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April was supposed to be different. There are goals I was hoping to have achieved by the beginning of April and that has made the past few days gloom and unbearable and not just because of the rain. I know some goals require a bit more time and patience but I still beat myself up and felt like a complete failure.one thing I have come to learn about myself is that I love being in control and control is the one thing I don’t have; haven’t had for a while now. Remembering that I need to let go and let God (after bawling my eyes out underneath a blanket for three hours and twenty two minutes) was like a silken scarf wrapping around me and receiving an email from a friend on ‘7 things every woman should know’ gave me a much needed jolt of confidence to get up, dress up and show up. I hope it helps you in one way or the other.

ONE
Be true to yourself. Be exactly as funny, independent, smart, sexy, annoying, complicated and talkative as you are. Someone will appreciate it and there are the ones you want to appreciate you anyway.
TWO
It’s better to be alone than with the wrong partner.Funchy’s advice to heterosexual women can be applied to almost any relationship:” You cannot and should not try to change the other person. If you can’t accept and love him as he is, he’s not right for you. If he doesn’t make you happy as he is, MOVE.
THREE
Oh they will stop and stare, you most divine creature with unapologetic skin and fearless features. Learn to take a compliment. Settle into being the center of things.
FOUR
Keep a few great friends. When they tell you harsh truths, learn to listen for the love. Growth is necessary and annoying at times, but look and you will always find the silver lining.
FIVE
Feed yourself kind words, chocolate, quality people, random first dates, solitude, orgasms, and books. You will need really, really good books. Live in the story of them.
SIX
You’re a woman and that alone makes you pretty damn remarkable.
SEVEN
If all else fails, repeat after me: I AM ENOUGH.I AM ENOUGH.I AM MOST CERTAINLY ENOUGH!

❤ ❤

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