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Good news for a change!

So, the Visa gift cards came through today and I added them to my Paypal account.  I find that I can't move the money from them into my account. DOH!  So, I go online and look for solutions.  I took them off my Paypal account and then invoice myself at a different email address from my Paypal account.  I was able to use them as Visa and send myself the money.  I lost some in the fees, but I now have enough in my Paypal account to cover the bill when it hits.  Thank goodness.  I am so relieved.  That takes a lot off of me.  I can pay it back in payments and get it paid.  I'm just so relieved, you just don't know!

I walked today.  When I first got up, it was overcast and I thought, uh oh! I'm going to be walking in the rain.  Luckily, the sun came out by the time I left for my walk.  No rain for today's walk. Yay!  I am glad to get back in my routine.  Now, I just need to get back into doing my workouts! :p

I checked Informed Delivery for my post office box snd there is a letter in there from someone I haven't written before.  I'm thinking it's probably from a new pal. Yay!  I may run down there later and pick it up. I have a few more things in my box.  I think that is the only letter, though.  I think I should go get my mail and stop at Starbucks to get a treat for myself.  I have several freebies on my Starbucks card. ^_^


OH MY!

So, I walked today and did my workouts.  I did other things too.  I went to the post office.  My box was stuffed!  Look at this pile!

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The majority of that was letters or things from pen pals.  There were only three things in there that weren't pen pal related! lol I kept puling stuff out of my box and it just kept coming! :P  I will have to get to work on those asap.  I only have four stamps though and I have three letters from an earlier trip to the post office.  I need stamps! :(


Cardio day!

So it was cardio day on the workout calendar.  I didn't do my workouts today.  I did walk though.  I also cleaned and did a lot of other stuff that could be considered cardio so I'm good lol . I had a lot of things to do today that certainly got me moving. I have been organizing things and moving things around in my room.  My bed has an issue where sometimes the box spring falls through the frame.  I had to take the mattress off the bed and get the box spring back in place and then tighten the bolts on the bed so hopefully it won't do it again.  That is an entire cardio workout on it's own! LOL!  I also went to Target today and got a few of those under the bed boxes to organize more stuff and keep it out of the way and clean!

I did a bit of painting in my closet and also touched up a few things in my room that needed it. I have a trunk and my nightstand painted the same color, so I fixed a few spots on those while I had the paint out.  I got so much done today!  I was good, too.  I went to Target and didn't go in the Starbucks there.  Well, I did go over there but it was to look at a pretty blue tumbler. I didn't get anything.  I even drove by the regular Starbucks and didn't go.  Now I'm wishing I had. LOL Oh well.

I am probably going to go back for that tumbler.  I haven't seen one in a while that I like so much.  Since it's something I collect, and it's my favorite color, it's got to be added to my collection. ^_^ . I'm pretty sure it's grande size as it looks like my white one that I got last year.  

DOH! I just got a notification from Duolingo about my French.  I usually do my lesson after my workouts in the afternoon, but since I didn't do my workouts today, I didn't do my French. I'll go do that as soon as I finish typing this up!  I'll do a post tomorrow about my new phone and how I'm liking it. I would do that tonight, but this is already a long post and I want to do a post just to it.  Look for that tomorrow! ^_^


Rain, but no.

When I looked out today, the street was wet.  The weather apps all said it was supposed to rain and storm all day.  I decided to chance it and walk anyway.  Good thing I did! The sun came out and there was not a drop of rain!  So much for the weather forecast. :p . I got my walk in and came home and relaxed a bit before doing today's workouts.  I did those and did my French lesson and then relaxed a little before fixing lunch.  That was not great, but  what can you do!  I haven't done a lot since then.  I've mainly just been watching New Detectives on Pluto.  Pluto is a free tv channel that I have on Roku.  I'm sure it's on other platforms too.  It has a Crime network and a New Detectives network.  The ND network plays ND 24/7! lol . It's pretty cool.  I need to explore more on Pluto.  The only thing I don't like about Pluto is the commercials.  They play the same commercials over and over and some of them are annoying as hell!  UGH!  They really need new advertisers! lol

By the way, my blog background came back last night.  I re-applied it to the blog even though in the settings it was showing that it was there.  Weird.  It should still be there today.  At least it was before I started typing this up.  Who knows after I post it. lol


Tree down!

Well, not the whole tree, just a huge branch that could make it's own tree!  It rained HARD last night.  Today, I looked out in my backyard and saw this:

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I don't have a chain saw.  I just have a hand saw.  It took two trips out to work on it but this is the result:

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That was a lot of hard work, let me tell you!  I also got in my walk and did my workouts.  Go me! :p . The big branch that is left is going to have to stay for a bit.  It is too hard to saw with my little saw.  I have a friend with .a chain saw.  Hopefully he'll come and cut it into manageable pieces!  I'm glad the worst of it is done and the branches are at the street!

 


Variety, please!

I went on Amazon and looked at different bands for the Fitbit Charge 2.  I wanted some different colors, especially a blue color.  Well, I found a cool set of them that has 12 bands.  It has black, purple, pink, blue, lime, and more.  There are several different blue colors, two pinks, a red, a grey, a white.  They look pretty cool. They were less than $20 for the entire set.  I wanted to do the $25 order with free shipping, so I went to my wish list and tossed in some washi that was on my wish list.  It's the Molshine brand and they make great washi.  I will get all this for $15, because I have a ten dollar gift card. Yay!

My MBP is now in Kentucky.  It still says estimated delivery on Tuesday.  I hope it gets here before, but at this point, I'm just happy to know it's really on the way!  I also ordered a Fossil wallet on ebay last week.  It's used, but it still looks nice and it was really cheap.  I got it for less than 12 shipped!  The outside is rosy pink and the inside is colorful.  It's pretty.  I'll probably post it when I get it. :p  

I walked today and it was so much cooler than it has been and it was amazing.  It was overcast for part of my walk, but sunny for the rest.  It was so nice to walk when I wasn't dying. lol  I didn't even sweat too much.  I wish it could be like this everyday I walk.  Oh well, I'm sure it will get back to normal soon!  I came home and relaxed a bit before doing my workouts.  I did those and my French and then rested a while before having lunch.  I was hoping to get to the post office today.  My friend had said he'd come and try to fix my brakes today, but he didn't.  My other friend 'was busy' so she couldn't carry me to the post office.

Speaking of the post office, I'm SO behind on writing letters. I'm going to have to sit down tomorrow and write letters until my hand falls off. LOL  I'm so behind.   I wanted to go to the post office and get every letter there and then get all my letters caugh up at the same time.  Maybe I'll get there tomorrow.

Here is the picture of the bands:

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Back on track....

Yes, today I got back on track.  I got up and took my walk, I came home and slammed my poor toe into a bookcase. It's all swollen, bruised, and bloody. OUCH!  With all that, I still did my workouts and my squats!  It was nice to be back to normal for today.  I went out tonight and my toe didn't seem to bother me in my shoes, so hopefully it will be okay for walking tomorrow.

Where did I go, you ask?  Well, I went to Walgreens. I had points collected that equaled $20!  I went and I got two frozen dinners that I like, two bags of sesame sticks, two cheese snacks, two Cokes, and a bag of cashews.  I ended up paying .45 for the whole lot!  That was fun.  I came home and fixed one of the dinners since it was time to eat dinner!

Last night after I posted, I ordered a  blue snap on cover for the Macbook Pro that I ordered.  It shipped today.  Sadly, my MBP hasn't shipped yet. :(  I was so hoping it would ship out today.  Well, at least the cover/case will be here soon. lol


Well phooey!

I keep getting weather alerts on my phone and via email, but I haven't seen or heard any thunderstorms.  It did rain a bit though.  I was hoping for a good storm.  Oh well.  My luck, it will wait until I'm ready to go to bed and it will keep me awake. lol  I got back to my regular schedule today.  I walked and did my workouts and French before lunch.  I didn't eat lunch at the regular time because my friend and I went to South Boston.  We planned to go the Goodwill, eat, and then walk.  We went to Goodwill and ate, but after that it was later than we planned so we didn't walk. I'm glad I didn't skip my walk today planning on that!

I found a cool pink Pier 14 mug rom Myrtle Beach in the Goodwill for .49!  It was one that has the little spoon on the side. It was with it and un broken.  Coolness! I also found a nice little notebook.  We ate at Dini's Brothers and it was delicious as always.  They have really good food.  I had pizza and my friend had lasagna.  I'm going to eat as much pizza and pasta and stuff as I can, because I'm seriously thinking of starting Keto.  I am not sure I can give up bread and pasta, but I know I can eat as much bacon as is physically possible. LOL!  I'm still reading up and doing research.  I can have coffee,  yes, I checked that out first thing. LOL  I was going, no coffee is not an option.  I can have it on Keto so that is good. :P  If I do it, it will be next month before I start.  I have way too many carb laden things in my house! :p

 


Oh my!

And I thought yesterday was bad.  Today was worse.  It was just way too hot out there.  It was in the 90's and the humidity was high.  It was not a good day to walk, but I did it.  I was extremely happy to get home!  I had to take off my clothes and completely change.  Everything I had on was soaked through.  So gross. :p

I relaxed and cooled off until time to do my workouts.  I did those and my French.  I was going to get my squat done, but I got distracted and didn't. I'll do them later.  Today's won't be so bad.  I finished the book I was reading last night.  It was pretty good.  Now I have to decide what to read next.  Either true crime or something else.  Who knows? I don't. :p        

At this point, I'm not sure if I'm going back out today or not.  I need to go get a case of water, but I may wait until tomorrow.  I need to check a few places that are close to see if there is any on sale.  I'm so broke that I need the cheapest price I can find.  I am also out of stamps, but I don't have the money to get any of those. :(  Phooey! I meant to get a book at the beginning of the month and then didn't.  Maybe I'll get lucky and find a ten dollar bill on tomorrow's walk! lol


UGH and it's not even summer yet!

Today's walk was HOT.  It was in the 90's today and believe me, I felt it!  I was so glad to get home to my air conditioned room!  I relaxed and cooled off as long as possible before doing today's workouts.  I got those done and my French and then relaxed before fixing lunch.  I didn't want to do my squats just then.

Later this evening, I did my squats.  I also went out and did some roadwork! At some point, some jackass parked half in the edge of my yard and it made parts of the yard go out in the street.  I went out with a shovel and got the majority of that out of the road.  I then got my hose and washed some more away.  It's made mowing at the edge a lot harder.  I wish I knew who did it so I can give them a kick in the teeth! 

I got that done and had to bury a bird. :(  I noticed a dead bird when getting the hose.  I've seen more than my fair share of dead birds lately on my walks.  Today there was one in my yard.  It's so weird!  Poor birds!

I'm pretty sure my bed linen is dry and ready to go back on the bed, but I'm being lazy and don't feel like messing with it at the moment.  I will have to do it eventually as I can't sleep tonight without linens on the bed. :p  I've felt so tired all day. I'd really like to just say phooey on it all and go to bed!  I did start on a book last night and it's good.  It is Friend Request.  I wasn't sure when I started it, but it's pretty good.  I want to read more of that.  I should re-make my bed and then put on pajamas and snuggle in my clean bed linen and read for the rest of the evening.  That sounds pretty good, actually!