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when you know you really need a day off!!
Ahh, this is such a great tale!!!
So, two weeks ago today I was sitting in my office contemplating my time off. I had requested to take that Friday off weeks before hand and my vacation day was less than 24 hours away.
I thought long a... Read more
When time just gets away from you
It's crazy how a new relationship, job, child, or whatever change in life's circumstances can really shake up your world in the best of ways. My life has been flipped upside down since meeting this incredible, incredible man. Did I mention he is... Read more
Bruce and his childish antics
For those of you who don't know from other blogs, I have a cat named Bruce Wayne (appropriately named for the mask he wears due to his coloring). He is the love of my life and a pain in my patootie all in the same breath. I've shared his picture... Read more
My comments on the cozy
I woke up this morning with every good intent to workout. Truly. But we just got our first 'snowfall' in Colorado last night and there was something so unbelievably sublime about taking in the chill of the morning while laying under the covers i... Read more
My thoughts on yoga leggings
This tends to be a hot topic with people, especially since there was a lady who was blasted on the news for making some big stink about how leggings 'aint' pants (her words). While I have moments that I truly agree with you--i.e. when they are s... Read more
Fun few months!
Oh the update blog.
1. defended my proposal for my dissertation successfully on August 11.
2. Submitted my IRB on Sept. 11th.
3. Received notification that IRB was accepted on October 29th
4. Received notification that IRB at... Read more
Ahhhh the Bolder Boulder--a reflection blog
AHhhh, I can't believe I forgot to post about doing the Bolder Boulder!!
This one will be short and sweet and full of pix, but 2 months ago, I participated in what is coined "America's all-time BEST 10k" and honestly, I have to agree. It's... Read more
On top of Old Smokey....
Wait, that's not it....
How about, "on top of ol' Quandary!!!"
This past weekend has been a bit of a whirlwind. It was 4th of July, a day to celebrate with family and friends, enjoy some fireworks, and relax in the comforts provided by... Read more
People who bring others down
So, I had a meltdown the other day. And that is a rarity for me since I tend to be able to manage my emotions really well as an educated and mature grown woman. But I posted this on Facebook and I wanted to share it (since I am clearly not over... Read more
What I love about CO
I love hiking. I love hiking something fierce. The views, the challenge, the fun! I love it all!!!
Sharing a bit from my last few hikes!
Golden... Read more
Some pix of me and my bf Gym
Figured I'd share some of the beautiful outcomes of my time with my bf Gym. The relationship is going great. I think it is really going to work out. I think he's the one :)
... Read more
I've got my Nike's on and I just can't do it
Good morning all....
Today I feel it in my soul. The bitter, upset, angry, foul, sour, disgusting mood that I just can't seem to shake. The loneliness that sets in when you realize your alone--but you're not alone--but you are. The day in a... Read more
the happy list
For some reason, I am really inspired by writing lists lately. Maybe it is my drive to live and organized life? Maybe it is an opportunity to have directive writing? who knows, but I'm finding it really enjoyable and satisfying lately.
S... Read more
my bucket list
Tuesday and it's almost 5 o'clock. Almost time to go home. Lately, I have been sharing a lot about what is on my bucket list and I thought I might as well write them down so I don't forget them!
So, here goes:
1. Climb a 14'er
2. Go ... Read more
After a really bad day....
There are some seriously special people in this world and in my life.
Yesterday, I had a really rough day at work. The kind of day that not only rocks your professional world, but also hurts your heart. Words that are said and you hear the... Read more