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Quickie Nikki Update

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Hey guys! I'm doing good. Just got back from a nice 6 mile run down to the lake and back through the woods. I love it :) I even lapped a guy runner! Form form form!!! And for goodness sakes, take out those ear buds! Lol Alrighty ...

So my Dad was released from the hospital on Tuesday morning. I went to take him over some food Wednesday morning. A roast dinner, mashed potatos, gravy, spaghetti casserole, potato soup, my garden green beans, strawberry jello, and chocolate cake. All yummy!

As I was helping him with the beans I told him I'd never have known he was just in the hospital and minus one lung. He said, " well thanks, I thought what the h3ll and went to the bar the other night (Tuesday) and had a beer. You should have seen my friends eyes ... they popped open real wide ... what are you doing here?!"

Oh geez dad. :) I love you but take it easy for goodness sakes! See what I'm working with here! I love that guy. He loves life and always ceases the day.

So school has started! My oldest daughter is running cross country and my other two are playing soccer. All that plus training for my marathon has made my calendar full! I'm happy about this.

Lets see ... I think that's about it for now. Just wanted to give a quick fyi. I'm gearing up for a great day, hope you are as well!

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GOCALGAL 8/23/2013 1:37PM

    Very uplifting post! emoticon So glad your dad is doing well and enjoying life so much. I lost my dad 3 years ago and miss him terribly. He had a similar, fun outlook on life. Please give your dad an extra hug for all of us who miss our dads. emoticon

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DIANEDOESSMILES 8/23/2013 1:02PM

    OH Nikki !! WONDAHFUL news about ur Dad !! Mine has had 8 heart attacks,,,, and he's "almost died" in the past 2 yrs, 3 times. The last time,,,it was told to us, "he'll be gone in 72 hrs, plz say what you want to now and tell him goodbye". BUT !! My Daddy is MY DADDY !! He said "NOT YET "!!! ANd REBOUNDED AGAIN !! LOL I call him my "Timex Dad, he gets a lickin and KEEPS ON TICKIN" !!!! LOL My Dad !! Like urs,,, he ALSO Enjoys a good beer,,, he is now doing one almost 4 times a week,, hey it MAKES him HAPPY !!! Like my Grandma used to say "I am going to die from something, might as well GO HAPPY " !!!! My Dad LOVES that ! (it was his MIL).

NEATIO On the RUNNIN !! Hey while ur out there,,,, WOULD YOU PLZ Take a few RUNNIN Steps for me???? I am still recovering from surg,,,for the next GRRR 4 WEEKS !! With hardly any walking, but at LEAST I AM NOW ALLOWED TO !! WOOHOOOOO !!!

LOVE that the D's are also active,,,,, they are LEARNING From THEIR MOM !!! I do not know if they tell you, though most likely they do, but NO DOUBT they BRAG about THEIR MOM at school !!!! I found out how much GD BRAGS about me,,,,despite all my physical limitations,,,, I am WISER beyond my yrs,,,, she just grad HS (Hmmm I am a YOUNG Grandma ! In my mid 50s,,,with 4 Grands),,,,, and when she started to tell me ALL the THINGS she'd tell her friends about me,,,,,, it made me SMILE and SOME OF them even came over to MEET ME !! Than they verified what S was saying !!! WOOHOOOOO !!

I have been voted "Worlds most COOLEST Grandma " !!! LOL SILLY THINGS !!! GOOD THING I LOVOUS THEM !

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PATTYKLAVER 8/23/2013 9:04AM

    It's great that you and your daughters stay active and fit. You are a great mother and a great daughter. Your father sounds like mine -a very special person who loves life and has many people that love him. I had to let my father go 27 years ago and still miss him terribly. Give your dad a hug from me for reminding me of my dad. I'm so glad he's still enjoying life.

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K-GETTING-FIT 8/22/2013 5:48PM

    Your dad sounds fabulous and I see where you get your zany ways from:) Glad he is feeling better and in awesome spirits!

LOL on the earbuds thing. I am one of the only ones out there without them. I like the quiet, although my trodding along like an elephant and breathing is far from quiet.

It's wonderful that your kids are following in mom's healthy footsteps:) When is the marathon? Is it a full one or is it "the half" with Beth??? ;P

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GOULDSGRANITE 8/22/2013 11:42AM

    Awesome news about your Dad. So great that it sounds like he is enjoying every moment. Great Run. Glad to hear all your kids are in school and active! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LISBETHSALANDER 8/22/2013 11:27AM

    Best of luck with the new school schedules . . . that's a lot of practices for everyone. So pleased to hear that your dad is a-ok. How can he not with such great food? Remember to make time for yourself, too. Hugs to you.

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NEVERORNOW 8/22/2013 9:48AM

    Way to go on the run!! emoticon I'm so glad your dad is doing well, and that you are spoiling him. :) Good luck with trying to get him to behave, tho. emoticon

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COOP9002 8/22/2013 9:47AM

    glad to hear things went well with your dad. Have a great day!

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MIRMIUM 8/22/2013 9:37AM

    haha so funny that you lapped that guy! I bet that felt good.

I bet your father went there more for the social aspect of seeing his friends and proving to them that he is okay. Of course the beer wasn't such a healthy choice but what can you do lol. Hopefully he takes it easy now that he's gone out and done that!!

You are a lovely daughter for bringing him all those yummy foods!

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ANATASHIKI 8/22/2013 9:18AM

    lol , he was right . we should not let anything , disease , fatness , rough times , disturb our lives. and you just made me hungry emoticon congrats for the running emoticon

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BAKER1009 8/22/2013 8:58AM

    So happy all went well with your dad! How nice of you to take him all those goodies!

Guess I pretty much know everything else, lol! You're doing awesome Nik...as a mom, daughter, and runner!! Keep it up girl!

Gearing up for a great day right next to ya! emoticon

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