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Marvelous Monday

Monday, August 27, 2012

Had a good weekend! Got some work done on projects at home. Needed to do that. Got my car vacuumed and windows cleaned and new floor mats put in. Got some much needed yard work done in the back yard. We even took a ride through the countryside yesterday. Always enjoy that. Resisted the urge to stop by for icecream or eating out and just enjoyed the ride.

Got the the Farmer's Market Saturday Morning and got the sweetest Cantelope. Cooked up some summer squash for the week and also made some green beans and new potatos to eat on for this week. Makes night time cooking quicker if I already have some things ready to go except warming them up. Hopefully will help me stay within calorie ranges this week.

Off to a busy week. Looking forward to friend's wedding but really looking forward to getting away for a few days to see our BFF's. I always relax and laugh a lot and have fun. Hoping to see my 90 year old Aunt and Uncle. Praying Mom can handle being here without us for a few days and not make us pay when we get back. She is doing well right now and getting around so much better. Planning to get her to Curves 2-3 times this week and that's always good for her once we get back into the routine. Amazing me how much that perks her up. Seems to be better with keeping her days straight and in better humor.

Off to make it a great day!

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EDITOR 8/27/2012 6:40AM

    You really had a good weekend and it pleases me!

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PEBBLES706 8/27/2012 6:08AM

    Enjoy your new day. Great use of the weekend emoticon

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DGFOWLER 8/27/2012 6:07AM

    Good morning Kathleen. Sounds like your mom like routine to me.. Glad you had a great weekend. Enjoy the wedding and your family time.. Hugs. Donna

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Saturday, August 25, 2012

Planning a day of working around the house. Hubby wants help powerwashing the tall part of our deck. I will be the ladder holder and fetcher. We need to get it done before too long so we can get to putting the stain back on before winter.

Will be good to stay around home and get some much need work done.

Next weekend helping with friend's daughter's outdoor wedding and then we are taking off to spend some time with out BFF's. Wonder what adventures we will get into. Looking forward to a few days off work..need the break and rest.

Off to make it a great day!

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EDITOR 8/25/2012 9:47AM

    Relax, be with DH, and have fun if you can squeak that in!

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SWIMLOVER 8/25/2012 9:17AM

  Have A Very Wonderful Weekend!

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DGFOWLER 8/25/2012 8:58AM

    Your blog reminded me of that commercial where that guy power washes his deck and everything else around it because he couldn't control the washer.. Gave me a emoticon Have a great day. Enjoy your weekend. Donna

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Fabulous Friday

Friday, August 24, 2012

Had a vendor lady come into our office and ask us if she could bring us lunch...we agreed and she brought Mexican for us...because co-worker has celiac and she can easily eat some Mexican. She was a very nice lady. But didn't get to eat my lunch and go for noon time walk. I feel so guilty and restless because I didn't get the walk in. Did get Mom to Curves where we worked out after work. Think the Mexican food stuffed me...I was so tired all afternoon. Finally got home and we went to gas up my car and then came home and fell asleep on the couch...went to bed at a book for awhile and then went to sleep and slept through the night until 5 minutes before the alarm goes was really tired from something.

Planning to get my noontime walk in today...

Off to making it a great day!

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MNABOY 8/24/2012 9:29AM

    Our bodies need rest as well as our minds.

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MRE1956 8/24/2012 6:14AM

    Don't feel guilty - you already had your mind set on resuming your routine, so you shouldn't beat yourself up over that!



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DGFOWLER 8/24/2012 6:08AM

    Good morning Kathleen. Hope your day goes GREAT. Most likely your Mexican food had a lot of carbs and that's the reason you were so tired. I miss my exercise too when I can't get it in. Donna

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MARYJOANNA 8/24/2012 5:52AM

  Mexican food can be heavy, and it is easy to feel sluggish. Rest is what you needed.

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EDITOR 8/24/2012 5:44AM

    You are letting the Holy Spirit control your life by trusting Him that you can get what NEEDS to be done each day. Good on the exercise!

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Good Night's Rest and ready to face the day

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Had a good night's sleep and ready to hit the road running. Still feeling allergies dragging me down...but we will push through it.

I've taken Mom to Curves twice this week and planning to go again tonight. Exercise does us both good.

Off to make it a great day!

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MARYJOANNA 8/24/2012 5:29AM

  Nothing like a good night sleep. Keep up being optimistic!

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DGFOWLER 8/23/2012 4:04PM

    Yeah for sleep. I did well last night too. As far as curves.. we have one here where I live, but I've never even stepped foot in the door... lol.. go figure.

Hope your day was as great as you are!! Donna

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EDITOR 8/23/2012 2:12PM

    Glad you got back to sleeping accordingly and return to a normal routine.

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Another one of those sleepless jags!

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Woke up at 2 am and laid in bed for 45 minutes and decided to get up and do something. Have an early meeting to attend for my boss at 7:30 so will get a jump start on everything being I have to leave and hour and a half early.

Amazing how Mom has come alive since learning of a new great grand child on its way. She was all giggly and smiley at Curves last night. She is getting around better on her ankle. Amazing how a little news like that brought her out of her slump she's been least until the next hurdle we have to overcome with her. Guess we'll have to keep having great grandbabies for her to stay upbeat and looking forward to something....

Off to exercise and get going for the day!

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MARYJOANNA 8/22/2012 5:18AM

  What great news about a grandchild. There is nothing like a baby to unleash the kid in us!

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DGFOWLER 8/22/2012 5:16AM

    Good morning Kathleen. That is wonderful news about your mom. I'm not sure if having more babies would be what the kids would want though.. emoticonHave a wonderful day. Donna

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EDITOR 8/22/2012 4:02AM

    This time everyone has good and exciting news. Woo Hoo! Have a blessed day. May this grandchild give everyone great joy and renewal!

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