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Happy Anniversary!

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Today is my 32 wedding anniversary. I am not looking for anything special due to all the dr & dentist bills we've had to pay because our insurance doesn't cover those things.

Today's SparkPeople Day at a Glance Calendar page:
"Grow a garden. Watching plants grow and thrive under your care is a great experience! Dig in with cheer, knowing you're beating stress, becoming more active, and surrounding your home with beauty" Can't grow a garden at HOME in NH because I'm not there long enough to keep it up, can't grow one here in Saudi because it's all sand, it's too hot, and the disrespectful, ill mannered neighbor brats that would tear it up.

My cat brought me an anniversary gift this morning for breakfast. Sadly I'm not fond of birds for breakfast.

I am still going to do my exercise today, an anniversary is no excuse for skipping a healthy workout!

  
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HOPE2BE 4/29/2009 11:34PM

    Happy Anniversary and yes I see why you didn't accept the bird but at least your cat tried to cheer you up. He was thinking of you too. Admit it now. Can you plant anything indoors?

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CYNISTER 4/29/2009 7:49PM

    Happy Anniversary!
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JAVAJO47 4/29/2009 10:07AM

    Happy Anniversary girl! That's wonderful you made it 32 years :) Hope you and your hubby have a great day together celebrating!


Jo Ann

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CAN'T YOU PEOPLE READ???

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Why can't people READ and FOLLOW THE REQUESTS in the teams here?
I joined the Sweatsuit to Swimsuit bootcamp and the posts at the top of each forum posted by Coach Nichole say:
"Hi Team! This is a thread for everyone to post the daily chat rather than starting new topics (which fill up everyone's email inboxes). Thanks!"
"To cut down on the amount of email every member receives, we ask that you please do not start new threads to introduce yourself. Below this post you'll find a "Sticky Topic" where you can introduce yourself."

But NOOOOOO, apparently those who join can't or WON'T READ where it says DO NOT START NEW TOPICS. This just pisses me off because now I get all these e-mails from idiots who refuse to follow requests and post new topics anyway. This really discourages me from doing things here.
If they would READ the WHOLE team site, they would see that the questions they have asked have been answered in the posts. Why do people have to be so inconsiderate? Don't they know about the spell checker on the top of their pages too?

  
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FAIRYINPURPLE 5/1/2009 2:23PM

    Just had to respond to your blog and let you know you aren't the only one who gets frustrated with this kind of thing! I'm excited to start the bootcamp too (just like everyone else who felt the need to tell us in a new posting)... good luck with it!!! emoticon

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SNAPPYSTAMPER 4/29/2009 5:15PM

    I dropped the last bootcamp too, all because of the unwanted emails. I don't want to be a b**** and make enemies, but it makes me SO crazy that I want to scream, set up another anonymous username & post insulting notes in the huddle...

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GODZDESIGN95 4/29/2009 9:11AM

    Sounds like someone is having a bad day..here is something to brighten it emoticonI would not consider myself an idiot but I have been known to misspell a word to two. Mistakes is what makes us human. I joined that team a while back... but left too many emails and I had to modify too much just to do some of those vids. I have been invited to ritas team which is private and my #1 team. we just starred a challenge for the month of may starts may 1 and I can not wait!!!

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L.I.L.MOMMY 4/29/2009 7:59AM

    That's the reason I dropped the last bootcamp, I just couldn't take it anymore and neither coach jen nor her co leads were willing to address the issue, so good luck with it.

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Today's note

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Spark People Day at a Glance Calendar note for April 28:
Go Nuts! Almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, pecans, peanuts, pistachios--they all contain healthy monounsaturated fats that lower your risk of several diseases. Snack on a small handfull 3-5 times per week.

Another 45 minute 3 mile Walk Away The Pounds for Abs today, Day 5 boot camp video for Abs and some wall pushups.

  
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HOPE2BE 4/28/2009 8:15PM

    yes nuts are good for you

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Practicing for Boot Camp

Monday, April 27, 2009

The new boot camp starts May 3 but I've been watching the videos and trying them out. I will be getting a work out that's for sure but I know I can do it!

Today's Day at a Glance Calendar note:
"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you , too, can become great" This is a good one!

I did the 3 mile WAlk Away The Pounds for Abs all the way through for the 3rd time! WOO HOO
I also did another 20 minutes of resistance band and dumbbell workouts.

I woke up to no A/C this morning and it was rather warm. They fixed it in about an hour. It was 90F outside with high humidity this morning so I couldn't open the door. It was grey and overcast too.

Have a GREAT day!

  
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HOPE2BE 4/27/2009 7:45PM

    do you leave there when the temperature reaches 146

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Did my exercise

Sunday, April 26, 2009

I didn't get to walk outside ttoday, it was way too hot when I got up.
I did get through the 3 mile Walk Away The Pounds for ABS YAY YAY YAY! It is a great workout.

I did a lower body work out this evening, can't wait until the Boot Camp starts next week.

Think I am going to check out a fitness place when I get home just on a trial basis and see if they have a trainer that can help. Gotta lose these last 15-20 pounds.

  
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HOPE2BE 4/26/2009 2:35PM

    Thats a great idea Robin. That should work for you.

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