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Rebuilding Year

That is the phrase that some coaches use when their team is in the shitter, and now they are attempting to not become the worst team in the league. Well, that is the slogan that I am running with this year. Kim and I have been through a lot of crap in the past couple of years, and I feel this is our " rebuilding year". We lost our first pregnancy, we bought a shitty house, my job started sucking, and it seemed that everyone that I was around was having issues.

However this is the year, the year for a turn around. I feel that there has been some great progress in my life this year. The kids are finally out of baby stage, and are getting bigger. The house is almost done, or at least to the point we can start projects other than heating, water, flooring. Kim and I are on a good wave length and I feel that our trust of each other has tripled. My work was headed in a bad position, but now it is turning around. I went camping last weekend, and it was a nice relaxing fun filled time…

Dance Like No One Is Watching

Found this on a site, thought it should be shared.

We convince ourselves that life will be better after we get married, have a baby, then another. Then we are frustrated that the kids aren't old enough and we'll be more content when they are. After that we're frustrated that we have teenagers to deal with. We will certainly be happy when they are out of that stage. We tell ourselves that our life will be complete when our spouse gets his or her act together, when we get a nicer car, are able to go on a nice vacation, when we retire.

The truth is, there's no better time to be happy than right now. If not now, when? Your life will always be filled with challenges. It's best to admit this to yourself and decide to be happy anyway. One of my favorite quotes comes from Alfred D Souza.

He said, "For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin - real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first,…