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Lose Before You Cruise
A place for cruisers to share their stories of how to lose weight before a cruise. Virtual snacks allowed, but only in small quantities.
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Lansing, IL
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Sharon, agreed that it is better to loose than gain. But that lady who started around the same time as you must be doing something right to have lost so much in that period of time. Yes, I do see mall walkers as well whenever I go to the mall. They open the mall, up early for just mall walkers.

Originally I had heard that we would get rain tomorrow. Now I do not see any rain until next week sometime. Yes, there is a lot of bocce left to be played. I know every team will be shooting for us. Once you are in first place there is only 1 place to go.

The jerk is definitely a major reason for higher BP. He left for Florida yesterday, to go down there and drive his convertible back here.

I guess you will just have to wait and see if your sister's Dr will approve her to have that surgery or not.


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Well it has been since January when we both joined WW, so I think she follows the program a lot better than I do and it shows.

We had really high wind today and this evening and then it started raining. I went to my friends barn dance. I went alone I didn't even ask anyone else to go with. She had a band that plays in all the big hotels around the area. They were good, played from about 4:30 to 6:30pm. Then she had a gal that played the guitar and sang that played until 9:30. My friend had planned to have many more people than showed up, she had two big cookers filled with pulled pork and not even a half of one of them was eaten. I was sitting by myself when I saw a guy come in that I had talked to last year about power washing the sun room and repainting it. So I mentioned to him that I was waiting to hear back from him. We ended up talking all night long, it was really nice. He does restorations of the big Queen Anne type homes down around the Evanston area. He thinks his schedule will be cleared up in a couple of weeks and then he can come and do mine.

My sister's two sons and their wives took her to Miami Beach to stay at a hotel and see the Cubs game today for her birthday. They posted pictures on FB, looks like everyone is having a good time.

Going to a fly-in breakfast tomorrow after church. It's a small airport with grass runways and lot of small planes come in and take off. They have great pancakes and scrambled eggs along with sausage, juice and coffee. I know, WW, right!

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Lansing, IL
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Sharon, I remember that you go to the fly in breakfast every year. It sounds like a great place to go and have breakfast. Enjoy

I also remember that you go every year to your friends place for the barn dance party. It is too bad that more people did not attend. It really sounds like she goes all out for the event.

We did not get any rain at all yesterday. But agreed that it was very windy all day long. Today another day in the 70's and no rain until tomorrow. Right now they are calling for rain on Wednesday. I guess we will just have to wait and see.

That was nice that her family took her out to a hotel and to see the Cubs game as well. Good that you will have you place painted and power washed as well.

Yesterday I pulled weeds and from doing that my back was hurting. So before I pulled weeds I went into the hot tub. After I was done pulling weeds I went back into the hot tub. It felt good.



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"I'd Rather Be On A Ship With A Drink On The Rocks, Than In The Drink With A Ship On The Rocks."

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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So you got loosened up before and after weed pulling, sound like a good idea, did it work?

Well the fly-in breakfast did not work out. They called and said they were leaving and I said I would meet them there. I got there and looked everywhere, tons of people but I never did see them, so after a while I just left and texted them I was going home to make some breakfast. We should have set up a place to meet, way too many people to find anybody.

Got down right cold out this evening, think they said it could get to 48. The a/c is getting a rest for a while.

Good your boss is gone but sounds like he will be back soon, ugh!
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Lansing, IL
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Sharon, too bad you did not connect at the fly-in breakfast yesterday. My back is iffy and it did help to loosen it up some. Yesterday we went to the cemetery where Bill's parents are buried to plant flowers. Bill's dad had bought 4 graves and it was his wish that when the time comes that we will take the other 2 graves. Bill had planted perennials on the back side of the head stone and his evil sister cut them all down. So we just dug them up and planted new one's.

Yes sunny during the day and cold at night. I see no rain in the forecast until, Thursday.

The jerk should be back sometime around Wednesday or Thursday. I have not heard anything from him thus far.

One problem I am having is I need to get to the foot Dr and get my inserts adjusted. I have not gone in a long while and it did not do any good with all of the walking we were doing in Seattle either.


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"I'd Rather Be On A Ship With A Drink On The Rocks, Than In The Drink With A Ship On The Rocks."

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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I went up to the cemetery where bill's headstone is last week.I put some 4th of July decorations up. I noticed that the "kids" did not put anything there for Fathers Day. Today I went to the cemetery in town and put up decorations for the boys and my 1st husband. Some of Bill's ashes are there too but his kids don't know that. It's always hard to go to either of them, always leave with tears in my eyes. That's pretty bad what the sister did to the flowers!

I heard the weather a little bit ago, they are predicting rain tomorrow. We will see if that happens or not.


When I started cutting grass about 4:30 today I had on jeans, a t-shirt, a flannel shirt and an insolated sweatshirt. By the time I got done at about 6:30 the sun had came out and the wind had died down and I was too warm. Crazy weather.


Got to keep your feet in good shape so you can keep active and moving. I have a big toe on my left foot that like to lean over to the other toes, sometimes if it starts to rub the other toe I put a flexible spacer in between them for a few days. So far that has worked.


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