Photo Diary: A Day in My Life


What I woke up to this morning. She partied hard last night, my friends, and raided both the yarn basket and the garbage. Whew. What a time. Continue reading

Welcome to Heaven: My First Day at Teavana

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Yesterday was my first day in Tea Heaven (aka Teavana, which is a mash up of “tea” and “nirvana,” so it legitimately is Tea Heaven).

Oh my gosh.


Guys. This is going to be the best job ever. Continue reading

Back to School: It’s That Brain-Melty Season Again

(c) cezjaw,

(c) cezjaw,

Wow, has it been a busy week.

My brain feels all melty.

I’ve worked every day at the hospital that I haven’t been in school.  This is a great way to learn a job: working a ton of hours. And let me tell you – pushing a 4.5 foot tall room service cart full of trays around a hospital for four hours – burns a LOT of calories.  Yesterday I made it to 5.92 miles – that is like a third of a mile short of a 10K! A 10K. I lost a pound and a half this week without doing any other exercising, and in fact eating more than I normally do.  I was pretty starving.

According to my fitness app, this job burns 1139 calories per three hours.

Dayuhm! If I may say so. Continue reading

Day One

Today was my first day at my new job – food service at a local hospital. It was both fun and a little nerve-wracking at the same time! Here’s why: Continue reading