Starting off Sunday fluff

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Starting off Sunday fluff
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Sun, 09-29-2013 - 10:46am

We've gone to church, watching Meet The Press, took ground beef out of my freezer for meatballs, jotting notes down for the week then planning for the week ahead, clip coupons, and planning to watch the Cleveland Browns/Bengals game later, Ultimate rivals!  Lol! 

How is your Sunday going? 

 

 

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Registered: 09-15-2013
Tue, 10-01-2013 - 8:55pm

In my class, you only use 1 kettle bell.

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Registered: 09-01-2002
Tue, 10-01-2013 - 8:56pm

mortyswife wrote:
<p>Balance is really hard. I sometimes feel like I am going to fall over in exercise classes lol. I am starting with 5 lb. weights as I don't feel like knocking myself out when we put them around our head or when we do the skull crushers. lol</p>

I hate seeing that in the gym ~ anyone putting weights over his head.  No accidents, but I always cringe!

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Registered: 09-01-2002
Tue, 10-01-2013 - 8:58pm

mortyswife wrote:
<p>We all complain together too and the best is we all work together so we talk about it outside of the classes too. lol. We all go back every week though :)</p>

That's a healthy attitude.  Classes are always fun when the instructor pushes people to their limits or beyond, it's like a group bonding experience.

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Tue, 10-01-2013 - 8:58pm

thardy2001 wrote:
<p><blockquote class="quote-msg quote-nest-1 odd"><div class="quote-author"><em class="placeholder">bordwithyou</em> wrote:</div>OK, whatever it is called when you fill out a card to have a mass said for the soul of a deceased person and have to give a "suggested donation" to have it done. For instance, we have a very dear friend who lost their son, named Nicholas, in a car accident many years ago. Whenever I travel and there is a church dedicated to St Nicholas, I have a mass said and they send a card to tell the family that one has been offered. The family loves this and after many years are grateful that someone remembers their son.</blockquote></p><p>What else are they going to say?  And only you would know if the family really needs to have it all brought home again whenever you casually happen upon a church "dedicated" to St. Nicholas. </p>

IME, if the family is a traditional practicing Catholic., Bord's offering is about the best  that could be offered in remembrance. I am no longer a practicing Catholic, but my father, brother and I were greatly moved last week when masses were said for my mother, by her old friend and my cousin, 15 years after her death. We were able to attend both. We also had a Mass for her.

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Registered: 01-08-2009
Tue, 10-01-2013 - 9:00pm
With kettle bells, you usually use just one, at least in the classes I have taken.
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Registered: 09-15-2013
Tue, 10-01-2013 - 9:00pm

Yeah it is scary but it works :)

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Tue, 10-01-2013 - 9:01pm

Yep and the classes I go to, the teachers work with us too :)

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Tue, 10-01-2013 - 9:04pm

chestnuthooligan wrote:
<p><blockquote class="quote-msg quote-nest-1 odd"><div class="quote-author"><em class="placeholder">thardy2001</em> wrote:</div>&lt;p&gt;&lt;blockquote class="quote-msg quote-nest-1 odd"&gt;&lt;div class="quote-author"&gt;&lt;em class="placeholder"&gt;bordwithyou&lt;/em&gt; wrote:&lt;/div&gt;OK, whatever it is called when you fill out a card to have a mass said for the soul of a deceased person and have to give a "suggested donation" to have it done. For instance, we have a very dear friend who lost their son, named Nicholas, in a car accident many years ago. Whenever I travel and there is a church dedicated to St Nicholas, I have a mass said and they send a card to tell the family that one has been offered. The family loves this and after many years are grateful that someone remembers their son.&lt;/blockquote&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;What else are they going to say?  And only you would know if the family really needs to have it all brought home again whenever you casually happen upon a church "dedicated" to St. Nicholas. &lt;/p&gt;</blockquote></p><p>IME, if the family is a traditional practicing Catholic., Bord's offering is about the best  that could be offered in remembrance. I am no longer a practicing Catholic, but my father, brother and I were greatly moved last week when masses were said for my mother, by her old friend and my cousin, 15 years after her death. We were able to attend both. We also had a Mass for her.</p>

I'm sorry to hear about your mother.  But I am a practicing Catholic and I think it's tacky.  You're not and Bord's not a practicing Catholic.  So, I'm not sure where you thought you were going with this.  I do question anyone's sui generis conduct in reminding a family of a tragedy just because she happens to be passing by a church with the same name as the poor family's son.  Again, the mother is in the best position to answer this, and I hope for goodness sake that Bord at least doesn't do THAT.

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Registered: 01-08-2009
Tue, 10-01-2013 - 9:07pm
"Thardy - I'm confused, in the last monster thread about facebook you were saying how easy it was to keep a pm window open to chat and were congratulating Morty on keeping up with her facebook friends during work." You're not keeping up, PKA. Thardy 'a rules and Jamblessed's ethical scruples don't apply to Morty. Did you forget AGAIN?
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Registered: 09-01-2002
Tue, 10-01-2013 - 9:07pm

mortyswife wrote:
<p>Yep and the classes I go to, the teachers work with us too :)</p>

I've seen (from outside the studio ;) only classes where kettle bells were being used in pairs.  And personal trainers working with individuals too ~ double craziness. 

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