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Sunday, April 29, 2012

I read a cute cartoon yesterday in somebody's blog,, it was two people on treadmills at the gym,, one lady told the other that her favorite exercise was CHEWING!

Chewing is not what got ME here, swallowing is!! If not for gum, I would have died long ago from all the food chewing!! That was BS(before Spark), I am in a new lifestyle now, gleaning all the new exercises I can from here,,,
thank you to all those who share on their pages,, it is a world of difference to see what others do and do not do, that helps me.

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 5/2/2012 1:25AM

    If I had always moved my butt as much as my mouth, I would be skinny as a rail. lol

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NORASPAT 4/30/2012 8:59AM

    Oh my Gosh, I have missed talking to you. I am sorry LINDA,
I will have to go back and read you.
I am doing coach Nicoles Spring challenge and after watching the video of her gettinhg out of breath I wondered what I would do. I just had to laugh and do what i could as fast as I could. Kickboxing, laughing ,tripping over my own feet and hoping I can still stay upright if vertigo kicks in. I honestly just laughed. I am doing the videos, They will no be perfect but I will get through them as best i can and i will still do my Leslie Sansonne Cardio.
HUGS Pat in Maine. NO EXCUSES for missing you I will do better in the future I will put the check mark right now, emoticon emoticon emoticon

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KILLERANGEL47 4/30/2012 7:25AM

    Awesome! For me, it was the chewing that got me in trouble! I have a weak jaw (a trait I have inherited from my mother's side of the family) and both joints have been worn down a long time ago. They have been unusually pointy since I was a child. Fortunately, the damage is no longer progressing. Unfortunately, though, I fear that my addiction to chewing gum has began to cause some serious damage, because my jaw joints have became quite painful! I had major jaw operation when I was 19 and I don't want any wear and tear that could undo what they have done! Luckily, when I quit chewing gum cold turkey a month ago, my jaw joints are now largely pain free. I still have to be gentle, though. They usually hurt when I take the first bite into an apple. I tend to make it too big and it hurts a little. I must be more careful!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/29/2012 12:41PM

    If only I could get my butt moving It would be a better world

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GEMINI-SKY 4/29/2012 9:30AM

    LOL !!!!!!!!
Thank YOU for Sharing !!!


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WALIDGAZALA 4/29/2012 7:56AM

    Very nice emoticon

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Recap for yesterday..

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Yesterday i was having a bad day, health-wise. NO complaints , but a poster did not know what the Aztec two-step was, so I will tell her.

Back in 1970, I went to Mexico for two weeks. The main thing the guide and chaperon told us was, under NO circumstances, were we ever to drink any water that was not out of a sealed bottle. NO ice cubes either. Apparently I was the only person in the whole group of kids to listen to this(as it turns out) very important information.
In Mexico, the legal drinking age is 16 years, so lots of the kids old enough to imbibe, did, really did..
There are only three words for pop in Mexico City: Coca, Coca Blanca`, Coca Roja`. (Coke, Sprite, Red pop.. )
I always asked for it with no ice, drank only from the sealed bottles of water in our hotel room and also asked for them in restaurants instead of a glass of water. All the kids laughed at me, maids and waiters were not my best friends, BUT I persisted.
Four days into this trip, out of the 26 kids on this trip,(I was the oldest at 17) 25 were worshiping the porcelain altar, or sitting on the "throne" and thumb wrestling to jockey a position in the bathroom ANYWHERE!!!!!!!!!!! This was one of those life lessons that makes you turn around and look at the havoc behind you and say, "Whoa!!!" This listening idea really works!!
It was at this point that I realized I had all of Mexico City to myself to explore . And I did....
One girl was so "depleted, we had to carry her through customs when we returned and were at the border.. The hotel doctor practically lived there to care for everybody.. I, on the other hand, went to the Ballet Folkorico`, the markets, traveled the subway line that was only two years old, saw movies, bullfights, museums, pyramids,castles, etc. met lots of local people. No, they do not call it Montezuma's revenge, wrong continent..

I do not care how much that country has developed for tourists, I would never,ever, drink the water,, although I have no desire to ever go there again for any reason. Now that I think of it, I even spit it out in the rooftop swimming pool when I was there.. I have a funny story about that pool that locals will still be talking about for generations,, they told me so..

The Aztec two-step is what Mexicans call diarrhea to the max, and I dodged that bullet.

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 5/2/2012 1:22AM

    emoticon emoticon for listening when it was important. Amazing how others think they "know it all."

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KILLERANGEL47 4/30/2012 7:29AM

    Lol! I bet they aren't laughing now! Lesson well learnt, I say!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/28/2012 2:45PM

    emoticon too funny!

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Friday

Friday, April 27, 2012

Home from work early,, got the Aztec Two-step,, DD had it yesterday,, not fun,, worst of all, I have a dental appointment this afternoon!

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 5/2/2012 1:20AM

    Sure hope your dentist appointment went well. Hope you and your DD are both feeling better.

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KILLERANGEL47 4/30/2012 7:31AM

    Oh well! I hope you get better soon!

PS

If I wasn't reading your blogs in reverse order, I wouldn't have the slightest clue what your were talking about! XD

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GEMINI-SKY 4/28/2012 8:07AM

    I don't need to Google it !!! LOL
Not funny tho. Hope you are better today?
Poor Dentist !!!!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/27/2012 11:42AM

    Aztec two step? Needs to google this one.

Get better though.


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Thursday

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Found the chair sitting leg exercises that Nicole has here and they really do help stretch those glutes, help you to improve circulation when forced to sit,, will remember them next flight I take.. they are always long ones, so will help me,,

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 5/2/2012 1:17AM

    These will work great when I am having trouble with my legs from sitting so long while riding in the car. Thanks for the reminder.
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KILLERANGEL47 4/30/2012 7:32AM

    That's a good idea! It keeps the blood flowing on those long flights!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/26/2012 6:20PM

    I have seen them before and thought they were great!
Hope you are feeling well.

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GERIKRAGH 4/26/2012 1:20PM

    Before knee surgery I had to do exercises sitting down. I would never have thought I could get my heart rate up but I did!

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Wednesday

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Of all things, I reached for something at work today and either TORE or pulled a muscle/tendon or whatever at the top of my shoulder. I can hardly lift my right arm and actually ,gasp,, took two pain pills it hurts so much.. I NEVER take anything in the daytime unless I am desperate.. I am..
what next?? DD mowed parents lawn for me, so I am thrilled I did not have to wrestle that rider across that hily acreage.. Praise Jesus...

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 5/2/2012 1:14AM

    Glad your DD was able to mow your parents lawn. WAY TO GO!! I hope your shoulder is just a minor issue and is feeling better. Praying for you.

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KILLERANGEL47 4/30/2012 7:33AM

    I hope it's gets better soon! Until then, rest up! emoticon

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BRATS4 4/26/2012 3:22PM

    so sorry.hope it is better

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/25/2012 4:21PM

    You are so very blessed to hve your daughter. I'm sorry you hurt your arm. It sounds pretty much how i hurt my shoulder paddling alst year. Heat or ice on it might help.
Hugz


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MELISAF 4/25/2012 3:45PM

    Oh no! Hope you can get some rest and feel better soon!

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