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There's a Reason Why "Work" is a Four Letter Word
Sunday, November 07, 2010      10 comments

I could have just as easily titled this blog "I don't wanna!" but Dad would roll over in his grave at that kind of sloppy English! I mentioned yesterday that the scale was unkind to me. That really surprisedme. The migraine + sinus ... Read more
Down and Out For Now
Sunday, November 07, 2010      10 comments

I stepped on the scale and was stunned to see it back up again. First time it was up about 2.5 and when I repositioned the scale, it was up even more. Stunned. So much for feeling thinner this week! I have not been as active, so I am sur... Read more
Friday, November 05, 2010      5 comments

I still have my headache, I still have the sinus issue and I still have the tinnitis, but everything is less intense than it was yesterday. I made it through the day at work more by stubbornness than anything else. A few days ago, I was in... Read more
Migraine Day Two
Thursday, November 04, 2010      5 comments

Left work early because of the migraine yesterday and stayed home today. It's actually a combo headache, migraine & sinus. And the ringing in my ears is loud and constant. No exercise today, low on every nutritional metric. Thanks fo... Read more
The Holidays are Looming: I Challenge Me!
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      4 comments

It's time to throw out the rest of that Halloween candy and make a plan for staying on track from now through the beginning of January. If you want to join this challenge, and I hope you do, then simply copy and paste the text below into your ow... Read more
Election Day Hodge Podge
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      6 comments

As I end the day, I am hungry, but I have eaten all I can eat today. I got the tough project finished today - at least the first part. Now I wait for the responses and keep going on other things. My supervising attorney was at a seminar... Read more
Monday, November 01, 2010      5 comments

Today was an interesting day that faded into a tense evening iced with euphoric surreal joy. I mentioned briefly yesterday that I was going to make increased cardio a goal for November. Today, the company newsletter came out with a very edited... Read more
Happy Halloween!
Monday, November 01, 2010      4 comments

We had 48 children come by tonight, more than we have had in about 3 years, maybe even put together. We gave out those glow bracelets along with the candy and they were a great hit with the children and their parents. I ate 9 Tootsie Rol... Read more
My Chili Was a Hit + One Tootsie Roll
Friday, October 29, 2010      6 comments

Today was not a day when a lot of work was done. I was on the Halloween committee for the Legal Department and we were in a contest with the Marketing Department for the best floor design. There were also costume contests. I don't even like H... Read more
Nobody On and Two Outs (8th Inning Thoughts)
Thursday, October 28, 2010      4 comments

Today was a better day. It was peppered with coworkers making comments about last night's Giants' win in Game 1 of the World Series! That was fun! Yesterday was a day of bouncing between fires or alligators or other analogies for urgent/hot tas... Read more
Tony Bennett, Giants Baseball, Toastmasters and Work (WHEW!)
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      7 comments

As I write this, Tony Bennett is singing "God Bless America" during the 7th inning stretch at Game 1 of the World Series (AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants). How surreal! His voice is still smooth! The Giants always play his "I Left M... Read more
Soup is a Wonder Food!
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      7 comments

When I woke up this morning, I did not want to get out of bed, but I felt ok, so I eventually dragged myself up and out the door for work. I had not felt great yesterday afternoon but I thought it was just the soreness from the yoga. A few yea... Read more
Orange Monday and Yoga!
Monday, October 25, 2010      7 comments

I wore my new Giants gear to work even though Monday is not casual dress day. I got lots of positive and envious feedback! it was fun! Orange is not a color I would wear except in support of the San Francisco Giants because orange is a color th... Read more
I Did My Part for the Local Economy
Sunday, October 24, 2010      4 comments

Thank you, everyone, for your comments on my blog from yesterday. It was a really low day. Today was not a stellar day, but it was, in terms of choices, better than yesterday. ... Read more
Ready to Quit and Other Musings
Sunday, October 24, 2010      16 comments

My mother's birthday was this week and I did not comment about it on the day or until now. As bad as our relationship was, the fact that we have not had a relationship since 1971 has been equally bad. This was her choice. She missed out on se... Read more

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