ASTEIN76's Blogs

Thursday, March 26, 2009      3 comments

Not sure where to start on this. I have almost finished the first week back at school after spring break and am feeling I am going into brain overload! (Spring break wasn't a break for me; I went to a weeklong phase of a sergeant school to wor... Read more
Ever feel like a referree???
Monday, February 23, 2009      2 comments

Ok, mostly the military folk will understand this. I have a junior enlisted driving me crazy!!! I am the acting 1SG for my unit and this Specialist keeps putting me in the role of referree. First it was a guy she dated in the unit that she sa... Read more
Disgusted at fellow students
Friday, February 06, 2009      1 comments

I am in a medical assisting program and have been an Army Medic/EMT for about 10 years now. Well, in one of my MA classes we are being evaluated on performing CPR. On a break today, most of the girls were saying how useless that training is an... Read more
Update on Diet
Monday, February 02, 2009      1 comments

Ok, I know that I haven't been dieting for very long but have already dropped some pounds and inches and am already noticing a lot more energy throughout the day! Had to share, I'm pretty excited about the progress so far and want to keep it up... Read more
1st "Real" Diet Attempt
Thursday, January 29, 2009      1 comments

Ok, I'm not too dissatisfied with myself but I know I need to lose a little weight, especially with being a soldier. (I keep telling my unit's weight control officer that it's not polite to ask a woman her weight or be critical about it. LOL!!... Read more
Wonderful Night
Wednesday, January 21, 2009      1 comments

Today is Brad and my 5 month anniversary dating. I am very happy with him and just on a whim planned a romantic evening. (He's getting cleaned up right now so we can watch a movie and...) Sorry, had to share my happiness. I had the afternoon... Read more
Big Scare!
Saturday, May 03, 2008      10 comments

Sorry, my mind is still racing a mile a minute and I'm not wanting to go to bed...I don't think I'm going to sleep easily for awhile now. I had a quiet night at home and was laying down on my couch in my robe watching TV. I thought I had h... Read more
What's wrong with this picture?
Saturday, April 12, 2008      2 comments

Ok, I was a good girl and went up to my YMCA today to do my workout. Well, they're having an open house, which is not a problem...BUT right in front of the entrance/exit was a funnel cake/corndog/soda stand open for business. Kinda contradicto... Read more
Great Pieces of Advice
Wednesday, January 09, 2008      2 comments

These are really very powerful. Implement whatever you can. You'll be glad you did. 1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant. 2. Sit in silence for at ... Read more
Getting back with it!
Tuesday, December 11, 2007      6 comments

Ok, just weighed and taped myself...have done that a bit consistently and the numbers are looking very bad. I could use a ton of excuses but won't; it's my own fault! I've baked some cookies; I haven't made time for the gym or my workout tapes... Read more
Another Death to Deal With
Sunday, September 09, 2007      2 comments

I thought it would be a bit more joyous getting to move back home after a 3 year activation. About a week after being home one of my uncles was sent to the ER and spent a lot of time in the ICU. He had cancer in several areas, COPD, and pneumo... Read more
Social Anxiety
Wednesday, August 08, 2007      2 comments

I was talking about this a few days ago with a close friend. This is another area that I need to work on. I know my social skills aren't the greatest. I lost my mother when I was 11, an age where I should be developing a lot more of those ski... Read more
Friday, July 27, 2007      3 comments

Yay! Finally after about 2 months of slacking, I got my butt to the gym. Did 30 minutes on a treadmill and a full body workout for strength training. I know most of us go into little slumps every now and then and we just need to make the most... Read more
Pretty = Fragile/Weak???
Saturday, July 14, 2007      1 comments

I love the show on TLC "What Not to Wear." Last night I was a little aggravated with a comment a girl on there made about thinking looking pretty or like a girl equalled being thought of as weak or fragile. Granted, my own extended family has ... Read more