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Exercise

Wednesday, October 31, 2012



As many of you know ...I just don't like exercise except for walking..I used to be an avid hiker until the RA took it's tole on my knees and hips..now I mainly walk for exercise...I did join the 5% challenge and on the Awesome A team we have an exercise game which I'm really enjoying...never thought I would say that..but I'm also thinking of adding a Bollywood tape to my collection and maybe this one I will use..

My DIL joined a local gym near her (way too far away for me) and she has a personal trainer now who is really whipping her into shape..I'm so proud of her..She has also taken up boxing!!! and defensive training..so she is getting a good work out now.
I'll just stick with walking and the exercises and Bollywood.

  
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SMOOCHIESMOMMY2 11/3/2012 10:14AM

    Do what works for you. I haven't played the exercise game yet.

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HOLLYM48 11/1/2012 5:32PM

    Walking is great for you so that is a great way to get your exercise in! emoticon emoticon

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CINDYSDAY 11/1/2012 10:30AM

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ALL-IS-AMAZING 11/1/2012 8:07AM

    I am a walker too! Greatest and cheapest form of exercise there is ;)

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DOROTHYBERO 11/1/2012 7:58AM

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MISSY455 10/31/2012 10:32PM

    The cartoon made me giggle out loud, hubby had to come see what was so funny. I am also enjoying the exercise game...kudos to Minna and Kris for that one! I was very happy to see the windmills and the crunches end :-)

I hope your hubby feels better very soon!

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BEBOP4ME 10/31/2012 6:30PM

    Biking is suppose to be good for RA sufferers, I believe. I like walking too, but am biking after my knee because very arthritic. I still like walking better, but read on the stationary bike to pass the time.

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NEPTUNE1939 10/31/2012 6:29PM

    I'm with you - RA can be troublesome.

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Gallery walk and other things

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Well got a day in of rest and thought I would update you on the things happening around my place. First the Gallery walk went really well..we were so surprised at the turnout and what fun we had. I put up a few photos on my regular gnomes home blog and you can go look at them there..For some reason I cannot get the links to work here with the button so you will have to copy and paste. sorry for the inconvenience.
http://gnomes-home.blogspot.com

Today I'm back in the saddle with eating and walking. Getting many more freggies in today..had slacked with preparing for the gallery walk so am now back to it all.

On a crafty note, I'm working on a felt kit that matched the table runner I did earlier. I have to keep my hands busy and didn't have time to get the rugs drawn up I've needed to do..and I have this thing that once I start something I have to follow through and finish before starting another..but will get the rugs drawn and ready to hook once this kit is finished. This kit has 4 napkin cuffs and 4 coasters. I have finished the cuffs and working on the coasters now. I think this is going to be so great on my table this holiday. We will have the kids when the son's work schedules allow between Thanksgiving and Christmas and will do finger foods only so know we will have healthy fare.


  
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ALL-IS-AMAZING 10/31/2012 9:11AM

    Sounds like a great project! Hope you have some pictures to share when you are done :)

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CAKAROO 10/31/2012 6:21AM

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MISSY455 10/31/2012 2:08AM

    emoticon with the freggies! I did better today too :-)

Heading over to your blog to see the pictures now! Have a great week!

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another busy day

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Just a quick one here...got the cake ball coated with almond bark this morning and conned hubby into going with me to take all the goodies and help out today..Got all the way up there and had forgotten the cake..brought the rest of the goodies but not the cake so will just take it tomorrow late when I make it up there..

Hubby hung the gallery walk sign while 2 other ladies and I covered a huge shelf in the back room with white paper..Another lady came in to help set up the cake and goodie table and the judge for the children's artwork came in when we left..but so tired but so happy that part is finished..

Went for one walk today and will go for another as the sun is glorious..then will rest. Tomorrow middle DGD is being baptized so will attend that first and will run late getting to the gallery but will stay late to help clean up..

Called my sister today and she overdid it yesterday so is sore today..she is just going to have to learn to rest..will try to make it over to visit next week. I just don't want to tire her out going too soon.

Well off from my walk and then will rest and stitch the rest of the day.

  
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DOROTHYBERO 10/30/2012 5:52AM

    Sounds like a very productive day!

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SMOOCHIESMOMMY2 10/29/2012 11:10AM

    I hope everything went well for you and your sister this weekend

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HICKOK-HALEY 10/29/2012 3:37AM

    Sounds like a good busy day. Good for you, and kind that your Hubby went as well!

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KRISTINSGOALS 10/28/2012 11:28AM

    YAY for a busy day. I hope your sister takes it easy, so she can heal!

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CAKAROO 10/28/2012 8:14AM

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MISSY455 10/28/2012 2:06AM

    So glad you are still making time for yourself to walk on these busy days! I hope you are seeing the results you deserve from all of your hard work :-)

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CINDYSDAY 10/27/2012 8:24PM

    It sounds like you had a good day, I hope that your sister gets some rest!

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What has kept me from blogging

Friday, October 26, 2012

I have been so busy that I've met myself coming and going..So this is catch up here and then won't have time to post again until Monday. I knew this week was going to be busy so just didn't sweat trying to post here..So here is how it all went..

Monday had art guild meeting. Spent almost all day Tuesday on the phone..Wednesday we went to DIL's house to help work on their pumphouse. Managed to take a photo of the entertainment center hubby made for her..photo is awful but you get the idea.


Thursday I met a couple of ladies at the art gallery to get it ready for the gallery walk fundraiser. I was up and down a ladder so much and then one electrical outlet where we had planned to put the table with the coffee pot and the cider crock pots had a short in it so had to rearrange all the tables..was on my feet almost the entire time and was so thankful for the weightloss I have already attained as my back didn't hurt near as bad as it would have otherwise..but did have to take a pain pill last night..we had cold front come through and along with that and being on my feet all day, I was rather achy..

Then today I've spent all day baking...goodies for the galler walk fundraiser. All is shown here except for the cake balls. Made a lemon poppy seed cake, snickerdoodle cookies, peanut butter cookies and 15 bags of caramel corn. Wound up making 2 lemon poppy seed cakes as first one crumbled taking out of the pan. so they are being used for the cake balls.



.Then DIL came over with her baked goodies and for me to type up a couple of letters for her..Here are her goodies:...apple pie and sugar cookies.


so now have time to sit down awhile..will get my bath in a few mintues and then stitch awhile. I still have my cake balls to coat with almond bark but will do that in the morning. So tired but got a good workout the last 2 days..weigh date is tomorrow..we will see if it all helped.

  
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HICKOK-HALEY 10/29/2012 3:39AM

    Everything looks soooooooooooo good! Your burning the calories!!!

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MOSTMOM1 10/28/2012 11:26PM

    Aaaahhhhhh! I can't look at these pics! I think I'm starting to hyperventilate. You, my friend, are gifted.
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KRISTINSGOALS 10/28/2012 11:40AM

    Whoa! YUMMY!!!!

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MISSY455 10/27/2012 12:52AM

    Oh my all that baking....it looks absolutely lovely! Your husband does amazing woodwork....that entertainment center is gorgeous. I hope you have a wonderful weekend at the gallery fundraiser. Then some much needed rest!

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BLUESKY104 10/26/2012 10:30PM

    Know what it is to have crazy times - nice to know there are others out there emoticon

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RHEYNKLAW 10/26/2012 10:10PM

    WOW, crazy times!

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0309COOKIE 10/26/2012 6:17PM

    The baked goods look tempting. I wish I could put my hand through the computer screen and take a cookie, lol.

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Random Shots

Sunday, October 21, 2012

I just had some random photos on my camera and decided to share them here. First is my hubby's first deer of the season..Muzzle loader (black powder) season opened yesterday and he bagged an 8 point. Hubby is almost 67 years old and still agile, strong and pretty good looking for an oldie.

Miss Molly Belle came for a visit today. I haven't seen her in about 2 months..so she and her sweet mommie came out for a visit today..poor darling stepped in a fire ant bed and then the yellow jacket wasps were so bad so we didn't stay outside long.

Molly and Me and our yard dogs in front of our Halloween decoration...man caught in the hay baler and was baled along with the hay.

Then Miss Molly had to knock on the gnome family's door.

And remember the bags of wool..well 2 were nothing but black and red jackets. I got all those 2 bags cut into "woolie worms"..these are my reds. I had that much black as well.

  
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NOLAZYBUTT110 5/4/2013 12:02AM

    am I understanding ...you make your own yarn? Neat! susana

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HOLLYM48 10/26/2012 5:50PM

    FUN! Thanks for sharing. emoticon

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HICKOK-HALEY 10/24/2012 3:41AM

    Miss Molly is too cute. Poor baby though, stepping in the red ants. Hope she feels better now. Looks like a good day for you!

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KRISTINSGOALS 10/22/2012 4:44PM

    Fun pictures!!! I love the gnome's door!!

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DOROTHYBERO 10/22/2012 10:30AM

    Thanks for sharing!

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MISSY455 10/22/2012 2:23AM

    Looks like you had a wonderful visit (minus the insects of course!) She is adorable! Thank you for sharing the pics with us :-)

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SMOOCHIESMOMMY2 10/21/2012 9:22PM

    Miss Molly is a cutie!

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