Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Whew!

We passed our percolation test .... we narrowly made all the "distance" qualifications for the septic tank and leech field! Wheeeewwww! *wipes brow*

I was sweating it out for the four hours they were there testing. We were thinking it was quite funny that our very involved perc test took four hours ... but for some of the Beaver residents we spoke with, the perc test took a few minutes.

Mike did a great job using his "new" old backhoe we purchased last fall. He had to dig a 10 foot hole that ramped back with a 4 to 5 foot ledge so the guy could crawl down into the hole to do all his testing. Mike spent about 5 hours digging ... we're on "hard pan" so it was kinda tough. He loved playing with his new toy. He's ready to do some more trenching. I have some cute pictures ... I will have Mike teach me how to take pictures off the camera and to the computer so I can post.

We went to a super duper fun party at our neighbors ... they had a rockin band playing on their deck for about four hours.
Good ole country fun! Have I ever told you that we LOVE BEAVER!!!

I spent most of day today making phone calls and getting papers together for our permits.

Matthew is waking from his nappie.... I'll be back.

Not much else going on ...
except .... I do have good news......

I'm doing great on my diet and I can fit into all my Victoria Secret dresses that I purchased to help keep me motivated!! WOOT! Thank goodness... only about 12 more to lose and I'll be a happy camper. Holy Cow... I've been hanging onto these 15 to 20 pounds for the past two years. I am a "stress eater" ... oh heck.. who am I kiddin... I eat for every occasion! :-)
Dang.. it's hard to diet when you love to eat!

14 comments:

Fatinah said...

just stopping by to say welcome to the challenge!

carmachu said...

Sounds like a good time all around!

Glad you amde the deadlines and the distances...

You love Beaver huh? Hmmmmm

amyerj said...

hahahaha... how can I comment about you loving beaver without sounding crass?

Thanks for making me laugh and censor my comments about 6 times before I hit publish. All the funny but possibly misinterpretable replies were deleted. =)

yerdoingitwrong said...

YAY GIRL!! Keep up the good work! And when you get those 12 lbs. off you'd best be posting a picture of your sexy self!!!

Cory said...

Glad to hear that you passed your test. That's awesome!
And good job and finally fitting into the clothes. That's cool!

Mike M said...

Great blog!! I will be back for more

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Jeremy@Life of an Ant said...

I love to eat for every occasion too. I like food. Fortunatly I've always had a semi-fast metabolism. Still have to exercise though.

d. chedwick bryant said...
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d. chedwick bryant said...

good for you on savoring more and eating less--I was just reading about slow eating, long chatty lunches and enjoyment rather than nonthinking eating -- sounds like Beaver will give you some outdoor activities--are there nice walks around there? hikes? You look great btw

I'm_Inspired said...

Beaver sounds like "my kind of place"!...kind of like DW Corral!

TUFFENUF said...

Send Mike my way, I will find some stuff for him to do with that back hoe! Good luck with the diet, I recently lost 15 lbs. and I am with you - it comes off hard when you love to eat!

crabby old man said...

IT;S HARD FOR ME TO LOSE WEIGHT, WHEN MY FAVORITE MEAL IS MY NEXT ONE.
ABOUT MIKE PLAY TOY THE BACKHOE,MY TOY'S A DOZER

Queen of the Mayhem said...

Congratulations on the test results! I am also thrilled to hear about the weight loss! Yeah for fitting into sexy VS dresses! I am back on the wagon..but I did not do well while I was at my convention! Oh well! I am an all occasion eater too!

Queen of the Mayhem said...

Okay....Amy's comment just made me die laughing! I never even caught that! June Cleaver's getting a little dirty! (hee-hee)

...must be the sexy dresses!