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where has the past year gone?

Sunday, March 13, 2011

...tomorrow I will be 41 - this time last year I was having a lovely birthday weekend. My hubby and I stayed in Stratford on Avon for the weekend in a lovely hotel and went to see Romeo and Juliet at the RSC theatre. We had our dinner at an italian restaurant. My boys were staying at Matts parents for the weekend and we had a lovely sunday lunch there as well before returning home.

My hubbie has got this week off as annual leave from work - going to be doing some diy jobs around the house.

For my birthday tomorrow we are going out for lunch to a local pub.

I am popping up to my sisters on Thursday for the day then going to stay at my friends house before we set off for a weekend in Barcelona - my friend is getting married at the end of April and 12 of us are going on a hen weekend there which will be great fun.

I was just looking at my blog for 13th March last year - my goal at that time had been to reach 140 lbs - looking at the tracker I was about 155lbs.
I have not reached that magic 140lbs for this birthday but am now at 146lbs which is still good going. I think that I am going to try and maintain where I am now as I have not managed to get lower than 142lbs - and that didn't last long!!

Well that was a bit of a ramble.

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IRISHEI 4/1/2011 8:36AM

    Hi Julia,
How are you? Loved this blog. So happy you and hubbie were able to get away last year f or your 40th b-day. Hope you had a nice birthday lunch with hubbie this year and hope it was a happy day! Wow, 41 how nice to be so young! emoticon Hope your time with your sister and friend in Barcelona for the hen party was fun. Sounds great! Thanks for all your kind comments noticing my status all the time. It sure sounds like your weight loss journey has been going very well. emoticon Take care Julia.
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BIZZYBRITT 3/18/2011 11:01AM

    Happy belated birthday! You've come far this year--celebrate!

Have a wonderful time with your sis and the precious baby!



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MISSYLEE7 3/14/2011 5:08PM

    It was a nice ramble about happy things. Hope you have a lovely birthday and a great trip to Barcelona. I'm sure that city has been chosen for its cultural interest!

41 is a number that crops up for me this year as well. It's our 41st wedding anniversary on Monday.

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DAVEYSHADOW 3/14/2011 4:55AM

    emoticon emoticon Happy Birthday, enjoy the pub lunch at the trip to Barcelona

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NEVERORNOW 3/13/2011 10:16PM

    Julia, Wishing you an awesome birthday celebration! You're a special lady! emoticon

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JILLIANPRNCSS 3/13/2011 9:39PM

    You are so close and made that scale move. That counts for something.

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SEWINGMAMACDS 3/13/2011 9:25PM

    Happy Birthday!!

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LOOKY-LOU 3/13/2011 9:05PM

    Wishing you a most amazing birthday tomorrow!

Barcelona for the weekend seems unreal! Have fun!

Have a great week!

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MELLIL 3/13/2011 6:49PM

    Sounds like you will have a pleasant birthday with hubby at home -- but I bet you and the hens have a BLAST next weekend!!! Oh what FUN!!! ENJOY!!! emoticon

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PEPPERMINT125 3/13/2011 5:09PM

    Julia, You have had a great year! Some good moves on the scale, but also you had a big move to a new home, and many wonderful times with your family! I think you can be proud of your age 40 year! The trip to Barcelona sounds wonderful! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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FUTUREHOPE49 3/13/2011 4:37PM

    Sounds like a lovely time last year! Hope you have a good time this year too. Enjoy your trip to Barcelona! Happy Birthday for tomorrow!

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BECKYI39 3/13/2011 3:03PM

    Hope you have a wonderful birthday and enjoy your visits with family and friends. Sounds like you have a lot to look forward to. emoticon

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NEWANNC 3/13/2011 1:19PM

    Hope that you have a lovely day tomorrow Julia.

To be honest, what it says on the scale isn't as important as how you feel. If you have more energy, less stress (or more able to cope with any that you do have) and generally feel better, then that is worth 10lbs on the scale!

You are looking great anyway, and I would never have guessed your weight, so don't worry about it.

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ITS_NOT_EASY 3/13/2011 1:11PM

    Have a lovely Birthday tomorrow x
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BRANDI1809 3/13/2011 12:31PM

    Julia, considering all you have done this year I think you have done brilliantly. Enjoy your birthday & enjoy having hubby around as well.
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