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I need a break

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

I am taking a break from SparkPeople. There is just too much going on in the country and in my family right now. My anxiety is sky high. I am having trouble sleeping. I am emotionally supporting my son and daughter in law who are going through difficult times with their daughter and now with her sister. I have another granddaughter who is struggling with virtual learning. Everyone in the family is stressed, so I am cutting back on all social media. I am sorry to let the Rowdy Rebels and the Phoenix team down, but I am removing myself from anything that causes stress due to not checking in and I know I am the one putting that pressure on me. My health and my family have to come first.
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  • JANIEWWJD
    Your health and your family come first. emoticon Sometimes we need to step back from things that are causing us stress.. emoticon Take it slow; one step at a time, one day at a time!!! emoticon I will keep you in my prayers!!! emoticon
    81 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/6/2020 3:51:46 AM
  • KATHYJO56
    You will be missed, but you have to do what is right for you and your loved ones.
    81 days ago
  • LPORTER2015
    We appreciate you and your honesty. I truly understand how stressful this is. I am working from home and both of my boys are virtual learning too. It's hard on everyone. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Once a Rowdy Rebel, always a Rowdy Rebel. Be safe!
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    81 days ago
  • KVD08844
    Take the much needed time, Beth. We'll be here when you're ready. And we'll be here if you need us.


    82 days ago
  • YOUNG-AT-HEART
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    Hello Beth,
    I feel so sorry for you and what is happening with you. Prayers for you and your family as you live through these difficult times in your lives.

    I have lived through some very upsetting and hard times and losses in my life. My faith has kept me strong to weather the storms and given me the strength to remember to take everything one day at a time. Strength will come to you as you need it. The words that kept me strong were (and still are):

    “Even this, too, shall pass.”

    Everything in life is temporary. When we are in the middle of the serious problems and chaos, it is difficult to see that the situation will change and things will eventually get better. Stay strong as you deal with all your challenging problems. Be sure to take good care of yourself and get plenty of sleep and rest to keep yourself strong for both yourself and your family. We will miss you on the Rowdy Rebels Team! Hoping you can come back and be with us soon. You will be missed. Prayers & best wishes, my friend...

    Hugs, Marilyn
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    82 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/4/2020 9:42:14 PM
  • SPARKUVU
    Prayers for your family, take care, and 'see' you on your return!
    83 days ago
  • WALLAHALLA
    Take care of yourself. SP will always be here when life settles down. emoticon
    83 days ago
  • ROBBIEY
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    84 days ago
  • CFODEL
    Do what makes you whole. SP will be here when you get back.
    84 days ago
  • FITNIK2020
    Totally get you...please do what you must to stsy on an even keel. Checking in here should not put pressure on you, but perhaps you can drop by just to see what’s up. Teams fo not appeal to me for this very reason. Do what helps you.
    84 days ago
  • JACRBUNCH
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    Take care of yourself.
    84 days ago
  • NJ_BEACHCOMBERS
    I am so sorry.. but good for you for taking care and putting your family first..
    84 days ago
  • GOOZLEBEAR
    So sorry to hear about your struggles and pray your family can get relief from these stressful times. We will miss you on Spark and hurry back when you can.
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    84 days ago
  • PHATPAT18
    Good luck. Take care of yourself./
    84 days ago
  • IBHOOKD
    So sorry to hear of your struggles. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family 🙏
    84 days ago
  • JOHNMARTINMILES
    Awright!

    Make today the greatest day of your life
    Until tomorrow!

    Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
    W. Clement Stone


    84 days ago
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