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Our Week-end (So far...)

Sunday, July 03, 2011

Tony and I have been big fans of St. Louis for many years and this week-end has further proved what an awesome place this is! We arrived Friday evening and have gone almost nonstop ever since... Saturday morning we ventured downtown to visit the City Garden, watch the parade and check out Fair St. Louis! There was so much to see and do and we didn't let the heat slow us down. Everything was great, but I think our favorite was the airshow, which included a stealth bomber!!! Last night we visited our favorite casinos! This morning we headed to St. Charles where we toured the old downtown area... and now after a nice swim, we're relaxing in our room... We need to be rested before we pick up two of our adorable grandchildren tomorrow afternoon for an extended visit with us! It's going to be great.....

  
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ALLONS-Y10 7/13/2011 11:09AM

    St. Louis is great. My hubby's brothers grew up there, near the airport.

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Weighed in today!!!

Friday, July 01, 2011

Fridays are my weigh in today, so that meant getting on the scale this morning!!! I've worked hard this week and really, really been aware of what I'm eating and am happy to report that I have lost THREE more pounds!!! YES!!!!!! I am definitely NOT controlled by the scale, BUT to see my numbers going down sure makes me smile!!!!!
I'm off to St. Louis for the week-end, but I selected a motel with a pool and exercise room, as I don't want to go three days without any REAL physical activity!!!!
I hope everyone has a wonderful 4th of July!!!

  
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CAROLEE1945 7/4/2011 11:27AM

    Great!!! I have been avoiding the scale!!

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VON_1962 7/3/2011 6:02AM

    Congratulations on your loss! Have a great 4th of July in St. Louis! It is an awesome city!

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CAROLEE1945 7/1/2011 10:29AM

    Wow!!

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JENJENBUG 7/1/2011 10:19AM

    Congratulations! Every little bit counts!

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BUNDORIYAGYU 7/1/2011 10:13AM

    That sounds OUTSTANDING! I hope you have a great holiday weekend. Just be careful in St. Louis, lots of outstanding barbecue joints there, believe me. emoticon. I really enjoyed St. Louis when I visited there for training. Great town.

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CLIMBERS_ROCK 7/1/2011 10:11AM

    Congratulations. Have a great trip, be healthy, and return safely.

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In the teens....

Monday, June 27, 2011

As I was packing for our camping trip this past week-end, I pulled open the bottom drawer of my dresser, which is where I "store" my smaller clothes.... from my last successful weight loss venture back in 2006!!!! (You know, blue jean shorts, capris, clothes that don't go out of style)!! When I started my weight loss journey back in November, I was "squeezing" into size 24 and on Friday I was able to easily slip into size 18 shorts!!! Woo-hoo!!! Needless to say, this just made my day and motivates me to stay the course!!1

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DISNEYTRISH 6/30/2011 1:16PM

    Wow! Your success inspires me!

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DOTTIEJANE1 6/27/2011 5:51PM

    WOW is it such an amazing feeling . emoticon

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BRDGT262 6/27/2011 3:40PM

    Wow, what an amazing feeling that must be, I can't remember when I could fit in an 18 it must be like 10 years ago!!! Can't wait!!!

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IDLETYME 6/27/2011 9:44AM

    Wow! I'm so proud of you. (Size 16 - here comes Debbie) emoticon

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BGEARY63 6/27/2011 9:43AM

    Terrific, terrific, terrific!!!!! emoticon

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AMELIABOSOX 6/27/2011 9:33AM

    Awesome!!

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EMKNAPP 6/27/2011 9:31AM

    Congrats that is awesome!!

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A nice loss...

Friday, June 24, 2011

I'm happy to say I'm down two pounds this week!!! YEAH!!! The scale finally showed some of the hard work I've been putting in!! Although I wasn't allowing myself to get discouraged, it sure feels good to see the numbers drop!! YEAH!!!!!

We're off for a week-end of camping! I'm hoping there's a trail or two I can hit for some cardio!!!

Everyone have a wonderful spark-filled week-end!!!! emoticon

  
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BGEARY63 6/24/2011 1:15PM

    Congrats on that scale moving in the right direction. Keep up the good work.
Have a great camping trip.

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CAROLEE1945 6/24/2011 9:22AM

    I used to love camping!! But, sadly, those days seem to be over. It is just too hard to get up and down in a tent; my joints are too stiff. I really miss it. Take photos to show us if you can.

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WALIDGAZALA 6/24/2011 8:56AM

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A quote I like.....

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any many, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time!"- Mark Twain!!

This reminds me how important it is to change my unhealthy habits into healthy habits, is going to take time and perseverance!!!

  
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DOTTIEJANE1 6/23/2011 10:05PM

    I like this quote ,thanks for posting it . Have a great day .

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