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WONDERFUL two weeks


Monday, July 22, 2013

Hi everyone! Well, the last two weeks have been a whirlwind, but OH so wonderful!

But first things first, today is day 86 for no refined sugar, rice and pasta, and VERY little white flour. This is the LONGEST I've ever gone--period--WITHOUT feeling deprived and having a 'woe is me' attitude! I honestly don't crave it ONE bit which is itself a MIRACLE! ha! emoticon

My sister arrived July 7th with her three kids, my WONDERFUL nephews, Porter and Harrison, and my niece, Sophia. We had a great week together! And she helped me SO much as we prepared for the grad party.

On July 12th, my parents arrived WITHOUT my brother! I was SURE he was going to come and he wasn't there! Of course, he never committed, but I just thought he would make the trip--first time in 24 years! Well, we were all on the patio talking, and IN WALKS MY BROTHER! My parents dropped him off up the road and he WALKED to my house and surprised the DAYLIGHTS out of me!!!! Super, super, super FUN!!!!



Then Saturday we had Jonathan's party! VERY nice and had great weather! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon













Then my PRECIOUS parents stayed another week, and just left yesterday! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon YES, I was balling my head off!!!!!!

So there is the update and now I'm working on school stuff, gardening, and trying to relax a little the rest of the summer! emoticon Oh, and I've lost 7#'s since June 13th! 15# more until I get back to goal weight! emoticon emoticon



LOVE you guys!!!!!

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BESTSUSIEYET 8/23/2013 11:06PM

    Hi! Haven't been checking in its my Spark friends enough. So glad to read about how well you are doing! Sending Susie2Susie emoticon

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ABETTERSOUL 8/2/2013 11:37AM

    So glad you had such a wonderful time. Congrats to Jonathan! Enjoy the rest of summer...goes by to fast! Way to go on your weight loss!

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MYHANDS4GOD 7/28/2013 2:04PM

    You are doing a great job. Keep going and enjoy the rest of your summer.

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LIVELYGIRL2 7/27/2013 8:10PM

  Sounds like a tremendous visit with the family. I smiled at your brother pic.

Great for you son. Oh Happy Day!!!!

Your doing well. Keep enjoying it. emoticon emoticon

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LUVS2BIKE101 7/27/2013 4:58PM

    So happy for you and your family!
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TERRIJ7 7/27/2013 1:30PM

    My brother loves to play little jokes on people too. What fun!

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TEDDYBEARDONNA 7/27/2013 1:16PM

    What a great surprise. You are doing great with your no sugar. Since doing low carb I am doing much better. I am down 14 lbs since March.

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TINAKATRINA1 7/26/2013 10:45AM

    Congratulations to your son. There's nothing like having all the family together. So glad you could enjoy another celebration all together!

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BELLACUDDLES 7/26/2013 8:07AM

    How much fun was that!!??!! Loved the pictures too!!

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KADULAC 7/24/2013 8:00PM

    What a wonderful surprise; that is so great. I'm glad everyone was able to make it for the celebration. Congratulations on your 86 day streak. That is so great.

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NORWOODGIRL 7/23/2013 11:26PM

    Awww. The happiness that comes through your blog is contagious. Thanks! Glad you had such a good visit and celebration.

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AJDOVER1 7/23/2013 5:14PM

    Aw, you're so blessed!

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CRAFTINWIFE 7/23/2013 3:29PM

    emoticon Sounds like a wonderful time!

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THEADMIRAL 7/23/2013 2:46PM

    How wonderful and what a joyful time in your life! emoticon Vikki

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COOP9002 7/23/2013 2:05PM

    So glad your brother made it. Looks like you had a memorable time as a family.

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RURAL3 7/23/2013 11:55AM

    so happy for you. What a wonderful suprise. And 2 weeks full of blessings. emoticon

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HDHAWK 7/23/2013 10:43AM

    What a wonderful time you got to spend with family!

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX12 7/23/2013 10:04AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon So many blessings on so many fronts. Praise God! So good to hear from you and know you are pushing forward and doing well. emoticon

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SAISHA100CJ 7/23/2013 8:26AM

    emoticon What a wonderful visit with your family and a fantastic birthday for Jonathan!



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GAYLLYNNE 7/23/2013 6:38AM

    Wow, what a week!!! Sounds like it was so much fun and it's wonderful to have your family around you!!! Yay!!!!!!!!

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SWEETNEEY 7/23/2013 5:52AM

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ELSAT137 7/23/2013 12:13AM

    Awesome, Susan! What a fun time with family! What awesome weight loss. This plan works, doesn't it? Enjoy your summer. We start back to school Monday- (if I get everything together...) emoticon

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ERIECANALGAL 7/23/2013 12:06AM

    Great blog and you lost 7 more lbs. Congrats!
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SUGARBABY60 7/22/2013 10:28PM

    I felt like I was there sharing the joy with you, thanks!

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MARTHAWILL 7/22/2013 8:06PM

    You are doing amazing. Way to go Susan!
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MJ7DM33 7/22/2013 7:03PM

  WTG! Great surprise!!!

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BAMAJAM 7/22/2013 5:33PM

  How heartwarming to read about your special family events--!! It was especially thrilling to have that super surprise from your brother-----WOW!

Enjoy the rest of your busy summer, Susan... Bless you and yours!

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DEJAMQ 7/22/2013 5:32PM

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AJB121299 7/22/2013 5:30PM

    nice

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RAPUNZEL53 7/22/2013 5:24PM

  Great Pictures!

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