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emoticon Happy New Year!

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12/31/14 6:59 P

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Plan? Daily morning back exercises / think before grabbing something to eat / 5 tosses of unneeded things a day / a little daily Chinese language practice / prayers for health / ---- and to remember to get on the recumbent bike for just a short while when I'm doing the laundry. Wonder how long I'll keep them??!!

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. - Lucille Ball

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12/31/14 9:20 A

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so whats your plan for next year?


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12/30/14 5:43 P

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Will be making a new daily chat topic in the next day or two.................. AND will send out a happy new year note to everyone on the team.


lets hope we kick off the year with good health - some reasonable goals. the love of family and good friends ------------------- and happiness.



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12/30/14 7:01 A

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Going to the gym

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12/29/14 11:30 A

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Thinking the teAm is fading fast. . Appreciate any suggestions for increasing activity. . Happy 2015


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12/22/14 11:10 A

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Today is pajama day for the first grades at school. I think we should do this at least once a month...lol!!

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Hi ho - Hi ho its off to the gym I go. Mailing a package on the way........................

love my morning walk to the gym. Always adding a little zing to my workout.


Im very optimistic for 2015. enjoy our day.


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running out of baking days - but it looks like Tues will be the day.


I measured myself today - because the scale is the same but I feel thinner......... ok so - lost one solid inch in the belly and in the hips . No weight loss. Im fine with that for now.

Tree looks wonderful. smaller than usual but fine for my first Xmas as an empty nester.

Happy sunday all


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Shopping done. Gifts wrapped. My daughter surprised me yesterday and took me to see the Radio City Christmas Spectacular! The tree at Rockefeller Center, the window at Saks and all the beautiful decorations in NYC meant that got some walking in! Today I'm going to my grand-niece's second birthday party. Still losing weight... emoticon 3.2 this week for a total of 35.4 lbs since Labor Day! Feeling merry & bright! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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12/21/14 9:10 A

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I guess no one is from Middlesex County!!!!!!!! I'm doing some housework, cooking & watching some Xmas movies on TV.

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I mailed all of my packages today. Started on a New Year's project for my sister. Stayed at home this afternoon to accept packages for the family my women's club has adopted for the holidays. My tree looks very festive right now! Everything gets delivered to school on Monday though!

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12/20/14 9:32 A

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oooooooh - yesterday was the first day back at the gym after 7 full days away. ONly had the gym at one part of my vacation ------------ not towards the end.

Feel a little sore today - but not terrible. Did 20 minutes of free weights - and 30 minutes on the treadmill. even though I walk to the gym and back (about 3.5 miles round trip) decided to add the treadmill for some interval cardio while Im there. What I do know is you have to keep surprising your body in order to see changes.......... so adding that cardio is my change for the next 3 weeks.

Got my tree last night ---------------- great deal - Lowes had all their real trees half price. Mine is just the right size and was $15. Great deal. I put the tree in the stand but diddnt decorate it. My daughter is coming today -she wants to help decorate. that will be nice.

Later tonite will do some baking............................. house is decorated - and making the gift baskets with cookies and bread - is my last thing to do.

Enjoy the day all emoticon


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12/19/14 11:03 A

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12/18/14 8:12 P

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heading back to the gym tomorrow................... I did alot of gym time on vacation and it sure paid off. I came home 4 pounds lighter.

I have started using new weights in a different way - and doing an interval ( run/walk/run) on a treadmill. I like it.


Christmas shopping is just about done....... will be baking tomorrow. Tree goes up saturday - and then some wrapping and more baking I will be completely done by monday.
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Unexpectedly stayed home today with an upset tummy, chills, and a headache. I slept in and rested all day. The "perks" of teaching first graders, I suppose. Got the rest of my Christmas cards done, and finished a scarf for my secret santa. I always shop for Christmas throughout the year. Whenever I see something, and it makes me think of a specific person, I get it and put it in the "present box". In November, I take it out, go through it and see where I need to add to it. Sometimes you'll find treasures in June, and sometimes if you wait until December, you can't find anything!

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12/18/14 1:34 P

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My day is going OK. I was wondering if there was anyone from Middlesex County out there? emoticon

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Finished my Christmas shopping for the grandkids in spite of a nasty head cold this week. It mad me reconsider shopping earlier next year. I have never been an early shopper...I always enjoyed being out and about closer to Christmas....but not feeling well made me wonder "what if" I had a flu and had to stay in bed and could not get out or even shop on line. I think I will mark my calendar for December 1st, 2015 as my official start to the Christmas shopping season emoticon

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happy to see that bright NJ sunshine. Lots of little things to do to get ready for Xmas. It was so nice being away for 10 days.

Lots of present wrapping to do - and going to get my tree ( I always have a real tree) and will get it decorated for the weekend.

Go have a great day......................


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emoticon Getting out the mistletoe & Holly time!!

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The ache in your heart and the confusion in your soul means you are still aive,still human and STILL open to the beauty of this world~Harding~


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Happy Monday! Tree is DONE, still need to do cards and finish a scarf for my secret Santa, but I have time.

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BAD weekend! Family parties, friends parties, company parties. CRAZY! The food was incredible, but I'm paying for it today. I'll be on the elliptical by 12 today. Gotta get serious!

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LOL It's Sunday, still in my nightgown, checking emails and sparking and drinking coffee. Going to start on box 2 of tree decorations later and laundry. Then football and knitting. A perfect Sunday!

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emoticon 40???? we'll take it!!

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Downright cold here in NJ, but it's supposed to warm up over the weekend to 40.
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Chipped my darn tooth. Thank goodness it doesn't hurt and is in the back. Chilly today. Off to workout. TGIF:


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12/10/14 8:47 P

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eating on track and getting in a morning workout -============ plkus 30 minutes on the treadmill at night. I just may go home lighter. emoticon


Enjoying the time with friends................ and finding out I like "doing it": - and by that I mean being conscious of staying on track. Had a great fried fish dinner yesterday = fries and all - but it was the first off track meal Ive had all week................... and boy it tasted great.

Will do it again 2 more times before I return home....................... once with a fancy desert.


Hoping the weather gets better in NJ =- its 69 here today and warming more for the next few days................. would send that warmth north ifIcould.................... emoticon


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Day is going great despite the :gray leftovers from the Nor'ester!!
We picked up **50** team bonus points today!! 12-10-14 : )

Anyone else want to share their Bonus Points with the team?? Share them here or add their approval with a emotion like this emoticon

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Jazz - glad the sun is back out in FL for you! Enjoy that pool! It's lightly snowing right now in northern NJ.
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two gray days in florida but at least its warm. Today is sunny and beautiful. Pool is 84 degrees. Joined a local gym with a 6 day member deal. Liking it and its walking distance which adds to the workout.

Eating properly and enjoying


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Saturday's weather was the pits. I'd much rather deal with snow! It looks like we're in for round two of cold rain tomorrow and Wednesday though. Yesterday was a beautiful day, and I got my walking in. Also got my tree set up!
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12/7/14 3:39 P

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Liking the warm and sunny beach - however the native Floridians think its cold out. I walked - and even found a Planet Ftiness to workout at. Signed up for a 7 day visitor pass................ and worked out this morning.
Im staying in a studio apt that has a mini kitchen -- so cooking breakfast and lunch and only eating out dinner time. Will save on money - and calories.............and help me to stay on some kind of fitness plan.. eating out 3 meals a day would not work well for me.

Good to see some friends while here. Evetyone stay the course........... I will try to send some sunshine north


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Don't you just hate cold rain ? Then again, it's better than snow

Now that yesterday's over, I can get my walk back.

“Meddle not in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with ketchup.”


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Jazz - have a wonderful trip! Walk on the beach while you're there!

Les - hope it works out for you!

John - I've actually seen that specific quote in a couple of catalogs. I think one of them might be "What In The World?" or maybe Wireless of Signals...'tis the season of multitudes of catalogues.

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beauty day for me today........... Going for a haircut and getting my nails done today.

Leaving tomorrow for Florida........... 2 weeks in sunny 80 degrees.............. oh - I cant wait.
House is decorated - gifts are purchased and wrapped so when I get home all I have to do is get my tree (real) and do some baking for gifts.

Im on schedule this year - no pressure.


Everyone have a great day


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Not planned - but I walked to the gym - did my workout and then walked home...... Just got home and a friend called asking if I wanted to walk.............. SO emoticon all totalled I walked 8 miles today plus did my workout.

Legs will be screaming tomorrow.......... for sure.
Time to get some stuff done.......


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Karen,
My Doctor is going to give me what they call a facet joint injection. Hopefully that will take care of the pain. That will be on Dec. 11.
Let's keep our fingers crossed.

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Thanks, Karen. No,I never thought about getting it on a tee shirt. Maybe I should

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John - LOVE your quote! Do you have the t-shirt, too?

Les - I'm sorry it hurts so much. Hope your pain dr gave you some helpful suggestions!

The snow was pretty yesterday! My kids (I'm a 1st grade teacher) got very excited. Then it turned to rain, and we had an impromptu science lesson! What happened to the air to change the snow to rain? Then when it switched back over to snow again, I asked them again what happened. They're learning that weather can change several times a day, especially in NJ!

Have a good one!

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retiree lunch today. its always a \fun time - and sometimes its just funny to realize we have become the "oldies"/ Many of us worked together 30+ years so we remember when we were the "youngees". And when we are together laughing - we still feel like the kids...............


Feeling good about my fitness. Pumping weights at the gym - and learning a little more about doing it right every time I go. Im beginning to see and feel a difference. Slow going but enjoying feeling the change.

Have a good day............... smile alot


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what's with this weather ? 60+ on Monday, and on Tuesday, we have snow, ice and rain.

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Hi all!! Haven't been here in a while. Sooooo much going on in this house with DH and grown daughter-- medically. My husband just had a lower leg amputation ( long story, and he is not a diabetic), and MRSA was just found in the incision! When things go wrong, they really go wrong! DD has long going spinal fusion problems, and had moved in with us temporarily.

But I'm doing my best to take care of myself, altho,I have to keep reminding myself to EXERCISE!! And am decorating the rooms in the house little by little, so there is some cheer taking place for this lovely season.

I will try to be a little more faithful keeping up what is going on with we Jerseyites! Is there such a word??

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. - Lucille Ball

Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. (Chinese fortune cookie)


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Hi Karen,

Good advice about stretching gently, if it didn't hurt so bad. I don't have sciatica. It doesn't go down the back of my leg. If anything I feel it down the front sometimes.
I've had a 3 level laminectomy in 1997. Since then, I've had good times and bad, as it concerns my back.
I'm going back to my pain management Doctor today. I'll see what she has to say.
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I was at school late yesterday. I got to see all the houses in the neighborhood with their lights on. So cheerful!!

Les - are you stretching gently and doing "relief pressure" on your sciatica? I do that by leaning into a door jam gently directly on the nerve. It runs all the way down your spine, then tranverses across your butt and then down your leg. You have one on each side. Have you thought about chiropractic? It's helped me a great deal.

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Wow!!! Perfect!! emoticon

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house decorated........................ love the outside lights I put up.................... inside is done except for the tree. I always get a real tree so I usually wait until one week before Xmas to get that up.

Have some wrapping to do - but most of my shopping is done too. Nothing is wrapped.
Packing for 10 days in sunny florida......... I will be home mid Dec - and then will start baking for the gift baskets I will make as presents for friends........... Busy time - but its ok to be busy.


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Not so great! Have back problem that travels over to the right hip. All day, can't stand too long, 5 minutes at the most, can't sit very long (better that standing however), lay down (can't get comfortable). Oh well, what you going to do?

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Great Monday it is!! We will be looking at maybe 60 degrees today!! Can't wait to get out there AND emoticon

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Jazz - Enjoy Florida! I just came back from Captiva for Thanksgiving with my family. We had such a nice time. Sat on the beach, went shelling several days, and just spending time together. Back to work today. 24 days until Christmas!!

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Definition of "afterwood" for those who don't live near the beach.

Running of the boardwalk along the beach. emoticon

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emoticon this placed me back in my comfort zone. It was only 29 mins and yes it was a little chilly but hey, I have to admit I felt really good afterwood!!

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Your right!!! Just something about leftovers!!! emoticon

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Having brunch and eating leftovers. The food tastes better after it marinates in the refrigerator the next day. emoticon

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took advantage of yesterdays sunshine to get the outside of the house decorated. Not alot but the lights look pretty around the porch and there are candles in the windows. will add a few more things but not much. At this age of life Im finding less is actually better for me.

Will be doing some baking this week........... then leaving for 10 days in warm and sunny florida. Looking forward to that.



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Had my ex-husband and our 2 adult children over for Thanksgiving. Not much eating, just sitting around talking. Our daughter cooked the Thanksgiving meal and her father brought the desserts, German Chocolate Cake, pound Cake and Sweet Potato Pie. emoticon

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a quieter than normal Thanksgiving. My children were with their boyfriends families this year - so it was the first year I didnt celebrate with my kids.............. went out to dinner with my MOm . Not used to not cooking for the holiday............. I love having a crowd here.
AHhhh when the kids grow up - you have to share them on holidays I guess.


Ok so didnt over eat ------------------ and feeling pretty thankful for the fitness course Im on. Starting to see some body changes...................... makes me feel good.

Off to do a little shopping - and then to decorate the outside of my house. Its chilly for sure


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Fighting off the rainy day blues!
Brand new heating system not doing well and will need a parts replacement. Looks like they'll be "MY DAY" until they find the part.
Guess I'll dig up that old ceramic heater.

Too bad it's not my turn to cook this year or maybe I'll just go ahead and make something in the oven anyway. emoticon

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fun day in the city ---------------------- the city was jam packed with people.......... always amazes me just how crowded the streets are.

Rainy day to do solme inside prep work for the holiday. everyone enjoy..................


body is changing - and weight is down a few pounds...... :)


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My DD went on the Dr. Oz show about 5 years ago, and she really enjoyed herself.
Have Fun! emoticon

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heading into NYC today for the Dr Oz show. Taking my 2 daughters ----- should be a fun day.
Scale is being good to me - and Im working hard to both eat right - and walk at least 3 miles per day. Legs are sore from gym workouts but its a good kind of sore. Cellulite is just about gone from my legs but belly is still jiggly......................

Sun is shining and this girl is heading out. everyone enjoy.




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Back from Dad's and the weight is up again. I'm having trouble getting back in control again so I had a bad day today too,. I hope I can get back under control soon.

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Moved in October after living in one place for 22 years. Still unpacking and sorting things out.

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Still working on doing it all... today is a cleaning and studying day. I also need to grade some papers, and my hubby expects me to go to the movies tonight with him and a friend of ours. Frustrating...hard to work at the pace that I want to move at (moderate to slow) and get it all done. BUT I did go outside with the dogs earlier...what a beautiful day! So nice to not be in the low 30s.


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yesterday was my OFF day - didnt workout = and wasnt too careful about eating. I ate a piece of cake at my Moms - and had some long awaited chips. Didnt do bad - but find that allowing myself a cheat day is good for my mindset....................

Feeling pretty good about the course Im on now.......... no startling results = but i feel good - am seeing some muscle come out Hoping the belly fat starts melting...............


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Getting back to spark is something we all do now and then. Its really changing your focus back to fitness and good health...........................

Regardless of what website you use - or what books you read - or what program you chose to follow -------------------- emoticon rethink your change this time.


make it a small change to start with.................. walk around the block for fitness everyday
and change one thing in your diet........................ stop eating or drinking something you know is not healthy. DO that for one week........................... after a week - make one more small change................ walk around 2 blocks - and eliminate or change one more thing in your eating.


You cannot deprive yourself of everything from day 1- and then epect results. All that does is make you fall off the wagon almost immediately.

Slow and steady with the changes you make................ and good luck


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Good Morning NJ! emoticon

i have been scarce here for a loooong time...feeling like it is just overwhelming with all the weight i need to lose. i know i am over eating due to stress...must learn to stop! This seems like as good a day as any to start, right?

Getting back to Spark sure is motivating though! Love all the friendships and support you can find!

emoticon Here's hoping i can get back into this!





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That's so great that you miss the gym!!

I'm feeling good today. The sun is shining, it's Friday, and it's going to warm up this weekend! We have lots of Thanksgiving planning/shopping/cleaning to do, and so it will be a busy weekend!

I'll make my workouts though. My energy is always better when I work out!

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amazing feeling this morning........... realize that I have not been in the gym - today is the third day. Wed was my "off day" thurs got busy and I couldnt get there............... and so today is day 3.................. big news is I miss it.

That is an absolute revelation......................... me? miss the gym? but yea - i do.

So have a contractor coming this morning for an estimate on a few things - and then will walk to the gym for a good workout.

I crack myslef up with this. Not so long ago - I had to force myself to get there. and now I miss when I dont go. emoticon


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I find about 12-15 nice size pieces of seaglass everything I walk the beach looking for it. Collecting enough to make a table top - that will be covered with clear glass so it can be seen.


A few years back I broke my foot - today I felt pain in that area for the first time in a long time. It kind of aches.............. UGH, trying not to let me slow it up and get in the way of my walking and working out.

Slimming down a little bit - but just a little bit. slow and steady


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Chris - that is amazing that you saw a meteor!! So cool!! Glad you were able to see the baby.

Jazz - do you find much sea glass?

Any special plans for Thanksgiving? My family will be together and we're taking turns cooking, then we'll all help Thanksgiving Day. SO much fun!

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no walking or workout today unless I get home early enough . Heading north for a manicure - a visit with my Mom and running some errands......................


finally feel like Ive crossed some kind of line getting my life together. It feels pretty good.


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I finally got to see my granddaughter again! The last time I saw her was in September. They are only in Staten Island but I have been up at my Dad's a lot with visiting him at the assisted living home and working to sell his house and possessions.
I wish I could see the baby more often but at least she seems to remember me now and is a happy baby.

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Too cold for me to go out today. I hope my relatives in Buffalo, NY are doing OK with all the snow.

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WOW great meteor story - Ive never seen one........ how great was that?

I took 2 walks today - one early morning on the beach to hunt seaglass.......... 2 miles - and then another this afternoon with a friend who likes to walk.

Today is a no workout day so no gym time. letting the muscles rest today.

Im getting better with eating --------------- not sure how this will play out over the holidays - but so far - cooking more - and eating better.

stay warm


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I hate to have to go out in the cold and damp but Saturday we went out to dinner and saw a meteor right in front of us on the way home. It looked so big it was scary. It appeared in the sky as a big white ball and fell straight down. I reported it to the American Meteorological Society and several other people reported seeing it to. I was really excited since I've never seen anything like it before!

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