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    kalimiller posted:
    Well, with all of the bad news floating around, I thought that I should post my good news.

    I found a job - and it actually pays slightly better than my last job. Sweet, right? I start on Monday and am excited to get back into a routine of sorts. DH had him birthday on Tuesday - same day that I was offered the job. Wednesday (yesterday), he ended up getting a promotion at work. 50 cent raise and once he has been at the company for 5 years he will start to get really nice annual bonuses. He is also going to talk to his department manager and see what he needs to do to be promoted further. Things are finally looking up for us.

    Still haven't sold the house, but I'm sure that will come in time.
    -Kali

    Starting weight: 198 Current weight: 191
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    mog1026 responded:
    How right you are, Kali! We DO need some good news and THIS is IT! Hooray for you and your husband. You two are off to a terrific start
    Kathy SW 235.1 CW 201.6 GW 165

    Greedily she ingorg'd without restraint,
    And knew not eating Death
    Milton, Paradise Lost
     
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    jis4judy responded:
    that is great new Kali making more money and being close to family are great things
    Hugs Judy:)
    SW 247 CW 150ish maintaining

    Remember the Gold is not in the prize it's in the Journey
    life may not be the Party we expected but while we are here we may as well dance

     
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    parakeet210 replied to jis4judy's response:
    YAY! You're determination paid off Kali! Glad you're by family and making some money starting today! GO GIRL
    This moment is your life, choose to live it. Grab all the gusto you can!!!

    tweety 'keet'

    SW 254.2 GW 170
     
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    shelsangel responded:
    AWESOME news and yes good news is great. Glad everything is working out for you and hubby HUGGS Jean
    Everything happens for a reason. HUGGS, Jean
    SW 301.2 CW 283.0 GW 165 could change after I reach it :-)
     
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    justmejust responded:
    Wow that's good news and in this economy too!
    Laura -
    Baby steps, to a healthy lifestyle change. When you change your thoughts you will then change your weight. Getting healthy is about progress, not perfection.
     
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    SharonNVirginia responded:
    Wow, Kali!

    That is really great. God is blessing you.
    Smoochies,
    Sharon
    CW 212 SW 265 GW 130
    I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.-Philippians 4:13
     
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    mardee responded:
    That is great new Kali!!!
    Have you at least had any offers on the house yet?
    Mardee
    CW 191 - SW 200 - GW 125

    Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
    - Japanese Proverb
     
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    kalimiller replied to mardee's response:
    We've had two offers so far, but both have fallen through. We're not worried about being able to sell the house - it's just a matter of when.

    Thanks everyone!
    -Kali

    Starting weight: 198 Current weight: 191
     
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    rohvannyn replied to kalimiller's response:
    Great news, for sure! I wouldn't be worried about selling the house either, with the interest rates starting to rise. People are going to be rushing to buy before they rise any further. It's plain to me that you have a good head on your shoulders and I'll bet you do great things with this opportunity. Good luck with the new job!
    Roh

    'Your focus determines your reality.' -QGJ

    'Try not. Only do.' --Y
     
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    mefirstforever responded:
    Yay Kali, Congrats on the new job and promotion of DH.
    Try to make your lunch every day.

    I`m so happy for you guys!!!

    Helene
    Helene GW 140 CW 208.4 SW 224
    Every day is a gift do your best, be kind especially to yourself and smile.
     
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    mardee replied to kalimiller's response:
    That is very true!! It is always a matter of when, the market out here in Utah is really good for buyers.

    If you dont mind me asking, how much are you selling it for?
    Mardee
    CW 191 - SW 200 - GW 125

    Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
    - Japanese Proverb
     
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    kalimiller replied to mardee's response:
    It's listed at 139 I believe - we're hoping to get at least 130 for it.
    -Kali

    Starting weight: 198 Current weight: 191
     
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    blondie454u responded:
    That's great!
    Amber CW 135-139 maintaining, SW 250. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. 1Cor. 13:7


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