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Lovely Saturday

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Went to Farmer's Market this AM and got fresh cantelope, summer squash and stringless green beans. Yum! Yum!

Got some cleaning done as we have more company coming next weekend. Hubby and I went for a ride. The weather is gorgous 82 with a nice breeze. The sun felt so good. Went to Arboritum and went through Butterfly sanctuary. Really interesting and then walked in the woods on trails. Surprised Hubby heard about it and wanted to go. Really enjoyed being out in nature. The flowers were gorgeous and such pretty butterflies...AWWWW

Praise Team tomorrow and then taking Mom shoe shopping. Not sure I'm up for that but we'll see. Not sure what she will want as she doesn't know. Her foot is still swelling. Had regular Dr visit Friday and she told her that since she won't ice it or wear a brace or bandage around will be very slow to heal if it ever heals. She is not happy with Dr so has referred her to foot specialist. Glad hubby is in charge of this Dr visit. We had it re-x-rayed to make sure it wasn't broken awhile back and it wasn't. Now Mom said their machine must have been broken because she KNOWS her foot has been broken. You can't get that out of her head. Maybe a new Dr will make her happy...or NOT. At least we are getting it checked into further.

Nice realxing day! Enjoyed myself.

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EDITOR 7/22/2012 2:59AM

    A great day and you bought good foods for the week.

It was a gorgeous day her yesterday too.

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MNABOY 7/21/2012 10:51PM

    Must be cooler or less humid than here. The butterflies are staying in the shade!

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LDMCNIEL 7/21/2012 8:52PM

    Sounds like you had a great day!

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Fabulous Friday!

Friday, July 20, 2012

We made it to Friday! Co-worker and I have had a busy week! Managed to get some sorting done for files like my boss asked.

Had a nice rain yesterday. Didn't take my rain coat and it poured 1/2 way to work. Still pouring at lunchtime so came home and got my coat. As soon as I left back to work rain stopped and didn't need my raincoat.

Had praise team practise last night so little tired this AM.

Not a lot planned this weekend. Planning to go to Farmer's Market Saturday morning and get some fresh produce and get caught up on straightening the house. Have company coming next Saturday - Monday. Dear friends who moved away a few years ago....stopping through after spending some time away for their 50th wedding anniversary.

Hubby got some paint ordered so we can start cleaning and painting our deck. It's a big deck and we've needed to do it for a long while. So it will be a big project. Where are our kids when we need some help? Far away :(

Off to make it a great day!

Knees a little sore from exercise yesterday will have to be patient with them I guess....

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LDMCNIEL 7/20/2012 8:32PM

    You inspire me the way that you keep going and not giving up, even with the physical ailments that you have endured. emoticon

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EDITOR 7/20/2012 9:43AM

    Glad you enjoy company visits and are not too exhausted from hectic work week!

Always work when you own a home and help is ALWAYS scarce!

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CASTIRONLADY 7/20/2012 6:58AM

    Take good care of your knees. You are doing a great job of blogging.

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Trying to get back on Schedule

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Got a good night's sleep and getting back to morning exercise and see how knees react to it. Planning to go slowly.

Yesterday blew it. Was tired and bought Reece's Cups at the gas station when getting gas cards for work. Went back to work and ate them all. Think it was because I was tired and also upset with the boss. He stopped in for around 10 minutes...spread joy...NOT...and then left. Never can understand his demeaner. We've gone down from 3 to 2 and he acts like we never work. Co-worker is becoming scarcastic to him as we are getting tired of his comments. I am trying to remember he is my boss and I owe him respect. Some days it's getting harder and hopefully I keep myself in check and don't blurt something out I'll regret later. He's young 36 and isn't a very good leader/motivator/boss. He is the type to stop by for a few minutes dictate orders...stir up the pot and leave.

He made me angry but I did get some more files sorted through. We are going paperless in the office and have a high school girl scanning them in. So we have to go through the files and prepare them for her. We haven't made a lot of time to do it. I was hot when he left. He blows in throws around bits of discouragement and then leaves...leaving us reeling. He really needs some training on leading a team but doesn't know how to motivate or inspire people.

Guess I let his visit and being tired get to me and I ate candy I normally wouldn't. In hind sight thinking it was being tired, angry and stressed. Have to come up with coping methods when that happens next time....because I know it will.

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    Boxercise is more fun than candy... +Mark
(and more rewarding)...

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LEANJEAN6 7/19/2012 6:26AM

    You CAN react in a better way if you plan it-- when angry, decide you will NOT allow him to get to you--like ""smile"" and agree with him--then jump up and down 20 times as soon as he walkjs away--LOL--I certainly know what you are going through however and how we all react with food when upset--Plan it baby! You CAN do it!---Lynda- emoticon

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MARYJOANNA 7/19/2012 5:54AM

  You show restraint dealing with the young boss, remembering he is the boss even when you would like to tell him off. I praise you for that and your Christianity shows through. Best wishes to you.

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CLWALDRO 7/19/2012 5:54AM

    It is hard to keep a positive attitude at work when the boss is negative all the time.
I would make it a rule that when going shopping for work to only buy work related items no personal ones that might help avoid doing this in the future.
Today is a new day and i am sure your boss will probably come to say something un-wise .
Try to not have any temptations on hand that can derail your journey to better health. emoticon

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EDITOR 7/19/2012 5:49AM

    I just don't know. These younger people are not as seasoned. It must be difficult.

Getting back on schedule is a dread. Us older people (ha) are not as flexible.

It is a quandary.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Went to Cincinnati Red's Baseball game. Son and Daughter-in-law met us there. Our office had a bunch of unused tickets. Got to share some with others. We had nosebleed seats but it was fun. Made for a short night.

Knee feeling some better. Will try to get back to exercising tomorrow AM and see how it goes.

Off to make it a great day!

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DGFOWLER 7/19/2012 5:33AM

    Hope your Wednesday was a blessing. I'm reading this a day late.. Hope the game was a success. I think it would be fun just to be a part of it and saying. hey guess where I went the other night. Have a blessed Thursday Kathleen. Donna

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EDITOR 7/18/2012 9:08AM

    Cute about the seats! Did they win? Enjoy the day, Kathleen!

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Terrific Tuesday!

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Had a wonderful day with daughter and EJ. Took them to airport and flight was delayed and they would miss their connecting flight so we brought them back for another evening! They fly out at 8 am today. Thankful we live close to the airport. Enjoyed more time with them.
Hopefully she will be back in September for her 10 year high school reunion. She is getting ready to graduate with her second BS degree in less than a month but not going through ceremonies this time. First time was teaching this time is speech therapy. But she will have to go for her Master's to do anything with it. She sees all kinds of speech problems with children and wants to head her career in that direction.

Off to work today and then our office had tickets for the Cincinnati Reds Game tonight so we'll be rushing off to Cincinnati for the game. Son and daughter in law are going to meet up with us for the game.

Knee is doing better. Got in an hour walk with daughter last evening.

Just one day off work seemed so nice...all my extra rest will probably be gone after going to BB game tonight..ha!ha!

Praying knee gets better so I can get back to working out again....I know...slowly. Have read about other people's frustration with injuries and now I know what they mean....

Off to make it a great day.

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LDMCNIEL 7/17/2012 6:06AM

    I am glad you are feeling better and that you got to spend time with your daughter. You truly are an inspiration for others. You show that you can get exercise in when you are injured. Even if it's just a little, it's still better than nothing.

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DGFOWLER 7/17/2012 5:59AM

    Glad to hear you got to spend more time with your daughter. I'm sorry about your injury. I have had a knee replacement so I know how you feel being set back. Have a great day. Donna

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MARYJOANNA 7/17/2012 5:54AM

  Your blog indicates that you are a happy person with a great outlook on life. How nice to have more time with relatives! Have a blessed day!

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EDITOR 7/17/2012 5:39AM

    An extra time with DD. What a blessing! May her education also be a position where she can bless others and soar.

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