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Saturday

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Well we have success here. Took mom out shopping and we finally found "THE PURSE" to go with the dress. Got home around 9:30 and stayed up and finished hemming "THE DRESS" for the wedding. Got to iron it today...but I think I'm about finished ...oh and took her to the salon to get her eye brows tweezed. Oh and found her new face powder last night. Guess the total day was more successful than I thought mmmmm!

Now to clean the house...because the night we get back from the trip to TX my best friend and her mom will already be here. I have meetings about every evening this week ...so not too much cleaning during the week.

This afternoon having a treat with mom and daughter in law for pedicures. My reward for a busy couple of weeks...

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 9/11/2010 4:38PM

    You have really been busy. So glad your mom is all ready for the wedding!!! Hope you post a picture of her in her total "outfit" at the wedding!!
Have a wonderful weekend!! Find a moment just for you as you continue cleaning...in addition to your pedicure reward!!
Blessings and hugs,
Helen

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MOMFAN 9/11/2010 3:09PM

    Wow, what a feeling to have so much accomplished! Hope you post a pic!

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Friday

Friday, September 10, 2010

It is Friday morning and I have made it through the week! I kinda had a melt down yesterday...let stress get to me...stress I'd heaped on myself. Got the mailing about done at work...just cleaning up a few extras...so that's off my back. Worked out with mom last night...that probably helps relieve extra stress even though I worked out each morning. Made it through Praise Team Practise with a help of a large coffee and it kept me awake to do a few things at home when I got home. Went to Women's Leadership Luncheon yesterday and a wonderful guest speaker spoke on "Stress" how appropriate! She is a comedian and helped us laugh at all we do to ourselves. Maybe she helped relieve stress too! Ready to tackle the weekend! Mother in law, daughter in law and I are going for pedicures and manicures in prepartion for the wedding trip to Houston next weekend. It will be fun for the three of us to relax for awhile. Gotta get the house cleaned up. We leave next Friday morning for Texas for the wedding and get back Sunday and my best friend and her mom will be arriving same night...so we can prepare for the garage sale that week. Crazy schedule but that was the only time everyone's schedule would work out! Oh well...we will survive it. My best friend and her mom will just have to love me and my house the way we are..and they will...

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 9/11/2010 4:41PM

    Laughter is a great stress reliever...so glad you went to the luncheon and enjoyed the guest speaker!! Hope your weekend is going well and your stress is at a minimum!!!
Relax and enjoy your manicures and pedicures. Sounds like a little pampering is in order!!
Blessings and hugs,
Helen

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MOMFAN 9/10/2010 1:40PM

    We went to a wedding south of Houston last December and everything kept falling apart at home. Came home to flooded basement.

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Thursday

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Still tired today. Worked late so took mom shopping for two hours looking for purse for wedding...with no luck. UGH! Took her by McDonalds for chicken selects but didn't buy any for myself. Learning to make better choices. Worked in the garage moving things around and then worked on work for an hour and then collapsed into bed. Crazy week! Be glad for the weekend to maybe catch up on some sleep and work on mom's dress.

  
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MOMFAN 9/9/2010 5:47PM

    emoticonon your choices! What a blessing you are to your mom!

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YESIWILLDOIT 9/9/2010 5:44AM

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Wednesday Morning

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Made it through the day yesterday. Boy was I tired. Working on a large mailing for work. Went with co-worker to Rape Awareness Defense classes held by local police. My co-worker signed us up for this about 2 months ago. It is a bad time for me to go but could probably learn from it. Got so many irons in the fire and wore out from the weekend! Had trouble keeping my eyes open. Got home around 10 and then worked on some things for work until 11:15. Have a terrible time getting enough sleep at night. Seems like I go through cycles...either I can't sleep at night or can't get enough sleep. If I sleep later in the AM can't get exercise in..so it's a viscous cycle. After work will take mom to exercise and then out to look for purse for wedding. Just seems like not enough hours in the day.

  


Tuesday Morning

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Had a great weekend! Went by too fast as I thought it would. Didn't get as much done as I wanted. Worked on mom's dress...a lot but am fighting with the hemming of it. Thought that would be the easy part! The outer layer is so sheer and ravels. It will not beat me thought. Hubby wanted to head out to outlet mall yesterday so we jumped into the car and took off. It was fun and relaxing. Now off to a busy week. Will try to get the dress finished this week. Stopped by and saw son and daughter-in-law yesterday evening. It was good to see them for a couple of hours.

  
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GATOR12 9/7/2010 8:59AM

    VERY IMPORTANT IN A BUSY LIFE TO MAINTAIN RELATIONSHIPS W/SPOUSE AND FAMILY. sOMETIMES I AM SO FOCUSED ON MY TASK AT HAND THAT I DON'T GO WHEN DH ASKS IF I WANT TO RIDE ALONG. I WILL DO THAT MORE OFTEN AND NOT TAKE HIM FOR GRANTED.

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