Archive for May, 2014

First Mutants: Pattern Recognition Savant And Claim To Fame Seasonal Resurgence

Posted by Vicki on May 29th, 2014 under fond memories, friends & family, Funny things, generosity, Healthy eating, love, weight management
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On my facebook status today, I posted a photo of several four leaf clovers and one five leaf clover. I found them all on my walk home from Weight Watchers this morning, a morning which threatened rain. My pattern recognition skills are formidable – every year, I easily find multiple four leaf clovers just by […]

Write or rong?

Posted by Vicki on May 18th, 2014 under aspirations, inspiration
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Half an hour to blog today. That is it. Because also I have to : go for a run pick up dry cleaning drop off a gift pack unpack write note to Lana check for Lana put stuff into mail Call my brother complete forms for reappointment answer emails start getting case presentation ready script […]

our getaway

Posted by Vicki on May 17th, 2014 under aspirations, Eating Behavior, Exercise, fond memories, friends & family, Healthy eating, love, priorities, stress management, weight management
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A long ago wedding: Kathy Muska sent photos taken at her marriage celebration, 1991. She had mailed to my work address. Mom and Dad were pictured, looking beautiful, around a table with Ilse, Jeanne and Marty Dolgin, and Margaret Lamb. Mom was 66 and Dad, 73. Ergo, not much older than cb and I are […]

travel arrangements

Posted by Vicki on May 15th, 2014 under aspirations, Attitude, Weight Gain, weight management
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I spent several hours making travel arrangements today such that blogging was a distant desire. I did have a real problem making the arrangements because i was unable to make them till today owing to being unable to register for the Obesity course i always attend in June, because course was unexpectedly sold out, which […]


Posted by Vicki on May 10th, 2014 under fitness, venting
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Very brief today. Off to the driathlon training session at Cathedral, although may be taking a walk outside plus walking Cathedral Stairs. Supposed to be hot today, but so far feels coolish. Had two plans for the weekend, priorities. One was to complete some mandatory training i had to do for UPMC. Check. The other […]

On Track

Posted by Vicki on May 9th, 2014 under aspirations, being a doc, BodyChangers, Eating Behavior, Exercise, fitness, friends & family, Lifestyle
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At Panera (the one across from Magee) waiting for three o clock meeting. just came from another meeting at presby with one of the endocrinologists. and before that, cb and I took Luiza out for a goodbye lunch. Her upcoming job sounds like it is going to be a challenge – it could be just […]


Posted by Vicki on May 3rd, 2014 under Uncategorized
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Soon – in just a few minutes – it will be time to head to the morning rehearsal of tonight’s BodyChangers second annual fashion show. As readers know, i am crossing fingers! However, with the auspicious events of last nignt, k am feeling energized and optimistic. Because at about ten pm, the doorbell rang, and […]

The Gift Of An Afternoon

Posted by Vicki on May 2nd, 2014 under Uncategorized
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I have been so stressed out lately that i discovered only today, on my way downtown with Barb Penner, where we were scheduled to give two presentations back to back on developing new habits, that a talk I thought i was supposed to give this afternoon (at a different location for another purpose) which is […]