Friday, January 24, 2014
WOW before the 1st month of the new year gets away from me I better get my blog in.
With one more week to go I am trying hard to get my one pound loss in. I'm confident I can do it. The hard part has been this frigid cold weather we are having. It just puts a 'freeze' on my motivation to get out and take a walk after I get home from work. Honestly it just isn't happening !!! The walk to and from the garage at work though feels like a super work out with the coldness. I breathe harder and walk faster that's for sure so that has to account for something. The only other walking I'm getting is when I get out and go shopping, maybe a little dancing in the house and some house cleaning but that's it. Oh yeah and even some snow shoveling. Am I happy about that? heck no, but I'm just to lazy to do anything else.
Eating healthy is not a problem which I am so thankful for. I make good smart healthy choices 95% of the time. The 5% that I'm not is when I am out of fresh produce or get sweet cravings. So I am not concerned with food issues. I'm getting much better with my portion size at dinner with using the smaller plate and making my evening snack a wiser choice. So again if I can just get through this winter weather I feel I can reach my goal.
Work is still good and rewarding. It def keeps me grounded in my faith and confirms that it is my ministry. On the hardest of days with dealing with the public I find comfort, joy and complete satisfaction that I am doing what I can do to share the message that God has given us, To love and be kind to others !!! The more I give the more I get in return, it's just a fact. Yes there are def moments in each day that it is hard but I will not let evil and mean spiritedness take control. I just smile and be as kind as possible and still get the job done that I am there to do. I am in tuned to the sadness someone is in when they are there to visit a sick relative or friend and most all the times I can put a smile on their face, however small it may be. And I can feel good about that. I just want people to know I care. I met such wonderful kind people and even made some new friends since I've been in this job.
The hospital is going through so many changes right now that do not make employees feel appreciated and have brought moral down drastically. Sadly the administration seems out of touch with everyone underneath them; so these are def times when we all need to look away from internal approval and appreciation and give their very best work to the real people they are there to serve and the reward will be theirs right in front of them. This I know is true !!!
So the bottom line for me right now is this ..... Be kind to others, stay positive and have faith in God's plan for me.