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Last long day before a nice long weekend
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      5 comments

I'm working another really long day today so I can be off without using leave. Our payroll department made an error in our vacation accrual/use records and several of us used more vacation than we had last several years! I am "in the hole" for ... Read more
Why it's good to be a turtle
Sunday, March 28, 2010      9 comments

This is borrowed with permission from a friend who is a WW leader but applies to any healthy lifestyle change: The WW lifestyle change is only possible if you become a turtle. First, you have to stick your neck out and decide you will... Read more
My pressure cooker is my new best friend
Thursday, March 25, 2010      11 comments

I must be behind in the times. I had no idea pressure cookers had changed from the days my Mom used to use one and it used to occasionally explode with the food landing on the ceiling! We got one yesterday along with a large cookbook full o... Read more
The Washington CAPS
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      4 comments

emoticon My team beat the Stanley Cup champs for the THIRD time this season! ... Read more
Anyone know how to calm a barking dog??
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      12 comments

I love my new dog Toby, I really do, but I don't love his new habit...barking.... almost all the time. He has settled into our home so nicely. He totally learned to go potty outside and hasn't had an accident inside in weeks. He eats well and pl... Read more
Bowling night
Sunday, March 21, 2010      1 comments

I've had some really good bowling nights and some really bad. Today's was just really very average. I started out great, with 5 strikes and 3 spares in my first game and then it went downhill, very downhill, LOL. The good and bad made it an av... Read more
Volunteering at the National Marathon in DC
Saturday, March 20, 2010      8 comments

I had a blast volunteering at the National Marathon today. There was a 1/2 marathon and a full marathon. My buddy and I were stationed at mile 11 at the aid/water station. We helped set up the tables and then gave out water and powerade to ... Read more
More of an incentive to run this 5K breast cancer race in June
Thursday, March 18, 2010      7 comments

Well, my friends daughter is very sick. Turns out her breast cancer is stage IIIC. This is so NOT good. She's 23 years old! It's HER2+ and estrogen- and progesterone-. It was the size of a grape in December and now is the size of a grapefruit an... Read more
St. Patrick's Day
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      5 comments

I just wanted to thank all my Spark friends for all the cute St. Patrick's Day goodies and wishes. Being a lot Irish, I love this day :-) Can you tell? ... Read more
Work blues...
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      5 comments

Today was a crazy work day. I work in a small, but progressive medical practice. We spent the last 3 years perfecting the templates and spending 1000+ hours of non work time transferring information from our old paper charts and making our elec... Read more
Time change and sleep
Monday, March 15, 2010      6 comments

Well, losing an hour of sleep over the weekend isn't agreeing with me very well. I feel so incredibly tired! I had to force myself to change and go to the gym after work. Instead of feeling my normal exhilaration after exercise, I just feel tire... Read more
Sunday~~I got lots of exercise in and feel great!
Sunday, March 14, 2010      4 comments

Well, today was a good day exercise wise! I worked out for over an hour at the gym, bowled for 3 hours (just 3 of us on 2 lanes so we were able to bowl A LOT!), walked 90 minutes and did some jogging in there too. During the day, my daughter and... Read more
Saturday, March 13, 2010      6 comments

I've made myself promise to try to post a blog each day. Many days I have nothing much to say at all, but I will try to write something :-) Today I registered for a Susan G Komen 5K Race for the Cure run. We have a team together and anyone ... Read more
Bad illnesses in friends families...
Friday, March 12, 2010      3 comments

Today was a day of sad news. My best friend, Carol's daughter was just diagnosed with breast cancer. She's only 23 years old! I work in Women's Health care and 23 is the youngest I have ever seen diagnosed. In the last 10 years I have seen only ... Read more
That 70's Challenge
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      1 comments

We started our new challenge today on the Rootin' for Ruby Team. I am looking forward to meeting all my team members and to the fun we will have! I'm off to search for 70's items to decorate my page :-)... Read more

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