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Sleeping in has it's benefits

Saturday, December 19, 2009

I mean besides the obvious. I got some extra sleep, or caught up on my sleep a little (that's the obvious) and got up at 9:30 this morning. Ahhhhh! That felt good. Since it was so late, breakfast was eaten late. So was lunch. Left me lots of calories to play with! LOL! So, even after two cookies, I'm still well within my calorie range for the day! Not a bad way to spend the day. emoticon

  
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GEEMAWEST 12/19/2009 11:16PM

    That's one way to do it.

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TWEETYKC00 12/19/2009 10:25PM

    a little free range calories can only help at the end of the day!! hang in there, keep up the great work.

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Attack of the Trojan virus!

Friday, December 18, 2009

DD was apparently at a site she shouldn't have been and she got the blue screen of death. DH came home and started running the ad-aware program. It has now been 213 minutes. Yap, your math is right...more than 3 1/2 hours of sitting in front of the PC. Yay! (or not).

DD has learned her lesson, tho. She is missing the dance tomorrow, she can't go to her friend's house, and DH has reminded her frequently how long this is taking. Poor kid!

All I can say is it's a good thing I have my I-Phone to Spark with or there'd be heck to pay!! Wish me luck on getting the darn computer running again!

  
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GEEMAWEST 12/19/2009 11:19PM

    Oh Yes, The Blue Screen of Death. I used to know it well, when my then teenage son was "experimenting" with the computer. Haven't seen it for a long time and don't miss it. Some lessons are harder to learn than others. Good luck!

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RWETHAIRYET 12/18/2009 11:36AM

    You got that phone just in time, I'd say!!!
Oh, and you can get that Blue Screen on okay sites too...I once got one from a scrapbook supply site, grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!
And then there was the time I clicked on a knitting link...seemed on that site, they did all their knitting in the nude...in some really strange positions, lol.


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DOINFINE 12/18/2009 11:02AM

    At least you can Spark on your phone! I hope your computer troubles are soon resolved!

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ETAGGEL 12/18/2009 10:03AM

    Nothing so frustrating! Hope your computer "gets better soon"


Phyllis

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BKNOCK 12/18/2009 8:44AM

    It's a hard lesson to learn! I am glad that you have that iphone too!

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KERRYMONIQUE 12/18/2009 12:05AM

    That stinks! My lil sister did the same thing with my computer when she stayed with me over the summer... only it was a slow acting virus.

Good luck - I hope it's fixed soon!

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Mole update

Thursday, December 17, 2009

No, not the spy kind of mole. The plain old ugly brown spot on my arm that got removed kind. I got a card in the mail today telling me that the biopsy showed negative/benign results. Yippee!!!

After telling DH, I asked him if he would remove the stitches for me when it was time. That way, I wouldn't need to go back to the doc and pay another $10. Really, all ya gotta do is cut some string and pull it out of my arm. I'd do it, but it is on the back of my right arm. I can't cut left-handed in the best of circumstances and these ain't!

DH said he'd rather not. He's not good at that "doctor" stuff. emoticon Sissy! LOL! I can say that because eight years ago, on December 23rd!, he fell from a ladder and crushed his left ankle (the height of ladder is growing over the years...I think it was about 10 ft). In the course of getting him healthy, he had five surgeries. After one, he had a hole in his leg that needed packed with sponges daily and a stint (sp?) in his chest so he could get intravenous antibiotics. I'm the one who shot the antibiotics into that little tube! Oh yeah, and he needed shots for awhile (in his stomach) so his blood wouldn't clot. Yep, I gave him those! And he can't cut some string? Oh well! Maybe I'll take his $10 and get someone at work to remove the stitches. LOL! emoticon

  
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DOINFINE 12/18/2009 11:05AM

    Great news about the mole! And good luck trying to talk your dh into cutting the stitches! I think you'll end up paying the doctor...Men.

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CARLANNIE 12/18/2009 8:13AM

    YES! I love it when those reports come back Negative. Sometimes negative news is good news! Too bad about your computer virus - the thing in life I get most frustrated about is when my computer stops working. Anxiety central.

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RWETHAIRYET 12/17/2009 4:48PM

    Hmmm, if you have some one you trust at work, i'd take the money and run myself,lol.
This from a woman who lets her bald headed (shaved) husband trim her hair to avoid paying for a haircut, lol.

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AWYEAGLE 12/17/2009 1:19PM

    YEAH - so glad the mole is nothing more than a mole!!!!!

I'd tell him that you need $10 for the doctor, then take a co-worker to coffee with the $10 as a thank you for yanking out those darn stitches. Heck I'd do it for you!

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MINDYJ1 12/17/2009 9:31AM

    Thank God the mole was benign!

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BKNOCK 12/17/2009 6:48AM

    Great news on the mole! I fainted when I saw the stitches running through my chin when I was about 8 so I am not a good person to ask! Good luck in finding someone to take them out for you.

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JUNIAATROME 12/17/2009 1:10AM

    woohoo! great news. plus I'd rather have the doc do the stitches emoticon

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Gluttony is not my friend

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

We had our company Christmas potluck/party. Started out pretty good in that I helped carve the ham and turkeys and didn't pick at it like I might at home. But, then one of my co-workers brought in a cookie tray and I helped myself. Then it was time to eat the potluck and I took a little bit...from practically every plate! All of it was delicious. Then, I had to go get cheese cake...and peanut butter balls...and pumpkin cake...and I'm sure there are more things I ate that I forgot about! LOL!

There are some good things about today. One, I did take very small portions of everything I ate. Two, I remember now why I don't eat like this every day. Three, I am not at all tempted to eat like this again for the rest of the week. Four, I went to the gym tonight.

So, all in all, not a bad day. Tomorrow will back to the healthy lifestyle I'm learning to love!

  
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AWYEAGLE 12/16/2009 11:54AM

    So your wagon is lost too? No worries, I don't think anyone really eats perfectly every day whether they need to loose weight or not. What fun would that be to never actually enjoy food again. So today work it off and move on. Glad you had a good time!

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RWETHAIRYET 12/16/2009 11:24AM

    Heehee, I usually miss my department potluck...they always have it on the 24th and since that's when I do dinner with my kids I'm never there.
But this year they decided to move it to the 23rd...so I might be in biiiiiiiiiiiiiiiigggg trouble.
Fortunately the baker extaordinaire retired last year, so the desserts won't be as good, lol.

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BKNOCK 12/16/2009 10:40AM

    I hate buffets, they make us eat way too much! Glad your back in line and once in a while it is okay!

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JUNIAATROME 12/16/2009 3:28AM

    It must have been the day - I did absolutely great yesterday until about 8 pm when DH had the idea of mulled wine and chocolate coated gingerbread (100 cal a piece! I had 6 of them). Needless to say, I won't mention the scale number this morning.

So, I'll denounce gingerbread for the rest of the season (including the wine which I don't like particularly well but it feels nice to hold the hot cup after taking a walk with Charlie! - silly me, I could have had sugarless tea instead! The effect would be the same.

Anyway - it's the elliptical today and the rest of the exercizes. So I hope to work that off my tummy area.

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_MAOMAO_ 12/16/2009 2:57AM

  Gluttony? What's that? emoticon

Isn't it amazing how awful it feels to be gluttonous? Tomorrow, you'll waken with an empty tummy and it will feel So good.
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I sparked at lunch today

Monday, December 14, 2009

So...I got my phone yesterday and I carried it with me EVERYWHERE today. I didn't need to, I just did cos I could. Plus, I could pull it out and check the weather, just cos! LOL! I even slept poorly last night because EVERY dream involved my I-Phone! How sad is that?!?! emoticon

Anyway, at lunch, I decided to log in my food as soon as I was done eating it. It took me longer on the phone than it would have on a regular computer, partly cos I kept hitting the wrong buttons. But, it was fun. I liked being able to check my mail and look at Spark and everything else I could do. I know, I know, lots of people have one and it's no big deal. To them!! To me it's my coolest newest toy ever! And I'm going to enjoy it until it's old hat. emoticon

Thanks for listening to me ramble on about the phone. I'll try to have something new to say tomorrow. No promises tho! LOL!

  
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AWYEAGLE 12/15/2009 4:06PM

    After my boss got an I-Phone you couldn't pay me to get one. He has the worst cell coverage EVER and the thing sounds crappy. But he loves it and it does make it nice that he can be on the web and doing e-mail all the time.

Hope you love yours! Enjoy.

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CONCHALEA 12/15/2009 2:16PM

    I wanted an IPhone, but went the cheaper route. My oldest daughter got a Blackberry & checks her 16-yr-old's grades all the time on it! He really hates that. She can tell if he did or did not turn in a paper he was missing. I have geek friends who use their IPhone's internet connection to run their laptops at our geek conferences. They get their phone logged on, hool up their computer, and run through all the cool things they want to show us fellow geeks. I'm jealous of all the applications.

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SUPREME5 12/15/2009 1:52PM

    OK I AM JEALOUS BUT NOT GOING TO WHJNE OVER IT I DO ENOUGH OF THAT ALREADY LOL I STILL AM A COMPUITER DUMMIE AFTER A YEAR GOD HELP ME IF I EVER DID GET ONE OH WHAT A MESS I WATCH OTHERS TEX AND I AM LOST SO YOU ENJOY THAT THAT PHONE DOUB;LE AS IO GIVE YOU MY FUN TO
YOUR FRIEND
DORENE

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STEELERCRAZY 12/15/2009 12:50PM

    iPhone? Wow. You're really pleased with yourself, aren't you? Yeah, my daughter has the iPod that looks like the iPhone. She looks pretty cool until her cell phone rings and she has to pull out the $19.99 Samsung. She definitely would kill for your iPhone. Can you imagine the shame that girl must endure when she talks on it? I'm sure she gets pitiful glances, snide remarks and looks of disgust from her peers. But, you, YOU, have the coolest phone in the WORLD!!!!! BWAH-HA-HA!!!

Shame on you. Kids are talking on Samsungs....have you no shame?

(LOL!)

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RWETHAIRYET 12/15/2009 11:38AM

    I just got a blackberry a month or so ago and I was the exact same way, lol.
Have fun!!

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BKNOCK 12/15/2009 8:16AM

    I think it is great that you are enjoying your Christmas gift so much! Keep blogging about it I don't mind! I am a bit jealous but I don't mind. Have a great day.

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