child of God, wife, mother, recovering anorexic who longs to see the beauty in herself that she sees in the world around her

Saturday, June 18, 2011

happy thoughts

Yesterday while out and about with my kids, I ran across a journal that I really liked.  I was going to buy it, even though I really don't need ANOTHER journal right now.  Then they said it was $6 and I just couldn't spend $6 on a journal that I really don't NEED and was thinner than a composition notebook.  So I did what any self respecting cheap person would do.  I took a picture of the cover (after all, it was the cover that I wanted!)  :)

This morning I stopped at a garage sale on my way home from using my Starbucks gift card.  I got a book called The Little Book Of Positive Quotations.  I love quotations.  Plus, the book was brand new and only a quarter.  I'm going to share one that I really like and needed to read this morning.

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.~Malcolm Forbes

Yep that describes me perfectly.  Actually that describes all eating disorders, all areas of perfectionism and  most people in general.  Today I am going to do my best to stop placing value and worth in what I am not, what I will never be, and find value in what I am.

There is a good chance you will hear more of the quotes from my new book.  After all, they are pretty inspiring.  Just thought I'd give you warning :) 

1 comment:

  1. Maybe I just need to photograph my impulse-buy urges too!
    True about that quote. Anorexia always looks for ares where we lack...always seeks more of whatever it is it wants: more exercise, more deprivation...etc.