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9/9/14 7:43 A

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I had a couple of bad eating days... lots of stress... but "this too shall pass" and it has. I have now had 2 good eating days and things are working themselves out. I have my surgeon meeting in a month. Skies are blue. B&B is closed until after my knee replacement. I can breath!

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sounds fun! Havve a great trip!

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We have been cleaning, scrubbing, laundry and packing. We are going on vacation. We are leaving late Friday night and will be gone for a week. We are going to Houston to see Our daughter and SIL. They have an in ground pool and a hot tub. It will be a lot of fun. My sis is going with us, as well. I am looking forward to vacation.

Have a great week!

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Having guests for the weekend went fine. I have my spark friend coming over to pick up meals... and hubby is busy taking down the lean to shed against the house as it seems to be diverting water into a window well and caused a flood in the last downpour. Did a 45 minute walk... that usually takes 20 minutes... but I'm thrilled!

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It really helps when I have a choice. Thanks for sharing your "committment" too. Woo hoo you can do it! I prefer to say "I can have it tomorrow but choose not to today"... or at least that used to work. I guess that is what I am doing. I have guests this weekend and next week and as I took the loaves of banana bread out of the oven I wondered if they too would like a choice... so I made paleo banana bread which is grain and dairy free as well. I just had a piece and it is fine. Plus my middlest daughter who is gluten free can eat it.

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8/27/14 5:45 A

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I do enjoy reading your updates. They help me realize that we are all human and struggle in our own way. As I was getting ready for work, I had a renewed sense of determination. I knew I had to give something up as if it were lent. I am giving up nutty bars. That has become a habit and I eat those instead of ice cream.
We each have our weaknesses and mine is peanut butter and chocolate. That is going to be my goal. I will work on leaving them on the shelf. No food is forbidden for me. It becomes too tempting if I forbid it.
As I renew my commitment, I thank you for your support!

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I re-orderedc my spark teams on my start page so I should be on here more frequently now. Before it was on my second page ... not seen. I should be better at chatting now.

So... I have a new neighbour and we appear to have a lot in common and she wants a friend. I think we are a pretty good match. We are pretty much the same age with similar goals, although mine are around losing weight and hers are more health related. Still, we both like walking. I made a list of some of the things that "fill my cup" and I was surprised that most of them are not solitary activities. I do enjoy being on my own and when I get busy with family, work, and the people I faccilitate in my communities I need time to work on my own goals so with full days sometimes I don't even think about social time... but I notice that I am much happier when I have friend time. It is a REWARD. I might have to blog about that, lol.

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Groan... sore....

Yesterday DH took me kayaking... saw a young otter and an osprey flew right over our heads... turtle, frogs, loons... but it was too far. Didn't feel like it at the time but that rule, don't get too Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired (HALT) and I add in Pain.... definitely got too tired and in pain and then we had dinner really late so just warmed up frozen dinners and mine was yummy but no vegeatables. I could have been warry but all my guards were down and I got into M&M's in front of the TV. Shocked when I realized how many I had had... and kind of in a sugar daze this morning still. So much regret... and more... when I realized my spark blog was voted most popular blog. Darn. I do have great thoughts.... and I do mean well. I just... sometimes lose the battles with the food dragon. Wish I had looked at the computer first. It might have shamed me into a better choice. But.. I also know that HALT works for me and next time I need to make better choices right at the start.

Sassy water... ah... cucumber slices, lemon or lime slices, fresh mint leaves, and I grate some frozen ginger in. Let it sit for a while. These new infuser jugs work well for it. I often keep adding water as I take a cup and it will "last" for two or three days that way. Very refreshing.

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8/24/14 9:17 A

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I'm glad you are getting better. I am still full of excuses. I will get there!
What is sassy water. Tell me about it.
Have a great day!

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I did really well having my journal with me while watching TV. Evenings are when my dragon comes out. I'm tired... sore... and I retreat to my room with DH. It has become a habit that I'm not crazy about that started when my knees were really bad. Before that I only watched TV on Thursday nights and did not allow a TV in the bedroom or living room. I know it is now an addiction born of excuses. But it is a process. Food and walking first and I will keep writing about the evening TV and snacking problems. Yesteday I did a LOT of housework getting ready for B&B guests and then I did my walking in the pool and THEN I walked a few hundred metres of Rideau trail while waiting to meet up with my guests. It was wonderful. Better yet because they hiked in a day early DH has promised to take me kayaking this afternoon. Woo hoo! I have promised to make some meals for a spark friend to drop off this week so they will be healthy and help me fill my own freezer with good meals... my one downfall yesterday was some dark chocolate. I have not decided yet whether it is accpetable but dark chocolate M&M's are NOT. The dark chocolate with mint, or orange or raspberry or cayenne possibly is. I have experienced hunger the past couple of days since being back on the writing diet and not died. Hurray. Also getting in all my veggies. Water I think I need more of. I will pick some mint today and make a jug of sassy water.

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8/21/14 5:43 A

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How is everybody doing? It's the usual for me. Nothing dramatic happening here.
Have a nice day! emoticon emoticon Very hot and humid here. Drink plenty of water!

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Thanks, I know it Pam. BDJohnson, good luck with school starting!

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I am glad you are still here, BDJOHNSON. JUSTYNA, I hope you are on the mend. I just takes time. I think you are growing in SP so much. You hang in there, girl! There are so many pulling for you. Include me in that!
Have a great day!

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I am still here, GRAMPAM!

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It is certainly not all about the weight. I got to onderland and then this knee injury has hammered me hard... some depression that I'm working tooth and nail to fight and the weight creeping up. But I have learned so much over the years. Good things to fall back on. I know now what helps and what does not. It is very much about not gaining it all back and being in the best shape I can be when I get surgery.

-eat clean to keep the cravings at bay
-do something physcial every day
-get outside every day
-have an attitude of gratitude
-never give up
-be around people who I love who care about me too...sometimes that means family but sometimes it is friends and I can never underestimate how they can lift me up and carry me when I feel I can't do it myself
-do something creative
-get enough sleep
-hydrate

And do not take back the diet mentality. WE are worth so much more than that. Eat more healthy foods and do more healthy acitivities.

Pam we CAN meet these goals this year. WE CAN! Make one positive choice every day. Dee I am so glad that you have a postive attitude. It is amazing what we can find in us to be able to do. There is still some summer left for you and Pam I sure hope things turn around with these illnesses in your family. I am sorry about your SIL. I have had some sadness over friends who have terminal diseases. But they have also inspired me. One just went kayaking on the East Coast and my BIL managed to get up on the dance floor at his son't wedding and shuffle about, stayed up way too late too many times and did not waste a minute of life. That is what I want to do. Not be in a brain fog from a sugar fix that will fix nothing. I want to live life to the fullest.. and today it means pushing through until things get better. Hugs to both of you. Justyna

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7/19/14 8:15 A

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Where have all the members gone?
Have a nice weekend!

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Tomorrow is 6 years for me. I believe this will be the year that I reach my goal. Join me in my goal, team! emoticon

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Hi DEEDAYE,
I am still here, as well. I have had a lot of illness with Mom, brother and hubby. No weight loss here either. I haven't given up, yet. We can do this!
Have a great week end!

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Hello Team!
I love summer and the luxury & freedom of time! I'm still here.....haven't lost any weight, but I'm still here! I will never give up!

Abundant Blessings, Dee


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I will read your blogs and pray for you and your knee surgery. I hope you get stronger and better every day! emoticon

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If you have seen my blogs I am a yoyo of emotions the past few days. Knee injury and waiting for surgery and TRYING to focus on food as a tool to prepare. Ahrgh. I did do some good blogging which I have to go back and read. My own garden is going to have to be left... so sad. Oh well. Glad school is over for you B. Hope it is a good summer for you and the kids. Justyna

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6/11/14 6:19 A

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Keep working your program! It does help!

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Prayers! We have been working in our garden and landscaping. It is so much work but enjoyable. It is a lot of exercise.

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Please pray for a good blood pressure reading at the doctor's office tomorrow.

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I didn't get to do yard work this weekend due to rain and a desire to rest my bones before the last nine days of school.

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We have been doing a lot of yard work. I planted a lot of flowers and revamping most of our yard. We planted a veggie garden. I have helped with a walk way using river rock. The Mighty Mississippi is just a couple of miles from my home. The Des Moines river is closer than that so river rock is cheap. We have geodes that we have found in our area and I dug an old wheel barrow out of a shed. We drilled holes in it for drainage and planted a variety of flowers in it. We had an old pump used for well water so we placed it so it appears to be watering the plants in the wheel barrow. We chose to leave the pump and wheel barrow with the weathered look. I really like the way it turned out. We have so much more that needs done but it takes time. Have a nice weekend. We have a three day weekend for Memorial day on Monday.

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We just had a hail storm so I went out to check on the tomatoes. DD25 hates outdoors but I am determined that she spend at least 2 hours out of her room every day and made a list. One activity was to plant a garden so we compromised (even though I have a half acre) and made a patio garden. She has tomatoes, chives and basil and mint. All pretty easy to grow so I'm hopeful. They all seem OK thank goodness.

I just finished my biggest loser spring challenge and am pleased with how hard I worked. Slow and steady. It's hard to stay motivated on my own to do the same thing every day so it was good to have a team to be accountable to and earn "points" for my cardio and ST. This time of year though with all the gardening it's not hard. I think I'm winning the war against dandelions but the black flies are winning against me! Yesterday I wore a bug jacket and but hat and it was great but today I was out in a summer dress.... sillly, what was I thinking?

One of my neighbours has property along the river and she says there are trails I can hike along any time. I'm very excited. Plus I have a new neighbour who is currently "camping" on the lot they bought while they prepare to build a house and she says she loves hiking and will drag me along with her. So far it has been too wet but it is something to look forward to.

No guests at the B&B right now because we are closed to do repairs and projects. DH was supposed to take holiday time but bailed on me when a work project became time sensitive. Not the first time. But he has been doing repairs when he can. I've been really pleased with myself. Today I took down our sign and repainted it and got it back up again, the gardens look decent, I finished replacing tiles in our bathroom to "update" the look. And I've finished painting one windowsill in the pool area that DH repaired. Only 10 more of those to go. I still have 2 weeks until the next guests. It's kind of fun having the house to ourselves.

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I had to remove about two dozen iris plants to make way for the fence repairman last night.

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It is a nice day! Enjoy!

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I didn't get outside to walk today, but I did manage some strength training for my "problem areas."

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4/27/14 4:51 P

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It is raining. We played "hookie" from church and worked on our garden. This is the first time in 38 years that we have planted a vegetable garden. I am excited! We put in some tomato plants, cabbage and cauliflower plants. I planted green peppers and some jalapeo peppers in pots on my deck. I have some green beans starting in a pot on my deck as well. We are planning corn, green beans, zucchini and cucumbers in the garden as well! We put a fence up to keep the deer and rabbits out! Hubby is still of so he will work on it while I am at work.
Have a great day!

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Welcome back, MARGOMANIAC. We are struggling in many ways. Together we can support our efforts. I am glad you are back!

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I have been MIA for a long time due to serious health problems.
I have severe breathing problems and need plenty of rest and
to stay away from irritants that trigger a disruption to my breathing.
I am hoping to be able to get outside and go for walks now that
the nice weather is almost here.
It is difficult to exercise because I cannot breathe
properly, and some weight has come back on, but I am determined to
be in control of my nutrition.
Hoping to start back very slowly and do only what the doctor allows with regards to exercise and not relapse.
On top of everything my computer died and the repairman could not fix it because it was EVIL. I have purchased a new one this week and it should be installed on the weekend or the first of the week.

You are the same person today that you will be in five years from today, except for the people that you meet and the books that you read.




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I am wiped but emoticon for me because I did some yoga this morning and then an aquafit workout in the pool and am not cleaning for the next guests. The last ones ended up extending their stay to 10 days (9 people) so lots to clean up today. However my DD wants to eat clean and I'm feeling good with what we are eating. I'm disappointed to not be in onederland (it was such a brief visit) but at least I am maintaining at 200. Just keep swimming as Dori says!

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Three seizures in 5 days... kind of what we expected... but today she had her hair bleached so we can dye it electric blue (her colour for the past 10 years). I am pretty exhausted and it is a "working" Easter weekend. Family taking me to dinner tonight at Mongolian Village. Healthy and just what I need today. I gardened for 45 minutes. Lovely sunshine as the snow melted off the roof. Cree family are staying longer and have more family members coming which is good for my bank account and my family are OK with it as they tend to stay in the suite or outside working on geese, and go in the pool around midnight. I serve breakfast close to noon so DD22 and I can work out in the mornings and DH and I enjoy moring coffee together. It does make my day weird but... whatever. Hope things are good with you over the holiday. Justyna

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4/17/14 5:53 A

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Easter weekend is here! Enjoy!

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Happy Birthday! Enjoy your news and the great news about your daughter. A normal life will be my prayer for your DD25
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Happy Dance!

Went to the neurologist today and DD25 is starting medications for her seizures as soon as the pharmacy calls and says they have come in (they had to be ordered) which should be tonight. Hopeful and excited! She is going to try and have a normal schedule for the next 3 months. It's huge for us to try this but we are so willing. We had a discussion with him about taking classes and maybe someday learning to drive and he was optimistic that someday she can have a normal life. OMG... And we did NOT stop to celebrate with food. Just giggled in the car and did a lot of smiling. Now... we do have to be patient. Things might get worse before they get better and she will only be on a low dose for the first 3 months. Doctor was so great. He is excited as her disorder is rare and he will be able to use her as a subject for the 5th year med student exams and write a paper... I just want to see some results!

Second, tomorrow is my birthday. We plan to have a dinner out together at a healthy restaurant when DD22 gets home, probably on the weekend. I already helped DD25 pick out a gift for me and asked DD23 to download songs for me to work out to. I decided I would make a healthy cheesecake for myself and arranged already to have the remainder taken away as I am the only one who eats cheese cake... more or less I expected tomorrow to be a normal, maybe even a dull day. BUT my best friend came last night and is staying until Wednedsay morning. She said she wanted to take us out for dinner and I said no, gave my eating reasons and instead we are going to pick up the fixings for a fish BBQ with big salad so my main carb can be the cheesecake.. which she loves. She is working from here so we keep getting together for "coffee" breaks. A gift all by itself!

I am now off to the vet so hopeful that will go well.

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We had company most of the weekend. It is not easy to follow a diet with grandsons here. Excuses, excuses! I will try to follow a decent diet plan today. I need to take this a meal at a time.
I hope your program is going well. Each day is a new opportunity! Make it a good one!

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It's hard when things change to find new routines that everyone is happy with. Still a chance of improvement for you DH so I hope the visit with the doctior offers a plan.

I started my day with extra serviings of toast, PB and J. I need to sit and do some writing to figure that out or just have a good workout. I have errands today too with DD and am waiting to hear back from her doctor. Lots of waiting!

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That sounds awesome! I would love to have a pool to do some aquafit! I am still dealing with DH;s health issues. Maybe a visit to a GP today and his orthopedic doctor tomorrow. I refuse to quit the exercises again.
It is supposed to rain the rest of the week. That would be a good thing. We are still in drought conditions, even with all the snow we have had.
Have a great day! emoticon

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emoticon That's great Pam! DH joined me in the pool last night. I downloaded some new songs and was doing some aquafit and he was trying to be playful... so not as good a workout but it was FUN and I think a little destress is important. Love spending time together. My story got over 3700 views! Can you imagine? I'm not sure how people are still finding it but the link still works. My head is shrinking back to normal size, lol. OK, oatmeal is ready and DH and I have a breakfast date as we are "alone" (DD just went to bed and my other DD's are away)

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3/30/14 7:59 P

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DH and I walked for about 30 minutes and I did a run/walk on the gazelle for 30 minutes. It was good!

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Be careful, you are inspiring me to get the exercises going!
I think the winter is behind us and walking outdoors will be comfortable.
Have a great day!
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I am still in onderland this morning. Woo hoo! Did Zumba DVD before breakfast. I prefer the "Just Dance" on the wii but this was the week's challenge activity. I have started doing the exercise of the day on spark. Took me a while to find it but someone on a team is not posting it daily so I will probably not be able to find it on the spark site again. emoticon

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I will read it! You are doing great!

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Spark People said "we woul dlove for you to spread the word about your story on all your social media connections". So.. here is my success story they are posting on Spark People this morning.

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Great terrible day today. So many things went wrong but somehow it all worked out. I actually got a lot done and ate some frogs (got things done I didn't wat to do ). I am surprised I got my minimum steps in today already. I have not exercised yet but I guess I have been on the move most of the day. Hope you are progressing! And having fun at it!!

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Yesterday some self sabatoge .... a combination of losing 3 pounds and DD having a meltdown... so I ate and the scale this morning was back up by 1.5 pounds. Still, it made me smile. The sun is out and the dog and I will go for a quick walk to enjoy it. Cold still but I saw morning doves last week so am hopeful.

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It is a beautiful day! I am getting ready to go for a walk. Tomorrow is supposed to be cold and snowy.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend!

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