Dancing in the Rain: Lessons Learned on my Personal Journey with PD (more at www.PDPlan4Life.com) Copyright 2013-16 Sheryl Jedlinski
by Sheryl Jedlinski
I start the New Year fresh, with calendar pages of empty boxes waiting for me to fill them in with endless possibilities. I am anxious to put 2016, with its “unmerciful good fortune,” well behind me, as I begin plotting goals for the new year. Making resolutions / setting goals keeps me looking ahead, focused on better tomorrows and away from yesterday. Applying life lessons learned from past challenges, my 2017 resolutions are to:
Yes, I have an incurable disease, but most days the symptoms are manageable, enabling me to continue to live a full and productive life, with far more joy than heartache. Like everyone else, I encounter temporary failures and setbacks along my life’s journey, but I refuse to turn these into excuses for giving up. As the late Vince Lombardi said, “It isn’t whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.”
Wishing you and yours a very happy, healthy, and peaceful New Year!