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My SOUVENIR from SYDNEY AUSTRALIA and a little something for YOU too!

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Saturday, March 31, 2012

This is about my little souvenir I picked up the last time I was in Sydney Australia. And a little gift for you too.




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In the Spring 5% Challenge out next destination is Sydney Australia. I got the plane off the ground this morning for the Clovers. The last time I was in Australia (wink wink) I brought home this little cutie...

She is the newest member of our family...a female Blue & Tan Australian Terrier puppy...when she is older, she will lose some of her black...and develop a scruffy mane around her face...full grown, she will be slightly larger than our cat...Theo Doorman. We finally decided on her middle name. Thanks to everyone for all of the name suggestions in a previous blog. emoticon



We named her SYDNEY ULUROO. Our last name starts with a V...so her initials are SUV. She is going to be my little Sport Utility Vehicle...as soon as I get her trained to be my little running buddy. emoticon

We named her after the city Sydney and Uluru National Park. We changed the spelling... more like Jillaroo or kangaroo. emoticon





emoticon And my gift to you...not something you can feel or touch or return if you don't like it...it is not a cheesy touristy dust collector or ugly t-shirt... it is more like advice or words of encouragement....TRACK YOUR FOOD AND STAY IN RANGE. Oh, that is the second part of the challenge this week. I am sorry, if you don't like to track. I think it is a necessary evil if you are going to be successful at this. I am a numbers kind of girl, so I don't mind tracking. You must KNOW exactly what you are eating. Think of it as KNOWLEDGE...which will give you POWER to WIN. Knowledge is power.



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PT.JEFFGIRL 4/1/2012 6:24AM

    Cute dog. I found a little black dog the other day when walking. Owner had driven on by after asking if I had seen it. Got cell phone number from dog's tag and called her. She was glad to get her little dog back. Dogs are good walking companions.

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TOTHEFUTURE1 4/1/2012 5:59AM

    Nice photos, cute dog and good advice thanks

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CARLARCO 4/1/2012 5:58AM

  Thanks for sharing!

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NCSUE0514 4/1/2012 5:44AM

    What a cutie!

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GRAMPIAN 4/1/2012 5:19AM

  Nice wee dog. emoticon

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123ELAINE456 4/1/2012 5:06AM

  It is a Beautiful Blog and Pictures. SUV is very tiny and cute. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. Way To Go. Enjoy SUV very much.

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ROCKSTEADY4EVER 4/1/2012 4:02AM

    emoticon post! emoticon

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HAKAPES 4/1/2012 3:40AM

    So cute! I hope you will do lots of exercise together!

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MEWHENRYSMAMA 4/1/2012 3:27AM

    SUV is adorable, Congrats!
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MOTLEM 4/1/2012 1:36AM

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PATTYSPENCER 4/1/2012 12:29AM

    What a cute cute cute new family member!

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ROCKMAN6797 3/31/2012 11:55PM

    Very cute dog and I 100% agree about the importance of tracking your food. I think that it is an important component of my success and obviously you share the same thinking. Thank you so much for this gift!

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GOING-STRONG 3/31/2012 11:28PM

    You are of course correct about tracking. I need to get back to doing that. It is soooo easy to take BLT's (bites, licks and tastes) when you slack off on tracking. Thanks for the friendly reminder.

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WALLAHALLA 3/31/2012 10:00PM

    SYDNEY ULUROO is adorable, and I can't wait to hear about your running adventures. I love to track. It helps me hold myself accountable.

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LIVINHEALTHY9 3/31/2012 9:31PM

    SUV is such a cutie!
And thanks for the gift. I do always track my food , unfortunately I sometimes stray out of my range.

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MOSTMOM1 3/31/2012 5:57PM

    Cutest SUV I've ever seen!

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MSPRIS3 3/31/2012 5:46PM

    Sydney is ADORABLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Since owning Jacks, I am now totally hooked on the Terrier breed, they are such great dogs. I'm sure she will be delighted to be your running partner.

Enjoy!

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IILAAD65 3/31/2012 5:38PM

    I am a Firecracker.... but we are all winners! Love the pics.. terrific motivator today!!!

Beth

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MJ7DM33 3/31/2012 3:57PM

  Thanks for the gift! Love SUV's pic! Thanks for sharing her with all of us!

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PONYFARMER 3/31/2012 3:40PM

    LOVE your gift, thank you so much for thinking of me. emoticon

I also love the blog and seeing your adventures. SUV is a cutie and it is so cool how you give your animals full names. I would love to know how

Theo Doorman got his name. emoticon


Made me chuckle. I am a animal naming nut and feel that their name is important to who they are, so kudos to you.



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XTINEMAS 3/31/2012 2:45PM

    SUV is a real cutie! emoticon

I like to track because I can earn points, and like to see how much protein and fiber I'm consuming

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LOPEYP 3/31/2012 2:43PM

    You are so right. It is always eye-opening when you track what you eat in a day... when you think that you knew.
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FIFIFRIZZLE 3/31/2012 2:12PM

    What a dear little dog. Great blog and looking forward to more about your SUV. It will be like having a pup of my own .

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POINTAFTER 3/31/2012 1:17PM

    I'm a big fan of tracking also. Most of us are here because a healthy weight and/or lifestyle is not second nature to us. The only way to change that is to track, watch the patterns, learn and adjust.

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RUARUGBYNUT2 3/31/2012 12:44PM

    HI TRISH
Is Sydneys owner as cute i often wonder lol
another great blog my Queen!

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MOMTONOAH 3/31/2012 12:24PM

    That is the cutest puppy ever!! Looking forward to Australia emoticon

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IGSBETH 3/31/2012 12:19PM

    So cute!

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MAGGIENCALI 3/31/2012 11:56AM

    She's just too cute. emoticon

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IMIN2GENES 3/31/2012 11:15AM

    What a cutie! Thanks for sharing your pics.
Chris

PS - See you in Sydney! emoticon

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