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  • Tomorrow off now to deal with my mortgage co. about the insurance from the fire.

    8/20/2014 12:14:08 AM, by GEOFROG

    I have tomorrow off but probably won't have much time to relax. First I have to call my mortgage company since the check my insurance sent me for repairs is in my name and theirs. And the letter and forms the mortgage company sent me makes no sense!!!! I hope to get it straighten out. I also hope ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    8/19/2014 9:18:49 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Hubby had his doctors appt today with the nurse practioner She was stumped at how this A1C is higher this time than six months ago. As she is going over the meds list, it is explained. The NP prescribed 61 units of insulin each day but for some reason, hubby was only taking 51 units. EX... Read more

  • Physical or Emotional Hunger

    8/19/2014 11:11:57 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Eating mindfully is so important. Learning to identify true hunger from emotional hunger (or boredom) is key. If you're not hungry enough to eat something that's good for you (or at least not bad), chances are you're just bo... Read more

  • Gods Dream for your life

    8/18/2014 2:22:15 PM, by USMAWIFE

    God's dream for your life will come to pass. There is no one who can stop that. God is knitting everything together for your good! ... Read more

  • Smiles for Monday

    8/18/2014 12:56:55 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

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  • Well I did it

    8/17/2014 9:00:26 PM, by USMAWIFE

    This evening I signed up for a home business for traveling. Cost is so cheap compared to the other ones I looked at and the benefits you get from it are great. 69.00 cruises, get costs for vacation package especially at Disney and other world wide locations Some of the benefits are good includi... Read more

  • Saturday

    8/16/2014 7:54:29 PM, by USMAWIFE

    After I posted the blog last night I called my bank and they are sending me the location where they processed my payment to the IRS to. A neighbor explained that since they have so many main locations my money might be in Kansas City while the account is handle in Philadelphia which would explain ... Read more

  • Week almost over!!!

    8/15/2014 11:32:07 PM, by GEOFROG

    My work week is almost over. Have to work tomorrow then off Sunday. It's been a long week but tomorrow should go all right since one certain person has tomorrow off and he is the one that causes all the tension and stress. Going to try and relax some on Sunday but still have a lot of unpacking to ... Read more

  • Friday, August 15, 2014

    8/15/2014 7:51:42 PM, by XME501

    Elaine and her husband, Dave, have been at his Mother's all week - in Baker City. So no Bible study with her on Tuesday. Had not realized how much i need that time with her and in our Bible study. Seems to just set my mood for the seek. So have not gotten much accomplished - unt... Read more

  • Friday

    8/15/2014 5:21:28 PM, by USMAWIFE

    OK.. its the beginning of the weekend and I have already put out three fires and it is only 5 pm this morning I stopped by the doctors office to pick up our labs. Once again lab corps messed up. My doctor ordered a lipid panel for cholesterol They typed in lipid panel on the orders but i... Read more

  • Doing it

    8/15/2014 11:08:17 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    I find that when my heart is not in something I'll usually not commit to it . . . . I say, I will try. But when I REALLY want something, I will put my heart into it . . . and I say, I will DO it. This occurred to me t... Read more

  • 2 am Friday morning

    8/15/2014 3:09:19 AM, by USMAWIFE

    up very early but going back to bed in few hours... Read more

  • The Scale - The Ultimate NSV

    8/14/2014 10:59:21 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    I don't hate that fickle old scale anymore . . . I've learned that it's all about location. I can lose 2 pounds just by moving it from one spot to another. ... Read more

  • Work!

    8/14/2014 12:06:41 AM, by SDLOV3R

    I have a job! I'll save you the back story (mostly bc my phone keeps erasing it every time I leave the site, lol) but long story short, I went through 3 rounds of interviews and did a bunch of studying and it paid off! The position is as a case manager for formerly homeless 18-24 year old LGBT... Read more

  • Hump Day

    8/13/2014 11:13:02 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Today I had to get up to give my blood for my quarterly doctors appt. The tech got my husband first. For a big guy he has very small veins and it is sometimes hard for techs to draw this blood. After trying to find a vein in both arms, she went for the top to his hand and it took her foreve... Read more

  • Found a wonderful way to store all my yarn!!!

    8/12/2014 11:02:54 PM, by GEOFROG

    I found a wonderful way to store my yarn. I use to have it in big plastic bags hung on a very long metal rod with a shelf above it. Kept it off the floor but was hard to get yarn out when needed. Now thanks to Shopko having a great sale on I was able to get some hanging garment things that have 6 la... Read more

  • Busyness

    8/12/2014 12:50:46 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Had a great weekend, worked around the property on Saturday then went for a long ride on Sunday. It felt good to be back in the saddle again . . . thankful that it took only a new battery to get Lil Red back on the road. Yesterday I changed up my exercise program a bit. I had more than an ho... Read more

  • But I don't want to go back to work!!!!

    8/11/2014 11:06:16 PM, by GEOFROG

    I had a wonderful 3 days off but have to go back to work for 5 in a row. I worked all 3 days though around the house and property. So much still to do since the fire. We'll get in done someday!!! Have a good night everyone!!!... Read more

  • Wonderful day off, 2 more coming!!!

    8/9/2014 11:45:55 PM, by GEOFROG

    I had a wonderful day off today even though Dan and I had work to do due to the fire damage. We had to spread out gravel for the new shed to take place of the one that burned and still unpacking boxes. So much to do but need to relax some too. Taking one box at a time is our motto this week. Have ... Read more

  • One more day!!!!

    8/7/2014 11:42:42 PM, by GEOFROG

    I have to work one more day then have 3 off in a row which is great but the only problem with that is having to work 5 in a row again like this week. I like having Wednesdays off. Stressful day today too and will be that way tomorrow. Not looking forward to it. Have a good night everyone!!!... Read more

  • Friend out of danger for now, work continues on my place.

    8/6/2014 11:56:20 PM, by GEOFROG

    The fire that threaten my friend up north has slowed so she is okay for now. Wish it would rain enough to help the firefighters. Gravel to be delivered tomorrow for the base for new shed and it should be here sometime next week. Can't wait. Hopefully we will be able to get the house straighten up ... Read more

  • Stinkin' Thinkin'

    8/6/2014 11:38:21 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Did you know that Stinkin Thinkin - that negative self-criticism - has the same negative impact on our system as does worry, stress, fear, etc. This includes beating ourselves up and stressing out when we mess up on our fitne... Read more

  • It seems like the whole state of Washington is on fire!!!!

    8/6/2014 12:03:46 AM, by GEOFROG

    Back on June 17, 2014 a fire started about 2 miles from my property and home and eventually reached my place. It burn almost everything I owned except the house which the firefighters saved but was smoke damaged. Still working to get things back to normal such as unpacking all the house stuff they t... Read more

  • Gratitude

    8/5/2014 2:01:40 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    This morning I found a short on-line meditation that I incorporated with my morning routine. I really liked it, and thought my SparkFriends might enjoy it as well. www.chopra.com/ccl/guide
    d-meditations There are a number of meditations on that link but the one I did thi... Read more

  • August 5, 2014

    8/5/2014 11:45:54 AM, by XME501

    Oh, my, how the days just scoot by! Been a very warm summer but looks like it may cool down some. Meeting Elaine this morning for our coffee at the DoNut Shop and our study in Revelation! Then to WalMart for a new necessities. Here is my to-do list for today - but first a little note. ... Read more

  • Good day today, work the rest of week then 3 off!

    8/4/2014 10:10:43 PM, by GEOFROG

    I had a good day at work today which is actually unusual but that is mainly because one certain person has been on vacation last week and had his normal day off today. But tomorrow will be a different story since he will be back and my one coworker has tomorrow off. Not looking forward to it. He is ... Read more

  • Are we choosing to be our own celebrities?

    8/4/2014 11:47:37 AM, by KYLIECAT1

    I was watching a T.V gossip show the other day . On the show they were talking about people having plastic surgery to look like celebrities. One woman on the show a popular model with a reality show said' I was lucky, I hit the genetic gene pool, I don't need any surgery to make me beautiful , Now... Read more

  • Wonderful day off!!!

    8/4/2014 12:27:44 AM, by GEOFROG

    I had a wonderful day off today even though I spent all day unpacking boxes from the crew taking out stuff to be "desmoked". It's like moving all over again. Sure wish I had my shed back. Dan and I have been making plans to have a new one built. The insurance is covering it thank goodness. I hope no... Read more

  • Gravity

    8/3/2014 9:00:53 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

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  • Long week, one more day and more unpacking! Darn fire!!!!

    8/1/2014 11:27:18 PM, by GEOFROG

    Trying to get more things unpacked from being desmoked from the fire. Worked on Dan's and my books but had to go to work. It's hard to figure out what is in each box since they are all the same and some don't have anything written on them except for the room they supposedly came out of. Dan and I ha... Read more

  • We can do this!

    8/1/2014 1:30:59 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

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  • Rejoicing

    7/31/2014 1:30:03 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    I have so many things to be thankful for today, but there is one major blessings that I am rejoicing about today . . . and that is because I found a tooth on the living room rug this morning. What's so special about finding a ... Read more

  • Success

    7/30/2014 11:57:06 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Our habits - especially bad ones - are not easy to change. Sometimes they seem to be set in cement . . . hard and unmovable. But, over time with diligence and a bucket of Stick-To-It (super glue), they can be replaced by good... Read more

  • Sorry to all my team members and I'm back after the fire!!!

    7/29/2014 11:06:31 PM, by GEOFROG

    I'm back after being gone for a while due to the fire that hit our place on June 17. It's been a long 6 weeks and still a lot of things haven't been done. The firm that was hired to do the smoke clean up and some of the construction isn't what we were told they were and hasn't been here much. They f... Read more

  • Balance

    7/28/2014 11:38:13 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    It's going to be another busy week and I have placed taking care of myself at the top of my TO DO each day. ... Read more

  • Looking back, looking forward

    7/26/2014 6:31:29 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Just curious . . . . (My note would say LIVE TODAY!) Well we all know life doesn't allow do-overs. We can't go back and change anything . . . but we can decide today to make a difference, for today and tomorrow . . . ... Read more

  • Make Today Count!

    7/24/2014 9:57:47 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    After all, before ya know it, it'll be Halloween. What would YOU be able to accomplish in 100 days if you really set your mind to it? Instead of wishin' & hoping - - - let's make it happen! ... Read more

  • Perspective

    7/23/2014 10:17:03 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

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  • The Blame Game

    7/21/2014 1:57:41 PM, by SDLOV3R

    We all do it. We like to think that what's wrong in our lives is not us, but other people and things. It's easier to place blame elsewhere in our lives in order to keep some false ideal that we or those we love could never do wrong. The problem with this is that it is misdirected energy. If we take ... Read more

  • Reviewing My Plan

    7/21/2014 12:42:00 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Today could be one of those days. It's Monday, the first day after vacation. 5AM rolled around much too early this morning. YAWN.... But it will not diminish my enthusiasm for the journey I'm on. Though having DH at home... Read more