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keep on keepin' on

Saturday, January 26, 2013

rollercoaster week. my emotions (and of course, eating habits) were all over the place. ended on a good note, though. had a GREAT interview yesterday. i won't hear back until monday, but i think there's a very good chance that i got the job (which starts tuesday). it's only a 2-month position, but the money is good, and it would give me a 2-month break from the job app/interview rat race, so that would be great. fingers crossed.

trying not to be so hard on myself about weight loss/eating/exercise right now. today's weigh-in (150) is exactly the same as new years day, which was almost 4 weeks ago. maintaining is nice, but i'm trying to lose weight. but i realize that my grocery budget does not allow for my 'normal' diet of what i like to eat - lots of fresh fruits and veggies, lean meat (aka chicken almost every day), lowfat dairy, complex carbs. there are a lot more processed (hello sodium) and fatty foods in my diet than usual, and not a lot of variety.

i'm doing my best, but lately eating has been about survival, not weight loss. even when i've been hitting the calorie goals that should put me at a pound lost per week, it hasn't been working, and i'm sure stress isn't helping me. i have been able to keep the binging to a minimum, so that's a step in the right direction... although not having the foods i like to eat around may be responsible for that.

anyway. hoping that i'll get this job. it's in the city, so the commute (lots of walking) would be good for me. plus a little extra grocery money would really help kickstart my weight loss.

hopefully, i'll have some good news to report soon!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SPARKLISE 1/26/2013 2:41PM

    Sometimes we just have to roll with the punches.
Hope your financial situation gets better soon!

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KATYB212 1/26/2013 1:35PM

    thanks, me too!

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COOP9002 1/26/2013 1:14PM

    Hope that the job works out for you.

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KATYB212 1/26/2013 12:19PM

    thank you both! i am very qualified for the job, and i think they liked me personality-wise, so hopefully this works out for me! it's in a gorgeous part of NYC that makes me happy, so it would be a very positive change for the few months if it happens. trying to be gentle with myself! i am always too hard on myself, and i know that doesn't help with my stress levels. just gotta breathe :)

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IOWADEB 1/26/2013 12:11PM

    Good luck on the job. Great maintaining in a difficult time. Be gentle to yourself. I'm trying to be gentle with me

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DW33412 1/26/2013 11:53AM

  My fingers are crossed that you get the job. emoticon

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