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I'll be paying tomorrow...

Friday, May 15, 2009

but it was soooo worth it! Today is the first day in a series of warm days. It will be close to 90 on Monday. Woo Hoo! I was planning to do the JM NMTZ DVD, but decided to go for a run outside instead. Planned on going two miles and ended up doing three. Took about 35-ish minutes to run/jog three miles. I'm pretty okay with that time! It was so nice outside. I plan to spend some time outside every day this weekend to enjoy the warmer weather (SO tired of being cold!).

So, how am I going to pay? My quads are going to be SCREAMING at me tomorrow. I'm talking screaming like a colicky baby who's also teething. I stretched a lot, but I can already feel them tightening up. I'm going to go to the gym and do a workout on the elliptical. Hopefully a little bit of active recovery will help stave off the pain. emoticon

But, you know what? I'd do it again! emoticon

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MOVIEFREAK00 5/15/2009 10:20AM

    Wow you had me fooled for a second, I thought you may have had a slip up! :)

I'm so happy for you that you ran so far, keep it up!! emoticon emoticon

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

It has been a busy week! Whether I'm home or at work, I'm on the go, go GO! I have Friday off to make bread with my son at his school. That is saving my sanity!

Wish me luck to make it through tomorrow!

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DONNAORLENE 5/13/2009 10:21PM

    So here's LUCK! LUCK! LUCK! And I hate to say this but I don't think there's any hope for your sanity, so I'm not sure what the luck is gonna' do for ya'! LOL!!! And if I was with ya' I'd be LOL!!! Oh shucks! just kiddin'!
Really!! I know what you mean and I know it's been a hard week for ya'! But I really am proud of you for resisting those donuts, I don't know if I could have! And by the way, thank you for stopping by and checking on me, you're a good friend and I do treasure our friendship! You've been with me from the start of this and you still put up with me! That's pretty courageous!! Anyway, I'll pray you through tomorrow so you can enjoy Friday with your son! Take care and God Bless. Donna
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The weirdest thing happened on the way to get gasoline...

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

I knew that I had some calories to "burn" in today's eating plan. I decided that if I didn't eat the orange and cheese stick snack, I could have something else a little less nutritious. I walked into the convenience store and started looking for just the right thing.

And I walked out with....nothing. I picked up a couple of things, checked the nutrition label and decided it wasn't worth it. The one thing I thought might be worth it (cake donuts), I stopped and thought about how I would eat it. Not how I should, but how I knew I would. Picture shoveling an entire donut in at one time, chewing enough to swallow, but not really taste. That would be me on ALL six donuts. Didn't sound appealing! So, I walked out with a receipt for my gas!!

I still have a couple hundred calories to meet my plan for today and I'm not sure if I'll meet them. Weird!

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BURNETTERULES 5/13/2009 10:14PM

    Oh no I think you made an excellent choice. I am proud of you. emoticon Here have this one.

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SHARE1951 5/12/2009 11:38PM

    good for you emoticon emoticon emoticongood choice :)

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My baby is back!!!

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Okay, so in this case, my baby is my pickup. We got this pickup in the same month and same year my son was born. They are both 10 years old and it feels weird if one of them isn't here. emoticon

Friday, on the way home from work, the timing belt on my pickup broke. We were lucky enough to be able to tow it to a friend's house (yep, he's a mechanic!) and he fixed it for us for so much less than a dealership would have. It took a little longer than he expected, but it is all better! Got to drive my baby home today and will be driving to work tomorrow. So nice to be mobile again!


Good Mother's Day

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Today was a good day. My DH made breakfast, we all had leftover pizza for lunch (read - no cooking for me!) and we went out to dinner. I got a good workout in between breakfast and lunch and went on a walk with the kids after lunch. We also hit a couple of stores before and after dinner. Daughter had birthday money she "needed" to spend, son had allowance he "had" to use and DH needed shoes. I tried on some REALLY cute yellow wedge sandals, so adorable! Unfortunately, they hurt my feet. emoticon If I had found something I wanted, I could have gotten. But, nothing jumped out at me.

Should have my truck back tonight. Fingers crossed!!

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DONNAORLENE 5/11/2009 11:49AM

    So glad to hear you had a good day!!! You deserve it, because I know from the way you talk how much you love your kids and that you are a good Mom! Take care and have a great week!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

(P.S. See, I can be serious when I want to. It's just not as much fun!! LOL!!!)

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