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Hi Monday

Monday, April 02, 2012

Ugggg...dinner at the inlays...gotta love it...NOT! Some visits are better than others. Yeah...this not so much. So this morning I did the usual when they destroy me...binge. Not a lot but enough that I knew what I was doing and why. Now I know why my two sister inlaws are morbidly obese. So 4 mini bagels for breakfast with lots of butter...yup. Lunch was better. After I acknowledged to myself what I had done I made better choices. Ugggg....Josh is home sick today. :( Just under the weather but I always feel bad for them when they aren't well. I'm not feeling well myself. I feel a headache on the virge of a migraine. I will take some meds after the ibuprofen wears off. So I have to get going on the Easter preparations. I will put up the banquet tables today. Maybe get all of the china out of the buffet. We went out to dinner Saturday night. We had a great night. I noticed I just don't feel right if I have more than 2 glasses of wine. I had a third and felt pretty bad Sunday morning. So chalk that up to experience and the realization that age and alcohol are not my friend after a couple. I hope my friends have a great day!

  
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TWEETYKC00 4/2/2012 8:48PM

    I kinda agree with KAILYNSTAR here, I think your body kicking back with that wine is like a prehangover, listen to your body and you can try to find some kind of balance. It's ok to indulge once in awhile, but find a happy medium. Tough it out with the family, you have to have a good way to deal with them or you'll just end up hurting yourself in the end and then who will that help?

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KAILYNSTAR 4/2/2012 4:44PM

    emoticonA hang over!

I'm sorry, but it kind of made me smirk...

I have a friend that eats so much butter and anything fatty. Then she says that she can't eat vegetables because it makes her tummy sick.

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Hi Thursday!

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Wow! It's been a while. Time flies...life is good. Zumba is great! Workouts are great! Feeling more and more like me! Yay! 3 one hour Zumba classes a week and I even taught a song at class on Monday! Omg! I've committed to teaching a class for the local Gilda's club May 1st. If you haven't heard of it....Gilda's club helps families that are dealing with cancer. Our girl scouts asked if I would teach 45 minutes of dance to a group of 5 to 7 year olds. I'm excited and nervous...of course. It will definitely get me back in gear. So here we go!!!! Food has not been great. Could be worse. Working on it. Tonight we are going to a musical that my niece is in. That will be fun. I feel soooooo much better with my workouts back in my life!!!!! I should be the poster girl for working out! I couldn't feel better...well I could if i was back in my size 8's again. Uggggg...darn food choices :(...I will work on this. I have been checking in with Spark and my spark friends but really bad about the blogging. I'm here. Have a great day!

  
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KAILYNSTAR 4/1/2012 3:13PM

    Nice to be back in Zumba and also to have something to look forward to.

It'll be different to be working with such young children, but I'm sure you will have an enjoyable experience.


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TWEETYKC00 3/29/2012 8:09PM

    Great job! I know you will rock those kids with your Zumba!

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Hey Wenesday!

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Another gorgeous Spring day in upstate New York. Wow! So warm and inviting. I met a friend to walk in our beautiful local park. We walked for about an hour. The birds were chirping...there were actually cows grazing right next to us. Amazing. Other walkers were walking there adorable dogs....what a way to start the day. So.....we left the park and ended up getting bagels with butter. Uggg...the food. My nemesis lately. Lunch was chicken with salsa and lettuce at Chipolte. Not too bad. Then the boys begged me to stop for ice cream at the local stand. I had a small dish of non fat frozen yogurt. Still full of sugar I'm sure. I need to take control. Come on Snookums! You know how to do this! Take your life back! The work outs are awesome! Now do the nutrition thing! Do this! So.... Dinner chicken with broccoli. Enough! Thats it! Hope my Sparkies are well!

  
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KAILYNSTAR 3/22/2012 11:45AM

    I love the weather too. Not as warm here as it is there, but I'll take what I can get. We actually have snow forecasted for the afternoon and evening. Yuck.

Anyways, I remember that I had a walking buddy that would reward herself after walking with either a doughnut or ice cream. Not a good idea. Really, sabotage.

So, when you're family members are begging for ice cream. Give it to them. Not yourself. I know you can do it. emoticon

Enjoy your weather.

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SUZICANDO 3/21/2012 7:26PM

    Sounds like you have the right idea. Try taking some veggies and fruits to snack on so you can avoid the sugary stuff. Have a good one.


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TWEETYKC00 3/21/2012 7:24PM

    Good thing you got that nice walk in to get you ready for everything else in the day, right? Sounds like it's time to carry something healthy with you so you don't overindulge as much.

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Hey Tuesday

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

I'm exhausted....I had a meeting with my therapist today. We actually talked about me today. Uggg... that is exhausting. I went to Zumba this morning and really feel like I'm starting to rock it again! Yay for that! The weather is so helping my mood. I've been drinking half caf coffee in the morning and early afternoon. It seems to give me a little push to get myself going. I'll take it. So dinner will be steamed fish and broccoli. Yummy and healthy. I can't believe how much sodium is bloating me lately. I really need to be aware of what I put in. I want to get really vigilant about food. Those shorts and cute tees are coming out and I need to make some changes. I'm getting some great walks in with friends as well as my Zumba 3 days a week. So exercise is spot on...its the darn food choices that are killing me. Focus...focus! Hope my Sparkies are all doing well. Have a great first day of Spring!

  
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KAILYNSTAR 3/21/2012 11:08AM

    It's something when you see the therapist isn't it? I think that all the walls come down and then, you're exposed and open and almost defenseless. It can be very exhausting.

It's so good to hear that you're in Zumba again. I know that you love that activity. I myself and walking more. Just being careful of NOT swinging my arms.

Have a great day.

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TWEETYKC00 3/20/2012 8:17PM

    Great job with getting things in for yourself!

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What a gorgeous Monday!

Monday, March 12, 2012

Ahhhhhh....A spring Monday is upon us emoticon. Gotta love the sun and the birds chirping as one awakens emoticon. So today I have opened all of the windows. Getting some fresh air in this house. I went to Zumba yesterday. It felt wonderful. Thank God! We went to lunch and had grilled wings with sauces on the side. Yum. Food has been good but not great. I will work on this. We went for a walk in our local park with Chris and our great friend Mike. It was amazing to see Adam and Chris holding hands while strolling around. No bad words were sent our way from others strolling by or biking. Life is good. I called our painter and he came right over Saturday to measure and give an estimate on finishing off the basement. Yay! I'm feeling more like myself with making these decisions and phone calls accomplished! Joe actually put the new faucet in the kitchen! Woohoo! I'm actually looking forward to the gardening!!!! I'll take it! I'm looking forward to some Zumba tomorrow! Have a great day!

  
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MIRAGE727 3/12/2012 3:32PM

    Thanks for the reminder...I'm going around the house opening the windows! Enjoy!
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TWEETYKC00 3/12/2012 2:50PM

    It's soo good to have you up and happy!

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KAILYNSTAR 3/12/2012 1:14PM

    You sound so happy.

I noticed that there are some summer birds here already when I was out walking to get the mail. It sure was a good sign to me.

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