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2/5/16 8:47 P

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I prayed for you George

My health is more important to me than that temptation.

If you want something bad enough, you will find a way. If not, you will find an excuse.

Jesus is the Way, The Truth, and the Life.


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CHRISHARP Posts: 54
2/4/16 3:23 P

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2/3/16 9:43 P

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One day, one meal at a time

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2/2/16 12:01 P

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Please pray that God will give me the strength to continue on this journey and not detour off it again and settle for a life that holds me back from trully living.

LOVE from Above, Georgie

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"You either have a Big GOD and a small problem or you have a small God and a Big PROBLEM!"


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2/1/16 10:43 A

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Thanks needed that inspiration today. Prayer helps me to get thru the day even when I want to eat sweets or chocolates. emoticon

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2/1/16 6:44 A

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So glad to find people praying here. God answers prayer and we do need him even in our health matters. i am encouraged by the words of Paul "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."
thank you for this will definitely be calling in!

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1/27/16 2:20 P

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I am a FROG. I pray for his help. I do notice that HE will send me a rowboat (Sparkspeople), but he expects me to use the Oars.

You are doing the right thing setting small goals, and building upon each success.


MAKE ONE HEALTH CHOICE, THEN MAKE ANOTHER.

It doesn't matter how Slowly you go, as long as you no not Stop!
"Nothing in the World Can Make Me Overeat"
1. Eat Real Food
2, Do it because I love myself
3. Make one healthy choice, then make another.
4.Think Positively, Exercise Daily, Hydrate Often, Love Your Body, Sleep Lots,Eat Healthy, Work Hard, Stay Strong, Worry Less, Dance More, Love Often and Be Happy and repeat for Life.
5. Just Keep Going.
6. Strive for


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1/27/16 2:10 P

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I am 80lbs over weight, have type 2 diabetes , high blood pressure, & high cholesterol . I want to serve my Lord in all areas of my life, I know the Lord will help me but I am weak in this area of my life. So I thought with prayer & friends who understand what I'm going through & with God that I can tackle this. So thank you for praying and I will be praying for you too. emoticon

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1/26/16 12:45 P

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Congratulations! Keep up the Good Work. Happy Healthy! emoticon emoticon

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1/26/16 5:52 A

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Prayer is so powerful and knowing that others are praying too gives me great comfort and strength. I've got a lot of weight to lose. I've lost 22lbs of the 100 I want to get rid of for good. I'm taking it 28lbs at a time so soon will tick off the first marker!! Praying for you team. 🙏🙏

My God loves me, he shelters me from harm.


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1/19/16 12:00 P

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Prayer changes things. I think of all the fruits that are listed in the bible especially grapes. they help curve my taste for sweets. We can do it emoticon emoticon

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I just got the results of my wellness lab tests from my employer. My triglycerides, glucose, A1C are all elevated. I also have about 50 pounds to lose. I've found that this has been a true wake up call. I've been having nightmares at night since I got my results. I'm at the place where I have to do this. Prayer and focusing on Jesus is my strength. I'll keep all of you in my prayers.

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1/14/16 4:53 A

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Good morning to all and congratulations on what you have done. I have about 50 pounds to lose and am a diabetic so I have to take one day at a time but with God's help I can do this and be free of diabetes and extra weight. My prayers will go out to each of you.

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1/13/16 2:08 P
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BlueBrown2 - They key is to prep healthy food that you can grab quickly and to get rid of the unhealthy convenience food. Fresh fruit is always good. Make a chopped salad and keep it in an airtight container in the fridge. I cut up an entire package of boneless, skinless chicken breast into bite size pieces and put them in a zip lock baggie so they're always ready to cook. I cook them in a marinade so I don't use oil and they cook quickly because they're so small. Good luck to you as I know it is stressful.

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.

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1/11/16 11:02 P

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Please pray for me. I should not have had to join this team. I joined SparkPeople in 2008 and reached my goal of 145 in 2009. I kept the weight off until 2011 when a dear friend passed away. Since then, I have let my emotions get me back into old eating habits and my exercise in none. I have not gained everything back but I'm back over 190. My prayer request is that I can get back to healthy eating and back on an exercise program and get off the couch.

Thank you all.

Visit my team "Vacation / Travel Support Team

It's set up for people who need support while away from home, whether it business or pleasure.



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1/4/16 5:04 P

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Thank you! Blessings

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1/4/16 4:11 P

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Prayers to all who have opened their doors to family and friends to live with them. Help them Lord, and give them all the tools needed to facilitate living together. Help them to have the courage to say the things that need to be said, without anger or resentment. Thank you for your bounty and graciousness.

MAKE ONE HEALTH CHOICE, THEN MAKE ANOTHER.

It doesn't matter how Slowly you go, as long as you no not Stop!
"Nothing in the World Can Make Me Overeat"
1. Eat Real Food
2, Do it because I love myself
3. Make one healthy choice, then make another.
4.Think Positively, Exercise Daily, Hydrate Often, Love Your Body, Sleep Lots,Eat Healthy, Work Hard, Stay Strong, Worry Less, Dance More, Love Often and Be Happy and repeat for Life.
5. Just Keep Going.
6. Strive for


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1/4/16 10:07 A

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Thanks, to all of you as this is encouraging to me. We live a highly stressful life as my son and daughter in law moved in with us. They have three children ages 2 and under. I am finding that I eat anything that is quick and easy to grab. I am working on turning this over to God. Each day is a new beginning and hopefully I will submit to Him and make good decisions. Prayers are welcome as I begin this walk.
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12/22/15 11:24 P

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Thank you girls!

Without change, there would be no butterflies!


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12/22/15 9:35 A

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I LOVE ALL THE COMMENTS. I will keep praying for each of you and we face the challenges of our journey of one. emoticon

MAKE ONE HEALTH CHOICE, THEN MAKE ANOTHER.

It doesn't matter how Slowly you go, as long as you no not Stop!
"Nothing in the World Can Make Me Overeat"
1. Eat Real Food
2, Do it because I love myself
3. Make one healthy choice, then make another.
4.Think Positively, Exercise Daily, Hydrate Often, Love Your Body, Sleep Lots,Eat Healthy, Work Hard, Stay Strong, Worry Less, Dance More, Love Often and Be Happy and repeat for Life.
5. Just Keep Going.
6. Strive for


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12/22/15 1:51 A

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Try not to stress about decorating for Christmas! I keep reminding myself. Christmas is in the heart! Enjoy other people's attempts at decorating. Go to Christmas programs. Sing carols. Listen to carols. Pray and thank God for sending us Jesus. I just finished my cards today and mailed them. I enjoy receiving cards too. I'll pray for you to get off the drug and over the drug's effects. You'll feel better soon. :)

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12/17/15 11:31 P

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I am having a really bad time getting off a 'mild' antidepressant. I weaned down as instructed by my doctor and it's been hell. So sick this past week I've not been out of the house and nothing is trimmed for Christmas. It's the first time I can remember not having my tree up by now. However the dizziness, spaciness, and profuse sweating is getting better. Please send up a prayer that this goes away and I can resume 'normal' life.

Without change, there would be no butterflies!


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12/15/15 2:08 P

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emoticon Prayer shifts your focus away from the problem to the One who can give you the answer, solution, or next step to take. Prayer takes your focus off yourself and your pain and confusion to the Father, who knows all controls all, has all power and is all loving.

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12/14/15 12:39 P

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When I realized that I was addicted to food, and turned it over to Him, the light came on. I stumble, but he has sent me the tools and information I need. He has sent the life boat, and the oars. I just need to use them.

He will do the same for you. It helps if you ask!

I pray that God sends us the answers to our prayers. To be able to live in harmony with His wishes and have a relationship with food that Glorifies him. Amen

MAKE ONE HEALTH CHOICE, THEN MAKE ANOTHER.

It doesn't matter how Slowly you go, as long as you no not Stop!
"Nothing in the World Can Make Me Overeat"
1. Eat Real Food
2, Do it because I love myself
3. Make one healthy choice, then make another.
4.Think Positively, Exercise Daily, Hydrate Often, Love Your Body, Sleep Lots,Eat Healthy, Work Hard, Stay Strong, Worry Less, Dance More, Love Often and Be Happy and repeat for Life.
5. Just Keep Going.
6. Strive for


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MAR6K1E5E Posts: 26
12/13/15 8:55 A

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God is always with you if you just ask. This challenge to change our lives is what we choose to do. I'm sure God is with you on this challenge and listening to you and your struggles. He is the Great Healer. Stay strong and keep praying.

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12/13/15 8:48 A

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It sounds like you are at least maintaining your number of pounds lost which is a win win situation This Time Of Year with so many temptations available to you. This will pass. Hang in there and stay strong until next month. I will pray for you.

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12/10/15 10:31 A

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My weight has been going down a pound -- up two -- down two - up one. I'm losing but it for the last month or two it seems so erratic. This week I can feel the enemy telling me to give up -- that I'm never going to get it off -- I've reached my limit.

I KNOW he is a liar -- and I pray every day for God to help me -- but please pray that I get my determination back.
Thanks
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12/7/15 6:56 P

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Sounds like you've already invited Him into your heart. Emmanuel is my favorite word ("God with us"). I'll say some prayers for you! --Cheryl

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12/5/15 10:27 A

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like many things I think going through the motions leaves the door open. Go to an inspiring church, spend time outdoors alone looking at the sky and water and trees, listen to a Christian music channel or Christmas songs this time of year.

God grant me the courage to change the things I can.


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I am asking for prayers for myself, I am trying to find my way back to God and be a christian woman again , but I am struggling to find my faith. I not asking for a sign or a miracle to show me God is real ,, Just asking him to come into my life and guide me on the right path to him. I appreciate all the help and prayers I can get . Thank you

Never allow yourself to be bullied into silence, never allow yourself to be made a victim, accept NO ones definition of your life , Define yourself."


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Glad to find this Prayer Chain ... I'm not exactly new to SparkPeople ... just have been gone a long time ... and now it's time to start again. Since the last time I was here, both my parents have passed. I've read your prayer requests and have agreed in my heart and spirit to continue daily to check in here to pray for each of you. Tonight I will be meeting with a Bible study group that is unique. We have a volunteer translator because more than half of those attending speak Spanish and the rest of us have very limited Spanish understanding. I request prayers for these families as they are searching the scriptures to see what God's Word says.

May God richly bless you


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I am asking for prayers for myself. I am just getting over strep throat. I did sleep better last night and am hoping to sleep even better tonight. Today my cough is so much better than it has been, but I didn't go to church because I don't want to cough all over everyone. I am supposed to sub tomorrow so I am hoping I continue to feel better.
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Prayer for the World Leaders meeting at the G20 conference in Turkey today and tomorrow. They were suppose to talk Economics & Trade -- but are discussing Terrorism. Pray for Godly Wisdom. France has declared war on ISIS and an official stated this could lead to World War III -- so we need to pray for the World until this is resolved. We TRUST in HIM and HIM alone!

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11/3/15 4:53 P

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I am asking God for his mighty FAVOR everyone on this prayer group. May his grace encourage us to depend on him and ours goals will be achieved one day at a time.

Let's celebrate today!!

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10/30/15 1:20 A

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Thanks for the message MAR6K1E5E I am just now seeing it. I have now lost almost 30 pounds I have 26 left to go.Thankfully I am out of the obese BMI category and in the over weight BMI. I pray every day for continued strength. I am looking at this as a healthy living change. I feel better, please continue to pray for me. I didn't think you were gloom and doom, smiles but I do need friends. I will check this board and continue to pray for those who have needs posted. This can be a difficult journey and we could all use the prayers and support of others.

Regards, Donna

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I need prayer for the concussion I have since my bad fall

I will never give up or give in


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10/8/15 3:18 P

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I wish to pray for each and everyone here in this team. May you bless everyone with the Holy Spirit for guidance, comfort and reassurance that they WILL succeed!

In Jesus' name AMEN!

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So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

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10/7/15 10:01 P

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Jesus is my rock!

Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance!

Slim is where I wanted to be in 201o & 2011! Never happened, plateaued for a long time and gave up... got off track, but never left, so am back on track again!!! Make 2012 my year! So far, did finally lose 25 lbs. over the summer, but have found about 11 of it so far, it didn't hide good enough...
and lost it again in 2013... going down to 175 this fall, and staying there...this time!


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10/1/15 8:44 A

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Good for you. This is hard work and I'm not clear in my mind about whether I stick to this journey to reach my goals.
This is the plan and I'm going to work it. I'm not going to stop until I reach my goals or I'm not going to succeed. I don't want to gain it back. I'm positive that you didn't want to gain your weight back. I guarantee that you will get seriously sick carrying the weight with consequences of death from a heart attack, stroke or diabetes. I don't want to do that any more. Think that I'm above that.
I don't want to be your doom and gloom friend. I want to be a supportive friend.

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I am not really new to Sparks I've been on a once before 2012 and lost about 30 pounds. I gained it all back and now I am starting over. I have lost 21 pounds so far.

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I am new to spark people and getting used to the different teams. Thank you for the inspiration of your prayers. May God bless you and your families with the support you need and the care of your doctors to see you through your goals. He will comfort us with his everlasting love for he is the Great Healer.

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Thank you Lord for loving and protecting us. Please strengthen us in our walk and help us to make better decisions each day!

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I don't know what I would do if I didn't have God. He is my confidante and friend. I just keep adking for strength to resist what Satan puts in front of me. For a long time I blamed God for not helping me, but He always led me to where I needed to get the help, like Spark. He gave me free will to choose and sometimes I just don't want to do what's good for me and that is my choice, even though not a good one.



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9/23/15 10:20 P

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Hey I'm so glad to find believers in Christ! Prayer is so powerful and I would love for all to pray that the Lord gives me the will to lose 60 lbs and get my A1c down from 10. I am just now realizing that my body is God's temple and I have not taken good care of it. I pray that He will give me the power to get healthy so that I may serve Him with all my mind, heart and soul for as long as I am here on this earth! I will pray for all of you too!


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Amen!

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GOD BLESS US ALL in our journey to better care for the wonderful body HE gave us.

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I too have fibromyalgia and I have done 10 min exercises on the site and modified them start slow key is not to quit and keep control of the fms and not it over you May God stregnthen yo u in your Day

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This is my first time on here. Am so glad to find a prayer chain and people who are believers. Reading many of the post, I can relate to many of them especially those dealing with older parents and others who have health problems. I did it with my mom, dad, mother-in-law and husband. They have all gone on to their heavenly reward. I know it is hard but God will give you the strength you need as he did me. I could not have gotten through it all without His help. Will pray for you all.

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Praying that the Lord will touch our bodies with His healing hands for all of those in need to relieve pain and ailments; touch our minds that we will make the right nutritional decisions to lose, maintain, or even gain weight if necessary, to live a healthy lifestyle. emoticon

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I was just reading through the posts and weight losses that were recorded. I was encouraged. I am sure God cares about our health and I am praying for self-control and strength to persevere and reach my goal and you all to reach your goal. I have been on the diet for almost three weeks and have not weighed myself yet. I can tell from the fit of my clothes that the diet is working. I am just not sure I can look at my weight and stay focused on my goal, so I have chosen to not weigh until I have been on the diet for a month. Then we'll see. Praying for you and believing for you.

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Glad to find this prayer chain. I joined on the 6thof September. Pray that I can eat healthy and also exercise is an issue for me due to many migraines. I often am not up to much "strenuous " exercise and mostly try to walk so I need to make sure i can do that hopefully. Also I will be having ear surgery at the end of the month to have tubes put in my ears. A little nervous to have this done at 57 years old!

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Exciting to join positive attitudes as a result of trust in God. I am doing better than ever before. I have asked for self-control in this quest that is one of many. I set up a luncheon today for a funeral meal and was not tempted with the cookies or sandwiches which were full of calories. Thank you for continued prayers and believe me, I pray for all of you.

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Welcome to SparkPeople, I'm new too. I join you and others here in prayer for the many needs, prayer requests, and also the goals we hope to achieve with weight loss. The food tracker motivates me to stay on track. If I can be of any encouragement to anyone, send me a spark mail.

I love food too much - that's what my scale says! No more mindless emotional eating, it only makes me feel better for a very short time.


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I am just getting acquainted with SparkPeople. I add my prayers for everyone and say that I believe God cares about every need and concern we have. We can be victorious over all.

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Praying for your success. With God's help our minds will be renewed to think the thoughts that guarantee us success. We can do this!

In this race to win!


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Glad to find this chain. Praying for everyone's success.

In this race to win!


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I am so happy to see this prayer chain. I pray for each of us to stay on track, recognize our short coming, pray for strength to cover come them and discipline to do what Honors God through out work and everyday life.

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Nothing is impossible for God. He has proven His faithfulness to me daily, especially the last 10 years living in Uganda 8-9 mos of the year. He hears your prayers.

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Prayers for you and your Mom.

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I try to pray every day for my Sparks Team members. I ask for prays to stay on track and for help with my Mom.

"But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead. I press on toward the goal to win..." Philippines 3: 13 & 14


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Good morning

Haven't been on this site for awhile. Reading the various posts and offer prayer for those in need. God is truly able as He is a healer, deliverer, sustainer, provider, and anything else we need him to be.

"I will bless the Lord at all times, His praise shall continually be in my mouth." Psalm 34:1

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with Gods help and all of our prayers we can all overcome. Please add me to your list dealing with severe Fibromyalia/Osteoarthritis learning what I can and can not do and trying to 70lbs not easy with the meds since they make you gain weight.

Have a glorious and blest day

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Hi everyone. I pray we all stay on our low calorie eating plan this holiday weekend. I bought some turkey hot dogs also some turkey burgers, cantaloupe also. What are your plans?

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Gerry believe me I am in the same boat as you. what we both need is focus, I have just tracked my food intake from yesterday. surprisingly I didn't eat much but I did drink a lot of water. Also I walked about 3 miles or maybe more. However, as I am not doing anything regular like going for a quick run around the block regularly and stretching beforehand I can't
really tell whether my weight is going up or down. I know my fitness has improved. We are on holiday and the first part is coming to an end. I could kick myself for not going out on a daily brisk walk but tomorrow is another day and it's never too late. I hope you can join me on this mission to help each other battle the bulge. I've justread that a big midriff is the result of stress and that is me at present.

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I'm praying that I have the strength to overcome my ego which tends to reach for food in times of stress. Also for faith in God that I find the discipline to eat sensibly and so lose weight. Also wishing the best for everyone else on here who are on a mission to improve their health by losing weight. Take care eeryone

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God helps those that help themselves!

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I am new here but not to spark people.Ihave to get serious about losing weight. I wish everyone success and I know that what I need is determination and motivation. You would think that my health issues would be enough,

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I can relate with my in-laws, both in their 80s, health issues and stubborn. My dh gets frustrated with them.

My foot is healing well from surgery. For a day or two I did too much and had to rest it a while, better now.

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Thanks Chris. I hope your dad is doing better too.

Pop is so unbelievably stubborn. He won't leave the AC on, even though it will help him breathe. He keeps drinking Mt. Dew, and he's supposed to be on a no salt, no caffeine diet. He's very stubborn. I have given up trying to get him to do better, he's just not going to do it. He will do what he wants and that's that. We'll have to deal with the consequences.

I feel sorry for Mom though, having to put up with that. They are both in their early 80s.


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Bonnie, I am going through some rough times with my Dad right now, too. I will keep your father in my prayers

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I'd like to add my father to the prayer chain. He's currently dealing with CHF, a-fib and pneumonia. He's been in and out of the hospital a lot the past month.

Thank you.
Bonnie


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Praying for everyone and that those with aches and pains are relieved and can enjoy life as before the pain set in.

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I pray that the windows of heaven will open and pour out such a blessing you will not be able to receive it all. Every good thing to you and relief from pain.

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I suffer terrible with my neck and shoulders for over 20 yrs. Some days the headache and neck pain seems unbearable and other days not so bad. I will pray for yours and you can pray for mine as we pray for ourselves and others. Im new to Sparkpeople and looking for others to talk and share with accomplishments in our weight lose battle.

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Seems I'm a little late, but praying for you to have a speedy recovery. God Bless

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Thank you so much! My surgery is June 3rd.

CMILLER61, best wishes on a complete recovery and running marathons again!



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Linda, good luck with your surgery. I will keep you in my prayers. I had major back surgery in December to avoid becoming paralyzed. The surgery was successful but I am just now able to do some physical activity. In the past I ran a lot (a couple of marathons, several 1/2 marathons and many many 5 & 10Ks), now I am doing good to walk for 30 minutes without paying for it dearly.

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Hi Linda, What day is your surgery? I will pray for you that day.

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Not only am I having surgery for bunion on my left foot, but now I have gout in my right ankle. I am glad I had gout meds on hand. I could barely walk and now have hip pain in my left from favoring my right. Sheesh! It is all getting better. Next week is the surgery.

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MarieYvonne, sorry about your pain problems and I will pray for you.

My Dad continues to be in the hospital and has good and bad moments. He is 94 and is having a tough time. I just hope they can ease up some of his suffering.

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Hello all, hope everyone is doing good today or at least as good as possible at our age. I sympathize with all who are grieving over the lose of friends or loved ones I have been there and know that it is never easy. I also can feel the pain of those who are suffering through pain because I am right there with you,with the pain of arthritis and fybromyalgia. And I cannot get any relief from the pain in my neck and shoulders since my fall.

It seems as though everyone is doing good with the diets and that is something to be thankful for,each day without a fallback is a bonus.I did not lose last week but I didn't gain either.Well I will go now and login my food for today.

Have a good evening all and God Bless. and always remember that alone we can do little but together we can change the emoticon world.


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Thank you for the prayers. I know God can do anything but fail. Turn the heavy stuff over to Him. He knows how to handle it better than we do. Cast all your cares on Him for He cares for you.(1 Peter 5:7)

Don't give up, keep looking upward and you will succeed.

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Will pray for him and family.

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My Dad was rushed to the hospital yesterday. I'm not sure what is going on yet but he in 94 years old so he's not very strong. Please pray for my family.

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I will have bunion surgery on June 3. I had bad gout in November and it took a long time to get in control. It made the bunion worse.
I am doing seated cardio workouts.

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I pray that the tests and results went well! Prayers sent your way!
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Barb, I'll be praying for your friend, too. My husband is having a CT scan next week. The doctor suspects a tumor in his liver. We'd appreciate prayers for him, too, for a negative result on the test. Thanks.

Mary

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Hi Barb, I'll be praying for your friend.

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I have a dear friend going in for a serious surgery tomorrow. Please pray for a successful operation and positive prognosis! Thanks!

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How blessed we are to Know God hears us, knows our needs and supplies them in His time. You mentioned part of one of my favorite verses, Phil. 4:13. That is a help in any situation.
I too will pray for you both. Have a blessed Mother's Day Sunday. A Spark friend, Betty

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Hi Fordie7, Sorry to hear about your husband and I will pray for him. I'm glad you are still posting on SP. I am going through some heavy stuff myself and had taken a break for several days but I make sure I keep checking in even though I have put on a few pounds.
I know that if I give up I will definitely not succeed but if I keep trying I have hope.

Good luck to you
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Good evening

Haven't been sparking for 8 months. Husband has been very sick and I didn't think about this site. I want to thank God for His awesome goodness and mercy toward us both. He has truly healed my husband of the larger problem. I continue to seek His healing for walking for my husband. I know God is a miracle worker and will do anything we ask for believing.

Thank you Father for I know I can do ALL things through you.



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This is very encouraging. Thank you. I needed that today. Please continue to pray.

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I pray for each Sparker, we will conquer the bad habits and negative thoughts!
Romans 8:37 (NASB)
37 But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us.

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Prayers for all. Awesome experience last night, Joy Prom for individuals with disabilities, had a great time. Praises for the church who put it together.

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will pray for you and your loved ones mich. Also pray for the seniors that were on the stage when it callapsed. My relatives were in the audience and my nephew's girlfriend is shown falling as the stage callapsed. she isgoing to be ok he the blond with the yellow outfit in he first row on stage

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