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3/17/17 10:52 A

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Good morning! Here's hoping this sunshine begins to melt some of this snow.When it warms up i can begin walking with the baby which will help motivate me to do better in everything else, too. I love the light spring brings!
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3/12/17 10:26 A

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J!!!!! How on earth did i miss this post? I am angry that i did because i have wondered and worried about you for months, years actually! I want to know more about what happened to you. Last you mentioned was a horse and buggy accident? Am i correct? Now, please fill me in. It sounds as if you are upstate now? Ok, enough questions. I'll wait for you to say what ever you want to. I will give you my number if you want to call.

Know that i prayed for you often.

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3/12/17 10:22 A

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Carol, sorry i haven't been here lately. I hope things are better for your hubs! Even though we are still very wintry, it won't be much longer before it is truly spring. Hooray!

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3/10/17 3:26 A

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Don't worry about the latest trends in food or fitness. Do what works for you. Discover new things at your own pace.

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2/22/17 7:30 P

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Hi Upstaters,
Well I'm not fully recovered yet. Over the last 20 months there have been a medical set back after another.

I am out of 24/7 skilled care. I'm back at the loft and go to rehab each day. NO WORK. That's killing me.

I stay at St. Luke's whenever I have to do extensive testing. Overnight or two, three day affairs. I do get to go upstate to stay when I need to go to my AMC or St.Mary's med team's for WHATEVER.

MOST of the pins, posts, and screws have been removed. I enjoy say SCREW THAT. But I am really unstable walking.

TOMORROW is a late A.M. Endio. Appt., (hopefull) street side cafe' lunch, and then three hours of afternoon Rehab. Night time is my time.

TTFN
I'm BACK.

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2/8/17 5:28 P

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Hubby is still having a problem, although it is a little tiny bit better.

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1/29/17 6:40 P

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I hope that everyone is doing good. Fran how are you feeling?

Work has been quite busy for us and my husband was in the ER on Thursday night-had a hard time moving and was in alot of pain.
The doctors did xrays-no broken bones-so that was a positive. They checked him out and he had strained his hip (we had heard a popping noise right before all the pain started).The pain goes from his hip down his left leg to his knee and the left side of his knee.
They gave him a cane and some flexeril and told him to rest it, relax. It is still sore-but a tiny bit better.

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12/16/16 12:35 P

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Today is a year since my accident. I know 2017 will be much better.
Stay warm!
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12/8/16 11:43 A

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Thanksgiving was very nice!
Now I'm decorating for Christmas and have a very few items to shop for. I am looking forward to baking this year while not having a broken leg. That will be a great improvement over last year!
Merry Christmas!
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12/1/16 6:03 P

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I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. My husband and I had to work..

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11/20/16 10:39 A

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Thank you! The baby is beautiful, happy and healthy and we are so grateful.
I am enjoying my time home trying not to think about having to go back down there next week. This is what retirement might be like but i'll never know about that.

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11/6/16 5:29 P

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Congratulations on your new Grandson! Enjoy your time with them!

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11/3/16 7:48 A

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Hello!
Carol enjoy your vacation and happy birthday to both of you!
My daughter gave birth to a son on Halloween! It waas a long hard relentless labor but she had her vbac and is gloriously happy. Baby is gorgeous and perfect, thank you God!

I'll be off for 3 weeks now as they have family time.
Hooray for me.
peace out

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10/31/16 5:19 P

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Well it is the last day of the month-Happy Halloween! First day of our next week of our vacation. We split the two weeks up on purpose. Hope this week will be better. Heading up to the Lake Champlain area tomorrow. Picture taking and just plain relaxing. We need it.
We will also celebrate both our birthdays as hubby's is Nov 2 and mine is Nov 13th.

Hope all is well-take care and be careful

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10/26/16 9:08 A

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Still waiting for baby. I am bored as all get out here because W is in school and both daughter and sil are home so nothing to do until i make dinner. House is clean , laundry is done.It's really chilly out or i would just get out of here. I'll do that later when it warms up a tiny bit. Can you say stir crazy?!!!!
Maybe i'll walk to the library and read there a bit.Or a bar, haha! Maybe someone there would converse with me unlike these two who mainly ignore my presence.
Oh well.
Have a great day and make healthy choices!!!

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10/24/16 8:42 A

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I'm sorry but i don't remember because it has been a long while since we went to Glimmerglass.
I do know we always enjoyed it and the little beach was just enough especially with kids.

My daughter has still not had her baby so she is not a happy momma right now but she's at the gym working out. She is amazing! I do hope she has the baby today so the waiting is over and we get to meet this precious little one.

I must force myself to walk today enough though it's chilly. last week i had shorts on and got a tan sitting on the seawall but that will not happen today. Brisk walking and no hanging out by the water unless it warms up a bit later.

Take care!
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10/22/16 8:56 P

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Glimmerglass-how much did it cost you to get into the park?

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10/17/16 9:41 A

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Drinking a smoothie and it is making me so cold but i need to have them. I found recipes for warm smoothies so i must try them soon before winter comes in.

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10/16/16 10:51 A

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Carol, next time go to Glimmerglass State Park. It is beautiful and has a beach. We always loved it!

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10/12/16 6:29 P

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So, we got lost in Cooperstown. We were also trying to find a place that we could stop by the lake and just sit and enjoy the view-but, it was private property all up and down-we don't know the area and so we could not find a place.

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I hope the Cooperstown trip went better. I do love it there! Wyatt is feeling better and none of us has gotten it so far so i think we're doing ok. I am heading back home shortly and hope this baby waits until at least Sunday night to begin making its appearance! I do not want to drive back down here in the middle of the night.But, i will if need be!
Enjoy the weekend and the rest of your vacation. RELAX!!!!

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10/5/16 9:30 P

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Boost that immune system and work on your legs-do you have an indoor exercise cycle? or a regular bicycle? Cycling can also help your legs work out.

Hubby and I are on vacation. So yesterday early morning we decided to take a long drive up to the Burlington, Vt area and around the Grand Isle and to Plattsburgh and down to back home. We will never do that again. found out that we do not care for Burlington, that we found only one place we could stop on the islands to take pictures of the Lake, and then we got lost in Plattsbugh-never again shall we drive up that way.

In the morning we are going to take a drive to Cooperstown and hope all goes well.

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My little guy has a cold with a horrible cough . I am sad for him but we all need to fight it because the new baby will be here within days! Boosting immune systems is job 1!!!!

stay well, Fran

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Happy Anniversary Carol! sorry it's a bit late but i forget to check in here often enough.
I've been trying to get my walks in. My legs hurt and the sciatica had really been lighting up since the accident so i am in almost constant pain but i keep moving.I am also drinking smoothies most days that i am here with Wyatt. When i go back up home, i am not so good with them. They do make me chilly from the inside out though and i really don't like that.I do so much better controlling my weight when i have them and i know my nutrition is optimum.

It's almost time to get the kid from school and then we are walking to the park. I have lentil soup simmering so supper is done and we can enjoy the sunshine while it's gracing us!

peace, Fran

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9/25/16 5:28 P

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Fall is definitely here. Chilly today. Hubby and I celebrated our Anniversary today by going out for breakfast and then going to the Park for a bit-too chilly to stay out for us right now. We did not bring our heavier jackets.

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It's a little warm and muggy but the nights feel like autumn. Since i love July and august, this is not to my liking but living up her it's what we have so deal with it, right?
Happy week to you!

Fran

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Oh Carol, i am so sorry that happened to your husband. Alzheimers is such a sad way for good people to have to finish their lives. Bless all of you for risking yourselves to give care to these patients.i hope someday someone figures it out.

i am back at work after a week off. Now i am heading for a walk and to Trader Joe's to replenish all my smoothie ingredients. The little guy is at school so until the new baby arrives and my daughter goes back to work, i will have time to get the walking in and i need to push myself out the door.

Make healthy choices today!

peace, Fran

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Looking forward to the Fall colors. It has been overly busy at work at the hospital and it tires me out. Hubby and I went to the doctor for our yearly physicals this morning and he says I am doing fine. Got to have my bloodwork done in the morning.

My husband got punched by a patient last Saturday-in the neck. The guy (alzheimers) was aiming for his face. This patient has a long list of people that he has punched and the reason he is in the hospital is that he beat up a resident where he lives at.

It is a shame we cannot do our job at the hospital without getting beat up from time to time.

Edited by: CAROL6X at: 9/11/2016 (18:42)
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How can it be September already? I love summer and sunshine and the heat! i refuse to put out fall decorations so soon!
How are you faring with your healthy choices? Every day, every meal, everything you put in your mouth is a choice for health or not.Stay clear of sugar and artificial sweeteners and eat food in its most natural state-fresh!!!!

peace, Fran

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8/31/16 8:42 A

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Good morning!
I wish we could have a more active group but it seems it just never gets there. I do keep it open in hopes our co-leader JVAN will show up and let me know how he is. He was in an accident a long while ago and i have heard nothing since and don't know how to find out about him. I have worried and prayed and google searched for information for him but don't know what else to do.

Anyway, for anyone who is reading, please take care of yourself. Make those healthy choices because you are the boss of you!! you don't need to be perfect but the more choices you make that are healthy, the faster you become better inside and out. Junk food gums up the works and leads to diseases , medications, less quality and energy in your life. We want your life to be beautiful!!!!

Enjoy the gifts you're given!
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Having a smoothie wishing it was a bagel:-) just kidding., i know what's good for me.I have been trying this last week but don't think i am doing as good as i could . Gotta step it up!
Hope everyone's doing well!

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8/23/16 8:28 A

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Good morning!
So much for smoothies and salads yesterday. i grabbed leftovers from the fridge and ate them in between work inside and out.At least they were all nutritious and homemade, no junk! Today will be a smoothie breakfast for sure as i am back down in Mamaroneck. And i should get a walk in with the little guy
you can be healthier-it's your choice!

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Hey there! It was a busy weekend filled with hard dirty work but lots of visiting with friends and family. I have today off so i am still up here at home and need to get some more work done in the garage.
i tried dresses on for a wedding and they are all just tight enough to make me feel uncomfortable and not look at nice as they should. I am going to be having my smoothies for breakfast and really cut back on the carbs. The wedding is in 3 weeks so if i keep this up and keep moving, at least one of the dresses will fit all right.

OK everyone, one day , one meal, one bite at a time. We can choose to be healthy!
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Thank you Fran for your reply. I am really enjoying the harvest. Went to the farmers market today and stocked up on zucchini, summer squash and the treat I wait all year for Silver Queen Corn. I will be sad when the season is over and have to go back to the grocery.

Everyone is so encouraging here. I am glad to have you all as friends on this journey.

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Welcome AdaLouise! I am also very far from you spending half a week in Guilderland and the other down in Westchester but if you need support and encouragement Spark is a good place to be. I joined 9 years ago, lost most of the weight i wanted to and made friends with some great people some of whom i even met in person.
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So get moving, fill your plate with the lovely produce of the season and know that you can get to the goals you set one day, one meal, one bite at a time!

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Hi Carol!!! How are you doing?

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Carol6X, I understand. I was an LPN for 33 years and did nights. You have a tough shift to keep your metabolism up on. I would still like to make you a friend and perhaps you could just ask me if I've done my exercise on here if you don' t see a note. I am trying to be very good atcrecording. Thanks for your reply.

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Welcome Adalouise! I cannot do in person fitness buddies as my husband and I both work the night shift at the hospital and sleep during the daytime. Our fitness is done in our apartment.
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Hello! I am new to the Spark. I am looking for a friend and fitness buddy in the Capital District area. I live in the Leatherstocking region of the Capital District. It doesn't look like anyone has posted on the Introduce Yourself link in quite a while, but I am going there now. Please contact me if you would like to be friends. Thank you!

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second week back to work. did vacation ever really happen?haha! It was a perfectly wonderful vacation, no complaints, except i wish that was real life.most people do, don't they?
I ate too much and walked too little to come back in as good health and shape as i usually do but it's all good. Life is short.

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Two days til the beach and i don't even care that it is supposed to storm that day.
Have a great week and make healthy choices. Only you can control what you eat and drink all day. One choice, one meal, one day at a time!

peace out, Fran

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Carol, that's a lovely start to any day!
Last weekend was busy and tiring but accomplished so much. I have to work hard and long this weekend too. so much to be done!
Staying on track with food choices and portions so i feel ok about it all.
Vacation in 9 days!!!

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got to the park this morning-nice for 45 minutes of sitting by the lake and watching the ducks with their little ones. Saw some rabbits, and chipmunks-along with a skunk. Busy animal day.

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Thursday! cleaning and laundry today, park with the little one then home for 5 days!there is till be cleaning, yardwork, cooking for Sunday brunch with friends, clearing out more stuff from Dad's house. It will be tiring but at least i'll be in my home with my dog!!!
Hopefully i can keep on track with nutrition!

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Tuesday. Have to make it thru 3 more days and then a 5 day weekend!!! Then a 3 day work week week and then vacation! It's all good!

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ahh, thursday and i can go home tonight! It's a nice thing!

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In Mamaroneck with Wyatt . He's a sweetie pie! Hanging at home til we meet our new friends at the park to say goodbye. the nanny is going back to Paris and the kids are also going to summer in Paris with their grandparents. It's a different life down here for sure.

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Hoping for summer soon! Home today but heading back down tonight. Oh i love long weekends and short work weeks!
Up here i work hard outside and down there i walk and walk and walk. It's all good.
I just need to keep food choices healthy and control portions.
I know i won't be comfortable in my bathing suit in July but i never have been. i need to let go of that. I am what i am!
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Carol, that is high rent indeed! I have a mortgage that should have been paid off years ago but we kept refinancing to get us through rough patches. Ouch, now i'll never be able to retire.
I'm keeping the house as long as i can because as i explore options, i either don't like them or they scare me.
So here i stay!

good luck and i hope the future brings the changes you want!

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We now pay 1,010.00 a month rent for our little 500 sq foot apartment.



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It started sunny but the clouds came in with wind and rain. i made it home with the little guy from school just in time!
But i got my long walk in! hooray!

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So far it's a good Monday. I took my long walk and came back to a healthy smoothie so my week started out right!

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Carol, it think "everyone " is you and me! There are other members but they don't post.
I'm sorry you don't get to move as soon as you wanted to. If you want to know expensive, you need to see what it costs to live in Mamaroneck. Outrageous! I could never afford to move down there to be near my daughter. I'm happy right up here.

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Hope all is well with everyone!

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Well, it looks like we are stuck up here another year. We just had to sign our apartment renewal.
It is just so expensive up here.

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A nice 3 day week! Six more weeks till vacation. woohoo!
I have managed to fit in my summer clothes with all the walking i do down here and yard work up home. Bathing suits are another matter but i will be alone and no one knows me so who cares. When i go up alone i am so excellent with food choices and portions because there is nothing social about a meal. just me, refueling.
It's all good.

peace out!

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Happy Tuesday!

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I enjoyed being home for this long weekend and really do not want to go back but i have to.At least it will only be a 3 day week. I can handle that easy peasy. Add in some great long walks and lots of Wyatt hugs and it's all good!

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Very productive Thursday a bit less so on Friday and just going slowly but surely today!
I want to savor this weather!
Started off with a huge chunk of Easter bread and coffee this morning so that's not so great for nutrition value but it made me smile-yummy it was veganliscious!I'll make up for that!

peace, Fran

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That's cool! i thought you were looking to move south. What's in Wisconsin? Do you have family there?
Good luck with it all!

Fran

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And so after we sign the papers to renew the apt lease (as we did not hear anything on jobs yet)-we get an email from Wisconsin on a job for my Hubby-he will be doing a phone interview-they said the phone interview is good for a year-so if I hear from my applications at the same hospital there and hopefully we can turn around the lease signing-although some places are strict in that as soon as you sign the lease for the next year-you are stuck for the year.
Our new lease actually starts on July 1st and I may be able to use that if I hear from my job application there. Hubby can go through with a phone interview and we can go from there.
She (Recruter) may be able to get a hold of my Recruter and my phone interview can get set up as well. So, there is still a slight possiblity that we may be able to move this year-not holding my breath for it-still anything is possible.

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hooray, i have my phone back. ! I called the middle school which was just letting out about the time i figured i lost the phone and one of the kids had picked it up and turned it into the office. Imagine that! I am so grateful!

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Lake George is so nice, at least on a warm sunny day, right? I miss those long rides with my husband.
I have a 5 day weekend coming up!The bonus thursday is a great surprise but will be needed to try to buy and set up a new phone . I lost mine on the way to the park yesterday and couldn't find it. some kid probably has it but it has a passcode and i suspended service. Bummer. Not the worst thing to happen but i can't really afford this . Working out of town tho means i must have a cell phone.
Cheers on this gloomy doomy day! looking for some sunshine!

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Went for a drive up to Lake George yesterday-rained a bit up there and back. Figures.

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Carol, that sounds like the right thing to do. don't spend time fretting over what is not going to be but enjoy life as it comes. Hey, i need to take my own advice.
I am often times so sad and lonely but really need to keep finding lightness and joy as i go through each day.
Now, my focus is getting my legs stronger by walking as much as i can. The sciatica has made my life very painful but i just can't stop moving or i'll die.
I am looking forward to some warmth and sunshine which should arrive eventually.
peace, Fran

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Looks like we are not going anywhere-but to vacations here and there. We will make the best of being up here. TGIF!

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I hope your move comes soon, Carol.
I'm going up to shampoo my bedroom carpet. Having a dog is wonderful but they do make things smelly. While she's at the groomer's i am going to do some freshening up! too bad i can't open all the windows and let a beautiful spring breeze blow through.
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Working my behind off at work. It would have been nice to have moved this year.

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Hope everyone had a nice Mother's Day. My son got me some flowers and a gift card.

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Happy Mother's Day!

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Dismissed by the orthopedist today as far as the fracture. He had all sorts of meds and surgery to offer for the sciatica and painful knees but this momma don't play that.
We shall see what the future brings.
I need a not rainy day to work outside. I blew it off last week . II don't need sun and 70 just not cold and rain.What i really need is some big strong men to come over and knock this out in a few hours because it is going to take me weeks.

otherwise, life is cool!
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No one can accuse me of overdoing exercise emoticon
I did walk a little this week even through the drizzle but not as much as i should to get stronger.
Better days are coming!

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Take it easy with any exercises -go about it slowly do not rush into them. You do not want to overdo.

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Oh boy , do i need to focus on healthy choices and proportions. I gained some weight through this ordeal and it's ALL in my thighs. No joke. Sitting for 4 months does not do legs any good. I can feel the fat over my knees and it feels terrible to me.
I believe I will conquer this too.

Rain rain thank you for coming to water all the thirsty things! Looking forward to more green and flowers, soon!
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Didn't go outside, didn't bake, didn't do much of anything but it was still a great weekend!

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Again trying to motivate to work outdoors. If the sun peaks through that will help.If i stay in i might just bake and that wouldn't be so good.
I just love being home no matter what work needs doing.
I did well with healthy choices yesterday but not too much exercise and i need it to build up my strength. I'll do better today,
Have a great day!

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Carol, that is a great challenge each and everyday. I am sure with your success you have found it worth it to be so much healthier. I give you so much credit for making that difficult choice to have the surgery.
For lunch yesterday i had a mixed green salad and didn't even finish that because we talked for 2 solid hours and forgot to keep eating.
Dinner was another story, i had 2 glasses of wine and a slice of bread and ate probably more than half of my pasta and broccoli rabe.It was good that my other meals were so spartan!
I'll be busy today so i am planning to stay on the light side.

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Going out to eat is a chore for us as I have to totally watch what I eat and I need to get the children's portion or a doggie bag to take home all I did not eat. Having my pouch of a stomach I do not eat much.

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Home and it will be a busy day. Lunch and dinner out today so i better make healthy choices!

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I took wyatt to the park two days in a row and even climbed the gym and went down the slide a few time. Progress! So much walking! It's exciting to push myself to recovery.
I have a nice weekend planned so we shall see what really happens.
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Relaxing is a good thing. Sometimes we need to learn to do it!
Going to take the little guy to the park today which will use up every bit of strength and energy but we will make it work!
I am happy it is a 3 day week. Next week will be 4! Yikes!

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It has been so busy at work since we have been back. Hubby and I are off tonght and are so tired from work that we are sleeping in a bit-nice relaxing. Nothing gets done-but tonight we do not care. Just relaxing.

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Worked two days this week and will do 3 days next and then my regular 4 days. I miss home but Wyatt is my sweet little boy so it's ok.
I am moving more, strengthening my whole body especially my legs which feel very heavy especially going up stairs. i know it will take time to build myself up but it is frustrating.
i even did a little yard work yesterday and will do more today.
I am also concentrating on food quality and portion control.
I hope all is well!
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Carol, I am sorry to hear that the trip did not pan out the way you had hoped. Maybe it's because better things are coming?

I didn't go back to work this week and was also staying home next week but my daughter asked me to come. I'm going but we can't agree on when I'm coming home.This is stressing me out.

I might try to do a few minutes on the gazelle tonight and then snuggle on the couch under a blanket. I have to gt moving especially since my thighs are massive now after almost 4 months of sitting. Ugh.

Stay warm
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TGIF!

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We drove down to TN for the interviews and they did not offer us enough for us to want to move.

The driving was not good for us either way-especially the last few miles. It seems that we have just gotten older and do not do well on long drives now. Shorter drives are not bad-but all the way to TN and back are not.

Looks like we are not moving. Oh, well that will be cheaper.

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I hope all is well with everyone!! We are supposed to get some snow this week. Not supposed to be much-we shall see.

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Happy Wednesday!!!!

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There is an odor free Aspercreme with Lidocaine in it that works great! Hubby and I use it.

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Good luck with your interviews, Carol! I can tell how badly you have wanted this move.

My knees are giving me grief especially the knee on the injured leg. Also, sciatica problems are plaguing my recovery. I am hobbling like a little old woman and i HATE it. Did not forsee all these complications but will rise above and beyond soon enough.
I am going back to work next Monday. Don't even know how i will manage but i am going to give it a go.

Staying in today because there's no reason to be out there in this wind.

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Time for a cup of nice hot Red rose decaf tea. Happy Easter!

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Fran-glad to see that you are getting better!

Well, tomorrow is Easter-Happy upcoming Easter!

We are off work this weekend. Getting ready for vacation which starts on April 4th. We are heading down for our interviews in Kingsport, TN. Lovely area.

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Almost Easter! I have been looking forward to Easter and spring becuase i knew my leg would be better and i could resume normal life. Well, I am getting there. I can walk slowly with a cane and i can drive so i have been out and about doing things i haven't in almost 4 months.Hooray!

Happy Easter!!!!

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Carol, you think you may be able to make the move this year? Excellent news for you!
This was not a bad winter to have to stay up here though, right? After last year, this was very nice.

Now i am off to the market as soon as my son is ready to drive me. Soon, i'll be driving again!

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Hi Fran-glad you see you are getting better.

I am feeling just a touch better. It was busy at work last night as usual. Looking forward to vacation in April (or moving-whichever it happens to end up.)

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Carol, i hope all the crappiness is gone. A rainy Monday is not conducive to frolicking joy but think of the green grass and flowers that will grow soon!

I am now able to put light pressure on my leg and gradually increase it as i feel stronger and there's no pain. It isn't extremely painful but achy so i am not pushing it. I need complete healing so i can get on with life and don't need any setbacks. No no no no!

I am quite surprised that other than general flabbiness from not being active, i haven't gained as much weigh as i expected. This is good news to me. All i could think of was jeans that don't fit and summer clothes that i can't wear and that won't be the case. Sometimes things go much better than you think.

Take care!

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Well, Fran hope all is going well for you.

Hubby and I are feeling like crap this weekend. Off work thank goodness. We went out for a drive this morning just to get out and we are still feeling like crap. I just woke up and am feeling like crap.

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5 days until i see the orthopedist and get the ok to begin walking again!

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Leap day! Doing nothing to celebrate it. What a waste.
2 weeks more of this and then i have to go back to work. i will miss being home but not the isolation
I need exercise and control over food so i can wear summer clothes when the time comes.


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