Warning: This is not a quick reply.
This covers the last week which was three threads and I'm behind already this morning. More later...
Here I am spending ďdate nightĒ (Friday) downstairs catching up with my favorite chicks. It was a hot one today - 103 degrees. When I went out at 5:00 to come home, it felt like walking into an oven. Mercy!
Iím not sure what all I posted this week. Its been an up and down week with the heat and allergies. Its been hard to exercise because of the allergy fatigue but Iíve managed to do some of what I planned. Tonight, I did do 30 minutes on the spinner. I drug out my VideoCycle tape and cycled through Vermont. Felt great. The dog was spastic about a walk around 9 pm so we took our stroll. There was a great breeze but it still was hot for him. The good thing is that he WANTS to go to the garage to lay down for the night after weíre done.
Today, I told my MIL shopping for lamps. We had a good time. She took me to lunch at Faziolis. Was I a good girl or what??? I got the chicken finger salad instead of any of the pasta dishes or sandwiches. I did eat two breadsticks though.
Too good to resist.
The Spring Fling sounds great! We better get our butts in gear!
Anyone like to read? Iíve been reading Philp Gulley books. Wonderful summer reads. Very light and fun. Its about a Quaker preacher in a fictional town, Harmony, Indiana. Iíve read two so far and waiting for two more to come into my library.
I had several doctors appointments the past two weeks. Last week was the GYN and then the regular doctor. I asked her about aneurysms being hereditary since that is what Dad had, his sister has and his brotherís old son died from. This week, I had an ultrasound done just to check. I also had to redo blood work because my blood count was high? Any nurses to know whatís up with that? Iíll call next week and follow up on all that. Get the boobies smashed next week and I should be good for a year!
Not much else going on this week. This weekend, weíll be staying inside as much as possible. Nothing pressing which is unusual. Iím taking off on Monday and Tuesday so our plan is to go to the lake with our boat for at least one of the days. All depends on the weather and how windy.
Now to catch up:
2Cute: This must be house closing week. Hope youíre doing okay. I know youíre stressed. Just hang in there and it will be behind you before you know it. I loved your joke about the country song.
Is there no way to move your mother closer to you? Good job of getting the steamed veggies. Give yourself some space about the diet and exercise while youíre in the throes of the move. Youíll get there once you get yourself past the move.
Andria: Eating healthy sure does take a lot of effort. Its seems like weíre always planning and preparing but if we donít put in that effort, junk food slips into the house. Keep it up; it all worth the effort. Congrats on 3 days OP in a row. How far have your walked in your birkies? Iíd really like to have a pair of walking sandals with good arch support but not sure if they are adequate for a 1.5 mile walk (heel spur, flat feet, plantar fasciia). Hmm, is it possible to get a foot transplant? DHís can make this hard; keep a tight rein on him and donít let him detract you.
Deon: Welcome back! Iím sorry to see about your grandfather and your difficult times. Take it easy on yourself and getting back in control of life. As I said to Tina, we can only handle so much at a time. Sounds like youíre on the right road again.
Connie: A gal at work is talking about her daughter going through training as a medical transciptionist. We were discussing how interesting it would be because weíre basically nosy people. Iíve had days like that where it takes me an hour to get in gear at work.
Thank goodness no one really watches me! Humdrum can be a good thing!
Sandy: Sorry about the post. Iím doing this in Word and saving frequently so I donít chance it.
Barbara: Happy Birthday!
Mary: How did your day to yourself go? Youíre never boring!
Natalie: We expect to be perfect is why we beat ourselves up. Iím guilty of not cutting myself any slack about just some days are not good energy days. All part of getting older. I think we want too much from ourselves these days. Just my 2 cents! Just do what you can each day and let it go and make a new plan for the new day.
for your two pounds gone. Good job on the jeans.
Barb - I told DH that one of these days I will get up the nerve to join the Y and take adult swimming lessons. I can sort of swim but I want to be able to really swim well enough and have enough stamina to do laps. I hear you about the commute and going anywhere when I get home. Thatís why I have a treadmill, spinner and airdyne at home! No excuses. Hmmmm, maybe I should try for the pool in the backyard!
Canít help with the thyroid. Hope it all works out well for you. I also hope that you and your DH are doing okay after getting the news from DHís doctor.
Have fun in Atlantic City!
for the pound down.
Houndlvr1 - Hi! Welcome to this thread! Sorry to bail out on the WW100 threads but it has just died over there. Do you have something youíd like for us to call you or just Houndlvr?
Joe Anne: Sorry to be late for your anniversary. What a hot couple! Your thankful list was very moving to read. It made me stop and think myself. Have fun at the Pow Wow. Too hot and humid here to dance!
Joanne - Hi! My DH would love it if I would allow him to retire. As close as he gets is school bus driver for a few more years. Congrats on your successful WI.
Lori - Good for you for meeting Jason for lunch. Maybe just to keep a little perspective. Good for you for maintaining control during this stressful time with Brian. Substituting exercise for eating is always a good plan! Iím going to have to check out the Crystal Light. Thatís sugar-free isnít it?
Kat - Hmm, doesnít sound like Tina is having a good time. Oh boy, Springsteen! I love his music. I love that one of his band is on the Sopranos. What a hoot! Speaking of them, its Adriana! What a body. I tried karaoke once at a class reunion; after standing around the beer keg way too long.
Aretha Franklin, NOT.
Iíll send prayers your way that things will look up for you soon. Take care of you during this stressful time.
Deb - Howís the back? Be careful and let it rest. Do you have a Catherineís or a Fashions At Large store in your area? They have beautiful dresses that would be perfect for a wedding. Not sure about your budget as they can be a little pricey ($100). I got my wedding dress at Fashions At Large and it was gorgeous.
Thin - Leg cramps can come from dehyradation as well. Be sure youíre drinking lots of water.
for sticking with Curves and joining. Iím thrilled for you. I told DH tonight that this fat is coming off if I have to work every ounce of it off. Good choice with the fajitas. So are you out of here for the weekend too? Have fun!
Lucky - Do your shoes have good inserts? Maybe you need some cushion. I have flat feet now and I use arch supports. Helps but not perfect. Its hard to ignore when your feet hurt.
Pam - Gross! Commode backup! WTG for that one mile!
Iím thrilled for you. Oh, what a feeling! when we do something physical that we didnít think we could. Just donít quit and youíll be amazed at what your body will do with perseverance and TLC.
Skribbles - I have to print the threads to be able to do the individual posts to everyone. Too much activity but isnít it great! Did you make a salad for your lunch? I have a hard time at home when there are other temptations. I loved all the smilies you had piled up.
Hey, any loss is better than a gain. Donít give up or let your guard down. It will come off.
Jen - Glad to see your surgery is over and youíre on the road of recovery. Take care and keep us posted on how you are doing.
Duckie - Geez, everyone has plans but me. Have a great time on your trip. It sounds awesome.
Okay, that should catch me up for the week. You are busy gals!