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On returning home from getting married. Hilary was so glad to see us, as we were her too.




THE FAMILY - Father, Mother and Barbarajo, and Dog having picture taken in front of old farm home.




Barbarajo and Father with team of horses, plowing the field.


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  • v BECCACOATS
    emoticon emoticon emoticon Well, with fall in the air and the emoticon summer coming to an end. I know for myself it’s time to get back to indoor activities and allowing all of you to become my mentors again. I am not good at being an indoor person in the summer as my Garden, Canning and other activities keep me very busy.

    So!! After September I plan to involve myself more on the Daily Chat message boards. There is no better support than what we all give each other to help us reach our goals.

    "Take time to explore the site. Become familiar with all the wonderful tools available to help you on your journey, such as the food tracker and the exercise tracker. Also, concentrate on mastering your three 'Fast Break' goals: drinking 8 cups of water per day, going for a walk, not eating in front of the TV...whatever three goals you have chosen. Try to make those goals daily habits over time." I do hope to see more of you and you see more of me as we travel down this Journey of getting healthy and feeling better.
    Remember MOTIVATION IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS.

    M- MAKE SHORT TERM GOALS
    O- OUT WITH THE NEGATIVE THOUGHTS
    T- THINK OF WHY YOU WANT THIS
    I- IMAGINE HOW YOU WILL FEEL
    V- VISUALIZE HOW YOU WILL LOOK
    A- ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR SUCCESSES
    T- TREAT YOURSELF WITH RESPECT
    I- INVESTIGATE NEW IDEAS AND FOODS
    O- OBSERVE YOUR HEALTHY LIFESTYLE
    N- NEVER GIVE UP AND NEVER GIVE IN
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    Becki

    2542 days ago
  • v LAPRATH
    Hey Kids, thanks for the thoughts.

    Sandy, I had my 6 week check up and am "healed up and haired over", so I am set to resume my activities. Your pages inspire me, thank you.

    On September 6th, I leave from Anacortes for a 7 day sail boat trip. It is with a club I belong to called, "Fun, Fit, and Over Fifty". My husband does not want to go, and he tells me that I need to practice hanging over the side of the boat to upright it. It will be a thrill for me to take this trip with 8 other people who are very enthusiastic. There will be 8 people on the 2nd boat.

    I'm dragging my feet about going back to work at Costco....mainly because the last 2 hours of my shift are murder on my feet.

    Sharon loves working for the WA Parks Department, and is a good soul. Tell her 'hello' for me....she knows me at Barbara Richards (my last married name then). Now I am LaPrath.

    My daughter treated me to a pedicure last evening. I had little flowers put on my big toes....now I must wear sandals to show off my toes. For 2 months she, her 17 year old son, big dog, and small cat lived with us. She has for the first time in her life purchased a home...yipee!

    Later,
    Barbara J Booth-Richards-LaPrath (My full name that I don't use.)
    2553 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/28/2009 1:56:23 PM
  • v 2BFREE2LIVE
    Hey I was just thinking of you today. I went to Costco day before yesterday and saw several servers there, are you still doing that or did you give it up?
    I started at Sacagawea Park last Monday and so far so good. I helped Sharon redo the book and gift area as it was in disarray. I am going back on Monday and then I should have a set schedule. Heritage days are coming up at the end of September, that should be fun.
    How are you mending? Sandy
    2554 days ago
  • v 2BFREE2LIVE
    How are you feeling. I have thought about you a lot lately and did not want to disturb you. I thought you could use your rest. Is everything healing properly?
    I just finished my yearly and every thing is good. The doctor is happy with my lifestyle.
    Once this weather settles down maybe we can get the team together again for a walk.
    Chat with you soon. Sandy
    2573 days ago
  • v NBLNBL
    Hi Barb,

    Thanks so much for visiting my blog and commenting on it. As you can see, I love to exercise and I love being healthy. I also love Sparkpeople, since they make it so much fun to track our healthy habits.

    Your optimistic attitude is great. Keep it up!

    I hope you had a good July 4th and have a great summer.

    Nancy
    aka NBLNBL
    2606 days ago
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