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July Goals and a big, fun To Do List!

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Happy almost 4th of July! My weekend was really fun although it was so busy! I posted some pictures of what I did below. Last week I helped my Aunt with a bridal shower project. I decorated the wicker chair with tulle and flowers - it took me 3 hours because we couldn't glue anything. I had to use wire to tack everything on tightly!! I put a picture of my cousin in the chair from the shower! Friday night I got so play some games & see the cats I used to have. The one orange cat, Sphinx, lets you put anything on his back hahaha. He is a silly fluff! I also helped my parent's with their yard sale on Saturday. I made $45 selling my junk, and they made about 300! Then I had the baby shower - everyone kept commenting on how professional the decorated chair was. I never decorated one before, so I am glad it came out nice. Saturday night I went to the park after the shower & then went to a friend's house to watch a movie!! On Sunday, I went horse racing - it was a lot of fun although it was raining. I felt a little bad for the horses, but there is nothing I could do about it. I won a few races and came out in the end with just losing one dollar haha. Normally when I play at the casino, I lose all of my money. At least I only lost a dollar over 4 races! I tried betting on the underdog because you never know! During the last race, the horse least likely to win got first place - and I won!!

This week has been very slow at work. Three people have been on vacation, and there are only 4 of us here. The boss let us leave at 5 (instead of 5:30) on Monday and Tuesday because of how slow it is. Today we get to leave at 3! We are off tomorrow for the Holiday & they also are giving us Friday off at the holiday also! Instead of having just a 4 1/2 day weekend - I am taking all of next week off today! I get to leave at 3 today and I don't have to come back until 7/15! My birthday is 7/14. I will be 28 this year, and I feel like I am 21 instead!

My garden is doing pretty well. Unfortunately I won't be around next week to watch it grow even more. I cut off one hot pepper so far because it was starting to turn a little dark at the stem. I am planning on making turkey chili on Friday & I would like to use the pepper! The lady bell peppers are supposed to turn reddish?? So I need to wait for them also. My Mom said she is afraid she will cut them wrong, but it didn't seem that hard for me - so I know she can do it!

***July Health/Fitness Goals***
-Kickboxing 5 times this month
-Try and reach 1200 fitness minutes this month
-kayaking at the cabin
-Keep tracking my food
-Eat less french fries & tortilla chips & other junk snack food
-Stay positive the best I can
-Watch & complete spark workout videos when I cannot go to a workout class
-Play tennis at least once this month - I miss it!
-Try 3 new recipes with my garden items!
-Try and be less grumpy when things don't turn out the way I want them to.
-Restart 5K training for the billionth time!

***July Fun To Do List***
-Buffalo & Niagara Falls & cabin vacation
-Plan and have my potluck party
-Work on one craft project this month
-Birthday dinner for me!!!
-Birthday dinner for my Mom
-Zelda symphony
-maybe the Zoo
-9 work days off total this month! and only 6 1/2 are vacation days!

***Ultimate Goals***
- Be at healthy weight (155) by August 17, 2013!
- Be at 100 pounds lost & weigh 150pounds - no deadline
- Complete any 5K in 30 minutes - no deadline

Hopefully everyone has a great holiday & an awesome next couple of weeks. I will try to come on here to see how everyone is doing. I need to keep sparking even if I am not online! I have kickboxing on the 15th, so I need to make sure I don't slack off from now til then!

Keep Sparking over the holiday!

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KONRAD695 7/5/2013 9:35AM

    Happy everything is going well for you. You did a wonderful job on the chair. Can only assume everything looked just as good. I must say that you are one of the most talented creative decorators I've seen. Very nice work. That's all for now. Have a beautiful day. emoticon

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JLR080500 7/5/2013 8:51AM

    Great goals!

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LIVINHEALTHY9 7/4/2013 8:55PM

    You are so creative. You did a great job on the chair.
The kitty is a cutie.

Keep up the good work. You are doing great!


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DALID414 7/3/2013 9:35PM

    Sphinx is so cute!

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LJR4HEALTH 7/3/2013 3:48PM

    emoticon post love the pictures

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WENDYANNE61 7/3/2013 2:18PM

    Lovely blog and pictures - the chair looks really lovely - congrats! emoticon

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FITBIZZZ 7/3/2013 1:54PM

    Good good stuff. Pretty peppers. ;-)

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LYNSEY723 7/3/2013 12:52PM

    Great pictures! The chair looks awesome! And your goals are great! You will have a wonderful month! An early Happy Birthday to you as well!

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123ELAINE456 7/3/2013 12:47PM

  Awesome. Have a Wonderful Vacation and Month. Your list of Goals for the Month Sounds Great. Good Luck with Them. You Can Do It. Keep Pushing Forward. WTG!!! The Decorated Chair You did foe the Shower is Beautiful too. You done a Great Job with It. Like the Pictures too. God Blessings to You and Everyone. Have a Marvelous Day. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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RUNNING-TURTLE 7/3/2013 12:03PM

    Good luck with your July goals. Looks like you have had lots of fun so far. Have a healthy happy July.

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LAURENXX19 7/3/2013 11:30AM

    Good luck reaching your July goals!

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KCLARK89 7/3/2013 11:24AM

    Sounds like so much fun! And the picture of the cat is too funny :)

Love your goal list too!! Here's to a happy, healthy July!

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