Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Week In Numbers

8 – Days since my last post, long enough for WordPress.com to make me give my password again. 😦 18.5 – Hours spent working from the actual physical office last week. 10 – Hours spent commuting to and from actual … Continue reading

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An Athlete Again

Back in 2004, Michael and I bought road bikes. In his pre-Iowa life, Michael rode and raced a lot, and he thought I’d like it. I was game to try, as we both needed a way to take mini-vacations from … Continue reading

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Momentum

When I talk to people about breaking my pelvis, they usually wince and say, “Wow, that must have been so painful!” It’s true; it was really painful. But after a couple of weeks, the acute pain wore off, and I … Continue reading

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Something Old, Something New

This was a pretty average day, on the surface, but with bits of newness within the routine. Hence the title, which in this case has nothing to do with weddings. Something Old: Michael made a breakfast smoothie and left me … Continue reading

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Reality Check

Lately I’ve been writing a lot about getting back to normal, to a pace of life that allows me to fit in work, workouts, housecleaning, cooking, and some time to relax. I felt like I was making pretty good progress … Continue reading

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Long Weekend & So Long Weekend

I got a four day weekend over Labor Day. Friday – Saturday – Sunday – Monday. Four days. 4. Count ’em. They were awesome. The funny thing is that I literally picked up where I left off on July 5th. … Continue reading

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Strides

Last week at this time, I had just ditched the crutches. I was getting around unsupported, but I was not moving fast and just barely navigating stairs. I was still sleeping in my Recovery Suite bed, as I hadn’t made … Continue reading

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