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I give up!!

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

My PC or the internet or something (maybe my brain) is very slow tonight. I have posted the same message on one of my Spark Friends pages three times! My Internet Explorer closed down. Then it wouldn't reopen. Then it did and is still slow!

So, maybe I'm slow too, but I finally caught on. Time for me to go to bed. And hope that everything is working a little faster tomorrow.

To all of my Spark Friends, sorry if I didn't have time to stop by and say HI. Know I was thinking of you!

  
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BKNOCK 7/2/2010 8:10AM

    Wow, what a title! You really know how to get us on the edge of our chairs!

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ONEREALLYBIGDOG 6/30/2010 9:05AM

    Some days your the windshield

some days your the bug!

Hope you got some rest and both you and your 'puter will be ready for a new day!

Happy Hump Day

Have a SPlendid Day!

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SWEETPEA0214 6/30/2010 7:55AM

    You scared me with that Title girl. I thought I was going to have to come by and give you a butt whupping!!

Stupid machines! Can't live with them - can't live without them.

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SUZYMOBILE 6/30/2010 7:07AM

    It's always alarming to see a blog titled "I Give Up!" on here. Glad it was only the Internet.


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USFBULL 6/30/2010 1:42AM

    ya ya sure its the computer LOL can be very much the pain in the Bum

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JUNIAATROME 6/30/2010 1:09AM

    sleep tight...

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TURTLERAE55 6/30/2010 1:04AM

    Good nite and things will get better tomorrow.

Keep it moving tomorrow.

You can do it!!!!

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TIME4ME-CHERYL 6/30/2010 1:03AM

    At least you tried, you and your computer just need to take a break & start all over again tomorrow.

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KATYBUG48 6/30/2010 12:54AM

  Go to bed, things will be better tomorrow

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Random randomness

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

I drank two fewer cans of Diet Pepsi today! I skipped the morning one and the one in the evening. Amazing what getting some sleep will do for you!

I have some odd sunburns. Went to the water park twice this weekend. Applied and reapplied sunscreen frequently. However, I apparently missed a few spots. Upper body right at the edge of my swim suit and my back, edge of swim suit. Those spots, I understand the burn. But, I also have a sunburn about the size of an egg (shape too) on the side of my thigh. Not near my swim suit. Odd.

My library is going to be closed July 3 - 5. Which is great for the librarians...three day weekend! Sucks for me as I have to get my "librarying" in on Thursday. Messes up my "rut"!

DD wants to try some workout DVD's. All of the ones I own are on loan right now. So, we're heading to the library tomorrow (another rut interruption!) to let her pick some out.

Got a call from my gym today. We need to re-up. If we sign up for two more years, we can lock in our current rate (which is cheaper than a newbie would pay) and we can get two free months. What the heck, huh? Not moving and I use it, so let's do it! And who knows, maybe DH will want to go again soon.

Scrabble...or Words with Friends on the iPhone...totally addicted to it! Found out today that there is a limit to how many games you can have going at one time. 21. No...someone else told me. I have not tested it. Yet! emoticon

Okay...enough randomness.

  
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BETHGILLIGAN 6/29/2010 9:13PM

    Love the random! Relaxed and made me smile!

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RWETHAIRYET 6/29/2010 8:41PM

    So are you going to test that magic number of 21???
Heck, I can't carry on 2 text messages at the same time, hahaha

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STEELKICKIN 6/29/2010 8:09PM

    Love randomness. Odd little thingy about the egg-sized burn, though. Breanna gets those. In the weirdest little places. Does it always come and go there in the same spot? Or is this new?



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JOHNTJ1 6/29/2010 9:43AM

    Sometimes I think those "random" things about life are the very best things. It seems that they are the things we remember long after we forget the so-called monumental moments.

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SUZYMOBILE 6/29/2010 8:38AM

    I can be a Scrabble nut from time to time, but not in the summer!

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JANTWO 6/29/2010 12:40AM

    Love the "randomness"!!!! emoticon

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People watching

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Went to the water park today and I caught myself doing a lot of people watching. There were women there who looked really good in their bikinis. Women who shouldn't oughta been in bikinis. Women who coulda been but weren't. Women who were obviously very uncomfortable in their bodies and women who were comfy! No...I didn't just notice the women. Unfortunately, there just wasn't any eye candy for me to "gorge" on! LOL!

However, I did let my "humble" self out. My son cut his toe on something. I took him to the First Aid hut and while we were standing outside, waiting our turn, I noticed that some of the men in the endless river were checking me out. That's right. They were eye balling me! Oh wait. I was in front of the First Aid Hut. I was kind of like a car wreck....you just gotta look! LOL! emoticon

That realization deflated my ego a bit. Not much, but a bit! LOL! All in all, it was a good day. I read for quite some time, enjoyed the warmth and did a whole lotta nothin'. I could do that again tomorrow...as long as my boss doesn't catch me! LOL!

  
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RWETHAIRYET 6/29/2010 8:35PM

    Yeah, I like to people watch myself.
And I'm betting they were checking you out and not just rubbernecking at the scene of an accident, haha!!

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GEEMAWEST 6/29/2010 8:08PM

    I also enjoy people watching, but not in the same way Michelle obviously does. hehehe

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DONNAORLENE 6/28/2010 2:00AM

    One question? Did you wear your bikini?

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Donna

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USFBULL 6/27/2010 11:01PM

    Nice day emoticon

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LMB-ESQ 6/27/2010 10:00PM

    LOL... I haven't been checked out in ages. Hmmm... is that good or bad?

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STEELKICKIN 6/27/2010 9:37PM

    Uh, I highly doubt that it was only because you were in the first aid hut, m'dear. Don't sell yourself short, squirt. You may not be in a swim suit in your prof pic, but you're one hot momma!

Cough, cough, not that I would notice or anything...
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DUTCHIEKIWI 6/27/2010 9:34PM

    LOVE people watching!!! Used to sit on a lovely terrace in Holland on " Rembrandts plein" in Amsterdam and watch as the crowd goes by. awesome!

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Done, done and done!

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Here's the list I posted yesterday and what I actually did....


1. Exercise - done!
2. Start more laundry (doing a load tonight) - done! Towels done, sheets just need folded. Towels and swimsuits in the wash. Three loads left
3. Go to the library - Done!
4. Stop at the Chevron for drinks to go with the lunches the kids will eat and ice - stopped at Paul's instead, but done!
5. Take the kids to the water park and hang out with them for a little while - done..I even went on some rides!
6. Meet CarlAnnie for lunch (Woo Hoo!) - Done. Cheesecake Factory and we both ordered very healthily. She did better than me, though. emoticon
7. Go to Cabela's and sign up for a concealed weapons permit class - tried but have to pay cash when you sign up. Didn't have $$$ so I'll try again later.
8. Back to the water park for more time with either the kids or a book! - Done! Finished Nefertiti and started Hunger Games. AND, went on some more rides.
9. Bring everyone home and make dinner for the kids before going out to dinner with DH - DD made dinner instead of me. Went to On The Border for dinner and stayed in calorie range!
10. Spark for a little while - Doing it now!
11. Go to bed! - Soon...

Thinking of taking the kids to the water park again tomorrow. Gotta get all we can out of those season passes!!! Plus, I get some good reading time in. If we do go, I plan to go to the gym first and we won't stay as long. I'll need to rest up for work on Monday.

  
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BIG_SCOTS_LASS 6/30/2010 5:40AM

    A concealed weapons course?
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Are you gonna be a scary lady? Do we need to be worried?
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Obviously I've missed something (bleedin' laptop issues!). Sounds "interesting", though. I'm definitely curious now...

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SUZYMOBILE 6/27/2010 5:49PM

    It's amazing how much more you can get done when you write a list!

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THAMLEY 6/27/2010 1:52PM

    Isn't it wonderful to check of all those "dones". That's how you spell success! Staying busy and staying on track-- that's focus and dedication. Good Job--Keep up the awesome work! Good incentive for all of us! emoticon emoticon

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JOHNTJ1 6/27/2010 12:43PM

    I think I should be able to credit myself with some excercise. I got wore out reading everything you did.

Good for you!!! The busier we are, the happier we are

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DONNAORLENE 6/27/2010 6:50AM

    Knew you'd get it all done! emoticon But I sure don't know how you do it! Seems to me like you'd burn off all the calories you eat! Have fun tomorrow! Later!

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Donna

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FITKAT2010 6/27/2010 6:18AM

    Busy busy! Are you tracking your food intake?

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PECHEY3 6/27/2010 1:00AM

    Sounds busy but fun and healthy emoticon

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STEELKICKIN 6/26/2010 11:34PM

    TAH DAHHHH!! What's Nefertiti? Is that a book?

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GEEMAWEST 6/26/2010 11:30PM

    WOW! Sounds like a great day!! emoticon

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SUPREME5 6/26/2010 11:16PM

    great day way to go

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Busy day planned for tomorrow

Friday, June 25, 2010

Here's a quick list of what I have planned for tomorrow. In order. And I'm doing this for two reasons. First, so you will be impressed by how much I plan to get done (LOL!) and second, so I don't forget what I need to do!

1. Exercise
2. Start more laundry (doing a load tonight)
3. Go to the library
4. Stop at the Chevron for drinks to go with the lunches the kids will eat and ice
5. Take the kids to the water park and hang out with them for a little while
6. Meet CarlAnnie for lunch (Woo Hoo!)
7. Go to Cabela's and sign up for a concealed weapons permit class
8. Back to the water park for more time with either the kids or a book!
9. Bring everyone home and make dinner for the kids before going out to dinner with DH
10. Spark for a little while
11. Go to bed!


I think it sounds very doable. At least, right now, it does! emoticon emoticon

  
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BKNOCK 6/26/2010 8:27AM

    Wow, you with a concealed hand gun and Michelle with explosives!

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DONNAORLENE 6/26/2010 1:19AM

    No doubt in my mind you can do it! You can do more than I've ever thought humanly possible. If there's a super woman...it must be you! LOL!! Anyway have fun and now you better get some sleep!

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Donna

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STEELKICKIN 6/26/2010 12:35AM

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USFBULL 6/25/2010 11:27PM

    two loads tonight then you will make it.. maybe emoticon
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