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A hard day indeed.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011      7 comments

My day was going along as my day tends to do. It had a bit of a surreal quality to it, but it was okay... then my phone rang at lunch... it was my friend's wife calling to tell me he'd committed suicide. Everything just kind of stopped there. I ... Read more

Music Challenge Day #9

Tuesday, May 31, 2011      0 comments

Name a song that you can dance to... I guess it depends on what kind of dancing you are talking about... I'll throw out Safety Dance by Men Without Hats... ... Read more

Day 8/Stupid People Tricks/Memorial Day/Ouch

Monday, May 30, 2011      3 comments

Name a song that you know all the words to... there are a bunch of those since I'm a lyrics junkie... I will say "Why Paddy's Not at Work Today"... an old folk song that is very silly and yes I can sing it all from memory... Dear Sir, I wri... Read more

Day 7 of the 30 Day Music Challenge

Sunday, May 29, 2011      0 comments

Name a song that reminds you of a certain event.... This one is pretty easy too. "Welcome to the Jungle" by Guns n Roses reminds me of Air Force Basic Training. It was really popular at the time and when I was near a music-emittin... Read more

Day 6 of 30 of the Music Challenge...

Saturday, May 28, 2011      0 comments

This kind of fun and it keeps me blogging everday... heh. Tonight I ran a straight 26 minutes, it was very smooth and nice. Felt so great after that. I decided to take the day off of calorie counting... no biggie since it's a decision and I'v... Read more

Day 5 of the 30 day music challenge!

Friday, May 27, 2011      1 comments

Name a song that reminds you of someone... This one is so easy for me! In Your Eyes by Peter Gabriel reminds me of my dear hubby, Mark! In your eyes, the light, the heat... In your eyes, I am complete... ----------------------... Read more

Day 4 of the 30 Day Music Challenge...

Thursday, May 26, 2011      4 comments

emoticon Name a song that makes you sad... The Sad Cafe by the Eagles... ...Maybe the time has drawn the ... Read more

Day 3 of 30 Day Music Challenge...

Wednesday, May 25, 2011      1 comments

Name a song that makes you happy... F*** You by Lily Allen I love this song, it makes me giddy happy. ****************************
************************** Tonight was my night off exercise... Stayed within calories! ... Read more

Day 2 of the 30 Day Music Challenge

Tuesday, May 24, 2011      2 comments

My least favorite song is by perhaps my favorite band.. go figure... *ddrruummrrooll* I Do I Do I Do I Do I Do by ABBA Just hate it. In other news: Keeping my eating under control is already showing some results... my jeans t... Read more

30 Day Music Challenge! C'mon & play! You know you wanna!

Monday, May 23, 2011      0 comments

This sounds like fun!! I'm gonna' play! Rules at bottom of page! So, my day one entry... My favorite song has to be "Jig of Life" by Kate Bush... the best lyrics of any song ever! It also has a snippet of Irish jig that her brother fou... Read more

Every step...

Saturday, May 21, 2011      3 comments

It's been quite a couple of weeks, hardly had any downtime for 12 days straight and I felt wiped much of the time. However I just put my head down and got through it... and I feel better now on the other end of it. I worked my regular jo... Read more

It's APFT time again!

Sunday, May 15, 2011      3 comments

Well I passed my APFT with my best score yet! I dropped in push ups by 2 and sit ups by 3... but I sooo rocked the run! I ran the 2 miles in 19:48! So, with the way it is scored, I rocked the APFT. I scored 226/300! I will tak... Read more

Cathartic 5K!

Sunday, May 08, 2011      4 comments

My buddy Kimberly (DADAGINNY) and I got it together and ran in the Jay Dix Challenge to Cure 5K ( www.challengetocure.com/ ) yesterday morning. We had been pla... Read more

5K... evening snacking... I am such a geek!

Friday, May 06, 2011      1 comments

Tomorrow morning I run my 2nd 5K, but my first since June 2008. My time then was 34 minutes and change. I hope I can do a bit better this time around, not that that was a bad time at all. I have been in training for this and the APFT (which ... Read more

Duty calls... and random thoughts... like giving up diet soda... and 3 year Sparkversary!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011      1 comments

Don't know if I have much profound to say today, just felt like writing. I leave in the morning for an Army training trip to Florida. No time for sightseeing, will be in classrooms the whole weekend from early till dinnertime or later. I... Read more


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