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Yesterday Was My Birthday

Hubby got me some new pants and a couple shirts. I didn’t take a picture of the shirts but they are long sleeve and bright colors. A pair of pajama bottoms. One good thing about losing weight, a new wardrobe! The daughter has bought me a lot of clothes since last year. She likes buying clothes. ๐Ÿ™‚

Tomorrow she’s bringing cupcakes. Yay. And so far hubby’s brother and his almost spouse is coming to see us also. She is also one of my best friends in fact we got them together when we were married. They are in no hurry to get married, 20 years.

The weather seems to be nice compared to the last few days. In fact the next week in the 40-50s sounds good to me. Anymore I don’t care for the freezing temps. Need to gain back my extra flubber. lol But not all flubber. I would like some butt to come back and my boobs. lol

It was a good birthday, I was in rehab from my stroke from December 2020 so great day this year with family and hopefully friends.

Posted in Ramblings

Words Tuesday

1 Farra did so many things for me that made this year a lot easier to adjust to.

2. The four kids went on walks with me to the pond to get my leg working better.

3. I got to see Farra & Zozo most weekends.

4. Farra went to doctor appointments when no one else could.

5. I got a long visit with Shay, Cassie, and Jayce in September.

6. Adric and Jessup got me to the hospital fast and I didn’t even talk them out of it.

7. Hubby put up with my crying spells and made me laugh to forget them.

8. Hubby puts up with my terrible speech without my teeth.

9. Family is constantly telling me things will get better.

10. I lost weight, back to my high school weight, now need to add muscle.

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July

Not much going on. I dont go to therapy anymore. Being sick from dentist stuff wiped me out for weight i lost a lot. i ended up falling several times. no hospitall trips but i was tired.eating better now. my dentures fit but i slobber to much to use them. the bill was way to much to keep going to therapy. we do exercises here at home. gaining but not a lot.one good thing blood pressure way down. blood pressure pill only one 2.5 from about 5 pills. 133 i weighed in high school. i wish my hand would work, getting bored. i have cleaned a bit and cooked with jessup’s help.

Posted in 5 Year Journal

That Journal Thing, Week Aug. 9-15th

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August 9th

Question: Write down your last sent text message.

Year 2012: nothing.

Year 2013: I deleted it. Usually don’t text much. No one texts me much either. ๐Ÿ™‚

Year 2014: nothing.

Year 2015: It was a smiley face to hubby. We do that a lot. ๐Ÿ™‚ Only texts I do is hubby and kids. Once in awhile a friend. Call me unsociable on the phone. ๐Ÿ™‚

August 10th

Question: What are you running from at this moment?

Year 2012: Oberlin. Small town life. Want a change for a while. New opportunities. Still like the small town just want something different for awhile. Running from a broken house there. Will be nice not living in it while fixing it. ๐Ÿ™‚

Year 2013: How much weight I have gained since high school. I guess running from mirrors. ๐Ÿ™‚

Year 2014: nothing.

Year 2015: My bathrooms! LOL…they need cleaned bad! Well, they are not gross. I just find other things to do. LOL

August 11th

Question: How many stamps are in your passport?

Year 2012: Do not have one. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

Year 2013: None

Year 2014: None

Year 2015: None still. Probably never will have one. Bummer. I would love to travel, but time and money blocks that!

August 12th

Question: What is your resolution for tomorrow?

Year 2012: Get organized! Pack!

Year 2013: Edit my novel. Step it up and get busy! ๐Ÿ™‚

Year 2014: Nothing.

Year 2015: Clean those bathrooms. LOL I have three of them. Yep still putting it off. ๐Ÿ™‚ Of course write. Always write.

August 13th

Question: What is your favorite thing to do on a Saturday morning?

Year 2012: Sleep in a little. Family time. Chill. Relax. ๐Ÿ™‚

Year 2013: Chill out. Big breakfast. Watch TV with the hubby. Watch son bowl during season. Other son play football.

Year 2014: blank.

Year 2015: Chill with the hubby and kids. During school year the son and I go to bowling. He bowls on a city league that earns scholarship money. ๐Ÿ˜‰ And this year the youngest son will be playing tackle football for the school.

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August 14th

Question: Did you complete your to-do list for the day?

Year 2012: Nope. Rarely do.

Year 2013: Nope. Some done. My lists are usually LONG. I got emails read, laundry for boys done, YMCA, read blogs, and wrote a blog. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Year 2014: blank.

Year 2015: No. A little bit done.

August 15th

Question: What do you like best about your body today?

Year 2012: My hair. I recently got a hair cut.

Year 2013: Well…that’s a bad question! LOL I suppose my legs. Only a few old lady markings but in good shape. Exercising again. Soon look even better everywhere. ๐Ÿ™‚

Year 2014: blank

Year 2015: I’ve lost about 20 lbs on my own and have kept it off for over a year. Now to lose 20 more. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Journal Dec 29-Jan 3 2015, That 5 Year Thing Again.

summer fun 015ย This is my five year journal I bought in 2012. ๐Ÿ™‚

December 29

Question: What are your top three wishes?

2012: To be loved, Peace between all of us, All of us to be healthy.

2013: A close family, Everyone healthy in the family, The family happy in their lives.

2014: Close family, Healthy family, Accomplished family.

December 30

Question: List what you’ve eaten for the past week.

2012: turkey, turkey, and more turkey. Love turkey sandwiches and lots left over from holiday. ๐Ÿ™‚

2013: Turkey and too many trips to fast food hamburger places. We were lazy to cook after Christmasย when the turkeyย ran out.

2014: Lasagne, salad, cucumbers, donuts, Pepsi, hamburger, chicken, little smokies, chili, candy, eggs, cereal, cookies. Did much better this holiday with the variety. ๐Ÿ™‚

December 31

Question: What is your most cherished memory of this year?

2012: My oldest son graduating from high school. ๐Ÿ™‚ Two graduated, two more to go!

2013: Finding out the daughter did get her Associates of Arts Degree from college. She achieved some of that while being deployed and stressed!

2014: Spending major holidays with kids and hubby. It won’t always happen as the family grows.

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January 1

Question: What is your mission?

2012: To have more energy to do the things I need and want to accomplish. I will finish everything I start this year and some past starts! ๐Ÿ™‚

2013: To write and publish my first novel. To make some money writing. To lose 50lbs.

2014: To love my family, be healthy, and provide for them. To get that first book published. Get over the fear of people not liking it.

2015: To be healthy, happy, and accomplished! ๐Ÿ™‚ To lose another 30lbs. I lost 20lbs last year! Yay!!!

January 2

Question: Can people change?

2012: People can change but they have to want to change. And some change without trying to or noticing that they did. They have to care to change for themselves first.

2013: I believe they can if they really want to. It helps when people are there to believe in them.

2014: Yes, but others need to open their eyes and see that it is possible.

2015: Yes, hopefully for the better. The other way is not so good.

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January 3

Question: What are you reading right now?

2012: Scarlett— love it! Had to read it after finishing Gone With The Wind. I had to know what they hoped would happen. The two authors’ writing is different but I enjoyed them.

2013: Several books at once. I never thought I would do that. Love reading again. Goal for year is 40 books.

2014: One book and one ebook. Goal is 52 books this year. (I only read 25, bummer.)

2015: One book and one ebook. I like the change from the electronic to the real deal of a book. Soon my creative cave will be done and I can bring the rest of my books from our other house. I use to buy them all the time but most I have never read. I have well over 1000 books. ๐Ÿ™‚ I will probably bring only the hardback ones and the series paperback. I have tons of Harlequin books but think I will keep them at the other house. Way too many to bring here. Plus, need something there to read. ๐Ÿ™‚ Goal this year is 40 but secretly hoping for more.