Sunday, November 10, 2013
I actually did a 2 mile exercise today for the first time, bet I'll be sore tomorrow, but I did it, that's what's important. I couldn't believe it. I didn't think I'd ever be able to do that, I'm going to attempt it tomorrow and see how I do, but at least I did it today. YEAH!
I should start a list of things I want to accomplish, and try to do them throughout the year...maybe sometime. *LOL*
Anyway, I'm feeling better about the blazer (instead of saying Equinox, my husband and I decided we'd call it a Blazer, it's shorter and neither of us wanted to keep saying Equinox *LOL*). Our son showed me how to add more stations to it and save them....our son...geez... at least I learned. Then he showed me how to add more "pages" to add even more stations. I feel like a real dunce now. *LMAO*
Well, I'm heading out with our son for supper, my hubby is up north hunting, so it's just he and I at home until later in the week. Have a great week ahead, and hope you all had a wonderful weekend!
Saturday, November 09, 2013
Heading over to get my cd from the old van and to let them tell me, once more, how to figure out the radio...think this is going to happen quite a bit. It's so confusing. OH well, by the time we sell it I'm sure I'll learn mostly everything.
Our daughter came over last night and showed me how to put down the head rest..I think she just pushed a button and pushed it down. I mean I could have done that, had I found the dang button. The van you just pushed it down but NOOOOOOOOOooOOOOO this had to have a button you pushed in. *L*
Oh well, I'm off, but then again, I've always been off...have a great day everyone and an even better weekend...and don't forget that smile.
Friday, November 08, 2013
Ok, got the equinox done, some before and after pictures, plus a few pictures of our van, which I really miss. It was so much higher up, I loved being able to see over everything..now I can't AAARRRRGGGGHHHH...oh well...take a deep breath. I'm going to have to get used to it, and figuring out everything.
This morning I could NOT figure out how to add another channel, so while I was trying to do that, I hit a button and ended up somewhere that I couldn't get out of, in the meantime I had X...something sirius..which was a non-channel, no music, nothing...and couldn't get out of it. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO I wanted my van back so bad!!
I finally did something got out of it, pulled over and took out the book....and became more lost than ever. It told me to hit "favorites" which I did, then another thing...which wasn't even listed......I wanted to cry!! I am so lost with this thing..not only that, but I can't even move my headrest down!!!
*Deep breath* anyway...now the pictures...I so miss my van, it was so pretty, well...according to me, anyway.
This is..was our van
Equinox before pinstriping:
Because there was no pinstriping on the front and back, I just put those on the "before" part, this is what the pinstriping looks like, after it was done:
I do like it better with the pinstriping, but man, it's going to take me a looooong time to figure all all the bells and whistles this thing has on it. It's not got all the room the van had, and the things I took out of the van...I will in no way have room for it in this vehicle, but...I'll adjust. *L* it has pink..yes I said it...PINK stitching on the inside (though my husband insists it's red, it's not...it's PINK) and I love that. *LOL* it'll mean he's driving it less, sort of like the van. It was MY vehicle. I guess it'll cut down on me driving the car, which I really don't like driving, it's even smaller than the Equinox, so I'll survive.
Well that's it for today, I hope you all have a great one, and an even better weekend.
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Today is the day we go get the Equinox...I'm not sure I really want to get rid of the van. I love that vehicle, I mean to go from a van that has such space between the seats in front to feeling like I'm sitting on top of the person next to me.....I know it sounds stupid but I've been nearly in tears thinking about it.
I can get into this van and set my purse on the floor between the seats or packages, and stretch my arms out without hitting anyone next to me in the seat there. I can look back and there is just soooo much room. I'll be getting into this other vehicle and there is just no room at all. I'll have to put my purse in the backseat or if no ones in the other seat, I'll have to set it there, or on the floor on the other side, it'll just feel so closed in. And as I've mentioned before...it's white. *shudders*. I'm sorry, I just hate white vehicles, though I am getting pinstriping on it, it's still going to be white.
I love my dark teal and silver van with the gold/silver swirled pinstriping on it...it's just gorgeous and all the room...and cloth seats...this one has leather seats, another thing I don't like. Mainly because if we have our daughter's dog, a golden retriever, I'm so afraid his claws will go through the seats.
And that's another thing, he won't be able to come between the seats and sit on the front seat like he can in the van....
This is just depressing to me..I hate that GM no longer makes Astrovans...I love my astrovan so much...I will never get used to having this thing, ever..and we probably won't be getting another vehicle now for another 10 years or so, like with this van.
Oh well....such is life.
Have a nice day, everyone, and remember to smile!
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Well the weather is definitely shifting into the chill of fall, winter, can tell that by the way the rain has hung around, the winds have been blowing hard, and the cold is in the air. It hasn't let up in 3 days now, no matter how much we wish it...fall and the coming winter has arrived.
It's back to exercising inside and no more outside walking, I'm going to miss it, especially after I'd just gotten used to it. Walking inside (the mall, etc) isn't like it at all, and to drive into town just isn't the same, I just don't have the time to do that, nor the gas money, so I end up doing my exercises to a dvd I have. or a video online. It's just not the same, but I do it.
Then you end up with the holidays and all the foods; the treats don't bother me as much because, well, that is an advantage of being diabetic, I never ate the treats anyways. So am I ready for the upcoming holidays, definitely...I hope you all are.
Have a great day, it's time to get off and exercise... see you tomorrow..I also need to get out there and take some pics of my van before we trade it off...I'm going to miss it.
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