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Hi there, sorry for being absent so long!

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Hi everyone,

Wow, I can not believe that August came and went without me! It does not seem like it can be the middle of September already, time has just zoomed by! I was feeling so "icky" there and for a couple of nights was sure I was dying I felt so bad. I am all better but the school year started and I got so busy planning and getting her classes ready and now it is the middle of September.

Wow, I am so far behind I am not even sure I am still in the VOF or not! I hope I am but can understand since I think I missed this last assignment and everything completely so far! Yikes!

Things are going ok here but sometimes I wish it would go easier and smoother! One of my daughters was saying how she missed reading my posts on here and it made me laugh since she said it feels something is missing from here since I have been gone. That was sweet of her but I think she feels that way since we used to talk about the posts and ideas a lot then I wasn't feeling good and I think she missed that most. But I know what she means since I feel that way about everyone here and have been wondering what everyone is up to and writing about but haven't been on in ages.

It feels good to be back though and I hope to get caught up with everyone soon! I wrote one thing in a notebook about alcoholism but haven't typed it up yet and hope to get writing in my journal again soon especially since my daughters have been telling me too!

Hope everyone is doing good! Love you all,

Maria

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Nusrat Ara's picture

Welcome back dear. We have

Welcome back dear. We have missed u too. And I don't think u r too late Jennifer can confirm that. But I guess everone has missed u and of course ur posts. So lady start jotting down ur posts and also don't forget to read ours too :)

Lots of love and hugs to u and the girls too.

Nusrat

Maria de Chirikof's picture

hugs

Hi there! It feels good to be reading everyone again and feeling connected to all my friends again! I sent Jennifer a note so hopefully will hear back soon! I look forward to catching up on everyone's posts since the few I have read were great!

love,

Maria

busayo's picture

Welcome back sis

Hi Maria,
welcome back sister, we have missed you too. Like Nusrat have said, why don't you contact Jennifer and know the situation of things. How are your girls? hope they are all doing fine, my love to them all.

Hugs
Busayo

Busayo Obisakin
Women inspiration Development center
Ile-Ife, Nigeria
busobisaki@yahoo.com
womeninspirationcenter@gmail.com
http://womeninspirationce.wix.com/widcng

Maria de Chirikof's picture

hugs

The girls are doing ok but the oldest 3 wish they were already starting college but we are planning for either this upcoming Spring or summer semester to start the 3 of them. The youngest is looking forward to another school year and still planning her electives for next semester.

Hope everything is going good with you!

love,

Maria

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

Welcome back!

It is wonderful to see back on PulseWire and in our group. Of course, you are still in the program. I saw that you posted and assignment and am excited to read it. What do you need from Scott and me to get fully caught up?

Jennifer Ruwart
Chief Collaborator
JR Collaborations

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