Thursday, May 28, 2009

Playoffs and everything else..

Well, apparently the fact that my kickball team has not won a game does not prevent us from being in the playoffs. We play some undefeated team tonight. My quad is starting to feel better, so I should be able to play. However, the only way I can kick without pain is by keeping my leg straight when I kick the ball (which means I can not swing it back at an angle). I am sure I will look ridiculous tonight!

Work is still going well. Things are pretty slow here this month, which means that I spend most of my time writing articles that we can forward to clients. It is a lot easier to write articles now that I have a specialty and I am somewhat competent in it. Compare that to when I first started and my boss asked me to write an article about a subject I was clueless about. It was a ton harder to draft something back then.

Additionally, I am taking some PTO in two weeks. One of my sisters and one of my husband's friends are flying out to visit us. We plan on taking them all over Chicago. It should be a blast.

Alright, I am done rambling...

Friday, May 22, 2009

Ouch!

Well, I pulled one of my quadriceps muscles playing kickball last night. And if that was not embarrassing enough, I fell flat on my face while diving to catch a ball. Last night did not go well for me or my team, haha. The highlight of the night was when our college intern scored our first and ONLY run of the night!

Anyway, my leg is beyond sore this morning. I thought the burning sensation would go away, but it has not! Getting older sucks! I pole vaulted on a broken ankle in college. Now, I strain a leg muscle and I can barely walk...Kinda funny.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Double Header

I am participating in a double header at kickball tonight. Yup, I am on the corporate kickball team. My team never wins. We are very similar to the Bad News Bears. Wish us losers a bit of luck, cause we will need it.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Morning Routine

I am a lucky person...Every morning while I am ironing my clothes, my husband makes me a lunch and a thermos of coffee for work. How freakin nice is that?

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Brain Fog

I came in to work early this morning, to finish up a document before my boss got in to the office. However, my brain did not want to cooperate. I would open up a folder and then almost immediately forget why I opened the folder. I would pull out a document, only to forget why I pulled out that particular document. It was not until my coffee kicked in that I was able to finish up my document. Apparently, I had a major case of brain fog this morning. I have no clue why I had so many issues this morning!

Other than brain fog, everything else is going just fine.....

Friday, May 15, 2009

Updates

I went to the Cubs game yesterday with a bunch of my co-workers. It was a lot of fun eating hot dogs and watching the game. The only downside to the game was that the Cubs won (I am an avid Brewers fan). I look forward to dragging my co-workers up to Miller Park for a Brewers game within the next few weeks.

Work is definitely slowing down a little bit and you can see the anxiety on everyone's faces. Throughout the game, conversation would turn to questions regarding everyone's monthly utilization numbers. It is hard disclosing my utilization rates to co-workers because my numbers have not been that bad the last few months. If I disclose my numbers, then my co-workers may turn more competitive with me. Anyway, so I basically dodge the question and say that the last few months have been rough for a lot of people...I feel like a jerk, but I think that I would be a bigger jerk telling people that my numbers have been pretty good..

Ok, I am off to finish a project. Have a nice weekend everyone!