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Sleep - I Want It!
Friday, January 15, 2010      5 comments

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep. ~Dale Carnegie Consciousness: that... Read more
Back to Work
Thursday, January 14, 2010      4 comments

Still having trouble sleeping - I hate when I get in these cycles. Even took sleeping pills this morning (I don't usually) so I could sleep until noon. ... Read more
Twilight Zone
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      4 comments

No, not the vampires. The original series! I was lost somewhere yesterday. On Sunday, I tried to sleep in the afternoon, but couldn't stay asleep. ... Read more
One of Those Days
Monday, January 11, 2010      10 comments

It started last night when someone offered me pizza. Ummm, enjoyed it. Couple of hours later, I had my ... Read more
Another Saturday Night ...
Sunday, January 10, 2010      3 comments

We have a nurse that called off for most of the week - this left this evening short staffed. Since I had called in sick for Wed, I told the supervisor I'd just take 8 hours of s... Read more
Samurai, the Killer Dog
Friday, January 08, 2010      6 comments

While I was asleep today, a sparrow apparently flew (fell?) into the cat cage. Possibly flew into the cats' room (the window flap is missing, so it's open. In the picture, Samurai is standing half in the window flap). ... Read more
Working It Out
Friday, January 08, 2010      6 comments

I got up at 1300 (1PM) today - had planned for 1400, but Samurai bounced on my bladder and I decided I needed to get up. (TMI?) Did day 5 of the bootcamp. Walked the pups the 1.6 m... Read more
Tilt-a-whirl
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      2 comments

That's how my head is feeling now. I slept until 1400 (2P)/Got up and had lunch, getting ready for a workout and to go to work. Ha! lost lunch. ... Read more
Day Three Bootcamp - Ow
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      7 comments

So, yesterday was lower body workout with the balance ball between the back and the wall. Squats, lunges, calf raises. Except for looking like an idiot and nearly falling dow... Read more
Never Give Up; Never Surrender!
Monday, January 04, 2010      5 comments

Today's Healthy Reflections was a quote by Mark Twain: "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade ... Read more
Spark Your Body Bootcamp - Day 1
Sunday, January 03, 2010      5 comments

I started the bootcamp today. Today's workout video was Coach Nicole's Jump Start Cardio Workout - 10 minutes of walking, hopping, jumping over a line on the floor. Although I had trouble with the hopping, I was surprised at how quickly it went.... Read more
Something's Going Around
Sunday, January 03, 2010      6 comments

Sorry about worrying everyone yesterday about my mystery illness. The good news is, others at work have begun getting ill with similar symptoms. The bad news is, others at work are getting ill. So, we're hoping it's a virus - not some specific b... Read more
Back to Reality - Deja What?
Saturday, January 02, 2010      4 comments

I got sick at work 2 evenings ago - had to get an IV, some meds, Xrays and a CT (Cat scan) of my belly. Thought I could work last night, but called off again. Made it tonight - busy, busy, so it's a good thing I'm feeling better. ... Read more
Happy New Year!
Thursday, December 31, 2009      4 comments

The end of one year, the beginning of another. The US and many countries celebrate it as 1 January, but it wasn't always that date. The ancient Babylonians observed a New Year celebration about 4000 years ago, but it was the first visible cresce... Read more
Blue Moon
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      3 comments

Since the moon is on an approximate 28 day cycle, occasionally we have what's called the blue moon - a second full moon in a month. This year, it's on New Year's Eve (in the Western hemisphere, anyway. It'll be on New Year's Day for Australia ... Read more

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