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Sunday, January 27, 2013      1 comments

Haven't posted for awhile. Had a great cruise to Aruba and Caracas, then came home and had a planned hysterectomy. Doing great post-op and just getting back to doing some walking and exercising. Back to work in a week. Catching up on reading... Read more
Getaway overnight - wow!
Sunday, March 04, 2012      1 comments

Gramercy Mansion near Baltimore - I highly recommend it! Great evening away with my husband.... Read more
Just back from an awesome cruise to the Caribbean
Sunday, January 29, 2012      1 comments

7 days on St. Thomas, Grand Turk Island, Puerto Rico. Relaxing, getting some sun, reading......fantastic!... Read more
Ringing in the New year
Sunday, January 01, 2012      0 comments

Took a 3.5 mile walk NY Day. Eating healthy - lifestyle options remain no sugar, whole grain. Feeling good!... Read more
Getting back on track with fitness goals
Saturday, September 24, 2011      2 comments

Working long hours, so am starting my day at the gym around 4:30 a.m. before going to work. It does make the day go better and I am feeling better doing that.... Read more
Been in the new job for almost 5 months
Monday, August 15, 2011      2 comments

Really enjoying it - challenging but very rewarding. Getting used to the commute.... Read more
Landed a great new job
Sunday, March 27, 2011      5 comments

I start next Monday, April 4th. Looking forward to it - I was unemployed less than a month! Better job than the one I was laid off from - only problem is it's a longer commute, but I'll get used to it.... Read more
Making career decisions
Thursday, March 24, 2011      1 comments

4 possible ways to go right now with my career. The best job (the one I'm most excited about) is also the farthest away. The one I'm least excited about has the shortest commute.... I don't want to take a job I don't love just because the... Read more
Things are looking up
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      2 comments

Have had several interviews - this week 3 "2nd interviews" scheduled and a 4th employer who asked me to call them first before accepting any offer. In this economy, I am blessed.... Read more
Lost my job
Friday, March 11, 2011      4 comments

Laid off due to reorganization, but the good news is that I'm in healthcare. Not only did I get a severance package, I had, within 2 days, 3 good job offers so am taking my time about deciding what's next. In the meantime, hitting the gym and ... Read more
I am so bad at keeping up blogs....
Monday, January 10, 2011      1 comments

Working hard - getting ready to go on a cruise next week to the Bahamas. Have to get out of the ice and snow in the northeast!... Read more
Heading to Kentuciy for Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      1 comments

Going to see my mom. Looking forward to a great Thanksgiving, including slimmed down versions (and smaller portions) of cornbread stuffing!... Read more
Getting back to regular workouts
Sunday, November 21, 2010      1 comments

Have been sporadic about workouts for a few weeks because of an erratic work schedule but need to get back into working out in some fashion every day. I've done it now for 7 days in a row and already feel so much better!... Read more
Don't have to go to work today!
Saturday, November 20, 2010      3 comments

Long week, and frequently I work on Saturdays, but not today! Catching up on housework, emails, etc. and doing some extra walking!... Read more
Trying to balance long work weeks with exercise
Monday, November 15, 2010      1 comments

Working 60-70 hours/week so it's harder to fit in exercise, but I'm trying! Especially when it's dark before 5pm now that the time has changed. Trying to hit the gym at least twice/week and also have outlined a safe, lighted track in my neighb... Read more

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