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Old Thu, Mar-23-17, 05:29
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Stats: 265/114/130 Female 5'4"
BF:Not so much now!
Progress: 112%
Location: South Central New Mexico
Talking Thursday, 23 March 2017

Happy Friday EVE, WARRIORS!!!

Wishing everyone a totally terrific Thursday in every way possible!

Holy Hannah, I can't believe how quickly this month is zooming by! Gosh, one more week of school and it will be Spring Break and the beginning of April! WOW!

Carb-Free Food for Thought:

"If you’re TIRED of starting over ~ STOP giving UP!"
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Onward and DOWNWARD, WARRIORS! We've GOT THIS! Woot! Woot!



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Karen:
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yea as scary as the cost is he did have surgery etc so I am gonna have to pony up to the bill....still that final bill is gonna freak me out some LOL but like ya said you gotta save them.
You'll have to tell us what the "Bolt adventure" cost you in the end... b/c it aint gonna be cheap BUT it will be SOOOOO worth it!

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Bolt is a Papillion. Yes that is Bolt in my avatar
What a beautiful dog! I love their "butterfly" ears!
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He is a family member for sure so I hear ya on paying anything to fix them
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This is a pic of what Bolt looks like, this isn't him, but by gosh it could be his double--their coloring and all are almost exact... LOL
Papillons aren't very big are they? What does Bolt weigh?
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I got lucky tho, the bill won't be as bad as I thought. right now I am at 1900 and she said like 400 more to be billed if all stays good so, under 3K to me is a good thing LOL
Yikes, thank goodness you have the $$$ to pay the vet!

Some people don't realize how expensive pet ownership is and never think about "what if" and don't have the $$$ for those... sad... very sad!
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house is still sickly in a way. hubby is going down now and I feel like a relapse is around but taking stuff to fight it now. yikes all, like in a sicky daze around this house! I don't like it one bit
I hope you don't catch that "crud" again...
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Store has whole roaster chickens on sale for .99 lb. gonna get like 8 and freeze and just start cooking a whole lotta chicken now LOL
Wow that's a great deal! Wish our stores around here had deals like that... hmmmm they probably do, but I hate shopping so I don't know unless someone mentions it!
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nothing much happening, have to go to vet this morning and feed the dog. he won't eat but is doing perfect otherwise. I have to get him to eat and then leave, wait 3 hrs and then pick him up if he keeps it down.....oh my the things I do for this doggie
I hope you get Bolt back today!

Berni:
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When the kiddos were little we had a yellow lab eat DD hair scrunchies. 100 package worth. We were so scared but they did the stomach surgery and he made it. Cost a fortune but we would have paid anything to save the doggie!
at eating 100 scrunchies... WOW!

Reminds me of one of the teachers several years back... she had 2 young black labs... they had a doggie door... the two of 'em ate the new leather sofa and dragged pieces of it outside but got trapped on the outside when one of the cushions wouldn't come out whilst she was at school. She had pics that she shared with us... Her backyard looked like it had snowed from all the stuffing from inside the sofa... It's hard to believe they destroyed a full size sofa...
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Old Fri, Mar-24-17, 03:14
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Hello warriors,

How is everyone doing today?

Karen... how is bolt? Is he home yet! Don't know if you answered already but how much does little guy weigh.

DS &DSGF are heading to Phoenix early tomorrow morning! I have my grandpuppy till Sunday. Then him
And Magnum go by the vet I work for whilst I head to the dells and then up north to sister in law place!

Great time with German cousin. They are here till tomorrow so more fun and merriment tonight!

Have a fantastic Friday and take care of yourself!
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Old Fri, Mar-24-17, 03:35
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Bernie, ya had me laughing, you are grand-puppy sitting now cool

Jo, the total bill came in at $2,312. not a happy camper but this is what emergency savings money is for good thing I am a saver type LOL. I got it to spend it on needed things like the doggie in the family!!

he is small. he weights 11 lbs. but the vet said he should weight 9. he is fat in fact she said put him on a diet and hell no I didn't do it HA HA


dog is miserable. got him to eat and brought him home and he can't lie down. belly stitches hurt and he hasn't barely slept. insanity. poor thing. emergency vet said I can call regular vet today and maybe get some sedation so he can rest. He just sits and wobbles and when he almost sleeps he wakes up. I got him to lie down one time on the bed cause basically he passed out. this is just friggin' nuts.

house is a nightmare right now here
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Old Fri, Mar-24-17, 04:27
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Plan: A'72 Induction Lifer + IF
Stats: 265/114/130 Female 5'4"
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Progress: 112%
Location: South Central New Mexico
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Happy Friday, WARRIORS!!!

Hope everyone is doing well and sure wish our MIA warriors would pop in to let us know how they are doing!

Carb-Free Food for Thought:

"I don’t feel DEPRIVED when I turn down carb-laden foods.
I feel EMPOWERED that I make HEALTHY CHOICES every time!"

by me

Onward and DOWNWARD, WARRIORS! We've GOT THIS! Woot! Woot!



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Berni:
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DS &DSGF are heading to Phoenix early tomorrow morning! I have my grandpuppy till Sunday. Then him
And Magnum go by the vet I work for whilst I head to the dells and then up north to sister in law place!
Wishing your DS & DSGF safe travels to and from Phoenix!

I know you'll have a great time on your vaca! How long are you gonna be away? Will you be able to chat with us here???
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Great time with German cousin. They are here till tomorrow so more fun and merriment tonight!
That's cool that your cousin is here til tomorrow!
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Have a fantastic Friday and take care of yourself!
Thanks, girlie and you too!

Karen:
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Jo, the total bill came in at $2,312. not a happy camper but this is what emergency savings money is for good thing I am a saver type LOL. I got it to spend it on needed things like the doggie in the family!!
WOW!! That was an expensive adventure! I know you're a saver, thank goodness...but still OMG that's NOT where ya really wanted to spend that $$$$$!
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he is small. he weights 11 lbs. but the vet said he should weight 9. he is fat in fact she said put him on a diet and hell no I didn't do it HA HA
at doggie diet... tell Bolt it's a WOE not a DIET!

Bolt isn't very big...my Chico weighs 8 lbs...
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dog is miserable. got him to eat and brought him home and he can't lie down. belly stitches hurt and he hasn't barely slept. insanity. poor thing. emergency vet said I can call regular vet today and maybe get some sedation so he can rest. He just sits and wobbles and when he almost sleeps he wakes up. I got him to lie down one time on the bed cause basically he passed out. this is just friggin' nuts.

house is a nightmare right now here
Awwwww poor Bolt! He'll bounce back to normal real soon!

That's what's really hard with animals and small children... you can't explain to 'em that everything is gonna be okay in time...
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Jo, yea your little doggie is like mine. Mine 'looks' bigger cause he got a ton of hair but when ya wet him, he is a small drowned rat size. LOL


HI ALL
nothing major today. taking life slow and easy

got pork chops and tuna on the food list

have to hit store and do a bacon restock. We actually ate the last pack in the freezer, which is rare I go thru it all and don't restock LOL too much on my mind and too busy to stay up on it all but I am wanting my bacon cheese omelet so will have to get some.

gonna chill out and see if it wants to rain or let the sun come thru today. have to mow again soon. everything is kicking in now.

great day all
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Old Yesterday, 06:51
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Good Morning ...

Heading out of town today, going from nice weather to rain...but worth it. Can't wait to see daughter and family!!!! Not sure if I will be able to access the internet or not.

Have a great week everyone
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Old Yesterday, 09:00
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Posts: 12,521
 
Plan: A'72 Induction Lifer + IF
Stats: 265/114/130 Female 5'4"
BF:Not so much now!
Progress: 112%
Location: South Central New Mexico
Talking Saturday, 25 March 2017

Happy Saturday, WARRIORS!!!

Hope all is well and wishing everyone a totally kick Azz BAD Azz 100% OP day as usual!

WOW hard to believe this is the last w/e of March! Holy Hannah the days are going by quickly! Next w/e starts Spring Break for me! YEAH!

Monday marks 39 more school days left and we call the school year fini! Woot! Woot!

Carb-Free Food for Thought:

DISCIPLINE:
Is doing what NEEDS to be done
even if you don’t WANT to do it!
~unknown

Onward and DOWNWARD, WARRIORS! We've GOT THIS! Woot! Woot!



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Karen:
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Originally Posted by Whirrlly
Jo, yea your little doggie is like mine. Mine 'looks' bigger cause he got a ton of hair but when ya wet him, he is a small drowned rat size. LOL
at "rat dog" yeppers that pretty much describes Chico as well!
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nothing major today. taking life slow and easy

got pork chops and tuna on the food list

have to hit store and do a bacon restock. We actually ate the last pack in the freezer, which is rare I go thru it all and don't restock LOL too much on my mind and too busy to stay up on it all but I am wanting my bacon cheese omelet so will have to get some.
Sounds like you really do deserve a slow and easy no-stress day with everything you went thru with Bolt... Glad you'll get a chance to do that today!

WOW it looks like it will be just you and me posting in here for a while since Berni, De and Cathy are all out-of-town...

Hope the other MIA Warriors (Beth, Charms and Larry) pop back in soon to let us know how they are!
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gonna chill out and see if it wants to rain or let the sun come thru today. have to mow again soon. everything is kicking in now.
Mowing my postage stamp size back yard is on my w/e "to-do" list for today.

It actually takes me longer to take out the mower and clean up afterwards then it does to actually mow the tiny back yard...

Two years ago when I broke my leg, I hired a really great lawn care company to mow the lawn until I was completely healed.

I hired 'em 2 weeks ago to "Spring clean" my back yard b/c my oleander bushes were HUGE! And the hail storm we had in mid January made a mess with tearing down leaves and limbs... I don't have the equipment to trim 'em and since I no longer own a truck, it was way cheaper to hire 'em to do it, IMHO!

They trimmed the 4 oleander bushes by half. They are now about 6 feet tall. They mowed and completely cleaned my backyard for $95. It was worth EVERY single penny and my backyard looks amazing!

The boss offered to come cut my grass every two weeks for $60 a month and I told 'em nope.

Seriously, pay $60 dollars when it takes me less than 2 hours to do it from start to finish? And I only have to do it 4 times before the school year ends and summer will be here. I'll have PLENTY of time to do it then...

Yeah Imma pretty frugal with my hard-earned $$$$$!

De:
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Heading out of town today, going from nice weather to rain...but worth it. Can't wait to see daughter and family!!!! Not sure if I will be able to access the internet or not.

Have a great week everyone
That's AWESOME! Wishing you safe travels to and from! I know you’ll have a über good time with your DD and her family!

Hope you get internet.... if not, see ya when you get back! We'll miss ya!
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Old Yesterday, 09:16
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De, sounds like a fun trip but sorry you are heading into the rain but ya know, what is rain, just a fun day that is more wet LOL
have a great time!!!!! give us a trip report when ya come back.

Yes JO we have lost posters for sure. Wish they would check in, never get a good feeling when some are gone way too long!!

I hear ya on the major cleanup. worth every penny to have it 'restored' back to pristine cause then you can handle it easily.
yea no way I can pay for mowing...we mow about 3 acres. cost a fortune. we bush hog the pasture one time when it gets super nuts and my last 2 goats can't eat it all LOL....but I want to keep all intact cause thru winter I rarely lose all grass in pasture and it feeds them, means buying way less hay to sustain. buy hay, omg it is so expensive. we did our own and when I went to buy some I got massive sticker shock HA HA.....2 old goats and when gone no more hay buying!!

postage size yard. no joke, that is why rv'ing sounds so nice to me anymore. NO WORK. drive, park, enjoy the grounds as OTHERS keep them HAHA
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Old Yesterday, 09:53
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Hello warriors,

I still here. Just got back from driving DS &DSGF to the airport. Cost 80 bucks for a cab. So they fill my tank it all good.

De.... have a great time with DD.
I leave tomorrow for the great northern woods! I am sure I can post in the dells. By SIL it can be dicey!

Karen.... how is bolt doing? I here you on the downsizing. I went from the house with 3/4 of an acre to the townhouse with my postage size yard! Luv it, even better there is talk of all the owners putting in and we get a landscaping service to do the maintenance oh and maybe the shoveling and snow blowing! Oh happy day for me!
Jo... I hear you on our missing warriors! Hope they are doing well and on plan. When I don't see them post in a while I fear their carb addiction is in charge and coming here would be the first step to facing the addiction and kicking it to the curb. Carb monster certainly doesn't want that.
Have a spectacular Saturday warriors and take care of yourself!
We are a small but mighty little group of warriors!
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Hello warriors,

Heading out in a bit to start spring break vacation with DD and family. Boarding my doggies by the vet that I do accounting for. Then meeting up with family heading to Wisconsin Dells. We will be there till late Tuesday then off the DSIL in eagle river. We should be back by late Friday!

I will check in for sure at Dells we have wifi. Up north can be dicey!

Have a spectacular Sunday warriors and take care of yourself!
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Old Today, 06:57
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Just Jo Just Jo is online now
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Posts: 12,521
 
Plan: A'72 Induction Lifer + IF
Stats: 265/114/130 Female 5'4"
BF:Not so much now!
Progress: 112%
Location: South Central New Mexico
Talking Sunday, 26 March 2017

Happy day, WARRIORS!!!

Wishing everyone a totally spectacular Sunday in every way possible!

Carb-Free Food for Thought:

When someone tells you “it can’t be done,”
it’s more a reflection of their limitations, not YOURS!
~unknown

Onward and DOWNWARD, WARRIORS! We've GOT THIS! Woot! Woot!



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Karen:
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Yes JO we have lost posters for sure. Wish they would check in, never get a good feeling when some are gone way too long!!
Yeppers those are my thoughts as well... hope they are too busy to post and haven't stopped following this incredible WOE!
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I hear ya on the major cleanup. worth every penny to have it 'restored' back to pristine cause then you can handle it easily.
Listen to this, the guy that did my yard 2 weeks ago stopped by yesterday right after I finished doing my "mowing" to check up on the yard.

Told him that since he did such a great job, I can handle it now.

I did have him remove a desert palm that was destroyed by the hail storm. He recommended that I plant an Ocotillo where the palm was. It's supposed to be one of the easiest cacti to grow! Right up my alley since I have 2 black !
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yea no way I can pay for mowing...we mow about 3 acres. cost a fortune. we bush hog the pasture one time when it gets super nuts and my last 2 goats can't eat it all LOL....but I want to keep all intact cause thru winter I rarely lose all grass in pasture and it feeds them, means buying way less hay to sustain. buy hay, omg it is so expensive. we did our own and when I went to buy some I got massive sticker shock HA HA.....2 old goats and when gone no more hay buying!!
No doubt that paying someone to mow 3 acres would be über costly!

I have lots of friends with horses, so I know how expensive hay can be...wowzer!!
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postage size yard. no joke, that is why rv'ing sounds so nice to me anymore. NO WORK. drive, park, enjoy the grounds as OTHERS keep them HAHA
That was one of the biggest attractions when I decided to buy this house... it had that tiny yard perfect for a tiny dog like my lil Chico!

Imma not much into gardening, etc and I don't mind mowing but I don't wanna spend an entire afternoon doing that kinda stuff, eh?

Just not my thing! But I like a nice looking yard... It's a conundrum for sure!

Berni:
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I still here. Just got back from driving DS &DSGF to the airport. Cost 80 bucks for a cab. So they fill my tank it all good.
Wow $80 for a one-way cab fare... Nice that you drive 'em to the airport! When are they getting back from Phoenix?
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Heading out in a bit to start spring break vacation with DD and family. Boarding my doggies by the vet that I do accounting for. Then meeting up with family heading to Wisconsin Dells. We will be there till late Tuesday then off the DSIL in eagle river. We should be back by late Friday!

I will check in for sure at Dells we have wifi. Up north can be dicey!
Imma glad you stopped in before you left!

I remember from your past vacas to northern Wisconsin that the internet was spotty! You'd think they'd have better internet, I mean come on now, it's 2017 for crying out loud!!

Wishing you safe travels on your vaca! Hope you'll be able to post in here whilst you're gone, if not we'll miss ya for sure!
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Jo... I hear you on our missing warriors!
Makes me sad when they just drop out...
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Hope they are doing well and on plan. When I don't see them post in a while I fear their carb addiction is in charge and coming here would be the first step to facing the addiction and kicking it to the curb. Carb monster certainly doesn't want that.
Sometimes the addiction and draw to eat carb-age is too strong... Old habits are HARD to break and toss in stress, drama, weight loss not as quick as one wants, etc and it's even HARDER to not wanna face plant into a carb-age laden dish of old comfort foods and say "screw it!!"
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