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I Hate Hate Hate the Scale!!!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      4 comments

I know, I know, you're all going to tell me to measure...maybe I will actually break down and go get a good measuring tape so I can start doing that, because I'm so frustrated with he lack of progress, scale-wise. This morning I was up 2 lbs ov... Read more

Tired Legs!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015      0 comments

Got on my bike this morning and as usual when I do this particular route, I underestimated how far I was going and found myself quite a ways from home at 5 till 7! (I usually finish my workout by 7am). So I had to really put the pedal to the m... Read more

Ramping Up for Grand Teton

Monday, July 27, 2015      0 comments

We're heading to Grand Teton on Sept. 20th, and I need to seriously ramp up the exercise so I can handle that altitude! (And just on general principle.) So I'm changing my background pic today to a Grand Teton scene to help motivate me. ... Read more

Friday Already!

Friday, July 24, 2015      1 comments

I tell you, between working 6 days/week, and crazy hours, for so long, and then heading on vacation last Friday and not coming back to the office till yesterday, I barely know what day it is! I could definitely get used to a two-day work week. ... Read more


Thursday, July 23, 2015      2 comments

I opted out of a bike ride again this morning because it's still pretty windy. So I decided okay, today is the day I get back on the wagon and do some RUNNING! I just looked at my exercise log and it looks like I haven't run since the last wee... Read more

Vacation Pics

Wednesday, July 22, 2015      4 comments

First, an AMAZING sunset from my brother's rooftop deck (Seattle), looking out over Lake Union: Paul, Kate and I on the very windy dock (Seattl... Read more

Back from Vacation!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015      1 comments

We got back yesterday afternoon - only to find our car sitting in the airport parking lot with a dead battery. D'oh! There was a light on in the car, I guess that's what did it, because the car is only a couple years old. Anyhow, luckily AAA ... Read more

Friday for Me!

Thursday, July 16, 2015      3 comments

Woo hoo, tomorrow we leave on VACATION! I am so ready. Well, actually I'm not - I've barely started to think about what I need to take! But it'll all come together. Got myself out on a bike ride today. I had two goals: to go more than 7... Read more


Tuesday, July 14, 2015      0 comments

Saw an interesting thing on the Spark email today - weighted vests! I'm intrigued...could be a great way to amp up my walks. I've been leery of doing something like carrying weights, with my back issues, but a weighted vest would put the onus ... Read more

Monday and I got a weekend!

Monday, July 13, 2015      0 comments

So nice to actually feel like I got a weekend! Been way too long. It was a busy one. I took Kate to karate both Friday night and Saturday morning, then we spent a couple hours running errands. Not exciting, but nice to spend some time wi... Read more

Friday and I'm Gonna Get a WEEKEND!

Friday, July 10, 2015      3 comments

I'm through my last deadline, woo hoo!!!!!! I am so ready to get my life back - working till 7 or 8 every night, and coming in every Sunday, is for the birds. Had a great birthday yesterday, though not necessarily the healthiest! Didn't h... Read more

Wednesday I Think

Wednesday, July 08, 2015      2 comments

Oy, another INSANE week at work - here till about 8pm the past two nights, after thinking I might actually get out at 5 this week! And I had to cancel my 5:30 facial tonight because I have to go to a big meeting at 4pm and who knows how long it... Read more

Home Stretch!

Monday, July 06, 2015      3 comments

Well, my super-stressful period at work is almost over, woo hoo! Gotta get my last batch of analyses done by the end of the day Wednesday, then it's all over but the shouting - our last hearing is next Tuesday and next Thursday the Legislature ... Read more

Independence Day

Saturday, July 04, 2015      0 comments

The annual NPR reading of the Declaration of Independence - take a listen, you'll be glad you did. :-)
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Wednesday, July 01, 2015      4 comments

Whew, am I beat! Ended up riding 11.29 miles this morning, no idea how I did it - I was seriously pulling for home the last couple miles! I really didn't plan to put in that many miles, I was pooped to start, but I rode over to West Sac and ri... Read more

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