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So Ironic

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Today our Pound-A-Thon challenge was to do exercises during the commercials as we watched tv. I wrote on the message board that I hardly watch much tv and what I watch, I DVR and skip through the commercials. It is IRONIC what happened today. I was asked to watch a neighborhood toddler that I watch when parents have to run an errand. The one soap I watch came on while I was there. She went down for her nap at the time the show came on, so I watched the show and did the exercises during the commercials. I diidn't know she was having a nap today!! How often would that happen?
It must have been meant to be.
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HOPE2011 8/12/2010 11:53AM

    How cool is that? I bet you did more exercises than you thought you would, eh? Good for you! emoticon

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VICIOUS421 8/11/2010 11:50PM

    LOL Things have a way of working out despite us sometimes!!!!!

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ALLISAMAZING 8/11/2010 11:18PM

    It's amazing how things work out some times. emoticon

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PINKNFITCARLA 8/11/2010 10:45PM

    That sure worked out well!

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SPARKPIXIE 8/11/2010 9:08PM

    Thats so cool how it worked out! emoticon

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UNSTOPPABLE_ 8/11/2010 7:01PM

    Nancy,
Didn't that turn out great? Sometimes life throws us a freebie. Now I've got to go find some show to watch & exercise.

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WINNIEATWELL2 8/11/2010 6:57PM

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RONIE11 8/11/2010 5:27PM

    That very cool it worked out for you.. We DVR everything too.. I'm going to rid my bike and let someone else work the remote so I can join in with the challenge..

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Declutter

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Yesterday, hubby decided to get rid of a few more things before our actual move in December. I decided to empty out some file cabinets. I cleaned old files from two cabinets. He was nice enough to tear off our names/address and to shred those. Then I went through files looking for some info I need for the accountant to collect money that someone owes us. I did find it and have to get it together for her. I also polished furniture, Larry vacuumed, I mopped the ceramic floors and cleaned 2 bathrooms. Also had done my walk early a.m. 4.10 miles and worked in garden for a little while. I was a busy person; no wonder I was so tired last night. Had a really good night sleep, but I am very fortunate because I always sleep good. Have a great day.

  
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PINKNFITCARLA 8/11/2010 10:46PM

    Can you come here next? emoticon

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ALLISAMAZING 8/11/2010 12:15AM

    Sounds like an awesome day!

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MTNGRL 8/10/2010 4:29PM

    Great job! I am on a mission to declutter too! I ought to lose lots of excess weight doing that! You go getting in that walk. I'm proud of you!!

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RONIE11 8/10/2010 3:09PM

    your a true inspiration.. I'm a thrower... I love to clear the space... LOL sounds like you and your hubby did a great job... its always more fun when you do it together...

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SPARKPIXIE 8/10/2010 2:32PM

    Sounds like you were busy! I like to de-clutter, sometimes I do too much of it lol.

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FIGHT2SURVIVE 8/10/2010 2:23PM

    I love to de-clutter. That leaves me more room for new things. But I never seem to get around to buying them. LOL
Erin

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GAILRUU 8/10/2010 1:22PM

    It is amazing how much "stuff" we accumulate. Hope the move goes well for you.

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Birthday Party

Sunday, August 08, 2010

Last evening we went to a neighbor's 30th BD party. The husband is a chef and you can imagine the food he prepared. He had at least 8 appetizers, chicken, steak, coconut shrimp, rice, and seafood pasta, chocolate cake/ice cream. Also drink of the day was margaritas and strawbery margaritas. I only drank water. I was really good. I ate before I left so I would not gobble down the BD food. While there, I had just a few of the fresh veggies and the smallest piece of cake I could cut (a sliver) My husband always tells everyone that when I cut a piece of cake, you can see through it. BUT that way I can have a taste and not be deprived. I am proud of me.

  
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PINKNFITCARLA 8/11/2010 10:47PM

    emoticon job! Can you tell I'm behind? LOL

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ALLISAMAZING 8/8/2010 10:46PM

    Smart planning. Keep it up!!

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VICIOUS421 8/8/2010 4:17PM

    emoticon I am proud of you too!!!!!

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WINNIEATWELL2 8/8/2010 12:49PM

    I am proud of you too! You are doing GREAT! . You set a great example for all of us. emoticon

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LILBIT-2008 8/8/2010 11:59AM

    That was brave, of you you have the power.

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CASEYSSS 8/8/2010 10:35AM

    Yay! That was smart: eating beforehand.

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Neighbor spending night

Friday, August 06, 2010

My neighbor is spending the night with us. Her husband is at a baseball game with a bus load of people from our neighborhood and she wasn't feeling well so she didn't go. It turns out the game is a double header (last night rained out) and he won't be home until probably 2:00 a.m. by the time they leave the game and get here. She has a vertigo problem and shouldn't stay by herself so she is here with us. She has already turned in and I am right behind her. I make sour dough bread from a starter every 7-10 days and it has to be started at night to be ready for dinner next day. As soon as I get that started I am turning in also....

  
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BEAR_GURL 8/6/2010 11:58PM

    What an awesome friend and neighbor you are! Freshly made bread....yum-o: )


HUGS,

Melissa

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WINNIEATWELL2 8/6/2010 10:43PM

    What a kind neighbor you are. :) Gee, hope sometime you'll post your bread recipe. Sounds delicious!

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YAFENELRA 8/6/2010 9:51PM

    You are a great neighbor!! And that bread sounds yummy!!

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PINKNFITCARLA 8/6/2010 9:30PM

    Once you move back to VA, I will get some starter :-) Glad G is staying with you all. Tell her I hope she feels better. Sleep well! Tomorrow is my NOVA Sparkers meeting, I'll call in the morning though...it's not til afternoon.

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SAL2525 8/6/2010 9:20PM

    What a nice thing to do letting your neighbor stay with you! The sour dough bread sounds delicious. I do not think that I could resist warm bread out of the oven. You must have a lot of will power! Sal

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REally bad storms in No. VA

Thursday, August 05, 2010

I just went on FB and looked at photos in Alexandria, VA where my mom lives although she is in a different section of the city. There are trees on apartment buildings, on many cars, on houses. The mayor of Alexandria says not even Hurricane Isabell did that much damage there. The EMS personnel took hundreds of dollars worth of food to the emergency personnel trying to clean things up. I didn't hear if anyone was hurt. I can't believe what I saw in those photos. That is my hometown and I was there for more than forty years.

  
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WINNIEATWELL2 8/6/2010 12:46AM

    Boy those storms are scary. This summer has been a bad one for so many. Hope they get better weather down there REAL soon..

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FIGHT2SURVIVE 8/5/2010 11:40PM

    That is scary.  We get lots of severe storms here every year. Google Hallam, NE. and you will see that it was flattened and that was less than 10 miles from us and we barely caught a breeze.
Erin

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NANFACEMIRE1 8/5/2010 10:26PM

    Carla, I went on the WTOP news and saw photos as well as the ones on FB. I can't believe what I saw.

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YAFENELRA 8/5/2010 10:24PM

    That is terrible. Hope it stops soon.

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PINKNFITCARLA 8/5/2010 10:22PM

    Watching news now. It is HORRIBLE! the storms here today were fierce!

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