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Lazy Sunday...Not

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Doing all my Monday work today. So makes for a busy day. Making sure I get my 40 mins of elliptical in between laundry.
Just keep on mov'en.

  
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CAROLFAITHWALKR 2/26/2012 9:08PM

    Awesome!

Elliptical between laundry . . . wonderful idea and committment!

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ACRAIG921 2/26/2012 1:07PM

    I'm glad to know that I will not be the only one cleaning today. We are in the process of putting the house up for sale so I am doing the deep cleaning today. Have a good day :)


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Back to where I Started

Saturday, February 25, 2012

So I really messed up between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Without going into the gory details of over eating, I will spare you that.
Today I feel I'm back to where I was then. I never get on the scales, so I have no idea how much damage was done. Just my jeans wouldn't zip. I was uncomfortable in most cloths.
I restated tracking and measuring the first of the year.
My jeans fit, comfortable, And i feel better,,,,yeah. I even have some pep, I have a long way to go, there still is hope,

  
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CAROLFAITHWALKR 2/25/2012 9:06PM

    YES there IS hope!

Today is always a beautiful day to press the re-start button.

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I need a life.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Ok, so I'm working on it. I have hibernated for so long. I am slowing coming out. There are a few good days. I am leaning how to enjoy them and move on. Just say no and stay home when I need to. I have never been very good at saying no. People will like you if you always do what they want done.

Guess Iv finely decided I need to fix me and no one else can. I can say No. But it is still not easy. I like doing things for others.

So I need to exercise, and by the time I get 3- 20 sessions in a day and my regular stuff to do, not much time to do anything else. And some days it just doesn't get done. Then I get determined and back at it for a few more days.

This will pay off in the end, I am worth it. I want a life.

  
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AMIMITO3 6/4/2010 10:23AM

    Believe me, I know EXACTLY what you mean. I also find it hard to say no, and worse than that, when I say no I feel GUILTY. I am so tired of feeling guilty for trying to take care of me, but have not made much progress in that area. I have also found that the more you do the more you are expected to do. I have not been doing well with staying on my healthy eating plan lately and have gained about 3 pounds. I have to get motivated again. I can tell a difference in the way I feel both mentally and physically. I hope you continue to do well and wish you the best. And I still wish you were my neighbor. :)

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BEEWHATIAM 5/31/2010 5:47PM

    Hey girlfriend, you are so right; you not only need a life but you deserve a life. The more you do for yourself, the quicker others will realize that you have become your own priority. And I'm thinking the more we take care of ourselves, the more energy and stamina we'll have to give to others anyway. So when you consider that, it becomes a win win proposition.
Stay the course and don't give up because you really are doing the right things.
Bee

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KAKIPOPUP 5/30/2010 4:31AM

    My kids had a babysitter years ago, a teenage girl who was really terrific but talked at 500 words per minute with gusts to 1000. One day when I was driving her home she stopped in the middle of a sentence to say, "I bet you're thinking, 'get a life, Stacie', but I have a life. I just want another life." Still makes me chuckle - but very profound as well.

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CAROLFAITHWALKR 5/30/2010 2:21AM

    Baby steps, baby steps. You're doing it!

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GOODGETNBETR 5/30/2010 1:29AM

    You are right, you are worth it! Every drop of sweat that stings your eyes is a reminder of what you've committed yourself to: a life less unhealthy. Keep up the great work and never, ever surrender!
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PJGABRIEL 5/30/2010 1:06AM

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Sometimes saying No is necessary, and yes it is hard, but you have to set priorities each day of what you really want to accomplish and then do it. Remember you have to be at the top of the list, because as it was once explained to me, if you don't take of yourself then who will and the boys need you, so keep in mind in order to be there for your family you have to take care of yourself, or all the rest just won't matter.

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JUSTWANTTOLOOSE 5/29/2010 9:26PM

    You are so right! It's time to put you on that list too! I know where your coming from and have had the same conversation with myself too!

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_COSMOPAULATAN_ 5/29/2010 8:20PM

    You ARE worth it!!

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Garage Sale Ham

Friday, May 28, 2010

I gotta tell this story. My friend stopped by yesterday and we were visiting. Garage sales came up in the conversation. We both like them. She said what's the weirdest thing you ever bought from a garage sale. Really couldn't think of anything that weird. She said I just bought a ham for 60 cents a pound at a garage sale. WHAT????

Ok, first how does it come about you put a ham in a garage sale? Does the conversation go like this. " Hon I just cked the freezer and there is this extra ham, how much do you think it will bring at the sale?" Or " kids we're cleaning out all we don't use, ck the freezer to see if there is too many hams, we'll sell some" Or, "We don't need this ham any more, want to sell it?"

Then who buys a ham at a garage sale? " Hon, lets go garage sale'en today, maybe we can find a ham!"

And last the question is would you buy a ham at a garage sale? emoticon

  
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GARDENCHRIS 5/30/2010 8:16AM

    maybe they were Jewish and don't eat ham,and someone gave it to them as a gift, or he won it at a raffle somewhere.

I agree it is a little strange, and kinda funny, but as long as it looked good ...... go for it!

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CAROLFAITHWALKR 5/30/2010 2:22AM

    That is so funny! I wonder if it was the canned kind, that has an expiration date.

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BEEWHATIAM 5/28/2010 2:37PM

    I don't know the circumstances your friend encountered, but from a stranger I really doubt it. Food handling is such a tricky issue; and with meat I probably wouldn't feel overly safe. But I can see you getting a big laugh out of it.

I don't do too many garage sales, but it is more a matter of time rather than interest. But now I have this new buddy, maybe things could change. emoticon



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Sparkfriend

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

So tomorrow I am meeting a fellow Indiana Sparker. We found we only live about 20 mins apart. We're meeting for coffee. Maybe we can get together for exercise. I'm excited.

  
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BEEWHATIAM 5/28/2010 2:43PM

    Yep! That was me and we already have our next date set. Fun, fun, fun. emoticon emoticon

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MAMAFISH1 5/27/2010 8:47PM

    Hey, it went great. We had a lot in common. We met a coffee shop and talked 3 hrs. We are going to start walking together once a week. It was really nice.
Thanks for asking.

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CHBADILLO 5/27/2010 5:22PM

    how'd it go?

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CAROLFAITHWALKR 5/27/2010 4:46AM

    Really neat!

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LMSTRAW 5/26/2010 9:53PM

    That is so great--an exercise buddy!
Linda

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LIZZYP609 5/26/2010 9:02PM

    How cool!! Have a great time!

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