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January 1, 2020

This Wednesday Word No. 113, courtesy of Good Housekeeping, pretty much sums up my 2019-to-2020 mood. I personally am using all that I experienced last year — the highs and the lows — to rewrite my story for the New Year.

If I said that any other year prior to this past one was rough, I take it back. 2019 takes the cake … and throws it right in my face, smearing its messy frosting all over the place. This past year, Q4 especially, was marked with profound loss. Don’t get me wrong — there were some great times, too (e.g., being able to finally walk without my brace, doing flying trapeze for the first time, participating in my first Walk MS, vacationing in Barbados, finding a therapist who gets it, etc.). God truly did keep me (*cues “Never Would Have Made It” remix)! Before I say good riddance to 2019, here are some things I learned from it.

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Wednesday Word

January 2, 2019

This Wednesday Word No. 109 (the first of 2019!), spotted at Lessons Learned in Life, is a timely reminder as we embark on the new year. Whether you feel like 2018 was kind to you or if it was the meanest year to date, it’s apropos to reflect on how far you’ve come. I personally am using the upsets and challenges from the past year to propel me into this new season. I’ve weathered the storms and am stronger than ever because of it. Give yourself credit for persevering. Alrighty, no more living in the past. Let’s get after 2019! May this new year be your most productive, fulfilling, successful one yet.

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ashley ♥ adores