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That's great progress! Keep up the great work and don't beat yourself up for occasional setbacks. Just pick back up and keep going! :yess:
Thank you tarasgirl06 tarasgirl06 for the encouragement. I will keep going no matter what. Hopefully, one day in the near future, I can post here that I lost all the weight. Once the weight is off-- it is staying off!!! I am done!🙂
 

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Thank you tarasgirl06 tarasgirl06 for the encouragement. I will keep going no matter what. Hopefully, one day in the near future, I can post here that I lost all the weight. Once the weight is off-- it is staying off!!! I am done!🙂
You can and you will. I did this and some other positive life changes, and I will say that it is a powerfully positive feeling to no longer be controlled by impulses. I still enjoy the things I love, but I am careful not to overdo it!
 

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rubysmama rubysmama That’s a good idea! Stick up on summer photos to give you color all year. Those flowers would brighten the gray Winter days and give you the next season to look forward to.

Oh yes. No electric, no cooling. It was hot! You haven’t even needed a fan yet? That’s awesome! Loading up the cats and coming! :lol:
Banjo is driving us.

strider rose strider rose That was so funny! Whistle does go wild for catnip!! Hooked!!

tarasgirl06 tarasgirl06 The evaporative cooling did help for the kitties. They loved watching the ice float around! Lol Ice? No , it’s moving so it must be alive!! Paws went in , briefly, to swat the ice. Ice water was getting slung around a bit. It was fun for all.
Oh yes!!I was hoping the AC got repaired. Even better that it didn’t cost you!! Yay!!!! A blessing that everything fell into place just right. Timing was everything! Amazing!

Whenallhellbreakslose Whenallhellbreakslose You’re doing great! I am so impressed!! I know sleep is a problem but hoping that comes. Keep up the good work. That’s wonderful news that you made so much progress. I’m not sure I could do that well or so quickly. Super! :clapcat::clap2::clap::cheerleader:
 

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I had to laugh. Banjo is being dramatic again.

What’s wrong Banjo?
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Depressed?
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Fed Ex forgot me.
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Or….. maybe the driver is sleeping in my new carrier as we speak!
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I kind of doubt that Banjo.
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It will come. Never give up!
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You need to talk to your Fairy Catmother again.
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Ask for help and….
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Say your prayers and I’m sure the carrier will come soon.
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Thrasher? Is the truck out there now??
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Patience is not her strong point! Lolol
 

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You haven’t even needed a fan yet? That’s awesome! Loading up the cats and coming! :lol:
Banjo is driving us.
I'll put out the welcome mat. :)

Was looking for a pic of cats driving, and found this joke for Mackie.

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Thrasher? Is the truck out there now??
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Oh, so nice to see Thrasher with her feline family. Has she completely recovered from her traumatic experience?
 

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rubysmama rubysmama We have a very large carrier that comes with a small litterbox, food and water dishes that clamp on to the front grille. The name? Furrari, of course! *And of course, it's red!* :flail:
Jcatbird Jcatbird Banjo really is a looker! No wonder Froggie is in love with her! I hope Thrasher sees that truck very soon. Forgive my nosiness, but is that a curio table? I inherited Mom's little one, replete with all the little treasures inside. It's one of my favorite things here.
Thank you for the thought! It's sliding into August very quickly -- forecast for today and tomorrow is 99F so you are very on target there. I will be saying thanks to my roomie(s) continually!
 

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You’re doing great! I am so impressed!! I know sleep is a problem but hoping that comes. Keep up the good work. That’s wonderful news that you made so much progress. I’m not sure I could do that well or so quickly.
:thanks: I started the diet back in May, so I have been on it awhile. I exercise and walk alot and try to stay within my calorie range and eat the right food. It is paying off. I still got a ways to go, so I am just going to keep focused. Well, I wish you and everyone at Chez Catbird a good night. Take care. 🙂
 

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rubysmama rubysmama A fur rarri? :flail:Don’t tell Banjo! She has Catnip taste on a Cat grass budget! Mackie will love it.

Thrasher has rejoined the clan. She is still a bit jumpy but much, much better. She made up her own mind about coming back to the Clowder. She was ready. I was so relieved and so are the other kitties.

tarasgirl06 tarasgirl06 A red Furrari? Of course! No other color for a Furarri! That’s some carrier! I have started seeing some new ones that the bottom slides out but I worried about that being an escape route for these cats. I love the idea of having one like yours though. Great for extended times in a carrier.
Purrfect time to get the AC back! I know that must feel so much better. It’s a luxury. I have lived times without it and nights were often too hot to sleep. Keeping windows open here just isn’t an option these days either. Houses used to be designed to take full advantage of climate and air currents but that is a thing of the past. Dog trots and giant attic exhaust fans made the hottest nights bearable. However, those were also days when you didn’t have to worry so much about locking doors and windows. Right now I have hardware cloth over the screen door and the air is wonderful! It’s a cooler night after the storm. The cats are loving it! I hate to close everything up at bedtime.

That is not a curio table but a table with a curio case that happens to be the size of the top and I placed it there because I love curio tables. Lol It gives me that look. You are mosey, curious about a curio! That’s just being curious as a cat. ;) Excellent quality in a hooman!

Banjo is a bit of a show off. Lol I think she thrives on the little pleasures of life too.

Whenallhellbreakslose Whenallhellbreakslose You only started in May! That may seem long when you are having to live it but I think it is amazing!! You have really put your heart into it. Awesome!
 

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HI! I'm still here, and in fact, am now back on my "normal" schedule of sleeping during the day! Went to bed at 7AM this morning, and feel like I really rested for the first time since I went into the hospital! AND my ferals will get THREE FEEDINGS TONIGHT! Life is good!
 

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Taking a short intermission from the Banjo / carrier and Fedex story because I just had to post this of Thrasher. It made my heart happy. This is a smile post!

Hooman? Did you know how scared BJ was to go back to the place he came from?
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You know he rescued me? He deserves a reward!
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I deserve a reward?
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Yes BJ and I’m going to reward you!
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Lots of kisses and snuggles!
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I love you BJ.
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He is my hero!
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It doesn’t get better than this.
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True love and bravery brought me back home.
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It feels good to be home with my furmily.
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And my hooman.
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I belong with my Clowder.
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I is feeling very relaxed lately.
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Pets are good.
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It’s enough to make a cat smile!
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Yep! Smiles and purrs. Ahhhhhhh.
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Thrasher is back in every way. BJ isn’t the only cat that is brave. Any creature that can go through so much in life and still trust and love is just totally amazing. I am always in awe at the capacity of cats to endure, rebound and continue on with devotion, compassion and love. I am privileged to be allowed to have a window into these lives. The view is beautiful! :cloud9:
 

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rubysmama rubysmama A fur rarri? :flail:Don’t tell Banjo! She has Catnip taste on a Cat grass budget! Mackie will love it.

Thrasher has rejoined the clan. She is still a bit jumpy but much, much better. She made up her own mind about coming back to the Clowder. She was ready. I was so relieved and so are the other kitties.

tarasgirl06 tarasgirl06 A red Furrari? Of course! No other color for a Furarri! That’s some carrier! I have started seeing some new ones that the bottom slides out but I worried about that being an escape route for these cats. I love the idea of having one like yours though. Great for extended times in a carrier.
Purrfect time to get the AC back! I know that must feel so much better. It’s a luxury. I have lived times without it and nights were often too hot to sleep. Keeping windows open here just isn’t an option these days either. Houses used to be designed to take full advantage of climate and air currents but that is a thing of the past. Dog trots and giant attic exhaust fans made the hottest nights bearable. However, those were also days when you didn’t have to worry so much about locking doors and windows. Right now I have hardware cloth over the screen door and the air is wonderful! It’s a cooler night after the storm. The cats are loving it! I hate to close everything up at bedtime.

That is not a curio table but a table with a curio case that happens to be the size of the top and I placed it there because I love curio tables. Lol It gives me that look. You are mosey, curious about a curio! That’s just being curious as a cat. ;) Excellent quality in a hooman!

Banjo is a bit of a show off. Lol I think she thrives on the little pleasures of life too.

Whenallhellbreakslose Whenallhellbreakslose You only started in May! That may seem long when you are having to live it but I think it is amazing!! You have really put your heart into it. Awesome!
Yes, we got that carrier to drive Tim to Best Friends in Utah. He was quite comfortable on the journey and was very interested in seeing the sights as we drove from East Los Angeles out to Kanab.
My mom had no AC growing up and she said they used to soak sheets and roll up in them, and sleep on the lawn. NO, you can't do THAT any more! She was the one who instigated getting the HVAC. My dad had the desert genes and didn't need it. I'm sort of a blend and I do love the cool, but I can endure the heat when needed. The bills are what bother me! Spending hundreds every month for something you can't keep?
Yeah, nosey about a curio -- you know I was born and raised "with cat"! :agree: It's a nice arrangement you have.
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You can see part of the curio table with some of Mom's curios here. She collected those little snuff boxes, especially cat-themed ones.
 

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Mamanyt1953 Mamanyt1953 It made me happy to see Thrasher so totally back to her family. There were times I really worried if I could get her back but I just wasn’t going to ever give up. If you look at them together then you understand why I am always saying, never give up.

tarasgirl06 tarasgirl06 We never wrapped up in wet sheets but if I had thought of it I might have. I think it might have attracted clouds of mosquitos though. I know it would here. Lol
Your curio is wonderful! The little porcelain boxes have always attracted me too. I don’t have any cat ones but a couple of heart shaped ones. I would have preferred cat ones! Lol Those are precious in many ways.
Yes. Paying for cool air is frustrating. However, the older I get, the more I like cool this time of year.
Flybynight Flybynight Thrasher and BJ are long time partners, along with other Clowder members. When she was missing, we all felt the hope in the family.
Banjo? Lololol She is a real little character.

rubysmama rubysmama It is so gratifying to see Thrasher and BJ snuggling again. Finally!
 

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Back to Banjo and the desired carrier! Lol Fed ex…… where are you? It turns out that the order was mis directed. Oops! Fortunately Chewy got on it and redirected it! Thank you Chewy! Banjo wants to know if she can work for you from home to make sure all her orders come straight here. Lol She and the others are back to watching.

The thoughts of cats! Lol

Bj, where is that delivery?
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I don’t know Thrasher. I better ask the hooman.
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I smell something!
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Do you smell it Whistle?
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What is that scent Dad?
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Nooooooo…
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Did Lady bring a friend? I know that scent.
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Does everyone smell that?
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Yep!
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Where is it?
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Ahhhhh…..
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I think Kodiak found it!
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It’s big ears Whistle!!!!
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Oh dear. Now I have to guard my son. Lol
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Don’t look behind you Whistle. It’s okay but ears are in the door.
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Banjo, you just have to look for that truck by yourself!
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Okay.
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You’re taller Thrasher, any sight of it yet?
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Bunny, did you have to scare my brother off?
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You do have very big ears.
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Poor Whistle still can’t look.
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I don’t care about trucks or ears. I just want what comes in the Chewy boxes.
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It’s here! Now hooman. The boxes need to come in.
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If you need help, don’t forget that we are the muscle around here! You did order treats…. right?
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Back to Banjo and the desired carrier! Lol Fed ex…… where are you? It turns out that the order was mis directed. Oops! Fortunately Chewy got on it and redirected it! Thank you Chewy! Banjo wants to know if she can work for you from home to make sure all her orders come straight here. Lol She and the others are back to watching.

The thoughts of cats! Lol

Bj, where is that delivery?
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I don’t know Thrasher. I better ask the hooman.
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I smell something!
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Do you smell it Whistle?
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What is that scent Dad?
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Nooooooo…
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Did Lady bring a friend? I know that scent.
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Does everyone smell that?
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Yep!
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Where is it?
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Ahhhhh…..
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I think Kodiak found it!
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It’s big ears Whistle!!!!
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Oh dear. Now I have to guard my son. Lol
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Don’t look behind you Whistle. It’s okay but ears are in the door.
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Banjo, you just have to look for that truck by yourself!
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Okay.
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You’re taller Thrasher, any sight of it yet?
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Bunny, did you have to scare my brother off?
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You do have very big ears.
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Poor Whistle still can’t look.
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I don’t care about trucks or ears. I just want what comes in the Chewy boxes.
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It’s here! Now hooman. The boxes need to come in.
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If you need help, don’t forget that we are the muscle around here! You did order treats…. right?
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Absolutely adorable! They have it under control, don't they?
Yeah, the cool air is so luxurious especially when it's way up there temperature-wise and I am so happy knowing Suha and Elvis feel better with it! and my roomie, too!
 
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