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November Note to Self!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Note to self:



emoticon NO WAITING TO START!

  
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SUGARBABY60 11/19/2014 2:03PM

    I like this and all the positive motivation from everyone...wow what a bunch of positive people....no whiners here! Woo hoo and thanks!

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IGNITEME101 11/5/2014 4:38PM

    emoticon emoticon for the reminder!

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ADVENTURE-GIRL 11/3/2014 8:23PM

    Yay! These are great! Here's to a great November!

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BIGPAWSUP 10/28/2014 1:28PM

    Awesome

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ICECUB 10/27/2014 6:11PM

    emoticon LOVE THESE PICTURES. LOVE SNOOPY.

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LIZZIECA55 10/27/2014 3:18PM

    YEAH!!!

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EVRLNGFOO 10/27/2014 2:39PM

    love it!

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JUNA89 10/27/2014 2:16PM

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RICKHANN 10/27/2014 1:41PM

    November's going to be a great month.

Hope you're not waiting 5 more days to start though emoticon

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IMUSTLOSEIT1 10/27/2014 1:34PM

    All of those are great.

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LADYGSC 10/27/2014 1:19PM

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MERAINA 10/27/2014 1:11PM

    I am getting my attitude adjustment cranked up for an Awesome November!
I'm gonna Rock-the-house!

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SAPHRAEL 10/27/2014 1:04PM

    Wow, these are all awesome motivators. I can't believe we're almost to November!

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Blessed weekend!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Friday night~ Found out that our daughter got the promotion she put in for over a month ago!!!
Yippee!!! Praise the Lord!!! emoticon

~Saturday~We had an awesome turn out at the church singing~ over 100 people @ 9am! More came in & left during the day! It was GREAT! emoticon

~Sunday~Had a great Sunday morning service at church! And another great evening service Sunday night! emoticon

~Sunday night~ Found out our son got a job!!! Yippee & Praise the Lord again!!! emoticon
(our son is living at home & going to college, we are so proud of him!) BTW: He will work weekends only, just 4 miles from our home in the mountains. He starts Friday!!! His momma is so proud!

  
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LIZZIECA55 10/27/2014 3:17PM

    Wow! What a blessed weekend you had. Praise the Lord!

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Amazing for this day in our lil world

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

So last week the hubs calls during work & wants to know if I have eaten lunch.
Nope- so we meet to eat.
As we are going to our seats I see a gentleman that makes deliveries at the shop where I work. We say our howdy's & sit & eat.
When we try to pay for our meals we are told that a friend of ours paid for our lunches.
We were like "wow, that was so nice!" (yup, delivery guy paid for our lunches)
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So today the hubs calls again... wanna go to lunch?
Yup.
So we get there and it is SUPER busy! No were to sit... while waiting for a table to be cleared I notice a man standing alone waiting for a table too. When our table was cleared for us to sit down, I asked him if he was meeting anyone for lunch. He said no, so I told him he was welcome to share our table. And he did. He was a nice man. Told us about his family & how he is retired from the US Postal Services & our jobs & about his grandchildren & our grandchild & children. We talked about his wife being a retired music teacher & how we play Bluegrass music & church. It was a nice lunch with a complete stranger.
As the waitress got other tables cleared he started to move to an open table. We assured him that he was not disturbing us and we would like him to stay and visit more. (we saw no need for him to have to eat alone) He stayed and we got to visit more.
As our meal & lunch time was coming to an end a friend of ours came walking by (he also plays in a Bluegrass band). We chatted with him for a bit. Our new-found friend was getting up to leave... we told him we really enjoyed meeting him and said our goodbyes & he invited us to come and visit him in Eldorado (south arkansas) kewl huh!?
I got our ticket to pay so we could both get back to work and headed for the cashier... I remembered I had one of our Bluegrass Family business cards in my purse and caught our new friend at the door and gave it to him & told him to call the next time he was passing thru our town and we would get together again.
I went back to the table and got money from the hubs to cash our ticket out & the waitress came by to get it, but came back with it and said that the other waitress said that the man that was sitting with us paid for our lunch.
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Now how sweet is that?! He was so nice.
Someone buying our meals two weeks in a row... is a true blessing.
Both times the men left before we could thank them.

Just wanted to share a lil bit of amazing acts of kindness for our day and time.
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ICECUB 9/21/2014 3:12PM

    emoticon THAT WAS SO KIND.

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BIGPAWSUP 9/13/2014 2:35PM

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LACEYKYLE 9/11/2014 1:33AM

    The Lord is still at work in people's lives. Blessings are emoticon especially from strangers who don't expect praise or thanks.

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SURVIVOR61 9/10/2014 7:51PM

    God has truly blessed you twice now. Isn't that the greatest feeling in the world. Actually 3 times with that beautiful baby. You are an awesome person and the people know it and so do I. You have a Blessed week and keep blogging about beautiful blessings. I love to read these kind of blogs. emoticon

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IMUSTLOSEIT1 9/10/2014 6:29PM

    Just, Pay it forward sometime.

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MCJOYFUL 9/10/2014 3:01PM

    That is sweet!

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RKTHETEXGAL 9/10/2014 2:52PM

    That is the sweetest thing! There are still good people out there and you are definitely one of em! And you even made a new friend because of your kindness. Awesome!

RK

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MISSROCKABILLY 9/10/2014 2:21PM

    How awesome is that? It truly shows that what goes around, comes around. You shared the blessing of companionship and were blessed in return.
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Robin Williams

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

I didn't know he was in this video!
youtu.be/d-diB65scQU

Made me laugh, smile and then sad that he is gone.

  
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BIGPAWSUP 8/12/2014 7:27PM

    Forgot how much I liked that song.

Here is hoping Robin finds his "Happy" on the other side.

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MCJOYFUL 8/12/2014 3:05PM

    It is very sad news.

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MAGGIEVAN 8/12/2014 2:54PM

    It is very sad news, indeed. I hope he is free now.

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JTREMBATH 8/12/2014 2:48PM

    It was tragic to hear of his parting.

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Employer Required Health Screening

Monday, July 21, 2014

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Everyone at work is FREAKING out about this health screen.
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No one likes to be told their BMI states over 29.9 and they need to shape it up.
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Then they check your blood pressure and say you should be 130/85 or better.
CRAP lady... you just told me I am fat. emoticon
Wouldn't your blood pressure be up if you were told that? emoticon
Now you tell my LDL Cholesterol should be 130 or less. emoticon
AND now you tell me I can't even have a emoticon
or I will fail the Tobacco/Nicotine test.
OMGAW! I would not want to have your job lady.
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All kidding aside...
We were required to do the Health Screening last year. This year the two scores will be compared.
emoticon emoticon I do not know which will triumph!
I know my BMI is better, because I weigh less! emoticon
I've been watching my Blood Pressure and it is staying the same. Which is GOOD! emoticon
My LDL Cholesterol... I do not know. I just eat what I want as always. Never anything fried... well rarely fry anything. I'm a baker & steamer kind of gal!
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Guess I'm different than my co-workers... I am excited to see the difference in last years numbers and this years numbers!

Good or bad or just balancing as before?

My hubs has to take the screening too this year, this will be his first year to do the screening and he is nervous as a long tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs!
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XRSIZE16 7/23/2014 10:10AM

    It would be fun to compare!

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CAPECODDIN 7/22/2014 12:12PM

    And the answer is??????????????? emoticon

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LACEYKYLE 7/21/2014 3:51PM

    This seems to be the norm for larger and smaller companies anymore. I can't blame them as long as they are incentive programs. My health insurance gives me up to $75.00 a year for prescriptions and other health related items if I do certain things, like recording BP, glucose, weight, exercise, etc. I think it's a great idea. In the long run it saves the insurance co and it's a positive way to get me healthy. They need to be positive too and not condescending and negative. $75.00 may not sound like much but I have great insurance and my prescriptions are not much.

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RHOOK20047 7/21/2014 2:07PM

    Many companies per the insurance companies are doing that. My company gives $50 off the premium per month for those that went through the testing. Tobacco and drug testing if you failed that you had to sign up for a lasss to quit and like you said we will be retested next year. Imagine when they see mine. I was 387 lbs when tested last year. Currently at 286! My BMI better be lower!

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LIZZIECA55 7/21/2014 1:33PM

    I hope you have GREAT results. You can only get better. emoticon

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PFARRAR65 7/21/2014 12:19PM

    When my cholesterol was out of whack my doctor told me to start walking. My cholesterol improved. If you don't already walk start out with something like 5 minutes 3 times a day. Then after about a week or two go to 10 minute walks 3 times a day. Keep doing this until you can walk as much as you would like.

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BIGPAWSUP 7/21/2014 11:52AM

    Best of luck.

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