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Nice visit w/Sandy

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Sandy showed up at the house around 7:45am this morning. After she came in the house for about 15 mins. we headed out at 8:06 for a nice walk. We did 3.4+ miles, at a good pace for her but a bit slow for me. We had a nice talk, learning the latest about her neighbors. She walks every morning by her local Loews and I guess after a while the guys who work there started to tell her on cold mornings that she could get free coffee inside. How sweet of them.
I finally got to return her canning jars that she brought by with home made soup, back at the end of Jan., I think? I also found this thing called or made by a company called "Foley" for her a couple of months ago. I am not sure how to use it but it is for canning and she was jazz because she knew what to do with it but had never seen one b/4. Can't wait to taste her home made salsa or spaghetti sauce.

She came with some vegetables from her garden, onions, cucumbers and from her grapefruit tree. Can't wait to use them in my cooking.

I did an LS dvd today too, Fast 5 miles and took Phred out for a short walk this evening.
Plan on getting up early tomorrow. It is so cool when walking I really like it but can't wait for summer. The weatherman says we should start warming up by this weekend.

  
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BARBARASDIET 7/10/2010 6:30PM

    SOunds like a fun day.

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XENA47 7/9/2010 7:53PM

    It's been really hot in Arkansas during June. I thought I was going to die of the heat and cut my outdoor workouts back by about 2/3rds Also moved it to as early in the morning as I could stand to get up. Now it has cooled down a bit and I sure am enjoying the break. If we get some more hot weather, maybe I'll tell it to go visit you.

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__KELLY__ 7/9/2010 1:12AM

    I was so excited when I saw the forecast yesterday saying it was finally going to warm up...but our weatherpeople out here can't be trusted!!! lol... It seems the opposite of the predictions always happen!

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TXGRANDMA 7/8/2010 11:34PM

    You are waiting for summer and we here in Texas, are waiting for it to cool off some! It has been a super hot June, burned all our grass up, having to feed the horses hay.

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Staters/Costco today

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Went over to Staters Brothers this morning to use the ATM and get a couple of items from that market. Came home and put those items away and then headed over to Costco. I was hoping they had some fresh trout but they didn't have any today. I was very disappointed, this is the first time in the last 1 1/2 yrs. that they haven't had any. ?? I instead picked up some salmon and dover sole. I also got kiwi's and a large bag of pears. I had picked up Granny Smith apples at SB.

I also purchased a pair of size 8 pants while at Costco. I know it sounds weird because it is summer but the weather has been so cool here and even sprinkles that I had to wear pants today. Only problem was the smallest pair I had in an 11 is too big. So just got the one pair.
I also purchased some new glasses. I have needed new one's since my dishwasher had problems with some bad Cascade. The one's I have now are all etched and I can't get them to be clear again even using vinegar. Got a good deal on both of these items.

Came home and had lunch while watching the last of OLTL and then GH. I then did a LS dvd "Fast 4 miles". I then colored my hair and showered, Took Phred out for a short walk of about 27 mins and came home to fixed dinner. Salmon, white rice, mixed vegetables and lite peaches with 1% milk.

My friend Sandy is stopping by in the morning for a couple of hours and we will take a walk with Phred. She needs to be over at her dads by 10am and that won't be a problem. She'll get here around 8am. Sandy is the person who turned me on to SparksPeople and I will always be grateful to her. This site has saved my life. emoticon

  
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TXGRANDMA 7/8/2010 11:13PM

    Sounds like you are really eating a healthy diet! The food sounds So GOOD! Also, I see that you are getting lots of workout hours in. I need to know where I can get a good workout video! Keep up the good work! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DNJEN471 7/8/2010 8:49PM

    Sounds like you had a very busy day.

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XENA47 7/8/2010 3:08PM

    I hate it when the store doesn't have what I want! emoticon

Oh well, better luck next time.

Sorry to hear about your etched glasses, but hope you had fun buying new ones. And congratulations on the smaller pants! Buying smaller clothes is always fun.

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LINDAKAY228 7/8/2010 11:40AM

    Enjoy your walk. Dinner sounds good. What time will it be ready so I can come. LOL!

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MARENAMOO 7/8/2010 7:24AM

    Hmm - I don't usually buy fish at Costco because the portions are usually huge. I will need to check it out the next time that I go. Sorry that it has been so cool there - but woohoo on the size 8. I bought my first size 10's yesterday - doesn't it feel great!!. Have fun with your friend.

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MUSIC66 7/8/2010 12:26AM

    that sound great dinner yummy.

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MUSIC66 7/8/2010 12:26AM

    that sound great dinner yummy.

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MUSIC66 7/8/2010 12:25AM

    that sound great dinner yummy.

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CYNDY_55 7/8/2010 12:20AM

    What A Great emoticonWhat A Great emoticon emoticonTo Know
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Woke up late today.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

With our weather so strange for this time of year the overcase keeps my room dark and I didn't wake up until 9:30am. Jory left to go back to AZ today. Had a short visit with his girlfriend Eve and go to see his dog LB. He is getting pretty big and so cute too. Wish we could have him here but Phred just doesn't get along with other dogs.
I did 2 LS dvd's today (5 miles and 3 miles) and also took Phred for a moderate walk. I was not happy to find that I have gained some weight back. I was 155.2 this morning. Not really too surprised with all the different foods I have had over the last week, champage cake, pizza and fresh baked garlic/cheesy bread. Then having Mexican last time with Rosa and her family. I had that Chili Relleno and it was 682 cal all by itself. So I got my butt going today and will work hard this week and no junk!!

  
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MOMFAN 7/8/2010 10:19PM

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__KELLY__ 7/7/2010 2:42AM

    Those darn holiday weekends!!! :) Yeah, I didn't want to get out of bed this morning. Ended up walking Teddy in a sprinkle around 8am...eww...

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MARENAMOO 7/6/2010 11:23PM

    Me too - the reunion has me out of my routine. I need to get back to basics.

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Monday at the movies

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Got up this morning and it was still coold and overcast. Damm! emoticonWe are still waiting for warm weather around here. The average temp. for the last month or so has been in the mid to upper 70's. This is S.CA it is suppose to be around 90 by now or hotter.
Had a nice walk with Phred and took him on a new path. He did very well.

Came home and did a few things around the house , then showered to get ready to take my neighbor and her girls to the movies. Frieda wanted to see "The Last Air Bender" and althought I had not read very good reviews on it. Someone on one of my teams and friends list said her family hadn't cared for it either. So was not expecting too much. But wow we all liked it very much and Frieda says there should 2 or 3 more of these movies to complete the series. I was able to follow along without having any prior knowledge of this book or cartoon or where ever it orginated at. That was one of the complaints in the newspaper reviewer about following along. The person must be an idiot not to have been able to keep up with this movie.

We went out to a mexican restaurant. Shouldn't have had a Chili Releno but I love them and don't have Mexican very often. Went over some on my calories today. Christina's 19th birthday was yesterday and after the movie my girlfriends husband met us for dinner there. They sang ""Happy Birthday" to her and bought her Flan with a candle. She took a bite and then looks at me and "I dont' like Flan". So I had 3 bites, Frieda had 2 bites and her parents Rosa and Francisco finished it. Was a lot of fun today.

  
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DNJEN471 7/6/2010 10:21PM

    Splitting desert is always a good idea. Glad you enjoyed the movie. I have actually heard good things. Our weather here has been very HOT- so I will try to send some your way :)

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__KELLY__ 7/6/2010 9:28AM

    Sounds like an awesome day! I'm ready for June gloom to go away. It wasn't fun riding my bike yesterday with it semi-misty sprinkling...

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MARENAMOO 7/6/2010 5:00AM

    Sounds like a fun day. It is close to 100 here in DC - I would love to share some with you - it is blazing and two of our cars have broken A/C. I have not seen Airbender but I like that kind of movie - I will need to check it out.

I was at a reunion and overate some of my favorites. Back to basics this week.

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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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