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{May 6, 2013}   You take the good, you take the bad…..

Nothing good today on the weight loss front. It’s that evil time right now that women go through every month(sorry guys who may be reading this) so no weight loss this week. Hoping that by the end of the week, my unwanted visitor will be long gone and a pound or two will have disappeared as well!

The good news, unrelated to weight loss, is that I’m getting a new Kindle Fire HD very soon. I have been saving up Amazon cards through doing surveys and some from my husband as well since mid December and I was finally able to order one over the weekend. It was supposed to arrive Thursday but according to the tracking, it’s in my town right now….so I might get it tonight or at least tomorrow. So excited that I just had to share!

New measurements for this month will be posted next week and crossing my fingers that they will be great!

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Now….for Day 6 of my 30 Day Reading Challenge!

readingchallDay 6-A book that makes you sad

“Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas” by James Patterson. This was actually the first ever book I read by James Patterson and though I have read others since, definitely my favorite. This book pulled at my heart strings and definitely brought tears to my eyes, in both good and heartbreaking ways. It’s a very beautiful, touching story and I WOULD read it again, even though it does make me sad. The reason I chose this book was for more than the story being sad, though. When I think of this book, it brings back the memories surrounding the time I first read it. When I first read this book, it was based on a recommendation from a guy I was in a long distance relationship with. There were beautiful lines from this book that he used to tell me that I thought were the most romantic lines ever. Once I read the book, I learned where the lines were from and the sadness surrounding them. Later in our relationship, he cheated on me with other people and the lines took on a different connotation to me. Instead of romance and sweetness, there was a sense of lies, betrayal and feeling very used that replaced them. So when I think of this book, I think of those lines and I think of the past and the memories and I feel sad. Not sad for me because I have grown up, moved on and I am happy. I feel sad for the memory of young love destroyed and how those same memories are SO like the sadness expressed by this book.

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