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Holding steady despite hectic life

Friday, April 06, 2012      4 comments

I have been working very social jobs lately. Lots of email, lots of meetings, lots of one on one talks, lots of events involving lots of people. And for about three weeks I had two jobs overlap- one an 8 week gig, the other a 3 month gig. All th... Read more

Not feeling well but got a mellow run in just the same

Tuesday, January 17, 2012      9 comments

I seem to be fighting another cold/flu like thing. Having a hard time regulating my temperature and tired out tonight. But trying to just rest was making my back hurt. So I decided to do 30 minutes of jogging in my house. The poor girls version ... Read more

Four plus hours of busting tuckas

Monday, January 16, 2012      14 comments

I got paid $60 to clean up an artist's studio/guest area. Scrubbed bathroom, moved all sorts of boxes, swept, re-arranged. Worked for over four hours. Difficult to figure out how to track it. So I broke it down as 90 minutes of moving boxes (lot... Read more

A day at a theme park and shopping my sister's closet

Sunday, January 15, 2012      8 comments

Yesterday, we drove down to Tampa and spent a chunk of the day at Busch Gardens. My sister bought us fun passes (which are good until the end of the year). Now the environmental part of me has all sorts of problems with theme parks, but I also l... Read more

Thanks for the Teddy Bear Love and odds and ends

Thursday, January 12, 2012      8 comments

It made me smile. So thanks for that. Most of this week was a bit rough. Looking for work on top of Bad PMS (not horrible, but bad) on top of being sick on top of having some issues brought up by doing spending significant time with my ment... Read more

A bit of this and that

Saturday, January 07, 2012      11 comments

I haven't been blogging 'cause I've been doing creative writing- which is what I needs to be doing. If you are flexible about religion, follow the link for a sample of my writing in the seriously comic, comically serious character of Bishop Bis... Read more

December has been good to me

Saturday, December 31, 2011      11 comments

Due to lots of cleaning and cooking and family socializing and then a full week of work this past week, I haven't blogged or been able to keep up with folks. Overall, the holidays were good. I didn't lose weight (I lost some early December... Read more

Full week leading into full weekend

Saturday, December 24, 2011      9 comments

I've been doing a lot of cleaning and grocery shopping, etc, to prepare for the holidaze. The good think about the cleaning is that it has been the vigorous, heavy kind- which means I've gotten in my fitness minutes as well my cleaning. Also man... Read more

Sugar and booze and funks, oh my!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011      7 comments

Monday was the office Holiday party at my pick up job. There are all sorts of things I should have done, but what I did was not eat enough breakfast (I wasn't hungry), work out for 60 minutes, forget my apple, rush to work, clock in and begin ea... Read more

One quarter Jonah day

Sunday, December 18, 2011      6 comments

I'm feeling a bit put upon. What follows are a few grumbles seasoned with a wee bit of gratitude. Last night, I slept in the church for Interfaith Hospitality Network- which means I got next to no sleep- and what sleep I got wasn't the mos... Read more

The list of what I've gotten done in the past week besides the usual

Saturday, December 17, 2011      4 comments

Put together two Ikea nightstands and one daybed. Cooked 5 gallons of soup for the Home Van. I break the work down over several days, but it more than a full days worth of work. Took Momma Christmas shopping and to mediocre Olive Gar... Read more

Putting together furniture and cooking up a storm and shopping

Wednesday, December 14, 2011      8 comments

So it is a shame that assembling furniture doesn't count as fitness because I have spent hours and hours lugging (which I counted as moving boxes, thank you very much) and putting together Ikea furniture over the past two days. My husband helped... Read more

Ikea, volunteering and job search

Monday, December 12, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday running into this morning was a long, full day. My father decided that he wanted to drive down to Tampa (my sister and nephew live there) and go to the Ikea store to get a day bed for my spare room (long story, but since late Jul... Read more

27.2

Saturday, December 10, 2011      9 comments

We like even, rounded off numbers for our milestone reached celebrations. Tonight, I'm going to celebrate 27.2 pounds. It means I have lost more than 25 pounds since starting SP, and it means I'm less than three pounds away from making my 30 pou... Read more

Sleep, lack of hunger, running

Friday, December 09, 2011      7 comments

Overall, I am doing well- with no major funk in sight, for which I am very grateful. But there are small SAD related signs. Turns out, I need a bit more sleep in December, most of the year I need 7 to 7.5, December seems to demand 8 to 8.5... Read more


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