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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

I have been in Canada since August 8th and will be here till December 12th. I do not look forward to leaving my dear homeland yet again, but my husband's work awaits him so we must go back.

Although I haven't been online as much as before, I do try to stay on top of emails, welcoming people on my teams, etc. My keeping tab of my food has been somewhat disastrous and my exercise level has come down a knotch and I have gained a bit of weight. However, my oldest daughter and I plan on continuing our exercise routine as we had begun. I do hope I have time to tally everything on SP.

The first three weeks I was here, I had to accompany my oldest daughter who has been trying to get her driver's licence. We drove so many hours of the day while we had my other daughter's car available to us. Once Mika got her licence we returned the car and have rented cars every now and then for her to practice on and to run some important errands.

In the meantime, on September 30th my daughter and I became certified Zumba instructors. I love Zumba-ing and love to do choreographies so it will be fun to prepare classes for when I return to Dakar where I plan to teach in certain gyms. I'm looking forward to this. Three times a week we both do Zumba classes with a friend of her's.

Also, we both took a CPR course which can help us do first aid on people. This is necessary when dealing with people.

We also had to get her house ready for my husband and niece who were arriving on the 14th of October. Everything had to be rearranged because of lack of space. Not an easy task I can assure you! It was easy when the boys were small but now, the youngest is bigger than I am and the oldest is taller than his mother who is a good 5'9".

As you can see I haven't been crossing my fingers due to not keeping me busy.

I am trying to stay on top of things but do excuse my late replies and lack of presence online. It's not that I don't want to be here but it's a simple fact that there are only 24 hours in the day.

See you online guys! emoticon

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
FLEUR_DE_LUNE 12/11/2012 1:20PM

  Bonjour, Lise!

Je n'avais pas vu ce billet-ci quand tu l'as écrit.

Je te souhaites un bon voyage de retour demain! À bientôt!


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1BEACHWALKER 12/5/2012 10:20PM

    Glad you had a chance to go back home for a visit! Guess you will be heading back to Africa soon! Have a safe trip! Thanks for the update! I bet you will have a lot to blog about when you get back! emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 10/29/2012 11:11AM

    Glad you're having a great time

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KATHRYNLP 10/29/2012 8:55AM

    Canada misses you... emoticon

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WENDYSPARKS 10/24/2012 2:26PM

    Have fun with the Zumba!!!!!!

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EEJAA70 10/23/2012 11:11PM

  Glad to hear that you're having such a great time.

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DIANER2014 10/21/2012 7:09PM

    You're keeping busy. emoticon on becoming a Zumba instructor! emoticon

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MINNIE 10/19/2012 1:22PM

    nice to hear from you. i missed you. glad you were away for such a good reason. you've accomplished so much. looking forward to your return.

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 10/18/2012 6:53PM

    It's good to hear from you and nice to hear you are doing such happy things these days!

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LILBIT-2008 10/18/2012 10:32AM

    Congrats on Zumba. I have two left feet even if I go over the steps many'll get it all adjusted and together.

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OJ_2_OK 10/17/2012 10:31PM

    Wow you are busy! Don't let yourself get burnt out.

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JANIEWWJD 10/17/2012 10:17PM

    Thank you for the update and enjoy yourself!!! You deserve it and congratulations on becoming a zumba instructor!!!!
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PRAIRIE_MUM 10/17/2012 3:57PM

    Thanks for the update! I have been thinking about you lately and was going to drop you a note to say Hi!
Glad to hear you're enjoying your time in Canada. It sounds like you've got loads of fun things happening.
Take care!

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