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Day 177: Happy Happy Happy!
I have FINALLY emerged from the crazy time at work and I cannot tell you how happy I am that I get two days in a row out of the office this weekend!!!!
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Day 173: Turning the Corner
It feels so good to be hitting the end of my crazy stretch at work! Today and tomorrow will be long days again (I was here from about 8:30am to nearly 8pm yesterday), but knowing that I'm almost done makes it a lot more bearable.
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Day 172: Light at the End of the Tunnel
This week is going to be a much better week! I'm not sick anymore, and this is my last crazy week. I have to have my last set of bill analyses done by Thursday, our last hearing is a week from tomorrow, and the Legislature's summer recess begi... Read more
Day 171: Kind of a Brutal Week
Well, it was a VERY tough week, but I seem to have turned the corner this weekend, thank goodness. Let's see, where to begin?
My back was bothering me over last weekend, so I got up and went for a long walk Monday morning. But after sitti... Read more
Day 166: Major Back Pain, Ugh
My back is still tweaking pretty bad, which is really not fun. I'm taking whole Tramadols now instead of half, and it's making me sleepy! Definitely a two-cupper day on the coffee front.
Worked till about 7:30 last night - my busy time ... Read more
Day 165: Not Loving the Back Pain
Oh lordy, my back is a mess. It acts up once in a while, particularly when I've been sitting too much. I'm so frustrated though, because it was feeling much better this morning and I went for a long walk, no problem. But ever since I stood up... Read more
Day 163: No Rest for the Weary
Another busy Saturday. Woke up early, of course - FINALLY chance to sleep in, and I woke up and couldn't get back to sleep, wah! But I feel better today just knowing I don't have to into the office...just couldn't face it today, I'll leave th... Read more
Day 162: Stress + Tired does NOT = Time for Treats
I'm really kicking into high gear at work this week - June is the crazy time - which means I really need to remember to take care of myself and not fall into bad habits. For example, I haven't been using my sit-stand station nearly enough and m... Read more
Day 161: Oy, What a Day
I am just tired and grumpy today. :-( I skipped a workout this morning because I had an early doc appt and didn't want to be too rushed.
Got to the doc's office right on time, appt was at 8:20. Got to the inner office pretty quickly an... Read more
Day 160: Empanada Madness
Oh lordy, what an evening! Kate's class has been doing "book clubs," where each "club" reads a different book and then they come up with a group project/presentation at the end. Kate's group read a book called Esperanza Rising, which she loved... Read more
Day 159: Michael Pollan's "Cooked"
I have been hopping at work all morning. Silly me, I thought it would be a quiet day because it's Election Day and many staffers are out doing what we like to call "seasonal work" (walking precincts to remind people to vote). But it's definite... Read more
Day 158: I Never Regret a Workout
So, after my super crazy weekend (see yesterday's blog), I just groaned when the alarm went off at 6am. I can't, I can't, I can't! But my back was bugging me so I knew I needed to get moving, and of course Bam-Bam was raring to go. So off we ... Read more
Day 157: I Need a Weekend to Recover from My Weekend
Never got a chance to blog yesterday - man, what a day! Paul started throwing up again in the middle of the night on Friday night...he just had norovirus three weeks ago, argh! Ironically, he had a physical on Friday morning and she pronounced... Read more
Day 155: Enjoying the Little Things
Sometimes indulgences are important. I've been using a new moisturizer that feels like silk going on - HEAVENLY - and smells so lovely, it just feels like a treat opening it up. Yes, it's crazy expensive, but you know what? Putting on moistur... Read more
Day 154: I Want To Ride My Bicycle...
Now you can all have that Queen song in your head the rest of the day. ;-)
Got a 7-1/2 mile bike ride in this morning....it was a beautiful summer morning! Already 70 at 6am, but a nice cool breeze wafting through. I can't imagine riding... Read more