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Friday twenty minutes

Friday, July 03, 2015      20 comments

Since it is the observed Holiday at work, and I already had two vacation days, I'm well rested. Slept in after getting up to take the thyroid pill... until the sunlight woke me. Fitbit reports that I got in excess of 7 hours three times this w... Read more

Left shoulder fried

Thursday, July 02, 2015      23 comments

While working out this morning with the Boy Wonder, I noticed my left side arm exercises I was breaking form on the third set. And with only 5 pound weights. Then I remembered... that's the side on which I carried the BIG cat carrier (used to ... Read more

Prisoner is smug at the moment

Wednesday, July 01, 2015      20 comments

He's no longer in the denial of remaining outside when he wants to come in, just because Rubia is there, even going nose to nose with her. He consents to sit on my lap, but only until she jumps up to join the party. I keep telling him he's my ... Read more

Motivation is a miracle

Tuesday, June 30, 2015      27 comments

It's unpredictable. You never know just what will get you started or re-started. It could be a T-shirt you chose to put on today. It was last Saturday morning. I went into the grocery store wearing my "Runners for Boston" t-shirt. A lad... Read more

It's MONDAY!

Monday, June 29, 2015      23 comments

Back to work for me. I imagine the house filled with the vocal mews of Rubia. She does eventually get bored and naps, but when I'm moving about the house, she's following me around. Right now she's on my lap and very curious about this comput... Read more

The unscheduled weekend fills in...

Sunday, June 28, 2015      24 comments

For one thing, the cat whisperer at work, the one who finds homes for needy kittens hit me up with cute photos, and these three young ladies ended up donating a new feline to my house. Read more

Twenty minutes worth

Saturday, June 27, 2015      24 comments

It's Saturday, and high time I stopped procrastinating about ... Read more

Boy Wonder episode six

Friday, June 26, 2015      22 comments

With my new-found reassessment of goals, giving myself permission to skip age group nationals, canceling 3 days of vacation around them so my outage will only be six days, not 9... and getting some more sleep... I'm still meeting with that perso... Read more

Reinvention, rediscovery

Thursday, June 25, 2015      22 comments

This morning in the early hours, I stepped out on my deck. Yes, it's overwhelming to see the weeds out there. BUT... I remember a year in which I was doing much what I'm doing now... trying to find ME. One of my "little things" I incorporated... Read more

None of us are immortal

Wednesday, June 24, 2015      28 comments

A comment from my brother on yesterday's blog "I don't have so many sisters that I can afford to lose one prematurely" was somewhat disturbing. Because nobody has so many folks they care about they want to let them go prematurely. But I'm at a... Read more

In search of the attitude that started a maintenance lifestyle

Tuesday, June 23, 2015      26 comments

Roll back... back... back... to March 13, 2010... the day the Jenny Craig people tossed the confetti over me. Here's my blog from that day... www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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It starts with self-assessment: where am I NOW, today?

Monday, June 22, 2015      29 comments

A year ago today... a year ago right now, I was in the transition area, preparing to embark on my first Olympic distance triathlon. It was an epic adventure. I flew high after that for MONTHS... I made "in real life" active friends... I contin... Read more

Deja vu all over again

Sunday, June 21, 2015      30 comments

Five years ago (June 2010) I was having a hard time remaining motivated. I resolved in this particular blog to blog six days out of seven for a month: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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What do you get when you wear sunscreen on a bike?

Sunday, June 14, 2015      25 comments

You can't see it in the photo, but imagine speeding along on your bike through the Nebraska rolling hills on an overcast morning. This week's roadkill ... Read more

Sleep, Boy Wonder, and Chloe Jones

Saturday, June 13, 2015      20 comments

Monitoring sleep continues. Since the last report (7:40 last Sunday night), I've seen measurements of 5:44, 7:16, 6:34, 5:46, and 7:50. More troubling to me is the frequent "awakenings" in the course of getting those hours: 9, 20, 14, 10, and... Read more


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