PRINCESSPP's SparkPeople Blog PRINCESSPP's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community This is my blog for Saturday !! Happy 4th to all my friends that stop by .. <em>283</em> <em>232</em> <BR> <BR> Hubby told me we were going to hit the road early tomorrow for our fun road trip .. so I won't be able to come in here in the morning .. :) <BR> <BR> Looking so forward to it .. and will be having fun !!! <BR> <BR> Wishing everyone a great day !! and success in everything you do !!! <BR> <BR> In closing .. I give you a "boop" ... :) <BR> <BR> <img src=" Fri, 3 Jul 2015 22:12:23 EST And the week comes to a climax ........ AND I AM ON V A C A T I O N !!!!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY !!!!! :) <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning to my friends that stop by .. :) <BR> <BR> Happy 4th of July weekend ... I hope everyone has a safe and fun weekend !!! <BR> <BR> Yesterday was a good day .. I got a lot done, a... Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:09:40 EST It's finally MY Friday !!! :) Welcome to Thursday !!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning .. <BR> <BR> It ended up a great day yesterday .. finally the phone episodes are over .. we FINALLY had 2 techs there at the same time .. the reseller, and the phone company, and within 2 hours we had ALL of our phones and faxes back ..and where they belonged . .. So stupid .. After 4 days of fighting with them, this could have been solved in 2 hours .. *sitting here shaking m... Thu, 2 Jul 2015 07:46:36 EST It's Wednesday and slowly life is coming back to normal again !!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> And the saga continues .. but my cohort in crime took the phone situation over, and thanks to her persistence, we are now from 1 line and 1 fax .. back to 6 lines and 1 fax .. One of the fax numbers totally crashed into oblivion somewhere .. the 7th phone line is connected to our other fax, and the 7th line on our tripping phone lines is where is stops .. no 7th (because it's connected to ou... Wed, 1 Jul 2015 07:33:30 EST It's Tuesday ... what does today have in store for me .. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning .. It's Tuesday .. only (thank GOD) 3 more days in this week (including today) ... <BR> <BR> Yesterday was a horrid day .. I spent my drive home crying I was so upset. We did a phone changeover on Friday, and EVERYTHING has gone wrong, including my boss bailing, and letting my assistant and I trying to fix it .. The service company that set us up is worthless .. telling us th... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:14:43 EST Good morning .. It's Monday .. 3 more days 3 more days 3 more days .. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Now .. even though it's Monday .. you have to admit .. having a box of kitties makes you smile !!! :) <BR> <BR> My day was wonderful yesterday... I had a quiet morning ... (hubby was off on his road trip), and went over to visit mom for a few hours .. I hadn't seen her for 2 weeks, and it was great having a mommy fix !!! :) I took my first flowers over to her house that I'm making up .. th... Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:40:29 EST Good morning .. it's SUNDAY !!! 4 more days till V A C A T I O N !!!!!!!!!!!! SOOOO can't wait !!!! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning to my friends that stop by !!! :) <BR> <BR> What a way to start my quiet morning with my cup of coffee .. :) <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Watching 2 older fawns play in my back yard .. Caught them just as they hear... Sun, 28 Jun 2015 08:32:14 EST Good morning .. it's Saturday ... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning .. Whatcha Doin ??? <BR> <BR> Well -- yesterday went from okay to way down in the ditch really quick .. :( So in turn I am heavily contemplating going into the office this morning .. *sad face* ..We did a telephone changeover, and while it was a headache, found that our charge card machine does not like digital ... so we tried to hook it up to IP (internet) and it wasn't going ... Sat, 27 Jun 2015 08:08:30 EST IT IS FRIDDDAAAYYY !!!!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blog in no connection to this picture .. I just thought it was adorable, and it makes me smile .. :) <BR> <BR> Smiling is a good thing !!!! <BR> <BR> Good morning to those that visit my blog today !!! :) <BR> <BR> My day off was absolutely wonderful .. I got a couple loads of laundry done, I went out to a mega yummy lunch with my boss (as my thank you for all my hard work on the new com... Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:24:00 EST It's Thursday and I'm on a vacation day !!!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Did you ever feel like you were living life dangerously .. ?? That's what happened with everyone EVERYONE that came up to me with a problem by the end of the day yesterday .. This was just about my yesterday .. :) lol lol If you read my "comment" to yesterday's blog .. you will see I just wasn't my "happy" self .. lol lol lol <BR> <BR> <img src=" Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:41:49 EST Good morning Wednesday !!! All downhill from here !!! :) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> They say .. "third time is a charm" .. <BR> For some reason SP doesn't want me to post my blog this morning .. the first time my starting picture was too big, and it turned it sideways .. Delete .. Second one just vanished ?? Wednesday ate it !!! So hopefully this one will be able to be finished .. :) Er .. STARTED !!! lol lol lol ... <BR> <BR> <img src=" Wed, 24 Jun 2015 08:01:46 EST It's Tuesday .. The morning after the storms .. :) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning to those that stop by and visit .. I know I know .. same picture as my main page .. but I just LOVE this photo .. :) It's so pretty !!!! <BR> <BR> Yesterday thankfully, wasn't as bad as the weather people were saying in my neighborhood. We only stayed on the edge of the storms .. and our power flickered a couple of times at the office. My battery backup kept kicking in, and... Tue, 23 Jun 2015 07:24:05 EST And Monday you shine your dirty little face again .. :) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I hate to see this weekend be gone. It was such a wonderful weekend !!! I spent as much as possible with hubby, and had a wonderful date weekend!!!! <BR> <BR> My daily weighin experiment is working .. and while I'm not going down .. I am holding solid .. So I'm happy about that ... Yesterday .. I knew we were going to be eating some stuff that "was not necessarily health friendly" .. So I... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 06:54:44 EST A great Sunday had by all !!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Happy first day of Summer ... and <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Happy Fathers Day .. (5/8/2005 :( never forgotten) <BR> <BR> I had a wonderful day with happy hubby on a road trip !!! <BR> <BR> Talk tomorrow, and hope everyone had a great day !!! <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sun, 21 Jun 2015 19:40:13 EST Ahhhh sweet Saturday !!!! Day before Summer !!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> As I looked out my open patio door this morning, listening to the birds chirp and just enjoying being ... I was watching a baby chipmunk playing on my back patio .. and smiling to myself ... Feeling good this Saturday morning .. :) <BR> <BR> I wish I had my camera .. because he was a cutie .. Last week, I saw a deer walking in my back 40, (section of our yard that we have left wild) .. it ... Sat, 20 Jun 2015 09:26:57 EST IT IS FFFRRRIIIDDDAAAYYY !!! !!! !!! !!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I am sooo happy today !!!! It's FRIDAY !!! I made it through Hellweek !!! even though it was a tough one yesterday .. I got home, and in so much pain; I didn't know where to turn .. I started with not being able to put any shoes on because my feet were swollen (first thing in the am) .. I have been on my feet more this week .. Not only doing the job on my side, but also doing UPS every day f... Fri, 19 Jun 2015 07:50:20 EST Thursday -- one day closer to the end of the week .. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> OHHHH POOP !!! I had my blog started, and hit the wrong button and ZAP .. all gone .. :( <BR> ******** <BR> NEEEEDDDD COFFFEEEEEE BAAAADDDDD !!!!!! <BR> <BR> Good morning to those that stop by and browse through my blabble .. :) <BR> <BR> Only 2 more days in this week .. I'm happy to say that yesterday went rather well, except for the fact that I was overtired .. I didn't sleep well on ... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:55:14 EST It's Wednesday -- day 3 of hellweek .. :) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What a beautiful day yesterday! I came home with full intent on going out for my walk !! I so missed my outdoor walks .. I came home and didn't take my shoes off, because if I would have, I wouldn't have gotten them back on .. because my feet would have gone BOINNNGG!!!! lol lol .. so I was determined .. :) and it felt WONDERFUL .. I did a 45 minute mile .. That may not seem like much, but ... Wed, 17 Jun 2015 07:37:35 EST It's Tuesday .. day 2 of hellweek !! :) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Playing a game of peek a boo .. :) <BR> <BR> My day was good yesterday .. I'm hoping this is setting the pattern for this week .. as we are extremely short crew. The good news is my cohort in crime was still there .. today is her last day until next Monday ... She's a biiiig help !!! <BR> <BR> I did have a good day however, until I got BRUTALLY attacked in the afternoon by mini 3 muske... Tue, 16 Jun 2015 07:11:24 EST And Monday -- you show your ugly face again !!!!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> The humidity has hit SE Wisconsin today .. I've turned on the AC and have some fans running, just enough to keep out the humidery .. :) <BR> <BR> Hubby took me to a mall yesterday and we walked through a Leggo display .. Imagine being able to PLAY and get paid for it .. :) That would be so cool !!!! Just out of curiosity we went into the Leggos store .. and the least expensive KIT I saw wa... Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:33:16 EST Sunday is here ... :) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Had a WONDERFUL day yesterday, but never made it upstairs into my playroom .. but had a ball in the kitchen !!! I have enough food to last me this next week .. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Made a MEGA batch of stirfry .. (all fresh veggies .. and ingredients I can pronounce .. lol) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://p... Sun, 14 Jun 2015 09:16:47 EST It's FINALLY Saturday !!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> How many remember blowing on dandelions to make a wish ... A wish we just KNEW was going to come true .. Ahhh the naïve days of youth .. :) <BR> <BR> Well -- Now we blow on dandelions to make a wish, and if we don't sneeze our brains out ;) we know that wishes don't just "come true" .. Wishes have to be worked on .. <BR> <BR> Do you wish you were skinny?? <BR> How are your eat... Sat, 13 Jun 2015 08:22:46 EST I should crawl back into bed today .. *scrunchie face* <img src=""> <BR> <BR> DIVE !!! DIVE !!!! Oh wait .. No .. KEEP CONTROL !!!!!! <BR> <BR> I woke up this morning .. no internet .. *sigh* .. so this may be a short one .. because not too much extra time here at work .. <BR> <BR> I got to work .. my cash box was unbalanced by $600.00 .. Hmmm that's not good .. lol .. but thanks to my cohort in crime .. It was found .. <BR> <BR> I stepped on the scale, and UP ... Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:04:27 EST It's Thursday ... One more day closer to the weekend !!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> SUCCESS !!!! I tried 1CrazyDog's suggestion .. well -- in a way .. I didn't need the timer yesterday .. because I did a job that made me get up and down and up and down .. I had my "collections" hat on .. and printed out a customers information needed, got up, went to the printer, back to my desk, wrote my note .. walked back to the fax machine, and scanner, and either faxed, mailed, or emai... Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:31:06 EST Good morning Wednesday .... :) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning to those that come and read this .. :) Yesterday was an awesome day !!!! <BR> <BR> 1CrazyDog I used your suggestion and just added to it .. I set myself a timer to remind me to get my butt off the chair and walk around a bit .. and it worked .. my ankles were still swollen, but total rigamortis didn't set it .. Thank you for perking the idea in my head .. :) I also wore more s... Wed, 10 Jun 2015 07:33:01 EST Tuesday is here ... <img src=""> <BR> LOVING IT !!!!! <BR> <BR> Well -- I got my exercise (45 minutes of Wii bowling .. but at least I got up and moved .. :) ) It was hard, because my legs were so swollen .. but I kept telling myself... it's only going to get worse if you sit .. so got up at 8:30 and bowled until 9:15 .. but I DID IT!!! <BR> <BR> My day went well, but I was exhausted by the time I got home .. this old brain just d... Tue, 9 Jun 2015 07:06:38 EST It's once again Monday ... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> When you change the way you look at things .. change will happen .. :) How perfect for the most hated day of the week. What are you going to change today .. ?? Today is the beginning of your week .. <BR> <BR> The temperature around here has been pushed to the 80's and humid .. so what am I going to do for my exercise ?? Well -- I could take my walks at lunch and be stinky all afternoon an... Mon, 8 Jun 2015 08:01:59 EST Oh what a wonderful Sunnnnndaaayyyy !!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What a wonderful day ... Hubby and I took a day long road trip .. I got all excited when I saw this on the road .. :) WOOHOO !!! A WHOLE TANKER FULL OF COFFEE !!!! <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> It started out rainy, and we drove until we found clear skies .. Left at about 8, and got home at 3:30 ... The real good news is the new car has AC .. and I can direct it away from him, and toward me .. ... Sun, 7 Jun 2015 18:44:42 EST It's thankfully Saturday !!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Yesterday is one of those days that we just write off. Between blasting headache, and mega dizzy spells (my body saying .. "HEY !!!! ENOUGH ALREADY!!!!") ... So life came to a screeching halt .. <BR> <BR> Thankfully today my headache is back to a dull thud every once in a while, and haven't had any dizzy spells yet .. (keeping fingers crossed) .. Hubby came home and took me out to our fis... Sat, 6 Jun 2015 08:53:35 EST Good morning --- it's Friday !!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning .. It's Friday and thankfully I "barely" made it through Thursday .. <BR> <BR> I hurt baaad, and was extremely overtired .. and well -- when I am that overtired, I have a difficult time with my eating .. I was good throughout the day, because I was busy, but when I got home .. I ate ... and ate ... and ate ... and ate .. and ate .... <BR> <BR> I wasn't stuffed but my brain s... Fri, 5 Jun 2015 08:44:52 EST Its finally Friday EVE ... :) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> And oh my goodness, I am sooo ready for it .. <BR> <BR> I think I have found my brick wall this week, and my body is screaming, and my brain is going "I NEEEEED MORE SLEEEEPPP !!! " I remember the days when I could be doing something every night, get up for work in the morning, being bright eye'd and bushy tailed, and then the next week do it again .. Now .. I get a couple of days in a ro... Thu, 4 Jun 2015 08:01:50 EST It's Wednesday .. all downhill from here .. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Oh my goodness .. Which way did he go .. Yesterday was one of those days that went all to pot .. all my goals ... were only fictional thoughts .. all my plans ... were only wishes .. it was just one of those days .. <BR> <BR> My morning wizzed by, with website phone meetings (webqueen), problems posting a $3.24 adjustment with our new system .. (controller), and blowing up a report that o... Wed, 3 Jun 2015 08:06:21 EST So .. how was YOUR Monday ??? Welcome to Tuesday .. :) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Putting things together .. How talented are you ?? Me, personally, always tries to put it together without reading boring directions first .. and then when it looks like that poor little dog .. I will sit down and read the directions ... ?? <BR> <BR> Putting things together is like my journey .. some people can make long term goals .. I seem to make long term goals,... Tue, 2 Jun 2015 08:11:08 EST It's Monday -- what can you do about it ??? :) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Why does Monday get such a bad rep????? Could it be because our structured life comes back after a weekend of willy nilly ?? Could it be that we are pooped after our weekend of willy nilly ?? <BR> <BR> Monday isn't so bad, except for those of us that have to go to work, and really don't want to. lol lol <BR> <BR> Seriously ==== Monday isn't that bad .. think of it as a new beginning to ... Mon, 1 Jun 2015 07:46:07 EST Something new ---- chia seeds ... hmmmmm???? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Had a wonderful day yesterday ... and except for the weather .. and not getting out for a real walk (except for running from the car to the door brrrrr) I got my exercise in playing Wii with hubby, and eating light for the day .. <BR> <BR> I also did research on the CHIA SEED .. and the experimenting begins .. I bought a package of Organic Chia seeds at my health food store I patronize (w... Sun, 31 May 2015 08:37:05 EST Thumbs up !!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> After my walk on Thursday .. because I was yes no yes no'ing .. I took a picture of the sunset while walking around "cooling down" .. and I think Daddy was watching me .. He had always been a good supporter of my taking walks .. (he had problems with his feet and weight as well .. and walked daily .. Mom would lose him for a couple hours while he just walked .. :) ) But he had always been a... Sat, 30 May 2015 09:52:53 EST I'm late today ... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I overslept this morning .. *eek* ... so I actually didn't stop to have my cup of coffee and blabble with friends ... Here or on FB .. <BR> <BR> I got a walk in last night .. it was such a beautiful night... I was a bit concerned because my ankles and feet were soooo swollen that I was afraid that I wouldn't be able to get any walking shoes on .. I did .. :) (insert BIG smile here) .. and ... Fri, 29 May 2015 22:04:25 EST Thank goodness for Friday EVE ... :) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning to my friends .. <BR> <BR> I'm so excited .. It just shows with determination I can get some exercise in .. I started to doubt myself yesterday, leaving work at 11ish, getting to the mall by 11:15 - 11:30 .. walking, eating and getting to Waukesha (about a 30 minute drive) by 12:30 .. but I got a mini walk in .. I parked at the FAR end of the mall, walked (fast) to the food co... Thu, 28 May 2015 07:37:08 EST It's Wednesday ... One day closer to the weekend !!! :) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Well -- the fans worked yesterday in keeping puppy cool enough .. She's been having a problem with "loose stool" .. and after seeing the pattern, she is going on 13 years young .. I'm thinking its the changes in weather .. and living in Wisconsin .. you can sneeze between weather changes .. but No problems this morning .. <BR> <BR> Yesterday was a yucky day .. it was one of those days .... Wed, 27 May 2015 08:08:26 EST Hope you had a wonderful Memorial day holiday weekend! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning .. <BR> .Hi hooo hi hooo <BR> it's back to work I go .. :) <BR> but that's okay, <BR> without work no play <BR> hi hooo hi ho hi ho hi hoooo .. <BR> <BR> It was a wonderful weekend ... I got my walk in on Saturday .. Sunday was a physically quiet day (except chasing after a loose boweled little dog :( but she's better today .. Mom got her fixed ..:) with good ol' natural re... Tue, 26 May 2015 06:59:48 EST and a whole bunch of months later ... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I'm baaaaccckkkk yet again .. :) <BR> <BR> I have just recently had my Ah ha moment .. I've been fighting with chronic pain for the last few years, and while it's not going to seem to get better; I've come to the conclusion, I can sit and mope, or try and do something about it .. Part of my hurts' are because I'm overweight .. I've been told, that if I lose the weight; some of the pain wil... Sat, 23 May 2015 22:06:48 EST Friends who care are the most precious jewels !!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning .. Pull up a chair .. I have coffee and tea .. If you want snacks .. bring them with you ... <BR> <BR> This week I have discovered that having someone to depend on is the most precious thing in the world .. I have given out my soul only for it to get stepped on and kicked to the side before .. but when it comes to push and shove .. I still have friends that are there for me .. <BR> <BR> This has b... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:30:38 EST After a day of rest .. well .. kind of .. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning to my friends that stop by .. I have tea, and coffee brewing .. help yourself, and pull up a chair .. we have plenty of them .. :) <BR> <BR> Yesterday was pretty much a lazy day .. but my 3 year old child won the battle and I had my Pizza .. the pizza that I missed (and had looked forward to ) on the way home from up north .. (because the buffet wasn't open when I got there .. ) I honestly think tha... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:01:32 EST Hell week is over ... :) (for now .. bwaa haahaahaa) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning to my friends that stop in for a cup of coffee (we have tea as well if that is your choice :) ) and sit and visit .. <BR> <BR> It has been one heck of a week, and I for one, am happy it's over !! <BR> <BR> Monday was puppy club, and I had to dig into my brain archives to do the Heimlich on a little dog .. I wanted to go crawl into a corner in the fetal position afterwards and cry .. but I prevailed ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:49:12 EST It's Sunday ... after a great day yesterday !!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It was a wonderful day yesterday, and I enjoyed myself extremely .. We left at about 7 am and got home around 7 pm .. it was a great time, and a relaxing day .. perfect start for the hectic week coming up .. <BR> <BR> Wednesday night I leave for Appleton, (about 1 1/2 hour away) for 2 day class in Crystal reports for work. <BR> <BR> I already informed happy hubby that I won't be seeing him at all this week, be... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:44:57 EST ROAD TRIP .... :) and the sun is out !!!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It's been a week .. to say the least . I have not been able to concentrate and stay focused at all ..I keep getting distracted horribly. I'm happy to say that the week is over...and today is ROAD TRIP with hubby. He has the day off, and we are going to take a day date !!!! :) <BR> <BR> Its cold cold cold .. and it's not even the end of summer yet .. but I'll take a jacket and have some fun !!! :) <BR> <BR> H... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:07:47 EST Wish everyone a great day ! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It was a sleepy morning .. Weeks are hard.. I wish all weeks were weekends .. :) <BR> <BR> Had one of those dreams last night that has stuck with me all day .. It was one of them that you wake up and sit there thinking "is it real .. or is it Memorex?" .... <BR> <BR> Wish everyone a great day !!!! Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:52:59 EST My drama day is over ... I have come to terms .... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> My drama is over .. I have accepted the fact of my yesterday's posting, and moving on .. I don't like it at all when people get into my head .. there isn't even enough room in there for me half the time .. but it is what it is .. <BR> <BR> I am glad I had the one day of just "getting it all out of my system" .. that was the final straw, and now I can move on from here .. I actually feel pretty good this mo... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:46:53 EST I know ... I know .... It's Monday and ... I normally don't do a blog on Monday .. but I have to .. I have to get this out of my system .. <BR> <BR> After a wonderful weekend, I am hating having Monday be here .. and then to find out .. this person that has "cut me off" has totally unfriended me from my FB account .. Okay -- this is not a problem, but it upsets me that there was absolutely NO conversation about what happened .. just a lot of blaming .. <BR> <BR> I would have thought that after 15 years of what "I thought" was frie... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 12:04:38 EST It was a gorgeous day !!!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> AND MAKING THE BEST OF IT !!!!!! <BR> <BR> The sun was out, Puppy and I went to WAGFEST held by a local humane society, and then went to listen to music at a friend's church festival .. I got so many compliments at the church festival telling me how well behaved my little dog was .. Made me a PROUD MAMA !!!! but by this time my little girl was pooped beyond pooped !!!! <BR> <BR> The music was wonderful .. when... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 09:45:41 EST