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A BIG day of WooHoo's & My wonderful serendipitous life! Flower photos by me, too!

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Since I have not had children, I decided to go to an Easter Egg hunt, today. To get my child 'fix'. As always I packed my go raw trail mix; a Lara bar AND about 3 cups of crunchy organic veggies; carrots; snap peas; celery; radishes; whole baby cucumbers; a bottle of frozen water, both cameras & off I went!(After breakfast)

I am new to this city, I have never been to this event. It takes place at what I call a little fairyland.... lot's of gardens & growing flowers, places to walk, a gift shop, etc. There where THOUSANDS of people! As we were standing in line to get in, people were commenting on it seeming like the lines at Disneyland, in CA. Truly amazing! Again, I noticed people being VERY open with me, where as before, 51 #'s heavier, they looked at me like I had cooties. As I made my way into the different 'stations' I realized it was just a big place like Halloween. Candy at each station. I do not know what I was thinking, BUT I am SO happy I was prepared to go with my portable lunch! Candy EVERYWHERE! Corndogs, etc. happening too. It was really a non-food fest. I was tempted a few times to get a snow cone, it was about 80 degrees. They came in these DARLING tulip cups. I thought I could just buy it & dump it out. IT WAS $4.00! I was pretty shocked. PLUS, I remembered how I felt afterwards from a drink that was B.S.... non-food. It just was not worth it! So I pulled out my coconut lara bar & iced water & felt VERY satisfied.

I put my focus on taking photos of the children, when their parents said OK. They were SO darling in their Easter Clothes. I love the spring dresses! SO cute! Also, I took many photos of the flowers growing in this high desert. Walking & taking stairs when I could find them. It was a VERY fun, crowed event! I loved it! When I was on my 3rd set of 'up' stairs, NOT winded at all, on the way back to my car, I thought to myself.... I get a BIG WOOHOO, for how I handled this unexpected sugar & fat event! I was PREPARED! Thanks to SP for helping me learn this life style change! (I carry a whole set of hiking clothes, swim gear, jacket & hats in my car, 'just in case', water & healthy snacks, too!) As I was driving home, I thought about my WooHoo & how I would write it out & put it into my WooHoo (lounge) jar, (Photos soon) I came to a stop light & there was a car in front of me, I AM NOT KIDDING, it had a licence plate # that said, "WHOOHOO". I took a photo of it (it was a very long light, remember there were THOUSANDS of people)!

My life is FULL of these Serendipity things! When they happen, several times a week, I look up to the heavens & thank the Angels that surround me! Yes! I am blessed! My life IS amazing! I know some people think I lived a charmed life, and I do, BUT I do have my downs, too. I just CHOOSE to see my cup as half full, I make lemon aid, & it IS green & vibrates with energy! PLUS, I now have a support system that makes my health journey, doable, YOU, my Spark Friends! I am so glad & GRATEFUL to be learning these amazing lessons! Thank YOU for going on this journey with me, I am here for YOU, too!

Happy Spring! I love you, all!

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Let's do the bunny hop to fitness! Put your right foot forward, put your left foot out, do the bunny hop, hop, hop, hop!







(This last photo is with my Forever friend! I can only hope you have at least 1 as great as her! We have known each other since 1967! Her daughters are my Fairy God daughters!)
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MSLZZY 4/1/2013 6:45AM

    You did utterly fantastic! The pics are wonderful and it sounds like the perfect day with healthy choices and lots of activity! emoticon

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GEEKYGRANDMOMMY 3/31/2013 2:10PM

    Great blog. I loved the photos. Awesome.

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NIGHTSKYSTAR 3/31/2013 11:08AM

    What a wonderful blog!! You did fantastic! So proud of you...you ROCK! Happy Easter!!

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02SERENE 3/30/2013 9:44PM

    FIrst, wonderful photos and thanks for sharing. I liked reading what you wrote how you were prepared (just in case) and didn't get stumped by the "unknowns" of the situation. emoticon

And you deserve all the happiness and much of it come from your outlook from within yourself. It does take effort to keep the positivity flowing but look at the outcomes when you have done that!! emoticon

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MJREIMERS 3/30/2013 7:15PM

    I'll give your blog a emoticon Isn't it great when we "finally get it?" I need to be better about packing clothes and snacks, though!!

Thanks for the great blog. Have a great Easter!

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What a wonderful experience. I don't know where you are living now, but it sounds wonderful, and so much fun! Serendipity is not coincidence - I believe that there are no coincidences. Everything comes to use exactly as we need it - when we need it.
You did a great job of not giving into the temptation of all those sweets and food that surrounded you. Your pictures are beautiful, too; thanks for sharing.
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SJKENT1 3/30/2013 6:44PM

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What an awesome day for you. I would love attending something like that. Oh look at the greenery around you!!! We are surrounded with feet of snow - no kidding and it was a blizzard this morning!

Thank you for sharing the photos. I love flowers too!
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ILOVELIFE2012 3/30/2013 6:41PM

    great blog!!! Sounds like you had a wonderful day. Isn't it great when we appreciate our life????

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NANALISA-4 3/30/2013 6:34PM

    Very pretty pics!

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