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Sasscee Girls

Monday, December 05, 2016

The big event for me was the Sasscee Girls Brunch at a local resort. Oh my, there was so much food! I followed my plan and stayed within my calorie allowance- HURRAY! I did have a shooter of chocolate cake for dessert, which is the equivalent of two bites! I enjoyed shrimp, a mussel, an oyster, a shooter of ceviche, one egg benedict, 3 strips of bacon and some fruit and a small cinnamon roll. I passed on the ribs, which smelled divine, and after eating the aforementioned didn't have room for the grill roasted vegetables or corn bread! On the tracker, the calories were ok, but the sodium ARGHH!! So worth it!

This is a picture of the delightful Sasscee Girls. I found a couple of women who are interested in concerts, books and thrifting. I have their phone numbers to schedule activities. I am looking forward to our next meeting, which is a trip to Tombstone to eat lunch at Big Nose Kate's.

Earlier in the week, I took Ringo out for a walk at 5:30 am, and didn't take a flash light- so much for being a good Girl Scout. I did a face plant and now have very tender ribs. They aren't broken, but lifting and deep breathing are very painful. This too shall pass! I say if you are going to be dumb, you better be tough!!

I am steadily going down, having lost 3# so far this month. I have to thank Ringo for having such an active bladder.

He is the perfect dog for me, with the exception of the separation anxiety. I loved the advice my Sparkers gave me and have ordered a crate and a large Kong, the black one so he can't chew it into pieces. I got the Amazon order with his new dog dishes, the 16' training leash, the travel harness, the Kong stuffed moose and the tennis balls. He loved it all, but after everything was unpacked, he grabbed the box and dragged it around the house for the better part of two hours. He seemed to know it was his stuff! LOL.. I can't wait for Christmas! I am baking him some healthy dog treats and I think I have a stocking for him! I need to pull out the Christmas box and take inventory.

But today I promised to declutter my shoes! That is going to be interesting. So far I found one dance shoe- I wonder where the other one is. I have my old garden crocs, no garden, no need for those- LOL. I need to remember- if you don't love it or haven't used it- say goodby to it.

Thanks Maringal for the great tip!

HUGS to all! Be grateful for what you have today!
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    I missed this blog earlier but enjoyed reading it today as I ride the train. Loved the names of the places--Big Nose Kate's! And Ringo tearing around with his box. Thanks for the happy blog! Glad you are doing well!
    1572 days ago
  • AURA18
    Fun group of friends emoticon
    1577 days ago
    Love that you are reaching out and meeting new people and going new places! emoticon
    1585 days ago
    You make me dizzy with all your activity. emoticon

    You certainly are a whirlwind of activity. That's great! Enjoy every minute of life you can. Life is short and death is long. You are a setting a good example of embracing change. emoticon
    1586 days ago
    emoticon You are amazing! emoticon
    1587 days ago
    Aww he's so cute! I'm glad he's a good match for you, sounds like he feels the same way about you! My sister uses those Kongs too, but mostly as a way to treat her dog(s) and sometimes to entertain them. They loved them! Sounds like you had fun at your get together too, and met lots of people whom you have things in common with, that's always a great feeling!
    1587 days ago
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    1587 days ago
    glad you had a great time and met new friends glad Ringo loved the box now you dont have to spend a lot on toys. Dogs are the major cause of falls . two summers ago i tripped on water mine spilled then she pushed me and I fell hit my head and hurt my ribs , Now i watch her every move. lol .I bet you never forget that flash light again. you are very brave and doing well with your new life such an inspiration, Hugs
    1587 days ago
    AWESOME!! Glad you found that great group of women!
    1587 days ago
    Inspiring! I am so happy for you... new friends.. yay! emoticon
    1588 days ago
    Hi Sunny...........
    I know that I have said this before but..............I REALLY admire your ability to begin again and keep your sense of humor intact. Meeting new women and establishing friendships is a great idea. We need each other and most of the time, GET each other. I am so sorry to hear about your fall.............I hope the pain in your ribs leaves you quickly and that nothing is broken. Loved that Ringo loved playing with the box as much as the toys..............I have two sons who did the same thing.

    Take care and enjoy this wonderful Season............. emoticon
    1588 days ago
    Ms. Sunny...I just love your new life! You are such a wonderful example of how strong we women really are! You have done remarkable in creating a new world around you and I think that takes a deep conviction and belief in yourself. I didn't know about Ringo so will have to go back and catch up on your blogs! What a great new buddy! The ladies all seem very nice also...it's so good to have friends I hope you make some great ones! How is your blog going...I'd love to support you in any way I can...writer to writer my friend! emoticon
    1588 days ago
    emoticon great walking partner.
    1588 days ago
    This Ringo is going to be one spoiled dog! Wonderful! And this group of ladies looks just perfect for you. I am so happy!
    1588 days ago
    Expanding your horizons, eh Sunny? New dog, new friend, your new life! How wonderful you are to make a whole new world surrounding yourself with things of your choice with people and a dog....Ringo sounds like a true blue character, a real beagle! So cute! Where are u in that group of women in the photo you posted?
    1588 days ago
    emoticon 3#s emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon about
    the fall and ribs,hope they are not cracked. emoticon Thanks for sharing the pic of the
    Sasscee Girls bet you will enjoy your time with them,looks like a wonderful group of Ladies!
    Glad you are happy with Ringo emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1588 days ago
  • PROVERBS3128
    1588 days ago
    That Ringo is one lucky pup! I'm sorry to hear about your mishap though, and hope that the tenderness subsides quickly! I'm so glad you've developed great friends in your new home. That makes life so worth it!
    1588 days ago
    I have a pair of green shoes that are low-backed like Crocs. I use them when I clean my tub. I think they are made of plastic, but I don't slip when I am standing in the tub doing the sides and the shower head. I am short and can't reach all of the tub surround and shower head from standing or kneeling beside the tub, it is easier for me to get into it.

    I have been de-cluttering too. Hubby took a box of old pans and lids and a box with two coats, a lazy Susan and an Orgreenic frying pan to The Salvation Army Thrift Store today. My rule is, for every new thing, two old ones have to go.

    Ringo must love you for all of the stuff he now has. I had to laugh about him dragging the box. Kids are the same way. You buy a gift for them and they play with the box it came in, instead of the gift.

    You did great at the brunch!
    1588 days ago
    1588 days ago
    Good Luck decluttering your shoes!

    Ringo is totally good for you!

    Sounds like a good group you found!
    1588 days ago
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    1588 days ago
  • PHOENIX1949
    I loved visiting Tombstone on one of our road trips to my brother's in a suburb of Phoenix. Y'all will have a fun time there.

    Way to go on the weight loss.

    1588 days ago
  • LSIG14
    emoticon on staying within the calorie allowance wile still having a fun day out and on your weight loss so far this month! And congrats to Ringo for being your "training coach." Things seem to really be coming together for you! Wishing you a wonderful holiday season!
    1588 days ago
    Luck Ringo... and hope your tender ribs feel better soon. emoticon
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    1588 days ago
    Whoohoo, sounds like fun!
    1588 days ago
  • QUINNY2016
    Great job!
    1588 days ago
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