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Monday, December 31, 2012


I was invited to the White House today. I am a HUGE supporter of President Barack Obama and Michelle, the political process (for better or for worst) and I truly believe that we can learn from each other even if I don't initially support your position.

I have been active in the Student Gov't since elementary school. I was chosen to participate in the HOBY Foundation in JHS and lost my first race for office in 9th grade. It was a devastating blow. When people ask me what in the world excites you about politics, I respond- we have an opportunity to make a difference, help our neighbors, and on a good day - raise some H!@#$%LL! What's not to love?

I have really fallen off my food tracking and Sparking this week. I remain committed but without regular access to a computer-I suck. Normally, I would quit and move onto the next thing but, that's not happening. I am trying to figure how I can get my Spark on, checking in with my buddies (we worry when ya'll drop off) and trying to keep my house in some semblance of order. I have learned to let some things go-- my house is a mess but-- I am surrounded by family. I have a plan to get stronger and better and I am so very blessed to have re-connected with SparkPeople, The Peppy Party (it's leaders Lilac Lane & Reffie and my Suzymobile.) I am ready to get back in the groove tomorrow and wish each of you the success and rewards for your commitments!!!
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RISINGBLUESTAR 1/2/2013 5:45PM

    How exciting! I think it's cool you love politics. It's not my favorite topic but I do know how important politics are! I know you can reach your goals! Your hard work has been paying off! That outfit looks great! Keep up the good work!



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CHANGINGSAM 1/2/2013 4:15PM

    Wow! What an amazing opportunity! Congrats!

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TANYA602 1/2/2013 10:42AM

    What an amazing opportunity! And you look fabulous! I love our Presidential Family, as well. And your new pics are all so much fun.
I hope you had a terrific time in DC and that 2013 is one of your best years yet!

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LILAC_LANE 1/1/2013 3:29PM

    You are living the dream! WOW!
and you always look like such a diva. :)
Congrats! on going to the White House.
I'm so happy for you and for getting such an
awesome opportunity.

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REFFIE1 1/1/2013 12:05AM

    Wow, how fantastic going to the White House and meeting the Obamas! Housework, shmousework who cares? You got bigger fish to fry lady! emoticon

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SUZYMOBILE 12/31/2012 11:05PM

    One of my SparkFriends, MNNICE, gave me a great quote. Something like "The essence of wisdom is knowing what to ignore" or something. Like housework, when you're going to the White House!

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RHEYNKLW 12/31/2012 8:58PM

    That is so, so, SO cool! You gotta join the Obama SparkTeam.
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1EMMA2011 12/31/2012 8:51PM

    You are amazing! What an awesome achievement! You should feel really proud!

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RAPUNZEL53 12/31/2012 8:24PM

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BLUENOSE63 12/31/2012 8:12PM

  Holy cow what an honour! We in Canada love Pres Obama and his family! Good for you for being active in the community! One week out of your life isn't going to throw you off track. Jump up and start with drinking the water you need and it will go from there

Happy New Year

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