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Leap into this year! Or else!!

Saturday, January 07, 2012

Choices.. leap or hobble along,, not JUST physically, but with it all, the bod, the mind, the attitude.
I need to work on that daily,,

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SHARON10002 1/19/2012 4:45PM

    We're all in the same boat at one time or another.

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 1/7/2012 11:42PM

    WAY TO GO on the great job you are doing!!! Great attitude!!!

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NORASPAT 1/7/2012 4:14PM

    You have to do what you have to do otherwise nothing gets done. HUGS Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 1/7/2012 11:42AM

    You're not the only one.
I'm trying to get my smile back.

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Friday, January 06, 2012

Made plans to share brunch tomorrow with Karen, the friend who went to Florida with me.. she is making fajitas and I am bringing a surprise. We are then going to Mass together,, what a great day!!

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SHARON10002 1/19/2012 4:44PM

    Girls lunch! emoticon So much fun with our girlfriends.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 1/6/2012 11:27PM

    Sounds like fun. Have a great time tomorrow.

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 1/6/2012 7:11PM

    Enjoy your day and brunch with your friend!! Sounds like fun!!!

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NORASPAT 1/6/2012 4:20PM

    Enjoy your friends visit and the fajitas LINDA, Have a wonderful time.

We have been inside all day, I am not even getting moving right now. Its almost dinner time but that is fixed so I will go down for some much needed exercise. HAVE FUN!!!!!

Pat in Maine emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Show of hands!!

Thursday, January 05, 2012

How many people would trade places with another? Not for a day or a week, or a year, but actually switcheroo for life. I know the answer for everybody: NONE OF US!!

'Isn't that the simplest thing? No matter how bad I have it, there is not another I would trade places with forever. I may be poor, may be fat, may not have the ideal life, family is poster fodder for dysfunction, BUT I have shoveled out a little niche` to survive, be somewhat content in my skin, in my home, in my job, ,church, neighborhood, family. I do NOT have cancer, I do NOT live in a wheelchair or my bed, I can see, hear, feel, smell(sorta), walk, talk.
I am not in a war, can decide things for myself, am not in a prison, starving or unable to practice any religion or other freedoms others do not have...

I do not have legal problems, overexposure to the media, hounded by greedy people for my money, I REALLY do not have anybody jealous of me!!! LOL!

The above are MY things, my reasons for not wanting to trade, BUT, and this is a BIG BUT,,,
the main reason is that my God has put me here in this saggy, baggy, wrinkly old body, with this mind, home, job, family, health,etc.. for His purpose, ,, I am a gift to SOMEBODY or SOMETHING(God help them) for some reason.. HE moves the strings, I merely test the waters. HE gives me what I need, I merely have to figure out if I need it or just want it..

We are all on this wild ride called life, a short nano-second in HIS timetable, so I am buckled in my roller coaster seat, ready for the high hills, but kind of nervous about those deep dips on that big coaster,, they take my breath away, make me queasy, but I scream like a girl and zoom up and down, always landing on my feet, as HE plans. How amazing and awesome is this?? I am still working on the part where I put my arms up in the air as I do this zooming, but I am getting braver!!
This does not mean I am not a big coward and do not stumble a lot or make God scratch His head and say,"What was she thinking?"..
The big wonder for me is: If I am made in His image, I hope He either changes MY looks or His before I see HIM!!
( I think HE was still practicing with the molds when HE made me.)

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SHARON10002 1/19/2012 4:43PM

    Very insightful, Lin. Definitely food for thought. . .

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CLVRL8Y 1/9/2012 8:42AM

    Very inspirational!!

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DEBGIL 1/6/2012 7:18PM

    Girl, you are such an amazing inspiration. Love you to bits! emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 1/5/2012 10:01PM

    Amen to that Sister!!!
Great blog, Lin

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OCTOBER2842 1/5/2012 8:49PM

    You are wise beyond your time, I loved the post

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NORASPAT 1/5/2012 3:54PM

    Food for thought Linda, really food for thought. I too will undoubtedly read or think about this in the future. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticonPat in Maine. emoticon

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LYNNIE2DOGS 1/5/2012 2:55PM

    Oh, yes! I will be reading this blog again later this week. Thanks pickie! emoticon

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ADJQUILTER 1/5/2012 2:51PM

    Very wise posting. God made us, and it is our job to become the best person that we can be, in His honor!

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Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Big news: cold, windy, cold, windy, cold...

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NORASPAT 1/5/2012 3:50PM

    Still doing better than Wednesday, it is forecast for no snow, but I do keep seeing white flakes drifting by the window. HUGS Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 1/4/2012 7:20PM

    stay warm and healthy. bundle up good.

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KILLERANGEL47 1/4/2012 4:32PM

    BBBRRRRR!! I HATE the cold! Down here it was 34 degress C a couple days ago and it was GREAT! But now it's like winter again! emoticon

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BREW99 1/4/2012 2:15PM

    We just got sunshine today - hopefully it made it to you too! Happy Wednesday! emoticon

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Wowser it is cold!

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

I am really using my heated seats in the car! I never thought I would, but apparently a fat butt does not mean an insulated one. How do cows stay warm if those leather seats are so cold in my garage????

I feel that this year is going to be better for me, I have decided that it WILL be,, so many wonderful people in my life that helps me realize I am so blessed.

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SHARON10002 1/19/2012 4:40PM

    I love my "bun warmers" as my mom called them!

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NORASPAT 1/5/2012 3:47PM

    Heated seats oh how CUSHY!!! that must be really good for the TUSHY.
I bet I would love those for the winter months.
We too have it cold but now it is Thursday and we are warming up. We have no snow on the ground and it is a Balmy 21 degrees right now.
I hope work is getting back to routine for you and the hand is much better by now. Thanks LINDA for being my friend. Pat in Maine emoticon emoticon

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KILLERANGEL47 1/4/2012 4:30PM

    Yeah! It does make you wonder how they cope with the cold! emoticon

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TEJANABENA 1/4/2012 9:46AM

    It's so strange. It was starting to get cold, and then we had some weird kind of front move up here in Seattle. It was almost 60 yesterday.

I suspect we will end up with a colder February and March than we did December and January.

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OCTOBER2842 1/3/2012 7:13PM

    Winter is just starting emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 1/3/2012 3:09PM

    I cn see you run out in your jammies and robe and turn on the heated seats run back in get dressed for work grab your lunch and head out and oooooooooohh and ahhhhhhhhhh as you melt into those warm seats. Wish the darn leather sofa was heated like your car seat.

How do you rate your home since it's been insulated do you feel it's warmer?

Hugs and enjoy the day.

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I-CHOOSE 1/3/2012 3:05PM

    Too funny! emoticon

I love that you have decided it will be a better year.

Stay warm & cozy!

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MYBULLDOGS 1/3/2012 12:04PM

    thats why i moved to florida. by the time i get in the car the seats are warm.

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