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  • thinking of others tuesday

    1/28/2020 6:56:13 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Kim would you stop taking pictures of yourself? Your sister's going to jail" Kris Jenner I don't think any of us are that self obsessed.!!! I think it's important to take others along with us on our journey. Give out some tips and insights , It nice to lead the way and smooth the pat... Read more

  • Mondays can be magical

    1/27/2020 6:18:08 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " A homeless guy asked me for 2, so I gave him 1.67 because that's what a women would get paid for doing the same job." Kirsty Mac My husband had a doctor's appointment today, he needs another month off of work, easy on the lifting and walking. He is healing, but slowly, It will be ... Read more

  • Thank you! Your CBD sharing was top notch. Such a controversial topic!

    1/27/2020 1:45:30 PM, by CTUPTON

    My right shoulder has begun hurting badly. My daughter has this in a stick, like deodorant comes in. I tend to use pain patches from the drug store. I used her CBD stick on an arm area and one time on my shoulder pain. It did help. She says not all brands work! ANd it is expensive. So trying one t... Read more

  • Sheet pan baked veggies (for 1 week of lunches)

    1/27/2020 1:23:14 PM, by CTUPTON

    I got this from a friend: She makes enough for 1 week of lunches. At lunch time she adds meat or tuna or whatever to make a quick, filling meal. I have not done this yet. I need to buy veggies first. 267 773 69 369 198 I make one sheet pan meal on Sunday or Monday, pop it ... Read more

  • sunday blessings He is near

    1/26/2020 3:53:52 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " As the dawn mists over the horizon and the sun closes the evening shade, it's with such certainty I know....... You are always near. " June Cotner Graves I hope you all had a blessed Sunday and you know that He is ever present to help or to lean on we may only ask. ... Read more

  • Still smiling saturday

    1/25/2020 2:51:57 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " There's something particularly exciting about being the hunter, as opposed to the hunted." Cathy Freeman Olympic runner Everyone should go after what they want in life not just sit back and let life come to you. Remember it is Your life and YOU are in charge, Yes , some things happen b... Read more

  • Happy Healthy Aloha Friday

    1/24/2020 7:16:37 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Living hell is the best revenge." Adrienne Gusoff I got a new calendar for christmas . It is a gift to me from me, It is called wild words from wild women . I thought it would somehow inspire me to stop being meek little o'l me. lol Some of these quotes are way over the top. I would ... Read more

  • thinking of you thursday

    1/23/2020 6:30:46 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " I never speak behind people's backs . If I've got anything to say, I pop it on a postcard." Victoria Wood I have only great things to say about the amazing people here on this site, You are always kind, loyal and loving, Thank you so much for all the kinds words for my mom reh... Read more

  • wild mistakes wednesday

    1/22/2020 7:42:11 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Learn from the mistakes of others . You can't live long enough to make them all yourself." Eleanor Roosevelt That's what i love about here we learn from each other , successes and mistakes . Sometimes we learn what works for others and make the mistake of thinking it will work for us. ... Read more

  • CBD oil or lotion Has anyone used it?

    1/22/2020 12:32:37 PM, by CTUPTON

    My daughter had me use hers. It looked like a deodorant. I had a "knot" near my wrist. I have many of these. If I press on it , it hurts. So I rubbed her stuff on it. The pain did go away.Even this morning when I press on it, the pain was practically gone. But I am afraid of it. Here is some i... Read more

  • Thrilling Tuesday

    1/21/2020 8:14:18 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Put yourself in the path of lightning" Valerie Jarrett I am taking this quote to mean set yourself up for greatness . Put yourself out there . Take a step forward. Help yourself out, Be ready to do great things . Today I still felt slightly under the weather. The weather was... Read more

  • Making Monday Magic

    1/20/2020 6:43:55 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The time when you need to do something is when no one else is willing to do it, when people are saying it cant be done. " Mary Frances Berry Unfortunately this usually involves house work for me when every one else bails, Not today . I am not feeling great. Headache , sore thro... Read more

  • Sunday endeavors blessings

    1/19/2020 5:53:32 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " In all endeavors Strive to celebrate The spirit of the warrior ... Calm, Centered, Certain, Whether tending the flower garden Or searching for the heart of the Divine. Jo-Anne Rowley Sunday's Blessings to you all Today was warmer and the s... Read more

  • Saturday smiles and lemonade

    1/18/2020 6:11:00 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " When life gives you lemons , squirt someone in the eye. " Cathy Guisewite Today was extra cold with snow on the way in the afternoon so I bundled up, and headed out and it was quit pleasant. The trick is to have the right gear. Warm sneaker boots, knit wool hat, fleece lined pants, and s... Read more

  • Happy birthday to my mom!

    1/17/2020 10:38:15 PM, by 2DAWN4

    Today my mom turned 82. She has accomplished so much in life but she can't believe she is 82. She still has a very social active life and keeps very busy. Due to the nasty weather, we did not take her out to dinner tonight but have plans to on Sunday. She had a very good day today with many phon... Read more

  • happy aloha friday a gift of another day

    1/17/2020 7:27:26 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " People say "But Betty Facebook is a great way to connect with old friends. Well at my age , If i wanna connect with old friends , I need a ouija board. Betty White 98 Life is a gift , a blessing and something to be celebrated and thankful for . It is our job to take the life were... Read more

  • Think it over Thursday

    1/16/2020 6:00:54 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Any time you see me with my arms around an old man , I'm holding him for the police ,: Moms Mabley It's all about perception. I know we all have been working really hard on this health thing for the new year. For some of us the scales have not been in our favor. DON"T GIVE ... Read more

  • what are you doing for you wednesday

    1/15/2020 5:52:49 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " It takes a long time to get to be a diva. I mean , you gotta work at it, " Diana Ross i guess I am a real diva when it comes to my health and happiness. I mean i have logged in here for over 2110 days. I've been here over 10 years logging every day until we had a week of no power due to a... Read more

  • turn it around tuesday

    1/14/2020 6:25:55 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " One thing that really irritates me is a thousand things.." Chelsea Peretti I won't bore you with my ultra long list. I will tell you I am working on it. In finding the good in the bad, to be happy with less, and to find joy in the little things. To be thankful for it all. Today s... Read more

  • Broken record

    1/14/2020 12:04:23 AM, by 2DAWN4

    All day long, I have had two songs run through my head. I have been humming/singing them all day long. It wouldn't be to bad but I can't sing! Cannot carry a tune in a bucket. I think that I make people's ears bleed with my voice. But it doesn't stop me from belting out the songs! I figure eve... Read more

  • Monday magic

    1/13/2020 7:13:19 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " I want it all - and I would like it delivered ." Bette Midler It would be so nice to get everything we want, an easy life with fun around every corner. Friends galore , no drama . The reality is far different our job is to make the most of chaos ,whirlwind life we get. S... Read more

  • Heat

    1/13/2020 12:56:25 AM, by 2DAWN4

    Today, when I woke up, I found out that our furnace had quit working overnight. The temp was 62 in the house which I am okay with. But my elderly mother was feeling frozen. So I texted my support system for advice. My cousin, who had sold his Heating and Plumbing business a few years ago, offere... Read more

  • Blessings

    1/12/2020 6:57:00 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted ." Author unknown Beautiful 70 degree temps today , lead to a beautiful 43 minute walk. I almost forgot it was January . It was nice enough to take mom outside the nursing home for a quick respite of fresh air and sunshine. ... Read more

  • To do list

    1/12/2020 2:42:44 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Build it and they will come!

    1/12/2020 12:29:07 AM, by 2DAWN4

    I have two great-nephews that live just a few towns away from me so I see them quite often. Every since they were little, I have bought a gingerbread house for them. We then build it together and share many laughs as they always fall down. They are both teenagers now and I wondered if they still ... Read more

  • saturday smiles

    1/11/2020 8:15:10 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue, " Dorothy Parker Healthy Breakfast Eggs and greens Healthy lunch homemade chicken soup (lots of veggies ) Healthy Dinner Turkey loin , multigrain rice and lots of veggies A beautiful warm walk 53 deg... Read more

  • Trying to get new hearing aides.

    1/11/2020 10:35:42 AM, by CTUPTON

    I am frustrated my insurance company promises free hearing aides but getting the information from them has been very frustrating. The left hand does not know what the right hand is doing! chris... Read more

  • Aloha

    1/10/2020 7:16:13 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " When in doubt act like God." Madonna After my mother's adamant refusal not to go into a nursing home, my sister's and I were in the need of divine intervention, It came in the form of an er nurse who sat and had an honest talk with my mom. She held her hand and told her this is the... Read more

  • Best laid plans of mice and men

    1/10/2020 5:17:44 PM, by 2DAWN4

    I had so much hope that I would get tons of stuff done today. However, life happened and I have not gotten one thing done that was (or even was not) on my list. After my lunch break, I will have two hours so hopefully I can get some things done! I do love life though. Because you never know what ... Read more

  • Not much to say tonight.

    1/10/2020 12:47:08 AM, by 2DAWN4

    At work, our new flooring will be installed. Glad to have a date for that. I should be ready as all things have to be off of the floor and countertops. It has been hard to find time to purge and clean but it feels so good! Hopefully,tomorrow I can finish our craft corner. I can't wait to have t... Read more

  • Take care of you Thursday

    1/9/2020 7:33:23 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " My arrogance knows no bounds and I will make no peace today , and you should be so lucky to find a women like me. " Jenny Holzer Thank you all for the thoughts and prayers for my mom, Looks like she is going home tomorrow.. I stated my case , said what my heart felt , made a decision . ... Read more

  • wild diva wednesday

    1/8/2020 7:12:04 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The nature of my life is a divadom, it really is ." Mariah Carey Last night I was doing my spanish lessons on doulingo and I was suddenly in a three way conversation with my sisters about my mom. My sister was bringing her to the hospital for edema in her legs and breathing issues, She has be... Read more

  • Tuesday turn yourself into .....

    1/7/2020 6:23:25 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " I always aimed at being a legend ." Eileen Myles Read that line a couple times . Believe it , it can happen. I'll never be an actress or a writer , or politician . But I can be better at all things ..... So today I tried a new breakfast recipe. Put a little leftover stuffing ... Read more

  • New favorite snack

    1/7/2020 12:43:21 AM, by 2DAWN4

    I have discovered a new snack at Aldi's. Freeze dried fruit......I love the Mangoes, strawberries and pears. I have used them in salads, just as a plain snack and have even placed them on a few holiday fruit trays. Yum! Yum!... Read more

  • mondays magic

    1/6/2020 7:32:37 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Some artists want your money so they can buy Range Rovers and diamond bracelets , But I don't care about that kind of stuff . I want your soul. " Lady Gaga That is why i love Gaga . I love her born to be me campaign . That is how i am. I never cared about status or prestige . I think a h... Read more

  • Bought a bag of air...

    1/6/2020 6:57:42 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Monday goals

    1/5/2020 9:42:46 PM, by 2DAWN4

    We are getting new flooring at work in a few weeks so the name of the game is to PURGE! I have been doing a great job of it but still have some ways to go. So Monday's goal is too finish the AV room and the Craft corner! Wish me luck!... Read more

  • Sunday smiles

    1/5/2020 8:09:01 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    This morning like I thought I woke up happier. And I had a great idea , We received a little money from my mom for Christmas so why not get breakfast as a real once in a long time treat, We went to a place in town that made all their own fresh food, I had my first Greek omelet and it was divine spi... Read more

  • Be seated

    1/4/2020 7:32:55 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " If you don't have a seat at the table , your probably on the menu ." Elizabeth Warren In this case I prefer to be seated . In most cases I'd rather be in motion, Today was a cold damp rainy day, Dark and bleak and I felt it. I put on my black raincoat wishing it was yellow or red,an... Read more

  • flu preventative Have you used black elderberry ?

    1/4/2020 11:12:06 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • Walking resolution

    1/4/2020 10:40:06 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • Want to be like Oprah or do I

    1/3/2020 6:52:18 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    "I am aiming to become the white Oprah ." Janice Dickinson Would be nice to have Oprah's fame , smarts and money , Would be great to be ultra successful and rich . Oh the things I could do with her money , I would give most of it away to charities for the , children and homeless . I wo... Read more

  • Back to my routine!

    1/3/2020 12:22:35 AM, by 2DAWN4

    I am ready to tackle 2020 with vim and vigor and make this decade the best one ever!... Read more

  • Turn into the you you want to be

    1/2/2020 7:09:24 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " All of us invent ourselves. Some of us just have more imagination than others." Cher I think i reinvent myself every couple of minutes. I can be mean kind witty bossy, cranky , tired , and motivated all in the same day lol, The important thing is to have fun while your doing it. Don't be to... Read more

  • I RUN MY WORLD

    1/1/2020 7:04:03 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " I run my world" Beyonce " Your success and happiness lie in you . Resolve to keep happy , and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties ." Helen Keller I think I started the new year off okay after all I am the boss and run my own world. How very spec... Read more

  • January 2020

    12/31/2019 9:17:59 PM, by LINDAF49

    New year and old goals - Many medical issues but basically working at aging gracefully and maintaining health as best I can. Still dreaming of seeing ONE-derland on the scale someday!!! Maintaining a simple life, trying to do a couple flights of stairs daily and wear pedometer to be sure I ge... Read more

  • New years Eve

    12/31/2019 5:16:30 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Of course I went on a nice but slow walk on New years Eve, It was eerily quiet just me and the birds and the slush and the snow. A few cars but my neighbors are used to seeing me out and about in my bright yellow sweatshirt, They drive slow and are respectful and it is fun to wave as they drive p... Read more

  • moving on monday

    12/30/2019 7:13:06 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Today i decided to take down the tree . What an adventure bringing empty boxes from the cellar filling them with ornaments and bringing them back down. Putting it all away in a closet for next year, Lots of work . Lots of trips, Lots of fun, Then I went on a short walk. It was pouring and clo... Read more

  • Well the cat has taken over...

    12/30/2019 11:41:42 AM, by CTUPTON

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