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An update: I'm still here

Last week (which ran straight through Monday of this week) I worked 6 days in a row, a few of those days I worked both jobs, and when I wasn't doing that I was at the gym at the start of the week, so I have had NO time to blog. This week promises so far to be better, no double duty (unless I get called in today and friday, since we're hiring now, I assume there's a good chance I might!) boooo. Oh well, extra money.

I was off yesterday, first day off in almost a week, I went out to eat with friends and I came home and wrote, I'm writing a fiction book, I can't remember if I've mentioned that here or not, I had stopped writing for awhile, something had gotten in the way. Anyhow, I am almost done, will probably finish up in the next 2-3 weeks with the rough draft. It's one of those books that will most likely say, "a novel" in the corner. Joey is forever teasing me that those are all I read, and it seems that is what I've written. It's a coming of age tale for late bloomers.

Anyhow, my eating has been on plan lately, but the food quality has been less than stellar, too busy to cook at home. augh.

So to prevent that from happening this week, I pre-cooked some stuff in bulk for the next few days. One of those things being homemade mashed potatoes, which I love. I hope I get to go to the gym today, I'm only scheduled at the one job until 3, I could go to the gym, do laundry and write. Who knew how awesome it would be to have a life! Oh the things I've taken for granted when I actually had time. Wish me luck!

Also I'm super bloated today, had way too much sodium yesterday and not enough water. wah!


  1. I would love to read your book! It a topic that is little close to home for me ;)

    Keep up the good work. And post your recipe for mashed potatoes. I need a new one to follow.


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