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Sharon, your temperatures sound so very cold!

Karen, yes, I do like the sweet potatoes. I usually take cinnamon with me because they serve cinnamon with sugar and I do not need the sugar. The sweet potato is sweet enough without adding sugar to it.
Wonderful that you were able to have your GGS’ come and then take them to school. My son has asked me to pick up my GD’s in the past when school got out unexpectedly.
Sorry about not sleeping well.

Tee, I allow myself one breadstick and let the other ladies have the rest of them.
Good for you getting your Christmas cards ready for mailing. Your long sleeve top sounds nice.
I would sent Fitbit the information. They may be trying to delay your getting your credit card company to reverse the charge until it is too late.
I tried going to the FB page and making changes but nothing happened. I am getting a few notices and can then go and click on the bell and see who else posted but it is a pain.

Lunch with my friends was good today.

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Jane...Soup, salad and sweet potato with cinnamon are good lunches. Glad you have nice group of ladies to lunch with on Monday and Tuesday. I avoid Olive Garden since I can't resist their breadsticks.

Sharon...Sorry you didn't sleep well. I hope it is warm and cozy in your home. I could never live in a state with those temperatures.

Nasfkab....Sprouts is only in ten states...CA, CO, AZ, TX, NV, NM, OK, Utah, Georgia, Kansas

Karen...Wonderful that you attended and enjoyed your GGD dance program. Bless you for babysitting in wee hours of the morning. Sorry you didn't sleep and hope you napped after taking them to school.

It was sunny and warm during daytime. Cold at night. I finished writing Xmas cards but forgot to mail. I woke after an hour of sleep last night with non stop cough. Took codeine cough syrup and slept few more hours. Swam and picked up rxs afterwards. I found a nice grey long sleeve knit top at Sam's club for $4.50. It was the last one and will keep me warm.

I received reply email from Fitbit China. They requested I sent them a picture of labels and sock package so they can investigate. I assume they don't know my cc reversed charges.



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Jane... I enjoy sweet potatoes at the Steak restaurants. Hope you do, too

Sharon....I have several of Paula Deens cookbooks. The Ooey Goey butter cakes are so good but not light so only need a small piece.

Tee ...that is sad about your neighbor. I guess my daughter is afraid I might have a medical issue so she calls until I answer or someone checks on me.

My great granddaughter was in a dance program on Saturday. Son bought me a ticket & it was fun seeing all but especially Viviene. She is 6 years old.

I needed tissues when I watched the movie BREAKTHROUGH. It is a good movie based on a true story.

2 of my GGS came to my place at 430 this morning. School was on a 2 hour delay & I volunteered to keep them & take them to school to avoid baby sitting fees. I fed them breakfast & off to school. I could not sleep well afraid I might oversleep & they would be late for school.

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Have not heard of Sprouts great you enjoyed knitting & swimming, Tee. Enjoy your lunches out Jane.

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It is a cold and nasty morning. We had about 3 inches reported so far with high winds so lots of drifting and not a nice night. The temps at this time are at 0 F. with a wind chill of -23 degrees below. Yesterday was a pretty good day. I walked 30 minutes and had a total of 5,217 steps for the day. I did a lot of little chores for the day and did get out and pick up doggie doo and filled one of the bird feeders. I also filled the bird bath while I was able to get to it. I felt pretty good throughout the day. Didn’t sleep well last night but will take a nap sometime today. Hope you all have a good day.



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Celeste, good to hear from you. You sound busy. You have done really good in getting over 10,000 steps going into your second month!

NASFKAB, 435 minutes in seven days is great!

Sharon, sorry to hear you are not feeling well and you will be getting more snow.

Tee, I will check what you suggested.

I had lunch at Olive Gardens today with the Monday Lunch Bunch. I got the soup and salad while others got other things. Tomorrow I will go to Lone Star with the Tuesday Lunch Bunch and have a sweet potato. I need to remember to take my cinnamon as I don’t like the cinnamon and sugar they offer. I do not need the extra calories! One of our ladies does not drive so we take turns picking her up and taking her home. One of our group use to live in the same village as her but she moved to the states a couple of years ago so we make sure she is included.

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Jane...Glad you had a good day. I worked on fb yesterday. My preferences were set to no notices/group. When on fb, go to upper right hand corner and click on down arrow and check your preferences and settings. I fixed mine and receiving email notices.

Nasfkab.....Being busy with company is nice and tiring. Glad you entered your workout for a few days.

Celeste....Paula went on diet and changed her recipes so they are healthier. Sprouts is considered a farmer's market, not a supermarket. Small store with limited items. Empty and rotten produce even when on sale. Eggplant was on sale and rotten yesterday. Their meat is tough. Fish is farm raised, not wild and prices outrageous. Paint the town red with $15+ increase. I haven't received my noticed, but will probably get the same and hand over $9 each month for increase in Medicare premium.

Sharon....Sorry yesterday wasn't good for you. Maybe you have different policy or didn't spend enough out of pocket to receive money back.

It rained on and off today. Tomorrow is suppose to be dry, sunny and warm. Crossing my fingers! Claritin gave me insomnia. I took something in middle of night to sleep. Swam and attended knitting group Xmas party. Both were nice.

I better go address Xmas cards or they will never get sent.



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Sorry you were not feeling too good, Sharon

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Just wrote out my workout for December 1-8 sorry did not mention specifics but its usually almost the same.

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Good morning. It is cloudy and 24 degrees with a brisk breeze. It will cool down during the day and it will snow tonight and in the morning. We could get another 5 inches of snow. Yesterday was not a good day. I only walked for 20 minutes and had a total of 3,401 steps for the day. I was tired and short of breath. It seemed like my lungs were full and so I took it kind of easy. I did get out and clean up after Hailley and filled some bird feeders. I also got the birdbath filled with water so the birds and squirrels are all set for few days again. Hope it is a good day for all.

Celeste, I have Federal BC/BS also and I haven't seen any reimbursements of $600. Wonder why.

Tee, good that you were able to get the shopping done.

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Quite sure you paid much more when you were working Celeste.

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Good morning ladies!!!! Sharon - I was laughing when I read your post with the bread recipe. First I see “Paula Deen” & immediately think BUTTER!!!! I was surprised only 1 stick of butter emoticon I don’t have dates, but I’m guessing raisins will work just as well . . . . .

Tee - you don’t consider Sprouts a grocery store??? I LOVE that place!!!! I was just sad when they moved to a different location that was no longer “on the way home” for me.

I received my SS notice the other day. I’m going to be getting a whopping $15.34/mo more. Let me see . . . . . where shall I go???? What shall I do??? emoticon The one thing I AM thankful for is that my Federal BC/BS started reimbursing $600 of the PartB payments. They’ve done that for the past 2 years. Here’s hoping that continues!!!

Gotta get moving. Washer just finished. Wishing everyone a great Sunday!!! emoticon

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I have given the wrong information, I meant I was so busy with visitors on Friday &yesterday was out from 2 pm to nearly 9 pm. Thank you for the recipe, Sharon, too much going on here. Not spending too much time on Chrome Book just about 3 hours. Have not read your posts but will do once its less hectic.

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NASFKAB, hope you are able to get your exercise minutes in soon.

Sharon, what a blessing that your daughter can do the grocery shopping for you. Your Banana-Date Nut Bread looks like it is delicious.

Tee, good to know the person who died was not the friend you share meals with. Still so sad when someone dies and people do not realize it for days.
Where do you live that there are no grocery stores? It must be a really small town.
Glad you got the needed fixing for putting the cabinet back on the wall.
I will not patronize Target because of their stand about exposing young girls to pedophiles.
Sorry about the congestion.

I have had a good day in that the nose is not running away anymore but I am congested some.
I started teaching about the birth of the Messiah/Emmanuel/Jesus by talking about the prophecies of the Old Testament and then going into Luke and Gabriel coming to Zacharias. The lesson was a little long but I could not figure out how to shorten it. I am following a text with flash cards that I have.

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Jane...Glad your nose is running less. Tenant that died is not person that shares meals with me. I haven't received fb notices for a long time. I thought it was my mail service b4 you mentioned having same problem.

Nasfkab...Good that you found exercise site. Sorry it was busy.

Sharon....Thanks for the bread recipe. Good that Tina got your groceries. Sorry sil's brother died the same way. It took a month to determine my ex's cause of death was heart attack.

I have been on the go all day. We don't have grocery stores. So, I need to go to several stores weekly. I wasn't able to shop after work due to rain and had to do all of it today. Smart and Final was my first stop. The same cheese tray for knitting Xmas party (tomorrow) was $4 less than Target. Sprouts next for wild scallops and cuties (tangerines) on sale. Neighbor that shares food text me to pick up potatoes for him. I had to go to different store for that. Hardware store was last to buy hardware to put cabinet on wall. It fell down last night. Items I needed were in the last aisle. I remembered I needed flashlight at cashier. Cashier said light was in the same area as cabinet hardware. I said forget it, I can hardly stand. Rested when I got home until legs stopped aching. Scratched doing laundry in place of making/eating dinner at decent hour.

It rained early today. Not a drop when I was out. I woke after 3 hours of sleep last night with coughing. Took codeine cough medication and slept 6 more hours. Cough and nasal congestion upon waking. Took Claritin and symptoms gone along with sweet cravings.

I better make bed and wrap gift for knitting party. Wishing all a sunny Sunday.

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Good morning. It is 23 degrees out and partly sunny. It is going to be a good day today and I hope to get some things done. Yesterday I walked for 30 minutes and had a total of 5,112 steps for the day. I did a few small chores around the house and just plain stayed busy. Not a lot but something. That is the important thing. Tina got groceries for me because by the time she got off work I was short of breath and didn’t think it wise to go out. She usually does get the groceries during the winter months. Hope it is a good day for all of you and enjoy your weekend.

Tee, that is so sad about the neighbor. My son-in-law just lost his brother that way. Don't know cause of death yet but he died on Thursday and was found on Monday. So sad.

Jane, hope the nose stops running soon.

Nas, here is the recipe for the bread.

Banana-Date Nut Bread
Pula Deen

Slice this date nut bread for potlucks, picnics, buffets, brunches, school lunches, or office snacks. Is there a single occasion when a slice of tender banana bread isn’t welcome? To make it even more special, spread slices with cream cheese.
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Ingredients:
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus additional for coating pan
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 ripe bananas, mashed
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup coarsely chopped dried dates
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350 F. Butter a 9x5-inch loaf pan; set aside. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg. In a separate bowl, whisk together the 1/2 cup melted butter, the bananas, sugar, and eggs. Stir in the vanilla. Stir the banana mixture into the flour mixture until just combined. Fold in the dates and pecans. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake about 1 hour or until dark golden on top and a knife inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean



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Yes Tee I have found the exercise link but there were so many visitors then so could not add my minutes yet. hope you feel better soon, Jane.

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Thelma, glad to know that it is your laptop and phone not cooperating and not your health.

Sharon, your temperatures sound miserable, way too cold for me.

Karen, it is delightful that your family is putting a book together for your daughter. I am sure it will be cherished

Tee, I am so sorry to hear about your neighbor. Is this the one you have shared meals with?
I hope you get a better response from fb than I have. I am not getting mail notices when people post. I am getting a few but not not what I should. I wrote them weeks ago and nothing has happened.
Good your credit card company is reimbursing your money.

My nose is still running, not as bad as yesterday but that may be because I am taking something to help me dry up.

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Jane...I hope your nose stops running.

Nasfkab...I hope you found this groups exercise minutes link.

Thelma...I hope you get your laptop back soon. I dislike writing on my phone too.

Sharon....Brr! Good that you walked, dusted and did Xmas things.

Karen...I am sure you will write a beautiful letter for book. Hope you soup tastes good.

It has been a sad day. My 77 yr old neighbor died. Best we can tell is he died between Thurs and Friday. My manager received a call from his girlfriend on Friday night that he wasn't answering the phone. She asked her to check on him. He was found lying on the floor next to his bed. Paramedics came and pronounced him dead. Police and detectives have been here all day. The coroner came at 10 pm. Apt is sealed. He was a nice man with heart and hearing problems.

I received fitbit shipment. The envelope contained a pair of socks that cost $1. Envelope said socks cost $15. Never buy anything from China. I phoned my credit card company. They said I wasn't responsible for fraudulent charges and credited my account. I am going to write fb about them advertising a company that is fraudulent when there were plenty of complaints about this company. Too bad I didn't read the complaints before purchasing.

I slept 7 hours straight last night. A miracle. I swam and lifted weights. Pool water was so warm I didn't want to leave. It rained. I hope it doesn't rain today since I have a list of errands.

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Must make soup today after reading your post, Karen.

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My plans today are to make some potato soup & to write a letter to go in the book my great-granddaughter is making for my daughter. Words are not easy for me any more so I pray they will come together for this special letter.

It is very overcast today but the sun is suppose to shine tomorrow!




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It sounded so interesting hat I asked for the recipe.

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Good morning. It is about 8 degrees this morning and going to get colder over the next couple of days. Our high today will be about 24 degrees and there will be some wind so not a very nice day. I need to try and get groceries today. Yesterday was a pretty good day. I walked for 30 minutes and had a total of 4,524 steps for the day. It was as many steps and the day before but I still walked. I did get some dusting done and got a few Christmas things out. I will work on more of that today. Hope you all have a good day.

Nas, the bread is a normal quick bread loaf. I just mix it all together and put it in the pan and bake it. I am not sure if you were asking for the recipe or just what type of bread it is.

Tee, it is good to hear we will get an increase for Social Security this year. I haven't seen an increase in 4 or 5 years. Hopefully there will be a little this year.

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Thank you Jane.

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Hello ladies! !.I am still around but not liking this phone. Too small print and not sure how to navigate. I get lost too many times. May not be till Monday to get laptop. Grrrr

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Jo Ann, good to hear from you. Sorry about not being able to walk but the rain in CA is so important after the drought these last years.

NASFKAB, go to the top of this page, click on TEAM, scroll down to Challenges Forum and click on “December’s Exercise Minutes” and then record your minutes. The next day you should see an e-mail from where the next person records her minutes.

Sharon, sounds like you have had a good day as well as Hailley.

Tee, my son will mail the cane to me. This happens more times than I like to think it would. Some companies will change their policy when they find out we are a US territory and us the US mail service. We will see.
What a bummer about SS. Those in control seem to forget this is money you put in. It is not a gift.

Fingerprints and snowflakes, there are no two exactly alike. Blows my mind!

Around noon today my nose started leaking like a faucet. I took something to help dry it up but ugh. If I use the bipap breathing is fine.

Have a good day everyone.

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Jane.....Good to hear you have been taking the same dose of thyroid meds for years. You probably don't have autoimmune diseases that cause levels to fluctuate. Sorry products aren't sent to Guam. How do you get cane from your son in Houston? Glad your turned in test and GD picked up discount card.

JoAnn....I hope you were able to walk outside today since it was dry and sunny. Sorry you have internet problems. Have you tried unplugging internet/wifi tower for a few minutes and plugging back in? My internet provider recommends this to reset computer and increase speed. I walk in the mall or stores when it rains.

Sharon....Bread sounds delicious. I am drawing. Good that you were able to wash blankets, walk and Hailley looks and feels good. Prednisone causes weight gain. I am glad Hailley lost the weight when it was discontinued.

It was dry, sunny and 60 here today. Rain starts tomorrow and lasts thru weekend. I woke three hours after falling asleep last night and caught myself falling asleep in the afternoon at work. I took dehydration medication this morning and hope it will it helps me sleep thru the night tonight.

Work was quiet although we had patients. I accomplished a lot. I went to store after work to purchase long sleeve nightgown. My boss said the store had plenty of sleepwear. Yeah, plenty of pjs and robes. Only two nightgowns that weren't my size. I can't find the gowns on internet either.

Good and bad news for members that receive SS retirement and Medicare. There will be changes in 2020. SS is giving cost of living increase of around $24 a month. Medicare premium will increase around $9 a month. I think premium increase will affect patients that have senior plans too since they charge same as Medicare. Medicare part a and b deductibles will increase. Senior plans will have more benefits. I am not sure if Medicare will increase benefits too.

i am getting tired and heading to bed.

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How do you make the bread, Sharon?

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Good morning. The sun is shining and it is not too windy right now. Sounds like that will change as the day goes on. Yesterday was a pretty good day. I walked 30 minutes and had a total of 5,254 steps for the day. I got two loads of blankets washed and did made a loaf of Banana Date Pecan bread and it is really pretty good. Hailley is walking good and her skin looks good so we are happy. Hope it stays that way for her. I know she must feel a lot better and the weight she lost after the prednisone should help her legs too. Well, off to see what I can do today.. Have a good one.



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Hello all. Did not get the December exercise minutes email yet, Jane.

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We are getting much needed rain here in Calif. I have not walked as much because of wet areas. I will go out to a store today and walk there. My internet is lousy but I am able to do some. Take care everyone.

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Sharon, one of the disadvantages of living on Guam is many of our doctors are here on a contract for a few years and then others are related to the military as doctors who moonlight or their spouse as my urologist is.

Tee, my encrooligist has kept me on the same dosage for a very long time. I do get the bloodwork done so things are consistent.
I hear you about getting addresses changed. It can be very aggravating.

I ordered another hurrycane today but had to have it sent to my son in Houston because they do not ship to Guam. They gave me an e-mail address and I wrote a complaint. Hopefully by the time I need to order another cane they will have it fixed. We are part of the US postal system so it should not be a problem.
I got labs turned in so I can see the urologist next week.
My granddaughter stopped and got the discount cards I had for Macey’s. There were four, so one for each grand girl.

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Jane...Glad you felt well enough to grocery shop. Sorry your urologist is leaving. I hope you like replacement.

Sharon....I am glad you have sun and warmer temperature. May it continue and melt the snow. We put suet packets out for birds in the winter in NY. I think rye flour was replaced by almond, etc. gluten free flours.

Watching tv relaxes me just like reading and knitting. Computer and cell wakes up my brain. I am not sleeping thru the night. I wake 3 hours after falling asleep which I think is due to taking less thyroid medicine since I am very hungry. I never was hungry and slept thru the night when I took higher dose.

It rained again today. I wish it led to free car wash instead of spots that make my car look dirtier.

There was a load of mail in my box today. The good part about not getting mail is I had nothing to shred and more time to clean. Oh, well.

I stopped at Khols to pick up top I ordered after work and walked around since store was empty. I went to Xmas section looking for present for my boss and ended up buying/sending a sister angel to my sis that collects angels. I bought/sent item from my cell since doing this in the store results in free shipping. Received email from Khols when I returned home that they changed my account address to my sisters. Argh! I am starting to hate apps.

I am off to bed and hope to sleep thru night for a change.



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Good morning. It is cooler than expected this morning but not too bad. It will be sunny and we will have above freezing temperatures again today. I will like that. It is melting some of the snow on my deck so maybe I will be able to get to the birdbath to fill it. Yesterday I walked 20 minutes and had a total of 4,144 steps for the day. I did a few things around the house and Barb brought dinner last night. We had a nice chat and she picked up some rye flour for me. Boy is it hard to find that. None of the stores around here have rye flour but they have all of these other weird kinds of flour. I guess that bread baking is not what it used to be anymore and that is sad. I love to make my own bread. Well, here’s hoping you all have a good Wednesday.

Nas, with the lows we are having your temps sound good. Tee, I fall asleep when I watch TV so it is on all night. It had the opposite effect on me that they say it does.

Jane, it is good you were able to get your groceries and I know how it is when you lose a well liked member of your health team. I have such a good team right now that I would hate to see anyone go.

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Nas, your evening temperature sounds cool. Missed you input on the Exercise Minutes for December. If you cannot find it let me know.

Sharon, good to hear the Hailley is improving from the fall.

Tee, from the reading I have done watching tv before going to bed is not a good idea as it stimulates the brain as does being on the computer… Knitting or reading sound great.

I got groceries today and went to church this evening. My granddaughter was to pick up some discount cards today but failed to show.
I need to get up early tomorrow to take a lab specimen in. I missed the appointment with the uroligist when I was so sick I did not get the lab in on time. This is her last month as her husband is in the military and has received new orders. They are both doctors. I will miss her as she has been very supportive.

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Jane...You had a busy day. Glad you are rested and feel good.

Nasfkab....Good weather. We won't see those temperatures until next week.

Sharon....Glad to hear there was sun and melting. Great that your steps increase daily. Nice to hear that Hailley is better.

Things improved here. Handyman repaired mailboxes and delivery resumes today. Yeah! I complained to bathing suit company that discounts were unavailable on cyber Monday. They lowered price and extended sale. I made it to grocery for work lunch and other supplies before work. Glad I did since it started raining in the afternoon and hasn't stopped. Heavy rain and thunderstorms today. We won't see clearing/sun and warmer temperatures until Monday. We need rain, but burn areas don't due to evacuation and mudslides.

I realized when I woke yesterday morning that my stress is due to skipping meals, too much electronics (desktop, tablet and cell) plus web surfing. I feel better when I limit usage and watch tv or knit for hour or two before bedtime.

Happy Wednesday to all.

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Great you increased your steps, Sharon hope you feel better..

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Good morning. It is going to be sunny today and might even get to 33 degrees and have a little bit of thawing on the roads. It will also settle the snow and that will be good. Yesterday was a pretty good day. I walked for 20 minutes and had a total of 4,615 steps. That is better than the day before and every day I increase my steps makes me happy. I did 4 loads of laundry and did some other little things around the house. Hailley got her hair cut and her skin looks pretty good. I am happy for that because her hair was pretty log. He leg seems to be much better too and since she isn’t going up or down the stairs she has really improved. Life is good. Hope your day is good.

Tee, sorry about the online sales. I don't shop on certain days because of all the mess.

Jane, don't overdo it and get too tired out,. You haven't felt well lately and you don't want to get sicker.

Nas, temperatures sound great to me.

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Great reading your posts Jane, Sharon & Tee. Our temperature in 79/60 today.

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Sharon, the snow sounds … Good that Hailley was able to get out for awhile. Great to have a son who can and is willing to clean the snow off for you.

Tee, glad you had some good news. Sorry about trying to order on Cyber sales.

I made it to the Christmas party, Instillation of Officers and Luncheon today and wore myself out! We had the govoner and her husband there. He is an honorary president of the organization as all our first ladies have been. He is our first first gentleman as his wife is the first lady govoner of Guam. The former first lady is now our president! She was active in the GMHVA before her husband became govoner and took a back seat while he was in office. She is active again. Knowing all these VIP’s is and advantage of living in a small community. We have a total population of less than 180,000 which include our military personal.
I came home and went to sleep! Better now.

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Sharon...What a blessing to have a son that clears snow around your home. Good about the walking. Sorry about the cold, snowy weather. Stay warm and dry.

Nasfkab....Good day to you. What is weather like where you live?

The good news first. Sunny skies and warmer temperature on Monday. I ordered protein from Omaha and used gift card I have had for 4 years and polish my nails which is a miracle.

The frustrating part of day. Cyber day sales and websites crashing. Toy site only had sale until 2pm central time. So I had to order before going to swim classes. Their site kept crashing and phone was constantly busy. I was finally able to order after two hours and ended up late for class. I never got to order my bathing suit since site didn't recognize discounts. Then, there is trying to remember site login and password. It's enough to make my hair turn grayer.

No work lunch again. So I need to go to store early. The sun better come out today.





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Good morning. The sun is shining and there is only a light breeze. It is only 6 degrees F. so not warm but the sun makes it look so nice. It reflects off the white snow and is beautiful. Yesterday was a little better. I did 20 minutes of walking and had a total of 3,754 steps for the day. That was better than Saturday so that is good. I am feeling pretty good today and hoping to get some things done. My son was over and cleaned out the driveway and sidewalks so Hailley is able to get out to go potty again. It looks like we got about 12 inches of snow. Hope you all are having a good day.



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Great you have a good lunch to attend, Jane. All the best Tee.

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Jane...Glad your soul was restoreth. Enjoy the luncheon. Hope you are able to put house in your name today.

Sharon...Sorry about tough days and snow. I hope shovels arrive and you and Hailey can go out. Good about you getting daily steps.

Nasfkab....I hope you are able to get tens machine.

I try not to buy from China. I didn't know item originated in China when I bought two things until I received email confirmation. The first item, a silver necklace with butterfly in open heart is nice and arrived in two weeks after ordering. I hope I have the same luck with fitbit.

It was a cloudy day. No rain. Yeah! It was a forgetful day for me. I misplaced my cell. Couldn't find it anywhere. Thought I tossed it out with the trash. Turned out I put paid bills to be mailed on top of phone on my desk. Then, I forgot my undies and snack at home when I got to gym. I refused to go home for them but not wearing undies was embarrassing and uncomfortable. I swam. The pool water was cool. All the doors and windows were open. My nose was so cold I had to soak in jacuzzi and sit in steam room to warm up.

I am not into Xmas this year. Could be due to rainy, dark days. Hope I get into the spirit soon.


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Sharon, hope you get to feeling better so you can enjoy the Christmas season.

I ended up not doing much today. I do need to take the papers down to land management and get my home in my name and not the banks. But that will not happen tomorrow because I am going to the installation of officers and Christmas Luncheon for the GMHVA. It is free for those who have their dues up to date and have put in at least 52 hours of volunteer time this year. It is always a festive occasion.

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Thank you for the advice on the Tens unit, Tee.

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I have been having some tough days so have been a little quiet. Yesterday I only did 10 minutes of walking with a total of 3,544 steps for the day. I will take back the only because I did walk and did move as much as I could so I have to say it was a good day. We did get a snow storm yesterday and I believe we had at least 10 to 12 inches of snow and it did blow around. I need to wait for the guys to come shovel me out as it is almost impossible for Hailley to get outside the back door to go potty but she is a little trooper and makes do. I hope to get a few little things done today and improve my walking time. That is my goal for today. Hope you all have a good Sunday and first day of December. It is a new month and hoping a better month.




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Thank you, Jane. Hello all have a dazzling December.

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This is where you can praise, whine, complain, explain and let us get to know you.

Comments from the last posts. Do go back and read them.

Karen, I do hope the hearings aids work. So sorry you missed your grandson’s birthday celebration. Getting old ain’t for sissies! Glad you are feeling better today.

Tee, I am sorry you are miserable with the cold but releived that it is raining in California as you need it so much.
I really try not to buy anything from China.

Pastor preached on restoration this evening using Psalm 23.3. He restoreth my soul…
No one else can.



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