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Good morning friends, looks like another beautiful day here.

P- good to here about your efforts with the bike, WTG !!! If 10 minutes was good, keep it up for a week and then add as many more as you are comfortable with for another week. It's all about small steps and consistency. You can do it, remember we have all been there and heck I'm still working on that darn fitness part, but I keep trying !!!

I am so excited and can hardly believe the numbers I saw on the scale this morning !!! Today I really want to take a step to clean out the shed so I can get my new lawn equipment in it. I may not be able too unless my brother will be home to help direct me to what is good and what is not. I may have to relinquish it and just get to the tarp so I can at least cover it up and protect it from the rain. Other than that it will be laundry and some cooking. I took the one lb chuck eye steak out of the freeze to thaw as I would just like to slow roast it in the convection oven today with some potatoes, squash and carrots. If you'd like to come over for dinner I'll set another plate, you're def welcomed !!! WOW wouldn't that be great friends ???

Carol this new project sounds very important so hope it all works out well and is over soon for you all. Your company works way to much over time, maybe they could just hire another shift for to help some unemployed people out too. I'm sure you all could use a break and be happy just working your 8 hour days, 5 days a week huh ??

Well ladies I'll pop in and out today to check on our team but just enjoy this day of rest the Lord has given us, smiling and being happy.


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Good morning....

DG... Unfortunately I worked 8 hours yesterday and am working 10 hrs during the week. We are trying to complete a mock up for a new Textron plane. It will be featured at the NBAA Air show in Sept. It's a big deal and could mean millions for the company. In other words... It's mandatory.. LOL. I'm working 4 days this week then 5 days of vacation. YAY!

Got all my lawn mowing chores done yesterday though so after my gym workout this morning maybe I can relax today. Not really... Linda wants to clean carpets today.

Have a great day ladies... Enjoy

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Debigene - It sounds like you had wonderful time today, though I am sorry to hear about your protein drink (and I assume the container)!

I actually dusted off my recumbent bike, put batteries in it and rode it for 10 minutes today. Food wise - not so great.

Visited the grand babies this morning, laundry this afternoon, relaxing after tacos for dinner.

See you tomorrow!

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Hello everyone;

I'm finally relaxing after a great visit with Leann and Jamie and time in the pool. I did a total of about 20 minutes of water jogging (of sorts, lol ). I took my protein shake with me to curb off my appetite but Jamie made a grilled chicken asian salad at least his version of for lunch. So I had some of that instead to be polite. It wasn't bad but just a little to bland and too many of those chow mein noodles in a can. I pushed around as many as I could and sadly he had already added the salad dressing I made the best of it. Darn if I didn't leave the shake in their fridge and neither of them will drink it so it will go to waste. I didn't remember it till I was 1/2 way home, so far and to late to go back and just not worth it really. I toasted 1/2 of a bagel with a nice slice of homegrown tomato, italian seasoning, and some RF shredded cheese.and a bowl of watermelon. Just rounded out the day. I was home by 7pm feed Dusky and just put him to bed before popping in here.

Cat I can't really take the credit for the wine review I just wrote what it said on the box, LOL !!! Think I might go have a glass to end up the day and watch the tube. Sorry your foot is bothering you maybe you just did too much. I just had a visual of you in the cart !!!! emoticon

Tomorrow is home day with laundry and something to cook for meals. Might have to make a trip to the store, and an evening walk. Weather is still nice, we shall see.

Enjoy your evening ladies.

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Successful Saturday PLOF!
Debigene, loved your wine review :-) A day in a pool sounds delicious!
Sam is coming over later to take me grocery shopping. I'm deciding what to serve Michelle for lunch tomorrow. Perhaps a chef salad and fresh fruit. I'm making sun tea today with licorice root and black tea. I'm drooling thinking about your cukes and tomatoes Carol!
Our weather has been all over the place in the past month. It has def been a hot last few days but nothing compared to say where Carol is.

Scale down again today! Nutribullet daily plus water plus not much appetite in the heat. How are you doing Cheryl? Are you starting to see results from D.E.?

Foot is bothering me today and the scooter is at work so I'll need to have my route planned in advance for shopping. My little grocery store does have one of the electric handicapper carts but the aisles are so narrow I'd be afraid of knocking into things. Maybe Sam can push me in the regular cart like I used to do with him!!! LOL just imagining trying to get in and out.

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Good morning friends,

It has been a lazy morning and I've been dealing with a slow computer response. I got up early to get showered so I can be ready to leave around noon for a visit with Leann. I haven't seen her in over a month and we are gonna hang out in her pool today. I won't make it a long day as I want to be home at least by 6pm hence the early start to the day. I want to give Dusky some time this evening as well. I had a good healthy breakfast fruit yogurt and a protein shake. I will take one with me today as Leann usually doesn't have much in the way of healthy choices at her house. I can always have a salad when I get home.

Carol cucumbers and tomatoes, YUM always a good combination. Glad you are having a good harvest of them. I take it from the time of your post you are working today, hope it's not a long day and that you don't have to work tomorrow.

Well ladies I hope you all enjoy the first day of August and I will check in later this evening

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Good morning....

I have an overabundance of tomatoes right now. They have really produced a good harvest this year. We are gonna freeze some so we can enjoy in soups next winter. The cucumbers are still going crazy too. Great year for a garden here... It's the rain.

Work.. Yuck. 5 days of work and then 5 days of vacation. I am sure looking forward to that.

Have a great weekend!

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Good evening dear friends,

I am so happy the weekend has started, I even stopped at the liquor store and bought a box of BLACK BOX wine. It's a MALBEC, hints of blueberry, violet, tobacco and chocolate flavors. Thank God I don't taste the tobacco !!! It's a complex wine with a medium dry body from Argentina. You know it was the blueberry and chocolate that won me over !!! I do like it a lot.
I decided to buy this after seeing it advertised often and thought it would be good to have chilled for an occasional glass instead of opening a bottle and feeling like I had to drink the whole thing within a reasonable time frame. I'm glad I stepped out of my box and tried this one !!!
So I have started my weekend off with a dinner of a salad with greens , 6 sliced grape tomatoes, TBS of crumbled blue cheese, a TBS of glazed walnuts, some dried blueberries and a few croutons topped with 1/2 cup of chicken salad. It was delicious !!! I also had a steamed ear of white corn with spray butter on it S&P. Of course I had my usual healthy foods for breakfast and lunch. Hope to see those good #s on the scale again on Sunday.

Cat once again the evening news reports this is one of the hottest Julys on record for Seattle. The weekend there looks to continue as the same. We have relief from the humidity but the temps are still hot but without the humidity I can handle the heat. Have a blast reminiscing with your friend Michelle sounds like it will be full of good times making more memories I bet.

I have plans to go to my friend Leann's tomorrow to hang out in her pool, so I will get some water aerobics in as my fitness this weekend. I'm looking forward to seeing her, it's been a while.

Well that's about it for me tonight friends.

Enjoy what you have and go with the flow; whatever it is only you know.

TTFN

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Happy Friday team - hope everyone has something fun planned for the weekend!

It's a hot one here in the Emerald City today. We're experiencing many days of 30 degree differences - 60s to 90s in a 24 hour period. Makes dressing for bed a conundrum!

I'll be having a reunion with a former coworker and best buddy Michelle who is visiting Seattle this week. We found each other again via Facebook. She ended up meeting and marrying a woman from Mexico and relocated to be with her. We haven't seen each other since we were both married to men in the mid 80s. Who knew!!! Will be super fun to catch up.

Seiko gave me a new crunch exercise to work on - lay across bed with shoulders and head off the side. Raise head and shoulders to look at your feet, hold, relax. Seems easy enough but today my abs are telling me they worked hard.

Keep up the good work everyone, like Debigene said, no reason to put off until tomorrow what we can take charge of today. We don't have as many tomorrows as we did when we started procrastinating about good health.

Big hugs, Cat

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Good morning friends, it's gonna be a perfect summer day here in Charm City with lots of sun, no humidity and temps in the high 80s or low 90s. Love it !!!

Friends it's a special day, it's the last day of July, it's the end of the work week, and the weekend starts at 5pm, and tonight is a BLUE moon !!! Don't make excuses that tomorrow begins a new month and chance to make it work; today is the day, don't let it slip away !!!. Make good healthy choices now !!!

My PC is running very slow so I must go. Let's enjoy the day in a healthy active way !!!

I'll pop back in later till then keep smiling and be kind to others.

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Good morning..


I am so glad it is Friday....even though I will be working tomorrow. I'm really busy. Next weekend I will be taking some time off!

Beautiful full moon... It's almost like having daylight outside. We are going to be back in the 90s again... But no 100s for the next few days.. Thank goodness . Have a great day!

Gold... Have a nice trip...sounds wonderful!

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Hi everyone!

Debigene - you are such a great motivator and supporter. I love reading your posts, they are a wonderful way to start my morning and end the day.

Gold - have a great time and do be careful.

Cheryl - emoticon

Cat - isn't that a bit toasty for Seattle? I empathize with you. emoticon



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Evening friends,

Gold a mini vaca with a friend sounds like just what the Dr. ordered. Do have a safe fun trip. Keep and eye on each other.

Cheryl congrats on making good choices and getting your water in. Even if one meal is a little on the heavier side you can switch up with lighter choices at other meals like you said. I really don't think 433 calories is too much for a meal at all. What is the daily calorie range you are trying to stay within?

CatI saw the temps in Seattle were 93* today on the evening news here. So my guess is you were not able to get out to your garden work. I hope you stayed hydrated as well.

I did good with my food choices and portions today but once again the steps were low. Today was more humid and hotter than yesterday with more afternoon downpours. I cheated and parked at a lot close to the entrance as I just didn't have the walk in me this morning. Tomorrow is suppose to be a bit better. We shall see about that.

Well ladies tomorrow is Friday and the last day of the month. Let's be prepared to say goodbye to July making it our best healthy day of the month. Think about how you're gonna do that while you are having a good evening.

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Good going with scale this morning Debigene! emoticon
Gold, safe travels, hope you have fun in Duluth! emoticon
Carol, glad you are getting a respite from those unbearable temps. emoticon
Today is nice and quiet here at work and I hope to get out in the garden after work if its not too hot. Joes stopping by later this evening to pick up the skateboard he left in my front hall the other day, hell probably camp out on the couch. Tomorrow will work from home and a friend is stopping by to take me out for lunch at a caf nearby that makes delicious savory crepes.
Thanks for the water reminder Cheryl. emoticon
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Have a good/safe trip, Gold! ...and happy Friday eve PLOF!

I got breakfast from our cafe and it was a frittata that I thought would be low in calories and when I checked it's 433 which seemed high but I may make it my big meal of the day and stick to salads for lunch and dinner.

Very happy about getting my water in these days. emoticon

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Just a short note. I'm off for a couple day trip to Duluth MN . I'm taking a 84 year old friend to revisit the area where we both lived for years. Picture this, this is the clumsy leading the blind. But we need adventure in our lives too.

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Good morning friends;

It is still oppressive here but relief is on the way so I am thankful for that. I am also thankful that I saw another drop in numbers on the scale this morning. Really stokes my morning so I am ready for another healthy day.

Carol I hope you get caught up soon at work and the weekend will be free of OT. Glad you got some weather relief as well.

Gotta run the verizon guy is coming so I need to get dressed. Have a great day and remember to think about all the goodness in your life to be THANKFUL for on this Thursday.

TTYL

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Good morning...

I am a bit tired today. I have been working 9 hour days but am getting ready to start 10. It's very very busy at work. I will evaluate my area each day and it probably depends on how much work I have at the end of the day. Hope I can stay on minimal OT.

Nice and cool here with some rain. I'm loving these temps... A break from the heat is helping.

Have a good day.

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Good evening friends, good to see you here.

So no car and change of plans on the house buying idea huh Cat. I say take you time and make the right decision for you in all respects. Get as much help as you need to make good decisions. When the time it right it will all fall into place for you. You'll see. Keep working on the good eating habits you are forming with that positive attitude. Hope Joe's Dad health issue is not too serious and he's in much better shape by the time Joe is ready to leave. He's a good son staying with him in the meantime. Keep us posted on your PT progress hon.

Gold I always like to hear when you've had a good day. Enjoy that good weather your having, our is crappy right now.

Cheryl, you had great success last week hon being our BL is it a result of the DE plan you are using? Tell me a little more about what it is? I don't think I ever heard what the process is. Hope your weather too continues to stay so nice. With a forecast of 5 days you can def make some nice plans outdoors for some good fitness activities.

As for me I've had 2 good eating days, being prepared is def makes choice easier. Even for an evening snacker like me. Tried to work in as many extra steps as I could at work today but then the heavens opened up this afternoon and I was in no mood to walk the stairs in the garage so I took the elevator. Oh well what to do ??? Dinner was a broiled pork chop, steamed broccoli and a wild rice and grain mixture from Trader Joe's that I added a can of tomatoes, corn and okra to. That was really good and I have more left for another meal or 2. I've been doing good with my portion control as well.

Well time to go do dishes, kiss all over Dusky and let him play fetch with me, of course I'm the one doing the fetching !!!

Have a good evening friends.

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Hello all,
I start PT next week so will look to you (Gold and Cheryl) for motivation!

I had a massage therapy appt yesterday which was both painful and relaxing at the same time. Joe came over late evening and stayed the night. He's staying with his dad until he leaves for China who unfortunately had a sudden health issue that landed him in the hospital.

My eating habits have much improved over the past couple weeks. I'm going to do well again this week!!! Staying positive and making good choices.

Good news about your car Carol! No car payments are good car payments.

My financial advisor told me to pause on the car search and I'm also looking at a condo purchase and everything has to be timed just right. I'm just in the investigative stage and will see if it's even a possibility on my income.

Cheers and Happy Hump Day everyone,
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Mornin' PLOF-

When I was in PT I wasn't very good doing my exercises either, Gold. It wasn't until I dropped something on the bus and had to bend over and pick it up and realized it was quite an effort and I wasn't sure I was going to be successful. Breaking my ankle has limited my forward flexion. I had to go back to PT and they loosened it up again and now I'm sure to do stretches and bends that keep me mobile but I can always do more. I'm good at walking on a regular basis but not so good at stretching/flexing regularly.

The sun is shining and looks like it's going to be very nice for the next five days.
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Yesterday was a good work day for me. I was focused and had a little energy after meeting with my PT person. They cut back on my exercise so I think I can handle it.
We have beautiful weather here right now. Humidity down, slightly windy,in the high 70's and sunny. Perfect day.
Carol, good news about your work car. Debigene, the steps will come, it's hard to be motivated to walk when the weather is hot and humid. Sweaty and short of breathe is not how we want to start our workday. It will come back.
Cheryl great loss and Cat you were giving her a run for her money. Good going you two.
P , Hope you have a rewarding day.

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Good Wednesday morning friends; is that the weekend I see up ahead ??? Happy Hump Day !!!

Glad your car is fixed and at a lower than thought it would be cost, that's the best repair !!! I too hope we get some relief from this heat and humidity soon. It's pretty unbearable .

Yesterday was a good day with good food choices but steps are still low. I'll just keep doing the best I can in that area and will eventually get back to wear I once was. Nothing else to share sorry to say just a normal day at work and home front.

Hope your day is full of healthy choices in all you do and that your weather improves or is already great in your neck of the woods. Keep smiling ladies you know it's a great mood changer and works in a flash. Make someone else smile too.

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Good morning....

I'm sure waiting on that cold front... It hasn't passed through yet. Right now it's muggy! It'll be here later.

Well.... I dont have a whole lot going on. I did get my work car up and running. Didn't cost a whole lot and it is running nicely. I guess it pays to have a nephew with a friend who is a mechanic.

Have a great day!



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good morning, we are in the middle of a big thunder storm,with lots of lighting. So i shouldn't be on this computer to long. I didn't get my desktop set up yesterday and my space bar isn't working the greatest on my laptop. I frequently have to go back and put spaces inbetween words.

I have PT in a short time and I'm embarrassed as I have not done any of the exercises this past week. So am I getting up to do them, nah.

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Good morning friends;

Just want to wish everyone a TERRIFIC Tuesday. I'm ready and prepared for a healthy week as I have so many good food choices to make all the right decisions this week. NO EXCUSES !!!

Our temps are high with yucky humidity AGAIN !!! The pleasant weather won't be back for a few days. I completely understand how you feel Carol. For me the humidity just zaps my energy and drains me. We just have to do the best we can that's all.

Ok let's go make it happen team. We can do it staying strong together !!!

TTFN

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Good morning....

Yesterday I was running late because of 1 little thunderstorm sitting right on top of us. It was lightening so I had to wait till it passed. Didn't want to jump in the shower during all that.

After that storm passed... Nothing but heat. It again hit near 100 degrees and will be again today. The heat has really affected me more this year than ever. I mowed last night again.. I'll be tired and dragging today. Tomorrow rain and a big temp drop... YAY!

We are temporarily on 9 hour days at work also.... Yuck.

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Hello everyone, so nice to see you all and so nice to be missed !!!

I am finding this USB Antennae to be a lot slower than even the verizon DSL but the cost is in my favor so I take what I make do and this morning the PC was running very slow so I ran out of time. I had a great day with Rod and Dad. We went to Annapolis, had a great lunch in this very popular deli called Chick and Ruth's Deli. Supposedly very well know and even a TV show (Man vs Food) has been there for a food challenge. It was quite full of character to say the least and super awesome sandwiches. I had mazo ball soup and 1/2 house made corned beef and their homemade rye bread. Dinner will be just a nice salad and fruit tonight. We stopped at Walmart on the way home so I could get more protein shakes for my morning breakfasts. I didn't get back home here til almost 5 just in time to feed Dusky and catch up on some SPARKIN'. I have all that I need for a week ahead of healthy food choices for breakfast, lunch and dinners.

Cheryl GREAT JOB and CONGRATS on being our BIGGEST LOSER this week. You've really earned it. Pulled out just ahead of Cat !!! Keep up the good work you are doing, it's obviously working for you hon. WOO HOO !!! Sounds like a really nice place to work, such a nice place for a company outing and I'm sure the buffet was very tempting but you managed it well enough. Good job.

Gold I hope the PC works out better for you, we can' not have you here. So just do what works to keep you here with us. How are your bumps and bruises hon?

Cat 60's not to bad for Spring but the rain usually makes that feel colder so I hope you get that warm weather back that you enjoy. Have your tomatoes come in yet?

P, I love 3 day weekends too. I try to have at least 1 every month. Hope you have enjoyed it.

Well time's flying by already so gonna go fix my salad. Temps and humidity is up again today and for the next few days here so A/C is where you will find me.

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DG- that does sound like a wonderful bag of healthy eats. I'm hoping you're having a great day with family.

Cat - believe it or not, I am a little jealous of your 60 degree weather. I hate the heat here in the summer - oh well, the winter, spring, and fall are great!

Having a lazy day off waiting for Direct TV to be installed. Nice to have a 3 day weekend.

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Don't despair,Cat, the suns acomin'...it's back in 80s+ tomorrow and days following! Yippee!! (I have a little air conditioner that helps make the hot days tolerable). I, too, am very happy for the little rain we got for the yards/gardens.

DG, that sounds like a yummy bag of veggies...good for you!

P-so cool we have a little something in common. Keep coming back, it's great to have you around.

You continue to be a great motivator, Carol, glad things sound like they are getting back to normal after a rough few months.

Okay PLOF...making it a great week. Enjoy yours!


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Hi all,

I always start my day with Debigene and Carol messages. Strange not to see DG here!

Cheryl - sounds like you did OK with the buffet, it's so difficult to know what the calories are. I always take smidgens but then realize that perhaps too many smidgens have been had!

Quiet day in the office. Hope to be able to take a few days off soon -- this 60 degree morning is really making me wish I could get east of the mountains for some sun and fun. It pretty much rained all weekend which was great for the garden.

I was happy about the weigh in this weekend, I'm getting closer to where I was before the surgery. I truly believe in the nutribullet. When I include yogurt with all the fruit and veg it's very satisfying and cuts my cravings for higher calorie food.

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Good morning all, jeez it's strange to get here before Debigene, but she is having a fun day with her Dad and Bro.
Not much going on here today. I maybe switching up and starting to use a desktop today. My laptop doesn't seem to be doing the greatest right now.
I hope everyone has a great healthy day. I know I'll try.

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Truth be told, I weighed in on Friday before company party with buffet line. It was at the Museum of Flight in Tukwila which is just a couple of miles from home. It's a fun place to go and we walked through a 787 Dreamliner and the presidential plane that President Kennedy used. But, the buffet line...didn't do too bad, but still was pretty uncomfortable at the end of the evening from overdoing it even a little bit. Could have used more exercise this week too although I've gotten silver medals two weeks in a row.

I'll be pushing hard to make my weight loss last week a lasting success.

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Good morning...

Running late... Have a great day!

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Happy Sunday evening everyone,

Quiet day on the board today, I hope all of you are having a great day.

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Hello ladies looks like everyone has been busy enjoying the day.

I've enjoyed it too and had to tell you about my trip to that little market for the HUGE $6 bag of fresh produce. Will def be going there again !!! If your familiar with IKEA and their big blue bags you carry your stuff around in the store, well they donated bags for this organization's use. In today's catch was 1 large bunch of celery, 1 very large bag of cut up romaine lettuce, a small cantaloupe, 2 pints of grape tomatoes, 1 huge bag, at least 5lbs of small white potatoes, about 3 lbs of red potatoes, 2 bunches of bananas, 4 cucumbers, 4 yellow squash, a large container of strawberries. I think that was about it. I gave the cantaloupe and 1 bunch of bananas to my bro and SIL, cut up 1/2 the strawberries for the week and froze the rest, cleaned the lettuce and got a gallon zip lock bag full of usable, (some was a little spoiled) for salad this week, cut up 1/2 of the celery for lunches and now I am ready to eat healthy till next month !!! I have no excuses !!!! With my almost 1 pound loss and all the fresh produce I am motivated to make July end as a successful month.

I have the day off tomorrow to spend with my bro and my Dad but not quite sure what we will do just yet. So for now will just relax the rest of the evening.

Hope to see you all tomorrow. Sweet dreams.

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Good Sunday morning friends;

Today begins the last week of July, let's fire it up and end it with a bang !!!

I was so happy when I saw the scale drop just to the lower number today. It motivates me to work even harder on smaller portions since I'm not getting in as many steps to help burn those calories I eat. For me I think the protein shakes are helping to keep me full. If I get that nagging "urge" to eat I just drink more water and I think it ignites that shake in my tummy to be full again !!! I'm gonna buy more today to make sure I have enough. I'm also going to the place I think I told you about to get the $6 bag of farmers market left overs of fresh fruits and veggies. Other than that I will be home with Dusky today and planning on an evening walk around the neighborhood.

Hope you each will have a beautiful Sunday giving thanks for who you are and the joy in your life.

TTYL

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Good Sunday morning....

Up early and getting ready for Sunday morning workout! My sister and I are headed to the gym.

The musical Big Fish was absolutely wonderful. I've seen the movie which I did not care for but the stage production was fantastic. You know that happens a lot... The book or stage play is far superior than the movie. We had a lovely time.

Hot hot hot here . My work car should be up and running today. The new alternator is in and the battery charged overnight... I didn't have to put a whole lot of money into it....a mechanic friend did it. Way better than starting over with a car payment.

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Evening friends,

What a nice day out I've had with Rod and Ang. We took a ride up to the north eastern part of MD. We went thru 3 quaint little towns, 2 that I've never taken a ride thru before. We even stopped by this junk house that was so full of crap outside that it was hard to resist a taking a look at. I saw a little colbolt blue bottle that I thought I'd buy for my collection and when the guy told me $5 was the best he could do I said sorry about that and walked away. He said the same to Angie about a resin turtle with a rusty thing a ma jig and wouldn't bend for her either even when she offer him $3 for it. No wonder he has so much crap he must not really want to sell any of it !!! Then we had a really yummy dinner. I choose today to be my off day since The numbers on the scale were the same as earlier this week and good so I'm sticking with it unless they are lower tomorrow. Other than a breakfast of fruit and a protein shake the meal was all I had today so I did go a little on the edge. We shared steamed mussels in a garlic butter and wine sauce with 2 dinner rolls and a little whipped butter on them/. I had a bowl of Maryland Vegetable Crab soup, and shared a best ever chicken quesadilla but only ate 1/2 of my 1/2. So really not too bad but I'm sure it was more calories/fat than I would normally eat. Oh and I finished the piece of birthday cake when I got home. I did get plenty of water in thru out the day.

Gold, I must agree with Cat about the young mind dealing with an older body, we must be careful and stay mindful of this. I've been craving pickled green beans lately so funny that you mentioned them. A little spicy kick to them sounds quite interesting. I am no help with the kohlrabi, sorry.

Cat thanks for the lovely compliment. I really try to stay positive and my bro is a good example to follow. I've made that banana soft serve and it is very good. I even did it in my JCPenney bullet and it worked fine. Maybe your earlier problem is to blame ???? Hope you enjoy your alone weekend, sometimes it's just what we need.

P - WOW, seems like a crash like that would have been heard but guess not. So sorry you have that to deal with 1st thing in the morning. Def not a good way to start the day. I hope Sunday is more enjoyable for you.

Well I hope by this hour everyone is starting to relax or is already doing so. I will as soon as I say good night...................

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Hi everyone!

Woke up this morning and let the dogs out. Went to investigate when they started barking and discovered the fence between us and the neighbors had been crashed through, a baseball cap in the middle of the yard, and a wire fence had been mashed down. Obviously, someone had run through the two yards and apparently over the other neighbors fence then off somewhere. So we were out at 6:00 in the morning repairing fences We were lucky not to have lost any dogs.

Now, Saturday is half over and I just started the weekend laundry. After the early morning fiasco we went see the grand babies for a few hours while the mom went shopping. Then got my hair cut, ran a few errands and am finally home.

Debigene - I never did answer your question about what state I live in. The answer? The earthquake state - California - central valley though, so we don't get many tremors.

After an eventful day, I am ready to relax.



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Happy Saturday lovely ladies!

Debigene, so a good time was had by all celebrating Rodney! Not surprising as I imagine everyone likes to hang out with you guys and your positive, warm, and can-do attitudes at any time! It obviously runs in the family.

Gold, I think you're still trying to move around like the young woman inside you used to! Please be careful and take things slowly. I know when I stand up suddenly after being down weeding, etc. I can get a dizzy spell for a few seconds. Getting older means having to pay attention to things we didn't even realize were things in days gone by. I'm visualizing a protective rainbow bubble around you!

kohlrabi - hmmm, I've had it in slaw and roasted. I also looked it up on line just now and there was a tasty looking recipe for kohlrabi fritters.

Nice quiet start to the day. Housemates left for 2 day out of town getaway so I'm home alone. Kids are off on separate camping trips (not the best weather as it's 62 and rainy) so won't be seeing them. Everyone else has plans so I'll be catching up on chores and projects around the house.

Lesson learned. My poor Nutribullet - last night I decided to try a recipe for "banana ice cream" I found on SP. Only ingredient is frozen bananas which you put in a food processor for 5 minutes and then refreeze. I don't have a food processor so tried nutribullet. Bad idea. It actually bent one of the blades even though I cut up the bananas into chunks. I was able to bend the blade back but I won't try that again.

.Hugs.... Cat

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Good morning busy happy women. (I hope) . I took another tumble yesterday in the garden. I feel like I should wear padding or bubble wrap. I don't break any bones, which is good. My bones must be super strong. I get sore and tear tendons, which really makes it hard to exercise and do housework (does that look or sound selective?)

I hope you all have a great day. I may try to get to the farmer's market, but don't know what I want anyhow. Maybe I'll make some hot green bean pickles. I love fresh beets too. Does anyone know what you do with kohlrabi? I grew some, but have no idea why.

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Good start to the weekend morning friends,

Well the party was a wonderful evening for Rodney !!! It was such a delight to see him enjoying conversations and reminiscing with friends he has not spent time with from his past and before his accident. He really had a good evening. I was so busy chatting I didn't take time to eat much, which was a good thing because food choices were not all that good. I had 1 wing that I peeled the skin off because it was breaded (yuck), a spoonful of turkey sloppy joe, and a serving size of mixed raw veggies and just a little dip. I took a piece of cake and ate 4 bites when I got home. It was a late evening for me as I took my Dad back home which is a 40 minute drive both ways.

Well I've written a long response and will stop back in later to post it all. Right now I am gonna go have a little breakfast. pay bills and go get some produce.

Have yourselves an awesome day doing what makes you smile.

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Good morning..

Looking forward to a relaxing weekend! So far do good.... I was able to sleep in till 5. Yesterday we had a friend over for supper and enjoyed visiting with him. I have nothing planned for today until this afternoon when we will attend the music theater. After that... a little shopping.

It's very hot again... 100s. Whatever I do... It'll be indoors.

Have a great weekend!

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TGIF! Another week whizzes by. I'm working from home today and just took a break to go water the garden and it started raining. Sweet!

I didn't get a chance to weigh myself this morning but I can tell by how my pants are fitting that positive things are happening. I'm dedicated to sticking to it through the weekend. One day at a time.

I almost had a crisis with my Nutribullet earlier this week. I either overfilled it or didn't screw the top on tight enough and the whole machinery was flooded with liquid - coming all the way out the bottom through the motor. Eeek. I actually had to flush it with water and then leave it to dry in different positions for a couple days. Worked like a charm this morning. YAY!! I would have had to buy another if it had quit as I use it so much.

Thanks Gold for the info on your friend's experience with the Prius. I really wanted electric but hybrid is the next best thing. Glad your having a good day today.

I feel like so many things are up in the air right now that I'm kind of stuck in idle. Joe leaving for China in 3 weeks. Car purchase. Moving within next 6 mos and finding a new place in Seattle's inflated market.. Possible end of the world via tsunami. Making decisions isn't my strongest suit but thank goodness for meditation practice and striving to live in the moment.

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Good Morning! Sorry you lost your post Debigene. Carol, take it easythis weekend, maybe visit the zoo. Cat, I had one friend who loved her Prius, and two friends who hated theirs. One of the women complained about how expensive their are to repair. She went for a Chev. Cruze and loves it.
I want to get my room clean this weekend, but I say that every weekend. I am having a weird reaction to prednisone the last 2 times I've taken it. For most people the blood sugar levels shoot up, mine become normal. I can focus better and I seem to be able to think better than I have been able to the last few years. I wonder what the long term effect can have on a person.
I hope we all have a healthy wonderful weekend.


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DARN !!!! sorry friends, I just lost my post. I lost the connection just as I hit POST and now it is back on and I don't have time to post again. So will have to catch up over the weekend. Party tonight and I've still got some things to finish up. I feel terrible I've been so short here this week, sorry.

Have a FABULOUS healthy Friday friends.

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Good Friday morning...

It's hot again! I got my mowing done last night so I can relax for the weekend. I'm not working Saturday... It slowed a little and Im just gonna take the weekend off... YAY.

Have a great day ladies. TTYL



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Hi all,
Carol - congrats on the safety award and free evening out! Always good.

I was down 1.5 lbs this morning, hooray. The vigilance is finally paying off, now to just continue the trend. Cheryl, wonder how your DE regimen is going. And yum, that sounds like a tasty lunch.

Not much going on here. I am spinning my wheels (no pun intended) looking for a new used car. I've pretty much decided against full electric as I will have to move later this winter and there is no guarantee that I will be able to plug in where I end up. So I'm now looking at hybrids. Anyone have any opinions on the subject? I know the Prius is popular but it's a bit pricey even for a used one.

At this morning's check in with the surgeon he was very pleased with my progress and said I was even a bit ahead of the curve but to still take it cautiously for the next few months. I don't see him again for 2 months. There is a possibility I will need one of the long pins removed though as the head of it is right under the skin on top of the foot. I've been wearing shoes though and no irritation from it yet. He says it's an in office procedure - eeek!! Can't imagine being awake when they pull a pin out from in the bone. Anywho, will worry about that when it comes and perhaps I'll be swept away by the tsunami by then (hahaha).

Have a great evening ladies...
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It's nice to see my friends here. Carol, enjoy the musical night out. Debigene,hope the birthday bash is fabulous. Cat and Cheryl,I worry about you all in the PNW region. It seems like every day I see more and more about the big disaster coming your way. Is there some reason why they can't tell ahead of time when that plat is going to slip?

Cheryl and Debigene I hope your scales are going to give you awesome surprises on Sunday. You both deserve it.

P stay tuned. Cat, did you buy a car yet?

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7/23/15 11:50 A

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Congrats to you Carol on the recognition at work! emoticon

Have been making my egg breakfasts at home for the last two weeks. Lunch menu at work looks good for the day:

Wild Alaska Cedar Plank Salmon with Braised Swiss Chard and Rice Pilaf
Cal 550, Fat 18g, Sat Fat 2g, Sod 620mg, Carbs 28g, Fib 6g, Pro 35g

DG, I'm excited for you and looking forward to the weigh-in on Sunday. I jumped on the scale today and saw lower numbers, too, so we shall see come Sunday.
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Good morning lovely lady friends;

I'm so THANKFUL this day for all the goodness and kind people in my life, including the people I don't even know that compliment my kindness to others at my job. It really enforces my belief that I am where I am suppose to be following God's plan for me.

P indeed it does look like you are getting it all under control now, LOL !!! Keep up the good work and again it is soo good to see you.

Carol CONGRATS on your award/recognition !!! That will be a nice evening out with your honey, have fun.

I was so pleased when I stepped on the scale this morning and hope to still see those numbers on Sunday morning - or even less !!! I may not be able to get back here tonight as I have some party prepping to do. So want to wish everyone a GREAT day making good healthy decisions, being as active as possible and of course being kind to others. It's a great feeling !!!

TTFN

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Good morning...

Evidently my rant yesterday got rid of any negativity I had because it was a wonderful day. Well... except for the fact I left my sparktracker at home. And wow did I walk yesterday.

I visited another one of our plants for a tour. We make the furniture but we visited Cessna to see how the rest of the plane is made. I had already seen that before but it got me out of our plant. and... I walked and walked.

Something exciting for me yesterday at work. I was recognized for my "safety awareness " and received 2 tickets to the musical Big Fish. So...Linda and I will be going to the theatre on Saturday. Nice... I guess it pays to be on the safety commitees etc.

Have a great day!

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Hi everyone, thank goodness this hump day is coming to an end. Nothing bad, just another day. I think I fixed my Spark page, I hope. You all are so encouraging and supportive, I love reading your posts! emoticon

Well, I'm off to Wednesday evening chores. emoticon

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emoticon to see all the new members over the last couple of months. I, too, added you as friends if your page wasn't set as private. I think DebWM was the only one I couldn't add and I can't add members whose usernames don't have an underscore. PLOF is a great group and offers lots of support and motivation. emoticon

Carol, I don't understand at all why that guy has to be such a hater. I just don't get it. I hope karma catches up with him soon.

Enjoy your Wednesday PLOF!

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Good HUMP Day morning friends,

Carol you know you don't have to worry about your PLOF friends thinking anything negative about folks in Kansas because we know and love you and that alone tells us Kansas is an awesome state !!! I hope your morning rant let go so you can enjoy your day. It's good to get that crap out in the open sometimes and you know you can do it here with your friends.

P just go to your page and EDIT to make changes. You're doing a GREAT job and it is so good to have you here with us. Let us know how and if we can be of any help at all with anything. Just know that taking it slow is the way to go !!!

Cat and Cheryl I honestly don't thing I could be comfortable in your neck of the woods simple due to that earthquake scare. I know it can happen anywhere but science keeps telling us about this "BIG ONE" coming. I hope it doesn't happen at all and at least not in our life time. Unfortunately it is not in our control. Just stay smart and safe.

Gotta run, this party for my bro Friday evening is keeping my on my toes. Still have to stop at the store tonight and tomorrow too. Will try to up date you all about what's going on later tonight.

Have a WONDERFUL healthy fit day and please be kind to others when they least expect it !!!

HUGS to all.

�Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and character.� - William Arthur Ward

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7/22/15 5:42 A

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Hello ladies....

Hope you have a wonderful Wednesday!

The governor of Kansas is a idiot!! I cannot stand that guy... Gives us all a bad name. I see the Westboro church cult hate mongers are going to picket the marines funerals. Those people are despicable! You know I know of no one that finds their hate filled actions and rants anything but horrible. Not everyone in Kansas is like those crazies.

Not sure why I ranted this morning but I hear reports on the news about all of this and it bothers me because I know there are a lot of good people here.

Have a great day!

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Pug, don't feel to embarrassed, I think the embarrassment is what finally helps us to try harder to follow our goals. I've gained weight, lost weight, but this place motivates me to keep trying. As long as we try there is hope. Sometimes it took me a long time to get back on track.

HANG IN THERE!

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Cat - I don't know what to say about the comment issue. I added you as a friend also, so maybe that will help.

I thought I made it so people can see my trackers, but maybe I haven't done something I need to do. Although, I do admit to being embarrassed by having people view them, as I am being honest and know that I am not doing what needs to be done.

I'm going to keep on working toward the goal. emoticon

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Cat, that was an interesting article in the New Yorker. I was working in San Francisco when the Loma Prieta earthquake hit and in Seattle for the one here. And then I just read there was a 4.0 in SF today, but I don't worry about earthquakes in general.

So some dirt on DE: It's all undocumented and from what I read it's consumer reviews that are pushing it and they seem to love it.

Today is only Day 4. I do think I'm feeling more satisfied after eating - getting the full switch to go off so I can have more control over not overeating. Consumers say it helps with hair/nail growth/tecture, and something that I was happy to read about and may be the reason I bought it - age spots! it is said to lower blood pressure; is good for teeth/gums, bones and joints and also natural weight loss. We shall see.

I'll keep you posted as the days turn into weeks. emoticon

Have a wonderful evening PLOF!

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Cheryl hope youre having a successfully day!! And Carole, relaxing and no work - I think thats called retirement lol! Good to practice ahead of time.

Puglvr I added you as a friend. Your page said no one could add comments though at the very bottom. I cant see any of your trackers but maybe Im not looking in the right place or maybe you have to friend me back?

Gold Im working 5 days per week as I have been for a couple months now but still working in my home office 2 days per week usually. Last week was an exception with 4 days in the office. I dont want to make a habit out of that yet. My mother had to do those type of exercises as well breathing into a nebulizer several times per day. She had emphysema even with quitting smoking 25 years earlier. Glad the weather is helping you and good luck with PT.

Im sitting here processing after Jill sent me a New Yorker article about the BIG BIG one (earthquake and tsunami) first the earth turns to liquid, then we all get swept away by the tsunami. Seattle, Portland, all the way up into lower British Columbia is affected. Seismologists are projecting February 2016!!! as were about 100 years overdue on the regular schedule of about 300 years. Cheryl, what if anything are thinking about this?

Really makes me wonder if its a good idea to buy property in the next few months. Gives one pause as they say.

On a more positive note the scale showed 1.5 lbs down this morning. Im back doing the nutribullet for dinner and trying my hardest to avoid late night snacking (my downfall) by going to bed earlier. Its a longstanding habit whether Im hungry or not and usually consists of a starch and/or fruit juice. I think I need to put carrots next to my bed.

OK, back to work. THANKFULLY project #3 has found its way off my desk and onto someone elses for approval. Hopefully it doesnt revert back with comments and errors. Was fun to work on this as I did learn some new things which at this point in my career is always welcome.

See you next time! emoticon emoticon


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Hello PLOF - may it be a successful day!

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Morning. It's a bright warm day here in MN. The dew point is down so it won't be so hard for me to breathe. PT was all about teaching me how to breath better. They even have exercises for it.

Pug, I made you a friend, I went to your page and clicked on make this person a friend.

Debigene, I hope you have a day that matches your positive nature.

Carol, glad you got a little break from the heat.

Cat, are you going into the office five days a week now?

Cheryl, we are waiting for news on the DE you are trying.
Have a great day you all.

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Good morning and Happy Tuesday friends;

Not much to say since last night, looks like another hot and humid day here in Charm City so will just go with the flow of that. Maybe some relief tomorrow.

Carol glad to hear some relief is in your area now for a few days. We need a break for sure right.

Ok ladies let's go make it happen today just do your best and enjoy the day.

TTFN

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Good morning all....

Oh... It has cooled down and is raining a bit. That sure feels much better. We are having a couple of days of relief.

Pug... I have added you as a friend. Feel free to jump over to my page and add me as one of your friends. It's nice to have friends and helps to have a good support system in place!

It's Tuesday and everything seems to be pretty normal on the work front. I'm taking 5 days off in the first part of August. Don't have anything big planned but probably hang out with Linda and maybe a day trip. I just enjoying relaxing and not working.

Have a great day!

Edited by: AWESOMECAROL55 at: 7/21/2015 (05:41)
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Evening friends, did everyone have a good day? Work was crazy today, is it a full moon? seems like it !!!!

Cheryl good luck with your new program hon. Sometimes a fresh new start with anything is just what we need to make things happens. Tell us more about this plan, is it just a drink you have daily, once, twice???? Tell us all about it and keep us posted. You know we are here to support you all the way !!
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Cat sounds like you had a full weekend and accomplished a lot. When I was overweight I used those carts whenever I went shopping. I just didn't have the energy to walk. I remember tho' the 1st time I used one I crashed right into a clothing rack !!!! So embarrassing !!! Be careful in the heat.

P, I am so proud of you, you did great. There are still a few things you should consider opening up on your edit page like allowing others to make comments, and your activity feed. We can not look at others Start Pages so if you have questions about anything on yours just let us know. Well done hon !!! emoticon emoticon

Gold how are you feeling today?

Ok time to finish up on this computer for the night friends. Still have stuff to do. Sweet dreams.


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Debigene - I think I did what you said to do. I put stuff on my Spark Page, and I think I opened up my trackers for all to see (embarrassing as it may be). Maybe you can check to see if I actually was successful. Thanks.

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