Friday, January 1, 2010

New Year New Me



I'm gonna say it...I'm happy that 2009 is over! It wasn't the worst year by far for me but it wasn't the best either. I learned a lot this year about myself and the type of people that I want to have in my life. A big relationship learning year. Woohoo!

New years eve 2009

Not only did things not work out for me with men this year but they didn't work out with men twice! But hey, I worked out personally a lot this year and got to see the 120's on my scale again! This completely makes up for my bad luck in the romance department. I also have a new motto to use when I start dating again...."sometimes things just don't work out" *this must be said as you shrug your shoulders, cock your head to the side, and throw your hands up. * This takes all the responsibility of the failed relationship off both parties involved and puts it in the hands of fate. Nice huh!



My new quote of 2009 by Helen Keller: “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one, which has been opened for us.” This quote works really well with the above motto...sometimes things just don't work out! Lets face it, bad things happen all the time to us...it's called life! But being able to find another door to open and walk through is what's really important. This is a lesson that I have learned this decade. In these past 10 years, I've had lots of changes that have happened to me with jobs, relationships, and health. I can definitely say that I'm a stronger person because of those experiences and I wouldn't change any of them no matter how hard they were to go through at the time!

This year I discovered that I really like me! I'm a pretty swell gal...I mean I have my moments...hehehe...but all in all, I feel good about the life I'm living. And well, if somebody slams a door in my face every now and then, that's okay, because I'll just go open another one! After all, there are plenty of people out there who have open door policies! I can't help but think that 2010 is gonna be my year! I can just feel it!

Yes, it's real fur so shoot me!



23 comments:

  1. You look wonderful and so does your home. Best wishes for 2010.
    Are you willing to hare the name of your amazing wall colour?

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  2. Optimism will get you so much further in life, I am glad to hear you have a happy tone. Agreed that nothing is more true than one door shutting and five more opening. XOXO

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  3. Ooooh, I love your attitude! Just what I needed to hear to get me off to a good start this new year. Hope it's a happy one for all of us!

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  4. Hey betsy- your post hits the mark in so many ways. I really like the helen keller quote- what truth! I think I need to go write that down for myself. Here's to looking at the open rather than the closed doors! All the best for the new year! michele xx

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  5. You look gr8 and hey your a red head you can handle it!

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  6. We like you, too, Mary Deluxe. And you look INCREDIBLE! Keep up the positive spirit, love, and love will find you!

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  7. Hes out there! you soulmate is there you will find him!!!!

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  8. You sure are one swell gal and looking mighty fabulous too.

    Happy New Year x

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  9. Happy New Year!!! I love you attitude! ...and your outfit!! ;)

    I'm sure THIS will be your year, first of all because you think it will....and we can make things happen.
    All the past things is just the "salt and the pepper" of life, when time pas you will think back and perhaps say "hey! it was ok to suffer a little"
    My best wishes for you in this year!!

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  10. Love it! You even made me feel better about myself! Thanks gal! :)

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  11. what a good way to look at life, we should all try it more. You look fab, lots of luck in the new year.

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  12. Been reading your blog about a month now and really enjoy it. Happy New Year. I had one failed relationship this year and one that is working...I'm 32. Everything happens the way it is supposed to. Your pics are beautiful btw!

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  13. Fab outfit!
    I wish you all the best for 2010 :)

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  14. I have to agree MD....you are totally awesome!
    I also recently came to the realization that I like who I am. I think that is the one thing that holds us back. If you always tend to strive to be what others might like you will never be happy, Once you like yourself all else seems to fall in to place. Bravo and on to 2010 we go!!

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  15. Lovely post Betsy!! I somehow can relate to what you have said. Very inspiring quote.

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  16. Happy New Year! You have a wonderful attitude towards life, and I really hope that everything works out for you!

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  17. There's another saying..."Good things come to those who wait." I say you're due for something really great to happen this year!

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