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Saturday Good, Bad and Very Bad

Monday, November 14, 2011

Yesterday had its good points and its bad points.

The good: I was at my church for a progressive dinner. I helped set it up and I was one of two people that brought appetizers. I chose to bring ham and turkey slices, carrots, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, celery, and cheese slices.

The bad: I ate way too much!

The very bad: the insulator for my attic did not show up for a second time. I have asked for compensation because I had rushed home from my errands and then waited four hours for a no show. I called them every half hour for three hours and there was no answer at the emergency phone number. They finally called 5-1/2 hours later to apologize stating that their machine broke down. I am not sure that I believe them.

  
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SUNONMAPLES 11/20/2011 9:53PM

  Progressive gatherings are SO much fun but, you're right, it's hard not to want to at least TASTE everything in sight. All those different preparations, so many chefs! Wow, sorry to hear about your workman not showing. Ugh, that is something that really irritates me when it happens to me!

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JOYFULME01 11/15/2011 8:44AM

  Wow, it sounds like you had busy day. Your appetizer sounds excellent. Progressive dinners are difficult. The ones I've participated in change location for each course and it is challenging to keep track of everything I've eaten. On the plus side, this is an excellent social setting in which to visit with friends. I also found that if I was over indulging at one course, I had a few minutes while we traveled to the next course to think about it and change my perspective before I arrived at the new location. Keep up the good work!

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Changes

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

I am still packing and moving boxes. Boy it sure racks up the activity minutes.

I notice a change in how I am thinking. For example, I was hungry last night and wonder what to eat. I thought about what I had eaten during the day and decided that I was low on my fruits/vegetables. I decided to stop at Subway because it is one place that I can eat healthier.

  
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ME_HERE_NOW 11/10/2011 2:49PM

    keep going with the positive changes, the spark of motivation is flowing thru your life :)

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JESS0107 11/9/2011 11:53AM

    emoticon You are changing your lifestyle and I'm so proud of you!! Keep up the great work!!

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MNNICE 11/9/2011 11:12AM

    When I am deciding what to have for my bedtime snack, I always check my tracker to see where I may be a little short in the nutrition department. If I'm right in range, I may let myself have something not quite so nutritious - otherwise, I try to make up where I need to.

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KARENE10 11/9/2011 8:39AM

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EM1388 11/9/2011 4:20AM

    Awesome job!

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Today Well Lived

Sunday, November 06, 2011

A today well lived makes yesterday a dream of happiness and tomorrow a vision of hope.

Stick to your vision! You can do it!

  
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BELLE0308 11/7/2011 1:27PM

    Very needed today! Thank you!!! emoticon

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Highlights for November 5, 2011

Saturday, November 05, 2011

Today's Bible Verse is from Proverbs 16:28 - A dishonest man spreads strife, and a whisperer separates close friends.

Today's Activity - The basement is now empty except for the cats. Once I get my granddaughters room cleared out, I will move the cats into her room for safekeeping. Not as much packing today. It has been a lot of removing items off the walls. Still very physical work. I am getting very exhausted and I ache all over from all the activity. I wish I could just rest but then the house would not be ready for the contractor on Monday. He will start making repairs to the family room and my daughter's bedroom. He should finish the downstairs on Wednesday.

Today's Highlight - My granddaughter woke me up this morning saying "Grandma, it's morning time." I had slept on my granddaughter's mattress and she slept on the floor next to me. Tonight, my daughter and granddaughter have left for my mom's. They will spend a few nights with her before returning home. I would say that it will be quiet here expect that there will be contractors in and out over the next month.

  


Highlights for November 4, 2011

Friday, November 04, 2011

Today's Bible Verse is from Proverbs 12:11 - Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits lacks sense.

Today's Activity - Packing, moving boxes, packing, moving boxes and so on for 5 hours this morning!

Today's Highlight - I came home to no bed in my bedroom. I get to sleep on the floor for the next month. I think I will see if my granddaughter will give up her mattress!

Have a blessed day everyone!

  
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NELLIEC 11/5/2011 12:43AM

    Oh, boy, no mattress. I do hope that at least she can share!

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