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Monday, November 03, 2014

That's all I can say after weighing myself this morning. For months I was doing OK. Then, I relaxed and didn't exercise for one month. One month. That's all it took for me to gain 7 pounds. We added a new piece of gym equipment to our home gym collection yesterday - onward once again.


What is Going On Now?

Saturday, January 18, 2014

It's been cold, snowy, warm, rainy, sorta-cold, cold, snowy and very windy.

In the meantime, I managed to fall into a snow pile in the driveway on a dark morning before work. My ribs hurt but they're OK. It's the muscles that I twisted. I can walk and use the eliptical with no pain, for the most part.

Housework hurts.

So, I'm not doing any - not today, anyway. Maybe tomorrow or the next day. It is a three day weekend.



Saturday, January 11, 2014

I am out of Megabytes on my data plan. So, until I can get more I have to resort to sneaking on to the internet at work or just plain using an excel spreadsheet.
So, I won't be here again from home 'til Wednesday.
Being internetally grounded is no fun at all. I can't get my daily bonus points and I lose those trophy chances for consistency.

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REDDEVILTJ 1/11/2014 1:27PM

    Wi-fi is not available at the auto plant where I work. The internet speed is also real slow to deter online surfing by those with computer access.
I'll survive for afew days. I am practicing my advanced excel skills by building a food and exercise tracker complete with my most frequently eaten foods from my Sparkpeople reports. I love playing with excel.

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CHICA_BORICUA 1/11/2014 12:14PM

  can you use the wi-fi at work? where you work, does it has a library where you can use their computer services? emoticon
go to the library if you have any nearby.

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REDDEVILTJ 1/11/2014 11:57AM

    It is unless I subscribe to satellite again and that didn't work out so well the first time around. We're in a rural farm area with no cable options. So, I use a jetpack from Verizon Wireless. It actually connects through satellites so I can take it anywhere I go. However, all of our electronic toys have gone mad. My Nexus 7 has decided that it needs to wake up every night and go online. My husband's tablet did the same. If I leave my desktop on it does some online updating.
So, we now just turn it all off including the jetpack. This is the first month we've come this close. If we go over it's another $20 that I don't want to spend.
I can log on t VZ and it tells me what time of day and what line is using the data. Our cell phones are doing nothing - it's all the jetpack.

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SHERYLP461 1/11/2014 9:45AM

    That is a shame, is this the only internet option you can have?

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Awe, So Cute

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Sure wish I could just hang around on the couch all day.

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JTREMBATH 12/26/2013 8:31PM

    they look so cute.

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Merry Christmas Everyone!

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Here's to hoping everyone has a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
This year we're not giving each other gifts since we've had to spend a small fortune on consequential items that weren't planned.
See that nice new F150 in the photo?
After being left out in the cold by our F250 too many times in one month we decided that someone else might get along with it better. So, we went to the Ford dealer and found this one. So far, after two weeks, we're getting along rather well.

On top of truck troubles we've had furnace trouble. The morning of Thanksgiving our furnace quit working. Then, once again, on Christmas Eve morning it did it again.
So, we're hoping we can stop spending money as fast as we earn it.

In just an hour or two we'll be heading to my Mom's house for lots of food. I think I can get through it this year. It's been a depressing past few months weight-wise. It appears that nothing I do helps with a reduction in scale numbers and it just keeps creeping up. In the past month I've gone from 134 to 138 with little or no effort. The only cause that I can think of is I'm a year older or that I haven't been getting all of my walking in at work due to a lot of construction zones. However, I'm still within my calorie allowance and have added lots more veggies.

It's just me and that's how life has been since I was born. Sadly, I had to buy some pants in a larger size so I'd have something to wear to work. I hate when that happens.

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JTREMBATH 12/25/2013 1:07PM

    emoticon Merry Christmas emoticon

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CHICA_BORICUA 12/25/2013 11:45AM

  Merry Christmas!

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PB4WEGO 12/25/2013 9:57AM

    It's not about the presents anyway.
Merry Christmas.

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LOVELESMILLS 12/25/2013 8:50AM

  Merry Christmas to you and a Happy New Year!

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