Weight loss

So, in spite of the McDonalds diet I described a few days ago, I weighed in at 255.3 this morning.  This was the first time I’d weighed myself in probably 1.5-2 weeks, so i was surprised to see that it was down almost 5 pounds.  I had been hovering around 260 and expected to be…

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Twitter

I’m apparently addicted to Twitter.  I had resisted using it for a long time, even though several people I know use it.  Lisa invited me when she started using it and I decided to give it a shot. If you want to follow my tweets, they’re at http://twitter.com/flashodad

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Eating habits

For the past few weeks, I’ve been eating like crap.  I hate it.  My past four meals have consisted of McDonalds and I feel gross.  In that time, I’ve been consuming smaller quantities of food, but eating smaller quantities of McDonalds isn’t an accomplishment in my mind. I’m in the midst of my annual allergy-induced…

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My new building…

it looks like a penis. I’d say that it’s not safe for work, but it’s a “world-class facility”, built by the University of Illinois’ College of Business. *sigh* http://www.business.uiuc.edu/instructional_facility/docs/guide-2008-08-25.pdf Why did they put the map on Page 2 with South as up? Why did they use a fleshy tone for the coloring? At least it’s…

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Ethics training followup

I tried to do my mandatory ethics training yesterday and it was painfully slow.  I quit after it didn’t register that I had completed the Introduction, which took over an hour of waiting for page loads.  This morning, I received the following e-mail: Thank you for beginning your ethics training on the first day of…

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Ethics training

The state requires yearly ethics training and have gone out of their way to discourage those who may gloss over it.  A few years ago, people were racing through it and then being informed that they failed, in spite of answering all questions correctly, as a result of having gone through it too quickly.  One…

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