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Need Prayer...

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Hi Everyone,

Would appreciate your prayers this evening, early this afternoon I was attacked with excruciating pain in my lower spine, I spiked a fever, had chills and was quite nauseous...

This morning when I woke I had a very sore tender lower spine, I thought it would settle as the day progressed, unfortunately it didn't, I had planned shopping and laundry which didn't get done.

I went to the bank and went shopping but took sick there, to the point of someone asking if I was alright, when I came home I headed to the bathroom almost immediately, thought I was going to throw up, I didn't but when I glanced at myself in the mirror I understood why the looks and queries at the store as I was totally void of any color... My face was a pasty white-gray color :(

Anyway, by early evening my spine began to feel better, less pain, my fever and nausea has subsided, most likely the pain made me nauseous and pale. I am going to bed soon...As a consequence this gal has had no exercise today, which is most unusual not to do anything...

However the most important thing I need now is some sleep and your prayer support... Thanks so much for your valued friendship...

Love Hugs and God's Blessings.....

  
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PUPPETGIRLKY 3/24/2011 1:48PM

    I HAVE "SO" BEEN THERE WITH THE LOWER BACK PAIN BEFORE AND I KNOW WHAT IT IS TO BARELY BE ABLE TO MOVE. PRAYERS GOING UP FOR YOU GIRL. YOU GET GOOD REST AND PROP YOUR LEGS UP TOO...IT TAKES THE PRESSURE OFF OF YOUR LOWER BACK.

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2BEATIT1 3/24/2011 1:29PM

    Hi Judith,
I also just read this this morning. Did this happen after I talked to you on the phone?
You will certainly be in John and my prayers for total restoration.
Please also have the doc check you out.
Hugs
Your dear friend Jean emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GOSPELCLOWN 3/24/2011 10:55AM

    Thanks for sharing. Get well soon. You will be in my prayers.

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TELLHISSTORY 3/24/2011 9:39AM

    May you rest and become better. So glad you were able to make it back home without further incident.

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TRACYZABELLE 3/24/2011 5:57AM

    I hope by today you are feeling better friend Pain can really take a toll on us.

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IMATTER2GOD 3/24/2011 3:54AM

    just got this this morning, I hope you are feeling better today, will be praying for you!!!!!

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ELINTY 3/24/2011 1:09AM

  I hope you feel better tomorrow my prayers are with you

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe....

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Hi There,

It's that time of the year again when we start thinking of healthy refreshing smoothie drinks for any time of the day. I found a great one and have included the link to the recipe so you can get the nutritional breakdown...

Hope you enjoy this smoothie I found from spark people recipes...

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

3 fresh strawberries, large
1 banana, medium
1.5 Tbsp orange juice concentrate
1 cup milk, 2%
1 cup ice

Directions
Combine all ingredients in blender and annihilate until smooth. Enjoy in a tall glass, or do as I did, and share the extra half-serving with your child!!

Number of Servings: 1.5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BLUEKITTEN.

recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detai
l.asp?recipe=336882


check the Breakfast Snack ideas, this is where I found the Smoothie recipe`...hope this link will help in your search for more smoothie recipe's... you can substitute the banana for another fruit if you are sensitive to the banana!

  
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TRACYZABELLE 3/24/2011 5:58AM

    I freeze my strawberries and bananas a little first-- makes it really delicious!

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WE3RFAMILY 3/23/2011 12:46PM

    Always looking for smoothie recipes. Thank you!

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SONGOFJOY27 3/23/2011 9:37AM

    Sounds yummy!!!

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T.MAESPARKLES 3/23/2011 6:23AM

    We love smoothies! Thanks for posting! emoticon

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MARLINDA5 3/23/2011 1:16AM

    thank you - sounds yummy - my favorite smoothie emoticon

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Lessons to Learn...

Saturday, March 19, 2011

"Mistakes are the portals of discovery" by James Joyce

SparkPeople Translation

Most of us have heard the saying “learn by your mistakes,” but how many of us actually do. Making a mistake is one of the best opportunities you have to learn about yourself. Another reason to try to learn from your mistakes is because they are less likely to occur again if you learn a lesson from each one. The next time you make a mistake take a minute to think about it. Why did this happen? What can I do to make sure this doesn’t happen again? What did I learn from this mistake? The SparkPeople System tells us that it is okay and most importantly normal to make mistakes. The concept of taking 2 steps forward and 1 step back is very important to learn. There are not many examples of perfection and the SparkPeople System doesn’t demand it. The SparkPeople System encourages consistency and continuous learning and growing as an individual.

  
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T.MAESPARKLES 3/20/2011 6:36PM

    I am a two steps forward and many steps backward person!

This is why I love SP!! emoticon

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Just Like Me, By Joanna Fuchs

Saturday, March 19, 2011


Dear Lord, forgive our yielding to temptation;
Forgive our pride, our love of worldly things.
Have mercy on our love of sensual pleasure,
Compassion on the sins that self love brings.

It must be hard to understand us sometimes;
So very different is your heart and mind.
But wait, I just remembered that you do know
What it’s like to be a part of humankind.

You suffered just like we do, and you were tempted.
You lived with us so you could comprehend
The things that we go through each trying day,
So you could give us mercy, and be our friend.

Thank you for compassion and forgiveness;
Thank you for your love and empathy.
Thank you, Lord, for coming down from heaven
To experience life’s trials, just like me.

  
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JUDITH316 3/19/2011 3:26PM

    Thanks for your comments, happy it both blessed and encouraged you, have a blessed and joyful day in the Lord... emoticon

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T.MAESPARKLES 3/19/2011 8:25AM

    Thanks for posting.

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CHRYS13 3/19/2011 7:53AM

    Amen! emoticon

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HOTPINKCAMARO49 3/19/2011 3:01AM

  Nuf said. AMEN. Thank you. emoticon

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Making Choices

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Today on the message boards a question was asked: When did you learn how to eat healthy? This is the following answer I felt led to share. It is basically a word of testimony I pray encourages you and motivates you to eat healthy no matter what income you have.

I've always ate healthy, I grew up in a household where fresh fruits and veggies were always available, my dear Mom was left on her own way back in the 50's which was not a common thing in those days, she was determined to raise her only child, meaning me in a healthy way, she made sacrifices and she fed me well, so I've never known anything different...I raised my kids to eat healthy also, doesn't mean we didn't have treats or sweets but we ate them in moderation....so you see it can be done, it is a choice one has to make, and I'm speaking from a single Mom's heart where there wasn't a lot of extra money but I made a choice, rent and bills were paid and groceries were always bought, there was always healthy food in the fridge...my Lord and my kids always came 1st, that was important to me. emoticon

One last thought I will add here, I can honestly say that the Lord has supplied my every need and has blessed me beyond measure all these years. PTL!

  
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JUDITH316 3/19/2011 1:54AM

    Thanks everyone for responding and most of all, thank you for your valued friendship and support...God's Blessings..
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T.MAESPARKLES 3/18/2011 7:10AM

    God gives us our daily bread....and fruit and veggies!

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TRACYZABELLE 3/18/2011 1:13AM

    We rarely buy commercial foods as we are all trying to eat healthier but I have to say I am looking forward to a little glass of beer tomorrow (had to work tonight so I am saving ti for tomorrow)

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