Caveat: 2006

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