IMREITE's SparkPeople Blog IMREITE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community almost friday i feel behind on goals and projects right now. i have a head cold/ mild flu - (headache, stomach discomfort, extra time in bathroom). i spend most of my day tired. Thu, 8 Oct 2015 08:27:23 EST increase wisdom Without an increase in wisdom or possession of the truth, restlessness dominates a person’s life and he dwells in a narrow world. <BR> Wed, 7 Oct 2015 00:23:59 EST donate before moving i cleaned through part of my closet. i have several shirts that don't fit but they are in good shape. the old ones that are in bad shape will be tossed. the rest will be donated. Tue, 6 Oct 2015 20:50:58 EST How to catch up Start early: <BR> normally when i start a 30 day challenge, i start a couple days early to try to get a head start on the habit. so far i am still doing well on my yoga challenge. Tue, 6 Oct 2015 01:07:48 EST countdown 10 more days left Mon, 5 Oct 2015 00:50:58 EST last trip. last car trip from new house to the old house. i am moving in 10 days. Sun, 4 Oct 2015 20:26:33 EST 2 week notice I gave my 2 week notice. my supervisor was bummed. but at least now i have a date. time to get everything else packed up and ready for the movers. Fri, 2 Oct 2015 00:28:30 EST in a hurry and freak out had 2 episodes this week where i needed other people to do things by a certain time and when it did not happen, i skewed the occurance and had a freak out. yesterday after the 2nd one i calmed myself and realized i was blowing it out of proportion. i need to be overly patient with people not reaching expectation and not waste time getting upset/ now i have the right to get mad, but i want to properly use that energy to motivate me to make better choices. rather than whine or wallow in self p... Thu, 1 Oct 2015 08:31:24 EST october challenge 30 day yoga challenge <BR> <link><BR>a-at-Home-A-30-Day-Yoga-Challenge </link> <BR> <BR> started tuesday, i do better if i start early. i can build up momentun for august Wed, 30 Sep 2015 00:59:17 EST dr appointment i hope i dont lose it, but if they blow off my symptoms again, i may chew them out. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 08:21:04 EST crummy day worst monday in a long time. i was waiting on stuff and i got stupid news. mostly people couldnt give me answers because they cant bother to be competant. <BR> <BR> The worst was the nurse - who never met me- said theire was no need for me to get treatment for Hypothyroidism because i was ASYMPTOMATIC. i have SEVERAL symptoms. if they botherd to read my information they would know that. so now i need an office visit to make them listen. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 20:44:13 EST waiting still waiting, it would be if nice people would respond in a timely manner. i a, waiting so i can make some other plans. Sun, 27 Sep 2015 20:17:04 EST low energy at least i now know why. hope to work with md/np next week to fix it Sat, 26 Sep 2015 16:28:59 EST hate waiting i hate waiting. i am waiting to hear back from a job, a house showing and the doctors office. oh well need to learn patienct. Fri, 25 Sep 2015 00:56:27 EST low hemogloban the last 3 times i gave blood, my hemogloban was low. after the first 2 donation times, they said eat more iron so i made a point to add more foods with iron before this time. it was still low. I have been stressed and mentally distracted a lot lately. i dont think it is anemia but rather than worry or ignore it, i talked to the NP at our workplace clinic. <BR> <BR> She decided to do a blood draw. i get results tomorrow. Thu, 24 Sep 2015 01:21:59 EST inside chore day was able to weed the last 2 days. tomorrow night may be indoor stff unless i decide to mow lawn. i will see what me energy is at the end of the day. Wed, 23 Sep 2015 01:00:36 EST week off with all my traveling, i have felt more stressed and am not reaching my strength training goal. in fact i was on the road last week and again sunday and yesterday. I have not been doing higher intensity cardio. <BR> This week i will work on some higher intensity cardio and some stretching Tue, 22 Sep 2015 08:30:47 EST oot oot- out of town <BR> i had a job interview in my new city. i have not moved yet. but if i get it or we sell the old house, then we can complete the move. Mon, 21 Sep 2015 20:53:34 EST on the road again 3 hour trip sunday <BR> then 3 hours back monday. i hate being in a car all this time. i hope it is over soon Sun, 20 Sep 2015 01:39:29 EST phrase of the day a coworker of mine looked very perplexed and lost. he was mumbling. he said he needed to talk something out. I told him i get like that sometimes too. i call it brain vomit. <BR> <BR> When he heard me say "brain vomit". he decided thatwould be his phrase of the day. Sat, 19 Sep 2015 01:52:33 EST blood day Resons to give blood <BR> 1- save a life <BR> 2- get a free cookie <BR> 3- sit in a comfy chair <BR> 4- mini- physcial. they check your bp and hemoglobin. some places if you ask will even send you choletarol and other test results. Fri, 18 Sep 2015 22:39:19 EST dh report good news for my hubby. he had his blood work done and most of his numbers were in a good range. <BR> they also confirmed he does NOT have hypothyroidism. however his thyroid is slower then the desired level so they will put him on some medicine so it will be able to work better. it should belp with his sleeping and energy level. i am happy for him because he is not a big eater, he has been gaining weight. that and feeling stressed and lethargic was making it worse. if the meds kick up his m... Thu, 17 Sep 2015 08:44:43 EST hoping for 2 hoping for 2 interviews on monday. the 1 place wanted this week but the travbel is not possible Wed, 16 Sep 2015 00:54:04 EST more to schedule hopefully i can do my next job interview vi3a skype. dont want to drive 6 hours and take more time off from work Tue, 15 Sep 2015 00:30:06 EST another week of summer last week was cool and cloufdy. this week 70's & 80's and sunny. i can take a few days to do my yard work. Mon, 14 Sep 2015 20:52:43 EST back to old house i can't wait to move. i dont like libing at 2 houses, mostly i dont like paying for 2 of them. hoepfully a good new job pops up soos so sh and i can be in the same city. Sun, 13 Sep 2015 20:30:48 EST harder this move has been longer and harder then we thought. the only jobs i am finding pay 30% less then my current job. so it is depressing. i want to finish moving. Sat, 12 Sep 2015 00:22:08 EST Fridays some cleaning in the old house then traveling to the new one for the weekend, i cant wait till the old house sells. Fri, 11 Sep 2015 01:13:56 EST weigh in have not done it in 2 weeks. i am not currently doing a challenge, but i want to keep my goals on track. Thu, 10 Sep 2015 08:40:08 EST reliable texts i got a text from a recruiter, they but the name of their company but now who they are. i saw the dame company in an email, but now i think the whole company is a bad idea. i find it unprofessional. that and the job and pay is below some other things i found already. <BR> <BR> Would you apply for a company that texted you without you contacting them first? Wed, 9 Sep 2015 20:53:59 EST short week will be on the road again this weekend. on the plus side we should have a new bed at the new house so no more sleeping on the futon. that and i may have a new job. the recruiter is more cryptic then i prefer, but at least i recieved a response. Tue, 8 Sep 2015 08:18:23 EST rugrat time babysat my nieces today for about 80 minutes. they loved it. they did not want to leave when their parents came. it was fun playing with them. my husband did pretty well with them too. Mon, 7 Sep 2015 22:37:27 EST parade going to a family friends house to watch the parade tomorrow. should be fun have not gone in several years Sun, 6 Sep 2015 00:37:16 EST shopping bed shopping. we could use a new bed. the futton at the new house causes my dh back pain Sat, 5 Sep 2015 13:18:04 EST so much junk i still have some closets to go through but part of me just wants to toss stuff non stop Fri, 4 Sep 2015 00:39:14 EST treadmill is fixed the work treadmill i have reserved time on is working again- woo hoo. 1 less hour a day at work where i am on my butt. hopefully this will up my energy level. Thu, 3 Sep 2015 08:30:36 EST relax night took a nap and only did some light exercise Wed, 2 Sep 2015 00:53:31 EST Challenge: eat without distractions i dont sit down to a meal. i generally like to be watching tv, reading the paper/magazine, listening to tunes. the only time i sit at a table or couter to eat is when my hubby eats at the same time i do or if i am visitng family. <BR> breakfast is at my desk as i am working. i dont like to wake up early only to sit down and eat. on the plus side, i prepack my brakdast to include some protein, a fruit and cereal/fiber bar. lunch i generally sit and visit, but i dont like to eat with quiet a... Tue, 1 Sep 2015 08:31:41 EST catching up so many tasks, but getting caught up Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:42:15 EST selling house i want to sell my house so i can stop living in 2 different cities. mostly the driving back and forth is getting long. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:15:03 EST a thought to work towards my goals. it is not enough to go through the motions, but do it with intention. i keep myself on a strict schedule on the work week. from 610am till 330 everyday i have a specific reoutine that i could do in my sleep. in some ways it is good that i have the discipline but it has also put me in a rut and prevents me from advancing towards the next step of my goals. <BR> <BR> i need to work on living with intention. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 21:30:55 EST its friday summer flew by. next week september starts. i think about what will be my next monthly challenge, but i think i am going to pick a couple small things and really work on them. it seems silly but i think i need to make sleep a goal. i dont sleep enough which leads to my overeating, undertraining and lack of focus. i think if i can work on sleeping more i can get my other habits under control. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:16:49 EST computer issues new pc setup. not working at the other workstation. attempting a work around. but could make an interesting day. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:21:26 EST MIDWEEK closer to weekend. not doing a current weight loss challenge but going to keep up with the weekly weigh ins anyway. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:41:58 EST MIDWEEK closer to weekend. not doing a current weight loss challenge but going to keep up with the weekly weigh ins anyway. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:41:55 EST small success got to bed earlier then normal last night and also limited my pop to 1 can. <BR> small success but in a positive direction. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 08:38:51 EST short blogs Short blogs, but busy. I am trying to stay off my butt. So I dont spend a lot of time at home jurnaling Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:44:48 EST meal plan need to make one for the week. Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:19:37 EST no plan hangn out Sat, 22 Aug 2015 16:29:17 EST plan b drat. i was hoping to have time for something today. now i wont <BR> will have to rush or try to do it later Fri, 21 Aug 2015 08:17:51 EST