I don't use the phone when I need to speak with someone else in the office - I always get up and talk to him or her in person. I've found that I am up and away from my desk a lot because of that. Otherwise, the day would be so boring!
The water and the bathroom are down the hall from my office. I do my best to get up and get water every hour which of course makes me need to go to the potty. I wear a pedometer so it helps me be aware of how much I'm moving during the day.
~Mandy~ I'll make it to the moon, if I have to crawl.
Maintaining since August 2012
Central Time Zone
September Minutes: 885
Fitness Minutes: (2,578) Posts: 131 12/19/12 11:30 P
Hey -- first of all thanks for taking over the team leader spot. You are right -- we of all people need support!
Lately, I've been making myself get up from my desk an run some sort of errand every couple of hours or so. If I have time, I try to get outside (walk to the drugstore, etc.), but usually something in the building -- walk something to the mailroom myself, stop by a colleague's office, stop by the library, or even get my coffee from the kitchen on another floor. If I don't have something specific, I just walk up and down a couple of flights of stairs. Anything to get the blood moving a bit. Sitting at a desk for too long at a time isn't good for anyone's health!
We could use some fresh ideas and goals. What do you think we can focus on? I can think of a few challenges off hand like taking the stairs instead of the elevator in the court house. How about fit jumping jacks after each finished phone call with a client...ten if they were especially challenging? Lol. Really though. Let's get some ideas flowing!
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.