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  • I don't understand managers

    7/31/2017 11:13:44 PM, by CARTOONB

    On Friday, I went in to work for a meeting with managers and one of the VP's in my company. At the end of the meeting, the VP left and the manag... Read more

  • I quit!

    7/30/2017 10:36:08 PM, by CARTOONB

    I work four ten-hour shifts per week. Then, on my days "off" I do all of the grocery shopping, DH's and my own laundry, plan menus for the rest ... Read more

  • Painted some furniture!

    7/29/2017 11:56:27 PM, by CARTOONB

    My DH has a pawn shop in a nearby town. On Fridays and Saturdays, he goes to yard sales finding things that can be sold at his shop. In the las... Read more

  • Meeting went okay

    7/28/2017 9:07:36 PM, by CARTOONB

    Met with the VP today, along with a bunch of other leaders. Got a much better idea what the VP wants to see in his weekly updates and we have a ... Read more

  • Not a whole day off after all

    7/27/2017 11:01:14 PM, by CARTOONB

    Generally, I have Fridays off. I work four ten-hour shifts, Monday-Thursday. I really enjoy having three days off every week. This week is a l... Read more

  • DS is making progress

    7/26/2017 11:23:56 PM, by CARTOONB

    Thank you for the encouraging words on my blog yesterday. DS did apply for the closer college today and *promises* to follow up with them tomorro... Read more

  • Things are changing...or not changing as much as expected

    7/25/2017 11:25:50 PM, by CARTOONB

    My youngest graduated from high school in May. He plans to be an accountant, possible an auditor, with a Finance dual degree. His plans were (n... Read more

  • Just an update tonight

    7/24/2017 11:25:29 PM, by CARTOONB

    The scale is still a big fat liar, but I am on track to make it start telling the truth. Here's my streak update... Streak report (week ... Read more

  • Feels good to be productive

    7/23/2017 11:03:11 PM, by CARTOONB

    But, it feels good to sit too! I took a walk around the block this morning (three-mile block) and then spent 30 minutes on the treadmill at the ... Read more

  • Trying to get extra done tonight so that tomorrow is better

    7/22/2017 11:42:27 PM, by CARTOONB

    I have certain things that I "need" to do each weekend. The more I get done on Friday and Saturday, the easier Sunday is. For tomorrow, I have ... Read more

  • Your hair looks nice.

    7/21/2017 10:50:32 PM, by CARTOONB

    That's what my son told me when I was talking to him about what chores needed to be done. He was trying to give me a compliment so I would back ... Read more

  • Today was better

    7/20/2017 11:12:25 PM, by CARTOONB

    I'm still a little sore today, but not as bad as yesterday was. Walking was almost normal! LOL! We'll see what tomorrow brings! Streak re... Read more

  • Sooper Dooper Sore

    7/19/2017 10:21:49 PM, by CARTOONB

    My legs and bum are sooo sore!! Every time I got up from my desk today, I groaned! LOL! And I looked really funny going down the stairs. ... Read more

  • Two topics, which one should I talk about?

    7/18/2017 11:18:19 PM, by CARTOONB

    Topic #1: So sore! Topic #2: So exhausted! What the heck, I'll tell you about both! If you read my blog yesterday, you saw that I... Read more

  • Holy cow! Changing it up keeps your body guessing!

    7/17/2017 11:12:54 PM, by CARTOONB

    I have a workout partner that is a great match. We are closely matched in ability and we can meet three to four times per week. She is fantasti... Read more

  • It's been a while!

    7/16/2017 11:19:30 PM, by CARTOONB

    It's been awhile since I blogged. I've been busy!! Bunco twice, SB, and work. Plus normal life stuff. I'm ready to have another weekend, plea... Read more

  • 2nd it is!

    7/12/2017 11:37:18 PM, by CARTOONB

    Checked the standings for our SB league today and we are definitely ranked 2nd. Out of 6 (not out of 2! LOL!). Seems fair. Hoping to play the... Read more

  • Tied or 2nd

    7/12/2017 12:28:24 AM, by CARTOONB

    Our last game of the Spring SB season was tonight. Going into the game, we were in first place and we were playing the second place team. A los... Read more

  • Don't know what to say

    7/10/2017 10:20:25 PM, by CARTOONB

    I really don't have anything to tell y'all tonight. Busy day, but aren't they all? Did pretty good on my eating. Didn't give in to the offer o... Read more

  • Not ready to go back to work!!

    7/9/2017 11:21:31 PM, by CARTOONB

    I've had the last week (plus) off from work and I've enjoyed every minute! But all good things must end and it is time to head back to work. Th... Read more

  • Almost green

    7/8/2017 10:18:41 PM, by CARTOONB

    Started off the day right. Had a healthy breakfast, went to the gym and even walked to the library. Healthy lunch, healthy snacks. And then DH... Read more

  • A Green Day for me!

    7/7/2017 11:49:37 PM, by CARTOONB

    One of my Spark Teams has a thread asking us what kind of day we had (see descriptions below). Today is the first time since we started the thre... Read more

  • Busy day!

    7/6/2017 9:35:12 PM, by CARTOONB

    After my workout (a walking 5k outside before it got hot), DS and I headed to the storage unit to finish cleaning it out. It took us about two h... Read more

  • Recipe For Today

    7/6/2017 5:32:17 PM, by FAMOLLY43

    GREAT RECIPE FOR 2017! * Take a 10 - 30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant. *... Read more

  • Just a streak update tonight

    7/6/2017 12:01:31 AM, by CARTOONB

    No zeros!! Streak report (week is Sunday - Saturday Staying in calorie range 6 days out of 7 - 1 day streak Sleep at least six hours -... Read more

  • Busy day but still had time to read

    7/5/2017 12:59:14 AM, by CARTOONB

    When I got home from the gym, DH was working on the garage. He decided to clean out the garage and make room for me to bring stuff home from the... Read more

  • Woke up this morning to a high on the scale

    7/3/2017 9:15:53 PM, by CARTOONB

    My scale hasn't seen that number for quite some time. And I don't like it! The good news is that it has kept me motivated today! I had a healt... Read more

  • Went to my HS reunion

    7/2/2017 11:41:59 PM, by CARTOONB

    Spent the last three days in hometown, attending my 30-year HS reunion. The ladies who organized and planned everything did a fantastic job! We... Read more

  • Totally blaming DH for everything!!

    6/30/2017 12:34:24 AM, by CARTOONB

    Today was on track to be a green day. I was eating well and making healthy choices. Portion sizes were good. Gym clothes were packed and I lif... Read more

  • Didn't leave as early as I'd hoped

    6/28/2017 11:59:13 PM, by CARTOONB

    When I got to work today, my boss told me about a new "priority" project that had to be done today. Between meetings and other projects, I got m... Read more

  • Taking some time off!

    6/27/2017 11:34:01 PM, by CARTOONB

    I'm leaving town this weekend (and leaving the boys at home!) for my HS reunion. The more I thought about it, the more I realized I needed to ge... Read more

  • Do you have a "prep" day?

    6/26/2017 11:03:25 PM, by CARTOONB

    Every Sunday, I end up having a huge to-do list. It's my own fault, so I can't really be cranky about it. Well...I do get cranky sometimes...bu... Read more

  • Keeping up with SP

    6/26/2017 8:33:58 AM, by KSNANA2

    I am so behind on keeping up with friends blogs. I am officially retired, but do work now and then for people going on vacations and such. Curr... Read more

  • Lots done today!

    6/25/2017 11:16:04 PM, by CARTOONB

    I slept in until almost 8:00 this morning. DH went for a bike ride and I went to the gym. Came home, got some stuff done around the house and ... Read more

  • Weight loss and problems

    6/25/2017 1:48:09 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Hello once again Yes I have lost weight but had thought I would have done better than I have done. Michael was in hospital for 2 days due to a ... Read more

  • Great day today!

    6/25/2017 12:19:35 AM, by CARTOONB

    My workout partner is on vacation in Northern Idaho for a week. They left on Friday and will be gone until a week from Sunday. That means I'm o... Read more

  • I had a GREAT idea to blog about!!!

    6/23/2017 11:53:43 PM, by CARTOONB

    It was a really good idea too. Thought provoking. All-inclusive. Riveting, even!!! But, I thought of it earlier today and then did not ... Read more

  • Procrastination

    6/22/2017 11:45:36 PM, by CARTOONB

    Sometimes, procrastination is my friend. For example, at work I might be asked to work on an "urgent" project. Or asked to get some information... Read more

  • Keeping it short tonight

    6/21/2017 11:04:46 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today, I left work a little early. I had a meeting at 6, so I made it to the gym before the meeting started. It ended early, so I had time to e... Read more

  • Just a streak update tonight

    6/21/2017 12:18:32 AM, by CARTOONB

    Streak report (week is Sunday - Saturday): Staying in calorie range 6 days out of 7 - 2 day streak Sleep at least six hours - 0 day streak ... Read more

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