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Massage day

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Yay, it's my massage appointment this morning. I am so in need of a massage this month.

Yesterday I managed to walk to my bank appointment but had to get Garry come and pick me up as I knew there was no way that my knee was going to allow me to get home. Definitely a confirmation that I can no do long walks at the moment. I will still need to break up my walking into much shorter stints, which unfortunately does little towards getting my heart rate up, but it is what it is at this time. At least I am walking and getting steps in. I didn't quite make my goal for steps yesterday as my knee was not cooperating, but I came close, so I don't feel too bad.

I discovered that two of my raised garden beds have become home for ants, probably why those two garden beds have not been producing much. I googled how to get rid of ants naturally and have now tried two of the methods to see if they work. The vinegar and water spray didn't do much of anything, so then I sprinkled cornmeal over the entire beds. Apparently the ants will eat it and because they can't digest it they die! (Now that I feel really bad about, but I need to have a producing garden bed!). Hopefully the cornmeal method works, if not I guess it's back to the internet to see what else works.

My positives:
The internet, which supplies me with organic and natural ways of doing things.
I got my hair cut yesterday and because Kaeli offered to pick me up, got in a nice visit with Kaeli also.
I get to have my massage this morning.
Blessed with a new day and awaking up this morning.

Hope your Saturday is filled with smiles and laughter.

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 6/23/2012 6:41PM

    Hope your enjoyed your message this morning. Praying for your problems with you knee. Have a wonderful weekend.

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WALIDGAZALA 6/23/2012 9:23AM

    it is nice
organised and
very tender

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CSDAYS 6/23/2012 9:21AM

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I usually get a massage when I'm hurting. Wonder what it is like to just get one?
I just looked at your positive team and decided to try it. Glad I stopped by today.

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Yay, sunshine (finally!)

Friday, June 22, 2012

We ended up with a gorgeous day yesterday, more sun than clouds and today is supposed to be even better! YAY.

The new veranda is finished and Garry and I took a few minutes before bedtime last night to sit out on if and break it in *grin*. One more project off our list of things we would like to get done. All I have to do now is decided what kinds of plants I would like to dress the area up and then it's on to the backyard and more work that awaits us there.

This morning I am going to get some of my steps in by walking to my appointment at the bank and home again. I'm hoping that my knee is going to hold up, if not, I will give Garry a call to come and pick me up. Then late this afternoon, I have an appointment to take care of my shaggy dog look. My hair grows so fast, I can hardly wait to get it cut.

My positives:
It's the beginning of my long weekend.
The last piece to a baby gift that I ordered has finally arrived and I can get the parcel off in the mail.
I discovered why my one garden area is not doing so well...it's become an ant hill! Now I am trying to naturally get rid of them with vinegar and water, but if that doesn't work, out will come the cornmeal.
Blessed with sunshine today.
Blessed with a new day of life...going to make great choices today to be the healthiest I can be.

Have a wonderful Friday,


Count down on to the end of this month already!

Thursday, June 21, 2012

First day of summer yesterday, longest day of the year and now we are headed back into the time of shorter daylight. It just doesn't seem possible that half the year is almost gone already.
Next weekend is the July long weekend for us...JULY!!!

I worked from home part of Tuesday and all of yesterday. I'm ready to get back to the office and start tackling the things that I have been unable to do from home...like actually getting my orders sent. They are input into the system, just can't send them electronically from home. Many things are not quite finished as I could only do so much on them from home. Today, I will tidy up all those loose ends, see what accumulated in my in basket and spend the day attempting to get on top of the list. Tomorrow, I'm off again...love having my Fridays off. It feels odd on one hand, but I know once I start back to working Friday again, it's going to be a transition once more.

Our front veranda now has all the railing up and it's almost ready to use. I will take some pictures this weekend and post so you can see. I need to figure out what greenery to plant around and in pots for full sun and get that done too.

My positives:
Being able to work from home when necessary.
Some time to enjoy a bit of sunshine on the deck.
This coming weekend and getting out into the garden to check on things.
Being blessed with a new day of life and untold opportunities to be as healthy as I can be.

Have a great and wonderful day,

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SNUGLBUNIE 6/21/2012 7:13AM

    It is amazing how time/life goes by quickly. It seems it goes faster as we get older. Hope you have a great day in the office. Last day till your long weekend :)

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Working from home today

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

I ended up coming home yesterday morning to work from home. The painters arrived and things got too much for me. Our director came in to work and came to see me and informed me that I was to go home. Thankfully our possible solution to getting my home computer to remotely connect to work was the right one! I have to leave my computer on at work in order for my home computer to work...such a simple solution.
My manager informed me yesterday afternoon that I might as well continue to work from home today as the painters apparently painted the wrong color and will have to come in and repaint this morning. Works for me *grin*.

I have lots of work to do, and as soon as my co-worker turns on my computer at work, I can get started.

My positives:
My scratchy throat from yesterday is better as is my nose bleed. Although my nose is a bit tender this morning.
Blessed with a great work situation and director.
Railing is starting to go up on the new veranda...only one small piece got installed yesterday before the rains started again.
Blessed with health, happiness and working on keeping a positive attitude.

Have a great day....it's payday here!


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SNUGLBUNIE 6/20/2012 7:55AM

    That is definitely a bonus for you :)

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Back on track with my steps

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

I'm back on track with my steps after a lazy weekend. Met my goal yesterday and some.

The steps are now all secured and in place for the new veranda and if the weather holds, the rails should be going up today or at least some of them. YAY.
I will take some pictures when it's all done so that I can share them with you. We won't be able to stain the veranda until next spring, as apparently you are not supposed to stain treated wood right away. I'm not sure if that is just the guys way of getting out of doing it now or if that is really true *grin*.

Crazy day at work yesterday for me. The first 3 hours of my day were spent being unable to get onto my computer. It apparently the domain did not recognize my computer. I found other things to do, but it wasn't anything that decreased the pile of work on my desk! I had to wait until a techie arrived at work and then get him to work on the issue. Finally up and running by half way through my work day, so I was able to tackle some of the priority stuff. This will be a busy week that's for sure.

My positives:
The veranda is almost done.
My recipe project is at the point that it is now just an updating project and adding of any new recipes. YAY!
Making progress with knitting strips for the teen club at the library.
Next project that I believe I will begin tackling is the "picture" project...this one is overwhelming but I will see if I can rope Kaeli into helping me with it *grin*.
My milk kefir grains are doing fantastic.
Blessed with a new day to be creative in.
Friends, family and life...what more could a body want.

Have a wonderful day,

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YOYONOMORE1 6/19/2012 10:38AM

    Good job on getting your steps in. Wow the veranda came along quickly, soon you'll be out there sitting on it. Have a terrific Tuesday.


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SNUGLBUNIE 6/19/2012 7:48AM

    Yep, suppose to wait to stain the wood, but not sure if it is a whole winter though, LOL. Have a great day!

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