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Walk at Maidu

Saturday, April 16, 2011

No I did not get a picture but..... Martha, Mary, Vivian, Lynne and I walked together at Maidu. We walked the longer path around the park but Lynn and Vivian had some other business to attend. So the rest of us did the smaller lap inside the park. Come join us Saturday, May 21st at 9:00 to 9:30 Behind the library. We will be separating into faster and slower walkers.
There is another walking group also every day at Maidu at 9:00 am. They meet by the Memorial Rose Garden. So no excuses Roseville Sparkies.
Please join us next time.

The first lap was 2.63 miles in one hour. the next got us to 2.95 in another half hour.
But we are were walking at our own paces.

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MIAJOEB 4/21/2011 3:33PM

    Memorial rose garden is on the other side of the club house from the library....
Lots of roses.

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SNUZSUZ 4/17/2011 4:36AM

    I wish I could have been there! It sounds like everyone had a good time and lots of exercise:)

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ECONLADY 4/16/2011 11:20PM

    Where is the memorial rose garden?

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READINGADDICT 4/16/2011 6:25PM

    I had a great time!! I wish I could do the 21st of May but I'll be at a conference in Sacramento.

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MISS_VIV 4/16/2011 4:26PM

    It was a good walk (I thought it was only 2 miles) but more is better and I had my camera, I don't know why I didn't take a picture.
I made it to the farmers market to get some fresh produce after the walk and feel the morning was well spent. I hope I didn't hold anybody back. Mary has REALLY long legs.


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Time to get serious

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Two months ago I went and walked with my Spark friends. We were a small group but it was wonderful to be able to meet the people we talk to on line. I have missed the event the last two months.. Once because I had other plans but last month because I have been tired.
I found an article in the newspaper today about the cholesterol lowering drug I am taking.
It turns out the side effects are possible joint discomfort and tiredness.
Golly if I can have the help with my cholesterol, and the only result is a little tiredness, it is a good tradeoff. I just have to start going to bed one half hour earlier, to start.
I have been off meat and poultry since Ash Wednesday. I am really thinking about going vegetarian. I am less hungry and have less stomach upsets. I diet one day at a time so ...I will just not worry about tomorrow and just do my food plan and exercise today....
Boy I am the queen of the run on sentence. Hope you all have a wonderful day.
Have you tried not eating meat and poultry?

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GETDONE 4/12/2011 3:22PM

    emoticonI don't eat much beef but do like fish and chicken --I like veggies but don't care to become just a veggie eater

Moderation would be the key for me--sounds simple --I am working on it. emoticon

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CANDOK1260 4/8/2011 10:33PM

    I eat meat but not really red my sister been a vegetarian for 3 years and will never go back to meat. She love it make sure you eat nuts and get your protein.

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XTMONT 4/7/2011 10:29AM

    I was vegetarian for 10 years starting in college, then gave in one day in the face of the best Carne Asada burrito I've ever had. Since then I've tried to incorporate meatless days into the week, we're up to 3 or 4 days a week, and the kids don't even mind!

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ECONLADY 4/6/2011 5:48PM

    Sometimes I wonder if prescription drugs do help. Good Luck!

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SNUZSUZ 4/6/2011 11:16AM

    I have been on Lipitor for high cholesterol for about 3-4 years now. My last blood test the doctor said my numbers looked really good and if I can keep up the exercise every week for at least 3 months, he will take me off the pills! So diet and exercise, and a good night's sleep really makes a difference!
I missed the last meet up also. I hope we can both make the next one:)

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MISS_VIV 4/6/2011 10:37AM

    I rarely eat beef, but I do enjoy turkey and chicken and fish. From time to time I will enjoy some very lean pork..
Cholesterol numbers.... yah I know what you mean. I am waiting this morning for the results of my blood work yesterday. I hope they are good. I do not take statins but sometimes I am still TIRED. I guess mainly it is boredom from being in the house so darn much during all this rainy weather we have had. I'll feel better NOW that it is SPRING.

Thanks, yes - it IS TIME TO GET SERIOUS. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Things keep happening

Sunday, April 03, 2011

What a difference ten years can make. I cannot believe my aunt and my mother looks so much healthier. Oh well. I do not want to go back and visit because it just hurts too much and I cannot believe that my sister and brother deal with the changes every day.
Living far away means all I can do is pray that mom will be comfortable on this last part of her journey. Sorry for the sad post but....

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SNUZSUZ 4/4/2011 10:51AM

    My prayers are with you and your family too!

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CJBAGGINS 4/4/2011 2:20AM

    It is unbelievable what a difference 10, or even just a few, years can make.
Sorry it's so painful right now for you.


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ECONLADY 4/3/2011 10:48PM

    They do look much healthier. I'm sorry it hurts so much. Please feel free to talk. I'm happy to listen.

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MISS_VIV 4/3/2011 9:46PM

    Thank you so much for sharing this part of your life. They do look healthier than the 'before' picture. And I guess you are right about not wanting to go back for a visit. Better to enjoy the pictures and say the prayers.


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Had a great weekend

Monday, March 28, 2011

this is a picture of my mother and her sister Pauline.
behind is my my cousin Patty and my sister Gigi..
I am too far away . Love them to pieces.

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CANDOK1260 4/1/2011 11:56AM

    grat family

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POORGIRL_DIET 3/29/2011 6:14PM

    What a beautiful picture, they all seem unconcerned that someone is taking a picture which is captured beautifully!

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ECONLADY 3/28/2011 11:53PM

    Thank you for sharing!

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SNUZSUZ 3/28/2011 11:30PM

    Yes, you probably are too far away if you are not in the room with them:)
It's a great picture!

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MISS_VIV 3/28/2011 12:55PM

    looks like a great group of powerful women.

Maybe you are due for a trip back "home"?


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Am I being unreasonable

Thursday, March 17, 2011

I went to the doctor today and instead of hubby asking how I was, he ranted about my goofing up his tevo of Judge Judy which I only did because he was taping something else on the other TV.
I feel like he did not care.. And he left me the dishes he used to clean up.
And he put his shoes on the counter. His filthy shoes!
So I won't talk to him.
By the way I got over it .... but I still hate shoes on my kitchen counters.

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POORGIRL_DIET 3/25/2011 6:50PM

    No your not unreasonable, some men are just pathetic and careless and only care for themselves. Believe me I speak from experience as I am married to one!

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HOPE2BE 3/20/2011 3:27PM

    I've never been married but OH it sounds like fun. Hope

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SOULOFADANCER 3/17/2011 8:07PM

    OMG MEN!!!!
Like anything is more important than your health

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ECONLADY 3/17/2011 6:50PM

    I'd be more concerned about what is causing his strange behavior. Best of Luck!

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MISS_VIV 3/17/2011 12:42PM

    I wouldn't talk to him either.
OH MY GAWD.......shoes on the counter? even on the table would make me come unglued.......

How did you do at the doctors? You can call me if you want. You have my number.

Sounds like he has finally hit the 'GRUMPY OLD MAN' part in his life..............

Wanna go out for BEER AND CORNED BEEF???
(P.S. he's NOT invited. hahahahahahahaha) emoticon

I am sure there is a pub somewhere that serves it.

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LITTLEONEJLC 3/17/2011 10:16AM

    Sounds like you both need a couple hours to calm down. Shoes on the counter . . . insert eye roll here. What was he thinking? Glad I never do anything stupid. lol. Hope your day gets better!

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