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The 5K MY Way

Friday, July 06, 2012

Okay...been yakking about this for weeks now. Signed up for the SP 5K Your Way Walking Challenge and have been in "training" since. I followed the recommended walks and times. So, today was the day!

Yes, I did it! It wasn't pretty and I won't win any prizes for speed, but I did it! It took me a long time and I even got up extra early (something I don't do very often) to beat the heat. 70 minutes after I started I staggered up the steps to the house and I'm now cooling off in air-conditioned comfort!

Who'd a thunk it? But, I did it and I'm glad I did it, but I'm still waiting to feel better (that's what I always read from the hard-core exercisers...that they feel better after they exercise)! LOL!! With almost 100% certainty, I can guarantee that I won't be doing a 10K!

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TXGRANDMA 7/7/2012 5:00PM

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VTMAID 7/7/2012 4:29PM

    I am a Jeannie fan! You did something wonderful!
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Karen

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RETURNTOTHIN 7/7/2012 1:30PM

    I think I "did" a 5K at the beach, in bare feet and got a blister on my heel which stopped my walking for awhile. but I did NOT do it in 70 minutes, more like 2 hours! But emoticon and good for you!!

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EVELYN112011 7/7/2012 11:58AM

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Great job!!!

I am training to do a 5K in about six weeks.

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EATVEGAN 7/7/2012 2:00AM

    Great job! I wouldn't be a bit surprised to hear you're in training for a 10K. God bless you. This is good motivation for all of us.
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BELDONDOG1 7/6/2012 9:20PM

    What a wonderful accomplishment! But I would never expect any less from you--you said you were going to do it and dang if you didn't!! You are awesome!! But of course you are, you are one of OUR LEADERS!!! Love you! Noel

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TXMEMAW6 7/6/2012 6:00PM

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Need I say more? So proud of you for sticking with it to the end.
Hugz,
Sharon


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JILL313 7/6/2012 2:27PM

    Wow, Jeannie, You stuck with the 5K Challenge to the end--You are Awesome! I've heard that runners get a "high" when they complete a race. . .but it sounds like you did well especially since it's hot outside. I am really proud of you for completing it and I know Richard is also. You are a Winner that's for sure--an inspiration for the rest of us. Never say never as once again you might get the urge to challenge yourself and do the 10K!! Enjoy your day and weekend. You deserve a rest.

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MASTERPIECE8 7/6/2012 10:35AM

    It wasn't a race. It was a goal, an achievement. Hurrah for you!

OK. Now I'll do it, but I have got to wait for cooler days. No, I'm not waiting until December. I just can't handle these triple digits we've had for over a week now.

Barb
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JERSEYGIRL24 7/6/2012 9:49AM

    emoticonYou did it, that's the important thing.

I am also in 5K training but for the walk/jog program. I will do my 5K at the end of July for SPs virtual race. I am really hoping to do it outside but will do it on a treadmill if it is too hot.

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RUFFIT 7/6/2012 9:35AM

    You never know you might do a 10K. I am building up my distance one step at a time!! Keep on going, you are doing great!! Hugs, Moni emoticon emoticon emoticon

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WELLNESSME09 7/6/2012 9:22AM

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BYTHEGRACE 7/6/2012 9:14AM

    Jeannie, this is marvelous...you give me hope that it is TRULY doable. I see people who do this daily and marvel...I just want to get to the FIRST time...now I know it is possible. Thanks and emoticon emoticon

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ITS_MY_TURN_NOW 7/6/2012 9:10AM

    YOU DID IT!!! YAY!!! Congratulations!!!

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My Excuses

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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I've been on a plateau for several months. Actually, it wasn't a plateau so much as it was a go-nowhere situation. I'd gain and lose the same 3 pounds or so and wasn't making any real progress. Finally, I think I have my head screwed back on the right way, and I've given a lot of thought to what was going on.

I was making excuses. Maybe not verbally and maybe I didn't even acknowledge it to myself, but I did...I know I did. Here's the list of some of my excuses. I'm sure it isn't complete, as it is only when the little light bulb turns on at some point during the day that I get one of those little aha moments.

Here's my current list of excuses. They are in no particular order and they are for both exercise and food choices (or non-choices, as the case may be)!

Too hot
Too cold
Too humid
Too tired to cook
Too busy
Not enough money to buy XXX
Who cares?
I've done pretty well so far, why bother with more?
My legs (sometimes my feet) hurt
My schedule got messed up
Company came unexpectedly
Went to a buffet
Went to a party
It tastes so good
I've always been fat
Too windy
Didn't feel good
I'm upset with or about XXX
Can't stop with just one
Got too hungry
Muscle weighs more than fat (might be true if I had any muscle)
Measuring cups are dirty (I know...that one is really, really weak)

Wonder if any of you have excuses, too. Now that I have acknowledged some of my excuses, I think I will be able to move forward and quit making more excuses for myself. I'll probably add to the list as I become aware of them. I'm counting on my SparkFriends to not let me use these silly excuses! I need you to give me a boost in the behind now and then! I know I can count on you!

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BETHV10 6/22/2012 9:42AM

    I have a million excuses as well. I've got to get serious again. Life is too short not to be able to enjoy it.

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TORTILLAFLATS 6/21/2012 9:17PM

    Jeannie, It is so easy to slip into that mentality. I think I am there too. I hope writing this helps you break through. I am rooting for you and then me!!!

Hugs, Gail

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TXMEMAW6 6/21/2012 6:16PM

    Jeannie, Wow, I think you read my thoughts!! Or, from the looks of things, you read a lot of our thoughts. It's good to know that I'm not alone with the excuses. Now maybe I can tell myself, and hopefully make myself believe it, that if others can cut out the excuses, then so can I. Thanks for bringing them all out in the open and making me face them. WE CAN DO THIS!! WE CAN CUT OUT THE EXCUSES!! Thank you!!
Hugz,
Sharon

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MASTERPIECE8 6/21/2012 9:47AM

    Oh boy. We definitely have a lot in common. By writing it all down, admitting it, you have made progress. I know you can do it. I know you will do it. I believe in you. My list includes:

Well if it was just me I'd . . .
If I could work out in the morning, I'd be more apt to . . .
If I was just retired, I could . . .
I'm old and getting older. (Somehow I'm the only one who should say that about me.)

The list goes on. The beat goes on. But so do I. I will do this. I'm 'walkin. Yes, indeed.'

Barb
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BELDONDOG1 6/20/2012 11:47PM

    Jeannie, I am so happy to know it's just not me with some excuses. But since I've come out of the closet about being a food junkie and addicted to food and not an emotional eater, things are getting a little better for me. And I know they will for you also. You will have so many feet up your butt, you won't know what to do.
In all sincerity, if I was as "big" as you are, I would kiss the ground! I know you have worked hard to get where you are now and I want your willpower, strength and your weight (and your potatoes). You are allowed to make excuses, we all do, but we do fess up when the time is right and realize "hey, there's something wrong here", and today was your day to "come out". Good Luck, Sis, you know we are all here for you and love you. Thanks for sharing! ((hugs)) Noel

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JAMER123 6/20/2012 11:20PM

    What a list and so complete (for me too!!) I guess I can say I am in a go nowhere situation too. I always say it is a plateau for my skin to catch up with the fat loss. Well, that's just another excuse. Maybe we can kick each other a time or 2 :):)
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JILL313 6/20/2012 9:00PM

    I use a lot of those same excuses and it's been a real hindrance to making good progress. Now that you, and I, are more aware of them I hope it's harder to use any. I saw on the Activity Fee you lost 1 pound so that it's a good indication that you're doing much better now. We're all seem to use these excuses from time to time and no one of us is perfect--well, maybe TUBLADY--LOL! I'm so glad you're moving forward again.

Love,

Jill

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TXGRANDMA 6/20/2012 8:44PM

    Those excuses sound pretty universal! I was reading them and saying "yes" to every one of them so you know I use them too! emoticonfor reminding me!

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SPEEDY143 6/20/2012 8:15PM

    heheheh any one of us could have written this blog but YOU beat us to it emoticon "Who cares?" is my go-to excuse emoticonand then I quickly answer "I DO!!!!"

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ESILBO 6/20/2012 8:14PM

    WOW JEANNIE, YOU ARE NOT ALOUD TO READ MY THOUGHTS...LOL
HA, THOSE EXCUSES, IF WE COULD JUST BOOT THEM OUT FOR GOOD, LIFE WOULD BE SO MUCH EASIER.
WE KNOW THEY WILL, ALWAYS, BE THERE BUT WE KNOW NOW, WE ACKNOWLEDGED THEM AND GO BACK TO THE PRINT.
I AM AT THIS TURN TOO AND I NEED TO CHANGE IT.

LETS DO IT MY FRIEND, WE DESERVE IT...DOES IT SHOWS THAT I TRY TO CONVINCE MYSELF...LOL

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LOVE YOU SWEETIE
LISE

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A Couple of Little Victories

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Two things happened yesterday that I feel pretty good about. The first is that I was "scheduled" to do walking for the 5K Your Way walking plan I'm working on. It was hot. It was humid. I was tired. I didn't want to do it. But...I did do it and I'm glad I did. I can't say I felt any better after I got home. It was still hot. It was still humid. I was even more tired, but the bottom line is that I did it.

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Secondly, we attended my hubby's high school reunion last night. It's a tiny school no longer in existence. They honored the last graduating class of 1961/62 (it's held every two years), but about 130 or so people still come. People live a long time around here! LOL!

The meal was decent and predictable. I knew exactly what to expect so could plan ahead except they changed one thing. Instead of pie and ice cream, they served only a scoop of ice cream with a little bit of syrup. My goodness, it was good!
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We had to stop at the store to get some milk before heading home. Right there next to the milk cooler sat an open freezer with half gallons (or what passes for a half gallon these days) of yummy ice cream. All kinds of ice cream!! I looked through it and found one for me (peanut butter fudge sundae) and one for Richard (vanilla) and headed for the checkout counter. I think I neglected to mention that this was one of the big box stores--and I'm so happy it was! I passed right by the racks of XXL and XXXL and XXXXL shirts and blouses and thought to myself--sure am glad I wear a one-X now!! (Shedding pounds makes you think things like that!)

A few steps more...wait...it wasn't that long ago I wore those other sizes and I still have a couple in my closet! Now I'm really doing the self-talk and nearly made it to the checkout before I turned my cart around and headed for the ice cream section of the freezer. Now I have more flavors to choose from, but instead I gritted my teeth, opened the freezer door and shoved those two cartons of ice cream into the freezer as fast as I could. I quickly got out of there, took my gallon of milk and 4 bananas and left the store before anything else could call my name!!

Do I need a pat on the back? No...they are really little victories, but I'm hoping they'll be sticky enough that a few more will add on to them before long and often enough that it will lead to real success day after day!

Now...I have a 30 minute walk on the agenda that I really don't want to do...it's hot...it's humid...I'm tired...oh my, here we go again!
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DOLLIE6 6/20/2012 2:08PM

    Wow, I think you did wonderful. My goodness to turn around and go back that does deserve a pat on the back and a woo hoo. You know usual when you walk away like that it is done, good, bad or whatever but you stopped. That is an inspiration and a half. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MASTERPIECE8 6/19/2012 4:58PM

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Major achievements as I see it. You are inspiring me too. Who woulda thunk I'd be in training for a 5K? ME. That's who. You're doing terrific.

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HYATTI1 6/18/2012 5:11AM

    That a way to go girlfriend. I love ice cream too, but seldom have it anymore. I hate to buy it and have it in the house too tempting. Congratulations on the walking. You encourage me to try a little harder to commit to walking more.

hip hip horay = hip hip horay there I am your cheering squad.

Joanna

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JILL313 6/17/2012 7:26PM

    Wow, Jeannie, I'm so impressed with your strength to take that ice cream out of your cart as once I do that it's usually a done deal. And, walking when it's miserable outside is a big accomplishment. . .You've earned the right to be proud of yourself as we are. You've changed, for the better, so much since I first met you on Spark! I am so darn proud of you all all your big and small victories!

Hugs,

Jill

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TXGRANDMA 6/17/2012 7:19PM

    So proud of you Jeannie! It would have been so hard to turn around and walk back to that freezer section and put that ice cream back! I am like you, I love the chocolate and peanuts or peanut butter! I would have been tasting it as I carried it to the checkout (in my mind)

Yes, it is the hardest thing to ignore the weather and what it is doing outside and go and walk! Congratulations on getting out there and just doing it!
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BELDONDOG1 6/17/2012 4:19PM

    Jeannie, I am so darn proud of you! Yes, you do deserve a pat on the back-in fact you deserve more than that! The 5K walk was amazing, but putting the ice cream back--man!, that was something I know I couldn't do. I love peanut butter ice cream. Good for you!! Now, one dumb question--what's a "box store"? ((hugs)) Noel

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TORTILLAFLATS 6/17/2012 4:11PM

    Jeannie, yes you deserve a pat on the back. That wasn't little, Gosh girl, that was a major victory putting that ice cream back.

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Hugs, Gail

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LINOVER 6/17/2012 3:46PM

    Congratulations on both walking and putting the ice cream back! I too love ice cream and that had to be hard! Hope today's walk goes as well as yesterday's!

Lin

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ESILBO 6/17/2012 3:31PM

    OMG JENNIE, YOU CRACK ME UP.
1ST, emoticon YOU ARE GETTING SO MUCH BETTER AT IT, NO WONDER YOU LOOK SO GREAT. I THINK WE DESERVE A PAT ON THE BACK FOR LITTLE (BIG IN MY MIND) THINGS WE LEARNED TO RESPOND TO.

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Noel's Potato Patch

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Over the past several weeks on the Over 60++ Team we've had some discussions about potatoes (among other things)! Several teammates (including me) love potatoes! So much so they've threatened to steal mine from the garden. But, I did promise to provide an update to how the potatoes are progressing and keep a close eye on them to make sure none are missing.

So, especially for Noel, here's the pics I promised!


This one is from a few weeks ago. You can see the nice row of onions next to the potatoes.


This one is looking back towards the house. Notice all the empty places. That's where the vining plants will spread...all the cucumbers, squash, etc. will fill that in later this summer.


This one was taken yesterday. See how nicely those potatoes are growing? There's lettuce and radishes, some beets and onions visible if you look closely.


This is the weedy end of the garden, but there are a few flowers there that need to be moved and tended to. That will happen some other time.

And last, but not least:

This is Richard trying to hoe around the tomato plants left-handed! I didn't make him work in the garden, honest!!

Hope you enjoyed your little trip through the Iowa summer garden!! Come back soon, but no one can dig any potatoes until Richard says they're ready!

  
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IOWAGRAMMA 6/14/2012 5:20PM

    Linda asked about the corn in the background. That's all field corn and not good for eating. Years ago people used to sometimes eat field corn if they didn't have sweet corn, but I haven't heard of anyone doing that for years. We don't plant sweet corn for two reasons: 1) b/c it's too hard keeping the racoons out of the garden--they tear it up trying to get at the sweet corn (seem to have a sixth sense leading them right to it), and 2.) b/c it is usually so plentiful and easy to get from a neighbor farmer who plants it in the field with corn planter. Just to buy a baker's dozen ears of sweet corn will run about 5.00, but if you know the right people you can get it for free (when they've had their fill) or for much less than that per dozen, especially if you buy a bushel or so from them.

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BELDONDOG1 6/13/2012 10:42PM

    Wow, look at my potatoes grow!! lol Thanks, Jeannie for sharing your lovely garden, house, big yard-everything!! I am really impressed. What an awful lot of work!! And my poor baby Richard, in pain and agony and working at your command. Aw, poor dear! (did that get me any closer to getting those potatoes?)
When I was a little tyke, my grandfather had a small garden and behind it he raised chickens. Thanks for bringing out the kind memories that your garden brought.
Love you, sis and again, thanks.
Noel

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TXGRANDMA 6/13/2012 8:05PM

    Really enjoyed the tour of your garden and the views of the house in the background! Everything looks very healthy, hope the plants are very productive! emoticon

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SPEEDY143 6/13/2012 7:04PM

    LOVE your garden... ours is postage stamp size in comparison but not loved any less emoticonYour farm house in the background makes for such a pretty picture and I love the picture of your DH wielding that hoe left handed... not an easy task emoticonIs any of the corn in the background yours? Are you allowed to pick any of it... I see you don't have any planted.

How do you water your garden?

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JILL313 6/13/2012 5:37PM

    Your garden is terrific and far larger than I thought it would be. For me, it's like a scene from my childhood. We didn't have a farm but had a very large back yard with lots of fruit trees. When my Dad got older and was semi-retired he planted a large vegetable garden and the veggies from them were the best I've ever had. I also love potatoes--as grew up having them often as a side for a meat dinner. I go through a 5 pound bag pretty fast as we all enjoy eating them. I think they've had a bad rap but now I read just how full of fiber and vitamins they are. I'd sure love to live where you live and feel the good fresh country air. Poor Richard looks like he's having a difficult time hoeing the garden--you whip cracking wife--LOL!

Love You,

Jill

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TORTILLAFLATS 6/13/2012 1:28PM

    Jeannie, I really want to come visit you now, and not virtual like last time. I love the country, and gardening. It gives me a feeling that nothing else compares to. I think it is my roots!

Hugs and thanks for sharing.
Gail

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ESILBO 6/13/2012 11:51AM

    I FORGOT TO TELL YOU TO TAKE CARE OF THAT POOR RICHARD, REDUCED MOBILITY AND FORCED TO WORK FOR MADAME S GARDEN...LOL
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ESILBO 6/13/2012 11:48AM

    WOW, I AM VERY IMPRESSED. I MIGHT BE A CITY GIRL, BUT I KNOW ALL THE WORK THAT GOES INTO THAT KING OF GARDEN. MY DAD, AND , MYSELF HAD A TRY AT IT BUT NOTHING OF THAT MAGNITUDE.
I CANT EVEN TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE POTATOES AND THE OTHERS. DO YOU SELL AT MARKET AT THE END OF THE SUMMER. THIS IS A LOT FOR 2 PEOPLE. BUT WHAT A GREAT EXERCISE, IN MY BOOK, YOU DON'T NEED TO ADD MORE EXERCISES...LOL

I ADMIRE YOU FOR THIS WORK YOU ARE STILL DOING, EVEN AT YOUR AGE (GOT YOU)...
TAKE CARE SISTER
LOVE
LISE
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TXMEMAW6 6/13/2012 11:30AM

    Jeannie, Love the pictures of your garden. All I have room for in my small yard is a few tomato plants. But, your garden looks a lot like the gardens we had when I was a child. My grandmother grew potatoes and had one special "house" where she stored all the potatoes for the winter. Wow, I haven't thought of that for years. Thanks for the sweet memories! Have a great day, and take care!!
Hugz,
Sharon


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RFJSJ50 6/13/2012 9:10AM

    Beautiful garden! It brought back memories of the ones my dad planted. He used to put in potatoes and our family of five would have enough to last most of the winter - and we were a "meat and potatoes" family!
Sheila

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Last Weekend's Project

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Some of my team mates know that I live in an old farm house. It was built in 1900 and ever since we bought it (almost 5 years ago), we've worked on one project after another. We do most of the work ourselves, but we know when to call someone else in! However, one project we did was to replace the kitchen carpeting with a pretty pine floor. DH put it all down and then I stained and put the polyurethane on it. Unfortunately, it didn't get quite finished, so after nearly 4 years, last weekend was designated "finish the floor" weekend. We moved the table and chairs out and I scrubbed up a storm.


Richard decided to snap a photo of me on my prayer bones. Usually I am taking pictures of him, so don't know what got into him! LOL! Probably because it was an unusual sight--me cleaning on my hands and knees!! Notice the 2 pillows under my knees.


Caught in the act for this one. Such attractive working gear!!


The finished (but still wet) floor. It didn't dry a shiny finish, but has a "satin" shine to it. I was disappointed in some spots I didn't get really well, but they don't show much with the table/chairs back in. "Some" day I may try to fix them.

Thought I'd share them with my team mates who have to listen to me talk about one project or another!! Next on the agenda? Hmm...don't know yet, as my knees are still tender! LOL!

  
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DIANEDOESSMILES 4/20/2012 12:14AM

    HI Jeannie ,,, WOW is that GOREOUS !!! Came out SO NICELY !!!! best of all it was done WITH LOVE hon !! how SPECIAL IS THAT????? Everytime you sweep it, clean it,, you will think back to this time,,,and when you see those pillows you will remember those knees, and how sore they got, but than reflect to how it is WORTH IT !!! Also the THRILL and HAPPINESS of telling those who come and WALK UPON them "Rick and I did these OURSELVES !" WOW huh? What a LASTING Impression,,,the both of you together IN LOVE working side by side !! NEAT hon !! NEAT !! Thats L O V E !!!

SO GLAD your feeling well enough to do this. Take that PRIDE hon,,,,and RUN WITH IT onto not only projects in the house, but projects you work on,,,in YOURSELF as you also reach out to improve your body,,,for you CAN DO THIS Jeannie,, let NOTHING INSIDE you of any negativity say OTHERWISE !! A woaman this TALENTED or rather DETERINED CAN DO THIS !!!

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JAMER123 4/20/2012 12:04AM

    Beautiful floor!!! That was a lot of work. What a fantastic idea of pillows under the knees!! Don't know if that would be enough for me but it is something I have never thought of. That was a lot of hard work but the pay off is wonderful! You get to see it every day!!
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CHERIRIDDELL 4/19/2012 11:08PM

    Jeannie the floors are fabulous and you are too! There is nothing wrong with your working gear ! You look great !

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SPEEDY143 4/19/2012 10:14PM

    Bless your heart... on your knees!!!! The floor looks great Jeannie. We are DIYers too and I have a ton of video and pics of DH working hard over the years. It took us 13 years to complete our kitchen... I kid you not emoticon

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JILL313 4/19/2012 8:49PM

    Your floors are beautiful just like you are. . .You can do mine anytime you want. It's great you and Richard are in such good shape as I'd have to hire someone to do that for me and as you know then it runs into too much money. Just getting a peek at your roomy kitchen your house looks beautiful. Knowing you I'll bet you'll have another project lined up soon. Working hard does help keep you young and healthy! You sure do get a good workout and I know your knees need a good rest--as you do also.

Love,

Jill

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ITS_MY_TURN_NOW 4/19/2012 3:22PM

    You did a great job! The floor is beautiful. There are so many projects around our house that we have put off. Maybe it is time for me to get to it! Thank you for the inspiration.
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TXMEMAW6 4/19/2012 3:11PM

    Oh my goodness, what beautiful floors! Thanks so much for sharing with us, Jeannie. You did an awesome job!!
Hugz,
Sharon


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TXGRANDMA 4/19/2012 2:29PM

    Wow, Jeannie! That floor is just beautiful! I LOVE the old farmhouses, I lived in one from the age of 15 till I was 21 and married. Ours was also built about the same time, it was built for my Dad's grandmother just after his grandparents emigrated from Germany!
Please keep posting pictures of your projects, I really enjoyed seeing them!
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TORTILLAFLATS 4/19/2012 1:38PM

    Beautiful, the floor and you!!
Great job on both.

Hugs, Gail

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_KATHY 4/19/2012 1:07PM

    It's a beautiful floor and I know you are much relieved to see it completed. I agree with Lise, you really got your exercise in doing that!

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GRANNYSUE9 4/19/2012 12:38PM

    I think it looks awesome! You did a great job! Understand the pillows under your knees. I have to do that to or else my knees will scream at me!

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ESILBO 4/19/2012 12:27PM

    GREAT JOB, YOU ARE IN GOOD SHAPE...LOVE THE PICS, THANK YOU RICHARD...WE NEVER SAW THE FINISHED BATHROOM THOUGH...LOL
LOVE
LISE
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