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Birthday And Thinking About New Year's Resolution
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      2 comments

I started my birthday with a good workout. I briefly considered going on a hike after work. But then I remembered that I'd left my bike light at home, and there is no way I'm going to ride on streets that don't see a lot of bike traffic, a... Read more
23 & Me DNA Test Update!!!
Friday, December 02, 2016      3 comments

I got the results back from my 23 & Me DNA test. Turns out I'm the whitest of the white. I'm 100% European and 75.2% of that is Irish. I'm not a carrier for any of the genetic diseases they tested, so that's good. I can smell Asp... Read more
Last New Years Update
Monday, November 28, 2016      1 comments

One month until 2017. (let me take a second for the shock to wear off) Ok, so my 2016 New Year's Resolutions were... 1) Get my roommate to help out more with the cleaning. Hahaha, What was I thinking. Ok, so no power is goi... Read more
What Happened to the Weekend?
Monday, November 14, 2016      1 comments

I had a three day weekend, and yet I did literally nothing. I ran some errands on Friday morning, but ended up with a massive headache, and took a 3 hour nap. After the nap I was just tired and ended up lounging around like a slug the rest... Read more
Wednesday, November 09, 2016      5 comments

They say sleep is as important to weight loss as working out and eating right. Well, I didn't get any sleep last night. Nor do I think I'll be getting much rest for the next four years. When the news came in I was setting at my desk... Read more
Stress eating
Tuesday, November 08, 2016      2 comments

I have been trying not to think about what will happen today. I mailed in my ballot, I checked and it's been received and processed. So I have been trying to just push this whole mess to the back of my brain. I'm done I'm out. ... Read more
A place for everything and everything in it's place
Monday, November 07, 2016      4 comments

I finally have a desk to do my art/craft projects on. I got it Saturday. Yesterday, I found myself gravitating to it all day. Every time I went to set down I'd go to the desk instead of the couch. I started sketching, while listening to... Read more
23 and Me
Sunday, November 06, 2016      1 comments

I have decided to do a DNA Ancestry & Health test. A friend of mine did it, and he thought it was great. He and I are both interested in ancestry. And I'm also interested in any hereditary health issues that might pop up. I know ... Read more
:( I did bad :(
Sunday, November 06, 2016      2 comments

Yesterday, was a day of driving all over town. I left the house at 8am and didn't get home until after 4pm. I finally, found a nice computer desk ($25) and a nice office chair ($5) to set up as my craft/art area! It cost me $50 to rent a ... Read more
Day 4: No Sodas
Thursday, November 03, 2016      5 comments

This weekend I ran out of sodas and decided to give quitting another shot. Monday, I missed sodas, but I was all gung ho to quit. Tuesday, I couldn't stop thinking about sodas. I kept thinking of ways I could end up somewhere, wh... Read more
2016 Resolutions Update
Tuesday, November 01, 2016      1 comments

As I come into the last stretch of the year, I decided to look back at my resolutions and see how I'm doing. My 2016 New Year's Resolutions were: 1) Get my roommate to help out more with the cleaning. 2) Reduce TV time and be mor... Read more
Addiction Excuses.
Tuesday, November 01, 2016      2 comments

I've given up sodas...again. And already I'm trying to come up with schemes on how to get a soda. I find myself obsessively thinking: Do I need anything from the grocery store? Maybe I should stop on my way home and pick up..... Read more
Sticking to my guns
Monday, October 31, 2016      4 comments

I have a very strict, "No candy on my desk" rule. (I do make an exception, on occasion, for fundraisers) But I don't allow people to just dump piles of candies or baked goods on my desk. 1) I don't want the temptation 2) I don't ... Read more
Halloween 2016 Success
Saturday, October 29, 2016      2 comments

Captain Peacock and his crew were very successful! We decided to do a "Reverse Trick or Treat". We put all the candy we had into buckets and... Read more
Halloween Candy is in the house!
Friday, October 28, 2016      1 comments

The Halloween candy has been purchased, and yes, I've already had more than I should. But for today, the leash is off. I can have as much candy and junk food as I like and I will not feel bad. Tomorrow, I will pack it all up, and ship i... Read more

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