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I heard a voice cry out in agony
" I'm so alone and so afraid
Can you help me see a light in this darkness?
Everyone else refused to show me the way."

I gave him my hand and brought him through
And found that he no more despaired
His fear and loneliness had also departed
For all he needed was someone who cared

Every soul is transformed by the heart
That possesses a Love that is genuine and real
A Love so powerful that its effect is everlasting
A Love that gives, A Love that bonds...
A Love That Heals

I've always believed that Constance Elizabeth was placed here on Earth for a special purpose.Throughout my 40+ years I've come to realize that My Purpose in Life is to Glorify God by serving others in every way possible. It's been a rough Journey,though;I've had my share of trials,tests,&tribulations:I was married to a very abusive husband for 22 years;my 1st born was diagnosed w/Autism at the age of 2;I struggled through my second College experience w/a mother who suffered horribly w/Diabetes.(The Lord took her Home in 2004,in my Junior year in Nursing School).I was very stressed during this time-trying to raise 3 children,work nights,&go to school to get my RN, all this while dying on the inside from a Loveless marriage.The stress effected me physically:my hair was falling out,my weight was out of control, & I had to have emergency surgery to remove a Necrotic Appendix when I was only 1 month away from Graduation.That was 6 years ago. My life has turned completely around:I became an RN in 2005,I remarried in 2009 to my true SoulMate,my hair grew back & I am getting rid of the "Stress Fat" once & for all!And I have never been happier!Yet now when I look back at all of those times that I felt pain,anguish, disappointment,& bathed my pillows with silent tears,I use these experiences as opportunities to encourage someone else who is living the same nightmare I once did. I also give God Praise that He gave me the strength to endure,& not allow any negative occurence to make me bitter, but better.I therefore embrace my Poem as MY LIFE MISSION: TO GIVE A LOVE THAT HEALS.

Member Since: 12/4/2010

Fitness Minutes: 10,264

My Goals:
My goal is to be 30 lbs less on May 30th,2011, my 2nd Wedding Anniversary,& I would like to stay 130 lbs for my 50th Wedding Anninversary!

My Program:
I am tracking my calories daily,drinking 6-8 cups of H2O, eating more fruits &veggies, adhering to the Spark diet as much as possible in relation to carbs, &exercising on my Elliptical Trainer 3xweek starting at 10 minutes w/the intention of increasing time as I lose more weight,gain more energy,&stamina.

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I am from the Bronx,in NYC. I remarried last year &moved upstate. I am a Registered Nurse and I work in Homecare. I have 4beautiful children ages 25,23,21,18-2boys &2 girls.I am a Born-Again Christian who Loves God and His entire Creation.I live to serve Him and my fellow human beings.

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    The Gift Of Knowing You
    There are gifts of many treasures
    For both the young and old,
    From the tiniest little trinkets
    To great boxes filled with gold.

    But, put them all together
    And they could not stand in lieu,
    Of the greatest gift of all
    The gift of knowing you.

    When your times are filled with troubles
    Sadness, grief, or even doubt,
    When all those things you planned on
    Just aren't turning out.

    Just turn and look behind you
    From the place at which you stand,
    And look for me through the shadows
    And reach out for my hand.

    I will lift from you your burden
    And cry for you your tears,
    Bear the pain of all your sorrows
    Though it may be for a thousand years.

    For in the end I would be happy
    To have helped you start anew,
    It's a small price to pay
    For the gift of knowing you.
    - Dave Stout -
    Have A Wonderful Weekend!
    Hugs, Teresa
    3147 days ago
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    Happiness keeps you Sweet,
    Trials keep you Strong,
    Sorrows keep you Human,
    Failures keep you Humble,
    Success keeps you Glowing,
    But .... Only Friends ....
    Keep You Going !!!
    º ✴ º ° º ✴ º ° º ✴ º ° º ✴ º
    ..............° º ✴ º °
    3154 days ago
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    Stopping in to give you.....
    Some Drive-by Hugs!!
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    3156 days ago
    I pray you enough sun to keep your attitude bright no matter how gray the day may appear.
    I pray you enough rain to appreciate the sun even more.
    I pray you enough happiness to keep your spirit alive and everlasting.
    I pray you enough pain so that even the smallest of joys in life may appear bigger.
    I pray you enough gain to satisfy your wanting.
    I pray you enough loss to appreciate all that you possess.
    I pray you enough hellos to get you through the final good-bye.
    ¸.·*¨) ✫ ¸.·*¨) I Pray For You....Because I Love You
    (¸.·´ .·´ ¸¸.·¨¯`·.✫
    ¸.·*¨) ✫ ¸.·*¨)✫ Teresa
    (¸.·´ .·´ (¸.·´¸¸.·¨¯`·.✫

    3167 days ago
    I really appreciate you,
    Your helpful, giving ways,
    And how your generous heart
    Your unselfishness displays.

    I thank you for your kindness,
    I will not soon forget;
    You’re one of the nicest people
    I have ever met.
    ~Joanna Fuchs~
    Thank You for being my friend...
    Have a Wonderful Sunday!
    Many, Many Hugs, Teresa

    3181 days ago
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