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Monday, October 28, 2013

7 Years Ago Today ... To Heaven and Back

Sometimes things happen in life not of our choosing and often making no sense at the time - if it ever makes sense. What I have learned first hand is that though it makes no sense - no matter if it is good or bad - everything in life happens for a reason.

Seven years ago today (October 28th, 2006) at 8:30 p.m. life as I had know it came to an end. That is when I was struck by a careless driver as I crossed the street to a friend's home for the celebration of another friend's birthday(you can read more here). Sometime between being struct and awakening from my coma 2-3 weeks before Christmas while my body lay mangled and broken my spirit returned home to heaven. I may not recall the accident - but I recall every moment of my journey and the beauty I saw and heard during my time in heaven (you can read more here)

I am still getting my bearings with this "new" life and trying to create a me that fits, but what I am more certain than ever is that I am meant to live a life of service, to help others who are struggling with change in their life. Despite all the odds of my survival from the doctors - I survived, and am not just existing - I'm THRIVING!!

So as of this year ~ I will no longer look at this date October 28th as an ending ... But instead as a BEGINNING ... Happy 7 years of Re-birth to me!!! 

To all the wonderful new visitors and regular readers of this blog know that no matter what life throws at you - IT WILL MAKE YOU STRONGER ... even when it all seems hopeless! I hope that I continue to inspire and motivate you to live  your best High Heeled Life! 

Hugs and Blessings,

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7 comments:

  1. August 28 is a date my sister calls her second birthday. It is the day she received a bone marrow transplant as she had stage 4 Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. She had been through so much already as 9 months prior to her diagnosis of cancer she had given birth to a little girl who passed two hours later. When initially diagnosed with cancer she was given a 10% chance of living. At that time too she was pregnant. She was unable to maintain that pregnancy through the cancer treatment. The only chance was a bone marrow donor. It is said that siblings are the best chance for a match. There are 7 of us. No one matches her or I but the other five there is a match. There was a very generous young lady who donated for the second time in her life (the first had been for her mother 5 years prior). My sister is now 12 yrs out from that bone marrow transplant. She is the mother of a beautiful 10 yr old that she and her husband adopted and is such a wonderful part of our family.

    You are correct that if you can make it through the struggle will make you stronger at the other end.

    I wish you continued blessings as you continue on with what life has to offer for you.

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  2. Dearest Celia,
    Congrats to your 7th Birthday! Just in time before the day ends...
    You, like the link on your FB Page that I shared with you about a similar situation of a young woman in Australia, are such ROLE MODELS to many others. Thanks for being YOU!
    Hugs to both of you,
    Mariette

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  3. Wow Celia! What an inspirational post. How far you have come is incredible.You really walk the talk and am sure you have helped many many readers/friends/people see the light at the end of their tunnel.
    So proud AND inspired by your strength of will xx

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  4. Congratulations for your new 7 Birthday and for all the achievements you got!!!!
    It was a hard and tough road, but you did it and you're going to continue it,
    You know I understand you about the second chance as I came trough something related,
    So, keep the good work, improving yourself and inspiring others with your strength.
    I wish you many blessings in your life!!!!!!
    Love, my dear Celia.
    Big hug
    xoxo

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  5. OMG! Yesterday was 7 years!!!!? Wow. You are such an inspiration to me Celia...you truly have no idea. Your strength and perseverance, your outlook on life...you are truly amazing. xo

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  6. Congratulations on your re-birthday! You are an inspiration to many.

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  7. Dear Celia,
    I'm so glad you were able to take this horrific situation you found yourself in seven years ago and turn it into something good and encouraging to others. We're all so happy you're still here and you're making a difference. God bless you!

    Hugs,
    Sandi

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