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Why I am not a social creature
Thursday, August 27, 2009      7 comments

I let my girls invite friends to spend the night. Only the younger one found someone that was allowed to (older one's friends were either out of town or at a different friend's house). Yesterday the younger one had a set of brothers come t... Read more
What to do on a Tuesday night
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      0 comments

Kids are in bed (not asleep but are in their respective sleeping areas, younger has a friend over so they are sleeping in the tent out back). Hubby and I are enjoying the evening so far and will probably call it a night early. I did my wor... Read more
All is no longer quiet on the Western front
Monday, August 24, 2009      2 comments

My youngest has returned home to the nest with friend in tow for a sleep over tonight. Oldest was also allowed a friend but her phone calls have gone unanswered so far ... Read more
Day 1 of vacation
Sunday, August 23, 2009      3 comments

Yes I am on week 2 of my vacation time this year, I also had an extra "Choice Day" (personal time off with pay) so I don't go back to work til Sept. 1. This is a much needed break and it was more or less a forced issue because I had to take thi... Read more
Musings about BMR and such
Friday, August 21, 2009      1 comments

Ok I thought I'd check out my caloric deficeit and was happy that I don't have a surplus over the past few weeks but am wondering, does it really take my body approximately 1660 calories just to "exisit"? I'm not so sure that my body really... Read more
Watching too many weight loss shows
Thursday, August 20, 2009      5 comments

Ok I'm a sucker for watching "Last 10 Pounds Boot Camp" and "X-Weighted" over breakfast (after my workout). Watching these shows makes me nervous about what I'm actually eating. I eat trail mix (different varieties) that contain things like dri... Read more
Loving me some blackberries
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      2 comments

Man I can't believe how much I have missed having fresh blackberries. My girls and I went out and picked a bunch of blackberries on Saturday. I made some into jam and I'm freezing the rest to make blackberry smoothies. I'm doing ok on ke... Read more
Entering the weekend feeling better
Saturday, August 15, 2009      1 comments

My week at work has been very chaotic. Upon my last entry I decided after re-reading it that hubby and I needed to talk. He is trying to get me to just let it be and move on, you can't change the past so why let it stress you out, much easier ... Read more
Day off but still stressed
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      2 comments

WARNING MAJOR WHINE TO FOLLOW! I have no idea what is going on but life is certainly not going well right now. I was feeling good, doing well and then yesterday (Tuesday) went from bad to worse. Started the morning short on cars and th... Read more
Reflecting on the week from hell
Sunday, August 09, 2009      2 comments

UGH. My manager text messaged me at 10:30AM to ask if I was going into the office today to enter stuff that I was unable to yesterday due to a scheduled outage on our computer systems ... Read more
TGIF....too bad I work tomorrow
Friday, August 07, 2009      1 comments

I will be sooooooooooooooo happy to see my manager on Tuesday morning (he is on vacation right now). We had a holiday this week and with the pay for that plus the hours I worked this week I have clocked 56.5 hours (working 7:30-5:45/6 tonight i... Read more
I like Monday (at least this week)
Monday, August 03, 2009      3 comments

It is a good morning for me. I have the day off for a civic holiday here in Canada. I did my weigh in and measures for the week and I am down another 2.4 lbs. bringing my total weight loss from June 20 (join date) to 5.9 lbs.. I am happy, esp... Read more
Random thoughts on Saturday night
Saturday, August 01, 2009      1 comments

Well it's been a pretty good week not too stressful, although the heat is starting to bug me (not used to this 36C weather and with the humidex it feels like 44C and I don't know my conversions well enough to tell you on the Farenhiet scale all ... Read more
Back to the grindstone
Friday, July 31, 2009      1 comments

I have been keeping track of my emotional and stress levels. I am noticing a link to having a better self esteem rating when I'm nearing the end of my work week. I was good when I was on vacation then on the Monday when I returned to work I no... Read more
Vacation is almost over
Saturday, July 25, 2009      1 comments

and I am not looking forward to going back to work. Although I will admit that my kids are driving me nuts and having hubby home full time also kind of sucks (I was looking forward to time where the hubby would be at work [job ended sooner than... Read more

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