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6/9/14 3:31 P

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Today I am thankful for my mother. She is one of my bestfriends. She is always there for me when I need her. We talk everyday sometimes multiple times a day. She is a godly woman that I am so blessed to have in my life!

If God is for us, who can be against us?
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Life is good!

The best cure for stressing is to count your blessings...and a long walk won't hurt either!

Never give up what you want the MOST for what you want at the MOMENT!


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6/3/14 9:46 P

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1. Getting my last scheduled iron transfusion.

2. Spending the evening with my husband.

3.Being able to spend time with the Lord this morning uninterrupted.

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4/25/14 5:00 P

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I am thankful for my dog. He loves me no matter what! : )

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Time to revive this thread. I'm thankful for good friends and great times!

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The guys who shoveled and snow blowed my walks today. A lazy day to clean house and lazy walk in the snow and read and rest with the dogs.

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1/1/14 5:53 P

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The ability to walk, to to enjoy life, a quiet peace within..... Life is good. : )

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A warming trend and warm Chinook winds!

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the fact that I am putting things to rest from my past!!! emoticon




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Life is only what you make of it!! It's time to make mine better!!!



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Dog spit, ben gay and a good masseuse!

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Second and third chances! or more....

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My sheer determination!

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12/17/13 8:44 A

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My husband!

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12/15/13 8:49 P

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That I am feeling better....finally!

"In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us"
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Good roads and my faithful gramma car!!

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Friends & Family!

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My nice cozy home!

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I'm thankful to be working from home on this icy morning!!

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12/13/13 8:34 A

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My health & family.

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I'm thankful this semester at school is finally over. It's been a nightmare!

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I am thankful for being able to get up this morning, as my friend with MS has such a struggle

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I'm thankful, more grateful than you can imagine, for all my wonderful "friends" here on SP and especially on this fabulous team who inspire me and encourage me and make me laugh. I've needed this more than any of you will ever know and I thank God for each of you every night in my prayers!!

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I am thankful for new babies that cuddle and snuggle and make the cutest faces ever!

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For not giving up!

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An abundance of blessings!! That life really IS good!

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My old house that stays warm and dry, with all it's creaks and leaks it still provides warmth and security!

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Today I'm thankful for marathon phone calls from my beloved Rozzie Bear. I had a crappy day and really needed to hear a friendly voice...and somehow she always knows.

I'm thankful for my friends. They are truly my best blessings!

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Today I'm thankful for my wonderful Spark friends and for this team! You've made my birthday very special.

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Spray paint - which makes the old seem new again...or at least much improved. And fuzzy white dogs who adore me.

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My family!

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Very thankful for the bumps in the road of life. Makes me appreciate the good that much more. Hope all is well, healthy & happy. : )

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Today (and every day) I am thankful for an abundant life. For my friends, my health, my work, my beloved Bichons, my garden, my Von Rat house, that I live in THIS country with all it's crazy political messes, THIS time with all the electronics I don't know how to use but prosperity and a great standard of living compared to just 100 years ago. I'm thankful I learned how to read so I can keep learning for my whole life. I'm thankful for my old gramma car that I can fix myself with bobby pins and paper clips if need be. I'm thankful for the money to pay my taxes and my insurance and buy license plates as they all are due on Friday!!

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Today I'm thankful that no one expects me to eat gravy tomorrow.

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My veterinarian, Tari. I just realized the other day that we've had a 20 year relationship...she has been there with sincere hugs and sorrow for 3 of the worst days of my life. She has taken incredible care of my herd of Bichons. I've helped put her kids through college!!?
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I'm thankful that this fence is almost done!! We're just waiting for the concrete to set up around the last post. Yay us!!

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The beauty of flying V formations of Canadian honkers and knowing that if they are still heading south I'm not as far behind as I think I am!! Life is GOOD!


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today I'm thankful for the time to catch up and restart

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My new glasses are ready for pick up!

The only super powers I want are Kindness, Gentleness, Patience and Peace of Mind.



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Today I'm thankful for cold crisp morning air and big fat Sunday papers with all the extra sections and sales ads!

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Today I am thankful for talking to my Mom. I couldn't get through to her yesterday and was concerned. She knocker her phone off the hook.

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Today I'm thankful for the rain. Not only is it taking care of our near drought, but I don't have to spend the day digging holes. Whew!!

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Today I am thankful for a beautiful sunny day.

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today I'm thankful for the ability to just say NO!!

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Glad to hear it, IMAGEMLOVER!


Today I'm thankful I'm not at work.

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My Mom came through the surgery fine. She is on the road to recovery. Rejoicing.

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How did your test go, Emily??
Today I'm thankful for warmer temps and volunteers with pick-up trucks!!

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today I'm thankful for the cold, crisp air

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I'm thankful the day has finally arrived to take this test I've been preparing for!

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Today I'm thankful for warm woolen clothes and my ugly old UGG snow boots with their shoe chains. It was our first big snow of the season and we got 9 inches so I spent about 4 hours (with water and warm-up breaks) shoveling the walks and digging out the cars. It was minus 20 with the wind chill so I was thankful all afternoon for the ski mask and scarves and mittens and proud of myself for getting them all cleaned and at the ready before the storm hit.
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11/11 I am thankful for all the veterans past and present.

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All of the men & women who have served & is serving our country! emoticon emoticon

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today I am thankful for new babies that sleep on grandma's belly

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Iam so Thankful for the many blessings God has restore upon me , very Thankful for my new job...i have been told God brings people into your life for a reason...Thank -you God for my job and this team... emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Today I'm thankful for my friends.

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I'm grateful for my little volunteer job at the senior center. I always leave there feeling so much better about life!!

The best cure for stressing is to count your blessings...and a long walk won't hurt either!

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A great workout in the therapy pool and the energy it gives me to get through my day.

I love SparkPeople

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I'm very grateful for all the well wishes for my headache...which is still here. Glad the power came back on today and nothing was ruined when it went out. Thankful for my friend, Gay. We went to see "Ender's Game" tonight and then had a lovely dinner and chat afterward. We read the series a long time ago and agreed they did a great job with the movie and even those who didn't read the books would probably enjoy it. She had two sisters and a beloved mother who were my "reading group" for many years. They died within 18 months of each other. I'm grateful the family adopted me and we still hang out. I'm glad that I found SP and have made so many new pals. I'm thankful for all of you...and I spend too much time on SP when I should be walking!! and boxing!!
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Today I am thankful for my Dr. She always goes out of her way to talk over what I need to discuss with her. I have had a really bad cough for a few months and she is doing whatever it takes to get rid of this for me.

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This came from a post on a thread on my 55+ team posted by PERUSER I thought it was worth sharing. Very different from what we are posting as what we are thankful for. It kind of reminds me of an interesting book I read called "The Gift of Pain" about leprosy. What is behind what goes on? I don't agree that criticism comes from caring...at least not all of it. But I just wanted to share this with you.

"The author, Jeff Haden, is a writer for INC. magazine, which deals with business and technology. I just thought his ideas were a different perspective and could be helpful and give insight.

10 Unexpected Reasons to Give Thanks BY Jeff Haden

Forget the turkey. This Thanksgiving, be thankful for a few things you might not consider blessings--but should.
Although for many people, Thanksgiving means family and friends and turkey and stuffing and stuffing ourselves, the day is also a reminder to give thanks.
This Thanksgiving, take a second to be thankful for a few things you might not have considered blessings:
1. Failure.
For most of us, failure isn't the end of the world. Failure is just the end of an idea or a possibility or a dream. When we fail, we can move on to something else, with luck a little wiser and a lot more likely to succeed.
For some, though, failure means going without--or worse, possibly forcing their children to go without.
Failure sucks, but never being able to take a chance on your skills, your experience, and your vision is much, much worse.
Be thankful you have the opportunity to fail on terms you at least partly set. Many people do not.
2. Criticism.
People criticize only when they care. While people still care about you or your business, you have the opportunity to do something better, to do something differently, to change their minds--or to just meet in the middle.
Apathy is much, much worse.
3. Sadness.
When you're sad, that means you care, and caring is the mother of changing things for the better.
Apathy is much, much worse.
4. Respect.
Think of people you admire. Think of people who have earned your trust and esteem.
Be thankful those people are a part of your life. In fact, don't just be privately thankful. Tell them how you feel.
That will make them be grateful for people like you.
5. Options.
You might have so many options and potential choices, both business and personal, that you feel stressed and even overwhelmed.
Flip it around: Imagine how it would feel to have few, if any, options. Imagine how it would feel to have few, if any, viable choices.
Be thankful you have options--the more, the better.
6. Struggle.
Not unintentional struggle. Intentional struggle: like choosing to work incredibly hard or to push through a mental or physical barrier or to make sacrifices for the good of the people who rely on you.
When you struggle and fight and endure, you not only stretch the limits of what you believe you are capable of, but you also sometimes enter a state of grace that you find only when you strip away what is truly nonessential (which turns out to be most of what you worry about).
Struggling helps you learn who you really are--and who you really want to be.
7. Delay.
Remaining patient is rarely fun, but having to wait can be a good thing.
For example, research shows that where vacations are concerned, the biggest boost in happiness comes from planning to get away. And this vacation anticipation boosts happiness for an average of eight weeks.
After the vacation, though, happiness levels quickly drop to baseline levels--usually within days. Soon the people who went on a vacation were no happier than the people who had not.
Be thankful you need to wait--especially for something you really want. The anticipation alone is worth it.
Besides, waiting for what you want--not what you need, but what you want--is a luxury only those who are already blessed can afford.
8. Regret.
Think about something you wish you had done better. Or handled differently. Or think about something you wish you had done but for whatever reason, you didn't.
Painful? Sure. And motivating.
Use that motivation today. Call a friend you've lost touch with. Mend fences with a family member. Be the bigger person and say you're sorry. Do something you wish you had done.
You'll be thankful you did.
9. Family.
Take a look around the table. I know: Uncle Johnny is overbearing. Aunt Shirley can't stay out of anyone's business. Your brother resents you, and your mom can't stop babying you.
They can be terrible--and you'll miss them terribly when they're gone. Smile, see the good in each of them, and be glad you have a family.
Many people would love to have a terrible family like yours.
10. This moment.
Because you have the time and resources to do something like reading this post, that means you have time: to improve yourself, to consider new ideas, to try to be a better person, to build better relationships with family and friends.
Time is our most important asset and what we should all be most thankful for. Time makes everything else possible.
Don't waste it.

My only comment is that a lot of this can apply to our health, also. Take advantage of the mistakes and failures to learn and practice what works for each one of us.
(I'm getting off of my soapbox, now...)"

I hope it gives you something to think about! Linda

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I am thankful for my 95 year old Mom, who I keep learning from, and who I have become so close too over the last 2 years. I am thankful that I get to spend time with her.

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I am thankful for another beautiful autumn day, lots of sun and no cold/rainy/snowy day.
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I'm thankful for Ben Gay and soft fuzzy socks!! I'm thankful for my boiler that sends hot water through the old radiators and keeps us toasty warm on windy, sleety daze. I'm thankful the Chiefs won too. Wore my huge old KC Chiefs sweatshirt all day long. And I'm thankful for my old blue bike which I used to transport me to the pool and to get coffee since walking was just not in the cards today!!

I'm thankful for my friends, near and far. I'm thankful I found SP in June!!
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I am thankful for my family and friends. Life is great when one has somebody to help shelter us from storms. : )

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I'm thankful that the Chiefs won again this afternoon - shallow of me, I know, but life is so much easier when they win!!

I'm also thankful for my beautiful granddaughter who just turned ten and seems to be going on 16. They grow up so fast...

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Right now, I am thankful for my friends on SP, and also the teams I belong to. If I didn't, I would not be writing this, so I am very, very ""THANKFUL"" for all of them.

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I am thankful for my washing machine because now I don't have to go to the laundry mat anymore. I can do other things instead of sitting on my bum while the clothes are washing. I am also thankful for my dryer so I don't have to freeze hanging clothes on the line. Silly, maybe, but true.

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Today I am thankful for my friend who understands about "ratting around Saturdays". We had planned on attending a church luncheon and I was not in the mood. She suggested instead that we just go to the thrift store and just have a rat around day. Perfect. We'll walk over to an art show and then all the way to the edge of town for a chef salad lunch...in our jeans and sweatshirts. She was not up for a dress up church ladies lunch today either. And it's a chilly day. I had big plans, but they have changed for the better and I'm grateful!!

And I'm thankful the boxing place is coming together. We hung heavy bags this afternoon and danced a bit. I'm thankful for my crockpot which allows me to throw some stuff together early in the a.m., leave it on it's own all day and come home to incredible melding of flavors and aromas that fill the house!! And always, many times each day, I am thankful for my dogs who make me laugh and who just adore me...especially when I don't deserve it!!

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England and Wales do very badly for holidays. Ireland and Scotland have several more - and Europe has many more. It's so interesting to find out about other countries.

Guess what. I'm making Christmas cards.....



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No offense at all Sassy! I realize 4th of July would be another holiday that was not taught in the UK also! emoticon

You'd be amazed at how little we learn/teach about Canada and it's only 200-300 miles from where we summer, and we all cross the border with ease, but ignore their history. We are kind of sore losers. Although I do read many Canadian Wilderness adventure books from 1800s to 1900 for fun!



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The responses we've had so far are just an indication of why I'm so thankful for everyone here. You are a truly special bunch.

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I'm ashamed to admit that it's only within the last 10 years or so that I even knew that the USA had a special day. Our history lessons were much more to do with the countries in Europe - after all the start of them is only 25 miles away....

I'm looking forward to finding out so much more this year. Please don't be offended, I think the distance between our two countries is so much 'less' than it used to be.



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Today I'm thankful for waking up on the right side of the dirt!

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I am thankful that I could inspire you to have a thread to do this.this is something we always do on facebook every year to let everyone we know and love as to what we are thankful for .And I'm thankful also to have such good friends here on SP it's through all of your comments and motivations that help get me through the day I would give up in losing weight and being healthy if it wasn't for all of you,Thanks again for your encouragement. emoticon emoticon

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I'm SO thankful for SP!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

What??!! Sassy- you mean you don't celebrate the leaving of the British to America?? Just kidding! emoticon

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As a new member I want to thank you all for your warm welcomes to me. I am grateful to all of you who took the time to send me welcome wishes and Goodies.
I'm also grateful that we are so far snow free. Lots of rain, but no snow. No excuse not to get walking.

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I too am full of gratitude to be part of a unique community here at Spark People.

Joining here Has truly transformed my life! Thank you to each and everyone who takes the time to reply to my constant stream of questions, and sending me so much encouragement and support on this journey!

Italian hugs sent to all

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This is a great idea. We don't have Thanksgiving in the UK, this is something I usually do in December in the run up to Christmas.

Today I too am thankful for all the lovely team members we have here. Thankful for all the friendship, encouragement and motivation you all give me. Enjoy your day everyone.





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FITMOMA2 aka Angela is going to blog about this and I thought it was a great idea for a new thread in our Chatting and Friendship Forum for at least the next month! I hope you agree.

I'm thankful for all my new SparkFriends...all the laughs and encouragement and inspiration I get from you lovely people. I thank my lucky stars for you every morning and every night!!
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