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Thursday, August 19, 2010

State of play

Since last I reported in any detail, dear readers, much has been happening here on Planet LBTEPA. As it does. To summarise:
Weeks of uni reading done: 5/5
Uni assignments due: 1
Assignments done: 0
Courses of antibiotics: 2
CAT scans of bastard sinuses: 1
Referrals to ENT specialist to investigate fluid/soft tissue abnormalities: 1
Awesome customer service experiences with Brooks and the New Balance outlet : 2
Pairs of running socks bought online from the US for the same price as one pair from the local distributors (including postage): 2

Phone calls/emails returned by uni placement supervisor: 0
Hours it will probably take to catch up on paperwork backlog arising from lack of training at new job: 15
Thoughts of chucking it all in and running off to a desert island: 1000000 Days off work with poor sick Noddie: 1
Sock puppets made: 2
Trips to hospital with Noddie for an afternoon on the nebuliser: 1
Missed mid-week workouts: 1
Missed long runs: 0
Election ads ads on TV sworn at: 1000000. Thank goodness the pre-poll media blackout has started.

More anon, castaways!

4 much-appreciated comments:

Brendan said...

YAY
Weeks of uni reading done: 5/5
Awesome customer service experiences with Brooks and the New Balance outlet : 2
Pairs of running socks bought online from the US for the same price as one pair from the local distributors (including postage): 2
Sock puppets made: 2
Missed mid-week workouts: 1(could be worse)
Missed long runs: 0

BROTHER TYPE COMMENT
Referrals to ENT specialist to investigate fluid/soft tissue abnormalities: 1
Wrong type of specialist checking the wrong soft tissue - try the stuff between your ears:))

Lisa said...

It's always an adventure at Chez LBTEPA.

The big question is whether or not the sock puppets were cuter than the striped toe socks or not... ???

Wes said...

Well, I think the shopping victory pretty much trumps everything...

Tea said...

I need some shopping lessons from you. I can never find such great deals. :)