Don’t Ever Stop Believing

Cause Dreams Do Come True

Hello World and Happy Day My Friends πŸ’—

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I was very blessed to have a mom that always taught me to believe in my dreams and that if you have faith and believe in yourself and your dreams, nothing can stop your dreams from being your reality…

I’ve always believed that and I taught my kids that as well πŸ’—πŸ™πŸ’—

Last July with the help, love and support of so many people… My dream of getting a van/bus to convert so that I could keep my promise to my son, travel and sprinkle his ashes at all the places we wanted to go to came true πŸ€—πŸ’—

Most of you have seen the work I’ve been doing on the inside and I love how it’s coming along, Yet the outside was driving me insane. No matter how much I scrubbed it, it looked kinda grungy 😱

After pricing out what it would cost to get it painted I knew that wasn’t gonna happen…

Until last week…

A dear friend knew how frustrated I’ve been and knowing that the body of the bus was half aluminum and half fiberglass suggested that I paint it myself 😱

haha well you know me…

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED 😁

I did the research for the type of paint I needed which was a Topside Marine paint that’s normally used for boats, priced it and …

OMG…

Getting it painted went from a cost of $2000+ to under $100 to do it myself 😱

Soooooo this is what I’ve been doing for the past week (except the days that mother nature decided to rain for 3 days)..

It’s not done but it’s been primered and has 1 coat on it and OMG IT’S LIKE A BRAND NEW BUS πŸ€—πŸ˜

I couldn’t wait to show you all cause I’m so proud of what I’ve done and when I woke up this morning I knew I had to write a poem about believing and having faith in your dreams cause I’m bonified proof that with hard work, determination, faith and belief nothing can stop you from making your dreams a reality…

So don’t ever stop believing. Have faith in all you do… Cause having faith & believing is what makes your dreams come true!

Have a beautiful day world πŸ’—

Ricci πŸ’•

Always Be True

To You

Hello World & Happy Day My Friends

I’ve never been one to sugar coat anything and have actually been told I can be brutally honest sometimes yet for me I’d rather have someone tell me the outright truth even if I may not want to hear it then to sugar coat or patronize me πŸ™„

Well…

Yesterday I got a tad hard on the mom of the little boy I babysit…

ok not a tad… I did let her have it…

And afterwards I thought oops maybe that was a little harsh… And just as I went to apologize to her for being so harsh.. She came up to me, gave me a big hug and thanked me for basically calling her on her shit… Then proceeded to tell me that’s why she loves me so much 😱

It made me take a look at myself and actually made me smile because looking back I realized I’ve always been this way… It’s just who I am πŸ˜‰

We always tend to be harder on ourselves and although I’ve made bad choices throughout my life, have been hurt and have hurt, have trusted the wrong people, have given, been taken from and have made lots of mistakes…

The bottom line is….

I’m me…

And honestly I wouldn’t change a thing…πŸ™„

It’s taken me a long time to like…No to love who I am and to embrace my good and bad sides…To accept who I am and make changes when necessary… And I’m ok with who I am today 😁

I guess my point is…

Learn to love who you are and to embrace all that you are…

If there’s something you don’t like within yourself…

Change it…

Just remember YOU ARE YOU and don’t change for anyone.. except you..

Just always be true to YOU πŸ’—

Ricci πŸ’•

Don’t Let Fear Halt Your Progress

Let Faith Propel Your Success


Hello World,

This morning after I did my daily routine of meditating, making my coffee and contemplating what I want to do in the bus today, I looked inside from the back and actually got all teared up πŸ™„πŸ™„πŸ™„.

My mind took me back to when I was afraid that getting the bus would never happen and I smiled looking at all the progress I have made… πŸ€—πŸ˜€πŸ€—…

New adventures and changes are scary that’s true… Just don’t ever let fear get the best of you… πŸ˜€πŸ€”πŸ™„

The inside of the bus is looking really good and I’ve pushed past my fears and have done what I could.. now it’s almost ready and so am I to go spread my son’s ashes and start saying goodbye… Not to forget just to move on with my life and live all my dreams for the rest of my life πŸ€—πŸ™πŸ€—πŸ™

The total I need to get everything in order for me to have electricity to run the fridge and other things while I’m stopped at night without using the engine battery is down to $554 and I am so grateful to ask that have helped me get this farπŸ˜€β€πŸ€—.

I am still needing to purchase a 2000 watt inverter and two 12volt marine batteries as well as a 200 watt solar panel kit which would keep the inverter batteries charged at all times πŸ€— My gofundme link is still active and is below for anyone that can help or if anyone knows where I can get those things cheaper please let me know. 

https://www.gofundme.com/riccis-healing-journey

Have a beautiful day world 🌻🌍

Ricci πŸ’•

You Have No Control On Another’s Behavior

You Only Have Control Of Your Own


Hello World,

I have a few friends that are going through various issues and none that are cause by themselves… Yet it made me think of this poem and another one I wrote a while back… πŸ€—β€πŸ€—β€…

I have two beliefs that I of course learned the hard way… Yet even though I know it.. it’s hard sometimes to implement it even when I know I should… When any situation or issue rises I try to only think of this: Can I control it? No… Then let it go and move on…. Can I control it? Yes… Then get off your ass and do something about it… πŸ€”πŸ™„

Both are not very easy yet the “control it yes” is easier than not… So Make a list and do what you need to and don’t you ever stop!!!… β€πŸ™β€…

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I’m finally back to working on the bus so I can begin my journey and keep my promise to my son and spread his ashes where I promised him I would…In order for me to have electricity to run the fridge and other things while I’m stopped at night without using the engines battery, I need a 2000 watt inverter and two 12volt marine batteries which costs $364 total. I would also like to get a 200 watt solar panel kit which would keep the inverter batteries charged at all times and the cost for the kit is $390. My gofundme link is still active and is below, for anyone that can help or if anyone knows where I can get those things cheaper please let me know. Thank you to all that have helped me get to where I am today, words can’t express my gratitude for you all πŸ€—β€β€¦.

https://www.gofundme.com/riccis-healing-journey

Say What You Mean And Mean What You Say

Don’t Read Between Lines That Aren’t There


I’ve always been an upfront person and never held things back.. my favorite thing to say to people was “I say what I mean and I mean what I say, there’s no need to read between the lines” cause whatever comes out if my mouth is how I’m feeling at that time”πŸ™„πŸ€”

When someone asks you how you’re doing and we say we’re okay or FINE.. There’s always something else going on deep within our mind. I once was told many years ago the acronym of FINE… and when I heard it I had to laugh cause it’s on point every time… F.I.N.E = Fuc***up, Insecure, Neurotic & Emotional… And that usually is the truth.. Words are very important so mean exactly what you say… Cause words like okay or fine can make or break your day!!! πŸ™„πŸ€”πŸ™„πŸ€”πŸ™„

I’ve always been an upfront person and never held things back and people always came to me for advice cause they knew I wouldn’t sugar coat anything. My favorite thing to say to people was “I say what I mean and I mean what I say, there’s no need to read between the lines” cause whatever comes out of my mouth is how I’m feeling at that time”πŸ™„πŸ€”

When someone asks you how you’re doing and we say we’re okay or FINE.. There’s always something else going on deep within our mind. I once was told many years ago the acronym of FINE… and when I heard it I had to laugh cause it’s on point every time… F.I.N.E = Fuc***up, Insecure, Neurotic & Emotional… And that usually is the truth.. Words are very important so mean exactly what you say… Cause words like okay or fine can make or break your day!!! πŸ™„πŸ€”

In order for me to have electricity to run the fridge and other things while I’m stopped at night without using the engines battery, I need a 2000 watt inverter and two 12volt marine batteries which costs $364 total. I would also like to get a 200 watt solar panel kit which would keep the inverter batteries charged at all times and the cost for the kit is $390. My gofundme link is still active and is below for anyone that can help. Thank you to all that have helped me get to where I am today, words can’t express my gratitude for you all ❀😘❀😘❀

https://www.gofundme.com/riccis-healing-journey

Goodnight Universe ❀ 😘

Ricci πŸ’•

Positivity Spreads

When You Share Some Of It

Hello World,

It’s amazing what staying positive can do… No matter whatever life puts you through… Twists and turns, ups and downs… Some days light as air and some hard as the ground… πŸ€”πŸ™„

Yet the one thing that’s constant we know it is love… It’s the energy around us, it’s below & above… πŸ’•πŸ™ 

So do your best to stay positive and don’t ever quit.. Cause positivity will spread when you share some of it.. Sweet dreams β€πŸ™

Still needing help with some things I need for the bus conversion. If anyone know where I can get a 2000 watt inverter, an electric cooler, and a 200 watt solar panel kit please let me know. My gofundme link below is still active and those are really the only things left that I’m needing help with to complete the bus and begin my journey to sprinkle my son’s ashes and heal… The full story is under the picture of me and my son in the campaign just click on β€œRead More” to read it all. Much love my friends and thank you for all your love, support, kindness and light β€β€πŸ™πŸ™β€β€
https://www.gofundme.com/riccis-healing-journey

Goodnight Universe πŸ™β€

Ricci πŸ’•

A Goal Is A Goal

No Matter How Big, No Matter How Small


Hello World

I’ve always been the type of parent that taught my kids to know that as long as they believed in themselves and worked to get them, that they could do anything they set their mind to and if it makes them happy then I’d be happy too…πŸ€—β€

Tonight while talking to my oldest on the phone he said he had a surprise when he sees me of 2 small goals he achieved and that he hoped I’d be proud of him when I saw them and him… Yeah I lost it… And yes I told him I’m ALWAYS PROUD of him yet it also made me realize how much we look too others for validation…πŸ™„

I get that I’m his mom and we always wanna make our parents proud yet no matter what other people say… parents or not…πŸ™„πŸ€”πŸ™„

A goal is a goal and no matter how big, no matter how small once you achieve one you can then achieve them all… πŸ™

So no matter what other people say or what other people do…The goals that you set are goals just for you…So don’t ever give up and reach for the stars…Cause achieving those goals makes YOU proud of WHO you are!!❀

There are a few items I still need to get so I can complete the bus and make it livable.. If anyone knows where I can get a 2000 watt or higher inverter, a 200 watt solar panel kit, an electric cooler or mini fridge to help me complete the bus, It will be greatly appreciated. πŸ™

My gofundme link is still active for anyone that would like to help… Or if anyone has one of those items they would be willing to donate please email me, send me a direct message or comment below. The active link is in my bio. Please click “Read More” below the picture in the campaign, to read my fully story. 

Please help if you are able or share the link so WE can continue converting the bus and move forward with my journey to heal and honor my son.. much love my friendsπŸ™β€πŸ™

https://www.gofundme.com/riccis-healing-journey​

Goodnight Universe ❀ πŸ™

Ricci πŸ’•