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Friday, September 18, 2009

I heard this on the radio and really like the thought so, I'm sharing it with you all (don't know who to give credit for it)

Gratitude is the attitude that sets the altitude for life,

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MIMZY08 9/20/2009 10:15AM

    Love it! Thanks for sharing!

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DEB2448 9/20/2009 1:22AM

    I love that!

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RURAL3 9/19/2009 9:09AM

    I have heard that before. Excellent

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JOANNS4 9/19/2009 8:43AM

    Thanks. How true it is.

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LADYNLI 9/18/2009 10:11PM

    I like that!

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CHRISTY60 9/18/2009 8:36PM

    So true!

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LKWQUILTER 9/18/2009 7:56PM

    Thanks. That is so true.

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    love it thanks for sharing

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Thoughts on Problems

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit.
M. Scott Peck

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MIMZY08 9/13/2009 10:23PM

    So very true!

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KOKOFOREVER 9/10/2009 10:54PM

  Don't we take with us all of our joys and all of our problems,too. We try to escape and whever we go, there we are...

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The Weekend!

Monday, September 07, 2009

We've had a really enjoyable time with the grandsons. We got to watch the youngest play football. It seems it always costs me plenty because grandma always buys new things for the kids!
Now the time is coming for the 3 hour drive home!

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 9/9/2009 9:12PM

    So glad you got to spend time with the grandsons and watch the football game. You now have many new memories to carry with you and I'm sure you got lots of pictures.
Blessings and hugs,

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--KREN 9/8/2009 6:15AM

    I'm so glad you had the opportunity to have fun with your grandkids! Spending money on them is the happiest money you can spend! - Karen

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  Awww aren't Grand kids just the best thing ever! I am so glad you got to see yours this weekend! I had one of mine here for the long weekend... I am missing him already! Have a safe trip back home! emoticon emoticon

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Time for a New Start

Monday, August 31, 2009

I haven't been doing well in my weight loss--in fact I have gained about 10-12 pounds this summer. I decided I would go back to the beginning and restart the SP program. I am visiting Curves regularly but the last week or so I have not been able to do a lot of walking. It's time to visit my Dr. again to see if meds could be part of the problem (I hope) and what is going on with my hip that is causing the pain.
Please keep me in your prayers!

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MIMZY08 9/6/2009 2:16PM

    You are definitely in my prayers! Let me know what you find out!

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DEB2448 9/1/2009 2:48AM

    Sorry to hear about your hip, I hope that is better soon. Starting over can be really helpful at times in this journey. I know you can do it!

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NANCYRUBIO 9/1/2009 12:27AM

    Are you feeling worse than you did as a teacher? I gained, so I started over. It takes a big person to admit they need help and started over.

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BELTONWALKER67 8/31/2009 11:00PM

    Just hang in there and do the best you can after you visit the doctor and find out for sure what is going on. You don't want to injure yourself any more. Try to eat your fruits & veggies and drink your water. It will all work out! We're all here to cheer you on!

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ALLISONMOM 8/31/2009 10:34PM

    Try to stay positive and I will pray that the doctor can answer your questions. Remember just do as much as you can. I wasn't able to walk for a couple of days feet problems.

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BIRDLEGS29 8/31/2009 10:18PM

    We all have our ups and downs and here's hoping you start back on the upswing. Sorry you are having hip problems but glad you are seeing a doctor to find out why. Good luck!


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CAROLYN1949 8/31/2009 10:07PM

    Sorry to hear you're having a rough time. Maybe the doctor will be able to shed some light on the situation.

Stick with your program and stay positive. You can do it!


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Vacation's Over!

Thursday, August 20, 2009

All good things must come to an end---so they say! I really enjoyed my time at the lake and the time I had for me! The first week my dh and I were able to spend time with our son and the youngest grandson. The oldest had football camp and he's just going into 7th grade! These sports are starting when these kids are way tooooo young!
Well back to vacation time, the second week, I spent most of the time by myself! That was wonderful! Going to bed when I wanted and I loved being able to spend my nights sitting by the campfire! (And yes, I had some s'mores!)
The last weekend some good friends came up and it was great catching up with them!
It was a great 2 and 1/2 weeks!
Now it's back to my real life and I hit the ground running!

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LORRAINE10141 8/31/2009 9:23PM

    Sounds great!

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MIMZY08 8/23/2009 3:41PM

    I'm so glad you had such a nice and restful vacation!

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BIRDLEGS29 8/21/2009 11:36AM

    S'mores??? You are making my mouth water with sweet memories!


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--KREN 8/21/2009 7:28AM

    Wow, it all sounds like fun and relaxation. Alone time is very good! - Karen

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LYNKIN 8/20/2009 10:32PM

    Sounds like a great and relaxing vacation! For many years my family went for a two week vacation every year to Lake Gaston in NC. I haven't been on a two week vacation for several years now. 2 1/2 weeks...wow! Lynkin emoticon

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