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12/16/14 2:54 A

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Hi all, Just want to wish you all a wonderful holiday season. I may not be round much in the next few weeks or months. Not leaving Spark, just curtailing my indoor activities over the summer months.

Hugs Wispy.

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12/15/14 9:25 P

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Thanks, though that was last year. :) I meant to take a picture this year but a friend of mine told me to stop posing in front of that door. Well, I used that door because it's one of the brightest spots in my house! They suggested something more outdoors, which I could have done last week when it was in the 60's but now it's freezing, which is right and proper.

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12/13/14 3:40 A

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Wow. quite a day to celebrate. emoticon Maintaining is what I was never able to do before Spark people. You look stunning. :)

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12/12/14 10:20 P

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Thanks so much for the kind thoughts! Today I celebrate 2 years of maintaining 50 lbs. reduced.

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12/12/14 2:40 P

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Blessings Tricia. This must be a painful time of year for you. emoticon

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Last week was the anniversary of my first son's birth and death. It's been 22 years, but still I get so scattered. I try to really pace myself this time of year. I had one final during that week and then my other one yesterday, and I'm about ready to get back into the world.

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12/3/14 3:14 P

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Hi everyone, not long till the holidays, if you can believe it. I am still finding it hard to believe the year is really almost over.

Wishing us all a sober and very happy pre holiday few weeks.

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12/2/14 12:28 P

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Most of my Thanksgiving weekend was spent at the hospital with my mom. Her feeding tube came out, so they had to go in and replace it. Then, she developed pneumonia. I'm going back over tonight.

We missed the family party on Saturday, because we had to go to her house in WV to check on the cat, but we made a nice night of it. Had a fire, took a long bath, watched a movie. Sunday evening, friends took us out to dinner, and I ran into a friend from high school while we were there, so it was not ALL bad.

Today, I'm in a LOT of pain from the fibro, but I'm still going over to the hospital after work. I usually sit with Mom until 9:00pm.

Tomorrow, my refi closes! :)

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11/30/14 6:10 P

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No blame no foul Tricia. It kind of just happened. I am sure she will understand when she knows the reason.
Must be so hard for those overseas. Bet your brother missed all you guys and of course his wife a lot.

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11/29/14 9:42 A

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The part of my family on the east coast had a kind of impromptu gathering, but we didn't think to invite my sister in law, which was really too bad since her husband (my brother) is deployed. So we felt dumb about not telling her. It was impromptu because my parents are divorced but my older sister always goes to dads and mom came to see her after an unanticipated surgery changed her travel plans and two of the other sisters living in the east wound up converging there as well.

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11/26/14 4:26 P

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Thanks! I'm sure it will be fine. :)

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Hope all goes smoothly Jen.



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11/25/14 1:15 P

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Happy Holidays to those of you in the US. We have no real plans. I'm working Thursday, and we have a family party on Saturday night. We'll make an appearance, but I'm not sure how long we will stay. With Pop out of the picture, I feel more than ever that we are not really a family. My sister is not visiting my mom or helping as much with her care, and Mom is upset about it, so she's not going. It's going to be pretty awkward, but I want to make the effort.

(The rift was Mom's fault.) Mom is still invited to the party, but she insists she's not going. I'll keep checking with her.

Family is not my favorite aspect of life, let's just leave it at that.

Weekend will be busy.

I hope you all enjoy!

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11/24/14 12:46 P

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Hi Everyone, yes indeedy you guys are into holiday mode.
Wishing you all joy and peace with your families.

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Oh yeah, Thanksgiving. It's coming right up. I guess I should remember that even though this is once a year, I've had 44 of these dinners before and hopefully have at least that many to go, so I don't have to have everything all at once.

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Wishing all my Friends in Recovery a wonderful rest of your weekend. We are heading into the Thanksgiving week, which means a focus on gratitude and thankfulness, but can also present us with the abundance of food and drink. I'm so grateful to be sober and a member of Sparkpeople.

Tricia you are one busy lady. It is good to see you! Take care of YOU!

Wispy, I hope you are enjoying the end of spring.

Hug to all!

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11/22/14 5:10 P

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Sounds like life has been busy and interesting Tricia. I know if I was out doing all the things you are, I wouldn't have much time to spend on spark. I really need it to keep me on track with eating and exercise though. I lose interest once I stop recording.
Discovered that so many times in my life.

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Hello, guiltily poking my head back in. I am trying to be on SP more lately. School was really all consuming for a while (January to October) but it has calmed down a lot.

My alerts go to different mailbox, but maybe I should get in a habit of glancing at it more often.

I've been at an interesting nexus, doing national novel writing month and putting together applications for nursing schools. I applied to physician assistant school (a master's program) but didn't make it, and am struggling to not feel pessimistic about the application process.

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11/13/14 4:04 P

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Thanks Jen, amazingly enough although its Friday am. they seem to have stopped. Wonderful, maybe 3 days peace. :)

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Thanks, Wispy. It would help if our weather would stabilize. The temps change radically every few days, and it just does me in. It affects D's migraines, too.

Try to find some peace in spite of that construction! :-)

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Hi there good to see you. So pleased your mother is doing better.
Hope the fibro settles soon.

Enjoy your weekend Leslie.

I am looking forward to a peaceful weekend here too. they have started building on the section way down the lane and the lorries are up and down. It will pass. Every day is a good day sober. You are so right.

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Sending you all peace for a wonderful end of the week and a great weekend...............sober!
I'll be flying up to Sacramento to visit my favorite aunt. I visit her at least 3 times a year. She is a wonderful mom to me. We have such a great time together.
I would never have been able to pursue wonderful, HEALTHY relationships with family and friends if I hadn't gotten sober. What a blessing!
Hugs.

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Just wanted to post a quick "hello". My life is still very busy, and the fibro flares have come back, after I was fine for a few months. It's been really bad lately, but I still don't have a diagnosis. Once my schedule calms down a little (have had doctor appointments with Mom, and most of the responsibility for taking care of her has fallen to me--more on that in a minute), I'll go in and start that whole process again--trying to get an official diagnosis.

Mom is making really good progress in her recovery. She's still on a feeding tube, but now only for liquids, which is great news. She can walk with a walker if someone is with her, but a lot of the time, she chooses to stick with the wheelchair, which is disappointing to me, but I don't push it. She will be in the nursing home a while longer--we don't know how long. We want to see if they can get her completely off of the feeding tube and get it removed.

What has happened with the responsibility for caring for mom shifting to me is that my sister, who is still her medical proxy on paper, had decided to step back from dealing with Mom. Mom has some anger issues, and my sister couldn't take it. She wants to stay in the loop with everything, but she says she can't be around Mom right now. We'd had a conversation about this a few months ago, the last time Mom lashed out at her, so when she called me last week, it did not come as a big shock. It's stressful, certainly, but when she was the one doing most if it, she kept me in the loop, so I think I'll manage.

Still working part time at the same place. They still have not announced a decision to hire me permanently, but I think they want to (budget constraints.) I work three days a week now and have one virtual assisting client. If I get hired, I'll go to four days a week, so that I qualify for company benefits.

Right now, I'm on Medicaid, and I'm with my old insurance company, but I'm not with my old doctor (it's a pain to get them to switch you, even if your doctor has approved you to be switched over.) At least I have insurance. D, my boyfriend, has none, but will be able to sign up as of next week.

While I'm not active with my codependency recovery, I refer back to my book of meditations often.

I have not been good about exercising, mostly because I've been busy and exhausted. My eating habits have backslid a little, but again--it's mostly because of my schedule. My comedy is on hold right now, as well, but I make it to a class or a writers' group meeting once in a while, but I have not performed since April. If I can get past these flare ups, I may be able to start performing again. I've certainly been working on some material.

I hope all are well. I will come back later. I'm still at work, so I don't want to spend too long on here.



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11/12/14 4:29 P

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Yes, I think that is it for me too Leslie. :)

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11/11/14 8:16 P

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I'm just popping in to say "HI" also. Sometimes when I haven't posted on a team thread for a while, I stop getting e-mail alerts. Then when I post more regularly, I get notifications again. I usually have to blame myself. Darn! Ha Ha.
Hope everyone is finding some joy in the week. Sending hugs.

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11/11/14 4:40 P

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I have found just lately that I dont seem to be getting notifications of team postings. Seems someone else is finding the same.

Not sure if its me or Spark.

Just popping in to say hello to everyone and blessings.

Love Wispy.

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11/5/14 2:20 A

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Both events sound lovely, ladies. emoticon

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Wow you both had wonderful and creative evenings! What fun.

I'm looking forward to a lunch on Saturday for my husband's 64th birthday. All three of our boys, wives, girlfriends, and grand kids will be there. We are meeting at a restaurant in a town centrally located for us all.
Have a great week Friends in Recovery!!!

Edited by: LESLIESENIOR at: 11/5/2014 (11:38)
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I couldnt agree more. Was out with the family for dinner on Monday night and it was a celebration for them really. But I thorougly enjoyed every minute. As it turned out we did a progressive dinner right along the waterfront We live close by the ocean. So we started off one end and worked our way along, ending up in our favourite little chocolate cafe/shop for dessert. It looks like something out or Charles Dickens with the trees covered in fairy lights and all these jars and trays of the most amazing chocolates.
They also do desserts and all kinds of different chocolate and coffees to drink.

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It was a lovely evening. Anything goes when you create your own holiday, right? emoticon

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CETANISTAWI That sounds like a lovely evening. Never heard of one of those before.

Hi there Leslie, you are a busy little bee as always.

I am trying to take things easy this weekend. I have been overdoing it lately and it sure does all add up. Realise once again I need to slow down and remember my age.
So much living to do and I enjoy every moment. Being sober and sane is a great blessing. Thanks to my Higher Power.

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One of my al anon friends had a thanksween celebration supper last night. It was a lovely, relaxed night of fellowship and community.

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Hi Team,
Happy November. Wow October certainly flew by!
I've been busy babysitting grand kids two days a week, caring for an elderly AA friend who has cancer, enjoying family and friends, getting back to my walk/jog in cooler weather, and going to yoga classes.
I hope you are all enjoying each day sober and free. Life has its many ups and downs, but the ride is so much easier without booze!
Hugs to you all.

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Thanks Veg, sure did.

Gotta get back to maintenance now. Well probably even losing mode in order to get back to where I want to be. :)

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Sounds like you had a fantastic experience.

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Wonderful holiday. Don't know how we managed to do so may things, but it has been 5 days and nights to remember. Crashed now for at least a couple. :)

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That's wonderful, Wispy! I worked at an eye clinic for a few years and the problems that can arise from lifestyle are part of what guided me to taking better care of my health.

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Good day got clear diabetes eye check
On list for cataract surgery
3 days till I go on holiday
Feeling good

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Hooray for fun new running clothes. I love finding good deals on running and yoga clothes. It helps motivate me to make my exercise a special time!!

Have a brilliant sober week, team!!!

I try to hold fast to the truth that a full and thankful heart cannot entertain great conceits. When brimming with gratitude, one's heartbeat must surely result in outgoing love, the finest emotion that we can ever know. AS BILL SEES IT



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Hooray for fun new running clothes. I love finding good deals on running and yoga clothes. It helps motivate me to make my exercise a special time!!

Have a brilliant sober week, team!!!

I try to hold fast to the truth that a full and thankful heart cannot entertain great conceits. When brimming with gratitude, one's heartbeat must surely result in outgoing love, the finest emotion that we can ever know. AS BILL SEES IT



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Happy dance day 7. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Got some good bright colored running clothes CHEAP today at Walmart on clearance! I HATE walmart, but gotta be grateful for it tonight since i needed some new clothes for that, as well as some brighter colors since were heading into the dark season up here in the frozen north.

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Good job! You're on your way!

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Happy dance day 6!

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Great going Vege.

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Happy dance day again today.
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Hey girls, any corny jokes?

What airline do vampires use?

TRANSYLVANIA.

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WAY TO GO VEG. XX

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Goal weight happy dance day four!

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Susan with your sense of humour I think you are well on the way to all good things.
Happiness is contagious and a love of life.

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I reached my goal weight one day at a time.

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VEG954 - You're awesome and an inspiration. I want what you've got!

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Keep up the good work Veg. You go girl.

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Congratulations Veg954 for continuing your maintenance goal. That's awesome!!!!

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I have learned over the years to treat others like I want to be treated.
Seems to work the majority of the time which is great.
Can't please everyone all the time.
It is more important for me to be happy than to be right all the time.
I choose my battles wisely.

Day three of maintaining weight loss goal!
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Just for today I am practicing being kind to as many people as I can.

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It has been a long time since I have dropped in on this team. Where does the time go? Sobriety affords us the freedom to be mindfully busy. What a blessing.
Just for today......

I will stay in gratitude and be humble. God, what is your plan for me today?

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Just for today I will be agreeable with everyone I speak to. :)

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Just for today I will remain in gratitude.

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For that matter: every day...

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Amen sistah!!

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