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Friday, March 27, 2009

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM (terrmor)!!!! Today is going to ROCK. :D

You're the best Mom in the whole wide world. You're the only person in the world who truly loved me for me. Thank you for that.

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STARPEACE 3/31/2009 10:38AM

    THIS IS IS SO SWEET. I WISH YOU BOTH THE BEST! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NOELLIEMAE 3/27/2009 12:18PM

    HOLY smokes! bring the fire extingisher! JUST KIDDING!!!! Congrats to BOTH of you ;)

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TERRMOR 3/27/2009 8:14AM

    AWW! This is the best present I ever had. Thank you sweetie. You made my day. It was easy being a good mom with you as a daughter.
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KIN59VARA 3/27/2009 4:26AM

    Fifty is really nifty! emoticon

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Angel's Gate, HELP!

Saturday, March 21, 2009

I came across Angel's Gate ( They take in animals of all kinds who would otherwise be shunned from the general population. These animals were either injured "on the job" (sometimes illegal), brought in after being accidentally/purposely injured at home or born with a defect. This wonderful place strives to take care of these beautiful babies in need, but right now they economy has hit them so incredibly hard. They run on donation and most of these donations have dropped almost 20%. They desperately need not only money but supplies and skilled craftsman to help build up their small home. As of right now they will no longer be able to take on new animals and this makes me heartsick. I just want them to get the help they not only deserve but desperately need. I implore you to read through their website and give anything you can afford. No donation is too small. And if you can't afford donate (I can only give $10 a month) don't be embarrassed, just spread the word. If you or a family member work in a corporation, or have contacts to some organization or are apart of a sorority/fraternity/college organization get people talking about this place.

Spread the word, please?

I'm giving them a donation in lieu of birthday gifts this year simply, because it would make my day to see them taken care of for a year. And if my gift can help? Then it's the best thing I could do for myself, imo. They're very close to my heart.

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TERRMOR 3/23/2009 4:05PM

    You are a special woman with a big heart! I will help.

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    Thank you, I shall see what I can do.

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Friday, September 26, 2008

So I was shocked when I realized I haven't written a blog entry since August, that's insane! I don't know where my head's been. Ok, that's a lie, it's been on school and work. Both are going great! Well, I'm plodding along in school, anyway. :D

It's been a bit of a merry-go-round lately with my weight. It either stays the same or climbs a bit then goes back down. Safe to say I've been a little stuck. Which is ok, I'm fine with that, to be honest because at least I haven't gained it all back. I've managed to keep what I've had off for A WHOLE YEAR. That's amazing. I've never done that before and I'm insanely proud of myself. I've kept up with the gym since May and it's been fantastic. It definitely keeps me from giving up on it all together.

However, I know I have to make a bigger effort with SparkPeeps, because people have been so amazing on here. I just never seem to have the time to reply to anyone! Ok, I take that back, I haven't made the time to do it. I promise to reply to some people by the end of the weekend. You guys are awesome and way too sweet. *hugs all of you* Thank you for being my spark friends.

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COLLEGEGRAD07 9/29/2008 11:35PM

    Congratulations!! A whole year is incredible :) I'm glad to see that you're still around, I was getting worried!

My weight is just kind of stuck, gaining and loosing the same five pounds, so I'm gonna try SP and WW to see if I can't snap out of it a bit.

Have a great week!

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TERRMOR 9/27/2008 5:48PM

    You are doing great sweetie. You have a lot on your plate (no pun intended- well maybe a little one lol) right now. You still look great.
This is a great site. We are all here to help each other.
Love you and miss you.

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    Hey Brits,

Nice to see you back on the blogs. I know how you feel sometimes things just get on top of you and what you say you'll do never eventuates.

So glad that you have kept your weight off, I wish I could say the same. Stinking menopause is playing havoc with my bod at the moment.

Hope your job is going well and you are feeling great.



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Settling in and Making Changes

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

So I've settled into the job somewhat and I love it. I really do. This new job is definitely something I love to do. It's not something I want to do the rest of my life (it's not an actual, actual teaching job, more of a caretaking sort of thing) but it's a step in the right direction.

With these set hours I am SO ready to be back into this SPeeps thing. I keep going in and out but now is the time to be a good friend and honestly get back into the flow of doing blogs. I just wish there was a way to see all of your friends personal blogs through your sparkpage, like a link. It's so much easier but that's what I get for being lazy. *snorts*

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JIBBIE49 9/25/2008 7:43PM

    I know you wrote this in August, but I stopped by to read your page and read this, too. You are doing FINE, Girl and I love it!!!!! emoticon

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LIL_PINKBUBBLE 9/17/2008 1:58AM

    Congrats on the job! I am looking for a teaching assistant job while starting to volunteer at a school in the meantime. I know how it feels to feel like you have your foot in the door and are making headway!

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RESTESS 9/5/2008 10:19PM

    Hi Brits, I'm Ruth, one of your mom's friends from 3 Fat Chicks. Congrats on the weight loss this have really accomplished alot...and you are looking great!

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MAXFOCUS 8/15/2008 5:57PM

    Congrats on the new job and loving it. I agree with Juleen - enjoying your job is so important. You have some fantastic hours.

P.S. Ever thought about putting a buzz in the Spark Coaches' ears about the friends' blogs on your sparkpage - that is a great idea.

Comment edited on: 8/15/2008 5:56:34 PM

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    Brits my lovely,

Thanks for stopping by my blog and for the well wishes. I am feeling much better now, almost dangerous!!

I'm glad you're job is going well, don't worry if it's not an actual teaching job, just enjoy it. It doesn't matter what you do as long you do it the best you can and enjoy it.



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TERRMOR 8/12/2008 8:29PM

    That will be good. Your routine will set in soon. You are a good worker.


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KNAUGHT61 8/12/2008 6:00PM

    Thanks for your comment on my blog Brittany! And a HUGE congrats on the job. Doing something you love is such a blessing! Thanks for your words of encouragement on my "troubled" daughter situation. You are the BEST!!!

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CORIEFLASH 8/12/2008 12:19PM

    glad you're settling into you new job. it sounds like a fun one!

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What job???

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

So I applied for an afternoon position with with a church that runs a daycare. It would be me taking care of school-aged children (K-6) from 3 to 5:30/6:00. The pay is good, no more or less than I've made before but I'm in LOVE with the hours. It's Monday through Friday only three hours a day, weekends off and that is perfect for school. On paper this thing sounds pretty close to perfect. I need work experience, so this'll look great for my resume when I go out for my real career.

Wow, I'm happy it worked out. I couldn't believe that they called me back let alone talked to me all of ten minutes and just offered up the job. I'm so excited. I can't believe it. I was sad to put my two weeks in at Kohl's and I felt bad b/c I totally love the management there. It's sad but I had to take this, darn it.

Guys, WOW! And I went to the gym today and worked out for forty-five minutes plus strenght-training. It's been a heck of a good day. :D emoticon

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GMCNEIL 8/3/2008 8:47PM

    emoticon I'm so happy for you. I'm back at school. Kids come for a meet and greet ice cream party tomorrow.

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TERRMOR 7/30/2008 9:34AM

    I am so proud of you Brittany. You will do great!
You are an awesome daughter and will be an awesome teacher.
Love you,

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Sometime things just work out the way they are supposed to. Way to go Brits


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COLLEGEGRAD07 7/29/2008 11:53PM

    YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!! You're doing so great, I'm so happy for you :)

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MOMO612 7/29/2008 11:33PM

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