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Let me please get serious.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Okay, I want to thank my good friend here on Sparkpeople, Surf Walker. I read her blog this morning and it really inspired me. Thank you.

Today I had several walks, no alcohol, and really counted everything that went into my mouth. My only beverages were brewed tea, coffee, unsweetened ice tea and club soda.

Joe and I did eat out for lunch, but I had grilled chicken sandwich and lonely ate half.
Tonight is salad with homemade dressing, A fresh artichoke, and maybe some broiled cod.

I stayed active all day today getting things done in the house.

What happened besides Surf Walker's Blog? I got on the scale. I'm going to admit something here. I am just shy of two hundred.

I have never been that heavy in my entire life. My average weight ran from 135 to 145. When I quit smoking it went up to 160 and I joined weight watchers and it can back down to 145.

I know I am under stress financially. I sometimes have issues sleeping through the whole night. I do not get enough exercise and make no effort other than walking Brutus for a bit at the beach.

I drink too much wine. Which is a problem in itself.

So now I need to concentrate on getting thin again. My feet hurt, my boobs got big, which believe it or not, I hate. I have always had small ones. I can't fit into any of my pretty clothes. I can't bend and stretch like I used too. Up until two years ago, I could still pull my foot up to my face and touch my nose. I could do that since being a child. Not happening now.

I feel I am a ticking time bomb for diseases such as Diabetes. I hurt my knee in the beginning of August and it still hasn't completely healed.

I need to keep a copy of this to remind myself.

I can't believe I announced how heavy I got. Yikes.

Okay, enough for now. Catch you guys soon. I plan on being around more.
hugs Heidi

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1SURFWALKER 9/28/2014 10:48PM

    So glad to have inspired you! Good for you...proud of you that you blogged about it and hope you continue to keep sparking, blogging and moving! I hope things get better financially for you two. It isn't easy to not worry...maybe the fun exercise will help...since it does help with stress! Get the bike, kayak out and keep on walking! We are in this together! That is the nice thing about SP, so many of us to support each other! I refuse to go back to where I was at my heaviest 306...and believe you keep up with the bad habits, you will get is easier to gain than to lose! My husband is getting more serious too lately...he has Diabetes and it is something You Do Not Want! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Our Travel Trailer

Saturday, June 21, 2014

I have not been on here much. Things just get busy. The end of May Joe and I bought a 17 ft, travel trailer. We took it out the first weekend locally.

We started with the idea of renting an RV for a vacation around the holidays. When we looked into it, we found it was very pricey and no dogs aloud in the camper. So we went to another RV place and found this Viking which our F150 can pull. They used it for shows and it has a bunch of nice upgrades and the price was great. Of course now we need to cut things to pay for it, like our storage unit and some small things here and there which add up.

Here arre a few pictures of our little travel home.

It was fun. One morning there was a whole family of deer, father, mother and fawn, and behind us, a huge racoon was invading the trash. It was neat. Just wanted to share.

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    Love your little travel trailer! Hope you are having a great time in it!

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1BEACHWALKER 6/22/2014 4:40PM

    Wow- that is really nice!!!! I will have to show Bob, he will be envious! Do I see a bag of chips and salsa?! Tsk, Tsk...hope Joe ate more of them! emoticon
So happy for you! Enjoy!! emoticon emoticon

Comment edited on: 6/22/2014 4:40:30 PM

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GINNABOOTS 6/21/2014 8:53PM

    I love it! We have a 24 ft trailer on some property up north, but it only sleeps 4 comfortably. I am looking for a larger one that sleeps 8 so I can have the family up on occasion.

Looks like you are having a lot of fun, enjoy the summer.

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COUCH2ROAD_LIZ 6/21/2014 8:37PM

    Sounds like a lot of fun! I really want to get an RV someday to travel in and do some around the states hiking! emoticon

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What's up?

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Yesterday Joe, Brutus and I went to the Annual Potato Festival in Bunnell Florida. My baby boy came in second place in the Dog Contest.

I blogged all about it with lots of pics, so you can just go in there and take a peek. Lots of fun.

My next post will be about our green house. Hope you all have a wonderful weekend
Hugs Heidi

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1BEACHWALKER 5/20/2014 5:44PM

    Congrats to cute Brutus!! Well done...2nd place! I will try to get to over to see the other pics later..on my phone right now. Have a great day! Hugs

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JACKIE542 5/18/2014 3:37PM

    emoticon Brutus. emoticon Sounds like a fun day

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ALEXTHEHUN 5/18/2014 9:57AM

    What a lovely day! Thanks for sharing.

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Happy Easter

Sunday, April 20, 2014

I am terribly sorry I have not been on my blog for some time. I am here , just not blogging. Time is so short trying to get everything in in the morning. Today is Easter and I'm not really doing anything for it. No special dinner or anything, which could be a good thing.

Wow, I just noticed I haven't been blogging since January. Yikes!

This is a picture of a green house Joe built for me. It is made up of other people's junk and we only spent $6.00 on two 2x4's. And then of course we bought soil, seeds and seedlings. Pots are all free too. Got to love being a junk remover sometimes.

This is Flagler Beach in bad weatrher, but it is always nice to me. We live less than 10 minutes away. We walk Brutus there all the time.

I will make this short and sweet. Happy Easter my friends. Keep on Sparking
Hugs Heidi

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1BEACHWALKER 5/5/2014 3:21PM

    That is Flagler beach! Wow! Got to go there one day!! I love rocky beaches...who knew?! Thanks for sharing that pic!
Brutus is soooo cute!! And love that you got a greenhouse! What will you grow and let me know how good it does. Florida is so hard on things!
Sorry I missed this was while we were on vacation and I am trying to catch up still!

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JACKIE542 4/20/2014 1:20PM

    Have a very Happy Easter emoticon emoticon

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THETURTLEBEAR 4/20/2014 9:36AM

    Happy Easter Heidi!

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Happy Sunday Everyone

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Lots of good news lately.
One our business has been very busy after the New Year and holiday stuff,
two, our lease is being renewed at our current rent for two more years, and three, I've lost 5 pounds since sparking again.
It's slow but steady.
Still watching the gluten and carbs. Trying to get my carbs from veggies. Staying away from Bread (which I LOVE) , pasta, and rice. Not easy.

I do not have an allergy so if I slip a bit, no problem.
I am on a 30 day streak. Yeah!
How is everyone doing?
Have a great Sunday
Hugs Heidi

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1BEACHWALKER 2/26/2014 11:20PM

    I keep missing your blogs! Sorry...I have subscribed to them now. You are doing great with your streak! emoticon
emoticon on the 5#!! emoticon
Guess what ---me too!! emoticon
Thanks for the goodie and coming to my blog. I am glad it is getting warmer again too! Just have to get through this rainy spell and dip in the temps next couple days and looks good from here on!
Glad you are happy at your new place and business is good! Sounds like this year is going to be good for both of us!! About time, right?! Keep sparking and streaking!! emoticon emoticon

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JACKIE542 1/27/2014 11:33AM

    Congrats, all great news, happy for you. Good luck on your streak.
I am doing ok, just got back from my morning walk, feeling pretty good.
Have a good start to your week. emoticon

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THETURTLEBEAR 1/26/2014 5:03PM

    Great news on all fronts!

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