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10/19/19 10:10 P

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I went to the doctor because I have had a bad sore pop up on my face. It is a little embarrassing. Did not get good news, I have shingles. OMG I hate this. I did get a prescription for it. It will take a few weeks to get rid of it and that is AFTER it scabs. Oh well, nothing I can do about it. Guess I will skip the gym because I don't want to spread it. Hope that you are all having a great day. Happy Sunday!

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Joyce emoticon I totally get you, I did that recently, dropped about half my teams, and may get off all of the 'official' Spark Teams because I rarely visit them. Wishing you the best!!

I am focusing on keeping up with Sparkmail, sending goodies to those who comment on my blogs (when I have time) and a few teams that I'm able to keep up with. I joined a 5% Fall Challenge, and it is more work than I thought it was going to be!! That and doing a Declutter Challenge with a Spark Friend (31 Days) I'm so busy! Though my house is (mostly) looking better, I think I need more than 31 Days to do it in! I may just redo the whole Declutter Challenge again in November in hopes I'll be able to finish everything.

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10/13/19 5:21 P

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My schedule is so busy and so much gong on, I am going to drop some teams because it is to hard to try and keep up with everything and if I can't give my all to a team and check in daily I feel I am failing myself and the team so I am leaving some of my teams. May come back later when I am better organized. I will try and keep in touch with everyone though. Hugs, Joyce

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Linda, if you are still depressed then the meds are not working right and you need to see your prescribing doctor and let them know. I also have depression, among other things. Going out west!! So happy for you! I LOVE NM!! That is where I'm originally from and we used to spend all our Summer's there! I do miss it, but I have grown so accustomed to trees, that if I stay out there too long (other than up in the mountains where some of my cousins live) I get homesick for trees!!

I'm still having a hard time with seizures and migraines. Having a migraine ups my chance of having a seizure by a lot. Had one yesterday. Was very.... tiring, confusing, all manner of things.

But I'm not going to let this get me down. I will get rid of this migraine and I will get to start all the things I'm starting on time!!

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9/26/19 6:51 P

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I am having some allergy problems today. ugh! I did get in a yoga workout. It's been a weird week for me. I am on anti depressants but still feel depressed. Not one thing, I guess a few issues. I am sure things will be fine...just one of those things. I go on vacation in about 12 days out west. I am sure that will be fun.

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9/20/19 1:46 A

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Loving the cooler weather and getting outside more!!

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9/19/19 10:31 P

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Happy Thursday, it was a beautiful day, took Kayla for 2 walks it was so nice.

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9/9/19 10:47 P

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Hubby and I took a nice walk on the walking trail outdoors today. It was great weather. I enjoyed seeing geese and ducks on the lake. Great day.

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9/9/19 5:18 A

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emoticon Joyce!! Sounds like an awesome workout!!

Linda, I agree, I have not been able to work out more than walking in quite a while, and I'm starting the Blogilates Beginner Calendar 2.0 today!! I'll probably do it twice, just to get me in better shape before I tackle her daily/monthly stuff. My kids are going to do it too, in the evenings when they come home. My oldest wants to go for pep band and then next year marching band, so she needs to be in shape!! The march and hold their instruments up for hours at practice and right now she could not do that, both are as woefully out of shape as I am!!

Can't wait! I start at 0800!!! Already in my workout clothes, water ready, so I have no excuse!! Oh, and calendar printed too, so I can find the workouts in the basement where the thing to watch youtube is at. Just have to move the kids bean bags out of the way!!

Have a great Monday!!

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9/8/19 10:23 P

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My workouts have been shorter this weekend. Planning to get back on track tomorrow. I always feel better when I get in a great workout.

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9/5/19 5:53 P

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Got back on track today, got in 34 ST and 32 Cardio and still need to take Kayla for a walk.

44 squats, 15 pushups and my arm/shoulder exercises 3 reps at 8 each.

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Let depression get the better of me yesterday, plus my ADHD DD got so distracted it took her over 4 hours to get her homework done, and that was with me constantly bringing her back to focus on it. So we didn't work out. But I plan on changing that today. Even if we only do the cardio today and start the beginner calendar tomorrow, I need to get some form of workout in because it helps with depression.

Trying to get in my full amount of water and then some, because i was drinking more than my usual cup of coffee in the morning and am trying to wean myself back to just one cup a day.

Have not been sticking to my meal plan, but have promised myself to not only keep to it for the rest of the day, but to plan and stick to it for the rest of the month. And then keep going. It only takes either 28 or 30 days (don't remember which) to make a habit. So I'm working on making good ones!!

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9/2/19 7:02 P

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9/1 started doing 30 day challenge for pushups, squats and arm exercises, pushups and squats are done with a little moderation

9/1 - 5 set, 12 reps squats, 3 sets, 6 reps push-ups, arm exercises 3 sets 8 reps 5 lb wts.

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9/2/19 12:51 P

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This morning I went to the gym and got in a workout. It was one of those days when I just didn't have a lot of energy, I had a vertigo episode early. So I continued the exercise for close to an hour whether I wanted to or not.

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8/30/19 5:02 A

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Sounds like a wonderful way to get in some exercise!

I'm working on getting the exercise room super clean so that once DH is feeling better (he has the flu) he can start working out on his recumbent bike. I think he's used it like once, LOL. Between starting to come down sick (so far, I've managed to keep it mild by taking lots of vitamins and eating foods high in vitamins like bananas and oranges and taking cold and flu meds) and trying to catch up on cleaning, I've only been able to work out once. And I realized, there is no way I could do 100 anything. I downloaded Cassey's beginner 2.0 calendar and a yoga hip flow sequence to start out with, and the one day I was feeling good I tried to see how long I could go on the treadmill before starting to get tired. 15 minutes. I don't want to overdo it, and I think I could do 15 minutes on the treadmill and still have energy to do the workouts on Blogilates and the cooldowns and yoga. Everyone is starting to feel better, so we are taking the whole weekend off and starting on Monday.

I'm still having problems with insomnia, but my psychiatrist is working with me on it and we are trying to figure out what has thrown me off and gotten my insomnia so... worked up, lol.



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8/29/19 8:23 P

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Today hubby and I took a nice walk in the park. We hope to do the same tomorrow. Skipped the gym for the wonderful weather while it lasts. We went out to an early dinner. I enjoyed the meal although the calories were high. Have not eaten a anything else since. I really need to eat light tomorrow. In fact, I think we will have grilled salmon and salad.

Karri - so sorry about the migraine. I ended up with one last night. Horrible to get to sleep.


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Due to a severe migraine for the last several days, we weren't able to start yet emoticon , but we will be starting today, I'm feeling much better, the basement is clean, and we will have time after homework when the kids get home. I can't wait! I'm going to print out some yoga stretches for those muscles to do afterwards as well as a few times through the day so I don't get too stiff, one of my goals is also flexibility and I want to make sure the challenge doesn't' get in the way of that!

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8/6/19 2:02 P

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I am doing the 100 gluten challenge. Day one wasn't too bad but Cassie made up for it on day two and day three looks very challenging as well. I was not ble to do 100 fire hydrant kicks, I could only do 50 on each side and that was definitely hard! My hamstrings are so stiff and sore not sure how many reps I will be able to do on the hamstring curls with lift.

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Praying!! I have type 2 Diabetes and recently injured my foot on a dog toy, it didn't even occur to me to be worried about it till my ODD spelled it out for me today. Felt like an idiot, I kept wondering why everyone was so worried about it!!

Haven't done the 100 Glute Challenge yet, we will in about an hour. Had to clean the basement. We do workouts like this in the entertainment room and the treadmill and bike and such are in the exercise room. The kids have been down there a lot and taking the dogs with them, and even though there are bells on the door, they didn't listen when the dogs needed to go... so the exercise room was/is filthy. It's sanitized now, but will take more mopping and scrubbing to get it really clean. The other room was littered with random stuff and my YDD had started piling her socks and such on top of the electronics!! Which were hot when I pulled the stuff off of it, she could have very easily burned the house down! I'm going to have DH explain this to her, even though I already did, because I don't think she took me seriously.

Will let you know how day 1 of the Challenge goes!!

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8/3/19 10:52 P

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Please pray for my SIL. He has diabetes 1 and in the hospital with an infection. He is an electrician and had an accident. We hope no surgery but he may have it within 24 hours. We plan to take a trip Monday through Friday depending on his condition.

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Yay! I'm really looking forward to it! My two girls are going to do it with me, a teen and preteen. I told them they don't have to do the full 100, I probably won't be able to! But try your best and do what you can and we will pause the video for breaks whenever we need to!

I got an off brand Bosu Ball finally! DH kept telling me to wait, wait, wait, so I finally just got it! I need to work on my core and especially balance and this was recommended, so I'm cleaning the work out room today so it will be ready to start on August 4th for the glute challenge!!

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I am also doing the 100 Glute Challenge.

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8/2/19 7:13 P

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I'm doing the 100 Glute Challenge!! Anyone else?

~ Karri
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8/1/19 11:02 P

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I did 50 squats, and 21 day arm challenge, 3 sets, 8 reps 5 lb wts.

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I put in over 12k steps today. Lots of walking and I enjoyed it!! Getting ready for vacay next week. I hope to get in a lot of steps on most days..

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Glad you found your DD214 form, I know we thought we lost Don's and treadled the thought of getting one, but we found it, I put it in a safe place LOL

Good going with the 10K steps.


Hope everyone is having a great day. Been a bit off in keeping with my ST, need to get back on track.

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I got in over 10K steps the other day!! First time in a long time I've done that! Boy am I sore, I didn't stretch enough after our walk! We walked to a breakfast place, with bags in hand and went to the grocery store and then the dollar store that was next to it. We got some freggies and some school supplies... more school supplies than I intended for a walking trip, it was quite the arm work out getting everything home!!

I finally found my DD214 (form showing I was honorably discharged from the military) so I can get my veterans driver's license finally. Yay!. I've been meaning to update my license for a while now but could not find my DD214 since we moved. You don't want to know what hoops I would have had to jump through to get a new one of those!!

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Karn glad to hear your feeling better. Hope you all have a great day, it is a beautiful day here.



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Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend! I'm slowly progressing back to health, and though I still feel feverish at times and am exhausted, I am chomping at the bit to get to where I can work out! For now I'm taking nice hot baths and stretching while in them, it eases the aches and pains. I'm trying to remember to keep stretching throughout the day, I should probably put reminders on my phone because I keep forgetting!!

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Woke up at 3 AM and can't get back to sleep. Hopefully will be able to in a while. Still not feeling well, but better than I was two days ago! Hoping I'm back to normal soon, I'm ready to get back to it and start working out and getting things done!!

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Hope you feel better soon Crouching

It as a good day, went to Red Hat luncheon, 7 of us showed up, we had a good time, also got in my ST and Cardio. Feeling good

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I am convinced I have the plague, lol. I described it to hubby as mid-flu with a severe hang-over. I'm seeing the doc tomorrow finally. Hope this does not last long, I really want to get back into routine now that I am home!!

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I had a good and busy day again. At least I felt better today. Exercised and ate well.

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Hope you feel better Linda.


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I did have such a problem getting to sleep. However, slept well once I did. Have a throbbing sinus headache which has been with me all day. I have only gotten in a short workout.

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7/6/19 4:36 P

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Just stopping by to check in, Karri I hope you have a great vacation, I understand about in-laws and parents that want us to do as they wish, they forget we are adults. I am sure you and DH will handle it well. Do recharge and relax. Hugs.

All is well here, Don's treatments are going well, his last blood test his white cells are up to min, his red cells are low but not as bad and his creatine levels are still high (that's for kidneys, not sure if I spelled it right.) but it isn't a change from the last test so that is good. We get the test results before the Dr calls so hoping I am interpreting them correctly.

Have a great and relaxing Saturday.



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Suddenly really not looking forward to the vacation. Apparently MIL has PLANS, so much for relaxing!! I don't want to butt head or hurt her feelings, but I just can't handle being dragged all over the place, I need an actual vacation to rest and recharge. DH feels the same way. I will do some of the stuff, but I'm 40 years old, and not about to be pushed around just because she threatens to throw a tantrum if things don't go her way. She is something else, I tell ya!

Found out that SIL's girlfriend is going as well. She is the perfect example of the below pic (hope it comes through okay!):



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DH is talking to FIL about it too, he doesn't want to be dragged all over creation either. He needs to rest and recharge, he didn't get his usual vacation in May (company trip to Seattle WA). I'm having serious health issue come up, having seizure again and having some other complications with other chronic illnesses I have. I need rest.

Oh well, I'm not going to budge this time around, I don't care if she throws a tantrum, the woman is over 60 and should grow up! That may sound rude of me, and I really don't mean it to be, I'm just tired and feeling like I'm letting her push me around to much, and it has to stop. She does it to her kids, and they usually give in, and so I did too, but I'm really tired of it. I'm just going to do my best to enjoy the time we are there!

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Today hubby and I took a walk after doing some shopping and errands. It was such a not day so the walk was hot as long as I would have liked.

Karri - enjoy your trip.

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Hope everyone had a great Independence Day!!

I'm mostly working out by cleaning and packing for vacation. MIL plans on lots of hiking so I'm getting out my camelbaks and taking them. I think that will be my workouts while we are gone, except, of course, daily stretching!!

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I have already done my exercise for the day. I will be doing some housework soon. It is another hot and humid day here.

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We had a great reunion, yesterday started working to get back on track. My goal this month is to do the 21 day arm challenge (again), my arms need all the help they can get, plus I never actually completed the full challenge.

Yesterday did 3 sets, 8 reps, 3 lb weights, today is rest day. Will do again tomorrow. Working their schedule.

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Have fun at your family reunion!!

Today I'll be working on the craft room and laundry. I am very close to telling DH to do his own laundry. He wants every thing hung up right away and several other things that I just don't have time for. I understand the need for work shirts to be hung up so they don't wrinkle, but right now there is an AC in the way to the closet and i can barely get over it (from when our AC unit went out and we brought the window unit up from the basement). Lots to do, but I'm making a list and prioritizing it, as I was recently taught to do. That way the important stuff gets done and all the other stuff gets done as I have time.

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Happy hump day. This weekend we will be having a family reunion (mini one not everyone can be here). Hope the weather gets nice.



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Thanks for the article! Glad you are feeling better!

We managed to get the kitchen almost done, now just have to catch up on dirty dishes and keep it that way!!

Was going to clean out the pantry today, but the dirty dishes are in the way, so going to work on laundry and the craft area. Still not feeling well, was up and down all night, migraine and aching, sore muscles. I feel like I did some really heavy workouts for a week and didn't stretch at all. All my muscles are tense and tender. I'm wondering if it is the new mattress. It is comfy enough feeling, but it is the only change I can think of that could be doing this. I woke up at midnight because in my sleep I was rubbing my sore neck and the pain woke me up! So, gotta take time to do a couple of really good stretching sessions today.

~ Karri
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Thank you all for the well wishes. I am feeling much better, did finish the cleaning today but took breaks.

Hope you all have a great Monday and a fabulous week.

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Joyce, glad you got to feeling a little better!

Today will be a heavy cleaning day for me and the kiddos. We plan our week out on Sunday's after church. We have certain things we do every week, since I can't drive, to make our week more fun, like water day outside for the dogs to play in the small pool I got them (and get a bath), cooking/baking day for the kids to learn how to cook and bake, so far they have done wonderful! water day is also pamper day, as no one wants to smell like wet dog, so we take nice warm baths and do face masks and all kinds of fun, relaxing stuff. I also have my daily do-it's that I work on in the morning, what needs to be done, and last week was major cleaning the kitchen, but thanks to migraines and all kinds of stuff, it didn't get done. So that is what we are going to do today. With lots of breaks to have fun together, but not too much so that we actually get it done. We are going to clean, declutter, and then organize. I want to get out my aerogarden and start growing my own herbs again, but right now there is no room for it. Lots of decluttering and reorganizing to do.

Feeling much better, have a mild migraine starting, but will take meds and lay down if it gets even the tiniest bit worse. I want to work out, get the kids working out, and get lots of stretches in!

~ Karri
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Good evening all, yesterday about the middle of the afternoon I got so sick, my whole body hurt, my right arm hurt, and I was so tired, I took a hot shower, some aleve, and flu medicine (in case), and cat napped the rest of the day. Today I felt much better, I got a good nights sleep, did go to church but took it easy today too, just walked. Hubby thinks I may have over done it on Friday when I did some heavy duty cleaning. But glad I am feeling better, Hope you all had a great day filled with many blessing.



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If the first day of Summer was any indication, it is going to be oh so very hot here!! it got up to over 96 here (was that when I looked, but the graph showed it had been hotter, but would not show me how much) saying it felt like 106!!! So glad that it is supposed to rain off and on for the next week and be much cooler, upper 80's. May not get in the walking I wanted to do, but, is better than not being able to go out much at all!!

SP is being super slow this morning, but then it could be from the huge storm we had last night. Something crashed, a big crash, last night. DH and I checked the whole house, but could find nothing, all that is left is to check the roof and pray it was not that. Hopefully it was something outside, not on the house!!

Looking for a whole body stretching routine. I feel like I've been beat up. I wake up that way. I think it is the new mattress. It is a memory foam mattress and may be comfy feeling, but I didn't wake up like this before! Not sure what it really is, could just be part of getting older! But I feel like a total body stretching routine that I can do first thing in the morning to un-kink my body could really help!!

Hope your all doing well!!

~ Karri
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