Thursday, February 17, 2011

MY OWN LITTLE HELPER

Yes!  There are some benefits to having a grown-up son move home!
I don't have to do so much .... all I have to do is ask 'Junior His Nibs' and he does it... lol!

 ABOVE: yesterday afternoon Steve put up the shade sail on the morning patio, so we can sit out there without the sun glaring in our faces... and it also acts as a privacy screen too.   Now that the horrid tree is gone it was needed. 


ABOVE:  score!  Now all I have to do is get the tree clippings in the bin and waterblast the concrete and it will be all nice and TIDY again. 

TODAY:  not sure... maybe if my back is feeling OK Steve and I can go out and about. 

Whatever we do... it will be lovely to have some company again during the day.



ABOVE: yesterday at the Hospice Shop I also saw and bought a really funky, chunky 'bangle'... which I thought I'd give to one of the girls... but Steve saw it and claimed it immediately.  I thought it had a dragon on it... but would you BELIEVE IT... it actually has a Griffin on it!  In case you don't know, a Griffin is a mythological creature, with the head of an Eagle, body of a lion and wings.  How amazing that I should find it and not even realise it was that!  AND... it cost $1.

WHOOPS! I obviously forgot to come back here.... Steve and I went out, I bought some fabric for a Baby Bag that I'm making for a girl in Wellington... we had morning tea in Sylvia Park mall... had a look around the shops... came home.... fell asleep.... read and commented on a  few blogs.. and NOW:

getting ready to make dinner then go to Weight Watchers, where I expect ANOTHER bloody gain!
NO EXERCISE... none whatsoever...and still eating a bit too much.  *sigh*.
I will get on top of it all... and introduce a lot more exercise once my back is 100% better again.
Steve being here is going to be extra motivation, he's going to drag me out walking after dinner most days hopefully!

End of Day:  I was tempted to not go to WW this evening...or go but not weigh in... but I went and I weighed in... and I GAINED .500 grms.  *sigh*... could have been worse I suppose.
I will do better next time... hopefully I will get some exercise in the next few days eh?
DIET: OK
nite nite.

12 comments:

  1. Whatever you do enjoy :-)

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  2. Have an awesome day with steve chris and nice find on the bracelet

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  3. Thats a cool bracelet bangle wrist thing, Samuel was like ohhhhhhhhh I like that You could have transplanted that other bush that refuses to die in where the bush you just cut out was? seen it wants to go forth and multiply!

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  4. hunky son you got there and his arm looks great with that big "bangle" on it.

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  5. Always great to have some muscle around to help around the house :o) I love when our kids are home to visit and wish that we lived nearer!

    Blessings & Aloha!
    Thanks so much for popping over and commenting on my intro post :o) ....and glad to hear that you machine is working great now :o) I would love one of the new Bernina models with all fancy stuff...but they are sooo expensive!

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  6. Notice how Griffin helps too? How sweet. Now you have 2 helpers.

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  7. We have the same shade sail!
    I was thinking, how about if I come move in with you too? I can be your other little helper!

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  8. Hope your back feels better soon!

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  9. Its great to have help. Sorry to hear about the gain. Keep strong you can do it. Hope the back clears up soon.

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  10. Cool bracelet! I missed where Steve moved home, had to hit MAR on my google reader the other day it was getting out of hand.

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  11. I hope my kids are that helpful when they grow up. Heck, I would be happy if they visited more than once a year.

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