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We have (3) new members. Welcome * -JUDITH- * MOUNTAINMERMAID (Barbara Jo) * JANIS524 (Janis) * to our team! You are never alone in this journey of ours. You are among wonderful friends.

Carol, my continuing prayers and thoughts are with your niece. Have you heard how she is doing? Sending support and hugs to you.

Yesterday, I set up some team goals. Check them out. Can we do it? TOGETHER, We Can! Recovery Rocks and SO DO YOU! WooHoo!


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Loving thoughts and prayers going out to you and all your family Carol. Perhaps this is exactly the right intervention at exactly the right time. It may well be an answer to prayer that has brought this crisis situation to a head.

How wonderful they have you and your hubby in their lives to be understanding and supportive.

Hugs Wispy.

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Carol, many prayers and positive thoughts are headed your niece's way. Just for today, take one moment at a time until you hear further word on how your niece is doing. My support and hugs are reaching out to you both as you await the news.


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Good morning!! Everyone say a prayer ..My partner , also sober many years, & I have suspected our niece is abusing prescription drugs, & or alcohol. We have asked her about it before & of course she was not forthright with us!! Unfortunately we don't live in the same city!! Yesterday she started calling people & saying she loved them & then hanging up! She did not call us!! She started acting very strangely..pulling out her hair, screaming etc!! Her husband was in total denial..he gave her some "happy pills" for a temporary fix!! Early this morning (4:00 am) the bizarre behavior started again..her husband finally saw what she was doing to herself & her children!! At this very moment the police are at the house, the family is there, EMS is there, & the children have been removed from the home! I believe she is finally getting the help she needs!! Please pray for everyone involved to be strong, & realize this is the right thing to do!! Pray everyone gets the help they need..be it Al-anon, Al ateen,AA, NA..psychological help.....Thanks..I'll keep you all posted on what's going on!!




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Good morning friends! Kama, I'm hoping to put up the team goals by tomorrow. Every Sunday is the start of the new week. Are we ready to get involved in our team goals? What do we need?

Give me an .... M = Make short term goals.
Give me an .... O = Out with the negative thoughts.
Give me a ...... T = Think of why you want it.
Give me an ..... I = Imagine how you will feel.
Give me a ...... V = Visualize the future you.
Give me an .... A = Acknowledge your successes.
Give me a ...... T = Treat yourself with respect.
Give me an ..... I = Investigate new ideas and foods.
Give me an .... O = Observe your healthy lifestyle.
Give me an .... N = Never give up and never give in.

What do we have? MOTIVATION!! Can We Do It? TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN! Let's Go FRIENDS IN RECOVERY Team! WooHoo!

~ Monika ~

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Ok, thanks! I will watch for them!

Kama is ready to take it all the way!


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Kama, once Monika has posted them I think they will just appear at the top of the group page and ask you to join in.

If not just drop her an email and ask her.

Wishing everyone a happy weekend.

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You too! One day at a time!

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Have a great weekend everyone!! Make recovery your priority and work your program..then everything else will fall into place!! Make healthy choices as much as you can, & do something nice just for yourself!! Enjoy your families, friends or pets, & count your blessings..most of us have many!! Remember progress not perfection..baby steps are great!!

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Where do I find the team goals?

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Happy Friday y'all! I really enjoy reading y'all's posts!

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Sorry for not being here, been real busy! Hope you all have a great day!

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Thanks, Wispy. That's what I'm trying to do.

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Some good advice here..everyone has good words of wisdom!! Yes pushing doesn't seem to work. A lot of times a push automatically puts the other party on the defensive, & we all know that's not good!

What's next for Carol? Well..if you visited my sparkpage you know I am a yo-yo dieter! So..One Day at a Time! I hope in a year..in two..I'll weigh the same! MAINTENANCE....spiritually, emotionally, & physically..that's my goal!

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I know this is easier said than done - but Ive never found pushing produced success. You sound like you are trying to be very patient.

Here is something that was told to me when I was in a similar situation - well mine was going to a wedding actually, but the scenario was similar. I have used it ever since and it works very well and is totally reasonable.

Allow the situation to develop naturally, he knows you need the time, so it is up to him and if he does not give you the time you need to make arrangements at work and for the animals allow him to go alone this time with love. Just a suggestion of course. emoticon

I needed to join Al Anon to learn how to detach with love - it was not something I managed with the AA programme. But it has saved me so much heartache over the years.

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Hi Everyone!
Monika, your goals suggestion just reminded me I haven't updated my "other goals" in weeks, maybe months. I guess I've just been Sparking on auto-pilot lately. I find my job has just been getting overwhelming. Last week I scheduled a vacation day for myself tomorrow. I really need some me time, but I'm afraid I'm just going to have to work from home anyway. I have a long list of household chores I really need to do, too. Time to take a deep breath and pray.

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I definitely like the list, Monika! I think having some team goals that are also liked to our recovery would be useful. Something for motivation and camaraderie. Hummmmm

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It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.
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I haven't done anything differently. I'm just trying to figure out why BF has been so reticent lately. He knows that we need extra time to prepare, because of the cats. We have a service we have used once before and liked, but we need to have time to find a backup in case they are not available.

I'm trying not to push, believe me.

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How have you handled this in the past? What's different this time? Just trying to raise some questions for you to ponder. I know when I push, I get nothing.

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We're planning to go to MA for a week to see BF's family, but I can't get him to tell me when he wants to go. I need/like to give my office at least 2 weeks' notice for a week off. They don't usually get a temp, but it allows us to prepare so they don't have to. Plus, we have to hire a pet sitter. (His family is in MA. We try to visit twice a year, and they come down here once, most years, when they can.)

Men! ;)

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Congrats Carol on reaching goal weight. What's next?

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Wow Carol, you are going great. Good for you. Positive people are always motivating to me. Congrats on reaching your goal weight and maintaining.

Wild and windy again here today - Autumn is moving into winter. I love the winter.

School holidays takes me back a while. My great grandkids are now coming up for them. I just cant believe it. My head doesnt seem to accept I am really a great grandma. I remember looking at pictures of little old ladies when I was young - my how the world has changed.

Enjoy your day girls.

Hugs Wispy

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WooHoo, another busy day. I'll work on the goals this week so we can begin anew on Sunday. How's that sound? Anyone ready for the summer? Anyone taking vacation? My sons have less than 2 weeks before school lets out. We are looking forward to a better summer than from last year. I'm giving my teammates lots of hugs! You all are WINNERS! WooHoo!

~ Monika ~

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I join goals on all my teams..I think it has helped me to be held accountable. Whatever everyone wants to do..I'll join team goals!! I have met my weight loss goals & am on maintenance but i still exercise, drink water etc!! I like the give a teamate a hug goal!!

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Hi guys, another wild windy and lovely day here again with even some sunshine.

Not much into team goals I guess. I dont belong to any on any of my teams. I do however join in goals within teams if you know what I mean. emoticon

On one team several of us are into tracking daily and I find that very helpful when I am on a losing streak. However my normal eating plan is low carb and one of the beauties of that is that no tracking is required as long as we stick to the allowed foods. I maintain on that. Losing requires the low cal approach as well.

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Thanks for the goodie, team!

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I like the idea. I admit I have not joined any goals for my Teams, because I tend to be sporadic in my tracking, and I'm not real consistent with exercise. It might be a good motivator.

I know I'd get something out of the recovery program goals, though.

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Good morning! What is your opinion on us setting up some TEAM GOALS? Because we are a group of unity, what would you like to have as part of your daily goals? Your input is important to me. Some ideas that came to me are:

Follow the program of our recovery.

Give your teammates a hug today.

Track my food at least once per day.

Drink 8 cups of water per day.

Exercise (30) minutes per day.

Huddlle once per day.

Sending support and hugs to all! RECOVERY ROCKS and SO DO YOU! WooHoo!


~ Monika ~

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Hi there my friends, just popping in to say hello. Its wild and windy here today and I have the lamps lit. One of my favourite things is watching the trees going wild outside while I am all snug and warm and surrounded by lamps. I love the gentle glow they cast over everything.

Enjoy your day everyone.

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Just dropped in, & read everyone's post..very powerful messages!! You all made my day!! I couldn't possibly add anything else!! Thank you for sharing..have a great evening!!

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Monika, that is a very powerful story!

In my case, surviving as a codependent (my ex was a very sick alcoholic and mentally ill but untreated on top of that) was definitely an act of my HP. At the point when I left him, I was very weak, and I was at that point where I knew it was me or him, and while I tried to help him as much as I could and be a friend to him, I chose me.

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Isn't it amazing, how much we nearly gave up on ourselves, but our Higher Power refused to give up on us? I knew I was an alcoholic/addict before I came into the rooms. I just didn't know how to quit. Out of desperation and being alone in my house, I remembered dropping to my knees and crying out one word that I never used before, HELP! And help, I received. I am so grateful that my Higher Power gave me back the gift of life. To this day, how I survived my last drunk is beyond my comprehension. I hope to remember it for the rest of my life. I use my Higher Power everyday. It's because of my Higher Power that I am able to face life on life's terms. It's because of my Higher Power that my son's never saw me at my worst. It's because of my Higher Power, that I am a grateful recovering Alcoholic and Addict. RECOVERY ROCKS and So does my HP!! Have a wonderful day in recovery! Hugs to all!

~ Monika ~

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Amen to all the previous. My Higher Power is too the one that gave me the flash of "inspiration" that just maybe I should go to AA. As I didnt think I was an alcoholic this was a novel thought. I knew several people already in AA strange enough :o) and it was suggested I go to a meeting. Well..... I couldnt believe my ears. Their drinking may have been different from mine, but I instantly recognised these people as my kith and kin.
As I had never felt I belonged anywhere I hung on until I discovered the Higher Power I didnt have at that time. Thankfully He believed in me much before I discovered and believed in Him.

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I am having a great sober day. Anyday at home is better than a day at work!!

I liked the last paragraph too! I give all my credit to my higher power!! Why would a drunk just suddenly wake up one day, look in the mirror, and say.."You know what..this needs to stop..it's killing me". No DUI, no treatment, no intervention, no job loss, no court ordered,..not anything out of the ordinary on the drunk the night before. Then that very day going to an AA meeting for the first time! Today... twenty one years later.. still sober!! It's a miracle!!! Yep..my higher power gets all the credit!!


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Rainy here, too - and I love it. It doesn't rain here as much as it did where I'm originally from. So it made me feel at home. Got up, went for a run in the rain. I stopped to pet a dog and her owner said, "wow, you're dedicated". For running in the rain?? I just laughed. It's my favorite weather to run in!
NOT my favourite for walking the dogs, though. Muddy dog paws.... Do I think he was more dedicated that I am. My dogs are having to settle for some good games of tug-of-war and fetch inside the house.
I feel at peace this morning. Maybe it's because I didn't drink last night. Maybe it's because I went to a meeting instead. Maybe it's just the rain. Maybe it's all three - and maybe, just maybe, all three can be attributed to Him/Her/It...a Higher Power.

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Nothing like being all warm and cosy when its raining outside. Our family all loved board games as well - even the great grandkids are a bit too old for them now. Im waiting till the great grand kids are old enough. :o)

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Monika..Oh yea..When I was a little kid.. we used to do that! We had indoor picnics..when it was cold & rainy with a fire in the fireplace. We made hot dogs & popcorn..and these little pie things made with canned pie filling & bread! Maybe that's why my whole family was overweight..but was it FUN!!

GREAT NEWS!! We worked our little behinds off today at work & did so well..we are on or ahead of schedule..WE get Sunday off..WOO-HOO!! We have to be back on for 10 hours Monday but I don't care..I get to rest tomorrow!! Sooooooooo I'm going to get on out of here, finish Sparking, & lie down on my bed & watch TV until I fall asleep...then sleep in till 6 or 7.
sounds like a plan...I'll spend more time here tomorrow!!

Have a great sober Sunday...talk to you tomorrow!!

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I remember those indoor picnics they were great!!! It's cloud by not supposed to rain til later. So my Sat meeting at church will definitely bring a smile.

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Good morning! It's a rainy day, however that doesn't stop my sons and me to having a "sunshining" fun-filled day. Instead of having a picnic outdoors, we are having one indoors, watching rented DVD movies and playing board games. Of course, they always win. (LOL). I'm hoping you all have a Sparktacular Saturday! Hugs from my home to yours. WooHoo! Recovery Rocks!


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Enjoy all your weekend pursuits ladies. Its a lovely sunny Saturday afternoon here and Im having a wonderful salad full of all sorts of delicious goodies.

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Hello everyone..Had a great day today! They let us off work at 1:00pm..said we were working so hard & doing such a good job we we getting a break! Still gotta be there tomorrow, but it lifted everyone's spirit to get a little reward for our hard work!! Hope everyone is having a great day! Enjoy your weekend & do something nice for yourself!!

One Day At a Time!!...Carol

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Wow, Carol! DO take care of yourself! That's a crazy schedule!

Well, I was supposed to be doing a music and crafts festival, but the weather services are saying it's going to rain all weekend, so I'm thinking not. If I don't go, I'll use the freed up time to work on unfinished projects in the studio--I have a lot. I've left a message for the venue owner. I'm hoping he'll reschedule it or do another one later in the year. I really like this venue.

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5/13/11 12:11 P

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Happy Friday 13th! What are your plans for this weekend? Weather permitting, I'm taking my sons on another picnic at the park and going bike riding on the trails. May go swimming at the area rec center. Great exercise and lots of quality time. Hoping your day in recovery is a FANTASTIC one. Sending lot of hugs!


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5/12/11 10:13 P

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Hi there JoAnne welcome to the team. You are in a safe place here among friends.

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Hi everybody..thanks for all of your support..It means a lot! I'm just stopping in quickly to Welcome all the new members, & let everyone know I am doing okay! I am very,very busy at work..10 hour days & probably not getting a day off until Memorial Day. I'm hoping they'll give us Sunday off.....I'm already worn out! I've worked almost 30 hours of overtime the last two weeks! I'm too old for that!! Anyway..I'll be checking in occasionally..Sparking when I can, & trying to rest in between times! Take care..I'll talk to you later!!

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We have a new member that joined us. Welcome ANDAWAYWEGO (JoAnn) to our team! It's wonderful to have a new friend in recovery.


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5/11/11 9:22 P

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Oh Carol, how sad is that, but she had a good home for the time she did spend with you and as you say was able to die in your arms.

My list kitty lay in my arms also while the vet gave her the injection. She too just passed peacefully away. I am glad your little dog did not suffer.

Loving thoughts going over the waves from my heart to yours.

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Oh, Carol! I'm so sorry! :(

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