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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

We passed a Church on I81 in our travels today and they always seem to have interesting things on their Information Sign in front of the Church. Todays sign said

Be thankful for what you have as well as what you don't have.

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LUNADRAGON 11/27/2010 12:00PM

    That is a good sign. I love church sign humor. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving.

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DISPATCH91 11/25/2010 7:09AM

    I really like that one.

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SWEETNSKINNY 11/24/2010 9:18PM

    love that! thanks for sharing. Happy Thanksgiving friend.

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GRATEFULADY 11/24/2010 9:10PM

    So true!! The challenge is to be thankful for the thorns or tough times as well as the good. Happy Thanksgiving to you!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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WATERWEEZE 11/24/2010 9:06PM

    Yes and amen to that!! Safe travels and Happy Thanksgiving my friend...

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MASTERCARE 11/24/2010 8:29PM

    I like that.....

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Going Home

Thursday, October 21, 2010

WEll, we are getting the car packed and getting ready for our trip back to Florida starting on Saturday.
Jerrys back is improving and he drove up to Adins tonight to test it out.
Adin was 7 today and he has really changed our lives over the past seven years. Who knew that you could have so much love for one little guy. I think when I had our children there wasn't enough time in the day to know how great they were.
I will continue on my journey on my downward spiral of weight loss and hope to have you all follow me


I'm setting a goal

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Today 10/20/10 I weighed 159.6. When I started Spark People back in 2003 or so right after Adin was born I weighed 206.
He will be 7 tomorrow

My friend Mary (Mastercare) wrote a blog today that really inspired me.
I am going to set a goal.
I never paid much attention to that before but I want to weigh 149 by 1/1/11.

I am not going to start in the New Year I am going to continue my downward spiral. I am going to mix up my exercise and not do the same old thing. I am going to try new foods and new ways of doing things.

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GRATEFULADY 10/20/2010 10:31PM

    emoticonCongrats on your weight loss successes so far and also on your goals. Good job starting now and not waiting for the new year!!! You will start the new year at goal!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MILLISMA 10/20/2010 10:09PM

    Peggy, you've set a great goal and I bet you'll achieve it. emoticon

emoticonMary Anne

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STLOUISWOMAN 10/20/2010 9:53PM

    Peggy, those are great goals & very realistic. I know that you can do it. You are truly an ispiration. Thanks for sharing.

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WATERWEEZE 10/20/2010 9:13PM

    WooHoo Peggy!! Congrats on your weigh in and I KNOW that when I next see you you WILL have reached your goal....

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MASTERCARE 10/20/2010 9:01PM

    I am proud of you Peggy ...I really am!

I will be supporting you all the way! Cheering you on!

I have such faith in you!

and..we are more than friends! We are TENTMATES! Right?

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Plan for the rest of July

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

We are traveling home to Florida and I am making a plan for the rest of the month.
I am going to add some pool exercises to my routine 2 days a week.

I am not going to save so many calories for nighttime because I am usually full but eat them anyway.

I am going to eat only if I am hungry not because I saw the food in the refrigerator or on the counter.

I am going to work on my genealogy at least 3 times a week.

I am going to eat more fruits and vegetables. If I am hungry that is what I will eat.

I am going to do some heavy cleaning for 30 minutes each day during the week. It doesn't have to be all at once. It could be in 3 10 minutes segments.

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MARYMAC45 7/15/2010 8:08PM

    That is a great plan-realistic & sensible. Good luck!

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GRATEFULADY 7/15/2010 12:36AM

    Great plan for July. I like the one about not leaving calories for the nighttime. I do that sometimes with fiber. Don't get enough during the day so I try to eat it at night just to get it in. Now I am trying to space my eating out throughout the day.

Good luck with your plan!

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JHOPPER 7/14/2010 8:50PM

    Peggy, that sounds like a logical, sensible plan and I'm sure you'll have great success with it!!

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2BLEAN_N_FIT_AZ 7/14/2010 8:02PM

    From what I read, your plan is realistic and do-able. I know you can follow through and report back at the beginning of August about your success!

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Waiting for Results

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

We just got back from the Neurologists and our daughter Jenn is having a 48 hour EEG. They are trying to find out what is causing her confusion.
The Doctor who reads the test is on vacation so it will be 2 weeks before we know the results. We are headed back to our home in Florida a week from today so her brother will have to take her to hear the results. I guess we'll take it from there. This waiting is going on a long time now but I guess it is what we have to do.
I think that I am changing my lifestyle becasue all of this tension isn't causing me to eat. I hope it stays that way.
Please keep us all in your prayers. It's nice to be remembered.

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KOMAL53 7/9/2010 12:55AM

    As a mother of two daughters I know what you're going through and empathise fully with you!!!!Praying for you and hopefully evrything will work out---just keep the Faith in your heart!!!!
Take Care and God Bless you all!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MARYMAC45 7/8/2010 12:21PM

    Prayers going your way. I hope everything work out well for you and your family! Stay Positive!

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DRASADAF 7/8/2010 5:02AM

    dont worry ...worrying is not gonna solve ur problems...

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EMSSBEARS 7/7/2010 11:17PM

    I am praying for you. It doesn't seem far that they can't give timely results for the tests knowing that it will cause the families to have needless hours of worry. Stay strong.


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MILLISMA 7/7/2010 11:13PM

    Can't believe you have to wait again....keeping you in my prayers.

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GRATEFULADY 7/7/2010 5:34PM

    You have the prayers, Peggy. Waiting is hard but you are handling it well. God bless.

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DYA177 7/7/2010 3:17PM

    Oh definitely. My thought and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

Stay positive!!

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