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Great Weekend.

Monday, August 19, 2013

We had a wonderful time up at the trailer, caught about 23 Bluegills, BIG ones and took the boat out for the first time since Dad passed away. I missed him driving it, but hey, life goes on and I know he'd want us to use it.

Another frustrating visit to the Doc, I've been following my Diet meticulously, and walking every single day, BUT I gained nearly 10 pounds... I DON"T GET IT! I'm doing more to get healthy than I ever have in my life, including when I lost those 60 pounds, but I want to cry when I see the scales anymore.

I don't want to step on the scales anymore, I had always been so excited to go to the doc to get weighed, but now I'm to the point where I never want to see a scales again. It seems like everything I'm doing is in vane, that I'm denying myself of the good food for nothing!

~Takes a deep breath.~

Ok, got that out, now time to move forward again. Went to the doc today and she was called out as I was in the room, to deliver a baby. I asked if it was my nephew and his gf, and she said "no". However, when I got home I found out Talon (his gf) was in labor, she's delivering at her parents house. That was kind of cool, I just had "one of those feelings" that she was in labor, and sure enough she is.

I have a CAMDEN Meeting tonight, a pot luck, but I'm taking the good things, tomatoes from the garden (cherry and sliced), and muskmelon (would be from the garden, but right now we only have one ripe one. I still may take it because the ones we bought are just not ripe yet.)

I hope you all have a wonderful week, my thoughts and prayers are always with you all.

Two bald eagles that were sitting above where we were fishing, watching us.

Rick's (husband's) BIG fish...everyone always says "hold them closer to the camera and they look bigger", don't think it worked here. *L* He did release this one, thank goodness!

A Great Blue Heron was also fishing near us!

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MS.ELENI 8/19/2013 4:09PM

    It is frustrating when scale goes up but it is partly because you probably ate differently and some of it is fluid. hang in there. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Beautiful weather, trip to river..

Friday, August 16, 2013

Well I got most everything packed for the trip to the trailer on the Mississippi, it's supposed to be beautiful weather this weekend, so I'm looking forward to it. I may be fishing alone Saturday morning as my husband and his brother will be going to Prairie du Chien to try to get a hunter's choice license for their area. Hard to do on the computer, besides, we don't have a computer up at the trailer...we don't even have a tv. BUT we do have an indoor bathroom. :D

I hope you all have a beautiful weekend ahead of you, get out there and enjoy it, and never forget, even when I'm not here, you're still on my mind! emoticon

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MS.ELENI 8/16/2013 12:08PM

    indoor bathroom is most important thing emoticon I use to go fiching by myself all the time. Many years ago. have a good time.

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Fun times

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Had a great time with our family; husband, son, daughter, and her boyfriend, when we went out to our son, Scott's favorite place to eat for his birthday. We've done this for an extremely long time, taken them out to wherever they wanted to eat for their birthday.

Scott had wanted Big Bang Theory Season 5, and River Monsters Season 4; but RM wasn't available, so Brande (our daughter) bought him the Big Bang Theory Season 5 and Duck Dynasty, seasons 1 & 2. I love both of those shows, they're hilarious, so I'm watching Season 1 now.

Scott and his "cake", actually it's a LARGE chocolate chip cookie I'd made from scratch. Behind him is a banner I'd made out of plastic canvas and yarn; when they were 2 and have used every year, taking a pic of them in front of it at every birthday.

He'd gotten his other gifts Sunday when we returned from Boone County (his birthday was 8/8, but we were at the fair); and he got one before we left. He's going to be busy reading his books, bought him 2 he wanted about WWII, he loves to read about that. I'm so proud of him, he got his History Degree and I wish he would be able to get a job using it. He'd be incredibly good at it. He can tell anyone anything about WWII; he knows every battle, every officer, everything that happened, even the most unknown things. He always makes us proud, as does his sister.

Anyway, time to get my butt moving, I need to freeze some potatoes I cut for fries, so I need to blanche them first. Have a great day, everyone.

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MS.ELENI 8/15/2013 12:55PM

    Love the banner. Cookie cake sounds better than cake. Sounds like a good time. emoticon

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Feeling GREAT!

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

I did my measurements today then went to post them, and realized....I'd not put my last set up there. How frustrating. So I'll post them here.

Waist: 46
Hips: 53
Thighs: 30.75
Upper Arm: 18.50

August 14:
Waist: 44.50
Hips: 53 (grrrr)
Thighs: 30
Upper Arm: 18

So, for the most part I have lost, which is great, but for my hips. I don't understand that, but oh well, don't stop. Now I've just got to figure out how to put it on my tracker.

Well, we're going up to the trailer on Friday, one day I'll have a free late October. *LOL*

Have a great day, everyone, I'm going to go read my book! Oh, and remember to smile, it not only makes you feel better, but may make the day of someone else! emoticon

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MS.ELENI 8/14/2013 1:12PM

    Numbers look good. They didn't go up. emoticon

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Cool, but still walking.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

After walking every day at the fair, these morning walks aren't too bad. Yesterday, though, I was just a little tired, but I think that was because:

1) My left foot hurt from being stepped on by the pony;
2) It was hot and humid, different from the weather we had at the fair, for the most part.
3) After the week long time at the fair, I was wore out.

So, I guess I'm more than ready today, I hope. For some reason we have a influx of moths in the house, well, to me there's a lot. Saw 4 or 5 last night in the living room, the small ones, but, of course, this morning I only see one, and he's in a place I can't get to him....or her. :D

Time to go for my walk, I hope you all have a wonderful day, and don't forget that smile!


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MS.ELENI 8/13/2013 1:27PM

    You need a day to rest emoticon

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