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Monday, November 15, 2010

emoticonHAPPY MONDAY!!!

Today was my 2nd Physical Therapy session and as I walked from one place to another I caught my reflection in that big clean mirror. I was distracted for a minute and wanted to pull out my camera phone to take a picture. Alas the phone is still cloudy so that would not have worked.> emoticon

I'm making progress so everyone of us can make it happen as we give each other support. I want to reach a goal and spread the spark as new members visit our pages so Let's Go TEAMS! emoticon

I am so happy today even though I am still offline at home but thanks be to God Who always cause me to TRIUMPH no matter what. The library is a block away. emoticon

So just wanting to stop in and let you know that I'm thinking about you and praying for you always and I miss being around more but I do need to move even if it seems to be a snails crawl.

I can make my Goal no later than March 2011. Now that puts some of the pressure of. It's ok and everything is going to be All-Right!!!

Look in the mirror...YOU ARE MAKING PROGRESS!

Love You all and Have a Fun and Joy-Filled night!
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MRSBERG135 11/16/2010 11:03PM

    great attitude!

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CBARRETT10 11/16/2010 7:54PM

  My full length mirror is my friend again! Always happy to hear from you!

God bless emoticon

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BABY_GIRL69 11/16/2010 5:48PM

    I love looking at myself in angles!!! God bless you & let's keep it moving Girl!! Dee

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SMILINGEYES2 11/16/2010 12:40PM

    What a terrific attitude. Sometimes when losing weight, it is hard to see the difference as it is over such a long period. So glad you had this aha moment and was thoughtful enough to share it here. emoticon emoticon

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RSWIFE 11/16/2010 7:41AM

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WILDFLOWERR_ 11/15/2010 11:52PM

    Have you caught your shadow in the moon lately? That kinda freaked me out the 1st time I saw it! emoticon
Glad you are able to pop in the library and check in from time to time!
Keep up the good work! AS YOU CAN SEE, emoticonONLY GREAT THINGS CAN COME FROM IT!

Hugs and Blessings,

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Sunday, November 14, 2010

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Hello Everyone! It is such a beautiful day in Texas. Sun is bright and chilly out. But I am not letting that bring me down. God is so good to us all. He rains on the Just and the unjust. He wants His Goodness to bring the unjust to Repentance! Is Jesus Lord of Your Life? Had to Ask? emoticon

Been sideline and offline because of not connection so wanted to check in with my friends. I don't like being unable to stay connected to Spark. I really had a bad eating day because of that and I am not going back into that rut. Nevertheless, this is A NEW DAY!!! emoticon

I did a lot of strength work and I ran in place because of what I ate. Of course I was not suppose to run.'s all good. emoticon

How have your eating habits been? I know how to practice self control. I should have went outside yesterday and walked that emotional eating off. Because of not being able to hook up to Spark? lol I love this site and the friends I have. It is my way to a better healthier and more beautiful me. We all are aiming towards that. I hope so.

I'm cooking chicken breast today. Also black eyed peas, broccoli and green beans. Sounds good and will be good with all that fiber rich food and lots of foliate too. lol I love my Veggies!!! emoticon

I am walking around so that's part of my fitness. Enjoy each day and the people around you EVERYDAY.

That's what He wants for us. To be JOY-FILLED! I made up a compound word! lol
Miss you and love you!!! Keep me in your prayers as I do Pray for you!!!
Blessings to All!
Debie lol
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MORRIS1989 11/14/2010 10:21PM

    Thank You for your encouraging words and my goodie. It is so nice when you surround yourself with good friends.

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WILDFLOWERR_ 11/14/2010 9:46PM

    Blessings to You to My Sister!
Hang in there! WE can do this together! emoticon

Hugs and Blessings,


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Friday, November 12, 2010

Happy Friday Everyone!!! I Love you!!! emoticon

I have been meditating on Mark 11 this morning and praying and getting so much Wisdom from the Lord. I found out something that I already knew. The Word Answers Everything! Your Answer is in His Word! Praise the Lord.

I was talking to Him about the weight loss goal...or rather He was talking to me. He told me that 30 lbs for Him is like 5 lbs to the World. When He is involved in Your "Project" He does it up BIG. But we have to HAVE FAITH IN GOD or really...HAVE THE FAITH OF GOD. emoticon

So I have decided that I am not going to think about these pounds I want to lose. I'm going to REST in the Word and keep TRUSTING God to Perfect ALL that concerns me. HE is Faithful Spark friends. He Loves everyone of us and He knows the struggles and the so called short comings that we may have but we must HAVE FAITH IN GOD!

Ok...I'm not going to preach but it's the Truth and knowing the Truth and DOING the Truth sets you free. emoticon

I am so thankful to God for my life. I am thankful to SparkPeople for this opportunity to better my self with all these special tools that helps me along my journey to a more fit me. I am thankful for the teams I am a member of. Thankful for all the support from my great SparkFriends! emoticonI am thankful for my two children who have never had a major illness in their lives. emoticonI am thankful for the Blood of Jesus that was Shed for me. Oh How Marvelous are the works of the Lord!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Just wanted to share some Truth with you and also I snatched that picture from my friend and one of my leader's Wildflowerr's page. Our God is an Awesome God!!!

Enjoy your Friday and all of your weekend! Smile. Have Fun! Attend Worship Service if you can. Many Blessings to you all!!!

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MORRIS1989 11/13/2010 12:24AM

    May GOD bless you. That was so up lifting!!

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GOLDENPOODLE 11/12/2010 9:51PM

    Thank you for this inspiring blog. God is using you for words of hope and encouragement. Many Blessings, Kim

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BABY_GIRL69 11/12/2010 4:23PM

    He reigns FOREVER!!! Every knee shall bow & tongue confess. . . .Girl, thank you so much for sharing with blog with us!! Its a hard thing to have faith in God when we believe we are doing things in His behalf. Not wise at all, it takes time but once you put that time you will definitely reap the benefits of faith in Him!! God bless, Dee

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MRSBERG135 11/12/2010 1:54PM

    emoticon LOVE THIS BLOG!!! THANK YOU!

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CBARRETT10 11/12/2010 1:44PM

  You are one of the blessings i've found on SP. Thanks for always being encouraging. Blessings. emoticon emoticon

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WILDFLOWERR_ 11/12/2010 1:25PM

    emoticonAMEN! emoticon

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SLINFOOT 11/12/2010 1:12PM

  Thank you for your encouraging words. God bless.

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Thursday, November 11, 2010

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emoticonFighting with all your might
emoticonLaying your lives down
emoticonFreedoms are in your sight
emoticonAs soon as your feet hit the ground
emoticonTrying with All your insight
emoticonTo help other countries be sound
emoticonEven when it's a tough fight
emoticonYou are always Found
emoticonEven when things were tight
emoticonAnd the enemy was all around
emoticonHe gave you the Light
emoticonTo Bring the enemy down
emoticonWe Honor You Today...You are Shining Bright
emoticonOur Thankfulness abounds
emoticonThanks for bringing Love to our Sight!

Truly I honor all the Military of the United States of America. Grew up as a child of an Air Force Man, my father served for over 30 years and I give him honor today for that.

Thank You Father God for this Nation's Strong Military Force. This Nation's Military must Stay Strong. God Bless Every Veteran and their Families. Alive or with the Lord.

We Love and Appreciate You All!!! emoticon

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BABY_GIRL69 11/11/2010 2:29PM

    God bless our troops & America! Amen.

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WILDFLOWERR_ 11/11/2010 12:55PM

    emoticonPraying for our Military!
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LIZA_JD 11/11/2010 12:13PM

    emoticon Great blog. God Bless America!!! Special thanks to all the military men and women and their families for allowing them to serve us and our country. emoticon

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BERRIMOUSE 11/11/2010 11:03AM

    Thank you for your special prayers for our veterans of which I am one and thank you for your Goodie. May God continue to Bless YOU as well.

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BEXNEW 11/11/2010 10:50AM

    Same up here to the North. I too honour our veterans who have fought for all we have. emoticon


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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Just a couple of pictures of the trip home.

These pictures came from the Bowling Alley out by Oral Roberts University. A very nice place. I didn't bowl...this was an outing for my family's High School Alumni. No...I went to a different school...because I wanted to. emoticonlol

Family that were there except for my little 14 year old cousin who went and hid. lol

My brother and his 2 sons.

My nephew, my sister and myself

My brother and sister and me!

Well I had a great drive there and back with my cousin. It was so good to get out and go home. I even went to church on Sunday...of course I already told you about that. It's always nice to see family and friends. I hope you enjoyed my family because I did.

My great-niece Bri'. She is so smart and just 3 years old. Speaks Spanish!

Now I'm going to service. Enjoy your evening!!!

(Don't forget:All Spark will be down for maintenance tonight from 11pm EST-7am EST 11/11/10.
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MORRIS1989 11/14/2010 10:23PM

    Nice family and pictures you are truly blessed.

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RSWIFE 11/11/2010 9:13AM

    You have a beautiful family. Glad you enjoyed yourself.

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MSSTACYJ 11/10/2010 10:52PM

    Nice looking family!

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MRSBERG135 11/10/2010 10:16PM

    love family time! Thanks for sharing!

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WILDFLOWERR_ 11/10/2010 9:50PM

    Oh NO! What will I DO!? emoticon

I am with you there! No sparkin' during the wee hours of the night! emoticon emoticon

Oh, and you look great in the PICS, quit being so critical of yourself! emoticon

Thanks for sharing your trip with us.

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LYSAX13 11/10/2010 8:26PM

    It is so nice to see family! It looks like you had a good time

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