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Overcoming this weeks struggles successfully

Friday, June 15, 2012

I have spent the last five days teaching advanced first aid. Today was the last day.

This week has been a series of ups and downs. Because of a medication change to the morning meds I have learned through hard experience that I have to eat breakfast with it. That was struggle number one. Making a breakfast that was fast and tasted good enough that I would actually try to eat it.

Struggle number two was making sure that I had appropriate food prepared for snacks and lunch. It would be so much easier to eat out everyday but certainly not cheaper or healthier. Because this course was so intense I had to make sure that I didnt put off eating as I usually do so that it wouldnt affect me physically with low blood sugar.

Struggle number three was wednesday. That was a really bad day for me. The mood swings were all over the place. I felt really sick to my stomach, wanted to sleep, and felt like crying. After thinking about it I think part of the problems that day was that I didnt eat a good breakfast that day. I also am not used to doing 5 straight days of teaching. I teach for two days and on the third day I rest so my body was telling me this isnt what I'm used to. Once I got over the hump of wednesday the rest of the week went fairly well.

Things that I am proud about this week are not binging when I got home from the course. Going to bed early so that I would be rested for the next day. Staying within calorie intake and managing to get some exercise in. I was also able to most days meet the 8 cups of water goal. I think what helped with that is I felt thirsty and I also had my waterbottle close by.

Over all I quite impressed with myself for this week. Lets hope that next week is just as good.
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