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Slumber Party!

Monday, March 14, 2011

And now for the much anticipated slumber party pics! This was the crew. Out of 10 invites, 8 showed up!! I guess when you offer a free night out for the parents with the package, the ratio of those attending improves! lol


(I just love the smile on my daughter's face in this one! Look how happy she is!! :)

They played "Just Dance Kids" on the Wii...





Made tie dye shirts :)





And played some other games like Dogopoly and bingo...





They really had a great time. I bet I could log the whole event as exercise though, boy was I constantly on the go! lol Thank goodness my mom was there to help me out! (well, for awhile!) She pointed out that it was just like some parties I had, where a couple of the girls paired off, there was some homesickness, and a little drama here and there. That's girls for ya! They definitely 'broke me in' with this party! lol! Right after I stopped the shrill screaming I was told "so and so" is crying, so I'd go and tend to them. I'd get that situation under control and then someone else would be needing something or crying! And then there was the incident with the markers! At first it was, we're just going to draw a mustache on the first person to fall asleep...then before I knew it they were drawing all over each other with the markers!! Ahhh!! LOL

My favorite part of the night was after everybody had gone to bed. I was sleeping (yeah right!) in the recliner (so that I could wake up easy if anyone needed anything) and heard someone go into my daughters room. So I get up to go check and see her quickly walking back downstairs. I said, "Is everything alright?" To which she replied, "Yep," and gave me a big hug. Then she said, "Mom, this party rocked!" THAT made it ALL worth it!!












LOL!! Don't show her mom that pic!!






  
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S_MARTIN2005 3/18/2011 4:42PM

    Looks like a great time! Brings back memories to the parties I went to at my friends house!

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HEALTHYME47 3/17/2011 10:11AM

    Aw, this brings back so many memories of when my girls were younger and we'd have slumber parties. Yes, someone would ALWAYS cry at some point during the party, that was par for the course! And yet overall you knew that everyone was having a great time anyhow!

You are a GREAT mom for doing this and your daughter will always remember it!

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SARAH_HOPE 3/17/2011 10:06AM

    Wow! It looks like fun! You are one brave Mama! lol

I remember well the sleep over nights I had when I was a kid - so much fun! Your daughter really will remember that night forever. I'm looking forward to nights like this with my own someday :)

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LITTLEFARMMOMMA 3/16/2011 11:01PM

    Oh, Leslie! You took me back about 15 years! I had tears in my eyes remembering the fun our girls used to have! Your daughter was GLOWING with joy and I know she's going to remember this for her entire LIFE!

Leslie, thanks for "finding me". This schedule I have with the new job has caused me to lose some valuable subscriptions I thought I'd kept!

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STEINERMOM 3/16/2011 10:23PM

  Looks like so much fun! Enjoy the girls while they are young and less dramatic prior to puberty. The photos are priceless.

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BELLEFAITH42 3/16/2011 1:09PM

    Mom of the Year award for you! Awesome party. I didn't know that there was a Just Dance for Kids - will have to check that. The kids are hilarious with Just Dance aren't they?

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GRANLUND 3/15/2011 9:35PM

    I love this quote:

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. ~Charles R. Swindoll

You did some serious banking that night! Glad you had so much fun. This is why I love teaching so much, the kids keep you hopping and you never know what they'll say or do!

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KANSASROSE67 3/15/2011 4:50PM

    Love these pics! I remember similar parties of my daughter's, and now she is driving and has a boyfriend! Time flies...so enjoy all those crazy moments!

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YESITSDEB 3/15/2011 10:52AM

    I raised 2 boys, so didn't have the opportunity to host a girls night. I do however have very fond memories of my nights like this as a young girl and am very proud of you for making what will be lifelong memories for your daughter. Will certainly be something you'll talk about when she's all grown up with kids of her own. WELL DONE SPARKMOM! emoticon

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RAINBOWFALLS 3/15/2011 10:38AM

    Oh my that is a lot of girls - it reminds me of my granddaughters party - i was glad when I could go home. Glad to see you survived!

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HICKOK-HALEY 3/15/2011 4:35AM

    Looks like they had a great time. Your a good Mom!!

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ABB698 3/15/2011 2:33AM

    Oh that is so one of those times they will remember FOREVER! emoticon emoticon

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IBSHAUN 3/14/2011 11:29PM

    LOVE the pictures!! Oh sweet memories of when I was a little girl. What a good mom you are!!

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HOTSTENO 3/14/2011 11:14PM

    Oh my, this is priceless!!! emoticon

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GWENAEL 3/14/2011 11:02PM

  Looks like a lot of fun! Love their happiness! emoticon

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KAMAPERRY 3/14/2011 10:36PM

    What a happy bunch of girls!! Your party sounds so fun!!! I want to come!

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DUSTYGIRL25 3/14/2011 9:54PM

    OH, looks like a great time! To be that young again, when everything was so much fun. Well, maybe not.
Congrats on a wonderful birthday party!
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JHADZHIA 3/14/2011 9:25PM

    LOVED seeing these photos!! They all look so happy! You had great ideas to keep them busy! I trust those markers weren't permanent? lol.
What a fantastic, caring Mommy you are! The girls were lucky to have you watching over them! You daughter will have some great memories!
Enjoy your rest! You have earned it!

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GRAMMACATHY 3/14/2011 9:25PM

    Oh this is so wonderful and brought back lots of memories. My Daughter and Step Daughters birthdays are close together, so I let both girls invite their friends and then all the neighborhood girls too. Never, Never, Never, make chocolate fondue with mashmallows to dip. The girls were so over-sugared. They ran from 11 to 14 in age and some of them stayed up all night. I thought I was going to collapse. They all dressed up like Madonna and over did the makeup. We had several games, but I love your tie dye activity. Fun......Thanks for sharing.

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TEMPEST272002 3/14/2011 9:12PM

    I'm so glad the party went well. You're right, these dramas always happen at sleepovers. It's intense emotionally. You've made it through intact. emoticon

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BYEFATNANNY 3/14/2011 8:57PM

    You are a great mommy!!! Looks like a blast, and although I've seen pictures of her before...she looks just like you - what a doll. Things will work out for her, she has her sad moments like you do. Just sounds like she wanted to share her fun with daddy. I'm so sorry. All in all the night sounds like a success!

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IUHRYTR 3/14/2011 8:56PM

    That last picture is so funny, Leslie, and the look on their faces is so happy. How could anyone be upset with them after seeing this photo? emoticon -- Lou

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IUHRYTR 3/14/2011 8:37PM

    Your favorite part was when they all had gone to bed. Mine was when they began drawing on other's faces with the markers. Oh, I noticed that your daughter is not camera shy, is she? -- Lou

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Clutter, Be GONE!!

Sunday, March 13, 2011

The slumber party was a success...well, except for the slumer part! lol I can't wait to show you the pics! They are SO cute! It was a blast and I am one worn out mamma right now. I'll post them in my next blog, promise! emoticon

This is what I did in less than two hours Wednesday night. Amazing what you can do when you put your mind to it!

My basement Before:



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Clutter, BE GONE!! See ya again um, NEVER!!!

Now for the fun part....decorating!!!

Anyone else have some unwanted clutter? Do you want to join me in a "Clutter Be Gone Challenge?!" I'd love to see more before and after's! Getting rid of clutter is so good for the soul. So who's with me? Who's ready to free your house of some negative energy and make a more relaxing environment for yourself? C'mon, YOU're WORTH IT!!!

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PCOH051610 4/2/2011 6:21AM

    I agree with the others..such a fantastic job! I'd do a de-clutter challenge too....only thing is I'd have to take an aerial shot for the first one! Good grief, how do two people make such a mess?

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LIBBYFITZ 3/18/2011 9:55AM

    My daughter's rom! It was her bedroom, but nw her cltter room! She has promised me " we " will declutter it while I am here! emoticon

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BELLEFAITH42 3/16/2011 1:10PM

    Yes, can the clutter fairy come to my house now?? JK - awesome job!

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GRANLUND 3/15/2011 9:38PM

    I could do some before and after photos like that, but I would only be showing you half of the room because I would have moved the crap to the other side of the room to take the picture!

We have lived in our current house longer than any other house we've lived in and boy can I tell. The clutter is multiplying! I am definitely up for a clutter challenge. Sign me up!

Good work!

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GWENAEL 3/14/2011 11:04PM

  Where did you buy the magic wand to make the clutter disappear?! I need one! LOL!

Great job!

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KAMAPERRY 3/14/2011 10:54PM

    Wow! I need to do this!

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HIKETOHEIGHTS 3/14/2011 4:44PM

    I would love to have my Clutter just disappear!

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JHADZHIA 3/14/2011 1:34PM

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WOW!! You are AWESOME!! That is very well done!! I think it would take me years to clean out all the clutter in my storage room and closet, my two trouble areas lol.
I would post a photo, but there is no where to stand in it LOL

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SARAHJ19 3/14/2011 12:02PM

    Dang girl!!! Way to go! Looks great! I love getting all the clutter out of my house! I am working on my room right now! I will post pictures when I am done which will be Thursday night!

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CANDY_LU 3/14/2011 11:57AM

    Wow! Great job! I really need to de-clutter a couple of storage closets in my house. I kept thinking "out of sight out of mind".... NOT! Now stuff "oozes" out of the closets every time someone opens it. HaHa! Guess I need to do some de-cluttering too!

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KRITKRIT 3/14/2011 11:51AM

    Awesome!

There is nothing better than walking into a clutter free house! awwwwww

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CULACCINA 3/14/2011 11:26AM

    Way to go, gilr!!!
Keep it rolling :D

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TRUE-NESS 3/14/2011 10:27AM

    Wow! In less than 2 hours? Wow! It takes me all day to de-clutter in one room...depending on the room. MY room...let's not even discuss it! LOL

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TINKSMOM1 3/14/2011 6:57AM

    just waiting for some nice weather so I can clutter be gone my house with a garage sale and trip to good will! I'm with ya! De-clutter does make me feel so good! emoticon emoticon

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SAMI199 3/14/2011 1:16AM

    You are awesome!!! we just moved & believe me there was some major de-cluttering done!!! Good luck with your challenge!

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DUSTYGIRL25 3/14/2011 1:16AM

    Wow, you have a basement! How cool! I've never lived in a place with a basement (there not too common in Calif). But if I had one, it would probably look more like pic. #1. Only with adult toys. emoticon

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GRAMMACATHY 3/14/2011 1:15AM

    Looking good! Clutter does clutter the soul. I am still trying to get on top of it. Since I fostered the hounds the rest of the house kind of got out of control. They are home now, so no more excuses.

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ABB698 3/14/2011 12:47AM

    emoticonjob! That was a lot of toys! Glad you all had such fun, looking forward to the pics! emoticon

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KANSASROSE67 3/14/2011 12:21AM

    I LOVE de-cluttering and organizing! Yay for you...isn't it a great feeling? Like a breath of fresh air.

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IBSHAUN 3/14/2011 12:20AM

    Wow! Great job in your basement! I need to spend some time cleaning out those "corners" in my house! Can't wait to see the party pics!

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PONYFARMER 3/14/2011 12:02AM

    Wow, I am so with you on this and I LOVE the idea of before and after pics. I am going to take the before tomorrow and then get with it and post a blog. This is a really great motivation! So thanks.

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TRANSFORMWE 3/13/2011 11:49PM

    I'm right with you Leslie! I've been decluttering my bedroom - started with my closet, and moving on to other parts - had to make room for my new bed!! emoticon
I bought myself a new bed (and latex foam mattress) to replace the mattress and boxspring I was given when we moved in here 2 years ago.
Yay for Ikea!

I have more de-cluttering to do - it is good for the soul!


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IUHRYTR 3/13/2011 11:38PM

    Wow, what a difference. Makes you feel good to have more room, doesn't it? emoticon -- Lou

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Oh Happy Day!!

Thursday, March 10, 2011

It's my little girl's 8th birthday today!! She is SO excited! She's been counting down the days for over a month! emoticon emoticon

She woke up to all her presents laid out in the living room and even got up before her alarm! lol I knew she would, though! I love the days when I don't have to drag my kids out of bed! Sometimes it's like pulling teeth! emoticon

One of her presents was a Kids Bop CD which I was anxious to put in and play! We were dancing around singing and having a blast this morning! I wish I didn't have to work and she didn't have to go to school so we could play all day long! emoticon

Tonight we're meeting family and going out to eat at her favorite restaurant. Then Saturday is her 1st sleepover ever! She is beyond excited about that! It's going to be so much fun playing like I'm a kid again all night! Games, makeovers, and tie-dying shirts are on the aggenda. No worries, I will take tons of pictures! emoticon

I can't believe it was 8 years ago today that I first became a mommy!! Happy birthday to my little girl!!!









  
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LIBBYFITZ 3/18/2011 9:51AM

    Hay belated brthday to your darlng daughter! 8!
Sorry this is late but your blogs stopped coming up n my e-mails! emoticon

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TRANSFORMWE 3/13/2011 11:51PM

    Wow! We became Mommies at almost the same time!! My twins just turned 8 on Feb 28. There's something magical about this age -- Elyssa was SOOO excited for her birthday to come this year, too.
Enjoy, Enjoy. enjoy!!

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AZURELITE 3/13/2011 7:56AM

    Happy Birthday to your daughter! Enjoy these years, Leslie..they fly by so quickly (my daughter will soon be 22).

Great photos - your daughter is beautiful...just like you!

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TRUE-NESS 3/12/2011 2:03PM

    Wow! Look at those guns! emoticon Happy birthday...belated...to your beautiful daughter!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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PEPPERMINT125 3/12/2011 8:37AM

    Sounds like you are a great mom! I have two daughters who are young adults but I look back fondly to those days when they were little girls! Enjoy! emoticon

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CALAMITYJANE44 3/11/2011 11:04AM

    Happy birthday to your little angel and enjoy the great day. Awesome!!!!

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CULACCINA 3/11/2011 5:38AM

    Youg girls look so beatiful on those pictures! Love the red skirt :3
Happy B-day to your little one!

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ABB698 3/11/2011 2:00AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticonHappy Birthday to her!
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GRAMMACATHY 3/11/2011 1:58AM

    Happy Birthday to your precious daughter.
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KRYANPRINCESS 3/11/2011 12:03AM

    How sweet! Happy Birthday to her! She is such a cutie! emoticon

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DUSTYGIRL25 3/10/2011 11:35PM

    Happy Birthday to Your Lucky Little Daughter!
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JHADZHIA 3/10/2011 8:21PM

    LOVE these photos!! So precious!! You two are AWESOME!!
You are going to have so much fun being a kid again! What memories she is going to have!!
Can't wait for the photos!!
Happy, Happy Great times!!
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BTRTHANEVA 3/10/2011 8:03PM

    PEACE OUT!

Glad to see how happy (and strong!!!) you both look! Hope you had a fabulous birthday dinner celebration. Good luck with the sleep over on Saturday!

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BOMBCHELL23 3/10/2011 5:19PM

    Leslie,
Before you know it she will be a teenager, that's what I am looking at in June. I can hardly believe that! Enjoy your dinner with her birthdays are meant to be celebrated and enjoyed. The pictures are adorable.

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IBSHAUN 3/10/2011 5:11PM

    emoticon Happy Birthday to your daughter! Sounds to me like you are having as wonderful of a day as she is! I loved the energy in your blog - made me smile! Enjoy!

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DAKOTASMOMMY_07 3/10/2011 5:02PM

    emoticonAwww..This is a PRECIOUS blog.
You are such a wonderful Mommy!!
God Bless~Christina

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CHOESCH 3/10/2011 4:22PM

    Wow! What a beautiful mom and daughter! Happy 8th birthday sweet girl! It sound like you have a wonderful couple of days planned for the big celebration. I can't wait to hear about the sleepover. You are a great mom! Thanks for giving me a BIG smile for a Thursday.
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BELLEFAITH42 3/10/2011 3:56PM

    happy b-day cutie! emoticon emoticon

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GETFIT2LIVE 3/10/2011 3:41PM

    What a beautiful girl--wish her a happy birthday from me, too! Sounds like a wonderful birthday plan to me, enjoy the time and be a kid again yourself with that sleepover!!

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ELLFIN3 3/10/2011 1:07PM

    Tell the Beautiful Young Lady in your life Happy Healthy Birthday and many more to come from me!!!!! Enjoy every moment you can with her!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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KANSASROSE67 3/10/2011 12:58PM

    Hope all the celebrating is wonderful! It seems like just yesterday my little girl was 8 and now she's heading toward 16. Enjoy every moment!

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MOMOF2TONI 3/10/2011 12:39PM

    Great pics! Happy Birthday to your little girl and I hope you both have a wonderful day.
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REDRUNNERMOM713 3/10/2011 12:35PM

    Happy Birthday to your little one! I hope you all have a wonderful day and have a blast at the slumber party!!

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ASHLEYKAT 3/10/2011 12:28PM

    What a fantastic little girl! Tell her "Hippo, birdie, two ewes" for me! ("Happy birthday to you")

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SWEETNEENI 3/10/2011 12:16PM

    Adorable! Happy Birthday Cutie!
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Happy birthday to your sweet girl! I can feel your excitement in your post! Have fun tonight and at the sleep over on Saturday!

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IUHRYTR 3/10/2011 11:56AM

    What a pair of cuties! It must have been something to see her face when she got up this morning. Hope you have a good time with all the young ones tonight. -- Lou

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HIKETOHEIGHTS 3/10/2011 11:46AM

    What a doll! Happy day to you all, Victoria

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SHERLYN-WILL 3/10/2011 11:25AM

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY to your sweetie! YOU are a great mom!!!!

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SARAHJ19 3/10/2011 11:19AM

    Happy birthday to your cutie pie!! emoticon emoticon emoticon Enjoy tonight with your family! I love the picture of you two showing your muscles! emoticon

Have a great day!

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TEMPEST272002 3/10/2011 11:09AM

    You guys look so happy! Hope she has a day full of laughter & love!

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SHANNAN85 3/10/2011 11:05AM

  Happy Birthday to your sweet little girl!!
She is TOO cute.

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STEPHANIE0982 3/10/2011 10:52AM

    Happy Birthday!! dance the night away when she gets home from school!

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A Brand New End

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Hey Spark friends! Just a quick update this morning. Ray (the bf) came over and we had another long talk last night. We are still 'separated'. I begged him to take me back last night and the other night too....for unhealthy reasons probably, but we've left things at this: He's going to work on him and I'm going to work on me. To build a stronger relationship we must build a stronger platform to start from. It's going to be hard, emotional, and stressful, but I think this could be the start of something great. We are capable of having a much healthier and loving relationship but we must work at it. It's not going to change over night and I need to just trust in God and in the path He is choosing to put us on. We've come to this point in our relationship for a reason, and I know that God is giving us an oppurtunity to build the most loving relationship of my life, not only with Ray but with myself! If I just follow Him and trust in Him, everything else will fall into place. I must learn to love myself and make peace with the demons that are holding me back. I am a bit scared and sad but I'm also determined. I WILL come out of this a stronger and more independent person! I WILL become the change I want to see!

"While you can't go back and make a brand new start, you can start from now and make a brand new end." ~unknown author

  
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TRANSFORMWE 3/13/2011 11:54PM

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Whatever the eventual outcome, how can you go wrong? You're both learning and growing. I wish you both much health and happiness.

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GRAMMACATHY 3/11/2011 2:00AM

    You both sound thoughtful and mature.
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BTRTHANEVA 3/10/2011 8:15PM

    Sometimes, the best thing you can do for a relationship is give it a rest. Breaking up can sometimes be a waking up. Like the old saying goes, if you love someone, let them go...

Take this time and work on what wasn't working. Hopefully, you're both learning and LISTENING to each other. The bottom line is: are you happy? Are you able to give each other what the other person needs (not just what you need?).

I've been around this block more times than I care to acknowledge, but I've learned so much and have come so far that I wouldn't change a thing... The long strange trip of my life has brought me to the most amazing person I've ever met.

Live, learn and BE HAPPY!!!

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GOGOMAMA 3/9/2011 9:33PM

    Hugs! I love your faith! You are an amazing person and you will have many wonderful opportunities because of your big heart!

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AZURELITE 3/9/2011 10:05AM

    Keeping you and Ray in my thoughts and prayers. You are so amazing, Leslie, you will be rewarded for you efforts in all facets of your life!
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PATTISPAGE 3/9/2011 9:29AM

    It is hard and I will continue to pray ~ Trust God and trust Leslie! Enjoy the journey to complete health, just think how much more you will be able to give and receive in a relationship!!! Whooot You!!!

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KAMAPERRY 3/9/2011 12:30AM

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MTLHEAD86 3/9/2011 12:25AM

    Healthy responsibility is defined as taking 100 percent responsibility for yourself while inspiring others to take 100 percent responsibility.


- Gay Hendricks

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ABB698 3/8/2011 10:14PM

    Your awareness of where your foundation needs to start is right on emoticon
HE does know what He's doing, and so do you! I'm so proud of you for realizing this! emoticon

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JHADZHIA 3/8/2011 9:55PM

    Love this quote. Lots of us have to reboot our lives and start over again. Wishing you and Ray all the best starting over and building a foundation..
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WARMSPRINGDAY 3/8/2011 9:40PM

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MOMFAN 3/8/2011 8:45PM

    God only asks us to trust him.

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ELLFIN3 3/8/2011 8:25PM

    Fabulous attitude!!! You have a plan and a way to make this plan work!!! WooHoo you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TEACHDIANN78 3/8/2011 6:39PM

    You have such a great outlook. There is no doubt that things are gonna start looking up!!

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SHERRY257 3/8/2011 5:20PM

    Magic Johnson said, "I choose my destiny". It sounds like that is what you are doing with Gods' help! Stay strong Leslie, you can do this! emoticon

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SARAH_HOPE 3/8/2011 4:27PM

    I'm sorry you are going through this but it sounds like both of you have really thought things out and you are making the right decision. Take time to take care of you! emoticon

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OHSOSVELTE 3/8/2011 3:47PM

    I know this is so hard .. and I'm so impressed by your trust in Him and your trust in yourself. I'm just looking at your background as I write this and see "Miracles happen," "Hope," "Imagine," "Never give up," and know great things, and great love and happiness are in store for you. emoticon

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CANDY_LU 3/8/2011 2:53PM

    emoticon Sounds like you're in the right frame of mind.

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MOMOF2TONI 3/8/2011 2:50PM

    Good for you. You can do this!
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DUSTYGIRL25 3/8/2011 12:30PM

    I was hoping this blog was going to say you were back together and going to live "happily ever after". I just love to hear about romantic love stories.
However, it sounds like you both are being sensible and that is sooo important.
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CASILAYNE 3/8/2011 11:09AM

    I'm so sorry you're going through this. I've been praying for you and Ray and will continue to do so.

"Blessed are those who persevere through trials." - James 1:12

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TEMPEST272002 3/8/2011 10:50AM

    I know it's hard, but taking the time to heal and grow is the right thing to do. emoticon emoticon

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My Face Weight Loss in PICS :)

Saturday, March 05, 2011

Just got some pics I've been achin' to show ya! This first pic is one that I took on the field trip this Thursday. I just love it! Especially the gap in my son's teeth! emoticon



Now I want to show you a progression in my weight loss, shown in my face. So the one above is the most recent. This next one is about 10 pounds heavier...



Another 10 pounds heavier...



10 more...



and finally the "before"...



Quite the difference, huh?!! I've lost a lot in my face! My whole body frame is different too! Who knew I was never actually "big boned"?!! LOL
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Just one more thing I have to add...one of my best friends and Spark buddy's birthday is today! If y'all don't mind, go wish her a happy birthday. I know she'll love it! She is the one who introduced me to SP in the first place, I owe much of my success to her! Go on, spoil her w/ goodies...she deserves it! emoticon Her SP name is THATS_LOVELY101 and I love her to pieces!! Here's a pic of us from New Year's this year. We had a blast that night!



Happy Birthday Buddy!!

www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=TH
ATS%5FLOVELY101

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

GIRL_WALKING 3/10/2011 7:45PM

    I see the differences at each stage! Great job pretty lady! emoticon

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GOGOMAMA 3/9/2011 9:36PM

    You are gorgeous!!! I love how happy you look and your son's cute smile!!! It's amazing to see how much thinner your face is now! Great job! Great blog!!

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BELLEFAITH42 3/8/2011 4:58PM

    I LOVE it! Great blog. I can't wait to see my face slim down.

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THYCKNSWEET 3/8/2011 1:25PM

    Way to go

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GRACIE4ONE 3/8/2011 1:01PM

    Shoot, i just popped in to tell ya i love the new profile pic! But, i guess when you're cute, doesn't matter what size you are, huh? Looking good girl!

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CASILAYNE 3/8/2011 11:10AM

    Your face is lookin' SEXY! :)

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ELLFIN3 3/7/2011 8:27PM

    emoticon Thanks for the inspiration!!!!! emoticon emoticon

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CSULLIVAN83 3/7/2011 6:09PM

    You have done an amazing job!! emoticon

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JORDANA84 3/7/2011 5:13PM

    The face is always a big teller when you lose/gain weight, at least for me, and obviously for you!! You look great

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PCOH051610 3/7/2011 11:44AM

    My goodness, you certainly can see a huge difference in your face! Wow...maybe my chubby cheeks will subside a bit eventually as well! Great attitude!

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AZURELITE 3/7/2011 8:15AM

    Wow! What a difference these photos show! You're such an inspiration to me, Leslie - your smile just makes me try harder.

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WATERMELLEN 3/6/2011 4:35PM

    What a gorgeous girl!! You've done great: and you look happy!!

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PATTISPAGE 3/6/2011 3:45PM

    Beautiful! I love your new profile picture, caught my eye right away! emoticon

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REJ7777 3/6/2011 2:49PM

    WOW! What a difference! You've found your *real* (and beautiful!) face again. emoticon emoticon

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SUNFLOWERGRRL 3/6/2011 11:03AM

    Wow! What a difference! I hope you are super proud of all your hard work!

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BYEFATNANNY 3/6/2011 10:51AM

    Great changes in you and your look. Beautiful and darling son too. Congrats.

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TEMPEST272002 3/6/2011 10:36AM

    Wow. That is an amazing transformation! You look a decade younger & so very pretty. I'm loving the gap in your son's teeth. He is sooooo cute!

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WARMSPRINGDAY 3/6/2011 9:41AM

    Awesome. Isn't it great to see your progress in black and white, well, in this case, in color? Really shows - good work!

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LIBBYFITZ 3/6/2011 9:12AM

    Yeh to NOT being big boned! emoticon

An amazing contrast in the photos! A new you is emerging!

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RAINBOWFALLS 3/6/2011 9:07AM

    Wow, you almost look like a different person. Great comparisons.

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PUNZIE73 3/6/2011 7:40AM

    Holy transformation batman! That's one of the reasons i really want to stick with this. People have always assumed I was a big girl. Actually my frame is more of a SCHMEDIUM build. That's right, I said schmedium! I want to finish, so I know how I should really look as an adult!

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MOMFAN 3/6/2011 2:08AM

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JANTWO 3/6/2011 12:30AM

    You are so beautiful!!!! You have done amazing!!!! emoticon

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JHADZHIA 3/6/2011 12:05AM

    AWESOME!! Lookit those cheekbones!! You look fantastic! That photo with your son is just the sweetest!!
Many thanks to your wonderful buddy for bringing you into the Spark fold!!
Have a fabulous super Sunday!

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IBSHAUN 3/5/2011 11:40PM

    Love the picture of your son and yes, the gap is ADORable! thanks for the little piece of info about THATS_LOVELY101's b-day. Made sure I dropped her a piece of virtual spark-cake. emoticon emoticon

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KKP4673 3/5/2011 11:14PM

    Amazing, Leslie!! You are truly an inspiration!!

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ABB698 3/5/2011 11:10PM

    You are absolutely amazing! As beautiful as you were before, I agree- you simply GLOW now! Your inner happiness completely radiates! emoticon

Have a fab weekend! I stopped by to wish your buddy HBD too! emoticon

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ERIKO1908 3/5/2011 11:05PM

    awesome group of pictures!! much progress - very beautiful!! I'm still trying to figure out the whole "big-boned" puzzle myself...

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CHRYS13 3/5/2011 10:14PM

    Congratulations on your weight loss! You're lovely!

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MINDY502 3/5/2011 10:05PM

    Wow what a difference it makes when we lose weight even in our faces. Congratulations on your progress!

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BOMBCHELL23 3/5/2011 9:57PM

    I never thought about weight loss in my face but I can see the difference in yours,so beautiful. I won't even post pics of my face on the internet for professional reasons. But I can look for myself. I loved this reflection.

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AKSTACEY70 3/5/2011 9:50PM

    You look Amazing.

I loved the "big bone" statement because my daughter went through the same thing where her whole life everyone told her she was big boned but then she lost all the weight and found out she wasn't.



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LZY0108 3/5/2011 9:48PM

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PONYFARMER 3/5/2011 9:41PM

    Wow, what a difference. I love the color of your hair. You are amazingly beautiful.

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SHERLYN-WILL 3/5/2011 9:24PM

    HUGE difference.. I love it... You look gorgeous in all of them though... specially with that cute little punkin... with the space btwn his teeth! AWW that don't stay small long... glad you got to go WITH HIM!!!

Thanks for sharing.. I will go wish your buddy a great BD!!

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ALASKAPSYCH 3/5/2011 9:14PM

    Beautiful!

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TEENY_BIKINI 3/5/2011 9:12PM

    You look beautiful - now, then, whenever!

Love the first pic - because you are glowing. I just love that!!

Just stopped by your buddy's page as well.

Happy Saturday, sweetie.

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Congrats on all that you are - whatever that may be....

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