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Happy Good Friday
4/18/2014 2:03:43 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So, all these companies are getting away from the "religious" holidays and we all end up working Good Friday. Oh, well ... no biggie. No big plans for...  Read more

MERMAID524

TGTF (Thank God Tomorrow's Friday)
4/17/2014 9:54:33 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Not much to report today. Weather is clearing up ... should be in the low to mid 60's by Easter Sunday. Going to try to get to the gym after work tomo...  Read more

MERMAID524

Happy Hump Day
4/16/2014 9:46:51 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Went to the gym last night and met with a personal trainer for about 10 minutes. They don't give you much time. But, he gave me a little insight on wh...  Read more

MERMAID524

Tax Day
4/15/2014 10:46:40 AM,  2 COMMENTS

They should redo the song to say "Rainy Days and Tuesdays ..." Raining like crazy out there today ... then possibly turn to a snowy slush before freez...  Read more

MERMAID524

Beautiful Monday!
4/14/2014 9:15:19 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Don't get to say that often "Beautiful Monday!" But, it is. The temps were up around 80-82 degrees yesterday ... had all the windows open yesterday. I...  Read more

MERMAID524

TGIF!
4/11/2014 8:22:43 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Another dreary, going-to-rain, central PA Friday. I guess it's better than rain and snow. Just itching for summer. Well, I'm making a change to my buc...  Read more

MERMAID524

Is it Friday, yet?
4/10/2014 8:29:01 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It's been a slow week here. My one boss has been out since Friday due to a death in the family and my other boss is on vacation. Finding things to do...  Read more

MERMAID524

Happy Hump Day
4/9/2014 8:43:18 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Received a flier in the mail yesterday about a special membership offer from Planet Fitness (a local one is moving to a new location). So, I'm serious...  Read more

MERMAID524

Totally Tuesday
4/8/2014 10:27:45 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Not much to say this morning. Things are still going slow, but at least they're going. LOL It was kind of dreary this morning ... overcast, foggy, etc...  Read more

MERMAID524

Rainy Days and Mondays ....
4/7/2014 10:47:53 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Looks like I didn't get a chance to blog on Friday. it was a VERY busy day. I was really happy when 5 o'clock rolled around. PHEW! I've gotten so...  Read more

MERMAID524

Bucket List
4/3/2014 9:51:03 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday I mentioned in my blog about my Bucket List and whether I was an odd person to have an actual written (or typed into my laptop) list or whet...  Read more

MERMAID524

Rain, rain go away ... at least it's not snow!
4/2/2014 10:01:39 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Rainy day today. Was hoping to get out for a walk, but don't think that's going to happen today. Going to pick up my Mermaidmobile tonight! YES! I fee...  Read more

MERMAID524

April Fool's Day!
4/1/2014 10:35:09 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I considered, for a moment, to hand in a letter of resignation to my boss this morning ... and then say, "April Fools!" But, I decided against it. The...  Read more

MERMAID524

Weather Gone Wild Monday
3/31/2014 8:44:09 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Yesterday's weather was just outrageous! Started out raining like crazy ... pouring. The temps were decent ... but SO much rain! Had to run up to my s...  Read more

MERMAID524

Yippee, Skippee ... it's Friday!
3/28/2014 9:50:36 AM,  2 COMMENTS

It's been a long, long week ... glad it's about over. AND, my little Mermaidmobile (my little car) is getting fixed this weekend! No more duct tape ho...  Read more

MERMAID524

The Warm-Up
3/27/2014 10:49:19 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So, today started out cold AGAIN, but it's supposed to start warming up ... hopefully for the rest of the year now. So sick of the snow, cold and ice!...  Read more

MERMAID524

Goal #2
3/26/2014 8:33:04 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, I hit goal #2 ... goal #1 was to be under 230 lbs ... goal #2 was to be under 220 lbs. Made it! 219! I still have a LONG way to go, but I'm maki...  Read more

MERMAID524

Happy Tuesday
3/25/2014 10:17:08 AM,  2 COMMENTS

My car passed inspection! YIPPEE! Wasn't sure because of the accident. My rear bumper is held on by duct tape. LOL Does that make me a redneck? I just...  Read more

MERMAID524

Decent Weekend
3/24/2014 10:01:20 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Saturday was extremely nice out! Checked about getting my car fixed, then went to a flea market with my son, then to work for 7 hours. At least I got...  Read more

MERMAID524

I miss my friends......
3/22/2014 4:24:20 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Everyday we awake, plan, and start our day! Some of us, go "off to work," others, work from home, many are parents, getting our families off to their...  Read more

FLPALM

Happy Friday!
3/21/2014 12:59:24 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Another gorgeous day out there! Busy tonight and tomorrow and then Sunday it's supposed to get cooler again. But, not as cold as it has been. Waiting...  Read more

MERMAID524

First Day of Spring
3/20/2014 9:32:40 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Ok, so technically, it's not spring until 12:57pm EST. But, it's beautiful outside ... the sun is shining ... it's over 40 degrees ... it's going to...  Read more

MERMAID524

Happy Hump Day
3/19/2014 9:26:53 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Supposed to rain today. Actually, depending on the temps, they were calling for scattered freezing rain. Luckily, I think the temps are too high for t...  Read more

MERMAID524

2 days till spring!
3/18/2014 8:22:51 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Yes, that's right ... 2 days till spring. Can't wait! Although, it's supposed to get colder again next week. When will it end? Decided to go for...  Read more

MERMAID524

Is it Monday already again?
3/17/2014 10:52:42 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Well, last night's snow storm passed to the south of us. I don't think we even got one flake. But, then again, I didn't stay up all night watching for...  Read more

MERMAID524

Finally Friday
3/14/2014 9:33:42 AM,  3 COMMENTS

It's still cold out today, but supposed to warm up somewhere in the 40's. Warm up into the 50's over the weekend and then "accumulating snow" Monday n...  Read more

MERMAID524

Winter again
3/13/2014 11:55:56 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Oh, how cold it is outside. Found a "picture" on Pinterest the other day. A pretty photo of the beach with words on it reading: Dear Winter, I'm brea...  Read more

MERMAID524

Wonderful Wednesday
3/12/2014 10:04:49 AM,  2 COMMENTS

It actually got up to 67 here yesterday. It was a gorgeous day for a walk! Met up with an older couple walking their Shelties. It's supposed to be ALM...  Read more

MERMAID524

Terrific Tuesday
3/11/2014 10:16:55 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Came down another pound. It's a little disheartening how slow the weight is coming off this time. Granted I am older, but 7 years ago I lost 60 lbs in...  Read more

MERMAID524

Back from Vacation.....
3/10/2014 1:47:04 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Yes, we are home! We arrived late Friday night. Spent the weekend, catching up with laundry, preparing meals, and cooking them. Then grocery shoppi...  Read more

FLPALM

Happy Monday
3/10/2014 8:30:43 AM,  2 COMMENTS

The results came back ... no cancer! YEA!!! And, wasn't it a beautiful weekend?!? Saturday was the best! I helped my son and his family move Saturday...  Read more

MERMAID524

TGIF ... again ...
3/7/2014 9:06:30 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today's the day ... waiting is the worst. If it IS the "C" word, they caught it early. The unknowning ......  Read more

MERMAID524

Today's a new day
3/6/2014 9:03:10 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I didn't realize how nervous and scared I was until I got to the imaging center yesterday. There were a couple of times I actually had to blink back t...  Read more

MERMAID524

Today's the Day
3/5/2014 8:31:04 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Today's the day for my biopsy. Didn't sleep well last night. Nothing much to say....  Read more

MERMAID524

Dreary Tuesday
3/4/2014 8:50:59 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I feel this cloud hanging over my head ... it's been there for almost a week or so now. It's the not knowing that makes one worry. The biopsy is tomor...  Read more

MERMAID524

16 Days till Spring
3/3/2014 10:48:33 AM,  3 COMMENTS

You wouldn't know it to step outside, but, yes, 16 days till spring. And, we get to turn the clocks back this weekend ... Daylight saving Time. It won...  Read more

MERMAID524

Thanks
3/2/2014 7:01:37 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Thank you for all the support. I glad to hear from you again. I am going to look up the shoulder surgery team. I am starting to feel very old...  Read more

CAROLE914

My recovering
3/1/2014 1:56:20 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Hi, My surgery was two months ago, I am starting to feel better. Went to the doctor early this week. My dr said for shoulder surgery it is si...  Read more

CAROLE914

TGIF!!!
2/28/2014 11:44:37 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well ... FINALLY! I not only knocked off that one pesky pound that I was fighting, but I lost one more. If yesterday was any indication, it appears I'...  Read more

MERMAID524

Great Article....
2/27/2014 2:27:50 PM,  5 COMMENTS

As I logged in to my start page, I read an interesting article. And yes, I tried to copy and paste the link, but silly me, had to "learn how to do it...  Read more

FLPALM

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