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water to think on it.....

The one thing that has always worked for me-even before the push and help from this sight is that when I get a craving for something that isn't likely so good for my diet, I drink a glass of water while I think about it. Usually by the time I finish the water I have changed my mind and talked myself...

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increasing water intake

I have a problem with drinking enough water during the day. The first two glasses are fine and then I cannot seem to swallow any more water. So I started to use a large jar which holds about 3 and a half cups, added green ice tea (weak) mix for flavouring , included some ice cubes AND a straw. N...

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Nibble Bowl

I keep a nibble bowl around on the days I am stress eating. Popcorn, or veggie strips. Planning to nibble prevents me from gorging.

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The Secret of Forgiveness!

If we do not forgive others, neither will we be forgiven by God. Read Matt 6:12 and 14. May God Bless Everyone with Forgiveness Today, Vic, Team Leader of "God's Family".

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Pick the time

Pick the time to stop eating for the day. Brush you teeth and then drink water until breakfast the next day. This stopped my late night munchie attacks....

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Temptation

The bible says you will not be tempted more than you can handle, and if you are tempted you will also be given an alternate choice to help you learn to beat your temptations.

You are not alone!

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Preschooler Tip~ Putting on Shoes in The Right Order!

To help my preschooler learn to put his shoes on correctly,I write on the left shoe L =1 which means LEFT .The #1 is for counting order --to help him remember 1 is FIRST . Then , when he puts on the RIGHT shoe, it is marked R=2,which means RIGHT. The #2 is for SECOND.

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Medication List

One question asked in an emergency situation is "what medications are you on". Don't rely on memory.
I've created a list and printed copies including Drug name, generic, dosage, reason and when taken (1X daily).
A copy is kept taped in the medicine cabinet, and one in each wallet.

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A Major "DAY 1"

Today I am 60 years old. I have survived heart surgery, the loss of my wife, the family moving away, diabetes, broken bones, and attempts to brake my will.

But as Elaine Stritch's song goes, "But I'm here, I'm still here, Yes I'm here.

HEY, where my presents?

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Be A Good Friend, Get A Good Friend

If you want good friends, you have to be a godd friend. Do unto your fellow man as you would have them do unto you. We all need a shoulder to cry on, an ear to talk to, a voice of advice, and a safe for our most prized secrets! We will need it at one point and our friends at another.

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