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Friday

Friday, December 11, 2009

Just want to get my blog done as I have to make up my meds tonight and that takes a couple of hours to do.
Got my eye exam and have new glasses coming.I wanted a new look and my new ones are different. I couldn't believe how expensive they were. It will be at least a week before they are ready.
I have done very good with eating today.The night is still young but I am expecting to end it well within my calorie range.
We did stop at grocery store for just a few things.Mainly my tomatoes.But I love Christmas decorations and I got another little tree.This is a live tiny tree. I need to see if I can find a couple of colored bulbs to hang on it.
I did lose 10# of fluid today.I can tell a big difference.
We are having a cool snap today.I had to wear a light sweater when we went out. I told Bill you guys would boo me if I complained about 50 something degree weather. We are so spoiled here in Florida. I do have heat on but it isn't coming on much. I would die up there with all you guys that are having snow and freezing weather.
My Christmas cactus plants are all about to burst out in bloom. Will take a pic once they bloom in a few days.
Well I better go get started making up my meds for the next 3 weeks.
Stay warm

  
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POKER1990 12/13/2009 7:59PM

    love all over your christmas gingerbread house very beautiful wish i could make one have never done one figured it might fall a part.

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KATIE233 12/12/2009 12:47PM

    hi Eleni, love your blog, yeah Bill is right booo. last night it got down to 12 and the wind was really bad that made it feel like 15. but anyways the sun is shining that is the main thing. no more s--- word right now. emoticonlike your little tree, yes have to fine a few small balls for it.i got a talking Christmas tree it is cute, i,ll have to get it out and set it up and take a picture of it.his name is douglas fir that is what he says hi i,m douglas fir. it,s funny than he sings a christmas song.well take care have have a nice weekend.

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PAULA3420 12/12/2009 12:44PM

    I'm not booing, but I am laughing at the idea of 50s being cold. It was 40 degrees here yesterday and I was outside sunning myself. All relative after below zero temps, What a thrill.

I love our Christmas cactus. You reminded me, our only orchid is in bloom. HOW, I'll never know. With these freezing temps and forced air heat, It is a mystery. BUT, how beautiful and how happy it makes us.

Wish i had a camera to share it with you.

Hope you have a great Saturday and enjoy your soup. What kind is it? I love soup.



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SUNNY332 12/12/2009 8:51AM

    Oh Eleni, I just got my eyes checked and new glasses on the way also. They were expensive but we are worth it. I loved my old/new glasses (they were only a year old) but they kept breaking and this time could not be repaired.

Love the little tree you got at the grocery store. I do love Christmas trees.

Take care, my friend, and have a Super Saturday. We have our Church Cantata this evening so will go to dinner with friends and then to the Cantata. Wish you were here to go with me.

Hugs, Sunny

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SEAWILLOW 12/12/2009 6:49AM

    Thank you for sharing a delightful blog....no Boo here...my bones get cold with the mention of winter.

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FEISTYMAMA 12/11/2009 10:44PM

    Your Christmas tree is cute. I was just complaining to Jason that I miss having a real Christmas tree. I love the smell. I haven't seen a real tree that small before. The reindeer is a cute touch.

I can't wait to see the new glasses! I don't update my glasses very often because it's costly. I hardly wear my glasses anyway.

50 degrees sounds chilly for Florida. How chilly does it get there in the winter? My heat is set at 72 degrees and I'm still cold. I don't want to bump it up because then I'll roast at night.

I hope you have a good evening and are able to get some rest.

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RURAL3 12/11/2009 9:35PM

    Bill was right. Boooooooo emoticon But we love you anyway

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ROSEHIP:-) 12/11/2009 9:17PM

    I like your Christmas tree. Are you going to plant it outside later?

I can't wait to see your Christmas Cactus, I love that plant.

I' home for the night and glad as it is 4 degrees outside. It went down a little from when I left for Curves until I got back home.

Have a great weekend.

God bless,
Char

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PENNYROYALTY 12/11/2009 7:59PM

    sounds like you had a great Friday! Hope you have a great weekend, too!

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KYANN402 12/11/2009 7:22PM

    We're warming up a touch this weekend -- low 40s and rain predicted. Yesterday they were saying snow and ice. Rain is much better than ice. I'm putting my little tree up this weekend. Every ornament sparks a memory. I love decorating it. The tree is just under 4' tall so it's pretty easy to handle.
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Thursday

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Nothing much going on here.In fact I have done very little today.Bill came home and cleaned up kitchen.He even brought home supper.
I did get the gingerbread train done. I still have a house to do.

Hopefully I will do a better job with the house.
We had a lot of rain today but temps are still nice. I get cold just hearing about all the snow and cold weather some of you are having.
I am going tomorrow to get eye exam and new glasses. I could use same frames but I want new ones.
Bill is getting a nice Christmas present.I am getting him the Total gym that Chuck Norris advertises. It is very expensive but I am getting a restocked one which is much cheaper.He probably won't use it but he wants it.All he does for me he deserves something nice. This is the cheapest one.The elite is way out of my range. Actually this one is too. But Bill is worth it.
Ok thats it folks.My eating stinks. Enough said there
Have a good night

  
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SUNNY332 12/12/2009 8:53AM

    That Gingerbread Train is just too, too cute. Good Job, Eleni.

What a great gift for Bill.

Take care.

Sunny

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KATIE233 12/11/2009 12:54PM

    nice train can,t wait to see the house.

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DICHTAS 12/11/2009 10:07AM

  Nice train sister.. can you eat it? I bet Bill will use the gym at least for awhile.. As you know walking is my thing. Eating is always a problem for me..You have been doing good. Don't let a few meals take you away from your goal.. You can do it.. Joanne

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RURAL3 12/11/2009 6:53AM

    I think your train looks fabulous. It sure looks better than mine (nonexistent). Make sure Bill is going to use that thing before you get it. You know how we all are. Its a pretty expensive thing to use for a coat rack. emoticon Isn't it funny how we buy the most expensive coat racks we can find.
I have to run off to the gym to work off that red velvet cheesecake I had last night. emoticon emoticon

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SILENTPAWZ 12/11/2009 1:44AM

    The train is adorable! Very cute indeed! I hope Bill likes the gym--I think it's a great gift. :)

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BUTEAFULL 12/11/2009 1:03AM

    what a cute train, good job

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OPAL50 12/10/2009 9:48PM

    Your train is a very good looking gingerbread creation. I can't wait to see the house.
I hope you get the Chuck Norris DVD on sale for your DH.

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FLORIDASUN 12/10/2009 9:03PM

    Hi dear one! I think your train looks great! That Chuck Norris gym is an awesome present. I'm thinking I want to change Josh's bedroom into a work out room. I'm not sure what type of equipment to get. I just order SparkPeople's fitness ball, the light exercise straps, the DVD and the pedometer, I also ordered a 10 minute exercise DVD by Coach Nicole..I'm thinking anyone can do 10 minutes of exercise right? Even me! emoticon I really, really want to knock off another 10 pounds within the next 3 months and I can see the only way I'm going to achieve that is with exercise...yickkkk, I HATE exercise!

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FEISTYMAMA 12/10/2009 9:00PM

    The train looks yummy! I think you did a good job!! Did you have problems putting it together? I remember swearing quite a bit last year. I'm hoping to get our house done this weekend.

I need a new exam too. I'm going to wait until after Christmas. I have monthly contacts and I've been wearing them 3+ months at a time. I have one pair left. I hate going to to the eye doctor.

Maybe Bill wants it so he can look like Chuck Norris. emoticon

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Wednesday

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Nothing much going on. I watched the Biggest Loser last night.I enjoyed the ending.
Then I watched Charlie Brown as I had never seen it. Now I have seen it.
I am trying to get back on track.So far not too successful.
Here is a visitor I had outside my window today.





  
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FEISTYMAMA 12/10/2009 7:03PM

    That guy likes to visit you.

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MPARKER67 12/10/2009 12:57PM

    Your visitor is beautiful. Doesn't sound like you enjoyed Charlie Brown much.

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Tuesday

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Just a few pics of trip. Here is a pic of Bobbi and I on her beautiful back patio.She was kind enough to crop the one she put on her blog.But I am showing my fat bod so you can see some of her lovely patio.The second pic is also on her patio.
Then a few at Butteryfly Estate. I will be posting them all on Flickr and myspace when I get time to do it.
Well we had to go to grocery store tonight so I need to get the stuff put away.I want to watch The Biggest Loser tonight. I am taping the Charlie Brown special because my cyber daughter Robin told me I needed to watch it at least once. So I will watch it tomorrow.
My eating is not too great.I have been off track for a few weeks now.But I haven't given up and I am still trying. I get so tired of thinking about food etc all the time. But I know you guys do too.
Have a good evening.

  
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FEISTYMAMA 12/10/2009 7:02PM

    Her yard is gorgeous!!! I'm jealous! My backyard is white with snow.

Did you watch the Charlie Brown special? I watched it Tuesday night and DRV's Biggest Loser. Unfortunately I already know who won. I saw it on msn.com when I got to work on Wednesday.

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MPARKER67 12/9/2009 1:58PM

    The pictures from today and yesterday are great. I am so glad you had a nice time and the weather cooperated for you to go out on Bobbi's patio. When we overeat occasionally, we have to remember it is a LIFESTYLE change. And, now you know what to do to get back on track.

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SEAWILLOW 12/9/2009 6:51AM

    The patio pictures are fantastic!
I am trying to get back on track also.. it is very difficult...especially during the holidays.

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BORROWEDANGEL1 12/9/2009 12:14AM

    You two ladies are just gorgeous! That patio is so pretty. I know you had fun visiting and yackin' it up together.. Love the picture of the koi pond.. beautiful photos Eleni!!

I know what you mean about thinking about FOOD all the time.. Seems like it is all I do is weigh this, measure that, but I've only just started, so I have many more days to go.. Do what you can, leave the rest to God!!

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RURAL3 12/8/2009 9:51PM

    I am looking out the window at 4 inches of snow with about 6 more predicted for tonight. You are sitting in the sun on a beautiful patio with no jacket. What's wrong with this picture?????

Oh and if you have never seen the Charlie Brown Christmas you do have to see it.

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FRAN0426 12/8/2009 9:21PM

    Great pictures, makes me wish for lovely warm weather instead of this cold and snowy day we are having.

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KYANN402 12/8/2009 8:37PM

    What beautiful photos! I'm jealous sitting here with wet, cold winter weather outside.

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PAULA3420 12/8/2009 8:00PM

    Dear Eleni,

YOU are SO beautiful and I just love reading your blogs and the pics are so much FUN. What a lovely yard your daughter has. I'm so jealous at the moment as we are in the middle of an Arctic Freeze. Below zero temps are getting me down. BUT, the thaw is on the way and it will be in the 40s this weekend. Party time.

Just a quick Hi and THANK YOU for your support.

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We made it home

Monday, December 07, 2009

We made it home and it is so good to be here.We had a nice time but I am pooped.
I will just share a few pictures now and will blog more tomorrow

  
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FEISTYMAMA 12/10/2009 7:00PM

    Your last picture is similar to a picture I took of a butterfly at the Milwaukee Public Museum. Funny.

I love the butterfly bench! Too cool!

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KATIE233 12/8/2009 12:36PM

    hi Eleni, i,m so glad you made it home safe. love the butterfly chair and you do look good in red, red is your colour. that is a interesting plant there is it a butterfly plant? nice butterflies too. rest up and take it easy the rest of the day have a cup of tea or coffee.Eleni, you look wonderful in that butterfly chair if i were you i,d frame that picture.take care.

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NEWSTART127 12/8/2009 2:28AM

    The Butterfly chair is soooo cool! When can Angi and I come visit and go there with you so we can all be Butterflies??? emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BORROWEDANGEL1 12/7/2009 10:28PM

    I'm glad you had a good time and that you made it home safely.. Your pictures are just terrific.. The butterfly bench is even cuter with you sitting there on it.. Bet you have some fabulous piccys too show us..Looking forward to seeing more of them..

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KYANN402 12/7/2009 9:51PM

    It's always good to get home. Oh, look! You're a emoticon! How cool.

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FLORIDASUN 12/7/2009 9:05PM

    Hi Ms Eleni:

Totally love, love, LOVE the pic of you in the butterfly bench! It is SO YOU! Love that snazzy red top too...you look great in red!

We had so much fun didn't we? Rest up and tell us all about the butterflys...I bet you were in heaven there! The pics are gorgeous! emoticon

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OPAL50 12/7/2009 8:50PM

    It's good to be home. I'm glad you had a nice time...now go rest up for the rest of the Holiday season. emoticon

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2BFREE2LIVE 12/7/2009 8:47PM

    Glad your home safe and sound. Now rest up so you can tell us all about your wonderful trip. The pictures are beautiful, especially the first one with you sitting on the butterfly throne. Have a nice rest tonight. Sandy emoticon

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DETERMINEDANGI 12/7/2009 8:45PM

    You are like my 3rd friend who has a pic of themselves in that chair! Someday I am going to have to come down and take my pic in it too. I feel left out LOL I am glad that you had a good time! I hope you get some rest now that you are home. emoticon

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LKWQUILTER 12/7/2009 8:37PM

    Glad everything went well. The pictures are great!! You are one talented lady.

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SUNNY332 12/7/2009 8:23PM

    Glad you made it home safe and sound. Love the photos, Eleni.

We have a winter storm moving in - 6 to 8 inches of snow.

Been meaning to tell you, Rich's Aunt who lives in Spring Hill is coming North to spend some time with us after Christmas. We are hoping she can stay for a while. Heck, I'd love it if she'd move here.

Take care & get some rest.

Sunny

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