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My crashed hard drive did not leave yet. I thought it would be back tomorrow and I'd have my files. Now, it sounds as if I might get only the one for the subpoena and that all the other "stuff", 6.5 years worth, is gone. I guess I'll find out... Read more
Sad Day with Good News (Maybe) & an Uplifting Afternoon
Today, I said goodby with lots of hugs to my first boss at my present employer. Mary is one of the people who was recently laid off. she is such a "mom". Warm, nurturing and fabulous. She is also a nuclear scientist. I learned so much from ... Read more
A New Response to Stress! (Making Progress!)
Late Friday afternoon, my hard drive on my work PC crashed. Died. Dead. Data lost? Yes. I came in to work today to find I have a new computer, new monitor, new mouse and new keyboard. I had been on the list for replacement months before we m... Read more
I've been on SP for more than 2 years. Sometimes, I have been more involved than I am now. Sometimes my Spark has flamed brightly, flickered happily or softened to a barely discernable ember. That is reflective of my choices as are my statist... Read more
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