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Friday, January 11, 2013

Quick note to say, "Hi, I'm not dead! I have not dropped off the face of the earth OR been abducted by green dudes (bummer on the last, cuz, I'm curious)"

So, I'm ridiculously sleep deprived and Sleep Deprivation makes me a skank. Any food that walks through my door I just smile and open wide.

Nasty. I know, I know, but, oh-so-frikkin' true!

I'm justifying my indiscretions and realize I'm doing semi-tallies on my caloric consumption.

It kinda goes like:

"So, I had a coffee, but, just a bit of milk. Ugh...I guess it was a half a cup, but, it really didn't do a good job of making my nasty coffee sexy ...I'll take an one ounce caloric hit on that coffee. That's all I'll own.
Then for breakfast...what the h3ll did I eat for breakfast? *yawn*. Wow, it must not have been good. I think it was...a bran muffin..well, something was under all that butter...

note to self: bran muffins give me flatulence like 5 hours after consumption. Which, (FYI) is friggin' embarrassing when your boss decides today would be a great day to play friendly and you end up having all the chambermaids migrate to the room you're cleaning for some moral boosting. Which includes topics of sex, hotty factor and kids. In that order.
awkward time for the bran to kick in...
Okay so for lunch. OMG... I was trying to impress the new girl by not eating my whole entire raisin scone. Why? Am I hoping we hook up? No. No, in fact I want her in my corner so that together us two really cute blonds can shut down that hormone laden dude that makes us coffee hoping for sex. Yes, my husband knows and he had proposed that I apply for a job at his work because the pay is better (PLEASE, my hunny just wants to crush lewd dudes).
Where was I?
The scone.
So, I ate most of it and then took a couple bites of my apple. My tummy was warring with the muffin and my brain was thinking that I really, really love my job but almost doubling my salary for 3 months of hectic might be worth avoiding lewd dude and the mean girls.

Mean girls (Yes, we're on another Rabbit Trail of thought, again.) HOLY CRAP women are so insecure they turn vicious on the new girls. Mind you I've always picked independent jobs so, this team thing is so 'campy-fun' to me, but, the con is inferiority complexes. I really, really, really wish that random slapping wasn't illegal. The mean-spirited things that come out of some of these women's mouths breaks my heart.

So, I'm getting stressed out just thinking about leaving a job I love at this moment because;

A. I want to see lewd dude totally get his just desserts when his girlfriend finds out he has been trying to hit up house wives.
B. I want to whip those mean biznotches into shape. I have them trained not to speak ill of anyone without me taking the underdog's side. I don't tolerate them kicking someone when they're down. Which is more respect than they deserve when their dirty laundry gets hung to dry I will try to help them save face. Well, not the lewd dude. There is just something so pathetic about a dude that hits on married women. They're lazy.

So, hubby said those are not good reasons to stick it out at the job.

I kinda sorta think it's enough to make me happy...

Anyway, job choices and being a Food Skank have me a bit deflated.

I tried hooping a Dance Party Friday but I'm so tired that I am not co-ordinated. I videoed some and then I thought, "Stop posting videos People think you're vain, simple and annoying."

But what would I think?
Isn't that who I'm trying to keep above board?

How about we (I) teach those insecure, imaginary biznotches a lesson that they can not, will not, or ever suck the joy out of my day.

I'm too tired to mother biznotches the world over. What were their mother's doing instead of teaching their children to love others anyway?

Not hula hooping, that's for sure.

SO, I think I need to figure out how to accommodate sleeping in my that I can focus on things like responsible job decision direction and how to more efficiently make the biznotches my biznotches.

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NANHBH 1/18/2013 12:41AM


WOW, lots going on at work for you. So glad that you are trying to curb the wagging tongues. Such a good example you are to your co-workers.

I love your raw honesty in your blogs! You and your bran muffin make me laugh!

I'm with you on the sleep deprivation. I should get off Spark right now and go to bed - if I'm going to get 6 hours of sleep tonight.

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    You are such a beautiful spirit, and the underdogs where you work are sure lucky to have you there fighting for them ... Allowing the sunshine, your sunshine, to disinfect all that would contaminate the most innocent if allowed.
Bravo to you for being true to yourself and to others. It may seem at times to go unnoticed ... but it is not. It surely is not.

Get your sleep ... get lots and lots of sleep ... and then let your light shine for all it's worth!

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SNOWANGELDIVA 1/13/2013 6:42PM

    LOVE never fails.
I do when I'm sleep deprived, but, I had a 12 hour nap and the world and all the stars are back where they belong.

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I*AM*BLESSED 1/12/2013 9:09AM

I'm sure it will all work out. Stay positive!

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KARENE10 1/12/2013 8:39AM

    Hope you can get some emoticon . There are biznotches at just about every job,if you really like your job I would stay,but I have a feeling that you would have fun at any job that you worked at and why not make more $$$

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WISHICOULDFLY 1/12/2013 8:23AM

    I think many of us can have a love-hate relationship with our job. There are things that I love about mine and I try to remember them as needed to stay positive and focused. BUT...there are times that I am so overwhelmed and frustrated that it takes every fiber of my self control not to stomp and scream obscenities at everyone that is impeding my progress with their stupidity, lack of planning or sheer laziness. I have to remember that most of the time we are a well-oiled machine with awesome results. Oh and uh, I work with all MEN. Uh huh, young, funny, irreverent men that NEVER get bitchy or gossip. When I remember this, I cut the offender some slack.

But YOU....oh those mean girls need to be slapped or you COULD pray for them. How else can you convert a mean girl to a caring one?

What kind of work would you do at your hubby's employer? Anything fun? Double the salary sounds enticing...

Too much for you to think about without sleep. Get your rest. emoticon

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    That is an awesome action shot of you hoopin!

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    How is that you are able to express frustrations in such an entertaining way? Maybe sleep deprivation isn't so bad after all. Unfortunately, I know that it really is, though. I hope you can get some sleep (REAL sleep) SOON. I also hope that you can get some clarity with your job decision.

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MOSTMOM1 1/11/2013 11:21PM

    I think you need to get some sleep. Plus, I don't think you're vain, simple or annoying. Why the heck would I keep coming back if I did? Makes no sense. Go to sleep!

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX12 1/11/2013 10:29PM

    Get some rest and the world will be yours. I see you conquering it one ornery woman at a time. emoticon

May the Lord bless you and encourage you as you make decisions about your job.

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JOYFULMOMTO5 1/11/2013 10:08PM

    Love ya, Liz. Hope you can get some rest. His mercies are new every morning....
Keep dancin'! emoticon

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Spin Me!

Tuesday, January 08, 2013 is my gym.

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SNOWANGELDIVA 1/13/2013 8:18PM

    Ya, we had the place to ourselves. I yanked my kids out of school for an 'Activity Day'. Our teachers are striking and it cancels all the extracurricular, so, we didn't let that stop us. WE had an AWESOME Day instead and the rest of the kids were in school. WAY AWESOME!

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I*AM*BLESSED 1/12/2013 9:30AM

    VERY COOL MOM AWARD! emoticon

Wow...thanks for the ride! Dang, did y'all have the place to yourselves?


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SLIMTHICK2 1/11/2013 1:14PM

    Cute family, lots of fun. Hope your New Year brings lots more laughter. All the best.

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DRKEYEZ820 1/9/2013 11:58AM

    Your vlogs always make my day! Super fun! I so hope I can bring my little one at least once sledding this winter! Were not getting very much snow here lol. ah!

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WILDASTER 1/9/2013 11:15AM

    I loved it! You had a great time, a beautiful day and they were all smiling!!

Now our kids want to try it too.

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KARENE10 1/9/2013 8:37AM

    That looks like SO much fun! We are about an hour away from the mountains and now that is my next adventure. The music went great with the video. Your family is beautiful. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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2013LOSE20 1/9/2013 7:57AM

  Being from an area where the sun shine most of the year, I didn't know there were escalators like that. How fun! What great memories you are creating with your very cute looking kids.

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KITKAT717 1/9/2013 7:35AM

    emoticon Looks like so much fun! I have always wanted to try but I am too chicken. If they link you I may make hubby go with me LOL.

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IMOJANE 1/9/2013 4:33AM

    AMAZING!!! Hahaha love it

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TARAFROMTX1 1/8/2013 11:55PM

    Oh that looks like so much fun!!! I would love to do that!! So Glad y'all had some much fun!! emoticon emoticon

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TEXASFILLY 1/8/2013 11:51PM

    emoticon How AWE~some is that! I felt like I was right there with y'all! HA! *hugs* Thanks for sharing your wonderful life and beautiful kids~ *hugs* BB~ emoticon emoticon emoticon

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QUEENMOXIE 1/8/2013 11:17PM

    That looked like so much fun....of course, I was nice and toasty warm in my apartment while you guys were probably freezing......your kids are lucky to have such a cool mom. emoticon

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MNOT2THICK 1/8/2013 10:58PM

    Looks like you guys had an awesome day. YAY!!!!

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TEENY_BIKINI 1/8/2013 10:56PM


That was so much fun!


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    Looks like so much fun! Great song for the video. But... why are your throwers not wearing coats? OMG!

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NANHBH 1/8/2013 10:49PM

    OMG, that looks like a blast! I was getting dizzy watching it. Did she say she has to pee?

Hey, were you driving and video taping?
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MOSTMOM1 1/8/2013 10:32PM

    FUN!!!!!!! This is SO on our list of things to do this winter. What a fantabulous day!!! And nobody puked or got conked on the head; that's always a bonus.
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PS: Hope Duchess made it to the bathroom...

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ASRMOM 1/8/2013 9:21PM

    Being fun mom.....CHECK! emoticon emoticon

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LIVINHEALTHY9 1/8/2013 9:21PM

    That looks super fun!
What a great day.

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    Oh my God that looks like SO MUCH FUN! What an awesome video of a spectacular outing! You are by far, the COOLEST MOM ever! Just ask your kids. Thanks for sharing this!

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_JODI404 1/8/2013 8:06PM

    emoticon That looks like SO much fun!!!!

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX12 1/8/2013 8:03PM

    How fun!

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All Good Things...

Monday, January 07, 2013

I'm in the midst of getting my kids motivated for school and my youngest was asking about my friends from waaay back when I used a wagon to get to school and then she asked, "Why?" as in why were they my friends and it reminded me of the letter that was emailed the world over that encouraged people to be encouragers.

So, in this spirit, SparkFriends, drop me a line. Your positive words strengthen me in my personal battles.

I will return the sentiment.

The inspiring letter, circa 1998:


He was in the first third grade class I taught at Saint Mary's School in Morris, Minn. All 34 of my students were dear to me, but Mark Eklund was one in a million. Very neat in appearance, but had that happy-to-be-alive attitude that made even his occasional mischievousness delightful.

Mark talked incessantly. I had to remind him again and again that talking without permission was not acceptable. What impressed me so much, though, was his sincere response every time I had to correct him for misbehaving - "Thank you for correcting me, Sister!" I didn't know what to make of it at first, but before long I became accustomed to hearing it many times a day.

One morning my patience was growing thin when Mark talked once too often, and then I made a novice-teacher's mistake. I looked at Mark and said, "If you say one more word, I am going to tape your mouth shut!"

It wasn't ten seconds later when Chuck blurted out, "Mark is talking again." I hadn't asked any of the students to help me watch Mark, but since I had stated the punishment in front of the class, I had to act on it.

I remember the scene as if it had occurred this morning. I walked to my desk, very deliberately opened my drawer and took out a roll of masking tape. Without saying a word, I proceeded to Mark's desk, tore off two pieces of tape and made a big X with them over his mouth. I then returned to the front of the room.

As I glanced at Mark to see how he was doing, he winked at me. That did it!! I started laughing. The class cheered as I walked back to Mark's desk, removed the tape, and shrugged my shoulders. His first words were, "Thank you for correcting me, Sister."

At the end of the year, I was asked to teach junior-high math. The years flew by, and before I knew it Mark was in my classroom again. He was more handsome than ever and just as polite. Since he had to listen carefully to my instruction in the "new math," he did not talk as much in ninth grade as he had in third. One Friday, things just didn't feel right. We had worked hard on a new concept all week, and I sensed that the students were frowning, frustrated with themselves and edgy with one another.

I had to stop this crankiness before it got out of hand. So I asked them to list the names of the other students in the room on two sheets of paper, leaving a space between each name. Then I told them to think of the nicest thing they could say about each of their classmates and write it down. It took the remainder of the class period to finish their assignment, and as the students left the room, each one handed me the papers. Charlie smiled. Mark said, "Thank you for teaching me, Sister. Have a good weekend."

That Saturday, I wrote down the name of each student on a separate sheet of paper, and I listed what everyone else had said about that individual. On Monday I gave each student his or her list. Before long, the entire class was smiling. "Really?" I heard whispered. "I never knew that meant anything to anyone!" "I didn't know others liked me so much." No one ever mentioned those papers in class again. I never knew if they discussed them after class or with their parents, but it didn't matter. The exercise had accomplished its purpose. The students were happy with themselves and one another again. That group of students moved on.

Several years later, after I returned from vacation, my parents met me at the airport. As we were driving home, Mother asked me the usual questions about the trip - the weather, my experiences in general. There was a lull in the conversation. Mother gave Dad a side-ways glance and simply said, "Dad?"

My father cleared his throat as he usually did before something important. "The Eklunds called last night," he began. "Really?" I said. "I haven't heard from them in years. I wonder how Mark is." Dad responded quietly. "Mark was killed in Vietnam," he said. "The funeral is tomorrow, and his parents would like it if you could attend." To this day I can still point to the exact spot on I-494 where Dad told me about Mark.

I had never seen a serviceman in a military coffin before. Mark looked so handsome, so mature. All I could think at that moment was, Mark I would give all the masking tape in the world if only you would talk to me.

The church was packed with Mark's friends. Chuck's sister sang "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." Why did it have to rain on the day of the funeral? It was difficult enough at the graveside. The pastor said the usual prayers, and the bugler played taps. One by one those who loved Mark took a last walk by the coffin and sprinkled it with holy water.

I was the last one to bless the coffin. As I stood there, one of the soldiers who acted as pallbearer came up to me. "Were you Mark's math teacher?" he asked. I nodded as I continued to stare at the coffin. "Mark talked about you a lot," he said.

After the funeral, most of Mark's former classmates headed to Chuck's farmhouse for lunch. Mark's mother and father were there, obviously waiting for me. "We want to show you something," his father said, taking a wallet out of his pocket. "They found this on Mark when he was killed. We thought you might recognize it."

Opening the billfold, he carefully removed two worn pieces of notebook paper that had obviously been taped, folded and refolded many times. I knew without looking that the papers were the ones on which I had listed all the good things each of Mark's classmates had said about him.

"Thank you so much for doing that," Mark's mother said. "As you can see, Mark treasured it." Mark's classmates started to gather around us. Charlie smiled rather sheepishly and said, "I still have my list. It's in the top drawer of my desk at home." Chuck's wife said, "Chuck asked me to put his in our wedding album." "I have mine too," Marilyn said. "It's in my diary." Then Vicki, another classmate, reached into her pocketbook, took out her wallet and showed her worn and frazzled list to the group. "I carry this with me at all times," Vicki said without batting an eyelash. "I think we all saved our lists."

That's when I finally sat down and cried. I cried for Mark and for all his friends who would never see him again.

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MOSTMOM1 1/8/2013 8:38AM

    Audrey told me she feels like her mission on earth is to spread light and joy. She said that school can be a very dark place for some people, and she wants to light it up, even if that means being a little weird or different. She tries to give smiles and hugs to everyone who looks like they need it. Funny how she and I seem to be on the same mission. :)
Salt, light, a dash of joyful pizazz--just what this world needs.
Go make a difference today, let somebody know that they're awesome.

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    emoticon for posting this. It is a great reminder for all of us to spread positivity and God's love. emoticon

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MNOT2THICK 1/7/2013 9:49PM

    I love this story more every time I read it. Beautiful reminder of how much positive reinforcement can lift us all. Diva- unique, energetic, supportive, loving and kind. I could list more but I need to wash some clothes. emoticon emoticon

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TEXASFILLY 1/7/2013 8:36PM

    O! *hugs* It's been a while since I heard that heart~touching story. Sometimes we just have to weep for humanity~ our humanness, if you will. I think this would be a lovely story to share with my students. What a great assignment, too! Thanks for sharing, dear heart~ *hugs* BB~ emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NANHBH 1/7/2013 2:21PM

    Gosh, I'm choked up after reading that letter. We never know how our words of encouragement will affect someone - or our words of criticism, either. I will think about my words more carefully now. You are always an encourager, Liz. I'm so grateful to have found you on Spark!
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SGTMAJD 1/7/2013 8:00AM

  you can get there

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All in Due Time

Monday, January 07, 2013

"One week into the New Year and a Monday, could it get any more cr@ppy? I had this plan -see; it was going have me a supermodel by summer and claiming the Nobel Peace Prize by whenever they hand out that thing."

I am so done with setting myself up with too much.

I'm back in the workforce. It was a few solid weeks of busting my arse until my hands were burning from exhaustion. I had entered into Chambermaid Purgatory by getting hired during the Resort's busiest time of year (oh, thanks for the penny poker tips dudes, and thank you Zsa Zsa Gabor for the $10!). It has slowed down and I'm on damage control at work from having so many guests and likewise at home.

I'm on a mini-break from Monday cleaning. Today is really my Saturday and my house is in chaos.

Where. To. Begin?

I had put on blinders with the new job because I couldn't manage both. I have been burning thousands of calories a day and trying not to beef up my caloric intake with sugars as I go. I've never ever been one to figure that fitness/caloric intake thing out to work in a preventative fashion, or, so I thought. I've been bringing lunches (new to me) and eating breakfast (not just coffee!). A few days I was wanting more time to do other things and I've contemplated drive-thru. I remembered how Sparkers were saying how that habit laid poor food choices for them and the habit of convenience is miserable to break. So, I figured it was best not to start.

Side note: I considered taking up smoking with all the smoker's flux over the holiday. Have you ever noticed that a smoker is all frazzle and then when they have that cigarette they're all Zen-like? I mentioned it to my hubby that I was thinking of it. I needed a 'pacifier' instead of food. He pointed out that my gum was my 'pacifier' and that and that was the wiser choice. I said how expensive gum chewing was at a pack a day. He just gave me that 'look' as he stood outside in the cold curbing his addiction. His was expensive in more ways than one. Ya, what was I thinking? Best not to start that one either.

The kids are looking forward to going back to school to get a vacation from vacation. Our house was full from the start and there is so much to purge. We're detoxing from a surplus of self-indulgence, slothfulness and gluttony.

Where to start?

Our thinking.

I asked our Future's so Bright Team their favourite quotes:

KARENE10: "If you believe can achieve it "
WISHICOULDFLY: “If you are going through hell, keep going.” (or the kitchen)
I*AM*BLESSED: "Remember...wherever you go...there you are" (point those feet in the right direction)

Mine is: "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you are right."

and today as I look at all the things that need to be taken care of I remind myself that, "Rome wasn't built in a day."

SparkPeople Motivational Quotes:

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KARENE10 1/11/2013 9:34AM

    I used to smoke and I KNOW that zen feeling you are talking about emoticon . At work something would happen and I'd go have a smoke and be happy as a clam(how happy are clams???). Anyway, I do miss that feeling and chew gum like crazy. Blowing big bubbles help emoticon . emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ASRMOM 1/8/2013 9:26PM

    You are a superstar mom, don't blow it be starting smoking. With as cold as it gets were you/we are you know what it's like to have your lungs burn WITHOUT smoking. You want that everyday? (How do smokers tolerate winter where we actually have winters? Never understood that.)

Seriously, how much fun would tubing be if you were a puffer?

Love your honesty--not criticizing, just want you to know I care!

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    I don't know how you do it all, but I sure am glad that you're not resorting to fast food or smoking to get you through your days! Hopefully you had a wonderful "weekend" and hopefully the tips at work are better this week!

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MNOT2THICK 1/7/2013 10:06PM

    No , you did not consider cigs over gum and throw the cost factor in as well. emoticon What do cigarettes cost a pack? You could chain chew at least 3 -5 packs of gum for the price of one pack of cigs (I think). Enough said. Secondly, your lungs need to stay healthy for you, your children and hopefully, grandchildren. emoticon Smoked up lungs, not an option. I have spoken!!! Praying for you. emoticon

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX12 1/7/2013 5:05PM

    Sounds like you are doing great Liz. Packing lunch and watching what you eat even when your schedule is so different. emoticon

No smoking, it causes wrinkles. Super model would definitely be out of the question then. emoticon

True relaxation comes from within and you have the power, just tap in. Oh, and a cup of hot tea doesn't hurt. emoticon

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EMILYROSEBUD 1/7/2013 4:16PM

    emoticon You are such an inspiration and I admire you for how far you've come and the obstacles you've overcome along the way. I'm here for you if you need anything.

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NANHBH 1/7/2013 3:17PM

    LOL! You'll get that Nobel Peace Prize. I'm sure of it!

NO SMOKING. Don't do it. The pounds you think you might save will be contradicted by the fewer years of life.

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I*AM*BLESSED 1/7/2013 7:39AM

    FYI~ I went from thin to obese all the years I smoked so it didn't work for me.

You CAN do this, girlfriend! Hang in there and enjoy your life and it's least you're not housebound with nothing to do.

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MOSTMOM1 1/7/2013 6:46AM

    Lots on your plate. Lots of adjusting. Kind of goes along with making major life changes. I think avoiding the drive-throughs is brilliant, like genius brilliant. Taking up smoking, on the other hand, would NOT earn you the Nobel Peace Prize. You will simply have to be Zen without the use of addictive substances, and that's all there is to it. SparkWorld will riot, otherwise. Oh the joy of getting back into the swing of things. There's a lot to be said for a smidgen of routine. Just enough to keep you sane, but not so much that you turn into a robot. Have a great week, buddy!
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    YIKES! Liz, do not even THINK about picking up the ciggies habit! emoticon Personally, I believe that has so much to do with so many being obese. "Why?", you ask? BECAUSE, sooner or later when people quit (that is if they do not succumb to COPD, heart disease or lung cancer first) they GAIN weight. A LOT of weight. Not to mention that it is absolute HELL quitting. Trust me on this. I KNOW.

Stay Strong. emoticon Connie

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I am a ninja.

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

It's the 2nd of January, this is my "500 Fitness Minutes" trophy from SparkPeople for January. I know work will slow down when the kids stop it with the vacationing and go back to school, but, this *R*O*C*K*S*!*

Woo to my hoo!
Remember last year how I was struggling to go for a 2 kilometer walk - once a week ?!

I went from confined to my bed 2 days a week to being a ninja.

Happy Dance (I even have energy for a happy dance).

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MNOT2THICK 1/7/2013 10:11PM

    WOO to the HOO!!! Where is the ninja emoticon when you need it? emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LZY0108 1/5/2013 7:12PM

    Wow! That is emoticon!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ACAWTHORN 1/5/2013 6:14PM

    hey looking good.. have not been on for a while.. trying this thing again

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PEWTERBUNNY 1/5/2013 12:03AM

    It's a great feeling to be a rockstar at your job and have plenty of energy. Awesome! I'm a Sparkfriend of Connie's btw. I read her blog and to rush right over here and check you out! You sound like my kind of woman. I hope you'll take a look at my page and add me.

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    Wish I knew how to send you a picture- personalized goodie but I don't so here is a link to my photos which show pics at the top labeled Ninja


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WONDERFUL2BME 1/3/2013 4:46AM

    Love it. You really rock!

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    Way to go!!! Being a ninja rocks. Not that I would know or anything.

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NANHBH 1/3/2013 12:32AM

    WOW, congrats on the 500 minute trophy in two days! You really ARE a Ninja ROCKSTAR! That GM and CEO have got to love you!

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RUNNERRACHEL 1/3/2013 12:06AM

    Yaaaaaay! And you make me want to do a happy dance! I can't at the moment because I'm buckled into a seat on a plane waiting to take off. And I think the other passengers might get a little nervous...but when I land I definitely will!

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KARENE10 1/2/2013 10:34PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon You ARE a rockstar:)

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NEVERMIND2010 1/2/2013 10:32PM

    Awesome!!! You are a NINJA ROCKSTAR!

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TEXASFILLY 1/2/2013 10:04PM

    emoticon emoticon is what YOU are! *hugs* BB~ emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BHSKITTYKATT 1/2/2013 10:04PM

    I can feel you. I started out as a housekeeper at the motel I work at. Gotta get those rooms turned over and get them turned over NAO!!!

You go, girl! emoticon

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    Jeesh. I know all about your physical job. I thought you were off a couple days. You ARE a rockstar woman! emoticon (Sorry, no "Booyah!" emoticons)

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_JODI404 1/2/2013 9:13PM

    You really do totally R O C K!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Connie, I moonlight (daylight hours though) as a chambermaid at a ski resort. All I do all day long (with one 15 minute pee pee break and quick light lunch) is play a game called, "I-have-time-to-get-6-rooms-ready-f
or-guests-but-21-are-needed! Ahhhhh!!!!! No time to panic. The skiers are coming!"
I *w*i*s*h* coffee was the catalyst, but, I'm being deprived (see above comment about potty-time restrictions). Instead it is the simple euphoria of being able to meet a physical challenge and knock it on its butt for a change.

As I was zipping to a new room the GM and his CEO were in the hall (they had come to help prep rooms) and he asked me how it was onsite. I said, "Awesome, cuz, I sir am a *r*o*c*k*s*t*a*r*."

I may have chucked up deuces, yo.

The GM said, "That's the spirit girl!" and we hoorahed then we kicked Time's butt.

The End.


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    What????? 500 minutes in TWO DAYS??? emoticon What the heck have you been doing? How much coffee have you been drinking?

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LYNNGINN1 1/2/2013 8:06PM

    emoticon emoticon (happy dance)

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    emoticon You are amazing!

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