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Nothing new happens

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

I still weighed 141 this morning, walked, 52 minutes, 2 1/2 miles.

Another nice day here, sunny, warm & breezy. 64 when I got up at 7, 71 when I walked at 8:30 and 82 now at 2PM. Unlike the weather at my HOME in New Hampshire where they had a Nor'easter dump another foot or 2 of snow on Monday. One more reason I choose to stay here in this insane country with my husband rather than sit at HOME, LOLOL.

  
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2LABS2LOVE 3/3/2009 7:15PM

    We got over a foot of snow in MA. Where are you now? I can tell it is warm where you are!

I see your Yankee Stadium.We were Mets fans when we lived on Long Island. Do you remember the 1986 World Series! Wow...it was a great game!

Nice job on the weight loss too!

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HOPE2BE 3/3/2009 7:41AM

    you sound like you're within reach of your weight goal. That noreastern would discourage me too. What a storm LOL

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Whatever!

Monday, March 02, 2009

Whatever! is a counted cross stitch project that I finished 5 hours after I started it. For those that do cross stitch, it is Lizzie Kate's newest freebie.


I walked 65 minutes for 3.26 miles this morning. It was a "brisk" 63 when I got up at 7:30 this morning but had "warmed" up to 70 when I started walking. '
If my scales were right this morning, I lost a pound, YAY!

  
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2LABS2LOVE 3/3/2009 7:14PM

    I like your project very much! Will you frame it or make it into a pillow?

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HOPE2BE 3/2/2009 5:02PM

    Hurray you're getting past the muscle and losing fat and inches I presume. Your cross stitch looks very nice and to get it free is even better.

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That $@*&%^ ad is back

Sunday, March 01, 2009

I noticed today that on a couple of my Spark pages that damn Vaseline video and ad is back, it locks up my computer to where I have to reboot every single time it pops up on a page. I have reported it twice but apparently Spark people doesn't care.

I may be spending less time om SparkPeople, I really want to do more cross stitching.

I did do a 57 minute walk this morning but I haven't gone to my map site yet to figure out how far it was.

  
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CAFFEINATED_09 3/1/2009 4:36PM

    If you're using Mozilla Firefox, look for an add-on called "Flashblock" - it will prevent flash-based ads from coming up (unless you click on them), and might solve this problem!

One think to note about flashblock: it will "block" flash item on all sites (i.e. videos on youtube) unless you click on the item you want to see...but I like that! It reduces clutter and things blinking "you're a winner!" in my face all the time, and one click lets me see the content I want. It can also make your internet seem faster, because all the extra ads aren't loading!

Hope this helps!

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HOPE2BE 3/1/2009 6:17AM

    Perhaps you can come on once a week. Maybe on a day when you have more time. I hate to see you go emoticon

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You've gone over your weekly calories burned

Saturday, February 28, 2009

So I go to put in my 2.38 mile, 47 minute walk today and this message is at the bottom of my screen:
"*You've gone over your weekly calories burned goal by a significant amount. Your calories eaten goal will not adjust automatically. If you have increased the amount of exercise you are doing, you should update your fitness settings here to make sure you are consuming enough calories to support the additional activity."
All I can do is laugh because I haven't lost any weight OR inches. Not sure about the muscle though, my calves do feel tighter but that's about all. Not to mention I CAN'T enter some of the food I eat because it is food from here in Saudi that IS NOT in the Spark database nor can I enter it because there is NO NUTRITION information on the packages and even doing google searches NOTHING comes up for these foods ANYWHERE.

  
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HOPE2BE 2/28/2009 11:12AM

    I know I was doing the nutrional data when I started it said to eat about 1,500 to 2,500 calories a day. When I started exercising more it upped my calories to 2,500 to 3,500 because they didn't want me in a starvation mode. If you are exercising a lot then its time to eat more, I know it doesn't make sense, in order not to go in starvation mode

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Explination of TAIW

Friday, February 27, 2009

I live in Saudi Arabia, our weekends are Thursday and Friday. TAIW means Thank Allah It's Wednesday, the same thing as Thank God It's Friday in the rest of the world.
I'll be back at my HOME in the USA around June first until mid October.

  
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2LABS2LOVE 3/3/2009 7:17PM

    It must be interesting to live in that part of the world. I bet you get to see a lot of culture. Do you get to travel a lot?



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HOPE2BE 2/27/2009 11:15PM

    Thank you I never would have thought of that. Thanks for answering

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