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6/24/15 1:07 P

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This is the second week that I have been on this challenge and I am already noticing a difference. There is so much knowledge about stress here and how to deal with it.

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6/16/15 1:45 P

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I am going to focus on spending quality time with my hubby and kids today. Have fun and hit the delete button on worrying or stressing over things that I have no control over. I hope everyone has a stress free day!!

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6/13/15 9:22 A

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Today I will do things that are fun. Taking a trip with a friend to Boston for the day after I walk with another friend.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

- It's Janine!


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6/12/15 9:12 P

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I'm feeling really good today. I'm happy with my healthier choices that I've been making. And, I think my husband figured out our financial crisis. I have been using my DBT skills and even though I was in that before I got on SparkPeople, this site has been helping me to use my skills and use them more effectively in my life. I'm so glad I decided to start living my life to the fullest.



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6/8/15 10:32 P

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Kelley...you shouldn't stop reading great children's literature because you don't have little ones to share it with! I would pick a great kid's book over an adult's any day.


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6/8/15 7:56 P

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Hey Paula, small world. When I was in grad school, I taught a children's lit class to pre-service teachers. It was a lot of fun.

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6/8/15 7:10 P

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Now that my kids are parents themselves, I miss reading children's books





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We are very fortunate in Western Massachusetts to have MANY authors and illustrators live in our area. Besides Eric Carle, there is Tony and Angela DiTerlizzi, Jeff Mack, David Hyde Costello, Jane Yolen and her daughter Heidi Stemple, Kathryn Patterson, Ruth Sanderson, Diane DeGroat, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, and Jane Dyer. That is just a small handful of names of local children's favorites we have to see regularly.

It was a great event. My great niece and nephew and friend's daughter all had a great time. I a tired though.

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6/6/15 3:20 P

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In another life, I taught children's literature and young adult literature at a local university. I was a school library professor, so these have been my life long love. I adore Eric Carle....

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�Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels.�
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6/6/15 1:43 P

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar is one of my favorite children's book! You lucky rascal--have a huge time.

I'm having some girlfriend time today at a baby shower for one of my coworkers. This week has been a major downer at work with the principal turning into the B from H for no apparent reason. I mean, hey, we are exemplary-rated. Helloooo!

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6/4/15 1:28 P

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It will be at the Eric Carle Picture Book Museum in Amherst, MA. It is such an amazing place! They do several meetings each year like this. I love attending them and talking with the authors and illustrators.

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- It's Janine!


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6/3/15 10:13 P

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JIACOLO, I am SO jealous! LOL! Where is the Children's Book Festival? I love these kinds of meets! I have not gotten to do reading and posting for this week as I've been busy but hope to do it tomorrow. Hope everyone is doing well... emoticon

Edited by: PAULAGRIFFITH75 at: 6/6/2015 (15:18)
�Eating crappy food isn't a reward -- it's a punishment.�
― Drew Carey

�Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels.�
― Elizabeth Berg

�If I hired one of the stock boys to chase me around the store with a licorice whip, I'd be thin by Christmas.�
― Jennette Fulda


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6/3/15 8:45 A

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It was wonderful! This weekend I am going to a Children's Book Festival. It should be just as great.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

- It's Janine!


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6/2/15 7:59 P

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I love books so that sounds lovely JIACOLO. Yesterday I walked all over a huge grocery store and a Tractor Supply; today, it was the vets. I am having a BAAAAAAD back moment.

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5/30/15 1:36 P

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Working on being stress free. I am at a book festival today. This feeds my soul. I love literature and reading and meeting authors.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

- It's Janine!


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5/30/15 1:23 P

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Good mood today despite another rainy Saturday. I don't even remember when we have had a sunny one, it has been so long. A couple of months I think. The yellow squash and spinach seem to be loving it even if I am not. Lots of dietary slips eating fast food while the power was off, then going on a two day chip and chocolate binge. Not a big one, just a little one. I am going to weigh and assess the damage tomorrow. Right now, I am cleaning walls and getting ready to move furniture back into position.

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5/28/15 8:03 A

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I am going to call a local wellness office and see if they can see me soon. Something has to give to help with this rash and help reduce my stress.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

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5/27/15 11:21 P

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JIACOLO, isn't that the truth? Pain now causes most of my stress, and with stress, the pain gets worse. ARG! I just ranted on the "I Need Sleep" forum. It is a vicious cycle; however, today when the pain stressed me, I listened to my hypnosis CD. It is calming. When I worked, I had to take my lunch break and meditate to get my blood pressure down--pain makes it spike.

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5/27/15 8:55 A

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lol Paula We had rain and heat and wind yesterday. Who knows what today will bring.

My stress rash is getting worse! That causes me so much more stress.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

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5/26/15 4:43 P

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LOL, JIACOLO! I always though that was a Texas saying. The Houston area is notorious for quick weather changes. Today there is widespread flooding--Southwest Houston received 11+ inches of rain yesterday. Just another day here.

I'm hurting pretty much today, and the stress level is just as high--around a 7 out of 10. I'm going to listen to my hypnosis CD in a minute. I've been distracting myself with posting on SparkPeople, which works really well for me, too. However, I get tired of the sitting position I'm in.

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5/25/15 8:36 P

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Here in New England we have a saying....if you don't like the weather wait a minute. In the last week we have had rain, wind, cold, frost warnings, and heat and humidity.

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5/24/15 2:31 P

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hot and humid here in FL





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5/24/15 1:29 P

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Is anyone being affected by the weather? I see lots of flooding areas....

�Eating crappy food isn't a reward -- it's a punishment.�
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�Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels.�
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�If I hired one of the stock boys to chase me around the store with a licorice whip, I'd be thin by Christmas.�
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5/23/15 9:12 P

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I have been walking at night. This makes a difference for my stress level.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

- It's Janine!


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What type of books do you write, TEXASLYNN?

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5/23/15 2:09 P

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I enjoy journaling, just find it hard to get it done. My journal is staring me in the face, saying "the last time you journaled was 5-2-15, Old Woman--the day you brought home the new truck and finished three chapters on your new book." Which wasn't a bad entry now that I think of it. LOL

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5/23/15 11:07 A

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BE-THE-CHANGE and JIACOLO, writing has changed my life. I highly recommend a journal--whether you use the computer or do it the old fashioned way with paper and pen. I've learned so much about myself that only comes out when I write....

�Eating crappy food isn't a reward -- it's a punishment.�
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�Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels.�
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I should try that! I know writing has been good therapy when I was dealing with some family deaths. Thanks for the idea.

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I find writing about my stresses can be a big stress reliever.

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Last week I noticed the eczema patch on my leg return. The drs are sure it is stress induced. Unfortunately it causes me a great deal of stress to have it there. So I need to figure this out. I cannot have this rash again for 5 months. It is too much to deal with. I need to make sure I am getting out and exercising every day.

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dealing with some major stress today as well ...
and slowly starting to think of ways to help cope with it - today writing has been one of those; and playing word games on sparkpeople

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I am checking in and so desperately need to destress! I have major things going on in my life and its wearing me down quickly.. Hope to learn some techniques and some great tips to deal with stress better.

I can do it...I will do it...I am doing it!


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I'm checking in also. Hoping exercise will bust most of my stress. Trying to make a comeback from having to empty out lapband reservoir (I had it done in 2007, so had been at goal weight for years...went from 232 pounds to 137) due to esophageal enlargement.

Anyway, I'm hoping to lessen the stress by losing the 15 pounds I've gained since May 2014 when I had to stop depending upon the lapband. I get up every weekday at 5 am to exercise and I attribute Chris Downie with the ten-minute concept for that. Tracking my food almost every day as well.

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checking in. The decision to join this challenge is looking to be a great way to start the new year off. I have noticed a couple of different times today feel the stress level rise and anxiety as well. Not good as I already take meds for heart palpitations. That said, I am recognizing early on when this happens and what I can do to keep it down. Thanks for the challange

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my reasons for being here? Iam not really sure we had a very hard time just before chistmas we had to pay out, and my dads health is playing a lot on my mind he is fighting cancer, so with that and a very low budget Christmas I think things have just left things build up I think


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hello all,i just joined this team- i hope to find some help. i know its about letting go but that seems to be the hardest for me as i get older or maybe i just handled it better when i was younger. either way i need to do this for me. thanks emoticon



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Just joined this challenge! I do have some stress right now with work and going back to my old job. I was hired at a different retail job and what they promised to the employees is not close. They said that everyone will get around 27-29 hours a week, even after the holidays. That wasn't the case since we are all getting around 15-16 hours. A lot of us quit our former jobs to for this one since it pays more, but I won't be able to pay a $374 car payment or my $375 student loan on $400 a month. The good thing is that my job said that it was ok for me to go back, it's just a matter of getting me back on the schedule! At this point, I have to make do and be patient, but I did learn a lesson: sometimes it isn't worth the extra dollar because in the end, what one currently has can still work!

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I try to be filled with gratitude at all times. I have so much to be thankful for. When issues arise that I cannot control, the stress kicks in. I need to learn to "let it go" and turn it over to God. I need help with this.

The stress-busting challenge is for me. I hope to learn how to handle these issues that I cannot change.

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Stress not too bad today

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Trying to overcome a wall of stress right now. Glad to be back...

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They say I ought to make sure my mind is clear of unhealthy relationship with stress's negativity.

Healthy stress is actually a real thing. Learn to separate the two by identifying, clarifying, and restructuring just where my boundaries help me to have health.

Walking the dogs around the lake next will definitely be healthy. Clearing my mind of worry will be replaced by appreciation of autumn's glow.

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I joined this challenge mainly because I know in my mind that I have so many things to be grateful for but, I allow myself to remain stressed out over other things that only I can control. I'm here to share and learn, and to figure out which things I can fix and which things I need to let go. A month seems short, but I'm a quick study. Here goes! emoticon

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BACCA,
Injury holding you back? From plunging ahead that is, but NOT from mindful self care.
I say this is as important to tune into as activity is and that you are working just another aspect to your living healthy.

Be kind and loving and make USE of this time in its own unique way, I say.
Peace,
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I am learning to ignore the scale and not let it taunt me. It is difficult, but I am trying to accept NSV's as my measure s of success.

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For a few weeks I have been stressed over being injured! Worry about getting in my daily steps, making the "grade" as far as the scale..not being accountable to myself just hasn't been what I wanted to feel! I know that accountability wasn't the issue! I was accountable to my resting and healing time, duh?!

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CHELSEA,
Good for you!

We can always redesign ourselves to a higher view and be happier for it, too. You are probably very good at your work but not feeling good doing it. Just for now. Things are going to change because you will.

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It's funny, Chelsea, when one links job satisfaction to financial compensation alone, they're never paid "enough." Yet, when they see "work" as a way to dance with life, meet new people, and unleash the creative tiger within, they become very rich, indeed.

Every kind of rich, Chelsea.
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HI, had not gotten mail so do not know to post - sorry .. ups and downs - basically good



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I'm checking in. I am an ICU RN with constant stress at work because things change minute by minute. I am looking at how I currently handle stress and am going to make some changes in the near future on how I handle certain situations.

drown by falling in the water, you drown by staying there, so never give up starting each day new, not looking in the rear view mirror!


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I just realized I never checked in. I'm here because of three main issues, my children, my health and my finances. All of my stress centers around one of those three areas and they are all interrelated so my stress level is just one giant cortisol creating spider web of Blah.

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emoticon I haven't been to this team in a very very long time but realize I've endured too much stress to ignore your support any further. I stroked in spring, fought for recovery to the level I could, then had to rise to another level of function to assist my mother's operation and two week intense illness. Though I'm doing fairly well, all things considered, the stresses have been huge. Now I must interview strangers to pick one to live here to cover expenses and I'm afraid of what will be.

During all this I did gain off my goal maintenance number, but realistically, 5 lbs from all things considered is okay. I miss the great feeling the goal set point affords me and perhaps will be able to return there some time in the future.

Stress busters. We can't be organized enough? Certainly that pertains to me. My home is not in right order and I can't problem solve it on my own. Easy does it means accepting what I can't change and changing what I can.

Thanks for holding this space open. I better pick something next that I can do and not judge if it's too little or late.

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So far, so good. I am managing my anxiety, not giving in. I am choosing to deflect and get busy doing mundane routines. You can never organize enough!

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Hi, woke at 4am and wide a wake - know I will crash about 9am.. meds too high .. waiting for them to go down before starting back on them .. eye still twitching - nothin like another over dose from another doctor



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Took the stress test this morning. I found out I am more stressed than I thought. This challenge is exactly what I need to build some comfortable consistency into my life

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Just joined this challenge. After a very stressful morning at work, I definitely NEED this challenge. Looking forward to being less stressed at work and at home.

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Hi, new here .. high anxiety .. too many health issues , and disability does not pay enough to enjoy life before you can't-



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hi,
wonder how this will go!

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emoticon I've been a bit hungrier today, but didn't do too poorly. I didn't have too much stress today.

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Good morning! Have a less-stressed Saturday.

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emoticon emoticon Today has gone fairly well, but I'm getting tired. I've been careful not to overdo it with my injured arm.

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INTO THE GARDEN i GO

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I still have to be very careful not to overdo it with this arm.

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I sat outside on my back deck for awhile this evening -- reading and chatting on the phone with a friend.That was so relaxing.

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emoticon limited time only...SUNSHINE emoticon ..working emoticon in the garden emoticon emoticon

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That's great news about the surgery!

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Hi! I went to the dr. today and had x-rays. The arm is doing well. I go back in 3 weeks for x-rays again. The dr. gave me one exercise to do to keep the shoulder from freezing up. He said if the next x-rays are good, he will give me more exercises. At this time, it doesn't look like I'll need surgery. emoticon I almost went overboard when I got home. I was truly hungry, but it seemed hard to stop once I got started eating. emoticon

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Hi! I've been a member here at SP for about a year now. I had been here 3 years ago, but quit. I did manage to keep off the weight I lost when I was here the first time, and I also maintained weight lost before I came to SP the first time. I've lost a grand total of 76 pounds in 3 years and 59 pounds since last August. Things have been going well until last Saturday (6/28) when I fell and broke my arm/shoulder. It's my dominant hand too! I've always tended to eat either out of boredom or being stressed. Now, my stress is compounded. I know I'm going to need some extra help to keep losing weight. I also seem to have stomach/digestive issues which get aggravated by stress. So, that's why I'm here. I have 51 more pounds to lose. I'd like to have it all off by this time next year. I know it's doable, and this should just be a minor setback, but it's a big disappointment. It's wrecked some of my big plans for the summer. Add to being at home, I'm limited to what I can do at home. It's hard to cook, hold a book to read, hard to sleep at night (with a sling on my arm), and I can't drive. It's really a big pain in the seat department! emoticon

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End of the school year stress is over and the new year planning has already begun... Very glad for the break!!!

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Thank you Dad!
A day to remember our fathers, and those who are gone...Grandfathers, Great Grandfathers.
Share some stories and make new memories for Children & Grandchildren.

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Have a stress-free Saturday!

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I plan on doing some gardening today - very nice day for it. I find I never concentrate on bad things when gardening - I focus on what God has created.

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True ,so very true

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Working on my flower bed is very relaxing, internet down today so I spent more time on other things-- was actually nice!

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Busy and longest day of my work week today - must keep the stress at bay

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Getting used to feeling better!



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Great day today, got some pool time in, weather is puuurrfect, and spendind time planting flowers! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Today is a good day. I am off with my son to what will be his new school next year (high school) for a tour and I am only working for half a day so not much stress for me today.

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NOW 'FAITH' IS THE SUBSTANCE OF THINGS HOPED FOR
THE EVIDENCE OF THINGS NOT SEEN. Hebrews 11:1
Hopeful Hearts & Keep Walking with Jesus Teams Co-Leader
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Sounds like you had a busy day. Seems like my urge to get moving always comes at a time when I have to work.

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I just vacuumed my house, chatted on the phone with my mom, and had some toast for a light snack. Going to a yoga class, an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, and a new friend's house later! Let's all kick stress together!

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Going to hit the pool after my busy day so I can run some water laps and get some cardio done.

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emoticon my hubby is my best de stressing coach. Hit 2000 fitness minutes this month thanks to him.



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Today, I will be more positive, exercise, and not dwell on the negative. A tall order. emoticon

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This too shall pass.

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I am so sorry to hear that this is happening to you. You are doing something positive to heal. Hang in there; you have support. emoticon

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