Stuck In A Place I Don't Want To be

All Things Happen For A Reason

I am still under the weather but not to worry I brought my umbrella

I will not let this feeling of discomfort get me down

I will be happy no matter what

I will raise my smile like our American flag high in the sky for everyone to see

I will display it proudly as if it was a badge of honor pinned on my chest

I will have little set backs were I know this problem isn't gone

That is when I regroup my army and find another way to attack the enemy

Surrendering is never an option

I look for advice from others who have been where I am now

Their own experience can guide me

Their tips can lead me to safety

Like a ship on a foggy night guided safely back to port

I will use all my resources to help me in my treatment

I will use ingenuity

Even though I can't find it in the dictionary and I don't know how to spell it properly

I am on a mission

Like Mission Impossible for those who can remember that old t.v. program

I will gain strength and momentum with each hour that passes

I will kick the butt off this one

In time but for now I have to just chew and swollow

Taking baby steps even when I fall again and again

I pride myself on my continual self motivation

To handle the little obstacles and then the big ones that follow

It is amazing how much difference a day makes

Since I wouldn't of given this any thought

When I was healthy and eating freely at will

I am learning a new lesson

I feel like I have barnacles in my throat

I want to put them back in the ocean and that is no joke

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Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

I often feel I have razor blades in my throat. I don´t envy you, poor thing. Hope it passes soon.

At least you made a fun hub out of it. (Well I thought is eas funny) Take care. get well soon...

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DREAM ON 6 years ago Author

Dim Flaxenwick Thank you so much.I am diligently working to turn a frown into fun.You have started the ball rolling and it will not be long now before I will be dancing on the town again.

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Minnetonka Twin 6 years ago from Minnesota

DREAM ON-I can totally relate to this as I have been sick all weekend. Fun hub and remember, baby steps. I hope you feel better soon my friend.

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fetty 6 years ago from South Jersey

Hope you feel better soon. Poem needs a closer read by you though. ( Since I wouldn't have ...)

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Joy56 6 years ago

get well soon, and keep writing through all your troubles.....

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DREAM ON 6 years ago Author

Minnetonka Twin I hope your up in a flash.Feeling better as each day goes bye.I keep trying the power of positive thinking, I am patiently waiting to be better soon.Thank you so much.Fetty I will look at it closer....Thank you for your insight and suggestions.Joy 56 I will give it my best shot!Thank you again.

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Joy56 6 years ago

are you better yet?

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DREAM ON 6 years ago Author

JOY56 No my doctor said I don't have a fever and because I don't feel sick.We have to wait and see.After a swab test.My sore throat isn't strep.You have to let your body fight it off.So this is where I am at waiting for the bells to charm when I am well!Thank you so much for caring.Hope your writing your best hubs ever.

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Joy56 6 years ago

i have caught your illness. I am flying over to England, to spend some time with my son, and his family, and i was supposed to see my dad, but he is on oxygen for 12 hours a day, and cannot come into contact with anyone with coughs, colds etc..... so i will have to see him next time..... it is stress that brings this on, so hope now i do not have to go to work, i will be less stressed and feel well, and not worry at all about money, i have everyting i need, and friends at my fingertips,. i just learned that ciao, says chow..... silly me, i learn something every day.

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DREAM ON 6 years ago Author

Joy56 We changed our minds and now it is time to let the sunshine in.Please tell dad a friend says hi.Keep learning and I am learning from you.Talk soon.

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