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Tales and Photos From The Gemini Side!

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Sometimes I feel like I am two different people, like my star sign! I seem to swing from highs to lows like the monkeys in the forest trees!
I had a nice (but boring) weekend. Two days spending hours in a garage waiting for customers, getting bothered by mosquitoes. A wonderful time when my sister came in and we ordered Asian take out and went greenhouse shopping and had a wonderful lunch at the Berry Barn! Disappointed we had a poor turnout, not selling much except to my parent's friends and neighbors. No exercising and too much high sodium food meant another weight gain.
I always look forward to the Berry Barn trip. Its 20 minute trip outside of the city so we don't go very often. They have beautiful grounds, a greenhouse, gift shop and restaurant. It is always busy and you need reservations at the usual lunch hour. Senior residences take bus trips to it, as do other groups.
While waiting to be seated in the restaurant, we visited the greenhouse:

My sister was as colorful as the flowers -she bought some neat clothing from her Mexico vacations and also tie dyes all her clothing, even her socks!!

What really sets this greenhouse apart is its incredible ornaments, they have very talented people supplying them stuff:

No one else seems to have anything like this:

Metal sculptures:

To cast sculptures:

They are just so creative:

We explored the grounds, which has an area for wedding receptions. I love this cool, quiet corner to sit in:

Its just so beautiful here:

My sister Sandy, providing a splash of color to the church:

A kindly gentleman saw us taking turns taking photos in this arbour and offered to take our picture all together:

So Monday, I got down to business and made sure of my exercising and eating. 210 fitness minutes Monday and 135 on Tuesday and under the calorie range both days. A couple of the fitness class instructors warmly welcomed me back and got my story about my arm as they had been wondering where I went having the rep of being a dedicated exerciser.
I have been having a lot of pain in the arm, as well as some of my toes and in my back. Its the back pain that prevents me from sleeping. I cannot sleep on my side as my shoulders, knees, hip and arms won't tolerate it :( I do have a pillow under my knees, but it doesn't help.
The pain medications work sporadically at best and don't help with the back at all.
I was invited to a morning coffee on Tuesday with some bridge ladies and thoroughly enjoyed the company in a wonderful screened in sun porch looking over a gorgeous yard. I usually don't socialize with the people at the bridge club, so this was a treat. Most people wouldn't consider asking me because of my lack of transportation and health issues, but in this instance, my mentor Barb, drove me there.
Poor Barb and I have had dismal bridge games at the club, one 40% last Wednesday and 46% yesterday. Hoping for better things today. Its very hard to concentrate on a game like bridge when you are sleep deprived which is why I won't accept new partnerships and won't look for a game when any of mine are cancelled. My mentor is the only one who truly wants to play with me. Mary as well and they are the only two partners I have left at this time. I usually lose partners when I have a long health layoff because they don't wait around for you.
So I sit here waiting for the nurse to come clean my PICC line. Its unpredictable when they come, could be early morning or before lunch, so I don't exercise on this morning because I don't want to be caught having a shower when they are ringing me :P
Thanks for stopping by! Hope you all have a great day!

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CATIATM 7/9/2014 11:27PM

    I'm sorry the "waiting int he garage" part was tedious, but wow! The GreenHouse sure is special! I'm glad you had some fun, too!

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/9/2014 11:26PM

    Hi Linda, Thank you for sharing such beautiful pictures. Looks like you had a delightful time and really enjoyed your coffee time with the bridge ladies!!!
Prayers that you are soon feeling a little better or at least your medication works better to control your pain. Thank you for continuing to be such a great inspiration!!!
Prayers, blessings, love and hugs,

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GIANTPANDA 7/9/2014 10:26PM

    Wonderful photos! Your lunch destination looked like so much fun! emoticon emoticon

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MEXGAL1 7/9/2014 8:11PM

    Love the photos Linda and the colors. Sounds like a fun day.

Never got into bridge...it is supposed to be good for the brain.
enjoy your evening.

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JANISMKW 7/9/2014 8:02PM

    Looks like a wonderful place to go for lunch, as well as a nice coffee klatch.

It is terrible that you can't get a good night's sleep. It really takes a toll on you. I love my memory foam topper that goes on top of the mattress. It's about 5 cm/ 2" thick. When I sleep away from home I am always in pain without it. Much less $$$ than a whole mattress.

Best wishes.

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PHOENIX1949 7/9/2014 7:19PM

    Lovely photos, especially like the one of you, your sister, and your mother. I've always loved tie-dye items, along with one of my sisters -- her family rolls their eyes when she wears hers!

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LUVSBULLDOGS 7/9/2014 6:33PM

    Your photos are beautiful as usual. Thanks so much for sharing them with us. I love your wallpaper.

Your determination to keep active will be your salvation. So many people in pain quit and that's the worst thing they can do.

Hope you have good sleep tonight.

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LINOVER 7/9/2014 6:26PM

    Beautiful pictures! You had a great day in a very nice place!

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SEATTLE58 7/9/2014 4:52PM

    I hope that you have a beautiful day today. I loved all your photos and the beautiful colors. I love your background here on your page. Absolutely stunning! emoticon emoticon And I hope that you're having a less-pain day! emoticon I loved the little boy and girl sculptures too. So precious!!

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123ELAINE456 7/9/2014 1:50PM

  Beautiful Photos of the Berry Farm. You have so many Lovely Places to go to and visit. I would like to live in a place like that. I wish their was something the doctors could do to fix your back so that you wouldn't be in so much pain and discomfort with it. Is their a Special Mattress that they could get for you to help ease the pain where you could get a better night sleep? Have a Wonderful Week. God Blessings Always. Goog Thoughts, Prayers and Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!Coming Your Way. Take Care.

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KANOE10 7/9/2014 11:45AM

    That Berry Farm looks like a neat place. I love the photo of you and your family..very attractive people. I am glad you have good mentor friends such as Barb and Mary to play bridge with. It is hard to not be able to sleep well. You keep active no matter what.


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SLIMMERJESSE 7/9/2014 11:26AM

    Lovely photos. OMG, I would live at the Berry Barn if I were there. Berries are my addiction.

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    Gorgeous pictures, as always! You have such lovely places you go!!!

Glad you are back exercising. I know what it means to you!


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SUZYMOBILE 7/9/2014 10:34AM

    Lovely photos of a lovely spot! I wish you felt better, though!

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WENDYSPARKS 7/9/2014 9:29AM

    Nice pictures....you have a great day also~ emoticon

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Happy Independence Day!

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Wishing everyone a happy, fun safe holiday!
Our garage sale was slow today, mostly neighbors and friends, but what you would expect on a working weekday. Hoping for better tomorrow. Poor Mom is tired already, wishing we could put it for on shorter hours. Having our hottest, most humid day of the year, 84 F (29 C) with 100% humidity and being kept awake by a ferocious thunderstorm last night may have a lot to do with it.
On a weird note, Mom asked me to bring my calculator from home and we are sure it made it into the car, but after that it disappeared! Couldn't find it anywhere!
On a stupid note, somehow I forgot my appointment with my orthopedic surgeon on Thursday!!
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Just a sort walk today, simply too hot and humid to do anything for exercise.
Will be watching for Mother Nature's fireworks tonight while you all enjoy the colorful ones!
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LUVSBULLDOGS 7/6/2014 5:56PM

    So sorry you missed your orthopedic appointment. I know how important it is and you're anxious to get it done.

Humidity isn't fun. We're lucky it always cools off here at night.

Take care and sleep tight! emoticon

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JANISMKW 7/5/2014 9:09PM

    Too bad it wasn't better shopping weather. Garage sales are a lot of work, especially in the heat and humidity.
emoticon Belated Happy Canada Day! emoticon

Hope you get to see the surgeon soon, you are hoping to have a surgery soon, right?
Best wishes.

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/5/2014 8:25PM

    Sorry you had a slow day for the sale but hopefully Saturday will be really busy and things will sell quickly.
Pray that you can get another appointment quickly. Sorry you missed it.
Hopefully you didn't put the calculator out with the yard sale things and someone carried it away by mistake.
Even though fireworks are illegal in Pennsylvania, people have been setting them off for over a week. Last night was horribly noisy with many in our area setting them off. We even heard a few today. lol!!!
Prayers, blessings and hugs, Linda,

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JUNEAU2010 7/5/2014 2:45PM

    Aw, too bad the sale did not turn out to be as successful as you wanted. I hope you both got some rest last night (I sure did not - street fireworks are illegal here, but that did not stop people).

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EFFIEANNIE 7/5/2014 11:52AM

    We had a really nice day weatherwise in Illinois. Low humidity and upper 70's. Good luck with your garage sale!

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LINDA! 7/5/2014 11:21AM

    It is so hot here in Florida, so I can relate. I take my walks early due to the high humidity. So sorry that you missed your appointment on Thursday. Take care, Linda. Have a great day!! emoticon

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MEXGAL1 7/5/2014 10:18AM

    Too bad about missing your appointment...hate when that happens
Also sorry about the slow sale. Hopefully today things will pick up.
Keep cool and hydrated.

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KALIGIRL 7/5/2014 8:58AM

    Bummer about your appointment - hope all works out - stay cool!

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KANOE10 7/5/2014 8:56AM

    100 degree humidity is hot and hard to exercise in. Hope the next day of your yard sale goes well. Too bad about that calculator.

I am glad the noise of the 4th is over!

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LJCANNON 7/5/2014 3:55AM

    emoticon Hopefully last night was quieter, and that Today is Cooler for your Sale.
emoticon My Neighborhood is usually pretty quiet on the 4th, but I worked last night, and this Neighborhood sounded like a War Zone from before Dark until a bit after 11:00
emoticon Funny thing -- I actually saw very few fireworks, just heard the noise!

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NEW-CAZ 7/5/2014 3:25AM

    Hope you had a great 4th!

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1BEACHWALKER 7/5/2014 2:25AM

    Join the hot and humid weather club! emoticon I swear this summer has been the hottest ever! I hope your sale does better today!
Oh, my I sure hope you can reschedule an appt. to that Dr. sooner than later...mine takes 3 months to get an appt! Have a good weekend! emoticon

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123ELAINE456 7/5/2014 2:04AM

  Have a Wonderful 4th of July Independence Day and Weekend. Sorry that you are having a Heat Wave .We had a couple of 90S+ plus days here this week. Way to heat for me. The heat drains me. So try take it easy and try to stay cool. Sorry the Sale isn't going as well as you would like it to be. Maybe the next couple of days will be much better. Let's hope so. God Blessings Always. Good Thoughts, Prayers and Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Co
ming Your Way. Take Care.

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Busy Times Ahead

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

I gave myself a long and invigorating workout this morning as this was the first time in a long time my pain was tolerable. I did 30 minutes on the Elliptical of intervals and then I did a 45 min Zumba Activate DVD and a 20 minute Rush Zumba DVD. Breakfast got sidetracked when the nurse called to say she would drop by early for my PICC line care! Yikes! Dripping sweat, I was in the process of preparing my breakfast! Scrambled to get into the shower, struggling to get my PICC line cover on and the towels, face cloth and floor mats positioned. I took a long hot scrubbing shower and toweled off and had just finished dressing when she knocked on my door!
Then a dear sweet, little old lady saw me and dropped by for a chat as she hadn't seen me since my initial fall! So caught her up on it all. She is actually going to be 90 next year!! We used to walk and chat together. She needs a walker full time now and doesn't walk outside anymore for the risk of falling.
I am going to bridge today and then over to Mom's to start work. We need to get the garage sale items priced and tagged as well as weed and dead head this massive garden she is putting together. The sale goes Friday and Saturday 9-4 but as everyone knows, people will come by an hour early :-P
The weather has finally turned hot and sunny so maybe finally things will really start to grow and pop. Some plants were actually recessing and wilting due to the onslaught of constant rain and cold. Some flowers (and humans too!) actually need sun to thrive!! But we are not used to this heat and humidity. Also, the mosquitoes seem to be hatching by the billions. For the first time in a long time, Mom saw a huge cloud of dragonflies!
Wish us luck on the sale, we don't want to haul everything back down in storage!!

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/5/2014 8:22PM

    What an AWESOME workout, Linda!!! You continue to inspire me with all you do!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!
Hope everything sells and you won't have to worry with any of it! Enjoy a wonderful weekend!!!
Prayers, blessings and hugs,

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SUNNYARIZONA 7/5/2014 1:11AM

    Can't get over your wonderful blogs with one hand!!!

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CATIATM 7/4/2014 4:56AM

    I really like the fact that you view exercise as a gift to yourself. I need to reach that mental point. ... I'm not there yet.

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1BEACHWALKER 7/3/2014 7:25PM

    Hope you had a good sale! Enjoy your weekend!

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KALIGIRL 7/3/2014 8:32AM

    What a wonderful day!

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KANOE10 7/3/2014 8:16AM

    You are busy. Good luck on that sale..Hope most of it goes. I hear you on the hot weather. My flowers are suffering even with water.

That sounded like a great workout!

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123ELAINE456 7/3/2014 3:14AM

  Awesome Workout Linda!!! You have some very Busy Days ahead of You. Hope the Sale is a Huge Success. Have a Fantastic Day. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Take Care. God Blessings Always.

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NEW-CAZ 7/3/2014 3:08AM

    WOW you are busy! Enjoy!

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LINDA! 7/3/2014 12:00AM

    You never have a dull day - always busy! emoticon

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LUVSBULLDOGS 7/2/2014 11:18PM

    It's nice that you connected with your friend. I visited my second grade teacher today. She looks older and more weary than the last time I saw her, but happy to see me and wanting to visit.

I hope you eventually got your breakfast. Hope your sale goes well and successfully sell every last item.

Have a great night, sleep tight. emoticon

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MEXGAL1 7/2/2014 9:30PM

    Awesome about getting a good work out in.

I sure hope that the sale is a success for all the work.
Sending tons of positive thoughts.

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GIANTPANDA 7/2/2014 8:29PM

    Sounds like a lot of fun! Enjoy!

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WATERMELLEN 7/2/2014 8:00PM

    You ARE busy!! And here's hoping absolutely everything gets sold -- or maybe carried away by a cloud of dragonflies!! I've never ever seen that, must be just amazing -- particularly if they attach the mosquitoes en masse!!!

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JUNEAU2010 7/2/2014 8:00PM

    So glad you got the great workout in! I know that felt wonderful!

Good luck on the sale! I hope you sell it ALL!

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SUZYMOBILE 7/2/2014 5:20PM

    Busy is always good!

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DIDMIS 7/2/2014 3:35PM

    emoticon Busy, busy, busy.

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PHOENIX1949 7/2/2014 3:10PM

    emoticon sometimes folks show up the night before for garage sales here.

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    Good luck!!! emoticon

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SLIMMERJESSE 7/2/2014 2:37PM

    Your spirit and positivity inspire me.

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MJREIMERS 7/2/2014 2:21PM

    Busy, but fun times! It sounds like you will be enjoying yourself!

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Happy Canada Day! Catch up in Photos.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Happy Canada Day to all my Canadian Sparkies!
As the dark clouds and never ending rain finally lift, my spirits rise.
But I did have a bad weekend for eating and a resultant bad weigh-in Monday.
My first trip to a pro football game was a bust. My brother said it was only supposed to be raining lightly there. As it turned out it was raining buckets! Our trip there and back was harrowing with frequent downpours so intense you lost sight of the car and road in front of you! I saw a dead moose, Siamese cat and a large white fluffy animal I couldn't identify because its head wasn't visible. We stopped for lunch at Boston Pizza and I had a half order of baked penne pasta with grilled chicken and I should not have eaten the salty garlic toast that came with it. Then we stopped for road snacks and my favorite salty snacks were on sale so I got some. It was neat to see a live football game with the defending Grey Cup champions, but oh my, by half time the rain had soaked through my rain coat and my hands were painfully cold. We had to drive through a flooded street and walk through ankle deep water to get into the stadium. I had worn wool socks so my feet didn't get cold at least.
Also on the weekend, I bought lunch for Mom and Angus at our favorite Asian buffet. I did have grilled Basa fish for my entrée instead of my usual chicken balls and lots of their wonderful crisp veggies, but also had French fries and dessert with it.
So all this rain has meant major flooding in the south of my province with several towns declaring local states of emergency. My city has been spared, but the river is high causing the usual low lying areas to get water:

All this rain has meant an explosion of green:

The original Superintendent residence of the University:

Teaser photo of Mom's garden:

First lily to open:

The flowers are stunted from the long, cool wet spring, but we are finally supposed to get some hot, sunny weather this week so things should really start to grow. One of my favorite flowers:

Some pots:

The latest color variety of petunia:

On a walk, I saw these lilac bushes in full bloom:

After navigating this:

My trail was flooded:

Fortunately, after back tracking I went down another trail to find a dry part:

On a hike with Daisy she was happy with the flooded trails:

Coming out of the flooded beach area:

Queen of the hill:

So I am back at 143 lbs. I am free to go to the Canada Day festivities but likely won't even though they have a great band playing in the evening before the fireworks. No more temptations of junk food!
Have a Great Day!
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GIANTPANDA 7/2/2014 8:30PM

    What a hike! Happy Canada Day! We are about to celebrate the Fourth with some stormy weather!

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KANOE10 7/2/2014 8:27AM

    Those are beautiful photos, especially the flowers. My lilies still have not bloomed. You certainly have had lots of rain..sounds like a cold wet game. We all indulge now and then. It sounds like a great Canada Day weekend.


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KALIGIRL 7/2/2014 8:15AM

    Scary trip, but wonderful photos!

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MT-MOONCHASER 7/2/2014 12:45AM

    I hope you had a great Canada Day!

Here in NE Montana, we've been getting quite a bit of rain, mostly in thunderstorms that dump lots in a little time. Our town is flat, so there is standing water in a lot of places. I keep thinking I should figure out a way to put pontoons on my mower because it's way to wet to mow.


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LUVSBULLDOGS 7/1/2014 10:16PM

    HAPPY CANADA DAY, GF. Hope your weather becomes stable. Our high today was 98 and expecting 102 tomorrow. I love the flowers, the hiking pictures and Daisy's smile. Thanks for sharing your pictures. I always enjoy them. Be proud of yourself and your country. I haven't seen a petunia like the new one. It's unique.

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MJREIMERS 7/1/2014 10:02PM

    Yay for you and all that you've accomplished! You should be proud of yourself. (How perfect for Canada Day! Proud of your country and yourself!)

The pictures are beautiful and I love the dogs playing! My kind of outing. Keep it up!

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JUNEAU2010 7/1/2014 9:23PM

I wish I could have your rain. California is so seriously dry, it's hard to overstate it.

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SLENDERELLA61 7/1/2014 8:40PM

    Great pictures. How beautiful. Celebrating Canada. Now the weight gain, I bet the salty garlic toast and other sodium from eating out is primarily to blame. Bet half the gain or more will be gone in 2 days. Keep sharing these wonderful blogs you do!

And thanks for all your support on my blog. -Marsha

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WATERMELLEN 7/1/2014 7:32PM

    Daisy looks so happy with all that water to play in: Charlie would be too! Your red and white petunias are perfect for Canada Day!! It rained buckets here this morning -- but the golf course was gloriously sunny and windy and cool this afternoon (no bugs either).

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/1/2014 6:44PM

    HAPPY CANADA DAY!!! THANK YOU for sharing your beautiful photos....the flowers are absolutely gorgeous!!! So sorry to hear about the torrential rains.
As you would say to me, the past is just that...it is in the past. Move on as you make healthier and better choices just for you!!!
Blessings, love and hugs,

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123ELAINE456 7/1/2014 6:23PM

  HAPPY CANADA DAY!!! I love the Photos. The Flowers are Beautiful. Sorry to hear about all of the rain though. I was off line for awhile because of computer and moderm problems. Have very painful hip and knee. No exercise for now. God Blessings Always. Have a Wonderful Week. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Take Care.

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MEXGAL1 7/1/2014 6:10PM

    Just put that splurge behind. I do hope you at least enjoyed it....after all it happens to all of us. Just last night I really wasn't hungry and had my food for the day but I felt I wanted more. not sure why. so I broke down and ate a large banana with tons of toasted coconut.
I was way too full then and beat myself up for it. Why did I do that? Doesn't make any sense.
I was lucky and not up in weight.

Your photos are fantastic. Love them. You live in beautiful spot in the world.
Have a great evening.

and thank you so much for today's comment on my blog. sure did mean a lot.

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LINDA! 7/1/2014 5:46PM

    I love the photos. Sorry about the terrible rainstorm!!

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DIDMIS 7/1/2014 2:36PM

    What beautiful flowers and shrubbery. Happy Canada day.

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NEW-CAZ 7/1/2014 2:09PM

    Happy Canada Day!

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EFFIEANNIE 7/1/2014 1:59PM

    What beautiful flowers. Good job on the weight. sounds like good control. Enjoy yoy Canada Day.

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SANDICANE 7/1/2014 1:51PM

    What beautiful pics and what a beautiful walk. Thanks for the Happy Canada Day...back at you!

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PHOENIX1949 7/1/2014 1:38PM

    Happy Canada Day!

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HAPPYSOUL91 7/1/2014 11:24AM

    Beautiful pictures - yea...happy Canada day

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    So cut yourself some slack and learn from your choices! You'd give ME the same advice!!! emoticon

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WENDYSPARKS 7/1/2014 10:23AM

    Beautiful pictures!! Happy Canada Day!! emoticon

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SLIMMERJESSE 7/1/2014 10:23AM

    Beautiful photos. Thanks. Wish you could send some of that rain our way in this drought-ridden SoCal. Happy Canada Day.

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Lost 2 lbs!

Monday, June 23, 2014

Another overcast day, preparing for yet more rain! We have had 75 mL (3 inches) so far this last week when our monthly normal is 55 mL (2.1 inches)!!! Getting waterlogged!
The good news is the scale is showing a downward trend! Lost two pounds!
Not so good news is I don't have a surgery date yet. I will also not likely get in on a cancellation either as the surgery takes too long to fit in from a normal surgery cancellation. It will take four hours!! So I am guessing I will not be able to go on the BC trip with my sister :( I was really hoping I would get it over with before what is left of summer is over with. We are below normal temperatures and it still feels like spring here!
Off to work I go!
Have a great day everyone!

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LUNADRAGON 7/1/2014 8:04PM

    Congrats on the two pounds. I am praying you feel better soon!

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GIANTPANDA 6/27/2014 4:49AM

    Good news about the fitness, and I hope that you get good news about a new surgery date soon. Enjoy the jazz festival and your visit with your mom!

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BA5454 6/24/2014 4:12PM

    Super job on the loss! Congrats!

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LINDA! 6/24/2014 2:38PM

    Fantastic!! emoticon

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CATIATM 6/24/2014 1:18PM

    I hope you get the surgery done and over with soon. Yay for losing the 2 lbs, although I thought you looked great already and didn't realise you were still slimming. Well, good for you! emoticon

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KALIGIRL 6/24/2014 8:25AM

    Good emoticon news!
Hope they schedule you soon.

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SUNNYARIZONA 6/23/2014 11:14PM

    Doing well! terrific. Sorry about the surgery wait. Yet something could come about soon. Hope so. I don't know how you do it. Tic Toc Tic Toc! emoticon

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LUVSBULLDOGS 6/23/2014 10:08PM

    Great job on your weight loss, Linda. WTG.

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SLENDERELLA61 6/23/2014 8:52PM

    Congratulations on the weight loss!! Your hard work is paying off. Good job.

It is so frustrating waiting on medical procedures. Hang in there. Take care.

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WATERMELLEN 6/23/2014 6:02PM

    Hurray for you, with the scales in compliance!! That's terrific.

And: here's hoping that that surgery appointment opens up for you -- maybe your doctor will exert a bit of pressure??

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JUNEAU2010 6/23/2014 4:41PM

    Congratulations on your weight loss! I hope that lifts your spirits on your rainy day - I knew you had the tools for success! I hope that perks you up from the earlier blog where you were not very kind to my friend Linda... emoticon

I hope things work out timing wise for the vacation and the surgery. Fingers crossed!

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MARUKI52 6/23/2014 3:23PM

    Really sorry the surgery is delayed. That must be really frustrating. Good news though on the 2lb. loss. Well done. emoticon

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    emoticon Good job on 2 pounds lost!! It does surprise I sometimes!!!


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MEXGAL1 6/23/2014 2:25PM

    Good for you Linda...that is awesome

so sorry about the surgery schedule and getting in the way of your trip.

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SLIMMERJESSE 6/23/2014 1:33PM

    Wish you could send some of that rain to our severe drought-ridden soCAL.

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144AUTUMN 6/23/2014 12:45PM

  Keep up the good work!!

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DIDMIS 6/23/2014 11:57AM

    Linda so happy for your loss of 2 pounds.
Sorry about the timing of your surgery but God has a time

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KANOE10 6/23/2014 11:53AM

    emoticon Great job on losing two pounds. You are doing it! Have a great busy day!

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