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What is your bad mood buster?

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

WooHoo..the spark tracker is working once more emoticon

This morning while surfing through the Spark Articles I ran across the following one: Bad Mood Busters: 35 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Mood. If you haven't had a chance to read through these you should. I have placed the link below for your convenience.


It is always nice to get someone else's perspective on what breaks their bad mood. I'm rarely in a bad mood but when I am watch out emoticon. I'm normally a happy-go-lucky kinda gal and not much bothers me. I'm sure it was the way I was raised, plus the fact that I'm spiritually in-tune with myself.

But...when I am in a bad mood I write. No, I don't journal, but I write poetry or songs. It releases whatever I'm thinking about, plus there is always a way to reflect back at another time for the just-in-case it every happens again scenario.

So what do you do to bust your bad mood? We can't eliminate all of our emotions so we need to listen to them and not just brush them under a rug.

My final thought today is:

Have a safe and happy filled Wednesday. ~ Donna

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    Reading the Word!

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CIROHIO 7/10/2014 11:27AM

    I am usually pretty up beat, happy and positive, but when I have an off day listening to music and dancing helps me! Go article and awesome ideas!

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LACEYKYLE 7/9/2014 5:43PM

    I don't have too many bad mood days. I just ride them out. Donna is right about the article. It has some great options for getting rid of a bad mood.

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Does anyone else have a "routine" in Spark People?

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

By this I mean when getting on SP do you have a certain order that you go in when viewing articles or gathering those SP Points?

First thing I do is read all of the articles that come to me via my email. After those articles are read it do my actual Spark Spin emoticon. If I haven't accumulated enough points to get my bonus spin emoticon, I continue to read articles until I do.

After the bonus spin I answer those darn trivia questions. Some are pretty easy while others are not.

Then it's on to documenting my food for the day and what I will be doing exercising (then I do my exercising after so I don't forget, prolong it or procrastinate my way out of it).

Exercise done emoticon emoticon emoticon . Now I'm off to see what else I can do to accumulate at least 100 points a day.

Ah yes.....Those SparkAmericia extra team points. Do ya find yerself hollering at the monitor.. 50 points! 50 points!? I do.. lol.. poor Mike got woke up again emoticon

That just about does my routine for getting on Spark People every morning. Fun! Fun! Fun!

Have a Happy Tuesday everyone ~ Donna

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HAPPYSOUL91 7/8/2014 8:51AM

    I do have a routine but sometimes I like to vary it, so it stays fresh.

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LUCYVT 7/8/2014 6:17AM

    I try try & keep a routine but sometimes I get side tracked

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DMEYER4 7/8/2014 5:58AM

  I do the same routine as you but I do the message board first. Have a great day and keep up the good work

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Aunty Acid on Exercise

Monday, July 07, 2014

Just for kicks:

You can view more of auntyacid on facebook at:

On another note:

This weekend with the band was awesome. We had a great time and I got to see many people who had followed our band previously. It was so much fun and I haven't had fun like that in awhile. My knee did pretty good considering I was standing more than usual. And I only had to take one pain killer so that was pretty good as well. It took the edge off.

If you are on facebook and would like an invite to our site or you can look us up as Klassic Kountry. And I'll add ya if you want to follow us.

Have a great Monday everyone

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MCJOYFUL 7/7/2014 11:29AM

    Love the clapping one! Thanks for sharing!

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Friday, July 04, 2014

Guess this says it all.

Is anyone else having trouble with their Spark Activity tracking today? Mine is continuing to stay on red and will not turn green.

Have a blessed Fourth of July. Please remember what today is really supposed to be about.

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RHOOK20047 7/4/2014 12:44PM

    I agree 100% This is the land of the free, let us remember that and appreciate it!

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-BLESSINGS- 7/4/2014 9:27AM

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~Happy Independence Day~

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LOVELESMILLS 7/4/2014 8:58AM

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LUCYVT 7/4/2014 8:58AM

    Happy 4th of July!

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EVIE4NOW 7/4/2014 8:49AM

  Happy 4th of July to you too.

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I'm so excited and I just can't hide it.. I'm about to lose control and I think I like it..

Thursday, July 03, 2014

As many of you remember I used to sing in a band that played Classic Country music. You know all of the old good country music not today's stuff. Well this weekend after being split up for almost five years our band "Klassic Kountry" is having a reunion. We will practice on July 4th and play at a Sportsman's Club on July 5th.

Wish everyone could come to hear us. We played so many venues I can't even remember all of them. I have put together a scrap book which none of the group has ever seen so I'll be taking that with me. emoticon

On another note: I went to physical therapy yesterday. I had forgotten to take my pain meds before going and I made it through okay but a few hours after that I could barely bend my knee. So I iced it again and than I put some Aspercreme on it to get rid of some of the extra muscle aching. It still hurts this morning which isn't going to be a good sign for the rest of my day but I've learned to compromise and adapt. I took an ice pack with me and left it at work and I also have something that I can prop my leg on when the swelling starts to get too bad. It's tolerable but who wants tolerable? I want PAIN FREE!!! emoticon

Doesn't it feel like a Friday? To me it does. Mostly because I'm done with work for the next four days, WooHoo!!!!! emoticon


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ROSEWCI 7/6/2014 6:40AM

    So nice that you can enJOY the band again! It's always nice to reunite & share good times! Hoping your recovery continues to go smoothly w/out any glitches! Wishing you pain-free moments!

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LUCYVT 7/3/2014 7:28AM

    emoticon I hope ur knee gets better

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OLIVIANIGHT 7/3/2014 6:33AM

    Aw I hope your knee isn't too bad.

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TRYINGHARD54 7/3/2014 6:04AM

    have fun with your reunion.... I use to sing in 2 different bands.. country and gosple , hope your knee gets better soon

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