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justmejust posted:
How is everyone? I just got back from picking up groceries, xmas items and stocking stuffer stuff.

Laura
Baby steps, to a healthy lifestyle change. When you change your thoughts you will then change your weight. Getting healthy is about progress, not perfection.
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rachael2011 responded:
Hi Laura. I only had 3 gifts to buy/ wrap this year as the kids want cash and my Dad and his wife want a gift certificate to a restaurant. On New Years Eve is our group home party so by then I will have to get something small for the guys I work with. Are you staying home for Xmas or do you go to a family member's house?
Rachael...under construction.

SW 325 CW 285.2 Short term goal-275 Goal weight- unsure
 
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mog1026 responded:
This is a weird Xmas for me because my son won't be here at all and it'll just be me, my DH, my daughter and my sister. We've all decided to scale back a bit because we're all suffering from post wedding financial overload. LOL! It means there isn't as much for me to do and it feels wrong somehow not to be run off my feet. I keep remembering last year with nostalgia because my knees were still working just dandy and everyone was here.
Kathy SW 235.1 CW 217 GW 165

Greedily she ingorg'd without restraint,
And knew not eating Death
Milton, Paradise Lost
 
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parakeet210 replied to mog1026's response:
Kathy I'm in same place. So I had a teddybear tea for BFF n her daughter n 2 lil girls! Hard work but fun. Considering my husband n I will be by ourselves for Xmas. Daughter n us will have a postponed Xmas!!

Merry merry Rachael, Laura Aus Kathy Kim Debbie Judy Amber Michelle pink lady lavender n anyone I missed
This moment is your life, choose to live it. Grab all the gusto you can!!!

tweety 'keet'

SW 264.0. GW. 170 CW 255.4
 
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justmejust replied to parakeet210's response:
Merry Christmas to you all, too! Went out again last night to get other things I needed for Christmas, when on the way home my steering went out and I landed in a ditch inside interstate cloverleaf. Yep, you heard right. Well in was dark, wet, drizzly, cold. But it wasn't bad otherwise. Called 18 year old son and asked him to help, a good samaratan stopped to offer help, officer stopped and called a tow to pull car out of ditch, drove wobbly home at 30mph top speed, tow truck and son in front. Parked in nearby business lot due to steering issue. Rode home with son and shopping bags.

Hubby and 19 year old son were in Indianapolis for son's band paid gig, then straight home for winter college break. So today was a little more relaxed. 4:00 dinner together, more last minute shopping by car or internet for most of us except 16 year old daughter who was painting and drawing and relaxing.

Now time for bed. Good night!
Laura
Baby steps, to a healthy lifestyle change. When you change your thoughts you will then change your weight. Getting healthy is about progress, not perfection.
 
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rachael2011 replied to justmejust's response:
Glad you are OK from your accident, Laura. That's some scary stuff. Rachael
Rachael...under construction.

SW 325 CW 285.2 Short term goal-275 Goal weight- unsure
 
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totallywiggedout replied to rachael2011's response:
Laura. I'm so sorry that you had an accident. Scary! Good thing that you weren't hurt and I'm very glad that you got help right off the bat. It's nice to have someone stop to help, especially when the weather is so bad.

Stay home, order online, drink hot cocoa....
Oh, that's for me, lol

Stay safe out there, Laura and everyone...

huggs
k
gw 135

If you can't do something willingly and joyfully, then don't do it. If you give up drinking, don't go moaning about it; go back on the bottle. Do. As. Thou. Wilt.--- Peter O'Toole




 
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jis4judy replied to justmejust's response:
Hi Laura so glad you are ok that had to be scary
get some rest shop online I have al my shopping done some online and other stuff to wrap ..and place under the tree
I wrap up the gift cards too ... will be doing the wrapping maybe tonight
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all


Hugs Judy
SW 247 CW 150ish maintaining

Remember the Gold is not in the prize it's in the Journey
life may not be the Party we expected but while we are here we may as well dance

 
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blondie454u replied to justmejust's response:
Laura,

Glad you're ok and safe! Merry Christmas to everyone!
Amber CW 135-139 maintaining, SW 250. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. 1Cor. 13:7
 
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ausgram replied to justmejust's response:
Wow Laura, now that your home safe, what you going to do about your car? That happened to me once, but we were living in Miami and it was warm out. It didn't take much to fix as I recall. Hope it doesn't cost you much to get it fixed.

I ordered most of my things for the family on line. So I didn't do a whole lot of shopping this year. Just a whole lot of wrapping and baking.
Now I'm pooped and hopeing tomorrow isn't as hectic as today was. Going to have 13 people here and 1 two year old baby. Two years old. Ohhhhhh me, ohhhhhh my!! ha ha!
AusGram -SW - 194; CW -185; GW -150 for now, will lower that WHEN I reach it.

Don't live life comparing yourself to everyone else.
God has created you to be you and you are free to be you.
 
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parakeet210 replied to ausgram's response:
hey Laura!!!! I'm glad you're ok. what a scary time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hope the vehicle if u decide to repair goes well and affordable.
Aus, two years old!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i'd be meeeeand myannnn tooo
This moment is your life, choose to live it. Grab all the gusto you can!!!

tweety 'keet'

SW 264.0. GW. 170 CW 255.4
 
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mog1026 replied to parakeet210's response:
Merry Christmas and love to all of you! Laura, thank God you're okay. Hope everyone has a great day!
Kathy SW 235.1 CW 217 GW 165

Greedily she ingorg'd without restraint,
And knew not eating Death
Milton, Paradise Lost
 
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justmejust replied to rachael2011's response:
Thank you Rachael. I am home for Christmas. We are having a good day. Playing board games (Hedbanz, Settlers of Cattan, etc.) and opened presents earlier.

Laura
Laura
Baby steps, to a healthy lifestyle change. When you change your thoughts you will then change your weight. Getting healthy is about progress, not perfection.
 
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justmejust replied to mog1026's response:
Kathy, since your knees were just fine a year ago, maybe there is more hope for better rehabilitation? Merry Christmas!
Laura
Baby steps, to a healthy lifestyle change. When you change your thoughts you will then change your weight. Getting healthy is about progress, not perfection.
 
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justmejust responded:
Thank you Rachael. I am fine thankfully. Grateful it was a one car accident and not a serious one even though it was a little scary. The car is going to be towed to dealership for assessment. Might just be the wheel rod, might be more. We'll find out and go from there. It is a 2002 corolla, so we've had it a while.

Laura


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