If anyone was curious to know the tune to the "I am slowly going crazy" song - click THIS link. Beware though, it's one of those songs that can get stuck in your head. Like this one. Muahahaha ;)
Since 2010 began, and a little before, I have been going crazy. With work. One of my cases ramped up at the very end of December and I have been working my butt off trying to keep up. It's not the kind of job that you can leave behind when you go home. We are expected to work when we're needed. That means we have normal "9-6" office hours and then we work from home (or the office if we weren't lucky enough to sneak out) very early in the morning and very late at night. Last night I was on the phone with a client from 10:48pm - 12:00am and then I continued to work until 1:30am. I'm tired.
Working 10/11/12 hour days is just not something I can do for every long and still keep my sanity. I admire all the work-aholics out there (actually I think they're a little crazy but I'll keep that to myself!) but bleh, that's just not who I am.
I usually read blogs and write posts from work (or from home in the evening) so those things have seriously suffered so far this month. Since it's ICLW I am going to try to fit in a bunch of commenting and a couple posts this week. I have a picture-heavy one in mind and maybe another video of River :) I'm so far behind in my reader and I just can't catch up. I'm sorry I haven't been reading/commenting lately - you may see some late comments from me in the next few weeks.
Happy ICLW! If you are new to my blog, the sidebar has a very brief timeline. I started this blog just about a year ago after having read infertility/TTC/pregnancy blogs for about a year prior. I didn't know if I'd keep it up, and I've taken a lot of breaks, but I'm still here. amazing. I think of new posts all the time but I'm just not very good at actually taking the time to write. In terms of TTC I have no idea where I am right now. My cycles are wacky and extremely long. I'm trying my best to lose weight (check out my ticker at the bottom - 16lbs! I'm so happy.) in the hopes that and the glumetza I'm on, for suspected PCOS, will kick-start some ovulation. I'm also trying to get some new CD3 blood work taken but that hasn't worked out for the past two cycles. Here's why I couldn't get it taken the first time. I didn't blog about it but the second CD3 opportunity fell right in the middle of new years vacation. Screw you too, AF.
C (my youngest sister) and I totally fell off the running wagon. I'm sad but I'm really planning on getting back out there. Up until the beginning of December, we were jogging for 30 minutes, 2 or 3 times a week. We got up to a little over 2 miles per time (which is very slow, I know). Before last year, neither of us had ever jogged before and we are both very sedentary people.
Instead of running I've started going to a yoga class once a week. I had never done it before and I LOVE it! I'd like to do it 3x a week but it's not possible with my schedule right now. For xmas I got a Wii and WiiFit Plus so I use that as often as I can to practice some yoga poses, and do all of the other fun games and stuff that offers. Even though I'm sure it doesn't take the place of normal exercise, it's very helpful to get me off the couch in the evenings.
Last week my coworker said, "hey, do you want to go to a kick-boxing class with me at noon tomorrow?" I love trying new things and I rarely get a chance to so I said sure. Well, the next day we went and it ended up being a zumba class. Soooo very far from kick-boxing :) It was pretty funny and I spent the next hour shaking my booty doing this weird combo of dance-aerobics. It was tough but fun so I went again this week and I think I'll keep going.
I need to get to a meeting so I'll leave you with a pic I took in 2009. I have a whole post of 2009 pics and stories that I never blogged about - hopefully I get to write it.