Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Papercuts and What I Ate: Wednesday

Wow, do I need a vacation. Anyone want to spirit me away to a tropical paradise?

I just finished working on a big project at work that involved boxes and boxes of documents, and I think I've counted seven paper cuts so far. There are two different ones located at that part where two fingers meet at the bottom (I'm trying not to call it the finger crotch but I can't help it) and the worst is on the pad of my right ring finger--which means it touches everything. I may have to stop washing/showering so soap doesn't bring tears to my eyes. Also, I stayed at work till 8 pm last night, but I earned major brownie points as well as OT pay, pizza and some good wine. I'm OK with that decision, but I'd feel a lot better about working so much if I weren't also working on two mind-murdering freelance projects. I need a day without work in it...soon, this day will come. I hope.

That does mean no gym or planned food last night, but what can I do? I'm not beating myself up over life happenings that interrupt my plans. And I include a rogue chocolate bar in "life happenings."

Last night I also had a wonderful conversation with my platonic soulmate in Ohio, whose birthday was yesterday. It was one where I was completely surprised at his insight and wisdom into my life, and it was really helpful to have his perspective. I'm impressed with his maturity, to sound like a mom. And when you've known someone since you were 10, their seemingly sudden adulthood is a very strange and wonderful experience.

Today's menu, same as yesterday:
B - coffee, Honey Bunches of Oats, skim milk (4)
L - spicy chicken and provolone on sandwich thin, L&T, Miracle Whip light and mustard; pear (5)
D - Butternut Squash Baked Penne (5); turkey bacon (2); romaine salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, feta, homemade vinaigrette (2)
S - Dannon Light & Fit yogurt, chunk of part-skim mozz cheese (3/4)
Total - 21/22 (using some activity pts)
Activity - bike, 40 mins
Flex points remaining - 0

Otherwise tonight I'm doing prep work for a Scottish-themed dinner party I'm having tomorrow, which means Crock Pot loading. Love that Crock Pot (crockpot?) I will look forward to the day when I have time to watch the Lost season premiere. It's important to have goals!

1 comment:

  1. Oh girl...I know too well about special projects involving papers and many many papercuts! The past 2 weeks I have printed, folded and stuffed over 7000 contribution statements and letters! The papercuts bite and the worst thing is that no one feels bad for you! I mean they HURT! Every knuckle on my left hand has at least 1 or 3 cuts from stuffing envelopes. Oh well. Sometimes mindless tasks are nice (especially when I've spent 3 days watching movies while I do it!)