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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-18-2014, 10:06 PM
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Posted By MelW
Lofty, the family exercise sounds amazing! ...

Lofty, the family exercise sounds amazing!

Mel, I rented a sander (rotary palm sander) from my local hardware store. It was absolutely worth the $10 rental fee! I got a bit obsessive about...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-17-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,980
Posted By MelW
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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-16-2014, 07:55 PM
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Views: 2,980
Posted By MelW
Wonky doors is a great metaphor, lofty! No...

Wonky doors is a great metaphor, lofty!

No RR here, either. Slushy snow on the ground and the gym closed all weekend for a lantern festival- no bootcamp or climbing. I refinished the kitchen...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-11-2014, 04:04 PM
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Views: 2,980
Posted By MelW
Nic, I'm so glad you are safe.Terrifying!   ...

Nic, I'm so glad you are safe.Terrifying!
 
Geo, I hope the puking gets sorted out. Ugh :(
 
real, the video was horrifying. They seem so obviously disrespectful and difficult. 
 
BBM, that's...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-08-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,980
Posted By MelW
Cool run keeper data maps:...

Cool run keeper data maps: http://www.policymic.com/articles/81395/mesmerizing-maps-of-where-people-jog-reveal-something-odd-a-city-s-rich-and-poor-neighborhoods
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-08-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,980
Posted By MelW
Solo and ensemble competition sounds terrific!...

Solo and ensemble competition sounds terrific! Our local performing arts festival created a non-competitive "adjudication-only" category this year, and my anti-competition daughter almost agreed to...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-05-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,980
Posted By MelW
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/lol.gif...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/lol.gif[/IMG]). We cleaned epically (dh figured out how to attach a green scrubby to his circular hand-sander and we used that to clean the shower, one tile...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-03-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,980
Posted By MelW
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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-03-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,980
Posted By MelW
RM, I'm glad you're home safe and sound, and...

RM, I'm glad you're home safe and sound, and sorry about the awkwardness at the funeral. My husband's family is Catholic and even after several family funerals I still feel awkward about not knowing...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-02-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,980
Posted By MelW
Nic, I love the organizational system. I'm...

Nic, I love the organizational system. I'm working on a couple of group projects for my program right now, and quite purposefully got into groups with people that I suspected had similar...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-30-2014, 09:28 PM
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Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
My oldest works best with the "just write"...

My oldest works best with the "just write" instructions. Pages and pages of ordered writing appear. But if you give her a hamburger chart, expect whining and sighs. My youngest is only 4, but her...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-29-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
Sparkle, I am grateful for your intense...

Sparkle, I am grateful for your intense research, knowing who I'll call if I ever have questions.

Our realtor comes Friday morning for a chat about what paint/yard/other prep to do and general...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
Gaye, I hope things are better at work tonight....

Gaye, I hope things are better at work tonight. I've always worked places with 1:1 care in active labour (except for covering breaks sometimes), so don't be too hard on yourself when it's a struggle...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-26-2014, 03:55 PM
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Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
I finally emailed my realtor and we're meeting...

I finally emailed my realtor and we're meeting next week to talk about details for listing/selling our house. I love decluttering and am getting ruthless about tossing things that I don't want to...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-25-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
I wish I could transport the deep frozen dingoes...

I wish I could transport the deep frozen dingoes out west for a couple of days of sunshine. The construction of the new playground in our village park was finished on Thursday, so we've had daily...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-24-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
I'm with real. Two jobs (I'm not taking ANY...

I'm with real. Two jobs (I'm not taking ANY shifts at the hospital to avoid that insanity), full-time full-on courses (so many group assignments, including a HUGE and quite likely publishable...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-14-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
Anyone want a 4 year old? She has a cold and it...

Anyone want a 4 year old? She has a cold and it takes her 30-45 minutes to take her meds, 4x a day. My kitchen is pretty clean since that's where we hang out while she takes them, but imagine what I...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-08-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
I'm laughing at the diet coke as act of love....

I'm laughing at the diet coke as act of love. I've never been a cola drinker, but I know so many people who have this little "secret". My former office-mates had a diet pepsi lunch date and I always...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-07-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By MelW
I think it varies. Some women can "push past" a...

I think it varies. Some women can "push past" a lip (I've seen this more commonly with 2nd or more baby, where the cervix/body has "done this" before), but for others it seems to swell/tear. It's...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-06-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
Stay warm, everyone!!   Geo, I love the...

Stay warm, everyone!!
 
Geo, I love the pre-booked sitter. I have done the same when I had a "feeling" a kid might get sick. Good luck with the interviews and I hope you get a run in.
 
JayGee,...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-04-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
kerc, good luck with the cold. Across state...

kerc, good luck with the cold. Across state closing of schools seems drastic. We had a "snow day" here in December that involved maybe 1/2" of snow and a -2C temperature- supposedly the roads were...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-03-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
Yesterday I did the New York Times "scientific"...

Yesterday I did the New York Times "scientific" 7-minute HIIT with the kids. It was a breeze compared to bootcamp, which is similar intervals, but more/longer. Tonight is bootcamp. The tenure-track...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-01-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
Nic, congrats on the PR!!! This is your year!

Nic, congrats on the PR!!! This is your year!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-01-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
Canadian Diabetes Association. Probably not very...

Canadian Diabetes Association. Probably not very helpful for you, Geo...

Both kids seem to have hit growth spurts. In the youngest this manifests as losing her sense of the margins of her body...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-01-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,835
Posted By MelW
Subbing. Going to take down the tree and clean...

Subbing. Going to take down the tree and clean the house for the New Year.
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