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What was I thinking?!?!?

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

OMG!!! Can you say AAAAARRRRRRGGGGGHHHHHHH? Tonight was my first practice with my daughter's softball team. What a bunch of GIRLS! LOL!! They were jibber-jabbering the entire time. Sometimes, the jibber-jabber was mean-spirited, sometimes it was dorky, but NEVER was it softball related. Tomorrow is going to be SOOOOO different!

We are going to run drills. We are going to have "real" game-like situations and see how they do. And every negative comment will result in physical activity. Either pushups or situps or running or mountain climbers or burpees!!! Yeah! They are going to be positive if it kills them!! (Or me!) emoticon

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DONNAORLENE 6/2/2009 10:57PM

    I give up....what were you thinking? Personally, I don't think you were! But you didn't ask me did you? Or yeah I guess you did! Well, look at it this's going to be an experience you'll never forget!!! And not only will it be a physical challenge if you join in the practice, but it will definitely be a mental challenge!! And when it's all over, you can always get away by making that trip to Homedale!!! Ya Hoo!!! But you could come to meet me and not just so you could say you've been to Homedale! I'd love that!
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ECO_GIRL 6/2/2009 6:56PM

    I can't even imagine! That's all you, girl. Good luck with that.


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MOVIEFREAK00 6/2/2009 9:41AM

    LOL sounds like a great plan!! emoticon

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A laid back day

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Slept in until 9:00. Made breakfast since today is DH's birthday. Took a nap. Went to a meeting for the softball tournament. Made dinner. Went to the gym. Will finish a book. Can't ask for much more than that!

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You're living the good life, or would that be the life of Riley?

Who is Riley anyway?

Keep up the good work

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Yard sale, softball, HPC, laundry...

Saturday, May 30, 2009

A typical Saturday for me! Our subdivision had a community sale and, since my daughter's first game of the day was cancelled, we decided to set up for it. We did not have as much traffic as we did last weekend. Turns out it is graduation weekend and not as many folks are out and about. Oh well.

About 11:30, we packed up so I could get to her game. Shoved in a sandwich and carrots on the way. THEN! it was time for the library and grocery store (DH's birthday is tomorrow) and then back home for HPC and workout. After all of the pushups, both for the HPC and JM's NMTZ's, my arms almost did not cooperate with me to make dinner!

And through it all, laundry. I do so love laundry (detect the sarcasm!).

All right, kids are clamoring for the PC. I guess my time is up. Nite y'all!

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THATMARY 5/31/2009 8:22PM

    Oh I love yard sales! I would have totally come to yours.....had I lived any closer to you, lol. I feel your pain about the laundry. I used to leave the clean load in the basket so that my husband would just get frustrated and fold it and put it away. But now that I'm out for summer I'm folding it now...I'm a giver. Actually no the kids are givers b/c if not for them I wouldn't be doing laundry so often!

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I didn't fall, I jumped...

Saturday, May 30, 2009

off the wagon, that is. I had a coupon for buy one get one free - McDonald's Breakfast Sandwich. That is too great a bargain to pass up, so I bought two Sausage, Egg and Cheese Biscuits (for the price of one! emoticon). Well, then I had two sandwiches and it would have been wrong and wasteful to not guarantee that both were eaten. And I'm NOT generous enough to share. So, what's a girl to do? Yep, I ate them both!

But I didn't stop there. Oh no, that would have been too easy. Nope, I had some peanuts in the shell, my regular lunch and a yogurt and cereal snack. Not bad, right? Until you finish out the afternoon with two Grandma's Old Fashioned Peanut Butter cookies (see above for why I had to eat them both). I come home and do I get ready for the gym like I do practically every other night? Noooooo...I make nachos for dinner. And not the healthy version that I've come to know and love, the BIG, overloaded, gobs of cheese with salsa, sour cream and refried beans version! And I wash it down with (what else) a Mojito!

I jumped so far from the wagon that I couldn't even see it's dust any more by the time I looked up.

But, that's okay. One day is not going to make me regain all of the weight I've lost. Plus, I did do some things right. I still got in lots of water. The sour cream was low fat. I had veggies. The refried beans were fat free. And the pile of nachos was a moderate amount, not tons like I've done in the past. And, I think I logged it all, even though I didn't really want to 'fess up. Tomorrow, I'll start the day right and continue making the best choices I can. And hit the gym for a six-hour session to make up for today! LOL!!! (okay, maybe 5 1/2 hours)! emoticon

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    Hello Barbara,
I've been there, done that, haven't we all?
Good luck wiping that dust off your face,
I might have thought that it was dust from powdered doughnuts, LOL
Don't go and some doughnuts because of me now,

I understand your point about food and bargains, but...

was it really a BARGAIN or just a GAIN, without the bar? LOL

Behave your sweet self today, we're here with you and for you.

Have fun with that 6 1/2 hour work out today,
or was that a 7 hr, or 8 hr? LOL Maybe 5 hr. And if you think you get the record for falling off the wagon, check out one of my blogs, I'll bet that I dove in WORSE than you did, LOL

You're a hoot

Take care,

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_MAOMAO_ 5/30/2009 12:57AM

  Now I know why I had dust in my face! emoticon

Some of us are overly concerned about not wasting food. We're also too worried about never finding Grandma's cookies again or we'd be able to give one away more easily. Yes, it's that Overly Responsible Disorder Ever Roaring.

You're back here now. Just don't jump from a moving wagon again. next time you might break an ankle!

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Much better today

Friday, May 29, 2009

Apparently, I shrugged off the funk that was hanging over me yesterday. Today was SOOOOO much better. Again, nothing really happened, good or bad. Goes to show that attitude is everything.

Oh, just remembered, one pretty good thing happened. First, a little background. My daughter plays softball and I have been a coach, either head coach or assistant, on her teams for the last four years. This year, the league didn't need me to coach. No problem. Well, for tournament, two of my daughter's three coaches were unavailable. I told the 3rd coach that I would help. One week of "coaching' is totally doable.

Tonight, the 3rd coach and I were discussing the tournament, practices, etc. when my daughter and his daughter made an announcement. They decided that they want the two of us to coach next year! I think that's pretty cool. The team wants to stay together (as much as they can) and the head coach has decided not to coach next year. Maybe they chose us because we were there, but who cares. They picked me! They like me, they really like me! (At least, in my world they do!) LOL!!


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