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Busy day today
I stayed up too late again last night, couldn't sleep in this morning, had to get up to get Timmy to the vet for his check up and shots. I had to drop him off for a few hours because he was checking urine and blood work too.
Went to Walgree... Read more
Farm market and work out today
I stayed up too late last night, and had a hard time getting up this morning. I could have slept in, but I made myself get up. There is a farm market held about a block from my house every Wednesday, and each week I tell myself I'm going to go c... Read more
I am on my last vacation for the summer. Nine days off. Not going anywhere, just relaxing around home. Some much needed rest.
The last week at work was pretty stressful. I was also tired out from having three 3-11 shifts in a row. One of th... Read more
Recipe: Hungry Girl "Meaty" Thin Crust Pizza
This recipe is from the Hungry Girl Cook Book.
Watch the cooking times when baking the tortilla. I burned mine the first time following the times of 5 minutes per side before the toppings are put on. I cut the time down to 4 minutes and on jus... Read more
Tried a new work out today
I tried a new DVD today, Walk With Joyce Vedral.
It is a 62 minute workout; a 6 minute warm up, 50 minutes of cardiovascular walking (25 minutes of Latin music and 25 minutes of Big Band music) and 6 minute cool-down stretch.
I did about ... Read more
Recipe: Peanut Butter Cup Milkshake
Another "Hungry Girl" recipe.
Instead of chocolate soy milk, I used 2% milk with a tablespoon of Nesquick.
I also used 3/4 tsp. of granulated Splenda instead of the packets.
PEANUT BUTTER CUP MILKSHAKE
1/2 cup light chocolate soymi... Read more
Getting back into my routine
I gave my leg a few days to rest. Well, as much rest as possible anyway on a job that requires me to be on my feet. Monday I decided to give it a try and did my Walk Away the Pounds Power Mile, which is a 15 minute walk. I also worked that night... Read more
Feeling better today
I am feeling a lot better today; went to bed around 9:30pm last night, and got up around 9am. I will be going into work today; working 2-10 today.
My leg is feeling better too. Doesn't hurt much to walk on it, but if I squeeze it in that ar... Read more
I don't know if the Zometa was still kicking my butt, or if I caught some kind of bug, but I woke up with headache and nausea this morning. I took advantage of my intermittent medical leave and called in to work today.
Also have a painful ... Read more
Today is my lazy day
The day after my treatment is my lazy day. That one day of the month is when I allow myself the day off from doing anything strenous because the Zometa makes me kind of achy. I find if I stay off my feet as much as possible that day, I feel bett... Read more
Made it through my (work) week
I had to work til 11pm last night, and be up by 8am so I could work at 9:30am today. I took my Ambien last night, and was in bed by 11:45pm, and I think I fell asleep around 12:30am. It was still hard to get up though. Very busy at the store for... Read more
Crazy work schedule this week
My days off are Tuesdays and Wednesdays. So my work week is Thursday through Monday.
Today I am working 3-10:30, tomorrow 12-9, Saturday 11-7, Sunday 3-11, and Monday 9:30-5:30. I don't know if I'll be able to get online most of those days... Read more
I woke up this morning achier than usual, and a sinus headache starting. I knew we had a chance of storms later in the day, so I was not surprised; often the weather triggers my aches and pains.
I didn't feel up to doing a workout DVD, so I... Read more
June 27-July 1st, A pay raise and new workout
Wow! I am amazed that I ended up with 631 fitness minutes for the month of June; beating my May total of 589. I did some type of exercise 25 out of 30 days of the month. The days I missed were because of my work schedule or not feeling good due... Read more
Bought another new pair of jeans!
I worked an 8-4 today, my last daytime shift til sometime after July 4th. I work a 3-11 tomorrow, 12-9 both days of the weekend, and I don't remember what Monday is right now, don't have my calendar near me, but I think it's a 2-10.
Since I... Read more