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Sunday

Sunday, February 13, 2011

"The art of advice is to make the recipient believe he thought the thought of it himself." Frank Tyger







Happy Sunday Sparkers !

Thanks for the prayers for my mom. She has been moved to Cardio Unit with limited visitation, 10 minutes only. But my sister and brother both said she was in good spirits and laughing yest.

It is very hard as I'm 1500 miles from home so rely on info from them. My sister gave me mom's phone number so now I can call her room and talk to her.

  
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FLMOMX2 2/14/2011 7:48AM

    Praying for you and your mom. emoticon emoticon

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FLMOMX2 2/14/2011 7:48AM

    Praying for you and your mom. emoticon emoticon

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TEDYBEAR2838 2/13/2011 11:11PM

    Prayers and blessings for you and your mom and your family

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RAINBOWMF 2/13/2011 8:56PM

    emoticon Barbara
I am so glad you get to speak with her now. That helps
you a little. They will have here back to here little
home soon.

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LOLAJO54 2/13/2011 7:39PM

    everytime I see that monkey I think hey how did my picture get there lol thanks for my laugh...

glad you get to talk to your mom...
still prayers

hugs Jo

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GOODHEALTH4EVER 2/13/2011 5:15PM

    SO HAPPY TO HEAR YOUR MOM IS BETTER:) I KNOW HOW IT IS TO BE AWAY FROM LOVED ONES, AT THESE TIMES...KEEPING YOU ALL IN MY PRAYERS:) emoticon RETT

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 2/13/2011 4:45PM

    I continue to keep your mom in my prayers. I know it's hard to be so far away from family when they are sick. I've been there before. I'm glad you're able to call your mom and talk to her. Take care.

Hugs,

Lainie

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BEBRENDA 2/13/2011 2:55PM

    Barbara, Tboughts and Prayers for your mom. Hugs! Bren

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DBELLE39 2/13/2011 2:14PM

    Prayers for your mom & your family as well. May she had have a full & quick recovery.

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 2/13/2011 12:01PM

    Will continue to keep YOU & your mom in my prayers. Love ya, Dawn emoticon emoticon

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KITT52 2/13/2011 9:45AM

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HUGS too

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BRITOMART 2/13/2011 9:42AM

    Blessings, Barbara.

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MADKAPKID 2/13/2011 9:37AM

    I am keeping you and the family in my thoughts and prayers. I know how hard it is to be far from family and loved ones. I am happy you have the phone number so you can talk though. Have a nice day, Karen emoticon

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MOTHER-NATURE 2/13/2011 9:36AM

    Barbara .. continued prayers for your precious mom ... it is so good that you are able to call her now.

Hugs

Niki

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LOSTLIME 2/13/2011 9:16AM

    Sorry to read about your Mom. Glad that you're able to talk to her. A prayer is being said for your family. Have a good day!

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Saturday

Saturday, February 12, 2011

"He who knows he has enough is rich." Lao Tzu





Requesting prayer for my mom who was admitted to hospital yesterday with problems breathing. She lives in a nursing home, has heart condition, apparently her lungs have fluid on them. She was there just over a month ago for the same reason.

  
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RAINBOWMF 2/13/2011 12:44AM

    emoticon for your Mom, Barbara
You and sister too.

Hugs Mary

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 2/12/2011 10:23PM

    I'll keep your mom in my prayers dear friend. Love ya, Dawn emoticon emoticon

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CAROL3SAN 2/12/2011 9:04PM

    My prayers are with you and your mom. emoticon

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BRITOMART 2/12/2011 8:03PM

    emoticon for you and your family--and blessings, too.

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 2/12/2011 7:50PM

    Praying for you both, Barbara! Take care!

Hugs,

Lainie

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GOODHEALTH4EVER 2/12/2011 4:03PM

    MY PRAYERS WILL BE WITH YOU BOTH BARBARA... emoticon emoticon

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MOTHER-NATURE 2/12/2011 3:49PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticonBarbara I'm keeping your mom in my prayers

Hugs

Niki

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KITT52 2/12/2011 3:22PM

    Praying all will be well with your Mon and you too Barb....

Have healthy day


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MADKAPKID 2/12/2011 3:05PM

    Barbara I am keeping your mom and you in my thoughts and prayers. hugz and smiles to you today.....Karen emoticon

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FLMOMX2 2/12/2011 2:36PM

    Praying for you and your mom dear one.

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LOLAJO54 2/12/2011 1:32PM

    many prayers for your dear mom Barb along with you and your sis..

hugs Jo

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Friday

Friday, February 11, 2011

"If nothing ever changed, there'd be no butterflies."



Did anyone watch Oprah show yest with Jennifer Hudson. I've seen her advertising for Weight Watchers and when I knew she was going to be on Oprah I wanted to watch the show. She has done a good job on reaching her goal and she looks fabulous.

She also inspired her family and friends to join her at WW's to lose weight. I'm not advocating WW's, but just love to see when someone or something motivates others to get healthy.

What inspires you to get healthy?

  
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FLMOMX2 2/12/2011 2:36PM

    Missed the show by read the article.

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RAINBOWMF 2/12/2011 10:23AM

    Missed this part of the show because when I went to it they had the View Ladies on so I changed it.

I love to read and see success stories.
Lots of people make a commitment and they stick to it.
WW is a good program, like any other you have to stick with it to make it work.

I think she looks great, she has done a great job.

We need to find what works for us and stick to it.

Hugs Mary

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 2/11/2011 10:58PM

    I love reading success stories and watching weight loss shows. They really help motivate me to do great.

Have a great weekend!

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MADKAPKID 2/11/2011 10:49PM

    I think reading success stories in the magazines or on sparks helps. I think I also get inspired by my spark friends... emoticon

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LOLAJO54 2/11/2011 10:35PM

    I too like to hear about others successes but moreso when you see someone who has maintained..
not to put down WW but feel it does not promote a healthy lifestyle ... so does this mean JH will always have to count points and eat the WW way--to me it does...I would rather do what I am doing ...
eating healthy in moderation
along with good heart pumping exercise...

lol oops sorry I didn't mean to drone on...

guess if it works for you and you can do it the rest of your life all the power to you..

she does look good!

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SIMPLE_IS_BEST 2/11/2011 9:29PM

    I get inspired by other people's success stories.

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JOOPRINCESS 2/11/2011 9:19PM

    Definitely family. The thought of being 34 years old but feeling far past my age when it comes to physical health scares me. Good for Jennifer. She's truly an inspiration!

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Thursday

Thursday, February 10, 2011

"Life is short, Be yourself, Forgive quickly, Love totally, Laugh uncontrollably and never forget something that made you smile."





On one of my teams today's challenge is to drink 8 glasses of water and 5 fruits and veggies. This is an easy challenge for me as it's something I always do. So everyone drink up and get those delicious fruits and veggies into you !

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SURENDERISNOTME 2/11/2011 11:20PM

    emoticon blog! Thanks for the reminders!

Debbie

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KITT52 2/11/2011 5:20PM

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FLMOMX2 2/11/2011 1:42PM

    Drinking and eating. Thanks for the laugh and reminder

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CAROL3SAN 2/10/2011 11:25PM

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GOODHEALTH4EVER 2/10/2011 9:45PM

    BARBARA YOU MAKE ME emoticon HAVE A GREAT DAY!!!

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 2/10/2011 6:06PM

    love the quote today. Thanks Barbara! Love ya, Dawn emoticon

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LOLAJO54 2/10/2011 1:35PM

    pml emoticon emoticon

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 2/10/2011 12:37PM

    Love it. I pml'd when I saw it. emoticon

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MADKAPKID 2/10/2011 12:16PM

    good one....have a joy filled day, Karen emoticon emoticon

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RAINBOWMF 2/10/2011 10:35AM

    PML hahahhaah emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Wednesday

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

"It's hard to beat a person who never gives up." Babe Ruth





This week has been going really good so far. Work is still very busy but not so stressful.

Wishing all my Sparkers a Happy Hump Day !

  
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FLMOMX2 2/10/2011 10:10AM

    Love the encouragement

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JACKINAN 2/9/2011 6:36PM

    Thank you!
~ hugs~
Jackie

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GOODHEALTH4EVER 2/9/2011 6:06PM

    WISHING YOU A HAPPY DAY TOO BARBARA emoticon

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 2/9/2011 11:37AM

    Hope you have a great day!

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MADKAPKID 2/9/2011 9:59AM

    How bout wonderful wednesday? LOL I hope you have a joy filled day, Karen emoticon

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KATHYJO56 2/9/2011 9:52AM

    Happy Hump Day to you or as I refer to it as Wacky Wednesday! Have a great one. emoticon

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MAGA99 2/9/2011 8:54AM

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BRITOMART 2/9/2011 8:48AM

    Happy Hump Day, indeed.

Not sure I quite go with this one, though...what if the person who won't "give up" is wrong to begin with, and won't listen to any reason? (like an anorectic, or someone engaged in other self-destructive behavior?) Sometimes intransiget stubbornness is NOT a virtue.

Sorry, I'm just geared toward looking under stones to see what lies there.

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LOLAJO54 2/9/2011 8:36AM

    making it a joyful day is a blessing ..
when I read your blogs it is a joyful day indeed

hugs Jo

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RAINBOWMF 2/9/2011 8:22AM

    Hahahah for Kitt!

Enjoy your day and just keep smiling
life is good.

Hugs Mary

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KITT52 2/9/2011 8:16AM

    You have a great day to Barb....
Happy Hump Day

and keep humpping...lol

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SUNNY2DAY2 2/9/2011 8:05AM

    Happy Hump Day to you too! emoticon

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