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BookishBelle

BookishBelle

Joined May 2016

Funny the way it is, if you think about it.
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#LMPBC #Memoirs @Wife @Shadowfat @Hooked_on_books Here are some memoirs I‘m interested in. Let me know which ones you‘re more interested in and which ones you just don‘t want to read.

BookishBelle The Things We Don‘t Talk About is not in the database. 2w
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Wife I vote for The new old me. 2w
Shadowfat I would be fine with any of them except for Almost Everything. Also I'm going to post my options after work today 🙂 2w
Hooked_on_books I‘m most interested in The Things We Don‘t Talk About and The New Old Me. I‘m not interested in the Prince and I‘m worried about how I‘d respond to the themes in The Queen of Everything. 2w
BookishBelle Okay y‘all, I‘ll get a copy of The New Old Me and start reading! So... how much writing are we planning to do in our books? Last round I did an intro at the beginning, a mini review at the end, and a lot of comments in between and no one else did. 🤷🏻‍♀️ @Wife @Shadowfat @Hooked_on_books 2w
Hooked_on_books I do what you are describing. I always like to see people‘s thoughts at the end. 2w
Shadowfat I also do that @Hooked_on_books , I really enjoy the comments throughout the book! 2w
umbrellagirl @BookishBelle Have you mailed back my book from the last round? I still haven‘t received it. 2w
BookishBelle @umbrellagirl I mailed it on Monday. Let me see if I can find the tracking info. 2w
umbrellagirl @BookishBelle just arrived today, thank you! 2w
BookishBelle Oh thank goodness @umbrellagirl ! Yw! 2w
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#friyayintro @howjessreads

1. Cheetos!
2. Sometimes. If it‘s a good narrator.
3. Thanksgiving! And hopefully getting another attorney to help at work.
4. None. I had a big cookie though.
5. Cerulean

QuietlyLaura Cookies! 🍪 2w
BookishBelle @QuietlyLaura It was freshly baked too. The lady who does the website Bigger Bolder Baking has recipes for several giant cookies. I made the chocolate chip one. Subbed in white sugar for half the brown. Yum!! 🍪 2w
QuietlyLaura That sounds so good! Chocolate chip are my favorite. 🤤 2w
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The Bone Season: A Novel | Samantha Shannon
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Mehso-so

This was between a pick and a so-so for me. So-so won out because I was confused a lot of the time. If you can remember at least two names for the same thing and who that person is from several pages ago with only their name as a clue, you‘ll love it. The story was good other than that.

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Probably going to finish my first read through of this today. Wedding planning is already wearing me out (along with taking over as boss of my division at work). 🥰💍😴

Lcsmcat Just remember, all you NEED to get married are bride, groom, and officiant. The rest is optional. 3w
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The Language of Flowers: A Novel | Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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1. Tagged
2. Grey
3. Visited a cemetery for work
4. Yes and yes
5. 💖💕💖

#friyayintro @howjessreads

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It‘s official! He asked and I said yes! 💍❤️🎉

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The Bone Season: A Novel | Samantha Shannon
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I‘m about 12 pages into this and it is not catching my attention. Has anyone read it? Does it get better?

TrishB I think it gets better! 1mo
BookishBelle Thanks @TrishB !! 1mo
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The Language of Flowers: A Novel | Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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Pickpick

I really enjoyed this one. The story pulled me in. The MC did irritate me a little bit but I understood why she made bad decisions. It ended up very uplifting.

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I really enjoyed this though it was a little sad. It pulled me in and made me want to visit Australia even more. #LMPBC #groupn @umbrellagirl I‘ll be getting this in the mail to you soon!

umbrellagirl Hi Amy, did you mail this? I never received it. 3w
BookishBelle My apologies @umbrellagirl ! It totally slipped my mind! Thanks for reminding me. I‘ll get it in the mail today. Come to think of it, I haven‘t gotten The Bookshop of Yesterday‘s back from @nomadreader 🤔 3w
nomadreader @BookishBelle I just thought about that yesterday and realized since we got off schedule I haven't read it yet. I can get it in the mail Monday for you. Sorry! 3w
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nomadreader And still sad @LitLogophile won't respond to emails, Litsy tags, or return my book😕. It's spoiled #LMPBC for me. 3w
BookishBelle That sounds good @nomadreader ! I‘m still sad too. I didn‘t let it keep me from signing up for another round though. Maybe this time everyone will participate! 🤞🏻 3w
BookishBelle I got it in the mail today @nomadreader ! Thank you! 2w
nomadreader Oh, good. That was fast! 2w
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The New One Minute Manager | Ken Blanchard, Spencer Johnson, M.D.
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I know I‘ve been MIA lately. It‘s partly because I have had little down time due to taking over as Interim boss for my division at work. This book is a gift from my sister for my new position which will hopefully become permanent after the new year. I started it today and am already more than halfway done. Good short read so far. I‘ve got a few reviews to post to catch up. Be on the lookout!

BookishBelle Thinking about starting The Bone Season next... 2mo
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The Light Between Oceans | M. L. Stedman
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Hey, @nomadreader ! Look what I got in the mail today! Thank you so much for the bookish socks! I love them!! Also, this is perfect timing. I just finished the book I was reading last night! #lmpbc #groupn @umbrellagirl

umbrellagirl Yay! 2mo
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#bookfitnesschallenge #bfcr3 @wanderinglynn

Totally forgot to check in last night. Had my bf‘s bday party at my house. We all had a good time but it left me with little time for other things this week. Plus, it is HOT here! I usually get extra steps in while at work but I can‘t go outside and get all sweaty. Anyway, low on steps but I got my meditations in. 👍🏻

BookishBelle Still on book 2 of 4. 🤷🏻‍♀️ 2mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 2mo
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#bookfitnesschallenge #bfcr3 @wanderinglynn

Y‘all, this was a tough week. The cold that was stalking me last week finally got me and the things I did that were exercise-y didn‘t yield many steps (deep cleaning bathrooms, pressure washing patio). I also didn‘t meditate once this week. 🤷🏻‍♀️ I‘m getting ready for my bf‘s bday party at my house so I don‘t know if I will get back on track or not. Still on book 2 of 4.

wanderinglynn Those activities may not have generated a lot of steps, but still good workouts! But I hope you feel better soon. 💚 3mo
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#bfcr3 #bookfitnesschallenge @wanderinglynn

Week 3 checkin: I‘m low on my steps for this week. I wasn‘t feeling 100% so I let myself take it easy. I‘m on book 2 of 4. Got my meditations in. ✔️

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 And good job listening to yourself. When you‘re not feeling 100%, sometimes that means you should take it slow. 👍🏻 3mo
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Strange the Dreamer | Laini Taylor
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#FriYayIntro @howjessreads

1. Tagged
2. Teleportation or flying. It would make travel so much easier!
3. Sagittarius ♐️
4. Mow the yard and go to my bf‘s friend‘s ‘Yay! I finally quit my crappy job!‘ party.
5. 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉

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#LMPBC #GroupN #Round6

I haven‘t received a book for this yet. Getting kinda worried since I‘m supposed to read it and send it out by the end of the month. I don‘t remember who is supposed to send it to me but it‘s probably not @umbrellagirl since I sent one to her. (Did you get it?) @LitLogophile @nomadreader

BookishBelle Also, this pic is from my yard this morning. So happy to be home! 3mo
nomadreader Oh no! I sent to @LitLogophile but haven't heard if she received it yet. @umbrellagirl sent to me, and I got it. 3mo
umbrellagirl I got mine. I sent to Carrie @nomadreader and she posted when she got it. 🤞🏻 3mo
BookishBelle Okay. Thanks ladies! I guess I‘ll keep waiting. @nomadreader @umbrellagirl 3mo
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The Alchemist | P Coelho, International Editions
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Started this one today! #CatsofLitsy #PetsofLitsy

gradcat Awww. 😻🥰👍 3mo
knoves Awe look at that sweet baby. 4w
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#bfcr3 #bookfitnesschallenge week two check in

I got all my steps in for sure. I was traveling this week and that usually means I get more exercise! I got 3/3 of my meditations in and I finished book 1 of 4! @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 3mo
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Started this one with my bf on audio on the way home today. This is also my first audible book. Any pointers would be appreciated!

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Black Book | Dylan Jones
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Mehso-so

Listened to this one with my bf while we were traveling this week. It was a solid so-so. A good story but cheesy in parts. Plus, over a hundred chapters! 😮 #audiostitching #crossstitch #bfcr3 book 1 of 4.

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The Star-Touched Queen | Roshani Chokshi
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Mehso-so

This was really close to a pick for me. It was beautifully written and the story was good. I spent a lot of time being confused and irritated at the mc though. 🤷🏻‍♀️

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Black Book | James Patterson
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I‘m doing some #audiostitching at the airport. Listening to the tagged book with my bf while we travel. It‘s pretty good so far and it‘s fun to listen with someone. #crossstitching #travel

ScientistSam What a cute needlepoint pattern! 3mo
BookishBelle @ScientistSam Thanks! It's a kit I picked up from a local craft store. 3mo
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#bookfitnesschallenge #bfcr3
Week 1 check in. I didn‘t make my steps goal this week. I was trying to take it easy bc I haven‘t been feeling well and I‘ve had a lot going on. I did manage to meditate three times this week. I haven‘t finished the book I‘m reading yet. Though my bf and I are listening to a book together on our trip which starts tomorrow! More on that then! @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 Great progress! I hope you‘re feeling better. 💚 3mo
BookishBelle @wanderinglynn Thanks!! I am feeling much better! 💚 3mo
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Bookshop of Yesterdays | Amy Meyerson
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#lmpbc #round6 #groupn

Hey, @umbrellagirl ! This is headed your way! I‘m sorry it‘s late. It‘s been quite the few weeks with so much going on!

umbrellagirl Excellent! I hope all is well. 3mo
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#humpdaypost @DebbieGrillo @MinDea

1. Boil some peanuts
2. Cooler temps!
3. On my couch
4. I didn‘t take many photos this week. This is my new cross stitch. Making good progress!

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Starting #bfcr3 #bookfitnesschallenge today! My goals are to read four books (a little more realistic than last time and doesn‘t include the one I‘m almost done with now), get 49k steps a week, and meditate three times a week. My steps are a little high for a Sunday. I usually try to rest more.

wanderinglynn Great goals and a great start to Round 3! 🙌 3mo
Megabooks Great goals!! 3mo
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The Alchemist | P Coelho, International Editions
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#bookhaul from the annual church rummage sale today. $2.50 🎉

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#bookfitnesschallenge
I didn‘t feel great this week so my steps are pretty low. I got a ton of steps Thursday at a water park but I didn‘t have my phone with me the whole time. I also got a horrible sunburn even though I applied sunscreen three times in five hours so I‘ve been taking it easy the past few days. I‘ve really enjoyed #bfcr2! Thanks @wanderinglynn for putting it all together and @crazyspine for being a great team captain!

BookishBelle Overall I made my steps most of the time and I read 5 1/2 of 6 books so I think I did really well! 3mo
TheSpineView Great job! 👏👏👏 3mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌 A great week especially since you didn't feel well. 🎉 And I'm sorry you got a sunburn. I hope it isn't too bad! 💚 3mo
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Cross-Stitch Samplers | Jane Kendon
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Finished this one yesterday which was only 196 days early for Valentine‘s Day! 😉 #crossstitch

TheSpineView Beautiful! 💜💜💜 3mo
Zelma Very cute! 3mo
QuietlyLaura So pretty! 3mo
Cheshirecat913 Super Cute! 3mo
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The Star-Touched Queen | Roshani Chokshi
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Feet up. Reading on my lunch break. Rainy day. #lunchtimereading #booknlunch

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This is my #bfcr2 weekly check in. I was sick for the first half of the week and still recovering after that. Today is the first day I got all my steps in but I knew this week would be like this so it‘s okay. I finished book 4 of 6 today as well. Might not make my six book goal but I‘ve read more than usual so I think that‘s still good. @wanderinglynn @crazyspine @Econaghan @mc916

crazyspine I hope you feel better soon. 4mo
wanderinglynn I hope you‘re feeling better! Definitely let yourself recover. 💚 And still a good week. 🙌🏻 4mo
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Discovery of Witches | Deborah Harkness
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1. ✔️
2. Lion King
3. Watermelon
4. 8 first cousins. Lots of others.
5. 👍🏻

#friyayintro #alittlelate @howjessreads

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Wildflower | Drew Barrymore
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I started this one last night. So far so good. She‘s had such an interesting life and it‘s beautiful that she‘s ended up so happy.

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Adultery: A novel | Paulo Coelho
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Bailedbailed

I made it about 30 pages before I started skimming to see if it got any better. It didn‘t. The mc was completely unbelievable to me. It seemed like she was created for the shock value. A flat, almost sociopathic character that was obviously a woman written by a man. 👎🏻

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Pickpick

I got a little bogged down in the family drama at times but overall a very good read. I won‘t say more because this is my #lmpbc pick and will be headed out in the mail soon. @umbrellagirl @LitLogophile @nomadreader #groupn

umbrellagirl Can‘t wait to read this. The cover is great too. 4mo
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1. All the yummy fresh produce! And field peas!
2. Walk outside without sweating?
3. I‘ll do sun for a bit then shade. It‘s HOT here usually in the summer. Nice today though.
4. That‘s the view out my windows at work.

#humpdaypost @DebbieGrillo @MinDea

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I‘ve been feeling poorly this week and today it finally got me. I think I‘m down with a summer cold. On a bright note: I met my step goal 3/7 days and I‘m feeling pretty good about that with how my week has been. I didn‘t finish a book this week so I‘m still 3/6 for my books. I think I can catch up though, especially since I won‘t be doing much tomorrow. I‘m going to lower my step goal next week to whatever I can manage while getting well.

crazyspine You you definitely have time to catch up. Way to stay positive! 4mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 A good week! And take care of you—rest and lots of water. Stay hydrated if you have a cold. 💚 4mo
Econaghan Awesome job this week! Love your positive attitude! 👏🏻 Rest up and feel better soon! 4mo
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Good Morning #BFCr2 peeps! This is my #nomakeupnofilter selfie for the optional photo challenge this week. I‘ve been up since 4:30 am my time so it‘s also a tired selfie. 🤷🏻‍♀️ @wanderinglynn @crazyspine #teamnewbie

julesG Beauty! 4mo
crazyspine Beautiful! 4mo
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Megabooks Gorgeous!! 4mo
wanderinglynn Beautiful! ❤️ Thank you for sharing! 4mo
jmtrivera Lovely! 4mo
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I‘m excited to start this for #lmpbc #round6 #groupn. It seemed like everyone was okay with this one so I went ahead and picked it. @nomadreader @umbrellagirl @LitLogophile

#dogsoflitsy

britt_brooke What a sweet face! 💚🐾 4mo
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#BookFitnessChallenge #BFCr2 #weeklycheckin
@wanderinglynn @crazyspine

This is my weekly check in for week 3! I did more than my 49k steps for the week and I finished book 3 of 6. 👍🏻

crazyspine Way to go! 4mo
wanderinglynn w00t! Fantastic week! 🙌🏻 Way to go! 🎉 4mo
TheSpineView Great job! 4mo
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4th of July | James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
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Mehso-so

I was completely surprised by #whodunit but it was so surprising as to be almost completely unbelievable. There were no crumbs from earlier in the book to make you think maybe... even going back and thinking about it. Meh.

#dogsoflitsy Lucy has to get her 22 hours of sleep a day. 🙃

Slajaunie Your dog looks just like my Coco! Girl? Boy? What kind of dog? Age? 4mo
BookishBelle @Slajaunie Lucy is a 15 year old female terrier mix. What about Coco? 4mo
Slajaunie She is a chihuahua and terrier mix, 14 years old. 4mo
Megabooks That‘s how I felt about Final Girls!! One sort of clue!! 4mo
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@howjessreads #FriYayIntro

1. Finally marked some things off my work to-do list. It was getting pretty long while I was bogged down working on minutes and a resolution.
2. The Pacific Northwest (USA)
3. Strawberry shortcake. I have an aversion to apple pie after finding a fingernail clipping in a piece when I was younger.
4. Yes! It has been a long week and we‘ve got nothing to do other than grill steaks and go to church.
5. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

BookishBelle Oh yeah, I did the rain overlay in honor of Tropical Storm Barry who is coming to dump lots of rain on us this weekend. 4mo
jenniferw88 Yuck to fingernail! 4mo
TheLibrarian 🤢 to number 3 4mo
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ImperfectCJ Hooray for the Pacific Northwest! Do you have a favorite locale? I've really only spent time in Oregon, but I very much want to visit Vancouver (BC). And your apple pie experience gives me the heebie-jeebies. 4mo
chaoticgoodhufflepuff Yum steaks! 4mo
Slajaunie Love weekends like that! 4mo
Sunraven We‘re hoping to get the grill out again this weekend, too, om nom nom. Good luck with Barry — we‘ve been getting some of his super-outer fringes but it looks like we should have a bit of a break for the weekend! 4mo
BookishBelle @ImperfectCJ My best friend from college lives in Seattle so I‘ve been out that way a lot. I have two favorites. 1. We took a ferry from Anacortes through the San Juans to Vancouver Island and spent some time in Victoria BC. 2. We drove down the Oregon coast stopping at all the scenic overlooks and natural wonders. Otherwise, I just love Seattle. Their downtown public library is pretty neat too. 4mo
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@wanderinglynn #BookFitnessChalenge #BFCr2
#photochallenge

This is my post for the week 3 optional photo challenge. This book was recommended by my yoga instructor and has helped me through some rough times.

wanderinglynn I love the title. I may have to check it out. Thanks for sharing! 4mo
Eggs 💗Thich 4mo
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1. I like them all but the ocean is my favorite.
2. Puget Sound in Washington State.
3. Netflix. I‘ll go to the theater but only when I want to see something on the big screen and if it‘s not too crowded.
4. Toy Story 4
5. 👍🏻

#HumpDayPost @MinDea @DebbieGrillo

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#BookFitnessChallenge #BFCr2 #teamnewbie

Week 2 check-in: It was a struggle to get all my steps in this week but I managed it. 👍🏻 I‘ve had to back off of my strength training goal for now. I‘ll try again next week. That may just be something I can‘t do anymore. 🤷🏻‍♀️ I finished my second book so I‘m at 2 of 6 so that‘s going well.

@wanderinglynn @crazyspine @BookBridget @Econaghan @jmtrivera @laurar311 @mc916 @Honeybeegirl @WriterAtHeart

catebutler Great job this week! 🎉 4mo
jmtrivera You did it! You got your steps! That's a great start. Little by little! 4mo
sudi 👏👏👏 4mo
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TheDaysGoBy You‘re doing great! 4mo
Megabooks 👍🏻👍🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 4mo
Econaghan Awesome work! Keep it up! 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 4mo
BookishBelle Thanks y‘all! Just to clarify, that was my daily step count for yesterday. I made my 49k goal for the week by the skin of my teeth. @catebutler @jmtrivera @sudi @TheDaysGoBy @Megabooks @Econaghan 4mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌 A great week. And adapt your goal if needed to meet your needs. 4mo
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4th of July | James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
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Starting this one today. I‘ve been alternately reading and #crossstitch -ing today. Kinda wish I had started this one yesterday. Lol Oh well. 🙃🇺🇸🤷🏻‍♀️

Tamra Beautiful! 4mo
Joyfulmimi I want to start my cross stitching again @bookishbelle 4mo
BookishBelle @Joyfulmimi Go for it! It‘s a lot of work but I find it so satisfying. 4mo
Joyfulmimi I used to do it all the time. @bookishbelle. I will let you know when I start again 4mo
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The Amulet of Samarkand | Jonathan Stroud
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Mehso-so

This was between a pick and a so-so for me. So-So won out because of the footnotes. They were really irritating. I‘d be in the middle of a good bit and I had to click on a footnote which may or may not actually have had any pertinent information. I read it in e-book format so they may be less annoying in print but I don‘t know that for sure. #bfc #bfcr2 Book 2 of 6.

tessavi I read the paperback. Having to go to thw footnotes was annoying, but I loved the humour! Maybe working them into the main text would have been better 🤔 4mo
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#bookfitnesschallenge #bfc #bfcr2 #teamnewbie

Weekly check in: I did really well this week. I got in way more steps than I had set out to do. I finished one book and I got my strength training in. This is a pic from the extra long walk we did today.

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Clwojick 🌲🌲Such a soothing photo! 🌲🌲 5mo
wanderinglynn Great first week! 🙌 And what a lovely place to walk. 5mo
crazyspine Way to go. Nice photo 5mo
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Endangered Species | Nevada Barr
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Another solid installment in the Anna Pigeon series! Left this book at home since I finished it in the middle of the night. Thanks #insomniareading ! So I thought I‘d post this picture of a butterfly that came to visit my office windowsill on the 17th floor yesterday.

This is #BFC 1/6 finished! #Bookfitnesschallenge #BFCr2

wanderinglynn Beautiful butterfly! ❤️ 17th floor, wow, that seems really high for it to fly. 5mo
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BookishBelle
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#BookFitnessChallenge #BFC #BFC2
Mid-week check in. I‘m about where I need to be for my steps. Mowing half the yard today helped. I have done one of my two strength training workouts and that seemed to go well. (My autoimmune disordered body decided she didn‘t like strength training a few months ago. So I‘m starting again slowly.) I‘m more than halfway through Endangered Species 1/6.

This is my #positive quote for the week 1 photo challenge.👇🏻

BookishBelle #teamnewbie So... are we going with this for our name? 5mo
Cheshirecat913 Great quote. 5mo
wanderinglynn Great quote! 👍🏻 And a friendly reminder to tag me on any of the weekly photo challenges, otherwise, I might not mark you down as having participated! 😉 5mo
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