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I'm So Glad The Week Is Over (whiny vent)

Friday, February 17, 2012      4 comments

Although if my manager had his way I'd be working tomorrow. However I told him I could not because I feel awful. This week started off great in that I have my voice back but by Wednesday my throat was sore and my head was clogged up. On Tues... Read more

Baby Shower Fun

Saturday, February 11, 2012      5 comments

I got to enjoy a couple of hours with my nieces, two of my nephews, my parents, sister and my niece's friends. We enjoyed celebrating Madison, and she got spoiled (as she should). Here are the gifts I made for her all "wrapped" and ready t... Read more

Going to My Niece's Baby Shower Tomorrow

Saturday, February 11, 2012      5 comments

I made my new great-niece a matched sweater, hat and booties set (all individual patterns that I thought would go together). A baby shrug (haven't washed and blocked i... Read more

Frustrated and Frog Like

Friday, February 03, 2012      6 comments

Ugh, last week it was my shoulder that was a bit wonky causing me to not do my EA Sports workouts because they use free weights and push ups and I hate cutting out half my workout because part of me is not capable of doing it (did not want to ri... Read more

Starting To Train For a 10K

Tuesday, January 24, 2012      4 comments

My youngest daughter (13) decided to sign up for a 10K run through her high school and I decided to sign up with her. We will be doing the Sun Run in April so we are gearing up to start our training very soon (we still have a lot of snow and su... Read more

Contemplating Something Nearing Insanity

Sunday, January 22, 2012      4 comments

Okay so I know I need to do strength training I just haven't found anything that will "stick" as a habit. I would love to do kettlebells but right now I can't afford to buy the equipment (I know a single 10KG weight is only about $40 with taxes... Read more

I Really Hate Being "In Charge"

Thursday, January 19, 2012      6 comments

Okay so I was really dreading today at work because the weather here has been awful and I didn't want to be left in charge of the branch today. That said thankfully we weren't very busy today and the new girl is doing pretty good (she wrote all... Read more

Wonders How Many Calories Nervous Driving Burns

Wednesday, January 18, 2012      4 comments

UGH I really really hate winter driving. Today I went to work (our road got plowed out finally), what a mistake. The roads here are awful because let's face it the Pacific North West is not really known for it's harsh winters (usually it just ... Read more

Happy Geeky 40th To Me :)

Friday, January 13, 2012      11 comments

Okay now you will find out what makes my heart soar: The bottle of Wieser's was given to me by a co-worker (he gave me a "40" for my 40th..LOL), the game was from the ... Read more

Musings About Broken Appliance, Work and Randomness

Wednesday, January 11, 2012      4 comments

Why do appliances always wait until the warranty is up and you are broke to break down? My washing machine has decided it doesn't want to work, the hubster figures it is the lid switch and has removed it to see about getting a new one tomorrow.... Read more

Oldest Child Unit's New Specs

Saturday, January 07, 2012      6 comments

She apparently needs them so badly that she would have flunked the eye test to get her learner's permit for driving. I think they look great.... Read more

My New Scarf and Bag

Friday, January 06, 2012      9 comments

So I made the bag about 3 years ago, just recently (about a week ago actually) put the zipper in to make it more useful. It was the inspiration for me to make a scarf with the same "logo" on it, Harry Potter fans will hopefully recognize it. I... Read more

Random Pictures from New Years Eve & Day + Today

Monday, January 02, 2012      9 comments

The spread for New Year's Eve (this also became dinner on New Year's Day). The youngest one rea... Read more

Started the Year Off By Taking Measurements

Sunday, January 01, 2012      5 comments

So this morning I thought it would be a good idea to retake all my measurements considering I haven't done so in 7 months. The numbers prove that I haven't really cared enough to bother taking the measurements too. My bust, waist, thigh and hi... Read more

Reflecting on the Past Year

Saturday, December 31, 2011      3 comments

This has been a year of ups and downs as most years are, it has also been a year of decisions. I started the year off as I do every other year, full of hope and praying for little disappointment. By the time spring rolled around I was feel... Read more


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