WHITEANGEL4's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=WHITEANGEL4 WHITEANGEL4's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ UNSATISFACTORY DINING EXPERIENCE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882177 Well I was off today. When Hubby got home he wanted to go to J Alexanders and get a steak As I have stated prior, there are only about three places I will eat steak as they are just not good at most We got there early as he goes to bed early due to work, They seated us in an area we have never sat. We were early so there was plenty of seating After being seated it seemed as we were seated on the expressway. We were on the main walkway for all the staff Told Hubby I will not sit in... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 23:41:23 EST WORK MERRY GO ROUND http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5881497 Well on Friday I had so much extra work that I needed to get done for clients. But there were current customers standing in front of me that I could not get to the previous. So I planned that I would have a while on Saturday to work on them, but alas many customers and two with some major things that took myself and another worker all afternoon to closing to correct their situations. I was happy we could get all done for them but nothing on my list. So today I got there and had to clock in... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 23:25:58 EST UP EARLY, WORK AND DINNER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879664 Well Hubby leaves for work about 4 am. I usually sleep until about 7:30, but woke up at 5:30 and could not go back to sleep.Got up, fixed some hot tea and had some computer time. Miss Coco crawled up in my lap and pushed my laptop aside and went to sleep. Then off to work and had a busy day. Hubby fixed dinner. A great meatloaf, speckled butter beans and collards. It was good. We have enough meatloaf left over for a meatloaf sandwich tomorrow Fri, 20 Feb 2015 23:32:58 EST SICK HUBBY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879048 Well I got up early to take Coco to her spa day. When I was leaving the house Hubby called to say that he was on his way home. He was sick and was going to the doctor. The doctor's office did not have any opening, but they called him in early afternoon they were working him into the schedule. He is on a 10 day supply of antibiotics. He says he is feeling better already and is going back to work tomorrow Thu, 19 Feb 2015 22:21:07 EST SICK HUBBY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879046 Well I got up early to take Coco to her spa day. When I was leaving the house Hubby called to say that he was on his way home. He was sick and was going to the doctor. The doctor's office did not have any opening, but they called him in early afternoon they were working him into the schedule. He is on a 10 day supply of antibiotics. He says he is feeling better already and is going back to work tomorrow Thu, 19 Feb 2015 22:18:59 EST SICK HUBBY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879045 Well I got up early to take Coco to her spa day. When I was leaving the house Hubby called to say that he was on his way home. He was sick and was going to the doctor. The doctor's office did not have any opening, but they called him in early afternoon they were working him into the schedule. He is on a 10 day supply of antibiotics. He says he is feeling better already and is going back to work tomorrow Thu, 19 Feb 2015 22:16:52 EST OFF TO WORK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5878007 I find that I have six appointments set for this afternoon. That means that I will not have time to breathe, Glad my clients are coming in but I would like it spread out little more. I am on schedule to o ly work 5 hours today. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:58:11 EST FULL DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5877278 Well I am off today. It is raining and Miss Coco and I have just had our breakfast. She had some of her food and some Greek yogart. I had Greek yugart with blueberries and a slice of toast with a little butter. <BR> <BR> Hubby and some of the guys he worked with at another company have gone to a retirement luncheon for one of their old bosses down state. I am going to get some cleaning done while I am here alone. I need to stat at one side of the rooma nd work completely through to t... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 09:02:53 EST MANY ERRANDS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5876885 Oh why do I have problems with repairs on my car. After replacing the system, I cannot answer my phone through the system. I took it in this afternoon and of course, it worked <BR> perfectly when the guy got in. Well, about 45 minutes later when I received a call it was blocked. I do nto have my Hubby blocked in my phone or my car system so something is <BR> is wrong. I guess that means another trip to the dealership and half a day dealing with this mess. I am going to tell them to re... Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:24:12 EST WORK WORK WORK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874152 Well I am trying not to work so much this year, but everything seems to be going against me. One lady's daughter is having a baby and she is having complications, another is having some extreme personal problems and is limited now Maybe next week will improve and I can have a couple of days for me. Wed, 11 Feb 2015 22:41:43 EST GOOD DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5873469 I could not sleep late this morning so got up early. I did not have to be at work until 2 so I decided to make myself some eggs for breakfast. Miss Coco would not let me eat my eggs and fruit until I made one for her. After that she climb in my lap and just wanted to stay there. I had a lot of things to get done this morning so finally she let me get things done. She is use to me being home and I do not think she likes for me to work. Tue, 10 Feb 2015 22:08:44 EST A BIG CHANGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5872868 I was to work today and be off Thursday. The manager was working today and I was working Thursday. She had some changes come up in her life and called me to swap if I would. Of course I would change. You never know when it can be reversed I slept in an extra hru. Miss Coco and I set out and ran errands for the week. She was so excited to get to ride with me. All my stopped were short and the weather would not effect her being left in the car for 10 minutes. he is jst happy being clos... Mon, 9 Feb 2015 23:34:11 EST BUSY DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5872168 I had of today and so did Hubby. We opened the market and stayed until about 2 as we were planning other things today. Left and went and looked at a house we liked. It is more house than we need. Then off to Cantina La Rado for dinner. They have the best guacamole made fresh at the table. Then my favorite enchants l la carte as that is all I can eat. Sun, 8 Feb 2015 23:33:33 EST GOOD WORKING DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5871017 Well I had to working the second shift today so I did not get home until10. That is okay. I work the second shift again Saturday. That is okay as we never plan anything on Saturday night. We are both off Sunday so it is going to be just our day. We do not know what we will do as we have not planned, It will just play out as we go Sat, 7 Feb 2015 01:20:07 EST HAPPY NEWS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5870380 Hubby has Sunday off. My manager swapped with me it was my week to work Sunday and be off Saturday. She said she was aware that we are not seeing each other only talking on the phone daily. He is in bed and asleep when I get home because he has to get up at 3 to be at work and he does not function well on less than 8 hours. I really try not to wake him up and he tries to slip out without waking me. I really appreciate her consideration of me in this Thu, 5 Feb 2015 23:35:33 EST A BIG SURPRISE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5869733 Well I have been working late hours and Hubby worries about me eating. He has something for me when I get home, Tonight I came home an on the stove was a dozen roses waiting for me. He had a muffalatta sandwich from a local restaurant that makes the best in town. They are really large s he and I split one as mell along with a salad. I am taking it to work with me tomorrow. I woke him up to thank him for the flowers and he told me he jut wanted t do it. I do have a wonderful Hubby wh... Wed, 4 Feb 2015 23:58:21 EST WELL ANOTHER LONG DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5868345 I did not go in until noon. That gives e a 9hour day and I do not get home until 10 pm. Bless my wonderful Hubby he has something fir me to eat hot on the stove. He is in bed as he gets up at 3 to go to work. I do not have the heart to tell him I do not want to eat so I pick at it, share some with Coco and pack up some for his lunch. He worries as I do not eat a lot at any one time. Tue, 3 Feb 2015 01:34:21 EST SO MUCH FOR LESS HOURS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5868305 It looks like I am not working less hours at this time. Our area supervisor texted me to go in 3 hours early today. Tomorrow the request is for me to come in as early as I feel like it. Oh well in about two weeks I am taking couple of days off to do someting for me. Mon, 2 Feb 2015 23:57:13 EST MY DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5867521 Well I had today off and will work straight through the week. I slept late and Miss Coco and I relaxed. I went to the market as I had ti meet a lady I purchase from and a customer was picking up some merchandise. I was there only and hour and a half. I knew I wa not staying all day. It is Super Bowl Sunday and people do not come there on that day. Came home ad Miss Coco and I were napping when Hubby came home. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 22:59:35 EST ANOTHER DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5866833 I worked early today and glad I had that shift. I started getting a sinus headache about an hour and a half before I got off. By the time I got home it was horrid. I took some meds which I do only as a last resort When Hubby saw me taking the meds he knew it was bad. I can go for over a year and never take. He wanted to go get BBQ ribs so off we went. I ate one rib jus was so spaced out from the pill. Came home and slept for three hours up and awake. Ugg need to sleep Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:40:58 EST WORK WORK WORK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5866251 Thought I had the morning to myself but called into work early. I go in early tomorrow and hope I get off on time. I m off Sunday and intend to relax with Miss Coco that day as Hubby is working. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:47:00 EST WORK DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5864886 I ended up working about 7 hours alone and I was super busy. The other lady called in and could not be there. Thank goodness tomorrow is my day off, I think Hubby has plans Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:46:32 EST LONG HARD DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5864126 I ad a long day with much to do. I got up early and was trying to get some things done. Nothing went right so I finally just gave u on that. tried to get a few things done in the house before going to work and nothing competed.....frustrating. Off to work.....That was full as I had clients the entire 7 hours. No time for a break, I am just going to bed so I can get up early and start over Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:55:42 EST GETTING BUSY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5863383 Well our work lad is picking up and we are seeing more clients. At least we now we wil be picking up a lot of customers over the next two weeks <BR> <BR> I am working the later shift and I would ike to have one early day so I could spend soe time with Hubby. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:28:51 EST SUNDAY WORK DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5862591 Well I was scheduled to work today. They extended the hours again. I had to go in an hour earlier and stay an hour later. I did not see a client until had been there an hour and a half. So that was an hour burned in time and money. I saw the last customer an hour and a half before closing and completed within 45 minutes so another hour burned. Oh well, who am I, I just work with our local clients and know their habits. Don't ask me, just sit in your ivory tower and decide when clients... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:36:00 EST RAINY SLOPPY DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5861298 I had t work today, but this is the kind of day I would stay home and relax with Miss Coco Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:57:43 EST ENJOYABLE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5860647 Up early as I took Miss Coco t her spa day. It was short as i had to get her back home and go to work. I had a large healthy breakfast as I did not eat a lot the night before just snacked as hubby was tired and needed to sleep. I had a small salad for lunch and Hubby had a nice dinner for me when I got home. <BR> <BR> I am off Saturday and work Sunday. Then next week I m off o Thursday when I need to take my car in for a replacement of the entertainment center as the disc player has ... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:23:46 EST LONG DAYS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5859908 Well it is not my decision but we are just sitting in the office for te extra time. After next week we will be busy in those hours but until then we are bored. It makes me so late getting home that hubby is asleep as e gets up so early to go to work I told him not to fix anything for me to eat as iit i just too late and I do not want to go to bed on a full tummy, Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:59:49 EST LONG WORK HOURS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5859108 Well they have reset our hours by adding 4 additional hours a day, opening 2 hours earlier and staying 2 hours after. I think they are about 2 weeks ahead on the extended hours for the year. Now they will be asking us why we are not serving more customers. They are ahead of the timing on this one. When we have more customers I understand sitting there. wo of us sat there without seeing anyone for 2.5 hours. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 23:01:17 EST OUR DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5857435 Well we did not open the market tody because we were meeting Hubby's parents in Georgia to have lunch. We did not go to their house fr the holidays as they both had a bad case of the flu. We met hlf way and had lunch and a great time. We came bck home and just relaxed. We made a pot of chili for dinner. Miss Coco is being really attentive t both of us. She wants to be in the middle of everything Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:30:55 EST LOTS OF WORK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5856778 Well we were not at the market today as Hubby and I both had to work today. I had three alls from customers about our being closed. I explained about both having to work our regular jobs and we just could not be there. I gave each a discount code and told them they could use it the next time they are by. I wrote them down for Hubby and told him they were allowed to be used one time by the person ssigned the code Sat, 17 Jan 2015 23:22:06 EST ONE OF THOSE DAYS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5855444 Have you ever had one of those dys that started okay and went down hill. I was so excited to lock the office door and run. Did not want anymore. Got home and Hubby was preparing a wonderful ribeye for dinner Thu, 15 Jan 2015 23:58:49 EST HOPING FOR GOOD WEATHER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5854683 Well it is that time of the year. Rain, fog, cold, nasty. I have a drive of 40 miles round trip to work. I get off late anywhere from 7 to 9 in the evening and I travel a two lane highway. Lots of traffic. I really dislike it the heavy rain or the fog. It is a pleasant drive except when it is raining or foggy. Last year was horrible, but this year I have a different car and the visibility is much better. I never realised that the angle of the vehicle and the headlights could make tha... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 23:08:31 EST MISS COCO AND I http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5852303 Well this is my day off and Miss Coco and I have had a great time We got up and went too the store to get me some coffee, back home where I was cleaning, Miss Coco was right on my heels. She wanted e to stop and pay attention to her. When I am not working she will just be around here, but I have been working everyday and she has been alone so she missed having someone with her. Finally I sat down and she crawled in my lap and gave a big sigh as if to say well you finally get it. I wa... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 01:14:00 EST WORK DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5852251 Well I had to work from noon to 5 tody. I went with Hubby to market and checked in a market. Things are slow there as it is cold and windy. I am sure it is going to be about another 2 to 3 weeks before people will be coming back out in the cold. I personallyy wanted to be home and comfortably warm tody Sun, 11 Jan 2015 23:09:15 EST WORK DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5850713 I Did not have to in until 1 today and stayed until 7. But I was busy. I got home and Hubby wanted a pizza. I know not the best thing for me to eat, but I only eat one slice and leave the rest for him and his doggie box. I do enjoy my slice though. I just cannot believe that at one time I could et the whole thing Fri, 9 Jan 2015 23:42:02 EST FREEZING TEMPS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5849098 Well we are dropping to below freezing and fast. We have dropped 20 degrees in two hours and will have a hard freeze. Of course our cold will only last a few days, but in the meantime, I will be freezing. It is the type of weather where everyone gets sick Thu, 8 Jan 2015 00:00:49 EST ON THE WORK TREDMILL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5846157 Well I worked Saturdy and was off today. Was going to get a lot of merchandise priced and discovered tat I was out of price tags. I will be working during the upcoming week. I was hoping not to work as much this year, but as of Saturday only two of us had passed he required test to work. Another lady was to take hers test Saturday but have not heard if she passed. I worked way too many hours last year but Hubby was not working. He is working now so it is not as critical as last year. I ... Sun, 4 Jan 2015 22:48:58 EST RELAXING DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5844287 I have been busy and I decided to just relax today as I start to work tomorrow. I have washed and colored my hair, pulled out my work outfits for the next week, etc and then Miss Coco and I just cooled it for the afternoon. She got up in my lap and just chilled. She did not want me to get up and do anything as she was comfie and happy Fri, 2 Jan 2015 22:06:39 EST NEW YEARS EVE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5842083 We are off to spend the evening with some friends. We have been doing this for 35 years. We will have snacks tonight and play games and their children will be there with grandchildren. We stay the night nd tomorrow we all work together to have a tradition New Years Dinner about 2 o'clock. We all look forward to thhis Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:15:35 EST GREAT DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5841415 Got up early and took my car in for service. After my negative experience with service department I told Hubby this is job to save me showing my rear when they talk down to me like I am stupid. We had the part replace and the oil change and regular warranty check. Sugar would not melt in the mouth of the guys in service department when Hubby is there. We also went into the showroom and talked with the manager. We have personally done business with him since he was a sales associate over ... Tue, 30 Dec 2014 17:28:30 EST GREAT DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5840937 Passed all my final test with flying colors. They just seemed soeasy this year Mon, 29 Dec 2014 23:47:09 EST ANOTHER GOOD DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5840235 Well I had another god day at market as Hubby worked today, Our customers have a little money to spend. They took about 90% of my change. Everyone had a $20 bill whether they were spending 2 or 18 dollars. Al my $10, $5 and I only had 8 $1 wenI closed. So it;s off to the bank tomorrow to break the bills down Sun, 28 Dec 2014 23:44:19 EST MARKET DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839552 Hubby had to work this weekend as they are taking inventory od his department. I am working the market alone. As we had more customers tody it keep me really busy and the day just flew by. People were out to spend some of their Christmas money and the day was beautiful in the low 70s. I left when the customer traffic trickled to almost nothing. The sales were certainly mush better than they have been. I will be alone again tomorrow and I hope it is as good or better than today. Still... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 21:26:44 EST HUBBY'S QUESTIONS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838914 Hubby came in and asked me what I had done. He said he had stopped at the corner store and the older gentlemen approached him giving him a big hug and saying thank you'al for making our Christmas . I told Hubby that Tuesday I had gone to Publix and purchased 3 of my favorite hams., along with a bag of dried beans.. They ranged from 6 to 8 pounds. This older gentlemen and his wife live 3 blocks over. They have a really limited income and just really get by. I took by the smallest of the ... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:20:43 EST RELAXING CHRISTMAS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838447 Due to the fact that Hubby's parents both have the flu we stayed home. It has been relaxing and as we had not panned on thid we went to the grocery and made a big pot of beef stew on Christmas eve We shared this with a neighbor and he is roasting a turkey for dinner tonight. I made the cornbread early this morning for the dressing. He lives alone and he does like to cook but wants someone to cook for. Miss Coco has enjoyed our just hanging out at the house. <BR> <BR> Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:36:46 EST HOME FOR CHRISTMAS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838156 Well we were to go Hubby's parents home for Christmas, but they both have come down with the flu and are taking meds and asked that we not come and get exposed. Well we had to go and and get groceries. We made beef stew today and we have a roast to cook. Our neighbor is going to fix turkey dinner for us and two others tomorrow. I have made cornbread for his dressing . Hubby has to work Friday, Sat and Sun so we would have driven up today and back tomorrow so just as well. We are going ... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 23:28:58 EST NEW DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837715 Well I had to take Miss Coco for her spa day this morning and pick her up early as groomer had to be somewhere at noon. We dropped off her gift for the groomer and her Hubby. Coco always shops for them and she was so excited over the bag today. She was not sure she wanted me to give it away. Not sure why she was attached to the package bag. I purchased it Saturday and put her gifts in it last night. So funny how she did not want to e separated from it and it did not contain food. <BR>... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 23:34:35 EST ALL PLANS CHANGED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836924 Well I was going to work on my shops today. I left the house as the rain had stopped. I did a couple errands and started in that directions but I hit a front of severe rain so I turned and came home. One called me about a price and the guy told me a front was really set in. So I made the right decision. Unloading merchandise in a rain storm is not a good idea. If it clears tomorrow I wil go then if not it cn wait until Friday Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:09:08 EST BUSY DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836571 Hubby worked with customers at the market today while I priced merchandise for my shops. Hubby is feeling better so he said he is going to help me more I need to make money at this and while we have been going back and forth to doctors for him we have neglected my locations. I broke even last month but there is no profit in that. Hubby is taking more interest now and wanting to get things done. It should be a better year for my endeavors. we are working at selling off the merchandise t ... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:38:39 EST