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Day 9-10: Getting There

Friday, March 29, 2013

Starting to feel a bit like I used to when I limited my food intake and moved more, which is great. Isn't it weird that how when you are not paying attention to what you eat, you can forget what actual hunger feels like. I had two good days, especially considering I went out to eat lunch with a friend.

I decided to take the offer from the state and start work on 4/8. I'll be working in the same building as my husband. This week has been a one of transition for Keira too as she moves to a new school (and a much older set of toddlers) and spends time with her nanny.

I'm trying to find peace. I feel like worry is taking over my life recently and it's affecting my sleep and health. Mulling over taking a weekend away next weekend in order to regroup before I start the new job.
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    Huge congrats on the new job!! And I certainly can understand worry/stress...so just remember to take one thing at a time. Sometimes it is helpful to write out what is stressing you and then come up with small, easy solutions to ease the burden. Just remember that oftentimes when we worry it is about things that never even come to fruition so all that time wasted on it was just that...wasted time. Hang in there, girlie!! You're already hitting your groove, so keep going!
    1907 days ago
    Congrats on the new job!!!! Enjoy it!!! Your little one will adjust to anything, as long as Mom is there to cheer her on, and smile at her.

    1907 days ago
    Worry is a wasted emotion. Take care of the things you can control and put the things you can't on the back burner. A mini vacation is certainly within your control. I say go for it! Best of luck in your new job.
    1908 days ago
  • ROCKMAN6797
    Baby steps, baby steps...definitely working.
    Congrats on the new job and I agree, take advantage of some free time, it will do your body good!

    1909 days ago
    I say go away- it might seem completely counter-intuitive and you might have 50 reasons why not.... but i think it is those times when getting a mini change of scenery always helps me so much! The thing is I never even "remember" that until I go, come back and think: Why did I think twice about it?!?!
    I am trying hard to string some good days together too- not sure if hard enough-LOL-but I think if I keep trying, things are going to start coming together...
    1909 days ago
    Congratulations on your new job and I think it's a great idea to take some time away before you start this new chapter in your life!

    I keep a gratitude journal and try to write in it daily (even if it's just the word "grateful") This is what I wrote a few days ago about worrying:

    3/26 - Grateful for:
    - the times when I realize that the things I'm worrying about don't need to be addressed today and, like a grocery store receipt, can be crumpled up and tossed into the universe for another day.

    Enjoy your weekend!
    1909 days ago
  • LISAW/3
    Congrats on the new job! I work for the county and while it isn't the highest paying, we have good benefits and paid holidays! I hope your transition goes well!
    1910 days ago
    I too am finding my food choices are "key" to my feeling my best. If you can I would take that weekend away. A little R&R is such an amazing boost when you have been under stress.

    Hope Keira adjusts quickly and your worries are a thing of the past.

    Wishing you and your little family a blessed Easter.

    1910 days ago
    Oh, I hear you on the worry, sister! I live close to the beach and I see all these carefree folks going for a day at the beach and I'm like, "Don't you have anything to WORRY ABOUT?!" LOL!

    Anyway, glad you are on a roll, and how cool that you will be working in the same building as your hubby! You guys can carpool together!
    1910 days ago
  • FREES1
    good thing - feeling progress
    Congrats with your new job - working for the state can have some good benefits for all of you
    A weekend in the Whites or at the seashore sounds nice.. Ptown can be interesting this time of year!
    Have a nice weekend and worry not - it gets us nowhere..
    Peace emoticon
    1910 days ago
    Glad you are starting to feel good. I do think a weekend away before you start the new job is a good idea.
    1910 days ago
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