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tdrosebud

tdrosebud

Joined June 2018

Oh for a book and a shady nook... - John Wilson. https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/10960285-tanya-d
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Alice in Wonderland | Lewis Carroll
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Image from litographs.com For anyone unfamiliar with litographs, they create the image using words from the book.
#blanket
#fallisbooked
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty 💗💗 4d
OriginalCyn620 That is awesome! ❤️ 3d
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Sparkling Cyanide | Agatha Christie
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OriginalCyn620 Your dog is beautiful! 🐶❤️ 4d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Gorgeous 🐶🐾🍁 4d
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Behind Closed Doors | B. A. Paris
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Mehso-so

I liked it, but didn't love it. For me the middle dragged a bit and I wasn't in a hurry to finish. There wasn't really that sense of 'I need to know what happens next'. What was done really well however, was creating a scenario that made me uncomfortable. There are many variations of this situation that could realistically occur. Overall a 3 star read for me.
#screamathon @4thhouseontheleft

4thhouseontheleft That‘s how I felt about this one. 5d
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OMG! This arrived in my mailbox yesterday. Thank you so much Cassandra! I had forgotten about this and it was a wonderful surprise!
@Clwojick

Clwojick 😂 😂DID it seriously take that long to get there !?!? 😂 😂 I sent that out like a month ago. 😅 Gotta love Canada Post. 7d
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Untitled | Unknown
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I don't really have a #cozy reading spot. This would be my ideal though.
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#fallisbooked
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 And now it‘s my ideal too! 😍📚🍁🍂 6d
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4thhouseontheleft 🖤🧙🏼‍♀️🧡 5d
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The Woman in White | William Wilkie Collins
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batsy I love this book. That's a lovely edition. 2w
4thhouseontheleft 👻👻 2w
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Coal River | Ellen Marie Wiseman
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OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚🧡 2w
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OriginalCyn620 Love Gillian Flynn! 🖤 2w
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September wrap up. The reading slump is broken!
6 books, 1552 pages
5 #seriesread - @TheSpineView
2 in #booked2019
2 more in #LitsyAtoZ - @BookishMarginalia
4 more states #ReadingUSA2019 - @Librarybelle

I have a long way to go in my challenges, but I'm optimistic.

TheSpineView Awesome! 🤩🤩🤩 2w
Librarybelle Awesome! 2w
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Well I'm super behind on this challenge and I have s lot of catch-up to do. I did manage 2 books for the summer category though.
16. The Sleeper and the Spindle
17. A Dark and Stormy Murder

#booked2019
@Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage

Cinfhen Great 👍🏽 Glad you‘re still in the game 😁 2w
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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#24b4monday Total time: 26 hrs 14 min. It is so much easier to reach a goal when work isn't getting in the way. And I've broken my reading slump! All 5 books pictured were read. All will help in at least 1 challenge I'm working on, but I'll figure that out tomorrow.

@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72

TheReadingMermaid Wooohooo!!! TAKE THAT reading slump! You go girl congratulations!!! 🎉🎉🎉 2w
Andrew65 Brilliant! Well done. 🥳🥳🥳🥳🙌👏👏👏 2w
Andrew65 @TheReadingMermaid She kicked that reading slump out of the park! (edited) 2w
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The #24b4monday readathon is starting soon! This is a tentative TBR. I'm going for the cozies this weekend. Even better, I've taken the weekend off, so the 24 hour goal is actually doable for me this time.

@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72

TheReadingMermaid Woohoo!!! Here's to 24! 🍻 3w
Andrew65 Good luck with the Readathon. 😊👍 Here‘s for that 24 hour target! 👏 3w
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Size 12 Is Not Fat | Meg Cabot
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📚 Size 12 is Not Fat by Meg Cabot
🎬 27 Dresses
🎤 Long Cool Woman (in a Black Dress) by The Hollies

#manicmonday @JoScho

JoScho Thanks for playing 💕👗 3w
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A Dark and Stormy Murder | Julia Buckley
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I'm blown away by this wonderful box of #cozyswap goodies! Thank you soooooo much @Avanders ! The books are perfect, the tazo zen is one of my favorite green teas, the blanket is the perfect thickness for fall days, and even though its 85 degrees, I'm trying the oreo hot chocolate tonight. Thank you again for the gift and for hosting. You're amazing!!

Avanders Yay!! I‘m glad you liked everything! How was the cocoa??? 🎃♥️🍁📖🔪☕️🥰😘♥️ 3w
tdrosebud @Avanders It was delicious, like drinking a liquified Oreo. And I tried the orange tea too and really liked it. Thanks again! 3w
Avanders Nice! I'll have to try it soon!! And glad to hear the orange tea was good too! I love “variety,“ so I'm always sending “samplers“ ;D 3w
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Bellewether | Susanna Kearsley
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#7days7covers #covercrush #day7

If you haven't joined in, feel free to play! 7 covers, 7 days, no explanations. This had been fun!

@Lynnsoprano @vonnie862

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Fodor's Scotland | Fodor's Travel Guides
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1. 3
2. Probably mountains
3. Scotland
4. Something European

#wondrouswednesday @Eggs

Eggs Thanks for joining in 🤗👏🏻📚🤗 4w
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Where I Lost Her | T. Greenwood
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#7days7covers #covercrush #day6

@hermyknee would you like to play? 7 covers, 7 days, no explanations. Tag someone everyday.

@Lynnsoprano @vonnie862

Lynnsoprano Another beauty! ❤️ 4w
tdrosebud @Lynnsoprano I get very drawn in by book covers. Beautiful covers always catch my eye, even when I'm not looking for them. 4w
Lynnsoprano @tdrosebud I‘ve know the saying is don‘t judge a book by its cover, but I do anyway 😄 4w
hermyknee Thanks for the tag! I have been tagged a few times, but I just haven‘t started yet 😳😂 I‘ll get to it soon! 4w
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#7days7covers #covercrush #day5

@Tiffiney would you like to join? 7 covers, 7 days, no explanations. Tag a new friend everyday

@Lynnsoprano @vonnie862

vonnie862 Love the cover! And I looooove Phantom! 1mo
Lynnsoprano Beautiful! 1mo
tdrosebud @vonnie862 Phantom is one of my top books of all time. This edition is the Barnes and Noble Classics edition. 4w
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What She Left Behind | Ellen Marie Wiseman
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#7days7covers #covercrush #day4

@quietjenn would you like to play? 7 days, 7 covers, no explanations. Tag a new friend each day.

@Lynnsoprano @vonnie862

quietjenn Sure, I‘ll give it some thought and jump in soon! 1mo
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Dreams Made Flesh | Anne Bishop
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#7days7covers #covercrush #day3

@Nitpickyabouttrains would you like to play? 7 covers, 7 days, no explanations. Tag a new friend each day

@Lynnsoprano @vonnie862

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The Golem and the Jinni | Helene Wecker
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#7days7covers #covercrush

@vonnie862 wanna play? 7 days, 7 covers, no explanations. Tag someone new everyday.

@Lynnsoprano

Cinfhen Loved this cover, love this book!!! 1mo
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#7days7covers #covercrush

@skeeterisme, would you like to join the fun? Seven days, seven covers, no explanations, just tag a friend each day.

Thanks for the tag @Lynnsoprano !

marleed Oh I remember this! 1mo
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My #cozyswap package is on its way! It should arrive to its recipient on Monday.
@Avanders

Avanders 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽🍁♥️📖☕️🔪🎃🖤🍂 1mo
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Goodnight Moon | Margaret Wise Brown
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📚 Goodnight Moon
🎬 Sleepless in Seattle
🎤 The Lion Sleeps Tonight

#manicmonday @JoScho

JoScho Thanks for playing 💙 1mo
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Wuthering Heights | Emily Bront
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1. Hated it
2. Nailed It!
3. This week it is a hard boiled egg and blackberry smoothie
4. Eastern
5. Black Firebird

#friyayintro @howjessreads

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I hated it too. 1mo
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Beagles | Tammy Gagne
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JoScho ❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
OriginalCyn620 What a cute face!!! 🐶❤️ 1mo
AmyG How sweet 💕 1mo
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JulietBooks He looks high on life.😄 1mo
Nute He is sooo cute!🐶💜 2w
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#somethingnew The newest Meg Langslow cozy mystery and the next book I'm going to read.
#selfimprovementsept
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 👍🏻📚😊 1mo
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Language of Flowers | Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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One of the many #flowers at work. The tagged book is on my TBR
#selfimprovementsept
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 🌼🌸 1mo
OriginalCyn620 Great pic! 🌼 1mo
Nute Awesome photo!!! 4w
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I had a package waiting by my door when I got home! Thank you @Avanders ! #cozyswap

Avanders 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽☕️📖🔪🕯♥️ Now we just have to wait...... 1mo
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Crochet | DK
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One #hobby of mine is crochet. I'm currently working on as scarf.

#selfimprovementsept
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 Nice! 😊 1mo
Crazeedi So pretty!! 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty!! 1mo
erzascarletbookgasm Nice colours perfect for fall! 👌 1mo
tdrosebud @erzascarletbookgasm I thought so too, the yarn color is actually called falling leaves. 1mo
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Thank you soooooo much Rachel! I love everything. My favorite is the tote. The jelly slugs were delicious, however the first 2 every flavor beans were pepper and vomit. Now I'm extra wary of them. Thank you @Endowarrior21 for hosting!
#FallatHogwartsSwap @Meaw_catlady

Meaw_catlady You‘re welcome!! I made the tote and the scrunchie 🖤🖤🖤 glad you loved it all ! 1mo
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And Then There Were None | Agatha Christie
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1. Various shades of blue, deep orange
2. 🤷‍♀️ Have never done tarot
3. Amethyst, sapphire
4. Tagged
5. Carnations, lily of the valley
6. Dark chocolate
7. Citrus oils, eucalyptus, geranium

#basicwitchswap
@sprainedbrain @Meaw_catlady

Meaw_catlady Ooh great book choice! 🖤 1mo
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My #readinggoals for September. I need to finish The Firebird and catch up on my Tolkien. Here's hoping this breaks my slump.
#selfimprovementsept
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I hope so!!! 📚🙌🏻❤️ 1mo
OriginalCyn620 I loved The Night Circus! 👌🏻 1mo
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Which Witch is Which? | Judi Barrett
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1. Apple, Pear, coffee, chocolate, fruity, subtle floral
2. Popcorn, chocolate
3. Owls, natural things
4. The time of year it falls in

@Catsandbooks #basicwitchswap

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Which Witch is Which? | Judi Barrett
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1. Tea
2. Read more fiction
3. Somewhere in between
4. Dogs
5. ?
6. Both, but an extreme beginner so mostly story
7. Plants but want to learn about crystals
8. 🤷‍♀️ South I guess

#basicwitchswap @sprainedbrain @Meaw_catlady

Meaw_catlady 🖤🖤🖤 2mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service

So I accidentally reset my timer so no pic. Very little reading today. Work just gets in the way and tires me out. I'm at about the 10 hour mark which I'm happy with, but I haven't finished a book yet. It will be done this week though.
#24b4monday #SummersEndReadathon
@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72 @Clwojick

TheReadingMermaid 10 hours is great! Next month you can maybe shoot for 12! Little by little sweetheart 👏💪😎🌟 2mo
Clwojick The most important thing is that you‘ve enjoyed your reading, and hopefully loved the books you read. 2mo
Crazeedi You did great! Congrats!👏👏 2mo
Andrew65 10 hours is a great time, especially with work. 👏👏👏🙌 Thanks for playing along, See you in September. 2mo
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Didn't do a lot of reading yesterday, the focus just wasn't there. I did start the tagged book on audio during my commute though, and listened to some more this morning. I'm also hoping to finish The Firebird tonight as well.
#24b4monday #SummersEndReadathon
@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72 @Clwojick

Andrew65 You get some days like that, good luck today. (edited) 2mo
Clwojick ♥️Hope you have a great today! 2mo
jb72 Still a good job! Hope you have a better reading day today. 2mo
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The Firebird | Susanna Kearsley
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It's the end of day 1 and I'm happy with this total. I'm finding my focus is coming back. I'll see how much I can squeeze in around work tomorrow.
#24b4monday #SummersEndReadathon
@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72 @Clwojick

Clwojick Woohoo! This is post 123! 2mo
TheReadingMermaid You did great darlin! 🤘😆🤘 2mo
Andrew65 A good start, well done. 👏👏👏 2mo
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The Firebird | Susanna Kearsley
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A little reading in the car before clocking into work.
#24b4monday #SummersEndReadathon
@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72 @Clwojick

JulietBooks That's a pretty bookmark. 💜 2mo
Andrew65 That will definitely help your time. 👍 2mo
tdrosebud @JulietBooks It's the footprints of a North American River Otter 2mo
JulietBooks @tdrosebud 😯 wow 2mo
Clwojick I love getting a little reading in before the start of my shift. ♥️ 2mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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A couple of readathon start tomorrow! I'm very slowly starting to read again, coming off of a slump of ~4 months, so my goal is to just read, hopefully finishing at least 1 book. See the corresponding profiles if you want more info!
#24b4monday #SummersEndReadathon
@TheReadingMermaid @andrew65 @jb72 @Clwojick

Clwojick Happy to hear you‘re joining in 😊 2mo
jb72 Glad to have you aboard. Reading slumps are no joke. 2mo
Crazeedi Baby steps, I've been there. You will get your groove back, I know you will!! 2mo
Andrew65 Good luck with the Readathon. 😊👍 Hope it helps you get out of the slump. 2mo
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1. I've read mostly modern
2. I love them both, but I think Miss Marple is more cozy
3. Haven't really read any
4. Yes, earrings are worn on a more everyday basis, but I also enjoy necklaces and rings when not working
5. Deep oranges and reds

#cozyswap

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The Firebird | Susanna Kearsley
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1. My sugar intake is ridiculous. I'm trying to get it under control.
2. Concert tickets to Queen + Adam Lambert (it was last night and AMAZING!)
3. Tagged
4. Consider yourself tagged!

#wondrouswednesday @Eggs

Eggs Thanks for playing 🤗🎶👏🏻 2mo
Avanders Wow I bet that concert was amazing!! 2mo
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Harry Potter | JK Rowling
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My #fallathogwarts package arrived today! Can't wait!
 @Meaw_catlady Endowarrior21

Meaw_catlady Yay! I‘m excited ! 🖤 2mo
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Every year a local friends of the library group has their used book sale. I take the day off of work and peruse the gymnasium full of tables, full of books. Here's this year's haul. Total value: $397.77. Total paid: $48. It's always a good day 😀

TheSpineView 🤩🤩🤩 4mo
Crazeedi Oh man I see like 10 books right away that I have on my tbr!!!! Lucky you!!! 4mo
JulietBooks 👏👏👏 2mo
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Spinning Silver | Naomi Novik
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I feel so spoiled! Thank you so much @Reggie ! Everything looks great! I've already started in on the sweets, the tea looks delicious, and the books are perfect. Thank you, thank you!
#summersantagoespostal @BookishMarginalia

Reggie Yay, I‘m glad you liked it. 4mo
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Found this at my door today! Thank you @Reggie . Let the waiting game begin. #summersantagoespostal @BookishMarginalia

Reggie Just open it. No one will know. Just take some pictures to post on the 21st. No one will ever know....😈 (insert dark laugh here) lol 4mo
VanChocStrawberry Did the “bad!” Get put on there by one of you or the mail carrier?!? 😂😂 4mo
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tdrosebud @VanChocStrawberry It was there when I found it. I was curious about it too. 4mo
Reggie @VanChocStrawberry It must have been a postal worker cause it wasn‘t me. 4mo
VanChocStrawberry Hahaha! They were probably making a joke about “going postal,” but our hashtag isn‘t mean spirited! 4mo
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Reading slumps suck. 😞

JoScho They really do! 5mo
Chrissyreadit Yup. 5mo
Jenken1998 Sending you reading mojo 🧞‍♂️🧚‍♀️🧙‍♀️ 5mo
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So check in for week 1 of #bookfitnesschallenge #bfc. I managed my goals though in a poor manner. While I did walk 30 min/3 times, it was slow. Apparently taking my dog with me was a mistake. Calisthenics went ok, the first day was good, the other times was sporadic when I could fit them in. I have mastered squats while brushing my teeth. I can see where I need to improve and hope for better this week. @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 great first week! 5mo
BookwormAHN Great start 👏🏻 5mo
VanChocStrawberry Even walking slow is still walking, and your dog‘s gotta walk, too! 5mo
Clwojick Woohoo! Way to go! 💚💜💙 5mo
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