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Sunday, June 30, 2013

I work full time (9hrs with a 1 hr lunch). I don't get home from work till 7 PM and I am exhausted. Management at my job is not good. They don't plan, they treat us like we're nothing but warm bodies, and by the end of the day I am emotionally drained. I am a preschool teacher/caregiver. However, my job is more daycare vs. preschool which is very frustrating. Add to the fact that just about everyday I am pulled out of my room and from the kids I am responsible for and moved to another room, I am on the verge of quitting. Actually, that is what I am probably going to do. I have substituted in middle school classrooms with 40 children and only me and not been this stressed/exhausted.

I hate the insecurity of not working till the next school year begins, but it is what I need to do. We sat down and did the budget and we can get through the summer without my income and do it without touching our savings.

How does this have anything to do with weight loss? Well, I've been stress eating and drinking. I'm not getting up in the morning, because I need the sleep. I'm also not happy, because I'm not spending time with my kids this summer. They are older and can stay home, but they also need to do some things over the summer, not just sit in the house the whole time.

Today, I start with watching my food and getting some type of exercise in.
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GINGERLY4 6/30/2013 9:23AM

    Thank You! I am going to return to substitute teaching when the school year begins. If I keep doing the same things, nothing will change. I have to make the leap of faith!

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DMEYER4 6/30/2013 8:37AM

  good luck with your frustrations. I hope you find a job that is a good fit for you and your family.

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