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Friday, January 04, 2013

Have made it through the holidays with little/no weight gain. That's a surprise! We keep taking steps towards our goals. Wait...I'll get on the scale in the AM and show an huge increase emoticon . I have been fluctuating up and down around a pound or two. Better than packing on 5 - 10 pounds over the holidays. Interesting how I missed some of the heathier foods. Missed some of the veggies I usually have. Interesting.

Co-worker comes back Monday. I've made it through the weeks without her. It's been busy at times but we made it through it far. We'll see what today brings emoticon

One of my goals is a box of Christmas things packed each weeknight until I get it all packed up. If I want to do more on the weekend that's OK. Want to organize the boxes some as I usually just pack it in on top of everything. Maybe condense some things and get rid of things that don't work any more.

Off to have a great day!

No news on job application. Gets me how you never hear yeh or nay anymore. Guess they get too many applications now days. Oh well we keep plugging and looking around to see what is out there. At least I have a job while I'm looking. Last year my goal was to change my attitude....and that didn't work so figured it was time to look around.

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EDLEAR 1/7/2013 4:49AM

    Hi! Congrats on maintaining over the holidays.
Your goal of packing away one box at a time resonated with me. It's such a simple idea that can't NOT work for me. I've been looking around and feeling overwhelmed by the magnitude of the job, instead of just breaking it down into manageable parts. One of those DUH moments. Good luck to you, thanks for the sharing

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LJCANNON 1/5/2013 5:08AM

    emoticon Congratulations on Maintaining through the Holidays!! That is a Huge Accomplishment!!

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SAINTBETH 1/4/2013 11:06AM

    Congrats on no weight gain!

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EDITOR 1/4/2013 5:53AM

    I was really waiting to hear from you this morning and wanted to hear update of you and DH job search. I really believe it opens up in January because of budgets. Maybe I am old school?

A pound or two weight flux is, mm, mm good!

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DGFOWLER 1/4/2013 5:52AM

    Good morning Kathleen. emoticon on little or no weight gain. I actually lost go figure. I'm not complaining though. Have a great Friday. Donna

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JSTETSER 1/4/2013 5:52AM

    Great plan!

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MARYJOANNA 1/4/2013 5:51AM

  You are on the right track. A few pounds up or down is much better than gaining 5 or 10 pounds. You have to keep shooting those resumes out and wait and wait. You will succeed!

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FITMARTI 1/4/2013 5:49AM


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Terrific Thursday

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Had 7 am dental appointment and got out as home was on my way...came home to spend the extra hour before work this morning.

Getting hair cut after makes for a long evening...but get to stop by Trader Joe's. That's always fun!

Two more days by myself and then co-worker is back. Been busy but not too bad...was really tired last night.

Off to make it a fantastic day!

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DGFOWLER 1/3/2013 3:59PM

    Can't wait for a hair cut myself.. I'm getting to be a shaggy dog.. lol. Glad you are doing well. Donna

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SAINTBETH 1/3/2013 10:06AM

    You accomplished a lot!

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EDITOR 1/3/2013 8:07AM

    You can and always will, just do it!

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Back to Routine!

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Wacky Wednesday? Daughter and financee made it safely home. She talked to all her ladies to be in the wedding and they've all agreed. She did the cutest little gift to each of them. A little box with shredded paper and i n the middle a candy ring asking them to be in her wedding. She amazes me how crative she can be...also with the help of Pinterest.

Back to work...ugh! Still working the rest of this week by myself. Co-worker is off.

Will slowly work on de-decorating. Got the Christmas dishes packed up yesterday.

Was really beat yesterday and didnt' accomplish a whole lot. Want to redo the kitchen walls and went to Lowe's to see if they had any ideas.

Off to make it a great day

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ABETTERBETTY 1/2/2013 10:07AM

    I too will be glad to get back to my normal routine. My husband has been home since the 21st. He really threw my schedule off. I want to do something to my kitchen also. I like my Christmas decorations, but they need to be put up now. Have a good week!

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    Reality can be so cruel. It's hard to get back in the routine.

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MARYJOANNA 1/2/2013 6:46AM

  Isn't it nice in a way that you will be in the office by yourself? Peace and quite!
Have a blessed day!

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EDITOR 1/2/2013 5:54AM

    This is so wonderful. As I answered you on my blog, "returning to "routine", I hadn't really known you did. The Holy Spirit sure has an internal connection to us! Bless your day, Kathleen!

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DGFOWLER 1/2/2013 5:47AM

    Sounds like you have redecorating blues.. lol. I get them in the winter sometimes. The other day I pulled everything out of my bedroom, washed down walls, rearranged furniture etc. It felt so much better to sleep in that room once it was done. Glad to hear the daughter made it home safely. Have a great day at work. emoticon Donna

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New Year's Eve

Monday, December 31, 2012

Been working on goals for 2013.

Planning daughter's wedding for August 8 so that should help motivate me to keep more focused on my goals and get some projects done around the house.

Hosting a get together with mostly daughter's friends tonight. Daughter and financee got to go to Cincinnati Bengals football game in the cold weather yesterday. Her Matron of Honor's husband got tickets through work. EJ was so looking forward to it. The first time he's been to a cold football game :) In Florida they are usually a lot warmer.

Stephanie and EJ leave tomorrow :( We take them to airport around 7:30 am and they take off around 9 and get home at 11. Flying sure helps not spending a lot of time on the road.

Daughter made the cutest little box to give to her attendants for the wedding to ask them to be in the wedding. Pinterest is awesome for neat ideas. Hopefully we have a bunch of things started as I'm sure time will get away from us.

Have to work until noon. Then bringing Mom home to spend time with us.

Off to make it a great day!

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SAINTBETH 12/31/2012 10:42AM

    A wedding is a great motivator!

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AVANELL 12/31/2012 7:49AM

    Looking forward to some positive changes in 2013. May you have a blessed New Year!

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CINDYSDAY 12/31/2012 7:31AM

    Happy New Year! emoticon

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JSTETSER 12/31/2012 7:13AM

    Happy New Year to you!
Read my blog about New Years Tradition!

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YMWONG22 12/31/2012 5:59AM

  Happy New Year 2013 to you and your family. May you have a joyful and wonderful year ahead.
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EDITOR 12/31/2012 5:58AM

    Began a new year day challenge on my board and will be accountable. Glad you are spending good time with family. I will be moving to FL in 2014. Have many positive changes to look forward to. So will you. Have a blessed 2013. I will!

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MARYJOANNA 12/31/2012 5:58AM

  Happy 2013 and may it be the best ever for you!

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DGFOWLER 12/31/2012 5:52AM

    Good morning Kathleen and happy New Years Eve emoticon I've also been evaluating my goals for 2013. I've joined a few new groups that appear to be very active which is what I need. Was on a few that were dormant and so was I so I've already joined a 4 week challenge that begun yesterday. WooHoo..... Have a great day and enjoy your time off.

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Fabulous Friday

Friday, December 28, 2012

We booked a place for daughter's wedding and reception. A place only 2 years old nearby. We went there yesterday for appt....and it is gorgeous and seems pretty reasonable. Set the date for August 8, 2013. Daughter is on the ball and organized. Have already gotten alot of things out of the way.

Last day of work before the weekend. Girl's day tomorrow! Daughter and daughter in law are going to spend the day together. Not sure what the guys are going to do.

Daughter and EJ were picked up by our son and daughter in law and spent the night with them in Cincinnati and they'll bring them back today. Glad they are spending time together.

Off to making it a great day!

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VTORIA3 12/29/2012 7:14AM

    The busy planning is already in motion. What a blessing to have an organized daughter. Enjoy this time with her.

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LIVELYGIRL2 12/28/2012 3:49PM

  How exciting! Is this EJ in the Herb group?

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DGFOWLER 12/28/2012 8:19AM

    Sounds like a fun weekend to be had by all. Have a great one Kathleen.. Donna

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MARYJOANNA 12/28/2012 7:35AM

  Glad you got wedding plans under way. Have a productive and blessed day!

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EDITOR 12/28/2012 7:27AM

    Sounds so very good!

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JSTETSER 12/28/2012 7:06AM

    Great day is coming.
Today I wrote about Best Things. Please read it!

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HORSESHOEHONEY 12/28/2012 6:44AM

    What a great day! Have fun!

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