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Halloween 2013 Pics

Saturday, November 02, 2013

TMNT Raphael AKA Jay

Spooky Zombie Cheerleader AKA Evie


Jay's Kindergarten Class

Evie's 3rd grade class

I did not do that to Bella's eyes, thats just how it looked after I took the pic

Enjoying his rootbeer float at his party

Making a scary eye out of ping pong ball

trying to see who can eat the rick krispie treat without using their hands the fastest

Heading out to trick or treat...poor jay always stuck with all the girls LOL

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GWTRIKER 11/4/2013 7:34PM

    Wonderful pics--thanks for sharing.

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LKS2GAB2 11/4/2013 7:40AM

    Great pics. Thanks for sharing. Adorable kids.

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FLORIDASUN 11/3/2013 8:06AM

    What adorable little munckins! I love Evie's look...she is one scary zombie except where she has that big beautiful smile! emoticon I like smiling zombies even better! Jay is totally adorable...and Bella...what can I say...she IS a super dog to be sure. Fun Halloween and beautiful memories for the photo album! emoticon emoticon

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MINANCY 11/3/2013 5:52AM

    So much Halloween fun! It looks like you all had a great time... even Bella. And I don't see Jay upset at all by being with the girls. LOL. Thanks for sharing your pictures.

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KRZYKAT3 11/3/2013 12:18AM

    awesome! looks like fun was had by all!

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LETHA_ 11/2/2013 11:56PM

    Fun Fun!!

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MUSIC2HISEARS 11/2/2013 6:08PM

    How fun!!!!

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AMARILYNH 11/2/2013 2:33PM

    Oh my gosh - too cute for words!!

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PMFISH 11/2/2013 1:54PM

    Love the pictures.

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ADAGIO_CON_BRIO 11/2/2013 1:05PM

    Great pictures! I love them! emoticon

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BESCATS 11/2/2013 11:35AM

    Thanks for sharing. We don't get Trick or Treaters anymore, so it is always fun to see the kids in their costumes ~ even Bella.

Great photos !!

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JUSTME29 11/2/2013 11:28AM

    Thanks for sharing.

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PB4WEGO 11/2/2013 10:59AM

    Awesome pictures, thank you for sharing. It's times like this I really miss when my children were younger, they are all too old for dressing up now.

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CAT125 11/2/2013 10:55AM

    I say it again....you have some cute kids!! Love Bella's outfit too!

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LVMAMAW 11/2/2013 10:43AM

    Looks like everyone had a fun time!! Thanks for sharing. Those are some cute kiddos you have there...even Bella and her eyes!! emoticon
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IDLETYME 11/2/2013 10:40AM

    Those are wonderful pictures (and will be great memories someday)! Thanks for sharing. (I didn't have trick or treaters) emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GINGER_BEAR 11/2/2013 10:39AM

    CUTE!! emoticon for sharing!

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Happy November!

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ROBBIEY 11/2/2013 10:37AM

  Cute pictures.
Thanks for sharing

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WIN Reflection 10/30/13

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

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emoticon Good Morning Friends. Happy Angels Day/Night! (Yes I know, technically its Devils night but here in the D we celebrate Angels Night emoticon )

emoticon So had to come home last night and re-do my report. I did do 4 complete pages and submit it to him for his approval. It is due tomorrow and I have to had it in person. So have to drop it off either tonight while I am at the college or tomorrow on my way home from the kids school. Won't be in class tomorrow for trick or treating. Supposed to be warm, windy and rainy tomorrow...wonderful. Oh well, we have umbrellas emoticon . Have to stop in to see my professor before class tonight for advising and getting my permissions to take 500 level class next semester. It looks like I will take Acc 510 with my Fraud Acc 460 class (which will probably be the same issues like this semester since I have to have HIM errr) since that one will be easier than 540 (which is the one they closed that I actually need) and acc 541 which was just another option. The only thing that stinks about taking the easier course is its MW class 5-6:15 and Fraud is T/TH 5-6:15 so I will be in class 4 days per week. Tomorrow I have the day off for the kids Halloween parties. Jay's is in the morning and Evie's is in the afternoon. Then home to get them ready for trick or treating. Meeting Evie's friend and mom at 5:45 at their house. Going to be a fun day!

emoticon I was down .6 of a lb this week. Surprised me, thought it would be more with my cupcakes binge this weekend. My goal was 1 lb and I fell just under but hey its a lose, any loss is a WIN for me!!!

emoticon Eating was not that great. I had 4 cupcakes Saturday, 4 on Sunday, NONE Monday, and 2 yesterday. Staying away from them, they can be thrown out as far as I care. I think I have lost all those cravings. We did only got out to eat 1 time this week and that was only because I told my MIL we would get Chinese because she was craving it. She has been doing so much to help and wont take any money so I wanted to take her at least out to eat. The kids tried Monday and Tuesday to get me to hit McDonalds for breakfast but even though I was intrigued I said no. Jason also wanted Wendy's Monday night for dinner, I thought about it and just walked out the door without his debit card so I wouldn't go for it :) NSV's for me YAY!!!

emoticon I met my overall FM goal but I did not get my 3 extra high intensity cardio sessions in or any ST beyond TNT. So this is something I really have to keep working on. Its really hard to fit into this stupid schedule of mine.

emoticon Met only 2/7 goals from last week. My FM goal and no fast food 6 days goal. So need to focus and get more disciplined and FIND MORE TIME!!!

emoticon Goals for the week:
1. Lose 1lb (BLC 23 1.8lb/week, Fall 5% 1.28lb/week)
2. Cardio 30+m 6 days
3. High Intensity cardio 3-15+m sessions
4. ST TNT on Wednesday and 3 additional sessions
5. No junk food BINGES 3/7 days (this is different from last week because I am allowing myself 1-2 pieces of candy or whatever each day as I know I will sneak into their candy so as long as I don't binge I will be happy)
6. No Fast food 6/7 days

Have a wonderful day and HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! Be safe and have fun!!!

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SVELTEWARRIOR 10/30/2013 12:46PM

    Have a great time at the kids parties.

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ADRIENALINE 10/30/2013 12:38PM

    Enjoy your Halloween parties with the kids and good work getting in all that cardio and strength training.

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JUSTME29 10/30/2013 8:41AM

    Enjoy Halloween with your kids. I'm glad you've got the time off to do it, and I'm glad you got your classes worked out.

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NEW-CAZ 10/30/2013 8:39AM

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BUSYGRANNY5 10/30/2013 7:28AM

    Enjoy your Angels Day! Halloween is also the eve of All Saints Day!

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WIN Reflection 10/23/2013

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

emoticon Good Morning All My Wonderful Friends. Hope all is well!
emoticon I am feeling better today. Boy yesterday was not fun! But it only lasted about half the day then it was just the tummy pains that I had to deal with. Did go to class last night and I did receive that big project back and wait for it....I GOT AN "A"!!! I got a 93% and had I not missed spelled (spellcheck doesn't work on words in all caps unless you adjust the setting which I did for my report, just not one of my darn appendices :() 3 or 4 words I would have had a 100%! He even mentioned to the class he was happy a person did childcare because it was very interesting, he has a thing for safety when it comes to children because of his grandbabies, and he talked about my pictures, I felt pretty proud even though he didn't exactly point me out! So lets home this next project due next week and my exams the following week all go well to! I have a C+ right now in my T/TH class so it shouldn't take much to get to an A. I would like to end the next 2 semesters with 4.0 because my goal GPA for undergrad is 3.5 and right now I have a 3.39. Which is still above average according to the GPA list thingy. So lots of studying and work as usual, but he is getting better, so its not stressing me out so much!

emoticon up .8 of a lb this week. Surprised considering what I went through half the day yesterday. It figures though, just my luck. So either A) I was really really up this week and yesterday caused me to go down but I am still up or B) I am gaining some muscle? I think I will take B LOL. TOM did come on Saturday so that probably hasn't helped much but usually I am up way more during TOMs visit so that's a plus!

emoticon Eating still not so great. Seems like we have been eating out way too much because I really needed to go grocery shopping, so I got my butt up yesterday and went. Still need to continue to focus on the healthier options and watching portions. I was good 2 days last week not having junk which either was fast food, a pastry, piece of cake, or the kids cereal. So definitely needs improvement!

emoticon Still need to amp up my cardio and switch it up a bit! Also, ST, I must get my 3 days at least plus my TNT! I have to get back in the habit! Oh it is hard to fit it in though. I just hate my schedule :(

emoticon Met 2 out the 7 goals I made last week, met only my junk good and FM goals :( Need to work on this and get 100% next week!

emoticon Goals for the week:
1. Lose 1lb (For BLC23: 1.65lbs/wk, For Fall 5%: 1.17lbs/wk)
2. No Fast food 6/7 days this week
3. No junk snacks 3/7 days this week
4. Track my food on SP not just in journal 3/7 days
5. FM: 250
6. 3 extra high intensity cardio sessions this week, 15+m per session
7. 3 ST sessions PLUS TNT Thursday

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HAKAPES 10/28/2013 2:46PM

    I like your goals, they sound very precise!

As for myself, I like to convert "No do" goals to "Do" goals, so my mind is focused on doing something, vs. avoiding. I found that if "I don't eat hamburgers today", I always picture hamburgers and is difficult to do as I will be still thinking about hamburgers all day long, vs. "I eat a salad for dinner" is easy to focus on and my thoughts support the goal.

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FLORIDASUN 10/25/2013 7:23AM

    You are rocking it out sweet friend...keep on keepin' on...remember your health is EVERYTHING...we tend to take it for granted until sometimes it's a BAD wake up call. My back has been killing me since I hurt it moving heavy furniture around in our consignment gallery. It really put a damper on our wonderfully anticipated vacation in the mountains. I've always taken my strong back for granted...I take my good health for granted too...but I need to do more to sustain that good health...after all I'm no spring chickadee anymore. You have SO much on your plate and SO many people counting on you...be SURE to put yourself on that list of things that must be done too.

To DO LIST Daily:

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JUSTME29 10/24/2013 8:46AM

    I'm glad your class is getting better. Maybe he just needed a break in period? Maybe he was going through something in his personal life? Maybe he was mad about being assigned to a night class? Whatever the reason, I'm glad he is treating you guys better now.

Congrats on your project grade! That is fantastic.

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SVELTEWARRIOR 10/24/2013 12:11AM

    Congrats on your A!!!!!!!!!!

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DMEYER4 10/23/2013 6:55AM

  congrats on your project and good luck on your goals . you can do it . have a great day and a healthy week

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WIN Reflection 10/16/2013

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

emoticon Good Morning Friends. Oh man, I got up earlier to get my WIN reflection and catch up on the threads but the morning has gotten away from me trying to do 3 things at once! Busy busy, but feeling better than I did yesterday. Gotta love those mood swings, best part of PMS emoticon . Exam went horrible last night, but now I know how to study for the next one and what to expect. He is a jerk, made fun of my email in front of everyone last night (didn't say who it was) that I sent him about if he is lecturing after the exam. Really pissed me off, he is such an arrogant bastard. I apologize for the language, he just really gets under my skin! I will be giving a detailed review of him at the end of the semester and I am writing down everything! Anywho, love my new laptop! I am even digging the new windows 8! After class tonight I have to get my outline of another website down for tomorrow. I am NOT going into as much detail as before! So only 7-10 pages not the 28 that I had before. He can kiss my big you know what! LOL

emoticon emoticon 2lbs this week emoticon Finally going in the right direction!!!

emoticon Getting better at watching portions and making the healthy choices. Still needs improvement but it is better than the few weeks before! I did cave and have a couple oreos last night but I don't have as much of an addiction to those so I am good with a couple. I also haven't been entering my cals into SP tracker, I right in down in my book but I would like to get back to putting it in the system so going to attempt that this week :)

emoticon I did exceed my weekly total fitness minutes but not my daily goals! Still need to work on amping it up more and daily! Also need to continue to work on getting my ST done daily!

Goals for the week:
1. Lose 1lb (1.38 a week for remainder of BLC 23)
2. Continue watching portions and eating healthy
3. No junk food 2 days this week
4. Continue working on amping up cardio
5. ST 3 days this week plus TNT on Thursday
6. 225 weekly FM
7. Track food on SP 3 days

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MUSCLE-UP 10/19/2013 9:33PM

    So he is so much smarter than the rest of us. Good for him. Doesn't make him decent or a good instructor. Too bad his mama didn't socialize him properly. He sounds like he is a pain for most that meet him.

Did you have to pay good money for this abuse?

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JULIETTECAKE 10/19/2013 8:14PM

    Yup, your professor is definitely arrogant, hopefully you won't have another class with him. Love the goals.

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SVELTEWARRIOR 10/16/2013 11:47PM

    You are doing great!!!

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NEWCHINELO 10/16/2013 11:06AM

    WELLDONE on your loss!

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JUSTME29 10/16/2013 8:42AM

    It seems like every semester there is one of those. I'm sorry, and it's good that you are keeping track for a detailed evaluation at the end of the semester.

Great job losing the 2 pounds! I've let my tracking on spark slide too, it's just so time consuming that no matter how important it is it tends to be the first thing to go.

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AELI2468 10/16/2013 7:46AM

    OMG- How rude of him!!!! So sorry you are dealing with a difficult professor, but try to remember it is only one semester, and hopefully you won't have to deal with him again!

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WIN Reflection 10/9/13

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

emoticon Good Morning Friends! Hope all is well. I have been busy this week so I really backed up on the threads. But I will go back and try to read or skim all of them!
Evie is still doing well....for those who don't know, on Monday Evie was in Spanish playing with a friend and there was some boys pushing and shoving eachother next to them. Well Payton was tickling Evie and she squatted down on the ground, one of the boys who got shoved accidently tripped over Evie and her forehead hit the ground pretty hard. This was around 9 am, I got the call at 10:30 that she was in the office for the 3rd time with a headache and dizzy, so I left work and picked her up. She started saying she was a little nauseous after she heard me and my mom talking about signs of concussion and so I just played it off and was just going to keep an eye on her, well as soon as we pulled in at the house, she walked around the back of the truck and instantly started vomiting in my bush, so got the kids in the house and called her PCP and then took her to ER. We were there for close to 3 hours. No CT scan was needed, no fracture, barely even a mark, went away by that evening. Stated that headaches and vomiting go hand and hand because brain has direct line to tummy. She told me yesterday that she started to get a little headache in gym from running around so much so she calmed down and was fine.
My project is coming together. I spent over 3 hours just putting the ginormous pack of appendices together so I didn't get to actually start the report. I had to get that done so I could refer to them in the report. So tonight before I leave at 6 for class I will work on that and also when I get home. I don't think that will take as long now that I have everything organized. Plus I have a good outline so I think it will go smoothly. (FINGERS CROSSED LOL)

emoticon 0.2 lb this week emoticon which I was kinda baffled. I really was expecting a little loss! But I did notice that I am crampy lately and getting a lil bloated so lovely TOM is around the corner. Also I noticed that my swelling has become more frequent. Usually my hands will swell up around TOM but during the colder months it seems to happen more frequently. So I must be holding some water too.

emoticon Shred was a bust on the first day! My schedule is just too hectic! So I have been trying to just watch my portions and be more diligent in my healthy choices! I do need to apply more self discipline and focus on that!

emoticon I am noticing my body is really settling into my exercise routine so I have to amp it up and add more variety! So in addition to the 30 minutes I get M-F I am adding at least 15 minutes extra of a more rigorous workout (Kettlebells, Zumba, DWTS, JM 30 Day Shred...). Also I really have to put more focus into ST M-F also! Not just once or twice a week!

emoticon Only met my cardio and FM goal for last week.

1. Lose 1 lb (need to lose avg of 1.44 per week to meet BLC 23 goal on 12/18)
2. Watch portion, make HEALTHY choices (be more diligent!)
3. More self-discipline with eating and exercise
4. AMP up cardio-30+m walking M-F, plus 15+m rigorous exercise
5. Get back on track with ST-10+m M-F MWF focus: core, T/TH focus: upper/lower, TNT W or TH
6. FM:225

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KRZYKAT3 10/16/2013 8:58PM

    woo hoo on WIN, I am a week late so I hope Evie is doing better!

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KRZYKAT3 10/11/2013 11:28PM

    keep with it and the plan will work for you!!

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MINANCY 10/10/2013 7:18AM

    Jennifer, ADD: Stay strong and focused, and with your plan your gain will be reversed by next WIN.

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SVELTEWARRIOR 10/9/2013 5:59PM

    I am glad Evie is ok!!!! I think you are during great.

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FLORIDASUN 10/9/2013 8:32AM

    Good job...and thankful little Evie is okay! You are doing so great juggling all that you do and still getting your healthy on! I'm proud of you little bear! emoticon

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