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Plus Size & Thankful: 21 Things That Make Me Happy


Plus Size & Thankful: 21 Things That Make Me Happy

Plus Size & Thankful:  21 Things That Make Me Happy

Editor’s Note:  Last month, we asked our readers what made them happy.  This submission comes from  Nijah Jihad of NJS Plus Size Beauty

blogger.001This is a really good question because it gives me the opportunity to reflect.  Fortunately for me, the answer is not indicative of one specific person, place or thing- rather, there’s a smorgasbord.  Therefore, I present to you, a snapshot of some of the moments that make me flash that big Kool-Aid smile!!!!

  1. Each day I open my eyes from the nighttime rest is a blessing!
  2. Fear has no place in my life!
  3. I love that in this very moment, I am doing something that I love- WRITING!  I realized that my pen is one of my greatest weapons!
  4. All that I went through was painful and full of disappointments, but I now know that all of it helped to birth my passion!
  5. I love sharing my weight loss journey and also empowering others through my testimony.
  6. I’m in good health.
  7. I am fearfully and wonderfully made!
  8. I am FREE!!!
  9. I’m happily pursuing my dreams.
  10. Taking random pictures, then tweeting and blogging about them
  11. Sharing fashion tips
  12. Going to the movies, bowling and playing badminton
  13. Making good choices
  14. Writing in my journal
  15. Exercising
  16. Solving crypto quotes *adjusts glasses*
  17. Going to church
  18. Smiling
  19. Hanging out with my mom
  20. Finding bargains on clearance racks
  21. Shopping for shoes (I should add this twice!!!)

Of course I have a gazillion more of these joyful moments that I have experienced in my 33 years, but for space and time sake, I’ll end my list for now.  It is important to note that I did not write them in any particular order but rather as they came to mind.

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