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  • Tired and Moving

    5/25/2016 12:56:50 PM, by KELLYZZZZ

    I have been working every day since Easter. I am tired and exhausted. I still get up and work out about 4 days a week. While its only 15-20 minutes a day I am doing it. To add to the working I am getting ready to move the weekend of June 4-5. I do have a Tastefully Simple event both days so my b... Read more

  • 5/24/16 - Bedtime

    5/24/2016 11:45:00 PM, by GORDON66

    Since I have dirt under my finger nails, it must be time for new gardening gloves. After moaning and groaning about all the rain the last few weeks, it's now difficult to weed because the dirt is so hard. I hope we get the rain that's predicted. When it comes to the weather, I guess I'm prett... Read more

  • Leggings over diamonds

    5/24/2016 1:50:27 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Yes, please I ❀ my workout clothing!πŸ‘πŸ‘ŒπŸ’ͺ😍... Read more

  • Leggings over diamonds

    5/24/2016 1:48:08 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Yes, please I ❀ my workout clothing!πŸ‘πŸ‘ŒπŸ’ͺ😍... Read more

  • Feeling good

    5/24/2016 9:36:42 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Went to a small party last night and had water and a lettuce wrap and I'm so proud of myself this morning.... Read more

  • 5/23/16 - Bedtime

    5/23/2016 11:00:31 PM, by GORDON66

    Got my green and wax beans planted and put up the rabbit fence. It's a big job, and I'm glad it's done. When I woke up this morning, both kitties were laying across my ankles. =^..^= =^..^= I was doing some over-the-fence conversing with Jodi, and she said she was happy that she has suc... Read more

  • 5/22/16 - Bedtime

    5/22/2016 11:57:18 PM, by GORDON66

    I do believe it's time to put away my winter-weight nightgown. 244 The bird feeder attracted a red-headed woodpecker. What a surprise! I put up the feeder to keep the kitties entertained, and I'm more than a little shocked at how much I'm enjoying the birds' antics. This morning I cut t... Read more

  • Ijs

    5/22/2016 7:21:21 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Be nice or be quiet! πŸ™ŒπŸ˜·... Read more

  • Thanks

    5/22/2016 7:12:31 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    #realtalk... Read more

  • 5/21/16 - Bedtime

    5/21/2016 11:45:19 PM, by GORDON66

    There are now 17 tomato plants in the ground, and there are more still in their containers. Yikes! The weather was perfect for working in the garden; sunny with temperatures in the low 70's. About four or five years ago, I bought some perennials. The plants were basically roots, and they... Read more

  • Mood

    5/21/2016 4:18:16 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Rip Prince πŸ”₯πŸ’œ Good music 80s & 90sβ˜πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘... Read more

  • 5/20/16 - Bedtime

    5/20/2016 9:56:52 PM, by GORDON66

    The ladies in my fitness classes at the park district are mostly stay-at-home moms. Today Erin shared with Kristin and me that she's going to have a baby in December. Since it is highly unlikely that she will continue with classes up until the time of her delivery, I think it's probably a good ide... Read more

  • WEIGHT LOSS YEA but did it on a atkins style plan which freaks me a bit

    5/20/2016 8:49:53 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    I have been dieting a year with almost no movement and I exercise and maintain around 1200-1400 calories a day. Tracking and measuring portions and I was pretty on track. The scale didn't move. I just stayed around the same weight . So last week I went on Atkins 20 which I had done once before yea... Read more

  • Motivation

    5/20/2016 8:04:23 AM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    #motivation... Read more

  • 5/19/16 - Bedtime

    5/19/2016 11:32:12 PM, by GORDON66

    I showed trainer Katherine how to do pistol squats and single-leg lateral lunges on the TRX. She was surprised I could do them. At work, some of the websites I was visiting weren't working. When in doubt, it's always a good idea to restart the computer. Thankfully, it worked, because that's ... Read more

  • 5/18/16 - Bedtime

    5/18/2016 11:17:33 PM, by GORDON66

    I was feeling a bit overwhelmed with the amount of gardening/yard work that needs to get done, so I started with a manageable area at the back of the garage. Now that I finished it up I'm happy to move on. I used a ladder today that I had purchased about 20 years ago, and it has a weight limit... Read more

  • Motivation

    5/18/2016 2:02:04 AM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    #lifestylechange #worthy #yo
    udeservelife... Read more

  • 5/17/16 - Bedtime

    5/17/2016 11:49:50 PM, by GORDON66

    I'm glad for warm clothes, because it was cold downtown. On LaSalle Street, we are still close enough to Lake Michigan for me to see a sliver of it between the buildings, and it's always cooler by the lake. Kitties are enjoying bird watching. 211 I just have to keep the feeder filled. Those... Read more

  • Feeling Good

    5/17/2016 3:58:29 PM, by BABY_GIRL69

    Hope you are counting your blessings and not your woes/problems or anxieties. I know I'm trying not too.... God bless & join me in doing 10min spark videos through the day... Dee... Read more

  • 5/15/16 - Bedtime

    5/15/2016 11:54:06 PM, by GORDON66

    Bought 40 pounds of wild bird seed. 211 The gym awards points for attendance, taking training, etc., and I've earned enough to get a free personal training session. 244 It was warmer today, and the sun made an all-day appearance. 67 I may not have been suffering from seasonal affective... Read more

  • 5/14/16 - Bedtime

    5/15/2016 12:02:23 AM, by GORDON66

    Had dinner with friends at a Mexican restaurant, and they told the staff it was my birthday. The waiters put a sombrero on my head and sang Happy Birthday. It's going to take less than a week for the birds to finish off eight pounds of seed. Yikes! Thank goodness I didn't plant the tomat... Read more

  • Avocado

    5/14/2016 1:31:44 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    May want try and cut my avocado like this....... Read more

  • 5/13/16 - Bedtime

    5/14/2016 12:09:41 AM, by GORDON66

    Unlike yesterday evening, my computer is in a happy place. I got an update alert from Windows, but I had to do a hard boot to get my PC to power down. Needless to say, I wasn't able to spend a lot of time on SP. I'm delighted to report that birds had no problem finding the feeder. In fact, I... Read more

  • The ### on the scale

    5/13/2016 2:26:02 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    So, this past week I have been off work due to car repair ( a whole blog to discuss). I have been slowly drinking my favorite...SODA. The scales states I now weigh 165.00 I have GAINED 7 lbs. I know this my fault due to my eating choices and lack of walking tbat I do at work durings breaks and lu... Read more

  • Value

    5/12/2016 5:14:37 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    You are worthy! ☺... Read more

  • 5/11/16 - Bedtime

    5/11/2016 11:06:14 PM, by GORDON66

    I finally put up the bird feeder. Now it's time to sit back and wait for the birds to find it! I'm always extremely grateful to make it through my TRX/kickboxing class, and those mountain climbers were real killers. The weather has not been pleasant, so it was great to see a little suns... Read more

  • Imagine your new body

    5/11/2016 3:12:44 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Then go after it. I know you can do it!... Read more

  • Real talk

    5/10/2016 2:38:37 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    God has a plan...... Read more

  • Peanut butter

    5/10/2016 2:37:47 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    I ❀ peanut butter... Read more

  • 5/9/16 - Bedtime

    5/9/2016 10:56:45 PM, by GORDON66

    Over the last week or so, something was annoying my sinuses. Thankfully, the cough has gone away, and I'm much happier. Although it was pretty gloomy, the rain held off, and I was able to get out in the yard this afternoon. When I woke up this morning, Sami was in bed sleeping on the pill... Read more

  • Beauty

    5/9/2016 5:03:15 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    #realtalk... Read more

  • Motivation

    5/9/2016 5:02:32 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Well said... Read more

  • The Changes of Life

    5/9/2016 1:11:01 PM, by KELLYZZZZ

    I am starting to loose weight again. There are many changes going on and I think that's part of it. First I sold my house. For the past few years it has been a struggle financially to keep it. But finally we decided to sell. My parents and I went in as an investment on this place. Since I lost... Read more

  • 5/8/16 - Bedtime

    5/8/2016 11:33:17 PM, by GORDON66

    My nephew and his girlfriend had a Mother's Day/birthday barbecue for my SIL, my brothers, and me. Except for the cat kids, I have no children but today is my birthday. It was very nice!!! Paul brought New Belgium's Flat Tire beer, and I liked it a lot!!! It was a lovely day for spending... Read more

  • Thought

    5/8/2016 10:26:42 AM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Happy mothers day, to all the women whom did not give birth to that child but adopted, foster mom, grandmother, aunt and etc. You are great! πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘Œ... Read more

  • 5/7/16 - Bedtime

    5/7/2016 11:51:01 PM, by GORDON66

    Bought four flats of annuals today; vincas, dusty millers, coleus, and marigolds. I also bought geraniums and some accent plants. I checked out the extended weather forecast for our area. Since a freeze is not predicted, I planted the coleus. For the first time this year, I opened the ca... Read more

  • Mother's day weekend

    5/7/2016 12:47:04 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Happy Mother's day to all... Read more

  • 5/6/15 - Bedtime

    5/6/2016 11:36:50 PM, by GORDON66

    I went to Jewel today and bought four heirloom tomato plants and several packages of wax and green bean seeds. I really want to put those tomato plants in the ground, but I probably need to check the long term weather forecast. Having frozen plants would not be fun. I think I'm going to inves... Read more

  • A1C

    5/6/2016 3:11:56 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Goal achieved my hemoglobin a1c is 5.7% and blood glucose average is 117. I am a type 2 diabetic. I have been since 2/2003. It has been challenging at times, but I can do it. Exercising & drink water has help. Along with limiting fast food and carbs. Yay me...πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸ‘you can do it. Please read m... Read more

  • Dream job

    5/6/2016 2:45:30 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    I want to inspire and become a blogger. I love to type, work from home, inspire others on their journey, it would be my ultimate dream job. Need tips! Maybe I will head to the library.... Read more

  • 5/5/16 - Bedtime

    5/5/2016 11:52:57 PM, by GORDON66

    While at the gym pedaling away on the recumbent bike, I was able to watch the Cubs and Nationals. The Cubs won!! 244 Our Hartford marketing rep took me to lunch today. I really like her, and we had a nice chat. We had birthday cake at the office today. It was angel food with strawberri... Read more

  • Truth

    5/5/2016 1:00:55 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Yes, it isβ˜ΊπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ’―... Read more

  • Truth

    5/5/2016 1:00:45 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Yes, it isβ˜ΊπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ’―... Read more

  • Day off

    5/4/2016 4:35:28 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    My car was leak transmission repair is not in the budget. A temporary fix was done until next paycheck. Thank Jesus!πŸ˜‡ Paid some bills and enjoying some me time due to single parenting duties (not complaining). Everyone needs a little me time...peace and quiet. Have a GREAT day!... Read more

  • 5/3/16 - Bedtime

    5/3/2016 11:57:12 PM, by GORDON66

    Today is one of my brother's birthday. On Sunday, my other brother and I will also be celebrating birthdays. He's two years younger than I am. Yes, we were all born one year apart. I was given a scratch off lottery card as an early birthday gift, and actually won some money. 244 The... Read more

  • Enjoy Everyday!

    5/3/2016 6:05:31 PM, by BABY_GIRL69

    God bless & have a wonderful day! Love, Dee... Read more

  • 5/2/16 - Bedtime

    5/2/2016 10:56:48 PM, by GORDON66

    It was a fine day; rain free and sunny. 67 Although it took me over an hour, I got the grass cut. 244 I bought a different flavor of Fancy Feast, and both kitties seem to like it. 244 Sweet dreams everyone!!! Leslie XXXOOOXXX... Read more

  • 5/1/16 - Bedtime

    5/1/2016 11:48:55 PM, by GORDON66

    It's a new month, so I get to flip the pages on my two calendars. More kitties!!!! My Aunt Jenny called me today to let me know the score she got playing computer Bookworm. Love her!!! With all the rain, the grass is very green and very long. Hopefully, tomorrow will be sunny and dry en... Read more

  • Respect in 2016

    5/1/2016 5:18:27 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    People are cruel & mean....keep your negative comments to yourself. If you do not have a nice to say, close your mouth. Social media has internet bullys whom voice their negativity from behind the computer but not face to face. It does not give you the right to decide who is correct or wrong. Maybe ... Read more

  • 4/30/16 - Bedtime

    4/30/2016 11:15:46 PM, by GORDON66

    I got a great cut today, and my hair looks so much better. When my stylist held up a mirror so I could see the back of my head, I was surprised at how much dark hair I have. The hair around my face is mostly grey, but it really doesn't bother me. After all, grey is the new blonde. That's my stor... Read more

  • 4/29/16 - Bedtime

    4/30/2016 12:08:31 AM, by GORDON66

    I was in a bit of a foul mood today, so it's important for me to take time to be grateful for those things I generally take for granted. I have a roof over my head, and it doesn't leak. Although I'm not crazy about the great big splash of bird poop on its hood, my 6-year-old car just turned 20... Read more

  • 4/28/16 - Bedtime

    4/28/2016 11:19:02 PM, by GORDON66

    I have finally purchased a bird feeder and have decided to hang it off a corner of the garage. I wonder how long it will take the birds to find it. Once again, it is unseasonably cold. Brrr!!!! The upside is that I get to wear a pair of socks to bed. I have an appointment to get my hair... Read more

  • Trying to figure out the new normal

    4/27/2016 8:16:44 PM, by GORDON66

    In January, I started a 14-week wellness challenge. There were prizes to be awarded, and they were based on cardio and strength minutes. I was surprisingly competitive, so each week I found myself spending more and more time in the gym. By the last week of the challenge, I was averaging five hour... Read more