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8/14/17 6:54 P

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good evening everyone. it is pretty quiet here at my place today.

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8/9/17 3:08 P

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good afternoon everyone

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7/28/17 10:53 A

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good morning everyone

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Good afternoon to you also

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TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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6/14/17 12:00 P

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Good afternoon everyone.

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5/29/17 11:31 P

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Hello all

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The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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4/16/17 12:46 P

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Good morning all

I hope you're having a fantastic weekend

I'm making it one day at a time
TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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3/27/17 8:24 P

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Happy Monday all

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The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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3/4/17 1:21 P

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Good morning all

Happy Saturday

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TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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2/6/17 7:35 P

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Hello team

How is everyone doing

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The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

Pacific Time Tucson AZ
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12/4/16 8:47 P

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I'm so sorry I've been MIA with one son on the having mental problems right now and with another going through so much it stresses me out to the point I forgot to take my meds for two whole days but I took them today because if I get sick then who will care for them I go tomorrow to have a family meeting at the hospital hopefully my son will be home soon....he seems much better right now thanks for the prayers and thoughtful goodies everyone I'm getting back to me now and I have to hold it together I start my new job on Dec. 19th and I'm super excited about that


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The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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11/26/16 7:59 P

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Hello all how is everyone doing

I'm making it one day at a time
TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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10/28/16 3:45 P

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I'm having a fantastic day what about yourself

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TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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10/28/16 3:20 P

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Hope everyone is having a great day!

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9/15/16 6:35 P

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Good afternoon all

How is everyone doing

I'm making it one day at a time
TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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Good morning all have a blessed week

I'm making it one day at a time
TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

Pacific Time Tucson AZ
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Hello all how is everyone doing today

I'm making it one day at a time
TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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Good morning all how is everyone doing today.....It's really beautiful weather here in Arizona today is suppose to get up to 90 degrees but right now is perfect

I'm making it one day at a time
TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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3/2/16 5:34 A

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Doing well today, how are you Secondchance48?

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Hello all how are you doing today

I'm making it one day at a time
TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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Good luck to you on your weigh in

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TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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I am on Day 6 of this new plan I have been doing. My official weigh-in day will be Monday though, and then I don't weigh again until the 12th of February. I am just so excited to see where this journey takes me!

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I always feel so motivated when I wake up and when I am in bed at night .. during the day can get hard because my kids are all at pretty tough ages, or are dealing with health problems. I am really trying hard not to eat out of stress or boredom, or frustration. Honestly this last week I have done better, but what I have noticed is that I have been shoving a lot of my feelings down with food. I have 5 kids, 2 are adults and have moved out and I have 3 boys at home (13, 8 and 3) My 13 year old son is tough because he was born with Q22Deletion Syndrome and so now that he needs to be learning these responsibilities to be a productive adult I have realized maybe I have spoiled him too much because of what he faces every day. Which is on me, I know that. My 8 year old son has severe anxiety and has meltdowns really easily. We had it pretty figured out where we lived before, but we moved to this new state and the child mental health care system is a joke .. finally I have my toddler who is going through some major terrible-twos .. or in this case, terrible-three's which is so normal, but because with the other 2 boys I am having a hard time finding a balance in my life.

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Hello there! I'm returning from living life offline from Sparkpeople for a while. My scale, however, has decided to let me know that I should return to Spark life quickly. :)

My name is Kelli, I live with my husband, an almost 18 year old, a 13 year old, and an almost 12 year old.

There's some work stress, home stress, college-looking stress, and financial stress (where isn't there, right?) going on, so I thought now would be a good time to make some changes.

I hope you're all having a great day/week! I hope to check back here again soon.


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Hello all

I'm making it one day at a time
TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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Morning I sure haven't been active here much on Spark or my teams. I been so busy with family stuff and the kids that I just don't go online much. Hubby had to reformat my laptop cause I some how got a virus. So it took him a couple of days to fix it. Thank god he was able to. As for my weight well it been up and down. So I just have to stay focus and start tracking again. We had a really big fire near our area thank god it didn't come near where we live but you could see the smoke as the whole sky was red clouds. But it did spread on a highway and burned over 20 cars n trucks. Also burn 5 homes that was in the hills. They still trying to get it contained right now it only 5%. I am so ready for the kids to go back to school which is Aug 10th. I love them but oh god they driving me crazy. Hope everyone is having a good week... Enjoy your weekend

My plan for now into Aug is to set mini goals and track what I eat and drink and to stay active.

I am a Beautiful Woman in side and out, I don't have a weight problem "I have a problem with my weight"

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6/30/15 2:57 P

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Hi Sandy I can't say it's been hot here in Chgo it's been on the cool side I bet the kids will enjoy the jumper slide with water that should cool them down

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The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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Well I been busy between paying bills and fathers day and throwing a birthday party for my 10 yrs.old son. Also trying to stay cool as it been so hot here in Ca, We been hitting numbers in the 100s. So for son birthday we rented a jumper/water slide for the kids. I fell off the wagon and now it time to get back on track again. I am tired of seeing my numbers going up and down and up and down. We went food shopping and pick up a bunch of fruits and healthy foods to eat. Cause even hubby need to get his Diabetes under control as his AC1 was very high it was an 11. They even put him on a new med too. I bought a Bella Rocket to make smoothies with. I sure could use some motivation and encouragement. Hope everyone else is doing good...

I am a Beautiful Woman in side and out, I don't have a weight problem "I have a problem with my weight"

I love making new spark friends, so please feel free to drop me a line and say hello. Keep the spark going..

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5/25/15 1:43 P

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Happy Memorial Day all

I'm making it one day at a time
TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

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Hello team how is everyone today

I'm making it one day at a time
TENACITY is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!

The key is to keep company with those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth my best....

Pacific Time Tucson AZ
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As my daughter blossoms into a young woman, we have been having a lot of adult talks. Most recently, I have been talking to her about skeletons and shame. Coming clean with her was not only refreshing for me but it also helped her to see that you don't have to be perfect and that everyone makes mistakes.

Even after knowing some of my dirtiest little secrets, she still loves me. And it sorta built a bond there. I have shared with her that my hope is that she will make better choices with her life and maybe just maybe learn from my mistakes.

My parents chose not to come clean with me. I learned of their transgressions when I became an adult and it was horrifying and very hard for me to cope with. I felt as if I had been raised by hypocrites.

I am not sure yet if my open and honest approach to parenting will be a good thing or a bad thing. Only time will tell. I don't think there is a parent out there who doesn't feel like they made mistakes. So we shall see.

"What does not kill me, makes me stronger."~Friedrich Nietzsche



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Catspurr-Thank you for your reply. When everyone is healthy I think the reason I can't sleep is a combination of waiting for the next crisis to hit, wanting to enjoy every moment of non-mommy time I can, and stressed about other issues that had to be put on hold while the kids were sick.

You are right I need to start putting me first. But if I were to do that, I would be running out the door with my shoes half on and one arm in my sweatshirt trying to get away....cause for me not dealing with this anymore would be putting me first. And that isn't fair to anyone. But it's the truth, taking care of 3 sick kids for this long was seriously scaring me off. Like the same kind of reaction you get as you walk up to a haunted house. "I am NOT going in there."

I had to really sit myself down and say to myself "This isn't time for me. This is time for them. I can take care of me after they are all grown and out." Isn't that awful. But that is literally what I had to tell myself in order to survive and stay here.

You know everything I do is interrupted. And I know every mom deals with this. I know. For me it causes like a skin crawling effect. My husband tried to take us to the beach so he and I could have this romantic walk on the beach at sunset. We had to bring the kids cause even though they are old enough we really can't leave them alone. So here is the sun setting and we are walking hand in hand. When my daughter sticks her toe in the water, breaks out in huge welted hives all the way up to her bum and next thing I know I am baywatch running across the beach shouting for everyone to get to the car and hubby is lifting her to carry her to the showers to wash the salt water off her toe and I am administering benadryl at the same time. Then we are in the car racing through an area we do not know looking for a hospital and he and I are fighting. Course by the time we got to the hospital the benadryl started working and she was fine....This type of stuff happens to us ALL of the time. It already severed our relationship to the point where I feel like I am here just to be here and he is here just to be here and we love each other for staying......but it's not exactly what either of us had hoped for.

Edited by: MOMMY_RX at: 11/5/2014 (07:39)
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11/4/14 10:52 P

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Okay, first off, emoticon .

It sounds like you've been through so much already. I'm in the process of trying to break my passive-aggressive habits, and the biggest challenge I've had is putting myself first. When I don't, I find myself snarling at my family. When I do, I tend to be able to handle the stress better and keep my calm for longer.

Try to look at one thing at a time. For example: When everyone is healthy, why can't you sleep? Are you so wound up that you can't relax? Are you waiting for the next crisis to hit? If you can figure out the reason you can't sleep, you can take steps to solve the problem and get the rest you so desperately need. And getting enough rest will help your sanity more than anything else.


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Hi I am Mommy_Rx otherwise known as Sleep Deprived Mother of 3 Chronically Ill children (well they are teens now but still chronically ill). emoticon
When everyone is healthy and I am actually able to sleep I can't. I struggle with emotional eating and choose fast food often cause I am just too exhausted and lazy to cook. The demands of my home are zapping my resources. I drink coffee like it flows from the tap just to keep me going. Drinking water almost hurts it is so foreign to me.

I occasionally have to walk my daughter to school (1 mile) and it is physically challenging for me. I end up red in the face, short on breath and in pain (due to past back injuries).

I know changing my lifestyle has to happen in order for me to continue to provide quality care to my family. I was a successful sparker years ago but I have forgotten how to take care of myself or maybe I just chose to not take care of myself. Perhaps I am looking for pity from above. Like hello I need care too SEE!

For the last 15 years, ER visits, inpatient stays and doctors/specialist appointments have been my life. I always feel on the brink of a melt down. I always feel unprepared, stressed and just maxed out. I can't seem to get ahead of it enough to be one of those prepared for anything types of moms. Instead I am always late on refilling meds, tapping my foot at the pharmacy wondering when my last meal was anxious to get home to clean up the house, administer the meds and deal with the next crisis.

One of the stupidest decisions I ever made was choosing to help care for my mother in laws Mom. She had dementia, diabetes and was overweight. Caring for her was physically and mentally challenging on top of taking care of my 3 ER hopping maniacs. I maxed myself out so bad that I mindlessly ran out onto a wet deck and fell down a flight of wet wooden stairs. My back hasn't been the same since. Thankfully it was a wake up call that made me slow down. I chose to not care for Gramma anymore and I put all specialist and non-essential medical appointments on hold for a year. I am passive aggressive. So when I say I chose what I really meant is I ran away from home caused a huge scene made everyone hate me but got the end result I was looking for but sadly lost my support system in the process.

Sigh I need change. I need a mentor/voice of reason to guide me on my journey. I am looking forward to getting to know you all.

"What does not kill me, makes me stronger."~Friedrich Nietzsche



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I've had similar issues with my son (age 11). Obesity is a trend in both mine and my husband's family, so I've been trying to teach him to eat better. I find I have better results when I lead by example. If he has to eat something healthy he doesn't like, I'll offer to eat it or something else healthy I don't like at the same time.

If I'm cooking, I'll try and make something healthy for the meal. Sometimes I'll just add a salad or change out an ingredient, but it's a start. I've also informed my son that if he wants to criticize what I make, he needs to tell me EXACTLY what he did or didn't like so I know what changes to make for next time. And if he doesn't get a dessert, then I won't eat one in front of him either.

It has helped - sometimes he comes up with ideas on how we can fit exercise in together or making something together. Healthiness has become about being together, which is a good correllation to make. :)

I hope those ideas help. You haven't failed him - you just haven't found a good foundation yet. Keep trying, and eventually you'll find something that holds.



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HELP PLEASE!!! I don't know where else to go. You all are a part of me as being friends. I truly need help & I need it fast.

Ok let me start by saying this==I have failed my husband & son so terribly. Especially my son the one person I am to protect more but I did not do that. He is 14 -- 6 feet tall & weighs 260 pounds. The doctor told him he needs to exercise more & watch what he is eating because he is still growing more. So you would think this would be a good time for us to do this weight loss journey together -- think again. I am the evil person who mentions that he can only have so much of this or that. It is hard because he is in school so I do not know what he is eating at school (cheaper for it this way than for him to take his lunch) anyways. It is a battle not only for him but for me also. He thinks I have to have everything my way--I have to be in control of everything--I am depriving him of eating things. It doesn't help that my husband snacks on anything & everything he wants. I have tried to explain to him that he can eat what ever in moderation--watch the calories, fats, fiber, protein--read the label to see how much you are allowed at those reading--it doesn't matter for I am in the wrong so you see I have failed him & I truly don't know what to do. He has knee & back problems for I said in front of the doctor that we could go bike riding she said no because of the back issues but no other doctor said that. She says for him to walk 30 minutes at a time no less not able to break it up or anything which makes it hard for when it rains--snows--icy & with homework, bowling for his school, 4-H Leaders meetings etc just is hard & of course again I am the bad for reminding him we need to do it. I told him we could do weight watchers together which I do not have success on but maybe with him I could since I would be more accountable--that doesn't work well because of school & he doesn't totally understand it & we can't afford for us to join, I wanted to do low carbs but again that doesn't work financially or at school then I thought about the low glycemic which I could give him a copy of the list for school & let him go for there but I do not totally understand it. So I truly would appreciate any ideals or help. Has anyone else gone through this??? Thank you sorry so long winded.

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Good evening everyone,
Yesterday I worked on getting the utility room and the kitchen back in shape. I am trying to do one room at a time Until the house is clean again. My son asked me if I worked out and I told him yes cleaning house. He said that don't count like lifting weights or running does. I told him yes it does.

Today my husband took our 14 year old out to breakfast. With it cold out today , I decided to cook up some soup. Then I took Robert to his bowling league. While there one of the parents said you want nachos, pretzel with cheese or a candy bar. I told her no but I am getting up to get a diet coke. I wasn't hungry and had already decided to not to buy the greasy snacks.

My son said that he was hungry. I told him that I was sorry but you decided not to eat the soup that I made so you can wait.

After bowling my son was invited to a sleep over, so my husband and I are alone for the night. My ask me after getting back from dropping Robert off, go by sonic and get us a blast here is $10. I told him okay.

Did take our dog for a walk today and played with our three cats.

Hope everyone has a good evening with whatever you do.

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Good evening everyone,
The last two years has been a roller coaster ride with emotions and eating. Both of my parents have pasted away and has taken me this time to cope with it. Along the way I started feeding the emotions instead of coping with them. I am ready to start losing the 60 pounds and to be able to do things again that were fun. I look forward to talking with each of you and supporting you.

I hope everyone has a good evening with whatever you do.

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Good afternoon everyone how is everyone doing


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LLEIGHT67- emoticon and at the same time my sympathies it is so hard to let go even though we know we did our jobs right.

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It's hard to believe that on June 8th, my 17 year old son will be graduating high school then turning 18 on June 25th! He's grown up to be such a fine young man!!

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Kitikid- welcome back emoticon



Kahlad1- That is what me and my hubby do when we ground our from the xbox. in fack my hubby takes them to work with him.

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I was looking forward to a fun, relaxing day with my soon to be 16-year old. Instead I found out he's been sneaking around playing his Xbox when he knows he's grounded and then when I ask him if he's been playing it, he lies to me about it. He knows I hate being lied to but he did it anyway. I don't trust him to stay off the Xbox so I guess I'm going to have to take the cords away from him.

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Good morning! I'm new to this group, but have been in and out of SparkPeople for several years. I'm a divorced mother of three: Z, boy, is 12, P, girl, is 10, and A, boy, is 7. Having returned full time to work three years ago, during and after my divorce, I am still attempting to find balance in all aspects of life, including my own health. It's a hard topic to discuss with my chlildren when I have to tell them that mommy has to take care of herself as well as she takes care of them. I'm looking forward to your insights into living with and raising pre-teens! :)

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Good morning everyone,
School is closed again. My 13 year old son is on the fence. Robert is wanting a short school year on one side. On the other side is happy about being out. As of today we are going through June 7th. But school to our north will have to go to school til July 1st.

I am on the Casual Travelers 5% team. I received a spotlight recognition yesterday. I enjoyed reading the comments and the goodies.

I hope everyone has a good day with whatever you do today.

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Sharon- Sorry you are have such a rough week. I hope you feel better soon.

Does anyone know how to put picture into the photo gallery on your spark page?

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Good evening all,
The week started out with a bang. I fell last Monday and hit my head on brick steps. I didn't have a car to go to the ER to get checked out. So called the doctor's office and was told that they couldn't see me til today. I went in today and have to go Wednesday to the hospital for a cat scan. She wants to rule out any brain damage. I missed being on Sparkpeople because the internet and WiFi have not been cooperating with our family.

I hope that everyone has a good evening with whatever you do.

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Good morning everyone,
Yesterday was a weird day. It started off with a bang with me losing 3 pounds. So I decided to celebrate by buying breakfast at McDonalds. Then we all went our own way. I been having trouble getting on line because the WIFI keeps dropping out every few minutes. So I spent 2 hours total getting help with the phone working.

Then my husband called saying that he is broken down on the side of the road to come get him. I went out to follow him back home. Two hours later he said let's go eat out I'm buying. So we went to a Chinese restaurant and I received a fortune cookie that read I can break all obstacles that gets in my way to achieving success.

I told my husband that I think the fortune was written for me. I told him about the 5% challenge and that I didn't let the WIFI stop me from asking for help with the phone. And we will overcome to with the car being down. If it means making Robert riding the bus to school and back home again. Then that is what he will do.

We found out two hours later that it was the water pump that went out. I told Steve that it's not as bad as you originally thought. We'll get by with one car until we get the truck back.

But this week has been one thing after another. Starting with my son falling off the bus and nearly getting his foot ran over.

I hope everyone can stay positive and have a good time with whatever you do today.

Sorry for the long winded story. I can tell the WiFi getting ready to crash again so have fun.

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Hello all how's it going I hope everyone had a beautiful weekend....

Lori how did your surgery go?

Michelle welcome to the team...



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Good morning all,

Yesterday went to church with my son. There was a lady there talking about adoptions. Robert asked me if we could adopt a little brother or sister. I told Robert that this is not a decision that can be made on the spur of the moment. Robert said that dad won't mine because he was adopted. I told Robert that we have to bring your dad into the conversation.

I know that Robert's heart is in the place but the fact is we only have a two bedroom home and being on disability we don't have the extra income for another child.

The internet has been ify the last couple of days. I was going to get on Friday and every time I checked the WIFI it would say "Obtaining IP Address". So today the WIFI is good.

Today is a makeup day at school emoticon . My son tried to get me to keep him home. I said no your teachers and friends would miss you. I came back and getting ready to do some house cleaning after I feed my 5 four legged children.

I plan on going for walk emoticon with one of the dogs this afternoon. I have signed up with a walking emoticon group from the church. Sounds found and can get in some exercise at the same time.

I have started drinking the water emoticon .

Welcome to the team Michele.

Hope everyone has a good day with whatever you do today.

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Hi Everyone. Haven't really introduced myself...I am 51, with a 14 and 12 yo boy. This week is midterms for my 14yo, topped off by him getting his wisdom teeth pulled on Friday! Good thing he is doing well on his tests :-) Glad to have found a group who share the whole teenage experience!

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Good evening everyone,
I'm popping in to say hi. My son is enjoying the dogs and will say mom will you help walk the dogs. So we have been getting out twice a day and walking the dogs 30 minutes each time. My husband asked how I'm going to enter the walking. I told him that I am going to look and see if Spark has such a thing.

I haven't been keeping track of what I'm eating but starting January 1st I plan on being active again on site every day.

I hope that everyone has a good evening with whatever you do.

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Well it's day 12 of my liquid pre-op diet and things are still going pretty well except that I'm getting physically tired but I guess that's due to the lack of carbs. Thursday's the big day so keep me in your prayers!!

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Day 8 pre-op liquid diet going really well... a bit hungrier than I thought I would be but this too shall pass!!

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