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Different strokes for different folks

Friday, May 01, 2009      3 comments

My husband & I have very different views on unpacking. I try to choose boxes with items I think I need -- you never really quite know what is in a box, despite what it's marked, however. My husband just wants to plow through it all & get it over... Read more

Phase 2 complete

Thursday, April 30, 2009      2 comments

Just a quick entry; more later. The dogs were real troopers on the plane. Everyone -- and everything -- is now in their new home. Of course, there is nowhere to cook or eat, just mountains of boxes everywhere you look. My biggest prob... Read more

The cats are so NOT into flying

Sunday, April 26, 2009      5 comments

It has been a long, long few days -- with more to come! -- but we all arrived at our new home yesterday. Despite being drugged, Simba started meowing pretty much the moment we got in the car & didn't stop until we arrived home almost 12 hours la... Read more

Life was simpler before computers

Wednesday, April 22, 2009      5 comments

I could've written a blog earlier, if our computers hadn't slowed to a crawl. We actually had long periods of downtime today in between bursts of activity (they started packing us up today). I started my day off with intervals on my treadmi... Read more

Sometimes you do have to say no

Tuesday, April 21, 2009      2 comments

I had a frittata for breakfast this morning; I had the same thing yesterday. If you don't know what a frittata is, basically it's an unfolded omelette that you finish off cooking in the oven. So I get my protein and some veggies first thing in t... Read more

Finally, a compliment!

Sunday, April 19, 2009      3 comments

Don't get me wrong, I'm in this for myself. But every once in a while, everyone enjoys a little validation from outside sources -- aside from my husband, there's really been almost nothing. If anyone has even noticed my weight loss, they ha... Read more

If you don't like what you're doing, you've got to change it up

Saturday, April 18, 2009      5 comments

Sorry for the long title! People often seem to comment that I have a lot of discipline and self-control. It isn't really quite that simple, tho. I got to thinking about this after lunch with my WW buddies, yesterday. They've both been strug... Read more

Me & my shadow

Friday, April 17, 2009      3 comments

It is a cool, rainy day -- with thunderstorms on & off, some rather severe. It's unfortunate that it's also the night my husband is supposed to come home. I never sleep well when he comes home late, because he wakes me up and I end up tossing & ... Read more

The perfect storm?

Thursday, April 16, 2009      2 comments

I had a couple of other titles in mind: Shock & awe -- okay, that one's been overused. The Moving Diet -- might be appropriate; read on. Last week's WI was good; very good for me -- over 2 pounds. I'm hoping it was right. There wa... Read more

12,000 is the new 10,000

Wednesday, April 15, 2009      2 comments

I think one reason I've been doing well the last few weeks is that I'm effortlessly getting more exercise. Even without having to pack everything up, there's still a lot to do, and I'm just more active. In addition to my normal exercise, I'm get... Read more

The thrill of victory & the agony of defeat

Tuesday, April 14, 2009      3 comments

The title's a bit of a stretch, neither one is really all that thrilling, but it's all I've got this morning. One thing I've been doing all along -- and doing a lot of these last couple of weeks -- is to try to leave a few bites on my plate... Read more

You've got to feel

Monday, April 13, 2009      4 comments

While my Dad is a rather demonstrative fellow, I've only seen him cry once -- at the grave of the brother I never knew. My mom is rather stoic & somewhat undemostrative; I think her mother was, as well, and the apple doesn't fall far from the tr... Read more

She works hard for the weigh-in

Saturday, April 11, 2009      3 comments

Ok, I've already done a blog post of a similar title. But I have been on a roll. Amazing what stress will do for you. I'll blog more about it on Monday, when I think more people might be around to actually read it. 6 weeks of weight loss. I thin... Read more

Just breathe

Friday, April 10, 2009      3 comments

I have to remind myself of this a bit more recently. Long before this move, I made it a habit to start and end every day with 10 deep breaths. It's amazing how calming it can be to let everything go and just breathe. Wish I could convince DH of ... Read more

MIA occasionally

Thursday, April 09, 2009      1 comments

I really seem to be into those acronyms lately, eh? As our move approaches, I'm sure I will be MIA more than occasionally. Sometimes things just don't go as you planned. Today, for instance, I had to run out to Fedex to fedex my signed port... Read more


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