rm_jayR63 59F
1205 posts
7/9/2005 7:44 am

Last Read:
3/5/2006 9:27 pm


I spat up blood
It would not stop
Confined to bed
Double vision
Tired and weak
For years
I was not afraid
I was not defeated
But saw more clearly
Became stronger
You can be strong too

expatbrit49 62M

7/9/2005 10:19 am

No thanks, not if I have to go through that

Thank You for Your Time and Attention

papyrina 51F
21133 posts
7/9/2005 10:24 am

i hope you haven't been sick?

I'm a

i'm here to stay

mi_mwpm 51M

7/9/2005 7:59 pm

Not quite sure where this came from, but it wasn't a good place from my interpretation. I'll pass on the experience.

rm_jayR63 59F
1884 posts
7/9/2005 7:59 pm

I was and technically still am.
That was the worst of it and I left out the debilitating full body muscle cramps.
I was placed on the waiting list for a liver transplant in 1998.
Through diet, excercise, placement of a stent and sheer determination I have become a new woman.
I left my husband, went back to college and am about to begin work in an entirely new career field.
I never knew myself, but I'm pretty sure I do now.
My house is run down (but it's mine), I have very little money, but
I am happier than I have ever been.
This is why I have little patience at times for those who want to mope and cry about silly things like a man (or woman).

No other person is going to make you happy unless you're happy with yourself first.

Philosophy_N_Sex 49M/47F

7/9/2005 9:09 pm

My respects to you, fellow fitness guru!

DirtyLilSecret61 55F

7/10/2005 7:33 am

Very well said, jay. I'm sorry for your illness but not sorry for the inner peace it has brought you.

Best of luck to you in all aspects of your life.


arribaarriba69 51M

7/10/2005 9:31 am

jay, have become stronger. Tx for sharing. Makes me feel strong.

papyrina 51F
21133 posts
7/10/2005 11:32 am

Jay well done sorry to hear you had been very sick but so happy and proud that you fought your way to something better,inner peace

I'm a

i'm here to stay

keithcancook 60M
17783 posts
7/10/2005 5:35 pm

"No other person is going to make you happy unless you're happy with yourself first."

Those are some of the wisest words I have ever seen you write jayR. Well said.

rm_jayR63 59F
1884 posts
7/10/2005 6:02 pm

Thank you one
and all

rm_bella_ 47F
4030 posts
7/10/2005 7:05 pm

Wow, that sounds horrible, get well soon.

rm_jayR63 59F
1884 posts
7/11/2005 1:14 pm

Mz. Huny, now I can stop worrying about you

ProtonicMan 48M

7/16/2005 9:39 am

I'm glad you are doing so well. Sometimes it takes a lot of courage to start doing what you need to be happy. It sounds like you are truly yourself.

I, too, am stealing your line for my quote file.


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