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Third Shift Woes


Sunday, April 07, 2013

3rd shift is playing hell on my eating habits. It's quiet, so I get bored. I get bored, so I eat. I've not gone over my calorie limit, but I'm definitely eating things I wouldn't otherwise.

Tonight I'm taking some healthier snacks AND a list of projects I can work on if I get bored.

Always something to learn...
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ARMATTHAEI 4/9/2013 8:01PM

    I have always liked having something to read or puzzle books to keep my busy, but I so know what you mean. It is either so busy you don't know which direction to go next or so the "q" word that you need something to do.

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ALEXSGIRL1 4/8/2013 7:09PM

    great plan keep your hands busy and you will not eat. i love that idea. third shift is hard on the body and soul i wish you luck. my husband loves third shift, has done it all his working life.

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FELINA 4/8/2013 9:55AM

    Great plan !

Night shift is rough on eating habits. I worked it for years and got into the habit of eating unhealthy snacks too. To combat that I started taking only healthy snacks to work and I also made it a point to get up every hour and walk around for 10". That kept me awake and kept the snacking to a minimum.

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CATHYGETSFIT 4/8/2013 12:42AM

    At least you have noticed that you aren't eating things that you would normally and deciding how to tackle the problem. 3rd shift is almost done with for a while. Hang in there! emoticon emoticon

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FLAMENM 4/7/2013 10:41PM

    Prior plannign van help. pack your snacks and healthier options. When my husband worked 3rd shift he used to walk laps around the building on his breaks.

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SNUZSUZ 4/7/2013 10:17PM

    I often work the 3rd shift too and know what you are talking about! It's hard not to snack when you are so bored on the night shift:)

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KARENLEIGH32 4/7/2013 9:59PM

    Be strong!

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JAMBABY0 4/7/2013 9:51PM

    Great plan and good luck!

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EHLIFESSHORT 4/7/2013 9:17PM

    Hang in there

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PEACHY78 4/7/2013 9:15PM

    Fantastic that you have figured out what your trouble spot is and are figuring out ways to overcome them. I hope your plan works. Good luck to you.

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TOPCAT93 4/7/2013 9:07PM

    good luck

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