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Lazy Sunday blues

Sunday, September 15, 2013



This week has had its rough patches. The allergy vaccine I started Tuesday overtaxed my immune-system and made an underlying infection run rampant. I've been on antibiotics since Wednesday, and ugh, they make me feel sluggish.

I attended an important meeting on Friday. Looking back I wish I could have performed better at it. I am happy with the evaluation given me at the meeting, and not displeased by the shorter-term outcome. Despite this, I just can't help to think back and feel I should have been better prepared. I had hoped to make a better impression!

And, ever since weighing at my Allergists office, I've suffered the battle of "mind vs. scales". This week I have been weighed at both my Allergists and at my GP. Both scales were in disagreement with the other, still both very much agreed MINE was underestimating. I get that they are just numbers, I really do. Still I must admit, I was rattled.

Oh well, I just need to relax some now, to regain my strength and resolve. I will come back stronger next week, I promise. Both body and mind!
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STAGPIPE 9/17/2013 3:13PM

    I'm sorry to hear of your negative reaction to the allergy "shots." Isn't it amazing how something like that, and the scale numbers, can bring your motivation train to a halt! I hope that you can find something positive to attach yourself to, that will carry you towards your goals. We will all be rooting for you! Keep that chin up!

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ASMARTERWAY 9/17/2013 9:16AM

    You and me both! (get well and get stronger)

Jonathan


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CHERYL_ANNE 9/15/2013 8:52AM

    Seconding Madeit3's comment - just because the scale is at the doctor's office doesn't mean it's more accurate - it's still just scale. I have actually had two widely differing weights recorded within an hour of each other, and both office staff assured me that the office scale had just been serviced. *eye roll*

Here's to staying in bed with tea and the 'net!

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MADEIT3 9/15/2013 8:18AM

    You're right - spend some time relaxing and give your body a chance to recoup. Sounds like you've been stressed on many fronts. A day in bed would tempt me!!

As for your doctor's scales - they are always highly inaccurate. I own a doctor's scale and it fluctuates depending on the humidity. I wouldn't put a lot of store in what your doctor's scale says.

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