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Call the firing squad!
4/15/2014 10:49:34 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Back to work today after being off sick yesterday. I come in to an irate email from my boss. Out front of the building are a couple of rock planter bo...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

So aggitating!
4/15/2014 7:48:32 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I've been kind of trolling around the site lately. Haven't been feeling my best with everything I've been going through medically. This week has been...  Read more

ANDI1984

Just found this - it is called 'life changing tips' - loved it - wanted to share -
4/14/2014 8:27:47 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Here are ten life changing tips inspired by quotes from the great Sufi poet, Rumi: 1. Challenge Fear "Run from what’s comfortable. Forget sa...  Read more

-WISPY-

Monday misery
4/14/2014 11:52:02 AM,  26 COMMENTS

Home sick today. Given my left leg (which has a tendency to ache when I'm trying to sleep) and my jaw (which felt fine when I sat upright but throbbed...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Drowsy Saturday
4/12/2014 2:40:36 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I keep kind of dozing off. I didn't sleep badly last night, but perhaps not as well as I needed to. I'm still working on my co-worker's birthday afgha...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Life's challenges are not supposed to...
4/12/2014 2:06:08 PM,  5 COMMENTS

"Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are." ~ Bernice Johnson Reagon...  Read more

X_MONICA_X

ACCEPTANCE QUOTES...
4/12/2014 1:30:59 PM,  8 COMMENTS

ACCEPTANCE QUOTES "Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be." ~ Sonia Ricotti "I follow four dictat...  Read more

X_MONICA_X

Checking in....
4/12/2014 12:30:12 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Well life was off kilter for a week or so. Hubby cancelled the internet. Been walking back and forth to the library to look for work. Lots of fitness...  Read more

GOING4GOAL2014

LET IT GO OR NOT
4/12/2014 11:38:39 AM,  16 COMMENTS

so happy we have this page,as some of you know me n the mr had lots of problems last year and i had a order for him to stay away,he broke it and now i...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

I'm JUGGLING!!!
4/12/2014 9:30:09 AM,  11 COMMENTS

I'm so excited! I think I've finally learned to juggle! Despite my Birthday week that included carrot cake, ice cream, coconut shrimp, fries, etc. , I...  Read more

56ROSE

Four down, one to go
4/10/2014 9:16:22 PM,  16 COMMENTS

I hope you're sitting down for this -- management FINALLY fixed my living room wall today. The deskmate who spilled wine all over my cubicle rec...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Wednesday stuff
4/9/2014 9:26:23 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Today I had to call a payer's office to verify a patient's eligibility. The woman I talked to told me she didn't have any record of the patient. I sai...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Another fun-filled day in Paradise
4/8/2014 8:52:59 PM,  20 COMMENTS

Just when I think work can't possibly get any weirder -- it gets weirder. This morning my deskmate brought several bottles of wine to work to sel...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Yoga for Arthritis...
4/8/2014 5:33:15 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Does anyone have advice on what kind of Yoga exercises are best for Arthritis? Is there a good Dvd for home use? Thanks for any help! ...  Read more

X_MONICA_X

ONE STEP AHEAD
4/8/2014 1:10:46 PM,  15 COMMENTS

I know it isn't about weight. This is embarrassing but also an accomplishment. I wasn't going to share, but I thought I should. In 2007, I stopped ove...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

OA AND ME
4/7/2014 10:31:19 AM,  12 COMMENTS

OA works as these pictures of my physical recovery illustrate. However, the true gift of recovery is not losing over 150 plus lbs, but silencing that...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

BACK TO BASICS
4/7/2014 6:29:57 AM,  15 COMMENTS

I'm slowly killing myself... avoiding everything. Especially Me... I've managed to set some goals to take care of me. Yous know the basic everyday liv...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

The Sunday freeze
4/6/2014 11:14:39 PM,  20 COMMENTS

I've always said that Saturday morning is my favorite time of the week. Sunday evening is the least. I go into kind of a tailspin every Sunday....  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Easter Treats Battle
4/6/2014 12:02:03 PM,  15 COMMENTS

Easter woud'nt be so bad for your diet if kids were'nt around. Dont get me wrong,my kids are my life,but part of my life is SUCKING because o...  Read more

TEENY2BEE

Big Rocks and Pledge Thread
4/5/2014 6:38:40 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Back in August 2011 I wrote a blog "Big Rocks": www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_
individual.asp?blog_id=4402160 In it, I recount the...  Read more

BLESSEDBEING

The great Saturday flake-out
4/5/2014 1:08:45 PM,  15 COMMENTS

Two and a half weeks ago I called my rental office to report a large crack in my living room wall. A guy came out, photographed it, and told me someon...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

CARB ATTACK
4/4/2014 2:10:50 PM,  12 COMMENTS

mac and cheese donut bagel chess square granola bar(with sugars) omg im doomed 198...  Read more

TEENY2BEE

I will!
4/4/2014 9:43:40 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I will take babysteps today--I will, I will, I will! Goddess, I want to make changes, make progress, move forward toward my goals! I want to fee...  Read more

BLESSEDBEING

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. ~Maya Angelou
4/4/2014 9:20:03 AM,  15 COMMENTS

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. ~Maya Angelou ...  Read more

SEASONS_CHANGE_

Snack Bin Experiment
4/2/2014 1:30:00 PM,  11 COMMENTS

The Spring 5% Challenge starts this Saturday. I'm trying to figure out how to deal with my inevitable cravings and need to graze. I've decided to crea...  Read more

56ROSE

Once you control your mind...
4/2/2014 12:50:25 AM,  11 COMMENTS

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X_MONICA_X

FEAR says...
4/2/2014 12:30:25 AM,  8 COMMENTS

FEAR says... No you can't. DETERMINATION says... Yes you can. Results say... I told you so. (Found on the internet)...  Read more

X_MONICA_X

PRAYING 4 ME
4/1/2014 4:38:44 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Feel so so like I can't get anything accomplished . I know that with the overeaters anonymous program that they say you first have to admit your power...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

Another one bites the dust
3/31/2014 8:54:52 PM,  19 COMMENTS

I have officially survived another month-end at work. It actually went rather well, and I was out on time. The Big Boss in our office doesn't want to...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

The Tightened Noose
3/31/2014 5:34:01 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Due to more challenges at home that I unfortunately can not discuss on here, though I need to more than I can even explain, I will no longer be active...  Read more

GOING4GOAL2014

MINI MOVING ITS SparkTeam Created Today
3/31/2014 5:06:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I decided others might like to join me in exploring what works to get us moving without the ho-hum-drum of we did this and that exercise. So today I s...  Read more

S73694205

PROGRESS NOT PERFECTION
3/31/2014 2:09:07 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Still in major mouth pain n infection,must go back and go thru bones ground down and or removed and I have been trying to put it off but my blood suga...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, but the realization of how much you already hav
3/31/2014 12:04:48 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, but the realization of how much you already have. ~ unknown ...  Read more

SEASONS_CHANGE_

Flustered.
3/30/2014 3:17:33 AM,  11 COMMENTS

A lot, and I mean A LOT has happened over the last couple of weeks. It's been very stressful. I am in a lot of pain as well. I think I should start...  Read more

JEZEBEL2880

Half-asleep Saturday
3/29/2014 11:03:08 AM,  16 COMMENTS

It's raining here this morning. I'm not complaining, since we badly need rain. It was a demanding week at work, and Monday will be month end (cra...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

What's so remarkable about love at first sight? It's when people have been looking at each other f
3/29/2014 8:49:34 AM,  12 COMMENTS

What's so remarkable about love at first sight? It's when people have been looking at each other for years that it becomes remarkable... ~unknown ...  Read more

SEASONS_CHANGE_

The WEIGHT came back!
3/27/2014 5:14:58 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I've gained back the weight that I lost since I started on SparkPeople! My Doctor told me to eat MORE fat and so I did! Ate too many fat...  Read more

X_MONICA_X

However much we guard ourselves against it, we tend to shape ourselves in the image others have of u
3/27/2014 7:11:31 AM,  13 COMMENTS

However much we guard ourselves against it, we tend to shape ourselves in the image others have of us. It is not so much the example of others we imit...  Read more

SEASONS_CHANGE_

I AM ME
3/26/2014 3:29:49 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Once again I have reached the point where standing up for myself in my wants, wishes, beliefs, is where I am at. I won't back down anymore to anyone....  Read more

WILDXANGELS

ONE DAY AT A TIME
3/26/2014 7:31:43 AM,  16 COMMENTS

I'm just starting out on my journey. For years, I've chosen food as my drug to numb pain & fear. I literally built a wall around me to protect myself...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

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