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NANCYPAT1 Posts: 48,080
4/22/13 10:47 P

My job gives me the grandkids I don't actually have.

REBCCA SparkPoints: (267,381)
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Posts: 20,519
4/22/13 10:28 P

My work allows the lifestyle I enjoy.

NANCYPAT1 Posts: 48,080
4/22/13 8:31 P

My job is never boring

GRANDMAFRANNY Posts: 5,631
4/22/13 5:17 A




Could you PLEASE post me later. I think I have food poisoning.

GBOOMER Posts: 5,405
4/22/13 5:11 A

My students have an activity in store for them this week that has proven to be a favorite for the last two years. I'm looking forward to enjoying it with them.

NANCYPAT1 Posts: 48,080
4/21/13 8:02 P

My students teach me as much as I teach them - each and every day

GRANDMAFRANNY Posts: 5,631
4/21/13 3:41 P

I have a special needs grand-daughter who will be graduating form high school on June 5th,2013.

GRANDMAFRANNY Posts: 5,631
4/21/13 3:39 P

Be ready for another 5 hr. workout tomorrow at 1 am. Thank you for your post

BIERMA Posts: 836
4/21/13 3:31 P

my students...something challenging everyday, seeing their slow but sure progress and working with other loving teachers

GRANDMAFRANNY Posts: 5,631
4/21/13 3:16 P



Worked 5 hrs. this morning and do more later.

NANCYPAT1 Posts: 48,080
4/21/13 3:15 P

I enjoy the students I work with

CJBIRDJO1 SparkPoints: (10,114)
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Posts: 54
4/21/13 2:59 P

I live in the country and work from home. Just me, the dogs, squirrels, rabbits, deer and bear for office mates. It's SO much less stress than driving an hour each way and contending with stacked office cubes.

GRANDMAFRANNY Posts: 5,631
4/21/13 2:45 P





Worked out from 12:52 am to 5:12 am. Thank you for your post.

REBCCA SparkPoints: (267,381)
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4/21/13 2:39 P

Every creation I make includes energy from all I have been appreciated in life.

GRANDMAFRANNY Posts: 5,631
4/21/13 2:24 P





Burned 400 calories in 5 hrs.

NANCYPAT1 Posts: 48,080
4/21/13 2:21 P

I am a Special Education Teacher and I teach people - middle school-aged people who have significant cognitive and behavioral disabilities. Many of my students have autism and I love my job and my students; matter of fact, I love my bosses - Special Ed Director, Principal and Assistant Principal too.

GRANDMAFRANNY Posts: 5,631
4/21/13 11:16 A




Thank You for your post. Have a good day !!!

GBOOMER Posts: 5,405
4/21/13 8:27 A

I have a wonderful supervisor who supports me well at work and who makes sure that others know about the good things I do there.

ARDINGLO Posts: 518
4/21/13 6:45 A

Keeps me busy emoticon

GRANDMAFRANNY Posts: 5,631
4/21/13 5:37 A

Well, I am back . Am I ever emoticon but that is my normal workout. 2 1/2 hrs. exercise and 1 1/2 hr. walking. This morning walked from 3:30 am till 5:12 am with 10, 526 steps. Do you have a pedometer? That is 1 piece of equipment you'll start. They cost about $8.-.I do this 7 days a week. For a while there will be pain, that comes with exercise & walking but after you'll work with it. I start the first part by my kitchen with push-ins. Stand about 2 ft.away from counter waist high, put your hands on the counter bend forward. I normally do 50 but you're just beginning. I'll send you more later. Have a "good day" and thank's for posting and I am giving you this for effort emoticon .

CURRAHEE68 SparkPoints: (16,368)
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4/21/13 5:27 A

Look forward to seeing you check in. If I remember right, MI time is Central time zone, so if you are daylight savings time, your 5 am is my 6 pm. I am 64 with only one M.I. And that is enough!
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GRANDMAFRANNY Posts: 5,631
4/21/13 3:18 A

Year's ago I weighed 220 lbs. then started working at various job's Had 2 heart attacks, 1st at 48 yrs. old 2nd at 68 yrs. old. Retired from CVS and moved to Rochester Hi;ll's, MI now my trygleceride level was 229 and I sai that is it. I am 72 1/2 yrs. old so I don't need an alarm clock. I normally get up between 12:15 am start exercising about 2 1/2 hrs. and then walk 1 1/2 hrs. I am done by 5 am I've lost 60 lbs. and 24 body in. . It took me a year but my saying is " if you want something bad enough, do it. I will write you back at 5 am. O.K..I start at 3:30 am . emoticon . Bye.

CURRAHEE68 SparkPoints: (16,368)
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4/21/13 3:08 A

I am also retired and consider my getting into shape my only job. I weigh in today, I lost 0.6 kg. Huraah

GRANDMAFRANNY Posts: 5,631
4/21/13 2:57 A

I am retired and my diet & exercise is one my job's. What's your's ?? Have a good day.

NANCYPAT1 Posts: 48,080
4/20/13 9:07 P

I love my students and I have a special student who has autism who is becoming a track star - he has competed in 5 meets and has placed in every one of them. He competes against 6-8th graders and is only a sixth grader but has won 4 first place, 6 second place and 4 fifth place awards. He throws discus and shot put and runs in at least 2 running events each meet. This is his first time to compete with general ed students and he has become a HERO in our school and among those from the other school at the meets. The meets have had 3-5 other teams competing in them and he is simply amazing.

REBCCA SparkPoints: (267,381)
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4/20/13 8:53 P

Learned how to build and maintain a website. emoticon

LIVE_N_LEARN1 SparkPoints: (36,172)
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Posts: 3,062
4/20/13 11:08 A

my regulars make my day :)

MONICAB67 Posts: 44
4/19/13 10:22 A

I have been able to buy a home, car, raise children, help my husband with our finances, God has truly blessed me and I am grateful for my job.

CBLENS SparkPoints: (47,463)
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Posts: 1,220
4/19/13 6:53 A

It's all volunteer in a very good way.

GBOOMER Posts: 5,405
4/19/13 6:15 A

My job brings together three of my passions: Chinese language, young people and technology.

BRAKAI02 SparkPoints: (11,332)
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Posts: 409
4/18/13 10:32 A

I work for an awesome company. I love my coworkers and the flex time is a awesome benefit.

REBCCA SparkPoints: (267,381)
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4/18/13 10:06 A

The rewarding meditative state I always find when creating my work.

AREEJ_R SparkPoints: (25,203)
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Posts: 2,340
4/18/13 2:20 A

all my colleagues are kind and polite
they respect me ,and admire me



JAMIEBOYD328 SparkPoints: (9,077)
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4/17/13 10:19 P

I get to help and lead my co-workers to working harder and achieving more.

DWSCHUYLER Posts: 1,135
4/17/13 8:06 P

I get to hang out with first graders and to the hysterical things they come up with

ERICADAWN1986 SparkPoints: (34,609)
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4/17/13 9:22 A

I can help mothers feel empowered and excited about feeding their children and getting active with their families.

THENEWROSE Posts: 1,409
4/17/13 9:19 A

It serves others.

REBCCA SparkPoints: (267,381)
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4/17/13 7:01 A

The freedom of making my own schedule and create as the mood calls.

GBOOMER Posts: 5,405
4/17/13 6:32 A

I get to learn interesting new technologies on my job and teach them to students and coworkers.

LIVE_N_LEARN1 SparkPoints: (36,172)
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4/16/13 2:11 P

keeps me out of trouble and focused on my goals.

ANNEMARGO Posts: 450
4/16/13 2:04 P

1. I have a job that actually makes a difference in people's lives
2. I work with some very sweet ladies that I love to death.


SIMONEKP Posts: 2,546
4/16/13 1:16 P

I like my clients and overall, I have great coworkers

KCLARK89 SparkPoints: (26,020)
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4/16/13 1:13 P

I love this! I've struggled since losing a full-time job and finding the joy/feeling of being someone who matters at a retail job, but I help women feel beautiful by helping them find the perfect fitting bra (I work at Victoria's Secret). The look on some of their faces after being properly measured and fit is sometimes indescribable when they realize they can look amazing!

Plus the girls I work with are awesome and we have a ton of fun at work :)

VEG_GIRL04 Posts: 771
4/16/13 12:24 P

My job provides me with the opportunity to own a wonderful home. emoticon

REBCCA SparkPoints: (267,381)
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4/16/13 12:09 P

Through my work I have made rich and lasting relationships with many caring people. emoticon

NEWSTARTSPARK SparkPoints: (34,850)
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4/16/13 10:30 A

I make a big difference in peoples lives every day and it is rewarding, I have flexible hours, a 1/2 mile commute, and it pays really well.

DIDS70 Posts: 5,070
4/16/13 9:07 A

I like the people I work with. We have a walking team that goes at at lunch every day when it is not pouring rain.

WATERDIAMONDS Posts: 14,777
4/16/13 8:03 A

I bring balance to chaos

GBOOMER Posts: 5,405
4/16/13 6:23 A

My first daily post:

I have made a lot of my coworkers and students laugh over the years. I do so with some frequency. I have a good sense of humor at work.

GBOOMER Posts: 5,405
4/16/13 6:21 A

For those of us with jobs... sometimes it can be a challenge to maintain positive perspectives, to appreciate the things we do, the contributions we make, the relationships we build. Or it can be a challenge sometimes to remember our original motivations, or what we like about our jobs. This thread is for us workers.

Starting today, I will post here almost every day with something I like about my job, and/or something I did well recently on the job, or anything else positive about my work.

Please join me!

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