Sunday, October 19, 2008

Elapsed Time 20:15

Progress report ...

Time Read: 11:00 (including 1:30 spent "reading" The Rules of Survival by listening to it on CD while doing chores)

Pages Read: 649

Chapters Heard: 13 (i'm on disc 2 of 5)

Books Finished: 4 (during the first half of the read-a-thon, i finished Teach With Your Heart, which i started a week or so ago; since the midway point, i've read the graphic novel Janes in Love, the delightful picture book Library Lion, and the children's novel Bronte's Book Club)

Time Blogged: 8:15

Prizes Won: in Meryl’s "Quote From Your Book" mini-challenge, i won a “Muggles for Harry Potter” button and a beaded bookmark made by Heather.

Time Doing Other "Stuff": 1:00

Frame of Mind: with less than four hours to go, i'm trying to decide whether i think i'll make it. i'm starting to get a headache that the Advil doesn't seem to help.

Cans of Diet Coke with Lime Consumed: 6

Other Food Items Consumed: two hard-boiled eggs and a bagel with provolone cheese; some Chex Mix; two S'Mores (prepared by my personal chef, my 9yo son Sugar Bear); some taquitos with guacamole; a box of Good and Plenty; part of a grilled steak salad with some chips and queso from Cafe Rio; a Heath candy bar


  1. You are doing so well! Maybe some water will help with the headache.

    Congrats on making it this far!

  2. marg: water it is! thanks for the suggestion!

  3. I'm trying to decide what to do as well! Our poor eyes...all this's no wonder you have a headache! I hope it does away soon! Way to go on your reading so far!