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Journey with Friends and Who Are the Secret Guests?

23 May

Welcome my friends to our weekly issue of Journey with Friends.  This is a time that we come together for support, for encouragement, for fellowship – all with one single goal in mind – to live better.  Welcome to our journey to share our goals and our accomplishments and our disappointments and frustrations.

Together we can do this!


Hello sweet friends – How did you do last week?  I wore my imitation Fitbit 🙂 like a pro and recorded my steps everyday.  One day, I got up to almost 4,700 – awesome huh?  My goal right now is just 5,000 steps a day.  I’m building up to 10,000 and will probably increase it next month.

I’ve eaten really, REALLY light last week because you know we have our mysterious guests this week – happy dance.  So I wanted to make room to eat – anyone else do this?  Eat light one week when you know you are going to be having a blast in the upcoming week?

So I have to admit I’m going to be watching everything I eat this week…. as it goes in my mouth – snorts.  The DIEt is off for these days while our visitors are here but on the other hand we will be doing a lot of walking so that’s good, right?  And next week when everyone is gone 😦 , then we will be kicking it up a notch.

Hope your week goes well.  HUGS!

And can I get a drum roll?

They come from the land down under…

Fozziemom and Fozziedad!!!

 
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32 responses to “Journey with Friends and Who Are the Secret Guests?

  1. franhunne4u

    05/23/2016 at 1:20 am

    Whoohaa – now that is a surprise!

     
    • Piglove

      05/23/2016 at 1:40 am

      Snorts. It was so hard do keep a secret – I thought I was going to explode! XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. Charlie

    05/23/2016 at 1:48 am

    Well you did a GREAT job, Bacon. I didn’t guess. What a great time you will have, aye? Can’t wait to hear all about it!

     
  3. easyweimaraner

    05/23/2016 at 1:54 am

    what?! oh wow! I bet no one guessed that!!! that was the best teaser ever Bro! Have the BESTEST time together!… now I have that man at work song in my head….:o)

     
    • Piglove

      05/23/2016 at 1:55 am

      Snorts. Hilarious. I think we had everyone fooled for sure, didn’t we? XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. onespoiledcat

    05/23/2016 at 2:33 am

    OMG! Well, first of all – good for you getting those steps going – they add up and do make a difference on the DIET front (and back..haha)……second of all, I had guessed it MIGHT be Fozziemum and Phil from Down Under…..OR……Katty and Mark from the Land of Easy…….I bet you four have a BLAST. We’ll TALK LATER (insert happy face here!)……….

    Love, Pam (and Sammy)

     
  5. gentlestitches

    05/23/2016 at 3:14 am

    no freaking way!!!!!!! OMP!!!! 😀 😀 😀

     
    • Piglove

      05/23/2016 at 7:49 pm

      Yes freaking way! Snorts with piggy laughter. XOXO – Bacon

       
  6. gentlestitches

    05/23/2016 at 3:20 am

    I just emailed Bev and I said “Bev, you have met me, I am not very big, I could easily squeeze into a corner of a suitcase!” LOL!

     
    • Piglove

      05/23/2016 at 7:52 pm

      Hilarious!!! It would most definitely be wonderful and we welcome you anytime. XOXO – Bacon

       
  7. katsrus

    05/23/2016 at 7:21 am

    Walking is good. Have a great time and a great week.
    Sue B

     
    • Piglove

      05/23/2016 at 7:52 pm

      Thanks my sweet friend. XOXO – Bacon

       
  8. sheilaenglehart

    05/23/2016 at 7:30 am

    When you have guests, the one thing you can do, while challenging is…drumroll… don’t eat the bread. I know, I know. Everything good comes on bread or with bread, but you can severely cut back. It makes all the difference in how you feel. Not to mention bloating.

    In restaurants, don’t eat the bread from the bread basket. If your meal comes on a bun, just eat the guts and leave the bun. You can order veggies instead of fries. Cover them with cheese even. Dessert? Cheesecake instead of regular cake – flourless, for the most part. Puddings,creme brulee, chocolate pie…the less flour, the better. The more you avoid flour, the better.

     
    • Piglove

      05/23/2016 at 7:55 pm

      This is most excellent advice my friend! Thank you so much. Thankfully I’m not a huge bread person as is but there are times so I’m definitely refraining. And the other good thing is the walking. Lots of walking I’m trying to get in. And the desserts and veggies – that’s great! I didn’t think about that. Hugs!!

       
  9. hailey and Zaphod

    05/23/2016 at 8:14 am

    Congratulations on getting closer to 5000 steps, that is awesome! I admit these days I eat pretty much the same regardless of guests or out or not. I may skip one of my snacks if I had a bigger meal, but eating-wise I am totally boring:)

     
    • Piglove

      05/23/2016 at 8:14 pm

      Well I’m working on it. This week is kind of up and down with visitors but next week watch out cause I’m going to own it!

       
  10. speedyrabbit

    05/23/2016 at 11:53 am

    OMB Aunty Bev????!!!!!!That’s Pawsome News!You’re going to have a blast and I bet you’ll so busy have fun that you’ll be pleasantly surprised when you check after they have gone,xx Speedy

     
  11. Skyler Braveheart

    05/23/2016 at 2:29 pm

    Hot Damn! No tricking? How fabulous is that. Can we all come over for drinks? We know you will show them a most r cel lent time!

     
    • Piglove

      05/23/2016 at 8:19 pm

      Aaww. Come on over drinks all around for sure.
      XOXO – Bacon

       
  12. Charles Huss

    05/23/2016 at 2:49 pm

    Say hi for me.

     
    • Piglove

      05/23/2016 at 8:27 pm

      Will do for my friend! XOXO – Bacon

       
  13. Nylabluesmum

    05/23/2016 at 5:33 pm

    Well done on taking so many steps & for being diligent!
    And HURRAH for the Fozzie parents being on our side of the world!!!!
    (((hugs))) to all, Sherri-Ellen

     
    • Piglove

      05/23/2016 at 8:29 pm

      Thanks and it’s a blast. We are all having so much fun!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  14. The Canadian Cats

    05/24/2016 at 1:12 pm

    Wish I was there to enjoy them too. Show em the town June and Jim and enjoy.

    Jean

     
    • Piglove

      05/25/2016 at 8:31 pm

      Mom and dad definitely have been trying their bests to show them our town. Hope they’re having fun. I know they haven’t been here much during the day. Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • The Canadian Cats

        05/25/2016 at 11:10 pm

        They’re having a super good time then Bacon.

         
      • Piglove

        05/26/2016 at 10:46 pm

        I think so. They haven’t even called home yet. Strange. XOXO – Bacon

         
  15. The Scottie Chronicles

    05/25/2016 at 2:08 pm

    Give them big hugs from us, will you?

     
    • Piglove

      05/25/2016 at 8:59 pm

      I sure will my sweet friends. XOXO – Bacon

       
  16. Fozziemum

    05/25/2016 at 9:53 pm

    Yeppers..ya’ll we are down south and having a great time..and yes…i know you are all over the whole squirrel thing in the US but hot dang they are cute as the dickens bwahahahhah xxxx loves Fozziemum xxx

     
  17. pattisj

    05/30/2016 at 11:46 pm

    We had visitors this past week, too. Had some good eats, and lots of walking. Need to get back to business on the food this week.

     
    • Piglove

      05/31/2016 at 10:56 am

      YES! This week it is back to hitting the grind. A new day tomorrow on the first of the month. Can’t think of a better time, can you? XOXO – Bacon

       

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