I took a second trip to Australia. At HealthSmart, I put in several months of ungodly 80-100 hour work weeks. I went insane. So I resigned my job, and tried to succeed as an independent database consultant. My heart wasn't in it, though. That fall, I had moved back to Minneapolis, where I found a wonderful apartment near Lake Calhoun in Uptown, and I adopted a new, healthier lifestyle that included losing nearly 40 pounds.
[This entry is part of a timeline I am making using this blog. I am writing a single entry for each year of my life, which when viewed together in order will provide a sort of timeline. This entry wasn't written in 2006 - it was written in the future.]