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Janet: You are so sweet! I will feel better once we are back home safe and sound from our trip to NY. I will be gone from Wednesday until Sunday.

My head is pounding as I am writing a coverletter for another job. This is an 8th grade English teacher. I taught that subject for years. It is a one-year replacement but will take it if if comes through. Then I will just keep looking and praying but at least I will be able to help out my husband with the bills.

No cross-stitch tonight as I have to check my letter over one more time.

See you all tomorrow! Drink your water ladies! emoticon

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Christie~You just can't catch a break this week! Just give a big sigh, say a prayer and be thankful that a new week is ahead!

We spent time this afternoon moving most of the furniture back in place. We can finally eat inside again...it has been 10 days! I love a good picnic, but 3x/day for 10 days is enough picnic for me! LOL Other than that I have been getting things together for a school visit tomorrow with my book business and plan to drop by a preschool/daycare after that. Hopefully something will come of it.

Looking forward to my brother and SIL coming for a quick visit next weekend. They'll arrive Saturday afternoon (about the time I'll be finishing at the farmer's market) and leaving bright and early on Monday. Quick...but at least they were able to come! Tennessee is a long way from Idaho!

And a big WHOO HOO!!! I am done with the K class for the summer at church!!! I've always been ready for a break, but never been so pleased to be done with a particular class. Long year for such a small class. Sigh.

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Thanks Candance and Tami!

Candance! You can join the water challenge!~ I will add you to a team right now!

Anyone else...you can always join the challenge!~ Let's all drink up!

Going to take Nason outside before lunch. emoticon

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Christie, don't beat yourself up too much... in this crazy life, you just have to roll with the punches and keep moving. Hope your electricity is back on.

I'm kinda regretting that I didn't sign up for the water challenge - I'm a dedicated water drinker! - but I decided to lay off any challenges for a while. I'm trying to limit my computer time so I can get a regular schedule going with my workouts. As much as I love hangin' with you ladies, there's only so much time in this working Moms day!

Have a great Sunday, Moms!!!


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Oh ugh! I remember those days of hoping to be pregnant every month. Seriously, it was more stressful than when my MIL or Granny died of cancer. Hang in there. HAve some chocolate and then try to do some yoga or take a walk. It will help with the stress and the cramps.

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So...my in-laws stayed overnight, which was fine but we woke up to NO lights! My toilets only work with electricity! I am half slumped over with cramps with TOM and actually sobbed when I found out AF came since I was late and still, stupidly hoping to be pregnant. I really need a smack! emoticon


I am fine just on edge with the stress which means that I cry at the drop of a hat. Great...donuts for breakfast emoticon (no lights...had to feed my guests) but I have not given up my Spark dream of being fit! emoticon It just won't happen today. emoticon

Will post water challenge groups later and there is always time to sign up!

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Hi all- I ran like a fool yesterday starting with hair braiding for my daughter at 8am. Ugh! got lots of stuff done and most of the packing done for Canada. We leave tomorrow. Today we have an open house for my cousin who is leaving for OTS in a few days.

Last night we had terrible storms. We only got a rain deluge, distant lightning and some hail but south of us they had some buildings collapse. There were numerous reports of funnel clouds. I stood out in our sun porch and watched but didn't see any. We live in a wierd area as everything seems to go a mile or two south of us or a few miles north when it comes to severe weather. Makes you wonder what's in the ground underneath that causes them to veer around us.

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Hi everyone I have been mia for a while as have been working lots!! I have just finished and it is 12.30am so have just run in to say hi and hope everyone is doing well...Am of to bed now emoticon

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It was cleaning day here today too!. Morning was cloudy but afternoon brightened right up! Saw a couple of fighter plans fly over house(Air show is in town) Man are they loud. Son got excited and then scared cause it was so loud. We will look for more tomorrow.
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Happy Saturday Mommies,
how's all the cleaning? I hope you are all done for the day. Janet - how was the book show?

I had a busy day. I spent the day at a regatta, got the car cleaned for the first time in 6 or more months, grocery shopped, came home. I was going to do a longer workout but DD got up for her nap. So, I popped in a 30 minute firm workout while DD danced around me.

Home stuff tomorrow - mountain of laundry to do.

have a great evening!



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5/30/09 1:40 P

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Gee...it is LIL Mommies cleaning day! I have to return to my cleaning too...but had to say hello! emoticon

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Have a wonderful weekend, Moms... I've got lots of cleaning to do, so I'd best get to it.
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Another hot, hot day here. I am going to have to wear a sundress to the book show or I'll roast! Can't even imagine wearing my long pants today.

No big plans for the weekend other than haircuts in 30 minutes, my book show and then supper. I definitely see cross-stitch time on the horizon tonight!

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Sunny again today in Mid Missouri.

Lynn,
I love the bus rides home form trips when the kiddos sleep! I have taken some great pics of them!

Christie,
So glad you have sun today. Praying your cramps ease up and you are feeling better when your company arrives.

Janet,
I found out when I try a soda that is not diet I am always asking DH to taste it to see if it tastes funny!

James is dying to go fishing! And camping! He is so funny. Maybe he and I can talk daddy into taking us fishing this weekend?? I am sure we would not get a lot of "fishing" done!

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5/30/09 11:07 A

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It's beautiful here as well. I got the cleaning bug through and am ruthlessly going though clothes and baby stuff to donate to charity. I'm scheduling the pickup right now - no backing out of it. I need the space more than a few bucks from a garage sale.

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emoticon We have sun here too! I am cleaning for my visit from my inlaws later. They will arrive for dinner. I left the cleaning of the guest room until today. I am having bad pre-TOM cramps and feel off. At least I am not carrying my silent cell phone around with me!

I will be checking in later and monitoring my spark mail for Mom's who want to join the water challenge! We have at least 40 Mom's who joined the challenge! It isn't too late...spark mail me now and join! emoticon

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good morning - Happy saturday! Looks like it is going to be beautiful today! sunny and warm in the NE!

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Have a fabulous Saturday mommies!! emoticon

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Weather report from southeastern Michigan... Gorgeous day, high 78, spotty showers in the later afternoon.

Perfect day for kinders to visit the farm.

Nobody was lost, or hurt and only one (predictable family pattern) was late and missed the bus and thus the trip.

Kids loved everything, petting the gentle animals, running in grassy fields, hiking (.25mile) through the storybook trail in the woods. They loved eating a picnic outside (got to hit those parents more on nutrition after seeing one girl get out not one but two of those big and expensive lunchables)the hay ride, the playground, and watching the cow be milked and the very nimble goat on the 2nd story walkway.

I love watching them, they were so amazed about everything. They were so happy, (they were so tired 50% of them slept on the way home)they were so good.

Gotta go DH has the burgers ready. Catch you later.

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We have some sun this afternoon although it's a lot cooler (mid 60's) in Pittsburgh.

I decided to treat DH to his favorite foccacia bread from the bakery as we're just having sandwiches for dinner. The clerk gives Hannah a roll and when we get to the van she tells me it feels like she has needles in her mouth. She had a big bump on her gum. Get back home and call the dentist and they need to see her within 30 minutes as it's Friday afternoon and they close at 2. So one hour later were back in the car with a wad of gauze in her mouth ans the tooth in a little box to give to the tooth fairy tonight. I call DH and he says I should reward her for going though the whole tooth extraction, maybe dairy queen. I decided not to reward a bad tooth with FOOD and got her a red box DVD from the grocery store instead. Then at 3:30 her girl scout troop was planning flowers at the borough building when the leader tells the girls that after they are finished they are going to dairy queen - borough manager's treat. Good thing I followed my first instinct and got the DVD instead of the ice cream or it would have been two ice creams before dinner. We are home finally for the evening and she just asked for a salad. I need to talk to DH about food rewards and other sweet treats. It's just too readily available and she doesn't need anymore dental problems. She's 6 and has had 3 teeth pulled with the last year and a half.

Sorry for the long rant but I'm trying to calm down after the rush rush day without comforting myself with food. I think I'll make us both a salad.

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Ok...you the sun is by Janet too? Anyone east of the Mississippi have any sun today?

Janet: You are doing great! I find when I don't drink diet pepsi and then have one...it does taste yucky too! emoticon

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We are having another hot one today (95) so I switched our day around in order to get the lawn mowed before it was too hot. dh is working from home today and we both had different errands so we each took one kid and then met up at McD's for lunch. Blew my day!! No more giving in to the quarter pounder with cheese. I tested the waters with Sprite and guess what? Still tastes yucky. I went and dumped half of it out and put unsweetened tea in the cup instead. Much better! So...the calorie count is at 1200 so I'll have to plan something light for supper for myself...salad definitely.

Christie~Hope today is a better one for you! That dratted TOM/AF always seems to know when we're down. LOL

I know there were others I wanted to say something to but I've had so many interruptions as we're working on school that I've forgotten. Sorry!



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5/29/09 4:26 P

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Hi Sydney!

96 degrees? So that is where the sun is? emoticon

I didn't get any calls today and I really just want to curl up and cry. emoticon I am hanging in there....don't worry Mom's...I just want to scream! emoticon

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5/29/09 3:48 P

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And sun from AZ it's about 96 here today I think.

Had an okay week, tracking and trying to get the exercise in just waiting for the scale or something to start showing that I'm on the righ track. But I know it'll happen, at least I haven't gained any weight. I think it helps that at this job they have healthy meals for a good price and no candy jars, my last job I called the candy store.

Happy Friday!!

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Sending some sun to you all from TX. It's 92 degrees now outside. Sure wish we had a pool.

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We can use some sun here too...it's freezing! emoticon

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Candace,
Great tooth fairy story. Kids are so amazing!

Christy,
What a day for you yesterday! emoticon Sending you some of my sunshine emoticon .

Janet,
Happy for your brother! God does answer prayers!

Lynn,
How was the farm?

It's Friday Mommies! I have had a pretty good first week of summer vacation. One major event kicked me in the teeth, but need to remember that everything happens for a reason!

Candi

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Olga and Candance: Good news yeah...food and family...all good!

My truck will cost $300 (we dont' have...where is that money tree?) and it was a cable that they didn't fix. So...we have to pay. They will drive it to the other place to get inspected for us (we pay...but I bet it passes when the Ford dealership brings it). I am going to just keep praying as I really need that job. I am holding onto to faith and Janet's brother is giving me a faith push today! He got a job...so can I!

Oh....my cramps have started too...why does TOM/AF always know when to bother us? She will take her sweet time coming..but I feel like a washed up dish rag! Ohhhhh...motherhood..and you know what...just one sunny day (it has been raining forever) would help a lot! emoticon

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Christie, I am so sorry you had such a bad day. I hope your care gets fixed fast and for free. Maybe they can throw an inspection while they are looking at it?

I am so glad it's Friday. My company is providing us with BBQ for lunch. I will try to be good with my food choices.

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It's Friday!!! Yeeehaw

Hope today is better than yesterday. Sometimes it feels like we women literally carry the world on our shoulders. It's like the old Timex watch commercial... we take a licking and keep on ticking!

I got some good news last night... my niece called from Portland and said she'll be moving back down here when her lease is up in September. She misses her family & friends. E. really misses her and sends her letters all the time; I think that may have had something to do with her decision.

Have a good day, Moms!


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Hi! I am here...weary but here. I am just emotionally spent after yesterday, but I have lots of cleaning to keep me busy today! emoticon My inlaws arrive for dinner tomorrow after Aunt Shirley's funeral. What a week...we started with a death and ended with my brake lines exploding (ok..not literally) but I am so grateful to God that it did not happen with Nason in the car. We were driving around all morning and the brakes did not fail until I was home in my own 200 foot driveway. My baby is the most important thing to me and God protected him.

OK...before I break into tears again, let me do some laundry. I will be checking in all day.

Janet: I am thrilled for your brother's new job!

And everyone else...thanks for the concern and prayers!

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Hi mommies!
Christie - I'll be thinking of you when you're down here!
Lu - have you tried a "potty" maybe it would be less scary than the big toilet? and Christie - do you use pull ups? They are a great motivator and they even have one that change colors when they get wet.
Tracy - I hope you feel better soon.
On a g ood note - I had a babysitter yesterday for 2 hours and actually had time to (whoopie) pay my bills! What an exciting day!
We have a playground date today, but it looks like we are going to be rained out. I have to think of an alternantive.
talk to you all later!


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Hi Ladies,
I know I haven't been here for a while and I am sorry.I have just been so busy with going through all my MIL things.She has so much and I am only half way through.Hopefully in about a week and a half things will be back to normal and I will be here full time.I am thinking of you all though and I pray all is well with everyone.I will try and be back as soon as I can.Have a great Friday.
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I didn't read enough to get the gist of what the content is supposed to contain but I'm so looking forward to the summer. I feel that I'm on the verge of something great - a turnaround in my life physically, financially, and career-wise and I'm so excited to embrace the changes.

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gramma's know best lol. Tracy glad the insurance thing is gonna be fixed. Sorry you are still in pain.
Did you get a diagnosis, is it nerve, disc or ??
Also sorry about hubby, they do tend to forget we need some luvin. I will be married 13yrs come August,.Oh my god!! I still wake up and say to myself, How did I get here, who is this beast sleeping next to me hehe just kidding.
I loved that tooth fairy story. that was cute. kids are funny.
Hope everyone is well and chat at all of ya later.
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Hi Ladies:
I am sittng in my bed (really tired) my DH is watching the National Spelling Bee (and I thought I was a nerd.)

I told a student's grandma today that I was going to seminary this summer, because I had had so many "come to Jesus" meetings with parents since returning to school/work.

We had a retirement party tonight, a teacher whom I've worked with my entire career. She's a great one, she'll be missed. Party went from 4:30 til we cleaned up at 8:00pm. Then an hour drive home.

Tomorrow we're off to the farm. I wore heels, my ankle is killing me, and I'm tired.

The farm should be fun, the urban kids often hate the smell, and are amazed by the animals many have only seen in the books we read. Today we made stick puppets of farm animals, and waved the "characters" as we sang Old Mac Donald, and read a story. They LOVED it. I was happy to be a teacher today.

Physically (for Christie) tired (but may well have been like a week after this one, any way) but not hurting, accept my ankle. Stupid of me to wear those shoes after working all day, but they are cute! (My grandma always used to say... when giving me a home perm in her backyard... "It takes pains to be beautiful.")

you ladies are great

Edited by: OMELYN at: 5/28/2009 (22:17)
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Christie~What an awful day!!! Glad you're resting and calming down with your stitching tonight.

I posted on the prayer thread but wanted to share that my brother got the job! Yeah!!

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Christie - that is a rough day. I'd be freaked out with all that. Have a good rest.

Tracy - ugh, its so hard to find that time with little kiddos and so discouraging when DH's disconnect when you do (especially when you don't feel well anyway). I've only been married almost 4 years, so I don't have much experience to provide any words but I'm thinking of you.

Olga - I hear you with trying to find the time when you work full time. I can only really workout if I get up early. Schools out soon!

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Oh Candance!What a cute story! emoticon

Me: It was a rough day and I am going to stay off the computer after this post and rest.

I started the day getting Nason a haircut for the wedding next week. emoticon

Then I decided to get the truck inspected as it is due this month. The first place was closed emoticon but we went to the Dodge dealership. After waiting and waiting, the man tells me my parking brake does not work and needs to be fixed. I am almost in tears because emoticon we are broke.

So...I decide to drive to the Ford dealership to ask them about it, but it would take $82 just too look at it. emoticon

So I head home...all upset and wondering what we will do. No emoticon call today for an interview and with the weight of the world on my shoulders, I did not notice I was in a school zone emoticon and get pulled over for speeding! emoticon

Now...I am almost completely hysterical...but am hanging on. The police officer was in the barber the same time I was with Nason and remembered the baby and gave me a warning emoticon . So I go home and cry my eyes out when I tell DH.

So...(wait it isn't over yet), I go to leave to get my hair cut for the wedding (DH had determined that my parking brake was indeed working after all) and I go to pull out of the driveway and I have NO BRAKES! Nothing....I pump them and my foot is on the floor and the truck does stop. I was so scared. Nason was NOT with me.

emoticon I go tell DH( who is at the end of his rope) and we see brake fluid on the driveway. We had the brake lines fixed two weeks ago. So...they came and towed the truck to the Ford dealership where we are now awaiting the verdict. If it was there fault, which I think it was, then it is covered. I need a job to buy a new car. Please keep praying Mom's.

So...I am going to rest tonight. I will check in tomorrow. I am sorry to be missing. I really do love to post...but I am wiped out!

So....Lynn: How was your day?

Stephanie (KJMommy) had a one month Spark Anniversary tomorrow.

Tracy: We are praying for you!

Olga: emoticon

Candance: How is Tim feeling?

To everyone else...miss you and hope all is well.

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Candace, you have a very smart little girl on your hands.

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Olga, your day sounds like most of mine...

Elizabeth is such a little drama queen that most evenings have at least one mini-meltdown, which just adds to the chaos. Last night she was making cards for her teachers (it's teacher appreciation week) and started over about 10 times because she made a mistake or wrote her letters too large to fit everything she wanted to say. By the time she got done with her cards, homework and bathing, it was past her bedtime so we had to cut our reading time short (we read about 3 chapters of Wizard of Oz every night). Of course, then I get "you just don't want to read to me". Sigh....

It doesn't help at all to enlist Tim to help with her homework or anything because the two of them are just alike and the drama just escalates.

On a lighter note, E. lost a tooth the other night and left it under her pillow for the tooth fairy, who obligingly left her some cash, BUT forgot to take the tooth. A bit puzzling for little E., but not one to let an opportunity slide, thought she'd just put it back the next night and collect again. Her plan did not fully work out... the tooth disappeared, but no money was left in it's place. That tooth fairy is a bit of a scatterbrain.



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Tracy~Sorry for the hubby disconnect and the constant pain you're still having. Big hugs!

We've finished school and dd is watching Puzzle Place while ds glues beads on a paper. They go to grandma's this afternoon and dh and I are going to see Witch Mountain (can't think of the full title) at the matinee. We typically don't grab supper after the show but I've already got a Subway salad scheduled because I know I'm going to need the veggies.

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Tracy, I don't remember. Did someone give a diagnoses for your back. I have known very many people with all kinds of back problems and it seems that back is the hardest area to treat. I hope you will feel better very soon. Take care.

Yes, I work full time - yuck. I am at work now. Very slow at the moment, so I can chat. Working full time really makes it hard to exercise. Yesterday, I worked without taking a lunch, which means i sat for 9 hours. When I got home at 5:30, I fixed dinner. We ate dinner, then cleaned up. Then I had to write my son's homework because his hand is still in the splint. I folded one load of laundry, dried my DD hair, booked our hotel for vacation with DH, checked DD homework and before I knew it, it was 9:00 and I was pooped.

That's why I am hoping when my DS splint is removed and no homework at night, I will more time to exercise. I hope.

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Tracy- there's something about that 5th year... We went through a really hard time about then with me graduating from college and not being about to find a job, building a new house and his mom dying. It does get better. We've been married almost 21 years now. Periodically you have to thwack them between the eyes (figuratively, not literally) to get their attention.

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Tracy: Most men disconnect with extreme stress. My dad and at times my DH. He is stressed too and doesn't have all of us to help. Once you feel better, put your other "Master it in May" outfit on and show him who is the boss! emoticon

Perhaps physical therapy for your back? I never let anyone touch it. Poor thing...is it a disc? They hurt like...heck!

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Good morning mommies,

Update: the back is still in constant pain, getting no relief at all, translation, not much energy to do much of anything as I'm not sleeping well, laying down causes pain, movement causes pain, sitting causes pain, walking causes pain, hard to do much of anything, let alone exercise, getting depressed and binge eating and watching the weight go up.

Update on insurance....oops an error on the insurance companies part, they'll remedy...of course not quickly enough as the chiropractors office called last night during dinner to dunn for money, ah well, the evening wasn't exactly the romantic evening I thought it would be, apparently all of the lifes struggles in taking a toll on my marriage as well as hubby couldn't have been any more disconnected then he was last night...I had it planned with mom to watch Michael so we could have a nice dinner in and some couple time (which has been sorely lacking since Michael was born), but hubby didn't want to go back out into the rain to drop him off, started reading the card I bought him and stopped to feed the dog and start the dishwasher....wasn't that romantic!

At least I have a couple of things to look forward to, Michael is done preschool until the summer session starts June 22 (although he will continue to have speech therapy three times per week) and my school will be starting next week. The distraction will do me a world of good!

Anyhow, sorry to be such a downer this morning, but I know many of you really and truly care so I wanted to keep you posted. Know that I love you and your support is what keeps me hanging in there!

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HI Bugs...I here you with too many guests. Today (I have my cell phone with me at all times so not to miss that special call!), I have to get Nason's hair cut at the Barber, get my bangs trimmed (no money for another real haircut...no worries...once I am working...I am treating myself to a really good cut!) and should organize the guest room and change the sheets. I am trying to organize the rest of Nason's baby things to give away and it takes up room and makes a mess!

It is rainy and COLD here again today!

I leave for NY in less than a week. A two week exercise hiatus will begin....and AF/TOM is due soon...she chooses her day now...rotten TOM...

Anyway...I will be checking in all day!

Don't forget to sign up for the water challenge! Boy...do I need it!

Oh..better go before OSO is on!

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Christie~Please....hold me accountable for cross-stitch progress! Some weeks you might not see much as the colors just blend and the stitches are so tiny.

Off to watch Dance...

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Hi Mommies,
Haven't been around due to this darn cold and house guests. I've not been eating that well and not working out either so motivation is slipping.
I haven't really caught up so lease excuse if I've missed big things.
Janet - thanks for you blog entry, good timing for me.
Tracy - how's your back?
Christie - keep at it, the call will come.




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Janet: I will need to see your cross-stitch progress once a week! I love watching a project emerge! I am so proud of you! emoticon I have been better with after dinner snacking but it isn't easy. I don't watch tv anymore after dinner and that helps too. I really do want to see your cross-stitch progress! DH and I decided to give the Birth Record cross-stitch to my brother as a first birthday gift. There is no way to get it done sooner and it should be presented in person. I will get a Christening gift and keep working on that cross-stitch. I even have two other cross-stitch projects in mind for when I am done!

Olga: You work full-time right? How do you do it? I can't imagine working and then having to have Nason do homework. I have some time yet...but really...how do you Mom's do it?

I am going to cross-stitch. I leave for NY in one week and my MIL (mother-in-law) returns for one week. My guess is that I will either gain or lose 5 lbs in June...hope it is lose!

Have a good night Mom's! emoticon

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Janet, I know what you mean. I don't want my kids to be over weight and make bad food choices. I tell them every day that you have to put in good food into your body as fuel to be able to be best at everything you do, dance, basketball, tests, etc.

You know what I just thought of, ladies? Next week is end of school year for us. So, no more homework help for me and no more projects. Maybe I can finally be able to get more exercise in. Yea!!!

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Christie~Glad you sent those emails regarding needing work. So many times it is all in who you know so keep thinking of who else might need to know you are looking!

Had a good talk with dh this afternoon when he was home for lunch. I told him where I am finally at mentally in this food war and that for me sodas are gone and the night snacking is gone unless it is a piece of fruit or a yogurt. You'll love this one Christie... I told him his ONLY job was to say "get your cross stitch" if he hears me talking or making moves towards snacking at night. I told him I see Maegann following some of the same paths I'm on (not enough fruits and veggies and always wants something sweet)and I do not want her to go that way. I actually asked God to make soda taste awful and today when I stopped and got one on the way home from errands...it did not taste pleasing at all. Yeah God!

Haven't made it to the basement for cleaning as I ended up needing to paint around each timeline line due to the paint wicking under the tape. Took me several hours to do that! I still need the numbers but needed a break so here I am.

Tonight is So You Think You Can Dance after the kids are in bed and I'll be on the sofa with my cross-stitch! Told dh he has to learn to run the remote so I can stitch. LOL

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Hi Candi!

Thanks for the encouragement (and to everyone else too!).

I am heading off line to work on my portfolio but could not help myself from stopping by to say hello! emoticon

Today, Nason was in his nursery and wanted to come out. I asked him what the magic word was (I was looking for please) and he says, "meeksa mouska". Well, I took it! emoticon

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Christie,
The call WILL come. I am sorry your weather has turned cold. We have a cloudy day here. Hard to get over this funk I am in.

Lynn,
Take it easy. I too bet your kiddos were happy to have you back.

Lu,
Congrats on the potty training! WOO-HOO! Don't know what advice to give about the pooping on the pot. James did really well with that part, he did not like being messy. It will happen..Hang in there.

Janet,
good job getting those veggies in your breakfast!

Tracy,
Thinking about you and your back. Hope the pain has eased.

So happy to be on summer break. Now I cna spend more time with my Mommy friends!
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Hi Lu!

You know, Nason always poops on the toilet. He usually goes around bath time. I think once he figured out it was easier to poop on a toilet then in a diaper, it was easy. However, we still have lots of wet diapers, usually just a drip or two...but enough that I can't put it back on him.


So far no calls, but I did email my old school and almost beg for a chance to interview. I just won't let a chance pass me by! I even emailed the special ed. director as well. They might as well ALL know that I am looking for work. Hoping the squeaky wheels works.

Hope all is well. It is so cold here that we put the stove on again! Our pellet stove, I mean. I am so cold that I am having trouble typing. It is just miserable here.

Hope some of you have sun! emoticon

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Yup Lu,
I'm back at work for day #2. They are resting at the moment, me too! Yesterday kicked my behind! I have a full week (retirement party tomorrow and Farm Field Trip on Friday... no sleeping in Saturday as DD#2 has a Volley Ball tournament. May be Sunday.

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Just checkin in to see how my chickies are doing today.
Christie, I hope the calls come soon..remember when it rain it pours so I am sure you will have tons of calls and will have to decide which one you will want to take. good vibes your way.
Tracy I hope the back is better.
Lynn did you go back to work? If so how are the days going for you.
For all that I have missed, I hope all is well.
Things here are good. son has been in underwear for a week now. Some accidents here and there but some of you ladies know how that goes. He still wont try to poop on toilet. If you ladies have any suggetstions on how to get him over the fear, i would greatly aprreciate some input.
Have a wonderful day gals
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Good morning! We're getting school finished and then will head to the bank and library. This afternoon I plan to do some touch up paint on the timeline wall and get the numbers painted on and then it's done. I also hope to get the storage area cleaned a bit. If I get it all done even better, but for now, just getting started will be enough.

Kids have their end of year parties tonight at church so I'll miss Bible study as the parents also attend with the Wee Kidz (3-K).

Did good this morning...no bread at breakfast! Added onion and tomato to my one egg omelet and had 1/2 a grapefruit with that.

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Christie, hang in there. You will get a call. I was in the same position you are when I went back to work and waited for my phone to ring. I hope you get a many, many calls soon.



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Thanks Janet: I woke up feeling a bit discouraged today..which is silly...still very early yet. Hope will be dimmed in July if I don't get a call. I should have a job by the end of June if it will come to pass. I am usually fine until I see DH get stressed that I have not gotten a call yet..and then of course, we are not in full-blown "hurry and spend money you don't have" for this wedding next week!

My in-laws,as I said, are coming Saturday into Sunday, which adds more work. I have to double clean the guest room. Once for this weekend and then once they leave since my MIL will back after the wedding for a week. I am hoping that God had her lined up as a babysitter that week for interviews. I need a job. I am cancelling the dentist because I don't have the $100 for the comprehensive exam they insist on doing and insurance won't cover it until next year! I went to the dentist in 2005, got pregnant and then nursed. There was NO time to go to the dentist. Then I was working and then not working. So...they say it was a long time and need this exam. So...I will just reschedule and pray that God gives me my job.

My faith is a bit weary due to waiting for two years to get pregnant. I just feel that is the only thing God denied me...my other baby...and silly...I couldn't be pregnant and work. So...no baby because God knew I have to work. Now...I just need the call!

Janet: I am praying for your brother too!

Tracy: How are you feeling?

Lynn: How did you day yesterday go?

Janet: Good luck cleaning!

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This afternoon I managed to get the temporary timeline I put up using colored tape masked off and painted! dd (7) helped me and she did a great job painting the lower lines. It was easy to paint as it is just a bunch of straight lines. Tonight I got the BC and AD painted and tomorrow morning we'll pull off the masking tape and then I'll need to put the year markings on with black paint. This worked so well in our hallway through our school year and now I don't have to deal with tape coming down off and on.

I also got the cookbook (binder) finished and it is on the shelf to use.

Then I'd like to report that I did GREAT today with food choices. I see already where I need to make some improvements (more veggies...less breads) but I'm proud of me for sticking to it today.

Tomorrow's goal is to get an area of the storage room cleared out so I can get to my homeschool stuff again. I've got new materials and can't reach the shelf! Won't take long if I just get in there and do it. Mostly it is my Usborne and Sunday School stuff that is in the way. Need to get Usborne ready for a show on Saturday anyway.

Christie~Hoping that phone call (or calls) comes for you soon! That waiting is so hard.

Off to watch our tape of CSI Miami.

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emoticon good night Mom's. I am pooped. I was going to work on my portfolio for the interviews I know are on their way...but am tired. I need to do it during the day. I will go cross-stitch instead.

Have a good night all! emoticon

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As long as I can get to this team I'll be fine with the changes, but I don't care for every place I go to look and feel like FaceBook so "enough already!" LOL

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Hi Moms,

I'm not sure I like all the SP changes either, but I attribute at least part of it to the fact that change is always a bit unsettling at first.

Sue, hope you have great success at the Farmers Market.

Olga, I've been there with the boat situation... men can be so silly sometimes.

Have a great evening everyone.
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Sue: Good luck with the Farmer's Market!Say hello when you can!

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The new pillows are so nice. I do wash them from time to time, but DH has such oily skin that I can't really get them clean. Plus, he's such a heavy sleeper that within a few months his is half the thickness of mine. So, new pillows every couple of years.

Lynn, I hope you had a wonderful first day back, and didn't overdo it.

Christie - sending vibes that you survive all the family time this coming month.

I probably won't be around much this week. The Farmers Market opens Sat. and I have a lot to do before then.



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I read somewhere that SP wants to add an IM feature. I don't have time for that and don't want to be rude either...I guess we can shut it off.

I like the new trivia each day with spark points!

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Hi, all.

Wow, it has been busy, busy as always. I took me half a day to catch up on all the posts. We're busy at work also.

Our weekend was very busy also. We went on a boat ride/picnic Saturday. That was a lot of fun, especially after our engine died in the middle of the lake. The 3 woman wanted to call the marina to come get us, but the men had to try to fix it. My friend who video taped will need to submit this to America's Funnies Videos. Well, after a lot of laughing, they did finally figure out how to get us back to land. It was an adventure!!!

Sunday and Monday were full of my DD ballet and jazz rehearsals and recitals. The concert hall where they do all their performances is about 30 minutes away from my house, so on days of the recital, I usually drive at least 4 times back and forth. Fun, fun!!



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I miss the old set-up as well. The other thing I miss is the recipes. The only time you see a recipe posted is if it's on your friend feed. I haven't decided if I like the new spark pages.

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Does anyone else feel like they miss a lot of our team mate's blogs with the new set up? I thought I would get used to it, but I am still missing everyone's blogs unless I go back to the list numerous times. Is it me?

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Good for you Lynn - Remember though, not to over do it!!

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Hey, I'm back in the saddle again. (Wearing two very lovely pins from our good friend Maggie. One says "I love teaching and the other is a red school house with dangling teaching tools. :D)
So this is a dash in at rest. I have tons to catch up on, but just wanted to say, hey!

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Well, I caught of glimpse of myself in the window last night while sitting at the table outside working on recipes and I did not like what I saw at all. Today I am 100% in lose the weight mode! I am tracking my intake and I'm also going to try and do my old, old Weight Watchers exchange guidelines within the "notes" section for each day.

Christie~I know our water thing doesn't start until June but I didn't let myself put my Crystal Light in my water mug this morning. Said to myself...no sweet water until you've finished one without.

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Good morning all! Boy...it got cold emoticon last night. Nason woke up a few times because he was cold. He slept until 8:30 am too...he has bags under his eyes too!

I am trying not to watch my cell phone because it will drive me nuts! I did dream that I had a job but it was a as a plumber's assistant in NYC! Dreams...weird! But...I woke up with such a feeling of peace and satisfaction. My job is coming! emoticon

I have a busy week as we prepare to leave in a week for New York for the wedding. Don't worry...the water challenge will start June 1st and I will be home on Sunday night...we can do our weekly tally a day late if we have too...no problem! emoticon

Since my DH's aunt died, my in-laws are heading to Maine for the funeral service (my MIL has to miss the wedding rehearsal dinner being held a week early and is very upset) and they will be staying over this weekend. June will be "family" month as I will either be away or they will be here! emoticon (Where is the emoticon of me pulling my hair out?)

THEN: I was looking through pictures to put in my work portfolio and found pictures of me right before I discovered I was pregnant with Nason. BUT....I was not as "thin" as I wanted to be...so it made me realize that I have a lot of work to do! emoticon

Well, time to go back to cleaning. I did log my food in today! Yeah!

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tracy, I hope you are feeling better. My best advice is ICE! Put it on as often as you can stand(or lie down on )it.

I had a pig out weekend which is officially over NOW!
I am going to be very busy this summer. My future sil wants me to help plan her wedding for September. I think it will be fun. I love to plan! I also have D's first birthday party in 2 weeks. It was just going to be a few people, and npw it's turning into a HUGE party!
Back to school today. J missed all of last week because of his fever - oh and look(smell) here comes a dirty diaper crawling my way - gotta go!!!!!

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Hey Moms..just checking in..I see there's been lots going on, some good, some not.. Tracy..what's up with the health insurance snafu? If there is some contractual obligation on the part of the employer to provide the insurance, and they screwed up, I think they and not you guys could be on the hook for the bills..but that will take time and energy to fight, and I know where you're at, especially with the energy, my friend.. I'm sending you the most positive thoughts and prayers, my friend..hang in there!!

My best to everyone!!



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Lu: Nice work with the potty training! emoticon

Boy...I am tired. I am working on a portfolio of pictures for my interviews (thinking positive!). I will work on them again tomorrow. Time to go sew! emoticon

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Sounds like everyone is so busy
Tracy - that is the pits - I will bet that stress is contributing to the back pain. Hope you have some relief soon.

Have an attitude of gratitude!! : )

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Hi chickies
Sorry to here about all that stuff tracy. I am sending healing vibes your way, and pray the health care kicks in for you.

It has been a wonderful weekend here in upstate NY. We had a cookout Sat. Hubby worked Sun, and I worked Mon. But over all it was a great weekend.
My son (3 1/2 yr old ) has been in underwear for 4 days straight.(No number 2 yet, but people say it takes a while for that one.) I am still giving him a diaper at nite til he gets consistant on being dry. hehe
Hope all is well and I will try to spark more. It gets tough this time of year cause son wants to be outside ALL the time, which is great.
Have a great one and miss ya gals
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I wash pillows in the washing machine all the time, just no more than 2. I have a front loader though.

Tracy, I hope your back is better and insurance mess gets cleared up. I agree - a nightmare. I'm sending you some strength to help you through.



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New pillows! Way to go Sue! I have read that you can wash your pillows in the washing machine, but I have never tried it. I don't want to break my machine.

I am off to change the sheets on my bed since Nason got into my bed with his sandy shoes on! Might as well fold laundry too! emoticon

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Tracy, I'm so sorry both about the pain and the insurance issues! OMG what a nightmare.

It's been a busy one around here this weekend. Errands on Sat., family time yesterday and more errands today. We all have new pillows! emoticon Hopefully, that will help with the allergy issues we all seem to battle.

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Tracy: When it rains, emoticon it pours. I am so sorry that you are so stressed. I wish I had a secret to help you feel better. I guess only rest will help at this point. We are always here for you. emoticon

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So sorry to hear that you've been in such pain today! Will be praying for relief. And what's up with the workplace not paying for insurance?!

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Christie~I have yet to pick that cross-stitch up! I know.... I need to get busy! I debated between that and the recipes but now that they are out of the books I need them on pages! LOL Keep bugging me about the stitching though! I need to do that instead of snacking during So You Think You Can Dance!

Hey...we're ahead of schedule on the floors! The final coat is going on in moments and then we're banished for 3 hours. Good timing as we can be back inside on the floors around 6. Just in time to think about supper. Still have plenty of leftovers from two days of grilling!

Tomorrow we can start moving stuff back in! First thing I'll do is move the aquarium so that yucky dresser can be taken out of the house forever and out of the hallway. I do need to go to the store sometime and get a couple more containers though to empty a couple of the drawers into so probably should do that while I'm banished from the house.

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