Sunday, March 30, 2008

If at first you don't succeed.....

Well, I regained 4 pounds, but was back down 3 earlier this week. We'll see what tomorrow's weigh-in brings. This week I am going to start following Leslie Sansone's 6-week program. I will start with a WATP dvd or hit the treadmill every morning, and then in a notebook I will follow her journal outline and reading her tips, etc. (Call me silly, but I don't want to write in the book itself! lol) I am eating enough, although not as many veggies as I should be. The calorie counts each day are good, unless I'm missing things. So, in the calendar I keep in my purse, I will just start jotting down every little thing I eat.

I have started applying for MT jobs. I've even gotten 2 rejections! :-) Not a big deal, and it was because they weren't hiring "newbies" at the moment. I did bite the bullet and applied for the 2 that I really want to work for. I'm also debating on whether I can "handle" being a statutory employee, as far as taxes go. I'll have to do some more research on that. If I think I can do it, then I will apply for another company that really looks promising.

I had a productive weekend. I did some decluttering in my office and my room. I even got my rocking chair in my room like I've been wanting to do! Now I can sit in the chair and journal at night, or read, or whatever. That is a nice feeling.

I think by the time spring comes around (it was snowing again today, but nothing stuck) I will have a van-full of boxes of stuff to get rid of! haha And I'm not done yet. That's pretty scary. :-)


Saturday, March 22, 2008

Seedlings :-)

OK, only because you may ask where I got these, I will include links for my employer's sites. I got these through the Antique Home & Hardware catalog, my employer is VanDyke's Supply (Vandyke's Restorers, Antique Home and Hardware, VanDyke's Taxidermy).

Today I started a mint Eggling pictured to the left, and a mini Tomato plant, the two pictures on the right.

Hopefully they will do well.

I'm putting out feelers for jobs, and I've already had 2 "rejections." :-) I'm preparing for the RMT exam as well. So I'm still keeping busy. I'm anxiously awaiting warmer weather so I can start some yardwork and garden work. Not to mention take my dog on long walks so she can run!! :-)

With the rising cost of gas, I will be grateful for being able to work from home. Wish me luck!!!


Tuesday, March 18, 2008

I have no accent. :-)

What American accent do you have?
Your Result: The Midland

"You have a Midland accent" is just another way of saying "you don't have an accent." You probably are from the Midland (Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, southern Indiana, southern Illinois, and Missouri) but then for all we know you could be from Florida or Charleston or one of those big southern cities like Atlanta or Dallas. You have a good voice for TV and radio.

The West
North Central
The South
The Inland North
The Northeast
What American accent do you have?
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Monday, March 17, 2008

I'm down 2.4 pounds since Feb. 25th, yay!! I've just been watching what I eat, smaller portions of everything. I know I need to add exercise in, and that is my goal this week. But 2.4 pounds, yay!!

Also, I took my finals for my Medical Transcription course through Everett Community College and now I am done!! I can officially start job-hunting and by summer I WILL be working from home!! No more 1/2-hour commutes each way, no more office politics, and no more dumb people on the phones!! lol But best of "office staff" will be thrilled that I am working from home!! (That's my Fuzzy-kitty in the picture, sleeping on my desk while I study!)