Day off, but getting up at what time?
I am taking tomorrow (today if you're reading this on Friday!) off from work. I am going to use the day to go shopping for at least one pair of dress pants, one pair of comfy wedge dressy heels (yes, I hear those do exist), possibly a pair of c... Read more
Six hours travel for how much playtime?
Just got the schedule for my son's last football game of the season. We are traveling to Wood River, a town three hours away. Assuming there is no construction. Do you know how long three hours is? In a car? Dang! LOL!
And, to top it ... Read more
Excellent planner or slightly obsessive?
Or really obsessive? LOL!
I'm leaving for Taiwan...in a little over a month. I have been checking websites for information on Taiwan, including weather, culture, geographic location, sights to see, etc.
I'm making lists of the thin... Read more
Dagnabbing lying piece of technology!!!
If you've read my blog in the last couple of days, you'll know that I got a new Polar FT4 Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) on Sunday. Monday, I couldn't seem to push the buttons correctly to make it work. I'm blaming it on lack of caffeine and sunshin... Read more
If you read my blog yesterday, you know that I got a new HRM. And, as you probably already know, I am not a morning exercising kind of person. I don't get up in the morning to exercise unless I know my friend will be at the gym to greet me. W... Read more
I got one! I got one!!!
DH and I decided we needed to run some errands today (without kids, of course!). We left the house shortly after noon and got some lunch at Buffalo Wild Wings. We both ordered the grilled chicken sandwich. He had fries, I had a salad, all sau... Read more
Why are the weekends so evil?
Monday through Friday, I plan my breakfast, lunch, dinner and two snacks. I even eat them all at about the same time each day. But come the weekend, planning is gone! Out the window! Poof!! And then I make less than stellar food choices.
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Brownie points for DH!
Last Saturday (yeah, I know, long delay. Sorry!) DS had an early football game, plus it was shopping day and a BIG day for my favorite college football team. Because of all of that, I got up early to go to the gym. I was up at out of the hous... Read more
Korea is a no, but is Taiwan a go?
About two weeks ago, the boss stopped by and said that if we audit "C" company, he wanted to send me as well. Since then, I've not heard anything else from him.
Last night during a conference call with company "C," our auditor starting d... Read more
About a week ago, my boss stopped by to let me know that we would probably be auditing the newest company that we will be subcontracting with. If/when that happens, he is going to send me along with the auditor. The subcon is in Taiwan which m... Read more
I said NO!!
As many of you know, my son plays football here in our hometown. To help streamline the dissemination of information, coaches get things like the practice area, game schedule, team roster. You know, actual playing football stuff.
Team mom... Read more
Fitness Test results
Done! I was shooting for spectacular on every test, but didn't quite hit that target.
Here's the test (again) with my results.
Three minutes doing step ups on a 12" step then check heart rate.
117 - Average ... Read more
Fitness Test planned for tomorrow
I borrowed the book "Making the Cut" from my friend and started reading it tonight. Before you start, you're supposed to take pictures and measurements and do this fitness test. If you don't score at least an average on all of the tests, it i... Read more
Biggest Loser drama
Don't worry...I'm not going to ruin anything for you if you haven't seen it. Safe to read.
One thin... Read more
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Jillian Michaels analogy
I've discovered podcasts for my iPhone. I download whatever I feel like listening to and then listen at work. Helps drown out all the extra noise and nothing I download requires serious thought and concentration. If I miss something, I can ba... Read more