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12/25/13 7:34 P

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Very cold here. Not walking today. This weather putting alot of pain in my hip.

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12/24/13 9:01 A

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Got in 11K steps yesterday and about to go for a walk. It's COLD so who knows how long I'll be out there.

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12/23/13 10:40 A

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Raining here so I am going to walk in the mall today while I am shopping.

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12/23/13 8:30 A

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Yesterday was pretty much a day of rest. Not that I really rested - too much to do, but I didn't walk 10K steps (only 6K). Now to get back on track today - in the rain.

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12/23/13 7:20 A

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No exercise . Rested

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12/22/13 10:07 P

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Bess sending you positive thoughts and warm wishes

Went to a play today and then getting ready to leave town for Christmas. ArÍte well but no exercise and tomorrow is a travel day

Sunny in Southern California PST

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Don't stay down, every storm runs out of rain. Just like every night runs out of dark and turns into day.

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12/22/13 8:55 P

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Bess, best wishes for your husband's recovery. I also hope your kids give you some TLC because I imagine this is pretty tough on you too!

I got in a good 5.5 mile run today.

My weight is half a pound higher than it was two days ago for no apparent reason! I sure hope it is water retention. I haven't really increased my calories above weight loss levels yet.

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12/22/13 3:13 P

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It's 81 degrees here in NC. Sorry to hear you getting snow.

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12/22/13 2:07 P

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Bess - I agree. Your husband home is the best that Christmas can bring. We're thinking of you all.

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12/22/13 1:00 P

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Bess, since he wants to see the Christmas tree when he comes home, I think you should put a bow on his head, because him home and healing is the best Christmas present your family could have. I didn't track yesterday because the whole day was taken up with picking up my new car. I got a Prius C, because the driving I do is perfect for a hybrid. It's bright red so looks a lot sportier than it is! I only ate about a third of my breakfast because I was excited, no lunch and leftover pizza for dinner. Time to head to church!

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12/22/13 11:57 A

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Bess, I hope your husband is doing better today! What an awful scare for you and your family.

I got my snacking under control yesterday and feel better today.

No white Christmas here. The snow we had on Friday is melting away rapidly and rain is in the forecast..

Have a good day folks.

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12/22/13 11:07 A

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It is absolutely wonderful to see and participate in the activity over here. Keep it up all. Most refreshing and very supportive for everyone.

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12/22/13 10:43 A

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Quiet day here today. Bess, glad to hear your hubby is doing better. Sounds like he has a lot of love and support waiting for him at home.



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12/22/13 9:35 A

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Cardio, core, two Sparkpeople videos, stretching.

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12/22/13 9:23 A

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Good morning! Playing catch up this morning. Busy day yesterday. Big hugs Bess! DC very good reminder.

It's snowing here in the Chicago area, watching White Christmas, curled up on the new couch! But getting up soon to take the lab for a walk.

Big hugs all around!


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12/22/13 8:52 A

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Good Morning, Bess I hope that your husband is during better today. I know that God is answering all our prayers.

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12/22/13 8:04 A

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Good morning! Wow, Bess, what a scary experience. So glad to hear your husband is coming home! Thank God. I hope everyone has a great Sunday!
Heading down to the basement to do a home workout before church today. God bless!

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12/22/13 7:13 A

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Thank you one and all my dear maintainer friends. Your support is so welcome. In fact - I knew it would be - LOL - greedy me - I knew I'd be posting here about my darling Himself and I knew you'd rally 'round - and knowing it was going to happen was one of the things I held on to.

Our son and new daughter are here now - got in around 1 o'clock - and will be here till he's home. There is a lot of love to cushion his homecoming. And he told me yesterday - I want a tree up when I get home. Cute. Also - walking around the hospital is great exercise, as I grope my way down unfamiliar corridors and around strange bends.

I did gobble up two bowls of ice cream last night - but they are 1/2 cup sized bowls so the damage was minimal and weight is stable. Good things - a world of good things.

and DC - I want to second your wish for all those who serve both at home and abroad - May you have a safe holiday, may you return home knowing how grateful I am for your sacrifice.

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12/22/13 6:31 A

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Good morning team, and especially to Bess. I hope the physicians watching over your husband find the very best solution and treatment for him.

Thinking of all of you in the spirit of the season as the days move closer to Christmas.

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Bess - Ditto what Maree said. All the best to you . Please keep us posted and know you are in our thoughts.

While we are thinking of others -- let's remember to thank all those who are serving and are securing our freedom and safety. Those not able to spend the holiday with those near and dear while they are protecting and securing this great country. ----- I for one THANK YOU ALL! And wish you all a very Merry Christmas.

Great Sunday here in central VA. Suppose to top out in the low 70's today.. Gotta love it.

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12/22/13 5:28 A

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Good morning!!

Bess, my heart goes out to you. My goodness! I hope you can feel this hug across the miles and prayers for continued progress, skilled medical providers and speedy recovery for your husband. And all the support you need.

Same for all others with loved I ones who are ill or who are facing other challenges!

Logould, I think that's a great plan, to have a trainer for a while. I had foot surgery about 10 yes ago--wish I wouldn't have let him put a pin in my second toe as it no longer will bend. But I have running friends who have fully recovered to run better than ever! Sounds like your approach has been very diliberate and calculated. Sincerely hope it goes well!

Rain and visiting today, maybe church. Ice has covered all the trees and the snow washed away. Maybe a walk.

Hope it's a good day for all. Special wishes for you, Bess.

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