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I am a good MomMom

I am a good MomMom

On those days when I think that I’ve totally failed as a MomMom, (you know we all do no matter how good we are), in the long run, I look back and realize just how good I truly was. I love my son with all my heart!

LadyJai

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I am Fiercely Loyal

I am Fiercely Loyal

I’m a Leo, what can I say. Though I may be the passive, quiet Leo, I am still fiercely loyal to those I love. And I love all my friends dearly, near and far! <3

LadyJai

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I am Kind

I am Kind

I will do everything in my power to help anyone in need. <3

LadyJai

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I'm Jamie. And I'm Awesome!

I’m Jamie. And I’m Awesome!

Building off my G and H posts, I present: Me! 🙂
I am unique in the universe. No one else can be me. I accept that. If you don’t like me, you’re missing out! 

LadyJai

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I'm Intelligent

I’m Intelligent

I think intelligence is sexy. I enjoy deep, meaningful, and intelligent conversation, with a little fun thrown in there too. Even if we don’t always agree, I can accept that and move on without resorting to the blame game or name calling.

LadyJai

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I'm honest

I’m honest

I don’t like fake. I don’t like lies. I don’t like two-faced. You get what you see and I will always be me.

LadyJai

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I'm Genuine

I’m Genuine

At no point in time will I be anything but me. 😀

LadyJai

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I forgive easily

I forgive easily

While I forgive others easily, it is still very difficult for me to forgive myself. I suffer the guilt I put on myself that I need to overcome. I write about it on my other blog.

LadyJai

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I Express Myself Well Through Writing

I Express Myself Well Through Writing

If you haven’t read anything, please visit my Published section on my blog and let me know what you thing. Also, you can read my other blog where I admit and work through the emotions of Caregiving.

LadyJai

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Determined To Live Positively

Determined To Live Positively

In case you don’t know, this is me.  This is how I want to live my life. I want to share the positive energy to everyone in my life.

I had an epiphany several years ago when my husband was deployed to Kosovo. (You can read it here) It changed my outlook on how I lived. It’s a daily struggle. Nothing in life worth doing is ever easy.

LadyJai

 

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I'm creative

I’m creative

In many ways, I’m creative. Not as good as I would like, but I enjoy quilting and writing. But the best thing I ever created was my son! <3

LadyJai

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I try to find the best in everyone

I try to find the best in everyone

There’s good in all of us. And looking at someone, we only see what they want us to see. We don’t know the circumstances that have made that person act the way they do. We cannot know their true self unless they open up. It is only when they refuse to open up and share their challenges, when they bite your hand repeatedly, that you have to back down. But there is always good in everyone. You just have to accept that they may have buried it deep a long time ago.

LadyJai

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I AM NOT ALONE And neither are you!

I AM NOT ALONE!
And neither are you!

It took me a very long time to realize this. I found it difficult to make, and keep, friends because of my situation, especially after TheHubs got out of the military. It took 15 years for me to find a group who “got it.” And now I know, I’m not alone. If you want to read how, please visit my other blog. I wrote about being/feeling Alone.

It doesn’t matter what you are going through. Everyone’s situation is unique. But, there are others out there who understand and deal with the same emotions you are going through. Don’t ever give up. Seek them out and you will find out, too, that you are not alone!

LadyJai

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#AtoZChallenge Reveal

Posted March 21, 2014 By LadyJai

A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal

I decided to do the A to Z Blogging Challenge again this year.

As most of you know, I try to be positive and up beat no matter what life throws at me. But the latter part of last year found me sinking deeper and deeper into the dark abyss of negativity. I had to claw my way out. It wasn’t easy, by any means. But finding others who understood my situation, finally after 15 years, has really opened my eyes. If you’re interested in that story, I started another blog over at Caring For My Veteran, where I admit, explore, and work through the emotions of caregiving for my veteran.

So, sticking with last year’s Positive Post-It Notes theme, I will be doing another positive initiative. This one involves finding the positives within ME, writing them on a mirror and taking a picture. Reflecting the Personal Positives, is that a good theme title? What about Eliminating the Negative? If you have any suggestions for other titles, I’d love to hear them!

Can’t wait to see what you have up your sleeve for the A to Z Challenge! Good luck everyone!

LadyJai

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Week 1 May #WriteMotivation Update

Posted May 6, 2013 By LadyJai

Last month I participated in the A to Z Blog Challenge. I posted every day in the month of April, except on Sundays. It all feels so empty now. I’m lost on what to post anymore. At least this is a #WriteMotivation Goal Check month. I have that at least.

This was by far my absolute favorite for the month, both the picture and the phrase.

Find the positive, in any situation, no matter how small.

I found this Viola amongst the dormant grass. But she was in full bloom! There’s always positive in every situation, beauty in the muck. Don’t turn a blind eye to it. I know it’s easy. I’ve done it myself. But when you do, you end up quitting, and falling into the easy thing called negativity. Misery (and negativity) love company and it will drag you down into a deep, dark abyss if you let it. See that flower? She’s forced her way up, out of that darkness. You and I can do it, too! If you don’t, you’re not really living! You’re just existing.

This is how I want to live. This is what I want to share with others who struggle in their own abyss to find their own positives. Even though the world looks bleak, right in front of you there’s a tiny piece of life fighting to be noticed. It’s your job to find it. And when you do, the rewards are amazing! You can’t run before you know how to crawl. So when life looks to be overwhelming, look for the tiniest piece of hope. It’s always there. I promise!

This is what I want to try to show you all for this month’s #WriteMotivation. If you have anything that you just can’t see passed, that is overwhelming and drowning you in a sea of darkness, let me be your light at the end of the tunnel. And, if I falter, please remind me and point me to this picture. 🙂

May’s GoalsMy Golden Rule On Writing First Drafts

1) Be Positive, Try to find the positive in every situation, no matter how small. This may be easy, or it may be the hardest thing to ever do.
2) Cheer others on with #writemotivation cookie flinging and positive thoughts!
3) attempt to FINISH THAT WIP!
4) find something to blog about ;P
5) attempt to read another book

Being positive is ALWAYS my goal. I think, so far this last 5 days, I’ve been holding at around a 7. Honestly, I don’t know what a 10 would feel like but I bet it would be heaven. And a 7, to me, is really, REALLY good since the last year has been a hovering around a 3.

Cheering on others is relatively easy lately. With my positive outlook comes cheering. It’s those times I fall at, or below, a 5 that I tend to struggle with the cheering. It’s when I need the most cheering myself. And I feel like I’m being selfish to ask.

I’ve been plugging away at the WIP. If you’ll notice, I’m sitting around 94% of my projected word goal. I have a summary written of the final scene/chapter. But that’s about it. I’ve worked on the previous scene that was giving me fits and I’ve managed to work it out, make it a little better. I’ve sent it to a couple of people and am hoping that when they get to that “end” they can help me brainstorm it out so I can get the words flowing again. I’ve been participating in a daily “free writing” exercise over on 750words.com . I’ve never been successful at free writing. But I’ve been trying to keep some type of writing up, even if it’s just journaling my private thoughts about…well, everything/anything. Maybe it will kick my butt into gear and get my brain working on my WIP again. 😛

After last month’s A to Z Challenge, I’ve slowed down on my blogging. I really haven’t thought of a theme, or any posts I can write just yet. However, I did manage a post last week about the Liebster Award. That was fun. And, I’ve managed to post today’s Goal Check Update. I don’t want to just post updates this month. I want to talk about…something! So far so good. Let’s hope I can keep it up. 🙂

And “attempt to read a book”, well, I’m attempting (I know, technicality) 😛 I haven’t actually read another book just yet, but I have started, although it goes so slowly sometimes. Most days I miss reading, even just a chapter.  But at least I can say this is successful because I attempted to. LOL

LadyJai

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