ILOVEMALI   41,646
SparkPoints
40,000-49,999 SparkPoints
 
 
ILOVEMALI's Recent Blog Entries

Goals for this week

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Something has to change.
More water, less beer.

time to get the minicycle.

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

AURORADAWN5 12/8/2014 9:43PM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
PHEBESS 12/8/2014 10:23AM

    Yup, drinks are sneaky calories!

Report Inappropriate Comment
JANET552 12/8/2014 7:01AM

    Good luck!!

Report Inappropriate Comment
1CRAZYDOG 12/8/2014 6:30AM

    (((HUGS))) Sorry it's such a struggle! Know you're not alone. Here for you.



Report Inappropriate Comment
DSJB9999 12/8/2014 1:44AM

    emoticon

emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
USMAWIFE 12/8/2014 1:31AM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
ZRIE014 12/8/2014 12:08AM

  good idea

Report Inappropriate Comment
DALID414 12/8/2014 12:04AM

    Oddly enough, I need to eat more. Working the weekend screwed me up, BIG time!

Report Inappropriate Comment


Not so good!

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Between fighting with Sparky, our internet being stupid and not allowing me to upload Sparky's data, stress, and my general malaise and lack of inspiration, I've put on a few pounds lately.

Not a good thing!!

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

DSJB9999 12/6/2014 3:12PM

    DALID414 is right this will pass, we just have to ride it out! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Don't give up =, lets get back to it.!

Report Inappropriate Comment
PHEBESS 12/5/2014 4:52AM

    Plus our bodies often get ready to hibernate all winter.



Report Inappropriate Comment
DALID414 12/4/2014 11:14PM

    This too shall pass

Report Inappropriate Comment
AURORADAWN5 12/4/2014 6:06PM

    I hear ya. I've been having real battle the last couple of months too. I'm up about 5 ot 6 lb from having lost my 100 ... and with Christmas and New Years goodies looming, the next month isn't going to help. Just gotta do my best not to slide any further then get serious about turning things in the other direction Jan 2nd.

Report Inappropriate Comment
1CRAZYDOG 12/4/2014 4:26PM

    emoticon my dear!

Report Inappropriate Comment


Sparky and I are fighting

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Sparky and I have been fighting. He doesn't want to upload data and has been grumbling about that for a few weeks now. Changed the battery and it didn't make any difference (note to self -- don't buy batteries from Amazon -- they were old and I had to change it again -- losing the data because Sparky has been cranky). So, I did ALL the FAQ trouble-shooting last night, to no avail, and emailed SP.

This morning, I turned on the computer, went to my Spark Page, and Sparky downloaded immediately, just to embarrass me in front of a lovely coach.

Inconvenience of the week, #2: last weekend, I injured my right ankle, probably when my husband and I were moving awkwardly-big furniture. By Wednesday, I was snap-crackle-popping and limping, and on Thursday, I called in to J#2 because I was really limping. I've been icing and trying to take it easy, and ibuprophen is my new best friend.

So, today, my husband called to me while I was walking and I got distracted and fell, skinning my right knee on the carpet (oooch!) and injuring my LEFT ankle and foot. More ice. A week of work(s) to look forward to.

Thank for the venting opportunity -- done!

xoxo have a great week!

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

PHEBESS 11/24/2014 9:43PM

    Ow, and so sorry! Sometimes everything hits at once! Keep icing, elevate, all that stuff. (And go somewhere else for you Thanksgiving meal!)

Feel better soon!

Report Inappropriate Comment
DSJB9999 11/24/2014 1:50AM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
DAKARISAH430 11/23/2014 7:07PM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
GINGKO711 11/23/2014 5:50PM

    Oh man, what a bummer! Be sure to rest up so you don't injure anything else!!
emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
DALID414 11/23/2014 5:33PM

    Ay ay ay, when it rains... emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
AURORADAWN5 11/23/2014 4:52PM

    Hope this week is MUCH better than the last one and that Sparkie gets his act together and behaves.

Report Inappropriate Comment
1CRAZYDOG 11/23/2014 4:50PM

    OH no!!!!!! This is NOT good. So sorry! Hope your ankles both feel better, and your poor knee!

(((HUGS)))

Report Inappropriate Comment


Sunday Morning 7:42

Sunday, November 09, 2014

Good morning, sweet friends -

I just finished my normal banana-and-coffee breakfast, as I listen to Sarah Jarosz, the most remarkable young musician/singer/songwriter. It doesn't matter what time of day I listen to her -- I am happy and relaxed. We have a great set of cds in the changer right now.

We spent a few hours finishing moving everything out of the family room yesterday. The plan is to paint, rip out the carpet, and have installed the bamboo flooring that we traded for several months ago. This will be a work in progress -- we need window coverings and new windows in that room, too, so we'll get the window coverings as soon as we can afford them, then replace the windows when we've saved for that project. But, in the meantime, we will have a comfortable place to hang out. We haven't done anything to that room since we moved in in 1995, other than give it a coat of paint after we (read that "my husband") removed the ugly wallpaper right after we moved in. Years of kids and dogs mitigated against our doing anything more, but, now that the kids are really out of the house, we're cleaning it up (of course, part of me would really rather that they were here with me. I miss them terribly, and am so happy and proud of them for the wonderful lives that they are building now).

Things at the office have calmed down. I continue to work 60+ hpw there, along with going to J#2. In this exact moment, I'm annoyed with my law partner, not because he doesn't spend as much time there as I do, but because he is holding up a couple of projects that we both agree are really important, and I can't ascertain why he's doing this. A conversation for the week.

Yesterday I brought the orchids into the house from our lathhouse, and our livingroom looks cheerier for it. I watered and repotted, and have more to do. We're going to hunt for paint sometime this morning, and I'll replenish my orchid bark so I can finish the project over the next month or so. Lots of orchids. Big project.

I don't have to work at J#2 until 7 pm, so I feel like I'm having an entire weekend. I feel bad because I'm not going to visit my mom, but it's so rare that we have a weekend at home when we can work around the house together and then have some relaxation time, that I just don't want to spend several hours doing anything other than to have this weekend. I'll call her.

Time to get ready to paint hunt. Sunday morning 8:06.

Have a wonderful day --






  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

EDDYMEESE 11/16/2014 12:08AM

    How'd the painting/flooring go?

Report Inappropriate Comment
PHEBESS 11/10/2014 4:26AM

    Sounds like you're making a nice cozy retreat spot!

Report Inappropriate Comment
AURORADAWN5 11/9/2014 4:03PM

    Sounds like you have a busy day ahead. Enjoy pit hunting..

Report Inappropriate Comment
DALID414 11/9/2014 3:00PM

    Reading about home projects makes me even more nervous about house shopping (a 2015 project).

Report Inappropriate Comment
1CRAZYDOG 11/9/2014 11:40AM

    Good luck with the project.

Hmmmm . . . yup . . . definitely sounds like time to have a talk w/the partner. **Le Sigh!**

HUGS and keep your head above water. Sanity is overrated to boot, but don't want to be TOO much so! LOLOL emoticon

Orchids . . . killed a # of them in my lifetime.

HUGS

Report Inappropriate Comment


NSV

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Gotta share.

I was covering a cafe break at JT2 tonight, and was chatting with a customer about the seasonal sweets (none of which I eat, and all of which are tempting). The customer asked me how I stay so thin working around all the goodies.

Wahoo!

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

AMBER281 11/1/2014 4:56PM

    Awesome!

Report Inappropriate Comment
PHEBESS 10/22/2014 10:17AM

    YAY! Don't you love those innocent comments????

Report Inappropriate Comment
AURORADAWN5 10/21/2014 1:59PM

    Feels really good doesn't it? Congratulations.

Report Inappropriate Comment
1CRAZYDOG 10/21/2014 10:22AM

    AWESOME!!! Proud of you. That's such an excellent NSV.

Report Inappropriate Comment
DALID414 10/21/2014 10:14AM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
BOOKAPHILE 10/21/2014 9:21AM

    Yay you! Did you tell her you don't eat them? Lol.

Report Inappropriate Comment
FORZACHANDMATT 10/21/2014 9:17AM

    That is so awesome :))

Report Inappropriate Comment
PIXIE-LICIOUS 10/21/2014 6:18AM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
DSJB9999 10/21/2014 1:55AM

    Well done you! No wonder you are proud. I know its always nice being called thin - I like it too.

Great news, Donna x

Report Inappropriate Comment


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 Last Page