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My husband is cheating on me!

Friday, January 02, 2009

... with me!

I recently colored my hair. Vanity you ask? Nope, Ray. DH.

For a month he kept "telling" me that it was ok if I wanted to color my hair. I would look so much younger. I would feel so much better. After a month I took the hint and bought a box of hair color. I had hoped he would drop the subject but since he didn't....

So DH's son and d-i-l were here for New Year's and I was explaining that coloring my hair was Ray's idea. Well, Katie started laughing and said that Ray was looking for a new woman, another woman.

I looked at her so sweetly and said, "you mean Ray is cheating on me? And he's cheating on me with me?"

Well we all had a great laugh at that one.

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AMYSM04 1/3/2009 9:03PM

    This is fantastic! I chuckled out loud when I read it. :)

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DINA:-) 1/3/2009 6:26PM

    too funny!

my husband wants to me color my hair too- but to cover up the grey!

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_VALEO_ 1/3/2009 7:20AM

    I agree with the others, we need evidence. Let's bring in the pictures so we could have a prima-facie evidence!

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LIVNFITNHAPPY 1/3/2009 12:15AM

    Ok Spark Buddy,where is the New Year, New You!!! You cannot post a blog with a title like this one and then not give us the picture. emoticon Janet

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LIFES*2*SHORT 1/2/2009 10:23PM

  I agree with Jen... we want PROOF!!! Let's bring on the pictures!


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JENIFIREHARP 1/2/2009 9:49PM

    pic - ture pic - ture pic - ture!!!

Don't hold out on us Linda!

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MARTY19 1/2/2009 9:15PM

    And where is the picture of the new woman? I want to see her.


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BONMACK 1/2/2009 7:50PM

    OK, Raylin......we're waiting for you to post that new and improved photo on your sparky page so we can all admire the new 'do'! HAHAHAHAHA! What color did you go with? Do ya like it? I always use the Clairol ashen blonde! HAHAHAHAHA! My actual hair color used to be kind of a mousey brown, but my hair has thinned so badly that if I try to use anything lighter than blonde, my scalp actually shines thru my hair on the crown of my head! LOL! So I'm stuck with either blonde or leaving it the gray that it is naturally! At least when it's lighter, the thinness isn't so obvious and people don't notice it much! I'm either gonna have to turn into the Rogaine queen, or invest in some wigs, before too long, 'cause I have a feeling I'll be bald down the road! HA! But I say YOU GO GIRL! I'll bet you look downright foxy for that hubby of yours! Woo Hoo!

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Thursday, January 01, 2009

I found this while reading ADNAW_YOTS'S PAGE and it is so wonderful that I am blogging it! www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=AD

I hope the above link works to take you to her page. Wonderful page!

M: Make a short term goal here, reach it, add another
O: Out with negative thoughts.
T: Think of why I WANT IT every time I log in
I: Imagine how I will feel when I reach goals.
V: Visualize the future me !
A: Acknowledge my successes not by failures.
T: Treat myself with respect. I deserve that.
I: Investigate new foods/ideas/ activities
O: Obey my weight loss plans/goals

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TAHOEMAMALOI 1/2/2009 10:07AM

    Awesome. Thanks for sharing! Great words to bring in a new year!


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TABBYKAT75 1/1/2009 9:05AM

    Love it
Thanks for sharing

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What is your opinion of New Year Resolutions?

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

I actually didn't like making Resolutions because they are always broken?

But here at SP I was given the option of carrying over to next year my lifestyle changes.

So that is what I am going to do. I "resolve" to carry my lifestyle changes over to 2009!

And I am not yet at my goal weight so I guess I "resolve" to stay with my program until I reach my goal and then I am going to learn how to maintain and tone up.

Happy New Year!

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_VALEO_ 1/3/2009 7:09AM

    I agree with you, "resolutions" is not a word for me either.

I wish you to carry over you lifestyle changes in 2009!

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JENIFIREHARP 1/1/2009 7:17PM

    Cheers to a New Year! emoticon

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AMYSM04 1/1/2009 8:59AM

    I TOTALLY know what you mean about resolutions and I love the idea of lifestyle changes. Your goals sound fantastic and I KNOW you will reach them in 2009! (New year, new you)


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MOB8/2009 1/1/2009 8:43AM

    I just think of resolutions as turning to a clean page in my Book of Llfe. I don't make resolutions because they're usually not very specific (I resolve to lose weight) and they're too confining. So I "resolve" to continue focusing on ME and my journey to health and I "resolve" to do one new thing this year. For me, that would be the half marathon which still scares me to death!

Here's to great 2009, eh girlfriend????

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RODEOMOMSK 12/31/2008 11:42PM

    Great goal to have!

I gave up on resolutions a long time ago.
So I'm just challenging myself in new ways. emoticon


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MARTY19 12/31/2008 8:51PM

    You will reach your goal weight very soon. I love this resolution. But I already knew how committed you are.


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DINA:-) 12/31/2008 8:44PM

    i agree- "new years resolutions" are meant to be broken! haha... i think it's because we make unrealistic expectations. i like your resolution- that is perfect! i will make 2009 my healthiest year yet.


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TABBYKAT75 12/31/2008 7:53PM

    I now call them my new year goals and i only make a few broader ones or ones I know I will do my best to keep and like lose 50 pounds not 120 pounds.
Have a super new year

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Ok, so now I have another problem...

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Good morning!

I don't know that I can or would blog daily, even to get another spark point but here goes - - -

So I have another new problem. It hurts when I sit!! My tailbone is hitting my toilet seat and even my balance ball! And now today, I am sitting on my hip bones!

On the flip side I have to tell you it is hilarious when you hear a hornet bounce off your balance ball!

Y'all have a great day!
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**edit: No, I did not hurt myself, I just lost all my padding! emoticon emoticon

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TABBYKAT75 12/31/2008 7:51PM

    Sounds like a good problem i think lol

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MARTY19 12/30/2008 2:40PM

    No whinning! This is exactly what you wanted to do. Hurray for you.

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SUPREME5 12/30/2008 11:37AM

    tailbone? what did you do girl/.
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MOB8/2009 12/30/2008 8:54AM

    You lost me! Did you injure your tail bone? emoticon

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141.9 feels so fine!

Monday, December 29, 2008

OMG! Today 141.9 feels so fine!!

I am almost as small as I was when I was 33 at 148 pounds. Now I understand that "Roll Away The Inches" must have been like a physical body-wrap and I must have lost water weight! But I did look fine back then, and I looked toned! But I wasn't toned because I hadn't been exercising. I guess looks really can be deceiving.

I am within inches of my waist and my hips if my memory is any good - so I am guessing that the equivalent weight would have been around 10 pounds or so lower than I was at the time.

The biggest difference is this time I am learning how to decide what to eat and I am doing the calculating of my daily calories. (When I was 33 it was my mother laboriously doing all the calculating for us. It was a family affair with my mom, dad and I all losing 40 lbs in a year with mom doing all the work.)

This means that this time I will be able to maintain with the help of SparkPeople and all you "sparkettes" out there in SparkVille.

I wish to thank each and every one of you for your assistance in 2008! I still need you and I will be available for those needing me in 2009!

Hugs y'all,
Love you guys,
picture is Virtual Model at 138 lbs

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TABBYKAT75 12/29/2008 8:56PM


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MARTY19 12/29/2008 2:59PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon
You are awesome!


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SUPREME5 12/29/2008 1:31PM

    and will it be a itsy bitsy one with poka dots

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MOB8/2009 12/29/2008 8:48AM

    Woo-Hoo!!!! And I want to know.....will your 138 lb picture be in a bikini????

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