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There's a number in my head that, if/when I reach it, I consider myself to be "too fat." Even my fat clothes won't fit, my joints ache, I'm tired, lethargic, and depressed. When I pass that number, I know I'm... Continue »
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By Sparkly Jules: check out her blog, All That Sparkles! I've never forgotten her kindsness in visiting me -- a person she knew only online at that point -- in the middle of Nowhere, CA, when I was recovering from duodonal switch weight loss surgery 5.5. years ago. Thanks, Jules, for the contribution! _____ I was a Tomboy growing up. I climbed trees, went fishing with my dad, hiked, roller-skated, skateboarded, ice skated and sledded when we lived in Illinois & Colorado, and even ice skated down hills a couple of times; walked to school and back and to my... Continue »
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Today sucked. No surprise. But, and it's a big one, I was in a better mood, I even laughed while on break, and talked with my co-workers when I'm usually quiet and surfing my BlackBerry or reading a book. And... Continue »
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If I hope to win at NaNoWriMo and try not to get fired (for being late or asleep--which would be different from being incompetent or an @$$hole) from my job, I have put myself into a very strict schedule. I... Continue »
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And by contents, I mean my brain. Just call me Miss Emotional Volatility. I am ALL over the map. I wondered if I was starting menopause or some other weird hormonal thing, but according to Google Health, I only have... Continue »
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I was talking to my sister on the phone last week, something I never get to do enough, and R. called out to me, "Where's the big container for making iced tea?" I told my sister, "hang on," and I... Continue »
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...if someone is actually watching you. My coping skills reached maximum capacity today and as my boss chewed me out because the floor Nazi saw me taking a bite of a sandwich between calls...robbing the company of my 10 to... Continue »
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Do child workers in Afghanistan feel unfulilled by their jobs hand knotting rugs? Do Guatamalen children wish they were challenged more or were able to use a skill they had learned in the 3rd grade as they sew garments together... Continue »
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My husband has generously offered the use of his 'puter from 8-10pm this evening, again tomorrow, and on Sunday. By then I may be able to hook something up with a wee netbook I bought with my "dad money." My... Continue »
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This morning, about 25 of us were called into a meeting at 8:55 in the training room. Spirits were high and thoughts were curious as to what the training would be about this time. I then noticed that the VP... Continue »
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When we lived out of state, before my parents got divorced, a family member came to live with us. She was a young teenager, I was 8 or 9. I believe that she came to stay with us because of... Continue »
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GOOD THINGS The MFP came to visit for the weekend I'm meeting interesting people Getting PAID Picture of my niece in the tub, wearing goggles, smiling to beat the band showing off her missing upper front tooth Rain My friend... Continue »
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I'm not going to talk about my job. Well, one teensie part, but I am going to talk about how I feel about my job. Here's the teensie part: I went to talk to my boss about someone who was... Continue »
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I've spent a lot of time thinking about my life, recently, particularly while I'm at work. I think primarily in the context of "how the f*ck did I end up here, again?" And it all comes down to choices. I... Continue »