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Great Weekend

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Well, I had a great weekend. My long-time friend (over 50 years) came for a visit and children came for cookout. Today, Hubby went to play golf and Mom went to senior center. What did Nancy do? Changed all of the bed clothes including mattress covers and pillow protectors. Also moved mattress and box springs from one bedroom to another. Washed 5 loads of clothes (no problem). Also we went by garage door opener store to get a new opener. We ordered it and scheduled the installation and when we got home, the garage door opened like it was supposed to. That appointment got cancelled. We also went to Lowes before Hubby went to play golf. The rest of the day until everyone was home, I only "sparked" and talked on the phone. I hardly ever have a day that I don't do a lot of things.Our house is really long and I know I get a lot of steps going back and forth. I guess I did a lot of steps doing the clothes and running errands because I already have 9,981 steps.

Getting ready to fix dinner. We are having talapia, leftover potato salad, freshly sliced tomatoes, apple sauce, and cantaloupe.

Remember to track your food, eat healthy, exercise, and drink your water.


  
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NEW-CAZ 6/1/2011 3:05AM

    Very productive Nancy and I love fish dishes too.....in fact I am fish MAD! emoticon

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PYNNER 5/31/2011 10:49PM

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MINDYJ1 5/31/2011 10:25PM

    I'm tired just reading your blog, lol! Dinner sounds great! emoticon

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 5/31/2011 9:24PM

    Sounds like a busy day to me. Supper sounds good too.

Hugs,

Lainie

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 5/31/2011 5:48PM

    You have been one busy beaver... emoticon

Dinner sounds great. emoticon

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Yay, Yay..

Sunday, May 29, 2011

This weekend a life=long friend came to visit with us. We have been friends for over 50 years and have kept in touch. Yesterday, daughter-in-law called and said let's have a cookout, so they are coming over today. I love people coming to visit. So, this a.m. I am making potato salad, deviled eggs, cole slaw and a dessert. We will grill out. I am so happy to have several people here. I will make the salads as healthy as possible. The most important thing is to pick what you really want to eat and CONTROL the portions.

Have a GREAT day everyone. Do the best you can with your tracking and eat healthy.

  
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PYNNER 5/31/2011 1:30AM

    Sounds delicious and it sounds like you will have a great time. You'll have to tell us how it went.

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PINKNFITCARLA 5/29/2011 6:55PM

    Hope you all had a great time. Sorry I couldn't make it. Just didn't feel like traveling today. How is Nanny?

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SLIMTHICK2 5/29/2011 6:27PM

    You enjoy your day and the time spent with people you love, it's so good having dear friends and loved ones. All the best. emoticon

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 5/29/2011 12:02PM

    That's wonderful that you got to spend time with your friend. I keep up with my friends through Facebook and would love to visit them in person. Enjoy your family and barbeque today!

Hugs,

Lainie

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4MRSDAND123 5/29/2011 10:45AM

    ENJOY! emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 5/29/2011 10:37AM

    Have a wonderful time Nancy emoticon

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 5/29/2011 10:13AM

    Sounds delicious and fun. emoticon

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BARBARAROSE54 5/29/2011 8:14AM

    sounds like a great time is planned, enjoy !

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Poor Mommy

Friday, May 27, 2011

Took Mom (86 yrs old) to eye doctor for hurting eye. Dr. came in, introduced herself and sat down to check Mom's eye. She put the table in front of Mom and touched the pedal to adjust the table to fit up to Mom. All of a sudden, the table wouldn't stop and the chair started backwards and the foot of the chair came up. The table was pressing very hard on Mom's legs and it kept pushing really hard and would not stop. Mom was screaming and crying how much it hurt and to get her out of the chair. They were pushing buttons and trying to stop the chair and table from moving. Finally it stopped and Mom was hysterical. They took her out of the chair and put her in a wheel chair. It had really scraped her legs and knees and somehow cut her arm. They brought alcohol to put on her arm and I asked for peroxide instead. I put it on cotton ball and just squeezed it onto her arm and put a band-aid on it. I had already asked for ice bags for her legs. When the ice was on for about 15 minutes, I said, Mom, we need to take the ice off for a short time and then put back onl. The Dr. looked at me and asked if I was a nurse..lol..lol... The doctor suggested we go to the hospital for an x-ray, which we did. The x-ray didn't show any fracture. Poor Mom, I felt so bad for her. The doctor called here about 6:00 to check on Mom and see if there was anything she could do. She said she doesn't know how she lifted the table off of Mom after it stopped. She said someone came into the room to check out the chair and it took 2 men to move the table back into place. I told her probably adrenalin. Mom has talked of nothing since and I surely understand. We all know she will be more sore tomorrow.

  
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NEW-CAZ 5/28/2011 11:12AM

    That must have been terrifying for her! It could have been so much worse.
Hope she's recovered from the shock and heals soon
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Caz

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 5/28/2011 9:01AM

    I'm so sorry this happened to her! Glad she wasn't seriously injured, but of course she was hurt and shook up. Please give her a hug from me!

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PYNNER 5/28/2011 12:34AM

    How scary for her, I'm so sorry she had to go through that. I bet she was terribly frightened.

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MINDYJ1 5/27/2011 11:21PM

    Bless her heart! That would be so scary. I am so glad that nothing was broken. I bet she won't want to go back there anymore. emoticon

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PINKNFITCARLA 5/27/2011 10:53PM

    Poor Nanny...what an experience. I was shocked to read it when you emailed me! All the years I've worked in medicine and I've never seen a table or chair accident like that. Tell her hello and that I hope she's feeling better and give her a hug for me. I'm sure it scared the doctor too!

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LITTLE_QUEEN 5/27/2011 10:00PM

    Oh my goodness! I hope she feels better soon nancy, and I can only imagine how freaked she will be at the next visit. Poor thing.

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BARBARAROSE54 5/27/2011 9:25PM

    Oh no Nancy, your poor mom ! Hope she is going to be alright. I'm sure it was quite an experience for her to go through.

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WVROSE1 5/27/2011 8:52PM

    I've never heard of anything like that happening before. I'm so sorry your mom. That would have been a scary and painful experience for anyone to go through! I'm sure she will be sore for a few days. I hope she recovers soon! Sending best wishes and prayers her way!

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UNSTOPPABLE_ 5/27/2011 8:31PM

    Bless her heart, I hope she won't be too sore. She will be in my thoughts & prayers. Please keep us updated.

Hugs, Teresa

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4MRSDAND123 5/27/2011 7:42PM

    Your poor mom. I am so sorry that this happened to her. Keep us posted on how she's doing. She will be in my prayers. And you too... emoticon emoticon

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 5/27/2011 7:31PM

    Oh no, that's horrible. Your poor mom. I feel so bad for her. It's amazing her legs weren't broken. I'm sure she will be in pain for awhile. I'll keep her in my prayers.

Hugs,

Lainie

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Check out this rose

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

This is not the best picture of this rose (my background on my main page is the whole bush last year), but I wanted to share this. It starts out in a bud that is tightly closed and yellow with an orange edge. As it opens, it goes into a golden color and then all golden/orange. When it finishes, it is pink. This is the way 1 rose does. It is not different colors on the bush; this is the way every rose does.

  
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LIVINLIFE4ME1 5/24/2011 6:21PM

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4MRSDAND123 5/24/2011 3:08PM

    Thanks for sharing this beauty with us!

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JELLI-LEAN 5/24/2011 11:35AM

    Beautiful colors, amazing rose!

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 5/24/2011 11:05AM

    Wow, they are beautiful, Nancy! That's is just amazing how they change color like that.

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DRB13_1 5/24/2011 7:41AM

    Isn't God amazing? He loves color and variety and is extravagant with both... emoticon

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Birds are just singing away

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

I have been up for quite some time already today. I am on the 2nd load of clothes and have just about finished my spark points for the day. I woke up at 3:00 wide awake. As I sit here sparking, the birds are just singing away and have been for about an hour. Hubby is going to play golf this morning, Mom will go to the senior center. This is the first day I will be by myself for several months. That sure will be different. What to do?????? I will most likely work in the yard. I have 13 nandina plants to get in the ground, but it has to be tilled first. Hubby will do that when he gets home from golf. I used to rototill a lot, but we got a new tiller (really fancy) and I can't get it figured out. I liked the old one, just pull the rope and it would start and you just walked away with it. This one has levers and all kinds of gadgets so I just "let" (lol) Hubby do it. I just remembered, I need to cut the grass today.........I told Hubby to not put on any more fertilizer because with all of this rain, it has to be cut about every 4-5 days. Good thing I like doing it.

Have a great day.....eat healthy, track your food, exercise, drink your water, and do a little exercise.

  


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