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The First Day (of the rest of my life)

Monday, April 29, 2013

my journal entry for this week:

Dear Juls- " through the rabbit hole"
The first night I joined I had no idea what I was capable of. I had no idea what i was looking for. Then the trackers started to guide me and give me a plan. I set goals. Then I had a journey mapped out and destination! I didn't feel motivated to start this, I can bookmarks it for the future....suddenly SP members sent me welcomes and i froze! I don't need an audience to watch me fail. But i read their supporting words and it lifted me up. This isn't just another tool or app I will use for collecting data....I just joined a team. Wow. What does this mean?
I felt connected. They are watching yes...because they my companions traveling with me.
And that is the moment when I finally became accountable for my negitive behavior and choices! I faced it, felt it, And forgave it!
I have a long way to go and I'm not carrying that stuff!
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MMILLER139 7/7/2013 11:20PM

    AMEN SISTA! emoticon

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FLASUN 4/30/2013 2:01PM

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STEPBYSTEP_ 4/30/2013 4:00AM

    that's what gives it the "spark difference" it really does seem like a team instead of doing it on our own!

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STEFIGURL 4/29/2013 4:48PM

    'Together we can do what we could never do alone.' That's an oldie but a goodie from OA. It speaks to the power of one addict helping another. There is magic in the practice of people who share a particular struggle, lifting one another to greatness. I am surrounded by greatness here and I know it's the key to my success and well being!
Thank you lovely ladies for all you have done to move me along this road!

love you all...
stephi

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MYBABYTHEBRIDE 4/29/2013 4:35PM

   

Wow, good for you!! My best wishes, on your journey.

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KAMINEKO 4/29/2013 2:32PM

    The social support is, to me, the *magic* of SparkPeople. It's really amazing the effect those comments and connections can have! Have a great week!

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