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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-14-2015, 01:45 AM
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Views: 1,269
Posted By IsaFrench
don't know what's what for today, have been up...

don't know what's what for today,
have been up really early (like 4:40 am or so ....)
i pottered around and did stuff (NOT all the time on the computer ...)
but the only thing that i can think...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-13-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 392
Posted By IsaFrench
138 lb managed to undo all the loss of the...

138 lb
managed to undo all the loss of the previous week in just 4 days ...
today is another day !!!!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-13-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 770
Posted By IsaFrench
have just dropped 3 bags to the donation center...

have just dropped 3 bags to the donation center ... part of those though were cast off clothing from my neighbor; my kids didn't want much out of it, but i like to have a chance to rummage through it...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-11-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 392
Posted By IsaFrench
Today is a new day for me too .... the previous 3...

Today is a new day for me too .... the previous 3 days were not so easy (foodwise & other issues as well ...)
Now hoping i havn't messed up last Monday's good results !!!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-07-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 392
Posted By IsaFrench
Welcome back Lilac !!! Mother of twins .... i'm...

Welcome back Lilac !!!
Mother of twins .... i'm impressed by how busy your life must be .... ( takes me quite a ew years after a singleton pregnancy .... to sort of find a semblancy of normalcy...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-07-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 392
Posted By IsaFrench
Monday 30th = 137.78 lb Tuesday 06th = 136 lb ...

Monday 30th = 137.78 lb
Tuesday 06th = 136 lb

am really really pleased;
it's hard because of the other issues in my life (stress, sleeplessness + coping with it all etc...),
but it "pays" if i...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-03-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,269
Posted By IsaFrench
accomplishment of the day so far ... read what...

accomplishment of the day so far ... read what you all did recently, hoping to spur me on tacking some of what's on my "to do list" LOL
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-02-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 392
Posted By IsaFrench
am half surprised how tired i feel without the...

am half surprised how tired i feel without the "crutch" of my usual distractions (knitting& crochet and snacking ...)

only half surprised because all winter i took a heavily dosed multi B Vit....
Forum: Personal Growth   04-01-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,102
Posted By IsaFrench
.... i've got the same type of MIL (bring the...

.... i've got the same type of MIL (bring the kids over but "loose the wife" ....with thownd in ... why not divorce her, WE don't like her ...)
that's why the first post resonnated so much with me...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-01-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 392
Posted By IsaFrench
commiserating ... have just eaten a bit, although...

commiserating ... have just eaten a bit, although i was aware that it wasn't probably real hunger .... at least, i managed to keep it light (part of my new goal of "eating well - no cheat" for April...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-31-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 392
Posted By IsaFrench
my first goal for the near future is 128 lb and...

my first goal for the near future is 128 lb
and then, ideally, i would reach 121 lb, sometimes before the summer ..
Forum: Personal Growth   03-31-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,102
Posted By IsaFrench
challenging indeed .... am not yet at the "being...

challenging indeed .... am not yet at the "being gracious" stage !!!

all i can do right now is ... refraining from explaining by e-mail why the situation is going to be what it's going to be, ...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-30-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 392
Posted By IsaFrench
Monday 30th = 137.78 lb

Monday 30th = 137.78 lb
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-30-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 248
Posted By IsaFrench
137.78 lb this morning (a whole pound lighter...

137.78 lb this morning (a whole pound lighter than last week ? I'll take it !!!!)
Forum: Personal Growth   03-30-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,102
Posted By IsaFrench
and thanks to you for sharing your situation ......

and thanks to you for sharing your situation ... because it's helping me right now
(we are no longer dealing with plastic toys over here, but MIL behaved quite .... in the same line as the type you...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-29-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,102
Posted By IsaFrench
am coming late to the discussion but things...

am coming late to the discussion but things totally resonate with me:
The ILs don't listen to us at all about anything

Basically my take on things is
-you tried telling them their preferences
-...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-26-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By IsaFrench
on day i thought my dance teacher looked...

on day i thought my dance teacher looked "strange" ... and then i realised it was because she was NOT made up at all .... (she usually does somehow "dramatic eyes")
Forum: Parenting   03-26-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By IsaFrench
I've been taking an indoor roller blading class...

I've been taking an indoor roller blading class with my son for the last couple of years .... the timing has changed for this school year and there's now 4 mother + 1 child duos (age ranging from 11...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-25-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 376
Posted By IsaFrench
18610 the 12 preemie hats i dropped at my...

18610

the 12 preemie hats i dropped at my local hospital today ....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-23-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 248
Posted By IsaFrench
week 1 = 132.93 week 2 = 137.3 week3 = 136.9 ...

week 1 = 132.93
week 2 = 137.3
week3 = 136.9
week 4 = 137.5 lb
week 5 = 138.22 lb
week 6 = 138.22 lb
week 7 = ?
week 8 = 140.8 lb
so that's about 8 lb gained these last 2 months ... i suppose...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-19-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By IsaFrench
close to your natural lip color is the way to go...

close to your natural lip color is the way to go at first, you want to underline subtly ... not make a bold statement with bright red !
i wouldn't know what to say in the way of colors ... you need...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-18-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By IsaFrench
for work situation i would say - lipstick is...

for work situation i would say
- lipstick is important (to give a little more weight to what you say); not pink, more of a red, but depending on your skin tone and hair color could range from...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-14-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,220
Posted By IsaFrench
THANK YOU to those who mentionned " FutureLearn" ...

THANK YOU to those who mentionned " FutureLearn"
i e-mailed a link to the website to now very typical oppositional teenager DD1
... and a few weeks later she then mentionned she had signed up for...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-14-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 770
Posted By IsaFrench
sorted out boxes and got one black bin liner out...

sorted out boxes and got one black bin liner out on Thursday but didn't keep a strict account
still have some sorting to do in the next few days (mostly paper, some fabric or donated clothing too...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-10-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 376
Posted By IsaFrench
managed to tuck in loose ends of 4 preemie hats...

managed to tuck in loose ends of 4 preemie hats whislt waiting for DD2 swim class to finish, so that's 5 althogether that are ready to be dropped off end of March (am aiming to give 12 a month if i...
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