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Again We Have a Beautiful Day

Thursday, October 21, 2010

What a beautiful day today is. This moring I had to take a trip into town for an appointment. When I got back, I went for my walk. It was so nice outside....the leaves are starting to turn and lots have already fallen. When I came back, hubby and I had lunch. I packed a a few more items (getting ready for the move). Hubby and I sat on the front porch for a little while and now he is fixing dinner. We are having a stew that I made yesterday and a salad. LIFE IS GREAT.....AND emoticon

  
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THENEWME43 10/22/2010 9:07PM

    Sounds like a great day! emoticon

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RONIE11 10/22/2010 12:53PM

    This is a great blog... I felt like I was right there.. isn't it great to be ale to slow down long enough to enjoy the simple plesures in life..

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SPARTAN40 10/22/2010 11:28AM

    I love fall too. It is my favorite season with all of the fall color. It is a little depressing with the long winter ahead (cold and dark), but you have to enjoy the little things.

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YAFENELRA 10/21/2010 8:23PM

    Sounds like a nice relaxing kind of day!!

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SLASALLE 10/21/2010 5:33PM

    I have also been enjoying this beautiful fall weather. After all, we know what happens after fall, at least in the Midwest. So I'm soaking up the beautiful sun, the crisp air and the gorgeous colors all that I can.

What a positive post ... a delight to read. I agree 150% - LIFE IS GREAT AND I LOVE SP (10/19 was my 5-year anniversary).

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LITTLE_QUEEN 10/21/2010 5:12PM

    Sounds like a nice day!

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Keeping track of water

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The Brita pitcher was back on the Nutrition page again today..I was reading the other day that someone had a hard time keeping track of the water they drink each day. They always wondered if they met the quota. Well, they came up with a good idea. They put the amount of bangle bracelets on one arm (that they wanted to drink). Each time a glass ws finished a bracelet was transferred to the other arm. When all bracelets were transferred, the quota was met. I think that is a good idea.
Nancy

  
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THENEWME43 10/20/2010 8:41PM

    I don't know...Those bangle bracelets would drive me nuts...Then again, maybe that's the trick; I'd hurry up and get my eight glasses of water "in" earlier in the day, just to get the bracelets off! emoticon

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BARBARAROSE54 10/20/2010 10:14AM

    Good idea !

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PINKNFITCARLA 10/19/2010 11:57PM

    That's a really neat idea!

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DAISY238 10/19/2010 10:27PM

    That's a great idea. May have to try it.

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YAFENELRA 10/19/2010 8:36PM

    That is a great idea!!

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LITTLE_QUEEN 10/19/2010 8:28PM

    That is a great idea

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-CHERI- 10/19/2010 8:15PM

    That is a good idea. While I'm at work I grab a posted note and draw a slash mark each time I finish a glass.

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FIGHT2SURVIVE 10/19/2010 8:08PM

    My Brita pitcher does not have handles that you can attach things to. I wonder what her pitcher looks like?
Erin

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Borrowed again

Monday, October 18, 2010

1. What time did you get up this morning?
4:30

2. How do you like your steak?
well

3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema?
The Last Song

4. What is your favorite TV show?
Biggest Loser

5. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?
At a lake

6. What did you have for breakfast?
raisin bran cereal

7. What is your favorite cuisine?
Mexican

8. What foods do you dislike?
liver

9. Favorite Place to Eat?
Smokey Boones

10. Favorite dressing?
Catalina

11.What kind of vehicle do you drive?
Toyota Camry

12. What are your favorite clothes?
jeans, t-shirt

14. Cup 1/2 empty or 1/2 full?
usually 1/2 full

15. Where would you want to retire?
at a lake

16. Favorite time of day?
Early morning

17. Where were you born?
Alexandria, Virginia

18. What is your favorite sport to watch?
golff

19. How many siblings?
one

20. Favorite pastime/hobby?
Crafting

21. Who are you most curious about their responses to this?
No one in particular

22. Bird watcher?
Backyard yes

23. Are you a morning person or a night person?
morning

24. Do you have any pets?
Chocolate lab

25. Any new and exciting news you'd like to share?
not really

26. What did you want to be when you were little?
A nurse

27. What is your best childhood memory?
new bike at Christmas

28. Are you a cat or dog person?
dog

29. Are you married?
yes

30. Always wear your seat belt?
yes

31. Been in a car accident?
yes

32. Any pet peeves?
Someone tapping on table

33. Favorite Pizza Toppings?
Pepperoni

34. Favorite Flower?
My "Rio Samba" rosebush

35. Favorite Ice Cream
Butter Brickle (hard to find)

36. Favorite fast food restaurant?
KFC

37. How many times did you fail your driver's test?
Never

38. From whom did you get your last email?
Sparks

39. Which store would you choose to max out your credit card?
I wouldn't

40. Do anything spontaneous lately?
No

41. Like your job?
Retired

42. Broccoli?
Yes

43. What was your favorite vacation?
Ocean Isle, NC

44. Last person you went out to dinner with?
Hubby and neighbor

45. What are you listening to right now?
Nothing

46. What is your favorite color?
red

47. How many tattoos do you have?
none

48. How many people will fill this out?
no idea

49. What time did you finish this quiz?
5:35 a.m EST

50. Coffee Drinker?
yes

  
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YAFENELRA 10/18/2010 3:29PM

    I love this!! But your 'dislike food', liver, made me hungry for some liver and onions. My daughter cooks that up so yummy.

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LITTLE_QUEEN 10/18/2010 11:50AM

    emoticon I love these blogs

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PINKNFITCARLA 10/18/2010 5:58AM

    Glad you did one of these. emoticon to your response on mine!

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Back to my Regular Walking

Sunday, October 17, 2010

I did get out of my sling this week and my walking buddy came home and today, I started back on my regular walking schedule. It really does make a difference. This morning we walked 3.17 miles but didn't walk the courts. We usually do 3.5 to 4.5 miles. We will do the courts tomorrow. Since my shoulder surgery, I have been walking about 2 miles some days, but am glad to get back to everyday and more miles. It is 6:00 pm and my steps so far today are 10,171.....so should have a couple thousand more before bedtime. emoticon

  
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DAISY238 10/17/2010 8:08PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon

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WINNIEATWELL2 10/17/2010 7:03PM

    emoticon You're doing great! emoticon

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RIVERDLC 10/17/2010 6:46PM

    Awsome!!! I know how it feels to be down. I am just getting back into heavy workouts.

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CAROL3SAN 10/17/2010 6:46PM

    emoticon emoticon I've started back with my walking routine also. I was out of commission for almost a week because of pain in my lower tight leg.

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BARBARAROSE54 10/17/2010 6:40PM

    emoticon you did great ! emoticon

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PINKNFITCARLA 10/17/2010 6:36PM

    That's great! I know you're glad Karen is home! emoticon for emoticon again!

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THENEWME43 10/17/2010 6:19PM

    emoticon Nancy! It must be a great feeling to be getting back into your routine. emoticon emoticon

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LITTLE_QUEEN 10/17/2010 6:12PM

    I bet you are glad your walking buddy is back and back to regular schedule, I know you so enjoy doing this emoticon

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Today Was for the Doctors

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Well, had all of my appts in dr's office today. My shoulder surgeon released me today from wearing the sling and says I can now start on the bicep strengthening.I was so tired of that sling. It was so restricting (the exact reason for wearing it). I have about 6 more weeks of therapy going 3 times a week. Also have to do therapy 2 times a day at home. Hubby's cardiologist appt went well. He had a test and goes back for results next week. My P/T went well too. I will be so glad when my shoulder is back to normal.....hurts like heck with all of the stretching they do.......ow...ow..... Had a 4th doctor appointment for the afternoon and it was cancelled for an emergency. Well, will check in tomorrow....getting ready for bed now.

  
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SLIMTHICK2 10/15/2010 8:32PM

    You're improving that's good, enjoy your weekend as much as possible. emoticon

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RONIE11 10/14/2010 6:45PM

    I'm glad you had positive out comes. and I bet you are tired... get some rest... and we'll see ya tomorrow.

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SPARTAN40 10/14/2010 3:03PM

    Glad to hear you're out of the sling! Yay.

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BARBARAROSE54 10/14/2010 1:20PM

    Yeah, the sling is gone and your shoulder is improving.

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YAFENELRA 10/13/2010 10:43PM

    Glad things are going well. You will be back to normal in no time!!

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THENEWME43 10/13/2010 10:01PM

    Glad to hear you're out of the sling, Nancy. Take care.
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Annette

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LITTLE_QUEEN 10/13/2010 8:50PM

    Wow! That is lots of Dr appointments, The Dr's there must see their patients in a more timely manner then they do here, You must be tired.

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PINKNFITCARLA 10/13/2010 8:32PM

    It's great that you are free from the sling! Now just don't overdo it.

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