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10/1/14 11:40 A

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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?

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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8/9/14 7:04 P

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

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8/9/14 10:01 A

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Just for today I will remain in gratitude.

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8/9/14 2:14 A

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For that matter: every day...

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Amen sistah!!

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8/6/14 8:33 P

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Every year should be a celebration of life and filled with joy!

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Veg, you are a dear. Thank you. This has been one of my best birthdays ever. It has been a long celebration and I love celebrating. AF.

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8/5/14 10:12 P

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Thanks so much. It has been one of the best birthdays ever. I appreciate your good wishes. xx

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8/5/14 3:05 P

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Happy belated birthday, wispy! Tried to post some emoticons, but they're not working right with my iPad today...

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Hi there, you sure are welcome.

I had a wonderful birthday yesterday with sunshine all the way. Lovely lunch out followed by coffee and dessert at a beach side cafe. Best winter I can ever remember over here.

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8/3/14 5:32 P

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Thanks Wispy!

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A new day Veg. We can always start over. Just being here means we really want the support to start over. For me it is a daily thing. I always just do it for today.
And binges happen to many of us.
This is a life time journey for me - finally. I always used to go on 'diets' to lose weight, and then regained again as soon as I got to the weight I wanted to be. This is the first time in my life I have lost weight and kept it off. I have (hopefully) changed my view of eating and do eat differently. I am not planning on reaching a goal weight and then 'eating normally' again. That is what used to keep me going on a diet. The thought of reaching my goal weight.

This time I am hoping to change my way of eating permanently, so I build in days when I can eat what I want and then get right back on track afterwards. This way I do not seem to have the cravings I used to have when I denied myself. This is just my story, you will find the way that works for you.

Hugs Wispy

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8/3/14 3:21 P

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I am taking care of my body and mind after a binge yesterday.
Ate candy for the first time since December 2013.
Tummy is not happy.

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7/12/14 7:02 P

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Hi there everyone. Loving your bright and positive attitude Veg. Wishing you the same.

Oh yes, that was it Northern Exposure. Thank you. I looked it up on line and there are all the people I remember.
I would sure like to see the moose walking down main street in your town.

Have a good weekend everyone.



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7/12/14 9:34 A

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Happy Saturday Sparkers!
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Make it count and enjoy!

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7/12/14 2:11 A

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I think it was northern exposure. I was young when it was on, and grew up in very rural Nebraska where we had pbs all the time, and cbs some of the time. emoticon
But we're in downtown anchorage, now, and we have had moose walking down our street before. emoticon

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7/11/14 9:25 P

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Just got home.
It is almost 9:30 pm and am enjoying a glass of 40 calorie coconut milk.
Had a great day and enjoying the evening.

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7/11/14 7:59 P

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I see you live in the Far North. Alaska is somewhere I have a real hankering to visit ever since that TV series, many years ago now. Trying to think of the name. Due North, maybe, or Point North.
Depending on your age you may or may not remember it. It was a long time ago. But the community and life style really appealed to me. Of course, no idea how realistic it was, but it sure looked like my dream kind of community. :o)

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7/11/14 3:07 A

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It was lovely, emoticon

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Loving sandalwood and lavender. Enjoy the soak. Sounds wonderful.

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7/9/14 9:52 P

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I also miss a few things that I donated.
After a while I forget about those things and am grateful for my organized way of life.

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7/9/14 9:17 P

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I need to due clutter. We moved up to ak 2 years ago, and i still have things in boxes. Was thinking i was about ready to do it, then i got audited for 2011, and found that some obscure documents i needed, i had literally just gotten rid of (vehicle registration from that year, insurance plan explanation). Now I'm scared to get rid of a bunch of the papers...
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Way to go ladies. I too have had a declutter fairly recently and it does feel good. My only problem is that very soon after getting rid of a whole lot of stuff I think I will never need again - I want it. Guess I am a born hoarder by nature. The garage will testify to that. At least the house is much less cluttered than it was.

Have a happy and additcion free day, whatever the addictions are. emoticon

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Make the decision to enjoy today. Do what you need to do for tomorrow - but live fully in TODAY.
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7/9/14 1:45 P

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Getting rid of clutter is so freeing.
When I moved back into my condo I purged!
I feel so free now and have plenty of room to enjoy.


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I'm dealing with a lot of clutter this month. School has calmed down a bit so now it's time to dig into the house.

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7/6/14 8:54 P

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Veg - Way to go, you sure were motivated.
That is a great list of motivation and an inspiration on getting up and doing things.

I am so grateful to be sober and that I no longer need to drink to cope with my emotional problems. So many anonymous programmes now to help with all sorts of addictions and other life challenges.

Thank God for all 12 step programmes and above all sobriety.

Good to see you Cetanistawi. It is great to see this chat thread being used again.

Sharing with one another in whatever way is helpful is a blessing in Spark people too. Just to know we are not alone and that others understand.

Hugs Wispy



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7/6/14 3:47 P

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Went to an awesome meeting this morning.
It really motivated me to accomplish something today.
It worked.
Meals are made for the week.
Outside plant trimming done.
Kitchen cleaned.
Garbage emptied.
Purged household papers.
Remained grateful and am planning to go to another meeting tonite.

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7/6/14 7:18 A

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Thanks, wispy!

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Happy July 4th to everyone in the USA.

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My brother is deployed right now, though at the moment he's still training stateside and planning to see family this weekend. My mom's on the east coast and my in-laws didn't set plans, so we're just celebrating with our kids today.

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Thank you! I am not sure what I weighed then, I may be around 5 pounds up but I think I actually look a little better now. (edit: nope, just 1 pound up.)

Getting into the swing of summer semester, just taking 2 classes but they are both on campus and have labs so that's a lot of driving back and forth.

I think my grad school app is about ready to go. I was telling my husband I don't know if I can fix the essay anymore until it starts coming back around from the other side.

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Hope all went well this year Tricia. You are looking so slim and gorgeous in your pic. :o)

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Thanks and happy mother's day to you all as well! Mother's day is when I hit bottom with overeating 13 years ago. So it's an interesting time.

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Wishing everyone a Happy Mothers Day.

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Happy Mother's Day!

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Hey Y'all!!!! Been thinking about y'all off and on…wondering how everyone's doing. Life has been hectic lately! (ck out blog--I think it covers everything-ish). 15 hrs overtime this week. Next week will be some relief!. I'll pop back in when I can. I'm working on simplifying and getting rid of some of the gazillion irons I've got in the fire….

Love y'all!

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It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.
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Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care.
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Well, I took 4 practice exams from past years that the instructor linked me to. I was feeling a lot better about it by exam time. I won't know till I know, though. Stupid patience. ;) My other grades were good. I gotta get thinking about applying to grad school. I'm kind of anxious about contacting a former boss about a letter of reference.

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I'm so sorry Tricia. I have testified in court, and it shouldn't be stressful but it is. Maybe it's the setting with all eyes on you. It looks so easy on TV, but real life never seems to work out like TV.

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Hi girls, just popped in to see if anything was happening here. I have had no notifications from this team. It seems I have lost it for some of them.

I am sorry to hear that Tricia, it must be upsetting, especially when you thought you were doing well. I am hoping it is something you can get help with from the tutor.

I have never had to testify - do not think it is something I would enjoy.

I am getting all the autumn planting done for winter flowering. Cant wait to see all the blossoms ahead. Just love seeing all the little seedlings sprouting.

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I got 61% on an inferential statistics exam this week. The part that really worries me is I felt I was doing well. My numbers were mostly right, but I reversed at least one logical operator (or otherwise misinterpreted the problem) practically everywhere it was possible to do so.

I testified in court that day (never done this before) so that was stressful. But it's scary that I didn't know how much it was affecting me.

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I hope you're still having success with the flare-ups, Jen.

This semester of 4 classes is nearly over, and hopefully I will have more time for daily sparking. Though if things go the way I want them to, I'll be at least this busy starting summer of 2015. But that's a ways off.

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Hi, all.

Just thought I'd peek in and say "hello". I'm still looking for work, but I am now signed up with three temp agencies. The way the one with whom I interviewed this morning was talking, I think they might put me to work soon. Unemployment has not kicked in yet. I think that will be in May. I'm still waiting for my last paycheck, which will be a partial, and then my vacation pay, and THEN I think unemployment will kick in. If all goes well, though, I may be back working before that happens. Glad to have it as a safety net, though.

My state tax refund came in, but that may get eaten up by bills. If it does not, I'll put some into savings.

Four months or so into unemployment, I have to say that, although I am staying busy and productive, it does not feel good. I don't feel good about myself. I also know that the longer I am out of work, the harder it will be to get a job. Employers with permanent jobs are not responding to my resumes at all. It's all been recruiters and agencies.

My mother is having a good bit of trouble. She still is independent and lives alone, but right now, she is staying with my sister. She has had CT scans of her head and neck, and the ENT saw something, so she's been referred to, of all things, an oncologist. My sister and I were a bit shocked, but we are all hoping for a good outcome. She also will be seeing a neurologist, we think. The issue is that she has balance problems and is slurring her words so badly that sometimes, you can't understand her. So a bit tense right now. I'm dealing with it OK, but I'm worried.

I performed for my second time (stand up comedy) on April 3. It went pretty well, but I was nervous, so I rushed my set. I got consistent laughs, though, and the host has invited me back. It's a venue I like. They are very professional. People are not allowed to act like jerks. I will probably go back.

D is having headaches almost every day, but he finally got a diagnosis. They are migraines. He is on medication for them, and it helps, but I still am concerned that he's having them so often. It's the weather. We finally are having Spring weather, but it's still up and down a lot. As for myself, my health is OK. The flare ups are greatly reduced. I don't think what I have is fibro. I think it's vitamin D deficiency. My doctor put me on vitamin D, and when I take that and the B12 consistently, I don't have pain, and my energy stays pretty consistent.

I am still struggling with depression, and even NOW, I catch myself slipping back into my codependent behaviors and patterns. It's crazy! When I know I'm getting caught up in that, I go to my Beattie material. I have a book of daily meditation. It really helps.

I hope you all are well!
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Hi, Nell.

You may already know this, but you can get moisture beads/moisture packs to put in with his hearing aids. My boyfriend is deaf. He has gone from using hearing aids to having bilateral cochlear implants, and he uses a dry pack. Hope that helps.

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Hubby's hearing aids seem to have survived. We got the ones with the recharger, which provides a little heat. I guess that heat was enough to dry them out. We'll see.

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Hi team,
Life is good. Sobriety is allowing me to take care of business with my husband's family in the aftermath of my father-in-law's passing with some grace and propriety. Tomorrow is another day where discretion on my part will be vital, as will restraint of tongue.

Wispy, I'm glad you are having great fall weather and that you are doing well with your computer. It is challenging for us "more mature" folks to keep current with today's technology.

Nell, I'm sorry that hubby drowned his hearing aide. Did it survive after being dried out? And congratulations on making it through another meeting.

Have a great weekend team. I'm planning to enjoy despite the challenge tomorrow. Woo Hoo!!!!

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4/11/14 11:42 P

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Good golly I am surviving with Windows 8. Thought it was going to be way beyond my computer skills.

"Give thanks for everything until you are absolutely sure it is not a blessing in disguise." Eastern Proverb.
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4/10/14 10:23 P

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The condo board meeting wasn't too bad, just long.

My hubby wore his hearing aids into the shower and dropped one on the shower floor. Very wet.

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Hi everyone, we are still having a wonderful Indian summer here. The weather is just perfect. We even had heavy rain last night which is so welcome. The trees and plants are just glistening this morning.

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The cherry blossoms are at their peak today and it is a glorious 70 degree day! I will not let tonight's condo board meetings get me down!

Nell
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Happy Thursday Team,
Trisha I'm glad you took a break from studying to check in. You are one busy lady. So much on your plate.
I'm babysitting my grand babies today (every Tues. and Thurs.). The 9 month old is down for a nap and the 3 year old is following soon. So I'm checking my computer and Sparking quickly.

Hope everyone is feeling healthy and enjoying spring or fall depending where you are.
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Hope everyone is doing well. Just taking a little spark break this morning. I've been studying my buns off this term. I had thought about taking 3 classes this summer but I feel pretty good saying I'll just do the 2, which have weekly labs. I took the GRE last week and submitted a paper to the school science symposium, but that means I won't have to write it (well,not as much of it) for a class next week. I guess before things got so busy we had some scary medical stuff going on. Fortunately, I forget/adapt easily.

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Hope you had a good birthday Nell and a great year ahead.

Tricia hope this week turns out better for you.

I bit my tongue rather badly and haven't been able to talk or chew for a week.
Its beginning to come right. I will be happy to back on solids again.

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Happy birthday, Nell!

I've had a rough week but I'm getting my feet back under me.

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It's going to be 70 today, before possible snow again on Tuesday. I intend to enjoy the day!

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