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    Tea is bad?!?!?! Come on... that's all I drink!
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    I didn't know that about tea............ good thing I don't drink much of it. Maybe a cup a month? My go-to is good old cold filtered water from my fridge door!
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    I started the coffee to try the cold bath + caffeine + exercise combo. I'm not in agony from the coffee, just a yucky feeling in my stomach. I'm not sure what results I expect to see in a week. Inches magically dropping off my stomach? I guess, if it just didn't cause the yuckies, that would be enough.

    David, you are crazy! Five cups is one third!?! Man, you must have been one wired individual.

    I usually drink a cup of teas daily during the winter months. And occasionally I will go on an iced tea jag. But really, my beverage of choice is water. Once in a great while I will ask my Honey for a sip of his soda. I'll take a gulp, and kind of shiver all over at the taste, sort of like it is a tonic.

    A call from one of the recruiters, that the company is making noises like they might be making an offer! We are hopeful. No word back from the interview yesterday. It's important to remind ourselves (over and over) that there are many reasons completely unrelated to Honey's suitability that it can take a while for a decision to be made. But of course, what we really want is for them to look at each other as soon as they hang up and say, 'This guy is great! Let's call him right back with an offer!'

    It wasn't a beef roast in the freezer, it was a pork roast. So we are having a slightly different kind of shepherd's pie. Swineherd's pie, rather.

    Finally made those peanut butter cookies I was thinking about, a week or so ago. Had a few, and they were very tasty, but no real desire to shovel ALL of them in my mouth. I WILL say that since drinking the coffee in the morning, between the yuckies and the nervous energy, I have no real desire to eat until about noon.

    Scored twenty pounds of chicken necks for the dogs today. The problem will be squeezing it all into the freezer.

    Tried getting Chica over to the neighbor as the daughter was coming home from high school. She(human) just ignored her(dog) and went into the house, shutting the door behind her. I left Chica out, hoping she might try to get into her first home, but she was back here after 20 minutes. I guess there's a limit to how long she'll wait over there. After all, what positive reinforcement does she get?

    Making a birthday present for a friend: a table mat out of scraps in the 'Trip around the World' pattern. I need to stop typing, and get sewing!

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    Chatty again

    Got up actually looking forward to my cold bath, but 'forgot' about the coffee until I was looking at my journal. Oops. Okay, I'm slugging it down now.

    Got the first half of the table mat pieced yesterday. I'll finish up this morning, and tomorrow I'll do the back and edges. It looks pretty snazzy, if I do say so myself. Blues, and blacks, with a shot of magenta. 'Trip around the World' is a fun pattern. For those who don't know it, you start with a square of fabric A in the center. It is surrounded on four sides by four squares of fabric B, which is surrounded by eight squares of fabric C, continuing out, making concentric diagonal rings of color. Very fun to choose the fabrics and layout.

    Appropriate for this friend, too, as she is visiting from India, so she really has gone all the way around the world. She's the wife of one of my Honey's co-workers. They are newlyweds who have a love marriage, not an arranged one, the first one in their group of friends. Very daring! It is interesting getting to know someone whose whole life experience is completely different from my own. Some things she and others from India have told me just blow my mind.

    The jerky turned out good. Flavorful (I used Alton Brown's recipe) with a little bit of a spicy tingle, but not TOO much. Our oven is really too hot for it, though The strips were dry in about six hours, instead of ten to twelve, and a few pieces, while not burnt, are 'challenging'. I'll keep looking for a dehydrator.

    Our thrift store really spoils me. I have been able to find so much there, that I now feel like I should be able to find ANYTHING. So I can't imagine getting a full-price dehydrator, and just have to keep waiting.

    Laid back a little in the tub today. I realized that although I don't mind the cold water coming up over my stomach and ribs, I do NOT like the cold ceramic of the tub touching my back. (I'm just a delicate blossom!) I'll try a wet towel there tomorrow.

    Thanks everyone, for your support as we've been having this tough time. It really helps to know people care, and are reading my blatherings, and talking back to me. Y'all are great! I know I've been a lot more whiny lately, and you still put up with me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sabine View Post
    Our thrift store really spoils me. I have been able to find so much there, that I now feel like I should be able to find ANYTHING. So I can't imagine getting a full-price dehydrator, and just have to keep waiting.

    Laid back a little in the tub today. I realized that although I don't mind the cold water coming up over my stomach and ribs, I do NOT like the cold ceramic of the tub touching my back. (I'm just a delicate blossom!) I'll try a wet towel there tomorrow.

    Thanks everyone, for your support as we've been having this tough time. It really helps to know people care, and are reading my blatherings, and talking back to me. Y'all are great! I know I've been a lot more whiny lately, and you still put up with me.
    Happy to support you...It's a tough economy, much better if we all try to stick together and help each other out. Therefore, If I see anyone getting rid of their dehydrator or one on CL-I'll ping you. I really hope those recruiters call back with an offer SOON!

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    Another sunny day in the DFW area, Trojan. All our ponds are getting very low again, and our lawn is positively CRUNCHY! How about sending some of that rain up north?

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    Still praying that the work materialises and blows you guys away with how good it is! Hopefully someone will be wowed with your husband and he will have an avenue to show what he can do and be appreciated too.

    I have to say that I LOVE my dehydrator! My DH bought it for me a number of years ago and it has put in so many hours of work for me! It is worth getting one - if you can find it an Excalibur would be ideal - better design than the round ones and it is really nice quality. Maybe someone will be getting rid of one and you'll be able to pick it up for next to nothing!! That would be cool Maybe you'll get rain and a new job ...
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    Glad the jerky turned out. I'm not a jerky fan. Too strong of flavor, too chewy... not sure.

    I don't like anything cold on my back either.

    Hope the rumblings turn into an offer soon.
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    Glad to hear there are some positive rumblings. But keep looking for the next job to apply to, so you aren't hanging all your hopes on one peg.
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    Yes, he's still looking, applying, etc. But he seems to feel this will be a real offer soon. I can tell by his demeanor. Now he's the one cheering ME up.

    When they didn't call today, though, I just felt myself falling into more of a slump. Surely, there would be no reason for the recruiter to lead him on. But then, was there any reason for that other recruiter to tell us he was the only one being put up, when they were putting up two people? I mean, what was the point of that?

    So, I am imagining, and it is bumming me out. Threw myself into the arms of some onion rings and a banana split.

    And now the soonest we can get good news is Monday. Aaaughhh!

    Finished the table mat, and am very pleased with how it turned out.

    Chica is settling into the family nicely, and Salem and Chloe are interacting with her more. I put an old dog crate on the porch with some towels in it, so that if she doesn't stay over at her old house, she has a comfy place to hang out, instead of just the bare porch. She would still be loose, but I don't feel I am at the point yet where I can keep her overnight. At least she is not running on the street during the day.

    So, have you seen those walk-in tubs that are very high, and have a door in them? You get in, shut the door, and turn on the taps. They are made for people with limited mobility, but I was thinking they would be great for cold baths. You could really get yourself covered in one of those!

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