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hahaha me in a canoe

Wednesday, September 09, 2009



OK so this is something i wish i could afford. its called a hornbeck canoe..it weighs 17 pounds, it sits you low in the water and its a one person canoe you use a kayak paddle with. it was a bit hard getting in and out of (you have to back up to it sit your butt in and then swing your legs in)but once in is totally stable and FUN!! I could paddle fast, go huge distances in no time at all, and when i got hot i just dumped out of it! which of course was alot cuz i'd rather swim than anything!!
ok so anyhow..they are handmade, and i cant afford one. they are around $1400. I'll just have to enjoy borrowing my mom's, like i was doing here. sorry i'm squinto, i was looking into the sun when she snapped the pic!

  
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FRANCESCANAZ 9/11/2009 6:00PM

    I Love kayaking, but my Necky weighs 62 pounds. It's 14 ft. Sometimes I really have to gear myself up to hoist it out of the garage and onto my Toyota's roof. Then unload it and take it off again and haul it down to the lake's edge. I admit it makes me fel like a He-woman! But the paddle makes it all worthwhile! Mine was $1400. not counting the paddles. If I had a Hornbeck I bet I'd take it out a lot more often. I'll have to test paddle one sometime. Have lots of fun with that. Fall paddling is the best!!!! and tell your mom I said have fun too. Wear the life Jacket Spark Friend. ADIOS!

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LAFEMMEDELALUNE 9/11/2009 2:38PM

    What a great picture!
It looks like sooo much fun!
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SUETINGE 9/11/2009 11:00AM

    Sounds like fun!

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AMUNET_RA 9/11/2009 7:01AM

    Ahhh that looks so fun and such beautiful picture! :-)

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KIMCATUS 9/10/2009 2:43PM

    Oh that looks like fun!!!! I'm so glad you had such a good tume...and I love looking at all your pictures!!! When I win the lottery I will so buy you one, ok??? ;-)

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JUSTKIMBERLY 9/10/2009 1:43PM

    That looks amazing! So glad you had a good time!

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CATIATM 9/10/2009 3:33AM

    Your honey told me you really enjoyed yourself, but it's even better seeing it!

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HRDWLBY 9/10/2009 12:58AM

    That looks like fun!

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L*I*T*A* 9/9/2009 9:05PM

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BAYSIDE07 9/9/2009 6:57PM

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SHINYSILVRVOLVO 9/9/2009 6:22PM

    I just love all your pictures! I'm so glad you had such a fantastic time!

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wish i was back there...

Tuesday, September 08, 2009



well here is Kevin in his second ever canoe outing...i think it was a white knuckler as the canoe is thin and tippy. hes a brave guy! the dude in the back is my stepdad, Don. He and my mom joined us for most of the week!

  
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FRANCESCANAZ 9/9/2009 12:12PM

    I wish I was there.

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KIMCATUS 9/9/2009 11:59AM

    *waves to Kevin and Don* Looks like y'all had a blast!! I can see why...so pretty!!!

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L*I*T*A* 9/9/2009 11:53AM

    looks like a place we would all want to be at someday soon.....................blessings and hugs.................lita

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RAINEMARIE 9/9/2009 8:09AM

    I am so000000 envious! And sooooo happy for you! You soooo deserve it!!! I am glad you had such a wonderful time. Such special moments and you could share it with you mom and step dad too. How nice is that? What? Kevin is used to Adirondack living yet? lol
Love you both
-Raine

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DAMSELFLY_DOXY 9/8/2009 11:58PM

    lol @ "thin and tippy"

never thought of a canoe ride as white knuckle but that is hilarious.

i'm happy you had such a wonderful time!


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FITTYTIF 9/8/2009 11:13PM

    Beautiful!!!

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SUETINGE 9/8/2009 11:01PM

    I wouldn't mind being there. Looks so peaceful.

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SHINYSILVRVOLVO 9/8/2009 10:40PM

    I can see why you want to be there still!

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water water everywhere

Monday, September 07, 2009



ok this is my first attempt at adding a picture to my blog...

  
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RAINEMARIE 9/9/2009 8:05AM

    ahhhhhhh, so envious!!!!! but grateful God gave you this time, you sooooooo needed it! Good for you!
Love
-Raine

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DAMSELFLY_DOXY 9/8/2009 11:57PM

    Look at the lovely mermaid!!


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POLYANASUNSHINE 9/8/2009 4:14PM

    Good job.

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KIMCATUS 9/8/2009 12:30PM

    Looks great!!! The water is so blue and pretty!!! And I agree...you are so in your element...

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DISPATCH91 9/8/2009 11:43AM

    You did excellent, the water looks so nice.

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RAINEMARIE 9/8/2009 7:00AM

    What a beautiful picture. You are absolutely glowing! Isn't it nice to finally get to be in your "environment", where you belong, where you love, and to just get "..to be!" I'm glad for you. Welcome back, but I wish you would have had even longer for yourself. Love you,
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NIGHTSTAR777 9/8/2009 6:35AM

    Hi Holly. Nice to meet you.
Welcome back. How is the water? Is it worm? Where are you?

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CATIATM 9/8/2009 4:05AM

    It's the little mermaid! ... I had breakfast with you this morning. emoticon

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SHINYSILVRVOLVO 9/8/2009 12:01AM

    You did good! So glad you're back and had a great time! Can't wait to hear more!

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L*I*T*A* 9/7/2009 10:35PM

    great job i tried and wasn'r successful will have to give it a try again,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,blessings and hugs................lita

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ahhhh

Monday, September 07, 2009

we are home from vacation---we had a great time and i think i exercised almost nonstop! doubt i lost any weight..that would be too normal for all i did!

  
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POLYANASUNSHINE 9/8/2009 4:16PM

    Glad you are back.

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SHINYSILVRVOLVO 9/8/2009 1:12PM

    Welcome back!!! Missed you!

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KIMCATUS 9/8/2009 12:31PM

    Yay!!! You're back!! *being selfish* Glad you ahd a great time...you deserved the R&R!!

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DISPATCH91 9/8/2009 11:43AM

    Welcome back!

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CJBAGGINS 9/7/2009 10:28PM

    Yay! Holly's back!
Woo-hoo on the exercising! Good for you!

cj

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HPTHATBME 9/7/2009 10:14PM

    Welcome Back!!!

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AMUNET_RA 9/7/2009 10:03PM

    ((HUGS)) Welcome back! :-)

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L*I*T*A* 9/7/2009 9:16PM

    good to hear you are back safe and sound...............blessings and hugs..............lita

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FRANCESCANAZ 9/7/2009 9:04PM

    Come on tell us! Did you lose or not??? Keep going amiga. You are going to get there. emoticon

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1 more down

Monday, August 24, 2009

ok so got the difficult cake done. swam all i could. lost a pound.
tomorrow i go for labs, and the doc FINALLY consented to do the thyroid test they all fight doing. obviously she is seeing a need, too. the weather said hot and sunny today...its hot alright but raining. let it get it all out of its system this week, please. so next week can be nice....

  
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NIGHTSTAR777 8/27/2009 1:22PM

    Glad you are doing so good.

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FITTYTIF 8/26/2009 9:33PM

    congrats on the loss and congrats on finally getting your doc to do the tests! Good luck!! When it comes to thyroid it is hard to convince docs it seems!!!

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SIXFULLERS 8/26/2009 8:59PM

    Congrats on your loss. :) Good luck on good weather...

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GARDENIA19 8/26/2009 3:52PM

    Yay for the lost pound! :)

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NANCYB. 8/25/2009 4:39PM

    I am glad that your dr is listening to your needs :) Nice job on the 1 lb loss! :)

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CATIATM 8/25/2009 4:01PM

    I'm happy that you lost another pound, but obviously you're working way too hard for it. Why are they fighting with you about doing the test???

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DEBULACLARK 8/24/2009 10:20PM

    Congrats on the pound Holly...good luck at the Drs

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DISPATCH91 8/24/2009 4:30PM

    Yeah on the lost pound. Good luck at the doctor.

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SHINYSILVRVOLVO 8/24/2009 1:55PM

    Way to go on another loss! You're kicking this to the curb, my friend!! I'm so proud of you and all that you're accomplishing!!!

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SUETINGE 8/24/2009 11:16AM

    Congrats on being down a pound!

I'm glad the Dr. finally listened and agreed to the other thyroid test. It's probably the T4/T3 ratio? That's the one that tells how well you're converting the thyroid hormone made in your body to the usable form. I hope that gives you some answers. I do agree that too many docs seem to think that if the TSH and T4 free levels are good then it isn't thyroid.

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L*I*T*A* 8/24/2009 10:38AM

    way to go with the loss!!!
congratulations.........
......so glad you have a dr that listens to their patients,i know exactly how you feel .................been there too....................wishing you al the best with the test results..................blessings and hugs........................lita

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KIMCATUS 8/24/2009 10:30AM

    Woo hoo to the pound lost! Another one bites the dust!!!! Glad the doc is finally listening to you...hope it comes out ok!! *hugs*

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HIPPICHICK1 8/24/2009 10:19AM

    Congrats on another pound done!
Yes!! It is supposed to be nicer this week than last. I see in the forecast lots of sunshine, however the temps are dropping come Wed. to the low 20's. Today and tomorrow look fantastic for swimming though, so I'm sticking close to home.

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NIGHTSTAR777 8/24/2009 10:17AM

    Good Luck with test. It is difficult to fight doctors. I did it when I tried to find out if I do have diabetes. If I was diagnosed early I would not have 100 extra pounds I do have now. I stopped to gain when I got meds. I took one doctor after another till I found current one. Best wishes for you.

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NIGHTSKYSTAR 8/24/2009 10:15AM

    there are different thyroid tests and i cant remember them all but there are the 2 main ones every doc runs. then they dont think they have to run the third one because, well, if the others are normal....but many times when they run that third one they find the problem. I would frankly LOVE this to be positive...its an easy fix although it takes some time to straighten the problem out.
But really, very few docs will consent to running this one....so i'm pleased she is listening to me!

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HRDWLBY 8/24/2009 10:11AM

    Good going on being down a pound! I don't know why there should be such a problem running a thyroid test. I didn't think that one was that hard or expensive. Hope it comes out all right!

Helen

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RAINEMARIE 8/24/2009 10:02AM

    Isn't it amazing we have to fight with our doctors to work on being healthy? I hope the tests are normal. I know it might help to understand your difficulties, but on the other hand it would be one more thing you would need to deal with. Good luck, friend.
-Raine

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