

P.S. CVS only takes complaints on Tuesdays! WOW!

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…This is CVS talking to me…

How far have you’ve gone to do something for your child(ren)?

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