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Great news!
Thursday, March 12, 2009      3 comments

Notwithstanding the fact that I'm tired, overworked, and didn't get to the gym today, I consider today a great day. My weight is finally down 2 lbs, to 180. I have been waiting for 3 months for this to happen. I'm falling asleep as I w... Read more
Great weekend
Monday, March 09, 2009      1 comments

At first I wasn't feeling so well this past weekend. Then I realized it was allergy season, and that I probably needed to start taking my allergy medicine more regularly. That cleared things up nicely. The weather was unusually nice for early... Read more
Warm and sunny; I hope I can get out and enjoy it.
Saturday, March 07, 2009      2 comments

I'm happy to report that the weather is supposed to be terrific here in the D.C. area this weekend. We just had a snow storm and freezing temperatures less than a week ago, and the forecast calls for temperatures to be in the 70's today. ... Read more
Rough day at the office
Thursday, February 26, 2009      1 comments

It was another rough day at work with urgent same day deadlines. It wasn't supposed to work out this way, but I stayed late, didn't get any exercise, got frustrated with some of the micro-politics of the office, and ended up eating too many pea... Read more
My new bike
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      3 comments

This is the new bike I got for my birthday. I'm really excited. I haven't had a new bike since I was a kid. And my husband can't complain, because I've got a helmet. Now ... Read more
I had a birthday; good thing they only come once a year
Sunday, February 22, 2009      2 comments

Well, this weekend has been one long party. Friday night we went out to a French restaurant for my birthday. Saturday we had a) a Bat Mitzvah to attend, and b) another birthday dinner, this time at a Moroccan restaurant. In between the two ev... Read more
Almost halfway across the country
Sunday, February 15, 2009      3 comments

Mileage update: 1402 miles down; 1428 left to go For those of you who have been following my comings and goings, the last six weeks have been busy, and I had less access to m... Read more
More logging, less blogging?
Saturday, February 07, 2009      2 comments

Sometimes I get carried away writing, but I 'm going to try to keep this short because I have a serious amount of work to do catching up on my exercise logging. I joined another team that does "virtual travel" using a free government web site t... Read more
Taking turns
Sunday, February 01, 2009      2 comments

I've been online a bit less this past week because my daughter is usually on my computer when I get home. Hers is still broken. It's still under warranty, but the manufacterer did not actually fix it a month ago, even though they had it for al... Read more
Couch to 5K: It's working!
Thursday, January 22, 2009      1 comments

Just a quick update to let you know that I have been following the Couch to 5K program to train myself to run, and it's working. I just started the 3rd week (yes, I know it's Thursday), and I was able to run for 3 minutes at a time. I would ha... Read more
Back Online!
Wednesday, January 21, 2009      2 comments

My access to the internet has been intermittent at best for the last week. On Thursday, my daughter stepped up from the couch where she was using my laptop because hers was in the shop. While she was up, she heard Babe scratching at the back d... Read more
Back on track: 1221 miles down, 1609 left to go!
Saturday, January 10, 2009      1 comments

If you have been following my blog, you will know that I took some time off for the holidays, enjoying both the plentiful food, and the lack of structure in my day. I let my... Read more
Vacation at Home
Tuesday, December 30, 2008      3 comments

I'm on vacation from work this week. It's one of the REALLY rare times I get to enjoy staying home. Usually it only happens when I am sick, but not so this time. I planned it. We usually visit my in-laws during the week between Christmas and... Read more
Virtual Walk Update: Cheyenne, and on to Lincoln NE
Tuesday, December 23, 2008      1 comments

Well, I'm in Cheyenne! I have walked 1168 miles since May, and have 1662 left to get back to D.C., and about 450 to my next milestone: Lincoln, Nebraska. At about 6 miles a day, it will take me 75 days to get there, estimated date of arrival:... Read more
Cards, Cards, Cards
Saturday, December 20, 2008      3 comments

I did nothing but make cards today, all for Christmas presents. I found quotes I liked, designed the backgrounds in Photoshop, arranged the text, printed out multiple copies, cut them all down to size, chose cardstock in different colors, cut a... Read more

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