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Picture blog - Day 3

Saturday, March 12, 2011

This is early, but I am out all day tomorrow. Work then racing to my parents place, quick superman style change and then off to the other side of Auckland for a play and then dinner with the 'rents. Looooooong day!

Anyways, day 3 is the cast of my favourite show

Gilmore Girls! Yes, I know it ended 4 years ago. Yes, I do own every season on DVD and yes some of the disks have been watched so many times that they are worn and skip. I loooooooooooooove this show! It is so well written and acted! I cried at the end of the last episode because I knew there wouldn't be anymore. I grieved. Seriously.

Anyways, eating and exercise have been terrible. I am trying to get myself into a routne with uni and work and its taking a while. General eating hasn't been so bad, but its the snacking that is letting me down. I'm over hating my body. 2 more weeks and I will have income to buy food with (currently living off what I have, which is not much and not good) and income for a gym. The days are shorter now, which means I'm not home til it is nearly dark and walking in the dark isn't safe.

One day, I'll get there. Stay tuned, I do plan on making changes, but as we all know, I have to really want it and maybe I don't just yet! Even though I do...

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CARLA-216 3/15/2011 10:33AM

    Do you know, I've never watched Gilmore Girls. Maybe I'm missing out on something good!

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Picture blog - Day 2

Friday, March 11, 2011

Day 02 - A picture of you and the person you have been closest with the longest

I don't really do the lifelong friends thing. People change and move and get busy, so the picture isn't of a childhood friend or anything.

The picture is of my boyfriend, who for the past 5 years has been my boyfriend and my best friend. We know everything about each other and we can say anything to each other. Despite his faults I love him and he is my best friend.

I love this photo. Its from happier times. We were engaged for a few months 2 years ago and this photo was taken when we were looking at venues. We were both really happy. I hope we can either move on and be happy apart, or move on and be happy together. Russell wants to try and make things work and for now I do too.

So, a photo and a story, which I think is the point of this challenge. Interesting...

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PUFFPASTRY 3/13/2011 5:46PM

    Wow -- so you've been together since you were 15 or 16?! Did you go to high school together? emoticon

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BUBBLEJ1 3/11/2011 7:24PM

    Mrs - I'll find a picture from when my hair was down to my bum! It was really, really long!

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MRS.PRINCIPAL 3/11/2011 7:10PM

    It's a cute photo- look how long your hair was!
Wishing you find what ever you need from eachother.

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BEANPOD77 3/11/2011 5:42PM

    Cute pic...wishing you both good luck in whatever you decide to do..Like the 30 day blog it looks like fun...too bad Im too lazy :-)
Hope you are well..Drop me a quick line if you get a chance..

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CARLA-216 3/11/2011 4:14PM

    Aww, I hope you two can find happiness together.

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30 day photo blog

Friday, March 11, 2011

This looks like fun. I will blog everyday and will include a picture from the list below. I like blogging and I like pictures, so I'm in!

Day 01 - A picture of yourself with ten facts

Day 02 - A picture of you and the person you have been closest with the longest

Day 03 - A picture of the cast from your favorite show

Day 04 - A picture of your night

Day 05 - A picture of your favorite memory

Day 06 - A picture of a person you'd love to trade places with for a day

Day 07 - A picture of your most treasured item

Day 08 - A picture that makes you laugh

Day 09 - A picture of the person who has gotten you through the most

Day 10 - A picture of the person you do the most ****** up things with

Day 11 - A picture of something you hate

Day 12 - A picture of something you love

Day 13 - A picture of your favorite band or artist

Day 14 - A picture of someone you could never imagine your life without

Day 15 - A picture of something you want to do before you die

Day 16 - A picture of someone who inspires you

Day 17 - A picture of something that has made a huge impact on your life recently

Day 18 - A picture of your biggest insecurity

Day 19 - A picture and a letter

Day 20 - A picture of somewhere you'd love to travel

Day 21 - A picture of something you wish you could forget

Day 22 - A picture of something you wish you were better at

Day 23 - A picture of your favorite book

Day 24 - A picture of something you wish you could change

Day 25 - A picture of your day

Day 26 - A picture of something that means a lot to you

Day 27 - A picture of yourself and a family member

Day 28 - A picture of something you're afraid of

Day 29 - A picture that can always make you smile

Day 30 - A picture of someone you miss

I'm looking forward to this!

Day One is a picture of myself and 10 facts about me

Just for fun, a baby picture! I am the big one! In this picture I am nearly 2 (21 months old) and my sister is 1 month old. And technically its a picture of me and someone else, but...my blog, my rules!!!

Fun facts

1. I get REALLY freaked out if I don't know the time
2. I love crime shows
3. Buying stationary makes me oddly happy
4. I have way too many books and DVD's
5. I have a younger sister (see picture) but we no longer speak. It doesn't bother me, she was only cute when she couldn't talk
6. My favourite ice cream is mint cookie smash
7. I have an obsession with cityscapes at night. I find them calming
8. I love Japanese food
9. My cats are my children
10. I love my sparkpeople friends!

On a sad note, this morning I went out to my car and a girl called me over to her. She was in tears. She asked me if I knew the cat laying on the grass. She had run it over. My heart skipped a beat because it looked like mine, but when I looked closer I saw it had a white tummy, and my cat doesn't. My landlords cat does though. This girl was hysterical, she was so upset with what had happened. I offered to break the news to my landlord if she couldn't face it, which she took me up on. I grabbed her details incase the landlords wanted them, gave her a hug and told her it was OK, it was an accident. My landlord took it well, but their kids will take it hard. Poor kitty, she was sooooo sweet. After I told my landlord what had happened I ran inside to cuddle my kitties. It could have easily been one of them, and I was so grateful that I still had them.

So on that note, cuddle your kitties, puppies, kids, parters and friends. Go on, I'll be cudding mine!

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BUBBLEJ1 3/11/2011 4:42PM

    Carla - I was one of those awesome kids that was just cute and not annoying. At all... OK, not really, I was very annoying

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CARLA-216 3/11/2011 4:13PM

    Aww, you were pretty cute for a kid. emoticon

Sorry about the kitty and the gal who did it, too.

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LEXIE63 3/11/2011 7:02AM

    Cute pic, and you really made me laugh with your facts. :-)

Shame about the kitty, poor thing, and that poor girl, she must have felt dreadful!

We had a similar thing happen with one of our cats, except we thought it really was our cat, and we buried him, and everything, went indoors, sat there quietly crying and staring out of the window, only to see our cat leap into the garden from next door. Turned out we buried a stray!

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RUNNER12COM 3/11/2011 2:35AM

    Sorry to read about the kitty. :(

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PUFFPASTRY 3/11/2011 1:34AM

    Oh, so sorry about the kitty! Aw. I hope it's already on another one of its nine lives.
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I'm way too excited about this gym thing

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Seriously. I'm pouring over the class timetable and hi lighting the ones that fit into my timetable. With my yellow hi lighter. That smells like lemons. Fruit scented timetables rock my world.

So far I'm wanting to try a bit of everything:

Box and burn
Muscle Max
Core Power

I wanna do them all. Please? Someone give me endless time and energy! Me thinks I will have to pick 2-3 a week and either go to what I like best or rotate them.

OR I may hate all the instructors and end up doing my own thing in the gym. Who knows. I'll find out soon enough, and you, my wonderful friends, will be along for the ride. Is it moving time yet!?

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PUFFPASTRY 3/13/2011 6:21PM

    I'm REALLY hoping I can find someplace to use the sentence "Fruit scented timetables rock my world", (giving you full credit, of course), because it is too good to waste on just one audience-limited blog! emoticon

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CARLA-216 3/10/2011 9:55AM

    Decisions, decisions! I hope you enjoy the classes and the instructors!

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MRS.PRINCIPAL 3/10/2011 5:52AM

    I am guessing the additional new workouts will also give you energy when sitting down for homework and studying. Enjoy! They all sound fun, I've always wanted to try spinning.

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I'm joining a gym!

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Thanks so much for all of your study snack suggestions. I'm going to write them all down so I have snack ideas handy :) Oh and do the shopping and actually get food in the house. None of you suggested gravy, stale cereal and gum, right?

A fantastic perk of moving in with my parents is the increase in disposable income. With that income I am joining the gym! YAY!!!

This gym (the one my parents go to) is reasonably priced at $15 a week, is just 5 minutes down the road and has lots of classes that fit my timetable. I LOVE group fitness but when I worked at night the classes were always on when I was sleeping or working (morning and evenings). Now I work more human hours I will be able to make it to a couple of classes a week and will have full gym access. YAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAY. I'm so excited, and I just can't hide it.

I will also be closer to the pools that offer water walking, which I love, so good news all around!

So my fitness will have a jumpstart in 3 weeks. I will be coming up with a new set of goals and will try and use the gym as much as possible. Bikini by summer (8 months)? Hell freaking yes.

I'm wanting to develop fitness related goals instead of weight goals. Sure I would love to loose weight and I hope I do, but I like fitness related goals better because sometimes the scale lies and doesn't tell the full story!

Watch this space!

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CARLA-216 3/9/2011 12:09PM

    Hooray for having disposable income and joining a gym!

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LEXIE63 3/9/2011 9:08AM

    $15 a week very well spent, I reckon. Winwin! :-)

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TWINSMOMMY607 3/9/2011 8:42AM

    That's awesome!

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MRS.PRINCIPAL 3/9/2011 6:16AM

    I can hear your enthusiasm all the way over here! Glad you have your motivation back!

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DARACOX 3/9/2011 5:37AM

    FItness goals are a great idea! And moving in with your parents is paying off already!

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KNIGHTS6 3/9/2011 4:27AM

    good luck with your fitness goals emoticon

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