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bit nervous about swimming tonight
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      4 comments

Monday's master's swim workout was tough - a bit too tough. I really struggled. It was to the point where the coach asked me if I was ok. I passed it off as my having done too much on Sunday with the two hour long bike ride, but that was just th... Read more
breast cancer diagnosis: one year later
Sunday, April 17, 2016      5 comments

one year ago today I got the news that I had cancer I'm trying not to dwell on every little milestone here but this does mark one year of being a cancer survivor. Because I can, I went on a little urban bike adventure. I stopped quite a bit... Read more
made it through my first week of master's swim
Saturday, April 09, 2016      1 comments

Monday was the first time I met with the master's swim group at the Y. I was a little nervous because up to now I've only managed to put in half an hour and this was an hour long workout. There are four lanes and I got in the slow one and thankf... Read more
taking over the family business - because there isn't enough stress in my life already
Sunday, April 03, 2016      2 comments

My mom is a CPA who runs a tax practice in the town where I grew up. It's a small, mountain, tourist community - Banner Elk, NC She's getting older and has been having some health problems and yet we cannot get her to retire and sell the b... Read more
I'm a little frustrated with SPARK
Wednesday, March 16, 2016      8 comments

I've been a member of this site for a long time. There is a lot of good information on here and a lot of good comes of the site. That being said, I've been fighting the ads to the point where more than once I've given up on a page because ... Read more
Mountain Bike skills clinic
Saturday, March 05, 2016      0 comments

OH it's spring yes it is and I've gone and signed up for my first skills clinic with the Dirt Divas. I wanted to do this before I tried to go on any of the group rides so I'm excited and nervous. In other news I've created my first crochet... Read more
OMG the admin has the flu
Thursday, March 03, 2016      1 comments

one word: disaster She is more den mother than admin. We've already run out of forks in the breakroom, one of the printers has a flashing red light and some message about cyan toner, and the candy dish is empty. Plus, I for one do not trust... Read more
my smoothie attacked me this morning
Monday, February 29, 2016      4 comments

I'm using the smoothie machine that my MIL gave me for Christmas. It's great in that I had the chance to see if I liked breakfast smoothies. I would never have spent the money for a good one without knowing if I was going to use it. Well I'... Read more
signed up for master's swim at the Y
Sunday, February 28, 2016      1 comments

I kept saying that I wanted to wait until I could swim a solid 45 minutes before I joined the master's swim. Today I logged into the site to check on it, see when it started just sort of check it out online. The requirement is that you have to b... Read more
well yesterday went all the rails
Saturday, February 27, 2016      2 comments

The good news is that I've now hit 12 straight days of tracking. I knew that I was going to have a bit of a set-back as far as working out went when I had dental surgery last week. I'm starting the program back up today and I did get in a bike r... Read more
One whole week of tracking every single thing
Monday, February 22, 2016      2 comments

One week ago today I started tracking all of my food even the odd little bites here and there. I went over a couple of days but I stuck with that and am rather pleased with myself. It helps to have the app on my phone since I pretty much always ... Read more
I want to believe
Friday, February 19, 2016      3 comments

Quick shot of the space station tonight. Not a great picture but I couldn't resist this. I got a decent moon shot while I was out there ... Read more
well darn
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      5 comments

I had a physical last week. Everything is fine and I was using that date as my "start from here" date. It's post cancer treatment, post busy season at work, post whatever that sinus-throat-cough thing was that everyone passed around work, post f... Read more
my latest project
Sunday, February 14, 2016      4 comments

One of my folks at work has a step daughter who is leaving an abusive husband. It's a long and rather ugly story but I made it to the point where there was an almost 5-year-old girl staying in a women's shelter until custody could be sorted out ... Read more
The entire city has lost its mind
Monday, February 01, 2016      1 comments

two words: Super Bowl Ok I'm excited too. In fact I got so excited that I actually checked to see how much it would cost. Yea like $20k so we'll be watching it from home. Funny thing though, I was in a IT meeting the other day where I... Read more

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