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Thanks for Flying the Friendly Skies

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Some randomness...

I look like a flight attendant today. I stepped outside my box and wore a scarf, this is sooo not me, unless I was flying the friendly skies, ha ha ha !!!!!!!!!!

Would you like peanuts or pretzels with your complimentary soda?

Just felt I needed to lighten my mood with a good laugh at myself, and it worked, I'm still giggling. Hope you are too. emoticon

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SEEAMANDARUN 3/10/2011 3:58PM

    I Like it. emoticon

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MZSLYDE01 3/10/2011 7:24AM

    Well your the prettiest flight attendant I have every seen..LOL.. No really you don't look like a flight attendant at all. I love the look and black is my favorite color or non-color....
You look great - getting so skinny.. Great pic.
Thanks for the help yesterday in my blog. I got the calorie range changed and we will see if it helps my energy level.

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2HAMSDIET 3/9/2011 10:29PM

    Love it any way you look at it all because you look so happy in your picture. emoticon

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JLITT62 3/9/2011 4:10PM

    I love it! And don't think you look like a flight attendant at all . . . Then again, some of those attendants are pretty hot . . .

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GRACIELA_ELENA 3/9/2011 3:14PM

    Hey, I like the scarf and as usual you look amazing and give me something to shoot for. Thanks for always being a boost and keep up the great work!

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ARTSY_CANDICE 3/9/2011 3:12PM

    You look so cute and super happy!! I like the scarf alot! I need to get some to dress up my shirts!

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DGIBSON02 3/9/2011 2:30PM

    Now days you have to pay for those peanuts, lol.

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1HOTMAMA2BE 3/9/2011 1:43PM

    Can I have both? emoticon

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HEALTHY_45 3/9/2011 12:49PM

    You are just so adorable!!

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NATPLUMMER 3/9/2011 11:02AM

    Yes, it's a little flight attendant-like. Cute, though.

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TEACHDIANN78 3/9/2011 10:52AM

    Oh my gosh! You look super cute and really do resemble a flight attendant! I'll take pretzels please!! haha

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New Duds

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

I figured I better start shopping now for spring and summer, since I have donated all my old stuff. I realized I had absolutely NOTHING to wear, everything in my closet and drawers is way tooooooo big :) The pics don't really do the outfits justice, but I thought I would share my great finds. Ross is the place to shop. Can anyone resist a dress for less than $15.00? I think NOT.

This is a dress I bought for work

Cotton sundress, could be worn to work with a jacket perhaps. This really is a cute dress, it is navy blue, has a ruffled neckline and it gathers at the waist, you just can't really see the details.

For those summer nights and concerts at the beach

This one is especially for the DH, just in case we get a night out or I will wear on vacation. Smoking hot !!!!!!!!

Yeah for great shopping deals. I also got a top, but forgot to take a pic of that, it is PURPLE of course. All these great finds for a grand total of $52.00. Now I have to find some shorts and a tankini top.

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CRP1385 3/17/2011 2:59PM

    First one is my favorite too but they are all cute. maybe if I can lose a few more pounds by summer, I will buy something sleeveless too. emoticon

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CSIENK 3/14/2011 4:23PM

    I'm a little to this blog, but just had to add my two cents... you got some great finds... and the little red and black number is my fav too. I'm sure you'll look great in it!

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HOKIEJEN13 3/8/2011 9:54PM

    Hi! I am dropping in to say yay for the new clothes! I miss your face and our smoothie dates! Fabulous new finds....can't wait to see you model them!!!

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SAMI199 3/8/2011 6:03PM

    Wowza!!!! I love the red & black-you are going to be HOT!!!!!
ross is the best-i did most of my Christmas shopping there.
enjoy your pretty new things...

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NOVABLUE 3/8/2011 4:16PM

    Great finds!! You will be stylin'!

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P0KERS0PH 3/8/2011 3:53PM

    I love the little black and red number!!

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OFFDREA 3/8/2011 3:15PM

    great dresses, LOVE that first one!

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PARKERB2 3/8/2011 2:46PM

    Love the black and red for a night out on the town. Ross is a good place to shop.

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HOTDEENOW 3/8/2011 1:03PM

    I love ross! Cute dresses, the first one is my favorite!

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NATPLUMMER 3/8/2011 10:23AM

    I really like the red and black dress!! I bet you do look smoking hot in it!
I'm sure the purple top is gorgeous!!

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ARTSY_CANDICE 3/8/2011 10:18AM

    OOOOOooo so cute!! I LOVE the last one!! You are going to smokin this summer!

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1HOTMAMA2BE 3/8/2011 9:37AM

    NO WAY!!! All those dresses for $52.00?!?!?! You're quite the shopper. I would love to be able to wear dresses like those, but I need to work super hard to look good in them. There you go! You've SPARKED me again. Even more reason to Turbo!

emoticon Me tonight so I can wear smokin' hot dresses, too!

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2HAMSDIET 3/8/2011 9:32AM

    Your styling... emoticon

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JLITT62 3/8/2011 8:14AM

    Love, love , love the first & the last. Not that the other 2 aren't nice; those just spoke to me.

I get great deals at discount stores - too good - too much fits nowadays! Shorts are really hard, tho, for me.

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MZSLYDE01 3/8/2011 8:12AM

    OMGosh I am jealous. How cute and for that price. You are going to look like a million bucks in those. I agree with Swell10 - SMOKIN HOT...

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    I love Ross! Those are very hot dresses! Congrats!!!

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JOHNSONE4 3/8/2011 7:39AM

    You go, Girl! Those are so cute.

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HAPPYCUPCAKE 3/8/2011 7:37AM

    Beautiful dresses! Those are going to look awesome! ...and can't believe you got them all for that price!

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SWELL10 3/8/2011 7:37AM

    Wow girl those things are smokin hot!!! You're gonna look great! And what awesome deals! emoticon emoticon

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A Busy and Lazy Weekend

Monday, March 07, 2011

I had a list of a bazillion things I was going to do over the weekend, and since I was off on Friday, I had an extra day to accomplish alot. So the checklist of a bazillion things is DONE - I grocery shopped, baked a cake, gave dog a bath, cleaned house, coupon clipping, got a hair cut, laundry, etc. Ooooh and the best part.... I got some serious retail therapy on Friday. I will post pics tomorrow of my hot deals.

Yesterday was a rest day, literally, I slept til 10:00 a.m. (which is unheard of), but then just kinda bummed around, made a breakfast protein shake, read the paper, stayed in my jammies til noon, I mean what else are you going to do with it pouring down rain. Helped my daughter bake a dessert to take over to her BFs house. Got dressed and took dinner over to a friend who just had surgery on Friday. Came home, gave myself a foot soak and pedicure while watching the Indiana Jones Movie Marathon, yep, I watched all four movies, I'm such a slacker, but I enjoyed just bumming around. And I had a couple helpings of homemade bread, my weakness.

Didn't sleep well last night though, I woke up about 2:00 a.m. with horrible chest pains and abdominal pains, almost bad enough to go to the ER, but I stuck it out. I believe I was having a gall bladder attack. I haven't had one in about five years, so I am hoping I don't have another one for another five years. Kinda scary with the chest pains, but having been through one of these before, I knew it wasn't a heart attack, thank heavens. So I just lay there trying to sleep, but the pain was excruiating. Now I'm at work, still in some pain, but less intense. Hopefully in the next hour or so, it will have all subsided and I'll be back to "normal".

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2HAMSDIET 3/7/2011 9:18PM

    Sorry to here after such a great weekend that you had such a bad night. emoticon

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NATPLUMMER 3/7/2011 10:58AM

    A very busy weekend!! I can't wait to see the pics. I love the retail therapy.
Is it possible to resist homemade bread?
I'm sorry to hear about the pains. I'm glad they're getting better. Fingers crossed you are back to normal very soon. Is it something you ate that triggered it?

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MZSLYDE01 3/7/2011 10:00AM

    WOW I hope nothing is wrong. I am praying for you.
Sounds like my weekend. I had a blast watching my new tv.
ONLY I didn't get to enjoy home made bread - yumm - Bread my weekness.
Have a great day

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1HOTMAMA2BE 3/7/2011 9:50AM

    WOW! You be careful and listen to your body. I can't wait to see your shopping pics! I have to get my buns and guns in shape before I do any spring shopping. Going to work on upper body strength at lunch. Spring will come...eventually!!

Hope you feel better soon. emoticon These are special!

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HANKENSTEIN 3/7/2011 8:45AM

    Wow, doesn't seem fair after a weekend of such goodness that it should end with you in pain and frightened. Glad you came through ok, and I'll up the ante: I hope you never have another gall bladder attack. Sounds very disconcerting.

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DGIBSON02 3/7/2011 8:41AM

    Gallbladder is what landed me in the ER a few months ago (August I think). Those attacks suck!!!

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JLITT62 3/7/2011 8:25AM

    My mom had her gallbladder out a few years ago after a year of horrible attacks . . . here's to no more hopefully!

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March Goals

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Goals for the month of March....

1. 15-push ups a day by end of month.
2. Run 30+ miles during the month.
3. Complete 5K in under 30 minutes (March 26th)
4. One pull-up by end of month.
5. Lose 2 pounds to reach the 100-pound lost mark - Im gonna do it !!!!!!

So let it be written, so let it be done. I'm off to a great start already.

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PARKERB2 3/4/2011 9:25AM

    emoticon I now your motivated enough to reach your March goals. Have a good day. emoticon

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2HAMSDIET 3/3/2011 7:37PM

    emoticonYou will do it as you are making it happen. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JLITT62 3/3/2011 2:48PM

    See, at least you have goals . . . I keep thinking I ought to come up with some . . . And yes, there may not be a blog today. Probably not. That's what happens when you spend half the day shopping.

Good luck!

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HEALTHY_45 3/3/2011 1:02PM

    Great Goals Lisa!
You continue to push yourself and achieve such awesome milestones - such an inspiration!!

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GR8CGRM 3/3/2011 11:38AM

    You can do anything you want!!!!! You rock sis!

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NATPLUMMER 3/3/2011 10:30AM

    Awesome goals!!
I'd love to be able to do a pull up. I need to find a bar somewhere to try that out.
You will definitely lose those 2 pounds!!
"So let it be written, so let it be done." My favorite motto!! :-)

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DGIBSON02 3/3/2011 9:36AM

    You can do it.

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MZSLYDE01 3/3/2011 9:14AM

    Way to go - Get it girl You can do it.
Love your new background and page colors.
Hope your doing well.
Have a great day.

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    Good for you! You WILL do it emoticon

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A Small Wittle Woo Hoo

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

emoticonYes, I know it's a small accomplishment to some, however it's a huge deal to me. I can now do REAL push-ups, no more girlie modified push ups for me. I managed to do FIVE big ones this morning. WOO HOO, it's a great day, I can do MANLY push-ups. emoticon

emoticonGotta celebrate the small things in life.

Will you find something, big or small, to celebrate about yourself today?????

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GETTING_TO_GOAL 3/4/2011 7:56AM

    Awesome!! emoticon

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ARTSY_CANDICE 3/3/2011 11:45AM

    Thats huge accomplishment!! emoticon

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2HAMSDIET 3/3/2011 5:10AM

    Why isn't it a big WOO HOO!! We celebrate little steps where we are babies. So why not keep it up the celebration.

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LADYANDREA2012 3/2/2011 7:45PM

    Congrats.!!!! Way to go, girl!!!! That is the way, woo hoo!!

emoticon this is the happy dancing for you!!!

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4A-HEALTHY-BMI 3/2/2011 4:39PM

    Awesome. I'm still working toward those...

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SKATVEN 3/2/2011 4:21PM

    Hey! it is a big woohoo! I woohooed at my first real situp and push up! And crazy yoga 'plow' pose... The more wooing the better

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NATPLUMMER 3/2/2011 3:52PM

    YAY for real pushups!!!!

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PARKERB2 3/2/2011 3:49PM

    emoticonKeep up the good work.

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SKEETER13887 3/2/2011 2:30PM

    You go Girl! My big hold-up is pullups, but I am determined to conquer them! Congratulations on beating the demon!

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GROEDER 3/2/2011 2:19PM

    Congratulations!!!!! Keep it up.

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GYPSYROSEANN 3/2/2011 2:17PM

    Congrats! I remember how great it was the first time I discovered I finally had the muscle strength to do a real push up! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JLITT62 3/2/2011 2:05PM

    It truly never even entered my mind that I could til I started to work out with a personal trainer years ago.


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DGIBSON02 3/2/2011 2:02PM

    good job

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EMMASB 3/2/2011 2:01PM

    I love it when i push myself and stop messing about with the fru fru workouts. i find pushups to be a great challenge and matched with a great sense of accomplishment too- i think this is a BIG DEAL - so u get a BIG WOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOO
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