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Jumping into Fall

Friday, October 12, 2018

Earlier today I took my dog out front to eat some grass (belly issues) and while she was munching away I put her leash under a stone frog and I started to weed some. Because of situations its been very difficult to do yard work. She ate for about 8/10 minutes and I got a good area done. I stood there and thought up a plan.

When I came back in I drew up a birds eye view of our house with flower beds and blocked them out. I now have 6 areas that I can get done in 6 days. The rose bed is the one that will take the most time. Thick grass and weeds are taking it over and yet the roses are so full this year. I need to remove a layer of sod, lay thick plastic, and then cover with mulch. I also want to raise the boarder so less grass is blown in when cutting grass. That will be a good 2 to 3 days. Im going to dead head the roses and clean them up once they stop blooming.

All summer I have been like a seal on the beach, but on the couch. Its either been too hot or raining. And then on the nice days I was dead tired because my grandma decided that she didnt want to sleep the night before. I always seem to have more energy in the fall so Im taking advantage of it. Im going to make myself get up at 8 every morning (average bed time is around 1/130 am and no I cant go to bed any earlier). Im going to spend 30 minutes to an hour in the yard after I take my dog for a walk. I havent taken her for walks in a long LONG time. She will love it. I know I will be tired as hell later on so I'll just take a nap around 2 when my grandma usually does. When the yard work is done or if its raining I still want to get up early and try to do some housework. But I think I should just go to the gym since everyone else will be asleep. My aunt works 2nd shift so thats why I go to bed late.

I also gave myself a talk about how I really need to watch what I eat. Me and my aunt made a goal to each drop 20 pounds by the end of the year. This will be difficult with having 2 feasting days (Thanksgiving and Christmas). I actually have 4. Those here at home with my dads side and then again with my moms side. Going to try my best to eat half portion sizes.

Going to work hard this season!!
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