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Old 12-13-2013, 10:22 AM   #106
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* Good results from all those routine medical tests that I had delayed too long
* Access to good food
* Cozy warm sweaters
* Energy
* Family, friends, indoor plumbing, 3FC, Cell phones and Internet
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Old 12-13-2013, 01:47 PM   #107
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Old 12-14-2013, 11:56 AM   #108
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Same to you, Pam!

- DH's colonoscopy results were fine... always a good thing

- our snowblower - it's so helpful

- having enough - there were many years when we just didn't have enough. Grateful

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell

- might go tonight with long time friends looking at Christmas lights - 12 year tradition. IF we don't have the freezing rain we might get.
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Old 12-15-2013, 09:08 AM   #109
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- DH & I figured a way to keep the Christmas tree out of Maya's reach. She's just a toddler and we don't want to have to keep after her.

- not as much snow as was predicted

- faithful to my exercises/stretches daily

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell

- interesting music to be heard all over the web

- finding ways to keep smiling
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Old 12-16-2013, 06:17 AM   #110
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- I talked to my oldest grandson on the phone. We had a nice conversation. I was singing with my little granddaughter on the phone.

- put the Christmas tree on table so that toddler curiosity won't temp little granddaughter

- my little neighbor made cookies and brought us four cookies.
DH wasn't interested in them & threw them in the trash. YAY It's the thought that counts. Better in the trash then me.

- Rachel is making good progress

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell

- furnace, hot water, plentiful water, indoor plumbing
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Old 12-17-2013, 08:18 AM   #111
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- another day with exercise... yay

- Krissy (neighbor) shoveled my driveway yesterday... so kind

- shopping done (I think)

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell

- my snowman collection is so cheerful
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Old 12-17-2013, 01:07 PM   #112
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* My presents are shipped!!!!! Yeah!
* Christmas rituals with Scarlett
* I get off of work a little early today
* More than enough
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Old 12-18-2013, 07:18 AM   #113
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- did my exercises! yay

- my neighbor will come and look at my computer tonight

- I'll get grandkids something from my sister. Grateful I have things 'around' I can use.

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell

- I sent out my Christmas cards... I sent very few cards this year. But, glad it's done now.
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Old 12-19-2013, 08:33 AM   #114
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- my high school neighbor who came over to help with a plumbing problem.

- milder weather

- one more thing to wrap yay

- friends, family, cell, fb,

- ankle feels better after a flare up

- eating a little better

- did my exercises again - I feel stronger
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Old 12-19-2013, 09:37 AM   #115
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* I am able to relax more than usual and enjoy the holiday
* DD should be able to move into her house by the end of the year
* The strength to resist all the sweets at work
* All the weight loss/ healthy eating blogs that inspire me
* Family, friends, indoor plumbing, 3FC, Cell phones and Internet
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Old 12-20-2013, 07:57 AM   #116
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- everything wrapped and sent

- nice talk with my sister yesterday

- Rachel is progressing well

- friends, family, you all, fb, internet, cell

- it's nice to see all the things that DH's mom and grandma made - makes Christmas extra special

- dishwasher... such a wonderful convenience

- even thought I don't 'have enough' raisin nut bread for the family... I think I am done baking. Reason... sore foot/ankle yesterday. (been a long time)
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Old 12-20-2013, 09:30 AM   #117
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* Last day of work with 3 weeks off!!!!!
* Almost finished Christmas shopping
* Everyone healthy
* DD expects to be able to move in 1 week
* Family, friends, indoor plumbing, 3FC, Cell phones and Internet
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Old 12-21-2013, 08:43 AM   #118
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Cheryl... three weeks!!!! Wow - enjoy this wonderful time.

- my willingness to carry on every day with my stretches and strengthening

- discovered that CVS can print up my pictures as a low price ... where have I been!

- cutie kids in the neighborhood. I love being the neighborhood 'grandma'.- 'aunt' etc

- my niece, Erika, is doing well - she struggled so much when her dad died when she was 11. She is flourishing now. Going to college, her apartment, job at Dunken Donuts. I am so grateful

- friends, family, cell, fb, internet

- my sister's physical health is slowly getting better

- Rachel doesn't need her health aids at night or all day anymore.
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Old 12-21-2013, 10:50 AM   #119
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* Finished Christmas shopping, I think
* Beautiful weather for shopping yesterday
* Will see many family members over the next couple of weeks
* Outlook for Karen and family moving into their new house is good
* I am at my end of year goal weight
* Family, friends, indoor plumbing, 3FC, Cell phones and Internet
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- so much rain... glad it's not snow. Grateful

- ready for company except for grocery store

- so interesting to see all the 'wrap ups' of 2013

- friends, family, you all, fb, cell, internet

- Rachel only needs a medical aid part time - but, realizes that she still has a way to go.

- enjoy so many things on youtube
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