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Has the Elation Worn Off? Uh......

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Absolutely NOT !!!!! emoticonStill on a high from finally meeting the 100-pound loss goal. The response to my blog has been overwhelming and I couldn't have ever imagined so many people would stop by to congratulate me. Thank you fellow sparkers for showing the love. emoticon

Reality has set in though... I've reached the big goal and now what??????

Well for starters, the new goal is to tone and shape this new, lighter body. Got a couple of flabby areas that need some work. So I will be focusing on getting the six pack abs I've always wanted and getting rid of the ole bat wings. emoticon

emoticonRunning is falling back into place. After taking so long off for surgery, I started running again last Tuesday. Ran my farthest since surgery last Friday - 6 miles, woo hoo. Last night did some speed work to try to shave a few minutes off my time. Big 5K race on May 14th and I have set a time goal and will do my best to meet it or hopefully surpass it. Not an easy task when you are used to running longer distances at a slower pace. So I am speeding things up a bit, ran a lot of intervals last night, but time was still slower than i would have liked it to be. But hey, I've got 11 days to get there. At least this is fun for a short-term goal.

Hope everyone out there is focusing on a short term goal as well as the long term ones. They can be just as satisfying and rewarding.

  
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SUSANMOMOF6 5/4/2011 8:15AM

    Love your blog and your great attitude. One of the best things I'm learning on SP is the importance of small goals that lead to the BIG ones. It's what is keeping my head in the game. Enjoy maintenance-it looks good on you!
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S3XYDIVASMOM 5/3/2011 11:46PM

    You met your goal. Life goes on. There's always a new challenge ahead of us, isn't there? Congratulations on your weight loss. Hurrah for your new goals. (I also need to meet the challenge of bat wings.)

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CANNIE50 5/3/2011 10:12PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon you are such an inspiration

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2HAMSDIET 5/3/2011 8:04PM

    emoticon emoticonI'm still very excited for you!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JENNSWIMS 5/3/2011 4:11PM

    You are such an inspiration. I'm so glad you shared your story!

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1HAPPYSUSAN 5/3/2011 12:24PM

    Good job on resetting your goals and making realistic choices! My dream is to run a 5K that I've signed up for in October. I'm a beginner at this and starting the C25K plan here on SP. I keep putting it off because I don't have any decent shoes to run in...I'm always up for shopping so this week will be getting my new shoes. I read about so many of our Sparkers who are in various stages of running and I KNOW I can do it and I WILL do it!

You're my inspiration, girl, and I'm happy to be following you and your great posts. Thank you for sharing your journey with us!

Have a fabulous Tuesday!
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SUEAZZI 5/3/2011 10:48AM

    Spark on! Good luck running your 5k and to meet your time goal; behind you all the way! I'm hoping to accomplish the same thing in my 5k the week after yours. Btw love the bat wings; I'm trying to rid of mine too LOL. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SAMI199 5/3/2011 10:01AM

    That's the best part of Life-there's always a new star to reach for- Bat-Wings-LOL...I have them-just didn't know they are called that...

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JLITT62 5/3/2011 9:59AM

    I always run faster in a race than I do on my own - I've no doubt you'll meet your goal.

I was a little worried reading that title!

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ARTSY_CANDICE 5/3/2011 9:57AM

    be gone bat wings!!! YOu can do it!

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1HOTMAMA2BE 5/3/2011 9:53AM

    I can't think 30 lbs. as the ultimate goal, I have to think 2 lbs. a week. It's more doable, right? Baby steps...WOOHOO!!!

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NATPLUMMER 5/3/2011 9:21AM

    Good goals!!

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MOMMACASSEY 5/3/2011 9:09AM

    Many CONGRATS on meeting that 100-pound goal! I look forward to some day in the next year being able to look around and saying, "Now what?" I hope that my elation keeps me going past that point, so I don't fall back into the rut I've just gotten out of.

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Thanks for blogging about it, and be sure to let us know how the race goes!

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MZSLYDE01 5/3/2011 9:08AM

    I am still elated for you....
Now it's maintenance time and toning time. You are such a rock star you will have no problems.
Glad your running is going great.
I still haven't worked out - except gardening and tilling. I am sore from it too.
But I am back on spark and tomorrow I am going to start logging my food and am planning to workout after work. IT IS TIME.
I am loving the soreness from tilling and so have the fire back to get to the workouts.
Have a great day.

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DDOORN 5/3/2011 8:34AM

    Keeping the SPARK! Woo hoo!

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The Happiest Day of My Life - 100 Pounds Gone Forever

Thursday, April 28, 2011

emoticonToday is one of the happiest days of my life.

Today, I reached the 100 pounds lost mark. I am so excited and elated, I just can't contain the excitement. I am so proud of myself for reaching a goal that, at times, seemed unattainable. I have experienced: joy, happiness, discouragement, disappointment, setbacks, etc. - all are building blocks to SUCCESS.



I started my weight loss journey at the beginning of Jan 2008, only a year later did I discover SPARKPEOPLE. I began my lifestyle change and weight loss journey at a whopping 246 pounds, 5 feet 4 inches, with the goal in mind of losing 100 pounds.

I have been faithfully logging my food and the past 18 months I have really amped up on the fitness part. I've learned that all calories are not created equal. I used to eat within my calorie range (1200) filling my mouth with fried foods, bread, etc. Then I discovered that losing weight had to be a lifestyle change and that I would have to cut out all the bad foods. I left behind the fried and greasy and turned my meals into fruits, veggies and lean meats and I haven't looked back. It took me a while to figure it all out but I now eat within an almost perfect balance of proteins, carbs, sugar and calories. I hardly ever eat processed foods, only whole grains, lean meat and tons of fruit and veggies.

My journey has been a total life changing experience. I have had a great support group and I have learn so many wonderful things from SP articles that now a healthy lifestyle is my way of life.


I just recently ran my first 14K and I am so proud of the fitness routine I have in place now. I run, lift weights, enjoy all types of cardio, kickboxing is my favorite. I am no longer a couch potato. SPARK has been slowly taking over my life in the fact that I am healthy, happy and I crave good foods and exercise and I have totally changed everything about me, including having a great self esteem in knowing that I can accomplish anything I set my mind to.

New goals: I would like to lose another 15 pounds and I have my sights set on running a 1/2 marathon in the November 2011.

I love the new me and I owe it all to SPARK. I am no longer ashamed of the fat person I used to be but proud of where I stand now at 146 pounds, 100 pounds lighter, knowing that I made these changes for myself, the natural way, no diet pills, no weight reduction surgery. Spark has given me the confidence to be the ME I was destined to be.


I love to share my enthusiasm in helping others to stay on track with their weight loss journey and I find joy in encouraging fellow sparkers every day, like I said previously, SPARK is a happy part of me that I want to share with the world, shout it from the rooftops. I LOVE SP.

Believe me when I tell you, if I can do it, anyone can. It just takes determination, never let failure be an option. Hang tough. The most satisfying taste in the world is success. Best of luck to you, I'm here to help and encourage you along your way. Make today and every day a great one.


P.S. Today is my 800th day on SPARK, woo hoo

  
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PAM1264 5/16/2011 9:13PM

    I'm just starting my adventure had some set backs couldn't figure out what kind of eating plan I wanted and tried to many. My body said enough and just wouldn't let me lose. Went to the Dr. got help now ready to go again. You look awesome I know that with reading blogs like yours I'm gonna make it.

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BEVEENI 5/5/2011 10:26AM

    Congratulations.... my biggest fear is that I dont have the will power to carry it through... I can lose 3 stone in a heart beat and put 4 stone back on even quicker... I've yo yo dieted for so many years... I need to finally take the breaches as they say and go for it... its a great inspiration to see that it can actually happen.... thank you for sharing your story!!

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NEE4BUD 5/4/2011 4:57PM

    emoticon You look so amazing.........I myself started at 241 pounds and a goal weight of 120 pounds.......I am currently 183.8 and people like you who are so courageous to tell your accomplishments and failures give people like me hope that one day it will happen....
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GAMELISSA 5/4/2011 4:05PM

  WOW!!! Celebrate you and your success! Thank you for sharing your story- - it was motiving to me to see that you lost 100 pounds- - as that is my goal as well. YOU GO GIRL!!

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REBEKAHJOHNSON 5/4/2011 1:58PM

    Well look at you, you sexy thang! Good work!

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STORMYVAWN 5/4/2011 12:26PM

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I am so inspired by you. I hope to carve out my own path to success.



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4MEYEHEALTH 5/4/2011 12:10PM

    Wow!!! Congratulations and Great Job!!!

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CAROLINA_KOUKLA 5/4/2011 1:09AM

  Congratulations! You look fabulous!

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SUZANNEMW 5/4/2011 12:55AM

    Great job!

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WA2MCD 5/3/2011 10:48PM

  Thanks. You're inspirational to us all. Sharon

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LUVNMYLIFE1 5/3/2011 10:08PM

    Congratulations!!! What an awesome accomplishment! My favorite part of your blog: The most satisfying taste in the world is success. I can't wait to reach my goal, I know it's going to take awhile as I just started but your story truly shows that slow and steady wins the race! :)

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NEWBERRYBEAR71 5/3/2011 9:19PM

    You look sooo YOUNG. Congrats hope to be celebrating 100# myself some day.

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CHRYS13 5/3/2011 7:54PM

    Congratulations! I'm absolutely thrilled for you!!

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PRESBESS 5/3/2011 7:51PM

    I love your blog. So inspiring! I love SP too!

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COUNTRYGIRLY 5/3/2011 6:48PM

    Congratulations! I am so excited for you. I am getting close. I have lost 66 lbs so far. Started my journey at 231 and am now 165. It's a great feeling to have done this like you with no diet pills, surgeries, etc.

Best of luck on you next 15 lbs! You can do it!

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DESERTFLOWERG 5/3/2011 6:41PM

    CONGRATULATIONS!

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DOTTIEJANE1 5/3/2011 6:07PM

    emoticonYou stuck it out and I will to Thanks for sharing you look great. Congrats on your lifestyle change. Shortly maintenance will be your goal WOW.

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BET212 5/3/2011 5:53PM

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You stuck with it even when it wasn't easy. I'm so happy for you!

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BIRKIE528 5/3/2011 5:09PM

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! You look Amazing! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SUNNY332 5/3/2011 3:48PM

    emoticon Look at you! You look amazing.

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thanks for being such an inspiration.

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SSCHULTZ59 5/3/2011 2:32PM

    I envy you your successes.. it took great strength and courage to succeed as you have.

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IRMA46 5/3/2011 1:55PM

    Congratulations on your lifestyle change and weight loss. Your story encourages me to hang in there. Thanks for sharing.
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NJ_HOU 5/3/2011 1:24PM

  OMG !!! This accomplishment is so WONDERFUL !!!!! Congratulations
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RUNNERGIRL60 5/3/2011 12:14PM

    I just read your emoticon blog!!! emoticon job!!! emoticon a 100LBS!!!!! Looking at your pics you can see that beautiful enter you coming out and now you have the outside to match! Your journey will be taking a different turn soon toward maintenance! How exciting is that! emoticon also. It has helped me change my life and I'm becoming the person I knew I was!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TAKIAC 5/3/2011 11:52AM

    Great job you look amazing!! emoticon

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TRANQUILLATAB 5/3/2011 11:36AM

    Awesome job !! You look great !! keep up the good work!! emoticon emoticon

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JIM1MICHAEL2 5/3/2011 11:15AM

    Congratulations on a job well done. You look awesome. Good luck on the last leg of your journey to your ideal weight.
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-H0LY-Y0GA- 5/3/2011 10:52AM

    Congratulations!!!

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GEMGLOW 5/3/2011 7:38AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticonfor posting your blog!
I also hope to lose close to 100 lbs(atleast), and your a great motivation!

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BRISAMY 5/3/2011 7:17AM

    This is SO awesome!!!!

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PICKLEDGINGER2 5/3/2011 5:58AM

  Extremely well done!

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RAMA_SPARKLE 5/3/2011 2:57AM

  Inspirational to me! Keep going :) !

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JANNIE48 5/3/2011 2:30AM

    Wow! you look so fantastic.
What a great acheivement. You're an inspirtion. emoticon emoticon

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TUDI4480 5/3/2011 1:26AM

    emoticon emoticon Thanks for sharing your inspirational story. Great! emoticon emoticon

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KRISTI2661 5/3/2011 1:07AM

    Woohoo! You go girl. You inspire me!

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CHEDRIAN 5/3/2011 12:06AM

    Congrats this motivates me to keep it going

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JANLEH 5/2/2011 11:29PM

    Wow! Congratulations!!! You have helped inspire me to keeping moving forward. I can reach that 100 lbs loss too. Love it!



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MARTHAWILL 5/2/2011 11:09PM

    Wow, I thought I was reading my story. So awesome. I am down 99.6 lbs going for 100 also. I experienced and feel pretty much everything you wrote. You look amazing!
Mary

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INTHELOOP 5/2/2011 9:52PM

    Congratulations!! You have done a great job taking care of YOU!! and we all deserve to do just that!!
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FATFREE531 5/2/2011 9:31PM

  Thanks for sharing your story. You are truly an inspiration.

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RIGBY31 5/2/2011 8:02PM

    What an inspiration! You look fantastically fit and healthy.

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BRIGET66 5/2/2011 6:46PM

    You make me smile.
And are truly an inspiration!

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Disaster Averted

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Last night we went to the prom dress shop to return the dress that the tailor messed up. The manager and owner for the store were totally mortified at how bad the dress was screwed up. They were so apologetic and nice. They did not have another dress like the one she had originally chose as they were going to replace it with the same dress, sooooo....

The owner came out and talked to us and told my daughter she could have any dress in the store to make up for their boo boo, price was not an issue, for her to pick the one she truly wanted. I was in total shock, I expected them to just give us a dress that was around the same price.

The owner went back into the stock room and brought out a brand new dress that had just arrived, no one had even tried that dress on before, and there was no price tag attached. Well my daughter totally fell in love with the dress. She "Said YES to the DRESS". She didn't want to try on any others after first putting that one on, but we tried on several more anyway.

It fit perfect, no alterations needed, just a simple bustle on the back. She is picking the dress up today. I am so pleased that everything turned out great. I had previously decided that I was going to be nice to start with and then if they weren't being reasonable I was going to flip on the alter ego, Queen Biach if I had too. But the Queen didn't have to come out. I was so happy they made a bad situation right.

The best part about it all, my daughter is truly, truly happy and thrilled with the new dress. She says "its over the top Mom". So all's well that ends well. Here is a picture of the new dress she picked, it's a Jovanni, and it cost $100 more than her original dress, so I'm happy. The excitement has now been put back into prom, woo hoo.




As a special bonus last night, I did my first post surgery run, 3.2 miles. Not too shabby for being outta play for about 5 weeks. Got up to run this morning, but it was raining, so we scheduled a make-up for tonight as long as the rain holds out. Hope everyone has a fantastic day.

  
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SMALLERMELORIE 4/29/2011 10:06AM

    It is nice to hear a happy ending story when dealing with retail. Beautiful dress.

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GROEDER 4/28/2011 7:13AM

    It is great to hear that some places actually DO take care of their customers!!! Glad everything worked out so well for your daughter.
Congratulations on your run.

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DDOORN 4/28/2011 6:59AM

    Kudos to your run! Sounds like you are BACK in SPADES! :-)

Don

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HOTDEENOW 4/27/2011 3:21PM

    Glamorous! She will look stunning! That's awesome that they did that =)

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SUEAZZI 4/27/2011 1:54PM

    Glad it all worked out. The dress is g.o.r.g.e.o.u.s!

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ARTSY_CANDICE 4/27/2011 12:41PM

    Over the top BEAUTIFUL! WOW! Great job on your run too!

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NATPLUMMER 4/27/2011 12:01PM

    Beautiful dress fora beautiful girl!
That's a great run!!

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1HOTMAMA2BE 4/27/2011 11:13AM

    That dress is amazing!!! I bet she looks absolutely BEAUTIFUL in it, too! Such a great color and cut. I wish I could wear something like that...HA! Too old and too fats still, but maybe someday!

So glad you got a run in last night. I bet you felt awesome. Here's to no rain tonight so you can do it again! emoticon

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GR8CGRM 4/27/2011 10:20AM

    You rock sis.. Proud of you last night.. You ran great for being on the injured reserved list for several weeks!!! emoticon

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VBPARROTHEAD 4/27/2011 10:00AM

  I should have read this first! What a wonderful ending to a possible disaster! The manager did what should have been done and I am so glad! It is always good to hear a happy ending! emoticon

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SEEAMANDARUN 4/27/2011 9:18AM

    Wow, what a gorgeous dress! That was really great of the shop owners to do that for you. Have fun on your run!

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GETITGONE4 4/27/2011 9:07AM

  What a beautiful dress! My daughter has opted not to go to prom this year. She went last year, and said it was boring. I hope she doesn't regret it later on.

I'm glad your finally able to get running again.

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RIKKI572 4/27/2011 8:40AM

    That dress is amazing. It's great when things work out better than expected. Have a wonderful day!

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DGIBSON02 4/27/2011 8:20AM

    Glad it worked out.

Queen Biatch should actually be spelled, Beyatch, lol lol lol lol.

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2HAMSDIET 4/27/2011 8:06AM

    Amen... so glad this went better then you could ever dream. emoticon emoticon

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SAMI199 4/27/2011 8:03AM

    OMG-that is WOWZA!!!!! You better post pics of her in it! She will remember this for the rest of her life! BTW-I am having a little trouble picturing you as being anything but calm & refined! So glad you have a Happy Ending in the saga of the Dress.

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JLITT62 4/27/2011 7:57AM

    Va va va VOO! Her date's gonna be one lucky fella.

Glad it got resolved without the queen having to come out.

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Senioritis

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Ugghhhh, I have a teenager in the house that has senioritis. The last few weeks of school for a high school senior are the worst. It's boring, you're over it and ready for graduation. Soooooo, everyone in the house is miserable with Miss Senioritis among us. All the arguing about the importance of going to school these last few weeks is getting pretty exhausting. I don't know who is looking forward to graduation more, she or I? I'm betting right now, it's ME. This too shall pass.

And to further complicate and upset the craziness, the tailor at the dress shop totally screwed up her prom dress. They hemmed it too short, so now I have to go back to the shop and argue with the manager to make it right. They can't un-hem it, they cut it, so I don't know how they are going to resolve this. The whole thing makes my stomach hurt, I paid a lot of money for this dress. I hate confrontation, but surely they will undue the damage in a way that makes all parties happy, I certainly hope so, or I will be forced to open my can of whoop a$$ on them. Ooooh my, the stress of being a mom of a graduating senior.

Do you think she has put forth any effort to send out her graduation announcements yet? NOOOOOOO!!!! Another thing for me to nag about. All I do is nag, nag, nag, just ask her.

What's a mom to do? Well my remedy is simple.... I'm just going to exercise my self to death to escape this teenage stress, just kidding, but I am going to throw it into overdrive for the next few weeks. Mom has to have an outlet.

Wish me luck at the dress shop today, I have to wake up from this nightmare.

  
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DXTREME45 4/29/2011 11:39AM

    I did it three times. The last being almost 10 years ago. I have one more to take me through these changes. Fortunately, I have 2 years before that happens.

You are right, this too shall pass. You won't be able to stop grinning from the moment she puts on that cap and gown.

Breathe Girl, Breathe.

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CANNIE50 4/28/2011 1:56PM

    Oh, can I ever relate. Just made that comment to my son yesterday - "you have a bad case of senioritis - quit making up excuses to go late or leave early - just GO TO SCHOOL AND STAY THERE!" And the prom drama - the $200 for rental of the tux - what is that, $50.00 an hour to wear the thing? Now, he has decided he will be everyone's favorite prom date, he is talking about going to one or two more. All this without a job since sports took up all his time and.....whoa, sorry, I went off on a rant. Thank you for listening, and relating. I like the exercise solution. I ran this morning and am still a bit crabby so maybe strength training later will knock out the rest of my naggy, grumpy ways. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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VBPARROTHEAD 4/27/2011 9:57AM

  Good luck at the tailor's! You probably will have to have that cann with you as they might tell you that she OK's the length when she tried it on, didn't have the prom shoes with her, etc.
As for Miss S. you will survive and so will she! Prison time for murder, even a senior close to graduation, is real long and not worth it. Probably in the next 7 years she will learn to really appreciate you and all the nagging that you have done and will do.

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HEARTS58 4/26/2011 8:02PM

  oh my gosh can I relate...lol
It will all be work out and be ok...you'll see!
We went through that phase and yes, it can be VERY stressful...
Believe me though, one day she's going to appreciate everything you have done for her!
My daughter is in grad school now and she occasionally sends text messages to my husband and I thanking us for all that we have done for her and continue to do, and tells us the love and support have been instrumental in her success!
Whew...makes all those stressful days/years seem like a walk in the park!
So hang in there!

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HANKENSTEIN 4/26/2011 2:32PM

    I LOVE that you have a can of whoop a$$ handy. Go girl!

And Miss Senioritis? LOL. I hear I shud be glad I have boys.

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NATPLUMMER 4/26/2011 12:42PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Get some exercise to help relieve the stress.
Good luck at the dress shop!

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SAMI199 4/26/2011 11:56AM

    Lovely- emoticon

I can only add my reassurances from the other side-you will
get through it...I didn't say you'd enjoy it-lol. I am sure the dress situation is enough to send everyone over the top...
Wait till you start planning her wedding-the stories I could tell...

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SUEAZZI 4/26/2011 11:43AM

    My daughter is a Junior and I just kept nodding my head up and down reading your blog and I'm not there yet; one year to go. My son graduated last year and I can relate! I'm running around for her prom now too. Keep your running shoes on! Everything always works out in the end somehow. These are milestones that you will look back on and laugh. Just remind me of that next year! Good luck!

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ARTSY_CANDICE 4/26/2011 11:12AM

    Good luck!!!! Please post a pic of her dress if she is cool with it! I love dress up!

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1HOTMAMA2BE 4/26/2011 10:37AM

    Oh!!! How I remember the last month or two of the infamous senior year...hard to forget yet. If it's not one thing, it's another. You'll be fine. Lace up those running shoes and you'll feel the burn and be all better! Hugs darlin'!

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GR8CGRM 4/26/2011 10:03AM

    Keep being strong mama. She didn't come this far to not finish on a great note.. Ms Attitude needs an attitude adjustment.. We will keep working out and doing our thing sis.. Don't turn on the switch to fast at the dress shop..haha! emoticon

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2HAMSDIET 4/26/2011 9:56AM

    Good luck today. I remember my kids at that age and I feel for everyone. emoticon

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DGIBSON02 4/26/2011 8:32AM

    Good luck with the dress. Little Miss Senioritis about got an earful at the baseball game yesterday too. She just has too much attitude, lol.

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ELAINEROSE5 4/26/2011 8:25AM

    Good Luck at the dress shop! What a pain.

My boys were both home from college for Easter, and all I could think of on Saturday was that I needed to run! It sure did help me as they are both still alive and back at school!! Oh yeah, Saturday I did announcements with my son who is graduating from college. What would they do without us?

Hope your next two weeks are managable.

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JLITT62 4/26/2011 8:20AM

    Hope you get a resolution to your satisfaction at the dress shop! Just remember, soon she'll be gone & you'll be worrying about her.

Not a lot of sun in the forecast, unfortunately. I think the May flowers are getting drowned!

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A New Prescription

Monday, April 25, 2011

Just got back from my follow-up appointment for my recent gall bladder surgery. Doctor says I'm looking good, feeling good, no restrictions. "Good to go"!!! Can't wait to start fresh first thing tomorrow with a new workout plan. I asked the doctor to humor me with a new prescription. See below.


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So tomorrow morning I'm lacing up the ole running shoes and then gonna "press play" with some P90X to work it "Tony style".
I can't tell you how happy I am to finally be back on track with the workouts, I've missed them terribly. I know my workout buddy, aka the bossy sister. is thrilled too. We're back at it at 4:30 a.m. tomorrow, it's been a long time coming.

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

JULIA1154 4/30/2011 4:10PM

  I love your RX! Thanks for sharing it.

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DGIBSON02 4/26/2011 8:30AM

    That's good news.

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NATPLUMMER 4/25/2011 8:23PM

    emoticon I love your certificate! Enjoy it!!

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2HAMSDIET 4/25/2011 7:02PM

    emoticonso glad you got released from no work out prison. emoticon Enjoy your workouts.

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777GRACE 4/25/2011 6:14PM

    emoticon for you!!!!
love the script, thought it was real and you had a question. LOL

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ARTSY_CANDICE 4/25/2011 5:31PM

    Yayay!!! So happy for you!

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HEARTS58 4/25/2011 4:27PM

 
Great news! I know you're estatic that you now have the "green light"...lol! Have fun and don't overdue it :)

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SAMI199 4/25/2011 3:24PM

    emoticon

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1HOTMAMA2BE 4/25/2011 3:21PM

    COOL! You are good to go and I know you're going to BRING IT!!! You are truly amazing! emoticon

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HALFFAST 4/25/2011 2:11PM

    emoticon Great news!

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SEEAMANDARUN 4/25/2011 2:07PM

    Yay!!!

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JLITT62 4/25/2011 1:49PM

    Watch out house, you're not going to know what hit you!

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HOTDEENOW 4/25/2011 1:16PM

    That's Cool! Glad you can get back into your regular routine!

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GR8CGRM 4/25/2011 11:28AM

    Oh yes.. Your bossy sister is ready to start back at running.. Forest was getting restless.. LOL
Pick them up and put them down in the a.m. emoticon

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BET212 4/25/2011 10:44AM

    I love it! Congratulations on getting the green light!

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NAOMIEVA 4/25/2011 10:19AM

    emoticonWoohoo! Now go kick some serious butt! emoticon

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