My job is to make sure the hospital where I work has medical supplies. I order everything except drugs. It's amazing how many possible ways there are for things to go wrong.
I like the idea of running up stairs. I do this every chance I get. It's hard, but it doesn't take long for the endorphins to kick in, and that helps a lot. I also like the idea of gnashing my teeth on gum. :) If I don't gnaw on something I'm going to gnaw on someONE....
*emphatically raises hand* I trained myself to reach for the water bottle rather than my bag of snacks first. Even if the water bottle is empty, that means I have to walk down to the coffee room to refill it, which generally gives me time to work off the mood and get back on track.
Also, gum. I get to gnash my teeth in in annoyance at the situation without blowing my calories for the day or grinding my teeth together.
I have a high-stress job, and I'm noticing how when people or systems I'm relying on drop the ball, I have an immediate impulse to eat. I get some bad news I have to deal with, and almost without thinking I eat all the snacks I brought with me for the day. I get a phone call that irritates me and I find myself standing at the candy dish with a frown on my face, unwrapping one caramel one after another. Anyone else do this? It's not helping.....
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