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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

I have always found numbers fascinating....i but with my oldest niece just having a birthday on Monday and my mom's birthday tomorrow... i was thinking how our numbers all kinda mesh...let me tell you how one family can blend in regards to numbers.... first off...i was born 3/16 at dd1 was born 11/11 @11:11pm. I was born exactly 1 month before my mom's birthday...dd1 was born 2 days before my dad's birthday. my dd2 was born 1 week before her fathers oldest niece shares her birth month with my mom and her date (13th) with my dad. my dd1's husband shares the same birthday as my dd2 and dd2's fiancee shares his birthday with my son.

Just thought that was

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FLYFROG 4/16/2009 10:59AM

    emoticon I thought I was the only one that noticed oddities like that. With two siblings born on Friday the 13th and the other sibling born on April Fools Day, I find the numbers interesting too.

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WILDCARD1 4/16/2009 10:50AM

    That's great! I was in labor with my daughter for 36 hours, and then my son was a scheduled C-section, but I ended up having him 36 hours after his scheduled time. We were bumped by octuplets. So I think it is interesting too!

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    I have yet to meet someone normal, LOL!

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LINDA! 4/15/2009 7:44PM

    I know what you mean. I find things like this interesting too. Maybe we are both a little emoticon

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Cupcakes And Eggs, Easter Baskets And Parties Galore

Saturday, April 11, 2009

ok..maybe not parties galore...just a fact's easter weekend....and for our family, as with will revolve around food...we are having an easter egg decorating party for the teenagers and their friends...which was the first thing planned... lol... i didn't make candy this year, but did make 2 dozen cupcakes and will be decorating them shortly...then comes the easter let me tell ya... this is more like christmas for me... i love making baskets...and it's a good thing...since i have about 10 to have my kids (the ones i gave birth to) baskets of course...then mom... can't forget mom...then then the kids that have adopted me as 2nd mom...and nieces.... to say the night before easter looks like easter throwing up is an understatement...i will have easter grass in the living room for the next month... at least... lol....and yes...they all want their candy...but i also buy lots of other bubbles... bubbles is a must for any easter basket...even as they turn into adults... they are still expecting their also odds and ends of games and toys.... nothing too extravagant... just something other than candy... then the parties... today will be an egg decorating party...i have foam egg shapes to make picture frames and boiled eggs for easter eggs...along with 5 egg decorating kits... tomorrow, is my nieces instead of easter dinner, we have opted for her birthday dinner... a lasagna casserole that my mom makes....and is oh sooooo yummy....

With all this...i don't plan to fail...i am planning to succeed despite all the yummy temptations around me...and...i will still get to enjoy some of the yummies around me... i mean....come on...if i have to put 10 easter baskets together, i should get a piece of the yummy candy...right?? lol... but that is the thing... i bought just enough for everyone.... and one little surprise for me...though i will say...i'm not worried too much about that... since joining SP...that is the one thing i can honestly say has changed... use to be, candy in house meant candy in my mouth...but i just took a look at my "secret" stash... and.... in shock, i looked at some candy that is still there from the christmas stockings?! ok... time to declutter that i've planned for today's party food, including the cupcakes... and am calculating what tomorrow's dinner will cost in calories...cause i know i am going to eat doubts will just plan the rest of the day around water will not leave my fingers these next couple days... and exercise will definitely be on the menu....

With some planning...i can still "indulge" in the easter and party favorites... i don't have to suffer while everyone else is easting the good stuff... and i will put all i have learned on SP into action...this weekend more so than any other.

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BALDYJOHN 4/14/2009 12:37AM

  I'll have to move to America, because we do nothing like that over here. Hope you had a great day

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MISSBEAR11 4/11/2009 6:53PM

    I have the giggles. Kitty girl .... you can't have "one little surprise" for you. You know what it is already. lol I wish I was there so I could sneak in and eat the "little surprise" ... then you really would have a surprise. lol It reminds me of the year that I bought myself a new sweater right before Christmas. My husband said, "You can't buy yourself a sweater right before Christmas , you have to wait to see if someone else gets it for you". I said, well I just found it on sale today and no one else knew I wanted it so I wouldn't of got it for sure. So I wrapped it and put it under the tree and when I opened it I jumped up and went on and on about how much I loved it. My husband was the only one who knew that I had bought it myself. We cracked up about it all day. lol I hope the REAL Easter bunny hops right into your home with a real surprise for you tonight Kitty. emoticon

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WILDCARD1 4/11/2009 11:23AM

    Good for you! what an accomplishment! I know that I looked in the hidden stash, and there is still candy and treats from Halloween. Time to get rid of that. I didn't get any candy for the kids this year for Easter, the grandparents will give them enough.

Have a great weekend!
Happy Easter!

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    I can so very relate. I got to my Mom's last night, just in time for dinner, we all went out. I went way over my calories for the day, but did manage to make healthy choices. This morning I wake up and she is already preparing food for tommorrow. In the meantime she is making snacks and has bowls of candy and other things in every room, good thing I do not have a strong sweet tooth, anyway, had fresh fruit for breakfast and on the right track so far today!

I know together we can do this!

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When Setting A Deadline Isn't Good

Friday, April 10, 2009

This blog is in response to a post i read in one of my teams...for those that read it...sorry for the duplication...on a good note...a little more is going to be added to my blog :)

I am a procrastinator by nature...i was born this is something, that in my adult years, i have tried to work on...but the fact is...i'm still a procrastinator... so...when i set a deadline for's almost without fail...not going to get done until the deadline is just moments should see me every month during our family and friends game family can count on me to call to say, "hey, pick this up" or "i'm running late, just come on in and i'll be there soon" lol... i try not to do that..and over the last year, i have been much better at this...but not perfect...nor...will i ever be... see... i have also accepted this as part of who i am... so...i make it work for me.... that means, i have to plan...and make many mini deadlines...and not think of the final deadline until then... as for my weight loss... i take it one day at a time... yes...i want to drop 25 lbs by summer... but...uh...that isn't going to happen if that is my deadline...why... cause let's face it...if i said i want to remodel my bathroom by summer...and summer is here... i can take a couple days and a few sleepless nights to get it done...i can't on the other hand drop 25 lbs in 2 days... if a report is due at work in 1 week...i can stay up all night to get it done (not recommended of but i cannot drop 25 lbs over night... so for me... i know what i am made of...i know who i am... and though i can work to improve... i also realize that i am still me....i accept that...i love myself in spite of it...and...yea... because of it... for me...if it wasn't for the last minute...nothing would get unfortunately, weight and pounds aren't like that... so for today... i can try to lose just 1/4 lb...i can get my cardio in for today... and for today....i won't think about all the weight i need to lose but the 1/4 lb that can be gone tomorrow.

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    I am the worst at procrastinating.

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WILDCARD1 4/10/2009 10:54AM

    I too am a procrastinator, I still have to do my local taxes, LOL. I will get them done this weekend, because I have to, the deadline is here.

But you are so right. You have to accept that about yourself, and move on. You are doing such a great job, just take one day at a time, and do the best that you can do everyday, and you will get to your goal. Remember the tortiose and the hare! Slow and steady wins the race!!!

Have a great weekend my friend!
Happy Easter!

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Thursday, April 09, 2009

For the weekend has started....i'm excited...Easter is like Christmas to me... i get to put together 10 easter baskets and spread my love to those in my life... i get soooo excited to do this...yea...i'm also this weekend...the 10 that i will be making baskets for...will also be getting together for a game/egg decorating day on saturday...i still have to make and decorate cupcakes for that...and make egg salad sandwiches...i figure by the time it's time for work again on monday...i'll be more than

The bad...i started my i'm moody and cranky...with a tad bit of ornery... the boss asked me if he was going to get a call from the higher up to complain about me... and i said "probably" he looked at me and as he was walking away i said "just don't ask me if i care and everything will be ok" which got the other office girl into a fit of

The the night crew has the mentality of 2 yr dd2 says the preschool doesn't even have this much immaturity... when winter started, i had a set of pens and pencils that only i used...sterilized once a week and put in a baggie that said JODEE"S...DO NOT USE...and...they were still used...mind you...there are plenty of other pens and pencils in the office to use...then little things like the stapler and calculator were not in the desk...we would find them at another desk or even another office....these are not "mine" per sey...but the companies...but they are mine to use to get my job every night i have to bring them home just so i know where they are every i can do my job without spending 1/2 an hour finding these items...then we have the fact that every morning i have to come in and clean up their and crumbs all over the desk... and finger prints on the computer monitor... and then yesterday...i find one of my cups broke... no clues to who did apology...nothing... it's not that it's a precious thing... cause it's nothing's mine... and someone would just break it and leave it... i've been telling the boss about this for weeks...except the cup which was just found yesterday... i also tell him that though i don't mind filing...don't mind helping out...that this isn't my's the night crews...and they won't do it... not even when i'm not there to do this morning...i walk in...and it's obvious he had a talk with them...cause...the filing was still not done...the monitor not only had finger prints...but marks where they ran their hand across it...and to top it off... someone had scribbled on the desk??!! oh come on...we are suppose to be adults here... so...i yelled...i screamed...i vented...i cleaned...and...set a password to my now...there is no reason whatsoever to sit at my desk... it may not stop the retaliation...but hopefully, it will get my point across...

So there you have it...the good the bad and the

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MISSBEAR11 4/10/2009 1:56AM

    Stick a sticky note to your monitor that says, "If you have been in this space lately, please go to the nearest hospital and be tested for ____________ (make it something really catchy and disgusting). I will only be contagious for the next 3 months or so. I am sorry for any inconvenience this causes you." Take care, hugs.

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    I second NOMOREDJ

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NOMOREDJ 4/9/2009 9:11PM

    Enjoy the GOOD!! emoticon
The BAD will soon be gone... emoticon
And, ignore the UGLY until next week emoticon

Have a Happy Easter!!

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    Enjoy the candy you offered me. It will help you cool off. What a load of idiots your night crew are.
Have a Happy Easter.

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WILDCARD1 4/9/2009 5:57PM

    Ahhh, shared work environments! Don't you just love it. We share here too. Luckily, I have not gone through what you have been going through, but every morning when I come in, I have to change the settings on my computer. It is a never-ending battle.

Sounds like you are going to have a fun weekend! Mine doesn't start until 8 pm on Sat night, but then I don't go back to work until Wed morning then.

Have a great weekend!
Happy Easter!

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Exercise More...Eat Less??!!

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Starting this past Sunday...i have been really watching what i ate...tracking every bit... and been darn have also been exercising more...well body...i hope... got use to the extra activity...only thing is now...i...uh...have to drink a glass of chocolate milk to meet my calories needed...i know...heart breaking isn't it??? lol.... really though... but really here...i am now up to 20 minutes on my more strength training each morning... and today even walked for 60 minutes...and i just tracked all my calories through to dinner... and i'm not even near the requirement...what's up with that??? and yes..i've ate today... a good
y dinner...and i don't even feel hungry...hhhmmm... will have to try this again and until then...a special treat of low fat chocolate milk is just what the kitty is craving...

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MISSBEAR11 4/10/2009 2:23AM

    Way to go Kitty!!!!! Thats how you do it, one day at a time ... great job!!! Take care and hugs.

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WILDCARD1 4/9/2009 1:32PM

    Good for you!!! That is so awesome!!! Keep up the great work!

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    emoticonWow you are doing it, good for you! emoticon

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LINDA! 4/9/2009 12:19AM

    Good for you!!! You are doing a great job... emoticon

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