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Very cold and windy on PEI

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Like the fool I am, I was out at 5a.m. shoveling snow and all to get my car dug out to get to work. But now I'm not going cause I did something to my shoulder. While shoveling, the wind caught the shovel and it swung around me and that's when I felt this sharp pain in my right shoulder. Hope it's not too bad. For today I'm going to baby it here at home. Hubby works on bridge construction and he got called out in the middle of the night because tarps covering one end of the new bridge in Darnley was blowing around. So out he goes, when he gets home tells me it was total whiteout conditions driving to the bridge which is about 1/2 hour drive from home and out on the Strait. Very windy out there and worse this time of year. He has to head back out shortly, the whole crew is working today,they don't normally work on Saturdays but this week they do.
It's weigh in day and I'm down another 2 pounds this week, I'm so proud of myself because I didn't think I was doing so good this week. I hope to keep up the good work and lose another 2 pounds next week.

Have a warm and toasty weekend


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SEAGLASSQUEEN 1/27/2011 3:46PM

    Congratulations on your weight loss! emoticon

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WALKINGDAVE 1/23/2011 12:54PM

    Hope your shoulder is feeling better today, I shoveled for over a hour yesterday and today my legs are sore???? Mostly my thighs and lower back but my legs??? Go figure....trying to get healthy and exercise by shoveling and we're worse off then before. Took Dave for a big walk this afternoon, it was -18 without the wind chill and there was definitely some wind! He started limping when he saw what looked like our, he was faking a limp so he could go home.!! We got home and he stole my glove and we played tag for half hour in the snow! Guess he wasn't hurting too badly. Hubby is getting home later today, he was away all weekend and poor Dave is lonely for him. Hope you had a good weekend and you are looking after that shoulder...take it easy. emoticon

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JLDACQ 1/22/2011 10:40AM

    Great job on the weight loss! And you had your doubts... *chuckle*

I hope hubby doesn't get frostbite today, I imagine the winds are worse on the Island than on the mainland.

As for your shoulder, be REALLY careful with it! If the RICE method (rest, ice, compress and elevation) don't fix it by Monday, you really need to see someone about it. Don't wait, because your cardio might suffer from it, and you may have damaged the area more than you think. Besides, I'm sure there are teenagers around who need a little cash who'll do the shovelling for you, at this point.

Spark on!

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CANDY58 1/22/2011 9:10AM

    good job on your weight loss emoticon Enjoy your snow!

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Another snowy weekend in the Maritimes

Friday, January 21, 2011

The Nor'Easter and Weather Bomb has arrived. Snowing very heavy and I can hear the winds picking up outside the windows. Not a nice evening. Don't think I'll get into work tomorrow, it's only for 4 hours. Hubby has decided to stay home and not venture out to play cards with his buddies tonight.
Went and booked our trip for March. It's official we are going to Punta Cana emoticon. After what I went through with the manager to get the time off,I'm looking forward to the trip and not going to worry about him .
Tomorrow will be weigh in day. Three weeks in already. There are days I feel I'm making head way and other days I'm just not sure of. We'll wait for tomorrow and see what the out come will be.
My life in a nut shell.
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JLDACQ 1/22/2011 10:28AM

    Oh, how I wish you could stash me in one of your bags! :-D The weather bomb was nasty, the drive home last night was not as bad as I had expected. It looks pretty outside today, though, even if it is -150C outside. :-D

Spark on!

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WALKINGDAVE 1/21/2011 8:04PM

    I feel like I've been in the weather bomb all day, it's colder in the house and the cats both curled up with me in bed with the electric blanket warming us up. Read a book, napped, read some more and am bored to tears. I'm glad you got your timings for your vacation sorted out. Bosses aren't taught how to manage these days so when something comes up they sure get thrown for a loop! Have a great weekend, I'm waiting for the wind and snow to die down a bit to go out and shovel. Have a good day tomorrow emoticon

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Sunday In Charlottetown

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Well now, I spent the morning with my daughter at the flea market and both of us ended up with books to read, her's Marilyn Munroe,me, Princess Di. Then we decided to try a Sushi Bar. Guess what, not open on Sunday afternoon. We decide to go to the mall to look around. She found a few items. Then we found a sale in a clothing store. Now I know why I don't shop for clothes very often. I don't like the way I look in the fitting room mirrors. Very frustrating. I did find two nice tops for my trip in March and a pair of black pants that will make a nice pair of capris, all for 30$.
Now I feel bloated and not sure why ,unless it's all the water I drink or if it's all the calories I'm not used to eating. Followed my menu like always. Go figure


Saurtday Jan.15

Saturday, January 15, 2011

So it's Saturday already. Only down 1lb this week but somehow I expected that. I will not let that get me down , 1 lb is 1 lb less towards my goal.
Today was a short work day for me, so when I left work I drove into Summerside and decided to check out our options for our planned vacation in March. Everything looks good for our expected date of departure and the resort we would like to go to. Now we just need to get the deposit and final payment by Feb.5
Now today turned out to be a very lovely day and when I got home I decided I was taking the dog and heading to Cavendish for a walk. We went to the park where we like to walk the trails and behold signs posted only opened to skiers(cross country) no walkers...BUMMER. So I head back up the road to drive into the park from the campground end, park the car and walk the road into the parking lot at Cavendish Beach. It was so nice. My stress level has dropped and I feel relaxed.
My husband brought home fresh mussels for supper. I will steam them with carrots,celery,onion,and sliced lemons. Yummy. I just might throw in some broccoli too.
That's my dayin a nut shell. Tomorrow I'm off to Charlottetown with my daughter to check out the flea market.

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WALKINGDAVE 1/16/2011 12:48PM

    What a lovely day hope you have fun with your daughter at the flea market, I wish I lived closer to one, but driving for a hour to get to Fredericton and then driving around forever to find a parking spot ruins it for me. Have a great weekend!

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ELLIE381 1/15/2011 4:02PM

    Sounds like a great time. Love to go to fleamarkets, so much fun. Good to hear you did get your walk in. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

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Friday, January 14, 2011

Ok,so it's Friday evening. My husband has gone out to play poker with his buddies, my son is upstairs watching T.V. or playing video games, and me, here I am. I just had my supper and will wait a bit before I go do my fitness routine,and then I just might have time to sit before I go to bed. Tomorrow I go in to work for 8 work til noon and then I'm off. What to do with the rest of my day. Thinking I should take a drive into Summerside take a look around,maybe visit the daughter at her work place. Then it'll be home to face supper and then a boring evening. Not much to do around here in the winter.
I got to remember my goals and that trip at the end of March , so I will not let boredom rule the evening.

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TRIGFROST 1/15/2011 11:35AM

    You go girl...I mean Lady...Have fun.... emoticon

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