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Who knew that a Vegas wedding would last 20 years?

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Yep, that's right. Today is our 20 year anniversary. Where has the time gone? When I think of all the places we have been and the struggles we have gone through, I am just amazed that we survived! It was a true committment for both of us.

He makes me laugh more now than when we were first married. He is my rock.

Happy anniversary honey - I love you.

(And for those of you who don't know. My husband's Spark ID is Gunny57 and so far he's lost 39lbs with Spark!)

  
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STARTINGALLOVER 5/30/2010 7:19PM

    emoticon Congratulations to both of you.. we live in a world of disposable everything including relationships..you prove that commitment and love can last forever!
I am so happy for you on this your 20th year!! Cheers to many many many many many more!!!! emoticon

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KEAMOM1510 5/30/2010 4:56PM

    20 years!!! Wonderful!

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LAFEMMEDELALUNE 5/30/2010 4:54PM

    That's so great!

Happy Anniversary!

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TEENY_BIKINI 5/30/2010 4:43PM

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JOKNOWS 5/28/2010 7:21AM

    emoticonH A P P Y emoticon A N N I V E R S A R Y emoticon


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GUNNY57 5/27/2010 3:57PM

    As the saying goes it's not the destination that counts but the journey. Our journey has been quite an adventure and we still have many, many miles to go. I could never have found a better travel companion than you. Happy anniversary to you and I love you too. emoticon

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ZOOLOVER 5/27/2010 1:12PM

  emoticon on 20 years. That's amazing these days. May you have at least 50 more years together.

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FOCUSEDDIANE 5/27/2010 1:12PM

    Congratulations!

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JOY1972 5/27/2010 12:47PM

    Congratulations!
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ANDI571 5/27/2010 11:36AM

    Congratulations on 20 years. That is fantastic. We will be 35 this August and I love him more today than I did back then.

My brother-in-law got married in Vegas, and they are going to be married 30 years this year I think. It's 29 or 30.

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SHERWOODCYCLER 5/27/2010 11:27AM

    Hey congrats on your 20 years! We have our 34th coming up June 12. And that week we will be in Las Vegas (I'm speaking at a conference and my spouse is coming along for fun). Soo...things do last.

Best wishes.

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Believe it or not my lifestyle IS slowly changing

Friday, May 21, 2010

Yeah, I may not be there yet. As a matter of fact, who knows if I will ever get there (or even where "there" is) but I do know that I am on my way.

Since my husband found a new job (Woo Hoo!) he has been getting home much later than me and when possible, we eat supper together. So, yesterday I knew I had about an hour or two to wait until he got home before we could eat and I was hungry!

Hmmmm, what to do? What to do?

Do I sit and watch TV until he gets home? Nope - that got rejected right away since I am so good at eating while I watch TV.

Ah ha! I am going to setup our new Wii balance board that came in earlier in the week. I was going to wait until today to set it up, but why not now? Well, I got it setup and then started "playing". What a hoot!

Before I knew it, I was working up a sweat and my husband was home. For me, this was somewhat of a miracle in 2 ways.
1. I NEVER exercise at the end of the day, I am a morning person!
2. I did not mindlessly eat when someone wasn't around. I was able to "distract" myself and I got to enjoy supper with my husband.

Small steps.....

  
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FITKAT2010 5/21/2010 6:36AM

    Give yourself an award! That is fantastic. I still need to start my Wii system I got for Xmas. LOL

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PTCAKES 5/21/2010 6:20AM

    YAHOOOO! for you! Congratulations on making a fantastic healthy choice.

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JOKNOWS 5/21/2010 6:20AM

    emoticonjob. Love the Wii Fit w/balance board too. Spark has that way of changing us a little bit at a time and that's a good thing. emoticon

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JAYJO64 5/21/2010 6:06AM

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And congrats on your hubby's new job, too!

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Fun facts you may not know about me

Friday, May 21, 2010

OK, I'll admit, I have shamelessly taken this from Kakipopup's Spark blog. But I did tell her that I was going to post it on my blog, so here goes.

If you read it ... you have to do it (just have fun with it!)

A - Age: 55

B - Bed size: Queen

C - Chore you hate: House Cleaning

D - Dog's name: Don't have one but I did have a dog named Bummer once...

E - Essential start your day item: Coffee

F - Favorite color: Purple

G - Gold or Silver: Silver

H - Height: 5'5"

I - Instruments you play: none

J - Job title: Test Consultant

K - Kid(s): 2 boys

L - Living arrangements: With my husband of 20 years!

O - Overnight hospital stay other than birth: Knee surgery back in 1979

P - Pet Peeve: Automobile drivers with apparent "broken" turn signals

Q - Quote from a movie: Blues Brothers: "It's 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses."

R - Right or left handed: Right

S - Siblings: 1 brother, 1 sister

T - Time you wake up: weekdays = 3:00 AM

U- First word that comes to your mind for "U": Undefeated

V - Vegetable you dislike: Peas

W - Ways you run late: Talking too much

X - X-rays you've had: Chest, arm, leg, you name it....

Y - Yummy food you make: Burritos

Z - Zoo favorite: Elephants

  
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PIRATEHEAD1204 6/10/2010 11:55AM

    This is a really fun idea! Enjoyed it. Have a great day. emoticon

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Am I a negative person?

Saturday, May 08, 2010

Am I? It's hard to say. I don't think I am a negative person, but when I really concentrate on my words and actions, I suspect I might be.

I have been told that I have a "strong" personality, that I speak my mind and I am very blunt. I try to be patient with people, but sometimes it's difficult because I just want them to get to the point! I have noticed that as I have gotten older my tolerance level has gotten higher.

I don't take compliments well, and I feel uncomfortable when I get them since I don't feel that I deserve it. On the other hand, I am quick to give a compliment or praise when I feel it is appropriate and I am quick to defend my family & co-workers.

I see the absurd in everyday life and I comment on what I see, which some people may interpret as being critical although I really don't mean to be that way.

Does this mean that I am a negative person? Does it mean that I am a smarta$$? (I vote for the 2nd choice)

Or, does it mean that I am just neither and both?

  
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JUDITHANNIE 5/8/2010 8:53AM

    I don't think you are negative person you just tell it like it is and some people don't know how to take it. At least you know where you stand with you.....

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It's the little things in life....

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Before I get started, I just want to say THANK YOU SPARKPEOPLE!

Transitioning from winter to summer clothing is always a stressful time for me since (in the past) I wouldn't know if my summer clothes would still fit. So today I put on a pair of Capri pants.

What's so special about this? Last year, at the end of summer I could barely slip into them, and now they fit! emoticon All of a sudden, the day is great, my life is good, and I love the world! What a wonderful feeling.

I am still far from my goals, but they are getting closer every day.

  
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LIFECHANGE29 4/28/2010 9:23PM

  Congratulations! That is a great accomplishment! Way to go!!!

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