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Hi, everybody! This discussion thread is getting too long for those with dial-up or slow connections. I'm replacing it with a monthly discussion thread which will be a "sticky" for each month.

Don't reply to this message, but go to the January Daily Discussion instead.

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Good morning to all my CCL friends! It is cold out this morning! Stay warm and enjoy the day.

Slinkie-Have a wonderful trip.

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1/1/08 4:38 P

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The message about life not being "static" is cool too!Later.P.

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Very nice, Pam. I especially liked the beautiful stained-glass windows.

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Here is a coool message I found on GodTube.
It's good for the New Year!
Let me know what you think.
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Actually, it only takes a couple of hours to pack, so the important thing is to have all the laundry done and the cruise clothes hung in the spare bedroom closet. Then there's no last-minute confusion about which clothes to take. It takes me longer to pack my jewelry than it does to pack my clothes.

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Slinkie-I would have been packing weeks ago! I guess you are so used to vacationing that you have it down pat. I am so envious of you for all the traveling that you are able to do!

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Happy New Year! I went out to take my morning walk and had to turn right around and go back inside. I guess the nice weather has ended and the cold front that is due to come through here later today has pushed a bit of drizzle ahead of it. Oh, well - I didn't feel much like walking today anyway, thanks to a neighborhood party last night with lots of food and drink. I will do my indoor exercises anyway and drink only water today.

I might even start packing for the cruise since I did all the laundry yesterday.


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Happy New Year Everyone! I am going to try to walk off some weight gain as soon as it stops raining!
My new years resolution is to start tracking every day again! Take care!

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Shelley: Thanks for taking over the Team.
Oliver is doing ok. He broke a blood feather just before going on my trip. I thought he was going to bleed to death for awhile, so that was scary. I am sure it would of been quite($$$$)pricey if I would of had to call the vet at 11pm at nite.
The red stain on a white bird doesn't make him look good, but he is feeling good - Just as sassy as ever.

I had a visit from a fellow Sparker yesturday. She is vacationing in Florida this week. She came down to see the Edison Home and stopped by. She has a Cockatoo as well. We went out to dinner and tipped a cple glasses of wine. It was a great way to spend my New Years evening.
There was a dinner/dance at our clubhouse but I decided not to go because we have limited space for parties. The FD will only allow 122 people. We have 325 units in the Park. I feel New Years Eve is kind of a couples nite (-(LOL)-They won't let me bring Oliver)so I don't mind staying home and play games on the computer.
I wanted to go to the Beach today and walk but its raining. Not sure how long the computer will work today, when it rains the service usually goes down. I guess I will have to get my weights out and do some strength exercises today.
Have a Great Day all. MA



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1/1/08 7:21 A

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! emoticon

Spenser-Good luck on your goal to run the Edison 5K and Disney!

Slinkie-We will miss you. Please check in when you can.

MA-How is your birdie? I had to take mine off thyroid, which she has been on for years. The vet wanted to get another blood test before he would prescribe it again and with my DH not working, I can't afford the bill. I have been giving her iodine drops, though. She seems to be fine. She has been off them for a couple of months now.

Pam-Your picture is lovely of you and DH.

I hope everyone decides to check in here at least a couple times per week. If you have any suggestions, please feel free to help out! I can use any help I can get. Right now I am able to check in a few times per day, but when I go back on the 7th to work, it will be tougher to checkin on the days I work late.

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Thank you, MA! If there were any way I could post my travelogue to the team I would, but the Internet connection onboard the ship is so slow and expensive that it isn't feasible to even check in daily to say "Hi from [Panama, Costa Rica, Mexico, Venezuela, Chile, Antarctica, Brazil, etc.]... so when I return I'll post a link to hubby's account of our trip. He writes to Cruise Critic message boards under the name of Grumpy1.

I know the team will survive as long as some of you post every day or so. SparkPeople will delete the team if there is no activity.

I'll be back after March 11, so it will be interesting to see what has changed here. All of you who read these messages should be inviting other SP members to join us if they live in the area.

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Slinkie - We might just have to stumble along until you get back. I have no desire to lead another team. I spend to much time in SparkPeople as it is. I am racking my brain for some new challenges and incentives to start out the New Year. Hope all is well for you - Have a great trip.

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL. MA

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It's your road......
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Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.

JUST DO IT!!


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Well, it's good to see you again, MA! Since Lisa just removed herself without appointing another leader, even though I had asked her to, we are currently floundering without a leader.

Lisa advised me today that she had turned the team over to SparkPeople, so if anyone wants to lead it's up to them to ask a coach to appoint them. If I weren't leaving for two months I would have been happy to take it on, but as it is, I will be offline until mid-March, and we need someone who has the time and motivation to take this team now.

I suggested this to Shelley, who has been posting consistently, and I hope she takes the job. Once we have a leader, she can then appoint a co-leader if she wishes.

Meanwhile, I hope all former active members will join in the discussions and start their own.

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Hi All

It looks like Lisa has left us among others (guilty)
I am a Team Leader and spend lots of time managing the Team. We always have a challenge going and we keep track of everyone's weight and how they are doing. I do have a helper - thank goodness. I am also on one of the BL's Team. I feel I would rather do justice to one or two Teams than belong to several and not do them justice. I was snooping around today for a new Team. It appears there are a lot of teams that are just for messaging. Some had over 70,000 members - WOW!! I really prefer a smaller group.
I hope everyone had a marvelous Christmas and wishing you all well thru 2008. MA

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Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.

JUST DO IT!!


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Thanks for your reply! Hope you have a wonderful and "Adventerous" trip! I was feeling kind of sad that our Sparkteam has dwindled so! I'll write a few of the earlier people and try to get them started again! Have a safe and Happy Trip!

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Hey, it's good to see you back on the team board, Pam! I had my week up north and am still thawing out as I prepare to leave again next week.

Hubby and I are boarding the MS Prinsendam in Ft. Lauderdale on Jan. 3 for a 68-day trip around South America, so I'll be out of touch for the most part during that time. I hope you can keep this team alive for us all.

I know we were hoping Lisa would be here and we would be able to meet in person, but things didn't work out for her. Maybe you and Shelley can take over this team's operations.

Meanwhile, after I leave I will still have email contact once a day or so on the ship.

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Happy New Years Slinkie and Shelley! Here is a pic of me and hubbie at his Christmas Party! We've had a great Holiday so far and it feels so good to start it out in a Positive Manner with the career changes and all! Hope you also are enjoying your Holidays!
God Bless! Pam.

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Yes, I had fun at Wal-Mart. We got a whole cart-full of goodies for the troops, and since this was for multiple people, we bought everything in multiples, from snacks and drink mixes through socks, boxer shorts through flashlights, various toiletries and toothbrushes. Now we have to find enough strong boxes to pack all this stuff in.

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Shelly, The 17 yo girls last name is Derites, does that ring a bell. Her parents live in North Fort Myers. MY heart goes out to them..
We're so lucky when our children grow up to be adults! Especially these days.
Have fun in Orlando
And Have fun shopping slinkie!
I'm getting my floors clean to set up the tree.

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I hope you all have a great weekend. It was great to have some rain yesterday, and to awake this morning to find the leaves and walks all wet with some overnight showers. We have needed this so desperately.

I have to do some shopping this morning for a care package to send to some soldiers in Iraq - They have a long list of items they need and/or would like.

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Heart-Prayers to the family. I read about that and actually thought the girl was someone that was once at our school, but ended up being the wrong girl.

You are doing the right thing by quitting. That is horrible and they should be investigated again.

Heading to Orlando today for a wedding. Will return on Sunday.

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They want me to recertify patients that have met their goals and no longer need therapy... They also want me to use giving "showers" as a modality. But you only use showers if the person is Mod assist and needs to become supervision level or if the person is Supervision level and needs to be Independent to go home. But the one they want me to check for safety has been Independent for a month now with home health and there's another one they made me PUSH very hard to let me watch her to see if she's safe. She was a little confused but she said "I'm a very private person and I don't let anyone help me with a shower. " The wouldn't let me take no for an anwer and the lady cried through the whole shower. I quit the next day and told them it was a privacy issue. I'll probably report them when I leave but I think they are already being investigated. I run across this all the time with just about every skilled nursing or assisted living facility. It's not right to charge Medicare hundreds of dollars to shower people when there are nurses aides available for that! Oh, well, I got some bills paid and am relieved it is over with.

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Pam and Shelley, you have my prayers for those families who are grieving. Such tragedies seem much worse to them at holiday time when people want most to be happy.

I understand how there is always pressure in a medical job to "stretch" the documentation to help the employer get more money out of Medicare and/or other insurance. I once had a boss go to jail for Medicare fraud (a couple of years after I had left that company).

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Awww, that is so sad. I have a prayer request too. The couple from Lehigh that died in a car accident in South Carolina was my daughters boyfriends niece. She was pregnant her Mom and Dad live in N.F.M.
By the way, I gave notice at my job as they wanted me to lie to medicare and keep people on therapy longer than necessary and do things that would put my license at risk! It's ok as "hands" is very busy! Later, Pam.

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Everyone I need your help. The man that was killed on I75 this past week was the dad of 2 kids at our school (Franklin Park.) Please pray for the family.

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I like cornish game hens too! Always had them when I was a single parent with my daughter. The drumsticks are kinda small tho! tee hee!
Good job on the weight loss all! I actually gained 3-4 pounds. Very little time to work out.But over the Holiday I gained only 1 lb.
Must've been all the kyaking and walking over the weekend.Later. P.

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Just peeking in to say Happy Thanksgiving to everyone.
I am sharing a potluck dinner with about 80 people at 5pm. I do wish they would have the Holiday dinners a cple hours earlier but hard to get older people in charge to break old traditions.
Anyway, I was asked to bring mashed potato's, but they will be out of the box. I added real bacon bits and cream cheese to make them tastier.

On my way to the pool for an hour - going to get a head start on burning those extra calories I know I am going to eat.
Many Blessings to all. -MA


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Everyone have a wonderful Thanksgiving today. Mine will be filled with family and love. May this Thanksgiving find everyone healthy and well.

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Congrats on the good job eval Heart!

i like silver jewelry myself. i have a dear friend that has made me great pieces. my boyfriend wraps stones in silver for me. i can't afford precious stones (wish i could!), but a chunk of amber or tigers eye pleases me just as much...lol

cornish hens are great! hmmm maybe i should swing by publix for a pair. i'm cooking on friday since we will be travelling to his parents for dinner. they will no doubt send us home with more food than we can possibly eat.

be safe today everyone!

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Heart, that's great about the job evaluation! Keep it going! I know what it's like to be owned, body and soul, to an employer for decades. Now I'm reaping my just rewards.

We have had some great fun with the jewelry auctions, picking and choosing carefully to pick up some great pieces at good prices. The ruby and emerald rings we bought arrived today, along with a fabulous amethyst necklace my sweetie thought I should have, and we were both satisfied with the purchases. Now I have to remove the toolbar link to that site and remove the temptation to buy more. It can be addictive, kind of like gambling.

We went to the grocery after dinner to pick up a few things for Thanksgiving, since they'll be closed tomorrow. Instead of turkey, we bought two rock Cornish hens, and I'll freeze one. Even one of them is more than a meal for the two of us.

I hope you all have a great Thanksgiving Day!

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PS. Had my 90 day eval at the new job and it went well!

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Ebby, I was just at Target and they had some nice tops.If my daughter didn't work in retail I would have bought her one! But she has the pick of the litter already. She wears and XL or XXL and it's hard to find something flattering. Target has some pretty Black and Red Chistmas dresses too! Believe it or not they didn't have all the cleavage showing, Just a really sexy back!
Slinkie, Lucky you on the jewelry! Hubbie almost spent a bundle on some earrings but I'd rather pay off my car right now! I'm no fun!!!!
I have been looking for shoes but every pair is painful! I'll have all weekend to look for 4 DAYS and not after a hard days work!
Gotta go make sweet potatoe casserole! Happy Turkey day!

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My shopping this week has been on Bidz.com, for jewelry. I never knew how much fun those online auctions could be! I showed hubby and he has made some great buys, not only for me, but also gifts for our kids and a gorgeous ruby ring for himself.


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i was in Ross this past sunday looking for jeans and tops for the cooler temps we are having.

best purchase of the week? bealls had lee comfort fit pants on sale for 50% off ($20-$22 sale price). they are very flattering and a good fit. i liked them so much i bought a brown, beige and black pair...lol

not having much luck on tops though.

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Sounds fun!
Found a dress. Went to JC Penneys in Cape,found nothing. Went to Stien Mart. They didn't have much of a selection.Went to Ross Dress for Less. All the dresses looked slutty! Went back to the First JC Penney in Ft. Myers,Showed hubby the first dress I almost brought home initially, He loved it! Go figure! It always ends up being the first one I tried on~ Later~~~P. emoticon

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We had a good day. It started out cool, but hubby had work to do around the neighborhood, so I went for my morning walk in long pants, long sleeves and a sweater. All was good. Then it warmed up and I had to take off the sweater, and as the sun got high I decided I was not dressed for this weather, so I went home early, and just did my indoor exercises.

After hubby came home for lunch and then left again, I watched the Ohio State-Michigan game, which I really enjoyed. Hubby came home for the second half and we decided to go out to dinner to celebrate the victory.

We had seafood at the Boathouse on the Gulf, always cooked perfectly and a great experience. I have half my blackened salmon fillet for lunch tomorrow. Hubby ate all his.



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Thanks, I might go looking tonite! Had a great time at the festival. Forgot that I actually like that music. I like to listen to the stories.
The weather was great. But a very poor turnout.Later.

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Heart-I agree with Slnkie. Steinmart has some very pretty dressy dresses, and they are having a great sale right now.

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Bluegrass music appeals mostly to those who grow up with it. I've always admired the talent of those fast-picking banjo players. I love country music, but I generally prefer the ballad-type singing that you can sing along with and usually dance to. I would enjoy a concert to benefit a very worthy charity like the one your concert is supporting.

Have a ball! I'll be staying around home all weekend, doing my walk and attending the monthly "Happy hour" with appetizers on Sunday. I love those.


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Thanks Slinkie! I'll try it! I bought tickets to a Bluegrass Festival in NFM at the Shell factory tomorrow. I don't even know if I like Bluegrass!
BUT it's a fund raiser for the Lions Club to benefit a group home in Fla. that houses and trains kids that are blind plus they have another disability. Ex: Blind with CP. It' should be interesting! Later P

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Stein Mart has a good selection, usually with many on sale. I bought a lot of dressy clothes there before our world cruise, and I still wear the black dress pants a lot during the cool months and when we go up to Ohio. They are lower priced than my favorite places like Chico's and Dillard's. My SIL likes Beall's for her clothes but they don't have clothes that fit my shape or idea of fashion. SIL is happy with them and they look good on her. I guess I'm just too small. I like the flashy look of Chico's clothes and all the mix & match separates. Check them out on the web, http://www.chicos.com/store/home.asp There are some gorgeous long skirts and sweater tops to wear over coordinating tank tops.



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I'm glad you are enjoying the nice weather! I wish I could find more time to exercise. Maybe Saturday.
Went to Penney's to look for a Christmas Party Dress looked for 2 hours and brought home a dress hubby didn't like! Any ideas of where to get a good deal on a dress. It can be short or long. They dress up at the City of Ft. Myers Party. Here is a link for a cute song about Occupational Therapy on U Tube!

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It was nice and warm out at 5 o'clock yesterday when Anthony's opened, so we got a nice table on the deck. We could hear a pretty good singer next door at Junkanoo's but he stopped after a few minutes. I like the food better at Junkanoo's (especially the blackened grouper), but it was crowded with young partying couples and we decided to eat at Anthony's instead.

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Sounds like a great day Slinkie!
I like Anthony's did you eat on the deck?
We spent the afternoon trying out Kyaks at Estero Outfitters. It was great fun and we really "almost" bought two ....but reality and the budget came into veiw! We may just buy a canoe for now, much cheaper.
Or we can go look at kyaks at all the different outfitters in the area for the next three months. That makes for alot of free Kyak Time! LOL

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Monetary rewards do add to incentive to lose! I like the idea of having a secret stash somewhere anyway. Since you're paying yourself, it doesn't cost anything. Five dollars makes more sense than a dime, which has virtually no value these days.

BTW, hubby and I did make it up to Ft. Myers Beach yesterday for a vigorous walk in the soft sand and some magnificent sand sculptures to view and cast our votes for. We walked on down the beach to the tent vendors too before making our way back to the car, which was a mile from the sculptures. I ended up with 16,614 steps for the day.

After we left the sand sculptures, we drove on down the road to Anthony's on the Gulf for dinner. We ordered the Stuffed Grouper Michelle, which wasn't as good as I had hoped, due to the cream sauce. I scraped off the sauce and ate half mine, picked the spinach out of the veggies which were 90% zucchini, and brought the potato and fish home for hubby's lunch today. The salad and wine were good.

While we ate, we saw numerous dolphins in the Gulf feeding on the fish, which were also being enjoyed by pelicans and gulls. What a wonderful day it was!


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How about $5. for ea. pound lost. Went for a walk this am. Great weather. And it's been light at 630 which means I get to walk during the week. We are going to look at Kayaks right now. Later. Pam.
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MA, that's sad about losing your radio! I'll bet someone else is enjoying it right now.

I wish I had known about the sand sculptures! Maybe dear hubby could have been talked into driving up there to see them. Or maybe not - He's busy digging up the yard trying to find a leaking water pipe.

I got in a long walk this morning and talked to my daughter on the way back home. Such a nice day it is! I started out in long sleeves and had to strip down after I got home and put in a summer top as it is now 80 here.

I like your idea of dimes taped to the fridge. Some other teams have you put a dollar in a jar or bank for each pound lost. Whatever works is great.

I hope y'all have a great weekend. Don't forget to Huddle every day!

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Hi All

I have been busy getting a new challenge started for my STOP Team for over the Holidays. We are posting 10 dimes (scotch taping them together) to our refrigerators. Every week we lose weight we cut one dime off. The first challenger to remove all their dimes is the winner. I hope it will be me.

I started walking again - Yeah, for me. I have been talking about it for months. I went to Ft Myers Beach to walk this morning. I went to see the Sand sculpchures on the Beach by Holiday Inn & OutRiggers. I took the Trollie to save a few $$$$, then left my $40 sony radio draped over a trollie bench - DANG!!

I took Oliver my pet cockatoo with me. We really have to do that more often. We had a great time.
I am going to go to the pool in a bit. I need to get lots of exercise today cuz they are having a chili cook-off this evening at our clubhouse and I am sure I will sample 2 or 3 out of the 6 chefs.

Hope all is well with everyone. Blessings - MA

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The stores that attract me to a shopping center are Chico's, Soma, and similar ones. Of course, I love window shopping to, especially when there are some fine jewelry stores to drool over.

I just have to go there and see for myself what is there.





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I think the people from Minnesota should fly down here and spend the day shopping!!LOL! emoticon

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I've been to Gulf Coast. They have tons of stores. It took me forever to find the shoe store I was looking for, but finally found it. Between that one and Coconut Point, who needs the mall anymore!

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