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COVID19 life Parenting


Hello from clinic (lunch break!). My rapid test was negative this morning. I’m feeling 98% back to normal. I ran (on the treadmill due to a thunderstorm) this AM and it felt decent, though I think I backtracked a bit in my training by…

July 26, 2022
COVID19 Weekend

Small Victories

NO MORE BOXES! With both of us feeling better, we seized the last remaining kid-free moments and finally got rid of the last lingering round of boxes in our house! We moved in April, so this isn’t too terrible but the final round was…

July 24, 2022
COVID19 life

Signs of Life

Today I was able to unpack and clean up! I am also fever-free without meds. My throat still hurts and my voice is disgusting and my nose is constantly running, but I feel more like I have a regular cold than a superflu. And…

July 22, 2022

Some Progress

I am not feeling amazing, BUT the absolutely toxic malaise/fever feeling seems to have subsided. Yay? My throat hurts. My voice is terrible, which renders podcasting problematic. I can still smell. (For now.) I am definitely not ready to exercise in any way shape…

July 21, 2022

Updates from the sick bed

I have to admit that as I wrote yesterday’s post I was optimistic that I would have . . . let’s call it COVID-lite. I mean come on, it’s round 2! So many vaccines! Etc. On the up side, I am fine. Nothing life-threatening…

July 20, 2022
COVID19 Travel

Positive but Still Positive

Unsurprisingly, there are two lines on my COVID test this morning. Like Josh, my “T” line was darker than “C” and appeared instantly. Interesting, because yesterday it was completely blank! I thought it would be more like pregnancy and start with a squinter .…

July 19, 2022
Fitness life Parenting Travel

5 on a Friday: General Updates

1- I finished (and loved) Lessons in Chemistry. SO GOOD. In 2022, I have read 22 books so far (tracked here!). I went through a total reading (and life) slump Jan – April, and then between May and now have read 15 of those…

July 15, 2022
Budget Travel

Priorities, Expenses, Etc

I have been thinking a lot about the FI movement and how many people might be feeling now that their nest eggs are likely shrinking. (Hopefully temporarily, but still!) I have also been thinking about how much easier it has been to work with…

July 14, 2022