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  • Worry

    3/29/2020 11:51:10 AM, by USMAWIFE

    “Worry is a lack of faith in the other and cannot exist simultaneously with love. Either we have faith in the other person to do their best, or we don’t. Worry says I don’t trust you to do your life right. Worry comes from a place of arrogance that I know better what should be happening in your life... Read more

  • beautfiul day

    3/28/2020 10:30:27 PM, by USMAWIFE

    it was 87 here today.. sunny with a slight breeze Hubby and I got out and did some work in the yard still more to do ... and it will get done... Read more

  • Have daughters this weekend.

    3/28/2020 11:16:17 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    Been wanting to do a blog but not sure. I don't have good things to say about the US President but I will leave it at that. I do have good things to say about New York's Governor but will leave it at that. LOL don't like talking politics. But some human beings are good and others questionable. ... Read more

  • and the people stayed home

    3/27/2020 11:55:40 PM, by USMAWIFE

    got this from a craft newsletter http://goodtogoknits.wixsite.c
    a04f-8c3c-4a29-a5ed-edfdf645e9db... Read more

  • trying to add beauty

    3/26/2020 9:57:17 PM, by USMAWIFE

    went out and purchased some plants from Lowes to make the house look a bit more like spring now. we will put them in over the weekend... Read more

  • our new normal

    3/25/2020 11:14:37 AM, by USMAWIFE

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  • Off to a great start!

    3/25/2020 6:28:50 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    Woke up at around 5 am and that means I can get 2 hours completed on the computer!!!! Got to look on the bright side but probably means I will have to go to bed early tonight. Hoping I can maybe do some Leslie Sansone now since I am completely over the flu and feel well enough to exercise. I'l... Read more

  • simple acts

    3/25/2020 4:06:42 AM, by USMAWIFE

    today was just a great day to do anything to make some one else happier. I try to do it most days but when you go out, it is more special to make a strangers day more special... Read more

  • I'm exhausted!

    3/24/2020 7:53:53 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    Well I've been back to work the past two days and I am tired. So much to do now. I don't know how I got away with doing nothing last week! I am not sure if I was really sick but it is past and done with. I am annoyed with the news and everything and not paying any more attention to it. There i... Read more

  • multitasking

    3/23/2020 10:29:06 PM, by USMAWIFE

    the last few days I have felt like there has been no real me time I have been finding links for free knitting and crochet patterns which are limited for a bit and posting to not only my facebook groups, but my sp knitting groups and several yahoo groups. I figured out roughly in the last few... Read more

  • For all crafters who are hunkering down with hubby

    3/21/2020 9:45:02 PM, by USMAWIFE

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  • Coffee & Last Day of Work

    3/21/2020 7:57:25 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    Tuesday night my roommate mentioned that we were having a meeting the next morning. I knew different rumors had been going around so I decided to send my boss a Facebook message to see what he knew. Sure enough we should find out everything that we need to know at our 10:00am meeting yesterday (Wedn... Read more

  • Sad news for my work county!

    3/21/2020 4:06:20 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    Well Broome County which is the county I work in had it's first death because of this covid-19 unfortunately. Prayers for family and friends! I am doing well emotionally and got new license plates on my car. I also feel better somewhat. Been drinking more today to hope it goes away. Petting an... Read more

  • Coral Reefs and other stuff!

    3/21/2020 9:49:30 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    Well I had to get a note saying I am permitted to go to work from the nurse practitioner I saw over the virtual health thing yesterday. They could not email it to me and I had to go to the Vestal Walk in which is over a half an hour away to pick it up! I was not happy with that but I did it so I can... Read more

  • Still fever, hopefully go back to work on Monday!

    3/20/2020 9:29:58 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    So I was hoping to go back to work on Thursday but on Wednesday evening I got a fever again and then had one also yesterday morning. I called work kind of freaked out but it's okay they got rid of discipline for being sick. I don't think I will get paid but right now do not care or worried about it.... Read more

  • international day of happiness

    3/20/2020 8:36:01 AM, by USMAWIFE
    #new... Read more

  • first day of spring

    3/19/2020 10:05:23 PM, by USMAWIFE

    and it is 80 degrees here. and will be that way for the next few days. then rain and temps dropping into the 60's... Read more

  • Have no idea where the day went

    3/18/2020 10:33:58 PM, by USMAWIFE

    went to the grocery store and everything that was on sale, was not in the store.. so depressing ... Read more

  • Have no fever but am tired!

    3/18/2020 11:05:07 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    I slept in until 9:30 am and it is 11 am now. I have no fever so I have to go back to work tomorrow. I have only been up for a couple hours and already I feel tired.... Read more

  • I know it's coming

    3/18/2020 3:55:15 AM, by USMAWIFE

    so I am making a list of things to do when we are forced into hunkering down so far they include cleaning out the garage a really thorogh house cleaning where I will need hubbies help at moving things ordering the new light fixtures and hope hubby can install install 246... Read more

  • being over 60 is changing a lot these days

    3/16/2020 10:16:03 PM, by USMAWIFE

    I had a followup appt with the internal medical doctor for tomorrow. There just is something about her ... I rescheduled it for April. During that time I am going to see another doctor who does more holistic medicine. at 445 pm today the nurse from the internal med office called and wa... Read more

  • Flu!

    3/16/2020 2:36:54 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    Well right now I have the flu according to the result of the virtual visit I had with UHS, my local health provider. They will not test me for coronavirus (which I actually wouldn't mind) because I do not have severe enough symptoms for the test. My fever is 99.5 and I have a pressure headache. I am... Read more

  • Walmart During an Epidemic

    3/16/2020 3:48:31 AM, by CANYON_GAL

    Obviously nobody is washing dishes at home because they are buying paper plates. One of the many random couples buying water and a bunch of paper goods. I started wondering if everyone expected the faucets to break or their wells to dry up. I never buy any bottled water because the water... Read more

  • as this week begins

    3/15/2020 7:53:24 PM, by USMAWIFE

    I pray for this world. I pray especially for the doctors and scientists who are working on this virus I pray for all the business's which are suffering due to this virus I pray for all those who are exposed that they might survive and most of all.. I pray for those who are hoarding.... Read more

  • USA Please Take Necessary Precautions but don't Panic!

    3/14/2020 10:20:59 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    I know I know we are all sick of hearing about the coronavirus now but I think it makes sense to get 2 weeks of supplies in case you have to stay home for that period of time or longer. This morning I went to a local grocery store and bought all I needed as far as pasta, oatmeal and peanut butter. I... Read more

  • victory

    3/14/2020 8:03:37 AM, by USMAWIFE

    I need to VENT!!!!!!! Because I'M PISSED!! 😡 I went to Whole Foods earlier to pick up a few things. I'm waiting in the checkout line and I dropped a $20 bill (yep that's me trying to hold everything, because I didn't want a cart). The lady in front of me picked it up. I thanked her and held my ha... Read more

  • LONG day

    3/13/2020 11:35:21 PM, by USMAWIFE

    last week we had issues with our gateway. The company sent us a new one, which would not install properly and set up an appt for us today from 2-4 pm after we took the fur child to the vet, we were sitting around waiting for the tech. At 1250 pm our services stopped completely. I called... Read more

  • In memory for those who crossed the rainbow bridge

    3/12/2020 9:06:46 PM, by USMAWIFE

    They tell you not to cry. They tell you that it's just a dog, not a human being. They tell you that the pain will be over. They tell you that the animals don't know that they have to die. They tell you that it's important not to let him suffer. They tell you that yo... Read more

  • a frog enters a bank

    3/11/2020 6:55:09 PM, by USMAWIFE

    A frog goes into a bank and approaches the teller. He can see from her nameplate that her name is Patty Whack. "Miss Whack, I'd like to get a $30,000 loan to take a holiday." Patty looks at the frog in disbelief and asks his name. The frog says his name is Kermit Jagger, his dad is Mick Ja... Read more

  • God gives answers in three ways

    3/10/2020 9:38:02 PM, by USMAWIFE

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  • Last Week Badges

    3/10/2020 7:27:53 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    Well it was the final week and here are the badges I earned. The Landing in Sicily Star: Met the exercise commitment: Wrote 3+ Blogs for the week: Recorded numbers all 7 days: Got all of the 3 Badges (Shining, Glowing and Dazzling) Above: Earned 60+ Point... Read more

  • a way to raise your blood pressure.. deal with your health insurance carrier

    3/9/2020 8:25:57 PM, by USMAWIFE

    I have been having a discussion with our insurance company for an office visit from last Oct. the first one had an incorrect code for the blood draw and they rejected it as it should not be processed with an office visit the second one had the correct code, but they updated the original cl... Read more

  • another week

    3/9/2020 3:58:37 AM, by USMAWIFE

    stay safe... Read more

  • Better Day today!

    3/8/2020 8:40:23 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    I got enough sleep. I was able to do my laundry, run the dishwasher, put the laundry away, and take care of the garbage and recycling. I also changed out the cat box but realized I need more newspaper for her box which I will have to get at the grocery store. She's curled up into a bowl next to... Read more

  • beautiful day

    3/7/2020 10:37:25 PM, by USMAWIFE

    the past few days I have been doing a lot of cajun cooking. Yesterday I made hubby gumbo where you make a lot batch of sauce and use some as needed. Just add your proteins to it and serve over rice. I enjoyed the sauce over veggies.. Today I made cajun style baby backs and then used the ... Read more

  • Did not sleep well again!

    3/7/2020 7:29:13 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    For the second night in a row I did not get a very good nights sleep. I guess I will be fine today but not the usual sleep I get. I keep going to bed too late and wanting to be on the computer and even when I wake up to go to the bathroom I want to check the computer! Not sure what is up. I got... Read more

  • spring cleaning begins

    3/6/2020 11:11:11 PM, by USMAWIFE

    I am taking this slowly this year starting with my husbands closest and also cleaning out papers in the office... Read more

  • A little upset!

    3/6/2020 8:03:23 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    I am a little upset about the coronavirus and my mom is majorly upset about it,. At work today they had the wipes out for our desks and also took down whether or not we had internet and a computer at home! It's a little scary. I have not gotten sick in a while except that little stomach bug I ... Read more

  • thursday

    3/5/2020 10:43:54 PM, by USMAWIFE

    the rain is still coming.. honestly believe it is time to build an ark got the rest of the errands finished and will all hope i will not need to go to the store until Sunday ... Read more

  • Busy!

    3/5/2020 6:20:50 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    I had a very busy day at work today. Sadly I found out my friend and co-worker's mother is in the ICU. She has been out all week and now I know why. She posted to facebook about it. I had to tell the managers about it and that she may not be coming in tomorrow. Well I am definitely glad I am do... Read more

  • A long LONG day

    3/4/2020 5:49:51 PM, by USMAWIFE

    The clock went off at 245 am as usual Got up and made it downstair to fix my husband's lunch and coffee. We got the dog downstairs, which is now part of our new morning routine Was able to get a quick nap in from 6 to about eight.. Got up to get ready for my appointment with my o... Read more

  • Controversial Diet!

    3/4/2020 6:55:54 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    Unfortunately the diet I am considering called The Plant Paradox is controversial and I got some negative comments on my blog about it. I am eventually going to give it a go though just to see what happens. I'm not sure I can do it though because I don't even cook but I can be more aware and try my ... Read more

  • the weather

    3/4/2020 3:02:49 AM, by USMAWIFE

    Sometimes, you just have to bow your head, say a prayer and weather the storm. "Faith does the impossible because it lets God undertake for us, and nothing is impossible for God. How great - without qualification or limitation - the power of faith is! If doubt can be banished from the heart and... Read more

  • Badges for Week 7!

    3/3/2020 6:35:46 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    Hi I think I am going to give Plant Paradox a try once I finish reading it all. Anyway, the Spring Challenge is awesome and here is just one thing you can get for participating! Earning badges! Here is the link to the 5% Spring Challenge for 2020:
    spark/groups_in... Read more

  • Plant Paradox

    3/2/2020 6:41:26 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    Well I had a Monday! We were extremely busy and I volunteered to go on the phones at 9 am. I was on until around my second break at 3 pm. Then I had a lot to do for the project and that kept me busy until 5 pm. Then my Megan left her glasses and computer charger at my apartment so I dropped it off a... Read more

  • Text message

    3/2/2020 11:24:35 AM, by USMAWIFE

    We truly have become a society where text messages seem to be the norm I called in a prescription for my husband last week Called today to see when it would be ready Was told it was ready last Friday and they texted a message to him. I asked what number and she confirmed it. ... Read more

  • this weekend ended way to quickly

    3/2/2020 3:02:59 AM, by USMAWIFE

    need another day ..... Read more

  • Hello Fresh

    3/2/2020 2:24:29 AM, by CANYON_GAL

    2 meals It's "Chickpea Powered Mediterranean Couscous" That's everything needed for the veggie meal...supposedly enough for 2 people. I'm not exactly sure why I got this delivery of meals. I had only gotten meals delivered from this company once before in December and then I can... Read more

  • Spark is great and have daughters!

    3/1/2020 12:05:20 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    I have to mention the Spring challenge and blog about it every day this week. I love the challenges I have lost weight and my stomach is much less than it was. I started the challenge on January 11th and the next one starts on April 4th. It is very motivating and encourages you to eat right and exer... Read more

  • In loving memory

    2/29/2020 8:51:41 PM, by USMAWIFE

    THis is for an SP friend who lost her mom yesterday Never seen the kind of love I experienced Never believed and had that faith The love that I shared with both of you Truly made both of you so great So let me tell you that you come first And I think about you people all the time I ... Read more

  • Spring Challenge

    2/29/2020 7:36:49 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    I thought I was typing a blog but I lost it. You can sign up for the Spring Challenge now. It's the Spring 5% 2020 Challenge where you try to lose 5% of your body weight in 8 weeks. It starts on April 4th this year. Here is the link:
    spark/ Read more

  • Life

    2/28/2020 9:25:05 PM, by USMAWIFE

    “Life is too short for shoes that hurt your feet, friends that make you feel bad about yourself, and jobs that crush your soul. Take a chance. Make a change. The time is now.” – Lisa Lewtan... Read more