Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I made up coffee, hot cocoa, and hot tea .. all of which can be chilled if you prefer !! :) Help yourself and welcome !! :)
We also have iced for a selection of fresh iced drinks ...
I had a first yesterday .. but I didn't get a picture .. I looked out and saw there was a little finch INSIDE of the birdfeeder .. I looked and thought .. maybe he's on the far side, until I saw him hop and birdseed flipped .. I called up to hubby, as I was going to put on some flipflops to go out and let him out .. Hubby came down and put on a leather jacket, and went out to get his gloves, and I asked him "why??" .. and he said "it's going to be scared" .. I said, it's not a hawk, it's only a finch, and if we come from the backside and just lift up the cover the little guy is just going to fly out and away .. Well -- by the time I got back to the patio door, he figured out how to get out on his own, and flew off .. I laughed at hubby .. he's such a "girl" (I'm the animal tomboy around here .. lol) .. lol lol lol ... I made sure the top was alittle more closed .. lol ..
Yes --- yesterday was a thinking day .. Hubby was having a hard time "entertaining" me yesterday, and I kept telling him .. "it's okay.. I do NOT have to be entertained 24/7 .. you're going to burn yourself out .. " We went down to the Milwaukee casino, and played our free money .. came out with our goal of at least 50% .. and then he tried to "entertain me" with more happenings downtown .. and each and every one of them pooped right back at him .. He wanted to go walking and offered to take me to Ikea .. ?? because it's a maze and they actually give you maps in order to get back out .. ??
I wore my arch supports in my shoes, which helped, but my ankle was still giving me problems .. so I just didn't feel like "push walking" .. He offered to take me to the mall, and I told him that was fine .. he offered to take me to the Oriental boat races downtown with the dragon boats, and while that would have been fun, there was nooo parking except for far away, and again .. I wasn't into long walking .. Finally he offered me Pizza Shuttle for lunch, and I accepted .. I just didn't feel like the adventure .. I didn't feel like (whatever is going on with my ankle, and shin) going backwards again .. I had 2 pieces of pizza .. :) YUMMMMM
I did get a bit upset, because we had the pizza, and then he offered to take me to the Kiltie for dinner .. The Kiltie is an old fashioned drivein, with massive size burgers .... I told him since we had the big meal for lunch; why not save the Kiltie for Monday after our road trip up north .. I felt like I was bardering my way through the day yesterday .. lol ..
We got home, and he was starting to get the sniffles .. while we were at the casino he made a couple of sneezes .. and yes .. he's got a full blown cold .. sniffles and all .. I told him it's because he's burning himself out trying to entertain me .. he hasn't had a day of "stop" since I retired .. and the body can just take so much of go go go before it says STOP !!! and 1-a summer cold is no fun, and 2-he's going on vacation in a couple weeks ... He blamed it on going in and out of AC ...and yea .. that could be a part, but going in and out of AC is not going to do anything, unless your immune system is messed up from burning yourself out .. So ... He's got a summer cold .. maybe we'll have a few quiet days ...
I got a bit more of my room straightened out .. and my last load of clothes (underclothes) done .. I'm all freshened up again for a week or so .. lol ..
Hubby bought me a fun present .. and while I didn't do walking yesterday .. (we did walk at the casino .. going from one end to the other, and then back again, and back yet again so I did get some steps in) .. They say that belly laughs are good ab exercises, and I can prove it .. He bought me a super mini drone ..
Well --- I have never flown these things in my life, but obviously have seen them .. he found this on sale, and brought it home .. I laughed soooo hard yesterday my belly hurt .. thankfully the charge only lasted for about 1/2 hour, or I would have spent the day playing with it, and getting NOTHING done .. lol lol .. It's still hooked up to my computer as we talk, so I have a full charge when I want to play with it ..
I finally got the idea .. and well -- it still has a mind of it's own .. and now I need a new name for my little mechanical hummingbird .. that's what is sounds like .. lol ..
It was flying erratically and I stuck out my hand and it landed right in my hand during it's up and down and up and down episodes .. I almost fell off my chair laughing ... Hubby sat on the couch and held out his hand, and that's my goal .. to land it in his hand .. starting in the formal living room .. this is a toy specifically for inside .. and my goal is to be able to fly around the house, and then go upstairs and fly around up there .. That's going to take quite awhile .. lol lol lol .. Guess what I'm going to do after I'm done here .. lol lol .. this belly needs a good laugh again .. lol ..
So -- as I said .. yesterday was a thinking day .. I was sad because I was in a middle .. I wanted to do exercise, but was getting tired of the ouch that has been coming after my walking .. and getting really tired of the swelling getting so bad by the end of the day .. (yes .. my ankle has a couple more weeks before I go and "check it out" .. ) I wore shoes all day with my arch supports; and thankfully it felt better .. but I am taking a bit of a break from mega walking ... (yes -- it did get worse after my day of mega mega steps at State Fair) ..
I don't want to stop my exercise .. until I figure this out .. and went into the bedroom last night, pulling out a puzzle .. and sitting .. looking at the bike .. THE BIKE !!!!! So I jumped on and put in 30 minutes peddling .. I still got some exercise, and it didn't stress out my ankle !!! I was saving the bike for when the bad weather comes .. but ummmm who says I can't do it now .. ??? and it worked!! I got my 30 minutes in, and I felt great because I figured it out .. :)
So -- there may be a switch up in my routines coming up .. I still do better with my exercise at the end of the day .. and I slept good last night ..
My eats yesterday weren't the best, but it must have been the right combo, because the scale dropped a bit again .. even WITH ice cream
Breakfast: 1/2 cup oatmeal, blueberries, and vanilla greek yogurt
Lunch: 2 slices of pizza from pizza shuttle
Dinner: Ham rollup with tomato and horsie sauce and chips
with dessert of 3 scoops of ice cream with caramel sauce.
Exercise: 3585 recorded steps (took it off around noon)
30 minutes of stationary bike peddling
Today --- that brings us to today .. Going by mom's this afternoon, and "planning for her card party on Thursday" .. what time I should be there to help her, and having her tables available for my cutathon for my quilt .. I'm getting to the point in my room, where I can almost put up my sewing machine !!! WOOHOO !!!!
I'm planning on getting 30 minutes of peddling in before going to mom's and then again tonight before bed ..
Okay -- with that being said .. hope you have a wonderful Sunday .. it's warm and sunny here today .. and I'm hoping to have a fun day over by mom's .. :)
Have a great day !!!!!