Shannon Stacey

Archive for May, 2012

Married to a romance writer

We’ve grown accustomed to the fact, when people learn I’m a romance author, guys will give my husband the “heh heh” waggly eyebrow, as if the man really is being used as a research sex dummy every day. In reality, it’s more like one of my tweets from this morning:

Mr S just called and said, “In case it’s for your edits, at 2am you slapped my ass, said ‘Old Home Day’ and went back to sleep.”

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Just a fraction

Lost .8 this week. Not a gain, but not much in the way of a loss. I’m pretty much spinning my wheels now, so…

1) I have to start tracking points again. And I mean it this time.
2) Treadmill starting Monday. And I mean it this time.
3) The following Monday, starting Jillian Michaels – 30 Day Shred. I did it once before, several years ago, but I wasn’t doing anything else (like the treadmill or eating well), … Read More »

Goodbye, Jeepish

For those who don’t subject themselves to my Twitter feed, I traded Jeepish in yesterday. During a very recent conversation, my husband told that, thanks to his commute, he’s spending $500 a month on gas. Now that camp time is upon us, it’ll be $700 a month. And that didn’t count gas I put in the 4Runner, which averaged 14-15mpg.

So we decided to trade Jeepish for a vehicle with crazy-good gas mileage and he would drive it for … Read More »

One pound to the zombies

Scale day, and I lost one pound, which means I lost the pound I gained back last week and I’m back where I was two Fridays ago. I can live with that, I guess. I would have liked more, but I didn’t really do anything to make that happen. Zero tracking and I only used the treadmill once, since I found really creative reasons not to get on it every other morning.

Like this morning. I’m exhausted because I spent … Read More »

A Slow Summer Kisses tease & book shopping

It’s Teaser Tuesday at Novel Thoughts and they have a snippet from Slow Summer Kisses!

(And if you haven’t seen it yet, chapter one is posted here on my site.)

They also have a list of today’s romance releases and, oh my aching bank account. Just a few of the ones I’ve grabbed so far:

Undone by Her Tender Touch by Maya Banks
When She Wasn’t Looking by HelenKay Dimon
Karma by Carly Phillips
Captivated by Lauren Dane
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