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Date Joined Sep 2005
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   Posted 10/24/2008 5:55 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm still feeling quite delicate today, so I'm going to keep my essential pacts small:

* basic chores - make bed, stay on top of dishes, 5 minutes gardening, shower and wash hair, get the house a little tidier than it is.
* devotions
* > 5 minutes exercise
* meds

These are things I'd like to do, but they are not essential:
* tidy my bedroom, because it's a messy room in an otherwise tidy house
* cook breakfast cereal
* file fifteen pieces of paper
* get hair off legs
* continue trying to expand my mobility: perhaps walk to the letterbox and back, or catch a taxi to the library or hot chicken shop, and walk home (only a few blocks, but it's more than I've been able to do for some time)
* read the Saturday newspaper
* clean my bedroom mirror
* wash the cat's litter tray
* wash my hair brushes
* write a letter
* curl up in armchair and read
* put recycling in bin
* moisturise my feet
* try making hspense's congee

Other optional extras:

* do the last bit of kitchen cleaning
* run a duster over the obvious surfaces - Tuesday's chore
* phone someone / write letters or emails
* sew on button
* journal
* start working on my inspirations folder
* do a bit more towards making pjs
* start wrapping Christmas presents / writing Christmas cards
* sow tarragon seeds
* any extra chores
* vacuum some more floors
* do a load of washing
* iron while watching video
* ring bookshop and see if my book has arrived
* do a fridge dive and find what's smelly

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Post Edited (ivy6) : 10/24/2008 5:14:00 PM (GMT-6)

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Date Joined Mar 2006
Total Posts : 1354
   Posted 10/24/2008 7:25 PM (GMT -6)   
Not pacting too much today, dont feel too great so....
go to GP - done
Get meds - done
find a recipe for all the broccoli my husband brought home from work and cook it
make a cake for my husbands birthday today
Thats it for me
Have a great weekend everyone

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Date Joined Sep 2005
Total Posts : 10404
   Posted 10/24/2008 9:23 PM (GMT -6)   
Sorry you're feeling unwell, Jo. *hug*

I considered sharing the recipe for the broccoli soup i made this week, but decided that you'll probably be able to find a nicer one - I selected mine for the lack of dairy & other fibrous foods and ease of preparation, rather than how it would taste, and the end result was only average. I hope that what you make is lovely!

Hope the birthday celebrations go well too.

I'm still zonked. Have done a small batch of dishes and made half my bed and washed my hair. That's it so far.
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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 155
   Posted Yesterday 5:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello All,
Not too  much on the agenda for today.
1. make pear preserves
2. mop floor
3. keep  the dishes washed
4. a load or two of laundry
5. nap, nap ,nap
You all take care. Julie

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Date Joined Feb 2004
Total Posts : 6518
   Posted Yesterday 7:17 AM (GMT -6)   
Lets see.
1 Paint my harley rear fender
2 fill in the hole in my yard from fixing the sewer line
3 start pulling the damaged sheeting from my shed roof.
4 go to the dump and throw all the roofing away so my trailer is empty for next week.
5 plan how to fix the sidewalk bricks I had to remove to fix the sewer line.
6 price a new pump motor to replace the one that went under water in the hurricane
7 plant some grass seed over ,the mud hole that is my back yard, left by the flood
8 take some time to rest from the kidney stone I passed yesterday.
If we would read the secret history of our enemies,we would find in each mans life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.

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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 6927
   Posted Yesterday 8:18 AM (GMT -6)   
get out of hospital :)
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Cookie's Wife
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Date Joined Aug 2005
Total Posts : 299
   Posted Yesterday 9:50 AM (GMT -6)   
Well I'm back to start pacting.... My first pact is to be consistant with pacting! lol
Today is a BIG day for me!  I'm going to travel 3 hrs. to go see New Kids on the Block in concert!  I know, I'm a geek! lol  My friend that I went to all the concerts with in Jr. High is going too!  It'll be nice to spend time with her and remember the concerts the first time around. :-)   
I've been looking forward to this for months.  I woke up feeling good and I've started the med process to prepare me for the trip... I'm SO excited!  If I can get through that without a hitch, all is good! smilewinkgrin
That's all for Saturday!


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