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Summer time fun...

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Today is going to be a great day! First, I'm heading to Perryville to hang out with two of my grandsons, Bennett and Anderson for the day! Fun! Fun! Afterwards, back home in time to see another grandson, Layton play in his first t-ball game of the year! Let the summer fun begin!

Have a great day!!!!

  
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DEEEBEE 5/30/2013 12:19AM

    It's always fun with grandkids! We'll be seeing ours at the end of June. REALLY looking forward to it.

DeAnne, Missourians Team

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PMFISH 5/28/2013 10:31PM

    emoticon What fun! Enjoy.

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WHISPERINGPINE9 5/28/2013 12:46PM

    Enjoy your day my friend.

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AJB121299 5/28/2013 7:55AM

    Enjoy

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JGRAY76 5/28/2013 7:50AM

    Enjoy your day with the grandkids. I wish I lived closer to mine so I could spend the day.

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Patience

Monday, May 27, 2013

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them-everyday begin the task anew.-Saint Francis de Sales

Patience and persistence are the crowning qualities of self-confident champions.-Dr. Robert Schueller

The strongest of all warriors are these two- TIME and PATIENCE.- Leo Tolstoy War & Peace

  
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PMFISH 5/27/2013 10:44PM

    I have always had a problem having patience with myself. Getting older a lot of that has changed.

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DWSCHUYLER 5/27/2013 10:24PM

    Patience is NOT my middle name - thanks for the reminder! emoticon

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BECCAZEN7 5/27/2013 6:51PM

    emoticon
Becca
Missourians! Team

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NANCYPAT1 5/27/2013 12:36PM

    I agree, but I tend to want patience NOW and have some trouble BEING patient about waiting for patience to come.

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COOP9002 5/27/2013 11:30AM

    thanks for the reminder.

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JILLYMAUI 5/27/2013 10:54AM

    Thank you for the reminder to be patient with myself this is an important lesson for me.



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Motivation...

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly! - Stephen R. Covey

  
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DEEEBEE 5/26/2013 10:58PM

    The best motivation comes from within...not when someone makes you!

DeAnne, Missourians Team

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MARYJOANNA 5/26/2013 2:47PM

  Very true!

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COOP9002 5/26/2013 2:34PM

    Indeed.

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GOLFGMA 5/26/2013 2:00PM

    Need my fire lit today!

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FEMISLIM 5/26/2013 1:43PM

    Right!!!

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HELEN_BRU 5/26/2013 1:18PM

    Oh, I believe that!

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PMFISH 5/26/2013 12:54PM

    Very True!

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JACKIE542 5/26/2013 12:24PM

    True emoticon

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Memorial Day Weekend!

Saturday, May 25, 2013

While we're all enjoying this long weekend and unofficial start to summer, please take some time to remember our Veteran's and current military men and women, as that is what Memorial Day Weekend is TRULY all about! Thank you to all who serve or have served this wonderful country of ours!!

  
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BECCAZEN7 5/26/2013 6:28AM

    Absolutely! Thanks for that!
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Becca
Missourians! Team

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GRAMMY_22 5/25/2013 11:52AM

    I hope that you have a wonderful weekend!

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NANCYPAT1 5/25/2013 11:50AM

    Definitely will be keeping them in my prayers - not only THIS weekend but always

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NIKKICOLE83 5/25/2013 9:08AM

    Absolutely. Memorial Day has a completely different meaning for me now. My daughter passed from a terminal illness on Memorial Day weekend 3 years ago. Ironically, my fiancÚ's grandfather, who was military, passed away Memorial Day weekend 11 years ago. Crazier than that is that their gravesites are in the same cemetery and face each other and my daughter passed before we began dating.

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SUNSETSEEKER 5/25/2013 8:59AM

  Thanks for the great reminder of what the holiday is about. Thank you to all who are or have served to preserve our freedoms. Special thanks to my dad for everything he did for me, he will always be my inspiration.

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Crossfit and Play date!!

Friday, May 24, 2013

This morning I attended the 6:00AM Crossfit class at our gym... I am very fortunate that one of my former students and her finace are very dedicated and educated when it comes to this form of fitness... So today being my FIRST day... she came and worked side by side with me for the entire program!! I am not very good when it comes to certain moves, exercise, which she knows.... she was so patient with me... the student has become the teacher!!! :) However, I'm not sure if I could've gotten through the workout without her... my kids purchased me a 30 day Crossfit package... during this thirty period I shall see if it's for me or not... I LOVE to work out... but also like to ENJOY what I'm doing... not sure I can say I enjoyed it today, but I certainly enjoyed working with Lori.... perhaps my attitude towards Crossfit will change as I endure..... The workout was supposed to be 40-60 minutes... it took me an hour and twenty minutes... I'm okay with that... afterwards I stopped by our park and got an almost six mile walk in... :)
Has anyone else tried Crossfit? I would love feedback!!!

Getting ready to hit the showers, as I have a lunch/playdate with one of my six year old grandsons at 11:00 today!! Love summer time!

  
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DEEEBEE 5/25/2013 10:05PM

    I'm not familiar with Crossfit at all, but I do know that the more you do something, the easier it gets. Just hang in there. I am sure you will start enjoying it soon.

DeAnne, Missourians Team

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WHISPERINGPINE9 5/25/2013 7:30AM

    All the best to you on your new fitness program emoticon

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DWSCHUYLER 5/24/2013 1:07PM

    Good for you! Isn't it great when the roles reverse? I had the opportunity to play in a pit orchestra for a musical. I sat right next to one of my former first graders who is now getting his PhD. We had a blast for a week! emoticon

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KACEYSW 5/24/2013 12:31PM

    CrossFit is a great way to work out! It IS hard, so I had to ease it very gradually and am still pretty slow, but I get better every week,

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LADYJ6942 5/24/2013 10:54AM

    The bootcamp classes I attend at my gym are similar to Crossfit and I love it. I love body weight exercises and trying new things. Enjoy!

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