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Sorry that it took me so long to come on. I have had some things happen. First off I haven't been feeling all that well. I don't know if it is a bug or not. I have been getting headaches more often, and sometimes my stomach will feel nausea's too. Then I have been trying to move around a little more because the doctor gave me the go ahead to put more weight on my foot and leg. So because of that, I have been doing some things that needed doing. Plus I had to go run some errands that got me out of the house for a change. I am tired of looking at 4 walls. I am trying to get my life back to normal some. I know I still need to take it easy though.

I am hoping when I go Monday to the Wound Center that it will be the last one. I am keeping my fingers crossed. I am almost certain that the sections that weren't healed last Monday will be healed this coming Monday. Then I won't need to have it bandaged, I won't need the RN nurse coming every other day, and I can go back to using my cane instead of the walker. It will feel really good once I can have all these things take place.

I still want to THANK YOU ALL FOR ALL THE PRAYERS. I believe that they worked very good. You are all such good friends.

I hope that everyone is doing ok. I know that there must be some that are going through some things, and I would like to tell them that I will send hugs and prayers their way. I wish that whatever is going on for you that it will get better real soon.

Hope that everyone is enjoying their day.


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Can you believe it is the last day of the month! I love the month of April! But then again, I love all months, but August. It''s too hot in August. lol.


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hi all :)

So...I've stopped with the 5k program for now because I am a #s person and I was not seeing any results on the scale from all my hard work! The past 4 days I have just been walking (at a fast pace) on the treadmill and I am down 5 lbs! I've also been keeping a food journal and not necessarily counting calories but being careful and I know that's helping. Feeling much more confident with my new plan.

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Well done Betty, I have finally managed to get down to the lowest weight from a very long time ago after I was sick. My goal was to break this plateau of over 15 months I am hoping to get to being over weight.
My goal was to be there by the 31st. In the meantime DH measured my height and according to him i have shrunk. With all of my yoga and exercise I told myself that is impossible I will go to my Dr office and have the nurse measure my height.

REL, I am so glad you are able to get to your art. I did not this time around I did photoshop and regret it now. It is just too complicated for this old brain.
I have had a lot of computer issues especially of late. I contacted GWI, our Maine provider and I hope all is well. I had posted to Spark earlier and did not understand what I was told. I noticed someone else was not getting emails and having issues like mine. Coach Anne gave a 2 page explanation. I read it and highlighted it and called GWI. They have done everything Coach Anne suggested so PLEASE wish me luck. Now I can get videos and other things I could not get like e-mails on Spark. My Points are pathetic, I actually give lower end GOODIES. Now i hope i can rack them up. Pat in Augusta

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Woohoo on the 2lbs, Betty!! I stayed the same this week. I'll take it! I lost 2 last week, and I usually gain the week after. So I did pretty good!


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Good Morning! woke up to a world of white! the ground and trees are all snow covered. That's Spring in Maine!!! I do miss those warm days of last week.

I am down another 2 lbs. this week! Exercise is key, so I am off to get it done for the day. It's hard to get started to exercise but I feel good afterwards.

Have a great day everyone!

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3/28/12 6:55 A

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HEATHER!! Yooo Whooooo! Where are you? Are you still juicing and fasting? I would hope the answer is no. It's been a while since you posted. Just was wondering how you were.

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I hope you are all well, too!!

Now, I am off to the recliner....


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Good morning! Woke up with a headache, so this will be a brief post, then my body is going to sit in the recliner for a while.

Laurie, it is hard to believe your grandbaby will be a year old already! I don't know why, but I thought he was a September baby. lol. Have fun! And I agree, with an empty house, Easter creeps up quickly around here, too.

Pat, I am still involved in my art. Classes end next week. I just finished a crocus in watercolor, and have started a butterfly. Not sure yet what medium I will use on it, yet.

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Good morning everyone. I haven't been very good about vising every day like I should. No excuse at all. Just foolishness, I guess.

Still can't seem to get my migraines under complete control yet. I don't see my doc for a few more weeks and we'll talk about them. I know she doesn't want to tweak my preventative med without my seeing a neurologist first, but I really wish she would. I don't think it would be a bad thing, just increasing it a bit would help and I really don't want to see another doc. Such a time waster.

I'm trying to get more exercise in, but it's not easy. Not if my head hurts. Still, I'm trying. Weight is coming off soooo slowly. I've been working around the house, though. I repainted the kitchen a week ago...6 1/2 hours of painting, but it looks good. I've painted the downstairs hall and now I need to continue up the stair way. We did work inside the area under the stairs that we use for a pantry and built shelves that I painted and I painted that area. Not the entire area, just the spot we worked on. More work to finish in there.

In less than 2 weeks, we head out to our grandson's for his 1st birthday. I can't wait. It's gong to be great and we didn't even realize we'd be there for Easter as well. With no kids at home, we just don't pay attention to things like that. I have to get my supplies out and weave him a basket. DD said she'd like him to have a basket like that instead of one from a store. I'll do that this weekend and have it ready for him. I also have to finish the sweater I have started.

Yes, I also have to find time to get in my exercise, but with his colder weather, it won't be outside!!

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Quiet is good REL. I am up and Sparking, DH is sleeping. The house is delightfully qiete and we love it that way. We can talk when we want to. At our sons homes they have the TV on all the time and as we talk there eyes are on the TV. When the grands come here and ask if they can switch the TV on I ask why. If they say it's time for a specific show it goes on and THEY switch it off at the end. They know the rules. DIL sits at a computer and watches TV and complains about her back. They will learn. Quite is wonderful.
MY wrist hit the touchpad on the lap top and I lost you but I was smarter this time I found it in time. I hope you have had a bit of time of late to do some art work i have not. I will need to prioritise. I think I am addicted to Sparking. HUGS Thanks for the walk HUGS Pat emoticon

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Good morning! I hope you all had a good weekend. We had a quiet one. I love quiet weekends. It has been really busy at work, and noisy, too, so I don't mind quiet.


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DH and I took a drive to the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens They have been working on more buildings and now it is even better. It is a gem on the Maine coast. The children's gardens were quite busy with children picnicking there and running around on the still brown grass. The picnic are is under a very large shelter and the roof is planted with grass. The dead grass looked just like it needed a haircut.
They are very busy planting. The pools are not flowing so we did not see any frogspawn. The garden are not officially open till APRIL 1 BUT, they are open right now and the admission is free. If anyone has hesitated to see what is there this is a good opportunity. The crocus are blooming. The trees are flowering and the Horticulturists and volunteers are working on the flower beds.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE GARDENS FOR FREE THIS IS THE TIME TO GO IN THERE. ONCE YOU HAVE SEEN THEM YOU WILL PROBABLY GO BACK AS OFTEN AS WE DO. WE BUY A FAMILY MEMBERSHIP EVERY YEAR and we use it often, It is just one hour from Augusta.

I had hoped to see the daffodils but the shuttles were not running. It is a gradual but long down hill climb and DH hip was still doing better, he had acupuncture yesterday so I declined to go down there to avoid bringing back his HIP and KNEE pain.
Our Daffodils are almost open. This weather is amazing.
You have all reminded me about Spring cleaning. I can do that any time. I have used this weather to do almost all of the spring yard work. We have a clay yard and it is usually quite flooded. I have raked almost all of it now and so I am going to remove some tree limbs if I can. Without the leaves they are easier to do.
Enjoy this weather while we can, we all Know there will be more snow, I feel certain that is in our Future. Pat in Augusta. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Good morning! I am not excited about doing spring cleaning either. I painted the livingroom and kitchen after Christmas, so those rooms are done, as far as I'm concerned. And I am not a fan of summer, either. I dread the hot weather coming.

Lots of 5K talk in here!! I think that is really cool! There are SP teams for that, they are in the 5k Your Way series.

Have a good day! I have a very long one today. I leave here at 6:30 for work, and except to come home, have lunch, I'm out the door again,and probably won't be home again till 6 or 7.


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hi, i should have started some spring cleaning but it was too much like summer, so i sat on the deck, read and got some vitamin d.......maybe next week.....did my exercising in this morning....hope every one has enjoyed these wonderful days we have had.......

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just saying hi :)

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Betty Thanks for the title nine info, I made a note of it.
I am doing my outside chores then after I have muddied up the place I will finish doing the inside. It is so nice to get out and walk in the sun.
DH and I just drove over to the coastal Maine Botanical gardens in Boothbay. We are members there and WE LOVE IT. Right now they are getting ready for official opening
April 1st.
There were a lot of people there so everyone got in free. The shuttles are not running but it was lovely to see the spring bulbs just coming through. DH and I will go back in 2 weeks to see how the Daffodils look and also a bit later the Rhododendrons garden. There were kids there having picnic and they were having a great time it was 84 at the coast.
We walked round the harbor and it was a nice afternoon. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Hello All,

Sorry that I can't stay and chat, but I just wanted to let you all know that my leg and foot are very slowly getting better. I have put up a blog if you would like to know any details.

I am really looking forward to being able to come on everyday and spending time with my friends.

I will make sure that I say prayers for those that are having a hard time. Hope that if you can, enjoy your day.

Best wishes to all.

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Hi Everyone, wow, I haven't posted since end of Feb. Where did March go? I think it has been so nice that I have been too busy walking outside and doing spring cleaning.

So I have said good-bye to the 190's! YAY!!!!! Hopefully, I won't stay in the 180's as long as I stayed in the 190's.

I see where a lot of you are training for a 5k. Sounds interesting, I think I will look up this couch to 5k plan and try it. Never been a runner. I did run from one telephone pole to the next x1 today!!

Jen, I had a hard time doing aerobics because my boobs hurt from bouncing so someone on this team told me about the sports bras at Title Nine. I bought one and it is great. No more bouncing!!!!! And the bras are very comfortable. Just go to titlenine.com and check them out.

now to go do more spring cleaning. 3 rooms done 4 more to go!!!

Enjoy this warm weather

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I can't get over our weather!

80's in March? Wow...

Anyway as much as I would love to be out there raking out my gardens. I've come down with a cold that has progressed into bronchitis and well just can't find the energy to do anything.

Hope you all are enjoying our beautiful weather!

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Hi there my yard is looking fantastic and i am getting a lot of raking done.
Raking, sidewalks garage floor today 2.5 hours of outside work. I did get a sunburn on my neck. I should have worn the big hat instead of the visor but I wanted the visor so i could do underneath the pines'
I walked 4 miles in the AM our usual Wednesdays walk and it felt like everyone was walking too slow for me. I hung back. They drove to the bakery where we have coffee and i walked instead. I walked so fast i got there before the cars.
I have just discovered another plus on this site. I have not needed my inhaler and i have not wheezed in a very long time. I can actually run now, I much prefer to fast walk and i do not get any leg or chest pain or out of breath. I am amazed I did not realize this earlier. Woo Hoo NORASPAT (((HUGS)))) emoticon

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Hi Bugsmimi, I did get out Sunday with him. We went 2 miles and he was pooped by the time we got back. He's a pomeranian.. with definate small dog syndrome lol. He does ack like a cat at times though. Very independant at times. :) but we love him. I use to be a cat person by the hubby is not.

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What gorgeous weather we are having!! I'm ready to put the A/C in!!

I hope you are all enjoying the day. I have a friend from art class coming over. Neither one of us made it to class last night. We need our fix. lol.

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Hi Mamabear! Welcome to the team! Did you go out with your dog on Saturday? What kind of dog do you have? I'm a cat person. Never had a dog. My friend asked me to watch her dog for a weekend, and I had to decline. I said I never had one, and I wouldn't know what to do with it, but sit and watch it stare at me with asking eyes. lol. She had a cousin watch it.


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Hi team!

Jenn, lots of people like the "5k your way" challenges and training teams. I went with the walk/job team before I got grounded. I think I may start the walk/walk team, just to get outside and walk.


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Hey Rel and hello team :)

I found a "5k your way" 8 week rookie program here on spark and I am going to start with that on Tuesday. Lately I've been using the treadmill and doing hill walks outside...next week will be more focusing on the 5k.

Hoping to spend another beautiful day outside!

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Good morning! I know I've been quite since joining. Been so busy with hockey getting done. But I now have a little more me time available so I'm hoping to be a little more involved here. It looks beautiful out so I think I'm gonna head out with the dog and do some walking. I too will be training for a 5k. Training starts next week but I'm gonna go see how far I get today. Hope everyone has a great day!

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Happy St. Patrick's Day, team!! Do you celebrate? And how?

I don't. And I don't have anything green to wear.

Jenn, how's it going with sticking to your plan? You can do it!

Chick, how are you doing?

Heather, how's the juicing going? How long are you fasting?

Have a great day! I have plans on being outside today. It looks so nice out. My forehead and neck are tight again this morning. I hope it isn't another migraine in the making. IF it is, I'll just go take a nap.


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wow. I'm on here twice in one day :)

Thanks for the support ladies :) I am going to stick with the 5k plan...I've started this before and found an excuse around week 5 or so to stop...this time I'm much more motivated to finish!

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Bugsmimi; Now that is an idea I have not tried! I'll be giving that a shot and thank you.

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Hi team!

Chickwit, I am on a team and they are talking about bras and boobs, and one gal wears 2 sports bras. She said it works for her.

Jenn, YAYYY!! Good luck and go with the program! I started a C25K a year ago, and I twisted my ankle in someone's driveway. It was not twisted while training. I thought I broke a bone. I had an x-ray, and found I have 2 heel spurs, one on the bottom and an achilles heel spur, that digs into the achilles tendon. I know...yuck. So, no running for me. :(




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Jenn,

That is awesome!

I downloaded the couch to 5k app on my Ipod oh,,,, well,,, lets see about a year ago and have not done a darn thing. I am new here and dont' want to offend anyone but my main reason is I hate that my boobs bounce all over even with a sports bra, it hurts and well makes me super self conscious about myself.

But congrats and as a new Spark member I look forward to hearing how you proceed.



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Jenn, definitely follow the 5k program, I couldn't run for more than 30 sec s when I started and now I can run a 5k. Right now I'm working on speed. But I started one summer and ran my first 5k that fall so you can do this!!

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hey :) I don't remember this team ever being so quiet!? Where is everyone?!


So...here's the thing...I put an offer out to a friend to run a 5k with her....I put this offer out there knowing full well that she would say no. Imagine my surprise when she said yes! And not only said yes but immediately started training! Oh my word. I have never willingly run for ANY reason. I found the couch to 5k plan online and have attempted that and another program as well. So...I'm training...working hard and really enjoying it so far! (gasp!) Though I would gladly take any beginning runner advice if anyone has it!


Hope everyone has a fabulous day! (winter again?)

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Hello All,

Hope everyone is enjoying this nice weather we are having.

I am sorry that I can't respond to the other posts, but I still can't stay at the computer for very long. There are times that I really push to stay on but then suffer because of it. I am hoping and praying that the day comes fast that I will be able to stay on longer and become part of the team again.

Hope everyone is having good weather. Our temperatures have gone into the 60's this week so far. They are predicting that we might get into the 70's next week. I guess Spring is definitely coming. I am so excited. I am really tired of being inside.

I went back to the Wound Center on Monday, March 12th. I learned a lot of new stuff. I have done a Blog to explain all of it to everyone. Some of it is good news and some not so good. No matter what I just have to deal with it. The tittle of it is, "Dot's Weekly Leg Update".

Some other good news is that I am not gaining any weight. There are sometimes that I actually have lost a few pounds but have had a hard time to keep them off. But I am still trying my best, not being able to exercise. I am trying to keep my intake small.

Best wishes to everyone.

Hope everyone is enjoying their day.


Best wishes to all!


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I'm trying!

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Hi Mainers! I hope your all doing well!

I'm in the midst of a fast. On day two. And no it's not a don't eat anything fast, those really aren't healthy at all and certainly shouldn't be used by americans who are the most toxic culture of all. :/ But I'm on a juice fast. So lots of water, Green tea, Peppermint tea, 3 live juices a day (with my juicer) and for dinner miso soup with sea weed. lol sounds delicious doesn't it?? ;) Well, it wasn't the greatest but it was definitely better than It smelled, and it was really nice to have something warm with spices in my tummy at the end of the day :)

I blogged about it if anyone is interested in reading it :)

Heather

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WOOHOO

I went to my Spark Page and up came an Ad for MAINE EDU.

I bloggfed about our UMA Senior college.
I WAS SO HAPPY TO SEE IT THERE.
SPARK-and MAINE and the UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

I FELT REALLY PROUD TO SEE IT THERE!!

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Good afternoon! Sorry I've been MIA on this thread. I hope you are all doing well.

Dot, I continue to send prayers your way.

Libby, good job on keeping your program going, even if you don't check in. But I like when you check in. It's good to hear from you now and then.

Judy, welcome to the team! And welcome to SparkPeople. I don't frequent the Mr. Paperback in Bangor much. The store doesn't appeal to me. But I do like the Ellsworth one. It really saddens me when a bookstore closes. There has been too many closures lately.

Jenn!! Don't tease us like that! lol. Come back soon!! We'll always be here. We may have different faces, but the team is here. : )

Pat, thanks for the birthday wishes, and congrats on your plateau buster.

Have a good day,. I have art class tonight. Not sure if I am going yet. Woke with a killer headache, and it hasn't let up much. I'm not impressed. lol. I may stay home and go to bed early. Sleep is the only way I can get rid of one of these.



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Today i am sure i have broken my plateau of 15 months'

I AM SO HAPPY- Even if it goes up I know it will go down ASAP but I feel good that it has FINALLY HAPPENED!! emoticon

I had to SHOUT it out to people who understand where we are with this .

I am reallt ready for SPRING, HUGS to all NORASPAT!!!!! emoticon

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY REL!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

I am planning the Komen walk with Jill's team again. I walk 4 miles almost every day now, indoors no less. A power walk with Leslie Sansonne. Amy gave me that DVD, I wish she was still here because I would never have bought a DVD, I was thinking of her as I picked up the disc and suddenly it started right there. I walk in the late evening before bed then I go to bed and fall asleep after my 4 miles. I wake up feeling great and my Blood sugar is way down. I am diabetic so this REALLY works for me. I am also Addicted to blogging I learn a great deal from doing that since others respond and then I learn even more.
TRY it you might like it Pat in Augusta..

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just wanted to say hi to the team :) I'm trying to find my way back to you!!

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hi all,,,did exercising this am and then went to town, needed to get some yogurt for for work for the next couple of days...went to mr paperback and my knitting books that i thought i would get were not there..guess i was late....i was waiting for the big sale. i hate to see that store close wel working the next two days - later

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I only seem to check in about once a month, but think of you all when I post nutrition and fitness or spin the wheel.

Prayers for all those who need them - and even for those who don't! It's so good to check in and see familiar names/faces.

Bunsifidget (I know you have a real name, but I just love that one!) - we all gathered for a few years at the Bangor Komen walk instead of for lunch anywhere. I have had knee/foot issues, so I haven't done that walk the last couple of times, except by donation to the cause. But it would be nice to see folks in person again!

No weight loss this winter, but no gain either, so I guess that is a plus. Got serious about the exercise piece, AGAIN, for this month. Not aiming for every day, as some days I leave too early to fit it in and night is not my best exercise time, but have increased the time on the elliptical from 5 minutes to 15. So I'm getting there.

Stay well and warm and feel the cyber hugs coming your way!

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Hi all, i am organising a day at Fort Western here in Augusta. I am finally getting things moving along. i need the entertainments to be right so tonight i will be listening to music. I actually heard them on the computer. MAINELY HARMONY I hope they will be able to accommodate us as part of the festivities. Does anyone know anyone who plays vintage instruments or who does re enactments. if you do i really would like to hear from you all. HUGS Pat in Augusta could use some help . emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Hello All,

I am so sorry that I can't stay and chat with you all. I miss it so much. Hopefully when I do get better I can get back to where I was. Please forgive me.

I hope that this finds most people doing good. For those that are having a hard time, just know that I am saying prayers for you all.

Well, I just got done doing another blog. It is called, "Wrong Diagnoses for Dot's Leg!" It explains all the facts that I know so far. I am sorry that I didn't get this up sooner. Right now I am not very happy or feeling that great. But, I know that I wanted to keep you all informed about what is happening with me.

You all are the Best. I really do appreciate all that you do for me.

Best wishes to you all.

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Best wishes to all!


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Good for you Dot. I'm so happy to hear that!

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Thanks DOT, Read it, Loved it Great news!!.

Hope all goes well on Monday.((((HUGS)))

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Hello All,


I have some Good News for a change. My culture that the Wound Center did last Monday came back NORMAL. I was so happy that I cried.

I did a Blog about the details if you are interest in them. It is called, "Dot's Good Leg News". I have to go back on Monday and see what the doctor has to say. I am still in a lot of pain though. I wish that it would just heal up and go away. I am very tired of it all.

I want to thank you all for all the prayers, well wishes, support, and compassion. I really do appreciate them all. It has meant a lot to me.


Hope everyone is doing ok. For those that are having a bad time, I will be saying prayers for you all.

Best wishes to you all.

Best wishes to all!


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LAURIE, I hope you are feeling better it sounds like you are. We are lucky to have the flahship store and the outlet. I bought the jeans at the outlet, I always wash new clothes to get the chemicals out of them i wore the FLEECE today and I felt like we had heated seats in the minivan cuz ai sure had a heated seat, OH are they so comfy, and the legs and butt fit rdally nice according to DH. he who says no wrong. LOL

Heather i never heard of anyone coming to Panera from Sparks but I have only been on spark a bit over 2 years,I will vcheck with Tee about it. ar you joining the walk to BUSCH gardens we sure are having fun Pat in Augusta. Take care offto do my 4 miler POWER walk with Leslie. (((((((((((HUGS )))))))))))))))DID you read my Blog yesterday ?I love to Blog Pat

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Pat, I can check it out. Don't promise that I'll actually do it, but checking it out doesn't hurt anything.

You did get a good deal. Our closest Bean outlet is in Bangor, but every so often I like to check it out. DH loves to check it out, but we don't always have time. He'll decide we're going to Bangor, then doesn't get ready in enough time for us to much but the basics. One of these days we'll leave early.

Hopefully, we won't get a lot of snow tomorrow. We kind of live along a weird snow belt in that when predictions are made, we're often on the line for those predictions. We can never tell which side of the line we're supposed to fall on. We're definitely in the center of the state and where I live is literally tucked into the corner of Penobscot County, where it meets Piscataquis and Somerset. Check it out sometime, although not this time, when the lines are drawn to show how much each area of the state will get for snow. The line so often falls exactly where I live. So weird.

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This team used to meet once a year at Panera in Augusta, I wonder if you all still do that??
It was always really nice!
Either way, Pat, i'm not sure who Tee is, but would love to do lunch with you both sometime :) even a walk on the rail trail!

Heather

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Heather you are right these were a great deal, a lucky moment I got there just before the crowd. Any time you would like to meet up I am always ready to meet Spark friends. Maybe TEE can join us we keep planning to go to lunch together. HUGS Pat
I hope we are all ready for the snow, DH says we are in no mans land we are neither coast or interior, North or South, East or West, We are not even truly in central Maine. I told him we are like DC a community to ourselves. It's OK we love this place. Pat in Augusta.
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