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Stress Challenge 1.1

Saturday, August 31, 2013      0 comments

The week ended up being nowhere near as stress-filled as I thought it was going to: a couple of things got cancelled and some of what I needed to do just fell into place. Meditating every day is definitely making a difference. I love it! ... Read more

Cleaning Day

Thursday, August 29, 2013      1 comments

Spent several hours cleaning the kitchen ... wow: it's clean! Started the day at the gym, again. I really didn't want to, and spent a lot of time thinking about what I wasn't going to do when I got there, and I did the sprint/walk treadmill... Read more

Stress Challenge

Monday, August 26, 2013      0 comments

This is a task I need to do for the Stress Challenge... starting a Stress Journal. I'll just do it here... Most common or intense stressors I encountered this week: Today: time use --Mum & Dad, Christine, making dinner, Charlotte, all ... Read more

Multi-list Today

Wednesday, August 07, 2013      1 comments

Many things on my mind today... ~ find the steel wool ~ bring up the chairs ~ check out the fabric selection ~ decide what to stuff them with (chips? Would that work?) ~ feed the girl's cats ~ flea spray ~ track spending for th... Read more

Didn't 'feel like it' ... did it anyhow

Tuesday, August 06, 2013      2 comments

My feet hurt. I'm tired. I don't want to. Yeah... Yesterday I umpired two games (one in extra innings), and today my feet HURT! In fact, my feet hurt all the way to my knees. Today, I scrubbed the shower stall, anyhow. Today, I... Read more

21 Day Meditation Challenge

Monday, August 05, 2013      2 comments

Just listening to Day 1 of Oprah & Deepak's 21 Day meditation challenge... it's a 14+min recording, and so far, it's an ad for the program... not sure this is what I was expecting here... Read more

Walking, and we're walking, and we're walking...

Sunday, August 04, 2013      0 comments

Walked 4.5miles from a park to the pub, played 11 games of pool, had a beer and some appies, then walked back. We walked past horse farms, fields of grain, pumpkin patches and a bunch of bikers, walkers, horse riders and dog walkers... Left... Read more

Find something....

Saturday, August 03, 2013      1 comments

Oh...kay... So...my minutes of 'working out' vs. my 'goal' (which, I promise, I did not pick!) is ... 1000:1 kind of ratio... My weekly 'minutes of working out' are almost universally over 1300 (which doesn't surprise me much: 90-180 m... Read more

Been busy...

Friday, August 02, 2013      0 comments

Brought up my drawing table the day before yesterday, yesterday cleaned out my wardrobe (4 STUFFED bags of give-aways, one of garbage) ... Those were kind of in lieu of the gym. I have 2 more games to ump, Monday, and those might be the las... Read more

Busy Week

Wednesday, July 24, 2013      0 comments

I haven't been here in a few days... I have been working out regularly, and eating at home, which helps. I had a game Monday and tonight, and have done Billy Blanks once and went to the gym yesterday. So my life has been 'better' tha... Read more

Coffee: note to self

Saturday, July 13, 2013      1 comments

So... if you drink a pot of coffee in the morning, when you go to do a boot camp dvd, you feel like you're going to faint, or possibly puke, or both. Poor choice, there... before breakfast, next time! Read more

Ball season's wrap up

Friday, July 12, 2013      0 comments

I'm concerned about how to stay as active, with as much intense activity as umpiring, once ball season ends... Dh suggested skating, which is a pretty cool idea, actually... Read more

Ball tournament today

Sunday, July 07, 2013      2 comments

2 games today, 2 more tomorrow... sweaty fun! emoticon... Read more

Billy Blanks is a Bully

Friday, July 05, 2013      1 comments

Pickin' on me :D Had a GREAT workout with his Basic Training Boot Camp this morning --sweat pouring off me... but I could DO IT! All but the pushups and situps (known strength deficits :) and I had energy when I was done. Hit the showe... Read more

Heath Study

Tuesday, July 02, 2013      0 comments

I did my baseline tests today, for a long health study (20 years!) ... all kinds of weird exercises and measurements and questions and tests. Big fun! And it turns out that I really am 5'7"... who knew?... Read more


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