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  • monday

    11/11/2019 1:01:21 PM, by SOFT_VAL67

    Final day on antibiotics. It has been 10 days. I m feeling better. But coughing alot. Go to the doctor if you feel sick folks. Dont wait it out. We know our bodies well enough to know a minor cold from.....something more. Having one episode where I felt like I was dying and getting dismissed by on... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, November 11, 2019

    11/11/2019 2:36:59 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Like a Butterfly, I have been Reborn with Bold Colors and Strong Wings." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/10/2019 4:29:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    i just finished a challenging workout with my personal trainer at the gym a while ago and i feel great. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, November 10, 2019

    11/10/2019 4:04:14 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " My life is the eye of the hurricane - an island of calm in a sea of uncertainty." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/9/2019 10:28:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a pretty quiet day here today. my daughter is off to volunteer at the local library. she enjoys it a lot. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! today is my parents' wedding anniversary! have an amazing day and a great weekend, everyone!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, November 9, 2019

    11/9/2019 4:33:19 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Invite Rainbows and Butterflies Out To Play." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Weekend at BMR With Friends

    11/8/2019 1:24:04 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Weekend is almost here YAY! We are going to our place in WA this weekend and invited a couple of friends to join us. Last weekend we got groceries and planned some activities for this weekend. The weather will be in the 50's and rain is forecast for tomorrow. Here are some of the activities we can c... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/8/2019 12:57:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm having a great day! my daughter says hi! after dinner, i will be heading to the gym for a great workout. have a fabulous day, everyone! both budgie birds say cheep, cheep!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, November 8, 2019

    11/8/2019 3:04:34 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " When I Honor myself, I am confident of my being, and I am gentle with myself." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/7/2019 2:16:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool day here today. there was some snow overnight here, which actually stayed on the ground. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! later on, i will be doing an exercise dvd at home. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, November 7, 2019

    11/7/2019 2:42:39 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am so honored that the Power of the Universe has chosen for me to be ME." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/6/2019 12:31:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym yesterday. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • day 7

    11/6/2019 10:52:59 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    So, its been a week today since I found out I have pneumonia. I started out/avoiding the hospital by agreeing to go to the clinic each morning for a couple of shots. That lasted for 3 days then I started the capsules. I am beginning to feel somewhat better. I have really been staying home and doi... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, November 6, 2019

    11/6/2019 3:28:41 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I forgive everyone - especially myself. I forgive for my own sake, that I may transmute my resentments into Unconditional Love." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    11/6/2019 12:41:57 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I follow my own star and my own inner compass." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Streak Day 2 - Meal Replacement

    11/6/2019 12:40:35 AM, by KALISWALKER

    With the change in season, I need more sleep. For the last 5 nights, I have got 7 hours of sleep and I am feeling so much better (thanks to Benadryl). Today I had a nap before dinner. Last night puppy slept 12 hours after she played outside all afternoon with our other dog Royce, then at night, we w... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/5/2019 10:03:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a much cooler day here today. by the end of the week, there is supposed to be some snow in the forecast. i am ready for it and so is my daughter. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be heading to the gym later on for a cardio workout. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Fitbit Versa 2 and standing desk

    11/4/2019 9:57:22 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I bought a Fitbit watch! I love it! It’s waterproof, so I can wear it in the pool :) And my employer is going to get me a standing desk that is adjustable, so I can sit half the day and stand half the day. I’m going swimming tomorrow, so I’ll test the watch out then. I’m so e... Read more

  • Meal Replacement - A New Streak?

    11/4/2019 2:08:15 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We had a weekend of relaxation at our place in WA. Saturday we went shopping and in the evening watched a couple of movies. Sunday the puppy slept in so we could too. It's amazing how good I feel with enough sleep. Last night the kids stayed over so I made a hot breakfast but didn't eat it. Th... Read more

  • it's monday

    11/4/2019 1:31:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout with a trainer yesterday afternoon at the gym and i feel terrific! my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be getting in my cardio exercise throughout the day today. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, November 4, 2019

    11/4/2019 2:28:58 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Find A Magical White Bunny In Every Rabbit Hole." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Wedding!

    11/3/2019 9:45:25 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    It went really well and (despite my weight) I felt really beautiful. I remember years ago thinking it would be an absolute nightmare to be married at this weight, but it wasn’t at all — it was all about us and our commitment to each other, and nothing else mattered. It’s funny how we put ourse... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, November 3, 2019

    11/3/2019 1:48:30 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Everyone I Love Becomes My Family - and I Love Everyone." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/2/2019 11:54:00 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a beautiful day here today. my daughter is volunteering at the library today. she enjoys volunteering there. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! tomorrow i have a session with my personal trainer tomorrow afternoon at the gym. i am looking forward to it. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, November 2, 2019

    11/2/2019 3:55:29 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " In the eternity of all creation, I am the only ME that ever will be." - jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/1/2019 2:34:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am starting to feel better from this cold that i have. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i managed to get in a workout at the gym this morning. have a great day and a terrific weekend, everyone!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, November 1,2019

    11/1/2019 5:05:00 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Delight in Dancing Lightly With Life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/30/2019 12:49:55 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cooler and cloudier day here today. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Hot Topic at TOPS & Puppy Socialization

    10/29/2019 7:40:45 PM, by KALISWALKER

    At the TOPS meeting today I got two awards (charms) - July Star of the Month & Holiday Loser. I am still learning about TOPS and didn't know they did this, but it's fun. This weeks weigh-in I am down 4 pounds from last week, so I was the top loser for the week. I gave a talk to the group on a ... Read more

  • what the doctor said

    10/29/2019 4:34:44 PM, by SOFT_VAL67

    Thanks to everyone who commented on my last blog. I wanted to update everyone and let them know that I broke down and went to the clinic. This wasnt my usual clinic, but it may become. They tested me for flu, negative again. And because of the symptoms I described they decided to do some tests. ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/29/2019 1:48:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful mostly sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. i am out and about, enjoying the weather. i am getting over a slight cold and i am just mainly walking, dancing for exercise. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • you give me fever

    10/29/2019 6:09:02 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    Put it off long enough....grocery shopping today!! I was sick as a dog yesterday. This is the 2nd time in 3 weeks. Wake up with chills, fever, body aches, wheezing soreness and short of breath. Went to the doctor the first time and tested negative for flu. No chest x ray or blood testing. ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, October 28, 2019

    10/28/2019 3:05:55 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Every day, I give thanks that I am me, and that everything that has ever occurred in my life happened exactly as it did - however unpleasant it may have appeared at the time." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Sunday - Plant Seeds for New Beginnings & Rock Stars

    10/27/2019 6:23:53 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Sunday was the last church service for Colebrook Church. Sadly our church has closed after 72 years. It's been the heartbeat of the community, but over the years attendance dropped off as people moved, died, lost interest and the community became more diverse. Sadly it got down to about 30-40 regula... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, October 27, 2019

    10/27/2019 2:32:41 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I constantly seek excellence in all domains that truly matter to me." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, October 26, 2019

    10/26/2019 4:33:40 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I have compassion for everyone who has ever been a player upon the stage of my life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, October 25, 2019

    10/25/2019 2:22:47 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " My compassionate intents are generally received clearly and acted upon - perhaps not immediately, or in exactly the way I hope - but acted upon favourably, nonetheless." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Around the Block, Jello

    10/23/2019 4:41:41 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Rebel is getting stronger, and yesterday did her first walk around the block, which equals 4 blocks. Today she has done it twice. She is very social and wants to greet everyone. Food - still working to automate my decision making and effort for my meals. Last night I made 16 servings of sugar-f... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    10/23/2019 3:23:13 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Merely to avoid harming others is not good enough. Earn your place in this world by doing good. Be a pillar of goodness." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/22/2019 7:10:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is a cooler day here today. it did rain for a while this morning, then the rain stopped. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Dinner, TOPS, Dogs, Meals, Triggers, Costumes

    10/22/2019 10:59:11 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Canadian Thanksgiving was the second weekend in October. We were away, so we had Thanksgiving dinner here with our family last night. I scaled it back a bit, making smaller amounts of turkey dressing, gravy, and dessert. We have leftover turkey, salad, potatoes, and vegetables. I made Low-Carb Cauli... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, October 22, 2019

    10/22/2019 4:05:00 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I choose to flow with the River of Life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's sunday

    10/20/2019 2:06:18 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym yesterday and i feel wonderful! my daughter says hello to all. on friday night, i will be going to a halloween party and the music to be played will all be from the 1980's. i am really looking forward to it. i got in a lot of exercise and steps yesterday. i feel good... Read more

  • Who Eats Out of a Measuring Cup?

    10/19/2019 7:08:41 PM, by KALISWALKER

    This week in the 5% Challenge we are doing portion control where you read/know the portion size then measure/weigh all your food and drinks. This afternoon I was having a yogurt snack, so I looked at the container, serving size 1/3 cup 35 calories. OK I fill the 1/3 measuring cup, get the mini spoon... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, October 19, 2019

    10/19/2019 3:52:30 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am the call." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, October 18, 2019

    10/18/2019 8:41:02 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I breathe in my courage. I exhale my fear." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Do More of What Makes Me Happy! New Puppy!

    10/17/2019 10:26:58 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We went to the Portland OR area for 4 nights in our RV. The first 2 days we rested, shopped at Woodburn Premium Outlets with 114 stores (only shopped at 6 or 7), ate authentic Mexican food in the #1 restaurant twice. It was a holiday weekend so traffic to the shopping center was insane. Fortunately,... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, October 17, 2019

    10/17/2019 2:43:01 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I boldly paint my dreams upon the canvas of my life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/16/2019 6:48:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool fall day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. I had an incredible workout at the gym this morning. both budgie birds say cheep ,cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    10/15/2019 11:45:38 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am a Bold and Courageous Warrior." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, October 14, 2019

    10/14/2019 1:19:45 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Bless EVERYTHING That Has Occurred To Bring Me To This Instant." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, October 13, 2019

    10/13/2019 12:24:35 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am a being of free-will, and I CHOOSE each and every action I make, every thought I think, and every emotion I feel." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's sunday

    10/13/2019 11:23:32 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. my mom says thanks for the birthday wishes. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, October 12, 2019

    10/12/2019 5:43:01 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I become happy when I choose to accept and love all of life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more