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Bicycle commuting, days 5-7
Saturday, June 04, 2011      5 comments

Biking was a real pleasure this past week. It was a 4-day week, and I biked 3 of them. Tuesday and Wednesday, I biked to work, and rode the Metro coming back. It was a scheduling issue, and I had to make it back earlier for other appointments... Read more
Bicycle commuting, day 4
Saturday, May 28, 2011      8 comments

I missed biking to work Wednesday and Thursday this week because of other stuff that was going on, which was probably a good thing because it probably kept me from overdoing it this first week. I was back on my bike Friday morning, and I ... Read more
Bicycle commuting, day 3
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      7 comments

I made it! I biked home this afternoon. So here is what happened. The forecast was looking grim. The sky was looking grey. I was sure it wasn't going to happen this afternoon, and then it did. I got out of a meeting shortly after 5, ... Read more
To bike or not to bike? The weather is the question.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday was day 2 of bicycle commuting. I went home on the subway instead because of predicted rather than actual weather conditions. I left my bike in the garage here at work, because I would have had to wait until the end of rush hour to t... Read more
Bicycle commuting, day 2
Monday, May 23, 2011      6 comments

I'll keep this short because my eyes are already starting to close. Today was the 2nd day I biked to work. It was wonderful this morning. A little overcast, but no rain. Everything went smoothly, and I got to my office in about an hour... Read more
I was lucky!
Friday, May 20, 2011      4 comments

A few weeks ago, I got a fortune cookie that said I would be lucky. Little did I know! I went to the office the next day, dreading what might happen, because in the e... Read more
My fortune cookie said I'd be lucky this week
Sunday, April 24, 2011      5 comments

It seems like whenever I try to get moving, something happens, but I am hopeful that things are looking up. To recap, a couple of weeks ago, I went out for a lunch time walk. I was preoccupied with my office situation which is just about ... Read more
Just a quick note
Monday, April 04, 2011      7 comments

to let you know that I'm getting my act together again. I started going back to the gym on Saturday, and I have met my exercise goal for 3 consecutive days. This is probably the first time in recent memory that I have done that. I'm doing a l... Read more
What am I sitting here waiting for??
Sunday, March 20, 2011      4 comments

Time to face it. This past year and more have been highly emotional for me, and it's showing. I've been avoiding the scale, but I have been craving carbohydrates constantly, and my clothes are trying to tell me something. I've even bitten my... Read more
I made it!
Thursday, February 17, 2011      10 comments

Dear Friends: Today has been an amazing day. Two really important things happened that will increase my happiness manyfold. First of all, my husband left Iraq for Qatar today. He's done. He is on his way home, taking the long route. ... Read more
Dear Friends... (the belated holiday letter)
Saturday, February 12, 2011      3 comments

DJ shown here helping me with my recycling Since I have been so remiss as a blogger, I thought you might enjoy the seasonal letter that recently went out to many of our ... Read more
Sparkteens
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      3 comments

A couple of years ago, I introduced my daughter to Sparkteens, but it didn't catch. Relative to her peers, she would not have been thought "slim," but she definitely wasn't overweight. In fact, she was just perfectly normal, but she was start... Read more
New Year's Reflections: Better in 2011
Friday, December 31, 2010      2 comments

2009 ended with me in physical therapy for several different problems, many of which also left their mark on 2010. About half way through 2010, I got out of physical therapy, and gradually returned to running, but only for a brief period. In A... Read more
Quick and easy
Monday, December 13, 2010      2 comments

I'm still muddling through, with approximately 65 days left to go until I see my husband. Add another week until he is back home contributing. Some days are better than others, and everything that has been a challenge these last months still i... Read more
My light at the end of the tunnel. Travel advice?
Thursday, October 21, 2010      5 comments

Here it is October 21, and we are close to the half way point of my husband's tour of duty. Pretty soon we'll be in the home stretch. I have been happier for the last co... Read more

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