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Cooler weather again.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Woke up this morning and it was completely overcast again. It was not suppose to get above 78 degrees today. Took Phred for a nice walk that was an hour and over 3+ miles. Didn't make it to gym again but did some good workouts none the less. I did TBL w/Bob Bootcamp circuit training I added in the 2nd level for now it is a total of 45 mns. Boy was I sweating during this workout. I keep having to grab a towel so I wouldn't drop my weights. Good workout. I then did a old LS video from 1998 called "123 miles fat burning using the walkbelt the last mile. I could have use it the first but my arms were tired out from TBL. I was soaking wet when I was none with both of these workouts. I also took Phred out for his evening walk.

Called my girlfriend Cora whom I hadn't talked to in about a month. Her husband and her do geocaching and she loves to tell me about what they find and new people they meet up with.
I am so glad her husband found something she is willing to do and have fun with. She is a real homebody and doesn't like to get out much w/o her husband. In all the years I have known her we have rarely gone out together except to parties and her sisters home. I think she has a problem with crowds and stuff. Don't know why? But she is the sweetest person and so funny. She is from Virginia and use to work in Washington, DC for one of the government agencies there.

Anyway pretty calm around here today. Nothing much to report except I am hoping to break the under 150's again tomorrow.

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DNJEN471 7/22/2010 6:27PM

    Good luck with your weigh in! I am sure the scale will reflect your hard work!

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MARENAMOO 7/22/2010 6:53AM

    Leaving 150-ville - I am right there with you - hoping to break into and stay in 140-ville. I am sure that Phred is happy now that it is cooler - he gets his walks back. It is supposed to get to 110 this weekend in DC - maybe the hottest day ever - ugh. Have a great day.

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__KELLY__ 7/22/2010 1:02AM

    here's to hoping you break the 150's! and I am loving that it's cool again. that heat this weekend was awful!

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XENA47 7/21/2010 11:48PM

    Congrats on getting to 150. I'm getting serious lately too, shooting for 170. Thanks for sharing: If you can do it, I can do it. Always good to have some inspiration.


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MUSIC66 7/21/2010 11:33PM

    thats great.

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Slept late again.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Got up a bit late yet again. Don't know what is with that. After breakfast had to do some errands and then came home and took Phred out for a walk. It is still warm but nice with a breeze.

Watched a couple of soaps and then my sister from NY called about 2pm. Didn't get around to calling her this weekend and she wanted to keep in touch because she is gonna be gone this upcoming weekend. She is going with her friend Sharon to visit Sharon's son Dusty and daughter in law in MA. Should be a fun long weekend.

Did a LS advanced 5 mile walk because I didn't get to the gym again but I think I am going to make sure to get up in the morning by setting the alarm. Made a turkey smoked sausage with noodles, veggies and unsweetened applesauce for dinner. Took Phred out for a short evening walk. Have a nice tomorrow everyone!

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MARENAMOO 7/21/2010 7:44AM

    Nice of you to stay close to family - and good for you to continue LS when you don't get to the gym. You are certainly doing well with the steady weight loss.

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__KELLY__ 7/21/2010 1:24AM

    sounds like a yummy dinner! don't be surprised if I drop by for a meal! :)

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Monday Monday so good to me.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Why would I say that. Well today I did perfect on my nutrition goals. I have had that happen only a few times since starting tracking in Nov. Sometimes I am just a few points high or low on something. Not today, everything just right. emoticon

Got up a little late today, which surprised me. I even fell asleep watching "The Gates" last night and have no idea how it ended. Anybody see this show who can tell me what happen the last 15-20 mins. of the show??

Anyway drove over to AAA to pay the car insurance on all the cars, stopped by Petco for FrontLine+ (Advantage didn't work on my dog at all, in fact went through a 4 month supply in 2 1/2 months). We have sprayed the yard, the house, the furniture. All to no avail, our little dog gets fleas. We had my big old dog Lucy for years and she never had fleas and I never had to use anything but the cheap stuff and she was fine. Not Phred the Wonder Dog, the groomer said some dogs Advantage doesn't work on, gee no kidding.

After Petco went over to Target to pick up stuff, Aveena Sun Screen, some new lip gloss. Had coupons for everything and most everything I purchased was on sale and still spent almost $90, so exciting to get home and see the tax was almost $9. That just kills me to spend that amount on taxes. emoticon

Got home in time to see AMC(soap) and have lunch. Then did TBL "Bootcamp" w/Bob and LS:Fast 4 miles w/boosted walking (jogging). Showered, got on Sparks, started dinner
Chicken Breasts, Whole Grain Rice, French style Green Beans (no salt), King Hawaiian Rolls (2) and no sugar mixed fruit cup and 10 oz. 1% milk. Cleaned up the kitchen.

After I finished up with the kitchen my son and I took Phred out for an evening walk. I am so happy it has cooled off so much. Felt so nice with a breeze. Ah refreshing!

I hope to get into the gym tomorrow after going to the bank for the hubby. He is working again for a few days.

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MARENAMOO 7/20/2010 8:23AM

    Sounds like a busy day. I rarely get all the nutrition trackers just right. - although I really just pay attention to calories and protein. I am always amazed how a few things add up to so much money.

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DNJEN471 7/20/2010 12:57AM

    I love Bob and Jillian. I so need to get some of their discs to try.

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Already after 10pm so just a short blog tonight

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Got up this morning to it being very warm, yet again. Took Phred in for a grooming at 10:30am then hit the market for abou an hour or so. Came home,had lunch and then did the house work for over 2 hrs. Time to pick up the dog. Take a few mins to relax, get on Sparks, start dinner, walk Phred for a short one, wash the car. Shower, get on Sparks again.
Have a problem with the dishwasher again. It cleans but doesn't empty out the water sometimes. Husband checked and he is stumped. Going to bed soon. Thats it for now. Tootles

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XENA47 7/19/2010 7:29PM

    Sounds like a productive day. I'll bet Phred looks spiffy. Your house too. I never spend enough time working on mine.

It's been hot here too. Hang in there, September is coming. Only six more weeks of summer to go!


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DNJEN471 7/18/2010 4:38PM

    emoticon emoticon Gotta love Summer!

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TXGRANDMA 7/18/2010 1:02PM

    It has been very warm here, today, too. In fact, for the past 4 days or so, we have had a heat advisory with Heat indexes up to 108! It has been uncharacteristically humid here, which is making the heat such a problem. I am sitting up with this Left leg elevated most of the day, so am not getting out at all. That is probably a good thing!! But, cannot get any exercise except working my abdominal muscles! Showed the house for the first time yesterday, the lady who came was enamored with our horses, and Matt says, she took more pictures of the horses than she did the land or house!! emoticon emoticon

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MARENAMOO 7/18/2010 12:49PM

    Hm - dishwashers seem intricately linked to my kitchen sink and its clogs. I know nothing about them but when one clogs they both do. Stay cool.

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MUSIC66 7/18/2010 1:29AM

    hope phred enjoyed his walk and his trip to the grooming palor.

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SLENDERELLA61 7/18/2010 1:23AM

    Hope Phred enjoyed the grooming and looks good! When my dishwasher wasn't emptying all the way, I ran a couple loads and it straightened out. Hope yours does, too. Take care.

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Friday was just alright

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Got up this morning and took Phred for a walk around 8am. God it was so hot already that we only did 28 mins. Came home and ate breakfast, read some paper and then headed over to Santa Ana around 10am to go to REI.

The traffic sucked for some reason and it took a while to get the 15 or miles on the freeway to get there. I tried on about 6 pairs of hiking shoes. Turned out the first ones were the best fit. They do a great job here of helping you get the right fit and have a great return policy too.
I also purchased another water bottle to make up for the one that Jory lost over 4th of July weekend after we went kayaking. He left it at the restaurant where we had pizza. My friend Irene works at REI and can get a 30% discount when she buys gifts. So I had Wayne put the shoes on a 24 hrs hold and when I left she came out to visit with me on a short break. I gave her the paperwork and she picked them up and brought them by the house this afternoon. With tax they were $61 dollars and had been reduced to $80, so I did alright. When I walked Phred this evening I worn them so I could see how they feel. Very comfortable but can know for sure until I do some hikes in the hills. Flat land will break them in but I won't know how my toes do until I get a good hike in them.

After I came back from REI it was after 12:30pm and I had lunch and my husband wanted to watch "Shriek 3" that he a purchased a while back. I had seen it b/4 but he hadn't and I always forget how funny these movies are. I hope the newest one if just as good. I wanted to exercise this afternoon but I was just plan tired out and so I rested for a while. Made dinner and then took Phred out for that evening walk I talked about in the last paragraph. I was so hot when I got back all I did was just into the shower and then it was close to 8pm b/4 I got on Sparks tonight. Jeff and my son are watching some movie from a few years ago with Harrison Ford and a whole bunch of other stars. It is a war movie.

Hope everyone has a great Saturday!

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LINDA! 7/18/2010 12:17AM

    Busy day!!! I also hate the excessive heat. UGH!!!

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XENA47 7/17/2010 12:27PM

    Good shoes are a real help with workouts. Glad to hear you got them at a discount. I'm hearing you where the heat is concerned. I'm getting up earlier all the time. Of course, I'll get lazy again once autumn rolls around.


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DNJEN471 7/17/2010 11:16AM

    Nice of your friend to let you use her discount. I hear you with the heat. I got up and did my run at 6:30 this morning to avoid it.

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MARENAMOO 7/17/2010 7:20AM

    Hope you have a great weekend - Teri. I think we are all suffering from the heat - too tired to work out. I am glad that you found some new shoes - comfortable, functional shoes are worth there weight in gold.

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ROOTIHAUSMAN 7/17/2010 1:00AM

    Sounds like you had a very busy day!

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