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T-Day (Test Day)

Monday, April 23, 2012

Had a good night's rest. Feeling good this AM. Feeling like I can hit this test out of the ball field. Have spent several days intensely studying. I know most of the subject and feel like I have given it my best shot. Had kinda outlined in my head how I wanted to proceed and was already there yesterday afternoon. So kinda took it easy last night and read a book for awhile. This morning I feel rested and ready to go. Off to exercise and work through a test and see where I am. Don't want to push too much today...but want to refresh everything to make sure I have some memory recall.

Off to make it a great day ... ready to get over this hurdle. I know we can do this. With so many people praying for me....and our sermon was about David and Goliath yesterday...If God is For me...and He is right here beside me...who/what can't I OVERCOME.

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ANATASHIKI 4/24/2012 3:42AM

    good luck! emoticon

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FREES1 4/23/2012 3:05PM

    best of luck on your test, or should I say 'break a leg'? may you get through the test with ease, pass it with flying colors, and make your way into the insurance field...

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EDITOR 4/23/2012 7:11AM

    Lord, the studying is over with. The test will be a breeze because Jesus stands next to me. The recall will be delightful because the Holy Spirit recalls all things to my mind. Be with Kathleen as she hits a home run. Bless and keep her as she keeps her mind fixed on Your goodness, Keep her keeping on to Your glory. Amen

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AELI2468 4/23/2012 6:54AM

    Good luck!!

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SUNSET09 4/23/2012 6:51AM

  Good luck and Godspeed! You can and will do this! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Sunday Morning

Sunday, April 22, 2012

The bed was so warm and the house was cool this morning! I didn't want to get out of bed. I wanted to stay wrapped up in the little cacoon all nice and toasty.....but that doesn't get me where I want to finally I tossed back the cover, shut off the alarm and up I got.

Off to begin a great day!

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EDITOR 4/22/2012 7:57AM

    Hope your day will be great! Hope the sun decides to pay us a visit. Hope all is well for you on this Lord's day.

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ANATASHIKI 4/22/2012 6:08AM

    I hope it will be , mine is good until now emoticon

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Saturday brain is better

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Last night I quit studying thinking I needed a brain transplant. Would study and understand the concept get another question and it had flown out of my brain. I know Friday night I'm usually tired anyway...but study study study. Monday is just around the corner. Hubby off to parade this AM which keeps the house quiet while I study.

Getting ready to work out and study while I ride the bike. I will get through this process and overcome the hurdles in my path.

Determined to make it a great day. Fortunately I am able to focus most of the weekend on studying so I can take breaks...put in a load of laundry etc.

I felt pretty confident and then last night...not so confident...but study each day will help me knock this out of the ballfield and be done with it...and on to the next challenge in life. One thing for's got my motor running and stimulated my brain to start firing again. I like the sense of challenge and I know Monday is the end of this challenge My gut tells me I'll's just how much I will put in to it to study and learn about it. The better prepared I am the better the outcome will be. I am determined not to let this challenge hold me down. In the big picture it's just a bump or pebble in the road and I will not let it hold me back from experiencing all that life has for me to experience.

Off to conquor this challenge successfully!

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EDITOR 4/21/2012 3:52PM

    You are really doing your part, and I agree with Avanell's advice to ask the Holy Spirit for his Help.

Helps too that I promise to pray for you.

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AVANELL 4/21/2012 11:06AM

    The Holy Spirit is our Helper. Ask Him to bring back to your remembrance what you need to answer the questions on your test. He will help you!


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Fabulous Friday

Friday, April 20, 2012

Long day yesterday but got in a lunch time walk. Studied for an hour for my upcoming exam at a coffee shop and then went to voice lessons with co-worker...I'm not taking them but co-worker is and there needs to be 3 of us there..and then afterwards Praise Team practise until 9 pm. I was pretty beat coming home. Talked to hubby about 15-20 minutes and then went to bed.

Planning to study Saturday and then Sunday afternoon. Took Monday off to study and take the test and hope to celebrate Monday evening. Test is Monday at 3 pm about 2 1/2 proctored test. We can do this. A break in the routine of life....a challenge to overcome. We can do this.

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AVANELL 4/20/2012 9:20AM

    emoticon You'll make it! Then you can relax and enjoy the victory!

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EDITOR 4/20/2012 6:02AM

    You push yourself, for sure. I don't but we have a few other Sparkies that do and I just love to read about---the way I used to be.

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Finished Schooling

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Finished schooling yesterday. Gorgeous Day! Walked some after class and did some shopping and found a pair of slack on the clearance rack. I'm tall so it's unusual to find things on the rack. Then found a couple of tops! I hit the jackpot yesterday.

Came home and took a ride with hubby in "the baby" and enjoyed the sunshine.

Scheduled my state exam for life insurance. It is a 2 1/2 state test on the computer. Wanted it within a week but my choice was Monday or Thusday night (when we have a business expo that I'm in charge of) or wait until the middle of May. So I chose Monday at 3 pm. I prefer mornings as I'm a morning person...but guess we get an afternoon one. Am going to ask my boss to take off Monday to do some cramming and then take the test.

The girls in our other office both failed the test...but I'm going to pass it...and if I don't I will not let it get me....I will keep at it until I pass it. I feel OK on the subjects...I have work to do to get where I'd like to be before the test but plan to study each day and especially this weekend!

I will get it done!

Have Praise Team Practise and I go early with Co-worker for her voice busy night tonight and not much time to study tonight....

Off to make it a great day!

Classes and study is a change of pace and has been a good break from daily routines of work. It's given me a new challenge to overcome!

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MARYANN2323 4/19/2012 3:50PM

    Best of luck on your exams. I'm sure you'll ace it!

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AVANELL 4/19/2012 8:45AM

    Ask the Holy Spirit to bring back to your remembrance what you need to answer the questions correctly. He always helps me on my tests and He will do the same for you!

God Bless!

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MRE1956 4/19/2012 6:19AM

    Good luck with your test! I was once in the insurance field and took a licensing test myself, so I know what that grind is like!


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EDITOR 4/19/2012 5:45AM

    You will pass it 'cause I see all systems go! I am so glad you joined Winners With God, because I try to keep up with your family, but fail miserably on the Friend Feed. I just (for someone retired) have too much to do each day. Loving our weather though!

Bless us, Lord, as we care for our immediate family, and try to keep our minds intact. Amen

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