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Tuesday, November 06, 2007

In just a few days, I'll be in San Diego for the Core Rhythms infomerical opportunity...WOW!

In just a few weeks, I will have officially transferred to my new position and will be sent to Florida for a week of training...YAY!

One month from today, is my first scheduled cosmetic surgery...IMAGINE THAT!

Right now, I am so overjoyed and excited until I can hardly catch my breath. I truly see God moving in so many aspects of my life and I am just in awe. I see that He is moving me to another level and is answering my prayers in ways beyond what I could have even imagined...IMAGINE THAT! And for that I am so grateful and humbled. The depths of His love is just ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!

And then I'm so thankful for ALL of the Angels that God has placed in my life, my family, friends, DIVAs, my workout buddies at the "Y", my co-workers and of course the folks here on Spark.

Anytime anxiety attempts to creep into my mind about all of the things yet to come and especially my upcoming surgery, one of my Angels will call, drop by or send me a Spark Mail that keeps me going.

For example, I've been trying to IMAGINE what I will look like once tummies #1, #2 , #3 and #4 are gone. Last week "JUST4ME4US2" sent me a picture of my hero Oprah and commented on the similarities between me and O (I just wish our bank accounts had more similarities {SMILE}). So for fun, I did a very generic rendition of her outfit and then used my imagination to better gauge how I might look post-surgery...All I can say is IMAGINE THAT!!!

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HUNGRYBIGGIRL 11/24/2007 1:22AM

    Beautiful pic, and my how you do favor Oprah. You have such a beautiful spirit :O)

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~SUNSHINE1~ 11/7/2007 10:34PM

    Way To Go D Congrads on all the up coming blessings God is giving you. Continue to be blessed this motivates me to know that I can do all things through christ who strengthens me.

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JANEYJAYE 11/7/2007 8:07PM

    You AMAZE me, D! And you do share an amazing resemblance to O, you hot sexy thing you!!!

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IMENOUGH 11/7/2007 3:18PM

    You are so deserving of every good thing that has come your way. You moved out of the way and let God take the reigns and now HE is leading you to places that your mind could not conceive a few years ago. Just keep HIM first and watch HIM work in HIS own magnificent way! This is only the beginning!

Much love to you---ALWAYS!


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GIRLINMOTION 11/7/2007 9:22AM

    You don't have to imagine, this is real. You have done so much to get to this point and you deserve it all. God helps those who helps themselves, and trust me, your efforts to get here were not easy, but you did it!

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ATR1983 11/6/2007 11:21PM

    I am so happy for you. You deserve it. You have worked your butt off to get to this point. I am glad to call you a friend! Keep up the great work. You are my inspiration.

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LASVEGASLES 11/6/2007 5:05PM

    IMAGINE and it happens!
IMAGINE and it's yours!
IMAGINE and prayers are ANSWERED!
IMAGINE your surgery(ies) a success!! THEY WILL BE!
IMAGINE you are awe inspring! YOU ARE!
IMAGINE you doing Core Rhythms! YOU ARE!
IMAGINE you in your new job position! YOU GOT IT!

I am IMAGINING all of that for YOU and more! I am SO VERY PROUD to call you my inspiration, and especially my friend!!

I can't begin to tell you how many times you've made me cry lately girl! And it's all HAPPY tears!!


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On the BALL!!!

Monday, October 29, 2007

This past Friday was my Pastor's 28th year anniversary. For the past ten years our church family celebrates this occasion with him and his family at a formal dinner/dance called the Black and White Ball. (Pictured above is a 10-year comparison of me and Pastor Cosby)

So, anyone who knows me KNOWS that I look more forward to the Black and White Ball than my Birthday, Christmas or the Ending of Daylight Savings Time (woo an extra hour of sleep!). It's a chance to say thank you to the first family for their work in ministry...AND I get to DANCE! DANCE! DANCE!

With that being said, I was especially looking forward to the Ball this year, because I was planning to wear my size 18 Clearance Treasure Find from this summer.

Well not only did I get to wear the dress, but I had to have it altered. My seamstress had to completely remake the top (she cut 5 inches from the top and about 4 inches from the waist)...WOW! So, I believe that equates to maybe a misses size 12 or14 or 16 in the top ...Yay Me! (Note: I still haven't figured out how the Misses sizes work).

Anyway, I had a Ball at the Ball!!!! Plus while I was getting dressed I received a call from the Rep at Core Rhythms, they will be flying me to San Diego the weekend of November 9th for the filming of the infomerical...YAY ME!

So, now time to get back on the Ball...the Spark Ball that is.

No, my professional or personal to-do list has not scaled back one bit. As a matter of fact, life is more hectic now than ever. But I miss Sparking with my Spark Friends especially with the CCs and TQ17.

Plus I miss the sense of accountability that my Nutrition and Fitness Trackers provide...there's just something about knowing that my Spark Friends are watching my input and output helps to make me want to "behave" [smile]. For the most part, I am staying on track and continue to track everything manually and am not having any major issues with my ticker, BUT I know that I am periodically exceeding my daily nutrition limits (i.e. this past Saturday's Fried Food Fest that I indulged in...just can't resist my sister's home cooking!!!).

With that being said, my self-issued ON THE BALL challenge began yesterday. This challenge includes:

The usual Daily Stuff:
*8-10 Glasses Water
*2 Glasses Green Tea
*25+ Grams of Fiber

*More prayer and meditation
*5 to 6 servings of fruits/vegetables~Daily
*Modified fast on Thursdays (no Meat or non-home cooked food)
*Aggressively monitoring my Sodium intake
*Strength Training (similar to the plan I followed during the CC Stronger Challenge)

Yes, I'm getting on the BALL after the Ball!!! Yay Me!

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M3NOMOFAT 11/12/2007 1:21PM

    TJOI214, Can I be the amourbearer so I can help D710 maintain that devotional time?(Hint Hint: travel with the Queens)
(get thee behind me satan)
For real though...blessings of GOD to you Sis! You are certainly doing the Dang Thang!

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TJOI214 11/3/2007 7:47PM

    Like I said before....who's that girl on the left... is that MY D? And they were totally checking you out at the ball. When you become famous, I will be your personal assistant, I will schedule all of you talk show interviews, commercial auditions, and let everyone know when it's autograph time. LuLu will be your agent so she can negotiate them dolla dolla bills:-), Diva S will be your bodyguard with her tae-bo kick and puch combo, and Diva C will be your accountant while she works those number and make you rich! We are going to hold you down girl!!!!

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ATR1983 10/31/2007 1:17AM

    You look Fabulous. You have come along way. I am so proud of you. Hopefully you get to have a little fun while you are in Sandiego. I was just up there 2 weeks ago, I am only 2 hours away without traffic. You are doing great. Keep up the geat work.

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GIRLINMOTION 10/30/2007 8:41PM

    So is that your mom on the left and your daughter on the right? WOW! You have come a long way baby! You are looking awesome and so much younger, it looks good on you girl! And that dress looks fantastic on you, what a find, and you have a great seamtress. Continue what you are doing, it is working for you.

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JANEYJAYE 10/30/2007 4:24PM

    Wow, Dance, you have come a long way and it was a journey worth making. I'm glad that we're all a part of it. You look A M A Z I N G ! ! !

Oh, note: Misses/Juniors are odd numbers 7,9,11,13 and Womens are even numbers 8,10,12,14 - but the misses/juniors run smaller than you think.

C O N G R A T S again on the Core Rhythms gig!!!

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LASVEGASLES 10/30/2007 12:27PM

    AMAZINGLY FABULOUS! Congrats on the Core Rhythms gig!

Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay you!

Woooooooooooot woooooooooooot!!

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BLESSED3061 10/30/2007 11:10AM

    You look FABULOUS, and your from my area, I should have known with you and LOULOU, being friends.

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KEYALUS 10/30/2007 10:15AM

  What an amazing transformation! You look fab!

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FOXYLOSE30 10/30/2007 8:13AM

    You look GREAT!

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IMENOUGH 10/30/2007 7:42AM

    You are absolutely FABULOUS!!

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BECCA923 10/29/2007 10:37PM

    You look marvelous!!! and Congrats on the infomercial!!

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2008LYNN 10/29/2007 7:54PM

  F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S! I know you're going to WOW them at that commercial shoot!

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Evidence of FAITH...the CORE RHYTHMS phone call!!!

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

So, I was right! Yesterday I blogged about how when God is about to blow my mind, the enemy attempts to discourage me. I am so glad that I held on because today I received the evidence of what I have been hoping for.

First of all, I was re-approached by one of my company's vendors asking me for a before and after picture...he had another conversation with one of the producers from the Oprah Winfrey Show and they really need my picture to be considered as a guest on the show...don't even ask me how I overlooked that one on my mile long to-do list, but trust me I immediately went back to my office and got that action closed. Ya' know I LOVE OPRAH!!!

Well, that's not all....

As a few of my Spark Friends know, the last stage of Operation Janet Jackson includes some much needed cosmetic surgery. Even though I weigh 231.5 lbs. (yes, I'm back up 5 lbs.), a great percentage of the weight that I need to lose consists of excess skin that I am unable to tighten up with cardio and strength training . Although the Cardio Connoisseurs STRONGER Challenge really helped me to lose some more inches and one dress size, in all I have about 50 lbs. of excess skin (thank God for all over body girdles and Desitin!!!).

So today I had my 3rd consultation with one of the best plastic surgeons on the planet. I am happy to report that my full pitanguy abdominoplasty with belt lipectomy extension (a/k/a Janet Jackson Abs Procedure) is scheduled for the first week of December...YAY!!! The kicker is that he was planning to retire soon, but he has decided to hold off on retiring until he has "finished helping me." WOW!

Well if that wasn't enough while I was sharing the good news about my full pitanguy abdominoplasty with belt lipectomy extension with one of my best friends, at 3:50pm EST one of the producers of CORE RHYTHMS called. He started out by saying that I was being seriously considered as a testimonial for their next infomercial. WELL, by the end of the called instead of being considered he said that I would definitely be used as one of the testimonials, they would just need to finalize if they will tape me in my home or fly me to San Diego...well I'm open for either one.

The shoot is scheduled to take place the first two weeks in November and not only is there a possibility for me to meet Jaana and Julia (the Core Rhythms instructors). One of the judges from a famous reality dance show will also be there...could this be a chance to make my fantasy goal come true...to be a back-up dancer for Janet???

Needless to say, I AM OVERJOYED! GOD is good all the time and all the time GOD is good!!!

"And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not." Galatians 6:9 KJV

"This was the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes..." Mark 12:11 KJV

"Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us..." Ephesians 3:20 KJV

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DYIN2LOSE 10/19/2007 3:09PM

  Just read this blog today and you know what? I am not surprised! You have been such a blessing to me and others. I feel like you are a part of my family even though we just "met". You deserve all of these blessings and more. I am so happy for you. I pray that God continues shining on you and through you. P. S. I saw a picture of you with your #1 fan. Tell him he is going to have to share that spot, because I am your #1 fan too!

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BEAUTYASISEEIT 10/16/2007 9:45PM

    Wow that is great. Congrats on the great opportunites that are coming your way and congrats on the awesome weight loss.

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NEWBEIN 10/15/2007 2:27PM

    What a Beautiful Blessing! I'm so proud of you DIVA! All your hard work, encouragement, faith, and belief has led you Right Here. Go 'Head girl!

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BECCA923 10/14/2007 10:07AM

    Sometimes when we are down, God does send his messengers to remind us..."This is not THAT bad" ...And we all need those messengers from time to time.

My messenger this week came in the form of a maintenance man where I work. He stopped me in the isle and said, "ya know, I just want to tell you that you look great..With all you been thru, you just look soooo great!"

D, keep up the great work!!

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LADEAN2 10/12/2007 5:48PM

I sitting here reading, with a big smile on my face I am so happy for you and I wish you the very best, this in itself is a true testimony. Congratulations. I be looking out for more good news.

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SHORTYGETFIT 10/12/2007 12:23PM

    Congratulations! Wishing you the very best!

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INTRIGUEDKI 10/12/2007 12:03PM

    WOW Congratulations!!! God IS SOOO GOOD! This blog has really encouraged me on today! Thanks so much for sharing and your testimony has really blessed us here at spark people and God is now about to bring it to the WORLD! That is amazing!

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RHEABROWNJR 10/12/2007 11:21AM

    TO GOD BE THE GLORY!!! Those who don't believe must be blind. God is good all the time and all the time God is good.

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HEARTLIGHT 10/11/2007 9:00PM

    Wonderful!! Make sure you let us know when you'll be on Oprah so we can all watch and cheer you on.

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DESANDTREYSMOM1 10/11/2007 3:16PM

    It is so!!! Praise God from whom all blessings flow!! I am so proud of you! I think I need to go and check out Core Rhythms!

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THICKCHICK5 10/11/2007 12:52PM

    Constantly motivating me girl. Many Blessings, Much Success!!!

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LUVLOCKD 10/10/2007 9:41PM

    Amen!!! Congratulations, D! you are certainly worthly of all the wonderful blessings that are coming your way. You're my hero ;o)

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IMENOUGH 10/10/2007 9:01PM

    Wiping away tears! Congratulations on everything! GOD is so good!!

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MZPERSEVERANCE 10/10/2007 8:53PM

    Praise him. That is awesome. Your gonna do great things in his name....

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MYMIA731 10/10/2007 7:22PM

    I think the best part of all of this is how aware you are of God's blessings! Life is good and always works towards the best and look at how you proclaim Him!

This is the day the Lord hath made; rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24

Of course the best part is that you already knew that!

Go Janet!

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M3NOMOFAT 10/10/2007 4:56PM

    To GOD be the Glory!! May HE provide for the surgery with nothing missing and nothing broken. In other words, at no cost to you if he hasn't already. This is a huge blessing and one I am grateful to behold. Rejoicing with you my beautiful sister! You are da bomb! Janet will want to be on your workout video. Let that the the newest vision...

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FHOTMAMA2384 10/10/2007 4:43PM

    Way to go & Congrats Queen. You are truly blessed!!!

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MONTANAGAL 10/10/2007 4:37PM

    Hey Cutie!! You truly ARE blessed, and you deserve every bit of it!!! You wouldn't be here at this point w/o your drive and determination and faith in GOD. I'm so thrilled for you I can hardly sit still!!! Happy Dance for "Dance"..

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TRAY1229 10/10/2007 3:19PM

    Wow, God is so Good. Congradulations! Please keep us posted.

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LILSHINE 10/10/2007 3:00PM

    Praise the Lord!!! Thanks for the wonderful testimony. Faith is an awesome thing! I rejoice in your blessings you have been truly blessed by the Lord. I look forward to the continuation of this testimony!

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SNIKWAD 10/10/2007 12:56PM

    Hey, you know you have tons of support from this crew!!!

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KEEKEEWASH1972 10/10/2007 12:49PM

    God is GOOD!!!

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LASVEGASLES 10/10/2007 11:42AM

    [insert THUNDERUOS applause here]

God is good !!! Amen!!


Spirit within illumines my mind. I move forward with wisdom and clarity.
Gazing ahead at a flickering candle, I may see it as faint or remote.

However, as I approach it, the flame appears brighter. Like a candle in the distance, beckoning my arrival, the Spirit of God within leads me to right and perfect understanding.

As Spirit within illumines my mind, I am prayerfully guided. My inner vision is strengthened as I reflect upon choices of what to say and do. My inner light is a spiritual light that illumines all in my search for answers and direction.

I move forward with wisdom and clarity. Led to see the whole picture, I understand how important each part is to the whole. With assurance and confidence, I make right decisions on my path of discovery and inspire others on their own chosen paths.

“The human spirit is the lamp of the Lord, searching every innermost part.”—Proverbs 20:27

Be it, see it . . .

And so it is -

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D_TERMINED2WIN 10/10/2007 11:29AM

    I am too happy for you!!!! CONGRATULATIONS many times over. You certainly deserve it!!! Many more blessings to you!

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MSQUAN 10/10/2007 10:25AM

    Girl i am so happy for you! You really gave me a boost of confidence to get back on it. I have had so many people from CHurch, etc. Come up to me about my lose and ask "how did I do it" etc. I was doing Turbo Jam consistently and I miss it. That is one reason why I can't wait to move! I can get back on it!

As for you! I am soo excited for you Keep me posted!

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MRSRUBLE 10/10/2007 10:24AM

    Glory be to GOD, Soror. What a true blessing, this is so awesome. You have worked really hard, and deserve all of your blessing. Congrats

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SHONTA2 10/10/2007 10:12AM

    ALL GLORY TO GOD!!!!!!!! I am blessing him with you, rejoice with those that rejoice......GLORYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!! Bless Yyou LORD!!!!!!!!

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KAYEREADER 10/10/2007 9:18AM

    What an exciting day for you! I wish you all the best. Keep us updated.

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DRKBRONZE 10/10/2007 9:05AM

    Congrats!!!!!!!! You are truly God testimony for those whom don't believe what God puts in place. I am so proud of you and wish you all the best. Can I have your autograph now..... Keep doing what your doing and God Bless you!!!!

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NOEILAND 10/10/2007 9:03AM

    God really does and works wonders! All I can say is - I'm so thrilled for you! You go, girl! You are a celebrity in the making!

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2008LYNN 10/10/2007 1:57AM

  And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not - Says it all. I heard a sermon once that resonated with me. In order to deceive Eve, satan had to first make her DOUBT who she was. You didn't succumb to the doubt, you did not faint. I know your feet won't touch the ground for a few days and they shouldn't. YOU GO GIRL!!!

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CIERAPOET 10/10/2007 1:51AM

    Girl, look at your Due Season! Blessings are raining on you and filling the cup that runneth over. Good measure, pressed down and shaken together and running over shall men give unto your bossom. I congratulate you for the Favor of God is at work in your life mightily. I know you are about to blow a gasket. Breath in, now breath out. (smile) You have a great story to tell. Because of our Father, it will be told. Keep me posted, thanks.

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JANEYJAYE 10/10/2007 12:50AM

    Words escape me. I'm so excited for you and your upcoming adventures! You are the perfect testimonial and I hope I catch that infomercial!!!

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SQUIRRELY_GIRL 10/10/2007 12:31AM

    Wow that's incredible! Congratulations to you! Work it girl!!

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LUVNGOD 10/10/2007 12:15AM

    Well what can I say but congratulations!!!!!!! You have to keep us posted every step of the way in all of your endeavors. I know God is not a respector of persons and I believe as He continues to Bless your life He will do the same of any of us. Your testimony is very encouraging. I pray God speed with your future surgery for the finishing touches of your journey.

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SNIKWAD 10/10/2007 12:15AM

    Way to go!!!!!!

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ATR1983 10/10/2007 12:14AM

    I am so happy for you. You deserve it! God is good. You have worked hard to get to this point so enjoy every minute of it! Keep up the great work.

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NEVA2LATE 10/10/2007 12:12AM

    This is awesome news!!!! ... I'm so happy and proud of you!!!!!!!

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Fighting Feelings of DOUBT...the FAITH Factor

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Mark 11:22-24 NIV

22 “Have faith in God,” Jesus answered. 23 “I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it will be done for him. 24 Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

Today (10/8/07) has been one of the most challenging and stressful days that I have had in a long while. There was so much "stuff" going on professionally and personally that at numerous times today I found myself second guessing myself on EVERYTHING and was near tears!!!

Then when night began to fall, things became clear. Tomorrow is probably one of the most important days in my life. And it never fails, when God is about to do something that will absolutely blow my mind, the enemy tries to plant seeds of doubt in my mind to shake my faith.

Well, it almost worked until:

I went to workout with TJOI214, during our workout she ministered to me and DISSPELLED two of my doubts.

Then tonight I got an answer to one of my prayers from a member of the CC team (THANK YOU 100X!!!)...another doubt DISSOLVED!!!

Finally, I had a conversation with Mama that helped to remove and DISS my other doubts.

She said that tonight she decided to pray for me (WOW...there's nothing like your Mama praying for you!!!). She said that she started thinking about how I was when I weighed over 400 lbs. and heading at the speed of light to the 500 lbs. club. At times I couldn't catch my breath just from sitting still and it was especially worse at nights...there were nights that I would sleep in a chair in fear that I would suffocate in the middle of the night. She said that if I had not turned my health around, she is sure that I wouldn't be there today. Her pray was one of thanksgiving, thanking God for sparing my life... and for getting her and our family motivated to lose weight... she knows that He hasn't brought me this far to leave me.

Today I so needed to be reminded of that obvious fact...God has not brought me this far to leave me...and some of the things that I am allowing to stress me will soon be turned into things that will bless me. I've just got to hold on to my faith!!!

So if I can trust this same God to deliver me from a size 34/36W down to shopping in the Misses Section...can't this same God carry and keep me through all of the other "stuff"?

I think so...better yet I KNOW so! Amen.

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M3NOMOFAT 10/9/2007 10:28PM

    Hope your exciting day today reminded you of GOD's love! I am excited and await your annoncement!!!
PS--You're easy to love and I need you to survive...

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D_TERMINED2WIN 10/9/2007 4:35PM

    Yes He is able to do above and beyond what we could ever ask, think or imagine. Amen, Amen, Amen!!!

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KAYEREADER 10/9/2007 2:12PM

    Wow! What a blessing that you shared this and that I read it! I trust that all will be well for you! Thanks for sharing.

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    I know you shared that as a testament of where you are, but you don't know how that blessed me.....My former Pastor use to say "New Level...New Devil". To whom much is given, much is required and God had given you new life and that more abundantly....He is so amazing. He is a God of a second, third, fourth, fifth chance....He has already carried you through, just walk in it Babe...

Have a blessed day!

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2008LYNN 10/9/2007 7:53AM

  Amen and Amen!!! FAITH cancels doubt, TRUST trumps fear.

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IMENOUGH 10/9/2007 7:14AM

    Amen! You know He'll never leave you! You can ALWAYS TRUST HIM to keep you safe from all hurt, harm, and danger. Everyone has moments of waivering faith. Thank God you have prayer warriors and wonderful friends who don't let you slip too far into the blackhole of doubt. Stay strong and keep your eyes on God because with him you are more than a conquerer.


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I see the LIGHT...

Friday, October 05, 2007

This past week has been INSANELY hectic!!!

My days have been starting at 5am and ending at 1am. Yes, I've been running on sleep fumes!!! But thankfully after a VERY SUCCESSFUL Business Review with my customer things are starting to slow down (just a little bit) and I feel like I see the light at the end of my 'calendar tunnel'.

Even though I have been off my regular schedule, TOM arrived a whole week early, I've had no time to cook, I've only been able to drink 8 glasses of water a day and I've only been able to exercise approx. 45-60 mins. a day...I still lost one pound this week AND I believe that I've lost some inches too, because I can fit in one of my goal outfits (a cold- blooded Avocado Green tailored business suit...from the MISSES SECTION!!!). YAY ME!

Then everytime I think about Stage 4 of Operation Janet and the appointment that I have on 10/9...that light at the end of my 'fitness tunnel' shines just a little brighter....


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ROSEMARIE1965 10/6/2007 10:19PM

    Woo Hoo!!! you go girl..

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ATR1983 10/5/2007 4:09PM

    I hear you on the sleep fumes, I wish i could go to sleep now lol. I am so proud of you. You better work it!

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LOEKEII 10/5/2007 3:35PM

    Heeeeeeey!!!!... You GO girl!!!

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POCOHANTAZ 10/5/2007 1:51PM

    WORK it Diva...I can relate to the sleep fumes...my pillow is calling me right now...You know how the end of the year is...budgets start in October...Pray for ME too!!!!!!!!

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M3NOMOFAT 10/5/2007 1:13PM

    Love the animation in your stories!! Hope to see you in all your fine array soon! I know you are Hot!
love you...

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NEWBEIN 10/5/2007 12:20PM

    and why do I always hear Rick James/Dave Chappelle when I see that word..COLD BLOODED! LMAO!

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NEWBEIN 10/5/2007 12:19PM

    Okay.. I was hopin' that ONE GIRL would've posted a picture of her Cold-Blooded haircut since I hardly ever get to see her anymore. Congrats on fitting into your suit..You'll have many more fierce..excuse me COLD-BLOODED suits to come.!

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