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9 January 2012 - 4:32am

Turning lemons into lemonade.

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In this game, you try to make a positive out of a bad situation. 🙂

I have a yard full of dog poop. (Not really I just cleaned the yard)
Try to tell me is positive about this situation.

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22 February 2012 - 6:47pm
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Your boyfriend suddenly gets a huge burst of energy, and he surprises you by putting nice, clean, fresh and crisp sheets on your bed and leaves a peppermint patty on your pillow. (lol)

My lemon is that I am lazy, but I already said that, lol. My lemon, today, is that my apartment building smells like spray paint. 😢

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23 February 2012 - 3:00am
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I like that dirty sheets can turn into candy for me. 🙂

Your building smells like spray paint only because some of the apartment dwellers are making a wall of gratitude to you. The odor causes many people to move out. While the apartments are vacant, they are all re-modeled. New people rent there who do not own or will ever buy spray paint.

My lemon is my car needs cleaned and it's cold outside.

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24 February 2012 - 6:24pm
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Love your lemonade, LM! 🙂

I have the same lemon: my car needs a good cleaning inside and out AND an oil change!

You get one warm, spring-like day, so you bring the car to the car wash. There is a new person training in, and they offer you a FREE cleaning, inside and out, including shampooing, so the new person can gain some experience. You then find out you are the winner of their 10-year anniversary contest, and you receive free floor mats, air freshener of your choice, and free car washes, inside and out, for the next five years!

My lemon is that I need an oil change desperately!

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25 February 2012 - 3:59am
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I love your solution to my lemon. 🙂

While you are getting gas, a representative for an new oil change place is giving out free coupons. You are so grateful in showing your appreciation, the rep gives you an extra one.

My lemon is that I've misplaced a $40 check.

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25 February 2012 - 4:27pm
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Yikes! You look for the check, and you do not find it, but you find a check for $540.00 that you did not realize you lost!

My lemon is I do not want to go grocery shopping. 😢

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26 February 2012 - 4:00am
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Yikes! You look for the check, and you do not find it, but you find a check for $540.00 that you did not realize you lost!

My lemon is I do not want to go grocery shopping. 😢

You go shopping and find my a billfold in the parking lot with no identification but lots of money to buy whatever you want.

My lemon is that I did not get to see the eagle today.

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29 February 2012 - 9:33pm
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Awww...lots of money sounds very good!

You get to travel to the Eagle Center and see as many eagles as you want to every single day! 🙂

My lemon is I hate to go to the doctor, and I have to go in tomorrow. 😢

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1 March 2012 - 6:50am
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You go see the doctor tomorrow, who listens carefully , and has good advice for you. You have such a good talk with the doctor that you feel invigorated for the rest of day. Everything else goes your way tomorrow.

My lemon is that I have too much stuff to move.

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5 March 2012 - 2:24am
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Oh how I wish it had gone that way, lol! Little did I know how the next two days would go when I was posting that! Wish your solution would have come true, LM, but you know too well that it did not. lol

You and BF decide to become minimilists, and you give half the "stuff" away to a good charity. For the rest you come into some money and you hire a good, reputable moving crew who moves everything perfectly. You also get to move into a space twice as large as you had imagined, so there is a place for everything and everything in its place and you live happily ever after, lol!

My lemon is that I am eating unhealthy and eating way too much sugar! 😢

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6 March 2012 - 8:22am
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Overnight, sugar turns healthy. Now you are eating healthy and can eat all you want. You eat your way to health by having peppermint patties, milkshakes, cheesecake and any other sugary thing you can think of.

My lemon is not getting enough sleep.

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7 March 2012 - 6:32pm
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Now, that would be a dream come true, lol! 🙂

You go to the sleep clinic and they discover a miracle medication that is natural, yet it allows you to go to sleep at the time you want and wake up, totally refreshed, eight hours later. Plus NO ONE is allowed to disturb you or wake you up!

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20 March 2012 - 11:16pm
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Hope, that is funny. I would like to sleep maybe 4 hours a day and be refreshed. I have a lot of interruptions. Want to list another lemon?

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22 March 2012 - 3:19am
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I have always wished the same (that I was one who could get by with little sleep instead of needing as much as I seem to need!).

My lemon is that my lower back is killing me today! 😢 Achy.

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I have always wished the same (that I was one who could get by with little sleep instead of needing as much as I seem to need!).

My lemon is that my lower back is killing me today! 😢 Achy.

You decide to go to the chiro who also employs a massage therapist in his office. After giving you an adjustment, he also gives you a certificate for lifetime massage therapy, because you are the 100,000 patient to enter his office.

My lemon is that when I ride my bike, my feet ache. 😢

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23 March 2012 - 2:54am
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THAT would be a real dream come true! I like it! 🙂

You get super dooper comfy shoes that make your feet feel like they are riding on pillows, and when you find these magic shoes your feet never hurt again when riding your bike.

My lemon is that this is the FOURTH time I cut my own hair, I did the EXACT same thing I always do, but this time I botched up one side and I am having a fit! :'( 😕 :'(

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23 March 2012 - 3:49am
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Your botched up hair looks better than you realize. You get compliments from others asking who cut your hair. You start making some extra money on the side by cutting peoples' hair.

My lemon is that my a/c quit working!

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23 March 2012 - 6:44pm
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Haha, if only!

The winter "heat wave" ends, so this allows you a few days to not need your A/C. You win enough in the casino to cover the costs of repair, and they send the money to your account in less than 24 hours, lol! (Well, you said you we could dream, right?)

My lemon is procrastination of taking care of the business side of life: not making my phone calls and/or sending my emails to take care of the business I need to and I have the "brick in the gut" about this lemon! 😢

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23 March 2012 - 7:25pm
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After a little consideration, you decide to break down your challenges into one phone call and one email at a time. After doing one phone call and one email a day, you are so excited to see some progress that you start doing two phone calls and two emails a day. Before you know it, you are all done.

My lemon is.....after lifting my ailing dog, I pulled a muscle in my back.

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You use your exercise ball and take a muscle relaxer. Your back starts to feel a little better. While you are resting, your BF comes in and says he has a surprise for you. You go out to the living room, and there is a massage table all set up and a visiting masseuse. You get a back rub for an hour, take a warm bath, and you are good as new! 🙂

My lemon is that I have to go get an oil changes and I am embarrassed that my car is so filthy lol. I am also worried they will find something else wrong with my car. 😢

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You use your exercise ball and take a muscle relaxer. Your back starts to feel a little better. While you are resting, your BF comes in and says he has a surprise for you. You go out to the living room, and there is a massage table all set up and a visiting masseuse. You get a back rub for an hour, take a warm bath, and you are good as new! 🙂

My lemon is that I have to go get an oil changes and I am embarrassed that my car is so filthy lol. I am also worried they will find something else wrong with my car. 😢

That really would be a nice surprise Hope. I did the exercise ball and took the muscle relaxer in real life.....just looking out the window........🙂

You get the oil change and get a certificate for a free detailing package. Just as you won the massage for being the right number at the doc's office, you are the 100,000 person to visit the oil place. My, you are lucky! They find nothing else wrong with your car.

My lemon is my neighbor is in his house yelling and I can still hear him!

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Great lemonade, LM. I am having trouble thinking up new lemons, because mine are always the same. Isn't that part of the definition of insanity? lol! Doing the same thing over and over and changing nothing?

You get the answer you have been waiting for, and you are able to move on out of there tomorrow! Since you have most everything packed you say to heck with everything and away you just go! 🙂 As you are driving away, you see your neighbors being hauled off in a police car, for a little bonus.

My lemon is that this day is flying by too fast, and I have so little time and too much to do. (As usual)

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26 March 2012 - 1:59am
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Hope, that is funny. They deserve to be hauled away.

You drift off to sleep where you have the most pleasant, relaxing dream. You are able to take your time doing what you want to do, savoring details in your environment that you have never noticed before. When you wake up, your house is sparkling, everything is in it's place, all your work is done. Someone has even detailed your car so it's spotless inside and out.

My lemon is that I'm stuck in bed with a back that wants to go into spasm! 😢

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Wow, that is the best dream ever, lol! 🙂

Oh, no! Not again! 😢

Your masseuse returns to your home, and this time the person brings an acupuncturist. They are both going to school, but they have almost graduated. They ask if you can be their "test subject" for their internship, and they sign you up for three times per week visits for the next six weeks. You get better from the first treatment, and the rest is relaxation and preventative. The back problems go away FOREVER! 🙂

My lemon is I am not winning at the land casino, and I did not win the 500 dollar birthday bucks drawings! 😢

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28 March 2012 - 3:36am
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That just isn't right Hope. On the way out to the parking lot you find a big bankroll. You decide to back into the casino for one more last try and you hear lots of bells and whistles go off. You are queen for the day. Each time anyone in the casino gets three of anything, you get $5! I know that doesn't sound like a lot, but it will add up fast!

My lemon is I'm out of lemons. I had to throw out the last two earlier.

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Queen for a Day sounds perfect, and so does the cash for three of anything! 🙂

Well now that is funny. Running out of lemons. My mom actually has a lemon tree in her yard, and they are all over down there in Florida: grapefruit, lemon, and orange trees.

You are able to grow a gorgeous lemon tree indoors, and you never run out of fresh lemons again.

My lemon is that I have so many messages to catch up on and emails to answer, and I am so tired I can't think straight, so I don't think I will be able to answer much tonight, and I feel bad about it. 😢

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29 March 2012 - 4:01am
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Hope, That would be awesome to have those types of trees in my yard or even indoors! Fresh is best.

You are able to read and answer all messages in your sleep. When you are awake everything is done and you can relax.

I think people will understand if you are tired.

I will have to think of a lemon later, or someone else is welcome to add theirs instead. 🙂

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29 March 2012 - 10:58pm
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I once wrote something really funny when I was "sleep typing," lol. Fortunately, I caught it before I posted it, lol! Could be dangerous! Yikes! lol

Post your next lemon when you have one.....anyone!

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My lemon is that a call we are expecting seems to be taking forever! I guess no news is good news, but I want good news!

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My lemon has been taken care of so I will list another. My lemon is that my car needs washed. It has a green tint to it and the car is blue.

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You will win a year's worth of FREE car washes, and your BF will bring the car in and get it cleaned inside and out for you so you never have to leave the house to have a spotless car. 🙂

My lemon is that I don't like Mondays. lol