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THANKS A BUNCH ,,,ALL

Friday, December 10, 2010


This was taken March 6,2010 280lbs
I had my Gastric-By-Pass...April 7,2010
I have worked my butt off..and for all of you I am saying THANK YOU from the bottom Of my heart...
I am not done as yet all...SparkPeople ...HEAR ME.....
FRIENDSHIP realy WORKS....You are my best friends and yes I see some of your faces and some I don't ...BUT just the same you belong to me...I love each and everyone of you....I send you Smiles and Hugs too...Now my ares hurt...but in a good way...
I want to thank the staff of Spark for letting me share my thoughts with all of you and my Weight goals...
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Can't show you new pictures as yet..I am a dummy on printers..So heres a rehash of some...Enjoy...

The grandchildren made this......

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emoticon emoticonMERRY CHRISTMAS TO ONE AND ALL emoticon emoticon

  
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CANBDONE 9/30/2011 3:21PM

    You look so healthy...how 'bout a new blog to let us know how you're doing? emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 12/13/2010 5:23PM

    I loved the pictures!! Merry Christmas!!

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EGRAMMY 12/11/2010 6:19AM

    Merry Christmas and Happy Healthy New Year to you, Spark Friend emoticon emoticon

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ABB698 12/11/2010 2:34AM

    emoticonMerry Christmas to you too! emoticon

Congrats on how far you have come to this point, and I know you will keep Sparking it until the end! Keep up the good work!

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KLUVSTFORMERS 12/10/2010 8:30PM

    LOL i luv maxine shes sooo crabby but delightful..merry christmas to u as well!!!! emoticon emoticon

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COUSINCAROL 12/10/2010 7:18PM

    Aren't you just awesome. Just remember you are very special to us at Leesburg Sparkers also and we look forward to seeing you at our Mall Walks again.

We enjoyed walking and chat with you.

Love
Carol

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JHADZHIA 12/10/2010 6:55PM

    Nice to see your 'face'! I am glad your surgery has worked out for you. You make a wonderful Spark buddy! Always there with a big hi and hug!!
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DEBBIE_J 12/10/2010 5:26PM

    We emoticon you too!

Keep up the good fight emoticon and soon you'll reach your goal.

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LORETTA24 12/10/2010 4:11PM

    emoticon It is good to hear from you. I heard you are doing extra hours at work. Stay warm and safe and find the joy in your day. I hope to see you at another one of our mall walking days. I enjoyed talking with you. Keep smiling sunshine. emoticon

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I GOT SOME GOOD NEWS FOR YOU ALL...

Tuesday, November 09, 2010


This is a picture of my Dr and my self taken Oct.8,2010 I think the pants were a 24 ..Today I was cleaning and getting rid of the FAT PANTS...I came across a pair of 16S AND I said to my self I won't get in them..But I tryed them on and..........THEY FIT ....THEY FIT......I have not been in a size like that since ????High School.....I just had to tell someone...199 is comming faster and faster for me...I better learn how to sew... emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
Heres my tools I am going to use with Curves...
This is the map I am going to use...Look out Sassy you are going for a good walk with mommy DOES SHE LOOK READY?

  
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MARTHA-ANN 12/6/2010 3:53AM

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GATORJOY 12/1/2010 5:09PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Great news!

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PERSISTANT123 11/29/2010 4:56PM

    emoticonWay to go! emoticon
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MARYSPA 11/25/2010 1:13PM

  well done

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DEBBIEANNE1124 11/21/2010 9:48PM

    Way to go, Karly!!! I'm so very proud of you.
You do ahv a handsome Dr. too, you know that?
I wish you would ahve written to me back when i was researchin GBS. None of the people in the teams would give me any support or answer my ?'s I'm very happy for you. Good luck to you and Happy thanksgiving.
Debbire

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DNJEN471 11/15/2010 2:04PM

    Congratulations!

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ALASKASKY 11/15/2010 11:21AM

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NCPANFAN 11/15/2010 10:57AM

    emoticon Great work!!

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DEEO12 11/14/2010 9:00AM

    Way to Go!!! emoticon

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DONNA_W 11/13/2010 4:30PM

    Congratulations!!

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JULIEANN214 11/13/2010 1:38PM

  Way to go!!!!

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CANOGAPARKGAL 11/12/2010 1:12PM

    It's a big step getting into smaller clothes. AND you found them as you were getting rid of your big ones. Happy circumstance! emoticon

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JENNIFERKCM 11/12/2010 11:43AM

    Woo Hoo! You are doing great! Can't wait to drop a pant size! A size 16...Yeah! Keep up the good work!

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DONNAJZ4241 11/12/2010 10:21AM

    Wow! You are to be commended. I'm looking forward to getting into a size 16...but I've got a L-O-N-G way to go. Congratulations are doing so good! emoticon

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SILVERJUDI 11/10/2010 2:36PM

    Good for you, Karly!

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This is wonderful to read! Good for you.

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COUSINCAROL 11/10/2010 12:48PM

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You are doing a great job and I am so please to see your pictures.

Fondly
Cousincarol


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SOFEDUPP 11/10/2010 11:43AM

    That is so awesome!!!!!

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JOANOFSPARK 11/10/2010 11:01AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon That is emoticon What a great feeling to start changing clothing sizes and to get into something that you are just dreaming of wearing.....what a great blog.....You deserve a great pat on the back..:) emoticon

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NAJENA 11/10/2010 9:14AM

  You are doing so great. emoticon

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IRISHGIRL74 11/10/2010 8:57AM

    Way to go!

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KKKAREN 11/10/2010 8:56AM

    I love dropping sizes and getting rid of old clothes. Congrats.

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PJCHILIS 11/10/2010 8:25AM

    Hooray for you. That is great.

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DONNAJZ4241 11/10/2010 8:23AM

    Congratulations! What an accomplishment. You must be absolutely thrilled...as you should be! Keep it up!!!

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KENDALL7261 11/10/2010 7:38AM

    Congratulations!!
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GATORJOY 11/10/2010 6:41AM

    emoticonand may you have continued success every day!

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RD03875 11/10/2010 1:22AM

    Way to go!

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VINGRAM 11/9/2010 8:57PM

    WOO HOO!!!!!!!!!! Keep up the good work.... emoticon emoticon

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EGRAMMY 11/9/2010 8:56PM

    emoticon emoticon Keep up the good work

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MORTICIAADDAMS 11/9/2010 8:42PM

    Congratulations!! You are doing great and looking great. I love the looks of your walk.

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MINDY502 11/9/2010 8:39PM

    What to go! So happy for you!

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SUGARPUNK52 11/9/2010 8:37PM

  WHOO-HOO for you!

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ZUMBAWITHTASHA 11/9/2010 8:18PM

    I knoew exactly how you feel... keep up the good work! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DEE107 11/9/2010 8:12PM

    congrads

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I am very happy for you.

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That is fabulous!! Well done!! High five!!
keep up the momentum!!

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BLOOM49 11/9/2010 7:01PM

    Congratulations! You're doing great!

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HEALTHYSOON2 11/9/2010 6:45PM

    That's fantastic. It's wonderful news. Hope that you enjoy your walks, they will help you feel like a million.
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CAPECODLIGHT 11/9/2010 6:41PM

    Fantastic! Be proud of yourself!

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STEELERFAN71 11/9/2010 6:41PM

    Way to go! I love when I can put on clothes that I put away "until I lose the weight". I'm hoping to be able to do the same in the near future.

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DASEEMAN 11/9/2010 5:56PM

    emoticon I am so happy for you!

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USING MY BLOG TO SAY THANKS TO ALL WHO COMMENTED ON ME..

Monday, November 08, 2010


This was taken on a drive,,This was taken before I started to lose the weight
This was taken just as I was thinking of doing something about my weight
This was taken around Feb.or March of this year..Now the good ones are comming
This was taken this July when the kids were with their dad
Also taken in July2010 I need to look and realize how much I have come and to thank each and every one of you looking at my ACTIVITY FEEDS..If I can help in some way to help others I will do it...In our HUDDLE is says MAKE IT HAPPEN and WOO HOO

  
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RUSTBUCKET1 11/21/2010 11:16PM

    You are emoticon

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INGMARIE 11/9/2010 1:15PM

    You are doing just fantastic emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NCPANFAN 11/9/2010 12:07PM

    You are doing great! Keep up the good work!!

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HEALTHYSOON2 11/9/2010 10:34AM

    Ultra fantatic!!!

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NENATO2 11/9/2010 9:45AM

    You've come a long, long way, Baby!

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KKKAREN 11/9/2010 9:18AM

    Keep up the good work, you've come a long way!

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IRISHGIRL74 11/9/2010 9:10AM

    You are doing great!

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MARIADALE 11/9/2010 9:07AM

    You look great.

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PJCHILIS 11/9/2010 8:19AM

    Now, I can see why you joined "The Foxy's". One hot mama!

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HOPE2BE 11/9/2010 8:18AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticonyou look great Karly. It's amazing how much you've changed for the better.

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LORETTA24 11/9/2010 6:37AM

    emoticon Your doing a great job! Keep it up and keep smiling sunshine. emoticon

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LAURELSPARK 11/9/2010 6:14AM

    What great progress you have made!

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KATHYJO56 11/9/2010 12:44AM

    emoticonYou look like a different woman. You were pretty before, now you are beautiful! I am so proud of you! emoticon

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SHERYLP461 11/9/2010 12:31AM

    You are awesome!

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JHADZHIA 11/9/2010 12:26AM

    Looking great!! You have come a long way!!
I had a bathing suit like yours, with a nice skirt, but unfortunately, two big on me now :( Haven't been able to find a swimsuit now, wrong season..
Keep up the great work, you are rocking this program!!

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LINDA! 11/9/2010 12:05AM

    emoticonBe proud of yourself. You have worked very hard and look great!

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JUDY1676 11/8/2010 11:15PM

    WOW!!! looking good!

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XENA1956 11/8/2010 10:27PM

    You are looking fantastic. Keep up the good workouts and watching what you eat.

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LINDAGRAVEL 11/8/2010 10:01PM

    Awesome Job, emoticonSo proud of you emoticon

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PURPLESPEDCOW 11/8/2010 9:56PM

    Super looking lady in those last pictures!

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ANGELBELIEVER 11/8/2010 9:51PM

    You are doing so good.Your changes are emoticon. emoticon emoticon on what you have lose so far. I am happy and proud for you.

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JOFOR15 11/8/2010 9:22PM

  Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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LORETTA24 11/8/2010 9:15PM

    emoticon emoticon I am so proud of you! Keep smiling sunshine. emoticon

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JUSTBIRDY 11/8/2010 9:15PM

    such great progress!

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CHANSEN_20001 11/8/2010 9:08PM

    Awesome job!!!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 11/8/2010 8:55PM

    Totally amazing transformation!! You look like a whole new person!!!

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MBSKIT 11/8/2010 8:49PM

    emoticonpictures!
You are looking great! love the swimsuit!

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KENDALL7261 11/8/2010 8:47PM

    Good job!!
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You are doing a great job and boy do you look beautiful.
Cousincarol.

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YAFENELRA 11/8/2010 8:44PM

    Yes, lookin' good!!

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ELLFIN3 11/8/2010 8:44PM

    WooHoo for you!!!! emoticon emoticon

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CARRKM 11/8/2010 8:31PM

  Wow! YOu are looking great! What an inspiration! :) Thanks for posting those pics!

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JOYCEMARIE9 11/8/2010 8:28PM

    Congratulations!! Looking good.

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JUNETTA2002 11/8/2010 8:26PM

    Awesome

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MY BABY BOY IS 40--10--20--70

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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This is when they were little..The tall one is George
Here he is with his kids..Then theres John,He is 42,and then theres Brian 40
I just wanted to share this with you-all...Just thinking out loud...I guess mothers can do that...

  
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RUSTBUCKET1 11/15/2010 9:36PM

    What a beautiful family!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 11/8/2010 8:17PM

    Great looking family!!

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CHELSEAANNE8 10/21/2010 8:28PM

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MARIADALE 10/21/2010 6:58PM

    Mine are grown too... bitter sweet

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IRISHGIRL74 10/21/2010 8:46AM

    What great pictures!

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PJCHILIS 10/20/2010 9:20PM

    They do grow up in a hurry.

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ELLFIN3 10/20/2010 8:41PM

    Yes it is just a number! You are as young as you feel!! And with Spark we should all feel about 16!!!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon

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BLUEANGELLK 10/20/2010 7:20PM

    Looks like you have a great family to be thankful for!

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LKWQUILTER 10/20/2010 3:34PM

    I know the feeling. My youngest grand is 9.

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JTREMBATH 10/20/2010 1:20PM

    My Daughter turns 49 next week, it really makes me feel old.

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NAJENA 10/20/2010 12:40PM

  Yep my oldest just turned 30. I was thinking the same thing where does time go.The thing is after my weight lost I feel 20 (Ha Ha). Just yesterday I was out playing with my grandkids in the leaves. I,m a grandma that,s fighting my age. emoticon

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CJWORDPLAY 10/20/2010 11:34AM

    What a great reason to celebrate! emoticon
Birthday Blessings to you and your family, CJ emoticon

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GAILRUU 10/20/2010 10:11AM

    It seems like my adult children were just babies! Now the oldest even has grandkids himself!

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KENDALL7261 10/20/2010 9:15AM

    Good looking family!
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JLWOF1 10/20/2010 8:27AM

    Beautiful family! I to just turned 40, so I know how HE feels!

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KKKAREN 10/20/2010 7:46AM

    You have a hansome family. I get to go see mine on Thanksgiving, yeh!

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JUGE300000 10/20/2010 7:34AM

    I am 63 and have a son who is 38. I feel the same way. emoticon

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JEANNE229 10/20/2010 7:32AM

    What lovely children (and grands!) Mine are grown, too, and my oldest just turned 39. (I told him everyone will think he is lying this year--39 is what EVERYONE over 40 says). It goes VERY fast.

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FITMARY 10/20/2010 6:47AM

    Gorgeous!

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SAMI199 10/20/2010 6:43AM

    Mine turns 30 soon...where did the time go????
Enjoy the day-I think the Mom's should get a gift, too!

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LORETTA24 10/20/2010 6:23AM

    emoticon Happy birthday to your son. emoticon Moms always share. It is part of being the mom. My eldest turns 40 next year. Where does the time go? lol Keep smiling sunshine. emoticon

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ROSEM1955 10/20/2010 6:20AM

    Love it. No matter how old they get/ they are still our babies. I have a soon to be 31 yera old baby girl and my baby boys are 24 and 23. emoticon

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JHADZHIA 10/20/2010 1:54AM

    Sweet photo!! Bet you are real proud of your three boys!! Happy birthday to the Brian!! A milestone!!
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ABB698 10/20/2010 12:31AM

    Beautiful family! Happy Birthday Karly's boys! emoticon
Your Mama loves you!!

Forever Your Babies They Will Be! emoticon

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KSHAGGY 10/20/2010 12:00AM

    Thanks for sharing, I also have 3 sons!

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JWOODS3367 10/19/2010 11:47PM

    Cute picture; the buildings in the background really fit with this beautiful family!

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DEVIL'S MILLHOPPER SINKHOLE--10--08--2010 ENJOY

Tuesday, October 19, 2010


Theres 232 steps going down this sinkhole..I made it too...
I thought this tree was something else
This is a better picture of this tree...
This is just a few of them.Please let me know how you like them...

  
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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/29/2010 1:31PM

    Reall cool place!!

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WALKSFAR 10/20/2010 11:10PM

    Great adventure. Wish I was closer to Florida so I could visit there. How far did you walk?

If you are interested in traveling to do walking adventures there are lots of walking club in Florida. For a list:
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I plan all my vacations around walking events. We will be going to Iowa next June for a walking Convention.


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PJCHILIS 10/20/2010 9:16PM

    Thanks for the pictures. Keep it up.

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IRISHGIRL74 10/20/2010 8:55AM

    What great pictures and it looked like a good workout.

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NWLIFESRC 10/20/2010 8:28AM

    Cool tree

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JENNIFERKCM 10/19/2010 10:30PM

    So, did you make it back UP?! Whew! There is a State Park I love with tons of steps like that...Good job on the workout and the extra fun of a neat trip. Thanks for sharing.

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JOYCEMARIE9 10/19/2010 7:02PM

    This could be a great workout enjoy.

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WRWW13 10/19/2010 4:56PM

    Great pics - totally interesting! Thanks for sharing

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DEBBIEDAY 10/19/2010 2:03PM

    232 steps on the way down....I bet it seemed like twice as many on the way back up! LOL...great pictures ....would love to see more!

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JHADZHIA 10/19/2010 1:52PM

    Great photos! That tree looks like its walking!!
I love trails in deep woods like that so green and pretty.
I enjoy going into caves, but haven't done so since I was very young. Miss road trips where you can find interesting things like this.
Keep on trekking!

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PLAYBLUES22 10/19/2010 1:31PM

    Sweetie, thank you what interesting pictures emoticon

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STLOUISWOMAN 10/19/2010 1:25PM

    Thanks for sharing your journeys with us. I really enjoy them. Please continue taking us with you.
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ELLFIN3 10/19/2010 1:23PM

    Great story and pictures!!! Thanks so much for sharing!!! Enjoy your day!!! emoticon emoticon

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LILPAT3 10/19/2010 1:17PM

    Nice!

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RANGERRUNNER 10/19/2010 1:12PM

    Looks like a really neat place. Where is it iat? It looks so peaceful despite the name. The tree looks like it grew backwards maybe? Thanks for the photos.

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