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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Okay Sparkers!!!!! lets bring in May in fine fashion!!! What are you all going to do to make today a special healthy day for you... That harks back to BEMORESTUBBORN and her question to me, "What can you do today, to make your tomorrow better for you?".

Being a slow learner lol I haven't always listened to her or more so did what I should have, will say those words are in my mind every day usually more than once!!! And it is working!! Finally I am seeing the scale go down, my jeans and tops getting too big!!

So this May I am challenging myself big time. I am doing better on exercise, was doing great on food, but have been slacking. Starting today I am back to logging food at least for a week to see how I am doing compared to what my fitbit says I am using in cals. I am not good at logging food, for some reason it is tedious and I just don't stick with it. HAPPYWALKER totally understands this! LOL

I am seeing a sunny day opening up before me, with temps supposed to be up to 10 this afternoon, that is still not too warm but at least it isnt 0 - freezing as it was yesterday am. Today when I woke it was +3.Colder now than in March. Oh well spring is on it's way!

So today I ask of all of you....."what are you going to do today to make your tomorrow a better and healthier day for you??" ME - walk x2, eat healthy no processed foods and enjoy life!

HUGS to you all and HAPPY MAY DAY!

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VON_1962 5/1/2012 9:41PM

    What a super start to May for you! Fantastic! Cheers to you! I had an okay day food is fantastic. I am excited for Wednesday night class! Gotta keep the scale dropping! ((hugs))

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LOPEYP 5/1/2012 3:44PM

    I am going to double my steps from yesterday. Thanks for the kick!

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 5/1/2012 12:57PM

    oh dear I am going to try and have a good day, but I have 2 things against
1. Norma to the eye doctor
2. Lise-anne my crazy friend having coffee with her and letting her know some hard truths!!!
Oh well I will find the positive somehow
Have fun!!!!

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TEMPEST272002 5/1/2012 11:11AM

    Today I will invest in my future by doing a core ST session after work. I'l do it in your honour. Here's to enjoying life!

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NEW-CAZ 5/1/2012 10:09AM

    have a good day hun emoticon

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Day 13 Sat. 3rd blog

Saturday, April 28, 2012

LOL I was off puter for while, we are getting snow drops I will call them, rain that is snow till gets close to ground then rain. Has stopped now - glad we are home as it is winder than yesterday! BRRRRRR

I realized yesterday that I still got exercise in, cos my mid back was hurting so told hubby, watch my purse and bag of stuff as I am walking. So when it stopped raining I walked the entire RV center 3x so still got my exercise in. Glad as can say day 13 and only day that may be iffy was the full blown cold day which i still moved more than normal, just slower.

Dd was down to see trailer, and LOVES it, says like a small apt. LOL yea cos of the 2 slides it does go square. Ds will be over in while, they are shopping and errands and we are going out for a few mins too. He will be over later too to get his taxes done.

So all left is to get dad down and show him. HE will not be happy with us but I have to learn to let that go. He will think it is stupid, a huge indulgence, but I often think of then sitting home constantly doing nothing, and years ago in his 50s wishing he had a boat, but mum saying no and him not doing it. I often say I wil do something that we want. So he will shake his head, think bad things and then get over it.

Okay gotta go get a tad prettier if we are going to go out! LOL

HUGS and I will now get more exercise walking at a good pace cos it is bloody cold! BRRR

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COSMIC_ENERGY 4/28/2012 10:38PM

    Yay on living your dreams! Let Dad have his opinion--I understand what that's like. Nothing you ever do seems right enough for parents sometimes.

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TEMPEST272002 4/28/2012 9:45PM

    Great job getting in the exercise! We got snow here too. Gag. I'm so done with winter & couldn't believe it when I saw snow this morning. Supposed to get in the 20's next week though. Congrats on the trailer!

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NEW-CAZ 4/28/2012 4:12PM

    So where are the pics of the trailer Cinders, you know how nosey I can be, itching to see it.
Hope you enjoyed your walk and had some hot soup to warm you through emoticon emoticon

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 4/28/2012 1:04PM

    Awesome on the trailer, can't wait to meet you 1 more week, this time next week we will be on the road!!
Have a great day!!!

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Never Quit Pledge

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Never Quit Pledge

Today, I promise I will not quit.
I pledge that no matter, how many ups and
downs I pass through,
I will continue on my journey.
I pledge to make a NEW START today,
and forgive myself for my past,
and to stop being so critical of myself.
I pledge to take control of myself,
To Stop making excuses,
And stop blaming other people or situations.
I pledge to treat myself as I would my Best
Because that is who I am.
I pledge to stay in the race
and to be a WINNER!

Will you blog and post the Never Quit Pledge, today/soon?
Let's spread it through Sparks, so all can have the choice to commit!
Thankyou Sunflowergal40!!

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 4/28/2012 1:09PM

    Awesome let's keep it going!!

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ONTHEPATH2 4/28/2012 9:56AM

    Love it - exactly what I needed to hear!

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Day 9 and totally great tuesday

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Okay I had a great day, despite coughing ect. I did I had a good day. It was dull, rainy and humid but that was fine. I had some slow time this am, then we went and got some groceries, came home put them away. I had to go to dr, had a good visit remembered everything and he was pleased with my 20 lbs loss even though it started at a higher number than he had asked me to lose 20 lbs from lol. Didn't change meds, said didn't need any for my cold, checked my ears, chest, went over mamogram talked about my legs and butt pain - we both think it is back related and not ready to do more.

Then went to library, took dad his books, forgot to get his perscription but he said never mind he will go tomorrow. I then came home and made a healthy supper even roasted sweet potatoes in oven and yes I still dont like them much but can tolerate them that way. Had cauliflower, broc . green beans all steamed and small pork chop.

Cos it is foggy and supposed to rain more, it is so humid, whew............ but did go for a walk I know and dr has said walk keep moving for your arthritis.

Biggest loser is on this eve, and dd will either drop over or call as she wants to see the book I got from library about the dog training.

Okay off I go to check emails, then tidy up kitchen and drink more water. cya hugs all

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NEW-CAZ 4/25/2012 3:13AM

    emoticon Cinders I am SO SOO VERY proud of you!

Happy Hump Day emoticon

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 4/24/2012 10:18PM

    Awesome so proud of you on the weight loss journey!!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 4/24/2012 10:11PM

    I had oven roasted sweet potatoes too. t must be sweets potato day. LOL.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 4/24/2012 10:11PM

    I had oven roasted sweet potatoes too. t must be sweets potato day. LOL.

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JOYINKY 4/24/2012 7:50PM

    Cindy, I'm proud of you; that was a great day! Rest well tonight, you've earned it. Hugs.

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DD new dog and monday eve

Monday, April 23, 2012

That is bogart, a boxer /choc lab mix. He is 10 months old and seems cute. they haven't had him long so see how things go. Just editing to say, dd said hubby was taking him for a walk, and he is not good with other dogs, ( he growled with nico at first but within few mins he was fine) but at least on leash he is not good. He saw 3 dogs in their yard and he was snarling , growling ect and up on back legs, and son in law said it took his all to get him down so he could turn and go home. He will not take the dog for a walk now. So not sure what is going to happen as dd said well the dog can't come between us as she loves every animal and Mike does but as I have said hasn't the patience or the want to learn what to do properly and follow through as dd will.

So today we left, went to sister in laws and hubby helped her do their taxes. I did xstitch, walked her neighbourhood for an hr, and read a bit. So got my exercise in too! We are both tired though.
Anyway supposed to be bad rains for tonight and tomorrow. Nowhere to go far tomorrow, I may go to yoga, and I have a dr apt at 2.

Talk to you all later. catching up on email then have dishes waiting.

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TEMPEST272002 4/24/2012 11:24AM

    He is adorable! But also sounds like he is going to be a lot of work for your daughter & her family. Maybe he's the dog that really pushes her to learn about doggie psychology? Just like my beloved Brynn pushed me in that direction 15 years ago! He can be taught tto behave differently, but they'll really have to make the commitment - hubby too!

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CANDOK1260 4/24/2012 9:23AM

    he look like he just need some love,happy you got your walk in

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JOYINKY 4/24/2012 7:57AM

    He is beautiful. I hope they are consistent with training and exercising him. It will make them all happier!

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NEW-CAZ 4/24/2012 3:05AM

    what a handsome dog.
Glad you had a good day Cinders
Happy Tuesday emoticon

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 4/23/2012 10:05PM

    He is cute!!
Sounds like you had a good day
Have a great evening

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    Cute dog!!

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