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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

These last few pounds are really difficult. I'm not as stressed generally (ah. the blessing of knowing that I have a new business partner), but the adjustment period with him and the staff is, um, interesting (it's not about him. It's about the staff. Not enough tough love over the years). I've gotten out to walk a little more, as the weather has improved, but I'm only working one 4-hour shift a week at J#2, which means that I need to REALLY get out and walk more. Yes, I know that this means that there is "more time" to walk after work. But -- less time at J#2 means more time at J#1.

I just added "no beer" to my Start Page goals. I know that this sounds silly, but in the tradition of unrelenting accountability, I'm going to track it. Have I been tracking everything else? Um, no. Just my daily Start Page goals. No time even to check in.

We were invited to a passover seder last night, and I moderated my eating admirably. It was a lovely dinner. Our friend who hosted is is a catholic Buddhist, who started having passover when her daughters were young so she could explain to them how the catholic observations during this time period are related to Judaism. The plan had been for us to walk over to her home, but we ended up bringing so much to the meal that we had to drive. That was the only downside.

Apologies to my pals for not visiting you -- I think about you every day

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BABY_GIRL69 4/17/2014 6:08PM

    You know I know. Hang in there & the thing is that you already know what to do. We just need to make it part of repartition for life.

God bless & hugs!!


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PHEBESS 4/17/2014 5:50AM

    Stick with it, those last few lbs will eventually disappear. And Happy Passover!

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DALID414 4/16/2014 9:16PM

    I may have to work this weekend, and I'm not even mildly surprised, but I am VERY angry about it.

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DIBANANA 4/16/2014 3:30PM

  What a nice invite!

I can't believe you can squeeze in beer and stay as little as you are!

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MISSB8604 4/16/2014 1:25PM

    You're too close to give up now, stay focused. You're loved and supported.

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GOOSIEMOON 4/16/2014 12:47PM


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1CRAZYDOG 4/16/2014 12:43PM

  A Catholic Buddhist doing Passover. OK, that just about covers it! LOL Sounds awesome.

Yup, those last lbs. are a pistol, but you can do it!


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ONECALMMOM 4/16/2014 12:01PM

  I've learned that I need to make "tracking time" a priority. If I don't, I'm the one who pays the price. Now to get everything else in line, there's the challenge!

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Time Flying

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

We had a beautiful bridal shower for my future DIL on Saturday. everything was great, and she and her mom were thrilled. Perf.

On Sunday, we picked up my dress from alterations (fits fine now) and I bought some clothes -- went to The Loft, where everything was 50% off.

Busy crazy work week already. J#2 tomorrow night and again on Sat noon - 6 pm...

The Girl is coming home for the wedding in a month!

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EDDYMEESE 4/9/2014 10:20PM

    How exciting! Woo hoo!

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GAYLLYNNE 4/9/2014 5:39PM

    Just so exciting!! Enjoy all the planning, it goes really fast!

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1CRAZYDOG 4/9/2014 5:17PM

  Wow! Getting closer! Glad the shower was a success! Glad the dress fits!


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DALID414 4/9/2014 3:13PM

    Time does fly when there's an event on the horizon

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DIBANANA 4/9/2014 7:52AM

  Great news all around. Have fun.

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Catching Up

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Hey, Sparklers --

The bridal shower this past weekend was a hands-down success. The Bride and Her Mom were so happy and overwhelmed by The Love -- it was great.

I bought some clothes that fit on Sunday, and picked up my now-altered dress for the wedding.

I'm up 3 down 3 again -- working too much --

5 pounds from goal --


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EDDYMEESE 4/9/2014 10:19PM

    Woo hoo! So close!

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MISSB8604 4/9/2014 12:24PM

    You can do it!!!!!!!!

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Killer Trip

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

We had a killer trip to Ashland. The plays were great (ok, 3 of 4 were great). Company was wonderful. My mom had a good time. We spent a lot of time with our Oregon family. I found a pair of blue jeans, a paid or court pants, and even some black (!) jeans at my favorite Goodwill. Total cost -- $18.00.

That being said, the food and drink killed me. I stepped on the scale today (bad me. I had promised myself to NOT do that until Thursday) and was up 2 pounds. IT should be gone by the end of the week, but it wasn't what I had hoped to see.

More Water!

And your week? I hope that it is a good type of "killer week!"

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MISSB8604 4/2/2014 1:06PM

    Glad you had a fabulous time! You certainly deserve it.


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GAYLLYNNE 4/2/2014 7:01AM

    Have a great week. Don't sweat the scale, if it comes on really fast, you can get rid of it just as fast!!! Have a wonderful week!

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PHEBESS 4/2/2014 5:37AM

    Ashland is wonderful!!! Glad you had such a great time!!!

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DALID414 4/2/2014 12:01AM

    ***smacking you on the back of the hand*** for getting on the scale!!

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1CRAZYDOG 4/1/2014 5:52PM

  Can I tell you how much I love Good Will!

Ah well, back to basics for now, eh! Family time is so precious though!


Don't get fooled today!

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AURORADAWN5 4/1/2014 4:29PM

    I LOVE shopping Goodwill and Value Village. Great clothes, great cause, great price. What more could you ask for.
Your trip sounds like it was wonderful ... almost worth the 2 lb. as long as it does come back off again quickly.
Have a great week.

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MOTTAMAMALOU 4/1/2014 4:18PM

    It's good that you enjoyed your family.
Isn't going to places like Goodwill fun?
I went to Saver's yesterday and bought 2 summer skirts for a total of $7.98.

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CAROL494 4/1/2014 4:12PM

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