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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Hi Spark Friends,
As you can see I don't write many blogs but I needed to let you all know our latest news so it was easier to post in a blog.

Some of you knew that last month we celebrated my Mother-in-law's 100th birthday. She was vibrate and alert and really enjoyed the celebration. We enjoyed being with her and a lot of the family. Well early Tuesday morning (about 3am) she apparently had a heart attack and passed away in her sleep which is the way to go, I would think. We will be leaving in the morning (Thursday) to head to Atlanta for the viewing and funeral. We are very sad but she had a wonderful life and is now with the Lord and all the family and friends that have gone before her.

I will be back on Sunday but it will take awhile for me to catch up on Spark as I will have limited internet.

Thank you ahead of time for all your support during this time and always. You all are the best!!!! emoticon

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LINDAM.1 12/8/2014 12:30AM

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DOGMOMMA2THREE 5/26/2014 7:55PM

    I'm so sorry to have read this sad news. What a great life!

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REBECKY441 5/25/2014 10:16PM

    I love to blog and I just now and reading many of the blogs of my new Spark Friends. I'm sorry about your Mother-in-law, but for her to live to 100 is amazing!! My mother is 90 now and if it weren't for a pace maker the heart would have failed her years ago.
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ICECUB 5/11/2014 12:05PM

    SO SORRY ABOUT YOUR MOTHER-IN-LAW. YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS

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OPALMOON 5/4/2014 2:58AM

    Hi Sandi,
Sorry I am only reading this now, a good month after you posted this blog. Condolences to you and your family on your MIL's passing. Indeed I too think slipping away in her sleep is the kindest way to go, and it is wonderful that she had a good life, and I hope that gives you many comforting memories.
Big hugs to you, Nattaccia

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JUSFOLK 4/29/2014 8:44PM

    My prayers are with your family during this time of great loss.

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JUDITH316 4/28/2014 1:08AM

    I'm so sorry for your loss Sandi, my sincere condolences and prayers for you and the family...I know it isn't easy as we miss our loved ones but at the same time we have a peace knowing our loved one is safe in the arms of Jesus.. Your beloved Mother-in-law lived a long and blessed life and she is now enjoying the reward our Lord has for her, she is now with her Lord she served and loved for all those precious 100 years of her life.

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SHELTER-PETS 4/22/2014 8:34AM

    I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers be with you and your family.

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GABIBEAR 4/7/2014 12:01AM

    I am so sorry for your loss Sandi. So wonderful that the family got to spend her 100th birthday with her and see her at least one last time in good spirits! It sounds as if she had a long, happy and vibrant life and God needed another angel in heaven. I'm glad you had a safe trip and are now home.

Have a restful week ahead!

Gabi
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GOOZLEBEAR 4/6/2014 6:12PM

    Thank you all so much for your sweet comments, prayers and hugs. I appreciate you all, don't know what I would do without my Spark friends!!

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EMPTYNESTER60 4/4/2014 10:50PM

    Just read this & I'm sorry to hear about this. So glad you had that wonderful birthday time with her. emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 4/3/2014 10:01PM

    It's wonderful that you were able to have her for all of these years. What a blessing. I'm glad to know she did not have to suffer. emoticon

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OLDERDANDRT 4/3/2014 4:38PM

    I'm so sorry for y'alls loss. It was so nice to have celebrated her 100th with her last month. I think you are probably right that it was a peaceful way to go.
Travel safe and we'll see you on the threads when you get back! (((HUGS)))

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BLESSED2BEME 4/3/2014 1:10PM

    That is the best way to go I think! Glad she got to celebrate her 100th birthday and you were able to be with her. Safe travels. My heart is with your family and your loss.

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    So sorry for your loss...be safe as you travel! emoticon

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    Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

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SHARONBAILEY913 4/3/2014 2:47AM

    I'm sorry for you and Charles' loss, but I'm sure you have many happy memories. Safe travels.

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SPARKFRAN514 4/2/2014 11:31PM

    “Remember me and smile, for it's better to forget than to remember me and cry.” ― Dr. Seuss Love never dies as long as some one remembers. there is no lesser or greater gift than the gift of love Leo Buscaglia
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SOPHIEDO13 4/2/2014 11:28PM

    I'm so glad she was recently with family for her 100th birthday. Prayers are with your family.

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LMMIMI 4/2/2014 10:46PM

    May you always treasure all of the memories and celebrate her life.

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 4/2/2014 10:28PM

    I am so very sorry for your loss, Sandi. Such a blessing that you were with her to celebrate her milestone birthday with her.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Prayers, blessings, love and hugs,
Helen

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LISASGONNADOIT 4/2/2014 10:18PM

    So sorry for the loss of your MIL, Sandi! Wow, amazing that she lived to be 100. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Have a safe trip. Hugs and blessings!

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PURPLESPEDCOW 4/2/2014 9:53PM

    I am with you in your sorrow and also your joy of having a wonderful MIL. Stay strong and remember to rejoice in her memory.

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    What a blessing she must have been for you and your family. emoticon

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    emoticon Sorry for your loss and so glad to hear she got to celebrate with her family.

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KAYDE53 4/2/2014 8:59PM

    So sorry to be reading of your loss Sandi, but happy that your MIL passed that landmark birthday & you all were able to celebrate it together. Almost like a going away party; a celebration of a wonderful life!! God bless you all! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    I am so sorry.

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    I'm so sorry for your loss. What a blessing to have been able to celebrate her special day with her and your family. I will keep you all in my prayers.

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Upcoming Surgery, At Least It Is Out-patient!

Monday, April 22, 2013

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On Wednesday I will be having surgery on my left foot to remove arthritis and a bunion that is pressing against my foot. I've put off doing anything about it just because I didn't want to be bothered to have to re cooperate! However, it has gotten more painful to wear any kind of shoe so I think it's time.

My Doctor says it will take 2 months to completely recover but should be able to at least stand on it after the first 3 days. I guess I'm a little apprehensive as, thankfully, I've only had one other surgery so I'm not use to anesthesia so hopefully I won't have a reaction to it.

Thankfully, I have the prayers of my friends and family and I sure appreciate you all!

Will try to check in when I'm not so "out of it"!!!!!

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OPALMOON 5/4/2014 2:53AM

    Sorry for responding to your blog so long after the event, Sandi...I hope the surgery went well and you are able to get around much better now.
Hugs, Nattacia

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BLEGNER11 10/25/2013 8:25PM

    You will do just fine!!

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    Good Luck!

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GRANPATTIE 6/25/2013 11:19PM

    Since I just got back here, I didn't know about this. I hope this surgery went well and you back in action now. I know it was scary for you due to the anesthesia. Last May I had heart surgery due to my atrial fibrillation. I was under anessthesia from 7:00 am - 5:30 pm. Whew! The surgery was a sucess but I'm glad it's in my past! LOL! emoticon

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ACIMPEGGY 5/25/2013 8:51PM

    Wow, am I late on this, honey! Wondered why I haven't seen you on, but I guess I was just so wrapped up in my own woes, I didn't investigate.

I've been thru the bunion stuff. Had the kind of (at the time) new-fangled surgery where they just sawed off the bunion! Left my foot wide in front. Impossible to find dress shoes.

This time it was a lumpectomy with digging out some lymph nodes to biopsy. About a quarter of my right breast is gone.

My Susie says when I lose weight, if I don't have reconstruction, I will have to tuck my left one in my waist band!

Have a good meal at the restaurant. Don't feel guilty if you over-do a bit. We can make things up (if we, ahem, remember).

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JAMER123 4/27/2013 12:11AM

    Checking in & reading now. A little late but my thoughts & prayers are with you and it sounds like you are doing well. Take care as you will be up & going fast! ((((HUGS))))
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    Hope your surgery went well, wishing you a speedy recovery and complete healing...My prayers are with you.. emoticon

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AUNTIEANNE22 4/25/2013 9:13PM

  I hope your surgery went well. I have bunions, but have heard that surgery is not always a permanent solution. They don't bother me too much except that my second toe overlaps my big toe on one foot. Toe separators help.

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JANET552 4/25/2013 9:52AM

    Best wishes for your surgery and recovery! It is hard to give up being mobile but, in the long run, it is sometimes necessary. Prayers and good thoughts!!

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KLABELL 4/24/2013 9:24PM

    hoping your surgery went well, and wishing you a fast recovery time!

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DOGMOMMA2THREE 4/24/2013 6:10PM

    I'm just reading this now so I hope and pray all went well! emoticon

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BLESSED2BEME 4/24/2013 10:38AM

    Praying for a successful sugergy and painless and quick recovery. Keep us posted please!

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JENNIFERKCM 4/23/2013 10:43PM

    I hope it went well and will be well worth it!

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PUPPYWHISPERS 4/23/2013 9:04PM

    Thinking about you and sending lots of healing thoughts for a speedy, easy recovery!

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NPA4LOSS 4/23/2013 7:55PM

    I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. I am having back ablation on Thursday for my Arthritis.

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SHARONBAILEY913 4/23/2013 12:34PM

    Sandi, I'm sure all will go well and you will be back walking Zoey with so much more pleasure and NO PAIN. Hugs and reassurance coming your way!

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    I will be praying! Hugs emoticon

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FELINA 4/23/2013 11:12AM

    Sending hugs, prayers, and positive thoughts your way for a speedy recovery.
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GABY1948 4/23/2013 11:10AM

    You have my prayers too! But I have to tell you, about 4 years ago I had BOTH feet done at different times to have bunions removed...and basically I had both feet RE formed. I LOVE my feet now...the pain is so gone! I pray you have the same great results that I did! It was SO worth it! Hugs!

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REMEMBER2BME 4/23/2013 10:59AM

    Hugs to you. It will be great to be rid of it and moving on.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 4/23/2013 10:37AM

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OLDERDANDRT 4/23/2013 10:01AM

    Praying for an uneventful surgery and a quick recovery, my friend! DH is moving right along with his new hip! He just has to strengthen his involved muscles and reteach them how to work and support him as he's really babied that hip for 2-3 years! I guess we really should take care of things sooner than later. I think you will do fine. The lack of arthritic pain may even lull you into thinking you can take on the world, but be a bit cautious and trust your health care professionals in your PT.
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LINDAKAY228 4/23/2013 9:46AM

    Prayers for a quick recovery and hugs to you. I have a bunion that is pretty big but so far I can still wear sneakers or really soft sided shoes. I'm hoping it never gets to the place it needs surgery but if it does one day I guess I'll get it done. But I understand why you put it off as long as possible. Wishing the best for you.

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GOOZLEBEAR 4/23/2013 9:38AM

    Thank you dear friends for your thoughts, prayers and comments. I sure appreciate them and all the encouragement you give me.

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1HAPPYSPIRIT 4/23/2013 8:56AM

    Sending lots of prayers and positive thoughts. I just had a close friend have BOTH of her bunions removed shortly after Christmas. It took some time to recover but she is back running 5K....in April!!! emoticon I'll be thinking of you and wishing you a speedy recovery!

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FLORIDASUN 4/23/2013 8:30AM

    Big big prayers are winging your way. Surgery is no fun...but sometimes we must. Drink tons of green drinks to help you recover and take your Vit. C. My hubs is having terrible foot pain and really needs to get it taken care of as he can't do his walking (which he LOVES) and it makes him cranky..which I DON'T love! emoticon But I'm urging him to see a therapist that our D.O. recommended before he does anything beyond..they call him "the foot whisperer" isn't that cute...more importantly hope he can help!

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MSLZZY 4/23/2013 7:18AM

    I will be praying for good results and less pain for you after surgery. Better to do it now than let it get worse. HUGS!

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    I have the same thing with my feet, so I know how you feel about the surgery. I pray that you do not have much pain. Take it easy!! emoticon

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GETTINGFIT4HIM 4/23/2013 1:11AM

  Prayed and will continue to pray for you and your complete healing. God is the great physician and I know without a doubt He's got you safe and secure in His care. Will be looking for an update as you are able. emoticon

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FLEMIDG 4/23/2013 12:35AM

    I am praying that all goes well for you. Take care.

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 4/23/2013 12:20AM

    My thoughts and prayers are with you, Sandi. May your healing be rapid and complete. God bless you, your doctors and the surgical team.
Blessings and hugs,
Helen

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    Hope all goes well, my dh had that done!! My thoughts & prayers will be with you!! emoticon emoticon

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GABIBEAR 4/22/2013 11:52PM

    All of my prayers and best wishes to you Sandi. I'm sure you are doing the right thing. God bless your surgery.

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BESTMEPOSSIBLE 4/22/2013 11:45PM

    Sending good healing vibes your way and wishing a complication free surgery.

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    Wishing you quick healing!!

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0309COOKIE 4/22/2013 10:05PM

    Thanks for letting me know in advance so I can keep you in my prayers.

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SHARON10002 4/22/2013 9:50PM

    I know the feeling - put off my hip replacement for too many years, and when all was said and done, I wondered why I didn't do it sooner. No more pain, and you get your quality of life back again.
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5 Things That Hold Me Back

Sunday, September 09, 2012

I'm on the Turquoise Titans BL Fall Challenge and one of our challenges for this week is to list 5 things that hold me back from accomplishing my goals. You know, I don't think I've ever really thought about this even though I certainly haven't been successful every time I try to lose weight. So now that I have given it some thought, here goes!

l. I don't like strength training but I know it is important that I add it to my exercise routine. I do like cardio except I don't always get all I should each week.

2. I'd rather spend my time knitting, crocheting, reading and being on the computer rather than exercising especially when I'm watching TV! Also rather do those things than be in the kitchen cooking!

3. I justify "cheat" or splurge days more than I should to be successful!

4. It is easy to be talked out of choosing healthy foods when I'm with friends and/or family. Guess I'm a wimp!!!!!

5. At some point, before reaching my goals, I get content where I am and won't push myself to get where I know I should be.

Okay, now that I've put these in a blog it will make me really think about it every time I reread this!!!

Thanks to all who take the time to read this and I appreciate all your encouragement!!

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JUDITH316 7/14/2013 6:59PM

    I know this is an old post but the title got my attention, I learned a little more about you today, you can count on my prayers, remember, taking 1 step and 1 day, doing baby steps every day does get results...I appreciate your openness here and being so candid about your struggles and what holds you back...I admit some of those activities like crocheting and making dish cloths would be tempting for me also instead of a work out that produces hard physical work & sweat.... having said that, I'm here for you and cheer you on your journey... emoticon emoticon

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    never, ever, ever give up!
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    Just knowing where the hardships are is half the battle! Good luck on your BLC Challenge!
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NOLAZYBUTT110 2/4/2013 6:23PM

    I can relate to a few.... but my worst is controlling my mouth.... when stressed, I eat! My biggest defense is I am a softy for new foods that help people.... like my church is having a candy sale and its hard to say no! Esp when it helps with missions, so I try and not count those calories! I keep G*d in charge of those ones! I Hope you can beat your challenges! If anyone can do it, its you! Susana

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We can do this together. We will do better this fall challenge.

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BECKYANNE1 9/10/2012 6:40PM

    Good blog! It always seems to help when you put it down on paper. I've gone so far as to put my weightloss on my facebook page. Along with the support I get, I will also be held accountable for the weight I gain. (which I have no intention on doing of course) Good Luck! emoticon emoticon

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TWNOMWE 9/10/2012 12:50PM

    Well put. Now let us work on loving exercise. Learning to be assertive is something we all have to work on. emoticon
Here is 10 wks of change.

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JANET552 9/10/2012 7:52AM

    Good for you for making the list. Awareness is half the battle so you are almost there. Good luck Sandi!

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MSLZZY 9/10/2012 7:42AM

    I can relate but don't let these things continue to
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MICAROO 9/10/2012 6:09AM

    Wow Sandi, that could be me.... especially #1 and #2 (if only I didn't have to sleep, or work for a living, I would have enough time for both knitting AND exercise!)......and #3 and #4.... oh my, we are so similar!

If you can do it, then I can do it..... Let's work on these obstacles for the fall challenge, knowing that we are not alone in the struggle!

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KATHYBFIT 9/10/2012 2:30AM

    Very good blog Sandi my friend! Well said, and some of the things that you listed, are the same or similiar to mine on my blog. Guess we're not alone with these problems.
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JUSFOLK 9/9/2012 10:24PM

    Good idea to write these down! I read about a woman who was just getting started and she picked three simple changes she would make for 21 days straight. I liked that idea, too, as supposedly, it takes 21 days for an action to become a habit.

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RAFF73 9/9/2012 9:50PM

    I think we are all guilty of a little bit of everything on your list at one time or another. Sometimes we just get so comfortable in what we are doing,that we don't push ourselves harder. I know that we will have a great Fall Challenge! We can do this together!
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EMPTYNESTER60 9/9/2012 9:49PM

    I have a feeling there are going to be a lot of comments agreeing with your 5 things. I know I sure do. Thanks for putting them in writing - it will help you but will also help all of us who read them. It's a reality check, that's for sure. emoticon

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NPA4LOSS 9/9/2012 9:08PM

    I think that we all have the same or similar issues. I have learned to do my ST exercises as I watch TV. The time on the recumbent bike goes so much faster when I am concentrating on something else.
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MILLISMA 9/9/2012 9:05PM

    Sandi,

It does make a difference when you put it in writing but I know you can do it and we're all here cheering you on.

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hugs....Mary Anne

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Summer BL Challenge in Review

Thursday, August 23, 2012

I really need to get in the habit of posting blogs, they just aren't my thing as I've said before but I need to do this one to complete Week 10 of the BL Summer Challenge.

Let me say, first of all, that my Turquoise Titan Team is an awesome group of ladies that have encouraged me all along the way. My goal was to lose 10 lbs. and I lost 11.2 (I'll take every little bit that I can)!! I did fall down on getting all the cardio and strength training that I wanted to but I did try to do as much as I could each week. I'll sure plan to step that up in the Fall Challenge.

I can say this time when we went to our cabin in the North Georgia mountains, I lost weight instead of gaining. Every time I would think about eating something unhealthy I would remember the goals I set to choose healthy foods over junk. There were times that I did give in (a couple of special occasions) but I also didn't beat myself up about it.

So here's to the Fall Challenge that will be underway shortly. Looking forward to what all is in store for me!!!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 8/28/2012 9:20PM

    Having a cabin in the north Georgia mountains is my idea of Heaven.

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EWL978 8/28/2012 9:57AM

    Good on you!!! It's not the easiest thing to do...losing while away from home...you don't have the same control. But, you did it!! emoticon

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NPA4LOSS 8/28/2012 9:13AM

    emoticon Ready to Go for the Falling Leaves Challenge! emoticon May your wight fall as well!

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RAINTHIEF 8/27/2012 4:49PM

    Awesome job for Sparking out of town - traveling can be hard, but you're able to keep it in perspective (I need to follow your lead on this!). Keep sparking on!
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Glad you met your goal for summer challenge.
I don't like blogging either because I don't know what to say and then I feel dumb after writing something.
Looking forward to Fall Challenge with the Titans.

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AGK3112 8/25/2012 2:45PM

    First of all Congrats..and I am sure you will finish your next goal. Good Luck emoticon emoticon

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JAMER123 8/24/2012 11:15PM

    emoticon emoticon Sandy!! That is an awesome blog! Way to meet you goal!! emoticon emoticon

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ALL-IS-AMAZING 8/24/2012 2:38PM

    emoticon Congratulations on exceeding your goal for the summer challenge! You are such a great inspiration to us all emoticon

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BLESSED2BEME 8/24/2012 11:50AM

    So glad you blogged! I enjoy reading friends' blogs. I feel I can get to know people better that way.

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MSLZZY 8/24/2012 10:39AM

    Fantastic! WTG! Have a great weekend and
keep on SParking!

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OPALMOON 8/24/2012 10:28AM

    Fantastic progress Sandy! You did so well to stay on track on your trip to the cabin - woo hoo for you!

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    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon I'm looking forward to the Fall Challenge, too! I'm on the Pink Panthers Team.

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THINANDFITEMILY 8/24/2012 9:37AM

    emoticon That is fantastic! Looking forward to the Fall Challenge with you!!!

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WHISPERINGPINE9 8/24/2012 9:35AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticonI'm very proud of you girlfriend.

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MICAROO 8/24/2012 4:12AM

    You did AWESOME! Congratulations on your excellent loss for the Summer Challenge!

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BEARGODDESS 8/23/2012 11:27PM

    Congratulations GB for exceeding your goal AND writing your blog!

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0309COOKIE 8/23/2012 11:24PM

    Congratulations on exceeding your goal! Way to go!

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Results of the Spring BL Challenge (for me)

Thursday, May 24, 2012

emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticonYou can see by the date of my last blog that I'm not a blogger!!!! I never think that what I have to say is worth anyone reading!!! However, I love reading my friends' blogs and think "I could have written something like that"!!LOL!

The Spring Challenge was just that for me: a "challenge". Seems like there was a lot going on with health issues and other family situations but it turned out to be a blessing. Our Titan team members are the best, so encouraging and helpful, it was a great group of ladies.

I can't say I had any great break through's but I was able to lose some weight. I never changed my weight tracker, I guess I should have so it would be more accurate. However, I was really encouraged to keep on keeping on by reading the posts of my teammates. I just can't thank you all enough for all the support and for sticking with the challenge till the end. Can't believe the end is here, this is Week 10, it has just flown by.

Looking forward to the Summer Challenge and hope to get a few more pounds off.

Thank you to all of you that take the time to read this and comment. I appreciate you all.

Hugs and GO TURQUOISE TITANS!!!!!

P. S. Forgot to say I lost 17lbs. during the challenge! emoticon

  
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JUDITH316 7/27/2012 2:31AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon on a successful Spring Challenge, congrats on your 17 pound weight loss. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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HABITATPAT 5/30/2012 8:09PM

  Indy sends a big WooHoo to Zoey--he knows she was a big help!
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BECKYANNE1 5/28/2012 4:44PM

    Way to Go on the 17 lb weight loss! emoticon

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NPA4LOSS 5/27/2012 12:32PM

    That is an emoticon loss. I was not in the BL Challenge this time with all the health issues going on but always think of my Turq Diva Sisters. emoticon emoticon

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 5/26/2012 12:21AM

    CONGRATULATIONS on losing those 17 pounds!!! emoticon

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Q8PRINCESS 5/25/2012 10:53PM

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MDAVISRN 5/25/2012 9:38AM

    You are a blessing to our team! Great job with your 17 pounds lost! Summer here we come!

Misty

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THINANDFITEMILY 5/25/2012 8:42AM

    Sandi!
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You are right-the Turquoise Titans are the BEST!-very supportive and wonderful group of gals emoticon

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OPALMOON 5/25/2012 5:49AM

    Great going, Sandy! Good for you! Keep well - hugs and blessings, Nattacia

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GATORJOY 5/25/2012 5:13AM

    emoticonGreat news! Great blog!

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MICAROO 5/25/2012 4:02AM

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You ROCKED this challenge!

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KATHYBFIT 5/24/2012 10:27PM

    Sandi girl..... emoticonblog! And emoticononlosing 17 pounds! emoticon
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JUSFOLK 5/24/2012 10:09PM

    Wowee...17 pounds in 10 weeks...that is so great! I know it makes a diff in the way you feel and look! Maybe i need to join one of these challenges!

Here's a shout-out for you!
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SHERRYTOO 5/24/2012 9:59PM

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17 pounds is awesome!

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BEARGODDESS 5/24/2012 9:49PM

    emoticon emoticonCongratulations on losing 17 pounds!!

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