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Sunday, July 03, 2011


Does Church hopping count as fitness?

  
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MNOT2THICK 7/4/2011 3:45PM

    Breaks are good. Change is good. Do what you need.

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HANKENSTEIN 7/3/2011 10:51PM

    sometimes change is very refreshing. when we moved into the Bible belt, we were afriad of small churches for fear I'd be mowing the lawn once a week in no time. LOL

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JEANUT 7/3/2011 8:42PM

    Everyone needs a break sometimes
Also it's OK to say NO or I need help
Hugs sweetie.


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MKPRINCESS007 7/3/2011 6:05PM

    Hey Liz..........change is good, isn't that what they say? Ah, sometimes it is awesome, and other times, it is just........difficult.

Just remember that in the end, you need to do what is best for you!

Luv ya bunches!

K

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 7/3/2011 4:23PM

    There is a season of doing and a season of rest. There is a season of giving and a season of receiving. We are like the wine skin and need to be refilled from time to time. There is no negative in needing a break Liz. emoticon

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I*AM*BLESSED 7/3/2011 2:19PM

    cha...cha...cha...changes! Love you girl!

mom

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Inconvenient Tattoo Fitness

Friday, July 01, 2011

Well I can't be bothered to start...

Happy 144th Birthday CANADA!!!


  
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MKPRINCESS007 7/3/2011 6:11PM

    Happy Belated Canada Day! :)

Here is my take on exercise.........if it isn't fun, it is just a pain in the butt!
Find something you like (gardening?) and make the most of it! Dancing? Walking? Mix it up, make it fun. Otherwise, you will hate it and bail on it in short order.

You rock sista............love the tattoo's!

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MNOT2THICK 7/3/2011 8:15AM

    Liz, You can do whatever you want!!!

I'm a little late. Hope Canada Day was awesome for you guys. Love the tats.

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CHRISTINCOTA86 7/3/2011 8:14AM

    It's called a "work" out, not a "fun" out or "relax" out. Sometimes it really sucks. But I promise you, when you get done, you will never say "I wish I hadn't worked out today."

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HANKENSTEIN 7/1/2011 11:58PM

    you will do it, Liz. Love that you got a fake tattoo too.

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 7/1/2011 7:03PM

    You are worth the time and effort Liz. emoticon I used to take my boys walking with me individually so they could have some mama time. It was usually well except for the time Jess had to "go" and used some leaves as paper. Poison ivy is not pretty. emoticon

Happy Canada Day emoticon

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ANEWBETHSTL 7/1/2011 6:37PM

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA!!

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Sweetie, the fitness thing can be something for you...you do so much for your family that you have to do something just for you! It will make you a happier person and in return your little ones will have a happier Mommy and you Hubby will have a happier Wife. You are so worth some "Liz" time!!

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I*AM*BLESSED 7/1/2011 6:18PM

    Love the tats....and a Happy Canada Day to you!

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Paperclip Parenting

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Parenting: To God be the Glory great things he has done.

  
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JEANUT 6/30/2011 8:18AM

    My DH is 6ft 4in and we have a full size bed. Try that one. LOL
Love the paperclips

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KANSASCHICA 6/29/2011 11:18PM

    Okay Okay sorry about that....you'd think this place couldn't run without me...ANYHOO, my first question....what is the temperature there?? Cuz I about died when I seen you in a jacket!
Okay, the paperclip necklace...AWESOME!! Good for you!! That's so very cool!!
I bet your hubby is a wonderful father!! You have to have two wonderful parents to have such wonderful children!! And yes, I pray all the time with my ONE child....I pray that we both survive the upcoming teenage years lol!! And I'm gonna have him watch this and show him other things besides sports s....."stuff" that he could buy if he saved his money for longer than a MONTH!!! Thanks Lizzie!!!

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KANSASCHICA 6/29/2011 10:52PM

    Hey!! I got as far as the paperclip before I was rudely interrupted by the men in my house, so I will have to rewatch in the morning. ARRRGH emoticon

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SHASSYSUE2 6/29/2011 9:14PM

    I am going to start my own paper clip chain!! I have large one that are all different colors and they are also about an inch long. So as I add one more, that will be like an inch gone!!! I love it!!! I also agree that without God guiding us parenting would be impossible!! My son should be glad that I follow God's commandments, like the one Thou Shalt Not Kill!!! Ha ha!!!

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MALKS_ARIA 6/29/2011 8:55PM

    Wow, what a neat Vlog :) Glad to hear Son has a new laptop ... meaning we may see new locations, I am excited about this because..... :) Your yard is lovely, and I want to see the flowers and plants progress....
Plus :) Your kids are awesome, cuz they have awesome parents!! Glad that you have such support and help from Hubby, it makes it worth it!!

Paperclip idea is fun... and I probably am about the same spot... 30 ... but guess what... it's gonna move soon!!!

aria

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MNOT2THICK 6/29/2011 6:54PM

    Love the paper clip notion, might have to borrow it. 36 clips rocks.

Happy 12th Birthday Kit Kat!!!!



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SUNNYBUNNY112 6/29/2011 6:29PM

    Love that show! Yeah, basically they want to show that your house security is CRAP! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LITTLE ONE!!!! and please, forgive Hank and his comment...he is a nerd!
just sayin....

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 6/29/2011 5:44PM

    Liz, what a trip down memory lane. emoticon When Robert used to work nights the kiddos would find reason to climb in bed with mom. We also had snuggle time right before bed. Those days were so sweet. Like you it was me the five kiddos and a queen size bed. Tator will still stop in for snuggle time in the evenings. The others are grown and about their own lives now. As for the headboard, you aren't missing anything. Especially if yours would be like mine. The whole house knows when we roll over.

You are doing such a wonderful job on your weight loss journey. Visuals are a great idea. Love the paperclips.

Praying your shoulder feels better soon. emoticon

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HANKENSTEIN 6/29/2011 5:31PM

    With like 36 kids, you have a lot of birthdays.

Every bed should be a Hank. I mean a king. Yes, a KING!

Just saying, but hook some cereal box toy onto that paper clip chain and SB will pay you like $8 for it and be thrilled.

Rev. Croc love. Nice to hear that Liz.

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I*AM*BLESSED 6/29/2011 5:01PM

    I love your paperclip idea, girly! Where did you get the chart....I forgot

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JOHNTJ1 6/29/2011 5:00PM

    So...........

In many ways you and God share the same parenting skills. God loves us, sorta pats us on the head, loves us some more and really hopes that one day we will "get it."

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Spark helped me heal with self-image...

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Just because I look good doesn't mean I'm for sale...

  
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JEANUT 6/30/2011 8:27AM

    Hugs sweetie. It's terrible when people do things like that or try to ( I was lucky and got away). But it still effected me. It makes us feel like it's our fault. It's not, we did nothing wrong.
I'm glad we're both learning to love ourselves and not let what they did control our lives.



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MALKS_ARIA 6/29/2011 8:45PM

    Such a beautiful lady... and we are so often walking in the "wake" of such challenging examples ... That did the best they could... and we do the best we can... 1. to break from the tend, and 2. Identify ourselves as an individual.

I am glad you are taking the steps towards this (I think we are constantly working on things, never fully "arrive")....

Have a great day!

aria

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MNOT2THICK 6/29/2011 2:22PM

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You are beautiful. You presenting the blessing that God has created in you is not a reason to hide. Thank you for sharing. I can relate as I always tried to hide my shape when I was younger. Big and baggy was the way to go.

So happy you loved yourself better. emoticon

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SUNNYBUNNY112 6/29/2011 1:53AM

    I am so happy that you are in a happier place...you are a beautiful woman and you are such an inspiring...you are strong...you are sweet...and your are. Right you are not sale. Thank you for sharing you with us...

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KANSASCHICA 6/28/2011 10:53PM

    I'm speechless through the tears that someone could do this to one of the sweetest, most honest people in my life whom inspires me daily. This is honestly THE best vlog I've seen. Honestly...You are incredible...for real emoticon

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HANKENSTEIN 6/28/2011 10:32PM

    Liz, while your weight loss ticker movement has been inspiring, nothing has been more inspiring than seeing you on this journey with yourself, and with the demons that you are kicking to the curb. I love you because you are real. No pretenses at all. No false happy when it's not there. You share all of you, and to me, every time you do, it's a gift to all who watch. And yes, an advertisement of sorts - that you are a remarkable woman.

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SHASSYSUE2 6/28/2011 9:52PM

    That is why I loved turning 40 almost 4 years ago!! When I turned 40 it finally dawned on me, that I was an adult and that no one had the right to say anything or hurt me anymore, and that empowered me. Some would say I became a Bee-Itch, I just say I got tired of everyones She-It!!! You go my beautiful friend!!! Luv Ya!! Shannon

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MIBELLALUNA 6/28/2011 9:33PM

    Nooooo....Dermatologist says NOOOO tanning. Self tanner only! Esp as fair as you are.

That is a timely message also for me. Fear (that thing I hate) tells me that while looking good may may not say a car is 'for sale', it may make someone want to steal it, and I hate admitting that. I actually had a visiting relative tell me it was probably a 'good thing' that I 'gained weight' upon moving here or I probably have been a target for something bad. Really? I have to be fat to be protected? How about I lose weight and carry a gun like everyone else? hah Even though I still feel fat, I go out of my way to look decent when I leave the house...but here is the weird thing; because of the rural area, my 'decent' stands out and I don't like it. I always want to return a stare and have the guts to say, "What the hell are YOU looking at?" My mental block is that voice from 'somewhere' (parent?) that says, "Who does she think SHE is?" if I look remotely polished in comparison to the norm. Its just unfortunate the norm around me is kind of scary!! Screw it, that's their problem, I'm putting on a decent face and clothes that make ME happy when I leave my house, for ME...not them. None of us should have to 'hide it under a bushel'......let it shine girl! I'm with ya!

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I*AM*BLESSED 6/28/2011 2:17PM

    Thank you for sharing, Lizzy. I am so happy for you that things are getting better...you SO deserve it!

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LIFEGENESIS 6/28/2011 1:57PM

    Thanks for sharing. I am so happy you are getting over that mental block. You deserve to be happy, healthy and proud of your "packaging". ((HUGS))

You're right - you aren't for sale.

How can you be?

You are priceless.

:D

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 6/28/2011 1:39PM

    Liz, those that hurt us don't need a reason. emoticon So glad you are taking care of you and not hiding anymore. The little girl in me decided to be no one's victim and it really does change your life. emoticon

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Swiffer Empty Nest

Monday, June 27, 2011

banter

  
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I*AM*BLESSED 6/28/2011 9:38AM

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Mom

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SUNNYBUNNY112 6/28/2011 12:43AM

    I have missed you sissy...oh my gosh...TOSS THAT PILLOW, yo! I LOVE TO SWIFFER!

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HANKENSTEIN 6/27/2011 8:45PM

    Yard hair. You wear it well. Loved the way you primped for a moment after the apology, not being a primper myself. I love the way tall drink o water just rolls with your banter. He's a great straight man, and probably a great big (pun?) brother.
You rock, Liz. My kids can come live with you when yours are all gone, if you don't mind 35 year olds that gnosh a wee bit.

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MALKS_ARIA 6/27/2011 7:40PM

    Awesome Mommy!!!

aria

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KANSASCHICA 6/27/2011 4:30PM

    Your such an awesome mother (yes I've said this before and I will say it alot in the future), but you truly are!! Were not having much luck with having a 2nd child, so my empty nest may come faster than I want it to!! I love your little girls voice, it's so precious!! Hope your Monday is going spectacular. Muah!

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ECLIPSED 6/27/2011 4:17PM

    Your daughter is adorable! Love those green socks too :) I only had my one son, who is grown and moved out now, and I about DIED when he left! It took me a long time to get used to it, but I'm good now.

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SANDERSON83 6/27/2011 4:04PM

    I absolutely LOVE your children! When you threw that pillow I actually belly laughed!! You need a steamer! I LOVE MINE!! I love mommy brain! :-) So what you're saying is that by the time all your kids are old enough to move out, the first one better have created grandbabies? LOL. OR are you saying that you're not pregnant NOW but you want to be in the near future?

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