Archive for the ‘stupid’ Category


Posted by Vicki on April 26th, 2015 under career, projects, stupid
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Once again! I never expected that running a program would be anything less than challenging, but did not anticipate sportsmanship to be one of the main issues i would confront. As the reader is aware, I have been working on building a hospital-based, outpatient weight loss center. It has taken years, but I now have […]

More Family Back Story

Posted by Vicki on December 21st, 2014 under fond memories, friends & family, Just Plain Mean, love, stupid
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After much phone tag, I finally reached Aunt Evelyn today. She is my Mom’s youngest sister. It must be very weird to be the only remaining sibling. My Dad was the youngest of three siblings, and they died in order of age, and that is what happened with Mom’s siblings, too. So Evelyn is the […]

Why A Little OCD is a Good Thing

Posted by Vicki on September 4th, 2014 under Eating Behavior, Exercise, fitness, fond memories, stupid, venting
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I don’t really have OCD, at least not the severe kind. I do have anxiety, which brings out OCD type features. The anxiety part can get out of hand sometimes, but only when it leads to freaking the fuck out, which I do pretty rarely these days, unlike in my younger years. I am still […]

American Idiot

Posted by Vicki on August 17th, 2013 under critique, Exercise, food!, friends & family, irritation, sarcasm, screed, stupid, venting
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cb is away now. He left yesterday for Oglebay, in West Virginia, where he is running the MSTP annual retreat. I miss him, of course. He says he will be home tomorrow at 1 pm. How nice it will be to have him back home! I decided to spend my day in utter and blissful […]

Game-Playing: a riff, and a riff on a riff

Posted by Vicki on July 20th, 2013 under Exercise, Just Plain Mean, Lifestyle, love, philosophy, reflections in a golden eye, strength, stress management, stupid, unmitigated frustration, venting, weight
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Coincidence: I am actually editing this post so putting this footnote at the beginning: I just now, perusing the NYTimes Sunday Magazine section after successfully I might add completing the xword puzzle, my eyes fell to an article (in the “riff” blue section of the zine) by a man named Stephen Marche, believe it or […]

Doctor, Heal Thyself! or, Like Father, Like Daughter. Or Like Husby, Like Wifeby, Or, The Doctor Who Treats Herself Has A Fool For A Patient

Posted by Vicki on January 31st, 2013 under Attitude, being a doc, craziness, Funny things, stupid
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A few days ago, I think it was last Friday or Monday or something, I noticed a white flash of light in my peripheral vision when I turned my gaze to and from the left, but inconsistently. There was no disruption in my vision, but it happened throughout the day. I wasn’t sure what it […]