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/ DAY AT MARKET http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6352535 Well I have not been at the market as I was working. Finished working on Tuesday and collapsed on Wed ad Thur. Friday I was back to normal. Hubby nd I have so much to do so we are setting the goals to get through with each thing Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:48:26 EST STILL LOTS OF WORK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6352161 Well we officially moved in October, but still so much to do. I had 30 years of records. I am going though and shredding. We do not need canceled checks etc. I have all records that far back. Hubby is bringing in things I've no idea why we saved, but disposing of now Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:27:02 EST HUBBY AND SINUS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6351773 Well Hubby has Ben sneezing his head of. He always get a sinus infection this time of the year, he has been miserable. He called into work about 3 this morning he had been awake most of the night. We went to the emergency clinic connected with his doctors office. They gave him a scrip and we got it filled. He started on them immediately and it started working. We stopped at a local eatery and enjoyed a lunch together. We came home. We went to Home Depot and purchased a gas grill,a s... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:32:27 EST FREE TIME http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6351325 Well my work season is over. I have studies to complete over the summer and my Co worker and I are going to do advance study on our own. But during the meantime I am relaxing. Miss Coco and I are sitting out in the morning with my tea and her treat. We enjoy the breeze blowing on the patio. I need to get back to my house. So much to do. I need to complete my room and Hubby's room. Hang the artwork, place some of the accessories around Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:15:37 EST VOCAL GIRL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6348218 Well since we moved into our new home Miss Coco has become very vocal. I think she loves the space we have now and all the light coming in. We have a doorbell and she becomes very excited when it rings. If a doorbell rings on TV we have to assure her we do not need to go to the door. She has developed so many new facets since moving here Thu, 13 Apr 2017 23:29:56 EST EXTREMELY TIRED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6347712 Well has been a long work day. I came home and Hubby had me a But sandwich. It was good and hit the spot. Miss Coco and I are heading for bed. Need rest Wed, 12 Apr 2017 21:54:55 EST LATE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6346458 I go in late today which means I am late getting off. I prefer the early in and early off Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:27:31 EST BEAUTIFUL DAY WITH FRIENDS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6346269 We joined our friends for a special birthday dinner for our friends. The sister and brother were both born in April so it was a double celebration. There were 15 of us having a great time. The highlight was when our friends youngest daughter giving her mother a birthday card and written inside was the news she is pregnant. So much excitement over that announcement. They have been married for 6 years and their son is 2 &1/2. Sun, 9 Apr 2017 23:18:31 EST LOVE MY CLIENTS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6345782 Well I love my clients. After a number of years I really feel that we have personal relationships. So many of my customers will only come to me. One could not get in touch with me but knew where my shop is located. He went by there and left a message for me to call him. He had been by the office and the girl in there could not tell him when I would be in or how to get me. Another when into a location in another community and the person there knew me personally and called me at home to a... Sat, 8 Apr 2017 23:14:11 EST LONG DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6344549 We had really bad storms come thru in the middle of the night. It woke me up and I could not go back to sleep until about 5:30 so I am sleepy. Have too much to do this morning to rest. I am getting dressed now to get on my way. I feel like doing only what I have to and get back home for a nap Thu, 6 Apr 2017 08:07:19 EST PEACEFUL MORNING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6344105 Well it is a beautiful morning. I am sitting on the patio sipping hot tea and listening to the birds sing. I have to work this afternoon and we are to severe storms during the night. I hope the storms do not start until after I get home Wed, 5 Apr 2017 09:54:15 EST SO MUCH GOING ON http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6343929 Well I worked today. Busy....busy....came home so much to do. My niece and her hubby are coming to Type Island in May. I asked them if they would bring my sister down with them and Hubby and I will met them and bring her to our house for a week visit. She is a widow and lives in our home town. She has macula deginration and one eye is really bad and the other is being treated. She drives only in the day and not very far....to church... grocery etc. I invited her doggie to pack her bag... Tue, 4 Apr 2017 23:17:45 EST STORMS TODAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6343045 We will have a storm move through our area today and overnight. We need it badly as our area is extremely dry and we are having fires break out all our area. We had one on the other side of our county that burned 750 acres be for they got it under control. It destroyed several homes as well as livestock as it was in a more rural area. Also the rain will wash away a lot of our pollen which has been really high Mon, 3 Apr 2017 08:31:12 EST WORK DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6342913 Well I had to work at the office today. I have been selected to do a special program for the company. The main manager called to tell me about it. Apparently this is an honor to be selected. Sun, 2 Apr 2017 23:23:42 EST BACK AGAIN http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6342475 I don't know but I left for a few days. The new changes frustrated me and I was trying to make a decision and fight it or leave, I decided to come back and check on my Spark Bubbies. I have been busy with work and have been helping Hubby with his weight loss program. I have been eating with him and I am feeling a lot of results for me also. I am not as extreme as he is, but no oil, dairy and sugar for 30 days. I think the main thing is retraining the body about sugar. He is eating 3 to... Sat, 1 Apr 2017 23:22:19 EST FULL DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6333115 Well I worked a full 9 hour shift today. I was busy from the time I walked into the office. I had 3 people show up for appointments that were not on the books,. I was able to work them in and get them done. I was able to leave on time but I can see tomorrow is going in to be the same. Well one thing, the time Flys by when this busy Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:30:29 EST FEELING BETTER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6332318 I am feeling better but not whole as of this morning. I go to work at 2 and close today. I am relaxing before going in. I am sipping on hot tea and will take my shower is about 15 minutes. I will also eat before going out. I am off to relaxing before heading out Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:58:50 EST OFF TO BED EARLY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6331776 I went to bed early as I was exhausted. I slept well for about 6 hours and woke up to coughing really hard. I got up for about an hour until it passed and I went back to bed. As the time changed I left later than usual for me. I am up moving around. I am drinking peppermint tea. I have the color on my hair. I just put a small corned beef on the stove for this afternoon. I was surprised to find one at just 2 pounds. I will prepare a little cabbage with this. Hubby cannot have very mu... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 11:00:35 EST WOKE UP EXHAUSTED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6331500 I woke up this morning really tired. I was awake most of the night. My throat hurt until I had a coup of tea with lemon and honey.that released my throat. I was going to spend the morning with a friend but told her I would see her after noon. Hubby had a breakfast meeting with some guys this morning. He was going to drop me off, but I told him to go and come pick me up when he was thru. I went by and picked up some things I had purchased, hubby took me to eat as I was really hungry. ... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 19:12:32 EST BETTER BUT STILL DOWN http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6331062 I am a little better, but still not up to par. I am so tired right now I want to crawl in bed, but am waiting on an important phone call. If I do not get it soon, they may have to start over Fri, 10 Mar 2017 22:06:03 EST REALLY SICK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6330164 I have been having allergies and they are kicking my butt. I got up this morning feeling aweful. I have been coughing a lot. We moved to the area in August and we have different pollin here from where we were. We have lots of pine trees and they are getting me. I am also allergic to lupus true and what I thought was boxwood are blooming. Not boxwood and I need to replace, they currently frame the front of the house. I need them replaced so I have to go the local nurse and see what we ... Thu, 9 Mar 2017 08:10:12 EST HUBBY STARTS NEW EATING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6328997 Hubby has a new eating plan to lose weight. Nothing has worked for him and this is suppose to. We will see. I will be eating the same foods for a couple of weeks. We will see if it helps me also. Mon, 6 Mar 2017 23:25:53 EST PACKING OUT OLD HOME http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6328327 We went to our old house today. We are tossing a lot that is still there. We packed up some things. We need to move all out as it is being purchased by someone. He was there today encouraging us to get things done. It was not a good for me today. I have been having a problem for several day. I have allergies and they as re kicking me today. I have a headache that encircles my head. When I try to ear anything my stomach tells me about it. I just did not feel energetic today. I sat dow... Sun, 5 Mar 2017 19:00:55 EST FULL DAY OF WORK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6327953 Well I had the full day today. I was busy up until the last 45 minutes. Hubby pick me up. Miss Oct was waiting in the car for me. She is such a silly little girl when I got in. She acted like she had not seen me in days. <BR> <BR> I woke up with a really sore throat this morning. I had a cup of tea made fro honey and lemon juice. I filled my Verizon with boiling water and Hubby went and got me fresh lemons and a honey bear. I made more at work. After about an hour I began to feel so m... Sat, 4 Mar 2017 23:26:57 EST BUSY DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6327422 The day was really busy. I walked in and clients walked in behind me. I had to settle in and clock in before actually working. I got a break about 11 for about 15 minutes and then clients back to back and waiting. I already know I am b booked with appointments tomorrow until 2 and that ones not include walk ins Fri, 3 Mar 2017 21:51:24 EST DAY OFF http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6324099 Well today was my day off. I got up and it was storming. It is also Miss Cocos day so I waited until the rain had slowed and the rush hour traffic had passed. It is about an hour and 15 minutes to get there so I plan errands in that area while she is there. I went to Stein Mart for their sale. I found a couple of nice tops to wear now. A couple of sporty tops for when I am out knocking around. It was about a quarter to 3 when we got back home. <BR> <BR> I put my Pasta sauce on and i... Thu, 2 Mar 2017 18:35:09 EST GETTING MENU TOGETHER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6323669 Well grocery ads hit today. Nothing special so I will be planning from freezer and pantry. Hubby had about half pound sausage open. I had him scramble it up. I will be making a small pot of lentil soup with it. That could be tomorrow. I made a pot of beef with mushrooms to serve over noodles tonight. I have fresh Italian sausage to make a sauce for pasta and extra for freezer. I am sure I see a But in the next couple of days <BR> <BR> We have plans for the weekend so we need quick fo... Wed, 1 Mar 2017 22:41:58 EST NEW DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6322755 Up early. Took Coco out, caught up on news. A bowl with Greek yogurt, fresh strawberries and a cup of herbal tea. I like to have different teas regularly. I have about 7 different ones. I notice that each is getting low so I need to stock up again I drink more green tea, but really like the others Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:01:25 EST MORNING IN SHOP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6322592 I got up early and other ready. Had a piece of toast, a little cream cheese and hot tea. Miss Coco begged so hard she got a little bite of crust with a little cream cheese smeared on it. You would think she had a feast. One little inch of crust and she was in doggie heaven. <BR> <BR> Off to the shop to spruce it up and add a lot of new items. I have more to go in but I did not have time today as I had the afternoon shift at work. Maybe I will have time to go by in the morning and get ... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:00:15 EST MUCH ACCOMPLISHED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6322009 Well it was cool this morning, we went to market. I purchased some great things this morning. We opened up and I got busy pricing things for my shop. This time of the year it is hard for me to get things into the store with my work hours. I priced art work, jewelry, odd garden items and some neat collectibles. I am not suppose to go to work until 3 so I am planning about 3 hours working on my shop. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:05:58 EST LONG AWAITED WORK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6321387 Received a call yesterday. The replacement windows were in and could do that today. The same person is redoing my master closet and putting the proper shelving in our pantry. What was in there sagged when any weight pot on them. We did not go to market as we have been waiting almost for months for this. Woo hoo it is almost finished Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:15:33 EST FREE DAY BUT BUSY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6320964 I am off today. Got up early took Coco to groomers. Want to store to get slacks to fit me. One pair. Summer weight Gloria Amanda jeans. Picked them up as they were on sale. Then went to get chicken broth on sale, then on to War greens which is around the corner from groomers. Unfortunately there is no War greens in our community and I have to go out of my way to go to one. I do not shop Walmart but instead use War greens and their point system. I spent ne as ray 75 JUST GETTING THE L... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:42:57 EST WELL ITS TRUE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6320077 Got to work this morning and the manager is sick. I extended my hours today. Tomorrow is my long day, but we traded. I stayed tonight and she will come in tomorrow and release me earlier. <BR> <BR> I am off Friday and Saturday. I will be taking Coco to the groomer Friday. She did not go last week so every morning when I let her out so does her thing then goes over and sits by the car door watching me. She is wanting me to take her somewhere. Sure she will be happy Friday Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:01:10 EST NOT GOOD NEWS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6319544 My manager came in this afternoon to release me. She is not feeling good and seems to be coming down with something. We have a nasty flu or virus going around here. She has been working with a lady that came down with it. I tried to keep my distance until time for me to get off. I hope she will be there tomorrow to release me, but told Hubby it might be where I have to stay over Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:18:34 EST A FUN DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6318962 It was appreciation day at the office. One of the ladies from the main office came over and made popcorn, hot dogs and pizza. She kept the customer occupied while we did the tax returns. I was late getting off as we were busy. Home now with Hubby and COCO WAITING FOR DINNER TOOOK Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:06:02 EST WORK DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6318119 Busy day at office. Hubby picked me up at 7 and took me to the local seafood house. I had the grouper nuggets and their fresh squash. It is so good and I always eat too much when there. I put Los of fresh lemon on the fish. I never eat and python else but the fish and squas, I tell them not to bring the hush puppies and second side, but they do and it is a waste as I do not have room to eat. I came in and took a short nap. I am off to bed soon Sat, 18 Feb 2017 23:43:36 EST LONG BUSY DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6317664 Errands, shopping, cleaning and work. Hubby had dinner ready when I got in at 9. I am now off to bed Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:38:25 EST GREAT GATHERING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6317166 We meet with friends last evening for dinner. Well I could say family as we have been very close for many years. Watching the children growing up, become involved in their lives, etc. There were 32 people there to spend time with the couple coming in for a visit, as she is from this area her sister and baby, her ex brother in kw and wife and child and her father was there. I have not seen her sister s nice she was about 10 nor her father in about 10 years. We went back to friends hous... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:50:41 EST ON THE WAY TO MEETING A PART FOR DINNER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6316619 Well we are going to dinner with some friends. We have been close to this family for almost 40 years. The son and his wife have come min from Seattle to visit they have not been here in over 3 years so we are excited about seeing them. <BR> <BR> Thankful my work schedule,had we on the early shift today Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:44:52 EST ANOTHER WORK DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6316228 Well another 11 hour day. I am off to bed Tue, 14 Feb 2017 23:23:38 EST A LOT DONE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6315677 I got up early and priced merchandise for my shop. I washed my hair and got dressed fo work. I left home and stopped to get a small bag Le with hot tea. Then off to shop and restocked one of my cases. I left and went to work. I did not get off until 8 tonight. Hubby had the soup heated with cornbread. I work until 8 tomorrow so I will see what he will have then Mon, 13 Feb 2017 22:08:03 EST MARKET DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6315067 We went to Market today. I purchased a lot from my lady this morning and priced most of it. I sold 4 pieces of merchandise for my shop and made a profit of over $200. I took it and put the money in my pocket. I would need to clean the merchandise, price it, haul it and wait for the right person to come along. I would not have cleared as much at the shop. One piece sold when the man walked up, made me an offer of more than I had planned. That one went for sure Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:21:02 EST WORK DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6314639 I had to work today. Hubby went with some friends for a birthday outing for their grandson at the zoo. He had a good time being with the group. Their son and his wife are coming in from Seattle this week so we will be going to diner one evening. They moved out there 3 years ago and this is the first time home. I am excited to see them again. They plan to try and come in every other year. I will have to make sure I am not scheduled to work that evening Sat, 11 Feb 2017 21:51:35 EST ENJOY ED MY DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6314122 I took Coco to the groomer this morning. I ran errands and shopped on that side of town while she was being beautifided. I stopped by my shop to pickup my check but has to hurry as she was in the car. At least it was not hot. Next stop, grocery for some cheeses as I am cooking a eggplant casserole for dinner. I could not find a recipe I wanted to try so I just did a combination of different things. I hope it is good. If so I will post Fri, 10 Feb 2017 19:43:51 EST OFF TOMORROW http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6313652 I really wonder where the time goes. I am off tomorrow and have to cram so much into the day. Up early for the long drive to take Coco to the groomer. I will run errands while on that side of town. As of now we have tentative plans for the guy to come into the house. He is replacing a couple of windows. He is going to double hang the master closet and put the proper shelves in the pantry. Hopefully all will get done on that day Thu, 9 Feb 2017 21:29:43 EST OFF OF HERE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6313133 Well a really busy day. 12 hours on the clock and busy the whole time. I came home and Hubbt had some cabbage stew ready to eat. I have checked some email, listened to my voicemail, as I do not answer my phone when I have customer. I am off here and off to bed as I have the 9 am shift tomorrow Wed, 8 Feb 2017 23:16:34 EST OH BOY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6312479 Well I put a sale on my booth only and not my jewelry cases. Well got 4 calls today asking if I would give sale on jewelry. Boy, I have top of line at below regular price.......no.....no .....no that is why it excluded the cases. One lady made an offer so low I would be in the hole on the piece. I am planning on opening an on line store as I can sell much better than local. I do not buy junk so what I have is desirable,name brand. I sell Brighton for about fifty percent of retail, etc. ... Tue, 7 Feb 2017 19:10:15 EST RESTOCKING SHOP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6311650 I am off this morning to restock my little shop. I have so much to go in so I will be a while, I am restocking my cases and then putting a sale on the booth to sell down so restocking will be a lot of new never seen merchandise. I will be busy as I then have to go to work at 4 until 8 Mon, 6 Feb 2017 08:58:29 EST BEAUTIFUL DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6311369 Well it was beautiful today. Got up to 72 so really pleasant. Hubby and I went too market, but was really slow as everyone is getting ready for the Super Bowl. We finally came on home where I had a roast in the slow cooker. I am roasting potatoes and tomatoes to go with it. I cooked carrots with the roast. <BR> <BR> At market today some new people have set up with fresh veggies.i got tomatoes, bell peppers, grape tomatoes, another pepper that I like to cook with, eggplant, radishs, durk... Sun, 5 Feb 2017 19:06:36 EST OUR WEATHER TODAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6310880 Got up this morning to high wind. We never got over 55 today and with the wind horrid. I had to g o to work and I thought the wind was going to blow me off the road. Hubby opened the m Ark et and no one was out shopping I talked with him at 1 and he was c losing up. <BR> <BR> Got home c and he arrived right behind me along with a guy from our old neighborhood. He is buying our old house and I was devastated to leave my queen sago palm. He had a beautiful young one on his truck for me ... Sat, 4 Feb 2017 20:28:51 EST