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Could use another weekend day
Sunday, October 02, 2011      13 comments

Nothing went quite as planned this weekend. Rainy and cold all weekend...had a mental list of what I wanted to get done and pretty much didn't do any of it. Got things done - they just weren't on the list for THIS weekend. I am definitely not... Read more
Friday, September 30, 2011      8 comments

What a long day! I left at 7 AM for a breakfast meeting outside the office. I got back just in time to lead a meeting at 10. (It went well - no drama!) Then lunch with a former co-worker (one of the ones I mentioned yesterday who is gone due... Read more
Not Too Bad After All (long post)
Thursday, September 29, 2011      8 comments

The reason I was upset yesterday is because I felt like I was being attacked by another co-worker (the new guy). I have been working at this company for 16 years (it is 20 years old). This guy has been here for almost 2 years, but he is the bo... Read more
Work Stress
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      5 comments

I have been stressed about work a lot lately. I feel like I am always playing catch up, sometimes due to things out of my control, but sometimes because I am burned out and really have to push myself to do things that I need to do. I pretty mu... Read more
Status Comment
Monday, September 26, 2011      8 comments

My status earlier today was "Let's not be narrow, nasty, and negative." ~ T. S. Eliot One of my feed comments from 50HARLEYGIRL was "To others or ourselves!" I just want to say thanks for the reminder about ourselves.... Read more
Self Compassion
Sunday, September 25, 2011      8 comments

I read an article this morning on SP's Health News feed titled "'Self-Compassion' Can Help Divorced People Heal ". The word 'self-compassion' is what caught my eye. In the article they describe self-compassion as a combination of kindnes... Read more
And so it goes...
Thursday, September 15, 2011      14 comments

Today was even crazier than originally predicted. DH took care of the tire last night so one item down but several more added. I got an email before even getting to the office that my co-worker would be out and I needed to cover somethin... Read more
Best Laid Plans
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      10 comments

We are going to a wedding this weekend. My son's good friend is getting married and he is the best man. My DH and I are also invited. DS and DIL were supposed to arrive tonight around midnight from Florida. DH was to pick them up - they are ... Read more
Monday, September 12, 2011      5 comments

Thanks for all your support yesterday.. You guys are the Best!... Read more
Sunday, September 11, 2011      19 comments

Today is proving to be tougher for me than I thought it would be. I had a brother, several stepbrothers, a brother-in-law, and a step uncle all of whom worked on Wall Street and whose companies had offices in the World Trade Center. I spent 9/... Read more
Friday, September 09, 2011      11 comments

...and cranky. I have written and deleted two blogs already today. I think that I should exercise discretion and just say goodnight. ... Read more
Proud Mama
Thursday, September 08, 2011      20 comments

Like most moms, I am very proud of my children (and DILs too). But right now I am busting with pride for my son, Michael, otherwise known in the SparkWorld as BUCKUNSTOPPABLE. As my SparkFriends on Facebook know, Michael is having a fantas... Read more
No More Excuses
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      18 comments

Time to stop wasting time and get this weight off once and for all.... Read more
September 6
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      6 comments

Yeah, I know this says September 7th. It is 12:02 AM on my computer clock. With the exception of about 45 minutes for dinner, I have been doing schoolwork since 6:30 PM. The teacher gave us an extension on the first week's assignments because... Read more
"Spring Cleaning"
Monday, September 05, 2011      7 comments

I spent today cleaning/reorganizing my home office. I am trying to make it more user-friendly for doing my classwork. I am happy to report that today I was able to access a class document that would not open on my old computer! I found so... Read more

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