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12/2/12 4:33 P

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Just realized that we are in December, so STOP posting here and go over to the new thread!

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12/1/12 6:22 P

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It's supposed to be getting very wet here today, but I managed to walk get out and get a 3 mile walk while it was still dry. Weather is supposed to be getting really stormy today so I'm putting off Xmas shopping, don't want to drive all the way into town. I'm going to try to get up some Xmas decorations instead.

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12/1/12 3:42 P

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Bonnie, this was something that was not available anywhere else but where I bought it, so they had me by the short hairs, so to speak. Next time though, I will think in advance and have my son's friend who lives near the store, pick it up for me and I will send it myself. It will be much cheaper.

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12/1/12 7:13 A

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Bgumba, what a clever idea! You go girl!!!

I am doing the shopping for both myself and my mom. I am well on the way to being finished for mom, only a couple more things to get. But for myself.....

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11/30/12 3:40 P

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Barb, I know what you mean about shipping charges. I check alternate sites or coupons for free shipping as much as possible. As an example, the control knob on my crock pot broke about a month ago. I checked on getting a replacement--$7.98 plus $7.95 shipping and handling. I started hunting and discovered that a dimmer light switch fits perfectly. I put the markings for the settings on it, and it works great. I also have the advantage of being able to identify mine at church covered dish meals since there are at least 2 other people have ones like mine!

Time to get back to work. Those Christmas decorations will be finished before the weekend is over and the boxes will be back in the storage room!

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11/30/12 1:57 P

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I am with you. I figured if I waited until after the holidays it would just be another delaying tactic. I lost weight the week before Thanksgiving ( my first week back) but gained a pound Thanksgiving week so was pretty proud of myself figuring a little extra exercise would take care of that. I have really increased my exercise so I know I may not lose for a while as I turn fat into muscles so I am measuring my success not by pounds but by inches. emoticon

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11/29/12 3:43 P

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I ordered the last thing for my grandson yesterday and was horrified by the shipping and handling. I am very annoyed by S&H charges in general, and avoid them as much as possible, but I had decided this was what I wanted to get for him and I just didn't want to have to find something else and get it there, so I went ahead anyway. I will not order from there again!!

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11/29/12 2:14 P

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Good job, Harriett!

As for Christmas shopping, I've picked up a few things, but I can't figure out what gifts I want to give. I don't want to get caught in the last minute rush, so I'll probably sit down one day next week and order things online. I'm getting so I hate to shop--I can never find what I want, or the items I find are so cheaply made that I come home without them!

My tree has been sitting in my living room since Monday. If all goes well, I hope to get the lights decorations on this afternoon. Of course, if i don't get off this computer, that will never happen! emoticon

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11/29/12 1:04 P

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Good for you Harriet..., I may not have started the Xmas madness yet, but at least I'm making it to the gym in the mornings before work.

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11/28/12 11:49 P

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I am so happy that we are still in november and i started this week to be good and loose as much as I can before xmas and the new year.
it feels like a head start.
Will be easy for my New Year Resolution!
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11/28/12 6:24 P

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I envy everyone who is so on top of things. I'm just barely getting my head around the fact that December is just around the corner. I better get started on Christmas or I will end up being one of those shoppers out there scrambling at the last minute.

To see the preciousness of all things, we must bring our full attention to life. (Jack Kornfield)

The things that matter most in our lives are not fantastic or grand. They are the moments when we touch one another. (Jack Kornfield)

If you do not make good use of this free and precious life,
What good does it do to possess a human body? (Shabkar)


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11/28/12 3:55 P

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That's great!

I am pretty much done. There is one thing I need to order for my grandson online, and I want to get something else for my son, but those are incidental.

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11/28/12 6:52 A

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I can't do steam rooms either, but I can sure appreciate why others like it. Can you believe December is almost here. Who is done with Christmas shopping? Definitely not me! We got our tree up early for mom, she enjoys it so and it may be her last Christmas. Of course the drs. lead us to believe that last year would be too, who knew she would respond so well to chemo! We are just taking it a day at a time and it is possible she will be here for another Christmas next year!

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11/27/12 8:39 P

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Hubby loves the steam room, but I am just not able to take it. I usually languish in the spa while he is in the steam room

Keep on track


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11/27/12 6:42 P

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I'm sorry to hear that. The steam room is one of the reasons I love the gym. The gym I go to isn't women's only, but they do have an area downstairs that is women's only, and they have separate steamrooms, one in the ladies shower area and one in the men's. I actually would go to the gym for the steamroom alone.

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11/27/12 2:36 P

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Izzy, steam room! The first gym that I belonged to--about 30 years ago--was women only, and I used to go and basically sit in the steam room. Loved it. I can't do it anymore because the heat/wet makes B/P go up.

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11/27/12 12:32 P

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Sorry BGUMBA, hope you feeling better now. There's nothing worse than being sick unless it's being sick over a holiday.

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Hi everyone, it has been a really busy week so I have not posted for awhile. We took my mom to St. Louis last week to see the plaque for her brother at UMSL, he helped to found the College of Physics there and when he passed away they had a memorial for him and put up a plaque. She couldn't go to the ceremony but she really wanted to see the plaque. We had a lot of fun, stayed in a kitschy boutique hotel and did some shopping.

I am trying to get back on track here, having mom around has not been conducive to healthy eating!!! She eats healthy enough but loves to bake! We have had more cookies, cakes and pies in my house the last year than for the previous 10!!!!

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11/27/12 8:44 A

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Keep up the good work Izzy! emoticon emoticon emoticon

I wound up with a nasty case dose of sinusitis and pharyngitis over the holidays, so I haven't exercised for a week. Of course, everything tasted like cardboard, so I haven't eaten much either. I think I may try to do about 15 minutes on the bike and some strength training this afternoon. It's not much, but I don't want to overdo and have a relapse.

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Hello everyone, it's been awhile since I have visited the team discussion forum. I'm trying to get motivated again so hopefully I will be visiting the site more often.
Well I managed to show a lot of self-discipline over Thanksgiving, I was actually kinda of proud of myself. I even managed to get in some gym time on Saturday. But that's not hard since my treat for being at the gym on a Saturday is to sit in the steam room (absolutely heavenly!) I hope that I do as well over the rest of the holiday season. emoticon

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11/26/12 2:43 P

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I am going to try very, very hard to eat very, very lightly today to start making up for eating too much this weekend. I didn't overeat on "bad" food really but too much is too much.

Today I did my usual Monday housework which is a pretty good workout--carrying vacuums and steam mops up and down the stairs several times, and doing all the work!

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11/26/12 2:57 A

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Hard to get back into routine after time off...

What is your workout plan for the week? -- I hope to get in full body ST on M / W / F & cardio in between. I will head to the gym Mon. AM after dropping dd at school.

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11/25/12 6:49 P

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Got to the gym again today emoticon emoticon
Did 2 miles in 32 minutes!
Back to work tomorrow after having 9 days off! emoticon
Have a great night, Packers on tonight emoticon , I will be in bed soon after it starts tho! Lol
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11/25/12 1:48 P

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I hit the gym yesterday also, although I ate too much, too, so maybe it helped balance it out.

Getting rid of the last of the turkey for the freezer and making soup today, so tomorrow, it is all back to normal!

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11/24/12 5:22 P

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Went to the gym today emoticon just did a mile and some weights.
Somethings better than nothing tho!
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11/21/12 8:14 P

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JUst my son and I tomorrow, so lots of quality time.

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11/21/12 2:47 P

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I've been baking yesterday and today for the Thanksgiving celebration at my brother's house tomorrow. We will have somewhere between 30 and 60 people there, so it will be "never a dull moment!" We will get up early tomorrow morning to make the 4 hour drive, then return home late tomorrow afternoon so dd can get back to college Friday.

Have a great Thanksgiving, everyone!

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I go to my stepmother's house tomorrow and my son and I will have a second Thanksgiving at home over the weekend. It won't be a big gathering but BIG ENOUGH - total of 8 of us.

With love and caring from Nancy ... wishing all of you a wonderful, blessed, and precious day.



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11/21/12 8:29 A

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I am leaving this afternoon (after my work out) to drive to my parents. We will have a small Thanksgiving with just a few family members but on Saturday will drive my parents to my cousin's house for a big family get together for my dad's family. Since I won't have the pool it will be a lot of walking to keep up my work outs.

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What is everyone doing for emoticon
I'm just having a brunch/breakfast here. Egg bake, cheezy hash browns.
Just ,my son, dil and grandson,then they go to her folks house,and I
Am home alone, gonna get some movies and relax!
Oh, and send leftovers home for them!
Have a great day,be careful on black Friday!
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11/19/12 3:00 P

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November is flying by! And another nice sunny morning which feels so good!

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I just realized the month is over half gone, and I hadn't been in to see how everyone is doing. I'll try to read the thread and catch up next week. I can't believe that Thanksgiving is already here!
The next few days will be spent baking and preparing for the celebration--it's the time all my siblings try to get together as a group. We all share in the cooking, so at least it isn't stressful for any of us.

If I don't get back in, have a happy, safe Thanksgiving everyone!

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I know, I haven't worked out for a few weeks! Yup bad me! Sucks Starting over, why do I do this! Grrrr emoticon
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11/18/12 6:52 P

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This week end I worked out both days. That has not happened before on my other attempts to get into shape and I think that made it hard to get back into working out on Mondays. I have mostly been doing cardio but this week I am adding strength training. I expect there will be a few sore muscles.

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Not raining today so I woke up to daylight!!

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Good Morning
Been a rough couple of weeks,time to buckle down and get down to business emoticon
Today its church and the Packer game emoticon
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Yes, I am the same way. There are days that the blogging or posting is a SERIOUS stress reliever - other days it is the whining phone call or something unique to the day.

With love and caring from Nancy ... wishing all of you a wonderful, blessed, and precious day.



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Some days stress at work makes it so tempting to reach for chocolate. It is still hard for me to get up and walk instead of reaching for the chocolate but I am determined. Having had major surgery for ovarian cancer and knowing more surgery is in the future is my motivation right now. If I am in better shape I know I will do better during recovery not just physically but emotionally. Some days just typing out what I think and feel helps me put things in prospective. Thanks for listening.

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Wow. That is rough.

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Yes, I teach children who have unique and sometimes daunting problems. It is really challenging but I DO SO loved my kids and my work - although there are moments when it is a lot more challenging that at other times.

With love and caring from Nancy ... wishing all of you a wonderful, blessed, and precious day.



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God bless you Nancy for the work you do with these kids! Not everyone can do this work. You are a special person. I know everyday must be a challenge for you. You are an angel! Stay strong.

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11/15/12 5:22 A

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NancyPat! I am so sorry to hear your story! I take it you teach disabled and challenged kids? God Bless you!


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I had another really challenging day today. Both hands are bruised and deep purple/brown/red from yesterday and then today . . . my student started beating his helmet and opened up a cut he already had, bleeding all over the place. He spurted blood from the front of the room all the way to the back wall. It looked like a murder had taken place. The nurse called to tell them to come get him and we had to evacuate the kids from the room. I am worn out.

With love and caring from Nancy ... wishing all of you a wonderful, blessed, and precious day.



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Getting ready to do my Thanksgiving shopping tomorrow!

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Blood sugars looking good, but experienced sudden lows first 2 days on the new drug. Dr. told me to cut my oral meds in half. I am hoping to still see good results in the morning. I did pick up Glucose tablets to have at school just in case.

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I acknowledged a while ago that no matter what I do, I will always be a food addict. I just have compulsions, especially around certain types of food--mainly bread! Right now, I have a loaf in the freezer but nothing in the fridge because it is too easy to grab a slice.

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Thank God, knock wood, I havent had blood sugar problems, even though I am overweight and diabetes runs in my family!

Once I studied up on how to feed my diabetic mom, I adopted a lot of the same practices myself. Watch those high glycemic index foods, ladies!

Remember the veterans of all wars today.

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Control of my blood sugar is almost an obsession with me. I still have about 150 more pounds to lose but have managed to keep my A1c around 6 - 6.5 for more than 10 years. I check often and when I lost a lot of weight a while back I was able to get off all of my medications. I am back on insulin but think when I lose enough I will be able to either cut way back or simply eliminate it again.

Carb-control and weight loss both are BIG helps and can get things back under control sometimes (obviously not all the time, but sometimes).

With love and caring from Nancy ... wishing all of you a wonderful, blessed, and precious day.



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Just had blood tests and my sugar is good. Luckily, I was able to avoid problems when I lost a significant amount of weight a few years ago.

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Starting a new drug for my diabetes. Frustrated with my inability to control the blood sugars. This one can help is weight loss as a side effect. Unfortunately that is nausea. I am hoping I don't feel too bad. Will be hard to work feeling that way.

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Jumpup, I just got home from visiting my daughter across the country for the birth of my first grandchild--a little boy. We have been video chatting once a week since, and she sends photos occasionally but it isn't enough! Have a wonderful trip!

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When I am in the zone, I weigh daily as a tool to keep me on track for the day.

I leave for warmer climes soon to be with my daughter for the birth of my second grandchild! I am so excited! I only know my first one through thousands of pics and videos my daughter sends almost daily, but that is a one way street. While I am there, I intend to get her on Skype!

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I find that more and more frequently, I find when I have NOT weighed myself for a few days or even a week, I am finding the scale unchanged or even down a pound or two - what I nice feeling when for a hundred years or so, not weighing meant a JUMP upward on the scales.

With love and caring from Nancy ... wishing all of you a wonderful, blessed, and precious day.



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The batteries in my scale died Friday, so I have gone without weighing myself for three days. Feels weird. Of course, when I was on the East Coast recently I went for three weeks without weighing. Well, got the batteries so back to normal tomorrow.

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Hi all
Just checking in which I haven't done lately!
Been off track the past few weeks, health concerns with me and my pooch.
But back on it, starting NOW!

Glad to hear our east coasters are doing as well as can be expected emoticon deb

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I'm still here... just struggling with a lot of things, but never ever giving up.

Sandy was also kind to us. We didn't lose power, and was barely touched by wind. Unlike the storms in July (hottest days of the year) when we lost power for almost a week.

Hope all my 50+ team members are doing well.



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My family on the East Coast came out well--those in the NY-NJ area lost power but that's it. Of course, my niece on Staten Island was wondering if there were any gas stations open yet!

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Glad You were safe in this storm. so much distruction and displacement of people. Being in FL we live with storms on a regular basis. I am a coward though, when the big ones are possibly heading in our direction, I take off and get out of the path. WE often go deep into Georgia to get away

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Well then, it is time to start responding to your NEW thread. I responded and really haven't got much to say except that we are SOOOOOOOOO blessed that Sandy was gentle and kind and the only three PROBLEMS I had were a loss of Internet for about 36 hours, wind and rain that caused the electricity to flicker for ABOUT 3 minutes total, and that when I stopped yesterday to pick up a roasted chicken for dinner, the store had none and were not offering rain checks because they had none because there was no delivery of them. Pretty minor issues when you see what everyone else is and has faced.

With love and caring from Nancy ... wishing all of you a wonderful, blessed, and precious day.



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Just realized that I was responding on the October thread!

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