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My happy place is with my babies and we wouldn't mind being on the beach!

They finally made it to Florida yesterday after several flight delays. Mommy said the boys were great. My son, not so much . He doesn't like to travel and then you add in all the delays and he was just over it. I do believe he is related to his mother. Their flight was suppose to leave at 5 and they boarded at 10:30! So he wasn't happy. But they are at the "pool' so the babies are happy. Yes, they think they have to get on a plane to get to a pool. There is a waterpark at the condo grandpa stays at. So they will have a blast this week, I only wish we were with them!



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water massage chair... the idea rings my bell!

my happy place is wave hopping with furbabies/kids at beach, nice summer day

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Absolutely love the beach but think my real happy place is South Dakota where my mom still lives and so many memories

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This is so cool. "Where is your mental happy place?"

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I love being reminded about doing steps. Moving every hour will keep our metabolism going!

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Massage chair and even a water massage chair. I'd walk on a treadmill if I could use those afterwards!
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I bought a new Fitbit and used it for the first time yesterday. I did 5,000 steps. Today, it reminded me I needed 32 more steps this hour... so I got up and moved!!

Treat yourself well today! Love is in the air (along with football).



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Love the new decorations! I'm in on a scavenger hunt to find Dee's!
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Wendi - Stay safe!
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Kim - Love the vacation! I've wanted to do an all inclusive spot....maybe soon! It looks fantastic!
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I went to the gym with my sister this morning...it was pouring rain. Walked on the treadmill for 30 min (3000 steps), then did 10 min in the massage chair and another 10 min in the water massage chair. It was like a spa day!
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Love the color added to the boards. Game for a scavenger hunt walk to find Dee’s decorations

Kim you will have so much fun. What a goal to work towards

Wendi have fun and be safe out there.

Today was my grandson Owen’s 10th Birthday. Went to Clayton’s BB tournament and then back to the house for Owen’s dinner of choice Beefy Nachos and Sloppy Joes and ended with a TCBY birthday pie. Was a great day. Did eat a small sliver of pie emoticon

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emoticon hope you have a few mins to relax & pamper yourself! Happy Weekend :)





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So festive! I love it! emoticon

Well girls, I'm off to go traveling. My cousin's daughter's wedding first and then off to visit my aunt. Suppose to be a lovely winter storm coming in tonight so praying for good driving conditions. Hopefully we will get ahead of it for the most part.

On a plus--ground hog didn't see his shadow today......spring is close!! (hopefully)

I will try and check in when I can. Have a great week everyone!!

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emoticon emoticon Oh Kim, I want to come with you! emoticon
emoticon Beep Beep Tracy! Enjoy your Uber driving and save up some dollars.
emoticon Thanks Brenda for the beautiful decorations.
I'll add some outside ones, but you'll have to take a walk to spot them!






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Those chips look wonderful Jules.

I agree with leaving the boards the same as well. Laura need to focus on getting well and not worry about the boards.

I got our vacation booked for the last of April I am so excited I can not wait.
Here is where we are going. en.valentinmaya.com/ Never been to an all inclusive and I am just going to veg for the most part while we are there. Now I have 2 months to get some of this weight off. So I am going to do my best. I also paid a little more to get a swim up room! How fun that is going to be.

Well, I am off to get ready for work. Have a full schedule today plus several laying on my floor to be done! UGH. And bookkeeping as well. Have a great day al.l.

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emoticon the baked chips you made Jules! I'm going to have to do that - my DH can't get enough of tortilla chips!! He could lose a few in his middle too (although not complaining - I outweigh him....LOL)
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I agree with leaving the January boards continuing...as long as we're eating healthy, talking to each other, moving and grooving! I always enjoy all of your company!
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I'm going to decorate our winter lodge with a little love and warmth....


cozy and bright!!

Much better (those little cakes are calorie free!!)

Enjoy and have a fabulous Friday!


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~Brenda~ aka "Bee" and "Miss Kitty" =^..^=

"If you're not barefoot, then you're overdressed!"
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emoticon nods, think it's a fine idea to use Jan boards on into Feb... Hope Laura is better & back soon! Beverly is poking around & blogged! Woot! so happy, can breathe again!

emoticon I did not know SuperBowl was 2nd biggest eating day after Thanksgiving. I would've thought Christmas...

emoticon so whatchy'all eating?

1 of the things I explored recently was making chips from the small taco size corn tortillas... hubby didn't really like them - the texture is not the same, but I thought... if these were at a catered party or buffet, I would think of them as artisanal gourmet and like them... they are quite easy to make.... lots of recipes on the net...

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So true...the getting up at being at the pool by 6:15 is what has held me back some. I would have to get up at 5:45 and I just haven't gotten there yet. emoticon emoticon

I'm ready for the weekend...even if busy Uber'ing. I like the flexibility and getting to listen to my favorite music. I get so bored now when I'm tied to my desk. I will be driving Super Bowl Sunday too, i haven't done that before. Trying to boost up my savings reserve to go towards taxes and I made an accounting error that I'm trying to make up for emoticon
I was watching the news this morning and they said that Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest eating day after Thanksgiving...crazy!

Well yesterday started off good on the food front..then it went completely sideways! Someone needs to start slapping me when I grab stuff off plan. Not sure what its going to take to get my act together again.....it seems so much harder for me.

I hope the midwest and east warm up soon. I cannot imagine those temps. We are cooling off next week, at least thats the report today. Who knows how it will actually play out.

I forgot to weigh this morning. I will try to remember tomorrow morning.

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So agree with the heart reason - my husband always says when your mind and heart are ready you will succeed.

Alright next week I will get back in the pool - missed when I went to Vegas and then last 2 weeks I have come up with 101 good excuses to avoid the gym. Busy this weekend as 1 grandson has a BB tournament and the other has a birthday. Always enjoy my time with them.

With Laura being down should we continue February with the January boards. Seems to be working for us. I have no idea how to change anything and really don't think she needs to stress about that now.

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I was so disappointed when I didn't lose weight before my Australian vacation last year. Some times I wonder... if that didn't motivate me what will?

Outgrowing my clothes and starting to have trouble getting up and down off the floor and having heel pain... was motivation to get me started. Now, I need to find my heart reasons to keep going.



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I'm trying to get my body better for summer too! I guess it's always a goal because we have a pool. I also want to look better when we go to the Caribbean.
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Kim, you'll have earned that beach vacation when you're done this tax season!
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Remember... tomorrow is weigh-in day (Friday)



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Hi Wendi, I haven’t seen Laura post anything new on fb lately. Maybe I will send her a message and let her know we are thinking about her.

Jules, you got this!

Jill, mirror and pictures are NOT my friends.

Dee, love the beach. I think we are going to lay on the beach for a week after tax season. I am working with a travel agent right now to get it done.

Tracy, I miss swimming at the Y! I need to get back at it. But time seems to get away from me. I would have to go at 5 in the morning though right now and that’s early! I have done it before I need to get back at it!

I am right there with you ready for spring tired of this polar vortex needs to go back where it came from.
Well, I am off to bed. Have a great night all!


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talk of swimsuits reminds me that I still need to try the one on that I recently ordered. I love swimming and want to go to the Y in the mornings for some swimming before work. Haven't been good with that follow through yet! *sigh

I'm glad I'm not the only one that gasps when they see pics of themselves. I don't feel like I look in photos. Mirrors I can do better than pics.

I'm so ready for spring. Over the dreary winter days here. Am thankful we aren't part of that polar vortex stuff though. I hope you that are part of it are able to keep warm and safe. I don't know if I could handle those temps.

I hope everyone has a good day!

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emoticon Loved the Heather Small, Proud Video!!
"What have you done today to make you feel proud?"

I woke up and told myself that "I can do this." I ate a healthy breakfast. Read a good book. Meal planned. And Sparked!!!!
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I absolutely love to swim. I always remind myself that no one is there specifically to see me. I'm not there to attract men or get attention. I always have a good time near the water. Love the beach! I think the new swimsuits for plus size women are awesome, especially with a beautiful cover-up. Add a sun hat and sunglasses and everyone is French chic!





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I have been wondering about Laura also. Pray she is feeling much better.

Supposed to be 52 today YAHOO!!

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Dee- LOL!

Brenda- I think we all get along so well because of our weirdness! LOL!

Jules- You can do it!

Jill-I so get what you mean with being bigger than you feel. I avoid mirrors at all costs because I get so down on myself

Hi Kim!

Does anyone know how Laura is doing? I see Beverly got out of the hospital and is on the mend so that's good.

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emoticon can you believe we're wrapping up Jan already??? wowser!

emoticon Jill, it will be awesome when you get a glimpse in the mirror and your face looks smaller, less puffy or something! Actually happened to me couple weeks ago - it was a 1st and a happy making NSV!

Onward & downward friends :)

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Dee - you're too funny! If I had done that and Mike walked in, he probably wouldn't say a thing. He knows how weird I am! LOL

Jules - Take the plunge and don't worry about the others in the pool...most of them feel like we do!

Jill - HUGE DITTO!! I think my house has "fun house" mirrors because I always look bigger in other mirrors or pictures!

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That is so funny Dee.

I love to swim but hate the walk from the locker room to the pool. I have caught sight of myself in the mirror and have to catch my breath. I honestly don’t feel that “big” so when I see pictures or glimpses in the mirror I always get a little sad and think oh my goodness. Hope you find a pool you are comfortable with. I love water Zumba and water aerobics also.

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emoticon too funny Dee!

emoticon to know me is to know I love pink! and Happy! Pink parasols and Happy swimsuits??? What could be better!!!

emoticon in those stacks & stacks of boxes we went through over the weekend, found my swimgear! can't wait to get hooked back up with the pool! soon! we moved away from the pool with the water Zumba, so will need to see what I can find locally - it is sooooooo HARD to go to a new pool, people you don't know... so I will just have to deep breathe and reassure my inner2yr old child that she is NOT GONNA DIE if she goes to a new pool in a swimsuit, right?

emoticon I mean really... it is simply sparktacular awesome if we do anything to help ourselves and in my little world, diving into a pool is like a giant leap forward for mankind on the moon! LOL

emoticon What are you doing to make yourself Proud? (Heather Small, London 2012)

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That is awesome Dee LOL My hubby would have sat right down and watched me!!! I love it!

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Funny for today... it's all in the timing.
My DH has been working in the basement all morning. I decide to exercise, but don't want to go upstairs for a t-shirt. (That would be way too many steps. LOL) So I take off my sweatshirt and start doing a chair dancing video in my bra, in the living room.

You guessed it... that's when Paul decided to come upstairs for lunch. emoticon
After 40 years of marriage, he use to my strange behavior.

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Been tracking this week and moving more. Weather is going to be beautiful the rest of the week so need to get outside and walk.

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I love reading all these positive messages! Attitude is a big part of the journey. Believe in yourself and you will be Unstoppable. The journey is much funner with friends!



We Can Do It Ladies! Improving Every Day! We Can Do It Together! Yes We Can!

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And this is why I stay on here no matter what...the inspiration and motivation from all of you!!

I've been here at least 10 years, but honestly feel I've made progress toward a healthier lifestyle even though I'm not at goal by a long shot.

I've been over 200 lbs for over 30 years, so I know it's not coming off overnight!

Thank you for all of the support and friendship!!
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Been here since 2010 one would think by now that I would have gotten a clue. But oh no not me too stubborn to get it. Geesh! UGH.

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emoticon You hang around the barber shop long enough -- sooner or later you're going to get a hair cut.

Yes! or trims or an update on our do!



so spent the weekend looking for a piece of paper in stacks of boxes! finally found it! yay! the bonus was uncovering a few other things like my stickers for the calendars/tracking/motivation and found some of my go to books, journals and what not... I was looking back through my notes and such and realized my thinking, positive outlook and problem solving has all improved, and I have come a long ways forward with accepting and doing consistent things with food and exercise... although I had a major crash/backslide and regained everything for the gazillionth time, and felt totally hopeless at the rock bottom of rock bottoms without a clue of what to do now... the daily small sparking/reading, small food choices 1 meal/snack at a time and the daily intentional movement (started at 1 minute with a timer because my inner 2 year old child just didn't wanna...) well, here we are, 5-6 months after I struggled to get up and get back on my feet and going again - I am hoping to stay on a roll and see more progress on the basics I've been doing....



emoticon we've done a lot of learning those years we were here... I probably started about 2005ish... so it's been a long time... but we have such great tools and new/better information now and we so can do this - I choose to believe we can and we will ~ watch us!



emoticon although we all have to do our personal choices and self-care, it's funner together... for our own self - we just have to keep trying - keep pointing ourselves forward - keep choosing to do this!!!

emoticon I hate to say, be stubborn like a dog with a bone, but I've had some pretty determined dogs! I want this to happen - for all of us :)



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I will have been a Spark Member 13 years this coming June. Crazy - we know what to do but for some reason it just doesn't stick. 2019 will be my year.

Little steps - yesterday I had carrots with my dinner when I really wanted corn. I know corn isn't bad but I had already had a carb/starch with a potato.

Last 4 days were very hectic with our annual Honker Down Event - had the banquet and then meals and entertainment for 14 U.S. Veterans that our guides took on a 3 day hunting event. Waterfowl season was poor this year - think warm weather and high winds were a big factor. But the real purpose is getting people together that have been struggling in their lives right now. Always a very rewarding event. This year we had 2 Border Patrol Officers from Arizona join us. New appreciation for their work after listening to them this weekend. Check out heroexpeditions.org I realize not everyone agrees with the hunting aspect but read the About tab and you will see what we stand for.

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THANK YOU ALL for all this motivation! Let's go!

Dee-I'm with you! I've been on here forever and eventually something is going to work for me!

I'm so glad I watched all the videos because now I am feeling like I CAN do this!

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emoticon You hang around the barber shop long enough -- sooner or later you're going to get a hair cut.

I've been on SparkPeople for 10 years -- sooner or later I'm going to make that lifestyle change.

emoticon I loved Brenda's morning message video. Affirm Your Vision Every Day!

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I needed this. No one controls your mood. I really needed this today. IF I make it through another week at work it will be a miracle. Bossman's daughter needs to go.

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Love these! Here's one to start your day.
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emoticon we just have to keep trying! here's another one that inspires me... Fall Forward ~ Denzel Washington

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Beautiful Jules! I tried chair dancing to it, but I wanted to read all the amazing quotes! I wrote the chorus down in my journal.

I've always said that "I'm looking for the key to weight loss", now I know that "I have to search for the hero inside myself until I find the key to my life."



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emoticon Luved that Dee! Thanks!

emoticon here's 1 of my favs ~ search for the hero inside yourself ~ heather small

www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhTi4tQIY4A

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emoticon emoticon Let Me See You Put Your Hearts Up emoticon emoticon
by Ariana Grande
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So far so good this weekend. Thanks for the reminder for today though Dee, I needed it.

Wendi, I am hoping to you got to and from without any issues this weekend.

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Great job, Wendi!
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Love the motivation Dee! I tend to be more lenient on the weekend and it should be like any other day!

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Keeping with it, even on the weekend, way-to-go Wendi!

emoticon Jules for the introduction to Shauna Reid, Dietgirl. I really liked tip #4: Eat breakfast. A wholesome breakfast makes me feel smug, satisfied, and determined to stay on track all day.
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Hi everyone!

Going to make this a good weekend! We have so much going on it is hard but 1st thing I got up and did a 30 min workout. Now I am ready to go! Tomorrow we are going back to meet with instructors for the program my son is interested in for next year. Of course, there is supposed to be a "snow event" so pray that it isn't too eventful and we get there without incident.

Hope you all have a great weekend!!

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Thanks for posting that article Jules. I haven't ever read it and it has some fabulous tips!

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Love it Jules !
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We're watching The Crown with my mom and sis....on season 2! Learning a lot about the Royal Family and loving it.
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emoticon 1 of my all time Sparks/fav quotes/ideas was from Shauna Reid ~ Sometimes you have to be your own SuperHero :)

here's an article with her tips ~ I did get & read her book the adventures of DietGirl - it was a diary of epiphanies and there were 2 things I took, still use... be your own superhero and may not have to track in detail forever but she still jots down what she had, like free form - grapes, cuppa soup, etc to help her stay focused...

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Happy Friday!

Today is my Mon-Fri all in one emoticon Took some vacation days, was sick with migraine for first few. ugh

I have no idea what's been happening as I didn't check in over my time off. I will try to do some catching up later today. I tend to be busy on weekends and don't take the time to log into the site.

So far I'm doing good with the weight loss this time around. Still working on losing those holiday pounds...but slowly coming off. I am still working to get back into a good low carb lifestyle. Its really hard to get back into (at least for me) but I am a work in progress!

I hope everyone is doing well! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Loved the movie Loved the song Jules.

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I'd love to do it Jules! I just don't know where the challenge was located on the team page!
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emoticon It is hard, isn't it... and I think something we have to keep repeating/telling/accepting ourseves!

Hey, just a heads up.. there's a group starting the SP 8 week diabetes challenge today... team/challeng link on my sparkpage… I've been doing it daily since August and it's helped me stay focused and keep pointing forward. A sparkfriend invited sparkfriends and it's kind of nice to see several people starting together... no worries if it's not for you but everyone welcome, the more the merrier!

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WOW Jules I have never heard that song before (also never saw the movie). I had to watch it twice with tears flowing. Working so hard to accept myself for who I am and was just very emotional for me. Thank you.

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Is this cabin at a beach or a lake? I hope so. Even in winter, it would be beautiful.



I agree... let's love ourselves right now (not when we lose 20 pounds)! emoticon

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Dee - love the beach video! I'm going to try that dance!
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Jules - also love yours! Loved the movie, the soundtrack and song! I think the song "This Is Me" is perfect to describe us!
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Now that is a fact Dee. I would totally have to move everyone. And my son won't go lol

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You'd have to move your grandbabies with you Kim!

Let's warm things up around here and go dancing at the beach!

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I just may have to Brenda!

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You'll have to move here to southern California, Kim! That's our temps!
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I am totally over winter as well. So ready for sunshine and 60/70 degrees

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We had a skiff of snow and horrible winds. Only 29 right now but supposed to crawl up to 35 today. I am over winter also Bring on Spring

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We ended up with about a foot of snow at our house yesterday. It is 16 degrees here which is no where near as cold as the East Coast. Luckily I work from home so I don't have to go out in it.

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emoticon Brrrrrrrr!

I'd tell you it's chilly here, but you'd roll your eyes... it was windy and 60 degrees. I got to wear a sweater! As soon as the sun goes down it's cold.... 39 degrees tonight.
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It's 1 here with a windchill of -10.

I had to work today so had to get out. We got 6 inches of snow yesterday and a bit of ice as well. I am officially over winter.

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31 right now but supposed to be high of 47. There has been talk of snow this week.

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Kids are off from school today so I'm just half working. Basically answering the phone and that's it. Trying to get some other things done with their help today. We had about 4 inches of snow over the weekend and it has been cold but supposed to warm up to 15 today! I stay in! Have a great day all!

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Sounds like snow and cold are the words of the day. We are expecting 8-10 inches at my house today. I have today off work so I'm staying in and getting some things done that I never seem to get to.

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Our forecast is for snow today. Very cold outside. Unfortunately, I have to go out to work. I'd rather make a puzzle or read a book in front of the fireplace.



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