Monday, December 28, 2009

Is anyone working today?

Well hello people! How was your Christmas? Did Santa bring you everything you wanted?

Seems like forever since I posted but it was only 4 days. Had a nice time at our Christmas luncheon on Wednesday. I ate more then usual but everything was sooo good. Attended the graduation for Dave and that went nicely. I was a little emotional (per usual) and was laughing and crying throughout the ceremony. He asked me to "pin" him which meant I had to go up in front of a 100+ people and place a pin on his tie. My hands were shaking but I did okay. He said a lovely speech and started to choke up when talking about how much my support has meant to him. I was practically sobbing! We went to get a bite to eat with his BF Ed and then went to my place.

On Christmas eve, my mom and I went to see oVo in San Francisco. We have seen quite a few of the different Cirque Du Soleil shows in SF and Las Vegas. It has become a new tradition for us. They are pretty expensive but I think they are worth it. My only complaint for this particular performance was that there was a pole in our line of sight for one of the acts but other then that it was wonderful! We spent the night at the Marriott at Fisherman's Wharf and got up on Friday and drove home. I left my mom's house about 2:00 p.m. and came home and hung out with Dave for the rest of the day. We watched movies and relaxed which was much needed.

Saturday we got together with my extended family and Dave came along! I have been with Dave for 4 years and this was the first time he and my mother have met AND he met my Aunt and cousins too. There was 12 of us all together. Everyone seemed to like him and my mom kept saying how nice it was to finally meet him.

Yesterday I was in motivation mode for some odd reason. I cleaned out my trunk, went through my closet and color coordinated all my clothes. Went through my jewelery box and ditched some of it and I also cleaned up some silver jewelery and pendants that came out wonderful. It's like having brand new stuff! Also watched a few movies including Up, Julie & Julia, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince and Hangover.

I got on the scale and it said I was 258 which means I am only up 1 lb. for the holidays. We will see if it sticks for Wednesday but that was pretty encouraging. I tried to be mindful of what I was putting in my mouth but I did indulge more then I have been.

It is really quiet at work today. I am working all this week but I think they will let us go home early on Thursday but I won't bank on it. I don't really have plans for New Year's Eve. I imagine I will go to the Can't Say for at least a little while. It is Dave and my anniversary so we will see. I think that is about it for now. I don't have my bodybugg on today but I am back on plan. Until next time...


  1. I have the week off. Glad to hear you had a nice Christmas. And Happy New Year. Hope it turns out to be a good for you.

  2. Sounds like you had a wonderful holiday!

    1lb? Not bad!

    We're trying to ease back into our regular routine w/schooling. Played this morning but are getting ready to do some work in just a few minutes. I think the kiddos actually like getting back into our routine...they were getting a little bored last week on the days we didnt' have a specific activity planned. ;)

    Have a wonderful week!

  3. 1 lb. not bad at all! Sounds like you had a great holiday! Good stuff!

  4. Motivation mode is AWESOME, isn't it?

    One pound up is okay. Most people gain eight!

    Keep on going!

  5. 1lb is considering it was the holidays! Sounds like you have had a fun couple of days! I love the movie Hangover!

  6. Glad you had a great Christmas!

    And to answer your question... I'm off this week!

  7. I love Cirque. My daughter and son in law were in SF last week. I'm guessing they probably went as well.

  8. Sounds like a wonderful holiday for you.

    We watched Harry Potter on Christmas. Land of the Lost Christmas Eve. Have Hangover, which we are saving for New Year's Eve and another Will Ferrell movie.

    I worked today. Just finished my workout, too.

  9. Looks like you really made hte best of a difficult situation and in spades!

    Keep it up!

  10. Sounding lovely and chilled. I love the new yearsy feel of cleaning up old jewellery. I found a necklace I love today in my jewellery case and it really does perk you up. Bravo!

  11. Glad you had such a good Christmas, Katie! I've never seen Cirque but hear they are fabulous...that's a cool tradition you and your mom have!

    Nice that you were there for Dave's graduation ceremony - I'm sure it meant a lot to him.

    I'm not working this week - woot! This is one time when living in a community that revolves around a university has its perks.

    Did you like Hangover? I thought it was so, so funny!

  12. We have had the stupid pole seats before! They should cost less, I tell you!

  13. You are moving forward into the new year already. Good times with your friends and family, fun that you deserve.


  14. i got everything i wanted.
    except some unwanted pounds!

    jealous of your minimal holiday gain!
    need to get my butt in action!

  15. Hi Katie. Glad you had a nice holiday. And only 1lb up - maintaining basically. Well done!

    Bearfriend xx


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