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Thank you my kawan (friend in the national language of my country).

Have a good weekend..... emoticon ....

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Awesome Achievement, Prema! emoticon Be proud!


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Great run this morning for me....thanks to the rains last night!!!

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another hot day.... but heavy rain-clouds have moved in to cool us off...

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Raining cats and dogs...a horrendous traffic jam awaits me as I leave the office now for home

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hot day; and I've been working outside for 6 hours

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You are one clever girl...sneaky but oh soooooo clever.

1000 donuts...bestest idea ever!!!!

And of curse, you should be in a good mood. You brightened up my day and definitely the day of many others!!!

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no.... make them eat 1000 donuts! emoticon THAT is a proper murder! And totally untraceable! The evidence will be gone!

I don't have any particularly good reason for it, but I am in a VERY good mood today!
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Growing old sucks, KOSHIE1.

I can feeeeeeel, really feeeeeel the aching muscles. We have to get Bette and Moskito (my trainer - the name I gave him!) together and get them to do 1000 squats together!!!

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LOL!! Me too! Well, actually, not all over -- just my abs. Bette led us through a strenuous core workout yesterday....
and I want to murder her!

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7/15/16 7:16 A

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Thank you friend.

I AM ACHING ALL OVER TODAY... emoticon

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oh, new programmes mean new soreness! You are going to be in a murderous rage! Soaking in a bath of Epsom salts is supposed to help with muscle soreness -- it might sooth some of that rage and keep you out of trouble!

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Trainer started new programme this week for the 3rd quarter of the year - the new upper body and lower body exercises on Monday and Wednesday respectively made me feel soooooo murderous towards him. Tomorrow, we do core..... emoticon

AAAAAARRRRRGGGGGHHHHHHHH!!!!!

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oh, yeah, at my age weight loss means a bigger behind and more face wrinkles! emoticon

But it will also reduce stress on my weak knees, help prevent back strain, and generally make me feel better as well as more frisky on the exercise floor. And having my clothes fit again without pulling is also something desired!

I am worn out today from exercise!
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now shush those bones! Tell them to cheer for you too!



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THIS IS ONE GREAT START, KOSHIE1.....
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All my bones are speaking to me at the same time telling me to shout out to you to be prepared for the wonderful changes your body will be going through!!!

YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! Good for you....You go girl!!!!

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Good morning, Prema!

I'm putting into place several changes, along with rewards for doing so:
-eating a hard boiled egg for breakfast -- and making myself a diet dessert (reward) that I can store in the freezer and have a piece after dinner.
-doing a few minutes of daily core exercises first thing in the morning -- so that my daily morning cuppa hot tea becomes my reward
-trying to be more conscientious about drinking more so that I will EAT less! So I've bought some soda water and sugar-free flavorings to tempt myself into better behavior!

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And thank you for the encouragement and support!

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...I am not as disciplined as my trainer who makes it a point to punish me... emoticon

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How disciplined you are! My gain will take at least 2 months to lose.

I'm struggling with getting "back on the wagon" -- but at least I am trying!
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emoticon emoticon .... by tomorrow, this will be gone!!!

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Eid? Festival food can be SO hard to resist! SMELLS are SO tempting!

I went walking also -- but not so far or fast!

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emoticon ...me too!! But did emoticon this morning so feeling less guilty!

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Did I say grandson? I meant Perpetual Motion Machine!
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Wow! You are surely going to have a challenging marathon-filled day if you have a bored grandson on your hands!

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Have a Blessed Eid, Prema.

I'm dealing with a bored grandson. I promised that I would draw with him, so I gotta go!

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Having holidays now because of the Muslim festival of Eid...

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oh, lovely weekend! I hope yours was delightful too!

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Enjoy, my friend.... emoticon

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emoticon ...happy 4th of July....

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Thanks KOSHIE1. You too.... emoticon emoticon

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Have a great weekend, Prema!

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Hi KOSHIE1.

You are right. My problem is not the heat. It's the humidity!!

And today, it's a little cooler and I will be having a wonderful outing tomorrow... emoticon

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We moved to Colorado 18 years ago, after 20 years of living in Houston TX -- the CAPITOL of hot and humid, and of miserable cold (you know, the down-to-the-bone CHILL). And the climate is FABULOUS here. Never humid, rarely too cold, and not often hot. Sometimes I miss being hot, especially in the summer -- something the rest of my family doesn't understand! It is almost straight up noon, and the temperature is a coolish 73 degrees. 2 days ago, it was 90 at noon,a FINE day for me -- but it was just fine for most other folks too -- because it is not humid here.

And during winter, it is wayyyyyy more comfortable here compared to where I grew up. I was quite anxious about moving here as I hate being cold. But really.... I am the opposite of being a "snow-bird". I want to go back to see my folks during the summer when it is nice and hot, and I want to stay here in the winter when it is way more comfortable than the miserable cold wetness of South Texas!

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emoticon emoticon ...hot and humid season upon us totally!

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downside: one night of sleeping well is always followed with a couple nights of very poor sleep! Now, I am feeling almost grouchy. And we have DS and DGS visiting, so "grouchy" isn't good! DGS is 6 and full of boundless energy, He just can't sit still for a minute! Twitch, twitch, nudge, nudge! I have to devise something to direct that energy! (I wish I could siphon some of it for me personal use!)

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oh, I needed that! Somehow, I got a full 8 hours sleep and it feels good!
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This week has just worn me out. I'm so happy tomorrow is Saturday.... emoticon emoticon

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emoticon .....weekend!!!

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It just takes work; sometimes Hard Work!

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Eileen probably was looking out for you - and her family understood her well enough to accede to her wishes. I am in total sympathy with you...firstly, for her demise and secondly, to try and explain to others why you were wearing happy colours to an obviously sad event.

Here's my emoticon for you, KOSHIE1.... emoticon

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Just got back... a lovely service and wake.
The family had asked that mourners NOT wear black, but rather, as they wanted the wake to be a celebration of her life, asked that we wear bright happy colors. That is surprisingly hard to do for a funeral! I mean, how do you "hit the right note"? Cultural proscriptions are strong!
At least half the people there (at LEAST!) wore black, navy, gray, or some somber color. I wore a bright pink chemise with white belt, necklace and earrings. There were a few others wearing "bright happy colors."
You never know when someone will drop out of your life -- or into it! I met 2 women there who have potential to become friends. Both wearing bright happy colors! Thank you, Eileen, what a wonderful, lasting, and on-going legacy!

There's no emoticon for what I feel. Sad, bemused, grateful, confused....

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Oh dear, dear KOSHIE1.... emoticon and emoticon .

Hang in there, my friend....

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Kill him slowly -- let trainer know how much you despise him with a dark chocolate bar!

Tomorrow I go to another funeral. A close acquaintance died in a car accident.
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emoticon .... trainer still alive!!!!

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Have a good weekend, my friend. Looks like it's just the two of us so far....

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Oh, the jump-rope brought out the 8-yo in all of us.... or at least the memories. It did NOT re-animate the ability to jump-rope! I know I was as surprised as everyone else! I hope my friends were as aggravated as I am by failure to do something so simple that used to give such joy -- which is why I'm trying to jump rope again! I hope they do too!

It is going to be a lovely week-end; I hope you enjoy it!
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This is one of the hardest exercises to perform and anyone who can skip rope for 5 minutes continuously is deemed very fit! Why do you think boxers skip rope as part of their daily routine? Congrats, my friend....you could be one of the fittest ladies in your age group soon!!

Have a great weekend!!

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With the right genes, diet, and exercise, age is just a number! Unfortunately you can do nothing about your genes (or age) -- but the other stuff helps a LOT!

I took a jump-rope to exercise class with me yesterday. Everybody took a turn -- and everybody was mortified about how poorly she could perform this task! Is it age? Total lack of practice for decades? Or some strange characteristic of the jump rope? I'll be practicing to find out emoticon emoticon

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My exercise is really to maintain my current level of fitness and this has worked out very well for me for many years. I have a crazy trainer 3 times a week who insists that age is just a number. Easy for him to say....he's a year older than my daughter!!! It was also just a number to me when I was 30 years old.... emoticon



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emoticon What a lovely thing to know!

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Be sure to take your measurements and make a photo to document all the progress you are making!

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In Hindustani, if your name is pronounced with a "u" instead of an "o", your name would mean HAPPINESS or JOY....what an apt description for your personality!!!

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Koshie is not a pseudonym. Neither is it my given name at birth. It is my nickname which Dad gave me when I was 2 years old. I am named after my mother and my grandmother, and nick-named after my father's favorite aunt. I use my nickname exclusively -- it is even on my passport and driver's license! It is pronounced with a short "O" and a long "E" ... the "o" is the same sound as the "o" in "hot".

Dad really liked nicknames. He gave ALL his 8 children nicknames. And no, nothing like Robbie for my brother Robert, or anything obvious for any of us. "Bump" is his nickname. Most of my many cousins have no idea what our real names are to this day! They aren't embarrassing nicknames. We are Koshie, Timmy, Dub, Ritie, Uncle, Rock, Casey, and Bump.



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Those are very kind words KOSHE1 and they made my day (by the way, is KOSHIE your real name or a pseudonym? My name is Prema - pronounced as "pray -ma")

A few years ago, I learnt just how many windows God opens for us even when doors close in on us. And I realised that keeping my faith in God (whatever the choice of faith) and faith in myself, I will see these many windows and be able to smile. So I give thanks to God every day because, despite the many wars, tsunamis, earthquakes, destruction that take the attention of God & Team, I have been lucky enough to feel that I have not been forgotten in the process.

People like you remind me about the good that still prevails. My SP friends, Pat and Kathy, inspire me to keep looking ahead. I have not met all 3 of you....yet I can feel your warmth! Thank you.

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PS...today, the trainer was closer to being killed than he was before. I spared his life only because I had to go early to the office. But on Wednesday....I will strike! I think!!!


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Thank you, Prema!
I have come to look forward to checking this thread -- to looking for YOU! I appreciate your steadfastness, your humor, your comfort, and your offerings of friendship!

It is the small things in life that are actually the big things!
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KOSHIE1, I have never had that problem. I have straight friends, gay friends, transgender friends and up to now, have never faced problems complimenting them or strangers in each of their categories. Being Malaysian, most of the time when I give a person a compliment, they spend a lot of time playing it down and telling me that they feel they are opposite to the compliment!!

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Having gone to an all-girls high school, I learned to compliment women a long time ago. Sadly, today, I sometimes feel embarrassed or awkward to say something nice out of fear a girl might think I am "hitting on her". Is it my age? Or the age (current times) that I am in? Or am I simply more aware of possible misunderstandings?

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Here's the dilemma; I want to kill the guy during PT but when I get compliments from the mirror and other women (these days, we don't wait for the men to say anything!!), I want him to continue as my PT...

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It LOOKS crazy!
And you must be looking pretty crazy-hot by now!

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emoticon , emoticon , emoticon .... crazy!!!

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emoticon ....you are right...too TIRED to kill him!!!

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Nah... maybe too TIRED to kill him -- but surely you didn't FORGET!

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emoticon ...trainer survived...i forgot to kill him!!


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emoticon ....trainer murdered me today....he's going to die on Friday... emoticon

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KOSHIE1....I feel for you, my friend!

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It is true that we lament mostly for ourselves. My cousin's unexpected death arouses my fears for my own family.
The funeral services initiated the usual extended family gathering (and I come from a VERY large extended family!) for the usual extended weekend -- wonderful to see so many, but also, stressful to share in so much grief. I am very tired and emotionally drained. I don't see a suitable emoticon!

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The Bhagavadgita (or Gita to most Hindus) tells us that when we lament for the dead, we lament more for ourselves for the loss because we always say "what will I do without you or I miss you". And I also know that we all need our own time to get over death. So when my dad passed away many years ago, I got over it very quickly because I was thankful that God took him away the way he wanted to go - quick and minus the suffering of the aged.

But my mum took more than 3 years before she could speak about him with a smile. She needed that time.

So just go ahead and go through your grieving process and tell me when you get to the day that you can speak about her with joy and laughter, again.

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people die every day, but it seems strange that life goes on when you KNOW somebody who dies..... it is like life in general should come to a halt. But the world continues to turn; it is just slightly different for that person's absence. Confusing and a bit scary.

I'm so sad for her large family. And her extended family -- of which I am a small part.
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Have a great Thursday, KOSHIE1

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Thanks for your support, Prema

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emoticon ...take care my friend... emoticon

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So sorry KOSHIE1.

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