A Sprinkle of Life - December 21st through December 29th

It has been a week of ups and downs for me.  I had a rough patch at the beginning of this post week where I felt very disgruntled and frustrated with things I could not currently control.  I believe this happens to us all, from time to time, but found that my little spell was almost toxic at a time of year when it is the most inappropriate.

It takes a lot to irritate me.  I grew up in a house of five children and being the oldest child tends to make you prone to becoming a patient individual.  Needless to say, I am extremely patient, but this certain issue felt like a road block sign stating "dreams this way, do not enter".  I felt myself wanting to scream back at it "you can't stop me".  I wish I had because the emotions that seeped out of me were not ones I particularly wanted to share with the world let alone the ones I love.

The truth of the matter is it can't stop me.  The only thing that can prevent me from going where I need to go is me... I was preventing myself from moving forward by sinking into a cesspool of tainted emotions.  I have since started my self medicating with a healthy does of shut the heck up and am feeling much better.  My life is wonderful in the most imperfect of ways and I wouldn't want it any different.   Sometimes we just need to give ourselves a good reminder in the form of a slap in the face.

I have since found myself renewed with more determination than ever before!  I refuse to lie down and take it... I prefer to make it!  My new state of mind has lead me to the most amazing few days and left me feeling even more grateful for all I have.

'Tessa's have you ever just lost self control?  What do you do to fix it?

PS Stay tuned tomorrow for a very special Sweet Peek of the Week.  Want another clue as to who she is?  Bowler hats... =D

Love & Lollies...

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  1. I'm the oldest of five too! I love this post =] It's so true. I often find myself standing in my own way or feeling like I can't do things, but we can all do absolutely anything we set our minds to. We just usually need to convince ourselves of that fact over anyone else. And that's always been the hardest part for me. But I've learned in my life that the paths I don't feel like I can take are often the most rewarding. I wouldn't be where I am in life now if it wasn't for a few mistakes and a lot of dreaming and self motivation. It's hard work, but it's possible to follow and achieve your dreams!

  2. emotios is life!! great and true post! cam to visit my blog and if you like we can follow each other? (also on facebook !) http://keepintouchwithfashion.blogspot.com/ have a wonderful day… keep in touch…

  3. I can't image growing up as the oldest of five, but I definitely love the new set of mind of yours. Cheers to more wonderful things to come! xoxo

  4. Love the post! You can never let anything or anyone put you down...
    Thanks for stopping by Fashion Truffles yesterday! I'm now following :)

  5. The fact that you have the self control to stop yourself from behaving or feeling inappropriately says a LOT about your character. You seem like the type that will be able to achieve your dreams, simply because you recognize these things. *clapping for you* I hope your holidays were lovely despite some negativity, and hopefully in the New Year things will start looking up.

  6. Thanks ladies for all your wonderful words! I am so happy to see that I have such a strong group of ladies following/reading my blog! ::BIG smiles::

    Love & Lollies...

    PS Taylor, isn't it so true? We had no choice... =D

  7. Thank you so much for your comment, you're so nice :)



  8. Don't let anyone ever bring you down! (: You are fabulous!!!

    xo Emily

  9. It was pleasure reading this post. A great note to start the year.

    Check out my blog if you like to.


  10. happy new year excellent blog keep walking!


  11. nice. x

    p.s. I'm having a giveaway from fox house if you'd like to check it out. :)

  12. Oh, it's ok to feel that way sometimes... sometimes everything around us just shuts down... but then, hey! there's always the morning, and then there's always a way to look at things from the other- brighter side :) as long as you KNOW what's going on, you're ok. Dreaming is important because dreams DO come true :)
    Good luck, and have a very Happy New Year!!!



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