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Healing...Not defeated...Not giving up!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

After today's view of my vocal cords, I was instructed to not sing, use lower tones and allow my vocal cords to heal.

This may seem a bit awkward, but exposure to excessive moisture on a daily basis has a profound effect on my health, especially my sinuses.

So, I simply pray, work, and heal.
The rest (as they say) is history!

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X5X52000 12/13/2012 12:46PM


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KAYATLANTA2010 12/13/2012 6:40AM

    Feel better soon! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SEAWILLOW 12/13/2012 3:56AM

    I am praying for you!

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BABY_GIRL69 12/12/2012 9:31PM

    If I knew then what I know now, I would have done some many different things with my vocal cords. I pray you heed your own advice...

God bless,


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    Get well soon!

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SKEEWEE2MEK 12/12/2012 8:53PM

    Take care of yourself so you can be back in business! It's no fun being at less than 100% but sometimes that's our body's way of saying "stop it". I hope you heal soon emoticon

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Increasing the Consistency...

Monday, December 03, 2012

Yes. I have decided to start, move, and finish on top of the health game!
My game face is on.
My mind is made up.
I can't be stopped.

Watch me work this, BABY!


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CIERAPOET 12/7/2012 10:31AM

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I'm Right With You Cheering You On!!! You ARE Doing It Sis!!!
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SKEEWEE2MEK 12/5/2012 7:53PM

    You betta do that! Lol emoticon emoticon

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KAYATLANTA2010 12/4/2012 7:54AM

    You GO!
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SEAWILLOW 12/4/2012 7:28AM

    Awesome! Game on! emoticon

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    Whoo-hoo! Sonyalatrece is bringin' her A game to the PAR-tay, baby!

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My Growing Son...QT pays off

Sunday, December 02, 2012

Watching him play on the playground at a local park felt so refreshing.
I marveled at his calm, playful spirit...
Reminded me of my innocent childhood when I'd enjoy the solitude of playtime.
The swings...whoosh! Higher in the air...imagining the top of roofs as I sat atop the high side of life (of course I was still on the swing)...
He jumped off and bolted for the Jungle Gym! Yeahhhhh!!!!

I closed my folder of half-graded papers and focused on him.
The darkness began to creep in...I watched as he smiled and relished in his imaginative play just like I used to do...

Broke my heart to tell him it was time to go. I explained how it's not safe for a mother and her son to be alone in darkness. Not all people come to the park to play and enjoy the area.

He understood and asked when we'd do it again.
I told him the 2 weeks of Christmas break would allow us more time to play outside.

Next time, no grading papers! ---- Note to self...

I know he'll only be nine for a brief time period, so I have to make the time worthwhile so when he becomes a father, he'll remember how his mom made Sunday fun before school the next day.

Yes. QT with my youngest child pays off...

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X5X52000 12/3/2012 1:46PM

    There is nothing better in the world!

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MISHAMW 12/3/2012 10:51AM

    That is nice! I am glad you got to spend some time with him!

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TACONES 12/3/2012 9:34AM

    QT is so important. It is beautiful.

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KAYATLANTA2010 12/3/2012 4:30AM

    What sweet moments... I wish you a lifetime of quality time with your son.

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    And watching kids- it all makes sense how they can seem to eat and eat as they grow because a) they keep growing and b) they move like little tornadoes! Watching my friend's 2 yr old run around yesterday tired me out. lol

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SEAWILLOW 12/2/2012 10:57PM

    Quality time with the one's you love is priceless!

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SAINTBERNARD6 12/2/2012 10:03PM

    how wonderful for both of you

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December Goals...Moving on...for real this time!

Friday, November 30, 2012

emoticon I must admit, I felt like a giddy teenager when my husband said we need to prepare to transition back home. I thought, "Dang! This hunk really is ready now!" Maybe the sighs and frustrating looks on my face may have been a clue about how I felt about the years of being apart from my house after Hurricane Ike.

I can really relate to how it feels when your family has been struck by a natural disaster. Four long, "living out of a suitcase" years...and finally HOME!

So you may have thought that I was going to mention my fitness and nutrition here, but my #1 GOAL is to GO HOME!

Don't get me wrong, I will get in the water (pissing like a racehorse has become second nature to me now).
I will ST 4 times per week.
I will spend QT with my family including fishing to help de-stress.
I will stay within my calorie range 5 days/ week.

Yes. December...My hubby b-day. wedding anniversary!
End of 2012.. Lots of reflection!

I suppose that covers it for now...

Stay tuned for more details in my next blog...

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SPARKLE1908 12/4/2012 7:11PM

    I am glad that your family is making that move...that is wonderful!!!

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SKEEWEE2MEK 12/1/2012 7:11PM

    emoticon on going home! I relocated two years ago for work and the new area just started feeling like my "normal" a month or so ago. I love and miss my family but I'm glad to have the experience of being in another place for a while. I can't imagine longing for home. I'm very happy for you!

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SEAWILLOW 12/1/2012 10:44AM

    Awesome..I am thinking about making a move myself!

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MISHAMW 12/1/2012 9:49AM

    I am so happy you get to go home! I know when you aren't living in the place you want, everything is a little bit more stressful and a little bit more sad! I will also be moving to a house after 8 years of living in apartments, the last two especially rough because I was sharing a bathroom with my hoarder mother (at least that's what it looks like in the bathroom).

Keep up the good work, and if you have a lot of stuff, moving can be a real workout too!

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KAYATLANTA2010 12/1/2012 6:11AM

    So happy you get to go home! That is wonderful news!!! emoticon

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 22, 2012

May your hearts be filled with the joy and abundance of blessings that God has granted you.
The enumeral rights, family, faithful friends, health, and optimism which will propel you to greater heights from the end of 2012 until the beginning of 2013 and beyond, go forth!

Use your gifts to extend your territory! God has already equipped you for greatness!
Just let your light shine for the world to see, then others will know of His miracles and exalt Jesus!

Until we meet (spark) again!


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SKEEWEE2MEK 11/22/2012 4:02PM

    Have a wonderful, blessed day Sonya! emoticon

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X5X52000 11/22/2012 3:20PM

    Happy Thanksgiving!

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SEAWILLOW 11/22/2012 7:27AM

    Have a blessed Thanksgiving!

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ZRIE014 11/22/2012 12:40AM

  have a great bird day. emoticon

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