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Joel Olsten stole my sermon
Monday, December 14, 2015      5 comments

I happened upon Joel last night and this is what he said in essence, "...you binged on the oreos, we celebrate that you didn't eat the whole package, you only ate a dozen." It was all about celebrating the successes rather than beating yourself ... Read more
"It's all about the bass, bout the bass..."
Saturday, December 12, 2015      5 comments

Now, there's an ear worm for you. I'm however, going with, it's all about the little things. I have had a barrage of comments on my appearance, and my dietary habits lately. I haven't been blabbing about it either. My inner circle knows I'm d... Read more
No Energy
Thursday, December 10, 2015      3 comments

I have contemplated putting up the Christmas tree many days but have no energy for it. It might not happen. I did get my carousel nativity out, but the idea of a full blown tree.... I went to bed about 745 last evening, post nights irregularity... Read more
Hmmm
Wednesday, December 09, 2015      2 comments

I don't care how much I read and prepare for the inevitable jump on the scale, it's still a little of a downer to not have lost, didn't gain, but no loss. The past week was quite challenging, being sick a couple days, 3 night shifts in a row an... Read more
Restorative
Tuesday, December 08, 2015      3 comments

I had a better plan for the day but derailed by sleeping. I slept from 11 a.m. till about 5 p, only awakening 2 times. Wowser! It was much needed and ... Read more
Winning
Monday, December 07, 2015      4 comments

Working 3 night shifts in a row (as I have stated before) is not a good idea. However, my unit being short, only having one night off between 2 shifts and the need for money, I reasoned it would be a great idea to pick up saturday night. Here ... Read more
Well look at that!
Saturday, December 05, 2015      5 comments

I am doing 2 of 3 tonight and dinner at 10:30p is a heat and serve Amy's Vegetable Korma. I am eating slowly in the break room, interrupted once (pump ... Read more
Going...
Saturday, December 05, 2015      3 comments

I slept with the help of nyquil (LOVE that stuff) for about 15 hours. Up to bathroom of course and let the poor german out to relieve himself as well. I am doing 1 of 3 night shifts and feel somewhat "normal". I do have a funny little stuffin... Read more
This just isn't me
Thursday, December 03, 2015      5 comments

I want to be full of vim and vigor, go to the gym and be enthusiastic about life. Just feel so deflated. Sore throat, ear ache, achy and facing friday through sunday night shifts. BAH! HUMBUG!!!! Plan B, made crock pot full of black eyed peas... Read more
Ups and downs
Wednesday, December 02, 2015      3 comments

Started off this fine day awake until 3 a.m. This sleep stuff just eludes me. Up at 5 a.m. to get ready for the 2nd day of conference. Thankfully, this was a really excellent event so my sleeplessness wasn't as terrifying. The classroom was f... Read more
Feeling good
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      4 comments

This is the weight I pumped on the abduction/adduction (115 lb) machine tonight. Strong like ox!!! Nurse legs, strong they must be! (Yoda voice... Read more
Conflicted
Monday, November 30, 2015      4 comments

My emotions are a tangled web today. This swimsuit came today!!!! So excited to get back to swimming! Won't happen today, I'm exhausted... Read more
Derailed
Saturday, November 28, 2015      5 comments

I got derailed a little on Thanksgiving. It's all good but now I have to get back on track and do what's right for my body. I have to confess, I LOVE MY TURKEY. I use an old Alton Brown brine recipe and it's the BOMB! My brother and his girl... Read more
2 lb short
Wednesday, November 25, 2015      3 comments

emoticon I am 2 lbs short of hitting my goal for Thanksgiving Day (USA). With less than 24 hours to go I don't th... Read more
Thoughts
Monday, November 23, 2015      7 comments

I did it! I told my boss I need to go to day shift. Apparently there will be some floating back to nights. Despite 14 years at this hospital and 3 years + of that on nights I do not get to bump the 2 girls who have only been there a year. Not... Read more

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