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BillBlueEyes 10-10-2011 05:16 AM

Maintainers weekly chat October 10 - October 16
 
Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian posters.

Loving the link that Megan posted (http://www.verybestbaking.com/Libbys/Products.aspx) because the pumpkin pie mix has 90 calories per serving and "0 servings" per can. Since I normally multiply those two numbers to get calories per can, this looks like a real winner, LOL.

I'm glad to be home after three days on the road in a hotel. Those hotel breakfast buffets are a cahallenge for me to negotiate sanely. Thank goodness for a big bowl of bananas and another of apples to remind me that my goal is to select food out of the choices they offer of sugar carbs in different shapes.

Mudpie 10-10-2011 07:17 AM

Good morning all!
 
bill I find myself doing quite a bit of math in the grocery store these days. I'm seriously thinking of taking my calculator along. Glad your negotiation of the buffets was successful.

I have been drinking tea and snuggling the cats on the couch for the past hour. The back door is wide open and we heard and watched the day begin here. It's very quiet due to the holiday so we could hear all the birds and the neighbour's water feature.

Today I will be cooking and doing yard work. I enjoy both. No huge Thanksgiving meal for DH and myself but it will be a bit special. Then we'll walk over to the local ice cream place and have our last cone of the season (they close after Thanksgiving weekend) and then walk up and get a movie.

The weather looks beautiful for the third day in a row. Should be a nice end to a great weekend!

Good Monday all!

Dagmar :D

saef 10-10-2011 07:47 AM

What a gift this weather has been. I'm working on the U.S. Columbus Day, and with a 9 AM meeting in which I'll be asked to report the (unsatisfactory) progress on a critical document, so I'm feeling restless and somewhat aggrieved, and longing to be out of doors.

Yesterday I came awfully close to feeling okay, almost happy, rather than tense and threatened, and it was while I was out of doors, at the Apple Festival, walking in warm sunlight, after having run a 5K. I'm trying to hold onto that feeling today as I re-enter captivity and another work week.

Being an eBay seller is very annoying. It's the shipping part, and finding boxes to mail the things in. Today there is no mail, but tomorrow I'll be in line at the post office with my boxes.

alinnell 10-10-2011 09:29 AM

Happy Thanksgiving to you, Dagmar! Enjoy your pea soup. I recently bought a ham shank and a bag of mixed beans and am looking forward to making a batch of bean soup, but it's still a little warm here to do that. Perhaps I'll do it when my dad comes down for our Thanksgiving as he does like bean soup and it'll be easy for him to heat up for lunch if I'm at work.

I'm not really looking forward to his visit (is that a bad thing for me to say?). It's not that he's difficult, but the interruption to my daily schedule has me on edge. That and he refuses to use a hearing aid and he must have the TV on LOUD.

I made a list of new recipes to try this week and so far all have been a hit. Tonight are mini calzone-like muffins. I think a salad will go with that quite well.

Wishing I had Columbus day off, but I have to work, DS has school. It's only government offices that benefit from this holiday.

JayEll 10-10-2011 09:37 AM

alinnel, get your dad a set of those headphones that they make with a TV receiver. It's not a hearing aid, but it does allow one person to watch TV without disturbing others, and I think in your house you can ask him to do that when you're around.

There are a whole bunch of them--look here:

http://www.noisefreeheadphones.com/w...headphones.htm

Jay

bargoo 10-10-2011 09:52 AM

I'm ready to make bean soup, too. I need to get some ham hocks at the store next time I go. I make a big batch and freeze some in individual portions and I have lunch/dinner on hand anytime.
Today I get to meet my new oncologist. I have liked the ones I have had so far. It is interesting, the more serious one's condition is, the nicer the doctor's seem to be. It has been my experience, anyway.

alinnell 10-10-2011 10:28 AM

Jay~he has those. He doesn't like them, either. Did I ever mention he's stubborn?

Megan1982 10-10-2011 11:19 AM

Morning all,

It's windy and spattering rain here. Despite that I'm in a cheerful mood because I've finished a big project weighing on me at work (no holiday in this office), so that's a relief. My first week of being back to serious dieting went really well until Sat. night when I was dragged out to the bar "to hang out with Mark bc Mark is never in town!" This was after declining to go out Friday night bc I didn't want to drink alcohol. I forgot how much alcohol is pushed on me and how hard I have to fight it when I'm trying to cut it out for diets' sake (not fight the drinking - could care less about it - but fight the pushers). So, fail there, and next weekend WILL be different. I did some "clean" cooking done yesterday to set myself up for a healthy food week. I've failed so far to do the high intensity workouts other than two sessions on the stairmaster last week. I'm not going to make excuses, it just didn't happen. I need to do better with that as well.

Dagmar, I'm so confused about the pumpkin and am wondering if it was just mislabeled. What does the ingredient list say? Dickinson pumpkin is a strain of pumpkin Libby's created for their canning bc it's meatier, thus cans better. My Libby's pumpkin (at 40 cal/half cup) is also Dickinson pumpkin. I swear, pumpkin is a low-cal, high nutrient and fiber ingredient and everyone should use it often!

Bargoo, I've gotta make soup too! It's a soup time of year. I like to do just as you described and make a big batch to freeze some. I'm planning on making chili this weekend.

Saef, do you or your mom know a friend with a business who might get a lot of boxes?

Bill, way to navigate the buffets. Any buffet + "free" food = tough time for me also!

Allison, at least your dad's up and about, watching TV. I don't mean to be depressing but your comments struck a chord with me. My grandfather who has dimensia and depression since my Grandmother passed used to watch Fox News all day on very loud volume, and drove my aunt nuts - both the volume and bc she doesn't like Fox. Now she has trouble getting him out of bed. She wishes he would get up to watch TV at any volume, any station. I also hate to have my schedule interrupted, but try to remind myself not to sweat the small stuff. Enjoy your time with him.

Have a good week all!

clvquilts 10-10-2011 05:57 PM

I've been craving pumpkin bread for the last 4 days. I found a pumpkin cake at the grocery in Boulder, but my sister tasted it and said I wouldn't like it because it was way too sugary and I've been off sugar for a year. (With a few cheats of chocolate in March to celebrate my 50th birthday.)

So I've been searching for a pumpkin bread in a mix because while I can add an egg and some oil or water, I'm not one to bake so I don't want to by flour, baking powder, and baking soda which will just sit on the shelf for years. I've got to talk my next door neighbor into making me some. She loves to bake.

Lost 2 pounds when I was away in Colorado for 10 days. I really tried to eat enough not to lose the weight. Going to cook up a lot of salmon for the next few days and will eat an avocado to get some fat calories.

Megan1982 10-11-2011 09:26 AM

Morning everyone,
I think this sub-tropical storm is past us. It rained last night, but the sun is shining this morning. Emma and I went for a very long walk last night and jogged a bit of it as well. Her antsy-ness pushed me to get moving and stay moving. :)

Carolyn, way to keep on track on your vacation! A 2-lb loss, wow! I think you are one of the few who manages to lose weight while on vacation. Salmon and avocado, yum, sounds delicious.

Saef, I forgot to comment yesterday on how lovely your description of your Apple Festival was. What a great feeling. Enjoy the beautiful foliage!

Dagmar and other Canadians lurking out there, I hope you had a very nice Thanksgiving!

EZMONEY 10-11-2011 09:33 AM

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Originally Posted by Megan1982 (Post 4066449)
...... Her antsy-ness pushed me to get moving and stay moving. :)

:) Megan, I know if it wasn't for my dogs and needing their walks to stay healthy, I would have a few thousand less miles under my (big fat) belt!

Go Emma...GO! ;)

EZMONEY 10-11-2011 09:51 AM

Oh and speaking of pumpkin and chili(ish) soups, I saw this on Rachael Ray...think I'm gonna try it soon.

http://www.rachaelray.com/recipe.php?recipe_id=858

traveling michele 10-11-2011 10:18 AM

Just waving hi this week!
Book fair week for me so incredibly long hours plus my second job.
Just trying to fit exercise in, plan my meals, and stay focused.
I can't wait until book fair is over Friday.
However, I don't get a day off (working Sat and Sun) until next Friday when I go visit dd for parent's weekend-- that's what I'm really looking forward to!
I'll try to pop in later if possible.

Mudpie 10-11-2011 03:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by EZMONEY (Post 4066502)
Oh and speaking of pumpkin and chili(ish) soups, I saw this on Rachael Ray...think I'm gonna try it soon.

http://www.rachaelray.com/recipe.php?recipe_id=858

Yum! This one I'll definitely try. DH is not a fan of anything in the squash family but he didn't seem to mind the pumpkin chili. I haven't done a lot of cooking with pumpkin so it's time to try - bring it on! :dizzy:

Speaking of DH I think he's really going to take a serious crack at the diet :goodscale: and exercise :cb:. We had an hour-long conversation yesterday about it all and I think he's finally ready.

I know I am. I'm only 2 lbs. above red line but I feel all "squishy". :sumo:

And we survived the first of the fall/winter holidays so bring it on! (is that getting annoying yet? :p)

Dagmar :beach: (probably the last day of good weather for awhile)

Mudpie 10-12-2011 05:50 AM

I had dentist/haircut appointments last night. So dinner didn't happen until 8 p.m. - the time DH says he prefers to eat. Good thing I had some leftover protein between rushing home :hungry: and out the door again. And good thing I planned ahead and had meals for the week cooked by the end of the holiday weekend.

I was still starving at 8 p.m. - spent the last half of the haircut appointment with my stomach growling audibly :o

I managed to step away from the fresh foccacia bread after 3 pieces - one more than I'd planned but much less than eating the whole thing. Whew!

Dagmar :cool:

saef 10-12-2011 09:19 AM

I'm way ahead of you all with the soup thing. I made Dutch pea soup the weekend before last, using some ham scraps that my mother had frozen. Also, I made black bean turkey chili with pumpkin a couple weeks ago. But I still have two cans of pumpkin sitting there unused. I really like that stuff as a thickening agent but haven't thought out clearly what I am going to do with it. Maybe pumpkin soup with a gingery or curry flavor to it.

Last night, I put a pork roast in the crockpot, along with a cup of cider and some dried apple rings & golden raisins & other stuff, following a recipe that told me, toward the end it had to be cooked for .... five hours ... in a crockpot. How had I not noticed that part of the recipe until putting it together, figuring we'd be eating it pretty soon afterward? I did this around 4 PM, which is usually more than adequate time for starting dinner. So, since I felt ravenous just two hours later, I ended up driving over to Wegman's, a perfectly wonderful Upstate NY grocery store, to get some takeout dinner: Pako-crusted tilapia with escarole and cannellini beans and garlicky broccoli. We'll have the roast tonight.

Today is markedly overcast. Thus ends our streak of perfect weather following last week's frost. This was our Indian summer, I believe. There are moments when I was able to bask in it, just for a little while, and moments when I looked on at it & felt it was being wasted on me.

Here's a note to myself: If mother starts ostentatiously cleaning in the room where I'm trying to work -- because it's still office hours & I still have work to do -- then I must take my laptop and leave. Because her choice of time & place for cleaning is not an accident, and it's usually motivated by anger. And it's best to get out of her way then. Yesterday I was a little too slow in making my escape to Target & Wegman's.

alinnell 10-12-2011 09:29 AM

Broccoli soup for our dinner tonight. And a rather healthy sounding recipe, too! I always have problems with crock pot recipes. They're either ridiculously long (9 hours) for a weekend or too short (4 hours) for a workday. For that reason, I rarely use mine. Instead I use it to keep foods hot for big dinner parties.

So I came home to near disaster yesterday. New kitty Louie had annihilated three more of my Christmas cactus plants (he sits in the pot and breaks off the limbs). Then not once, not twice but three times got up on the kitchen counter to attack a plant there. Sprayed with water each time, but it is obviously not phasing him. Then, DS was taking out trash and cleaning the cat boxes for me and I walked into the cat room (it's also our exercise room) to see Louie walk right past the newly cleaned cat box to the cat bed in we keep in there and pee in the cat bed. I threw out the cat bed (neither of them sleep in it). He was a total terror! So I determined that it's because he's HUNGRY. And here I have this big cat, Ringo, who needs to lose a couple of pounds, so I can't leave extra dry food out during the day (I intentionally feed Louie more canned food as he likes that and Ringo does not). So today, I'm locking Louie in the cat room (where he'll have a cat box and both food and water and toys). Ringo will get the roam of the house with Chico (Ringo likes to sleep under my bed anyway). He'll have access to water, cat box, and a toy or two--not that he really plays with toys much any more. Perhaps that will "teach" Louie to leave my plants alone, allow him to eat a bit more, and allow Ringo to eat a little less. Wish me luck.

krampus 10-12-2011 10:07 AM

I've been extremely restless lately...the airline in question is being slow to give us any more information regarding the next steps so we're all a little nervous and restless. I need to find a temp job to last me the next couple months!

Yesterday was glorious and lovely though...autumn in eastern upstate NY is gorgeous. I went apple picking with a friend in Kinderhook, stopped at a diner on the way back, and we made a pie which he gave me to take home (I have managed to only have one small piece thus far...go me!). Something about fall equals dangerous romance lingering in the air, which makes me want to instinctively cling to the nearest warm male body...

saef - I love Wegman's!!!!!!!! I'm so sad there aren't any in Eastern Upstate. This is the one time of year I think I truly love living upstate - I hope you can hang onto that almost-happy feeling at least for a little longer.

alinnell Sharing space after having your own for so long is trying for sure. I hear your frustrations with your father - mine is the same way, refuses to use a hearing aid.

Dagmar Well done on cutting yourself off from the focaccia bread - that stuff is dangerous. It's really hard to eat later when you're not used to doing so!

traveling michele Parents' weekend is going to be a great end to your busy hectic time!

Megan1982 Glad to hear the weather's nice enough to be out and about being walked ;)

Carolyn Use the power of persuasion to get your neighbor to bake you some! Enjoy all that salmon too.

bargoo 10-12-2011 10:13 AM

saef, your roast sounds wonderful. tell us how it turned out.

EZMONEY 10-12-2011 10:22 AM

I am teaming up with Angie tonight for dinner...

I am making the soup I posted the recipe for yesterday and she is making butternut squash enchiladas....

It is going to be in the high 80's ~ low 90's here today...

perfect soup weather...lol

Love my old crock pots...but HATE the new ones where you can set the hours for cooking...both sizes I have of those seem to cook the food way too fast and " keep warm" it after cooking WAY-WAY too hot.

JayEll 10-12-2011 10:29 AM

Cats aren't children, and putting them in isolation doesn't teach them what they are doing wrong. It's not like you can say "Now Louie, here is why I'm putting you in this room." Like that cartoon says, they hear "Blahblah Louie blahblahblahblahblahblahblah."

Jay

bargoo 10-12-2011 10:33 AM

I have the old fashioned crock pot , the one where the inside does not come out. A pain to wash but not impossible. I use mine a lot for keeping things hot at potlucks, big dinners and the like.

alinnell 10-12-2011 10:46 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JayEll (Post 4068018)
Cats aren't children, and putting them in isolation doesn't teach them what they are doing wrong. It's not like you can say "Now Louie, here is why I'm putting you in this room." Like that cartoon says, they hear "Blahblah Louie blahblahblahblahblahblahblah."

Jay

Do you have any other suggestions to keep him out of my plants? I've sprayed them all with Bitter End (he still chews on some) and covered my Christmas cactus in Saran wrap (worked for a couple of days until he got over his fear of the plastic). Spraying him with water doesn't phase him. Loud noises (hand clapping or a can of coins) doesn't bother him, but it freaks out the two that are doing no wrong. Also any other suggestion to keep the little one fed and the other one to lose weight? My friends on my Lab chat board said to separate them during the day. Ringo hates being isolated, therefore he'll get the run of the house. Louie was isolated for the first few weeks we had him and he never seemed to be bothered by it.

JayEll 10-12-2011 10:58 AM

What about getting Louie one of those planters with wheat grass in them that are made just for cats? Sometimes cats like something green to chew on. He might prefer the cat grass to the other plants, if it's the only one without Bitter End.

Otherwise, you may have to choose between the cat and the plants.

Feed the cats in separate rooms, and don't let the one that needs to lose get into the other one's food. If the cat that needs to gain doesn't finish all its food, take it away so the one that needs to lose can't eat it.

It can be a pain, but in my experience you can't make cats do anything. If they choose to cooperate, it's wonderful.

Jay

BillBlueEyes 10-12-2011 11:00 AM

I love Wegmans - go there whenever I visit upstate New Jersey. Sorta glad we don't have one locally since I have a bit of difficulty restraining myself when I start to collect hot foods for a meal, LOL.

EZMONEY 10-12-2011 11:38 AM

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Originally Posted by BillBlueEyes (Post 4068087)
.... I have a bit of difficulty restraining myself when I start to collect hot foods for a meal, LOL.

YEP! that hot food counter at the healthy WHOLE FOODS store I get dinner from when working in 90210 gets me into BIG trouble....

WHOLE BIG trouble!

But oh so good :)

alinnell 10-12-2011 12:18 PM

Quote:

What about getting Louie one of those planters with wheat grass in them that are made just for cats? Sometimes cats like something green to chew on. He might prefer the cat grass to the other plants, if it's the only one without Bitter End.
I tried that. He tasted it once and then refused to eat it. Ringo doesn't like wheat grass, either (I got some for him when he started getting hair balls).

Somehow I think the Christmas cactus is because they are in big pots as I said he just walks and lays on those--he doesn't eat them. The two plants he does eat are in the kitchen and if they die, I won't be upset. I just have this thing for my cactus. The big one is 9 years old now and blooms profusely each year. I doubt I'll get any blooms from that one this year, and I may have to get some smaller plants to add to that pot, but you can't get them this time of year. I've actually repotted that plant several times, dividing it up and getting more and more pots of that color (red--the easiest to grow). I also have fuschia, white and peach with peach being the one that seems to be hardest to get to bloom.

If I am forced to do something with the plants, I may have DH build a glass barrier around them (almost all are in my front entry where they get a lot of light but no direct sun).

bargoo 10-12-2011 01:01 PM

Recipes. I requested information on a Pampered Chef recipe and got a response and referance to a great recipe site. It is new to me, if you are looking for a recipe they probably have it. Some of you may be familiar with it
www.recipegoldmine.com

midwife 10-12-2011 02:44 PM

Krampus, love the new avatar!

:wave: @ everyone else!

Mudpie 10-12-2011 06:10 PM

Allison It sounds like Louie is testing out the household to see what he can/can't do and exploring his new home. Putting a cat in one room during the day can be a solution but he will probably wreck stuff there while he's exploring. And he might get bored being alone - more wrecking.

We found that Mudpie rampaged around for about 3 weeks and then she was fine with everything. All the boundaries had been established, territories marked, etc.

We still have the fat cat/thin cat thing - 13 years later. Mishi gobbles his food and Mud picks. I feed them in separate rooms with the french doors closed. They get 30 minutes to eat while I'm doing stuff in the morning and then all the food goes away. Both are healthy although Mish is now beach ball sized (probably due to hypothyroid). We repeat the process in the evening.

Dagmar

alinnell 10-12-2011 07:59 PM

The experiment with Louie went well today. I got home and let him out of the cat room. He was sitting by the scratching pad and calmly walked out, chattering the way he normally does. So far he's been very laid back. Not even attempting to do anything that he's not supposed to. I gave him a small treat when I got home, too, so perhaps that is why. Ringo came out from under my bed shortly thereafter and they've been doing their normal ignore each other/attack each other/play together, etc. It's about time to feed them. At this point, due to Louie's age, I don't want to pick up food after 30 minutes, but once he's closer to a year old, that will be what will be done--not only to get Ringo back to shape but to insure that Louie doesn't follow in his footsteps.

And the cat room is basically cat-proof. There is a cushioned chair, cat toys, litter box, scratching pad, food and water dishes in the bathroom and then our treadmill and elliptical. And a TV. But nothing that he can do any damage to. And with all the toys, and the big window out of which a lot of birds visit, I'm sure he won't be bored. It used to be Ringo's favorite place to be before we turned it into said cat room.

EZMONEY 10-12-2011 08:30 PM

Have you voted for me yet? :)



http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/gene...ml#post4068820

Megan1982 10-12-2011 10:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by EZMONEY (Post 4066457)
:) Megan, I know if it wasn't for my dogs and needing their walks to stay healthy, I would have a few thousand less miles under my (big fat) belt!

Go Emma...GO! ;)

For real! I'm pretty sure I can attribute the few pounds I lost this year (not to mention the great cardio benefits and stress relief) to getting Emma in January!

That soup sounds really good, Gary... but I'm a little dubious of the cranberry sauce addition. Let us know how it turns out! I'm definitely heading into soup mode with the change in weather. I've got a long weekend coming up in a few weeks following some intensely long working hours, and plan to use it to do some cooking.

Unfortunately I have no cat advice to contribute. I spend enough time trying to decipher/correct dog behavior. :dizzy: But good luck Allison.

I did a 12-minute interval workout from Bodyrocktv.com last night. Emma thinks when mommy is on the floor, mommy must want to play and receive many doggie kisses. I could not stop myself from some groans and moans it was so intense. She couldn't stand it! BF was a good sport and kept her busy til I finished though. Ohhh the burn. A good burn though! I had a nice yoga class tonight that helped work out some of the stiffness in my legs.

What other soups are people making? Saef, yours sound delicious. I've got some good ol' chili (well, my healthier version) planned for this weekend. I can never get enough.

EZMONEY 10-12-2011 10:57 PM

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Originally Posted by Megan1982 (Post 4068947)
.........
That soup sounds really good, Gary... but I'm a little dubious of the cranberry sauce addition. Let us know how it turns out! ......

Well I made the soup tonight to go with Angie's butternut squash enchiladas. We both thought the soup was very good. I made it exactly like the recipe said. It was easy to put together but took a little time with a lot of ingredients and chopping...3 different bowls with the soup/salsa/sour cream and cranberry.

the sour cream and cranberry was a nice touch Megan, just a spoonful into the soup to make it creamy. You actually use only 2 tablespoons of whole cranberry sauce...looks like blueberry yogurt all mixed up with the sour cream :)

It is definitely a soup though, I kept telling Angie I think it needs another can of beans...she said nope, it's soup...not chili! ;)

My only problem....I made it for my step-daughter since she is vegetarian....she couldn't eat it...I asked why not, there isn't any meat in it....chicken broth....who knew...chicken broth is "meat".....:D

Oh well, she was sweet and thankful for the thought...next time I'll try veggie broth and see how that goes.

Thanks ALLISON and MEGAN for the votes :hug:...I'm still getting creamed by chili....:mad:....;)

Mudpie 10-13-2011 06:14 AM

sad week for pets
 
I don't know whether to be :mad: or :(. Probably a bit of both.

I have been walking a very reluctant wheaton terrier for about 12 years now. She is now 15 years old, has a partially torn knee, is deaf and going blind, and has been diagnosed with Cushings. She and my other old creaky lab girl have been going to a local park with me and puttering around. They seem to enjoy it and no one goes there to bother them.

This past long weekend my client decided to take the wheaton hiking (!) with her in a provincial park. She made the dog hike with her for well over an hour. Now the poor old girl literally can't walk. She keeps falling over to the left. Then she starts to panic. I think she's totally torn her knee. My client has been avoiding me at her house when I came to pick the dog up every day this week.

Enough is enough. I just sent her an email saying I'm not going to put this poor injured old dog through any more pain or fear. I'm done.

And another cat client called me last night to tell me one of her cats died suddenly on Monday night.

I hope that's the end of the bad pet news this week. I feel totally depressed.

Dagmar :(

bargoo 10-13-2011 09:27 AM

Dagmar, I understand the depression, when our pets suffer, so do we. Rest assured that you have done the best you could for these dear pets.
I got a wonderful card from my vets office after my beloved little boy had to be put down.
It said:
"May you find comfort in the knowledge that you were truly blessed to have shared your life with such a friend."

traveling michele 10-13-2011 10:17 AM

Hugs Dagmar. Those of us with pets (hopefully) only have to endure the sadness of losing them once every so many years, while you, in your position, have to endure it much more frequently.

paperclippy 10-13-2011 01:29 PM

Dagmar, :hug:

Allison, I think if Louie doesn't mind being in the cat room all day it sounds like a fine solution. When we had BooBoo over at our house we corralled her with baby gates into the dining room any time we were out of the house, and at night, while giving Carter roaming privileges everywhere else. It worked extremely well -- she didn't mind (she would even go in when we left the gates open just to hang out in there), and she didn't get into any trouble, which I'm sure she would have if we had let her roam around, since she has a history of destroying things and doing her business indoors in her own house.

Megan, Carter also cannot resist getting in my way if I try to exercise on the floor at home. I did some pilates at home the other day and DH had to keep calling Carter back into the other room with him. Still he wandered over a couple times, stuck his nose in my face during my crunches, and then laid down two inches away from me and started licking himself. :rolleyes: At least it wasn't as bad as the time he decided to lay down right behind me while I was doing "rolling like a ball!"

Mudpie 10-14-2011 05:44 AM

logging in?
 
Is anyone else having to log in every day now? I do click the "keep me logged in" box and don't log out when I'm done but it seems I'm now having to log in every time I turn on the computer.

Dagmar :?:

bargoo 10-14-2011 08:23 AM

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