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GGB you are so blessed!

Teri Thanks! The dogs are doing well. Thankfully we have doggie diapers. Kayla is still have accidents. The Vet said the antibiotic would make her drink a lot. Sebastian is sure glad she is home.

Married Man and Ddil#1 came over today and brought the littles. We had a nice visit and he did changed the air filter on the a/c unit and mowed the yard for me. What a precious son!! I am blessed!

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Good Morning Ladies!

We are back to very hot and sticky weather here in North Texas. I hibernate in this kind of heat.

I have been fighting the worst migraine I have ever had these past three days. It comes and goes. I am working as much as I can from home. I sit in the darkest room in my house with a screen cover on my laptop to cut down the glare. It has been so long since I have had a migraine that I completely missed the symptoms of onset - haloing vision. UGH! So, I could not get ahead of this migraine and it slammed into me about noon on Monday. It's been brutal. I hate meds as most of you know so I am just taking Tylenol and using warm compresses on my eyes and forehead that have lavender and chamomile essential oils added. This helps the pain and helps me sleep.

Faylei: So happy the pink drink has been your success for weightloss and more importantly, healthy sugar levels. Sure wish I had more success but the accelerator caused my blood pressure to rise and I normally never have issues with my blood pressure.

Barbara: Good luck with the pink drink! Maureen has had a lot of success as well. She is going to look awesome in her wedding dress.

GGB: Good to see you posting! Hope the hair turned out great! My hubby has been my rock as well - especially this past month - we cry together but yet, he holds me up. I could never adjust to this change in life without him.

Dee: Praying for your aunt as she prepares to meet Jesus.

Daddy's Girl: Glad Kayla is home and back with Sebastian. My dogs all love each other so much and really do not like it when one of the is not home. Yesterday, Mindy and Lulu were showering kisses on each other and that was so sweet. Lulu usually sleeps tucked next to Trooper. These dogs have been really good "therapy" for me these past weeks.

Vicki: Good luck with the pink drink! The Jamberry nails look so cute but I do my own gel nails. I am so careful with them when I do them that my nails remain healthy, undamaged and strong. I have some really good products that I use and I do not use an ultraviolet light (avoid cancer risk) - I use an LED lamp which is very fast. I do my own nails every 2-3 weeks. I save so much money not going to the salon and I can do my nails on my own time - which is usually late at night.

GAli: I do believe you are more busy now than before you retired! LOL! Glad to hear your DH's back is better but UGH on yet another drive to El Paso. I began decluttering some of the hotspots DS had. I avoided it because I was not ready to look at all his stuff and be sad again. But, it has to get done. Next up, his room - no redecorating at this time. But, it definitely needs a lot of tender loving care.

I am excited to be returning to Bible Study tonight! I took the last couple of years off because we were so busy with DS's activities. Now, I live in a house that is LOUDLY silent. I have been trying to listen to the silence and see where God is directing me to use my time that used to be spent on mothering. I will be doing a little volunteering at a resale shop in town that uses the money to support the local hospital auxiliary group. That is just on Sat mornings from time to time. Not sure where else I will serve. We have a local community caring center that could use help in stocking shelves, handing out food or other items. But, they are only open limited hours during the business hours and my work schedule won't fit.

Sorry if I missed anyone. Hope you all have a blessed day!!

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TIP FOR TODAY Take good care of your body U ONLY GET ONE GGB emoticon

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GGB hope it helps you too! I have only heard good about it here. A local friend thinks it has destroyed her health but I think there are many other things in her life that are probably the reason.



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Good morning I caved and drinking pink drink Hoping to keep my blood sugar down HOPE THIS finds u lades well or better.off to get my hair fixed after GGE gets home as I am not driving yet He is my rock Love that man emoticon

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Good Morning All!!

Dee praying for you and your family!

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Vickie I hope that stuff works for you. I would love to try it but it cost quite a bit. I wonder if you stay on it for life?

Hi Dee Dee Dee.

Just stopping by to say Hi and Bye.

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hello everyone been busy with the Church and Dad and his sister who is dying please pray the good Lord takes her soon and she isnt suffering anymore

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Good News! Kayla is home. She does have a bladder infection. She is responding well to the medication and her blood work came back very well for her age. She is so glad to be home and so is Sebastian glad she is home.

Ali I hope you get to see the quilt too. I have a few items to sew for myself but somehow our sewing night isn't getting much accomplished these days. I am just going to do some sewing on my own. ;-)
So glad your DH is doing better. Hope the long drive does not hurt his back. If it does can he lay down but oh, you aren't allowed to drive the truck are you? What a shame but so glad you are going with him!
Your chicken recipe sounds wonderful! Hope it tasted as good as it smelled!! ;-)

Hugs to you all!! I am going to bed early again tonight! Thanks everyone for your prayers for my dog. So thankful even our pets are important to the Lord!



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Daddy's Girl - poor Kayla! Hope vet can fix her up. I bet Sebastian is getting huge. So exciting you found material for quilt. Hope I get to see it finished.

Princess - I'm making a new chicken dish in my chicken pottery. If it's as good as it sounds I will send it to you. It calls to be made in a crockpot, but I thought it would be good roasted. Aunt Izzy might like it because the girl that posted the recipe came up with it when she was pregnant. It's got Balsamic vinegar, cherries, oranges, onions, and Herbes de Provence. Can't wait for DH to get home because the house smells so good.

Vicki - glad you are feeling so much better!!

Ali - it is nice to see you post, but so sorry you are going through such serious problems with both your children. Please keep in touch so we can know how things are going and pray for you.

DH is almost home. He got a call to go to El Paso tomorrow. I'll go with him. He seems to be doing better. He's still sore, but promises he won't do anything that could hurt him worse.

Heidi - glad your DD is back in U.S.

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Good Morning Friends!
Got to sleep in this morning! We have 2 littles for the day. Had to take Kayla to the Vet. She has a bladder infection or more and he kept her for blood work. Praying it is nothing more. I am not ready to lose her yet. Will know later today.

Vicki so glad you are in less pain. Hope the pink drink works well for you.

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Princess it is a busy day and I am already thinking about a nap! lol Bet it doesn't happen, what do you think?!!

Hugs and blessings to you all!



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Good morning!!

Colleen, you were on here early! I'm just finishing my coffee. A second cup is in order! emoticon

Our Puppy is doing well with housebreaking and the 16 yr old dog is forgetting what it's all about. Yikes!! I don't know what needs to happen. She is quite healthy for her 16 yrs. Oh, now we see signs she isn't feeling well... off to the Vet. Hopefully it is an easy remedy!

1Wife Ali, it is great to hear from you!

Busy day, have to run.

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Good Tuesday Morning, Everyone!

Hope everyone has a great day!

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GAli, glad dh is doing better and they have a helper for him. Is he paid wages with taxes taken out? If so by law they should carry work comp insurance. Praying he feels much better soon.

Barbara, I'm also trying Faylei's pink drink. Not much results yet but I am on so many meds that they could be interfering with it. Feeling some better and a lot less pain than a couple months ago.

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Good evening All!!
Grocery shopping is done. Got some important things in the mail and was able to go and find the fabric for my Grandbaby's quilt! ;-) Woo Hoo!!!

Vicki thanks so much for the prayers for Fireman! I am sure he will make it. He is mighty determined and has done this type thing before but not to this extent. He knew what he was getting into. But prayers are always good!!

Ali so glad to hear DH is on the mend and they have him working with someone else instead of alone! You are one busy lady!! I don't know how you do all you do!!

Barbara hope it works for you as well as it has Faylei! It wasn't a full moon over the weekend was it? Lot's of babies coming anyway? I should look up the full moon in Nov!! I know it doesn't always work but does sometimes!! ;-)

Hugs to you al. I am soon off to bed!!




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Good evening! My weekend was wild at work. I am glad to be home today!

I have joined Faylei drinking the pink drink. She has had such great results, I thought I might give it a try. My last lab work was not good, so maybe I will have better numbers next time!

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DH is doing great, but still sore!! He is able to work if it doesn't involve to much lifting. They are letting him work with the other service man so he can get his hours in. He did hurt his back on the job but he can't get a clear answer on whether they carry Workman's Comp. We do mostly alternative healing if possible. He's been using essential oils, ice, Epsom salt baths, and will get start doing his back exercises again as soon as he is not sore anymore.

I've been busy helping DDs. DD Deborah in her new library, DD Rebekah de-cluttering her house to move, always helping DD Elisabeth with the 4 children. We are going on a field trip Thursday to the FT Worth Mint, pick up organic wheat, and visit DD Rachel and family. I've also been talking a lot to DD Sarah as she is trying to find a new position. She has a stage (like a working interview) tomorrow at a place she would really like to be at. They already seem to really like her, and tomorrow will be the test of actually working there. Right now I am at Chick Fil A with 2 grands. I took them to the library first for their reading rewards, and one was a free ice cream here. DD Rebekah is getting a nap. She's pretty tired with all she's trying to do and they also have VBS tonight. I'll be taking them home soon.

Praying for you all and keeping up with posts.
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Creative, so happy dd is back on US land. I bet she will have lots of interesting stories to tell. Fill us in after she arrives safely home.

GAli, how is dh doing? It's not like you to be away for several days. Did he get hurt on the job? Praying for his full and quick recovery.

Daddy's Girl, praying for Fireman. Sounds like a very rigorous program. Hope he is able to get through the 6 months.

Teri, is TJ about half way through this part of the program? When will school actually start? Hopefully he will be able to communicate more with you then. Hugs to you.

GGB, enjoy GGE today. You could even go out and play in the rain together. Lol Love you.

Hugs and Prayers to all, Vicki

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Making it a slow morning today! I need a relaxing day! ;-)

Anjay so glad you are back to pacing yourself. Hope the pain stays lower!
Didn't know you had sickly babies. Bless your heart! Glad the end of the story is good!! ;-) Has Janos finished his 2nd yr of college now? Amazing how quickly the time flies!!

GGB I thought of you and GGE last week, especially. A friend took me to Costco! When I went past the bakery I wanted to stop and ask to speak to GGE!! Wish you lived that close!! Also the friend getting married it going to honeymoon in GA in a mountain cabin and go to Biltmore Mansion. Is that anywhere near you? Sounds like a beautiful part of the country!






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Good morning GGE is home and wants to mow but rainINGg cats and dogs GGB

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Hi everyone creative so relieved to hear your daughter is safe on US soil, that must have been quite a worry.
Live trust in God and he will mould you into an amazing mum to your children.
I was a nursery nurse and nanny so motherhood came easy to me, sometimes I think that is why God gave me sick babies as he knew I would cope and through my experience help other young mums going through similar. God is an amazing God.
Today I am doing a little housework, back to pacing myself, and getting back on track, still a lot of unexplained pain, but God knows whats going on.
Have a lovely God filled day ladies

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Happy Monday Everyone!!
Oh I slept for 9 hrs and think I could sleep another 9!! Puppy heard me get up and wouldn't let me go back to sleep. Now he is napping!! ;-) Just like a toddler, huh?!!! ;-)

Stacey congrats!! 23 yrs!! Flies by doesn't it? You really do not look like you could be married 23 yrs though!! Glad you had such a good time celebrating! Would love to see the Buddy Holly Story. The Newly weds recently watched the Glen Miller Story. She loves Big Band music but didn't even know the name Glen Miller. She loved the movie but it is sad as he is missing during a mission during WW2. I remember my Mom talking with my Aunt's about that when I was young. They were in high school when it happened.

Creative so glad your DD is back on US soil! Praying she gets an earlier flight too!

Cupbutter thanks for sharing about the chipmunk. I was a Sr. GS in high school and our leader loved to travel but her husband did not. He told her take your vacation time and travel with your girl scouts!! We had so much fun going places we never would have gone otherwise. There were just 5 of us in the group. I always loved when we camped and saw chipmunks! They are so cute! Once a friend accused me of eating her apple and leaving the core on her bunk. I was the only one in the tent. I was writing a letter. After a few minutes of quiet the chipmunk came in and started finishing off the apple. I could tell Linda and she saw the chipmunk herself! LOL What fun memories!!

Teri I love seeing TJ's pics on fb. Fireman had the weekend off. He called twice. He expects this next weekend they won't get a pass. He said 12 have already dropped out after the first week. State Trooper academy is 6 mths long and it is like military basic training. Married Man has a friend that is a trooper and was a Marine first. He said trooper academy is harder than his basic training as a Marine! Thanks all for your prayers for him.
Yes, I am so happy for my friend! She was a great comfort to me at first. I am glad she so happy. Her family has known this man for 11 yrs now so they aren't having to adjust to too much all at once. I had an Aunt that married 3 times and buried all 3 husbands! I can't do that! I am glad she had so much love but I am blessed to have had the wonderful man I did for almost 40 yrs! I am content!

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Teri- I know they don't have toilet paper there. They had to take a roll for when they were away from the place they were staying and they also don't put the toilet paper in the toilet. They have to put it in the trash can. Will see if she remembers to flush it when she gets back home.LOL

She called me from her friends phone because her phone quit working.UGHHHHHH I will be glad when she is here. So I have been online chatting with Verizon to figure it out. Thankfully it is working again. She just called me on her phone.

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Good Morning Ladies,

Oh another week begins. Working from home today. My back is super sore from some cleaning I did this week that had me using my back a lot. So, nursing it today.

Creative: I would be so glad too having my child back on US soil after such an ordeal. It will be interesting to hear what your DD thought of her experience. My colleagues that have traveled there to work talk about how dirty, smelly, unsanitary, poluted it is over there. It is one place I have no desire to go. I am thankful there are people like your daughter who are willing to go there to minister. Some parts of China are the same way that I experienced when I was there. No western bathrooms and I had to pay a quarter to get a couple pieces of toilet paper to use a stinky restroom - bleck! I learned to carry my own "stuff" with me for the bathrooms there. I prayed she gets an earlier flight home today.

Barbara: So good to hear about YOU. I wish you could give more time to your speaking engagements as I know that is something you love. Hard to believe you only have four left at home you are homeschooling. Wow, the years have flown by. It is nice to hear your Marines are still stateside and doing so well! Any talk of them deploying overseas anytime or will they continue their education for a while?

Faylei and Creative: Those pre-k shirst are so cute!! You need to get those. Reminds me, I am wearing my Navy Mom shirt today. It says "Navy Mom - Some people never meet their heroes. I raised mine." Love it!

Stacey, I know we are very lucky we have so many people taking pictures of the plebes at the Naval Academy. This past week was still hard. No phone call and no letters. This LOUD silence is very hard for me. TJ was so good about sending me text messages during the day and EVERY SINGLE TEXT ended with "I Love You". I must have heard him tell me "I love you" 20 times a day. Our family is so good about always telling each other we love each other. I desperately miss hearing these three words from him all the time. The pictures reassure me he is doing well and is healthy. One mom on one of our facebook groups put up a picture of her son's stack of letters he sent during basic training (he is prior enlisted who received an appointment) and the measely stack she has received so far from plebe summer. They truly are just too busy to write. Those that are getting more letters, usually from daughters, are written under their covers in bed at night with no light. Flashlights are contraband - boohoo! Anyway, hoping your husband gets good news on the job front soon. He has amazing qualifications so he will definitely be a top candidate. Sounds like you had a fabulous anniversary. Happy Anniversary!!

Daddy's Girl: Oh wow, congratulations to your friend and her upcoming marriage. To find love twice in a lifetime is a real blessing! What a story they have to tell to their grandkids right? LOL!

Ali: What a rough year! Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Chiari 1 Malformation - those are new to me so I have to read up - are these curable or correctable? I will pray for your kids. I imagine your bff is enjoying her new angel wings!

Hope you all have a great week! I can't wait for Sunday to get here as that is when we get our next call.

Talk to you soon.

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Hi gang.

I have been BIA. Been sooo busy. Didn't even get on the computer only to play that stupid game. Trying to go ahead of my DD's. It didn't happen. I am still last.

I had a little chipmunk sitting on the porch with me yesterday. He was so cute. He stayed for quite a while. When I talked to him it was like he knew my voice. Guess the little thing lives close to our house. Then DH came out and scared him away. Those little things run so fast.

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Good morning!

Stacey- the girls were able to get a flight on another airline that left 25 minutes later than the original flight. It ended up being a straight flight into Chicago landing at 7:30 this morning. They will have a 12 hour layover and won't be here until 10:43 tonight. I am hoping they somehow can get an earlier flight so they aren't there so long but I am thankful they are back in the United States. I would rather them have the long layover in Chicago than overseas. I am not impressed with this organization. The lack of communication and then what happened with the girls flight has really frustrated me. The other mom is not happy and will not let her dd go again with them. She told me her sister did some research and said there was a book that said this organization is a cult. So I will be doing some research as well. Another friends dd went on a 9 month mission trip with them so I will be talking to her too.

Living- Welcome to the group. Stick around. All these ladies are wonderful and helpful with advice and what has worked for them. Be consistent is a huge thing.

GGB- so good to see you on here more

Barbara- thanks for the update on you. We love to hear about the kids but so glad you added you in there too.

Stacey- sounds like a great anniversary. Sometimes the last minutes plans are the best.

Teri- you have raised an amazing young man. Well done.

Faylei- I am ordering one of those shirts! How about you? Need to show Rita too. Us preschool teachers deserve it. LOL And how true all the sayings are.

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Hi, Ladies!

Creative-Praying for your DD. Hope they can get a flight together. Seems wrong that the leader's flight left before they made sure everyone else was safely on their way.

Living-Welcome! It's great that you are willing and working on being a good parent. I loved anything by James Dobson. Hang in there and be consistent. It pays off!

GGB-Glad to hear you are feeling better!

Teri-TJ is such an amazing young man! It's great that you have such support and connection with other families. You are seeing more pics and hearing more from TJ than we did with Brandon. There wasn't anything stopping him or us from seeing or hearing from each other. He just didn't feel the need. But, it's been great to have him home for the summer. You asked about DH's blood pressure. It runs high sometimes but not enough that he needs meds for it. He often looks red, esp in pics. I think sometimes it's high blood pressure but sometimes it's just his coloring. He's happy the boys all got my darker skin.

G Ali- Hope your DH's back is better!

No news yet on the job or move. The lady in the position currently just turned in her resignation on Friday. So things should start happening now. They will have to post the job and DH will have to apply. I think we are all leaning towards wanting to move back. I am just hoping things will happen fast enough for us to move before school starts.

Today is our 23rd wedding anniversary! We celebrated yesterday. We spent the afternoon and evening in Georgetown, TX. It's such a picturesque town with a quaint town square. We poked around in antique shops then had a gourmet dinner at a restaurant that is chef owned, right on the square. Afterwards, we just walked up and got two of the last tickets for a live theater show of the Buddy Holly Story. It was very well done. The cast was so talented. They not only had to act, they also had to sing and play instruments. There was lots of live music, felt just like we had gone to a Buddy Holly concert. Not a bad evening for not planning anything! It was all spur of the moment. Our gift to each other was tickets to a Michael Buble concert in two weeks, so we still have that to look forward to.

Blessings,
Stacey

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Hello Friends!!
Had a wonderful time with friends the last few days. We have been friends since our children were young and now the children have children. How time flies!! What fun we had remembering old times and making new memories with a new generation. One of the gals was widowed a couple years before me and she is getting married next month. So happy for her!! She said it is a whole lot harder at 59 than at 19! ;-) They have their own homes, in different states and they aren't ready to retire! Glad they are happy! Oh they met because his son is married to her daughter!! She and her daughter will share the same last name again! What a family tree that is going to be!! ;-)

Living - Welcome to the team! Hope you will be back soon!! Wise woman to get help with her children while they are little! So sweet you love them so much you want better than what you had!! That is the sign of a good Mom!

Vicki hope your DS had a good week and is home soon!

Sorry! Am falling asleep! I will try to finish this tonight. Better take a short nap so can be awake for church! ;-)





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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST!! DD's flight has been cancelled. They are having a hard time finding someone who speaks English to help them. Also they need to be on the same flight and their leaders have already left.

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Barbara, so glad to here about YOU too!! We sure have missed you. Glad you are getting a bump in wages on the weekend. Wasn't that taken away for awhile? So cool that the twins graduated a year early. Are Graham and Eric both in Marines? So glad all your grands are so near you now. Thanks for explaining about Dylan too. I was a little confused also. Stick around, we need our foundress guiding us!! Love you.

GGB, so glad you are feeling so much better. I will pray you can decrease the insulin and be totally free of it very soon.

Ali, so happy to hear from you. I will have to look up your dd ailment. I had heard of it before but do not know what it entails.

Dominique, we love hearing from you too.

Love all you wonderful sisters!!! I'm ready for another Unionate. We need to get a planning crew together and start planning for next year but I also love the short spontaneous gatherings like Faylei and I had a few weeks ago.

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Hearty welcome to our newbie U are not a newbie for long GGB emoticon

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Hi Ali I had to goggle the Mayo clinic to find out about Chiari 1 Malformation. so sorry to hear this but your dd ha God on her side trust in him.
Well I have managed to post 2 days in a roll, feel so much calmer today and more focused, my pain is back to its normal 7 and we have fresh plans for the area where the sunroom is/was and plans for the mudroom. It means to take away the sunroom before we have to renew a permit which we don't want to do means a hold on the kitchen sink and counters and a hold on the pantry. So sad we are so close to finishing that area, but do not want to pay money for a permit that we do not need:-{
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Morning Friends,

Wow, I have missed a lot while I have not been posting. Missed you all. We are just going through many things, continuing the process of getting my ds caught back up after losing a year to rocky mountain spotted fever, one of my bff's battle with ovarian cancer was won with her joining the Lord and my dd has recently been diagnosed with Chiari 1 Malformation. We are currently waiting to see a neurosurgeon on my dd next step. This has been a whirlwind for us.

No, I usually have a quiet life and love day to day routines! My diet and exercise show all of this. I am now focusing on me.

Have a blessed day,
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praying for all and busy with the church for a week

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Good evening! Sorry for leaving parts of the story out about me. :) My life has been a bit complicated. I am still working weekends. I have to work one weekday every other week also. So 5 days in two weeks. (12 hour shifts) I get paid 20% extra for working weekends. I speak here and there and sell a few books but not enough to really matter $$. I just can't devote enough time to make it successful.

Dylan's wife left him when she was 2 months pregnant with Skylar. He has 50/50 custody of Skylar. He has a relationship with a woman named Sam ( Samantha) and they have a baby boy now. His name is Niklaus. We are not thrilled with the name, call him Nick LOL. He is a cutie pie though. I keep Skylar quite a lot.

Heard from my Marine tonight. Took his last test this week. His grade point average ended up 3.91 Pretty wonderful I think!!!! He has the top spot in his class. He will be training for 4 months in an unknown location, then stationed in Camp Pendleton.

Graham and Grace did graduate this May. :) So I only have 4 kiddos still homeschooling. I am working myself out of a job it seems.

Hugs, Barbara

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hi everuyone no this is the sunroom we built last summer, its ok we have a new plan, my thumb is on my braced hand so just wearing my brace, I have been so down the last couple of weeks, hubby and I have been having issues an my fall and the sunroom but today I have decided to give it to God and walk away and leave it in his care.
Hope you are all having a wonderful weekend

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TIP FOR TODAY Take good care of yourself your dh and your children then your house and in that order GGB emoticon

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GOOD MORNING I am busy girl these days Trying to take the load off GGE Fixing meals and keeping house neat and clean Checking blood sugars 4X per day and giving myself two kinds of insulin on schedule which means 6 injiections Hopefully that will decrease soon . END of my pity party as I am feeling a lot better emoticon

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Vicky- Nikki is DS 2's GF....thanks for the prayers...I guess the plan from God is different thant what we were asking for LOL.

I too want to know where Barbara is at in her life!

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It's about learning to dance in the rain.

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Please pray for my DH. He pulled something in his back and had to come home. He's been icing it down and is trying to take a nap now. He hasn't been to a chiropractor in over 5 years, but may try to find one tomorrow if it does not ease up. He can't hardly walk from the pain.

Julie - sounds like great news for your DH. Thanks for doing the prayer requests.



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Welcome Living for Now!!! We love newbies to join our family. Stay around.

Barbara, I have the same questions for you. I loved hearing about all your family but we want to hear what Barbara is doing and how you have been feeling lately. We love you and miss you when you are gone. Is Grace and Graham finished with High School now?

GGB, so glad to hear that you continue to improve. That is great to be able to walk through a whole large store. All my meds make me so week that I have to rest a lot but I am doing better.

Heidi, so glad you heard that dd is safe. She will have many stories to tell I am sure.

Teri, so glad you are staying upbeat and that TJ is having an awesome experience.

Anjay can they really make you tear off part of your house? Was this added before you moved in? Seems very unfair. So sorry about your thumb.

Stacey, I am on pins and needles waiting for you to tell us whether dh will get the job and if you will be moving. Glad you are staying pretty calm about it all.

Someone asked me a question and now I can't recall what it is. Ask again if any of you can remember.

Dominique, praying for Nikki. I t think that is your dd name. Is it a relative? Did your brother's family get moved close to you and did he find a job?

Got to run because Oliver just woke up and is crying for his Mimi!!

Hugs and Prayers to all my dear sister's, Vicki

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So... I finally broke down and got a couple of parenting books. I did this for a few reasons. 1) I have no idea what I am doing with a 4 year old and a 2 year old. My mother had two jobs growing up and so it was up to me to take care of the other kids. You would think I know what on earth is going on but not really. The second is because I don't want to raise my kids the way I was... which my mom didn't help any of us with our homework at all because she didn't want to flip out on us if we didn't understand it. 3) I think it's just great to know how to deal with, how to handle, what is "normal" and what is actually a concern. I have actually been learning a lot which is helping out with my stress zone, which also, helps me not eat more because I don't know how to handle. I let my pride get in a way for a while about parenting and thinking that I know everything but I have definitely been learning that there is a whole lot of parenting advice out there. Good times.

*My body really needs it.

*My kids deserve to have me be active with them and participate in there lives.

*I don't want my kids to remember me as fat and "Humpty Dumpty".

*I want to play with my kids and be there for there grand kids.

*Start seeing how strong I really am.

*Change my thoughts and feelings about myself and my body.

*I can't achieve success if I'm not moving toward something.
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GGB Good Morning!! Looks like we are the early birds today!! So glad you are feeling better and bs is back to normal!! Woo Hoo!!

Supposed to get rain here for a couple days and lower temps!! This is July right? Not normal weather but we will take any and all rain we can get!!

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Good morning I am enjoying this pain free spell I am pushing firward and blood sugars near normal Dont see doc for 3 weeks Thanks for all the prayers Love u ladies GGB emoticon

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Wow!! You all have been busy posting!! This is my last post for the night and then I am heading to bed! Busy days the next few days!

Anjay so sorry hear about your fall and your sunroom. So sad you have to take it down. Hope you can save many of the supplies!

emoticon Colleen!! Does DH like your new dresses? Please consider that before you return them. ;-)

Dee sorry about your festival being canceled due to more rain!!

Teri have been watching your posts! So glad you are building relationships to help you through this adjustment! Hugs!!
Hope you get to see Sebastian one day soon!

Glad you are keeping up with us Barbara!! Hope you are doing well!!

Cupbutter we have a Prissy Sheltie and she doesn't like to go out when it is wet either! lol

GGB Hurray for that big step forward!! Wonderful news!!

Dominique will pray for Nikki! Yes the Lord knows and knows what is best!! Hugs!!!

Julie emoticon Your prayer lists are the best!!

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Ali – (Grammali)
1) Praise for DH giving praise to God for his job and protection. It's still awfully hard on him, but he is feeling better about it.
2) DD Sarah is going to stay in California another year. She wants to find another job where she can be in management. She has several opportunities available.
3) DD Rebekah is de-cluttering and getting her house ready to sell. Pray for her energy level with her thyroid problems. They will live with her in-laws who have a big house and farm until they can find exactly what they want.
4) DD Deborah that she could find a godly young man she really likes. The young man she's been seeing seemed to have all the right qualities and he really liked her, but she just did not ever have those kind of feelings for him. Pray that she will move on and continue to wait for God's timing. Also pray for her in her new role as the upper school librarian at the school she has been teaching at for the last 6 years.

Colleen (CLCHASE123)
1) Praises that my friend who was out of work finally got a new job!
2) Praises for my dad who was just approved to drive. This freedom will help improve his outlook very much. And extra prayers please that his sometime tendency to be a little unobservant since the stroke does not come into effect while he drives!
3) Prayers that my mother starts embracing God again and stops being so angry and starts accepting the new normal that she can't change and starts enjoying life again.
4) Prayers for DH and I as we are having intimacy issues.
5) Praises for a great end-of-the-school-year for DS and prayers that his summer at Camp goes great!

DADDYSGIRL
1) Aunt Izzy is feeling much better and is feeling the baby move!! Health for both of them and a good delivery.
2) Thankful for a replacement computer since the lightening strike at our house.
3) Safety for DS Fireman as he is in training this next 6 mths.
4) Thankful for so many wonderful answers to prayers!! God is so good and faithful!

Dee (DEE107)
1) Pray for my family to get them back on the right track and stop being selfish
2) for Dad that he feels better and the leg pains eases up
3) For me my allergies and asthma stay under control
4) My hubby that he feels better and finds a job close to home
5) for My fathers sister who is in the hospital and sick with CHF

Dominique (GODNEVERBLINKS)
1) pray for my hubby
2) Pray that our children find their way in life
3) pray for peace in the world. Seem like there is a lot of strife everywhere.

Erika (MOONSTREAM)
1) that my DH finds new job and we trust God for guidance in this next "change"
2) that our kids find/grow in faith
3) that I take TIME to enjoy my family and find better work life balance

(Faylei)
1) Please pray for my mom's hip and her continued recovery. Also for my father as he has not been feeling well either simply due to getting older. We would love to have them move to Kansas to be closer to us.
2) Please pray for my daughter's baby she is expecting, baby Evelyn as well as for my dd as she had a few spells of high blood pressure already.

G. Barbara (GrandmaB)
1) Pray more for me. I am exhausted.

(Iluv2bcreative)
1) Finances
2) Peace and happiness for my mom
3) A booming craft and chocolate business.
4) That we would be back on track financially really soon
5) That I will become more organized in 2014 A work in progress
6) This has been on my mind alot lately: I would like to have a full time home based craft business in about 5 years. I am researching and getting all info I can get. Please pray I can get myself organized and informed as much as possible. Also to get all bills paid off so I can start fresh and improve my credit.
7) Please prayer for dd and her friend as they leave on the mission trip on Friday July 11th. Pray for safety.
8)- Keep us in your prayers please. We have had a lot of things happening this month and the stress is really bothering me. Thank you.
9) A friend’s wife has been diagnosed with Alzheimers. Please pray for wisdom and strength for him as he decides how much longer he needs to work and also to be able to take care of her.

Julie (Eternalminded)
1) Continue to pray for Lynn’s health! He had a stress test the other day and a cardiologist administered it. He told hubby his heart is strong and he would not need a pacemaker. This is not his actual doctor though so he will get the final word at his appt in September. That was awesome news to hear though! Continue to pray for his overall health! Thank you!
2) Pray for Lynn to have the desire and discipline to lose some weight. I think overall he would feel a lot better.
3) Pray for me to be disciplined in all areas of my life – but specifically in getting my house in order and my body in order this summer!
4) Pray that daughter is convicted about her life soon. She is heading in a wrong direction.
5) Pray for me as I begin working on this coming year’s schooling.
6) Pray for my SIL as her daughter has come to live with her for a bit. Pray that everything goes smoothly.
7) On the 31st, Adam will have his adenoids removed, ear tube replaced, and possible tonsils removed. Pray for pain free and quick recovery for him! Thank you!

PRAYERBLUE44
1) RE prayer requests... fighting pain and depression here-I can't seem to lift myself out of this but I know God is able to do all things and He has never failed me-I know He will never leave nor forsake us!
2) RE praises…I'm thankful for another day and that you... friends/sisters in Christ... are here!

Stacey (Killerbeemom)
1) Please pray that Mom's recovery from knee replacement surgery will be swift and less painful than last time.

Teri
1) Praises for all the past events over the month - DS did great on his speech, graduation was amazing, his party a huge success, family time was priceless and cherished. Prayers as we travel to Annapolis this week and drop off DS for Plebe Summer. Pray he stays healthy and injury free. It will be grueling, long days with little sleep for the next 40 days.
2) Prayers for DH and I as we prepare to be empty nesters. Change is my word for the year and this is a pivotal moment of change for us. May we continue to lean on each other for strength through this really hard time for us.
3) Praises for my health condition. We know what the issue is and may need surgery in the long run but for now will handle with some physical therapy to learn exercises to strengthen my pelvic floor.
4) Prayers for the niece of a co-worker who is 4 years old and fighting neuroblastoma cancer. After a year of treatments, chemo, radiation, surgery, the cancer is still with her. Pray for this family as they begin to explore and decide their next options. You can follow this little girl on FB - "Prayers for Carly Boo".
5) Prayers for all our men and women in the military, law enforcement and fire fighters. May God cover them in protection and keep them safe.
6) Continued prayers for my brother Kurt who continues to fight sobriety.
7) Prayers for all the lovely ladies on this thread. I pray for finances to be strong, for husbands to be leaders, for children to be healthy and for prayer to be ever present in their daily lives.
8) Prayers for all the goals, dreams and desires of our hearts to fulfill the desires of God's heart in the coming year. May we all find renewed focus and energy to spend time with God, loving our husbands and our health.

Vicki (GramVicki)
1) Praise that my son in law has a job but many days off lately due to cold, rain and snow. Things do not seem good in the household and Logan, is still not doing well. The teachers want to hold him back and go to summer school and check him for ADD. Kyler is having some bad anger episodes. Lord please blanket these boys and bring peace to their home.
2) Prayers that my children will embrace God fully in their lives.
3) I am sleeping better with my new med and even having dreams. Hope this continues. 4) For my son, Brian who had back surgery last on June 24, 2009. Amazing he has gone this long and three little ones but I see him cringe often.
5) Praise God for all five of my grandchildren!!
6) Prayers for all my Spark Sisters for peace, happiness and money for all your needs.
7} Prayers for my sister Cynthia who has Multiple Myeloma. She does not want us to share this with any one. She is now about 75 days past the second transplant and still has such a positive attitude. Please pray for complete healing. She has placed her total self in God's hands.
8) Praying that many of us can make it to Dallas the end of June this year!!
9) Pray that this year will be my year to slowly get more organized.




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Cupbutter: The secret is to NOT bake the brownies in the first place emoticon !

I hate to complain BUT I went outside for 3 minutes to water my flowers (ok I only have 3 to water) and the mosquitoes literally pushed me back inside the house- there are a million of them! it's monstruous!

Teri - I read you latest blog post...i smiled and teared up with you! Awesome write-up - so nice to hear TJ is doing so well. Hard to believe he is now a man - seems to me it was yesterday you were telling us about his first swim meet ...

Barbara- your kids are doing great too! So nice to hear..I must have missed something in Dylan's last year...last I knew he had baby Skylar, does he have another one now?

GGB- AWESOME that you are able to walk around the store!

Anjay- ouch!

Where is Faylei?

Hi Julie!

Stacey- keep thinking of you and the decision!

Please say a quick prayer for Nikki - that the answer be positive - God knows ...

Thanks!

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We had a couple of tornado's here yesterday. Really bad weather. People lost power. Trees up up routed. We were lucky just had real bad thunder and lighting. It didn't even flood. Thank goodness.

My dogs will not go out. They are so afraid they will get their dainty little paws wet. I have to force them both out to go to the bathroom. Then they go on the end of our ramp. I will have to hose it down when it stops raining.

Just cooked some brownies. Do they smell good. So much for my diet. LOL

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Colleen- I got an update from the leader of the group. DD hasn't been able to text me or anything from there. She is one of 2 girls who went from here. Not sure where the others are from. They all met up over there. DD and the other girl are the youngest of the group. Can't wait for her to come home on Monday so we can hear all about it. She will probably sleep for 2 days after this trip.LOL Then she leaves for the beach with the college group from church the next weekend. The trip Her friend who was suppose to go on to Israel has been postponed 2 weeks. She is going to study abroad. Not sure for how long. Someone dh works with left this past Saturday to go to Israel.

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Hi all! Quietish week for me this week. May be a dangerous thing as I ended up killing time shopping at our local mall last night. Bought two super cute dresses. Now I just have to decide if I will ever actually wear them (they are very out of character for me) or if I should just return them. emoticon

Teri - I'm so glad to hear DS is doing well and adjusting nicely, Must be such a relief to hear happiness in his voice. And I think it's great you are bonding with some of the other parents. When I went to college, my parents became dear friends with my roommate's parents and we are all such good friends still to this day.

Anjay - how is your thumb? Did they splint it? DH thinks he broke his finger this spring, and his doctor's office said there's not much they could do. Sorry to hear about your poor sunroom.

Heidi - do relieved you got an update from your DD. Is she having fun? Any word from the family whose DD was going to Israel? I've been praying so hard for all of the poor people living through that horrible conflict.

Ali - When was your fun girls' day scheduled for? Was it yesterday? Hope it was fun.

Stacey - how is DH feeling? Any decisions made yet?

Hope all is well with everyone else! Happy Wednesday!

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Hello Everyone!!

We are doing well here in North Texas. We have a welcomed break from the heat the next few days. We also have received two letters from our son and one amazing phone call. We are thrilled he is doing so well and feels like he is exactly where God wants him to be. We also see pictures and videos of him on a regular basis. There are people taking pictures just about every day and then the post them for us parents. I have met a number of other "Plebe" moms with kids in the same company and platoon so we are getting to know each other. It helps to have that connection with someone walking the same road we are. We are also involved in our local parents club for Naval Academy Midshipmen and making new friends there as well. Last, DS has been going to church and that warms my heart that he is leaning on his faith and God to carry him through this.

Stacey: Such big decisions ahead of you. I know you all will make the right decision for your family. My prayer for your family is for your DH to be in a place he will finally feel job satisfaction and less pressure. Glad your DH is better health wise. Does he have high blood pressure?

Creative: Glad you heard from your DD. The rolling brown and blackouts are very normal for India. This is intentional in their country to try and conserve energy as well as just the challenges of such a densely populated area. I'll continue to pray for her to be a blessing to others but to be blessed by the experience. Remember, no news is good news. Golf club covers sound like a perfect gift.

Dee: So sorry the festival was rained out. I love those kind of events. I love looking at all the homemade items and seeing the talents of so many.

Anjay: Ouch on the broken thumb? Do you heal slower with your health issues? I hope you do heal fast. So sad you have to take down your sun room.

Barbara: Nice run down on all your kids. Glad all is well. Thank your sons for serving our country.

Daddy's Girl: Sebastien is growing so fast!! He is such a pretty boy.

Julie: Happy to hear you are on the mend again. Ah, the decluttering - a never ending battle. But, actually, it is better with DS not home. I avoid DH's office even though it is in desperate need of decluttering - that is his space to clean because I am afraid of throwing something important away. Not quite ready to work in DS's bedroom.

GGB: How are your sugar levels today? Hoping they are getting better.

Vicki: I am so sorry your DD is making idle threats. The mother-daughter relationship can be very toxic and unhealthy.

Well, hope I caught everyone. I don't have time to go that far back to see.

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hello all will be busy with the CHurch this week today we were rained out of the festival

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wow so much to catch up on sorry have missed quite the few days, I fell last Thursday and fractured my thumb, then the engineer decided it was no use for us to keep fighting the building permit department, and that we would be better off taking the structure down, so sad our lovely sunroom, the structure is solid but they still do not like the foundation, everytime we suggest an alternative, the building permit department come back with a no. So slowwly we will take sunroom down and try and save as much materials as we can

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Welcome JB hope you get some decluttering done and come back to visit with us often!

GGB great advise! Thanks!!!

Creative I hear you but wish I had started sooner anyway.
Am praying for your girls and for rain! Glad you finally heard from them!!
Hope the littles take at least a rest when you get back! Senior pics already!! Time sure flies!!

Julie wish I had your energy and enthusiasm!

Ali It was a blessing for us all in the long run.
Hope you get your errands run before the rain but sure want the rain too! ;-)

Barbara so glad to see your post! I don't think I've ever seen such a good listing of your children. Hope they are all happy! They sound like they are and are doing well. Does ER pay more? I don't think I could do ER but sure wanted to try maternity and delivery. That has it hard times too, for sure! On Med-Surg I remember seeing a 4 month baby that had been miscarried! I was amazed at his size but how perfect he was. I was only 19 and it left a good impression on me.

Stacey oh, sorry I misunderstood your post. Yes, we miss friends where ever we are! We are blessed to have friends all over, aren't we?!!
Smart to start preparing for a possible move! Hope you have time to rest too! Hugs!!

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I got an update!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It is so hot over there that there are rolling power outages. So they don't have any way of communicating that often. They would appreciate prayers for rain.

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Good morning.

Barbara - thanks for the update on your family. I copied it to be able to pray for you all better. So nice to have more family close. So neat to see them all doing so well growing up.

Stacey - the thought of moving is overwhelming, but you will get it done. If he does take the job, you will have to resign yours too. When I was younger, it seemed we were always moving away from special friends and family, but I've kept a lot of them and made new ones. I'm very grateful for all my "sisters"!!

Heidi - praying! Can't imagine waiting to hear. Hope your day is not too stressful with kiddos missing their regular nap time.

Vicki - praying you will be protected from the hurt of these remarks and that she might see the truth of things and how disrespectful she is of you. She is dealing with her own baggage to imagine such things. Many hugs and sending love.

GGB - So glad you are feeling good enough to give us your advice and humor. We need it and have missed you. So glad you have GGE to help you.

Daddy's Girl - I was thinking more about what you said about reaching out to others. Just last week in Bible study, Beth Moore spent almost the whole lecture around the sacredness of eating together. She even had a dinner table set up to make her point. We're in Deuteronomy so wasn't really expecting that to be the major emphasis. She used Scriptures throughout the Bible about the importance God places on eating together. I've thought for a long time how valuable are those times we eat and fellowship together. DH and I always eat together, but many families don't. So many aren't even getting that special time at home. Even at restaurants you see people on their phones instead of talking to one another.

I'm looking forward to my special girl's day, lunch and the movies!! I have to leave early enough to go to police station. Had a little bit of a panic because I could not find the citation anywhere I got awhile ago. Turns out I have to go to the police station anyway to sign up for defensive driving and pay the beginning fees. One way to feel completely stupid and was already feeling that way over the whole thing!!
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Good morning!

Barbara- sounds like everyone is doing well in your family.

Stacey- when will you know if you will be moving?

Vicki- I don't think she will ever keep you from the boys. She depends on you too much and you do so much for them. Is she on meds that could make her act that way? Just a thought.

Thanks for the prayers for dd and her friend. It is frustrating when you ask them to let you know when they get there and they don't............. At least when she went in high school we got updates.

I started the golf club cover last night and I love the pattern. Of course I didn't have the colors I would do for my dad so I used Alabama colors. I think I will make them in team colors for the craft shows.

Ds has an appointment for senior pictures today.And it is during naptime:( What was I thinking. Hopefully they will take some sort of nap when we get back.

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Hi, Ladies!

Barbara-Enjoyed the update on the family! How are things going for you? Still working L&D? Had any more speaking gigs?

Creative-Praying for your DD. Those are nerve wracking moments for parents!

Vicki-Sorry your DD is acting that way. You do so much for those boys that I'm sure she would never follow through. You are a wonderful grandma!

Daddy's Girl-People are so busy these days, but it's worth it to make the effort to spend time together. Our message Sunday was Practical Faith=Inconveniencing yourself for others. We still have friends in STL and of course, lots and lots of family. If we move, we won't lack for fellowship. But we would miss the dear, dear friends we have made here!

Julie-I need to get on the declutter bandwagon too. We are trying to start weeding things out in case we move. I just need time! I worked 52 hours last week and I'm working 6 nights, 64 hours this week. I'm going to be exhausted!

My "break" is over. Back to work!

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glad all is doing well and so glad to hear from you

hello all weather here is so so right now if I get t storm I am leaving

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good evening ladies. I have been reading trying to catch up with everyone. :)

it has been busy here. Brandt and his family have moved back to North Carolina. We have enjoyed having the grandchildren close!

Dylan and his family are here often and we keep Skylar some every other week. She is a year old already. Nick is growing fast too.

Ashley and Trevor moved to a new apartment and then the pipes broke and flooded the entire place. They ended up with all new carpet out of it. So no loss without some gain.

Eric will graduate in Aug. He does not have is next duty station yet. He is #1 in his class right now. :) He was chosen to go to Korea for one semester of college, and made the best grades in his class there too. :)

Colin is going well and writing music again. :)

Graham is waiting to be shipped to boot camp. May be fall before he goes. I'm enjoying him being here. :)

Grace is taking classes to get her master herbalist certification. She is working as a personal assistant and is going to Canada in Sept on a business trip.

Freeman is in Texas with Ashley and is working full time. Miss him, but my grocery bill is sure lower. LOL!

Ilyssa and Joshua are purple belts in martial arts now. That is four levels from black.

Kortney and Lavender are quite the young ladies now. Pierced ears and all.

Tim is back working in the ER. It is in his blood I guess.

Hugs to all, Barbara

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I don't like cleaning either, but can't stand it dirty or messy!! I am a natural de-clutterer. DH worries I will toss something important!! I try to respect his wishes. I could cook all day and read and socialize though. Life is keeping me busy doing all that. I just finished a large iced decaf. So refreshing on these hot days. It picks me up in the afternoon. I have to run some errands and hoping to avoid the threatened thunder storms. You know if I go, it will rain!! LOL!!

Daddy's Girl - good for you teaching them how to reach out to others. I think people worry too much about it or expect the pastor to do it all. Glad Sebastian continues to be such a good dog. Gentle Giant is a good nickname for him.

Heidi - I can understand you being concerned and I'm praying.

Read the posts and pray as I go, but better get my errands done before I have to start dinner for DH. It's easy tonight though because I had put a roast in the crockpot for our Sunday dinner, but DD Rebekah and family wanted to take us out for lunch after church. I even have left over mashed potatoes from another dinner last week that need to get used up. I still cook for a crowd even with just the 2 of us. Makes for a lot of easy dinners later.

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GGB - I am working on the multipurpose (aka playroom) room. A large part of my company will be in that room so that is the room I am focusing on today. Now I still have 10 days until my first event that weekend so it might need attending to between now and then but hopefully nothing major (after I get done with it today and tomorrow). I did add tomorrow because that is a two day project. So, yes, mam, I am tending to one room at a time!

Crafty - praying!

Welcome to our newbie who just popped in here. It seems you were meant to pop in if you were avoiding decluttering and that is what we are talking about today! emoticon

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I don't like cleaning either but i do not like it not doneGGB

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Ladies please say a prayer for dd and her friend. Her friends mom sounds a little worried because we have not heard from the girls. I got a text from dd at 1:25 saturday morning when they arrived in Vienna and had told dd to text me when they got to India but she has not. The blog has not been updated since April when the last group was there. I do not have the "I am worried like something is wrong" feeling yet. The other mom has e-mailed the person in charge to make sure they have arrived safely. Our girls are the youngest in the group. I am glad I got to meet the other mom. She has gone back to Florida so we are texting back and forth.

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LOL GGB! My problem is I don't like to clean so I get distracted very easy. I would rather be working on a project and being creative.

KBJIARA- welcome to the group. Hope you stick around.

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Tip for today Stop jumping around like a rabbit !!Declutter one room ar a tIme Do not leave that room until it is done Start at easiest room first and u will get done faster LOVE U GGB

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Funny thing, I was running away from decluttering but that's what I found here, I guess I needed a little kick to do it (LOL). Have a great week!!! emoticon



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Yummy, iced coffee this morning! Decluttering! Boy is it something I should be doing more rapidly too. A bit at a time. ;-) Thanks for the reminders to keep on keeping on!!

Am looking at fabric for a baby quilt. ;-) I need to get busy on sewing the one I have already started and then get this next one done before mid Nov. There will not be time afterwards!! ;-)

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I have had my cup of coffee!

Julie- I am de cluttering too. It is taking too long. If I would just dive in and get it done it would be done already. I get distracted!LOL (ADHD) Glad you are feeling better.

I have decided I am making my dad some golf club covers for Christmas. I printed off a fabric pattern and a crochet pattern. I will make both to see which one I like better. I am making my mom a dishtowel, dishcloth,scrubbie,sponge set for each month. I already have some done. My sister and her family I will make water bottle cozies for each month and scarves since they sit at the flea market every weekend.
I got an order for some dishcloths and scrubbies and sponges! WOOHOO! People are thinking of Christmas giving already. Love it! I get excited when I get orders and I can be creative.

Daddysgirl- glad you have a busy but slower day. I feel like I wasn't very productive over the weekend. I did paint around the edge of my neighbors lamp shade for her. Now I will to the other one while the kids are sleeping.
Guess I better go run some errands. And get back a so I can get back to decluttering.


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I do not know about Creative but I am drinking mine! Guess what???? No pressure in my lungs this morning!!! Whoohoo! I am feeling alive again! Thank you for the prayers!

I will be doing some heavy duty piddling (aka - decluttering) today and then this evening will go to a friend's home for a book party.

I have been doing a little bit of "piddling" every day but today I will try to get one room at least half way clear. I have two events at my house on the last weekend of this month so I want to have everything nice by then. I have a busy two weeks outside of the home but at least today I am free until 6:45ish. (Because I know you ladies - don't worry - I will not overdo!!!)

Hope you all have a beautiful day!
Blessings,
Julie

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Creative - ready for a cup of coffee?




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Good morning!



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Happy Monday Morning All,
Looks like a full day for me but not one so busy, busy! ;-) Nice to have a slower day now and then. ;-)

Princess Sebastian is growing up isn't he? He is such a sweet dog and an easy one to train! He really wants to please!! He is taking a nap at my feet now! He is an early riser.

Stacey I do understand the good friends and hating to move. When we spent 10 mths with DFil folks weren't friendly there. We had a good church and the folks there were very loving and kind but to do things together? They had their own families and schedules and just didn't include friends. We had to teach them. We asked DFil if we could have a family over and he said, "Why?" So we had to begin by teaching him. LOL It worked! By the time we left people at church were having others over to their homes for fellowship and fun. Maybe if you move back to MO you will be able to teach folks there too! Sharing the Gospel and what the Lord has done is so much easier when there is already a friendship and you are trusted! Praying for DH and you to have the Lord's direction without a doubt!

Vicki so glad you are hanging on. I didn't realize you even got home from Rosehill!! Hope you and Ddil have a great time with the littles!

Cupbutter, Hurray ... little by little you will be able to put us all together and remember who we are and what our families are doing. There are 2 mother daughter teams here and Princess and I are the other after the Barbara team. Only Princess and I live together. She is such a blessing to my life!
Glad your drops are done in one eye!! So glad they are healing and your sight is so good!
Congrats for taking notes. I use to tabs and flip from the one to read back to the one I am writing the post on. At times I haven't been able to figure that out and note with pen and paper works well too! ;-)

Hugs and blessings to all!! Happy Monday!!



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Vickie are you still putting drops in your eyes?? I have ended drops for one eye now I have maybe 2 weeks of the other.

Killer Bee you are lucky your DH can do things. My DH never learned. I am better at things then he is.

Dads Princess Happy Lords day back at you.

GGB I think I have you and your DD all figured out. LOL

There how is that?? I took notes.

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That's great Princess. I will be sure to tell Ed. So glad the party went well.

I am heading back to Rose Hill tomorrow. My son will be in Minneapolis all week and My Ddil asked me to come stay with her and the kids quite awhile ago. Brian must be doing better. His Dr. told him Thursday that it may have just been an isolated case. Praying that it does not return but was just an out of the ordinary large intestine infection.

GGB, I can tell you are feeling better because you are posting more. WooHoo. Thanks for the message today. It made me smile!!

Hello to all. I'm barely treading water but still holding myself up. My dd again threatened this weekend that I can't see the boys ever again. Even though she has said it so many times it still hurts. She will not listen to what actually happens and blames me for Logan's outbursts.

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Hi, Ladies!

GGB-Glad your sugars are coming down. Stay healthy!

Prayerblue-Happy you are sticking with us. How nice that you and DH had fun doing an activity together. I think it's great when people get out and meet their neighbors. So many places have lost their sense of community.

Daddy's Girl and Princess-Glad the surprise party was a success!

Julie-Hope you are soon 100% and that you get to go to your party.

Creative-Praying for your DD. I'm sure she will have an amazing, life changing time!

My DH is fully recovered. Being so sick has made him appreciate how good it feels to be healthy! I've said before that he wasn't all that handy when we got married but he has taught himself so much over the years. He tackles projects that he wouldn't have dreamed of before...even though it often frustrates the check out of him and usually involved at least 3 trips to Lowe's. Saturday, he surprised me by replacing our kitchen faucet! It's now the kind you can pull out and spray 2 different ways. So nice! I'm proud of him!
Saturday night, we went out to dinner and to listen to music with our friends Marc and Lisa and 3 other couples. Then Sunday after church, we went to another friend's house to watch the final World Cup game. It's times like these that make the potential decision to move back to STL so hard. We have such good friends here and there are so many fun opportunities! Still praying about it.

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VICKI!! You can let DH know that Sebastian is doing much better about playing 'Fetch' with a ball! He even brings it back if I coach him about it. Otherwise he was running twice as far. (Ok by me. I spend less energy and he spends more!) I was in the middle of the yard, which is large for a city lot for those who don't know my yard size. I threw the ball toward the back of the yard and Sebastian would fetch it and run back to the door. I'd coach him to bring it to me and he would. Then we would repeat. LOL

I hope you see this note! I used caps for your name to hopefully catch your attention!

Happy Lord's day friends!
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Hello Dear Friends,
Whew!! What a busy but fun weekend! Surprise party went well. Didn't get home until almost 10 PM and took my shower and headed to bed. It was a great turn out and lots of good food and fun. The Newly Weds asked us to stay for dinner and to watch a movie. That was why it went so long. Sebastian was with us so that was how we could manage it. ;-)

GGB glad the blood sugars are coming down. Yes you will get there!!

Teresa so glad the walk went so well and you could talk to so many folks!

Dee hope you Aunt is getting better. You are one busy lady!

Julie glad you are resting and you are exchanging to lighter weight animals too! ;-) Hope you get to go to your "night out with the girls" - Usborne party!

Cupbutter you will learn us all, after a while! Thanks for sticking with us!!
Dad's Princess is my DD and I was here a good while before she joined us. We met Gramma-Ali
and her DH at a local gardens a couple years before the Lord called my DH home. Princess was with us. It was so fun to meet lots of ladies face to face last summer in KS.

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CUPBUTTER Barbara my daughter started this thread and I joined her the same day NOW U KNOW US She is CHASING BUBBLES MY NAME IS BARBARA TOO SO I AM GGB HUGS

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Good afternoon! Aunt Izzy was surprised with her birthday party!! It was a great turnout yesterday afternoon. DB did a great job planning it all! We took Sebastian and he did well too. He was very unsure of all the people and new surroundings. He was scared by a little dog who barked at him from several yards away. LOL He is 21 pounds already!

Julie, I'm glad you're feeling so much better!

Prayer Blue, great idea to take a scheduled project and turn it into a date!

CupButter, feel free to ask questions. We are a big group, but don't mind answering your questions about who is who. emoticon

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My gosh I miss a day and this place goes wild.

Can't believe I am still having a hard time keeping track of everyone. LOL

The ones I know best is Vickie and Dee Dee Dee.

Dee Dee Dee good thing you are in good health. So many sickies to see.

This is a lazy Sunday. I am not getting much done. Story of my life.

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Julie GLAD U ARE BETTER
PRAYERBLUE44 u are a wonderful addition to our group
BS 140 before breakfast GOD IS GOOD
REMEMBER TO LOVE THOSE HUSBANDS EVEN MORE THAN THEY DESERVEGGB

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Thank you all for your prayers!!! I really appreciate them!
Okay - here is the list!
1) elephant
2) baby elephant
3) jumping kangaroo - baby
4) Tippy - our dog
to today:
5) ten gerbils sitting on my chest! So, whoohoo! I am getting better! emoticon

I still feel some pressure and I do not feel normal yet. I did not sleep as well last night as Friday but it was not bad. I am super tired though and we have a heat warning for today. SO - I am staying in the AC today and out of the heat. I was feeling it right away when I got up at 7 AM - the humidity is rough today! So, I stayed home while all of my guys went to church.

I will be in all day tomorrow. I have an Usborne party to go to tomorrow evening. I said I was coming but time will tell. Yes - I know I am having one of my own in less than two weeks but a lot of my friends will be there and I enjoy going to them. I still plan on purchasing a little something from her party. I love books! emoticon

I hope you all have a beautiful day!
Blessings,
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Hello all been busy today and tomorrow even more so so please prayers

My day tomorrow will be Church , sick at home , sick at hospital and then to mremorial Mass for my cousin husband , then to see my Aunt in the Hospital not doing well at all and then to see my cousin who is sitting Shiva for her mom who just died

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Grandma B my DH says sometimes you get used to the high sugars in your body I told him about yours - glad its down will keep praying for that to get right.! Hang in there!



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Hi everyone! Greetings of peace and comfort in Christ to all!

Eternal minded
im so sorryto hear you are sick- friend, you are quickly kicking this thing and God is so good !
I saw the first post of the elephant on chestt which is how some describe heart attack so i was relieved to see it was more of a bronchitis though thats awful too! Then to see it went to kangaroo bouncing well- all I can say is Praise the Lord! Thats good progress! Prayer is amazing as Ive had that same type of thing and the chirch prayed and then i was better in no time at all...3 tough days only missed my walk/ jog for 2 then right back on schedule. Must rest and keep moving too when you can will help your system recover! Now I pray that bouncing will be gone gone gone and you will be the one bouncing happy happy happy!
So am praying there-
Wow so much news just catching up reading a few days worth!
My DH and I toolk a section of neighborhood to pass out fliers for church pizza/ movie night! I said lets make it a date and the joy came over me while praying! It was hot at 3 pm but I was pushed to do it and given jou and DH responded so well just perked up and said lets go! Well long story short a lot of people were out so we were able to talk to folks and it was a blessed time! Dd watched the littles for us. I wasnt sure how the health part would go but the good Lord gave me all the strength needed and then some! Got home weary from the heat but its all good! Movie is " Chariots of Fire " havent seen in a long time cant recall anything but a guy running on the beach in a group...
Thanks for all the great examples and marriage encouragement ya' lll- its not popular these days seems so mcuh going against yet God will help us through each valley!

Stacey reading about your DH my goodness what an ordeal I do hope he is feeling better...probably a host of different bugs around there his system isnt used to but he will be stronger for it! His body just needs time to adjust- sounds like he has a strong immune system. I believe God is working in this crisis and we cant understand except can see that we can support the oppressed through prayer and our spouses as the hands and feet of Jesus. We keep praying for Obama ! Wish he would change from a Saul to a Paul! Wish I
Could go there and hug those little ones - emoticon

So much more to say but better scoot- I will go through the list tonight praying for our group! Every blessing to all!!!



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