Friday, December 3, 2010

10 years

A lot of things I wrote the night before I turned 30 remain true. I'm still working on feeding, bathing, feeding, diaper changing, etc all while loving my kids more and more. As weird as it seems for those who have never been in this position, I'm living my dream.
I still haven't had time to get on a crisis because most of my time is dedicated to 3 wonderful people: my husband and my kids. I have used the little time I have for myself for self-improvement. 
10 years ago I didn't know I'd be where I am now. I think I lived the past 10 years intentionally and I hope to do the same for the next 10. 
Me around 10 years ago
There are many awesome things that happened these past 10 years. Looking back there are a couple of things I'd tell my 20-year-old self. I'd say, "Self...

• Get in the habit of running. It's awesome.
• Wait for your love to come. {Your friend Riema is right about this one.}
• Save like there's no tomorrow.
• Do more things for fun. You work on your career hard enough.
• Be more acceptive of other's failures. Christ was very compassionate to all.

What would you tell your 20-year-old self?


Nichole said...

20-year-old Cintia looks so sassy! :) I'd tell my 20-year-old self not to sign up for credit cards.

Cintia Listenbee said...

@Nichole thanks girl ;) good one. they attacked us with them and those calling cards in college...

Anonymous said...

at 20 you looked like a doll, girl... besides repeating all you'd have told yourself at 20, I'd have added to care first and foremost for my own self and then help others.

aos 20 anos vc parecia uma boneca, garota... e além de repetir tudo o que vc teria dito a vc mesma nos 20 anos, eu teria acrescentado cuidar de mim mesma em primeiríssimo lugar e depois ajudar os outros.

NancyB said...

I'd tell myself to find Jesus and don't let go for anything, but having said that I realize we all come to Him in His time.

Cintia Listenbee said...

@LisAnaHD obrigada! Bom conselho!
@NancyB True!

RadiantSuccess said...

wow! my 20 year old self would have loved to hear,"Girl love ya self more, youre so worth it! Enjoy life, forget about the bitter past and stay focus on what is now!" But I thank God for the 10years of personal and spiritual growth that have made me into the more confident and carefree 30 year old woman I am today!

Cintia Listenbee said...

@RadiantSuccess growth is a wonderful thing. Thank God for your testimony!