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Hard to be in a bad mood...

Thursday, February 23, 2012      3 comments

...when the boss is gone, the office is quiet, and the sun is shining! I think I'm going to go on walkabout during lunch. It's too nice to stay inside! My lunch crew will resist - most of them complain about going outside. I don't understand... Read more


Wednesday, February 22, 2012      0 comments

Throat's still bugging me today... and I'm a little achy, still... but I'm functioning. Like I said: no time to be sick. It literally will not fit into my schedule this week. Sad, isn't it? ;) *~*~*~* Had final callback round for ... Read more

Light workout

Tuesday, February 21, 2012      2 comments

So... I did my typical Tuesday one-hour barre/ballet workout - but I took everything SUPER easy. Still challenged myself lightly, and still kept good form. The cold medicine is helping! Time to hit the showers!... Read more

Home today

Tuesday, February 21, 2012      3 comments

Yes - giving my body what it wants. I will do a light workout later, probably, but for now - REST. I'm achy and chilly and my throat is scratchy... Hoping a little rest will rectify this and get me back to firing on all four for tomorrow. I lit... Read more

Aw, thanks, you guys. :)

Monday, February 20, 2012      1 comments

I got such nice notes from my fellow Sparkies... wow. It's really nice to hear your good thoughts. It really does help me feel better. :) I'm still tired, aching, and a little congested... might go ahead and take a half-day from work tod... Read more

I'm here...

Sunday, February 19, 2012      8 comments

No bloggy for the past few days - too busy! But not too busy to work out. :) Not feeling too good right now; stomach is bothering me. I think I'm just run-down. Spent the past 2 hours cuddling and sleeping with Hannah, et al. on the couch... Read more

Early case of spring fever!!

Friday, February 17, 2012      3 comments

Too bad there's no vaccine for this... boy oh BOY is it a beautiful day today! The sun is shining and feels warm on my face for the first time since fall, and I'm starting to hear more and more spring birds as they make their return. I'm h... Read more

50 days - 50 workouts

Thursday, February 16, 2012      4 comments

Yup - I have exercised every day consecutively for the past 50 days! Which makes me really want to throw the scale out the window... for all of my efforts, I've lost a little weight, but that pesky number just WILL NOT go away. BUT BUT... Read more

Chinese food

Wednesday, February 15, 2012      3 comments

It's soooo good, but the next day, it always leaves me feeling blecchy. I'm guessing it's the salt and the preservatives. Must remember that next time I get a jones for it. Ok - five more minutes of cuddling with Andrew - then workout tim... Read more

Big struggle

Tuesday, February 14, 2012      1 comments

This getting to bed late crap has gotta stop. I woke up this morning and, for the first time, I considered skipping working out. As I lay there and thought about it, though, I realized that I'd feel horrible and guilty for the rest of the ... Read more


Monday, February 13, 2012      6 comments

Two days and NO blog posts?? Yeah, it was THAT kind of weekend. Very busy, and it's going to be that way from now until June 23. So much going on, between Rocky and planning the wedding and performances (theatre and bellydance)... and i... Read more

You are what you eat

Friday, February 10, 2012      5 comments

And I plan to get out and ENJOY it! :) I don't care if I have to go alone and my co-workers (co-irkers!!!) won't join me. I could do with a day without them, anyway. I've become very picky nowadays about what I'll eat at lunch, and for s... Read more

Pet Peeve

Thursday, February 09, 2012      6 comments

So, for breakfast, I packed a Fage Total 2% Fat Greek Yogurt with Honey (my favorite!). It's one of my favorite post-workout things to eat because it is a great way to get the carbs (honey) and protein (yogurt) that your body needs to rebuild t... Read more

Need a mental health day!!

Thursday, February 09, 2012      2 comments

I feel like I'm getting really burned out at work... feeling like I may need to take a day soon just so I can catch my breath. My friend, Mary, thinks everyone's burning out because we haven't had any respectable snowstorms and, thus, no snow d... Read more

Emotional Exercise

Wednesday, February 08, 2012      1 comments

Itís funnyÖ I spent a long time mentally building myself up so that I could get up and do my workout this morning. Today is the day where I'm supposed the next phase of the Power 90 workout series, and I was intimidated by it. Even though I wa... Read more

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