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Hello Peeps, Goodbye 2014....Bring it 2015!

Man have I missed YOU GUYS! MY fault..I know, I know...
I've been working back at Mack Truck. Though not driving, just in HOT warehouse pulling parts, I lost 40 lbs. between Feb and August, from nothing but doing my job and sweating my butt off, but I'll take that!
2014 has been yet another trainwreck of a year. Nick (16) and Daniel (14) are actually doing great. Doug got injured at work in Sept., had surgery on shoulder (again) and then Oct. 30th I broke a bone chunk off the ...
Man have I missed YOU GUYS! MY fault..I know, I know...
I've been working back at Mack Truck. Though not driving, just in HOT warehouse pulling parts, I lost 40 lbs. between Feb and August, from nothing but doing my job and sweating my butt off, but I'll take that!
2014 has been yet another trainwreck of a year. Nick (16) and Daniel (14) are actually doing great. Doug got injured at work in Sept., had surgery on shoulder (again) and then Oct. 30th I broke a bone chunk off the bottom of my foot, so BOTH out on WC. which sucks.
My older brother Vince (my older twin) passed away Nov. 23 right before Thanksgiving, so here we go again in the whirlwind of depression and dealing. He had a heart attack, age of 55, no symptons, healthy guy. Had just retired in Jan. of 14 after 20 years at Harley Davidson. We are still in shock and just devesated.
Lost Dad 2 years ago and we had just gotten to where we could talk an laugh about him without losing it. I have been spending a lot of time with Mom, we ALL took it hard, but are just breathing in and out at this point. So needless to say this past 2 holidays have been HORRIBLE....Though our sons DID have Christmas this year, they got COAL last year, (2nd time, lol).....So I am REALLY gonna try to stay "around", I need some time to heal and just figure it out.......He was the happiest person Ive ever known....and just BOOM...Gone........So I have more than one fresh start to make.
I have missed all my Sparks Peeps and I look forward to catching up to the ones that are still here!!! Peace Out for today!
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Member Since: 9/25/2009

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My Goals:
Again, GET BP DOWN.
New Motto:
DONT SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF!
Stay strong for my family in dealing with loss of brother.
Have more patience for boss I despise.
Find ways to make ME happy.
Keep the weight Ive lost OFF!

My Program:
Don't drink hardly any anymore, BIG ACCOMPLISHMENT!
Need to quit smoking, and I almost was there, then lost Vince, now just back to pack a day. Gotta let it go and find others ways to cope...

Personal Information:
Still married to best friend, kids are 14 and 16 now, both boys, need I say more?
Have added MORE furbabies to my family.
No more counseling, going for the HIGHER POWER....Him and I together can do ANYTHING!




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Life isn't about the breaths you take,
it's about the moments that take your breath away!!

And my husband does that to me daily! I am very blessed, now if only we had money, damn, cant have it all can we?? ")

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BARBIEE52
3/15/2014 11:27:47 PM

~~~~~~THANKS TO THOSE~~~~~~

Thanks to those who hated me,
You made me a stronger person. emoticon
Thanks to those who loved me.
You made my heart grow fonder. emoticon
Thanks to those who envied me,
You made my self-esteem grow stronger. emoticon
Thanks to those who cared,
You made me feel important. emoticon
Thanks to those who entered my life,
You have made me who I am today. emoticon
Thanks to those who left,
You made me realize that nothing is forever. emoticon
Thanks to those who stayed.
You showed me the true meaning of
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Someday everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile
through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason.,

Have a wonderful, meaningful, fulfilling happy weekend!
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JISTY06
3/12/2014 4:23:29 PM

I know this is extremely late, but I am so glad you're back!!
How's it going? I've missed you.



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3/10/2014 1:50:39 PM

emoticon Janet! I'm dropping in to see how you're doing. Our JOURNEY is about self-improvements! Letís welcome each day to make it meaningful! Get motivated! Set daily goals! Develop plans! Take effective action! Break old habits! Compete against self! Make progress! See results! Letís get so healthy that when others look at us, they want to be healthy, too! Have fun! Be happy! Live life! TOGETHER, letís JOURNEY and fulfill the benefits of healthy living!


emoticon J = Journey from turning each goal into extraordinary results!
emoticon O = Open to new ideas by replacing bad habits with healthy choices!
emoticon U = Utilize positive thoughts, decisions and actions in all that you do!
emoticon R = Reduce stress, eat healthy, drink water, exercise regularly and improve health!
emoticon N = Never give up on yourself towards a healthier and happier you!
emoticon E = Enjoy your journey of self-discovery and personal growth!
emoticon Y = You will achieve a sustainable, long-term and effective lifestyle!


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2/13/2014 11:02:29 PM

emoticon Valentine's Day gives me a reason to express the feelings, emoticon

I think about but don't say about people, who enrich my life in unique and meaningful ways.

You are this kind of person. When I think of you, my thoughts are warm, and fond,

And filled with admiration. I feel blessed to know you.

May your Valentine's Day be filled with the love and respect you deserve.

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2/8/2014 3:44:50 PM



""""""""""For you and all those who are near and dear to you!!"""""""

-------------------- Say "I LOVE YOU" Every Day ---------------------
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-- -- -- Love is not a feeling-Love is an action-love is a choice. -- -- --

-- -- -- If you want to express unconditional love-don't put conditions on it. -- -- --

-- -- -- When you're tempted to say one more thing-let it be "I love you". -- -- --

-- -- -- There are three things that last...faith hope, and love. -- -- --

-- -- -- To love and be loved...that is life's greatest gift. To share joy with those most important in our lives...that is a blessing. -- -- --

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