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Old 07-29-2017, 06:02 PM
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I would like to learn how to swim. It is great exercise. One of these days.
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Old 07-30-2017, 05:26 PM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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The rental office offered me a two year lease with unexpected savings. I also negotiated a little bit. The total savings will be $960 over a two year period.

In addition, I decided to cancel my gym membership. I am still an advocate for investing in yourself but it is not working for me. I will be saving $780 per year. I started walking again. Walking for an hour is a lot. I am just glad it does not cost me anything.
Good for you! If you like your place and plan to be there for a while, it was a smart move.

I've had a few gym memberships over the years, and I didn't like going. I much prefer(red) walking, cycling, hiking, and down and dirty yard work. I got my best workouts in the 3 story townhouse and the place with the difficult yard.

How much does a 40 pound bag of mulch weigh when it's wet? Hell if I know, but I picked it up and carried it on my back. You need knees for that...says the 125 pound girl who damaged her knee skiing in the '70s. It's not always easy.
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Old 07-31-2017, 03:05 AM
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Yes, I remember those days. You certainly get a work out with yard work. It is all about being active.
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Old 08-03-2017, 06:32 AM
 
Location: 76102
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I dropped my YMCA membership $66 a month when husband and I realized we hated it, preferred walking.

Also changed our way of eating to high fat low carb, which is amazing, no hunger or cravings. Stabilized or blood sugar/pressure.

No more beating myself up at the gym.

You can't out-exercise a bad diet.
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Old 08-03-2017, 07:53 AM
 
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The rental office offered me a two year lease with unexpected savings. I also negotiated a little bit. The total savings will be $960 over a two year period.
Are you sure negotiated is not spelled > t w i s t e d t h e i r a r m ?
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Old 08-03-2017, 10:58 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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well unexpected savings means something different to everyone, but I just got one a few minutes ago. I love my wine and often order on line from one of the many wine companies that now post. They are not wine clubs per say. Anyway, I order 12 bottle at once and usually have a coupon. I don't order just the pre packaged selection as often part of the wines are not what we like. I only order when they are running specials where you order the types you like and they offer some bit discount or free shipping, whatever. I wasn't sure if I understood today's special right, but gave it a try. I ordered 15 bottle, all wines I have ordered before and we enjoy. The total, including sales tax and shipping: $62.00.Usually when I order that much it runs about $90.00 which is still not bad.
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Old 08-04-2017, 06:53 PM
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I dropped my YMCA membership $66 a month when husband and I realized we hated it, preferred walking.

Also changed our way of eating to high fat low carb, which is amazing, no hunger or cravings. Stabilized or blood sugar/pressure.

No more beating myself up at the gym.

You can't out-exercise a bad diet.
That is true. I did it when I was young. I cannot do that now. I am working on my diet too.

What does a high fat and low carb diet consist of?
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Old 08-04-2017, 07:01 PM
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Are you sure negotiated is not spelled > t w i s t e d t h e i r a r m ?
No. They offered the two year lease at a lower rate. I just got a couple of bucks off. I wanted more but they would not budge. I am so pleased with myself. I actually haggled. Lol!
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Old 08-04-2017, 07:07 PM
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well unexpected savings means something different to everyone, but I just got one a few minutes ago. I love my wine and often order on line from one of the many wine companies that now post. They are not wine clubs per say. Anyway, I order 12 bottle at once and usually have a coupon. I don't order just the pre packaged selection as often part of the wines are not what we like. I only order when they are running specials where you order the types you like and they offer some bit discount or free shipping, whatever. I wasn't sure if I understood today's special right, but gave it a try. I ordered 15 bottle, all wines I have ordered before and we enjoy. The total, including sales tax and shipping: $62.00.Usually when I order that much it runs about $90.00 which is still not bad.
My employer gave me a wine basket for christmas. I have a bunch of wine in the cupboard but I do not drink.
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