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Lunch Was Fun!

Monday, January 30, 2012

Lunch and shopping was fun with my sister yesterday. We found many bargains and enjoyed some laughs. Especially the red bathing suit that I tried on - the size was miss marked and I couldn't get it up over my thighs. My sister later asked me if I had tried on the red suit that was hanging on the rack to be put back. When I said yes, she said, "But it's only a size 8 or possibly a 10!" I'm thinking, only in my dreams could I fit into a size 8! (Neither of us could have fit into that suit and she is much smaller than I.) When I was very slim the smallest size I could wear was a 12 because I have a large bone structure. It was good for a laugh however!

With my energy level renewed, we headed home with our treasurers. It was so good for me to take a break from the stress. I had so much more to give hubby, just by taking care of myself. My FIL stopped being able to swallow yesterday. I suspect the doctor will have to start an IV line in order to give him fluids and pain medicine. As his lungs begin to fill up with fluid, his breathing is very labored and painful. He has trouble remembering who we are now. Hubby took a break today, which was good for him too. He was "on call" but was able to stay close to home for a change. Hopefully he will be able to get some sleep tonight.

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RUTHIEBEAR 1/31/2012 12:52PM

    Glad that in the midst of your stressful situation you could gat a break and have a laugh! emoticon

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FITCOFFEEMOM357 1/31/2012 10:11AM

    I am so glad you had fun with your sister.

I am sorry to hear about your fil Cyndi. I hope you and dh get the break you need to rebuild your energy.

Praying for you and yours.

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DONNABRIGHT 1/31/2012 9:32AM

    Good for you and hubby to take a break.

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L*I*T*A* 1/31/2012 9:19AM

    so nice to have a sister to share things............
so glad you enjoyed your time together...
blessings and hugs..........lita

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TWNOMWE 1/31/2012 9:16AM

    Great that you had a fun day with your sister.
Praying for FIL. emoticon

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JTREMBATH 1/31/2012 12:54AM

    I'm pleased you had a great day with your sister.

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Feeling Stressed Today

Sunday, January 29, 2012

I'm feeling very stressed and sad as hubby and I spend FIL's last days with him. It is difficult to watch a once larger than life man slowly slip into death. Hubby and his siblings are gathered around him today and I'm taking the time off. It will be a very tough week. I'm going out to lunch with my sister and then we're going to have sister bonding time. I'm hoping it will be fun so that I'll be refreshed enough to comfort hubby when he comes home tonight. I'm saying many prayers for strength and comfort for his family.

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TBRANCH2 1/29/2012 10:08PM

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ADELCASALE 1/29/2012 6:28PM

    Will continueto keep you in my prayers! emoticon

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DONNABRIGHT 1/29/2012 4:14PM

    It is difficult to get through such a time. Hang in there.

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L*I*T*A* 1/29/2012 12:20PM

    what a difficult and stressful time for all...
praying for you and yours.....
enjoy the lunch distraction....
blessings and hugs...............lita

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Attitude of Gratitude #4

Friday, January 27, 2012

Today I am grateful for:
Rain (even if it is just a little!)
Leftovers (I didn't have to cook!)
Finding bargains when shopping
A good night's sleep
Inside exercise
A great Pilates instructor
My friend's improving health
Having fun watching a movie with hubby
Having a television
My faith

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DONNABRIGHT 1/28/2012 9:22AM

    You are so awesome!

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Attitude Of Gratitude #3

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Today I'm grateful for:
Low sodium tomato sauce
Turkey meatballs
Brown rice
Fun during my workout today
Nice neighbors who look out for one another
My primary care doctor who is thorough and takes good care of me
Second chances - tomorrow is another day and I know I'll be successful!

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TWNOMWE 1/27/2012 3:32PM

    It nice people look out for one another and wonderful your doctor is one of the good ones!!

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L*I*T*A* 1/26/2012 11:47PM

    cool.......great attitudes of gratitude!!
love your new background!!!
blessings and hugs..........lita

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Attitude of Gratitude #2

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Today I'm grateful for:
Whole wheat pitas
Low sodium hummas
Kindness of strangers
A heated pool to workout in
Home made soup

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DONNABRIGHT 1/27/2012 7:26AM

    You are so right on the kindness of strangers.

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TWNOMWE 1/26/2012 11:11AM

    I love the whole wheat pitas and nothing beats unexpected kindness.

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L*I*T*A* 1/25/2012 11:08PM

    awesome,love them all....
way to go.......
blessings and hugs..............lita

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