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Day "Try" aka: 3

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

I know, three blogs in three days! Unheard of I tell ya....It's all good. I'm just bored out of my mind since starting winter break. LOL

Yesterday proved to be much better and today thus far is really awesome. I guess day one is just like my pancakes. I always screw up the first pancake, have to throw it away and the rest turn out beautifully. I do that with test, schoolwork, just about anything I begin. That first one is always a "huh, that didn't work" and try again.

Yesterday's recipes I know I said would be the same but I was out of stuff so it went like this:

breakfast:
2 apples (red)
1 large handful baby spinach
1 large carrot

That was it. I was out of ginger and pay day is Friday.....

Lunch was REALLY different
1 red apple
1 green apple
1 large handful of spinach
2 bunches of red grapes
1 large handful of blackberries
1 red bell pepper

OMgosh that was so yummy!!!

As I also mentioned before I'm trying to more "go with the flow" of things and come dinner time, well a I didn't feel like juicing and b I wasn't hungry. I know I know...totally bad for me nutrition wise but we had a lot going on. I did however, sneak a circus peanut candy thing....

or five.....I blame hubby. LOL


Why am I telling you this? I mean, I could never tell you and you'd never know the wiser. Well, honestly because you should know everything about this so that IF you are ever adventurous and say "hey, let's give this a whirl" you won't feel too bad about a bite here either. LOL

BUT....I didn't feel ravenous at dinner. The smells weren't as intensified and my tummy actually felt pretty good. I feel pretty good. I know I'm due for a headache here soon, but I get those every morning so...

I'll let you know tomorrow what I have today but I intend on it being pretty consistent and today I think I'll actually go the whole day without actually chewing on something. LOL

In other news:

Today I will be baking lemon cupcakes with lemon frosting for a bake sale at the school. I also have to deliver pulled pork for a teacher appreciation day. My middle one has her band concert tonight and my youngest tomorrow and I'm in charge of tomorrow's potluck dinner thing. Oh that reminds me, I have to send out reminder emails. Thanks for the reminder!

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I'm trying to figure out how to put up bookshelves on a coffered ceiling. I would have my hubby do it but I know he's going to look at me like I'm nuts and I know it will look really cute. So I need to get it up there THEN show him how cute it is. LOL

I guess I better get to baking then. I have to have the pulled pork to the school here in a couple of hours so I don't have much time. My youngest' friend gave us a bag of lemons from her tree is why I'm making all the cupcakes and frosting for the bake sale....maybe I'll have enough left over for a lemon merainge pie...never made one of those before.

ahhhh...the things to do while juice fasting: bake! LOL



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BEAUTIFUL_REINA 12/20/2012 3:31PM

    It must be so HARD to stick with it, while you are making cupcakes and such..you must have IRON will power!! =)

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FITSMALLCLOTHES 12/19/2012 8:47PM

    You are doing fantastic, but why do you want a bookshelf on the ceiling?

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BLONDEDOG 12/19/2012 8:11PM

    Good grief I couldn't bake all that and not eat it! lol!!! Great job!

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BIGPAWSUP 12/19/2012 1:19PM

    Wow - you are amazing! I'm so proud of you, even with the circus peanuts. You are doing great!

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MYUTMOST4HIM 12/19/2012 11:39AM

    That is the ultimate sacrifice!!!

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Once bitten, twice shy

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

What does that even MEAN? LOL

I have fasted before on water for many a days and so I used that in comparison with juicing. With water, believe it or not, I was never hungry.

Day one went, well.....it came and went. I was doing great. I LOVE the breakfast juicing but having trouble finding an acceptable "dinner" recipe. I think I'm just going to have to learn to go with the flow of things.

See, I'm a pretty regimented person when it comes to stuff like this. I think that's why I can start things then "bam" something messed up and it's over. A piece of tile missing from Scrabble game? Throw it away...you know, that type of mentality. I'm working on it.

Yesterday I posted the breakfast and lunch. Both of which are highly recommended. I looked up a recipe under Juicefastingrecipe.com and picked out a dinner one.

Day 1 dinner:
1 zucchini
1 yellow squash
1 sweet potato
2 carrots
1 apple
1 bunch of spinach

Now, as I'm reading the recipes I notice they always have "apple" or "carrot" there IS a reason for this. Apparently these two items work GREAT as a base flavor. Mild. So, I appreciate that.

I was a dorkus in this recipe and accidentally picked up a regular potato like thing and not a sweet one. So not only was it not orange, but the juice tasted like....dirt and starch. I was a trooper and drank it though. Hey, I'm not wasting! So tip of the day. Make sure you get the right potato and wash it well.

The difference between water fasting and juice fasting thus far are enormous. I actually FEEL different with the juice. I'm not talking like "hallelujah" type thing but a) I'm hungrier. I think this is because the nutrition is going in and there's nothing "solid" with it, so the body is saying "hey, yo! What the deuce man?!"

b) If you are not careful your mouth can get a little sore. I'm not sure why that is but It's almost like when I have too much sodium. Kind weird.

c) the smells are sooooo intensified. I cooked dinner yesterday. Now mind you. I was doing okay all day yesterday...all day. I cooked up hubby a steak stuffed with spinach and butter and put it over rice. The smell of the butter just keep lingering even when I took the dog outside. I felt like this:



But I trooped on......until......dishes.

Everyone had been told to eat and there was a medallion left and some rice. I pounced on it like there was no tomorrow. **envisions woman hiding in closet with a box of Hostess** um, yeah, that was me...I didn't eat it...I inhaled it.

Then I told hubby "that tasted funny"
to which he replied
"you tasted that?"

But, I won't quit. Today marks day 2.

and Breakfast and lunch will be the same. Not because I'm loving the breakfast lunch combo but also because it's what I have in the fridge until pay day.

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the only difference is on the breakfast one I'm already out of kale so I use spinach (baby spinach) Still taste good, but not AS good as the kale. I'm really liking the kale taste. Never had it before yesterday.

Tonight for dinner I think I will try the garden salad mix. It goes like this

3 stalks of celery
1/2 bag of salad (really)
1 tomato
2 carrots (of course)
1 pepper (I'm using red I think)
I cucumber

I wonder If I should juice feta with that?

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well, enough about that.

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I need to find something productive to do. I'm out of school and my brain is already fogging up with lack of activity. I think I'm going to bake some today, maybe go for a nice LOOONG walk somewhere. I know I have to take the kids to cheer and dance and all that tonight but the days just seem to drag. What ever did I do before school??

Speaking of my grades were like this:

Forensic Anthropology (fave class) B
Cultural Anthropology - B
Nutrition - B
Public Speaking - C (uh yup, really)

and algeblah...

third times a charm right?



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LISAN0415 12/29/2012 3:15AM

    A nutritionist at our hospital always recommends eating fruits and or veggies whole rather than in juice form when attempting to lose weight, she said it is more filling and sometimes when pulverizing it, you can crush the fiber down and break down vitamins and minerals.

I know if I eat an orange I am more full than if I drink orange juice, but thats just me.

Good luck!


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BEAUTIFUL_REINA 12/29/2012 3:02AM

    woah, that "pounced on it" part sounded like me in my 20's, at the height of my eating disorder. At least for me, fasting would NOT promote a healthy relationship with food.

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FITSMALLCLOTHES 12/18/2012 8:53PM

    Recipes sound good. You are doing great. Do you read about your juice fast regularly for motivation?

Hugs,
Dayle

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HI-NRG 12/18/2012 5:36PM

    How long are you going to do this juice fasting thingy?
I wouldn't make it two days. Unless of course I could add that rice to it.
Juice soup, YUM!

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PROVERBS31JULIA 12/18/2012 3:46PM

    I need to try some of the other recipes. I don't mind beets but I know my girlfriend is like you, really not getting into the beets. I find you do have to scrub them - if you don't, it's like your white potato instead of sweet potato - extra grit.

The thing she suggested and does for hers when she has the beets is add the kale or asparagus - they kind of help counteract the beets I guess. Also some cacao nubs (like the stuff they use to make chocolate with but in a more natural state) or even just unsweetened dark chocolate - it's a raw food, high in antioxidents, and being unsweetened, it gets "sweetened" by the fruits or sweeter veggies in your mixture.

I need to get back into more juicing... we're just juicing in the morning, usually a blend of apple banana asparagus, maybe an avocado, flax seed, water, stevia, kale or spinach, triple berry blend, just kinda whatever we find!!! haha.

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BIGPAWSUP 12/18/2012 2:02PM

    Terrific grades - that is awesome. Good luck on the juicing. I hope it works for you.

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KIMCOLLINGS 12/18/2012 1:53PM

    Wow....good job on the grades. That is hard work with such a full life! I just had a sweet potato, carrot, ginger juice. I just love the sweet potato. It gives it a creamy texture sort of and the flavor of that combo is so terrific! I feel guilty when I drink it, like it's dessert. I had 16 oz today and it was only about 200 calories so I'm not going to feel too bad about that. I like the sounds of your dinner one tonight. 1/2 a bag of lettuce...that's a lot of lettuce going on! Do you add anything to your drinks like cinnamon, hot sauce, etc?

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The Adventures of Juicing: Day Uno

Monday, December 17, 2012

My computer caught a cold so it's in the shop getting fixed.

What a rough year for everyone. I'm still so sad over the Newtown incident and find myself crying everytime I see it on the news. I just with people would quit using it as ammunition for their beliefs and just come together to mourn. Just once let their be full on grief. I know if it were my baby, I wouldn't care about gun laws or which religion is worthy to put in schools. I would just want to know you were there to grieve with me in this insanity. Anyhow...that's just my one measly opinion in the midst of a billion I'm sure.

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Today marks emoticon for my juicing project. If I begin today (which I did) sixty days will put me at February 15th which is my dating anniversary with the hubster. I know, I'm such a romantic fudd. It'll be 27 years we'll have tolerated each other and what better way to celebrate than with a new (hopefully) normal BMI healthy body?

I know, this leads many of you to the "why"? Listen, I'm not going to preach this if you don't hurt my feelings. But, in a nutshell it's more then just losing the weight. Something as you all know I have been working on for over three years now. And mind you ten pounds a year is pretty nice, slow but nice, there is more to this.

First: It's good for my kidneys. I have very poor kidneys and the number one thing that is horrendous on them is protein. I'm supposed to have less protein than say oh, anyone else. On my last surgery it was about 30% functioning and I can always tell when it has trouble. For example, when one eats a Double Quarter Pounder with cheese and ends up on the floor writing in pain less then 24 hours later, it' a sure sign I've done a baaaaad thing to my body. So first thing first. I'm hoping to give these bad girls a break and just let them process nutrition and not protein. I will be supplementing my body with B12 as that comes purely from animal products and is necessary for functioning my brain. I kind of need my brain almost as much as I need my kidneys although sometimes, I wonder by how much....

I'm shooting for sixty days but here's the deal. One we all know my track record on finishing anything, but I'm going to give it a valiant effort. Two, I'm wondering what to do about Christmas or date night. I'm wondering if I take "a break" on these two days or just forge through it. I don't know and I suppose I will cross that bridge when I get there. I'm also told this is supposed to be really good on the skin....good...Not only did I get my grandma's lack of boobies, I've got her saggy skin too...already!! blek.

I'll try to get some pictures on as soon as I get my computer back. I'm hoping for it tonight or tomorrow...but we'll see.

Today's juice recipes were pretty good though.

morning: Breakfast Zinger
3 apples
handful of kale
1" ginger
2 large carrots

Lunch: Orange Burst
1 yellow bell pepper (I diatom's an orange one)
3 clementines, peeled
3 carrots
1 apple
YUM!! and a pretty orange color

I don't like beets so I'm looking up "dinner juice fast" recipes on Google. I'll see what I come up with. I do know the big thing is fruits in morning and more veggies at night.

well, that's all I have today. Going to go pick up my girls early from school. Trying to get rid of the new puppy smell from the carpets before guest come this week....I just may have to hire someone. I know my nose is extra sensitive, but UGH...I don't like it.

Hubby has his surgery date. I don't know if I mentioned that before. Actually, it's the day before Valentines day. Going to be a fun week there too. LOL

Oh, congrats to the Steelers for winning this past weekend...but did you see the Hawks win another kick butt game? I want everyone to come together on the 23rd when they play the 49ers and root those Hawks...are we clear? Got it? I want to hear all of you cuz Lordie you'll all probably hear me....

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and a special shout out to my friend Bonnie (needsincentive) who just got engaged over the weekend to her long time guy. I hope he treats her well and makes her happy. Because everyone deserves happiness.

Now, if she'd just get her arse back on Spark before I light a fire under her butt....

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FITSMALLCLOTHES 12/17/2012 10:08PM

    Good for you on starting the juice fast. You will do great.

On Newtown, my only child was murdered with a gun by the boyfriend. I have never blamed the gun. I own guns, appreciate my constitutional rights and am an endowment member of the NRA. It is not the gun.

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BIGPAWSUP 12/17/2012 5:33PM

    I hope the juicing works for you. I tried it once and was just too hungry. Best of luck. And I still have my juicer so I'm curious as to any mixes you really enjoy!

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HI-NRG 12/17/2012 4:52PM

   
I have been waiting with baited breath for your juicing journey.
Can you, or would you, recommend doing these recipes in a blender also?

Jolly Juicing to you this holiday season!

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KIMCOLLINGS 12/17/2012 4:52PM

    Oh yes! Hawks!!!!!! I can't get over the past two games! I'll be a hollerin' on the 23rd with ya!!

Hey...I've been juicing too and even got my boyfriend to partake this past week. He likes the carrot beet apple juice. He was a little freaked out by the color but he's always a trooper, trying new things and he liked this one! We did a few different ones and ya know what was awesome? Sweet potato, carrot, ginger. I didn't know you could juice sweet potatoes but a lot of liquid came out. It was like dessert in a glass. So good! Would love to hear more of the juices that you drink and get ideas. I asked my mom for the "juicing for dummies" book for Christmas. Hope to get it :)

Way to go on the juicing. You're going to be so healthy and glowing and Sooped up on the juice (more energy power than coffee)

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BAKER1009 12/17/2012 4:51PM

    I don't have much to say regarding the Newtown incident. Like you, it just makes me sad. I do, however, agree 100% with what you said. ((HUGS))

Um...the Steelers did not win. THANKS! And if we don't win the next two, we're screwed!! Ugh.

Good luck with the juicing! You can do this...if it's really what you want to do!!

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BEAUTIFUL_REINA 12/17/2012 4:49PM

    hmmm sounds do-able.
IF you will post your recipes, PLUS tell us whether it was good or not, I'll give it a whirl too.I will be one day behind you (I can start tomorrow--after you post the dinner juice, I'll go to the grocery store for the ingredients for tomorrows menu =)

About date night, I don't know much about hubby's surgery so maybe this won't work but if you can, maybe you can use some of these ideas...

Instead of eating out just do something else:
--go rock wall climbing (I did it at 220 lbs...), you can Definitely do it
--go swimming at the Y (about $20 bucks for an entire day use, for a family--prolly less for a couple, and they have weights, the pool, etc. The pool is heated..
--rent some horses and go on a ride (this would be date DAY, not date night lol)
--go to the movies and skip the junk food
--buy a sexy nightie or a costume and spice it up
--play putt-putt
--go bowling
---go to a class of some sort, I live in a nowhere getto town and even here there is a ceramics class and a stained glass making class...

I think you will have to take a day off the juice fast for xmas lol

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For Beth and well, any Steeler's fan

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

So over the weekend my daughter began her first cheer competition. As my hubby didn't want to go I booked a hotel and we carpooled with someone up to San Jose. This is about 2-3 hours from where we live.

The weekend was fun and rather productive. Rumor has it all of the other Junior Large teams faked some injuries to become a Junior "small" team so they didn't have to compete against us, so we won by default. (remember they were undefeated last year) But, when the judges announced the girl's scores: us at 406 and the first place "small" division came in with 199....I guess I can see why.

Anyhow, I wanted to make this weekend special as it was just my youngest and I. I took her to the Winchester house of Mystery and we toured that. Kind of pricey but we both love old houses and this one, wow! I love it. I would tell those interested not to do the basement tour though. It's a basement. LOL

San Jose also had a Christmsa in the Park festival going on. Trin was my guide throughout the night (I did bring my cane) and we looked at all the lights and animations ( I LOVE animations) and the trains ( I LOVE TRAINS) and I felt so good and so upbeat that I said I would even go on the ferris wheel. and I did!

She said because I was "brave" enough to go on the ferris Wheel she would take me on the spinney rides ( I LOVE spinny rides)

There was one that was all sport related.

I had her take this one for Beth and Kim:


But we chose to go on this one:

Who by the way stomped Arizona 58-0 incase you hadn't heard ...

and we ended up with this face on the Seahawks spinney ride:


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CATMAGNET 12/13/2012 12:37PM

    Sounds like you guys had fun...though as a Steeler fan, it wasn't such a fun weekend. Hopefully we'll do better against Dallas on Sunday!

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HEALTH-E-CLARE 12/12/2012 11:34AM

    Congrats on a victorious weekend. That's crazy about the injuries, but the girls should be proud of such a great score!

As a bengals fan, I think you chose the right spinney ride! Hurray for mother daughter time.

Congrats on concurring the ferris wheel!!!

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BAKER1009 12/12/2012 9:51AM

    58 - 0, holy crap, I did miss that! I'm not up on my scores at all form the weekend. Wow, WTG Seahawks!

Thanks for the picture...you ROCK!
I hate spinny rides...they make me puke!

It sounds like you two had a great time! I'm so glad you got that time together, cherish those memories Cori!! You're such a wonderful mom!

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BIGPAWSUP 12/11/2012 10:34PM

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FITSMALLCLOTHES 12/11/2012 8:58PM

    That is cool. Glad you had that special time together.
Hugs,
Dayle

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PEPPYPATTI 12/11/2012 8:37PM

    Sounds like you had an awesome day! Love your pics! It made me kind of home sick as I am from LA.
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Real Quick!!

Monday, December 03, 2012

I know I know I've been gone FOREVER!!

Well, here's a quick recap of why.

I began intense studies in school.

Tom got promoted

An out of town guest arrived

Tom lost all feeling in legs and fell on his face

ambulance called on my youngest birthday

Got him home and situated

Got out of town guest and daughter back to San Francisco

Got a text the following Monday that daughter was in ambulance with possible broken hip.

Her boss got her home and situated.

Went to Algeblah and bombed that test, cried in car.

Completed a couple of online finals

Decorated a tree and outside lights

Got the youngest a new dog for her birthday.

Ms. Mo made Honors Band and was invited to play at my college, that was fun!

She is receiving college letters for her grades (she is a sophomore)

Cheer is going to Vegas and I need to book those tickets/room. Hubby doesn't wanna go so it's going to be fun now. HAHAHA

and hubby is on way to ER as we speak.

sooooooooo

I missed out on the whole juicing project. Never even made it....I think I did most of day one but I couldn't get past the beets.

Got on the scale and we will work on that come December...AFTER the finals.

Trying to schedule hubbys surgery date...why? broken back for seven years (no lie...the doctors kept missing it..andI guess he kept rebreaking it as its never healed, which is why he's on his way there now)He's havings some reactions... That and they wouldn't touch him unless he quit smoking. Yup. I am a non smoker and have to wonder how Doctors can play God with the whole "if you don't quit, I won't touch your" attitude. So, he's been suffering with a broken back and a limp for nearly a decade because of a legal habit.

He quit and got the blood draw....so there's a date for end of January

cept he started up again, hope they don't do another blood draw.

My dining room flooded with the California rain....I scolded the dogs for it. whoops.

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I think that's it. That's all. I know, pretty lame excuses, but I will get back on here. Sorry so sporadic and simple, but sometimes I just like to pop on over and say

"hey, wazzup"

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OOOOOOOOOOHHH know what time it is? Eggnog latte and "Do they know it's Christmastime at allllllllll" time..

hey, wazzup

  
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DOLPHINSINGER72 12/12/2012 2:12PM

    wow, that is crazy about the broken broken back that they did not find! Did they not want to do the surgery because when you smoke it is hard to come out of anesthetic (trust me I found this out the hard way when I was 20, I almost didn't wake up).

Sounds like you have been crazy busy. What kind of doggie did you get?

I hope things calm down for you a little after the finals. Oh wait, then you get hubby with surgery. Things sound like it will be insane for a while.

Just remember to take care of you!

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MRSCLAUS46 12/6/2012 7:11AM

    Oh my ~ and I thought my troubles were bad! It never seems to fail "stuff" always happens around the holidays! Wishing you strenghth and peace, praying for you and your family......... emoticon

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CHANGINGSEASONS 12/5/2012 9:32AM

    Hey, those are all valid excuses girl! That's so ridiculous that they won't treat your husband unless he quit smoking. I'm glad he's finally getting the treatment he needs! It could be that they were afraid to put him under if his body was in bad shape from the smoking. I know it makes it more dicey/risky. So, he should probably really quit, not just pretend to quit for the blood draw and not tell them he restarted. He could be putting is life in danger. You want them to have ALL the info so they can adjust/account/watch for issues that could spring up. When I met with my anestisialogist he asked my weight and said "tell me your TRUE weight because that's what I'll use to figure how much anestisia you will need.". lol. Didn't want that getting messed up! ha.

Anyway, sorry about your algebra test. I always struggled with algebra also. I think 'getting' it depends on having a really good teacher that can explain it so you understand. My son had a great teacher and didn't struggle with it even though he is not great at math in general. So, hugs. But, don't kick yourself to much. About anything. For quick healthy meals it's handy to have frozen veggie blends in the freezer and bottled stir-fry sauces or some other sauce on hand. Cutting up chicken breast and freezing in individual baggies is helpful also. You can have dinner on the table really quickly that way. I need to take my own advice. I have all that stuff but we ordered burgers and fries last night anyway. :-(

I do hope all this stuff gets straightened out and that you have a great holiday! Hugs and sorry this all seems to have hit at once. That's generally how things work, i've noticed. lol. Hang in there!

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HEALTHYLU1 12/5/2012 7:52AM

    Oh my goodness! I came over to check out how you were doing, so glad I did! Hope, I think this is a good time to just do your best at taking care of yourself and your existing responsibilities - a new effort on the level of juicing is crazy for now. I believe in you and you are amazing, exactly as you are right now. So just do the best you can to support yourself (and stay out of whirlpool head, where the same thoughts chase each other down underwater).

I'm here for you sweetie!

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HOPEFULHIPPO 12/4/2012 8:43PM

    One of my daughter's first graders (she's an afterschool teacher) hit his head. She scooped him up and went running to the nurses office. Only something "sharp and metal" bit her and she went down for the count. So much so she couldn't move and they thought she broke her hip. They still don't know what she hit. But ended up with a bruise and slow mobility for awhile...

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TEACHFIRST268 12/4/2012 8:24PM

    H O L Y C O W! Don't bother with that juicer project unless they are spiked, my friend! You just focus on keeping your sanity, then regroup after finals!

Hang in there - you're amazing! Get the woman a red cape!

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PROVERBS31JULIA 12/4/2012 3:19PM

    Sounds like you have a lot of plates you are trying to keep spinning in the air!!

Wow!

Algeblah?? hahahah I LOVE THAT!! I never liked Algebra back in the day - might have sustained my sanity longer if I had thought of it as AlgiBLAH!! hahah

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Hang in there!!

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BAKER1009 12/4/2012 1:14PM

    Um, geez Cori! That's a lot to lay on a person at one time! Not to mention what it must be like to be "that" person. I hope you are holding up OK!
So you told us what's up with hubby. But what about daughter, and the possible broken hip? I assume it's not broken, but what's up, what happened?

hang in there! and know that we are all here for you!!
algeblah sucks, don't sweat it.

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LYNSEY723 12/4/2012 12:01PM

    Wow! No wonder you've been MIA! I hope things start getting better. Keep us in th eloop as to how your hubby is doing. You guys are in my thoughts!

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HEALTH-E-CLARE 12/4/2012 11:14AM

    Wholy Moly- that's a lot of stuff going at once. Glad to hear you are making it through, with some humor too!

Congrats on all the successes, and fingers crossed the hardhips (and medical issues) clear up soon.

Who's ready for 2013!?!?!

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BELTONWALKER67 12/4/2012 9:05AM

    Man....I got tired just reading that! Hope you get a break soon and hubby can quit smoking for his upcoming surgery. May your days leading up to Christmas and New Years be more peaceful. emoticon

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FANGFACEKITTY 12/4/2012 1:14AM

    Super busy bee! I'm glad your hubby is finally getting the care he needs. I've never heard of the doctors playing the "quit smoking or I won't treat you card", maybe time to find a new doctor? Especially since so many of them are hypocrites with smoking habits of their own. Is your daughter OK? A broken hip?! Wow, I hope your December goes better!

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LYNNA7499 12/3/2012 9:54PM

  Wow! Sounds like you have a lot going on at the moment. Good luck with your hubby's surgery! Hope he heals soon!

Good luck with finals!

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BIGPAWSUP 12/3/2012 8:57PM

    You are really busy! I'm just wishing you some peace and quiet for this holiday! Good Luck to hubby.

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KIMMAS82 12/3/2012 8:36PM

    Wow! So busy! Good luck with it all!

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ITSALWAYSABTME 12/3/2012 8:30PM

    YIKES busy busy busy I hope everyoones medical issues resolve QUICKLY!

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