swangirl 13 years, 9 months ago

Congratulations on your successful weightloss and best wishes for the future! Linda/Bactrac/swangirl Name/CB handle/me post op

piperkc 14 years, 6 months ago

“The Greatest healing therapy is friendship and Love.” ~ Hubert Humphrey "Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, any one can start from now and make a brand new ending "There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow." ~ O. S. Marden "Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil." ~ James Allen "I asked God to give me happiness. God said, "No. I give you blessings. Happiness is up to you." ~ Author Unknown "Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning; they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life. "Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, 'Here is an opportunity for me to celebrate like never before, my own power, my own ability to get myself to do whatever is necessary." ~ Anthony Robbins " ~ Harvey Mackay "Life is a challenge, but if you don't stand and risk you will never know if you were able to win or lose. Challenges are not a thing of winning or losing; they are a way of learning from them to become a better person every day! ~ Alexsander Rodriguez, P.R "Don't ask for it to be easy, ask for it to be worth it." Dan Kuschell "The most important question to ask is not 'What am I getting?' The most important question to ask on the job is 'What am I becoming?'"You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however." - Richard Bach "In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins; not through strength, but through persistence." ~ Jackson Brown "I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning." ~ J.B. Priestly "Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult." ~ Julia Cameron "The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong. That block of granite is often nothing more than a decision." ~ Thomas Carlyle "Being yourself is not remaining what you were, or being satisfied with what you are. It is the point of departure." ~ Sydney Harris "Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth." ~ Katherine Mansfield "Too often we are scared. Scared of what we might not be able to do. Scared of what people might think if we tried. We let fears stand in the way of our hopes. We say no when we want to say yes. We sit quietly when we want to scream. And we shout with the others, when we should keep our mouths shut. Why? After all, we do only go around once. There's really no time to be afraid. JUST DO IT." ~ Nike advertising campaign "I am convinced that attitude is the key to success or failure in almost any of life's endeavors. Your attitude - your perspective, your outlook, how you feel about yourself, how you feel about other people - determines your priorities, your actions, your values. Your attitude determines how you interact with other people and how you interact with yourself." ~ Carolyn Warner "Happiness lies for those who cry, those who hurt, those who have searched, and those who tried, for only they can appreciate the importance of people who have touched their lives." ~ Author Unknown "It's never too late to be what you might have been." ~ George Eliot "For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it." ~ Author Unknown "Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to the end, requires some of the same courage which a soldier needs." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson A wish changes NOTHING; A decision, changes EVERYTHING "So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will,they soon become inevitable." Christopher Reeves "When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched, Nor will the flame burn you. For I am the LORD your God, The Holy One of Israel, your Savior." Isaiah 43:2-3 Everyone has beauty but not everyone sees it. "If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they may have planned for you? Not much." ~ Jim Rohn May you always have an Angel by your side. Watching out for you in all the things you do. Reminding you to keep believing in brighter days. Have a safe journey to the other side and a speedy recovery Angela in Corpus Christi 291lbs BMI 45.60 -234lbs Dr Michael Grace Open RNY Life began May 16, 2002 I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears. Surely..I will heal you." 2 Kings 20:5

ItsMeTara 14 years, 7 months ago

Hey Shannon Today is your big day! I am so excited for you! I wanted to let you know that I am thinking about you and praying for you! If you need anything, please feel free to contact me! Good Luck & God Bless! Tara

ItsMeTara 14 years, 7 months ago

Hey Shannon Today is your big day! I am so excited for you! I wanted to let you know that I am thinking about you and praying for you! If you need anything, please feel free to contact me! Good Luck & God Bless! Tara

janet2279 14 years, 7 months ago

Wanted to wish you the best of luck. You are in my thoughts. I will be joining you on the losing side in a couple of days.

Alice W. 14 years, 7 months ago

Hi Shannon~~~~stopping by to wish you all the very best with your surgery. A brand new healthier and happier lifestyle awaits you!! ~~~May you always have an Angel by your side..... Watching out for you in all the things you do....Reminding you to keep believing....Finding ways for your wishes and dreams to come true....Giving you hope that is as certain as the sun...Giving you the strength of serenity as your guide....May you always have love and comfort and courage....May you always have an Angel by your side....Someone there to catch you if you fall....holding your hand and helping your through it all.

looper315 14 years, 7 months ago

Good Luck to you and stay strong. Just think all your hard work running around will pay its dividend to you soon. I am excited for you I cant imagine how ill be on my day.

bridget 14 years, 7 months ago

Shannon, My thoughts and prayers are with you. I wish you a safe and speedy recovery. Soon you will be on the losing side! Hugs, Bridget

teri S. 14 years, 7 months ago

Your time to shine is almost here. Before you know it you will be up and about enjoying your new life. Teri

LivinLifeOnTheEdge 14 years, 7 months ago

Just wanted to wish you luck with your surgery. Prayers are with you. Annie
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