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8/10/08 4:41 P

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Okay so...I want to warn everyone - this might not be pretty!

*does a happy dance*

When I do something well or I've completed a task, I do what I call the Happy Dance! It's that little dance almost everyone does on the inside when they've succeeded at something or have completed a tedious task. Well...I actually do it on the outside sometimes.

*dances again*

I'm down 20 pounds! This is a huuuuge feat for me! Only 80 pounds to go! My next goal is 219 which is what I weighed before I started losing with a weight loss clinic in Rogers. I lost 30 pounds on their program but when I started working there, I gained all of it and then some. Miserable, I was. Anyway, I'm on the right track now! So, that's my story. I'm doing it ON MY OWN! IT CAN BE DONE! Thanks for your endless support, everyone. Together, we can achieve these goals and become inspriations for others out there who don't think they can do it. Keep Sparkin' People! =)

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8/7/08 2:45 P

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everyone is really putting in an effort this month & it's wonderful! We're over 25% and today is 25% of the month so we're right on track - Keep up the great work everyone!

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8/7/08 12:18 A

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Man are we rockin or what!? Thanks to the recruiting and support we're doing great. To think, the past week has been the HOTTEST YET and we're still rockin it out on the exercise!

no exercise for me today - didn't get home til nearly 8, but I'll get it in tomorrow. Likely I'll go swimming again. Treading water is great for a calorie burn!

Great job all!

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8/5/08 11:21 P

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We are right on track this month! 24% of our goal already and it's only the 5th!! That's fantastic!!
Good job, everyone!
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so tonight I was going to go straight to the gym right after work & let Ron pick up the boys... well, I ended up working late so I just went & got the kiddos and came home. I did my new ZUMBA tapes tonight! I had to do the beginner one twice to get some of the moves down, yep this made me break out into a sweat. Then I did the Advanced one, I was beyond sweating and I wasn't even moving as fast as they were! EEK! That's some crazy fast dancing there, let me tell ya! WHEW! I'm gonna try it again tomorrow

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8/5/08 9:54 A

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We miss you already :( But I know you'll have some fun, so I'm not worried about you. We'll try to work in something crazy Friday night in your absence...lol

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8/5/08 9:03 A

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I'm heading out of town tomorrow evening to Wisconsin to visit my family. You all have a great week. I'll check in when I get back.

Edited by: TAMMYKIRK71 at: 8/5/2008 (09:02)
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8/4/08 1:45 P

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Congrats Sarah! Makes you feel good once you've done it, doesn't it?

I don't think I'm going to be in town this Sunday morning so I'm out. Sorry

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8/3/08 2:29 P

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I DID IT! I hiked Lake Fayetteville! All 5.5 miles! I couldn't believe it. Talk about HOT HOT HOT! I smell SOO bad right now. We started at 9:30 this morning and finished about 11:30. So, I'm game next time ya'll go - just let me know when. I know I can do it now! It wasn't bad, really. It just got really hot doing the backside (going towards the ballfields) because we weren't in the shade any more.

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8/2/08 10:47 P

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My mom bought me a stair stepper at a garage sale. I never really liked them much but it will be nice to vary my routine a little. I am going to use it tomorrow. I want an elliptical but they are so expensive. Have a great weekend y'all!
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7/31/08 8:39 A

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Yea, Jana is back!!! We've been gearing up & trying to recruit more people to join the team cardio goal for August. I know things have been crazy busy for you, but don't forget to post your minutes!

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7/30/08 9:36 P

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My daughter called the wedding off. I am glad she was brave enough to do it and not be too embarrased. She just isnt sure and wants to wait one more year. I've never seen her more honest and mature than I have this week. Her and her boyfriend are actually happier now that the stress of planning is gone. Wow, it's been a crazy week. Maybe I can focus back on myself and my health now. I miss chatting with you all! I am so ready to get back in gear!



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7/24/08 11:09 A

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Sure!!! Sounds gr8! I am gonna try to do it again tonight sometime.

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7/24/08 10:34 A

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Maybe we could do if the Friday night we're scrapping before we get started?

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7/24/08 8:29 A

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I borrowed it from a friend that never uses it. It was pretty fun. We might would have to move some tables around to be able to do it in the bonus room. I would only do it with the "no laughing" rule, lol! I will bring if you want me to.

Jana, we have missed you girlie....good luck with the garage sale! I am having one in September...no fun but the extra money is helpful. We are going on a cruise in October and so we will use the money for the cruise.

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7/24/08 8:19 A

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Carrie, I'd like to give that video a try too! Is there enough room in my bonus room to do it? Did you buy it or just rent it?

Jana, hope your garage sale is a big success - last time I did one with my mom it paid for over half the pool table! And all that stuff GONE from the house, we have so much more storage room now for more stuff, lol

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7/24/08 1:24 A

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Hey y'all, I've been so busy getting ready for a garage sale, I just don't have a lot of time to chat. I am exhausted and better get some rest, or I am going to be cranky in the morning.
Hope you all are doing okay.
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7/24/08 12:24 A

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I'm here! I just finished working out...I actually did the Wii until I reached my 10,000 steps..woot! I also tried a new workout video today too...hip hop abs...it was fun and a good workout...even if I can't dance, lol.

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7/22/08 7:55 P

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My goodness! Where is everyone?

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7/16/08 2:21 P

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You'll be find & your boys will survive without you for one week - don't worry so much about them. As far as your mom... just let it all slide off. I know it's hard, but you can handle it. Plus, it's just a week and while you're there you can do your daily countdown until you're back home with all your "men"!

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7/16/08 9:57 A

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Dang, that sounds awful! Your family is just like mine...except further away! 5 years ago my mom told me she had a lump in her breast that had been there since I was 16!! She's nuts, thank God it turned out to be just a cyst. So, you need to find a suitable replacement for stess eating right now. How about stress-hiking? Or stress-punching bag! You should concentrate on working it out, not snacking it out. I do the exact same thing as you when it comes to eating, I know how the bad choices I make are going to affect me...but I zone out and do it anyway! I ate perfectly all day yesterday, oatmeal for breakfast, turkey sand & fresh veggies for lunch, and then grilled veggies (from our garden!) for dinner. It was great, but I decided to go ahead and double my grilled veg portions as well as eat 3 pieces of garlic toast! I blew it, knowingly, all at the last minute! How can we focus more clearly while we eat, and avoid mindless munching? I don't know, but the more we talk about it and think about it, the better chances we have of getting past it! Good luck with your mom, I hope she doesn't have any bad news for you, but it sounds like you have her figured out! Try to relax, and enjoy your week away! Consider it a little "you" time (even if it will be mostly "mom" time). You will make it through, no matter what!



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7/16/08 9:41 A

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I could be going nuts right now. I know how to eat right I am just not doing it. I know my jeans feel like they are a little more snug than they were but yet I opt to get a nestle ice cream cookie sandwich. 490 calories that didn't taste like it would be as good as 490 calories should taste. Exercise is going great but its like I have a mental block when it comes to losing any more weight. The worst thing about it is that I am pretty indifferent about it right now. I care but when I am going out to eat the choices I make are better for gaining weight than losing. I have kicked in with drinking diet coke again and water intake is not where it should be. So its the same old thing.........its like I am insane......doing the same thing over and over again. Except I do have to say I am not expecting to lose weight by doing the same self defeating over stress eating.
The first week of August I am flying up to Wisconsin to see my family ALONE. I can do lots of things alone BUT the kids and Mike will be here for a full week. That to me is stressful. I have been away for a full week before but the kids were always with me. I tried to make it so the kids could come with me BUT I don;t have the $ to rent a reliable car and then pay for gas on top of that. My mom paid for the ticket because she wants to see me. Well not that I'm asking her to pay for the kids to fly up there because I know how much $ it would be BUT what about my kids? UGH I know Mike and Troy can take care of them and they will be fine but this whole thing has really gotten under my skin. Plus I think she is going to spring some terrible news about her health. She went to the doc last year and he told her that her heart was inflamed but there was nothing they could do about it. She has had open heart surgery when I was pregnant with Trevor. She just went back last week and that is when this urgency to see me has come alive. I am so afraid that she is going to tell me something I just am not ready to hear or that she will keep a secret from me about her health. She has been known to do that. When I was pregnant with Thomas I moved back to Arkansas from Texas. I was exhausted from the trip but had to turn around the next day and run up to Minnesota because my grandfather was dying. Yeah that's right they failed to tell me so not only was I physically exhausted I had all that emotional stuff to deal with while 5 months along traveling in a car with everyone. They all had known for months and not one of them thought it would be better to tell me when they found out. SO I have good reason to believe this is not a pleasure trip at all. I'm not ready nor do I want to hear any terrible news. They just drive me crazy......So I'll be up north without my boys for a FULL week alone. The good news is that I will get to see my great nephews and nephew before they are a year old. So that is great! :) YES I'm happy about seeing my mom BUT I know how they operate. If I'm wrong that would be wonderful ........... I guess that is why I'm stress eating and all of that crap......plus that time of the month again on top of all of this............grrrrrr

I have to remember to stop and think.


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7/15/08 11:12 P

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Yeah, it's actually not too bad, kind of refreshing like a sprite, but I don't personally like celery, so I don't really like it.

I order him a case off the internet at Christmas time. I can't buy it around here anymore. They use to have it at "Eat This" in Rogers.


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7/15/08 9:43 P

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I've never heard of Cel-Ray soda... it's kinda weird sounding. Have you tried it?

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7/15/08 6:25 P

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Funny, my hubby loves Cel-Ray soda...yup, it's celery flavored. Weird huh?


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7/14/08 5:38 P

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LOL! Celery juice? Would that be...water? I didn't realize that celery had a juice!! So how much potassium could I score off a bloody mary with extra celery? I like all those things, I'm so glad you didn't say red meat, pork, and fish...because I just can't bring myself to eat much of those!



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I like these easy questions! potassium is found in: celery juice,tomato paste, orange juice, beet greens, white beans & bananas. That should be easy enough to work into your diet unless your extremely picky! So make yourself a smoothie with bananas and make some chili using white beans & tomato paste and you'll be boosted right up there.

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7/14/08 5:14 P

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I wish I had the answer! I have the same problem, without the second job! I get the kids in bed (sometimes that takes until after 10) and all I want to do is crash myself! If I do happen to get up in time to work out in the morning....I wake Rosalie up! There will be no working out once she's awake. She's a very light sleeper and I'm a very noisy mover. I also need suggestions on how to get more...waaaay more....potassium into my diet. What has loads of potassium? I don't know, but I need more.



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7/14/08 2:39 P

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what about exercising on lunch/dinner break? go for a little walk when you can? I use to workout everyday at lunch, but my workout buddy got laidoff so now it's just me - I'm finding it very difficult as well. School starts in 4 weeks, hopefully it will get easier then.

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7/14/08 2:24 P

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okay so I seriously can't find time to exercise. When I started my second job, I had this grand plan of getting up an hour earlier so I could exercise, but by the time I get home, get a shower and get ready for bed it's nearly midnight! So getting up at 5:45 is NOT a good plan, so I sleep until 7:00 which is fine, but where do I get in my exercise? I can find time tonight and tomorrow, cuz I don't work at McDs, and I can do it Sunday, but what about the other days!?? Agh Help! I need a PLAN! I'm getting VERY frustrated and my flippin emotions are running rampant right now. Exercise helps me calm them down and ... if I don't figure something out fast, I'm liable to kill someone. Ideas? Thoughts?

Thanks ya'll. I'm truly honestly glad to have this support system, even though I've not been around much to use it. This is a good thing, you know? it's very handy =)

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7/13/08 2:28 P

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Going to the Promenade mall today..I could use a new shirt or two for work!



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7/12/08 9:06 P

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I was thinking about that today too! I can't believe it's only a month away. It makes me sad because I'm just not ready for my youngest to grow up yet and she's going to halfway through school this year. But I am glad to get her to school because I can't get her off the internet playing games and I feel like she's on there WAY more than she should be.




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7/12/08 8:38 P

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I'm torn about it. In a way, I'm ready for them to go back - too much togetherness for them this summer; but then again, it's summer! who wants summer to end?!

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7/12/08 5:32 P

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I just found out that my in laws are not going to be able to go to Branson next week. That's ok because we are kind of short on $$. That really helps. I'm sure we could find something fun to do around here. We can save $ for the new mower payment and school clothes and supplies. I can't believe its almost time for that again! I want school to start again but then its ONLY a month away. OUCH! 30 days to cram more summer fun in with the kids before we get back to the grindstone. How does everyone else feel about school starting back up?

I have to remember to stop and think.


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7/10/08 8:20 A

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Tam - at least you can stay awake! I can't get up early OR stay up late (except when we scrapbook!) and that's because I load up on chocolate covered coffee beans and am just spazin' all night, lol! I'm torn about being ready for school or not. This is the first year the boys will be going home after school together and I'm really nervous about it. Plus I don't know what I'm going to do with them when school is out for teacher in-service & stuff like that. Snow days aren't a problem if we're not busy at work - my bosses like us to go play & have fun, they're such great guys

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7/10/08 2:18 A

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I'm up and can;t sleep. I think I had too much caffine in the late evening. I do plan on getting out of bed about 7am to get a brisk 30 or 40min walk in but I think the snooze might win that one. I should never drink coffee that late but it was half caffine so thought it would be ok. I'm just not used to going to bed before 1 or 130 for some reason. The summer is almost half over with and before you know it school will start and I'll be lucky to get up on time. UGH! Go figure..........I liked it better when I was the early bird years ago but now I'm the night owl. Mike loves it because we can sleep late since he is used to working nights and sleeping in the daytime.

I have to remember to stop and think.


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7/9/08 11:05 A

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I'm almost comfortable wearing my bathing suit this year! Last year I wouldn't hardly get in the pool if anyone else was around, but I think I've come to terms! Our family has a pool down the street that we all gather at almost every night. I am currently the biggest female that gets in it! It sucks, but I know next year will be easier so I just don't really care what they think now! We thought about going to WW too, but decided we'd rather spend that extra money on frivolous purchases at SDC!



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Ya'll will have so much fun! We took our boys for the first time last year to SDC and they had a blast. This year dh wants to take them to White Water.... bathing suit, in public? Hopefully I don't run into anyone we know! lol

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7/9/08 9:43 A

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Rain makes me want to eat! emoticon Only healthy, and reasonable eating of course! My vacation is the week after next, I can't wait! We are going to take the boy to Silver Dollar City, it will be his first time there! We're going there for 2 days and then just lazing around the house for the rest of the vacation. It will be nice to have some time to work on some projects, and cleaning! Ew, I should clean the carpets. Yuck.



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7/8/08 12:00 P

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This week is back to reality week! No more pigging out because it's a holiday & no more sleeping in. I think 3 day weekends are just plain old evil when you're use to a 2 day one!

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7/7/08 6:31 P

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I hear you on caving into temptations. I did that as well. Holidays, birthdays and vacations are times that really challenge us. Most of the time like this weekend we cave and celebrate with all the stuff we want plus some. (in my case the plus some always happens) All we can do it to clean it up and move on. A temporary set back isn't a total failure. Your doing great don't beat yourself up about a holiday weekend feast. Its not worth it. You can do this! :)

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7/7/08 1:12 P

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I can't believe the weekend has come and gone already! I really hated to come back to the office today. Over the weekend I managed to re-gain most of the weight I had lost! I just can't bring myself to post a weigh-in and watch the ticker move backwards!! I hate that I could't keep myself in check! Below are the reasons I failed this weekend...
Thursday: The office had pretty much thrown in the towel for the week...ice cream for all!
Friday: Obviously, I had two bbq's to attend! Both featured delicious food.
Saturday: My son's 4th birthday party, I was surrounded by snacks and booze!! They don't mix. (No, the booze wasn't for the 4 yr olds!)
Sunday: My brother wanted to have his birthday dinner at Olive Garden. I was wishing our waitress wasn't so quick with the breadstick refills!!

So I had a weekend full of temptation and I caved! Well, here's to a fresh start...and remembering that old habits die hard!



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7/6/08 2:56 P

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Sure is a beautiful Sunday! I wish every weekend was a 3-day weekend! Have a wonderful day!



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7/4/08 11:36 P

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That's funny Sarah! I think we have a great team too! I have only seen some, um, "toe-stepping" on some posts about the presidential campaign & government issues out on the message boards. It gets pretty HOT on that subject and Coach Dean has to "clean it up" and warn them every once in a while. I followed it for a while but got tired of the bickering so I pretty much hang out here now.
I'm proud of our little team too!
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7/4/08 12:01 A

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You know what I noticed? Tonight, i read, for the first time, the welcome note and rules/regs. I have yet to see a post that I might potentially misconstrue or a post that might be even remotely offensive to me. I also noticed that everyone here is extremely supportive and I've not seen anything yet that might potentially "step on toes." So, to that I say, WAHOOOO It's not very often you can have a group of folks who don't unintentionally hurt someone else's feelings or offend them in some way, shape or form. Now, just because *I* haven't seen it doesn't mean it's not there. So anyway, that's my story. Good job team!

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7/3/08 7:36 P

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Yeah for you going to the gym! I thought I had the day off today but I have to go mow. SO I should rack up 120min of exercise tonight. That's good for me at least its cooler. I did have the "day" off just not the whole day. I gotta go mow. :)

I have to remember to stop and think.


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Oh, I went to the gym and worked out for 2 solid hours! I'm not LETTING myself be a slacker - that is out of the question... I HAVE to lose this weight PERIOD! I refuse to go into my 40's like I've spent much of my 30's and that's at the end of February, so I gotta keep it going! Yes, a spa day will be in my future, but it will be when I hit goal because I plan on spending the WHOLE DAY at the spa when I get there!

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7/1/08 11:52 P

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Paula:

I think we all understand the lack of motivation after vacation! Remember to celebrate the success you've had so far. Last time I did this, I'd give myself little gifts for every certain amount of pounds I'd lose so like at 10 pounds, I'd go to the salon and get my nails done. For the next 10 pounds, I might buy myself something small that I wouldn't normally buy myself like something for the kitchen or a video game. Then once I'd reach one of my goals, I'd do something a bit bigger for myself. I'd take a little trip to the mall or I would have a spa day. Then, I always had the ever elusive final goal that I haven't made quite yet and with that, I'm celebrating with a trip to Europe. Now you're treat doesn't have to be as big as that, but if you had as much weight to lose you'd treat yourself to something big!

If you set yourself a goal of a trip of sorts, that's always a good goal because you have to prepare for it ahead of time. A cruise, for example, is a good one because you'll be in a bathing suit on a boat for a week or whatever. Camping more your thing? No problem, remember you want to be in shape for all the hiking you do.

Something else you can do: Hang an article of clothing you want to fit into in an area where you will see it EVERY day. This way you have a constant reminder of where you want to be. Try it on occasionally, see how it fits, if it does you know you've made it! If not, keep working and know that each time you try it on, it's getting closer and closer to fitting.

Just an idea or two.

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I'm having a problem getting re-motivated after my vacation... what's a girl to do?! But I've been eating good (eventhough I want MORE MORE MORE!) Tonight we'll go to the gym because Ron has a racquetball tournament to play in and I will do the treadmill while he is playing, but I don't know how long I'll last or have the willpower to last for that matter. I really would like to go take a nap - so not like me, but it's true. Also, I'm worried that I'm out of workout clothes in my locker... hummmm... wonder how these work clothes would do for me, they're not very stretchy.

But the bright side is that we have no children for the evening so we can stay out as late as we want to, down side is we're old! so staying out late isn't really that late! we just don't have to listen to the boys complain about being hungry.

I'm heading out the door in 30 minutes - today I am a clock-watcher

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7/1/08 3:01 P

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Ads on spark people: I just want to say that the photos of the children with cleft palate problems disturb me greatly. Not because of the photo, but because the ad makes it sound like just because he has an issue with his mouth that he could potentially die. Yes, this is not a good thing to have but I have a few friends that have had upwards of 20 surgeries to repair cleft palate malformations. One of the doctor's my company works for is a cleft palate repair specialist. Sorry, they just bother me.

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6/29/08 11:25 A

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Going to the lake today with my family! Yeah! I love spending time together out there!

Have a great day you all!!
Jana


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lol that's really funny! Make me kinda feel old to say it tho!

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Happy Anniversary you all! Funny we all are married about the same length of time, my 15th was in May.
Seems like forever..I mean that in a good way. emoticon


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well, today is mine & Ron's 15th wedding anniversary so how do we start off the day... bickering, of course! Put me in a real crap-ola mood, let me tell ya. I'm going to do some chocoalte therapy and hope that snaps me out of it, otherwise a man at my office may die today! And this has NOTHING to do with PMS... more like DHS (dear, or other D word I'm thinking but too nice to write, husband syndrome).

Plus I feel fat in the outfit I chose for today, my dunlap is showing so I'm gonna hide behind my desk all day or stand while talking to people so they don't see it when I sit down and *POOF* ^FLOP~ there's the dunlap in my lap!!

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Happy Anniv for you and Ron! WOO HOO! You and Ron make such a great couple! :) Ron's the lucky one also. (Your my favorite out of you both. I'm biased that way) I'm sure that you'll have fun on your vacation that's coming up.
Mike and I will be together for 16yrs total but 14yrs married. The clock strikes 5:30PM and its official. Its funny it doesn;t seem that long? Now I feel old! LOL

Have a great day everyone and thanks for the Anniversary congrats. :)

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Tam - I saw that today is your 14th anniv! CONGRATS!! Mike is a lucky lucky man - tell him I said that! lol

Monday was the anniv of Ron & my first date... 19 years & tomorrow is our 15th wedding anniv!

June the THE wedding month!

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You're posting at like 3am?? Dang! I was snoozing blissfully then, my kids have really started sleeping now! They were both lousy sleepers for the most part, and I finally feel like I'm getting some rest at night! Now maybe I will have more energy for exercising...




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I took the kids to the drive in tonight,(this is why I am still up). I just have to say this but I love, Love, LOVE Robert Downy Jr. SO glad he has come back with an awesome performance in Iron Man. I just love him and can;t help it. Its like the way I love Johnny Depp and I really like Hugh Grant too. I think I am a sucker for smart alec men with dark brown teddy bear eyes. I LOVE Mike's dark eyes..........Ok yeah I love my mans eyes but only drool over actors I will never meet that look MUCH better on screen than person I am sure. I think you can I grew up in the 80's. LOL how funny! We had a great time. I really like the Indiana Jones movie. I need to refresh myself on the first two or 3 movies to really get the subtle hints of things in this movie. It was a great spur of the moment thing for us. Most things like this we do on a whim and rarely plan. Great family night.
Just thought I would mention that the lightening on the way home was really large and beautiful. Like art took to the sky. I wish I could take some great photos of the lightening. I should look up some tips on how to take great photos of lightening. I'm sure I would have to have a slr camera for speed but I can always try right? Mine's not too slow.

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SSHHH the rain is GREAT! I just like job security. LOL Do you remember when things were so dry? I hated that but don;t like some of the flooding that people have been experiencing either. I'm glad I live on a hill. My road is even but you can look across the street and see ravines on either side. I'm glad its not planning on raining Monday we have a pretty big day. We have 3 big jobs scheduled then.

I have to remember to stop and think.


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Have not seen the weather but sure know we have had more than enough rain this year. We went to the lake after we hiked and the water was all the way up to the grass and you couldn't see the beach area at all. Too much rain! Tomorrow I will be hiking with Paula again and then going to church and then going to see my sis and her new baby at my parents house. Busy busy! Hope everyone has a gr8 Sunday!

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Did you see the weather??? Rain forecasted for Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday...Ugh! I hope we only get about half that much...


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Going walking with my sister in the morning around Bella Vista Lake...I will keep an eye out for the bear...just in case.


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Paula..when you post our new picture, can you take a little weight off me with Photoshop???
Ha ha...just kidding...can't wait to see it!

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I went on the hike with you all today. Done! ;) I had fun!
This afternoon mowing a couple of yards~ Done!
Tonight is up in the air I think I would love to veg out...... laundry waits for me and all of that but I might like to get some movies or go to the movies. That is up in the air. lol
Tomorrow A.M. I thought I was going to hike BUT I decided not to since I would love to sleep in on a Sunday. I have a lazy morning but will walk on my treadmill since I did get the motor in today. Woo Hoo! I'm excited about that.
Church in the latter morning early afternoon.
Tomorrow P.M. ~ a night to stay home! (Smile) I love it when I get to stay home.

Have a great weekend everyone!

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