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Moms know best, mostly.

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Oh mom.
I love you, sometimes more than others. I understand to you really don’t understand depression and you lending a listening ear is the best you can do.
But, you do seem to understand sleep and what a huge effect the lack of sleep has on people. Thank you for your tips, I already knew all of them. And thank you for the $9 to go buy Tylenol PM. While it totally isn’t up my alley to take stuff such as this, I really do thank you for being supportive. I bought it and I’ll try it just this once. Your idea of taking Benadryl was a total flop leaving me hung over, maybe this time will be better.
-J

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January 19, 2009 at 9:03 pm

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Sleep is serious business.

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Yesterday was a prime example of how awesome I can be without a decent amount of sleep. Not only was I super tired, but the nap I tried to take was a total flop. I know I was a pain to deal with last night… Kevin told me.

Why am I so fatigued? All the time? My anemia is under control. Are my cortisol levels out of whack again? Are my hormones  trying yet again to tell me they are in charge? Or has all the stress from the past 2 months finally caught up with me, yet again?

Maybe I need to get my butt back to a naturopath and have them help me with this… again. As I’ve said in the past, sleep is serious business.

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January 19, 2009 at 12:27 pm

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Winter is gray.

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Yay winter. 63 days left.

Today is supposed to have a high of 42°. Um, it’s after 1pm and its only 35°. Why do they bother to predict the weather in the Seattle area?

Speaking of winter. I love winter and all the gray. But, with winter comes all the talk of weight loss, depression and budgeting. Blah. Yup, I’m doing the whole weight loss and work out bit but I have been since May. Yup, I have depression, I have since I was a kiddo. Budget, yeah I need to… my hours at work have been not so super.  Seriously? This is why I don’t watch a lot of tv. I have a mixed relationship with advertising.

I’ll only blog about weight loss. For some reason I don’t find it to be a private as depression and how much I do not have in my checking account. Besides, its the only 1 out of the 3 you can see.

I lost 1.6 pounds last week, only 4 more to get to where I was back in November. Super.

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January 16, 2009 at 2:30 pm

Love list 1.13.09

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Love love love. Love is such a strange thing. Actually, I find just more that relationships are strange things. It amazes the crap out of me that people can have such large circles of friends, and they are actual friends. Yeah, I need to work on relationships this year, with people and not things.

THINGS I LOVE.

  • Kevin
  • lacy bras with limited support
  • dogs who listen to commands
  • fixing my credit
  • Boiron Arnica Gel
  • the 2.5mile  walk at Seward Park
  • Couch to 5k
  • free bottles of wine to sample, for work?
  • sturdy coffee cups
  • Fiber One Oats & Caramel Bars
  • Seth Rogen’s little fro
  • Your Mom! jokes and comments
  • Hello Kitty
  • messy bed hair
  • well manicured nails
  • worn in track jackets
  • french presses
  • the way steam rises off of coffee
  • baby corn snakes
  • black eyeliner that stays put
  • funny movies that make me cry instead of laugh
  • rose essential oil
  • Vietnamese sandwiches
  • steamed parsnips with nutmeg
  • honey
  • the mochas from Blenz in Whistler that Kevin and I still rave about… we had it in the beginning of November
  • my shrinking tea stash
  • Marc Jacob’s Spring 09 collection

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January 13, 2009 at 1:06 pm

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an American way.

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Holy crap.

Yes. Hello, I am an American and I love stuff. And if it happens to be free, I love it even more.

I love beauty products. I love supplements. For a while I was working in HABA (aka health and beauty aides in the grocery/retail industry) and I got free samples of things like it was going out of style. But since I love beauty products, lotions and potions and oh my… I bought a lot of stuff too. I still get free samples now and then but now I try and score stuff I already use, like fish oil.
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So now that we have this really rad bathroom with a beautiful pedestal sink, we lack cupboard underneath. All of my crap is now in the medicine cabinet or the linen closet. All of my stuffs, free or paid for, is taking up valuable space!
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So I’ve decided not to buy any more stuffs unless it is totally needed. I’m on mission to use stuff up! Operation:Use It! Totally dumb, I know. But, when I shin splints the other day I bought Arnica because I couldn’t find any. This morning I found 3 tubes!
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Last year I stopped buying excess shampoo and conditioner. This year, I just plan to buy less of everything. I can say I pretty much don’t need a thing.

Remember peeps: Free is only awesome and great if it is something you know you’ll use or something you already use.

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January 12, 2009 at 2:18 pm

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slow poke

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I have 141 podcasts to listen to!
Eep. I best get started! I can listen to then when I walk or run.

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January 10, 2009 at 9:22 pm

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*blink blink* You want what back?

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A guy gave is wife a kidney and now that they are divorcing he wants is back… or $1.5 million.

What the hell is wrong with this man?!

I went off on this for so many reasons. Mostly, wow!?

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January 9, 2009 at 6:16 pm

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