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Wedding Venue Decided!!

Sunday, January 08, 2012

I slept in this morning -- great "me time" for my Cloverleaf Team points emoticon.
One thing I am going to do on weekends is to keep my breakfasts as eggs and oatmeal. My husband always makes pancakes or Belgian waffles. After breakfast I went downstairs and walked on the treadmill for 75 minutes and finished my book.

This afternoon we went and looked at a church that has an outdoor pavilion and a beautiful meadow surrounded by pine trees. It was perfect. And the cost was definitely in our small budget:) It is nice to have the venue decided. Now we can go forward on the other plans. Tomorrow we will go to the first bridal show.

Daily Goals checked off:
2. Exercise
--120 min a day emoticon (75 on treadmill & 45 walking) -- 7 days this week!
--go to gym 4-5x's a week --- didn't go today, but went 5 days this week
--do a walk at home DVD 5x's a week emoticon - not today, but did 5x/s this week
--walk on the treadmill at home at least 30 min 5x's a week emoticon - 5x's this week
--do one SP exercise video or some strength training BEFORE doing SP :(

3. Water
--Drink 10-12 glasses a day (80-96 oz) 10 oz emoticon

4. Food
--stay within calorie range of 1400-1600 calories a day. emoticon
--eat lean protein, vegetables and fruits, limit carbs emoticon (dessert night at church)
--curb mindless snacking, drink water emoticon
--try a new recipe each month for a total of 12 recipes
Misc.
1. Blog daily - emoticon

2. Write lists of what I need to do each day -- didn't write a list, but did accomplish main goal of looking at the church
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  • SMILESRME
    Weddings are just fun to plan with daughters! Enjoy the journey and so glad you have the church picked out withing your budget.
    3215 days ago
  • CRYSALLIS1
    Congrats on the upcoming marriage of your daughter. My kids are at that age that it may happen all at once for our house. Yikes!
    3216 days ago
  • KATHIERAE
    Oh, you have fantastic self control to not eat the waffles/pancakes... I LOVE THEM

    Glad you got the venue chosen, have fun with the rest of the planning!
    3216 days ago
  • no profile photo CD4592528
    Fun!! If you want some ideas, check out my d-i-l's website: www.TresChicAz.com. She has some beautiful stuff there!
    3216 days ago
  • GERMANIRISHGIRL
    Exciting!

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    3216 days ago
  • CHALLENGER15
    There's wedding planning going on in our lives as well. My future DIL was looking at reception venues, but couldn't find one in the area that would seat 500! 500! DS said perhaps they should limit the guest list...it's down to 300 now, and the bride is at her dad's this weekend and it will be interesting to see what the # is after this weekend! Her father suggested over Christmas when they were there that perhaps they could get married on the lawn and they could have a fish fry! emoticon Since the bride does not like fish, I think that is telling! emoticon
    3216 days ago
  • READYBETTY
    How exciting to be planning a wedding! I'm going to enjoy how you progress with both the wedding plans and losing weight for the wedding.
    3216 days ago
  • BHOLMAN1005
    Looks like you have things under control. Enjoy all the wedding preparations
    3216 days ago
  • BHOLMAN1005
    Sounds like you have things under control--enjoy the wedding plans
    3216 days ago
  • SHAMROCKY2K
    Great accomplishments.. enjoy the fun of wedding planning!

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    3216 days ago
  • VETTRANGER
    Congratulations!
    3216 days ago
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