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Ready for the Trip

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Ready to take off on our trip shortly. Ready for the get-away and a day off from work. Lots 2 pounds. It is slowly working!

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MFLYNN8 10/23/2011 4:44PM

    I love the excitement before a trip, but i hate unpacking after!

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Looking forward to our trip!

Friday, October 21, 2011

Got a meeting first thing this AM. Am at the office alone for awhile this AM. Co-worker taking hubby for some dental surgery. When she gets back will be doing some running and picking up supplies for work. Always like getting out of the office. Hopefully it isn't rainy out like it's been the last two days.

Have to focus on packing for our trip tomorrow. We are meeting up at 8 am but about a 45 minute drive from here. Heading for a long weekend trip to wander around Kentucky and tour around. Think there are about 45 cars going. Should be fun. Hoping to see some fall color and have a relaxing time away. Touring Corvette Museum and Monday touring Corvette Plant where they make them. Hubby is so excited. He's talked about what to pack all week and I've had so much going on I can't focus on it except to keep the laundry up.

I'm a scale addict and am seeing the scale go down some. Hopefully I stay on track for weigh in tomorrow. Love seeing the scal go down. Haven't seen that weight for a long time. Am also feeling thinner. Not so bloated. Nothing feels as good as thin feels. Have seen that on other's blogs...and it's true. Pumps me up as I see success. Finding I can even eat treats and still loose weight. My portions have gone down and focued on eating more fruits and veggies and I am still full....I am not starving. Learning to have pre-cut up veggies in snack bags and that makes it easier to pack quickly for lunches. I am learning a lot about myself. Finally seeing the scale move in the loss direction really pumps me up. It is slow...but it came on slowly and it will come off slowly. We'll see how I do over the upcoming holiday season....we take one step at a time....

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ROCKYCPA 10/21/2011 8:33AM

    Have a great mini vacation and enjoy your touring.

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DGFOWLER 10/21/2011 7:04AM

    Have a great vacation. Kentucky is beautiful this time of year with all of the fall colors and the hills... Enjoy!!! Donna

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MARYJOANNA 10/21/2011 6:00AM

  Have a great trip and be safe. I know you will do the best you can.

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Terrific Thursday

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Just got to see son and daughter in law briefly as hubby took them to airport. Came in late last night to be close to airport to fly off to see my daughter (their sister) in Florida for a few days. Hoping they have nice weather...but getting away will be good for them. They need some time away with no schedules. I went to bed early as I had a long day that started with an early meeting for my boss yesterday and been going alot at night this week and I was tired. My body is still tired but starting to wake up.

Had nice lunch with co-workers celebrating one of our birthdays. NIce that boss lets us all go out when it's someone's birthday and it's his treat.

Off to make it a great day.

Looking forward to fall adventure trip this weekend!

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JILL313 10/21/2011 2:15AM

    Sounds like a busy but good Thursday! I hope you enjoy your weekend.



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Wacky Wednesday

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Well I made it through yesterday. Worked out in the AM at home, took 30 minute walk at lunch, took Mom to Curves and then went to hour line dancing class. I didn't pass out and felt OK. Hips are sore from Line Dancing class.

Both offices getting together for co-worker's BD celebration. Co-worker on maternity leave is bringing her baby and doing lunch with us. Good thing I worked out a lot yesterday...maybe offset today. Can't walk during lunch and it's also cold and rainy outside this AM.

Off to 7:30 meeting for boss this AM so gotta move. Was wondering how to handle this AM and figured I needed the sleep but woke up an hour early so we're good.

Son and daughter in law staying the night as they fly out to see my daughter in Florida and have an early flight tomorrow. As they always run late - not sure if I'll be up when they get here or not.

Off to make it a great day!

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CSDAYS 10/19/2011 5:01AM

    Busy, busy, have fun!

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Attitude Adjusting

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Met my boss for lunch yesterday. Co-worker had me cranked up for the last two weeks how he was changing my job...whether he changed his mind, I changed my attitude or whatever...he asked how it was going, how I was doing...said to help out my co-worker if she asked...which I do anyway...and keep doing what I do. It was an attitude adjustment on my part this past couple of weeks. Takes me two weeks to get my head wrapped around it and then it doesn't happen. Go figure!

Went out with two co-workers for dinner last night. Ate from the skinnilicous menu salmon and asparagus and enjoyed what I ate. Took dessert home for hubby and didn't miss it.

Gonna try to pack in exercise today. Bike this AM, walk lunchtime, Curves with Mom after work and then line dancing class with co-worker and friend from 8-9 tonight. We'll see how that all works out.

Looking forward to weekend. Off with Corvette club on Fall Tour. Going through Kentucky and the back windy roads and then Corvette Museum and Monday we tour through Corvette Plant and watch them make them. Hubby is so excited and looking forward to it. I'm looking forward to time away from work and being out in nature.

Off to make it a great day!

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JSPIN74 10/18/2011 9:39AM

    Sounds like good stuff ahead :) !

Isn't it funny sometimes....the build up & expectations...then it turns out to all be for naught...? lol

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MARYJOANNA 10/18/2011 5:51AM

  You certainly are a busy lady! Have a good time on your trip.

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