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Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Big push today donating things and having our car hauled away. I also returned library books and am a little stressed because there is one still outstanding. Possibly it got packed!?!

Our things ship out on Friday. we will have to wait almost two months for our boxes to arrive so this evening I will be having to do some savvy packing...making sure I bring the most important things with on the airplane. I suppose it is like packing for an extra long vacation. Fortunately, Christmas is coming so the kids will get toys, book and games then. Having January birthdays will help as well.

They are putting us up for two months in a furnished apartment while we settle in and find our own place. It looks really nice..almost resort like with pools, tennis court, play area for kids and such. We will arrive there on Sat night very late.

I have been able to stay on track with my plan for eating right with the exception of one night when we celebrated with friends. Basically it has been a kind of a cleansing diet, high in vegetables, healthy grains and some fish and lean protein. Lots and slots of water and a spirulina green algae drink every day. I have been very even tempered through this whole thing and sleeping very well at night. I think it is all of the healthy food. This week we have increased our exercise by walking when the bus is not available and of course all of the packing and such. Lost two pounds! Who would have thought I would manage to get healthy during this time!

Now I must go and get to my packing...Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!
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  • IONA72
    Wishing you all the best and look forward to hearing all about your new adventure! emoticon
    2045 days ago
  • ARCHIMEDESII
    Ronna !

    I've been wondering how you've been. I'm sure you've been running around like a crazy woman trying to get everything packed up for the BIG move !!! I'm so excited for your new opportunity. It will be amazing, I'm sure.

    Looking forward to hearing from you from your new job/home.

    Happy holidays, Merry Christmas !

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    PS - No more Mr Crappy Pants !!! LOL
    2056 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/21/2014 3:14:04 PM
  • WINE4GIRL
    How did I miss your blog? I have been too busy, but was so happy to read that you guys are there safe. It will take some getting used to. Two months! Wow! You will so enjoy Dubai. Just remember your sunscreen!
    2070 days ago
  • NEWLEAF16
    I am impressed with how well you are doing with your food during such a stressful time! And it is probably giving you the nourishment you need to keep your energy levels up to get so much done. What an adventure! I wish you and your family all the best in your big move.....how exciting for all of you. Can't wait to hear how the new place is once you are settled in emoticon
    2071 days ago
  • KAYOTIC
    Hope you locate the library book!

    Sounds like you are doing well, the healthy eating is really having a good effect! emoticon
    2074 days ago
  • REMEMBER2BME
    Fantastic that they are putting you in a furnished apartment. It seems like the best scenario under the circumstances. Outstanding about your eating and sleeping. I must say, I agree, getting healthy diring this time. Leave it to you. You have a plan and are moving forward. WooHoo!!! You got this!
    2074 days ago
  • no profile photo CD8937156
    So much new excitement! :)
    2074 days ago
  • MKMMARTY
    New toys and new educational learning tools what excitement awaits after all the kids won't use the pool or anything g fun will they..... It sounds amazing..
    You can always ship the book back or just buy it out and have it as a memory of a Interesting time inyour lives..
    Good adventures
    2074 days ago
  • CHEFSOPHIE
    Good luck with the move.
    2074 days ago
  • REXTINE1
    It sounds like a really, really big adventure. I'm glad you're coping well, and wish you all the best transition. emoticon
    2074 days ago
  • FITMARY
    Wow, cool and calm under such stress! That's impressive!!!
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    Safe travels!
    2074 days ago
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