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I Hurt & Angered Someone -
I blogged recently about a communication with another SP member that went completely in a different direction from what I intended or even dreamed was possible. She had done a huge amount of research on the Paleo diet and posted a wonderful blo... Read more
BSOD Puts an End to My Weekend Work Plans!
I've been mentoring 3 students this summer. My boss, the managing counsel for the department took us out for lunch today. One student was sick, so he will take us all out again when she's back - really generous of him. After lunch, I had my o... Read more
Immediate & Short Term Goals: Day 6
within range in food (over on calcium and salt)
fun (unless you call work fun, which I often do!)... Read more
Immediate & Short Term Goals: Day 5
Slip slidin' away!
I will end the day over on calories and under in water and exercise.
But I did not binge, throw in the towel or trash the day.
I did walk, but I left my pedometer at work, so I am not sure what I did.
Tomorrow is an... Read more
Immediate & Short Term Goals: Day 4
Yesterday was a pass. I did not feel well at all and did next to nothing.
I had 10 glasses of water
I walked for 27 minutes
I logged in all of my food
I did some stretching to try to relieve the stiffness
In other news... Read more
Immediate & Short Term Goals: Day 2
Water goal met
food track goal met
ST Kettle Bells goal met
Cardio walking - not met. I forgot to wear my pedometer and did not walk much
No goals today - I feel absolutely crappy from the alternative treatmet ... Read more
Immediate & Short Term Goals: Day 1
Some people delete their profiles and start anew. I have not decided whether or not I will do that. While that minor decision is in the back of my mind, I am moving forward. Instead of blogging (or not) at night, I am blogging this morning to... Read more
A different recruiter called me about the same job that I blogged about last. Phone tag = unresolved. This one is a contracted recruiter with a 503 area code (OR). Strange.
More layoffs are being talked about, as if s... Read more
A Cautionary Tale?
Last night, when I got home and logged into my personal email account, I got a huge surprise. An HR rep for a local high tech company found my info on LinkedIn and asked me if she could send me a job description for an openinng in her company. ... Read more
I Did Not Fall on My Face!
This afternoon, I had the follow-up to Sunday's trip to the ER - a stress test. I've never had one and did not know what to expect. i was afraid I would fall, fall or otherwise make a complete fool of myself. I actually went longer than they... Read more
Yvonne, Christi and Me
Yvonne sent me an email yesterday saying that she had received my card and that we need to talk. Progress towards reconciliation? Not sure.
Late last week, I learned that Christi is undergoing a double mastectomy tomorrow. She said she fo... Read more
I Took a Risk Today
After weighing it for a few weeks, I sent Yvonne a card. We have had a couple of training sessions at work that have gone better than I anticipated and I had hopes that they would break the ice, but there is no sign of thaw.
I picked up ... Read more
Things have been happening lately. I've have come home so tired that I have not had the mental energy to string words together to draft a blog. The training session with Yvonne went better than I thought it would. I thought it broke the ice a... Read more
Yvonne, Work, Mom and Emotional Eating
Tomorrow is the day. Tomorrow is the day I train Yvonne how to process the government contracts. If you read any of my recent blogs, you know that a) we were good friends (I thought), b) we used to do fun things together c) there have long bee... Read more
My SparkFamily Sustains Me!
Thank you, my SparkFamily, for your encouragement. May has been full of blogs about the death of a dear friend, too much work, too much stress, layoffs at work, including that of one of my supervising attorneys and the death of a friendship.
... Read more