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Quiet 4th of July/New microwave

Monday, July 05, 2010

The men got home last night around midnight. I was still up and then my husband went to bed and the stayed up yaking. Husband sleeps through anything, unfortunately me not so easy. I ended up sleeping in until 10:30am so really did nothing at all.

I was using the microwave and it just stopped working. Felt so hot on the sides, knew something had burned out. Took the boys with me over to K-Mart to buy one on sale. It is all shiney and new. Stopped by the market to pick up some stuff for dinner.

Didn't do much today. Made hamburgers to grill for dinner, took the dog for a short walk and was just plan lazy. I didn't even get dress until afternoon. LOL Oh well going to bed soon and will get up early tomorrow to take Phred out in the AM. Taking my friends daughters to the movies tomorrow for their birthdays. One was at the end of May and the other is today.
We are going to see "Avatar: air bender". Not the big hit one from earlier in the year. This is a kids movie. Good night all.

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BARBARASDIET 7/5/2010 2:00PM

    I have two, very old microwaves and they work enough that I can't justify getting a new one! I would love it though!

My son saw Airbender and he said that all the bad reviews of it were accurate. Hoped you enjoyed it though!

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MARENAMOO 7/5/2010 8:49AM

    Sounds like a nice holiday - relaxed and easy. My microwave is 26 years old - it is like an antique. I can't figure out some of the new ones - but enjoy your new one!! Enjoy the movie!

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TIGGERRD 7/5/2010 1:42AM

    Have fun with your new microwave!

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__KELLY__ 7/5/2010 1:08AM

    Sometimes a quiet day is a good day!

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Kayaking with Frank on his 24th birthday.

Sunday, July 04, 2010

Today I took my son with me kayaking. He has gone with b/4 but this time his foster brother was in town and I took both of them. It was a blast and then we went to this pizza place that looks like a little hole in the wall but great food. They only make the pizza once you order it and you see the making it. We have walked by this place several times b/4 when we went out to eat lunch at Harry's Grill and I always say to Frank "Man, that smells so good, we ought to try this place sometime." We are glad we did. Here is a picture of my boys and me. Jory is on my right and Frank is on the left/.
Here is a picture of Jory kayaking:
Me kayaking:
Jory and Frank
And today's group shot:

After we got home today we just rested up and clean up (showered). You get a lot of salt water on your skin. Later I took Phred for a 55 min walk and my husband took us to dinner where Frank wanted to go. He picked a place called "Hat's Pastrami" in Brea. I was very good and ordered the turkey on whole wheat with only tomato and lettuce.

Frank has asked his Dad since he was 21 if they could go one night to this gentleman's club called "Fritz's" . So you can guess where my men are tonight. I just hope he has a good time because he has never been to anyplace like that b/4. Not even when he and his dad when to Las Vegas for his 21st birthday, because they were just passing through town on their way to Colorado.

Want to get up early in the morning and maybe take Phred with me on a walk along the SAR walkway. Everyone have a safe and sane 4th of July!

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DNJEN471 7/4/2010 10:21PM

    Looks like you had a good time with your boys! Have a great Independence Day!

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CYNDY_55 7/4/2010 7:20PM

emoticonAnd emoticonPictures~:::::~"*Terri*"~
Of Your "*Sons*"! Also A Great One Of emoticon~"*You*"~!!!
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BARBARASDIET 7/4/2010 5:37PM

    Great day!

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MARENAMOO 7/4/2010 9:11AM

    What a wonderful way to be with family - being active and having fun. The pizza place sounds great and well.... boys will be boys.

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__KELLY__ 7/4/2010 2:34AM

    I'm jealous!!! If I weren't so scared to death of water, I'd be out there kayaking with you! I'll just wave from the shore and take pictures instead! Great picture, btw!

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DRDOYLE 7/4/2010 12:50AM

  Looks Great!

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PAT3ONTHEBACK 7/4/2010 12:48AM

    Great pictures! Good eats! emoticon

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Early up, early to bed

Friday, July 02, 2010

I got up this morning at 5:45am this morning because I was suppose to go walking with Irene. She called about 20 mins to say she was ill. So I took out Phred before breakfast. Since it is starting to get warm I will have to start getting up earlier to avoid the heat.
Came home and made waffles for Jeff and I. I only use 1 TBSP maple syrup because I use frozen blackberries that I heat up and make a fast compote in the microwave.

Went to the bank to get my disablity payment money and put money in the checking to pay the bills. Then I cleaned house for a few hours. Rested up and made dinner and took Phred out for his after dinner walk. Tomorrow kayaking with the boys.

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KLASSIE 7/3/2010 6:08AM

    Good for you getting so much accomplished,. I've been up for an hour and haven't done much, so I'm getting off the computer and starting my chores. Glad I read this blog now. Thanks.

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MUSIC66 7/3/2010 1:05AM

    that was early i normal get out of bed early too.

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__KELLY__ 7/3/2010 12:50AM

    Ooh, you were up early! Sounds like you had a productive day, though!

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HOPE2BE 7/3/2010 12:50AM

    Busy time of the month isn't it?

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Did 11.92 miles total today

Friday, July 02, 2010

Got up early and went on a Santa Ana River walk today that was close to 6 miles with my friend Irene. I also did my LS dvd that was 5 miles where I use 3 pounds weight, walking belt and resistance band and took the dog for a walk.

We stopped on the way home at this new market they opened up the street. It is a traditional hispanic market with a full meat, bakery and just about anything like fresh salsa, pico de cayo(sp) and all kinds of stuff. I spoke to the manager/owner and he showed me the store add and that Thursdays are meat specials. They had some good deals today, Rib Eye steak was on sale today for $2.99 a pound. Unbelievable price here.

Going hiking again tomorrow so going to bed in a little while. Have a nice day all.

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CYNDY_55 7/2/2010 2:40AM

    emoticon`````$$$ Great Deals!
Happy TGIF & Have ~1~ emoticon4Th Of July emoticon emoticon emoticonWeekend emoticon

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DNJEN471 7/2/2010 12:50AM

    I love finding cute new markets. Makes shopping fun.

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__KELLY__ 7/2/2010 12:45AM

    ooh, I may have to check that store out...I love a good deal!!!

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Doctor visit today

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Got up and had bloodwork and a doctors appointment this morning. The doctor is pleased with my weight lost progress and was pretty happy at how well I am doing. Still having trouble with my blood thinners. if anything else comes up with the other bloodwork the office will call otherwise I will see him again in Oct.

My doctor does not want me to exercise on bloodwork days. So I don'. Really feel lazy this week with not getting too much cardio yesterday or Monday either. Oh well , I am going on a hike tomorrow with Irene and I will take the Phredster out in the afternoon too.

Going to bed shorting cause I need to get up at 6pm.. On another subject my husband is doing really well on Chantix medication to help him stop smoking. Hasn't completely stopped yet but down from bwt 1-2 packs a day to about 10 cigs. With him that is more progress than he has ever made b/4. emoticon

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LINDA! 7/2/2010 11:44AM


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LESSOFMOORE 7/1/2010 8:56PM

    emoticonto you and your DH on your healt AND your anniversary!

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DNJEN471 7/1/2010 9:59AM

    That's good that your exercise is paying off :)

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USMAWIFE 7/1/2010 8:45AM

    Hope all comes back well with your labs. Congrats to hubby.

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MUSIC66 7/1/2010 5:31AM

    thats great.

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