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Expectations

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Whatever relationship you are in

Marriage

Sibling

Parent/child

Animal / Caretaker

Employer / Employee

Teacher / Student

Expectations must be communicated in order to be achieved.

  
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ITALY67 10/31/2009 9:00AM

    HOW TRUE IS THAT !

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Gyms; Free vs. Paid

Thursday, October 29, 2009

A. Antibacterial Gel at door, not told to use it
B. Antibacterial Wipes randomly through the gym, big signs about wiping down machines after use and dirty looks if you look like you are walking away without using it on the machine

A. One person on duty and no help with the machines
B. One person always at the desk, numerous cleaning, and trainers (at least 1) available to help

A. People look at you weird when you are new
B. People don't look at you unless you get in their way

A. Cramped, loud, overheated, no room for flex
B. Large, bright, roomy, flexible

Guess which is which











A. Is the paid gym, 24 hr fitness
B. Is the free gym, Buckley Air Force Base Fitness center

Guess where I am going if I can at all help it :)

  
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MASTERCARE 10/30/2009 2:42AM

    good for you! Also.....I find that rather shocking....and interesting!

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Honesty

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

If I go to the doctor for an issue and he doesn't help me

And I tell my friend what I went there for and that the doctor didn't help me

That's honesty

If I fail to tell my friend and she goes for the same issue

That's neglect

However, if I tell her and she still goes

Then that's her problem

Right?

  


LockerRoomPhobia

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Today has been one of those busy busy days

It would have been easy to skip my run today;

Had a migraine threatening because of the storm coming in

Needed to get home and check on my daughter

Get across town to get the boys for dinner

But instead I did something I never do

I changed in the locker room at the gym

Ick!!! Ick!!! Ick!!! Ick!!! Ick!!! Ick!!!

I don't like changing in the locker room because I don't like people looking at me and of course when you don't like people looking at you it seems like everyone is looking at you LOL

I don't even like going in the locker room because I am scared of germs...I got athlete's foot at a doctor's office once I think that turned me into a germaphob, or whatever they call it.

I imagine I was a hilarious sight trying to change without showing one single piece of skin and not touch anything at the same time. I pulled my feet from my shoes and stood on my shoes, was doing pretty good with the changing but I lost my balance and touched the bench EEEWWWWW.

Now some of you are thinking, "Doesn't she go to the gym regularly?" Yes I do, but I either change at work (where I am certain the cleaning crew cleans every surface), or go home and change then go to the gym, I have even changed in the truck - desperate times call for desperate measures. I remember once I drove overnight to go to a job interview and showered and dressed for it at a truck stop - in the truckers showers. LOL My husband's idea and he provided shower shoes.

Do I feel any different about the locker room? NO

But I am glad that I got my run in.

Anybody else feel like this and find it hard to be flexible?

  
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ARENDIVA 10/27/2009 11:57PM

    Yeah I totally understand. Locker rooms are an unfortunate combination of public restrooms and undesired nudity, neither of which are good things.

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RENA1965 10/27/2009 11:12PM

    I wear a pair of rubber jandals so not to touch the floor.. I take my own towels and make sure my body is dry before I stand on the towel to dry my feet..
For the most they gals at my gym keep the place super tidy, they come every hour scrap the water away remove hair from the drains, make sure the toilet is clean and there is hand and toilet paper plus soap..
The gym I go to now is sparking clean to my last one, they had muck growing on the windows this freaked me out and one of the elderly dump a incontient napkin in the rubbish stinking the place out lol..
I love my new gym, I will pay extra for good service. They also have a complaint/praise box we can write suggestions..

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Some days are like that, even in Australia

Monday, October 26, 2009

My favorite book is Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

It's a childrens book and a simple story but sometimes that's exactly what we need

We have to remember:

Not everyone is gonna like us all the time, some people won't like us ever

Some days the car won't start and others it will take you to the ends of the earth

Some times we hit the targets (calories, protein, etc) other days we over / under shoot

And all these things will happen no matter how we react, they will happen again

Don't let them define you

  
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ITALY67 10/27/2009 8:36PM

    I totally agree ! Great message :-)

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KFH3107 10/27/2009 12:10AM

    I SIMPLY LOVE THE MESSAGE IN THIS BLOG AND INSTANTLY WANT TO BE A FRIEND. I HAVE BEEN TO AUSTRALIA TWICE NOW AND IF POSSIBLE I WILL RETURN FOR ANOTHER BIT OF TRAVEL SOME TIME IN 2012. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ENCOURAGING BLOG - STAY STRONG FOR YOURSELF AND FOR PEOPLE LIKE ME.

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