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Mon, 09-24-2012 - 8:18am

Hola!  What's on your agenda for the day?


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Mon, 09-24-2012 - 8:34am

Well first I had to edit the Monday post that I started LOL :smileyhappy:

Ok so I am at work. C is at school.

Lunch is shoe shopping, we had to turn the heat on last Friday and it was 35 this morning when we got up. So wearing sandals to work isn't going to cut it any more.  Plan to grab a sandwhich for lunch.

Tonight after work I have a scout to meet at the skate park for photos and then we have boy scouts at 630. so I will have about 30 min to run home change and eat.

OH I lost another pound, was kinds surprised. Guess all the little things are helping.  I am by no means doing 100% of what I should yet... I have about 3.5 weeks til my next blood draw.  Hopefully it looks a little better this time.

and I need to finish my paper for marketing.

thats all for today. that takes me til about 9 pm today.

have a great day everyone!

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Mon, 09-24-2012 - 8:47am

Good morning.  :smileyhappy:

Have had my cup of hot water and quiet time.

Sausage is cooking on the stove, and oatmeal is ready to finish when the sausage is ready.

Will do housekeeping after breakfast. It's much needed, and besides, I have instituted a reward system for myself that ends with me scrapping.  :smileyhappy:

dumbbells, aerobics, and yoga through the day.  More rewards for dumbbells and aerobics.  Yoga is a reward in itself!

get ready and go to work early.  Staff meeting A moved to Wednesday again, and working later tomorrow, so I'm starting early today and finishing early.

Home to get dinner and play.

That's the plan.

 

Now ... let me tell you a story.  A short, happy story.  I looked at my scrap corner and realized I REALLY needed something to put those scraps in besides boxes.  So I looked at wal mart online to see what kinds of drawered carts they had, and there were several.  I looked at dimensions, and decided I needed a minimum of 9 drawers to handle things.  However, the challenge was space.  Where I was going to put them, I had NO idea.  Last night after Youth Quest, however, I went to Wal Mart with one of my parishioners, and looked at what they had in the store.  It didn't take me long, I assure you!  There were a bunch of them on an end cap for $8 less in the store than what showed online, and the drawer size was excellent.  And .... they were PURPLE!!!!!  I decided I would MAKE room.  So C helped me get them in the cart and to the front of the store (good thing she went!  I couldn't see over them in my cart, and she had to hold one on the cart, while I held another to keep them from falling!).  I bought four carts, for a total of 12 drawers, so I would have a couple extra drawers where I could put projects in progress and keep the table clear. 

When I got home, I carried them all in and downstairs.  I emptied the boxes in the various drawers, so everything is still sorted.  Then, I used one cart to store some tools and empty plastic containers for possible "I Spy" containers or for storing embellishments.  I took down the 8 foot table behind the couch and folded up the table and put it behind the couch then parked the carts in front of the table.  I had to put some ephemera in the bottom drawer of the projects in progress cart to get them off the table.  I'll go through that drawer in the next few weeks, and clean it out, so I can have that drawer back.  These carts are made for things to sit on top easily (except for other carts!), so I got some things off the tables and off the floor onto the tops of the carts for accessibility and to gain room to scrap.

There is still some stuff on the one table that needs to be put away, but I have room to work on small projects until I can get through what's on the table later in the week, and the portable table is more accessible for other uses ... or for a CROP ... and I can pull it out and throw it up in no time.  All I need to do is fold up exercise equipment, and WA-LA!  I went to bed at 11:15 smiling.  :smileyhappy:

Ahhhhh ... it feels SO good just to know I can pull out what I need without unstacking things to get to the thing on the bottom.  :smileyhappy:  I just want to hang out down there now!  :smileyhappy:  And in fact, did, yesterday.  I had the house to myself for an hour, and thought, 'I could go to work early.'  And then I thought, "OR I could go downstairs and play with scrappy things."  So I did.  I cut 100 ATCs and got them ready, and I cut some white paper strips that I want to mist with my still new inks from birthday money for bow making.  :smileyhappy:  YEA!!!!!

 

Have a happy day~


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Mon, 09-24-2012 - 8:53am
P.S. Speaking of the ATCs ... did you see the post at the top labeled "ATCs" in the Scrappy Talk folder? MJ and Stacy did ... anyone else?

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Mon, 09-24-2012 - 8:56am
YA!!!!!!!
Its so wonderful when a plan just falls together like that! :smileyhappy: so happy you found something that made your scrappy space more organzied, productive, and is PURPLE :smileyhappy:
I love purple too!

Happy scrappy play later today! :smileyhappy:
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Mon, 09-24-2012 - 8:58am
Sorry, Stacy. I didn't see yours, so we must have been posting it at the same time.

Sounds like another busy day. Good work on the weight reduction! :smileyhappy: Keep at it, girl, you'll get there! Slow and steady wins the race. {{{{{HUGS}}}}}

I caved and had two s'mores yesterday afternoon. And dinner at YQ was pizza last night, but my bg number this morning was about where it has been ... two points lower than the last time and three points lower than the day before that, so it didn't hurt me too bad, I don't think. However, I'm back on track this morning.

Alright ... gotta get going on the house. 45 - point pick up through the upstairs buys me 45 minutes of guilt-free scrappy time. Catch ya later!

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Mon, 09-24-2012 - 9:03am
Geo I wanted to ask you.
I know you say you had a 'carb coma' the other day.
How do you know what is what etc?
I am trying to figure out how much or when or if carbs are affecting me but am not sure what I am looking for, if that makes sense.
thanks!
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Mon, 09-24-2012 - 9:05am
Oh and we were posting kinda at the same time, :smileyhappy: had I refreshed my page I would have seen yours before mine, LOL you posted about 5 min before me. :smileyhappy:

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Mon, 09-24-2012 - 9:26am

Stacy sounds like a good day, but a little rushed. 

Geo, YAY! on the scrappy storage and having a happy place to spend time.

I put almost 200 miles on my van this weekend hauling kids.  Em to a cross country meet Saturday morning, then I went and found some breakfast before going back to watch her run.  Then home briefly before taking her to a classmate's house on the other side of town for lip sync practice (homecoming event).  Home.  DH, Sarah, and myself to Sarah's volleyball game, back out west to pick up Emilee, groceries, home for supper.  Out shopping for homecoming dress and shoes.  Sunday was less crazy, just church in the morning and a couple trips to the school to drop Em off and pick her up from one act practice.  With a nice nap in the afternoon.

Did I tell you that I had a few brief hours on Friday when I thought we didn't have to go in early this week?  Homecoming swiped that away from me.  There is no praise band or select choir, which is what we usually go in early for, but Em and Nora need to be there early to practice their lip syncs.  Sigh.

As for today:  it was pajama day but I didn't get any pictures taken.  I need to run to Sam's over lunch, I had one photo that I planned to print in my last order that didn't get in the right spot to be ordered.  Leave work at 4 to go to a volleyball game at 4:30.  Home for supper after the game and the season premieres of DWTS and Castle!  Someone will have to go pick Emilee up at 9; hoping I can talk DH in to that.  Hopefully pick out papers for my last Hawaii layout!

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Mon, 09-24-2012 - 9:36am
Thats a lot of running! How soon can Em dirve herself? my diva was crazy involved and was I happy when she was driving! :smileywink:

YA for picking last stuff for hawaii album. :smileyhappy:

Maybe you can take pajama photos when they get home?

Have a great day!
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Mon, 09-24-2012 - 9:45am
My experience of a carb coma is that an hour or so after havingcarbs and good energy, I crash ... I get really tired really quickly. I need a nap. If I take one, I feel drugged when I wake up. If I don't take one, I feel incredibly sluggish until it wears off.

I've gotten up at 3:30 a.m. the last two days. I've needed a nap both days. I wake up feeling refreshed, not like I could sleep for days.

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