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Dodge had a good time, too.

I am working on NaNo for today and I only have 631 words so far. I'm so not feeling it today.  I ate something that didn't agree with me earlier and I don't even feel like drinking coffee at the moment!  Serious business, people!  I hope to at least write enough to get to 1667 for the day.  I am just not in the mood to write, I think.

I got in my walk and it was cooler today than it was yesterday but it was still pretty decent.  I came home and did my workouts.  It was stretch day and those are always nice.  I just wish I could get into splits!  I've been trying for such a long time.  I'm just going to have to do some kind of stretching everyday.  Maybe I can start doing that bedtime stretch routine of Cassey's that I used to do.  That or just get out my mat and stretch some everyday.

I guess I better get back to NaNo.  I started Strange Weather by Joe Hill last night and it's really good so far.  After that, I am not sure what will be next.  I finished listening to Cell on today's walk and started on Full Dark No Stars.  I love that one a lot!


Reading with coffee is life!

So last night, I went to the ebook section of my library on the laptop.   I wanted to see if I could get Stephen King's new book with his son Owen. I was also looking for the new Joe Hill book. (King's other son)  I found The Fireman available.  It's been out a while and I haven't read it yet.  I checked it out and then put a hold on Sleeping Beauties and Strange Weather.  It said I was on the wait list. One of them even said I was number 16 of 16 waiting.  Today, I get an email saying that both my books are available!  Weird.  So, I went ahead and sent them to my Kindle.  I'm almost midway through The Fireman. It's good so far.  It drew me in right away last night.  So much so that I was late going to bed! :P  After I finish it, I'll read Sleeping Beauties and then Strange Weather.  I still can't get over how they were both not available last night and now they are on my Kindle.  Weird!  Oh well!

I got in a bit of a longer walk today.  That was pretty nice.  I came home and relaxed a bit and then my workouts. It was stretch day on the calendar and it was much needed.  I love stretching.  I should start adding one of my her stretch videos to my regular workouts everyday.  I used to do one each night, but for some reason, I got out of the habit.  Maybe I should get back into that habit!  

Right now, though, I'm going to fix a cup of coffee and grab my Kindle. I want to read more of The Fireman.  I also need to write some notes for Nano.  I can't believe that it's less than a week away!  I'm still wavering between last years books continuation or something entirely different. 


Back on track, today!

Yes, everything was normal today.  I did my usual routine and it was nice!  I decided to get a walk in, too! I went about 5 and walked to the post office and then back home.  It got dark a lot quicker than I had planned!  It was almost complete dark when I got back to the house.  I will have to either go earlier or not go as far from now on.  It's only going to get worse when the time change happens!  Oh well, at least I got in a nice walk. 

I wanted to share a picture I took as I was heading home. I thought the sky was beautiful.  Here is the picture I took:

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Of course it was much prettier in person!  I also have a picture of my Nano Bujo word count tracker page:

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Last year, I had a printable on the right and I wrote my characters on the left.   I'm going to do the same this year.  I'll put my characters that are already there, and then I'll have a spot to add any new ones that I put in book two. ^_^

In case you were wondering about last night, yes, I did my workouts! 


Friday fun!

Yeah, I actually had a pretty decent day today!  My friend that bailed on my birthday, made up for it today!  She, her hubby, and myself went to Greensboro, North Carolina.  I had a free meal at P.F. Chang's.  It was buy an entree, and get one free.  I asked my friend and her husband if they wanted to go, and they did!  I got a delicious meal of chicken lo mein. It's my favorite thing to order there.  

My friend and I went to Ulta so I could get my free birthday gift.  It was a eye shadow palette valued at $18!  I don't really wear makeup, but if I do, these are my colors, so that is good.  Hubby went to Sur la Table.  We all met back up and went to Battleground avenue.  We went to a Starbucks there.  I'd never been to this particular Starbucks, so that was pretty cool!  The baristas were really nice and friendly, I got a cascara latte, of course!  I was in a star dash, I needed to buy a latte, a frappuccino, and a tea to get 150 stars.  I don't drink tea at all, so that was going to be a problem.  I asked my friends if they would like one or the other.  My friend wanted a frappuccino and her husband wanted tea. I got them to put the money on my card and buy them with that.  I was able to complete the star dash. YAY!  I was happy.  I got a delicious drink, extra stars, and I got to put a new Starbucks location in my tracker. ^_^

We left Greensboro and then came back to town.  Her son wanted to go get something to eat and wash his car, so she and I rode with him to do that. I visited for a while when we got back and then I came home. I did my stretches and now I'm just catching up on my blog and relaxing.  I'm going to crash before too much longer.  It was a good day, but it was also a long one and I'm tired.  Oh! I got to try cotton candy grapes today.  They are AMAZING. Sooooooooooooo good!


Goodness, is it Friday?

Yeah, I guess it is.  I had the stretch videos on today's calendar.  That was nice.  I did those and ate and then I cooled down for a bit before going out and mowing my front lawn.  It's in the 90's here and it's extremely hot. I should have waited until later in the day to mow, but I wanted to get it done.  Plus, it looks like there is a storm coming up now.  So, if I had waited, the grass would have been too wet to mow.  I'm glad it's done.  The neighbor across the street lets his go for weeks without mowing it.  He finally did it yesterday and I swear there were about five inches of grass clippings in the damn street.  He really needs to mow more often.  It's so annoying!

So, I'm sitting in my room with the air conditioner and the fan going.  I've cooled down quite a bit from being outside.  When I came in, I had to take off every piece of clothing I had on as I was soaked to the skin.  I'm now in nice dry clothes and I just heard thunder! I love storms, so that makes me happy.  As long as the power doesn't go out when I need to fix dinner. lol  I might go out and sit on the porch and enjoy the storm.  I love to sit out there and see the lightning and rain.  It also smells so nice when it rains in the summer!

I am pretty comfy here in my room at the moment, so I might not make it out there :P  I really wanted to go to Starbucks earlier, but my friend didn't want to go. It was way too hot for me to drive my car over there as I didn't plan to stay.  I was just going to get a cascara latte and come back.  In her car with air, this would have been fine.  In my car without air, it would have not! :P


UGH!!!!!!!!

I gave in to my cravings today and ate too much. :(  I'm never going to get to my goal weight or my previous weight at this rate.  I really need to be more proactive with my health.  I keep telling myself I will and then I just don't. I suck! :(  I need to quit wanting the wrong kinds of food.  I have a lot of frozen fruit.  I need to start making smoothies.  I could substitute one of those when I want a snack or something bad for me.  I really need to do that.  I remember at one time, I saw a site that had 'premade' smoothie bags. You put your ingredients (that you use for a smoothie) in a freezer bag and then when you want a smoothie, you just toss the contents in the blender.  I need to do that!  I forget how much I love them.  I always have unsweetened almond milk in the house, so I have something to blend the fruit with.  I just need to get my butt to doing that.  If I do make a smoothie 'make ahead pack' I'll take pictures! :P

Today was stretch day on the calendar.  I love stretch day.  I still can't do a split.  I'm beginning to think I never will. :(  I just don't think my body is made to do it.  I can do Pigeon pose all damn day, but no splits.  Oh well, I'll keep trying!  


Ouch!

My body is so sore! I did the #1000abchallenge today plus the other two workouts on the daily calendar.  I then went walking with a friend for 5.2 miles.  I'm really tired and I'm sore, too!  Yesterday was butt day on the calendar, so my butt was sore whille walking.  Tomorrow, sitting up in bed is going to be fun. :(  Oh well, the walk was fun and I found 15c! lol

I'm now sitting on my bed relaxing with the laptop before I put it away and do my bedtime stretching routine.  After that, I'm just going to lie back and rest until time for bed.  I hope I'm not too sore tomorrow!


Ouch!

My body is so sore! I did the #1000abchallenge today plus the other two workouts on the daily calendar.  I then went walking with a friend for 5.2 miles.  I'm really tired and I'm sore, too!  Yesterday was butt day on the calendar, so my butt was sore whille walking.  Tomorrow, sitting up in bed is going to be fun. :(  Oh well, the walk was fun and I found 15c! lol

I'm now sitting on my bed relaxing with the laptop before I put it away and do my bedtime stretching routine.  After that, I'm just going to lie back and rest until time for bed.  I hope I'm not too sore tomorrow!


Long day!

Good grief! It has been a really long day!  Last night I bought some room darkening blinds.  I put them up and then noticed when I got up today that they didn't really block that much light.  I didn't see keeping them, so after  breakfast, I headed out and returned them.  I put the old ones back up.  

After that, I went to Office Max to look at the Tul notebooks.  I know some people use them for bullet journaling.  I didn't really care for them, but I did find a cute little plastic envelope that was teal and had polka dots.  I got that and then headed out.  After leaving there, I went to the park for a bit to hit a few Pokestops.  I then headed home.  I did my stretches and then went to a friend's house.  I ended up going with them to pick up pizza.  I ate too much pizza!  I also rode with them later to Gamestop and then to Starbucks.  Yes, I got a Cascara latte. :P  I stayed at their house a bit after we got back and then I headed home.  I have been working at my desk ever since..... Oh wait!  I did run back out in my own car to Taco bell and got some bean burritos.  

I am now ready to get in my bed and relax until bedtime.  I still have to take a picture for Insta for the #stretchrevolution project I'm doing.  I'll get that picture taken and then crash on my bed to post to Insta.  Then I'm just going to relax.  I way over ate today and I'm feeling it. BLEAH!


Good grief!

I have been gone all day.  I had to run errands.  I went so many places.  I got all my first of the month supplies and groceries.  I'm pretty sure after I sit down and write out my bills I'll be broke again until next month! I FINALLY got my hair cut.  I'm so glad to have that done.  It's been about six months since I got a hair cut and I really needed one.  I love the way it looks.  It's really cute!  Since I had all that running to do, I treated myself to a Cascara latte at Starbucks.  It was delicious as always. I truly hope they keep this on the menu year round.  I love it. It's totally sweet and it's low in calories.  The perfect latte!

I went to Family Dollar, the mall (for my hair cut), Starbucks, Kmart (twice!), Food Lion, Sheetz, (for gas), Ollie's and Target.  I was so tired when I got home, but I still had my workouts to do.  Luckily Friday's are stretch days.  I did that, and it felt good!  Then, I decided to get my daily post to the blog done.  I have a few more things to do and then I'm going to crash and relax for the rest of the evening.