Monday, June 14, 2010

See I told you.....

.....that was a busy little outfit. Thank you so much for all the tips. I love the bare leg idea, but it too short for a 50 year old woman. That's why I went with leggings. I have a black sweater and I am going to use that the next time I wear it. It might not be till November. It is really heating up out there.

I really want to find a car. I have my daughter looking around for me too. I am just not good at stuff like this. I have an appointment with a lawyer friend from church tomorrow. I should have done in the 1st place. Anyway, I have a friend that has so very graciously offered to come and hold my hand at the appointment and to file. Having some one there that doesn't have an emotional investment is a huge help. I have attached so much emotion to this stuff that I have wallowed long enough. It's getting down to push comes to shove.

My son with the car moved out and I don't want to put pressure on their new relationship. Poor kid is trying to figure out how to please 2 women. I don't want to be that MIL. He's moved about 30 mins away. He also has the summer off. So no more waiting for him to finish and pick me up. I know I should have planned ahead. I truly, truly suck at that. I put off the uncomfortable. blah blah blah. Same story, different day. Anyway. Need to get going on things or suffer a heat stroke riding home. I might be exaggerating alittle, but it is Phoenix.

So this will be a busy week. I doing ok with food. Had a busy weekend. Went to see the A-Team. It was everything you would expect, enough said. Went on a long bike ride yesterday before 6 am. Then this morning we knocked out 4.8 miles walking. HOLY CRAP!! I am really excited. My foot started hurting at the end, but it wasn't that hard. I think we are going to try for another 4.8 tomorrow morning! Then rode my bike about 4 miles to work. Will ride home and then jump in the pool. I decided to talk to my boos about starting earlier then leaving earlier till I get a car. That way I am not riding home in the heat of the day. I really need to push H20 today. I ate out both evenings for dinner. Didn't do terrible, but still. I feel good about my effort. That's what counts.

Have a Great Monday, again thanks for the fashion advice. I will do that again. It was fun. Keep the mood and food real.

10 comments:

  1. I'm making plans for my truck today, too!
    Best of luck to us both, eh?
    Water water water.....

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  2. Dana, I continue to hold your car situation in my prayers. An ex of mine bought a gem of a little car at the auction there in Phoenix a few years ago, so there are bargains to be found there.

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  3. Hey Dana, I am super impressed at you walking nearly 5 miles on top of a long bike ride - your stamina is fantastic! Love that you can jump in the pool when you are done riding...that sounds sooo good in this heat.

    I really hope someone can find you a car - the best deals are usually word of mouth - someone knows someone who is getting rid of a car. I applaud you for not wanting to be "that MIL" and giving your son space to develop his relationship with his fiancee. This alone tells me you are a wonderful MIL already!

    Good luck with your lawyer - sometimes we all need a clean slate.

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  4. Hi, Dana! Just dropping by to say I hope you're having a wonderfully blessed day! :)

    I'll pray the Lord finds you the perfect car quickly. And good luck on pushing the water. I'm doing the same thing today!

    Love, Gracie-kins

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  5. What an interesting post... i find your posing very interesting and educative... please i need you to help me loose weight, by giving me a good workout plan and also advice on how to eat healthy. Thanks and i would appreciate

    Acai Berry Pure

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  6. Holy moly ... you're kicking it with the serious walks (and bicycling and swimnming). I'm off to check your archives to catch up with you! (PS - I actually liked the yellow sweater with the dress. I always like a pop of color. And - due to the hot climate where I live and you have me beat by a long shot - I'm all about bare legs.) :)

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  7. man you are in AWESOME shape and motivated.
    Always a killer duo ;)

    and I love the leggings.
    said it before and Ill say it again :)

    Miz.

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  8. nice one thank you for sharing.

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