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Old 09-23-2012, 03:01 PM   #5711
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Tearing my hair out. I signed up for the Global Online Enrollment System (GOES) back in June. You pay $100 and get to avoid the Customs line and zip right through. We go to Mexico frequently, so the program is worthwhile. The signup process is dreadful. DH is signing up now, and is absolutely worthless, the man has zero patience. And my printer isn't working. Maybe this belongs in Venting
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Old 09-23-2012, 03:04 PM   #5712
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Did a pile of laundry, made a new batch of laundry soap, picked tomatoes, b!tched about the freaking mouse chomping on said tomatoes, rearranged Frankenmatoe so the cherry tomatoes are out of reach, showered, had coffee, made carbonara for breakfast/lunch, decided what to wear to work and sat down for a while.
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Old 09-23-2012, 03:12 PM   #5713
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Tearing my hair out. I signed up for the Global Online Enrollment System (GOES) back in June. You pay $100 and get to avoid the Customs line and zip right through. We go to Mexico frequently, so the program is worthwhile. The signup process is dreadful. DH is signing up now, and is absolutely worthless, the man has zero patience. And my printer isn't working. Maybe this belongs in Venting
You can vent anywhere you want I guess. How come DH didnt sign up back when you did? I hope he can get through it without throwing the monitor through the window.
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Old 09-23-2012, 03:21 PM   #5714
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I'm trying to get enough energy to get ready and go shopping. I am in some minor pain and a little on the tired side. But there are items we really need and DH is off sick today - we think he is coming down with a bug and can't afford too much time off so he is trying to rest all day.

I have put some laundry on, got chicken soup simmering and made my shopping lists!
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Old 09-23-2012, 03:27 PM   #5715
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You can vent anywhere you want I guess. How come DH didnt sign up back when you did? I hope he can get through it without throwing the monitor through the window.
It freaked me out enough that I didn't want to live through it twice in succession. Between us, we have 6 college degrees, I can't imagine the frustration for someone else. The whole process is absolutely ridiculous.
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Old 09-23-2012, 03:28 PM   #5716
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I'm trying to get enough energy to get ready and go shopping. I am in some minor pain and a little on the tired side. But there are items we really need and DH is off sick today - we think he is coming down with a bug and can't afford too much time off so he is trying to rest all day.

I have put some laundry on, got chicken soup simmering and made my shopping lists!
I hope the chicken soup chases away the bug so it doesn't go after you. I love that chicken soup really does make people better!
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Old 09-23-2012, 03:29 PM   #5717
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It freaked me out enough that I didn't want to live through it twice in succession. Between us, we have 6 college degrees, I can't imagine the frustration for someone else. The whole process is absolutely ridiculous.
Maybe you should have had a six year old kid around to help! LOL
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Old 09-23-2012, 03:39 PM   #5718
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Maybe you should have had a six year old kid around to help! LOL
Not sure DH's language would be a good role model...

We got it! Good gravy, what a fiasco.
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Not sure DH's language would be a good role model...

We got it! Good gravy, what a fiasco.
Glad you got through it!
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Getting ready to go to a food trade show with a local food wholesaler we use at work. It's a good opportunity to see what is new out on the market. The problem is they always want you to taste everything. It will be a challenge now with my new eating lifestyle.

That is the type of thing that I am trying to work on in my diet routine.

I have been trying to just eat a normal diet within the guidelines for a person at an ideal weight and the pounds have been coming off slowly.

I am doing pretty well when eating at home and during a familiar routine. What I am now working on is sort of thinking on my feet to make realistic choices in any situation without feeling like I have blown it for the day. This has not been easy and any tips or tricks that others use would be helpful.
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