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Friday, May 14, 2010

I got evaluated at work and it set the tone for having a really bad day.
I was grumpy with my cook. I was grumpy with the aids.
I was bothered by things that usually do not bother me.
They said that I get "flustered". I really don't feel flustered but I come off as flustered. So It irritated me. I need to take criticism better.



Wednesday, May 12, 2010

I will be working both jobs today and then tomorrow I will be satellite cook as well as cooking for the seniors. My day will begin at 5 am to work by six and then off at one thirty.. Then three thirty at church make coffee, prep salad. off at nine. Just too busy to get anything done. I just wish I could sit down a get myself a resume. I need one job with enough hours and all year.

I do not have the energy to do more than just work. I am not walking as much or with such zest. I want to get back into the spirit but right now i cannot sleep at night and am catching up on it during the day.
When I am too sleepy I do not function well.

The picture is me at the Grand Canyon in 2007. I want to go there and make out resumes and walk in the beauty of God's creation.
But maybe I can settle for the beauty of creation here at the corner park.

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LLCURTS 5/15/2010 7:55PM

    I am there with you - with extra hours and stress at work I am just too pooped many days... We are walking in the Bay to Breakers - we have a SP team and rally there - I think I am up for it... emoticon

I love the Grand Canyon - look forward to going back some day... hope your weekend is grand! emoticon

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POORGIRL_DIET 5/13/2010 5:17AM

    There are not enough hours in the day to do everything unfortunately. But I can say that is a pretty picture and look at that view - amazing. You will be able to do this

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Had a great Saturday

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Well I drove into San Francisco. Went to the house and got to feed the baby elevenzez meal. Then got to sit on the floor and watch her play until she caught sight of dad out the window climbing the scaffolding.
So then all she wanted to do is watch da. But it was so cold so we sat in the window box while the kitty screamed to go out.
All in all a perfect day.

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LLCURTS 5/15/2010 7:50PM

    Sounds like a fun day! emoticon

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Well oh me, oh my, oh you.

Friday, May 07, 2010

So I am going to go to San Francisco and visit with foster grand baby.
D-I-L is going to work and son is trying hard to get the house painted.
So I must " sacrifice" my time and play with baby.
You all wish me the best of days and I cannot think of a better way to spend the day.

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POORGIRL_DIET 5/8/2010 7:28AM

    Hope you enjoy your visit too.

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    Hope you enjoy your visit!

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Slow down

Saturday, May 01, 2010

I want to slow down with my eating but, I tend to skip meals and then am so hungry I bolt them down. Not a very dainty image.
I still default to old and not healthy habits.
How do you reset your default?

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A10TIVTRTL 5/2/2010 7:09AM

    Practice mindful eating. It's about savoring each bite, each bean. Practice by eating one raisin or one nut, but take the time to look at the food before you pop it in your mouth. See if it has a fragrance. Think about how you imagine it will taste, what the texture will be. Finally, bite into it and TASTE it. Chew it SLOWLY, enjoying the way the taste changes. Some foods only release their full flavor after being chewed until they are liquified. When you swallow it, enjoy the sensation of it moving toward your stomach. Then take a sip of water and breathe and be thankful that you had this bite of food. I find, when I actually take time to eat this way, that I only eat about 1/3 as much food, and am fully satisfied.
P.S. Sorry - I had already posted this note before I saw that you are already on the Mindful Eating team. I'm embarrassed that I went into such detail to someone who already knows what to do - tried to delete but it won't let me.

Comment edited on: 5/2/2010 7:13:51 AM

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LLCURTS 5/2/2010 1:54AM

    I agree - eat more smaller meals - it is more satisfying than starving in between. And sometimes we need to eat more calories instead of less as long as it is spaced and not eaten all at one time... emoticon

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JAZZIE28 5/1/2010 11:44PM

    How about trying to eat smaller meals throughout the day rather than three big ones. You would maintain your energy level, and you won't be starving yourself. It is hard to break old habits but give it a try!


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ALIMESSA 5/1/2010 11:07PM

    Remember to drink in between every bite...that slows you down, even when you are starving...but the best advise really is to never let yourself get to that point of feeling starved...It is funny...you commented today on my blog about sleep (thanks)...My problem is that I don't know how to reprogram my sleep habits (so we both need to change a habit)...the best advise I got from someone is to "just do it"...not the easiest thing to do, but really, sometimes it is the only thing to do. So, what I am saying is that you know you shouldn't let yourself get hungry, so don't. Have lots of healthy snacks in the house you can grab, or like the other comment suggests, get small bags of healthy snacks to take with you, or get protein bars or protein drinks for ease...you can do this, know you can...good luck, and Stay Strong!!

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MAKULEWAHINE 5/1/2010 10:02PM

    Apparently you break it and get a new one. Oh, wait, that's the computer. OOPS! It just takes time and learning new ways to short circuit (now we're back to electronic things) our old ways. I always carry Luna bars with me so that if I do forget to eat I have something healthy to eat. Fixing small bags of yummy healthy treats to put in your car or other places can often help. After awhile those old habits tend to disappear. Good luck and let me know what you discover.

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