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Thursday, October 4, 2007

21 Day Challenge


20th day
Do Better....
I want to do better for myself and for my family. One of my goals for this year is to finish what I start, no matter how hard it is. I want to thank you for your prayers. It helps me greatly. I am done!!! I feel like I really accomplished something big.
I tried to e-mail Rhonna to tell her I was going to finish the Challenge the other day, but my e-mail did not go through for some reason. But this Challenge has really helped me in so many ways. I have thought about my goals everyday. I have went to church for the last 3 weeks. I have cut back on the junk food and I have exercised everyday. I have worked on all the other goals daily. I carried a notebook around and copied quotes I would find , and I made some up myself. And I was really encouraged by Christi and Jeane and several others who are participating whose work is so amazing. They pushed me on just by their creativity. I was determined to finish after seeing their work.( For all those who have not visited today there is a whole bunch of posts all the way to the next page .) ~Nita`

9 comments:

D. said...

Sounds like you covered everything!
Next challenge I need to work on the "finish what you start" thing too.
Way to go!

Bethany said...

I am so proud not to mention VERY inspired by you. Every day of this challenge a piece of you has been worked out and made over brand new....I am inspired.

Shelley said...

Hello Nita, What an accomplishment ! I need to work on setting some goals and following through with them. You are a great inspiration !

Blessings, Shelley

Jeanne said...

Thanks for your kind words Nita. This quote is so amazing...I am adding it to my quote book. I also carry around a book with me to record any quotes I hear or read. I find them to be so inspirational. You have done such a great job on this challenge and your comments on my blog have truly kept me going on my challenge as well. WE DID IT! Yay!! And we made some nice friends along the way - I think that is the best part of all!!!

red tin heart said...

d: Thank you, I did the first 10 days, but had been overwhelmed by stuff I had to do, but I wanted to finish this so bad. I am glad I did. xo Nita

Bethany: Thank you Bethany. You inspire me as well. You are a kind and loving person. xoxo Nita

Shelley: Thanks Shelley! xoxo Nita

Jeanne: I am glad you liked the quote. You really have inspired me. xoxo Nita

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

Nita, would you please e-mail me your mailing address at suscleve@aol.com? I think you could use a care package.

Dena ~ swaddlecottage said...

You are truly one of a kind Nita. I just admire you so very much.

Hugs,
Dena

{connie} said...

nita, just by reading your blog i am filled with love!!! on this challenge we have come to discover things...things we may and may not have wanted too. as you continue on your journey keep your head held high. know that each step you take, YOU have made progress. hang in there. congrats on making it this far. *hugs* connie

red tin heart said...

Dena: Thank you. xoxo Nita

Connie: It has been a journey. And thank you for your sweet words. xoxo Nita

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