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feeling sort of motivated
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      1 comments

I'm actually feeling sort of motivated. I mean, I'm also sort of anxious. Being unemployed will do that to you but at this point I should be used to that, yes? (singing) Sommmmeee dayyyy my job willl come... My electric tea kettle has made ... Read more
emotional eating
Friday, November 06, 2015      1 comments

I am sort of an emotional eater. Usually the emotion that sends me to the kitchen is boredom, but anger works too. Spouse is a complete pushover, bottles up all that resentment for weeks on end, and then eventually takes out his frustrations by ... Read more
yard work
Monday, November 02, 2015      1 comments

Since this looks like the last nice week we'll get this fall I've dedicated it to yard work. Today, raking and hauling leaves to compost for a new flowerbed. Tomorrow, voting, yoga (I signed up for the beginner class because, well, it's been a l... Read more
oops - back to tracking
Sunday, November 01, 2015      3 comments

forgot to track the last couple of days. Back to the path.... Read more
Indian grocery run
Thursday, October 29, 2015      0 comments

Today was a partial grocery run, and I stopped in at the Indian market to stock up my Indian pantry. Three kinds of legumes, lots of spices I hadn't chosen to invest in before, frozen methi leaves, and a bag of dehydrated soy nuggets. The nugget... Read more
joined the gym
Monday, October 26, 2015      1 comments

I joined the employee/spouse gym through my husband's employer today. I'm excited about it, I love group fitness classes and haven't done any since I had to leave the Y. Biggest challenge will be trying not to overdo it at first - I'm not exactl... Read more
so far so good
Friday, October 23, 2015      1 comments

Several days of hiking this week. I'm trying to get out and enjoy the (absolutely perfect) weather while I can, seeing as I'm STILL unemployed and ~winter is coming.~ Part of the hike today was all the way down into and then back out of the Kent... Read more
day 2
Tuesday, October 13, 2015      0 comments

Well, I'm not sure what's changed with me, but now I like oatmeal. Used to hate the stuff- couldn't put it in my mouth without gagging. I've found making it more of a cereal consistency than a porridge helped a lot. So green tea and oatmeal with... Read more
try this again
Monday, October 12, 2015      2 comments

I'm currently at the highest weight I've ever held - 148.3 pounds. That may not seem like a lot to some, or even most people, but I'm not happy with it. My face is looking round, none of my interview clothes fit anymore, my knees hurt. Mostly I ... Read more