All Work And No Play…

… makes Mel a grumpy girl.(Do you love it when I refer to myself in the third person?!) I’ve been quite busy this week,  but, to be fair to the corporate overlords, it’s been good work, and my project team pretty much rules the roost. I’ve been spending most of my days writing and editing, so the noggin is fully engaged, and that feels good. Tucked in and among the hours of... read more

Smupdate! April 6, 2010

In case you haven’t put it together yet, work is kicking my ass like a Filthy Fifty after a day in calorie-deficit and sleep deprivation. Thank goodness for a well-timed Smupdate! Sometimes, when I’m hanging with the corporate overlords, Dave emails me photos of what Smudge is doing. This just in: Find your contentment where you... read more

I’ve Gone Mad!

To say I’m having a “bad day” at work this week is expecting the six little letters to do a lot of heavy lifting. And I’m about to do something crazy! I’m going to drink a Diet Coke. I know! Right? But I’m going to. Right now. Note: That beautiful badass in the background is NCIS Special Agent Salembier, doing pullups with her weapon in Camp Delaram, Afghanistan. Just... read more

Snatched From the Jaws of Doom

Last night’s Tweet of the CrossFit Women’s workout looked like this: I have to admit, I was a little intimidated by the idea of 50 man-makers, and I wasn’t quite sure how we might do overhead squats with kettlebells, but I was game. “Plus,” I thought to myself, “I’ve never rowed 1k before.” On the way to the gym this morning, I realized 1k is .6... read more

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