SparkPeople A Safe and Happy Home For Grievers Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=22259 Welcome to "All Grievers"A Support Group for all.We offer Encouragement and caring,sharing, laughter.We pledge to help you to a winning goal for yourself. ALASKAN LEADER CO LEADER SARAHSMITH5. SparkPeople A Safe and Happy Home For Grievers Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=22259 SPUNKY521 (Sharon) Prayers were ANSWERED http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x50233565 Hi, Hope all is going your way. Thank you for your prayers. I got home from the hospital about 5:00pm. I was in the hospital for 2 weeks with pneumonia and kidney problems. I'm really happy to be home and feeling better. <BR> Have a nice day, <BR> Sharon (spunky521) <BR> <em>479</em> <em>479</em> <em>479</em> <em>479</em> <em>479</em> <em>479</em> <em>47... Wed, 3 Oct 2012 23:56:50 EST SPUNKY521 (Sharon) has pneumonia extremely ill http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x50043120 Hello, Sharon had been coughing for two months. Within a few days, it got a lot worse. A young nurse decided to send her to the hospital. She has been unable and/or unwilling to eat. Today they are draining her lung. Please keep her and her mother in your prayers. Sharon's father is also extremely ill, and her mother is pulled in every direction. Thank you ahead of time, Cheryl (cjeannem) her roommate Fri, 21 Sep 2012 16:21:36 EST DELETED http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x46435928 DELETED THIS SPOT Sun, 5 Feb 2012 19:00:42 EST Fun Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x46414203 Let's see how many uses you can come up for an ice cue tray other then ice cubes thought this would abe fun.Good luck to all lets all compare lists and see who comes up with the most.Sarah Co leader Sat, 4 Feb 2012 12:15:36 EST CAN YOU NAME A HOLIDAY FOR EACH MONTH ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x46327153 I WANT TO SEE IF HOW SHARP YOU MEMORY IS. STARTING WITH JANUARY. POST THEM ALL IN HERE. TRY AND NOT USE A CALENDAR, BUT DO IT FROM MEMORY ONLY. <BR> TRYING TO SEE HOW WELL <em>306</em> AND I WILL DO IT AFTER A FEW OF YOU START IT <BR> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 18:16:46 EST Happy Thanksgiving! What are you thankful for? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x45193503 Since it is Thanksgiving Week here in the US, I thought I'd ask: <BR> <BR> What are YOU thankful for? <BR> <BR> For me, it's being able to feel happy about and look forward to the holidays, when I once thought I'd never be able to handle the emotions of Thanksgiving and Christmas again. <BR> <BR> Tue, 22 Nov 2011 05:28:41 EST Hello one and all http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x44954910 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Hello erna And hello to our family here at safe and happy home for greivers. I am finally able to get up on the computer without it freezing up on me. I want to say first off i am sorry erna that you have had to do this all yourself. You know i am always up here before all... Sun, 6 Nov 2011 22:04:43 EST Hi all~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x43099604 I missed you guys, been away too long. Just wanted to hop in and say hi as I have to go do some errands but will be back on later to check in and update. Hope things are going ok for y'all. Miss you. <BR> Love, J <em>129</em> Wed, 20 Jul 2011 17:59:11 EST In Loving Memory - Happy Father's Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x42512367 Today is Father's Day. Though, I no longer have my dad and late husband to celebrate Father's Day, I cherish the memories I have had with them. The greatest gift my husband passed down to my teen-aged sons are the words, "The best thing a dad can do for his sons is to show how much he loves and respects their mother." Every Father's Day, I remind them of his words, hoping it will be passed down to their future wives and generations to come. Just Friday, my older son was complimented for actin... Sun, 19 Jun 2011 09:39:53 EST The Serenity Prayer for Weight Loss http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x41817285 <em>247</em> <em>306</em> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <em>306</em> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <em>306</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> The Serenity Prayer is one of my favorites. I use the revised version of The Serenity Prayer for Weight Loss (http://www.dietboard.net/vanessa/blog/) in my daily lifestyle to maintain a healthier way of living. Sending * Hope * Unity * Gratitude * Serenity = HUGS to all! Have a Sparktacular weekend! <BR> <BR> <BR> The Serenity Prayer for Weight Loss... Sat, 14 May 2011 09:53:14 EST Do you have a sibiling / Friend with diabetes? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x41486437 Erna is going to start a discussion . Wed, 27 Apr 2011 23:00:33 EST Mothers Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x41486147 Lets get together to see what we will be getting our moms for mothers day. <BR> <BR> Remembeing my mom with lots of love. 2006 Dec th very hard without her. Wed, 27 Apr 2011 22:44:25 EST Spring is here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x41444565 Hi everyone lets thing spring! <BR> <BR> Spring is here see how many words you can find out of spring is here lets have some fun with this and see how many we can come up with and lets thing spring . Tue, 26 Apr 2011 01:41:49 EST Happy Birthday to ALASKAN!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x40896362 Time to celebrate our leader's birthday... <em>236</em> <em>244</em> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Dearest Erna, <BR> Thank you for all you do for our team - and for ME personally too. <BR> You've been in my thoughts and prayers ALL week... <BR> and I've been looking forward to being able to say: <BR> <BR> <em>437</em> <em>26</em> HAPPY BIRTHDAY! <em>184</em> <em>129</em> <em>144</em> <em>410</em> <BR> <BR> Hoping you have a wonderful and special day with those that love you! <BR> T... Wed, 30 Mar 2011 14:57:51 EST Things you are greatful for: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x40402748 1.Wakeing up each and every day <BR> 2.Being able to put my feet on the floor each and every day <BR> 3.Being married for 17 wonderful years <BR> 4.Having Family <BR> 5.Saving my puppy honey <BR> $.Giving patches my other puppy a wonderful home <BR> 7.All my wonderful spark friends. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> First list all your greatful for and then try to think of 6 positives out of your day and see what you can come up with . Lets all give it a whirl and see. Thanks your Co Leader sarah Mon, 7 Mar 2011 16:41:16 EST Definitions of Love - in Memory of Scott http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x40209628 I found this in a blog - I don't remember now which Sparker's it was - but would like to share it on this special day. Here's an abbreviated version: <BR> <BR> Definitions of Love from Children <BR> <BR> A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds, "What does love mean?" The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what you think: <BR> <BR> When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn't bend over and paint her toen... Sun, 27 Feb 2011 17:13:20 EST PRAYERS and SUPPORT NEEDED! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x38363704 <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Prayers and Support Needed .... Please read my Blog. I can't bear another loss. I can't do this alone. I am turning to my Spark "family" to give me the inner strength and courage of acceptance to whatever God's Will is. <BR> <... Wed, 8 Dec 2010 12:29:07 EST Deal or No Deal: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x38170015 Guess a case from one to 26 each case has amounts of money find the million and receive a great goodie! <BR> <BR> <BR> Erna & will know the case that contains the goodies ok? <BR> Sun, 28 Nov 2010 20:30:15 EST Finish this sentence lets have fun! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x38169908 I am going to get a list going I am going to start with A and lets stay alphabetical on what we all want for christmas with each following letter lets see if we can get through the alphabet ok? <BR> <BR> <BR> arts & craft's items next person do the letter B and so on. Sun, 28 Nov 2010 20:24:45 EST See how many words you can get out of : http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x37653893 PURPLE PUMPKIN EATER <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> purple <BR> pumkin <BR> eater <BR> eat <BR> rip <BR> pile <BR> ate <BR> eta <BR> lure <BR> leap <BR> eel <BR> maker <BR> pin <BR> pink <BR> plum <BR> plane <BR> pal <BR> pale <BR> late <BR> rate <BR> mate <BR> kin <BR> purr <BR> pure <BR> main <BR> pain <BR> lane <BR> lap <BR> lain <BR> mail Sun, 31 Oct 2010 23:45:28 EST 6 Word Memoirs (Source: AARP) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x36800015 In the AARP monthly magazine, and on their website, there's a section called "6 Word Memoirs." Just as it sounds, it's "Really short stories - Your life in half a dozen words." (There are also book compilations available, from authors Larry Smith and Rachel Fershleiser.) <BR> <BR> The subject for Sep/Oct 2010 was "What a Child Taught Me." <BR> This is what I submitted: <BR> <BR> SON KILLED. GRANDBABY HUGS. LIFE CONTINUES. <BR> <BR> <BR> Do you have a 6 Word Memoir of your own you'd l... Mon, 20 Sep 2010 07:28:47 EST New Game Motivational Pages http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x35713725 I thought we would try something different for awhile.It's to see how sharp your mind is and seeing who is on the team and with us. <BR> <BR> what you have to do is: go to the Motivational Pages, <BR> find a team mates, put them on here with a list,(tell me in an email only) what page is this Angel on and do not list the page their on. <BR> <BR> Then go to the Angel's main page, to say how proud you are to have a team mate nominated, and post a <BR> congratulations to them. Try to do as m... Thu, 29 Jul 2010 15:59:11 EST Another step in the grief process... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x35659911 Hello ~ I had an emotional - and physical - set-back over the weekend. Too much to post on threads, so I posted a Spark blog. Trying to hold myself accountable. Here's a link - I hope you'll have time to read it. <BR> Thanks, Elizabeth ~ <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal.asp?id=MIMAWELIZABETH </link> <BR> Tue, 27 Jul 2010 07:30:48 EST I'm needing prayers and hugs from my teammates. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x35586361 I have had kinship custody of my 12-year old grandson, Austin, since September 1, 2009. This has been a busy and emotional two weeks with meetings in behalf of my dear grandson. I am having to make a choice between my grandson and his mother (my daughter). The choice is my grandson. I could use a lot of prayers on our behalf. I'm hoping to gain Guardianship custody of Austin next month. I truly don't believe my daughter will ever be ready to raise my grandson. We appear in court next month (8... Fri, 23 Jul 2010 10:25:56 EST "My Mom is a Survivor" (copyrighted) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x35397096 I'm not sure where I "found" this - if someone sent it to me via email - on an internet search - I can't remember... but, I've held onto it and read it often, and I'd like to share it with you now. <BR> <BR> This poem was written by Kaye Des'Ormeaux and is dedicated to her daughter Clarissa. (It IS copyrighted, "All Rights Reserved," so please do not reproduce without giving full credit. Thanks. ) <BR> <BR> <BR> ~ ~ ~ ~ MY MOM IS A SURVIVOR ~ ~ ~ ~ <BR> My Mom is a survivor, or so I've... Wed, 14 Jul 2010 06:47:22 EST CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x35098897 LETS SEE WHO CAN GET THE MOST HOURS IN POSITIVE THINKING AND THE MOST IN HUGS PLEASE KEEP TRACK OF IT IF NOT ERNA AND I WILL KEEP TRACK ALSO. Tue, 29 Jun 2010 11:09:38 EST WEIGHTLOSS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x35098849 lETS SEE HOW MANY WORDS WE CAN GET OUT OF WEIGHT LOSS AND LETS SEE WHO CAN GET THE MOST OK? THE WINNER RECEIVES GOODIES FOR HER PAGE. Tue, 29 Jun 2010 11:07:37 EST HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH YOUR LOSS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x35098795 Hi everyone we need to get back to what our team is all about. Lets state what helps us in our motivation to keep going. I lost my mom in 1991 and I miss her terribly i always wanted to call her then and every day now. I think if i dial the number she will be there. I have learned to deal with it as she always taught me to love from the heart and she had a heart of gold. I have that in me and i know i am the same way she is so my dealing with her loss is knowing that i am my mom so i can say ... Tue, 29 Jun 2010 11:05:35 EST Are you Diabetic http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x34981323 If you are diabetic and want to buddy up with a partner please let erna and I know. Like erna is type 2 and my husband is type 2 want to keep the same types together so please feel free to let us know and maybe we can all help each other ok? Wed, 23 Jun 2010 11:18:29 EST DIABETES DISCUSSION 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x34961209 WE ARE GOING BACK TO DISCUSSING DIABETES FOR EVERYONE ON OUR TEAM WHO NEEDS IT: SORRY FOR CAPITALS NOT YELLING JUST CANNOT SEE OUT OF MY GLASSES;WILL BE BACK WITH DISCUSSION 1 Tue, 22 Jun 2010 13:10:55 EST WHAT STATE ARE YOU IN: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x34961132 ISAWAPUTTYTAT- I LIVE IN ILLINOIS (MATTESON) WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE WHERE EVERYONE IS FROM PLEASE POST US YOUR STATE : Tue, 22 Jun 2010 13:07:05 EST am back girls http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x33204766 am back,,,,my liife has changed dramaticly Mon, 5 Apr 2010 05:07:03 EST Blog from Sparksguy Chris. please read http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x32967041 <link> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=3034167 </link> </link> Thu, 25 Mar 2010 19:33:56 EST If you are having trouble with Spark mails. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x32646854 with the person's permission <BR> ---------- RD03875 wrote: ---------- <BR> Click on the MY TOOLS tab at the top of the page, that will take you to your start page. <BR> <BR> Click on the Account/e-mail preferences under the word START. <BR> <BR> Click on the E-mail tab <BR> <BR> You should see a list of titles called The Weekly Spark, Community Highlights, Fast Break & Stages, etc. Those are the official Spark people e-mails that you get points for reading and clicking on each day. Highli... Fri, 12 Mar 2010 16:41:21 EST The Strength our Angels Give Us http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x32388623 I am a part of a self advocacy group for those with disabilities, and our leader is very condescending towards all the members, including her own son. She sees us as nothing but incompetent children, and quite likes to exert her control over us. She usually does this by picking what we will discuss at meetings, then talking over us if we give input with which she doesn't agree. There is no such thing as a group vote. She allows us to vote, then if she doesn't like what we thought, she will te... Tue, 2 Mar 2010 20:40:35 EST My Angels http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x32248881 Hi. My name's Michelle, but call me Misha. I am a college freshman, who is living with Cerebral Palsy, depression, and generalized anxiety disorder. I have lost a fair few friends to various disabilities, and complications thereof. However, I know that grief is a process, and the best way to remember someone is to live and honor their memory...but the grief overwhelms me sometimes Thu, 25 Feb 2010 18:33:41 EST CONNECTING WITH MY BELOVED THROUGH SONG. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x31961986 <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uIQp9Dqcrw&<BR>feature=related </link> <BR> <BR> Whilst feelings of sadness overwhelmed me on Valentine's Day, my daughter phoned and said her Dad would like me to listen to this song. Digitally challenged as I am I managed to listen to it. <BR> <BR> It brought floods of tears but also a peace with it, I feel so much better now. <BR> <BR> Love you all. <BR> <BR> Heila <em>43</em> Mon, 15 Feb 2010 02:52:12 EST HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, ANGELS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x31932811 DLTVSIUCOUPLESDESNFLOWERSCXUT <BR> OOWXTLOVEMESQPINKBLUELERSWANT <BR> NVKJDOWXYOWNBELIEVEMETLZPNEVI <BR> TEBEMINEQRVQPNOSARWHITEZDMOFE <BR> BEYESFORYOUONLYLOVEALWAYSNDNS <BR> RCDIMYOURSHIXEMCEXAHOLDHANDSF <BR> EHUGSWILLYOUMARRYME?ELFCARESX <BR> AWYELLOWEONLYYOUIMYOURSMILEST <BR> KYFACESWEETSTXJBLUEOPRHUGSMVN <BR> MCHOCOLATESFQQTOYDRINKSREDPOC <BR> YALWAYSMPEQYOJOINHEARTSARROWS <BR> HECOMMITTEDBAAUZXSWEETHEARTSU <BR> EPCUPIDSARROWSHPWDAYDREAMINGU <BR> AVALENTINESDAYVVYOWLPFGGSJMWQ <BR> RIAFFE... Sat, 13 Feb 2010 18:49:23 EST Please Pray for My Husband http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x31295608 My husband has taken a turn for the worse with an infection and heart and liver problems as well as his acute myeloid leukemia. I have been at the hospotal day and night until today and will go back this evening. <BR> <BR> Please pray for him that these other issues are resolved and he is healed of them and that his leukemia be allowed to go into remission. We are devastated as he was 4 days away from coming home this time when things took this turn. He is so weak and we are both so conce... Thu, 21 Jan 2010 16:42:57 EST New Emotions I found today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x31267489 <em>345</em> <em>334</em> <em>481</em> <em>325</em> <em>237</em> <em>326</em> <em>327</em> <em>314</em> <em>316</em> <em>318</em> <em>319</em> <em>322</em> <em>317</em> <em>323</em> <em>328</em> <em>330</em> <em>215</em> <em>321</em> <em>256</em> <em>295</em> <em>331</em> <em>332</em> <em>309</em> <em>310</em> <em>313</em> <em>206</em> <em>315</em> <em>305</em> <em>307</em> <em>308</em> these are all the new emotions i found. Wed, 20 Jan 2010 18:24:25 EST PENNIES FOR CHEATING? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x31099471 WE WOULD LIKE YOU TO PUT A PENNY IN A JAR EVEY TIME YOU GO OFF TRACK AND WE WILL SEE AT THE END OF THE WEEK ALSO STARTING MONEY HOW MANY PENNIES WE HAVE AS A TEAM HOPEFULLY NOT MANY! Thu, 14 Jan 2010 22:28:48 EST SCRAMBLING SCRAMBLES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x31099405 CAN YOU UNSCRAMBLE THESE FEBRUARY HOLIDAYS? <BR> <BR> 1.NDOGRU - OGH <BR> <BR> 2.SLEVTIANE'S - AYD Thu, 14 Jan 2010 22:26:00 EST BASEBALL WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x31099251 THIS CHALLENGE IS BASED ON THE SAME PRINCIPLES AS BASEBALL HOME PLATE FOR THE FIRST FRUIT,AND OR WATER, OR SALAD, OR VEGETABLE,GOOD MOOD,STAYING ON TRACK GO TO THE EMOTIONS AND GIVE YOURSELF A HEART FOR EVERY ITEM YOU EAT DIET WISE.WHEN YOU GET TO HOME GIVE YOURSELF A ROSE AND THEN YOU HAVE YOUR FIRST HOMERUN .WE ARE GOING TO DO THIS FOR A WEEK TO START TO SEE HOW WELL IT GOES. THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON MONDAY THE 18TH OF FEBUARY AND WE WILL KEEP TRACK AS YOU POST YOUR ROSES.OUR GOAL WILL... Thu, 14 Jan 2010 22:20:20 EST VALENTINES DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x30932108 What is your favorite holiday and how many words can you get out of valentines day? Sat, 9 Jan 2010 20:45:59 EST I'AM BACK!`` http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x30931985 Hi everyone i hope all of you had a very merry christmas and a happy new year. Good news frank is home and doing well. I want you all to know that i have missed the team and all of you and now that i can be back on i am sure that we will be all here together again. Winter is here and it is cold doesnot mean we cannot talk. There is however certain circumstances that each one of has.We all have to deal with the way of the world and it is not only 1 or 2 of us it is all of us. We need everyone... Sat, 9 Jan 2010 20:41:31 EST What can you all do in the snow?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x30705327 sledding <BR> snowboarding etc.keep the list going Sun, 3 Jan 2010 01:49:00 EST December Weight Loss Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x30096048 Starting today Dec.2 the challenge is to see how many inches and pounds you can loose in the month of dec.Challenge ends.Jan.1 good luck to all. Kat Wed, 2 Dec 2009 16:04:32 EST Letter from Coach Jen http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x30042320 During the holiday season, I know a lot of people like to send out SparkMails to all of their friends, wishing them Happy Holidays. <BR> <BR> Many times when someone gets that SparkMail, they click "Reply To All" and send a response back. If the list of friends is quite large, it creates a cascade of SparkMails- which can become annoying and time-consuming to continue deleting. <BR> <BR> So I would ask that you spread the word about using the "Reply To All" button very carefully. Please l... Mon, 30 Nov 2009 13:22:05 EST POSITIVES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x30017068 Hi everyone I would like everyone to post here there positives in life and lets see what we are greatful for and thankful for each day: <BR> <BR> <BR> I am thankful for a wonderful husband of 16 years: <BR> I am thankful for my helath <BR> I am thankful for my wonderful family I have <BR> I am thankful for my two wonderful puppies <BR> I am thankful for our family here on spark <BR> I am thankful just to be me <BR> I am thankful now that I will be the most positive person to my self beca... Sun, 29 Nov 2009 10:07:37 EST Christmas decorations http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x29994259 See how many things you can come up with for December for decorations.Lets go team. Fri, 27 Nov 2009 17:29:34 EST Emergency Request- Leukemia Worst Case Diagnosis http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x29972483 Hello, Everyone. I need everyone's help. Some of you may know that my dh went into the hospital Friday with Leukemia. The results of his tests came in today. He has practically no normal white blood cells. <BR> <BR> He was given 2-6 months to live without treatment and a 50/50 chance of living a few more years with treatment (chemotherapy). The kicker is that he has a 1/3 chance of not surviving the first 30 days of chemotherapy. We had high hopes until today. He has opted for the chemoth... Wed, 25 Nov 2009 23:41:48 EST A Thanksgiving Prayer for Angels http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x29741993 Say a Thanksgiving Prayer for Angels <BR> This year, take a moment and say a prayer of thanks to your angels for all their help and support. <BR> BY: William D. Webber <BR> <BR> PrintEmailShareGreat12345Rate(5 votes) <BR> Comments (0) <BR> Resize - Minus Resize - Plus <BR> Have a question about angels? Email Bill Webber at angelquestions@beliefnetstaff.com.* <BR> <BR> How would you feel if you gave someone a gift and they ignored it? Wouldn’t you be disappointed and a bit hurt? God h... Sat, 14 Nov 2009 18:35:28 EST HAPPY THANKSGIVING DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x29610419 see how many words you can get out of happy thanksgiving day. good luck all will go to end of november. <em>430</em> <em>422</em> <em>429</em> <em>428</em> <em>427</em> <em>426</em> <em>465</em> <em>422</em> Sun, 8 Nov 2009 18:11:35 EST November weight loss challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x29610342 Starting nov 9 monday see how many pounds you can loose till the end of November. Good luck everyone. Sun, 8 Nov 2009 18:07:43 EST My dear Spark Friends http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x29458273 Here I am. I am slowly but surely trying to get caught up on my Spark messages and mail. <BR> I have been having a lot of trouble with my breathing. Since Sept. we have been getting front after front with rain and thunderstorms. I can tell you when each and everyone comes in. Just about the time the weather gets nice another round of storms come through. We had record rain in October. <BR> My grandson is doing better. He has restrictive airway syndrome. I think that is what they call it. No... Sun, 1 Nov 2009 23:42:48 EST JACK ' O' LANTERN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x29413185 HI EVERYONE LETS HAVE SOME HALLOWEEN FUN AND SEE HOW MANY WORDS WE CAN MAKE OUT OF JACK O LANTERN OK? Fri, 30 Oct 2009 17:31:14 EST Thank you.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x29260026 Hello everyone. I was so happy to see a team of this sort. I lost my 20 year old son in a car accident 7.5 years ago. He was our youngest and still lived at home. In one moment your life changes forever. NOTHING is the same ever again. Thankfully I have a wonderful husband and a large supporting family on both sides. It still feels like yesterday. Time really doesn't heal the pain but it does give you time to find a place in your life for your grief. There is still a large hole in my... Fri, 23 Oct 2009 10:44:55 EST halloween monster madness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x29200851 see how many words you can come up with and lets have some fun ok? Tue, 20 Oct 2009 18:19:35 EST HI TO ONE AND ALL! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x29132374 HI THIS IS SARAH I AM AT THE LIBRARY FOR A LITTLE WHILE TODAY. I WANT TO LET ALL OF YOU KNOW HOW MUCH I APPRECIATE YOUR HUGS AND PRAYERS AND FRIENDSHIPS DURING THIS TIME WITH MY HUSBAND FRANK. I KNOW I HAVE BEEN GONE A LONG TIME AND I KNOW ERNA HAS BEEN GONE A LITTLE AND KAT AND PEGGY HAVE BEEN RUNNING THINGS AND I REALLY WHOLE HARDLY APPRECIATE THEM FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART. I AM SORRY I HAVE TO DEPEND ON THEM SO MUCH BUT WITH FRANK LOOSING HIS LEG IT IS SO VERY HARD FOR ME AND FOR US FIN... Sat, 17 Oct 2009 14:11:55 EST Packing up husbands items http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11715x22259x28905445 My hubby will be gone 4 weeks this Sunday. I went through and took all his medications to the pharmacy for them to destroy. We are now packing up his clothes from his dresser. That will be it for this week. I feel so bad getting rid of them, but it is the start of healing. Tue, 6 Oct 2009 20:03:52 EST POSITIVE THOUGHTS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11715x22259x28904477 This thread is going to be for all of us to come in here and post something positive...... Whether is be a quote from someone else........ Or your own quote...... Just post all positive thoughts or idea's here........ and start our day off with only positive thoughts....... <BR> Tue, 6 Oct 2009 19:16:35 EST Happy Halloween-Boo Who http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x28814716 How many words can you come up with Happy Halloween.this goes on all month. the one with the most words wins. thanks for playing. Fri, 2 Oct 2009 15:40:45 EST OCTOBER WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x28769785 Starting Oct 1-31 <BR> Each week we will have a weigh in <BR> posting it in this post.The one with the most pounds lost is the winner. <BR> <BR> WEEK 1- <BR> <BR> WEEK 2- <BR> <BR> WEEK 3- <BR> <BR> WEEK 4- <BR> <BR> JUST COPY AND PASTE THE WEEKS INTO YOU OWN POSTING. Wed, 30 Sep 2009 19:16:38 EST did you Exercise today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11715x22259x28756964 Exercise Bike 60 Min <em>217</em> <BR> <BR> Walk 30 Min <em>217</em> 9/29/09 Wed, 30 Sep 2009 09:48:20 EST I'm having all those feelings again..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x28654783 My dear dad passed away 9/29......really 9/30 by the time Hospice got there after midnight to pronounce my dad dead in 2007; I had spent the last 2 weeks with him before he died, and my mom too.....and somehow, the good Lord gave me the strength to help him despite my own health problems at the time. But I am having all those ole feelings again, of happiness, sadness; I miss him so much, and more so now with the time getting closer. DH and I and brother, his wife, sis and her dh are going... Fri, 25 Sep 2009 14:35:15 EST ANTICIPATORY GRIEF http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x28457059 Anticipatory Grief Symptoms: What's the Big Deal? <BR> <BR> By Harriet Hodgson <BR> <BR> Anticipatory grief -- a feeling of loss before a death or dreaded event occurs -- has been described as a "normal process," but life is far from normal if you're going through it. Some experts list symptoms in broad terms, and others list them in detail. Short list or long, anticipatory grief symptoms are jarring. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> You may have bouts of crying, for example, a symptom ... Wed, 16 Sep 2009 16:55:22 EST 10 Inspiring Thoughts for Tough Times http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x28411866 I read this on another team. I thought it was so awesome I wanted to share it with you. <BR> <BR> 10 Inspiring Thoughts for Tough Times <BR> By Noah benShea <BR> <BR> Difficult financial times often inspire people to become more extraordinary. Challenge and adversity can push people toward their own greatness. It can launch you on a deeper personal journey toward happiness, fulfillment, and a life of meaning. As you explore ways to gather strength and improve self-esteem, remember, it is... Mon, 14 Sep 2009 21:31:04 EST I have a question... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x28389955 I know most of us got together due to the death of a loved one. As a lot of you know, well if you are still around and I hope you are lol, for me it was the day that my beloved Chuck died on December 19th last year that Erna came to me with her outpouring of hugs and love and here I am and even though I took a break I got so much support from you all and never forgot you and came back to the flock. But before Chuck there was another major loss in my life and it had nothing to do with the de... Mon, 14 Sep 2009 01:35:20 EST you feel you need extra support or motivation?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11715x22259x28296327 HELLO TEAM....... THIS NEW THREAD IS GOING TO BE FOR THOSE MEMBERS........ WHO FEEL THEY ARE SLIPPING AND NEED SUPPORT FROM THE REST OF THE TEAM...... SO IF YOUR HAVING PROBLEMS STAYING ON TRACK...... OR ANY KIND OF PROBLEMS.... COME IN HERE..... AND LET US ALL KNOW....... SO WE CAN BE THERE FOR YOU....... IN HARD TIMES....... AND WE ALL GO THROUGH HAVING A BAD DAYS OR WEEKS...... <BR> Wed, 9 Sep 2009 18:46:43 EST Inspiring Quotations for a Woman's Soul http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x28246369 "The most beautiful things in the world are not seen nor touched. They are felt with the heart." <BR> <BR> Helen Keller <BR> <BR> <BR> There are so many women who have made contributions and I love reading their quotes. <BR> I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. Mon, 7 Sep 2009 20:49:07 EST HI all it's been too long.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x28214304 I was missing something and couldn't put my finger on it and being all depressed and sad and alone and remembered, oh my! I don't have to do this alone coz some of my very favorite people are right here. I tried to log in, lol I forgot my user name, sheesh, but I got it and here I am. <BR> I'm sorry my real life journeys have kept me from here. This year has been so full of twists and turns and it's been just draining. <BR> How are you all doing? <BR> I've missed you guys. <BR> <em>247<... Sun, 6 Sep 2009 11:35:04 EST MOVING FORWARD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x28183853 The purpose of this topic is to share ideas for how we have started to move on past the initial grief and to start rebuilding our lives. What have you done that helped? Did you create new traditions or follow old standbys? How did you start to make your initial steps away from grief and begin to move back into the world of the living? I am not suggesting that GRIEVING is over - but that the first steps are being made and how you found the strength, energy, and courage to begin to do so. <BR> Fri, 4 Sep 2009 16:10:11 EST 7 STEPS TO GRIEVING http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x28183731 Here is the grief model called "The 7 Stages of Grief": <BR> <BR> <BR> 7 Stages of Grief... <BR> <BR> 1. SHOCK & DENIAL- <BR> You will probably react to learning of the loss with numbed disbelief. You may deny the reality of the loss at some level, in order to avoid the pain. Shock provides emotional protection from being overwhelmed all at once. This may last for weeks. <BR> <BR> 2. PAIN & GUILT- <BR> As the shock wears off, it is replaced with the suffering of unbelievable pain. Althou... Fri, 4 Sep 2009 16:03:02 EST Need some ideas for new emotions and goodies. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x28161139 ex: get well <BR> happy annivery <BR> dont quit just to name a few Thu, 3 Sep 2009 16:54:24 EST Did You ExerciseTo Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x28091625 Walking 4100 Steps 2 Miles <em>295</em> 8/31/09 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 22:02:47 EST i miss my grandma and uncle http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x27966481 they have both passed away i miss them so much wish i could bring them back to me. my uncle passed away last year grandma passed away 2 wks ago. Wed, 26 Aug 2009 10:13:40 EST How to Pamper Yourself. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x27825373 I was just wondering, what are your favorite inexpensive ways to pamper yourself? We have talked about bath products, massages, and lunch or coffee with friends, but what else do you do? I have a hard time with this, because usually, if I can afford it, I go ahead and do it! So I would love any ideas anyone has!!this is just an example. <BR> <BR> Thu, 20 Aug 2009 00:38:19 EST THE ANGELS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x27764573 (\o/) <BR> ./_\. angel of love <BR> <BR> (\o/) <BR> ./_\. angel of light <BR> <BR> (\o/) <BR> ./_\. angel of strength <BR> <BR> (\o/) <BR> ./_\. angel of good health <BR> <BR> (\o/) <BR> ./_\. angel of peace <BR> <BR> (\o/) <BR> ./_\. angel of joy <BR> <BR> (\o/) <BR> ./_\. angel of wealth <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 17 Aug 2009 14:39:08 EST GOOD VERSES BAD CARBS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11715x22259x27704539 Good vs. Bad Carbohydrates <BR> Carbohydrates are an important part of your diet, but that doesn't mean you're free to load up on cakes and cookies to get your daily amount. Find out the difference between good and bad carbohydrates. <BR> By Diana Rodriguez <BR> Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH Print Email <BR> Carbohydrates are an important part of a healthy diet, but there's much discussion about the good and bad carbohydrates. So how do you know which is which? The answ... Fri, 14 Aug 2009 14:20:42 EST Lost a Love One http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x27607776 I think we needed this post since we have members who have lost someone now or in the pass.Its a place to open up talk about it vent, and for other people to help you thru this.here ia a link to a 19 year old who lost her father recently. I invited her to the team. see above for the link had it wrong in here oops. Mon, 10 Aug 2009 13:53:19 EST New Changes to the Site http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11715x22259x27526267 SparkRecipes Has a Fresh New Look AND New Features! <BR> Thursday, June 18, 2009 <BR> <BR> We're excited to launch a BIG update to SparkRecipes.com today! There are two main aspects of this update: <BR> <BR> 1. A new overall design <BR> Since we launched SparkRecipes, the number of recipes members have shared has really exploded! We wanted to make the design cleaner and more organized so the site is easier for everyone to use. <BR> <BR> * We added our "Advanced Search" to the homepage... Thu, 6 Aug 2009 15:53:56 EST " Getting To Know Another Team Mate" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x27031427 Has been a member since: 1/29/08 <BR> Has roses in a vase, on her page she has 3 blogs, lives in Illinois,likes mysteries like Perry Mason, <BR> Angela Lansbury series. And has a husband of 15 beautiful years of marriage. Now who is this Angel? <BR> <BR> We go like this and everyone choses 1 Angel and no repeats. That way everyone gets turns and we will see how this turns out.I guess that we can limit how many guess each person gets. and we give them a spark goodie.Then who guess first, gets... Thu, 16 Jul 2009 01:35:19 EST CHAT ROOM FOR EVERYONE TO USE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11715x22259x26995661 WHY ISNT ANYONE POSTING? I KNOW ITS SUMMER AND EVERYONE IS BUSY BUT I DONT WANT THIS TEAM TO CLOSE SO WE NEED TO KEEP IT OPEN. <BR> I CHALLENGE EVERY MEMBER TO BRING ON A NEW MEMBER, YOU LOST A LOVED ONE I AM HERE FOR YOU TO TALK. I BEEN THRU IT ALL. NEED TO VENT LETS IT GO HERE. HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU ALL. HUGS TO ALL THE ANGELS. KAT Tue, 14 Jul 2009 15:18:33 EST My family http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x26933319 Hi its me! Yes amazing i am here. Just for a little though or erna will have my head. I know all of you are right and i do need rest. I do the best i can but you all know you mean the world to me and that any chance i get to talk to any one of you you know i am going to take it. Yes i have been very tired and i thank all of you for worrying sometimes i am running on empty and never realize i am until i hit the pillow i am a go getter and always have been. When i try to slow down i feel like a... Sat, 11 Jul 2009 21:42:59 EST HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x26597325 see how many words you can get out of happy fourth of july?? good luck everyone. Fri, 26 Jun 2009 14:20:06 EST HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x26597293 SEE how many words can you get out of happy fourth of July. good luck all. Fri, 26 Jun 2009 14:18:10 EST Goodie Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x26596809 Each person posts the next number in order. If it contains two or three of the same number you give a sparkgoodie to someone on the team. For example: if you got an 11, 22, 121, 222, etc. you would give a goodie - 1-10, 12-21, 123, 298, etc. no spark goodie. <BR> 2500, 2502, 2505, 2511, 2512, etc give a goodie. 2503-2510, 2513-2519, 2530,2531 no goodie. <BR> There are a lot of goodies for 5 points. When you are new it is easy to get 100 Goodie Points a day if you do the things on the SPARK ... Fri, 26 Jun 2009 13:50:45 EST challenge for the 4th of July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x26557932 I would like to challenge each team member to change there sparks page or background to something related to July 4th. Its fun to do so lets see how many we can get. Wed, 24 Jun 2009 21:04:39 EST Hi I am new to this group not to Sparks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x26463640 <em>213</em> Hi, <BR> <BR> I met Erna on Facebook and I really like her. You are doing good work here Erna. I don't think people know how much a group like this supports those who are grieving from loss. It can be anything and it comes fast. No time for preparation. <BR> <BR> Thank you Erna for creating this team. It is nice to meet all of you. I am looking forward to being a member of the team. <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>223</em> Sat, 20 Jun 2009 22:39:14 EST Share 10 things about yourself. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x26441943 Share 10 things about yourself, so your team members can get to know you better. Have fun with it! <BR> Fri, 19 Jun 2009 18:27:12 EST NESTLE TOOL HOUSE COOKIE DOUGH RECALLED http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x26439486 Nestle Cookie Dough Recall: Full List <BR> The Nestle Toll House cookie dough recall doesn't include any packaged baked Toll House cookies, Toll House morsels, chocolate baking bars, cocoa, or Dreyer's and Edy's ice cream products with Nestle Toll House cookie dough ingredients. <BR> <BR> Here is a full list of all Nestle Toll House cookie dough products that are being recalled: <BR> <BR> Cookie and Brown Dough Bar: <BR> <BR> Chocolate Chip bar 16.5 oz <BR> Chocolate Chunk bar 16.5 oz... Fri, 19 Jun 2009 16:07:20 EST NEW CHANGES TO THE SITE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x26388200 Hi everyone! <BR> We thought you'd be interested in these two new features! <BR> <BR> Reset SparkPoints on Articles You've Read <BR> <BR> Some of our "super SparkPoints earners" (you know who you are!) have been running out of articles to earn SparkPoints for lately. We hear you! So, in an effort to let our loyal members continue to earn their daily allotment of SparkPoints for reading articles, you can now reset the articles you�ve read more than 6 months ago�so that you can earn Po... Wed, 17 Jun 2009 14:06:00 EST MOTIVATION QUOTES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11715x22259x26386174 The secret to reaching your goals in 2009 may rest in the written word. Writing is a common theme through every stage of successful goal achievement. Got a goal? Write it down. The act of writing creates a promise, and having that visual promise in front of you every day won’t let you forget it. Got a problem remembering what goals you met last week? Start tracking them on a daily basis. No more guessing and fooling yourself. The only way to get a really accurate picture of your progress is t... Wed, 17 Jun 2009 12:40:56 EST HAPPY FATHERS DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x26340408 HOW MANY WORDS CAN WE GET OUT OF HAPPY FATHERS DAY???? <BR> Mon, 15 Jun 2009 18:27:49 EST what motivates you to work out? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11715x22259x25920549 I first have to have my coffee and i put a dvd work out take me and stay working and than go for a walk. Sat, 30 May 2009 02:40:52 EST NAME A HEALTHY FOOD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x25920472 <em>265</em> Sat, 30 May 2009 02:21:13 EST Getting to know another Angels http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x25839492 I think this would be fun if everyone does it and we can see how well you know the others.... <BR> <BR> <BR> Each Angel picks 3 other Angels: they find out when they joined (Spark People), how many other members are on their friends list, and know which team (1) they are on. (not on our team) <BR> <BR> <BR> Why they joined Spark People and to find out what they wanted to improve on their life? What has Spark People done for them? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick 1 Angel, name that Angel and ho... Tue, 26 May 2009 23:45:15 EST Laughter always good medicine. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x25799023 Mother Teresa's Heavenly Experience <BR> <BR> When Mother Teresa died and went to heaven, God greeted her at the Pearly Gates. <BR> <BR> "Be thou hungry, Mother Teresa?" asked God. <BR> <BR> "I could eat," Mother Teresa replied. <BR> <BR> So God opened a can of tuna and reached for a chunk of rye bread and they began to share it. While eating this humble meal, Mother Teresa looked down into Hell and saw the inhabitants devouring huge steaks, lobsters, pheasants, and pastries. Curious, bu... Mon, 25 May 2009 13:13:42 EST I am back! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x25571033 So sorry I havent been around! <BR> I was going through alot problems <BR> with in myself, maritel problems and more! <BR> Didnt know which place to go. <BR> I was gone from home for awhile without my family, <BR> and my heart was aching to much,I had to come back home to them.I was going nuts without them! <BR> I am home now and we have lots to work out on. <BR> and so fourth! I lost myself and my way for awhile <BR> and starting to think straight now. <BR> I dont wish this upon anyone its b... Fri, 15 May 2009 20:04:19 EST NEW BIRTHDAY LIST http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x25567132 PLEASE LIST YOUR NAME & BIRTHDATE. LET ME KNOW & I'LL ADD IT FOR YOU. THANKS <BR> <BR> 28 JAN kathy <BR> <BR> 22 FEB craftylady65 <BR> <BR> <BR> 25 MAR Spirit_Angel <BR> 30 MAR alaskan <BR> <BR> APR <BR> <BR> <BR> 08 MAY D_ANN64 <BR> 13 MAY BELLACUDDLERS <BR> <BR> <BR> 06 JUN J. <BR> 29 JUN HEILAS <BR> <BR> <BR> 04 JUL kat7457 <BR> <BR> <BR> 27 AUG soulwork <BR> 29 AUG CeejayC <BR> <BR> <BR> 01 SEP Isawaputtytat <BR> 19 SEP momma_bear_69 <BR> 24 SEP mimawelizabet... Fri, 15 May 2009 16:29:22 EST happy memorial day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x25561438 see how many words you can get out of happy memorial day.also what if any plans do you have for that day? Fri, 15 May 2009 12:22:37 EST TRIVIA GAME http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x25532624 TRIVIA QUESTIONS: <BR> <BR> 1How many feet of noodles are in a can of campbells chicken noodle soup? <BR> <BR> <BR> #2 What was the name of campbells chicken soup before they called it chicken noodle? <BR> . <BR> <BR> #3. Is the chicken noodle soup cooked before it is put into the can or after they put it int he can? <BR> <BR> #4.What Famous French Detective did they make movies about and who played them? <BR> <BR> #5.What was Dudley DuRight's bosses name? <BR> <BR> #6.What d... Thu, 14 May 2009 11:25:31 EST Been Gone http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x25531072 Hi everyone i hope all of you are doing well. I want to apologize to one and all for not being here. OUr gas and our electric was turned off this whole week and i had to fight with them to put it back on so i do apologize i am back now and everything is ok and i will be talking to all of you on your pages a few each day so thank you and will be seeing you on the boards. Thanks all of you for all your time and effort on our team and our family ..ISAWAPUTTYTAT Thu, 14 May 2009 10:37:04 EST " What are your plans for your Mother's Day?" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x25423402 Happy Mother's Day, Ladies (My Angels) <BR> I will try to come back in later. Need check on some things. Have a good day, relax and enjoy your day. Let someone wait on you for a change. It's your day. Try to be back later. <BR> <BR> My son and I are going to fix dinner tonight together. <BR> We are going to fix tacos and spend the day. <BR> <BR> You all have nice day and I will check with you later. I will leave it up to you if you want to answer this. I just thought it would be interestin... Sun, 10 May 2009 12:53:53 EST MOTHERS DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x25335538 I WOULD LIKE TO WISH EVERYONE A VERY HAPPY MOTHERS DAY AND ENJOY YOUR DAY.HOPE ITS A NICE DAY FOR EVERYONE. <em>247</em> <em>214</em> <em>67</em> <em>129</em> Wed, 6 May 2009 20:09:24 EST Interesting news http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x25037334 Again I want to thank you all for your advice about DD driving me crazy. <BR> <BR> She and her DF have decided to move out and well be in their new apartment next week! Funny thing, her apartment was always clean LOL <BR> <BR> Only thing is now, DS is moving out of his house and may have to stay with us for awhile <em>46</em> Sun, 26 Apr 2009 11:21:02 EST Let's celebrate together http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x24938905 Your wedding date: <BR> <BR> Your Spark anniversary: <BR> <BR> whether you single, married or have a significant other? <BR> <BR> we would like to celebrate with you. If you do not want to do this; it will be up to you <BR> <BR> I would like be 1st to post this special person: <BR> <BR> Congratulations to Sarah and her husband: (4/22) <BR> <em>104</em> <em>236</em> <em>407</em> <em>409</em> <em>410</em> Wed, 22 Apr 2009 15:00:53 EST How Many Words? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x24931603 How many words can you come up with from memorial day i have 50 so lets see who can beat that it is worth a spark goodie to the winner and fun for us all. Wed, 22 Apr 2009 11:07:43 EST DUCT TAPE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x24684014 HOW MANY USES CAN YOU FIND TO USE DUCT TAPE? <BR> <BR> EX: BADLY WORE OUT TENNIE SHOES. Mon, 13 Apr 2009 18:04:34 EST PLEASE PRAY FOR MY FRIEND! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x24631180 His friends brother is in the hospital and overdosed himself, he is only 44 years old and dont know if he is going to make it can you please pray for the young guy and his family and friends! <BR> thanks in an advance! <BR> THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT <BR> SPIRITANGEL <em>458</em> Sat, 11 Apr 2009 15:15:25 EST HAPPY EASTER http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x24365090 HOW MANY WORDS CAN YOU GET OUT OF HAPPY EASTER. WINNER GETS A PRIZE.:) Thu, 2 Apr 2009 11:18:11 EST I need a bit of support and advice http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x24214151 DD (22) and her DF are currently living with DH and I due to her job being downsized. <BR> <BR> I was talking to DH on the phone this morning about the mess left behind in the kitchen (DD and DF). I told him I was tired of cleaning up after them and wished they would help out around the house. <BR> <BR> NOW,,, DD is mad at me for saying anything about it. <BR> <BR> I do all the cleaning, dusting, floors and the like. I also do all the shopping other then when they choose to make som... Sat, 28 Mar 2009 18:39:40 EST prayer request! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x24063060 Please can you pray for my 2 dogs and cats while I leave them for 2 days alone but I will be leaving them lots of water and food! <BR> just hate leaving them alone but thats my only option at the moment! I just worry on leaving them alone. <BR> from seperation anxiety, (hear what I am saying) <BR> thanks in advance! <BR> I will be leaving wednesday afternoon till friday at 7pm just to let you know I need lots of power praying! <BR> spiritangel <BR> hugs <BR> xoxoxoxoxox <em>223</em> <em>458<... Mon, 23 Mar 2009 19:18:18 EST MAKE A SENTENCE OUT OF YOUR MONTH AND DATE & POST http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x24004256 Use your month and date of birth to type out the sentence in the subject line. <BR> Pick the month you were born: <BR> January-------February------I loved <BR> March--------I karate chopped <BR> April----------I licked <BR> May----------I jumped on <BR> June----------I smelled <BR> July-----------I did the Macarena With <BR> August--------I had lunch with <BR> September----I danced with <BR> October-------I sang to <BR> November-----I yelled at <BR> December-----I ran over <BR> Pick the day (... Sat, 21 Mar 2009 18:27:45 EST SPRING A--Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x23948955 LIST THE THINGS THAT HAPPEN IN SPRING. STARTING WITH <BR> <BR> THE LETTER A THEN B THEN C AND SO ON. Thu, 19 Mar 2009 16:37:59 EST UPDATE ON SPIRIT_ANGEL http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x23857240 I found out today that I have Emphysema and too bronchitis. <BR> I AM NOT HAPPY ABOUT IT BAD WHEN I WAS 22 I HAD BRONCHITIS BUT NOT ITS BACK! <BR> I AM ON ANTIBIOTICS <BR> I AM SO UPSET TODAY BUT I HAVE TO DEAL WITH IT NO MATTER WHAT SOME HOW! SPIRIT_ANGEL Mon, 16 Mar 2009 18:33:18 EST Please read this and you may find this interesting http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x23855022 Hey Team... <BR> Sparks has started a new thing called Friend Feed, and update status, this message is from coach Nicole.. <BR> <BR> Good morning, SparkPeople! <BR> <BR> Last week, we let you know that we were getting ready to launch a big new Community feature, Friend Feed, so that you'd have a change to edit your privacy settings before the feature launched. Based on the comments we received, you guys are as excited about this new feature as we are! <BR> <BR> Today, we launched Friend F... Mon, 16 Mar 2009 17:07:01 EST DONT GRIEVE FOR ME http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x23790506 Don't grieve for me,for now I'm free <BR> I'm following the path God laid for me, <BR> I took his hand when I heard Him call, <BR> I turned my back and left it all. <BR> <BR> I could not stay another day <BR> to laugh,to love, to work or play, <BR> tasks left undone must stay that way, <BR> I found that place at the close of the day. <BR> <BR> If my parting has left a void, <BR> then fill it with remembered joy, <BR> a friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss, <BR> ah yes, these things, I too wil... Sat, 14 Mar 2009 13:05:57 EST My son was in a car accident this morning... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x23775235 Kyle is ok physically but many of you may remember that a truck rear ended his last car on 12/30, the day before his 19th birthday. It was deemed totalled and with the check from insurance he got a new car and still made it to his 1/4 WI plans. <BR> This time he was on his way to school for a 9 am class he did not want to take but we had to add some hours at the last minute to keep him on his dad's health insurance plan. He wanted nothing to do with it so I did the adding and it was slim ... Fri, 13 Mar 2009 19:56:33 EST PLEASE READ THANK YOU SO MUCH! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x23653005 MY SISTER INLAWS CAT DOESNT WANT TO TAKE CARE OF THE 5TH BABY BECAUSE SHE IS TO TIRED WE THINK OR CLEAN IT OR ANYTHING SO NOW THEY ARE TRYING TO PUT ROOM TEMPERATURE AND WARM A BLANKET UP TO KEEP THE BABY KITTEN ALIVE CAUSE ITS HALF DYING! <BR> AND SHE IS TRYING TO FEED IT TOO! <BR> CAN YOU PRAY FOR THE BABY? ID SO MUCH APPRECIATE IT! <BR> LOVE YA <BR> SPIRITANGEL <BR> HUGSSSSSSSSSSSSS Tue, 10 Mar 2009 00:14:41 EST HOW DID YOU GET YOUR USER NAME http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x23618075 I use to ride horses and collect carousels. So I put the 2 together and came up with karousell. The 46 came from my age when I first started using that name. Mon, 9 Mar 2009 01:27:25 EST PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS POST http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x23610487 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS POST. <BR> <BR> <BR> Hello Everyone! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I wanted to give a brief overview of what our Team forums should be used for, both for those new to the group and as a reminder to those who've been around for awhile. This time of year is very busy for all of us, and SP's expert resources are very limited. So it's important we all use our time wisely. <BR> <BR> ... Sun, 8 Mar 2009 20:19:08 EST NEW TEAM FEATURES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x23588605 This was announced on March 5th. <BR> <BR> We have some new Team features launching next week that I wanted to give you a heads up about. <BR> <BR> We're redesigning the main Team page a little, adding a "tabbed" section in the middle of the page. This tab will contain 4 sections: Team Announcements, Team Photos, Team Links and the first page will be the "new" entries from the other sections. <BR> <BR> Team Announcements can only be made by Team leaders, but any Team member will be able ... Sat, 7 Mar 2009 23:49:43 EST SORRY I HAVEN'T BEEN HERE MUCH http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x23489208 I've had some family crisis. A cousin of mine commited suicide. She leaves behind a baby. Please pray for her family. She was so young. <BR> Today I found out a friend of mine passed away. She lost her husband last month and basicly gave up living. She died of a broken heart, you might say. Please send prayers to her kids and family. Thank you all. I appreciate the kindness this team has for everyone. <BR> <em>247</em> <em>146</em> <em>51</em> <em>214</em> Wed, 4 Mar 2009 18:13:31 EST PLEASE PRAY FOR MY MOM! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x23388346 ME MY DAUGHTER, AND MOM MET THIS NICE GUY WHEN WE WENT OUT OF TOWN AND SHE FOUND LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT, <BR> DO YOU BELIEVE IN LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT. HE CLAIMS <BR> TO FEEL THE SAME WAY TOWARDS HER, CAN YOU PRAY THAT THINGS TURN OUR FOR THE BEST FOR HER AND SHE DONT GET HURT. I HAVENT SEEN MY MOM HAPPY IN YEARS. <BR> I AM SCARED FOR MY MOM TO GET HURT. IT JUST HAPPENED THIS WAY! <BR> PLEASE PRAY FOR MY MOM THAT THIS GUY IS RIGHT FOR HER OR THAT HE IS GOOD TO HER AND MOVES HERE INSTEAD OF HER MOVI... Mon, 2 Mar 2009 01:08:38 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x23351210 I am new to this team. I hope that I am in the right group. I am grieving now for my daughter. She is 26 years old and in a very dark place. She has suffered mental and physical abuse by her boyfriend. She moved back home. And then she tried to commit suicide last May. We had gone out to eat, but we got home in time. We went on vacation and she seemed to be getting back to her ole self. While on vacation she discovered she was pregnant. She was trying to cut him out of her life. It wen... Sat, 28 Feb 2009 21:30:29 EST Not really sure how to take this.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x23343530 So everyone is familiar with a guest book that is online where folk who couldn't make it to the funeral can always sign. Well while my father was in hospice my aunt was trying to make all the decisions, she was the one who signed him into hospice at an indigent, even tho he had a place to stay, and of cremating him when he passed and basically throwing him in the river, because he liked to fish. Now I was his next of kin so I was the one who was legally supposed to be making all of these de... Sat, 28 Feb 2009 15:32:52 EST HOW MANY GAME SHOWS CAN YOU NAME http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x23295721 Pyramid <BR> Lingo <BR> Whats My Line? Thu, 26 Feb 2009 21:56:20 EST wanting to know... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x23284461 How about this? : Who is your favorite leader? How does this leader motivate you and how would you rate her posting to you? On which team that you like? Thu, 26 Feb 2009 15:00:31 EST MARCH CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x23283601 What is the most important things or people in your life and how do they effect you? Thu, 26 Feb 2009 14:31:31 EST hi there! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x23147405 So sorry for not being here in awhile, I havent been the greatest , but I am back now and you have to bear with me catching up on things on here lol <BR> I am feeling much better and thanks for the prayers! <BR> and support! <BR> I wont be online to much today as I am going out to church and have some cleaning up to do! <BR> SPIRITANGEL <BR> <em>247</em> <em>220</em> <em>223</em> <em>245</em> Sun, 22 Feb 2009 15:11:09 EST WHAT ARE YOUR MOVIES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x23121443 Gone With The Wind <BR> Wild Hogs <BR> The Secret Lives of Bees Sat, 21 Feb 2009 15:32:28 EST IF YOU COULD HAVE ONE WISH http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x23079119 WHAT WOULD IT BE? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> OOPS SORRY POSTED IN WRONG PLACE!! Fri, 20 Feb 2009 01:14:40 EST HOW MANY MONTHS HAVE 30DAYS,31 DAYS AND LEAP YEAR? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x23065318 NAME THE MONTHS THAT HAVE 30 DAYS AND MONTHS THAT HAVE 31 AND THAN WHICH MONTH IS LEAP MONTH? Thu, 19 Feb 2009 15:37:42 EST HOW MANY GAMES CAN YOU NAME? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x23064822 WRITE DOWN THE NAMES OF THE GAMES! <BR> EX: MONOPOLY, SCRABBLE ETC. HAVE FUN! Thu, 19 Feb 2009 15:21:04 EST FIRST THING YOU ATE THIS MORNING http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x23026967 boiled egg <BR> 1/2 banana <BR> water Wed, 18 Feb 2009 13:04:27 EST Last thing you ate? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x22998318 struddle muffin for breakfast Tue, 17 Feb 2009 16:11:22 EST EASTER EGG STORIES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x22927364 DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY EASTER STORIES THEY WOULD LIKE TO SHARE ABOUT COLORING EGGS, HIDING EGGS WITH KIDS, GRKIDS, FRIENDS, FAMILY, WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG.... <BR> <em>449</em> <em>451</em> <em>453</em> <em>452</em> Sun, 15 Feb 2009 13:53:47 EST long explanation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22921762 Somehow I managed to delete myself from this team and just didn't re-join right away, sorry all. <BR> <BR> I have had a really hard time this last month. I broke my elbow 5 weeks ago. No insurance, cost me a fortune at the ER and the orthopedic surgeon. <BR> Super bowl sunday I got some bad news from DH and had to take some time to come to an understanding about it. He didn't really do anything wrong but it felt like he did? Make sense? <BR> My DS (18) has been feeling bad. Took him to t... Sun, 15 Feb 2009 10:08:59 EST more prayers needed! sigh http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22913998 Hi there <BR> someone died in my family again and she is only 16 years old! <BR> she choked on her vomit while sleeping after partying lastnight! <BR> I am so crushed its my moms great neice! <BR> everyone is taking it traggic to the heartbreaking news right now I am listening to gospel music! <BR> and my family to is so far away I cant even be there right now! <em>39</em> <em>46</em> <BR> Her dad dont even know yet! the dad just lost his both perants last winter from diabetes, I had to go... Sat, 14 Feb 2009 22:39:56 EST Healing After Loss - Page 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22894468 Hope is the thing with feathers <BR> That perches in the soul <BR> And sings the tune without the words <BR> And never stops at all. <BR> ~Emily Dickinson <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> Sometimes we know hope as much by its absence as by its presence. When we're depressed, hope seems almost unknowable, a total illusion. We feel inwardly flattened, unable to move, or as if we are just going through the motions. The song of hope of which the poet speak is muted. Yet the will of the spirit,... Sat, 14 Feb 2009 04:06:49 EST " BIRTHDAYS ONLY " http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22882795 You can post your year if you want to or you can leave it off. I will start with mine. <BR> <BR> 3/30/1955 Fri, 13 Feb 2009 16:14:04 EST Happy Valentine's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22880215 <BR> Thank you for all <BR> The countless, caring ways <BR> You've filled my life with love. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Happy Valentine's Day <BR> Fri, 13 Feb 2009 14:27:21 EST NEEDED PRAYERS BADLY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22830949 IF IT NOT ONE THING ITS ANOTHER! <BR> <BR> <BR> HI GIRLS I WENT OUT THIS MORNING FOR AN APPOINTMENT For COUNCILLING , I HAD TO LEAVE QUICK SO I COULDNT GET ON ANY EARLIER. <BR> I COULDNT GO ON THE POSTINGS , I JUST HAD ANOTHER SET BACK PERSONAL THING THAT IS GOING ON IN MY LIFE RIGHT NOW SO I HAVE TO DEAL WITH SO MUCH RIGHT NOW I AM WISHING FOR SOME PRAYERS TO MAKE ME STRONG TO DEAL WITH THIS TRAGIC NEWS THAT I HAD RECIEVED FROM YESTERDAY ITS LIKE LIVING THIS NIGHT MERE ALL OVER AGAIN. <BR>... Wed, 11 Feb 2009 23:19:14 EST HAVE YOU EVER? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x22792875 Colored your hair and have it turn out a horrible color? <BR> <BR> I have. Turned out with some shades of green. Tue, 10 Feb 2009 21:17:19 EST Since joining... what bad habit have you broken? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x22792532 munching junk food. Tue, 10 Feb 2009 21:06:34 EST DO YOU OWN? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x22790401 You answer the previous person's question of "Do you own..?" and then leave a new question for the next person: <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Do you own a satellite dish? <BR> Tue, 10 Feb 2009 19:57:36 EST Healing After Loss - Page 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22728721 Regret is an appalling waste of energy. You can't build on it. It is only for wallowing in. <BR> ~Katherine Mansfield <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> Of course there are things we regret. Things we wish we'd done differently. Even where there has been time to say all the appropriate things, images will flash in our minds that we'd give a lot to be able to change. Surely our loved one has forgiven us. Can we forgive ourselves? <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> I'm sorry. Please know that ... Mon, 9 Feb 2009 08:06:49 EST I BELIEVE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22694284 <BR> I BELIEVE <BR> I believe I shall succeed <BR> I believe I shall be an inspiration <BR> I believe my troubles are temporary <BR> I believe I shall be rich <BR> I believe I shall swell wide <BR> I believe I shall take on the world <BR> I believe I shall speak of wealth <BR> I believe I shall carry sufferers along <BR> I believe I shall show how I made it from nothing <BR> I believe in God <BR> I believe that he is taking me somewhere <BR> I believe that the darkness of today g... Sun, 8 Feb 2009 03:06:23 EST Lets all share bible scriptures together? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22693839 I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations. <BR> <BR> Psalm 89:1 <BR> <BR> spiritangel <em>296</em> <em>223</em> <em>247</em> Sun, 8 Feb 2009 01:58:07 EST Please pray for my aunt she has breast cancer! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22602378 SHE HAS CANCER IN BOTH BREAST HAD LIVER CANCER BEFORE NOW ITS BACK MY UNCLE WAS DEVASTATED TO HEAR THE NEWS TODAY! HE WAS BALLING HIS EYES! <BR> THEY HAVE TO REMOME BOTH OF THEM! <BR> HER NAME IS MIMI AND UNCLE PAUL. <BR> SHE GOES IN ON FRIDAY!FOR CHEMO. <BR> PLEASE PRAY FOR THEM AS I HAVE STRONG BELIEVES IN THE LORD! <BR> SPIRITANGEL <BR> THANKS IN ADVANCE! <em>296</em> Thu, 5 Feb 2009 00:07:21 EST Healing After Loss - Page 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22570036 The best way to know God is to love many things. <BR> ~Vincent Van Gogh <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> After a severe loss, it is hard to venture any new love, let alone to nourish wisely the loves that we have. We are consumed by our loss. What do we have to give? And if we venture a new love, what is to protect us from the same thing happening again? <BR> Nothing. Yet the wisdom of the ages is that the way to find life is to pour our love out on the rest of creation. <BR> I remem... Wed, 4 Feb 2009 05:18:05 EST I'M VERY SICK http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22548647 Sorry I haven't been around. I am really sick and its been going on since Saturday. Can't eat or drink and running a temp. I am going to the dr today to see whats going on. Hope nothing too awful bad. Love to all.... <em>247</em> Tue, 3 Feb 2009 13:05:18 EST I can't take it anymore!! My monitor keeps... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22526235 going black. Then I turn it off and on and I can see again but it doesn't last long. It's annoying! I have checked everything I can think of short of a new video plug. All the connections are solid and the drivers up to date and all that. Thankfully I have my notebook upstairs but the dogs don't like to be alone all the time so I try to spend some time down here with them in the family room. <BR> I just don't think there is anything wrong with the monitor... I'll get to the bottom of t... Mon, 2 Feb 2009 20:14:43 EST Healing After Loss - Page 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22522367 When we need these healing times, there is nothing better than a good long walk. It is amazing how the rhythmic movements of the feet and legs are so intimately attached to cobweb cleaners in the brain. <BR> ~Ann Wilson Schaef <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> Sometimes it's the last thing in the world we feel like doing---getting out and being physically active. Aside from the effort it takes to get up and move, who cares whether we keep our body in good working order anyway? <BR> This is on... Mon, 2 Feb 2009 18:04:20 EST Healing After Loss - Page 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22455173 It is the nature of grace to fill spaces that have been empty. <BR> ~Goethe <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> Not that we can't tell the difference. Not that we are being disloyal. But if life gives us something else to do with all those impulses toward the one no longer with us, how can we not be grateful? It's like an extra inheritance --- a blessing, even --- from the one we have lost, going to someone else who needs what we have to give. So we are refreshed by the memory of the loved on... Sat, 31 Jan 2009 18:33:13 EST LETS GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER BY YOUR FIRST NAME http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x22448015 I will start I am Kathy people call me Kat for short. Sat, 31 Jan 2009 13:16:38 EST WHAT DOES YOUR CANDY HEART SAY? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x22447961 Too Hot <BR> I luv U Sat, 31 Jan 2009 13:14:36 EST NAME SOMETHING IN A SCHOOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x22348144 Students Wed, 28 Jan 2009 12:38:25 EST A Birthday Party "for" Scott? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22299455 Today is Jan 27th - 11 months since Scott died - so just one more month until it's been one year. I still feel like I'm falling apart, barely contained, although the grief counselor says I'm doing well (considering the situation). <BR> <BR> So, here is my idea, and I'd like your opinions: Scott's birthday is one week later, Friday, March 6th. I'm thinking of having a "birthday" party for his friends and our family. It would be in recognition of the one year anniversary, but definitely a ... Tue, 27 Jan 2009 05:47:20 EST This is for all "Angels" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22293954 We would like to know your first name (only), a little about yourself and what your main goal is. Please let us know when your birthday and when you joined Spark People, so we can celebrate it with you and the state you are from. If you need help; remember we are here for you. If you want to chat with someone one (1) on one (1) that will be fine, b/c this is your team too. <BR> <BR> <BR> **** I will start this. <BR> My name is ERNA and I'm from Kentucky (originally Alaska). My birthday is M... Mon, 26 Jan 2009 22:27:53 EST This is for all "Angels" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22293935 We would like to know your first name (only), a little about yourself and what your main goal is. Please let us know when your birthday is so we can celebrate it with you and the state you are from. If you need help; remember we are here for you. If you want to chat with someone one (1) on one (1) that will be fine, b/c this is your team too. <BR> <BR> **** I will start this. <BR> My name is ERNA and I'm from Kentucky (originally Alaska. My birthday is March 30th and my main goal is to get t... Mon, 26 Jan 2009 22:27:11 EST There is a free site to create memorials http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22224824 for loved ones, in case you haven't heard of this. I hadn't til a few minutes ago. <BR> <link>www.last-memories.com/ </link> <BR> <BR> It looks pretty cool. <em>30</em> Sat, 24 Jan 2009 23:45:25 EST So, what kind of day are we all having? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22216657 For me I'm in a depression that I just can't shake. It was bad enough losing Chuck and having to come back from that shock just enough to take care of my kids, but now that my older one seems to be going down, too, well it's just too much. <BR> I will try to do everything in my power to keep Kyle from this free fall into depression and this I can't do anything right feeling he has suddenly developed, while I balance that with trying to bring Tyler out of this anxiety/phobia/panic that keeps ... Sat, 24 Jan 2009 18:09:39 EST Healing After Loss - Page 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22216449 'Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.' <BR> ~Corita Kent <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> One of the most healing things it is possible to do when one is experiencing profound grief is to try to isolate occasional wonderful moments from the stream of time. <BR> While we may wonder---How can I bear it, all those years ahead without him/her?---we live our lives in moments, hours, days. The future will have its aspect of emptiness. But if this ... Sat, 24 Jan 2009 18:00:03 EST Healing After Loss - Page 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22198267 'The mind has a dumb sense of vast loss --- that is all. It will take mind and memory months and possibly years to gather the details and thus learn and know the whole extent of the loss.' <BR> ~Mark Twain <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> In case we are feeling driven to somehow "get done with" our grieving (if I do it faster, maybe I will feel better sooner), let us be reminded that, as in many of life's profoundest experiences --- making love, eating, and drinking -... Sat, 24 Jan 2009 00:48:04 EST If You Have Time..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22167427 Please stop by my page and read my new blogs. I will try to do better at reading yours too, especially if you will let me know they are there. I think we could really support one another better that way, because we would know what everyone else is going through. Thanks. <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal.asp?id=CINDERRELIC </link> Fri, 23 Jan 2009 03:42:49 EST MY MOM'S BIRTHDAY TODAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22163115 Today is my mom's birthday. She would have been 77. She passed away in 2004. I sure miss talking to her, other than I do now. I still go to pick up the phone to call her. She was the one who I talked to first when something good was going on in my life. She was a caretaker. She took care of us kids even up until she could no longer do it. She enabled us too. There were 8 of us kids. I don't know how dad and she did it. I know we struggled at times but they did the best they could. I really mi... Thu, 22 Jan 2009 22:29:16 EST A Basket Case http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22158516 Hi Everyone, <BR> <BR> I am a basket case today. I went out and did my walk, but again I walked faster and more miles than I normally do, so I had to call my daughter to figure out how many minutes I walked per mile. This time I wrote it down and posted it by my computer. Then, I had a HUGE break down because I could not remember where I went last week to weigh in(lost 2 more miles). I finally had to look it up. I cannot put it as a link on my sparkpage which is where I need it, so that... Thu, 22 Jan 2009 19:55:44 EST Healing After Loss - Page 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22134741 'Healing After Loss <BR> Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief' <BR> By Martha Whitmore Hickman <BR> <BR> This is the book I found cleaning my room yesterday. It starts on January 1 and goes thru a year. Each page has a quote from someone and then something by the author. <BR> So here's page 1: <BR> <BR> ...I put down these memorandums of my affections <BR> In honor of tenderness, <BR> In honor of all of those who have been <BR> Conscripted int... Thu, 22 Jan 2009 08:07:45 EST Ok I'm creeped out... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22096794 Ok, so my son Kyle decides to invite me out to eat at 2:45 am. So it's always nice to have some time with your kid so I went. When we got home instead of going to bed I started cleaning my room. I had piled up a bunch of things to go through a long time ago and just kept adding. Well, I decided I was sick of it so I started going through it. Near the bottom was the stuffed unicorn that Chuck gave me years ago that started my unicorn collection. I had put it on top of our entertainment c... Wed, 21 Jan 2009 07:27:16 EST Aaaargh! Microsoft Word is driving me nuts. Help! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22035199 Ok So I have mentioned that I was taking a Medical Transcription course. It is all online and at home. I haven't actually done anything since the beginning when I signed up on 8/31/08. Chuck would hang out with me on ventrilo and was my study buddy, lol. He made everything better and more fun. Anyway, I'm not sure that you know that my dad had triple bypass surgery last year and I was the only one that would or could spring him from the nursing home that he hated. I took him home and nu... Mon, 19 Jan 2009 13:01:56 EST I'm Still Standing! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x22024780 Today marks a month since Chuck passed away and somehow with the help of y'all I made it this far. I even posted on my Medical Transcription class forum that I'm back. No, I'm not really ready but who knows if I ever will be, so I'll fake it til then, lol. <BR> So come on everyone, sing along! I'm still standing! <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgNA6dIDAjk&<BR>feature=related </link> <BR> Love you guys! <BR> hugs n stuff... <BR> J <em>126</em> Mon, 19 Jan 2009 08:49:20 EST MY INTRO http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x22000409 I just went through all the threads & noticed I never introduce myself. You know somewhat about me so here goes. <BR> My name is Karen. I am the third in line out of 8 siblings. I had a stepdad who was great to me where my mom wasn't. I never knew my real dad but I did know who he was and made contact with him when I was about 25-only one time-on the phone. My mom lived a life of denial. She had her favorite kids, which I was not one. She passed away in 2004. <BR> My sister died of a horse ac... Sun, 18 Jan 2009 14:36:01 EST Well tomorrow will be one month since Chuck died. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21997494 Wow, it's hard to write that. And, hard to believe it. I was doing better a few days ago. Today I can't stop coughing, I'm so weak and shaky, I couldn't get a drop of sleep all night with my mind racing, and it's time for him to stop this nonsense and come back coz I really need to talk to him. <BR> Tyler's meds didn't help but in fact made him more anxious, so that one's over with. We have an appointment with the psychiatrist Tuesday morning but I already know there is no way he'll be ... Sun, 18 Jan 2009 13:03:04 EST In response to Sarah's comment on my page: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21974212 Hiya! <BR> Thanks again for stopping by and making me feel cared about and welcome. <BR> I am not sure exactly what you mean about waiting to get to know me when you are ready. I thought I was posting more... did my intro, finally, lol, and some other topics. If there is anything anyone wants to know feel free to ask if I missed something. <BR> I try to be as open and honest as I can be. And with going through so much so fast, emotions and feelings and outlooks change rapidly. <BR> I s... Sat, 17 Jan 2009 16:50:28 EST Smiffy! We care and understand. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21922255 You know all that I've been through with Chuck and his suffering at the end of his life, as you listened to me for the last few months telling you about it when I'd see you at the store. Yet you only told me last night of your pain... that your best friend, your dad, is dying from prostate cancer. <BR> I am soooo soooo sorry that this is happening to him and to you and your family. And what I just went through losing Chuck... for some reason did not prepare me with the right words to say to... Fri, 16 Jan 2009 01:12:39 EST It's nearly midnight but I'm off to meet... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21922036 my new friend. If you read my blog today, you'd already know. If not... quick recap. When Chuck went into the hospital in Oct. and was suffering so much with complications everyday, and I couldn't get to him because he was in Ohio and I'm in IL... well I wasn't sleeping well because of that and at that time I was also having some kind of back rib pain that really hurt, and got worse when I would lay down. So the only place that I could think of that was open, besides the grocery store, wa... Fri, 16 Jan 2009 00:55:33 EST WHAT IS YOUR SET GOAL FOR THIS MONTH? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21912433 My first goal set for this month is <BR> to wake up early to take my insulin in the morning, <BR> and at night!with Gods help! <BR> MOTIVATE MYSELF EVERY MORNING BY PRAYING TO GOD! <BR> AND EXERCISING 10 MINUTES A DAY! <BR> spiritangel <BR> <em>9</em> <em>192</em> <em>210</em> <em>277</em> <em>474</em> <em>265</em> <em>231</em> <em>68</em> Thu, 15 Jan 2009 19:27:13 EST Had a Dream Last Night That Gail was Still Alive http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21907648 Hi Everyone, <BR> This morning I awoke from a dream that Gail was still alive, and we had a house together. Anyway, some bimbo came over and was flirting with him all over the place and was trying to get Gail to leave with her. I woke up crying. It was bad enough to have the dream that he was still alive, but to have another woman trying to move in on my man was just too much. I used to have a sister(she passed away last March to cancer) who would tell me that if she could take my boyfrie... Thu, 15 Jan 2009 16:44:20 EST Thank you all so very much. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21882561 Thank you all so very much for picking me as the angel of the week. I really appreciate it. you all have made my day. I love this team and all my friends and the one's I don't know that well I will make sure I get to know you all a little better. I will be a good friend to each and every one of you. I will help you in any way I can. I'm here if ever you need me. <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <BR> Becky Thu, 15 Jan 2009 00:01:03 EST TV SHOWS BEFORE 1990 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x21874661 LaVerne and Shirley <BR> Happy Days <BR> <BR> <BR> I like the oldies... Wed, 14 Jan 2009 20:11:35 EST NEW LOOK http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21826204 SP has added a new feature in the forums. At the bottom of each forum is "See More Topics". Nice feature so you can find other topics in that forum that you might be interested in seeing and responding to. <BR> <BR> The only thing I find irritating about it is, each time after you are done reading or posting you have to go to the top where it says "A SAFE AND HAPPY HOME FOR GRIEVERS" to go back to all forums. Otherwise it takes you back to that particular forum and shows everything in that f... Tue, 13 Jan 2009 17:03:34 EST A PROMISE TO SARAH SMITH ONE OF MY SPARK FRIENDS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21780438 PLEASE GO CHECK OUT MY BLOG IF YOU WISH, <BR> ITS A PROMISE THAT SARAH WANTED ME TO DO! <BR> PLEASE TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK! <BR> THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT! <BR> SPIRITANGEL <em>220</em> <em>223</em> Mon, 12 Jan 2009 15:15:49 EST I was just wondering how many of us here have lost http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21745922 our mates and have children? We are now single parents, moms or dads, and grieving and trying to cope with the horrible unthinkable loss of our other and maybe even better half, but still have kids that need us to be in some semblance of normal mode for them, especially if they are younger. My boys are 15 and 19 and really can take any mood I'm in at this point but it was very different when my ex walked out on us when the boys were 3 and 6 weeks. Wow, now that I think back on that I'm sur... Sun, 11 Jan 2009 19:40:37 EST NEW ICONS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21668744 CHECK OUT THE NEW ICONS WE NOW HAVE. Fri, 9 Jan 2009 14:00:03 EST I wasn't having a great day anyway and... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21637907 it just got worse playing the Spark Game Room. Yep, that is ridiculous, lol. But I was playing the add a quote and the one that I didn't put down but thought of first was: <BR> <BR> 'A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.' <BR> ~John Lennon <BR> <BR> Ok, so I have loved John all my life. I thought he was the most amazing writer, poet... on and on... and the day he was shot and killed I will never forget or really get over. It was so senseless. ... Thu, 8 Jan 2009 18:38:07 EST MY DAUGHTERS' BIRTHDAY TODAY : ( http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21629928 Today is my daughter, Tawny, 37th birthday. She died Dec. 4,2004. It was the first thing on my mind this morning. Her girls are kind of quiet today. I would like to go to the cemetary but with the weather like it is, the flowers wouldn't last a day. Its also Elvis Presley's birthday. I always teased Tawny about singing like Elvis. I miss her so so much. She is my first born. The first grdaughter in the family. She had the first great grdaughter. I hope she is proud of the way her daughters ar... Thu, 8 Jan 2009 14:40:40 EST Guess I should get my intro over with :D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x21471588 First, I just want to say thank you to ALASKAN (Erna) for being so kind and caring and inviting me to join this group on the day that my fiancé passed away. And to the rest of you that rallied around with your additional love, hugs, caring and support. It has helped me more than you'll know. <BR> I guess I've been dealing with loss for a long time. <BR> The first one that hit me so hard I couldn't believe it was when I was in college and my Grandma died. We were always so close and I could... Sun, 4 Jan 2009 21:12:13 EST New and in Pain http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x21405083 Hi, <BR> I am Julie. I came in from Bellacuddles Sparkpage. She left me a Spark goodie. I just lost my little sister(45) in March to small-cell lung cancer, and I just lost my significant other on November 24, 2008 to larynex cancer. I do not know how to cope, except to cry and cry and cry. He was my life, and I took care of him in the end. He was diagnosed with larynex cancer in April, so he went rather quickly. He was only 54 and it is not fair, and I hurt like heck!!! My worst days... Fri, 2 Jan 2009 23:36:15 EST Charity work http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21277085 Anyone do any charity work? I have been crocheting afghan to donate the the men's homeless shelter. I have not been able to find a local group that does this, all I can find are for women and children. I think too often the men get forgotten. Tue, 30 Dec 2008 08:26:18 EST I received this in my sparks mail today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21259884 Being able to offer verbal support and communication. <BR> Message: Come check out the Skype Sparkler's a new team where we can communicate verbally and offer support to one another. <BR> <BR> With Skype you can make free calls over the internet to other people on Skype for as long as you like, to wherever you like. It is free to download. Skype’s free software – by the way, it works seamlessly with your internet ... Share the love and get your family and friends to download Skype so you c... Mon, 29 Dec 2008 15:58:49 EST THINGS IN YOUR REFRIDGERATOR http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x21206594 PLEASE LIST THINGS IN YOUR REFRIDGERATOR IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER. HAVE FUN... <BR> <BR> <em>267</em> <em>258</em> <em>265</em> <em>76</em> Sat, 27 Dec 2008 11:57:19 EST WHAT IS YOUR HAPPY THOUGHT FOR THE DAY : ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21199871 WHAT IS YOUR HAPPY THOUGHT FOR THE DAY?? <BR> <BR> <BR> My happy thought is this day is almost over and I sure could use some sleep. Don't like napping during the day. <em>102</em> Sat, 27 Dec 2008 00:23:09 EST The Gift~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21173271 THE GREATEST Gift <BR> <BR> The greatest gift at Christmastime <BR> Is one we all may give - <BR> <BR> A friendly smile that helps to make <BR> Life easier to live. <BR> <BR> A kindly thought, a helping hand, <BR> To show someone we care <BR> <BR> And let them know how much it means <BR> For us to have them here. <BR> <BR> The greatest gift at Christmastime <BR> Costs not a lot to buy - <BR> <BR> It's being a good neighbor <BR> As days and months go by: <BR> <BR> It's offe... Thu, 25 Dec 2008 09:55:28 EST Anyone else have to work on Christmas? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21157179 I am the only one in my department that has to work on Christmas. I am so bummed. I am in charge of billing for the airport and it is due on Thursdays, every single Thursday. Boss wont let me hold it off until Friday and I am bummed. DH and I were going to take the dogs to the park for the afternoon. Wed, 24 Dec 2008 08:38:39 EST BRAIN GAMES REMOVED http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x21129388 RESIDENT EXPERT DAVE HAS SAID THE BRAIN GAMES HAVE BEEN REMOVED. THEY WERE A 3RD PARTY COMPANY. <BR> WE WILL HAVE GAMES IN THE FUTURE. <BR> <em>227</em> <em>39</em> Mon, 22 Dec 2008 22:07:22 EST Christmas in Heaven http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21110762 CHRISTMAS IN HEAVEN <BR> ~ by John Mooney <BR> <BR> I still hear the songs <BR> I still see the lights <BR> I still feel your love <BR> On cold wintery nights <BR> <BR> I still share your hopes <BR> And all of your cares <BR> I’ll even remind you <BR> To please say your prayers <BR> <BR> I just want to tell you <BR> You still make me proud <BR> You stand head and shoulders <BR> Above all the crowd <BR> <BR> Keep trying each moment <BR> To stay in His grace <BR> I came here before you <... Mon, 22 Dec 2008 07:59:56 EST Woohoo!!! I Reached a Major Goal Today!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21081785 Woohoo!!!!!! You will now see a change in my icon. I lost 2 pounds!!!!! and reached another goal. I have now lost 30 pounds with SP. <BR> <BR> A couple of weeks ago I saw this beautiful party dress on sale as a close out on line and ordered a size medium in it. I was scared to order it for fear it would be too small, but unfortunately, it was a closeout and they only had mediums and smalls. I finally decided to order it anyway, as I figured I would use it for encouragement to lose more if ... Sat, 20 Dec 2008 18:02:16 EST My heart is so crushed right now more family probl http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x21025502 Trying to be positive after fighting with my inlaws and the girls crying! <BR> Try to hang tuff for christmas for the girls sake and a birthday for one of them! <BR> My hubby feels like a black sheep of the family, <BR> My Husband just trys to help and alls we get is the <BR> bad end of it now his mom is against us and we didnt even do anything, his druggy sister is winning the whole game she crys she get like a over grown baby! <BR> and she is 46 years old! <BR> Cant she know she is hurting... Thu, 18 Dec 2008 00:21:12 EST WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CAR? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x20989965 My first car was a 1962 Chevy 2 Nova station wagon. I was so cool. All my friends thought so too since I was the only one with a car. My favorite car is a 1964 Chev Impala 2 door, white with red interior, 283 engine. I've owned 2. So far, my last car is a truck. A 2002 Ford Ranger xlt, extra cab. Great for hauling my doggies. Tue, 16 Dec 2008 15:20:46 EST end of day points http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20948062 108 Sun, 14 Dec 2008 23:04:02 EST THIS IS CONSIDER A CHAIN LETTER DONT DO. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20942970 ---------- KELLY_SP wrote: ---------- <BR> it would be. <BR> ---------- KAT7457 wrote: ---------- <BR> Let's get to know each other a little bit with some random facts. Copy / Paste and reply! <BR> 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? <BR> 2. WHAT IS YOUR MOTTO IN LIFE? <BR> 3. IF YOU KNEW YOU COULD TRY ANYTHING AND NOT FAIL, WHAT DREAM WOULD YOU ATTEMPT? <BR> 4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH? <BR> 5. DO YOU HAVE KIDS? <BR> 6. IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD FOR A YEAR, WHERE WOULD ... Sun, 14 Dec 2008 19:02:53 EST interesting site http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20917008 found this on webmd lots of good information <BR> <BR> <link>www.webmd.com/diet/features/metaboli<BR>sm-myths?ecd=wnl_wlw_121308 </link> Sat, 13 Dec 2008 11:54:28 EST Worldwide Candle Lighting http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20907554 Sunday, December 14th, is the 12th Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting, held in memory of children who have died. The flames symbolize that the light of these children will forever be held in the hearts of their loved ones. Some people organize a large formal service and create a mass lighting, while others have a small personal gathering, or light their candles privately at home. Every candle lit is a part of this event! <BR> <BR> At 7:00 pm Local Time, as people light their candles (and ke... Fri, 12 Dec 2008 21:49:11 EST what am I to do after a harrassing call ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20857261 I got a very disturbing call today and it was a bill collector asking for my Ben who passed away in may, she asked to speak to him and i said he passed away in may then she went on to say who is the exactor of his estate and i said no one is, than she asked me if i was his wife I told her i was going to be, than she wanted to know if i had a way to contact his family i said i dont have anything to do with his family and i have no idea how to contact them she kept asking more and more and I fi... Wed, 10 Dec 2008 22:09:06 EST PLEASE INTRODUCE YOURSELF http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x20780768 PLEASE INTRODUCE YOURSELF. LET US GET TO KNOW YOU & WE CAN TAKE THIS JOURNEY TOGETHER. <BR> <em>223</em> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <em>146</em> <em>9</em> Mon, 8 Dec 2008 09:42:38 EST Christmas invitation! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20773316 I Got this from someone in one of the threads hope you like it! <BR> I dont think you dont want to miss out on this invitation! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.frontiernet.net/~jimdandy/specia<BR>ls/xmas.htm </link> Sun, 7 Dec 2008 23:36:18 EST What do you want for christmas? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20772228 all the hungry kids to be eating well! <BR> and all the kids in africa too. <BR> I wish for every kid in the world has a xmas <BR> gift this year and every year! <BR> <BR> I also wish for a tv or a washer mine both broke down. <BR> spiritangel <em>247</em> <em>220</em> <em>223</em> <em>296</em> Sun, 7 Dec 2008 22:42:00 EST FAVORITE PAST TIMES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x20756644 One of my favorite past times is to look at all the unique icon pix on SP. Some are very interesting. Some are just so darn cute. Then theres the funny ones. <em>100</em> <em>246</em> Sun, 7 Dec 2008 10:38:37 EST HEALTH PROBLEMS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x20737925 ,I suffer from a many different health problems. I have osteoarthritis in both knees. It stops me from doing alot of things I use to enjoy. I have panic/anxiety attacks which I dearly hate. Getting better though. High blood pressure, thyroid, asthma restless leg syndrome, depression, high cholestreol are some of the other problems I deal with too. Won't even mention those dreaded hot flashes! I swear my bodys temp must run 105 all the time. <BR> I take meds for all those health problems and t... Sat, 6 Dec 2008 11:23:04 EST Bad feelings http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20734898 My feeling are a bit hurt right now. My middle DD was supposed to be here for Thanksgiving but called off at the last minute to go to her DH families house. I am not selfish by any means but in the past year they have not come for any holiday. Mothers day was spent with her DH's mother and his dads girlfriend, 4th of July with his family, you get the picture. <BR> Now I am being told they cant make it for Christmas. Christmas eve with his mom, christmas day with his dad. It is not my fault ... Sat, 6 Dec 2008 08:51:22 EST How much water did you drink today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20732128 Its important to drink lots of water daily! <BR> I have atleast 12 glasses daily! <BR> I had 12 glassess <em>91</em> Sat, 6 Dec 2008 02:24:13 EST CONGRATULAT IONS--ANGEL OF THE WEEK RM 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x20726852 THIS ROOM IS TO CONGRATULATE THE "ANGEL of the WEEK" ONLY. CHECK ON ROOM 1 ABOVE UNDER "GENERAL DISCUSSION" FOR THE PERSON WHO IS NAMED "ANGEL of the WEEK". THEN POST YOUR COMMENT IN THIS ROOM OR ON THIER PAGE. <BR> <em>304</em> Fri, 5 Dec 2008 20:24:33 EST Whats in your wish list? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20706699 My wish list for me and hubby is a tv our 3 year old tv went out and the tv company is out of bussiness so we are out of luck paying for atleast a year <BR> and nothing to show for! <BR> I already got some gifts such as make up and my hair done this last week! <BR> just not happy with the tv <BR> we paid 2 grand for it alread40 inch flat screen! <BR> spiritangel <BR> hugsssssssssssss <BR> <em>41</em> <em>39</em> mixed emotions about this one! Fri, 5 Dec 2008 02:47:50 EST Who gives you motivation daily? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20706273 For me its My husband , my daugthers, my spark friends, and God. <BR> spiritangel Fri, 5 Dec 2008 01:42:57 EST 'Complete this: Tomorrow I do my best to http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20706240 Keep my self es-teem up high! <BR> and have the strength to Do things around the house! <BR> spiritangel <BR> Fri, 5 Dec 2008 01:39:14 EST 'Complete this: I Do Not Give Up Because........ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20706228 I am worht it! Fri, 5 Dec 2008 01:37:40 EST 'Complete this: Today my biggest challenge is http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20706153 To wake up in the morning to take my insulin! <BR> spiritangel Fri, 5 Dec 2008 01:30:04 EST ANNIVERSARIES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20695243 Today is the 4th yr anniversary of my DD Tawny. I've had a few bad days especially yesterday and today. I thought I would share this poem. You've might have read it already as one of my blogs. I just needed to post it again. (((HUGS))) THANK YOU LADIES... <BR> <BR> Here is my favorite poem <BR> <BR> MY MOM IS A SURVIVOR <BR> <BR> My mom is a survivor <BR> or so I've heard it said. <BR> But I can hear her crying at night <BR> when all others are in bed. <BR> I watch her lay awake at n... Thu, 4 Dec 2008 15:30:34 EST SP HAS BRAIN GAMES--FOR POINTS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x20563536 SP NOW HAS BRAIN GAMES TO PLAY. YOU EVEN GET SPARKPOINTS FOR PLAYING. <BR> CLICK ON "VIEW SPARKPOINTS" IN TOP RIGHT HAND CORNER <BR> SCROLL DOWN ON YOUR SPARKPOINTS PAGE <BR> ITS THE LAST ONE IN THE FIRST PART OF SPOINTS. <BR> HAVE FUN.. Sat, 29 Nov 2008 13:33:16 EST WHAT KIND OF JOBS HAVE YOU HAD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20551918 I've been a cashier, sales clerk, clerk typist ll, potato sorter. I've worked for a carnival, and owned a home daycare for kids. Quite a variety. The most rewarding was the daycare. Kids do say the darndest things. Fri, 28 Nov 2008 20:26:50 EST best place to vacation and with who? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x20550954 i will tell you later my answer. Fri, 28 Nov 2008 19:37:39 EST are you in love or heartbroken http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x20550927 I am heartbroken <em>39</em> <em>51</em> I lost my fiance may 3,08 we were to get married this year. <em>46</em> Fri, 28 Nov 2008 19:36:14 EST lost weight or gained http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20500687 hey girls im back to the team. i lost 2 lbs this week so far. hope i keep at it. Wed, 26 Nov 2008 00:02:07 EST Grieving on Thanksgiving http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20448145 Thanksgiving is coming fast, and I'm getting shakier and more fragile by the day. Luckily, I found out just today that my two grandkids - my sweet Kaile (almost 5) and her big brother AJ (16) - will be there at their Mom's on Thursday. When my SD told me, I just broke down and cried with relief. <BR> <BR> When I learned all the kids were scheduled to be at their other parents' for the holiday this year, I really fell apart . . . Being without Scott will be nearly impossible; without littl... Mon, 24 Nov 2008 04:02:41 EST Things You Find On A Map http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20413212 Name things on a map and lets see how many we can get. <BR> <BR> altitudes. Sat, 22 Nov 2008 14:23:48 EST What Is Your Favorite Board Game? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20413189 Monopoly Sat, 22 Nov 2008 14:22:26 EST HOW MANY WORDS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8452x22259x20410125 HOW MANY WORDS CAN YOU MAKE OUT OF "THANKSGIVING". <BR> GOOD LUCK! Sat, 22 Nov 2008 11:27:45 EST ADRESSES FOR CHRISTMAS CARDS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20358731 we are all sending private emails to one antoher i think that is best i did not think of that last night everyone is right sorry everybody. <BR> Thu, 20 Nov 2008 10:09:43 EST " DO NOT DO THIS" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20339763 I was asked to post this and please read it;;;; <BR> <BR> I am posting this from Sparks Coach Jen about chain mail. So every one will know the policy about send chain mail. <BR> <BR> Hi My Angels <BR> <BR> We've had some problems recently with "chain mail", so I'm going to ask that you remind your teams about our policies regarding these types of things. <BR> <BR> It's a violation of our Community Guidelines to forward any kind of chain letters. This includes things like warnings about em... Wed, 19 Nov 2008 15:59:50 EST Knowing you for Christmas... ............ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x20309784 1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? <BR> Wrapping Paper!!! <BR> <BR> 2. Real tree or Artificial? <BR> Artificial (now) <BR> <BR> 3. When do you put up the tree? <BR> Day before Thanksgiving <BR> <BR> 4. When do you take the tree down? <BR> When it is absolutely necessary! <BR> <BR> 5. Do you like eggnog? <BR> And how!!! <BR> <BR> 6. Favorite gift received as a child? <BR> My Baby Alive Doll! <BR> <BR> 7. Hardest person to buy for? My Sister-in-Law that has everything! ... Tue, 18 Nov 2008 14:22:17 EST ACCOMPLISHMENTS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20306817 WHAT ACCOMPLISMENTS WOULD YOU LIKE TO ACCOMPLISH LET US KNOW. Tue, 18 Nov 2008 12:31:42 EST HAVE ANY CHALLENGES? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20306783 LET'S SEE WHAT KIND OF CHALLENGES AS A TEAM WE CAN COME UP WITH BESIDES THE ONES WE HAVE 50 POINT GOODIE FOR THE BEST CHALLENGE. Tue, 18 Nov 2008 12:30:44 EST OUR THANKSGIVING SCRAMBLE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20306226 LET'S SEE HOW MANY WORDS WE CAN GET OUT OF THANKSGIVING.i HAVE 35 ALREADY LETS SEE WHO CAN COME UP WITH THE MOST. <BR> <BR> <BR> OK AND NOW LET'S DO THE SCRAMBLE PART OF THANKSGIVING LIST OK? <BR> 1.THASRVE <BR> 2.LFAL <BR> 3.SEALPP <BR> 4.WSOCRAREC <BR> 5.NHRN FO YPTLNE <BR> 6.CEECNETIRPI <BR> 7.EFVEIST <BR> 8.TANRERMAENG <BR> 9.NDIINA NCRO <BR> 10.SSKTAL <BR> 11.YAH <BR> 12.SLEEVA <BR> 13.SCOROL <BR> 14.STERE <BR> 15.SFEIR <BR> 16.YTEUKR <BR> 17.TDREESS <BR> 18.TSEWE SPOOTTAE <BR> 19.NPIU... Tue, 18 Nov 2008 12:09:06 EST SETTING OUR THANKSGIVING TABLE GAME http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20306185 Hi everyone we are having a thanksgiving dinner for our group I am going to set my table and would love your help I am going to set my table with my tablecloth and my center piece and my candles and my first stage is going to be a vegetable tray and some crackers now i would like to put the next item on the table if you could assist me we will each leave an item and the next person starts with the ending letter of that dish all pertaining to thanksgiving ok? So Turkey so now the next item has... Tue, 18 Nov 2008 12:07:50 EST DISCUSSION FOR NEXT WEEK IS DIABETES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20278296 THIS WILL BE OUR DISCUSSION FOR NEXT WEEK WE WILL HELP ALL IN NEED WITH DIABETES SO IF YOU HAVE SOME INPUT FEEL FREE I WILL BE BACK TO START THIS UP NEXT WEEK BUT FEEL FREE TO DISCUSS AWAY NOW IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO I KNOW WE HAVE A FEW TEAMMATES WHO ARE DIABETIC AND NEED OUR HELP SO GIVE AS MUCH INPUT AS YOU CAN OK? Mon, 17 Nov 2008 13:34:58 EST HOW HAS SPARK TOUCHED YOUR LIFE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20278196 HI AGAIN NOT YELLING JUST BOLDING HOW HAS SPARK TOUCHED YOUR LIFE AND WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SAY ABOUT SPARK LET US IN ON THE WAY YOU FEEL. Mon, 17 Nov 2008 13:31:25 EST WHY WE ARE ALL FALLING OFF THE WAGON? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20276414 HELLO EVERYONE FORGIVE THE CAPITALS BUT I THINK WE NEED THEM FOR THE INTRODUCTION TO THIS TOPIC AND THEN I WILL GO BACK TO THE LOWER CASE. THIS IS NOT YELLING THIS IS JUST IN BOLD FOR US TO FOCUS ON THE MEANING OF FALLING OFF OF THE BANDWAGON. <BR> <BR> <BR> Ok everyone lets do the discussion of the week now and lets all try to figure out why we are all falling off of the band wagon. Let's list reasons first and then we will discuss after that. We can all help each other so list your reas... Mon, 17 Nov 2008 12:37:20 EST GOAL TOTALS FOR THE MONTH OF OCOTOBER http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20206365 Hi everyone let me give you the totals for the month of ocotber for our goals we set fourth. we di 25,169 spark points for the month give yourself a hand. We di 22,023 minutes for the month appluad again. We for water toatlas 1,950 glasses of water now thats some serious drinking keep up the great work ok? and i wanted to regonize our longest streaker going 55 days its our own Karesoulle46 congrats on your streak ok keep up the great and fantastic job everyone and we will see how we compare w... Fri, 14 Nov 2008 12:38:41 EST WISHING YOU A HAPPY BIRTHDAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20121215 <em>236</em> <em>179</em> <em>107</em> <em>19</em> <BR> THIS THREAD IS USED FOR WISHING TEAMMATES A HAPPY BIRTHDAY. I WILL PUT A LINK HERE SO YOU CAN GO TO THIER PAGE AND POST YOUR MESSAGE. Tue, 11 Nov 2008 14:00:30 EST unscramble these words do to sp's good luck http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x20118468 1. ALHEHT <BR> 2.OLTOS <BR> 3.RKPSA SIATPO <BR> 4.UNMOCMYTI <BR> 5.ANIMTEOM EALDRE FO NTOMH <BR> 6.ENNSTAOIM OPPTSUR <BR> 7.REMONAAC RETNSVE <BR> 8.ERLCOSAI <BR> 9.ROVAIFET WOLREF <BR> 10.EWN SNIFDER <BR> UNSCRAMBLE THE WORDS AND GOOD LUCK EVERYONE. <BR> KAT <BR> <BR> <BR> Tue, 11 Nov 2008 12:35:34 EST " Angel of The Week" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x20101196 The Angel of The Week is TLINEHAN. <BR> <BR> She tries to be in the room. <BR> She does help support and encourage others. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I know I had started a room for this. Sarah and I are still working it out, so please bear with us as we try to get rooms up yet. I will come up with other things to say about this young woman as the week goes on. Mon, 10 Nov 2008 21:39:00 EST CHANGING MY LIFE AROUND TODAY REALLY NEED YOU! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x20014950 <BR> I WANT TO ASK IF I CAN GET SOME PRAYERS FROM MY SPARK FRIENDS TO HELP ME GO THROUGH THE WITHDRAWELS!ON SWEET STUFF SODA POP AND JUNK FOOD! <BR> I REALLY NEED YOUR HELP! <BR> I WANT TO BEAT THIS BATTLE OF DIABETES AND TRY TO GET OFF INSULIN!I GOTTA START SOMEWHERE'S <BR> I AM JUST SO TIRED OF SLEEPING ALL THE TIME AND <BR> NO ENERGY TO DO WHAT HAS TO BE DONE, <BR> I HAVE BEEN HERE FOR A YEAR AND A HALF AND LOST JUST ABIT NEED TO START BACK ON MY STUFF. <BR> (SIGH)MY INSIDES ARE CRYING FO... Fri, 7 Nov 2008 14:46:28 EST HOLIDAY DISHES ANYONE? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19960439 PLEASE FEEL FREE TO POST HOLIDAY DISHES THAT ARE YOUR SPECIALITY THAT YOU WOULD LOVE TO SHARE WITH OUR GREAT GROUP OF GALS. LETS SEE HOW HUNGRY WE CAN MAKE EVERYONE FEEL OK? HAVE FUN! Wed, 5 Nov 2008 15:40:19 EST A-Z Boys names!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x19823324 Ok, we are almost done with the girls, how 'bout boys' names........Andrew Fri, 31 Oct 2008 17:07:36 EST A-Z GIRLS NAME http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x22259x19804949 A- ALLISON KAT7457 Fri, 31 Oct 2008 00:12:49 EST A POEM--THE DASH http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19794602 HERE IS A WEBSITE THAT HAS A BEAUTIFUL POEM. IT HAS ALOT OF POEMS BUT THIS PARTICULAR POEM WAS READ TO ME BY MY NIECE WHO WAS VERY ATTACHED TO MY DD THAT PASSED AWAY. ENJOY... <BR> <BR> <link>www.thedashmovie.com/linda/ </link> <BR> <BR> Thu, 30 Oct 2008 16:01:16 EST " angel of the week is " http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19778447 10/30 - 11/06 <BR> KAROUSELL46: b/c she is willing to help with the members when my co leader and I are not in. I think that she deserves this honor. <BR> <BR> She is really working hard at her goals. <BR> <BR> She has a positive attitude. <BR> <BR> She is willing to give some time to each and every team she is a member or leader. <BR> <BR> She has her ups & downs, but you can count on her being here for anyone. <BR> <BR> She has her own way of dealing with everyday life. <BR> <BR> And ... Thu, 30 Oct 2008 03:06:55 EST SPECIAL MEMORIES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19763979 WHAT MADE YOU CHOOSE YOUR MATE? WHAT QUALITIES DID YOU LOOK FOR IN CHOOSING YOUR MATE? <BR> <BR> <BR> I worked at a convient store and he came in there and he worked at meineke muffler shop. When he walked in the door my eyes met his and i told all the people i was working with there that is the guy i am going to marry. They looked at me and said i was nuts.You don't even know him. I said it is all in the way he looked at me and the way i looked at him. when he came to the counter i started... Wed, 29 Oct 2008 15:02:50 EST Quotes and other Message's to Share.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19749805 Take time to think, It is the source of power. Take time to play, it is the secret of perpetual youth. Take time to read, it is the foundation of wisdom. Take time to pray, it is the greatest power on earth. Take time to love and be loved, it is a God given privilege. Take time to be friendly, it is the road to happiness. Take time to laugh, it is music to the soul. Take time to give, it's to short a day to be selfish. Take time to work, it is the price of success. <BR> <BR> Please add some ... Wed, 29 Oct 2008 07:24:47 EST Discussion week 4 WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO MOVE ON http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19696907 THIS LAST WEEKS DISCUSSION IS ON WHAT YOU ARE DOING TO MOVE ON FROM YOUR LOSS AND TO DISCUSS IF YOU ARE HAVING ANY PROBLEMS WITH MOVING ON FOR SOOME I KNOW IS HARD AND IT IS FRESH BUT TRY TO SEE WHAT OTHERS HAVE DONE TO MOVE ON. TAKE YOUR TIME WE ALL UNDERSTAND OK? Mon, 27 Oct 2008 13:21:31 EST HAPPY BIRTHDAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19623514 TODAY IS TIGGERLILLY1001 BIRTHDAY. <em>179</em> <em>107</em> Fri, 24 Oct 2008 13:42:23 EST NEED PRAYER FOR MYSELF. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19597643 I WENT TO MY REGULAR DR. TODAY AND THEY TOOK ALOTOF BLOOD AND MONDAY I HAVE TO HAVE AN ULTRASOUND DONE ON MY GALLBLADDER TO SEE IF THAT IS WHAT IS MAKING ME FELL CRAPPY, I AM SO PALE LOOKING AND VERY COLD, TIRED AND THEY ALSO ARE CHECKING MY IRON LEVEL TO SEE IF IT IS LOW, I LOST ANOTHER 2 POUNDS AND THATS BEEN WITH IN A MONTH FROM LAST SEEING HER AND I DONT WANT TO LOOSE ANYMORE WEIGHT. MY 2 DAUGHTERS WERE HERE B4 I LEFT FOR THE DR. AND MY YOUNGEST DR.SAID SHE WAS GOING TO TALK TO MY OBGYN D... Thu, 23 Oct 2008 16:40:28 EST please pray http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19560157 NEEDING A CAR AND ASK FOR A RENT TO OWN PLEASE PRAY THEY SAY YES THANKS A BUNCH! <BR> love ya <BR> spiritangel <BR> godspeed Wed, 22 Oct 2008 13:12:51 EST prayers needed badly! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19527875 How can I make a short story straight and not so brutal! <BR> My mother inlaw had her daughter that is 45 years old stay at her home and on drugs badly, bounced her moms accounts and constantly asking us for money and her mom also and her mom is not used to being broke and so forth, she even gave her moms card to a friend to get money and that wasnt right, <BR> my mother inlaw is so hurt seeing her daughter like this, and seeing her crying hard she dont want to get help she wants to do it all... Tue, 21 Oct 2008 12:47:26 EST What time did you wake up today? DAILY THREAD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19428821 How did you feel when you got up this morning? <BR> How many hours did you sleep lastnight? <BR> spiritangel <BR> <BR> I went to bed around 1AM AND GOT UP AT 7AM <BR> FELT LOUZY AND NEEDED MORE SLEEP, SO I WENT BACK TO <BR> BED TILL NOON? <BR> IS THAT GOOD OR BAD FOR OUR HEALTHS (NO) <BR> I THINK WE NEED OUR PROPER SLEEPS <BR> PLEASE KEEP THIS THREAD GOING DAILY! Fri, 17 Oct 2008 18:05:06 EST What Kind Of Friend Are You? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19428751 Giving, Loving, Caring, Honest and Supporting Friend! The words I speak come from the heart! <BR> Thats the kind of friend I am! <BR> spiritangel <BR> <em>220</em> <em>223</em> <em>247</em> <em>129</em> <em>214</em> Fri, 17 Oct 2008 18:01:07 EST Let's do our login points for each day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19422799 i had received 10 today Fri, 17 Oct 2008 13:37:31 EST DISCUSSION WEEK #3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19298403 HOW DID YOU COME TO SPARK? <BR> DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE LEADER AND OR CO LEADER? <BR> IF YOU DO HOW HAVE THEY HELPED YOU? <BR> hOW DID THEY INSPIRE YOU? <BR> nAME ALL THE WAYS THEY HAVE HELLPED OR INSPIORED YOU. Mon, 13 Oct 2008 14:10:19 EST In time for Halloween & Just for Fun!! Tell us.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19260320 1) What was your favorite Halloween costume as a kid? <BR> Loved to dress up like a witch <BR> <BR> 2) What has been the coolest Halloween costume you've worn as an adult (couple or single)? <BR> Hubby and I dressed up as sexy pirates <BR> <BR> 3) Share a Halloween memory: <BR> <BR> I use to stuff an old shirt, jeans and boots with newspaper put a basketball on top of it with a scary mask on it and sit it in the front of my house next to the door. <BR> <BR> I also use to squirt it w... Sun, 12 Oct 2008 07:47:15 EST A STATE GAME http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19244981 CAN YOU NAME ALL 50 STATES IN ORDER NO CHEATING YOUR ON AN HONOR SYSTEM. Sat, 11 Oct 2008 11:56:00 EST LAKES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19244971 DOES ANY ONE KNOW WHAT THE 4 GREAT LAKES ARE? IF YOU CAN NAME THEM THEY ARE WORTH SPARK GOODIES AND WE WILL TALLY AT THE END OF THE MONTH . Sat, 11 Oct 2008 11:55:24 EST DICTIONARY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19244959 HERE IS ANOTHER WORD AND SEE HOW MANY WORDS YOU CAN GET FROM THIS ONE WITHOUT LOOKING IN THE ACTUAL DICTIONARY NO CHEATNG OK? Sat, 11 Oct 2008 11:54:31 EST A MIONTHLY GAME http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19244943 WE WOULD LIKE TO TEST YOUR MEMORY ON HOW MANY MONTHS HAVE 30 DAYS AND 31 DAYS WITHOUT LOOKING AT A CALENDAR GIVE IT A WHIRL ALL GAMES ARE WORTH SPARK GOODIES.HAVE FUN WITH IT IF ANY ONE ELSE HAS ANY IDEAS OF WHAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO SEE UP HERE ALSO LET US KNOW GOOD LUCK ON THE MONTHS GAME. Sat, 11 Oct 2008 11:53:45 EST YOUR THOUGHTS OF FALL http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19244913 HERE WE ARE GOING TO TEST YOU ON THE SEASON OF FALL.ALASKAN AND I WOULD LIKE TO PRESENT THIS TO YOU TO SEE WHAT YOU ALL THINK ABOUT FALL IT WILL BE FUN SO CMON LETS GO AND GET SOME IDEAS OK? <BR> <BR> <BR> 1)WHAT CLORS DO YOU SEE IN FALL? <BR> 2)WHAT CLOORS OF LEAVES DO YOU SEE? <BR> 3)WHAT DO YOU DO WITH YOUR LEAVES <BR> 4)DO YOU COMPOST YOUR LEAVES,& OR EGG SHELLS <BR> %)DO YOU RECYCLE AND IF YOU DO DO YOU GET SATISFACTION FROM IT? Sat, 11 Oct 2008 11:52:05 EST MEANING OF ALL COLOR ROSES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19244849 GOOD MORNING EVERYONE ALASKAN AND I HAVE A GAME WE WANT TO TEST YOUR MEMORY ANY ONE WILLING TO PLAY GIVE IT A TRY OK? <BR> <BR> <BR> WE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF YOU KNOW WHAT EACH COLOR ROSE REPRESENTS OK SO GIVE IT A WHIRL OK? <BR> <BR> <BR> RED <BR> YELLOW <BR> WHITE <BR> PINK <BR> PURPLE <BR> ORANGE <BR> BLUE <BR> BLACK <BR> DARK RED <BR> DARK PINK <BR> <BR> SO HERE THEY ARE SEE IF YOU CAN FIGURE OUT WHAT EACH COLOR REPRESENTS AND HAVE FUN WITH IT A COUPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW RIGHT OFF TH... Sat, 11 Oct 2008 11:48:15 EST HOW MANY WORDS CAN YOU GET OUT OF HALLOWEEN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19172357 SEE HOW MANY WORDS YOU CAN GET OUT OF HALLOWEEN . THIS SHOULD BE FUN! Wed, 8 Oct 2008 17:13:42 EST Halloween Scramble http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19141475 1)onstmers <BR> 2)dycna <BR> 3)mtcesou <BR> 4)kpnipmu <BR> 5)nsokeelt <BR> 6)smvioe ycasr <BR> 7)rccuress <BR> 8)abt <BR> 9)ccnandory <BR> 10)o jlaacnktren <BR> 11)cehtoaclo <BR> 12)mvaipre <BR> 13)dsencooirat <BR> 14)glhsit <BR> 15)adlruac <BR> 16)caarem <BR> 17)nfireantstek <BR> 18)mymum <BR> 19)kclba galnoo <BR> 20)wnaomlf <BR> 21)hte nghit <BR> 22)ewre swolfs <BR> 23)noaucit epta <BR> 24)psirde sebw <BR> 25)pcu kcsea <BR> 26)kmsa <BR> 27)paec <BR> 28)hwcti <BR> 29)chtipkfro <BR> 30)mbor... Tue, 7 Oct 2008 17:31:54 EST DISCUSSION WEEK 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19141311 HOW HAS YOUR FAMIILY HELPED YOU DEAL WITH YOUR LOSS? Tue, 7 Oct 2008 17:25:17 EST please pray for my pastor! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19109108 My pastor has surgury done tommorrow morning, <BR> tuesday morning at 830am, <BR> open heart surgury please pray for him deaply! <BR> That is my pastor and dont want to lose him! <BR> THANK YOU SO MUCH! <BR> spirit_angel <BR> <em>252</em> <em>220</em> Mon, 6 Oct 2008 20:11:23 EST A poem: In Our Hearts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x19034269 IN OUR HEARTS <em>129</em> <BR> <BR> We thought of you with love today, <BR> But that is nothing new. <BR> We thought about you yesterday, <BR> And days before that too. <BR> We think of you in silence, <BR> We often speak your name. <BR> Now all we have is memories, <BR> Your picture in a frame. <BR> Your memory is our keepsake, <BR> With which we’ll never part. <BR> God has you in His keeping, <BR> We have you in our heart. <BR> Fri, 3 Oct 2008 15:28:04 EST PET FORUM http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18972509 This room is for the loss of pets cats, dogs, birds, etc any pet we would love to discuss how your feeling with the loss of your pet. Wed, 1 Oct 2008 15:48:26 EST DISCUSSION FORUM http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18972470 This room is a discussion forum to discuss how we are all dealing with our losses at this time this is our first week discussion and the next one will be week #2 and we will be discussing How has your family helped you deal with your loss?Week #3 will be discussing How has your loss made you feel and how3 has it changed your life? Week #4 will be discussing Free discussion anything you want to discuss about your loss. <BR> <BR> <BR> So please let us know how you are dealing with your los... Wed, 1 Oct 2008 15:47:20 EST Needed prayers! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18921095 He had three heart attacks now they need to do open heart surgury for him! <BR> he has 2 clogged arteries 1 at 80% and another at 90%! <BR> He is the first pastor I had! and I am worried for him! Can you please pray for him! <BR> Thanks so much in advance, I am happy to be here at spark! <BR> spirtangel <BR> <em>247</em> <em>220</em> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 00:54:46 EST Feeling sad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18893240 Today is the anniversary of my dad's one year in heaven, and I miss him sooooo much. He was just a great guy. I talk to him all the time. This has been a rough past few days for my mom too. She lives 1 1/2 hours away and all of us kids (3) of us and our spouses were with her all day yesterday. We celebrated dad's life with mass at church, then a nice dinner at mom's--sis prepared it. We shared our fondest memories of him and there was a lot of laughing and some tears too. I know this... Mon, 29 Sep 2008 08:22:23 EST POWER OF PRAYER TO LOOSE WEIGHT http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18852560 Hi Everyone Has anyone heard of the power of prayer of loosing weight? I read this article and it made me to start thinking that this would help us here for those who are into prayer. so i will write the article and lets see if we cannot apply it to us and maybe us to can loose more pounds as a team ok? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> What I heard in the first week changed my whole life," She learned there are no forbidden foods."That meant she could still eat all of the calorie-packed foods tha... Sat, 27 Sep 2008 13:32:54 EST "A TREASURE HUNT" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18852340 Hi everyone we are going to start a treasure hunt i am going to get treasures off of everyones page and i will ask you to hunt for them i will see how many i can find it will be fun hunting for these items so i am working on the itmes and i will be back a little to start putting up the items ok? Sat, 27 Sep 2008 13:19:27 EST AN INVITE CHALLENGE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18852268 Hello one and all of our teammates and our great family and friends. We would like to see if we cannot get some new members in to our group to join us and make us a bigger group. So we would love for you to just take the time to invite 2 new friends into our lovely group men are welcome also so lets see what we can bring in anyone up for the invvite challenge? Sat, 27 Sep 2008 13:14:35 EST HELLO--I AM NEW!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18822410 Hi all--my father died a year ago the 29th--only a few days away and a lot of sadness is coming into my mind--happiness too, because I was with him in the end with my mom and sis, but I still miss him so........and just seem to be going in a pit. My weight is up.......I just feel sad. Fri, 26 Sep 2008 09:35:25 EST DANCING WITH THE STARS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18703484 ok everyone tonight starts dancing with the stars for the new season susan lucci is on there from all my children and so is cholours leechman we will see who else so who out there is a dancing with the stars nut other than me ? Mon, 22 Sep 2008 14:36:53 EST Please pray for my daugther! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18662305 My daughter is having a big surgury for her ear and I was wondering if I can get prayers for her, <BR> She has one on this tuesday in the am at 9pm. <BR> and I am feeling nervous, she is 11 years old! <BR> I really appreciate it alot what you have been helping me with alot of stuff. <BR> Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. <BR> <em>252</em> <em>296</em> <em>288</em> <em>90</em> <BR> Spirit_angel <BR> Lots of hugs to all of you! <BR> xoxoxoxox <em>220</em> <em>247</em> Sun, 21 Sep 2008 01:03:06 EST Movie Trivia http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18647855 OK NEW TRIVIA GAME MOVIES CHALLENGE: <BR> <BR> 1.Who Was The Sex Queen Of The Movies? <BR> 2.Who Called Her THe Worst Actress? <BR> 3.Who Was Hollywoods Most Famous Star? <BR> 4.Who Was Known As A Blonde BombShell? <BR> 5.Where Was Jean Harlow Born? What Year? <BR> 6.How Old Was Bogart When He Made The Maltese Falcon? <BR> 7.Who Was The First To Call Clarke Gable A Kins? <BR> 8.Which Movie Did Clark Gable Get An Oscar For? <BR> 9.When Gable Returned From War Which Actor Did He Star With? <BR... Sat, 20 Sep 2008 12:29:32 EST A New Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18646289 Let's play a game: we are going to give you three lists of 10 items each I am going to give a letter for each list you should time yourself to two minutes i don't have any way of timing you but don't cheat ok i have every one on there honor ok? All right i am going to give you the lists and we will change off every once in a while ok? <BR> The lists now. <BR> <BR> LIST:#1- lETTER S <BR> 1.Childs Name. <BR> 2.A Gift <BR> 3.State Capital <BR> 4.Cartoon Character <... Sat, 20 Sep 2008 11:19:57 EST SEND A HUG TO A TEAMMATE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18625915 Send a hug to a teammate and show them you care lets try to send a hug everyday you all know we need them ok? <em>247</em> to the whole team.Thanks everyone Fri, 19 Sep 2008 14:21:18 EST "A POSITIVE CHALLENGE IF YOU DARE" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18541183 Hi to one and all i am starting this positivty room and it is going to be a challenge room. I listened to a cd and would like to share a experience with you! I did what the cd said and it turned me to positve and no negativity in 20 minutes so please feel free to join me in a positive challenge. <BR> <BR> They ask you what you are greatful for so each day you wake up your greatful for just putting your feet on the floor getting out of bed but what else are you greatful for.Make your list o... Tue, 16 Sep 2008 21:11:35 EST PLEASE PRAY FOR MY NEICE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18274674 MY NEICE IS GOING THROUGH ALOT RIGHT NOW IN THE HOSPITAL CAN YOU PRAY FOR HER, <BR> SHE HAS ASIS IN HER STOMACHE AND IT BUSTED, SHE IS IN SEVURE PAIN, <BR> ON MORPHINE AND NOT FAMILY CANT GO SEE HER NO MONEY, <BR> SHE IS IS TORONTO ALL HER FRIENDS ARE WITH HER, <BR> THEY FOUND WHITE BLOOD CELLS IN HER BLOOD AND <BR> HER KIDNEYS SOMETHING COULD BE WRONG! <BR> WE ARE ALL WORRIED ABOUT HER SHE IS SO TINY AND ONLY 20 <BR> PLEASE PRAY FOR HER! <BR> <BR> SPIRITANGEL <em>304</em> <em>296<... Sun, 7 Sep 2008 01:44:16 EST A PHONE CALL TO GOD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18274054 PRAYER....A PHONE CALL TO GOD <BR> 1. God doesn't have an unlisted number <BR> 2. It's a local call <BR> 3. It's person to person <BR> 4. You are never put on hold <BR> 5. You don't have to choose who will answer. - Such as: <BR> If you are sick...press 1 <BR> If you are discouraged...press 2 <BR> If you need guidance...press 3 <BR> If you want to be saved...press 4 <BR> You always get through to the ONE who can meet your needs. <BR> God doesn't have an answering machine: <BR> Sor... Sun, 7 Sep 2008 00:39:15 EST There was a kid Who got hurt bad walking to school http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18217715 This morning this boy that I know, got hit by a car crossing the street, near his school. <BR> 9 years old in grade 3, rushing on a airplane <BR> to a nearest biggest hospital in Ontario. <BR> (Ottawa) <BR> He might not ever beable to walk again . <BR> In cridical condition. <BR> Broke his nose, hips legs and one leg is turned right around, so sad and in concous. <BR> It hurts because it can be anyones kid I am a mom and it hurts me really bad. <BR> <BR> <BR> Please pray for the guy who hit... Thu, 4 Sep 2008 17:33:33 EST WISHING MEMBERS HAPPY BIRTHDAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18135470 Sarah, <BR> Happy Birthday. Hope your special day is a joyful one. Mon, 1 Sep 2008 21:28:02 EST BIRTHDAYS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x18132158 Please list your name and your birthdate. Then we can all wish you a Happy Birthday. <em>44</em> Let me know if you have trouble posting it on here. Mon, 1 Sep 2008 19:06:36 EST Stressed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x17983567 I am getting so stressed out. My daughter who passed away in 04, her daughter (my grdaughter) is starting to have anxiety attacks and panic attacks. She is depressed but just now finally starting to deal with it. The dr put her on a med for anxiety and depression just yesterday. She is afraid to take meds, afraid she is going to die. I have spent the last three days with her, going to the dr with her, setting up counseling appt. I am trying to work thru this with her because I have anxiety an... Tue, 26 Aug 2008 14:38:45 EST Interesting Article on Preventing Gallstones http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x22259x17956371 I just found an interesting article on preventing gallstones. It really backs up what we are being taught here on SP. Slow weight loss is much better than crash dieting. <BR> <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP02985/Eight-<BR>Ways-to-Prevent-Gallstones.html </link> <BR> <BR> Have a great week! Mon, 25 Aug 2008 15:58:29 EST