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Sunday, February 14, 2010

I had a busy, productive day! Slept in until 8:30, got up dresses and got to work. First, started laundry. Then had the kids help me vacuum under the bed. Next, finished up my grocery list and gathered coupons. Forced myself to eat (I know, I am still such or there would be no forcing!) and went grocery shopping. Saved over $13 with my coupons!!

Came home and got everything put away and then headed to the library. Spent about an hour there Sparkin. Came home, sorted the clothes in my closet (finally) and then started burning stuff. I even had time to sit and read for half an hour!

Dinner was tacos and them off for a little window shopping with my man. When I mentioned that tomorrow is V day, he was terribly surprised! We're going to go to breakfast as a family. Big plans, huh? LOL!

Happy Valentine's Day all you Sparkers!

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DONNAORLENE 2/14/2010 9:13PM

    I hope you had a wonderful Valentines day! I can't think of anyone who deserves it more!

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CARLANNIE 2/14/2010 10:50AM

    LOL - I had to read back through your latest blogs to see what the heck you were burning??? Took me awhile to figure it out, but now that I have, just one question: was it great fun???

Happy Valentines - enjoy your breakfast. You have your best Valentines surrounding you!!! emoticon

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BKNOCK 2/14/2010 6:26AM

    Family breakfast can be fun! I hope that you have a nice Sunday and that maybe it has some time in it for some rest!

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JUNIAATROME 2/14/2010 2:17AM

    O that sounds so familiar. DH came this morning - after listening to the news on the radio and said: It's the 14th today? Really? I totally forgot! Ha - he had yesterday and today planned out (ok weekends are normally his working days)... but there goes romance.

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USFBULL 2/14/2010 12:11AM

    Sounds like a great good breakfast with the Family. emoticon emoticon

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    And a BIG VD day to you!

Enjoy that big family breakfast for Valentine's Day, Hopefully YOU won't have to cook it!

Enjoy your day!! emoticon

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Done...well mostly

Saturday, February 13, 2010

I was able to sleep in all the way to 7:30 this morning! Yippee!! Got up, got some brocolli cooking and got the babies to work. The room upstairs wasn't as bad as I was afraid it would be, so it didn't take us too long to get everything cleaned up. Took the stuff to burn dowstairs snd got about 1/5th of it burned. Plan to finish that tomorrow.

Took a shower and went to lunch with my friend. Mexican buffet. Very good and I didn't overeat!

After lunch, I started a load of laundry and ran some quick errands. The good news is that I don't have to go to Wal-mart on the weekend! LOL!

Went to the gym and figured out why they say not to exercise with a chest cold. Walked there and back. On the way back I was carrying pizzas for dinner. Does that count as strength training? LOL!

Didn't get a nap in, but didn't feel like I needed one. Also, didn't sort the clothes in my closet. Mostly cos I forgot it was on my list. Oops!

Tomorrow is grocery shopping (list and menus are already done!), library, clothes sorting, laundry and maybe a walk. Possibly a nap, depending on how I feel.

Time to head to bed now. Spark y'all tomorrow!

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    Wow, busy day!

Yes, you CAN count them as strength training, cause I'm gonna count my fitness minutes from watchin' the Olympics, LOL

Have a great weekend and Happy Valentine's Day too.

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BKNOCK 2/13/2010 8:07AM

    Sounds like another productive day! I am glad that it went well for you and I hope that you continue to feel better!

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EM4488 2/13/2010 8:07AM

    I got stuck at Mexican buffet and I didn't over eat. WOW! What?! Is that possible? HOW is that possible? You are amazing!

oh, and you totally rocked your to-do list!

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USFBULL 2/13/2010 1:02AM

    Nice work emoticon

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_MAOMAO_ 2/13/2010 12:51AM

  emoticon You had a really productive day, I AM impressed!

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BIG plans for my day off!

Friday, February 12, 2010

Well, maybe BIG might be overstating it a little. My first plan is to sleep in. Really hoping my cough allows that! After I get up, the kids and I are tackling the upstairs room. Yep, tackling. We tried touch, but we weren't getting anywhere! LOL!

Okay, really we're going to straighten, sort, organize, throw away, clean, whatever it takes! Then we're going to burn all the stuff I planned to shred before the shredder died. Fun for me and for them!

After that (or in the middle of it), I plan to have lunch with my friend (yes, I have one friend in the real world! LOL!)

After that, I'll start laundry, write my menus and grocery list and take a nap. Take-n-bake pizza is for supper, so no stress there! Sounds like a darned good day!

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    Sorry I'm late, Hope your day off was a wonderful one. Sounded darned busy to me.

And ha ha ha, I KNOW that you have lots more than one friend, in the whole world, LOL

Enjoy your weekend!

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BKNOCK 2/12/2010 12:19PM

    Wow, you are always so ambitious! I wish you luck with all that and I hope that you enjoy your lunch! Take care of that cold.

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MAKEROOM4ME 2/12/2010 11:14AM

    Barbara, I hope you enjoy your day. Sounds like some serious calorie burning going on. Hmmm... my room could use a makeover! It's been a mess for years ... too overwhelming to touch or tackle. My whole life is in my room, as well as my self-employed business.

Don't over do it ... get some rest and send that cold on its way. emoticon laura

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AWYEAGLE 2/12/2010 10:59AM

    Sounds like a great day to me (other than the cleaning part). I hope your cold cooperates and let's you get it all done.

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ANNIE_1015 2/12/2010 5:00AM

  That sounds like a great day!!! To me, there is nothing like organizing and throwing things out (or burning them)- it feels so good! Have a great time!!!

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DEUSMACHINA 2/12/2010 3:51AM

    Sounds awesome! I love the planned nap!

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USFBULL 2/12/2010 1:43AM

    Eat a Pear, it will help your cough, get some good rest and don't forget to enjoy your day off, woohoo! emoticon

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DONNAORLENE 2/12/2010 1:22AM

    Sounds good to me...sounds like you're feeling better and I pray you get a good nights sleep! Have fun(?) tomorrow...well, at least enjoy your naps since you love them so much! And have a great week end and a Happy Valentine's Day!
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I like naps!!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Let me start by saying that I went to the doctor this morning to get my eyes checked. I have pink eye in both eyes. For anyone who doesn't know what that is, it's a highly contagious eye infection that makes your eyes itchy and goopy. Once you start the drops, the contagion decreases quickly. The doc said I could go to work, so I did. BUT, I also know how paranoid folks are about pink eye, so I told my boss.

He comes over and says I can't tell you what to do (he's the boss, he can tell me what to do) but, isn't that really contagious? LOL! I took the hint, finished a couple of quick things and left. I got my prescription and headed home. Once I got home, I curled up with my book, a blanket, and some tea. Before long, I fell asleep! Man I like naps! The good news is that my eyes weren't goopy when I woke up!!

On a separate note, the kids got the Mario Kart game for the Wii today. Told them they had to read and do their chores before they could play. The boy decided that he didn't want to read. But, it was okay to behave like a baby when his sister did her stuff and was allowed to play. I'm ready to send him to bed. Or better yet, send me to bed! LOL!

At this rate, I think our Friday morning project is going to turn into an all-day, work until you drop marathon! Maybe an attitude adjustment will come out of it. Wish me luck!

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STEELERCRAZY 2/10/2010 11:12PM

    Next time your boss tells you to do something you don't wanna do, remind him, "You can't tell me what to do."

Feel better soon!

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    You probably needed the extra rest anyway.

Both eyes, wow, I'll bet that was uncomfortable.

Hang in there and get better soon.

You might want to keep those "naps" in your schedule!

remember kindergarden, we all took naps, shared cookies and we all got along just fine!

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BKNOCK 2/10/2010 9:17PM

    Nothing like a day off to rest up! We got Mario Kart for Christmas and my nieces and nephew love it! I like it too!

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Pride goeth before the fall

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Okay I'll admit it. I was smug. About two weeks ago, the guy who sits next to me in my cube came in with a horrible cold. Everyone around us was getting sick. But not me!! I eat right. I exercise. I'm healthy! There's no way I'm going to get sick. That's what I kept telling myself anyway. Here I am sitting here with a cold and two eyes infected with pink eye! Not fair! (Yes, Michelle, I'm going to the doc tomorrow for drops.) I guess it goes to show you that if it's your turn, you're getting sick!

On a semi-positive note, it looks like my computer might be fixed! Brought it home and started using it. Within five minutes, it went kaput. I took it back to the lady today and she said she knows the fix. I should have it back tomorrow. If I go to work that is. Otherwise I'll have it back by Thursday! Yippee!!

Okay, time for bed. Have to get up early to get me some eye drops.

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MAKEROOM4ME 2/12/2010 11:10AM

    Who started this cold anyway? Guess that's my punishment for not getting the flu shot this year! Laura

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GLOBALKEEWEE 2/11/2010 10:38AM

Double pink-eye, eh? My mom always yelled at me to keep my fingers out of my eyes..."you'll get pinkeye!"...maybe your mom didn't tell you this often enough.

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JUNIAATROME 2/11/2010 9:20AM

    so sorry that it got you too! Hope you are feeling better today. What I really dread with this bugs is that they rarely come alone: mine came with a three day horizontal (I could not get my head up for headache); another week of weak; dreadful weather and no energy to start me back on the fitness track; another bug - thankfully smallish; crazy work schedule for a week; a stomach bug and more snow. Facit: no real work-out for two weeks. Guess where I need to start now? At 15 minutes elliptical! I haaaate falling back to the old. And I did not yet stand on the scale this week. And I'm so not looking forward to that one either...

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    Maybe you just need some drops for the 'puter!

Don't ya wish that would do the trick?

Have a great day

Take care and rest up while you can!

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STEELERCRAZY 2/10/2010 11:14PM

    Aw, dang it!! Computer probably caught a virus, too. Hope not...I just took my laptop in to get it looked at...maybe we'll both get good news??

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AWYEAGLE 2/10/2010 12:33PM

    Sorry to hear your sick (I say that so I won't get sick - LOL).

Feel better soon and take care of those eyes!

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RWETHAIRYET 2/10/2010 11:10AM

    Heehee, that very thing happened to me just a few weeks ago.
That's what you get for gloating!

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BKNOCK 2/10/2010 5:52AM

    Wow, what a bummer. I hope that you are feeling better real soon and that your eyes are not bothering you too much.

I am glad that the computer is on the mend though! I hope that she is putting some virus protection and malware protection on it for you?


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DONNAORLENE 2/10/2010 1:02AM

    Oh, Yuck! It's no fun being sick, especially after you were so sure you were healthy and well! LOL! Just goes to show're pretty smart about the Pride thing! Hey, don't feel bad, I've been there a million times. No fun eating crow either...and boy have I had to walk around with feathers hanging out of my mouth a few times! Anyway, hope you get to feeling better soon! I'll keep you in my prayers and check in on you tomorrow! Take care and get a good nights sleep!
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SILVERPUSS 2/10/2010 12:35AM

  aww! GET WELL SOON!!!!

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