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7/25/14 8:57 A

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Good morning team I hope everyone is ready to enjoy the day.

I also hope your weather is as FABULOUS as ours is here in Charm City. We are blessed with abundant sunshine and temps in around 85 !!!

Now get yourself out there and enjoy the day, fill you body with good healthy foods, be as active as possible and share kindness with those less fortunate, you both will benefit !!! Remember to smile, smile, smile !!!

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7/24/14 7:34 P

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Here's my idea for decluttering.

Have a yard sale with limited prices. ie: $1.00 table, $5.00 table, $10. table and then add a few buckets with 25 cent items. This will help you get rid of the things and to make a little money. Everything left over donate to Goodwill or Salvation Army or another charity of your choice.

When I moved from my full house to a one bedroom studio (downstairs) I only had 2 prices for everything 25 cents or $5 .......... everything sold !!!

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7/24/14 12:11 P

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Thank you Deb!!

Well, I have two very unattractive acme pimples on my face. Oh, I seem to be getting them a lot.

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7/24/14 8:45 A

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Good morning team and a THANKFUL Thursday to all. Take a moment today to acknowledge the things in your life that you are grateful for.

Stay positive and focused on your goals remember with God anything is possible. Have faith stay strong !!!

Congrats on your new job Sharon, good things are coming your way !!!

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7/23/14 11:57 A

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I sure did need and appreciate the comment CAT-IN-CJ left on my page today...boy did I need to read it.

I am so tired emotionally, so I am pushing myself to do things. I just wish I could get a message for my achy body, especially my lower back. Even my teeth hurt.

Well, I am going to be hired to watch three dogs and three cats while a sheriff and his family go on holiday. He told me that he is very careful about getting someone trust worthy and he had me checked out. So I am hoping that this will open the door to getting some more jobs.

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7/22/14 8:15 P

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emoticon emoticon Oh DEBIGENE, I honestly never thought of making small size cookies--what a great idea!!

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Hi team.

I had such a busy day at work today, many visitors today !!! It all started out busy at home too which caused me to run a little behind in my morning. It's all good now but I am spending a lot of time catching up on my SPARKING.

Maybe you can have your fruit already cut up in a bowl in the fridge to open and grab, or bake healthy cookies, there is such a thing you know, lol !!! Make them small and limit yourself to no more than four, that would probably equal 2 of regular size. Key is to trick your mind. SP has lots of healthy cookie recipes, check them out hon. Try your local hospital or doctor/vet or dental offices for a receptionist job they usually are only looking for PT help. Even local gyms need receptionists. Not sure what you maybe looking for but best of luck in your search. Keep me posted. Love your theme for today Throw It Out Tuesday !!!

Have a pleasant evening.

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7/22/14 10:18 A

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Oh, it has been a tough week and I have comforted myself with cookies these past few days. I get upset with myself I do not seem to make the right choice of eating a fruit or something more healthy. Now I have to work double hard to take off the weight I put on. When will I learn??

Can you believe that there are only nine days left in July. The summer is flying by and I so dislike seeing it move so quickly. This week I have not worked and it is very difficult for me. I am going to spend some time job hunting. I'd like a part-time job that I could work at 3 times a week. I'll see if I can find something. It is not easy these days to find a job.

Well, today I am having a toss it out Tuesday. Hope everyone has a great day!

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Hello team, wishing everyone a successful simple week ahead.

Remember you are the one in control of your choices !!!

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Hi everyone ... well another weekend is coming to an end and I hope you all have enjoyed yours in every way possible.

I had a fairly relaxing weekend after a Friday evening full of fun, good food and lots of dancing. Saturday I went to the Asian market and got all my produce, enough to last 2 weeks this time and today I made Zucchini Parmesan Fries and Zucchini Choco Chip Brownies. Both turned out delicious. Tis the season to make the best of all the seasonal veggies and fruits available and turn them into freezer type dishes that you can enjoy thru out the winter as well. Next week will make a 5 ingredient healthy Blueberry Cobbler.

Let's get ready for a new week ahead making healthy choices in food and fitness. As always let's stay focused on our goals and remain positive with a smile on our face.

Have a peaceful evening team.

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Sharon I do hope you can find something, anything that you can get your daughter involved in that leads her in the directions of good morals and faith in God.

I got my evaluation at work today and the highest score you can get is 5 and I got 4.2. i am very pleased with that and got high praises from my supervisor. We are suppose to get raises in Sept based on our evaluations so I hope I get a good one. I really need an increase as does everyone since we haven't had any in 4 years.

Tomorrow evening I am going to a Crab and Shrimp feast that my 2 BFF's are treating me too. I am looking forward to the evening together with them with some good food, cocktails, and dancing !!! Nothing set in stone for the weekend yet except produce shopping at the Asian market.

What's in store for you?

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My dear friend DEBIGENE. You have great ideas. I have been trying to get our pastor to get a youth group together. I even volunteered to head it. No luck. Now I think I am going to check one out at a near by church.

I finished cleaning that apartment today. It was hard work--moving lots of boxes and heavy furniture. My poor achy body!

Edited by: IAM_HIS at: 7/17/2014 (21:21)
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I can't help you regarding the camera as I do not own one myself.

Sorry that your daughter has no options for a role model ... what about your church? Can you get her into a youth group there? What about volunteer/community service work for her? Where is this rural place you live? If you have a lot of friends do not worry if others like you or not, that is their loss. I only have a handful of friends because that's all I can give myself too and that works for me. I have always made it a point to be different in my life regardless of what others think. Stand tall and be proud of who you are.

HUGS

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7/16/14 10:41 A

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DEBIGENEA, no big sister or big brother programs here in the sticks. Actually there is almost nothing for the youth around here. My daughter stayed over night at a friend's house. She just called me and was very disrespectful. I do believe you thinks she is being cool. Well, she will find out that you made the wrong choice. Her friend I do not like because she is sneaky and my daughter's teacher almost got fired from this girl's lies about him. I am keep close track of things, like how my daughter acts after being with her. Not only to I have to convenience my daughter, but also my husband.

Because my daughter is 100% Chinese and does not have a left hand, many of the kids her age have a negative attitude about the Chinese race and make unkind remarks about my daughter's missing left hand. Living in this rural area, where people seem to stay here and not travel much, does not open them up to today's global world. I honestly find it difficult living here. I feel so isolated. I am not very liked because I have a lot of friends who do not fit the mold the people around here like. Nor do I fit their mold or does my husband.

I will take some photos of my paper beads. I am hoping to get a digital camera so I can take a lot of photos and post them here and on my art workshop blogs. Anyone have a suggestion about a good, inexpensive camera to buy?





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Thanks for sharing.

Does your daughter have any younger than you but older than her role models, like a Big Sister.? You know like the Big Brother organization or perhaps a mentor from the church? That might help. Just a thought. I don't have any kids but I can def understand since she is only 13 ... hormones and everything else is raging at this age.

Your paper beading sounds so interesting, do you have any pics to post, I'd love to see them.

I have always been pretty much an organized person but moving many times in my life has helped keep me that way also.

Yes I have a parrot, actually he's a Dusky Conure; a smaller parrot. There are many. I got him when he was 3 months old in 2001 and he is extremely attached to me, like I am his mate. He talks and loves to be out of his cage on my shoulder or wondering around where he doesn't belong !!! His fav thing to do is play hide and seek. He is my pride and joy.

Gotta run for now I'm heading to dinner with a friend. Talk to ya soon. Hope you have a pleasant evening friend.

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Well, my daughter is 13. She is full of anger because she is adopted and has no idea who her birth parents are or why they abandoned her. Also, I am not her idea of what she wants as a mom. According to her, I am old and know nothing about life today.

I am hoping that counseling will help her to understand where her anger is coming from and how to cope with it instead of having it control her.

Boy there are times when I wish I could make an apartment upstairs for my husband to live in. He could deal with his messes and I could have a much cleaner living area downstairs.

I make my paper from paper that I already used or have received from someone. Also, I at times mix colored tissue paper with it. I started doing this because I make paper beads. This way my beads are not like anyone elses.

Wow, keeping a journal that long is great...awesome!!

Kekir is like yogurt, but you drink it. I learned to like it when I was in China. It is not hard to make, but I would like where the best place is to get the grains from.

DEBIGENE, I wish I was as organized as you are. No matter now hard I try, my husband does it the "David Way". Which is NOT ORGANIZED.

Tell me about your bird....I never had a parrot. Only fish, cats, dogs and a parakeet.

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You are welcome.
Since I do not know you very well - yet - how old is your daughter? I do hope the counseling works for both of you. Continue to leave it all in God's hands and He will provide the answers. Have faith in His plan for both of you. It is ultimately all up to Him anyway.

Your journal sounds interesting. I can't believe you really make your own paper, now that's doesn't sound so 'simply' to me, lol !!! I am quite satisfied with a blank book from the dollar store !!!
I have keep a journal since 1979 and it is def very good therapy. It has not all been in the same book as it obviously runs out and I have had to start a new one. The last many years I have not written as regularly as I use to but continue to write at various times when the spirit moves me. I try to update monthly at least.

You sound way more thrifty than I but then I don't do to much anyway. I live alone except for my parrot Dusky and work PT at a local hospital. But I do live quite simple. I really enjoy and appreciate the articles and posts you provide for the team. Not all are up my alley but most are quite interesting and provide valuable information. So thanks for sharing what you do with the team.

Now about that Kerfir ... I have no idea what it is ?????????? Sorry I can't help with that.

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Oh boy did you hit the nail on the head bulls eye DEBIGENE! Hope others read what you wrote.

As you know, I am going to counseling with my daughter hoping to get her to open up about her feelings. She is angry a lot which I sincerely believe comes from feeling rejected by her birth mother. I know that she must feel so much but cannot express her feeling. So hopefully a trained counselor can help her, as well as me.

Yesterday I started my journal writing and adding my drawings to it. It's fun and relaxing for me. I use scraps for my journal. A cereal box is the cover(of course I cover it) and the pages are made from scraps of paper I used for paper beads or paper that I made. I am also making Washi tape for my journals.

Been looking at the Kerfir I bought recently. It's expensive and I see that it is not as healthy as I thought it was. So I am looking to see where I can get organic, low pasteurized or raw milk. Then I have to get Kerfir grains. Do any one make Kerfir?

Thank you so much DEBIGENE for writing your feelings!!!

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Good morning team.

It really disappoints me that this team can not be active on a more regular basis. How do we expect to get to know each other if we don't have anything to say to each other? If we don't share what's going on in our lives we can not become friends and can not show support for something we might need assistance with. I make it a point to participate and comment when something of interest is posted from our team leaders.

I always enjoy ready the posts and learning about team members. I only belong to one other team and we are active everyday, if only just to stop by and say hello and give a little motivation to each other. I do understand when life gets in the way of our commitments but we just turn things around as soon as possible to get back on track.

I hope I have not offended anyone with my observations and comments. What do you say team can we make this team work? I love the concept completely but I'd love to get to know you all a bit better.



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I just wanted to say hello and welcome to you Polly. Hope to see you often here.

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PollyPoppins, so delighted to be again say Hello and Welcome!! So looking forward to getting to know you through your postings.

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Good morning ladies, it's TERRIFIC Tuesday !!!! Let's make it so !!!

Stay focused and keep a positive attitude on making the best possible healthy choices today in all we do. Take the time to put a little sunshine in someone else's life today. You'll feel better for it !!!

Have faith and stay blessed.

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Thinking about you Nancy and saying a prayer for you. Hope to hear that yu are feeling better today. I am wishing everyone a terrific Tuesday!

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Oh Nancy, I am praying for you. So sad to hear that you as so ill, especially with a bladder infection. May yu rest and heal quickly. emoticon emoticon

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Oh Nancy I am so sorry to hear you are so under the weather. I will keep you in prayer for a speedy recovery. Feel better soon.

Hope everyone will have a Beautiful Blessed Healthy Sunday.

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Well, I found out what my problem is. I have a very bad bladder infection and she said the infection was taking a toll on my body. Dehydrated, because I didn't want to have to go to the bathroom. Have spent the last 4 days under blankets, more clothes that I ever wear and on a heating pad to quit chilling. My fever was 102.6 at the dr. after hours clinic today. I did take a couple of aspirin Friday to take the edge off of the pain and raked hay. Got it done. But it didn't help me any. lol. Am on 2 different kinds of meds Just taking it easy. Unless I feel a lot better on Sunday....I will not go to church. We'll just have to see how it goes. A relief to know what it is and start working on it.

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Good morning and a Super Saturday to all.

I hope everyone had a fun day celebrating our freedom yesterday, I know I did and I got lots of walking in as well. Between walking up to the parade and then over to the fireworks I was exhausted by the end of the evening. But it was such an enjoyable day with family and friends.

Today I need to return my new scale to Walmart that is not working :-(, then later will spend time with a friend I haven't seen in a while.

Make your day full of good healthy choices ladies and have some fun !!!

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Hello team and a TERRIFIC Tuesday to all.

Sadly I only got a $10 a month discount at the Y which id nowhere near enough for me to continue. I just don't have an extra $40 a month. So I will search for other opportunities to work out with others in an affordable way. Hey when God closes one door, He opens another !!! (see my blog)

On a positive side I earned 20 points for the team today !!! What did you get ????????

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Hi Gals,

I was off computer last week to attend to my health and home. I let my place go when I was ill and felt well enough on Friday to do some chores. I made zucchini bread for friend's birthday on Saturday and went to aquarium with friend yesterday. My first outing in a year.

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I pray your Y application is approved so you can remain a member.

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Hello everyone.

I had a very fun busy day out yesterday, thrift store shopping with a friend. I found a pair of shoes from Nordstrum for just $6 that will be good for work. The we went to Home Goods, I love that store, and I found some good buys on food items that you just don't see everywhere. Then a trip to Wegmans for their fresh ground almond butter.

Later we had an early dinner at Red Lobster and I had their new Lobster Tacos (3) but I only ate 2 came with a small salad and a side (I choose fresh steamed broccoli). But I must confess I had 2 of those little yummy biscuits. Ice water for my beverage.

Just a lovely day out and about and today will be full of relaxation and good food choices with Dusky.

Have yourself a lovely healthy day as well.

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Tomorrow I will be working in the garden and doing new flower arrangements for church. Then Mass in the evening. Sunday I will visit with my sister and get in some swimming too.

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What are your plans for the weekend?

If it doesn't rain, we will be raking & baling hay on Saturday (hopefully).
Sunday, the same unless done...then, church services.

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Hello ladies. I hope everyone has enjoyed a FABULOUS Fun Friday.

I am enjoying the Y 3 nights a week and hope my application for financial assistance is approved so I can stay on. Without it I will have to cancel since I can't afford $51 a month. I will let you know as soon as I hear something.

What are your plans for the weekend? I am doing some running around tomorrow stopping here and there with a friend just to enjoy the day out of the house having some fun. We'll probably have a bit to eat out as well.

Gotta run ladies the Y will be waiting for me soon. Have a peaceful evening.

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You, too.

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Hope everyone enjoys their weekend.

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It's a wonderful and wacky Wednesday....a great day to have fun and laugh. Hope your day is going well!

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Good TERRIFIC Tuesday morning team !!!

What will you do to my your day TERRIFIC ???

I started my week off yesterday with good healthy food choices and my workout at the Y. Today will be another day of good healthy food choices and the another opportunity to make a difference in someone else's life.

Have a beautiful day ladies.

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Oh my, the day is flying by. My husband decided to change some things around and left me with a huge mess to clean!! When I saw everything all over I wanted to cry because I am a lot of pain today. It appears that every time I get the house super clean he messes it up. Housework to me is ever ending. My pets are much cleaner than my husband or child.

I am going to start getting very serious about my diet. Last night I looked up a problem I am having and found out that it is because of my weight, which is affecting the function of my liver. So God gave me a warning, how I have to take heed and do the work to get better.

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Hello ladies and a Happy Fun weekend to all.

I also cook and freeze serving sized meals on a regular basis. Usually on Sunday's I make at least one big meal and then divide it up to freeze. That way I can stay ahead on my stock pile.

Today it is a cloudy day with chances of brief showers off and on through out the day. I am going to a graduation party later and an evening with friends tonight. Trying to get some chores done in between fun. I have my priorities, LOL !!!

Hope you all are enjoying today in a healthy fit way.

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Hi everyone! It is a beautiful day here in southwestern Ohio. I think we will have rain this afternoon but for now it is great. I took a long walk this morning when it was cooler and I'll probably go out again about 8 or 8:30pm when it is just still light. The evenings are really nice because it is cooling down and it is a nice ending to the day.

Trying to come up with something good to make for dinner and finally decided on meatloaf since we need to use up some ground beef. I'm going to make it in muffin cups; I read a tip that said making it in the cups is best for portion control. So...one for me, 2 for hubby and 3 to freeze for a later meal. With it we are just going to have salad and a baked potato. Small for me, medium sized potato for him. As usual I'll eat a big salad just because I can!
It really helps that I enjoy a good salad. I only put balsamic vinegar on it.

Don't like cooking in this hot weather and I hate that I'm using the oven today but...........maybe that is why the air conditioner is running. Ha! I'm switching to the slow cooker tomorrow. That doesn't warm up the house.

Hope everyone has had a good week, as we TOPS members say, "See you lighter"! (Of course they've often seen me heavier the following week but I'm trying to change that!

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Well, I must be taking off weight because most of my pants are too big...this makes me feel good. Also, I noticed my tops are getting lose too!! Today I am in a lot of pain but I am pushing the moving and getting off my butt.

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Praying for you!!

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Good morning team today is Thankful Thursday and I am so thankful that I have joined the Y. I have never been to a gym before and enjoying it so far. This is only my 1st week but I am hoping to get approved for the financial assistance I applied for there so I can stay on, other wise I can not afford to go. I am taking advantage of this 30 days to get a good start at making fitness a part of my life.

So please say a pray for me that the FA will get approved and I can enjoy the benefits the Y has to offer.

Thank you and have a beautiful healthy thankful day !!!

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How is everyone doing? Love to hear from you!!!

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Hope you all are enjoying this Sunny Sunday!

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Good morning team, hope everyone has a Super Happy Healthy Sunday !!!

Make it so !!!

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Nancy so sorry to hear about your migraine. They sure are tough to deal with. My prayers are with you.

Well, I am trying to ease back. This time, I am working on being more balanced. I have been busy working on things in my personal life; time is flying by so quickly. Have learned that I need to take care of me more.



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Good morning and welcome to HUMP Day !!! That means the weekend is in sight now, LOL !!!

I sure hope this teams starts to get a little more active soon ..... I feel like I'm cheering myself on .

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Good morning and a Happy Marvelous Monday to all.

Let's make positive changes as we start another new week. Stay focused on your goals and keep a smile on your face. Take a moment to do something nice for someone else !!!

Make it happen team !!!

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Hello team.

It was another beautiful day in Charm City. I got our in the sunshine a bit, made a SP recipe, did a load of laundry watched the last leg of the Triple Crown race and enjoyed good healthy food. Well except for the last of the Edy's Slow Churned Ice Cream I had in the freeze. Now it's gone and no longer a temptation to me that I couldn't resist. That's the last time I buy that and kid myself !!!

I just love this ............

Live simply, Love Generously, Care Deeply, Speak Kindly; and leave the rest to God !!!

Relax now until tomorrow.

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I'm very sorry for not being around much...........my emotional state is not good and seems like everyone wants me to take care of them. lol

Will try to do better or change something.

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Hi all,
I have been on vacation (went to beach and to sons homes to see grandkids) and am finally home. Now I am tied up with taking my mom to all of her appointments.
I have been feeling pretty good considering (I have fibro, osteoarthritis, thyroid disease) but today pain level is up. This is the first day I have had to rest in a long while.
Just wanted to drop in and say hello. I am trying to simplify my life.....working in my yard a lot. Today I need to clean house and do a bit of decorating.

I bought a pretty juniper bonsai...do any of you have experience with bonsai? I hope I don;t kill it...I really like it.

Debi-what a wonderful thought on happiness...so true!

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Hello team, I'm SPARKING from work and had this thought to share with you all .........

True happiness is aquired by sharing love and being kind and giving to others. Experience the joy !!!

It's Thankful Thursday and I hope each of you are having a beautiful healthy blessed day.

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Hi ladies, what's going on with the team? Is it just good weather for being outside time instead of inside on the computer time? This I do understand but I would like to think that being somewhat active on the team would be of interest as well. I know I have been laxed in being here myself but I will do my best to get here a few times a week.

So how is everyone doing? I am still juggling the same 6 pounds up and down, losing a few and gaining a few !!! It's not what I want to be doing and I need to get my head back to where it was when I started . Oh I am nowhere near where I was in regards to weight but I just don't want to head in that direction either !!! I am still very conscious of what i eat but in the evenings I tend to stray from that and indulge with the sweets when in the beginning I wouldn't even think of doing that !!! I need to be there again .

So that's where I am ladies any suggestions I would be delighted to listen to and consider for sure !!!
I hope everyone is enjoying a pleasant evening. and by the way Happy Healthy June to all !!! Let's really get to SPARKING in June !!!

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Happy Memorial Day ladies. I do hope everyone has enjoyed the extra day off and has also taken some time to remember those living and gone for their bravery and protection each time they go out fighting for our freedom. Thank you !!!

I enjoyed yesterday at a cookout with friends and it was such a beautiful day to be outside. We played 2 games of croquet that gave me some fitness and was much fun. Today I moved the wrong way and my sciatica kicked in so I didn't go out today. The pain pill and muscle relaxer made me a bit groggy and I thought it best just to rest it anyway. I did manage to get some healthy cooking in during the time off to freeze in serving sizes and have ready for meals in the future.

All in all it was a good healthy time off. Enjoy the rest of the evening team.



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Good beautiful morning ladies !!!

I had a simply wonderful day yesterday thrift shopping with a friend then lunch and finally a trip to the Asian Market for produce !!! Once home I enjoyed a peaceful evening with Dusky. I had the day off to stretch a long weekend into 4 days. No other plans at this time but that could change anytime. I will start off by doing laundry and getting it out of the way.

It sounds like you had a lovely time at the beach Sarah. I so agree there's nothing like being near the ocean's edge. I've lived 3 hours from the Atlantic all my life and a day trip was always doable and done often !!! Love it !!! Sorry I can't help you with the bonsai project but I'm sure there is plenty to learn about it and you will find what you need to know to be successful with it.

Have a blessed day friends and do what you need to do to make this a healthy fun holiday weekend. Do take a minute to remember what it is all about !!!

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HELLO! I hope you are going well. I am at youngest sons house. His ex has refused him to see his daughter again....this whole thing stinks. He is heartbroken.

I am beyond tired after the long drive today.....traffic was horrible. For some reason I have just not been able to get online before it got late today....

My beach vacation was awesome....the ocean was so beautiful....the sand so white, nice crisp breeze, warm sun...what else could one want?

I was home 3 days before coming to sons house....I must have been exhausted as all I did was sleep. I didn't get anything done. When I get home my grass is going to be 10 feet tall.

In trying to simplify things have been hard since I have been traveling so much. But I still try to take things as they come,,,,,to really enjoy things during the day....to slow down. Simply LIVE!
Once I am home for good I have several projects I want to start.

Any of you know anything about Bonsai? I bought a bonsai tree and would LOVE and info. I just repotted it today in a ceramic square pot...it looks awesome. This is my first bonsai but I have really loved them for a long while now.

Debi-Love your encouragement thought.....

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Good morning ladies and a beautiful THANKFUL Thursday to all.

Here's my thought for today ..............

ENCOURAGEMENT ...... it's a powerful thing, who will you encourage today?

SPARK on team !!!

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Hello team. Boy time really does slip away before we know it's gone. Once again I am sorry for my absence and want you to know I am trying harder to make the best choices in all I do to stay on track. I really don't know why I have gotten off course and think it's ok for me to eat thing that are not good for me and to eat too much of it as well !!! I know there have been some ups and downs that I have been going thru' but not heavy things compared to what others have going on in their lives. But I guess to each our own and mine is mine whether it measures up to anyone else or not !!! I am the one that needs to work it out and come to terms with whatever it is that has a slight grip on me at this time. Sounds like I have a little searching to do huh ???

Now that I have had this little heart to heart with you all I will take a long look in the mirror and make some adjustments to get where I need to be.

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Debi - Good for you and your family in making up quickly! You are right prayer helps. It is terrible when disagreement causes a rift in a family that lasts for years or maybe never heals.

You put God and family first over hurt or anger; the right thing to do!
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I really like the picture of you with your bike; it is time to get mine out of the garage.

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Good morning team, today is Thankful Thursday and I am sure we all have lots to be thankful for, right !!! Take a moment just to think about them, be grateful and give thanks.

I am so very thankful today that my Bro and SIL and myself have resolved a falling out we had over the weekend. We prayed about it and came to a peaceful, loving and understanding resolution. If you give it up and leave it in God's hands we just need to follow His lead to the answers.

Walk in peace and love today ladies.

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Hi friends, I haven't been by as often as I'd like lately either. It seems like this time of year is extra busy after the long, slow winter.
This week our daughter and her husband are visiting from New Hampshire; it is so great to get to spend time with them. It is way too far from Ohio to New Hampshire and we don't get to see them often so getting on Spark has not been a priority.
I hope you are all enjoying a beautiful spring. We finally got some hot days and tonight we have been under a tornado watch but don't think there is going to be anything more than thunder and lightening. The watch may actually be over by now.
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Hello team.

WOW I am so sorry it has been a few days again since I've stopped in. The weekend was a very lazy one for me and I just hung low around the house. Parents were at the beach with oldest bro and his wife for the weekend so I didn't talk to her for Mothers Day until last night. Work has been busy and the weather has been lovely with bouts of rain interfering !!! Have started riding my bike but not enough but will get in a grove soon. Lost 1 pound last week and am trying to stay on track each with healthy choices in all I do.

That's really about all I got to share tonight but will be sure to get here more often to keep up to date. I do hope everyone is doing well and keeping on track and motivated to make the best decisions possible.

Sweet dreams tonight ladies.

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Hello and good morning ladies.

The weekend has finally arrived and I am starting it off by enjoying a beautiful sunny morning. Weather reports said we were to get rain today so I hope to get out before that happens. I have lots of laundry on my to do list first. I did some essential shopping last night so I don't have that to do today. Funds are very tight until payday next week so however I end up spending the weekend it will not include spending money !!!

Hope your weekend is full of good things that make you happy ladies. Make it happen !!!

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It is a fabulous Friday. I stopped by Spark today after being absent for over a month, pleasantly surprised by the tracking, etc. changes and returning next week.

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Good idea Deb, I'm going to make this a day of multiple random acts of kindness! emoticon

I also like the idea of checking with hospitals and nursing homes to see if they can use the books or have an opportunity to sell them.

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Good morning team, yes it's FABULOUS Friday .... TGIF !!! Now what are you gonna do to make this day as FABULOUS as you can ???

Me I'm aiming to make it special for someone else today, now how FABULOUS is that idea ???

Let's go team make it happen !!!!

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Hello team !!! I had no internet service until after 8pm last night so sorry I didn't get here for WONDERFUL Wednesday ... good thing I guess because it wasn't, LOL !!! . That no good lousy verizon company !!!! I have had nothing but problems with them for the last year and they have the nerve to keep asking me to upgrade to fios !!!! I told them yesterday when they are ready to give it to me free I will take it until then just repair what I am paying for !!!! I was so angry .... but now it is working and i am delighted to be here. I just do not function if I can't SPARK !!!

So today is THANKFUL Thursday and I am thankful that I was able to SPARK today, LOL !!! It's the little things in life !!!

Hey Wanda, the hospital I work at takes in used books and magazines. The books are resold for practically pennies and the magazines are given to inpatients if they are interest. The books sold are done by the Ladies Auxiliary and the magazines by the Volunteer Services Dept. ...... just thought this might be a way to put your purging to good use if your interest.

It's a beautiful sunny warm day here in Charm City and I am getting ready to go out and have a spin on my bike. I hope you all have had a lovely day and will enjoy a pleasant evening as well.

TTFN

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Well, Terrific Tuesday sounds great but what goes with Thursday?? emoticon

Anyway today is my day to finish purging books from the shelves in my guest room. I have books everywhere and some of them simply must go! Today it is cookbooks, so hard to let them go!

My daughter is coming for a visit tomorrow. Can't wait to see her and I don't want her to think I've fallen into hoarder hell. LOL Actually that is funny because every room in the house is neat - I just have a terrible weakness for books and I read everything. When I get to the point where they no longer fit in the shelves I have to go through the house and purge.

I feel so lucky to spend a whole week with her. She and her husband live in New Hampshire which is a long haul from Ohio. We only get up there twice a year.

The gardens look great and I am so enjoying summer. Need to pick some flowers for vases tomorrow.

You are right, Deb, Looking for the positive brings us a positive attitude and that transfers energy to all our efforts - even to losing weight!

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Good day friends. Yes it's Terrific Tuesday ..... make it so, it's up to you !!!

Starting my days off SPARKING and reading the daily emails and articles gets me going and keeps me positive and motivated to make each day as healthy as possible. Some days life gets in the way but it will regardless so I just have to deal with it and keep on SPARKIN' !!!

I try each day to stay positive and keep a smile on my face. I want you to know that I am also trying to smile in the mirror and pep talk myself during my morning ritual in the bathroom and will keep you posted on how that is working out. I am convinced that a positive attitude is medicine to the soul and body. Look for the positive in EVERYTHING !!! It works !!!

Have a Terrific Positive Tuesday ladies !!!

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Shar, I find house work does the same good thing for me as well-helps me organize my thoughts as well.

Deb, thank you for your cheerful messages. They make my day!
Have terrific Tuesday.
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Hoping to clear out some more clutter today--both in my house and in my thoughts.

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Good morning team, what will you do to make this a MARVELOUS Monday????

I will be starting my walking group tonight !!

Make it happen team !!!


ps ......... remember prayers for Sharon.

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emoticon emoticon Deb!
I'll look up the7e recipe. Do you think it will freeze well?
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Good evening ladies.

I spent the afternoon at the state park with my bro and SIL and had a lovely day. I made the SP featured recipe from yesterday Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese to take with me and it was well received by all. I highly recommend it.. It was delicious !!! I start the walking group tomorrow and Thursdays and am looking forward to it !!!

I hope everyone has had a good healthy day and is ready for a new week tomorrow.

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Good weekend morning ladies !!!

I hope everyone has a beautiful healthy fun filled weekend and makes decisions to include some fun activity as fitness as well.

Make it happen team ... you can do it !!!

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Sharon, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers,
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I hope you feel the double hugs.
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Hello team, sorry I was not able to get here yesterday, it was a hectic day altogether. But it is over and I have made it here tonight.

I am trying to catch up with all the SP mail, SP friends and post to the 2 teams I am active on. Not to mention things at home that need attention and of course work. But it's all good and I acknowledge all that I am blessed with.

I want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers for healing and comfort. Stay positive and hang in there. Continue to build your faith stronger each day and know that our Lord and Savior is walking the path with you.

Keep it simple !!! and God Bless you all.

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I came home from the hospital, trying to get my laundry caught up and Sora, takes my WET clothes out of the washing machine, then starts doing his laundry. I can tell him one million times that is NOT ACCEPTABLE and he ignores me. He is becoming less cooperative as it gets closer to his going home. 56 more days left! It really is another stresser to me right now. Wish I were stronger.

Thank you for being such an awesome team!!

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emoticon Debbie for your wonderful advice. I'll try to find some SP recipes. The idea about the snacks is a good one too. I'll let you know how things turn out for better or for worse.
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Hello team, sorry time has gotten away from me and I missed a few days here. I hope everyone is doing well and has had a great start to May, so Happy May Day ladies !!!

The sun was shining so bright and it was such a beautiful day, even though I was at work I could see the Lord's beauty through all the windows and enjoyed it completely. As I left work there was a big downpour but ended before I got home and now the sun is shining again !!! One more day till the weekend, WOO HOO !!!

Nancy, may I suggest a day of cooking a nice big meal or 2 and then freeze them in portioned servings (zip lock bags work great). Then you can eat less prepackaged processed foods. I try to do it most Sundays and then have a stock on hand for those days that I just don't feel like cooking dinner .... ha already done in the freezer and it's my cooking so I know it's healthy !!! I also repackage any snacks I buy into portioned servings as well. Just makes the journey to live healthier a bit easier.

Ok good to see everyone and I wish you all a lovely evening. Stay blessed !!!

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Though a big struggle, I'm trying to plan my meals and count calories. I love to cook if I have friends in, but I live on my own. I usually resort to frozen foods and processed foods. I have mae a deal with myself to make plans for two weeks and use fresh ingredients. Wish me luck.
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Good evening ladies.

Nancy I hope you are feeling much better by tomorrow and this has passed.

I am done with all the birthday celebrations and the unhealthy foods that have been plentiful. My body is craving good healthy foods so I will wash the yuck away with lots of water and eat the good stuff from here on out !!!

Tomorrow is a new day !!! Hooray !!!!

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I woke up at 5:30 a.m. sick. Can't keep anything down....except half a piece of toast. Definitely not fun and I don't have time for this. lol

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