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Saturday

Saturday, July 31, 2010

We had a rain storm yesterday so I turned the computer off and never returned till this morning.
I seem to have so much to do on the week ends that it' hard to get here to post...

Today has been an okay day, I feel a bit more hungry than usual, seem to have these days everyone once in a while, trying hard to tell myself , it's not food you want....not sure what it is but I am sticking to my food plan.....it's 3.40 pm dinner won't be ready till 5.30 or 6 . Gary is grilling pork chops and pineapple, 2 of my favorites but I'm wanting to snack or so forage threw the cupboards so I decided to blog, hoping that it will get me over the rough spot...
I am also doing laundry , maybe I should go take a short nap, I'm a bit tired, not sure why I slept good last night in fact slept till near 6am which is late for me.. the heat is really getting me down....I'm drinking extra water but we have had near 100 degrees for a month, and we have 1 more to go..it should start to cool down in Sept. at least I hope....

so Off I go to nap for about 15 minutes that might take my mind off food..

have a healthy week end


Kitt

  
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BETHDISCOUNT 8/2/2010 10:29AM

    hope its not too hot for the fair

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RAINBOWMF 8/1/2010 3:31PM

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SECRETMUSIC 8/1/2010 8:20AM

    Hope you made it over the rough spot just fine -- your determination is inspiring!

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 7/31/2010 10:45PM

    Grilled pork chops and pineapple sound delicious! Enjoy your evening!

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LOLAJO54 7/31/2010 9:30PM

    I love pork and pineapple but then I love chicken and pineapple... lol guess it's the pineapple..

hope you had a good nap..lol I had a cat nap today was just worn out ... it is not as hot here now but my walk did wear me out...

glad you are drinking more water... so am I just seems I am more thirsty these days..hmmmm...

enjoy the rest of your weekend
we here in Canada get Monday off
so extra long...

hugs Jo

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CANBDONE 7/31/2010 7:14PM

    Fight the good fight! emoticon

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OTTAWABOUND 7/31/2010 6:41PM

    I think the heat tires us out. It cooled down here a bit this week (supposed to get hot again, sigh) and I had so much more energy. It's probably our natural metabolic reaction.

I have days when I can't seem to eat enough and others where I barely feel like eating--I've noticed this much more since it got hot. At the moment, I'm also keeping track of my week intake, and I've noticed if I have an 'over' day on my suggested intake, I often have a natural 'under' day in the next day or two. So the caloric intake for the week is still enough to keep me losing about 1.5 pounds on average per week when averaged over the month.

Sorry--I sometimes take comfort in the numbers to stop my brain from getting negative.

Hope you have a great rest of your weekend and enjoy that pineapple and the pork chops.

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SOCKITTOME 7/31/2010 6:26PM

    I am having the same problem with feeling more hungry some days, Kitt. Sometimes I have a healthy snack and sometimes I just muddle through it and ignore it. Hang in there...keeping busy might help.

I'm with you on the heat. Denver hasn't had it so bad, but I'm ready for having highs in the 70s. That's still warm but not so miserable when trying to do outdoor activities.

Hope the rest of your weekend goes well and that you get caught up on rest and any chores you want to do. You are doing great with your new lifestyle and you inspire me to keep going. Thanks for all the support and for just being you!
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CAROL3SAN 7/31/2010 6:22PM

    Its hot here too! I bet it is hot all across the country and I don't expect to get any relief until late october or November (maybe) since I live in South Florida.
Whenever I am having a hard time with food, I write something. I have a lot of poetry I've written and letters to myself as well :) Enjoy your Saturday emoticon

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HAPPYSOUL91 7/31/2010 5:56PM

    I sure hate when I am hungry all day. That certainly is the time to clean out the veggie compartment and munch away.

I have a sign posted on my refrig door and another on my cupboard...I got it from someone at Sparks

IT'S NOT IN HERE

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BILL60 7/31/2010 5:45PM

    And the exercise?? Didn't hear much about that.

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Thursday

Thursday, July 29, 2010

It was a good day, I was out by 4.30 am walking and getting my exercise...
it was cool and quiet, no snakes this morning but the coyotes were there, then they always are lurking..

The new girls at work told me I was so petite, and she feels like an amazon around me....lol
I just smiled..she is almost 6 feet tall.
We had a pancake breakfast, they call it the grandslam brunch, I cal it death by carbs.....I brought my own lunch and so did one of the ladies in my ceramic class, I did not even miss any of it, I must admit I'm not much of a breakfast food eater....before Sparkpeople I never ate breakfast....I would stop at McDonalds and get a sausage biscuit and orange juice, but that was a very long time ago.....and I sure don't miss the stomach aches that went with that rubbish.......

Gary and I got our pictures taken , they won't be ready till Aug 14th, then we can go pick out what ones we want...I'm hoping they come out good....
I was a bit dissappointed as the pretty pink sweater I was going to wear was too big....in fact all the nice , dressy clothes I have are too big, now thats a good thing but I can't afford a whole new wardrobe right now....I told Gary about it, and then said I guess I'm going to ahve to eat more , and he laughed really hard and said you already eat 6-7 times a day now, when would you find the time......he is right but it sure sounds funny to hear that......

well you all have a healthy week end
I have CPR class tomorrow and then I need to get some shopping done, maybe oick up a few new sweaters oo blouse.....I have to have something to wear in case we go out to some place special....lol ...you never know


Kitt

  
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BEBRENDA 8/3/2010 8:04AM

    Kitt, That is great that you need new dressy clothes. I agree with the others, try to find stuff on sale. That way you can buy more--LOL. Take care! :) Bren emoticon emoticon

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HAPPYSOUL91 7/30/2010 11:31AM

    Hi Kitt,

emoticon on your comment... death by carbs, I really got a kick out of this statement

What fun, to shop because clothes are to big, so much better than the other way around.

Make it a good one

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TRACYZABELLE 7/30/2010 3:36AM

    Sounds like a shopping trip is in order!

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RAINBOWMF 7/30/2010 1:52AM

    Ahhhhhhhhh I love to hear you blog about fun stuff and your clothes being too big.

I hope the pictures are great too!

Do you have some nice second hand stores near you?
They have some great bargains.

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 7/30/2010 12:37AM

    Have fun shopping and have a great weekend, Kitt!!!

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DEBSZOO74 7/30/2010 12:29AM

    Good for you getting up early to do your exercise, Kitt! Have fun shopping and a great weekend!

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COUNTING_DOWN 7/30/2010 12:28AM

    How nice it is to hear from others that you are small or petite!

good luck with the shopping on a tight budget. My way around that is to take a trip into some good thrift/consignment shops to see if anything catches my eye!

You have a good weekend, too, Kitt.

Betty

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SOCKITTOME 7/29/2010 9:34PM

    Omigosh, Gary is so funny!!! emoticon

Having all the dressy clothes too big is a very nice problem to have, Kitt. It might be time to start watching for the sales and pick up a few things here and there.

I can relate, too -- I've "ungrown" the few dressy things I had, and I have absolutely nothing except jeans at the moment. That's fine for me, however, because I'm not at goal yet.

Hope you have a good rest of the week!


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SHANTODD420 7/29/2010 9:06PM

    Have a great weekend. Good luck finding some new clothes and maybe you should get some of your old favorites taken to last a little longer.

Hugs,
shannon

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Happy Wednesday

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

I had a rough time getting out of bed this morning, my body wanted to sleep but my brain said it needed to exercise....that darn brain usually wins...So I rolled out of bed, smiled and thanked the lord that I was still here and able to do my best today, oh ya sure......so I told myself ...Self get your work out clothes on and just ride the bike for 30 minutes.....okay so I got dressed, but some how instead of walking cross the hall I found myself outside, oh ya I can walk a while to warm up them ride the bike...well 45 minutes later I guess I was walking today...lol then I found a snake in the back yard, that was not a happy time, but i kept going..I returned to the house and caught a glimpse of my step, oh ya I use to do that step thing I thought well maybe I'll do a few of those too.. well 15 minutes later and my heart was a pumping very fast , I thought this use to be so much fun wonder why I don't do this more often...

well as I showered I decided that more variety in my exercise routine might be in order maybe I need to shake it all up again, have more fun at 4am......It must be the adrenaline talking. any way a very good work out after all...

have a healthy day


Kitt (who is off to work and to do some line dancing today....and a walk at lunch too...)


  
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LOLAJO54 7/29/2010 7:49AM

    aww think you hit the nail on the head...make workouts fun and dnjoyable..love walking outside.... well except don't think I would like coming across a snake...lol.

have a great healthy day!
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TRACYZABELLE 7/29/2010 4:59AM

    be sure to stay hydrated

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RAINBOWMF 7/28/2010 11:47PM

    OK Kitt I am ready for bed, you just made me tired.
You are one great inspiration.
You go girl!
Hugs Mary

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SHANTODD420 7/28/2010 6:55PM

    You are always so full of energy. I can not wait to get my energy back from having bronchitis. It is coming back a little more each day. Then it will be time to change it up again.


Shannon

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 7/28/2010 3:42PM

    Variety is the spice of life!!!

Have a Wonderful Wednesday, Kitt!!!

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CAROL3SAN 7/28/2010 1:38PM

    You are doing great Kitt. Keep on doing what you are doing but have some fun with it. Enjoy your day. emoticon

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BARBARAROSE54 7/28/2010 1:03PM

    You did great Kitt !

But oh my emoticon the snake would have just ruined my day.

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HAPPYSOUL91 7/28/2010 12:55PM

    Good for you, always working in exercise in your daily life. When I exercise before going to work, it is 4:30am and hard to think of fun at that time of the morning.

Have a ball at line-dancing!

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OTTAWABOUND 7/28/2010 12:00PM

    Funny--I spent two hours more in bed than I planned on! But I feel really good today.

So your body must have known it needed a bit more sleep time. Maybe in preparation for all the line-dancing tonight?!?

Happy WEdnesday.

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CANBDONE 7/28/2010 11:12AM

    Girl..that's what you call Meaningful Movement! emoticon

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SOCKITTOME 7/28/2010 10:10AM

    I hear ya about shaking up the exercise routine. Variety definitely helps -- keeps it interesting, and keeps the body wondering just what the heck you're doing! It's cool that your brain wins most of the time, too -- I'm finding the same thing happening to me most days. What we're doing is working, woohoo!!!!!

Hope you have fun line dancing today!


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Thanks

Monday, July 26, 2010

I'd like to thank all my Ruby-Lite team member for all the wonderful post to my spark page about my spark page......I [age was chosen page of the day for my Christmas in July Challenge...it has been a blast....

You are all what Spark People is about
support and encouragement....

Big Bear HUGS to you all.

thanks again


Kitt

  
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RAINBOWMF 7/27/2010 11:26PM

    emoticon your page is nice emoticon

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BARBARAROSE54 7/27/2010 11:06PM

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PINKNFITCARLA 7/27/2010 9:40PM

    You're welcome!

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BOBBI97 7/27/2010 3:47PM

    You are so welcome for having a great page to share with us your sparkfriends have a great day:-)


"Your Very Welcome"

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HAPPYSOUL91 7/27/2010 11:47AM

    I love your home page and especially the pictures. You sure are an inspiration to me.

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RUTHIEBEAR 7/27/2010 11:16AM

    You are so welcome. Your page was a bright spot in my day.

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JELLI-LEAN 7/27/2010 10:31AM

    And... thanks to you for having such a great page that you are willing to share with all of us! Great page of the day!

~ Janel :)

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CAROL3SAN 7/27/2010 10:19AM

    You deserve the recognition and we are here for your support emoticon

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MINDYJ1 7/27/2010 9:05AM

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CHANSEN_20001 7/27/2010 6:51AM

    Great page!! You deserved it.

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SOCKITTOME 7/27/2010 12:24AM

    Very cool, Kitt! Hope you had a good Monday!

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 7/26/2010 10:59PM

    You are very welcome, Kitt!!!!

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JCORYCMA 7/26/2010 10:35PM

    It is a great theme and you are a very deserving sparker! Whenever I need a dose of motivation I know where to come...
Joanne

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LITTLE_QUEEN 7/26/2010 9:58PM

    You are so deserving Kitt.

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PUGRAD1995 7/26/2010 9:50PM

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SPARKPIXIE 7/26/2010 9:47PM

    Congrats again on having Page of the Day for our Christmas in July challenge! Your page rocks

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Check this out

Sunday, July 25, 2010

If your lacking some motivation this Sunday morning or need a reason to keep going go check out the spark page of POOKIEPUP... this young women has made the most fantastic change in her life....look for the new picture of her, she went to her first dance , she has the most beautiful legs ...well check it out and see for your self... it can be done... she has worked so hard .....




I think she deserves to get as much attention for her accomplishments as possible....


Kitt

www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=PO
OKIEPUP



I did it , thanks for the help

  
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HAPPYSOUL91 7/26/2010 10:14AM

    thx for the tip, I looked her up and found her to be motivating

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 7/25/2010 10:57PM

    Thank you for sharing, Kitt!! She is definitely an inspiration.

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LOLAJO54 7/25/2010 10:50PM

    thanks Kitt...
emoticon Jo

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RAINBOWMF 7/25/2010 9:14PM

    Will check it out Thanks.
Mary

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WILMABEAL 7/25/2010 7:51PM

    Thats great! i agree

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BARBARAROSE54 7/25/2010 7:00PM

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SECRETMUSIC 7/25/2010 1:37PM

    Thanks for sharing this, Kitt! Have a great end to the weekend!

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-POOKIE- 7/25/2010 12:57PM

    emoticon aww hun, this has made me feel so emotional, thank you so much for your words and the desire to make me feel special.

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NANFACEMIRE1 7/25/2010 11:28AM

    Kitt, go to Pookiepup's page and highlight the web browser bar. Click Ctrl c and go back to the blog yo wrote, click edit, and where you want it in the body of the blog, click add a link and then right click and paste in the add the link box. (This info comes from RUNA5k2010. Thanks for posting. Nancy

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