Sunday, September 3, 2017

Houston Proud!!!

So as you may have seen all over the new this week, we were hit by a crazy amount of water around this time last week. It just reminded me of why I fell in love with this city. The kindness of people. So in 1995 my mom and my brother and I were on our way to one of the most important interviews in my life. The interview to get my residency card (green card). So if you don't how important that is, it basically is the reason I was able to become a citizen and be able to live in this country. So we were going down the road and we got a flat tire. So my brother looked in the trunk and could not find a tire iron. So we were stranded with an impending super important interview that was to decided weather or not I was going to be able to stay in this country. So what happened? The sweet people of Houston came through. About three people pulled over to help us. They provided the tire iron my brother needed to change the tire and I got to become a resident. That's the way the people of  Houston are. They pull together! And that's why I love Houston and even though I was not born here I was raised here, have spent most of my life here and I'm proud to be a Houstonian! This will only make us stronger!
 Check out the little river across the street...Thank the Lord Jesus it did not get in the house.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Stopping the cycle...

So there isn't anything I believe in more than the that God has his plans. I have seen in in my life so many many times, I write about it all the time. These past few years his plan in my life was let me discover the bigger picture and to come to terms with his plan for my life. Part of that has already happened. I read a book once ( I forgot the name of it,Sorry ) that said that if you don't discover your own issues and over come them they will keep on repeating the same things over and over again. It's not until you come to terms with the pain about what happened then your life with keep on taking that same path. Sometimes it's a stand still. For me that was what happening. I was choosing the wrong people because I didn't see my own value. Yes I grew up with no Dad because he didn't want to acknowledge I was his kid. My mom was always telling my I was special but I guess maybe I didn't believe it. As time has gone on and I have matured I have come to realize that my mom was right. Not to be so stuck up but I'm a really good friend to people I have a tight network of people that I have in my life and I would do anything for. For a while now I have been on this hunt  to "heal" my own heart or soul. To come to terms with some of the stuff that was holding me hostage. I wasn't making good decisions in my love life. Frankly at first it was because I didn't know something was wrong. I didn't know why I always had the same thing happen. Then it was because I didn't know how to fix it. I have come to terms with so much. I'm moving forward and so happy with that part of my life now. I feel like now I can evaluate and see from far away the red flags so much faster now. It's frankly I wish I would have has this skill in my 20's. But God has his plan and all I have to do is to trust that it's way better than anything I could ever come up with. I guess what I'm saying is that I feel ready for the next part of my life. The part where he guides me to tell me what it is I'm supposed to be doing with my life. I wonder how many books I'm gonna have to read to figure that out...lol.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

A thought and a prayer...

So as I get older and older ( last month I turned 37) I'm in this faise of my life where I want to make sence of it all. Yesterday I had a thought...I saw this lady who was clearly sick, cancer most likely. Her family was well off or at least way better off then my family. I thought man I bet she and her family would be so happy to give every penny they had to make this lady healthy again. And then I think Im lucky I'm healthy and I'm lucky my mom is healthy...Sometimes its takes putting your self in someone else's shoes to get things into perspective. Im always complaining about my job when I at least have a job. Some people don't have that. I'm complaining about how I dont have money to buy the stuff I want but in reality I have way more stuff in my house I don't use or will ever use. After seeing that lady it reminds me to take advantage that in young and healthy still. I wanted to ask her if she regreted anything...I wanted to ask her if she wanted to do stuff off her list...but I didn't. It would have been inappropriate. So now my only option is to pray for her and her family. So God if you are out there, please make this lady healthy again or at least if this how you'll take her, let her go without pain or regrets, thank you.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Merry Christimas!! and my year end review...

Ok so here is the my year end review....what was this year about? what what have a learned? what will I change about myself? what can help others do the same?...
Well for one is that I have a great life...try to concentrate on the good things. Like that I have a great network of people that love me. That my friends are amazing! Maria and Judy are my sisters as well as Claudia and Melissa. That I'm blessed to have all of them in my life.We don't stay in constant contact necessarily but when we do communicate it's like no time has gone on. We start fresh every time. Don't take for granted that you work or where you work. So this we moved from branch...I miss it. I can't go get a snack when I want to anymore! So that is the only thing that will stay the same is that time will continue and change. Its cool I'm growing. That it's ok to try something new, especially if it will benefit your family (ebay). I'm gonna keep going with that because my plan is to get out of debt and to continue my school. I have wasted too much time already. It's time to finish what I started.  I feel like next year I want to go back to school and start a new hobby like dance or something. I'm not sure we shall see... But this year was cool I learned a lot. I took my mom on a cruise and she LOVED it. I liked that because that shows her how much I love her and appreciate her. Hopefully I can take her on a cruise in 2017 as well but this time I want to take her on a 7 day. That would be awesome. So there wasn't any epiphany this year just more of the same. But I'm happy, that I'm health and that my mom is healthy and that maybe soon my house will be filled with more people and family.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

My theme song....


I love this song!! I could say that does describe this time in my life...

Monday, November 28, 2016

My new hobby...

So my new thing is being an Ebay seller. I sell clothing on ebay now...I know Im all over the place. But I just needed to do something else to make extra income. Plus its cool cause I get to so something I love which is shop but then something else I love which is making money. I have goals and I'm hoping to get out of debt using this platform. I have invested a lot into learning these new skills. Im actaully surprised that I haven't done this before. Anyways I'm going to have to update you later about how its going. Ttyl, Xiomara

Friday, November 4, 2016

Trying something New to me...

So I'm sure I have expressed MANY times my desire to leave my job but as we all know I have bills. I am responsible for the mortgage and car and insurance and light and telephone and cell phone among some other stuff. So leaving my job just isn't an option. So I have starting taking the steps to just make a little extra money on the side with eBay. It started because I saw some videos on YouTube about some people doing just that . In particular Nicole States. She made a video that caught my attention because she called it something like how I left my corporate job and went full time with eBay and made 108k in my first year. She tells her story about how she left her job because of one of her kids and how later her husband lost his job and then they both dedicated them self to eBay. I find it to be an amazing story because it could happen to anyone. One day you have a stable job or so you think but then in a blink of an eye you could be handed a pink slip. But they made the best of it and now they are really happy because he is doing what he loves and she loves what she is doing as well. Anyways I love that when I hear about people that are happy following their dreams. It makes me believe that I can do the same. Well so I do have a dream which is to get out of debt, not that it's a crazy amount it's just the normal like I said it's mostly my house. But I think about how much happier I would be if I was debt free! OMG! not only that if I could do it part time. And make sure I write down my mistakes so that I could share them so other people don't make them. Anyways. so all this blog came about because I sold my first shirt on eBay today. It was so cool to see that it say so and so sold and now it's time to ship. Anyways I feel like this might change my life which is so cool. I LOVE to shop but most of all I love to make money. Well I'll write about this in a few weeks and see how everything is going. Thanks for reading!