The Office Project – Not Quite There

July 26, 2016

Because I know all this talk of my new office has been so fascinating, so exciting, I thought I’d tell you a little more. Yesterday I put my desk and my chair together. Those IKEA desks are something else. It wasn’t putting together a bookcase, that’s for sure. Nevertheless, it was pretty fun. I did…

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The Office Project – Days Three and Four

July 23, 2016

Thursday night I was so sore and exhausted from all the painting calisthenics I mentioned in my last post, that at 9:00 I took two Advil PMs and went to bed. I slept like a rock. It was glorious. Waking up yesterday was not quite as glorious. But wake up I did and coffee helped…

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The Office Project – Day Two

July 22, 2016

Oh my gosh, people. I hurt everywhere. I mean from my toes to my neck. The top of my head feels okay. It might be tender, but I can’t lift my arms up high enough to touch it to find out. Seriously, 30 minute work outs for three weeks had nothing on today. Though I’m…

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The Office Project – Day One

July 21, 2016

Today was the first day of my office project. The first official day, anyway. The sitting room has been a catch all for weeks months years and I have gotten quite a bit of it taken care of. And by that I mean boxed up and put in another room, which we will get to…

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Challenge Completed

July 20, 2016

Twenty-one days are done and the challenge is over. I had hoped to finish strong, but Katie was home for the weekend and we went to dinner to celebrate Taylor’s new job and I wasn’t able to do my workouts because Katie brought a friend home and I didn’t want to be caught exercising by…

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I’m On Fire

July 3, 2016

Good gracious, Gertrude! I burn everywhere. There was a t-shirt on Facebook that said, “Everything Hurts And I’m Dying.” No inspirational quote has ever captured my truth better. Just to give you an idea of what my head is going through while my body is being tortured, here are more journal excerpts from the last…

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Cooking With Grease Now

July 1, 2016

Well actually, I’m cooking with extra virgin olive oil, but that doesn’t have the same ring.┬áBefore I get going on this post, let me state for the record I am NOT a trained cook. I just play one on my blog. I’ve been so enamored with my breakfast this week that I decided to share…

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I’m Still Standing

June 30, 2016

Today is the fourth day of my 21 day challenge. So far I have eaten well and exercised my 30 minutes every day. The best news of all is that I can still walk. Yesterday was 30 minutes of lower body exercises and I really despaired that I wouldn’t make it down the stairs this…

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So Far So Good

June 27, 2016

I thought the challenge was supposed to start yesterday, but found out Saturday that it began today. My coach told me I could start yesterday if I wanted, but this new knowledge felt like such a gift. One more day to be lazy. And it turned out to be a great thing because we ran…

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It’s Only 21 Days

June 24, 2016

I’ve spent all morning working on a meal plan for next week and preparing the grocery list. Which means I need to go to the grocery store. Which is probably why I’m writing this because y’all know how much I love the grocery store. (And if you don’t, then let me explain. That was sarcasm.…

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