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Took a couple of days off.

Saturday, February 04, 2012

Thursday I was a bit tired. I went to the market and did some other errands. The day seem to just go too fast, but did do 6 loads of laundry. I took Phred for a walk that was just under 2 miles. My ankle was bothering me, so didn't get too much done.
Friday got up early and took Phred for a good 45 min. walk. Came home drank a Slimfast, took a shower & did my hair/face, headed over to the credit union. Came home, paid bills. Then my son Frank and I headed out to Lake Elsinore to meet up with my sister Doreen (Firery1), her husband Fred and my friend Sandy (Subsmith, here on Sparks). We met up at the local IHOP and I did OK on my calories because it was already afternoon and I knew I would only be eating lightly for dinner. Well that was the plan but I ate an apple for dinner and then about a hour later I was so hungry I ate Power Bar, so went over my calorie count.
Was suppose to walk this morning but the Santa Ana Winds are up again and my head was killing me. Took Phred out for a walk around 1:30pm went they slowed to a light breeze. They are already back up to breezy again. I plan on bowling tomorrow, all day for $10, so will meet up with some of the others that I bowl practice with. It is the same today but I don't walk to bowl 2 days in a row.
Did my exercising but my calories haven't been within my range for the last 2 days.

  
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MOMFAN 2/4/2012 10:52PM

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_LINDA 2/4/2012 9:33PM

    Good you could enjoy an outing with family and friends!
I am with you on hating winds, get tired of them blasting the cold in my face every time I go out!!
Hope you enjoy and do well with your bowling tomorrow!

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TXGRANDMA 2/4/2012 7:37PM

    Good luck with the bowling! With all the exercise you are getting, you may be all right, depending on how many calories you are over........ emoticon

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LESSOFMOORE 2/4/2012 7:03PM

    Teri, good to see you back! Good luck with bowling tomorrow!

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Got a bit done today.

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Woke up and ate a nice breakfast, then dusted the whole house, vacuumed and mopped. Time for lunch and off to the bowling alley for free Wednesday practice. Everyone I practice with showed up today including Merilyn who wasn't with us last week. Didn't do so hot in practice but trying some new stuff with my bowl that really didn't work. Some of the other better bowlers were having trouble too. I hate bowling on lanes 13/14 the pinsetter doesn't seem to put the pins down correctly. It has been a problem b/4.
Came home and took Phred for a walk. Not too far because my ankle was swollen up yet again. Then had a snack, pear.
I purchased some bison burger yesterday at the store, so made those into burgers for Frank and I. Boy are they tasty, and I learned that they do not shrink as much as reg. hamburgers do. Give it a try if you see it your store, although it is cheap. emoticon

  
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DDOORN 2/2/2012 1:33PM

    Kudos on keeping up with the house!

Hope your ankle heals quickly...!

Thx for all your support and sharing YOUR successes for MY inspirations too! :-)

Don

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_LINDA 2/2/2012 1:43AM

    Sorry about your ankle :( It doesn't affect your bowling at all? I can't imagine trying to throw with a wonky ankle..
Practice is the right time to try out techniques..
Hope you have a Terrific Thursday!

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Good day bowling after my doctors appointment.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Had an early morning appointment w/my Rhuematologist Dr. Sugarman, this morning. He sees me about every 2-3 months because of RA & Lupus. We had to change my medication a couple of months ago, so he did blood work to see how and if the Immuran is keeping my Lupus & kidneys under control.
I also spoke to him about my ankle still swelling up and bothering from my sprain on 11/1/11. He has sched. with a podiatrist (sp) for the beginning of April. They have sched. another x-ray on the ankle, which sort of seems dumb since that was done and nothing was found. Dr. Sugarman thinks maybe there was ligament damage, will shall see how it goes.
Bowling league went well this afternoon. My first game was 160 and I took the $5 money pot for points between your average and what you bowled. My 2nd game was 117 and my 3rd was 137. I finally broke the 400 mark for total pins bowl today with a 416. The 1st game I ended with a 9th frame spare and 10th frame Turkey (3 strikes in a row). So not too shabby of a day.
Today my son Jory got a new job in AZ. He starts on Monday. So thrilled for him. My daughter Samra won a $100 gift card from Kroger Corporation (Ralphs markets here and Frys markets in AZ). So we all got lucky in our own way.
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MOMFAN 2/1/2012 6:49PM

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JAMER123 2/1/2012 4:53PM

    It appears you have had a lot of good news and some that hopefully will be conquered for you soon!!
Glad your bowling went well. Love to bowl BUT....... got to 199 one night and had the entire 10th frame left. My final total of pins, 199 LOL!! nothing like a total freeze!

Good luck on your Dr. App't. Eileen emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NANT406 2/1/2012 9:12AM

    Great job with the 160! I love to bowl too. I never thought about joining a league though. Sounds fun! emoticon emoticon

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TXGRANDMA 1/31/2012 11:52PM

    Sounds like you had a great afternoon of bowling! emoticon on winning the pot! Also, congratulations to your son and to your daughter! Everyone was a winner today.

Sure hope the podiatrist can figure out what is wrong with your foot....and that the bloodwork comes out good!

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_LINDA 1/31/2012 11:33PM

    Way to go with the bowling! So glad your son found a job, that is hard to do these days. Congrats to your daughter!
Hope your Dr.'s can figure out what is up with your ankle, doesn't seem to have affected your bowling any though ;)
Have a Wonderful Wednesday!

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Short blog

Monday, January 30, 2012

Jeff left this morning to work in Tulare, CA until the 19th of Feb. He always takes my laptop and I have to use his desktop which is located in another room. I perfer to use my laptop because it is faster and this one takes forever to load anything. Also it freezes up now and then while you are typing, etc. So I sit and have to wait to continue, it drives me crazy.
Anyway took Phred for 2 walks today, did some cleaning again. My ankle is bothering me again, most likely from the walk yesterday ane swollen up again. I have an early mornig appointment with my doctor, so I won't be on for long tonight. Took Frank out to dinner tonight at IHOP, only have their Simply Fit Veggie Omelette with the fruit cup and a reg. 2% milk. It was under 450 cals. and I stayed within my calories with no problem. Hope everyone had a great day!

  
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DDOORN 1/31/2012 9:26AM

    Good deal on those breakfast choices!

Don

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_LINDA 1/31/2012 12:40AM

    You ought to try icing you ankle at regular intervals, 15 min at a time, and especially right after walking on it. Ice has always been my friend. I would far and away prefer heat, but ice is the only thing for swelling.
Sorry about the computer, my old lap top is like that, and when I go to my Mom's, the slow connection just bogs down everything new or not :(
I hope you feel better tomorrow and your Dr. makes sure your meds are still working, or need a bigger dose. I have been on Methotrexate 20 years, and my Doc increased the dose every now and then if I was flaring, same with the Humira, but would drop it back down when it was over..

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Walked canceled yesterday due to winds made up for it today.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

The winds were blowing so hard yesterday that we canceled our river walk and decided to head down to San Juan Capistrano (I thought we were going to Dana Point) they are close to each other. There wasn't any wind in that area, which is south of us at all. So strange. Glad I went because I hadn't planned on buying anything. I have been looking for new canisters (flour, sugar or whatever) for the kitchen. I wanted something nice either stainless steel to match the appliances or something stone with blue. I found 3 nice stoneware canisters with stainless steel closers and they are white(cream) with blue leaf design on them. Just perfect and couldn't find anywhere, even looking online. I didn't think the price was bad either at $15 for all three and there isn't any damage on them anywhere. I will take a picture of them when I have them set up in the new kitchen.
Today Irene and I took a walk around her neighborhood to make up for yesterday. After I came home I went over to the bowling alley to get in some practice b/4 noon. Bowled 6 games for less than $3 with my 2 free and a $5 off coupon. I did pretty good, no game under 127 with an avg. of 141. 3 out of the 6 games were over 150.
Then came home and read the some of the Sunday paper. It wasn't delivered this morning for some reason, so I had to call. They guarantee that a new one will be at your door with 69 min. and they were not lying. I was surprised when I got a call a few mins. after I went out and found the paper already there.
Jeff leaves early in the morning to work in Tulare, CA. for a couple of weeks and Frank returned from AZ last night. Hope everyone had a great Sunday!

  
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MOMFAN 1/30/2012 6:16PM

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_LINDA 1/30/2012 1:38AM

    Great day all around! Good bowling!! Getting better and better!
You will have to find some with a video camera and do your first video blog of a tour of your home when its all finished and decorated. This has been so long in the making, we feel like we have been there every step and nail of the way!!
Keep up the great work!!

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JAMER123 1/29/2012 9:41PM

    Sounds like a fun weekend for all. Can't wait to see a picture of the new kitchen all set up!! I can only imagine how nice it will be. Good scores with the bowling. I would enjoy doing that again but not anywhere in my future. Have a great week, hoping all goes well! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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RELLIMTENAJ 1/29/2012 9:29PM

    Sounds like you've been enjoying your weekend.

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TXGRANDMA 1/29/2012 7:46PM

    Wow! You were lucky to find those cannisters! Just what you were looking for!
Send pictures soon.........

Sounds like you bowled some mighty good games there! That was a good average. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TWEETYKC00 1/29/2012 7:37PM

    I can't wait to see the canisters in your kitchen, I bet they look great! Good job with your bowling, nothing like going and getting a deal, right?

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