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Thursday, August 04, 2011      0 comments

Finally, some cooler weather! I opened up all the windows last night to get some fresh air and, although it was humid, the air was cool. It was nice to listen to the rain and smell the damp earth as we fell asleep last night. I'm supposed... Read more

Yay, new stuff!

Wednesday, August 03, 2011      0 comments

I learned a new choreography last night... yeah!! It's amazing how learning something new from someone new can energize and motivate. Feeling kind of overall sleepy and fighting a little headache, but that's nothing some hot coffee and... Read more

New day

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      0 comments

Yesterday was colossally rotten. Truly, the worst day in a while. Work was insane. At least I got to have a peaceful evening, cook a great, healthy dinner for Andrew and I, and relax and decompress. But - today is a new day! Going to le... Read more

Weird weekend

Monday, August 01, 2011      0 comments

There was a huge fire in my row of townhomes this week. I live in the end unit, but about twelve houses down from me, a huge fire erupted at 1:30 a.m. on Friday night/Saturday morning. I awoke to smoke and flashing lights, and I freaked RIGHT ... Read more

Feel pretty great!

Friday, July 29, 2011      0 comments

Had a great dance rehearsal yesterday - I always feel better after dancing. We're currently rehearsing for the Peach Festival down in Middletown, and we have approximately an hour of material to learn - wow! Plus - I have to come up with a sol... Read more

Buddy, can you spare a dime?

Thursday, July 28, 2011      0 comments

I'm not one to wish time away, but boy will I be glad when this week is over. My employer - with whom I am very happy working - has a really DUMB semi-monthly pay system, where we get paid on the second and fourth Friday of each month. ... Read more


Wednesday, July 27, 2011      1 comments

Not feeling very pleasant today. But at least the scale and I are still on good terms.... Read more

Morning Fail

Tuesday, July 26, 2011      0 comments

This whole getting-up-and-exercising-firs
t-thing is really not working for me, and I don't know why. I can't seem to get myself out of bed - but I think the problem is twofold: 1) No matter how hard I try, I can't get sleep. I try to... Read more

I bless the rains...

Monday, July 25, 2011      0 comments

Remember that song "Africa" by Toto? When I was a little kid, I used to think that the lyric was "I left some brains down in Aaaaafricaaaaaa..." (instead of "I bless the rains down in Aaaaaaafricaaaaaaa..."). Yeah. Anyway, it's finally RA... Read more

Drive-by Blogging

Friday, July 22, 2011      2 comments

Hectic day today, so just a quickie: 1) I'm down a pound, yeah! I'd wanted to be 125 by the end of July, and that looks like it's not going to happen, but if I lose another pound by the end of next week, I'll only be two pounds shy of tha... Read more

Yardwork is Dangerous

Thursday, July 21, 2011      2 comments

I actually really like doing all the yardwork. I love being outside (even in this gross heat and humidity - normally I like it, but it's even too much for me) because I get to be with nature and all the good, growing things like the flowers and... Read more

Better today

Wednesday, July 20, 2011      0 comments

Feeling much perkier today - if not slightly more upright and not as prostrate - but wow... yesterday was the pits. TOM has not been friendly to me this month. The upshot of being home sick yesterday was that I got to (a) find a whole slew... Read more

Home stretch

Monday, July 18, 2011      0 comments

Weighed in over the weekend on a lark - and for the first time since high school, the scale read in the 120s. SO excited!!! This means I only have a little more to lose until I get to goal! JUST in time for auditions coming up... Feelin... Read more


Friday, July 15, 2011      0 comments

No downward progress on the scale... which is really odd because I FEEL better this week. I'm thinking I might be hanging onto extra weight because TOM is just around the corner, and I always carry some extra pounds around before Auntie Flo mak... Read more

Day 2 - done!

Friday, July 15, 2011      0 comments

Hooray! Got up and did P90 cardio this morning. This one always kicks my butt, but now it's DONE, and I don't have to worry about the rest of the day. I weigh in today, too. More on that later.... Read more

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