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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Busy week day and night. Son and daughter in law tried to leave Florida yesterday but weather canceled their flight so got to stay one more day with daughter. Hopefully they leave today.

Dogs sitting for our kids is really helping me add the exercise minutes up. The Cairn Terrier Reece Cup has energy to burn. We walk and he is still ready to go. The Westie is a little older and he slows down first. Wish I had some of their energy!

Co-worker was ill yesterday and other co-worker still off recovering from surgery. She will return next week. So was by myself a lot of the day with boss coming in for awhile mid day. Went smoothly. A little busy at times.

Doing good at tracking food intake. The scales...I know they aren't supposed to be our only measure...are also going down. I've stopped the cycle of them going up and up. Interesting when you count what you eat you can stay within range and still not feel deprived..and full...and still eat out some. Main thing is planning and choosing the right foods on the menu.

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GEEKBRIDE 7/26/2011 10:48AM

    Congrats! Dog sitting is great - every time I sit my friend's dog it makes me jealous that I don't have a frisky animal helping me get my exercise in. Cats, unfortunately, are not big on taking walks... ;) Enjoy it while you can!

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/26/2011 10:08AM

    What a marvelous Monday!!! You are doing great...keep it up. CONGRATULATIONS on your scales going down!! You are so right...planning and choosing the right food sure does make this healthy journey easier!!!

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Marvelous Monday

Monday, July 25, 2011

Went to bed early to get some rest and woke up at 1 until 3. Hate nights like that. Oh well. Off to start a great week!

Air conditioning repair people due today.

Had a good time with Mom. She admitted she was having a pity party for herself. Sat and talked for awhile and got her to go to Bob Evans and get something to eat...and afterwards she was bouncing back. Know she needs that once in awhile.

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HARRIET8AL 7/25/2011 10:58AM


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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/25/2011 8:01AM

    emoticon on having a good time with your mom!!! Glad she just needed to talk and have a visit with you.

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Well new air conditioner isn't working. Will be here to work on it tomorrow. Headed over to Mom's. She's on a downer right now. Thought maybe I'll go over and see if I can listen and find out what is going on with her. Think she's stewing and got herself all worked up. Hard to keep her up. A couple of weeks ago she was so good. Other people around her having surgeries and don't know if she's jealous she doesn't have a crisis or not or what is going on. Praying I listen and don't lecture :) She has so much to be thankful for...few worries. May I learn from her to lean on HIM and not dwell on the negative. I know I can get that way on here just venting my frustrations and it seems like I dwell on the negative when I have so much to be thankful for.

My kids are together at daughter's in Florida. Hear they are having fun. That warms the mother's heart. We are dog sitting. They are getting me out and walking them several times a day. They sure have energy to burn. Wish I could borrow some of it.!

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HARRIET8AL 7/25/2011 10:36AM

    I work with elderly all the time and when I visit my elderly relatives I feel like lecturing them too. If I give in to the lecture it never gets very far so I say things like- Wow, I'm so proud of you that you're doing this or that. "We" are all so lucky you can still do it, we should give thanks for "our" blessings. My relatives are not religious ppl but they get the message.
Hope the AC starts working for you.

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/25/2011 7:59AM

    So sorry about your new air conditioner. There isn't any to be bought in our town or any of the towns near to us. My best friend went to get one yesterday and they told her to come back on Friday. Sears was to get a shipment in then.
Hope your mom is doing ok...maybe she just wants you to stop by and listen to her "problems." You do a great job with her. Just continue to love her as you do!!

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ARLENE_MOVES 7/24/2011 6:13PM

    Patience is difficult to have at times. I'm sure you'll do ok. So much for new ac not working. That will really take some patience if your weather is like ours.


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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Off to a great weekend. Went to Farmer's Market this AM...getting a lot done this AM to head for pool party this afternoon.

Lost 2 pounds! Yipee! Focus is helping and I'm not starving...Progress. Now if I can just keep it up!

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/23/2011 9:01PM

    emoticon and emoticon on losing those two pounds. YOU CAN KEEP IT UP!!! I love going to the Farmer's Markets...hope you got some great buys. I know it's delicious food since it is fresh from the farms.

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MELTING2SVELTE 7/23/2011 2:19PM

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RAINBOWCHOC 7/23/2011 11:11AM

    Great news! Hope you got some great stuff at the market

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Thankful Friday Continued

Friday, July 22, 2011

Had a good day at work. Had a surprise visit from former co-worker. Brightened my day!

Enjoyed driving in the parade...although waiting was hot.

Went to dinner with our group afterwards and was proud of myself. Ordered grilled chicken sandwich and only ate 1/2...but ate too many chips...but not all of them and still stayed within my daily calories. Awesome! I cut my sandwich in two and after eating the first half...didn't really feel hungry and was thinking of weighing in tomorrow...and handed it to the waiter when he came around to get it out of my sight. It worked! Awesome! I have come a long way. Finally starting to get serious about counting my food intake. I'm proud of myself!

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ANATASHIKI 7/23/2011 3:03AM

    great job! emoticon emoticon

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MELTING2SVELTE 7/23/2011 12:51AM

    Nice move, getting rid of that extra food.

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/22/2011 11:43PM

    Sounds like a super day!! WAY TO GO on getting serious about your food intake and getting your sandwich out of sight and out of mind!!! WOOHOO!!!

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