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Old 09-17-2013, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by jennifer91 View Post
Good morning, MMC!

It was only 46 degrees when I woke up this morning. I wasn't expecting it to be so cold! We had to turn the heat on in my house.

I know I haven't been around very much. I just had surgery on Friday. It is nothing serious and I have known that I'd be getting the surgery for quite some time. It went smoothly except my heart rate jumped up to over 200 in recovery. Apparently during my surgery they gave me adrenaline so that caused the jump. They had to give me a beta blocker and then it dropped back down near 120. My resting heart rate is always near 100 so I wasn't too surprised considering the anesthesia and the other stuff they probably gave me. I had EKGs done while I was there and everything was fine. I got to go home the same day as the surgery.

Now that I have so much free time on my hands I will just have to spend it here

I am loving all of the fall candles and I cannot wait for the holidays, woo hoo!
Praying for a quick recovery for you, jennifer!

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Originally Posted by xmas365 View Post
Good morning,

I watched the rest of the game last night and saw my Bengals pull out a tough win. I tried to come back here a few times during the game but couldn't get on, I was worried my IP address was blocked again but here I am. I dropped the boys off at school and then took a trip to KMart to look at their Halloween stuff, nothing too exciting this year, but their Harvest/Thanksgiving stuff was was very nice. I then went to check out Goodwill for their Christmas stuff, no good decorations, but I did get a Christmas DVD for $2, "Rick Steves European Christmas" I know you are a big fan of that CAH, so I got it partly because of your past reviews on it. (and the fact it was only $2)

I weighed myself this morning to see how I am doing with my "diet" after my cholesterol screening last week, and according to my scale I have lost 6lbs in a week. I was expecting 1-2 maybe 3lbs at most but 6?!!!! I must have been ingesting quite a bit of calories before I have gone to sensible portions, and I have cut out the candy for the most part, and the free donuts at work.

I have things to do around the house, I will be popping on throughout the day.
Have a great Tuesday!!
Congratulations on the weight loss and the DVD find!

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Originally Posted by snowflake22 View Post
Good morning, friends!!

Hope you are all having a nice Tuesday so far.

It's another beautiful morning here, makes you realize how blessed we truly are.

Time to look for work, submit some resumes, and I'm going over to a department store to introduce myself personally. My girlfriend manages the one in La Crosse, and referred me. I don't even know that they're hiring, but fingers are crossed.

What are your plans?

Hope you all have a wonderful day!!

xx
Good luck!

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Hey gang! Hope everyne had a great weekend. The family and I went apple picking/. Made 3 batches of apple sauce and a batch of apple butter. Canned them all. The apple butter will be used as teacher gifts come Christmas.

Still have plenty of apples left so I am thinking aboutmaking more apple butter and apple suace.

Its really chilly here today and my daughter has cheerleading practice outsode tonight so I am think by the time practice is done she will be hungry and cold. Perfect night for grill cheese and tomato soup for dinner.

Have a great day!
Hey, Minta! Yummy - apple sauce and apple butter!

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Originally Posted by snowflake22 View Post
Oh my gosh!! Oh my gosh!!!

Kohl's has their Christmas out!! And their ST. NICHOLAS SQUARE VILLAGES that I collect!!!!

*** AWESOME***

Doing the happy Christmas dance right now!!!!

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I'm doing the Happy Christmas dance, too!

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Originally Posted by jennifer91 View Post
We are having a debate in my house.....

When is is appropriate to bring out the Christmas dinnerware and mugs?

Me: November 1st
Mom: Thanksgiving
Brother: December 1st

I plan on winning this one!! There is no way I am waiting until December 1st! I can barely have them out over a month that way!
November 1st or sooner!

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Originally Posted by Christmas-A-Holic View Post
Same here! I have been a die hard Cowboys fan since I was 5 years old sitting with my dad and uncle screaming right along with them as they cheered them on! I had no idea what was going on then but it was fun yelling at the TV!


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my daughter just checked Gordie Howe into the hotel.
Cool - former Detroit Red Wing!!

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Originally Posted by snowflake22 View Post
Thank you, my friend!! I appreciate your prayers <3
I ended up scoring an interview today, so I'm really happy about that!!

How is your knee?

xo
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You're welcome! Congratulations on scoring the interview - I'm sure you will do well!!! The knee is still sore - it is going to take a while to get better. Thank you for asking!

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Originally Posted by made582 View Post
Well I was able to sit out in my shorts and t shrit tonight and not freeze. So I guess the forecasters are right when they say we are going to warm back up for the next couple of days. At least they only saying 85 for the next 2 days instead of 90 like they were talking about.
I checked our forecast, too, and it is looking good for the next couple of weeks. The forecast calls for possible severe weather tomorrow/Thursday. Not looking forward to that, but the temps of no higher than 84 and no lower than 40 something will be nice!!
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