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A Semi-lost Weekend
Sunday, September 20, 2009      3 comments

Wow, I don't know what happened yesterday. I got home about 8, planned to catch a few hours sleep and go to the gym. Fell asleep close to 11, and my itinerant yardman came by at 1300 (1P) - I staggered around, agreed to have him come back later ... Read more
Influenza - Seasonal and H1N1
Friday, September 18, 2009      6 comments

You'll probably be able to find lots of information about the flu, but here is some more of it. Most of the information if from the CDC (Center for Disease Control) : site www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/ The (notes) are from me. How ... Read more
Samurai Wants to 4-Wheel
Friday, September 18, 2009      6 comments

Goodness, goodness - more rain last night and thru most of today. When I got home in the morning, the driveway, roads, etc were soaked. Both pups went out, circled around the yard a few minutes out of sight, and came back in. I went into the ho... Read more
Wednesday Madness
Thursday, September 17, 2009      3 comments

I had the massage last night at 2100 (9P). Wonderful!! Stopped on the way home at Walmart and got my groceries for the week. I'd planned to stay up until around 04, but I crashed instead. Got up at 0630 when the critters poked me awake. ... Read more
Samurai Survived the Vet
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      4 comments

I took the little bugger and his sister, Shalako, to the vet this morning. (Shalako was just along for the ride) The first time this vet saw Samurai was last year. I had just adopted Samurai (then named "Fluff" - oh, come on!). His previous owne... Read more
Fluffy Puppies
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      4 comments

I got the pups groomed today - they always smell so good when they get done. Shalako had been scooting around in circles after she pooped - time to get her hiney hairs trimmed! Got her lion cut done again, and they put little bows at her ears (t... Read more
How to Survive a Buffet
Sunday, September 13, 2009      6 comments

Take a deep breath, you'll need to be here a while. Start with a small plate. Fill it with salad greens, cukes, carrots, tomatoes, a couple of tablespoons of black beans or c... Read more
More Lessons From Spark People
Sunday, September 13, 2009      7 comments

1. The scale doesn't rule my life (much) 2. Support is here when we need it. 3. Drink lots of fluids... Read more
Busy Night in Reality ER
Saturday, September 12, 2009      7 comments

Remind me to not complain anymore about day classes. We hit the ground running tonight - full ER, beds tight upstairs, admissions waiting to go upstairs and irritated at everyone and everything. Whoopee. Oh, and the weekend drunks, making threat... Read more
Day Classes for Night People
Friday, September 11, 2009      3 comments

I just finished 2 days of classes. My brain is fried, but I'm done for another 2 years. It's odd being on d... Read more
Busy Day Without Exercise
Thursday, September 10, 2009      5 comments

I had a class today, and tomorrow is test day - Advanced Cardiac Life Support, or ACLS. Lots of information, a... Read more
New Shoes Seem to Help
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      3 comments

The Ryka shoes seem to not aggravate my blister so much. I put some "blister" bandages on my heels last night.The one on my right foot had rubbed off in my sleep by morning. Sheesh. Put 2 on there, and bigger bandages over both heels before addi... Read more
New Shoe Blues
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      5 comments

I got some new Nike shoes last month after I joined the gym and started hitting the treadmill. They really felt good for a while, but I started getting blisters - some on my toes but most on my heels, at the bottom edges. Being stubborn, I've be... Read more
Sunday Musings & Confession
Monday, September 07, 2009      5 comments

Got off this morning after a very nice night at work. The weekends tend to be slower in our ER. Rainy grey morning, so I didn't walk the pups then. Played a little on line, then slept a few hours. Got to the gym about 1700 (5P) and did the ... Read more
Another Short Night for Work
Sunday, September 06, 2009      4 comments

Got home this morning and walked the pups 2.5 miles - I decided to let my blisters heal one more day and not go to the gym for the , so the pups got a longer walk. Started sleeping after noon - and slept, woke up, slept, repeat. My watch alarm w... Read more

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