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SPY 2; Day 32: I Feel Like Chowing Down, But I'm Not Going To!
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      7 comments

A very light exercise day. I skipped the Toastmaster meeting because I woke up with a sore throat that got worse as the day progressed. I thought being in a small conference room would be unfair to everyone else. Instead, I walked at lunch, n... Read more
SPY 2; Day 31: Blues and Kettlebells
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      3 comments

I was amazed that my Amazon order came today! As soon as I came home, I walked to the office to pay the rent, splurged on a lottery ticket (it's $88M) and then came home to lo... Read more
SPY 2; Day 29: One Kettlebell DVD Found!
Sunday, February 27, 2011      4 comments

Kettlebell purists are probably cringing. I found a DVD today at Target and it was the only one there! AND it was only $9.00 I went to a surplus store and did not find a... Read more
SPY 2; Day 28: Kettlebell DVD Hunt Continues (A Good Day!)
Saturday, February 26, 2011      5 comments

I started the day with a little strength training. I used my kettlebells and was discouraged that some of the exercises seemed really tough. Then, I realized I was using the 10 pound weight instead of the 5 pound one. No wonder! Yet, WOOHOO! ... Read more
SPY 2; Day 27: I Feel as if I am Chasing Mercury
Friday, February 25, 2011      7 comments

I feel as if my role in life right now is trying to corral mercury from a shattered thermometer. Of course, you're not supposed to touch mercury, but I remember from science class that it is really hard to round up! I've blogged ad nauseum... Read more
SPY 2; Day 26: I Failed Today!
Thursday, February 24, 2011      8 comments

I did not feel well this morning. Allergies and a consequential stomach ache. I ate a doughnut and a half in the hopes that the carbs would quell the bad feelings in my stomach. At least that's what I told myself. I did feel better insofar a... Read more
SPY 2; Day 26: BF Says I Have Muscles!
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      4 comments

This will be a shorter blog than usual because I worked late and studied. I have to complete this certification class by the end of March or I will lose my money. At work, I heard my former team talking about doing a small task that I ha... Read more
SPY 2; Day 25: She Who Sings Prays Twice
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      4 comments

Those of you who have followed my blogs know that I recently learned my high school music teacher died late last year. While she taught at my school for "only" 3 years, her impact on my life was so profound that our relationship remained strong... Read more
SPY 2; Day 24: A Day of Fitness and Balance
Monday, February 21, 2011      7 comments

The title of this blog was my attitude for the day. I chose this attitude today. Today was not a day off for me. The company where I work takes few days off during the year, but we get the week between Christmas and New Years without that... Read more
SPY 2; Day 21 A Mundane Day
Friday, February 18, 2011      7 comments

There's not a lot to say tonight. I am within range on most food metrics, over in sodium and under in calcium and fat. It's rare that I am in balance. Not much exercise today. My joints ache with the damp rain. Work is incredibly busy. ... Read more
SPY 2: Day 20: Changing Mindset
Thursday, February 17, 2011      5 comments

This weekend, I learned that I had gained all the weight I lost last month and am back to my end of the year weight. I'm not happy about it, but I am also not berating myself (much) and I am not punishing me. I am less concerned about what the... Read more
SPY 2; Day 19 Kettlebell!
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      7 comments

Today was our Toastmaster club-level International Speech and Table Topics contest. I was the Toastmaster of the Day (emcee). I have not performed that role in a really long time and never for a contest, so I felt pretty rusty! One speech... Read more
SPY 2; Day 18: Review, Lunch with VP and a 10 Pound Kettlebell (I am so blessed!)
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      7 comments

Thanks to all of you who commented on yesterday's blog. The way it works is that the employee is the last to see the review. By the time I saw it, my boss and his boss (my VP) had already finalized it. I start the process by writing my self-a... Read more
SPY 2; Day 17 Tomorrow is Going to Be a Challenge
Monday, February 14, 2011      5 comments

This is shaping up to be a roller coaster week. But before I detail that, emoticon to all of you who commented, se... Read more
SPY 2; Day 16: Six Years Ago Today
Sunday, February 13, 2011      6 comments

As I write this, it is almost 1:00 in the morning. I am rarely up this late/early. I know it's because I am avoiding sleep. Six years ago at this time in the morning, I was in my Dad's hospital room. My brother had just arrived after flying ... Read more

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