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10/24/14 7:21 P
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It's Friday Daina ... Everyone should be great emoticon

I am doing pretty good. I hope everyone else is emoticon

Tiffie :-)

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10/24/14 5:26 P

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Been a while since I have been on, How is everyone?

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10/24/14 12:29 A
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The angst from last weekend is easing. Just in time for a wonderful weekend.

Tiffie :-)

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10/23/14 11:50 A

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I am having a good day. I exercised, played the flute and read and this afternoon I am going to a music thing. Tonight I am going to sing in the choir( a rehearsal) I had a light breakfast and a light lunch. I feel pretty good! ( and coming from me that means a lot)

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10/22/14 8:03 P

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Hi Pinkmeowcat
Congratulations on your wedding! I hope your stepdad is OK

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10/22/14 2:59 P

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Welcome back. You have been VERY busy with some of life's most stressful events happening all at once. You are strong, you are capable and you can get through this. When life comes crashing down, it's hard to listen to someone suggest that you take baby steps to get your life back in order, but small steps lead to big successes. Keep plugging along. Love and Hugs. We're here for you. emoticon

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10/22/14 2:38 P

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I haven't been here in a while. It's been crazy. I got married and had my reception this past weekend. I am so glad that's over with!

I was doing well until I got some unexpected news about my stepdad today. He will have to get surgery to remove spot on his pancreas. We don't know if it is cancer or not. So now I have that on my mind.

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10/20/14 11:09 P

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Congratulations on successes this week. Isn't it amazing how we all just keep pushing forward? I'm inspired by everyone's day to day efforts that contribute so much to each person's family. Thanks, everybody for the support you give us all and your hugs and encouragement. You are the best!!

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10/20/14 4:25 P

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Congratulations PASTOR_HEATHER on your good vibes and your weight loss. One pound a week is what is considered healthy losing.

Monday has dawned rainy and overcast here. I got out early and took my daughter to the laundromat, so that she could do her laundry. I have yet to get out and get in my walk for the day. I need to do that, but I am waiting for the weather to lift a bit. I should be making that trip around the neighborhood soon. Sending out positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Just take it one day at a time. Take care and God bless, Deb

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10/20/14 12:57 P

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This weekend was one of the best I've had recently, emotionally. The whole family was "in-sync" and happy. I'm still riding high on that, so Monday isn't bothering me much. :) Plus, I lost my first pound!

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10/14/14 1:41 A

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Today was pretty laid back and I got a lot accomplished. I was able to get one grandson to school and the other to his dental appointment. Other than getting family members where they need to go this week, I have little planned. I would like to get to the gym and do some work on the elliptical and the treadmill. We'll have to see how this week pans out with everyone else's schedule. At least I am breaking my sugar habit and am eating right again. Sending out positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb emoticon

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10/12/14 2:06 P

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I especially like Sundays. It truly is a day of rest. I've been anxious about returning to work this week after a 3-month medical leave. I know it will be fine once I get there because I have missed my friends and co-workers sooo much and I love my job. It gives me energy just walking into the building. This week's schedule also includes appts with PCP for release back to work and medication adjustments, results of colonoscopy, and apptment with Pain Mgmt to review medications. Altho the scale hasn't moved much, after 2.5 months of daily toning, exercise and toning, cardio and dance routines, (jump rope, too ) I will be able to squeeze into my uniform by Thursday. WooHoo!!

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10/11/14 9:14 P

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Today has been a pretty good day. I am fighting a head cold thanks to the change in the weather. October weather is now upon us. There has been intermittent rain from the wee hours to continue throughout the evening. Tomorrow is supposed to give us a break from the rain, but not from the clouds. Monday the real cold front will move in and the October monsoon will begin in earnest. I hope that this cold doesn't drag on and on. Sending out positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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10/11/14 7:16 P

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Today was a pretty good day. I went to the movies and had a good time ( I saw "Gone Girl" it was good) I felt challenged when I was at the movies but I persevered and now I feel good.
I also got out with someone my own age which my psychotherapist told me to do. ( I live in an assisted living residence.)

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10/9/14 4:10 A

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Today will be almost the end of the beautiful weather we have been having - very sunny and in the mid 70's. The rains will move in on Friday night/Saturday morning. I don't know how long it will rain this time. Several days I am sure. I have to take both my grandson's to school this morning which makes for an early day for me. Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them today. Take care and God bless, Deb

HEALTH4LIFE2012, Congratulations on being able to negotiate through some heavy stress and still feel "with it" and able to take on anything that comes your way! Great attitude. I hope that you did get to bike to work today.

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10/8/14 8:35 P

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I am feeling some heavy stress lately and only a couple of times felt hopelessly stuck. I felt good enough to bike to work and I am feeling pretty positive today. I feel "with it" and able to take on anything that comes my way. I am even thinking of biking tomorrow to work since I didn't really exercise last week or bike to work.

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10/7/14 8:06 P

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Congratulations, Pink!

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10/7/14 7:18 P

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Thank you everyone! I'm super excited because we are staying in the mountains over the weekend and will get to relax. I'll try to add pics this weekend and next after the reception.

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10/7/14 3:44 P

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First let me say thank you skinnymelisa for your comments. Today wasn't bad (though last night was rough.I did my walk and practiced and read my bookclub book and went to Macy's. I didn't spend too much money and that was good too. My discomfort with people was survivable. I am getting better but it takes time and it's difficult. I tried to enjoy the day. One day at a time.

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10/7/14 1:22 A

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Awesome news Pink! Would be lovely if you could post a pic or two. I love weddings :-)


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10/6/14 12:24 P

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I've been pretty lazy lately. I'm doing pretty good. I am getting married Friday and am shockingly not stressed about it.

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emoticon DREAMED1! I often have the same problems. There will be days I don't leave the house because I'm afraid of the world around me. There are other days I won't get out of bed or shower. You've done something great!

Yesterday was a major lazy day for me. I didn't get off the couch and eat all day. I was telling myself that tomorrow will be better. So far so good. I have an appointment with my therapist today and it always makes me feel better.

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10/4/14 12:30 P

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I am having a good day. I walked, showered and practiced the flute this morning. Even doing these things is an accomplishment for me. I will also go to a movie. My problems with people ate ok today

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Good Morning team!

I slept in this morning until 10 am. I must have really needed the sleep. I hope everyone has a wonderful relaxing Saturday.

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10/4/14 11:01 A

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You will learn a lot from "I Tried" and will have a lot of regrets with "If Only". Don't simply wish for a happy life. You must build it. -- Dodinsky.



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10/3/14 1:32 P

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So glad it's Friday!

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TGIF. Today started out as a dreary rainy day but I soon turned into a gorgeous day. I done a few errands this morning and I have few more to this afternoon. After going home, hubby called and wanted me to go redbox and get a few movies. Why couldn't he call me when I was out? It always happens!

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10/2/14 7:41 P

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Doing pretty well. Back to exercising and that always helps with things. Somehow, even posting onto this thread helps!

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Today is going to be a little warmer than yesterday so I plan on a little walk. emoticon

Deb - That's great you got your new fridge. I couldn't image not having one int he house.

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10/1/14 5:01 A

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We got the new fridge and it is a nice one. Now we can keep food in the house again and will be able to make our own meals from scratch. Living out of a cooler is no fun. I will try to get to the gym today, now that I do not have to stay home waiting on the landlord to figure out the refrigerator problem. I really need to get to the gym. It has been too many days without decent cardio to make me feel better. The rains are supposed to stop today and that will be a help too. Normally I walk outside when I can't get to the gym, but it has been raining and I am not dedicated enough to brave the thunderstorms. So, strength training at home and cardio at the gym today. That should help make me feel a bit better about myself. Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them today. Take care and God bless, Deb

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I'm so excited, I felt good enough to exercise today since I got sick! I feel so much better with my depression and anxiety when I exercise. I also tend to make better food choices when I can still feel my muscles are sore. :)

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9/30/14 3:45 A

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I have a big day today. We are getting a new refrigerator. I am so excited. We have been without a fridge for six days. Finally, the landlord is doing something about the problem. I'm also taking both grandsons to school and my daughter to work this morning before the fridge delivery. Busy,busy morning. Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Hope that all are having a happy and productive week. Take care and God bless, Deb

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9/29/14 4:16 P

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I had a pretty good day. I kept bust and went out. My little victory for the day was not letting people bother me so much. I did ok.

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I am feeling well enough to work today! So far so good! Thanks for the SparkGoodie, that was really sweet. This is a really great group and I'm glad I've found it!

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Good Morning! So far so good this morning. I'm feeling motivated and ready to get this day going. I just hope the motivation stays with me for the rest of the day.

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9/28/14 7:59 P

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I've been sick all weekend, which sucks because exercise helps with my depression and anxiety. But I have felt good in those regards. Still eating well, just no exercise right now.

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9/27/14 8:39 P

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It has been a fairly decent day outside today. The sun is out and the temperatures are mild. The leaves are turning up the Gorge, but not so much in town yet. I was able to get my daughter to work on time this morning even though we woke up late. I had both grandsons so the day has been busy. I am really beginning to feel Fall in the air. Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Deb

Healthforlife, I'm sorry that you have been so sick. I hope that the antibiotics do help you out without adversely affecting you stomach. It's great that you are not letting the weather get you down. Bad weather can really get to me too. I hope that you are feeling better soon.

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I am having a rough couple of weeks. I am fight a sinus headache/infection thing. I finally gave up and am on antibiotics. they usually make my stomach issues worse. I am just glad to be back at work. I felt a lot of stress this week to catch up on work or errors from the week before when i was so sick i couldnt work. i feel discouraged about a lot of things but am trying to increase my exercise and not let the overcast weather get me down. I wasn't feeling up to biking to work this week so i have to make up for that with either walking the dogs or an exercise video.

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9/26/14 9:39 P

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DREAMED1 emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Good for you!!!! That is definitely a mega victory!

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Today everything went wrong but I wasn't that affected. Someone actually got mad at me but I pretty much shrugged it off. Which is actually incredible for me. My psychotherapist told me to look for small victories but I think this was a pretty substantial one.

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I seem to be riding a roller coaster of late. I am trying to increase my exercise to give me a boost. I really want to have a solid strategy for dealing with winter. I am going to have to spend more time at the gym if we have a winter like last year! Yikes!
Other than that, I am cool...

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I have to get everyone to work and to school today. That makes for a very pleasant Friday for Grandma, I get some alone time. We are going to be in the low 70's today with partly sunny skies for the day launching the weekend. I hope that you all have a wonderful weekend. Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them! Take care and God bless, Deb

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Today is a vast improvement over yesterday. It is just overcast with a chance of showers until tonight when the onslaught will hit. Rain in the forecast for today and tomorrow. We will see some sun over the weekend. It's a good time to hit the gym. With the inclement weather the gym is a safe haven. I think that I will be making my way over there later in the day. I hope that everyone is having a nice Thursday. Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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Good Morning Friends! Hope you have a great and awesome Thursday!!! Hugs to you all emoticon

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9/24/14 10:30 P

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Spent the morning in out patient surgery with my grand son. He is home and doing fine after his experience. Taking both grandsons to school in the morning, then on to the gym. I hope that the weather clears and there is no more rain to contend with tomorrow. There's a beautiful pink sunset this evening. Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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I had a gain this week, and that kinda got me down. But, I am still keeping up, still keeping motivated, and trying to move on.

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Today was much better than Sunday. I kept busy and went to Sears. I did well with my discomfort with people. I am also using what someone said about going to Church. They said it brought them peace. Inspired by that I will keep going.(Thank You!)

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Today has been a pretty good day. I've been trying to do more (work, school, eating well and exercising) and that has helped me out of this funk.

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I have been doing ok. Right now I am focused on getting all my water in and sleeping at least 7-8 hours every night. I believe that the sleep will help me deal with my mood swings.

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9/23/14 12:12 A

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Hi FATCRISMATIC!! I just love your attitude and your enthusiasm. The researchers are right, if you keep smiling you do begin to feel better. I like your mantra Happy, Happy, Happy. You cheer me right up with your positive posts. I am definitely ready to wear a smile for the evening and when I get up in the morning I will start my day with a smile. Thank you for the reminder that wearing a smile will turn your frown upside down. Smiling your way to success is possible! Keep thinking positively. People who are consistently optimistic have much less stress and do succeed at a better pace than those who don't. Thank you again for voicing the optimistic approach. You are helping to make a positive difference in my thinking. Take care and God bless, Deb emoticon emoticon



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9/22/14 8:49 P

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Just saw this in an article I read here on SP.

"Fake it till you make it. Researchers have found that the simple act of smiling seems to activate happiness centers in the brain. Keep smiling and in time, your mood will match your facial expression."

I'm willing to try how about you?
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HAPPY! HAPPY! HAPPY!
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Building my bucket list and enjoying the ones I've accomplished!!! I quit smoking and have visited 34 out of 50 states. But I want to see the grand canyon, smithsonian institute, eat lobster in Portland Maine, a train trip for two months down the east coast then rent a car to other states I have not been to in the South and have enough money to thoroughly enjoy Vegas or Atlantic City and I'm sure I will think of other adventures.


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9/22/14 8:32 P

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Hi everyone,
Thanks DEBTEVELDAHL for the encouragement. I'm working hard but with no pressure to stay happy or neutral. I know the exercise will be an excellent start along with keeping track of my food.

by the way - I don't diet (i'm not dying) I livett (since i'm living).

I think going to church is important for peace of mind. I myself try to meditate a few minutes a day. It could just be my -happy! happy! happy!- or my eyes closed and forcing myself not to think anything for several minutes.

My new thing is music. Just got my first mp3. Wow that is great! I used it on the treadmill and I don't just walk I wiggle to the music. I'm finally getting over that sdomeone may see me. I figure they may never see me again and if they do perhaps a smile will come across.

Very hard to get over what others think when they look at me. But I'm improving. I mentally look back and think "I just don't care what your thought are."

I love Frank Sinatras song "I gotta be me". Haven't heard it look it up on the web and listen. It's a great mantra for me.

Have a great week!
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Building my bucket list and enjoying the ones I've accomplished!!! I quit smoking and have visited 34 out of 50 states. But I want to see the grand canyon, smithsonian institute, eat lobster in Portland Maine, a train trip for two months down the east coast then rent a car to other states I have not been to in the South and have enough money to thoroughly enjoy Vegas or Atlantic City and I'm sure I will think of other adventures.


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Awesome, MYKKISU! When I first went to my doctor I felt so relieved to know that everything is ok and there is help out there.

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I went back to the counselor for the first time in 14 years today. It felt good to be heard. It felt good to know that I'm not bad for feeling numb. I'm ready to move forward with my life and stop being stuck in the past. emoticon

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9/22/14 5:36 A

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The plan this morning is to get my daughter to work on time and then get my grand son to school on time. Micah is getting used to school and we are hearing him talk more and more each day that he spends time in Headstart. I think that his teacher, Mrs. Archla is brilliant when it comes to dealing with autistic children. I am happy that he's learning and it shows. So, today should be a very good day. Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb emoticon

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HI Dreamed1, I think church can be good and helpful if you have a supportive church. I go and know I am loved and supported even when I am completely depressed. That helps. I can go and not be all fake happy. If I had to pretend to be happy all the time it would be tough.

I take Wellbutrin and a prescription folate that my psychiatrist prescribed that really seems to help, along with samE, which he also suggested. This is the combo that finally worked for me after trying a bunch of different meds that only added to my weight issues.

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9/21/14 2:09 P

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I've been doing pretty good lately. There were a few days this week that I felt down, but I'm feeling much better now. Exercising makes a huge difference!

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9/21/14 12:51 P

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emoticon I hope you feel happier soon! I know the feeling myself, but have medicine now to help me. Is medication an option for you? I take Zoloft and it makes me feel normal, although they all work differently for everyone there might be one right for you.....@dreamed1

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I am feeling depressed. I just went to church and despite my best efforts I didn't much out of it. I cannot concentrate but think of what everybody around me must be thinking. But I did survive and my therapist said not to go down this track. But is going to church worth it? She also told me to get out. I just don't know

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9/15/14 11:42 A

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Today is going to be another hot one. We are expecting temperatures in the 90;s. The weather should change within the next few days, since they are predicting rain by the weekend. The temperatures aren't going to drop that much, perhaps into the high 70's. Must be thunderstorm weather. We already have wildfires burning here in Oregon. We don't need anymore lightening strikes to set the dry timber on fire. Got the kids off to school this morning. Hopefully they will both have great days. I will be getting out to go to the gym later this morning. It will be the first time in several weeks, so I am looking forward to the trip. Sending positive energy and hugs to those that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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9/15/14 11:09 A

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I am starting of really drained today. I have a feeling that a nap will be necessary today. I thought I slept well but my body feels different. Coming out of a Fibro flare from the weekend and am hoping to get in more exercise in. My goal is still getting in 8000 steps in a day a week long.

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Hi everyone,

Managed to get the car out of the shop only to find out that they didn't fix the right passenger side headlight along with all the other work they did. They are closed on Sundays and Mondays, so I left a message on their voicemail and hopefully they will take care of it on Tuesday when they return to the office. That was disappointing, but I'm sure that they will make it right. I have a very busy week ahead, so I am getting the grandson straightened around for school in the morning. Bath taken and clothes all laid out for the school day. Backpack is packed too. We had a hot weekend, but it will cool off a bit now.

FATCRISMATIC, I have made some personal promises to myself. I have decided to get to the gym on a regular basis now that the kids are in school and to lose 20 pounds by January 2015. If I exercise and use the nutrition tracker, I am sure that these are goals which can be met. Kudos to you for making yourself a priority and making appointments with a personal trainer. We all need some sort of motivation and a personal trainer will give you that.

I hope that everyone has a productive and enjoyable week ahead. Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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Researched antidepressants and what I could take to pick me up to a more positive way of life. Most put weight on. I already take welbutrin so I decided to find another way.

At my gym I hired a trainer to keep me accountable for at least two visits a week to the gym. My first goal is to up my serotonin by exercise. The trainer is aware of all my goals, but I stressed this as #1.

This was the only solution I could think of without more pills and a physcologist. I know what is wrong. I journalled what my life is now and what will make me happy. Weight loss, a residence move to where I really would like to live, and not let little things in life become an issue.

I'm proud of myself because in the last 21 months I have kept unnerving relationships at bay. It made a big difference to my stress.

So now to keep the above promises to myself is very important.

Has anyone else made promises to their self to improve some personal aspect of your life?


Building my bucket list and enjoying the ones I've accomplished!!! I quit smoking and have visited 34 out of 50 states. But I want to see the grand canyon, smithsonian institute, eat lobster in Portland Maine, a train trip for two months down the east coast then rent a car to other states I have not been to in the South and have enough money to thoroughly enjoy Vegas or Atlantic City and I'm sure I will think of other adventures.


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9/12/14 6:26 A

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I have a busy morning today.I have to take my granson, Blaine to school. It is the first day of Headstart for my grandson,Micah and I need to take him to school too. They have family pictures today as well, so I will be having my picture taken with Micah and his Mom. I have to have the car into the shop by 11 am. It needs a new headlight and to be serviced. I hope to be finished with all the errands and the car by 2 pm. It will be a good day weather wise. Clear and sunny with a high of 86 degrees. Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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feeling okay today. Got up early this morning and helped the children with school. I havent done my exercise yet but will this afternoon. I have a lot of emails to read which makes me feel good to have so many spark friends. Thank you

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9/10/14 8:35 P

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Thank heavens for miracles! My migraine was gone this morning when I woke up. That has been destroying my week for the past three days, but is now a thing of the past. Had fun taking my Grandson and daughter to the water park and playground today. Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them! Take care and God bless, Deb

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I am staying positive, there is always something, right? Some days I have to look a little harder than others, but finding something positive each day is one of my goals.

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I've been doing really badly managing my depression lately, but thank goodness, I have a dr.'s appointment on Friday, so I'll talk to him about it then. In the meantime, I took my first self defense lesson, and I must say, it was empowering! My muscles are really feeling it, but my mind is feeling a lot better!

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Henry David Thoreau


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Today has been a beautiful day, but sort of ruined by a migraine I just can't seem to shake. It has been very pleasant outside, sunny and in the mid 70's. I've kept the TV off today to try to help with my sensitivity to sound. I am hoping that when I wake up in the morning the migraine will be gone. Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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Yesterday was not good at all. Thought about my baby Travis who would have been 18 this year and seeing his footprints and after that everything went downhill. Today I am doing better. I'm in a better mood, but I was still a little tired. So instead of eating a ton of junk food I took a nap which helped a lot. No use eating a ton of junk when you trying to diet!

Hope everyone else is having a great day today. Stay positive and strong. If anyone ever would like to talk and you see that I'm online give a shout out. emoticon

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So far, so good. The week has been uneventful, and I navigated Monday without a hitch. Monday's for me are so very, very difficult for me, so when I get through one without overeating or drinking wine, I can feel good about the rest of the week. God is good!

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I am starting out really slow this morning. Having trouble waking up completely....I finally got my refills of my medication in yesterday so now I just need to wait for things to level back out again. I will be working on getting in my steps/exercise in today soon, which usually makes me feel a little bit better. Hope everyone has a great day, remember to SMile!

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yesterday was okay but once it got dark things started to go downhill, i was very low in myself for most of the evening, didn't sleep well and woke up late today which has knocked me out of whack. Feeling a bit better now though.

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Not a good day today. Sidelined by a huge migraine. I still have it even though it is 11: 00 pm at night. I hope that it goes away by tomorrow. Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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It's now monday evening. Turned out to be a good day. Sure wish there were more of these. There was one very odd thought but I was able to not let it destroy my day and I was able to continue folding the laundry without breaking into tears. I call that some kind of break thru.

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If I ate as good for dinner as I do for breakfast I would be doing great.

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doing pretty well today. I have gotten in 8.000 steps this morning, and have my exercise completed for today. Its sunny and warm here but can't wait for the fall like weather to begin. I prefer fall, spring and winter than the hot hot summers we get here. Hope everyone has a great day

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