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Stressfully tiring day

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Today I went to work knowing I had a lot on my plate. I had already stayed late 30 minutes the day before because our payroll got hung up on account of us switching accounts! Gotta love fraud. We had to get a new bank account because we had some identity theft that occured online somewhere. So we had already set up the new account and when I go to submit payroll, it tells me there's not enough money in the OLD account. HUH? I changed all that? It ended up being some small thing that didn't get changed in this far off remote land (hidden preferences option). Luckily, we found the issue and corrected it.

But today was such a long day and I really had to rush it because normally reimbursing the payroll (from the other companies we own) takes about 1.5 days and I had to fit it all in today, on top of doing a New Hire Orientation (1 hour) and talking to a disgruntled terminated employee's daughter (30 minutes). I finally finished all of it at 4pm even with the distractions, but I didn't take any breaks other than lunch...

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Then I get home and it's that time of the month to balance the checkbook. Oh joy. Needless to say I had some shopping to do for household necessities and I turned to the trusty internet. Thank goodness for ship to store options and AMAZON. I love amazon. Those subscribe and save products are awesome. Way cheaper than even Walmart sometimes.

Anywho, today for breakfast I was able to scarf down almost all of my smoothie while working. At lunch I quickly made a PBJ on whole wheat. For dinner though....OH for dinner....I had some greasy greasy pizza. I blame this on mother nature coming at noon. I don't know what it is, but a switch just turns on and I have to have the most fattening thing I can think of. So pizza and soda. I'll do better tomorrow. I plan another smoothie for breakfast, Tuna maybe for lunch aaaand....dinner is Chili burgers on thin buns. YUM.

We shall see. I need rest. I hate going to sleep though because I know it just all starts over again.... dun dun DUN.

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One of those days...

Sunday, June 02, 2013

It's been one of those days...

You know where you wake up NOT feeling refreshed even though you got plenty of sleep and then the rest of the day you don't have the energy to do anything. It's too hot to go outside (100 degrees) and nothing seems to give you pleasure...not TV, not the internet, not playing phone games...

At around 5:30 I finally took a shower...for the day. And it's Sunday, which means I just have to start it all over again. The sad thing is I don't have any friends. Seriously. The only friend I have is my boyfriend. I have some "acquaintances" that I say are my friends, but their really not.

My problem is I think about all these deep issues all the time and I have no one to share them with really. People don't like to talk about more than the surface issues. They don't even think about it all that often. I think about those things pretty much all the time. And I can't relate to anyone it seems. So then I turn to food. Food is comfort from boredom, depression, the void.... but that's not a good thing because then it becomes excess and you know what they say about excess "Too much of anything is a bad thing."

I'm supposed to cook dinner right now. I really don't want to. But I know if I eat out I'm probably going to just feel bad later, not to mention so will my pocketbook!! I've been trying to save money by eating at home, but it's SO hard on days like these.

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CLASSYLADYMAY 6/3/2013 8:29AM

    I know what you mean ! I don't feel refreshed when I walk up. Takes awhile to wake up and for me I feel sore all over
Now I don't have but one friend and she's not able to do things with so I have gotten used to doing my own thing. I walk my dog or do yard work or go on treadmill. The thing is Is to think positive and to keep going ! Exercise are so important to deal with everything including food. So I always plan ahead. ! So don't think what you don't have but what you do have !!

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And one more thing...

Monday, May 20, 2013

No soda this week. NONE. Cool? Cool.

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MOTLORAC 5/20/2013 1:56AM

    Great, stay with it. I haven't had a soda since January of last year

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Hmphhhhh

Monday, May 20, 2013

I hate it, but I've fallen off the food tracking wagon this past week and a half or so....and I just can't seem to get myself to want to get back on. I hate having to track EVERYTHING I eat. Why must I have such a crappy metabolism?!

Tomorrow I have planned out a smoothie and oatmeal for breakfast....a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for lunch....and a chili burger for dinner (thin bun & RF Pepper jack cheese).

Aaaaand, BREAK!

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Food and Work and Life and Exercise

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Sometimes I wonder how I get it all straight. I mean, I know what I'm supposed to do to lose weight. However, sometimes there's obstacles. One of them is most obviously WORK.

I estimate work takes up about 10 hours of my day, from waking up and getting ready, to the 15 minute commute each way including my entire work day (and my 30 min lunch of which all I have time to do is eat). So that's 50 hours a week for just work.

Sleep is about 56 hours (on a good week), plus 2 hours of getting ready on the weekend.

That leaves about 60 hours of my drained brain self to try to not only exercise but try to plan a meal (which really does take at least 1 or 2 hours if you are trying to include ANY variety). I guess about 15 hours go to my boyfriend... so that's another maybe 20 hours off my total.

40 hours left for myself...of which I'm sure about 20 hours I dedicate to TV watching and leisure activity.

It's funny because I was going to rant, but I guess that's plenty of time isn't it? 20 hours over 7 days. So 3 hours to myself everyday? I just feel so tired most of the time. Why doesn't this feel like enough time?

Haha if anyone reads this I'm sure they'll laugh at how I figured out how much time I really have. Oh I didn't include chores or food preparation for meals, but they don't take TOO long most days.

I just need to get into a routine and definitely vary my workouts. I've been having a lot of neck and back pain from working out lately and it really deters me from wanting to do anything. I can't run for the most part, it messes with my spine or something (feels like my neck doesn't have enough cushioning).

I also hurt my ankle a week and a half ago and it took almost a week to feel better. So we'll see how it goes. I'm starting now.

Tomorrow--No sweets, no soda, no eating out.

Meal plan
BREAKFAST- 2 wheat blueberry waffles & all fruit strawberry spread
LUNCH-Subway ham on wheat, no sauce, add onions pickles tomato spinach
DINNER-Homemade black bean chile verde (made with pork loin) & whole wheat tortillas

Let's see how it goes!

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CORNERKICK 5/6/2013 4:10AM

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DAVID9176 5/1/2013 12:28AM

    I can totally relate with what you are saying. what i have tried doing is setting my alarm a litle bit earlier and pushing myself not to hit that snooze button. i may be sleepy to begin with, but once i start excercising i wake up and i'm ready for the rest of my day. just keep pushing yourself and you will see th emoticon e results

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ZRIE014 5/1/2013 12:17AM

  if we could only control better how and what we eat each day, it would be easier to maintain our weigh and goals

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