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Reading, I love it or Listening to my Bible on CD's they are relaxing...I also have relaxtion discs... emoticon

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Bubble Bath

Do not give up what you want the most for what you want at the moment.

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I Spark...that makes me feel good :)



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Hi BigredAngel that is a great idea for resisting late night temptations, actually antime temptation. If you have a really good friend that you can call on when you feel like giving in to that craving or binge eating, give them a call, after all for some of us it is just like alcohol and needs to be treat just like an addiction. AA has a buddy system and so do we. We need to utilize it more...we need to care a little more and get a little more personal with each other. After all we all have the same goal to accomplish, we want to be healthy...
and please don't use food to soothe your emotions...that can be bad..I did learn one thing from a Lady that I use to baby sit for she weighed over 400 Lb.s While she was soothing her emotions, someone was stealing her life and death was stealing her youngest daughter...Her best friend had an affair with her husband & her 6 year old daughter fainted at school and was rushed to the hospital. Acute kidney failure, due to diabetes and the child needed a kidney transplant..Only mom was a match out of 6 siblings, but mom had to lose weight first and lose it fast.. While she was soothing her feelings with food, she neglected some of the most important people to her, her children..All but the sickest chose to stay with dad after the divorce.. Her divorce settlement didn't last long taking care of her daughter and his child support was waived in liu of hers.., I'm just saying don't view food as a comfort..if you need comfort call a friend, talk to your husband, your minister, even talk to God out loud, just like your talking to anybody else...it can be so uplifting. But never ever use food for comfort or a crutch...Love Your Sister in Christ Jill

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Resisting for me... I know that hunger is a physical soother, so I need a physical soother to replace it. So, I ask myself what am I trying to achieve with food? Usually I want to feel warm and safe and relaxed. I bought a fluffy warm blanket, candles, and am collecting dvds that I love. These things are great for a night of staying in my room and babying myself. I've been known to get a fruit tray or veggie tray for such an event or even share the event with a friend or hubby.

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emoticon Hoorah! for you!! Now that you know that it is an emotional issue, what can I do to help? Is late at night that your eating? or just in general? Holiday food in the house getting in the way? If so I know how you feel....I have been there and done that and also found myself compulsively eating out of anger for those who brought a lot of unnecessary food into the house...So I have done a lot of praying, not sleeping and logging into Spark People and may have come up with a solution for me...I am referencing my self too when Christ resisted temptation from Satan and I plan on modeling myself after my Savior emoticon ...After all who I ask has set a better example than He the Exalted One on the Highest Throne........Amen..and also keep the laptop close for moral support...Good Luck
Love Your Sister in Christ Jill

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I am in baby steps ( small changes) again. I have been emotionally eating and I am trying to put the breaks on emoticon

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emoticon BIGREDANGEL!! I wish I could do that to have fun!!!! the past few days I have not been good to myself..emtional eating, but I have been keep it down to the minimum.
And then there was today...Husband did dilibertly sabotage me..I'm not going to get into that here. You'll have to read my blog to understand...But I love reading about you and your son, it really lifted my spirits..Thank you for sharing............
Love Your Sister in Christ Jill

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We blew up some balloons for our son the other day, and last night we were playing with them with him and having a BLAST!! Next thing we knew it was 1am!! lol But it made me feel good emoticon



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Packing my lunch to keep my calories down for the day plus eating healthy makes me feel good. Seems to keep my energy up eating lots of veggies for lunch. Plus I'm growing to look forward to the crunchy-ness of my lunch and the sweetness of the veggies like peppers..,mmmmm

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really the only thing i do for myself or get me time is when I get on sparks people and when I exercise. I need to start taking more me time....but honestly what really makes me feel good is spending every possible moment with my children and husband.

I enjoy reading everyone elses and getting ideas though!

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Hebrews 12.1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us


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emoticon for the welcome and goodie on my page .............. Right now to feel better, a hot shower is going to do the trick ............. (and then finish my weights where I left off before work today) ................

~Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." .... Mother Teresa

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emoticon 2BDYNAMIC!!

Hugging my kids!!!! (even tighter this week!!)



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Get my hair done


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I love getting to the gym ....... while others are still sleeping, (4:30 a.m.) .......... I get that work-out in ............ and feel like I 'got away with something.' .......... emoticon
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~Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." .... Mother Teresa

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I am new to this team. I love to read and I collect dolls. I spend time with my family:)

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READING. Love it, hardly have time to do it!

I am committed to me..really committed to me for the first time, in like EVER!

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Treat myself to something nice....shoes, undies, a new book, etc.


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I power nap...... I feel so much better after an hour long nap!

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I like to spend time with my grandchildren and take them places.


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I appreciate being all by myself and getting a chance to breath and just let my mind rest, relax and dream.

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I pretty do the same as Liz. I have 6 children and 4 are relatively close to me but have 2 on the East Coast and I call my children and grandchildren regularly. It makes me feel good to be connected to them even though we all don't live under the same roof anymore.

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I like making phone calls to family members. We are all scattered around, and catching up really makes me feel good.

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LIVE for today
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Things I do : warm shower, can;t stand truly hot water, but warm is helpful. Get a haircut, can;t do that every day though. Get my hair washed at the salon, special treat. Wear perfume. Family members are not fans of scents, but I love them, Can;t wear to work, due to student health issues, just around the house for me and the dogs. Eat an orange or grapefruit and not share it. A morning cup of coffee with friends in the teachers' lounge before work. Walk on the grass with the dogs.

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When I am really troubled, I pray for peace in my heart. It is amazing how when I can't see how anything could possibly get better, God shows me the way and puts joy in my heart.

My latest treat is to sit in our new hot tub. The heat makes me feel so much better after a stressful day. The hot tub is our Christmas present, Valentine's present, birthday....you get the idea. It is just a small corner model that is in our sun porch. Love it!

Playing with my grandkids always makes me feel wonderful! I love them so much and being with them is absolutely joyful!

You have to take care of yourself in order to be able to take care of others

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In the morning after coffee I go to the fitness center and do my daily workout. It really makes me feel good emotionally as well as physically A.couple of weeks ago I was ill and could not exercise and boy did I ever miss it. A good book makes me feel good also.

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I'm with you Judy, I love water aerobics. When I finish, I usually will sit in the sauna for about 10 minutes before I have my hot shower. I feel like a million bucks afterwards. emoticon


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Water aerobics and then right after that a real hot shower. I can move and do things the rest of the day without hurting in my joints so much.

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MAKE UP YOUR MIND
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You are NOT going to Sit

MAKE UP YOUR MIND
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Once in awhile I treat myself to a massage. It is the best thing ever...working on a computer and my neck and shoulders get so stiff...It is heavenly...

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Yes Bobbie!! I feel the same!! emoticon IAMAGEMLOVER I used to watch her too...still watch some of her shows on her network!! emoticon





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BIGREDANGEL I use to watch Oprah. I read at least 3 chapters in the book I am currently reading. I know it is something everyone does, but take a hot shower. I love my hot showers.

I love SparkPeople

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Are you talking about the Ellen Degenerous show? If so, I am so enthralled with her. She is so full of life and feel good energy you just can't help to be lifted up when watching her. She makes me laugh and cry and just plain ol' feel good about me and life. I don't think I spelled her name right.

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Watching Ellen lol I know probably weird to some of you but seriously I love that woman and for an hour every day, no matter how crappy my day is, I watch Ellen and laugh, cry and feel good even if it is for only an hour... emoticon



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Good answer Bobbie. that's the best.

physically, I take hot baths, avoid the foods that make me hurt, (dairy and the nightshade family in particular) and do my leg lifts to try to maintain my strength.

Guarding my tongue makes me feel better socially. Gossip and what the Bible calls vain jesting get me in trouble every time and I end up embarrassing myself.

I'd say walking, but it takes to long to make me feel better to count. LOL Hiking and sleeping under the stars are real energizers but not practical at this time of year.

Getting out in the sun works any time of year.

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all they ways, acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5-6


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Last night I met my son and his family for my birthday dinner....

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I do many things to make myself feel good. I do different things on different days to feel better then before. But, the one thing that I do the same each and everyday is open my heart and soul to the love and grace of Father God through Jesus my Savior and Lord.

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last night I gave myself a manicure

Life is happening now, not 10 pounds from now. ~Indygirl

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