March 2009

Cinderella by Steven Curtis Chapman

by Blanca Stella on March 26, 2009

I like this video because it reminds me of when I was young. It hasn’t been a Cinderella story for me. The road has been long and hard. But I would never trade the wisdom I have gained in all my experiences. Still, I do believe in good endings;-)

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Why Would You Want to Lose 50 Pounds In One Day?

by Blanca Stella on March 20, 2009

I don’t understand how people advertise, “Lose 50 pounds in one day.”  It would be like having a meltdown instead of having the pounds melt away. Imagine  if that would really happen. One day you are used to seeing yourself in the mirror in a certain way and then suddenly, the next day you look like a […]

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President Obama on Jay Leno

by Blanca Stella on March 20, 2009

Here is the video link directly from NBC website that shows the full interview of President Obama on Jay Leno last night:   Some highlights of what President Obama said(in italics): Growth wasn’t real in the past years. What we need is real growth.  Break the pattern of everyone in Washington looking to blame others. […]

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Volcano Erupts in Tongan Coast

by Blanca Stella on March 19, 2009

This  live footage of the underwater volcano off the Tongan coast is incredible. Here you can see the power of nature in action. The immense force gives me a moment of pause.  What does this visual evoke in you? For me, it shows that all of life must be respected including our own individual lives.

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Update on Sparky’s Wound..My Labrador

by Blanca Stella on March 19, 2009

Sparky’s paw still has an exposed wound. I have been taking many precautions and  care  in the past six months so it doesn’t get infected. However, he is over 100 pounds, very stubborn and refuses to let it heal with the bandage. This picture where I found a brace usually only lasts about a couple […]

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A Hero in My Eyes

by Blanca Stella on March 10, 2009

I just saw the episode on Oprah of this woman who had to have her arms and legs amputated after an infection took over her body. Her attitude moved me to tears when I saw that what kept her together was her focus on her family.  She had just given birth to a daughter and wanted to […]

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