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Labor Day Weekend is done! Back to life!

Monday, September 05, 2011

Another summer is done (well officially) and while summer will continue here for the rest of the year, I'll be getting back to my life and reality tomorrow morning. In some ways, I look forward to it, in other ways, I don't but isn't that life?

So on with life doing one day at a time and learning something new and practicing things I have learned and making things more of a routine so I don't forget them. All in all, a good day ahead!

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LINDYPAINTS 9/7/2011 9:33AM

    Hope you have a wonderful Autumn... as we head into Spring here in Oz... at least it means I can get into my pool soon ( as well as continuing my Aqua Zumba classes! ) emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LOSER05 9/6/2011 9:30AM

    Im GLAD summer is GONE!

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WENDYWITKOSKI 9/6/2011 12:56AM

    I am going to get back to a more Sparkly life tomorrow too.
Have a great day at it!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/5/2011 9:57PM

    I always mourn the end of summer but hope for a nice long warm Fall and very little winter.

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Happy Labor Day, All!

Sunday, September 04, 2011

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Happy Labor Day to all my SparkFriends!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/5/2011 4:50PM

    Happy Labor Day!!

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ALLIGATORKATE 9/5/2011 12:27PM

    And to you as well- I plan to do as little labor as possible this day! emoticon

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KKKAREN 9/5/2011 8:56AM

    Happy Labor Day to you too!

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TEXASFILLY 9/5/2011 8:02AM

    Hey PK~ *hugs* Happy Labor Day weekend to you 'n yours. Make it a safe 'n fun one. *hugs* BB~

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MAHEDAGO 9/5/2011 6:46AM

    emoticonhope you had a good weekend too emoticon

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SCREWIE 9/5/2011 12:59AM

    Have a great day!

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ARNETTELEE 9/4/2011 6:19PM

  Everyone, have a nice "labor" day .... and a day off too. It's Sunday, but it feels like a Saturday, cause we had a bbq yesterday with family. Was very nice to spend time, being that we have an extra day off from work this week!! Yay

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9/3/11 for Ghost!

Saturday, September 03, 2011

Getting more excited about SparkFlorida Rally coming up in October. Theres a thread on the team page about it. Everyone from SparkFlorida is invited. Of course if you aren't a member of SparkFlorida and you are in the area, please join us. It's a potluck and you'll have to bring your own spoon, plate, drink, Healthy food dish to share with others, chair, sun block, sun glasses, jogging shoes, beach ball, beach blanket, you get the picture. Nothing is supplied, you bring all your own toys.

Hope to see all the team there. I know it won't happen that way, but I can dream! emoticon emoticon emoticon

  
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LOSER05 9/4/2011 9:46AM

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TEXASFILLY 9/4/2011 7:12AM

    Hope y'all have a safe and fun time! *hugs* BB~

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/3/2011 9:20PM

    Sounds wonderful. I wish I lived closer.

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Pool is open again!

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

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The Health Department has ok'd our swimming pool and I was back in this morning. Not too bad considering. Apparently the management knew there was a problem over a month ago and someone called the Health Department as it was apparent that nothing was going to get done without a shove. It's amazing what a uniform can do to people!

Anyway, it was cleanup and put back to gether in perfect operational order and passed in flying colors (you couldn't get any lower than it was) and back open for us within 24 hours.

I got up and went for a walk at 6am because I was sure I was not going to get to swim today. Yesterday I walked my dining room during my favorite TV show (I could see the TV from there and still get some walking in). My DH thought I was nuts, but I got over a quarter mile in that way. Beats the standing in place marching stuff. I mean, BORING in Diamonds!

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1BEACHWALKER 9/2/2011 11:45PM

    I walk like that in my house with Wii Fit Plus program! Marching in place kills my knees and I agree-boring! But, I will do it if it calls for it on my DVD's, etc. Glad your pool is back up and running. emoticon

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MIRAGE727 9/2/2011 5:32PM

    Yay! Glad to hear you can go back to the pool! Very innovative of you to do your "walk." D & I are always doing strength training or Wii Fit in the house. As long as we are all doing something, we're still on the journey!
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WETPTARMIGAN 9/1/2011 5:40PM

    You're not the only one with pool closure problems! And you've got some inventive alternatives. Check the new Water Aerobics Team thread and tell us about it!
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LOSER05 9/1/2011 9:18AM

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/1/2011 8:56AM

    I can't imagine why they didn't do this sooner instead of being forced.

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WENDYWITKOSKI 8/31/2011 10:11PM

    I'm jealous, wish I had access to a pool!

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JUSTBIRDY 8/31/2011 2:43PM

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TEXASFILLY 8/31/2011 12:53PM

    Good to hear you're back in the "swim" of things (pardon the pun). Keep up the great work. *hugs* BB~

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Pool Closed by Health Department!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Well, our pool was closed on Monday afternoon (got my time in before that) by the health department. Too many problems to list, but essentually, we were ordered to the showers to scrub ourselves. Yuk!

So, I went for the second time to the showers with shampoo, soap, towels, brushes, and a can of Lysol (for the shower, not me - the Lysol - the rest was for me). I washed my hair and scrubbed down better than a surgeon. I was clean the first time, but I was clean the second time more psychologically than physically.

This morning we were told it was not known when it would be open again. So for now, I'm hoofing it around the lake everyday at least once, if not more. Tonight I did a quarter mile back and fourth across the dining room. Boaring! I measured it and that's what it was. I want my pool back! (It's actually the community pool, but there are those of us that get our best exercise in that pool - at least I can walk the pavement while others cannot!)

Well, I need to wrap it up for the day! Whoa - SP is so slow tonight - I'm not even doing spell check - sorry!

  
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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/1/2011 8:55AM

    Ewwwwwwwwwwwww. Gross!!! It sounds like the city government needs to get on top of this problem.

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MIRAGE727 8/31/2011 9:21AM

    That is so sad because all it takes is good pool maintenance! I'd be raising it with the management. They could have it back up to standards in no time. I hope y'all put pressure on them. I hate to say it but I'm glad I have my own properly maintained pool.
All the best....Monty

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KKKAREN 8/31/2011 9:15AM

    Yuk, I hope it gets cleaned out real soon.

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LOSER05 8/31/2011 8:03AM

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WOLFSPIRITMOM 8/31/2011 6:03AM

    That's too bad you can't get in for your swim. Hope it is open soon!

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DAWNDREGER 8/30/2011 9:40PM

    ewwww! glad you're ok though. Good luck with finding alternative ways to stay active!

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