Driving By

This is going to be the fastest long week of my life. I have to meet with about 300+ employees to let them know we’re looking at a substantial increase in our health insurance premiums this year. And that’s the best option because it keeps our deductible as low as it is ($600.00) ~ the other options are going to a $750 deductible, $1000 deductible, or a high deductible plan with a health savings account. It just sucks all the way around. And did I mention I work in the health services field? Yeah, not a lot of money there to begin with. It’s going to be a bad week.

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I started reading Earthly Pleasures by Karen Neches ~ I think I heard about it from Nath’s. I’m only 50 pages into it so far, but it’s cute. I’m also reading Family Blessings by Fern Michaels ~ it’s also good. I’m just kind of reading what floats my boat at the moment.

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Exercising and eating are going great. I’m now down to size 10/12 which is a real milestone. I haven’t been that size in about 10 years. That being said, my butt and thighs really hurt today πŸ™‚

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The countdowns have officially begun. Next Friday is Good Friday, meaning I get a 3 day weekend; 6 weeks and 2 days (and counting!!) from today I’m going to be vacation bound.

11 thoughts on “Driving By

  1. I’m so impressed with you that even though been doing my part to exercise by swimming 2-3 times a week I joined the weight loss challenge at work. See? You were an inspiration, Cindy too.

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  2. You are so good at keeping up with this. I can’t even consider to a healthy style of living much less live it. Keep it up girl.Miss seeing you around. In case I don’t see ya online, I hope you have a fab vay-cay.

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  3. Congratulations Dev! A 10/12 is wonderful and you deserve thunderous applause!Health Insurance premiums are outrageous! I don’t pity you having to tell everyone that their rates are going to have to increase. Insurance is a scam I wish I had thought of first πŸ˜‰

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  4. Izzy ~ Thanks!Nath ~ I’m enjoying it a lot! And, I’ve been good and haven’t read the ending yet. I almost always start a book by reading the ending first.Stacy ~ I’m trying to be better about visiting my friend’s blogs. Hopefully you’ll see me around plenty before I go on vacation.Jen ~ Thanks!Jen ~ It’s outrageous! And then, add on that it’s Montana where the wages are low anyway and the cost of living is getting higher and higher. Although, the week wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be, thankfully.

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  5. Congratulations on making it to 10/12! And I know somewhere there is someone saying ‘no pain, no gain!’.And yeah you inspired me – the treadmill is finally in a prominent place. I just need to get on it already. Apparently I’m just enjoying the view of it πŸ˜‰And woohoo for holidays!CindyS

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  6. Cindy ~ There is definitely a saying like that πŸ™‚ Glad to hear the treadmill has found it’s place in your home. Only 3 more days and I’ll have 3 day weekend. It couldn’t have happened at a better time, as far as I’m concerned.

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