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Sunday evening and the beginning of the new week...

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Hello everyone.
Finally feeling better. Thank goodness. Hoping that it doesn't come back, but I've been hearing a lot of people say that this crud is very contagious and people are likely to get it a second time. I sincerely hope now. Thankfully, I didn't have a really bad case of it. But I was down for 4 days. Really sick 2 of those days.

I did manage to get a small workout in today, being that I had the house to myself for awhile. Started with 3 sets of ST. Easy things to get my muscles working a bit. Then ended up on the phone with someone who's "agreed" to be a buddy. She lives in Kansas City, not far from where DH and I work actually. She's sort of in the same business that I'm in. It has helped me to chat with her about what she does and what the company that she works for may have to offer me in the way of a job if I finally give up on this one I've been complaining about for months now. Will need to do some research myself about the company as she's not exactly sure where I could start out, if I were to apply. I'm a registered person where she doesn't have the same credentials. She works front office, where I work back office.

Anyway, she's also a gym nut. We went with her last weekend to her gym. I blogged about that last week. First a zumba class then ST and elliptical.
Our conversation today was about how I can start getting motivated again into wanting to keep moving instead of letting negativity from family and work keep getting me down.
She's givin me a challenge to start this week. I've got to write a list of what I want to accomplish in a 6 month time period and how I want to accomplish it. Believe me, it's not easy for me to come up with such a list.
Then we're going to meet either next Saturday or Sunday to discuss how I can go about getting things started.
I've had "trainers" before in our gym. People that I paid to teach me these things. While I may have had some success with a couple of them, they never wrote down everything they were teaching me so that I could understand them and remember them. I'd ask, but never got that kind of help. I'm a "hands on" type of person. I have to keep doing something long term to remember what it was that I was doing. That may sound weird, but that's the way I am.
She's also going to help me actually "MAKE TIME FOR MYSELF" and keep it! I'm always taking the backseat for everyone else, even my DH. Never actually taking the time for me. Or at least not in the right way. Sure I sit on the couch and watch movies thinking that they will relieve the stress, but in truth they don't. Need to get out of that mentality. Start getting out more and doing things outside, weather permitting, of course.
Tomorrow is supposed to get up to 57! I need to take time for myself and get outside for a walk instead of staying at my desk and working trying to always catch up. I have to learn that I'm never going to get caught up until after the new girls are properly trained. That won't happen before April 1st, I'm suspecting.

It's time for bed. I guess I had a bit on my mind with as long as this is. Maybe I'll be able to sleep a bit tonight with it off my mind.
Have a good night and a wonderful new week ahead. Peace and Blessings. emoticon

P.S. Sorry that this blog posted twice. I didn't notice until a friend spark mailed me. emoticon
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  • SPEDED2
    Gals to hear that you are feeling a bit better. FYI...I only received the email notice about your post once.
    686 days ago
  • BEFIT018
    I hope your buddy is able to give you the guidance that you're looking for! And I'm glad you're finally on the mend!
    687 days ago
  • NEW-CAZ
    Wonderful that you have a buddy to encourage you and vice versa. good luck Jules, glad you're feeling better,
    Have a great week! emoticon
    687 days ago
  • SPARKKITTY2016
    Sounds like you have an awesome accountability partner!! She sounds almost like a coach! emoticon
    Keep up the good work.
    687 days ago
  • 2BDYNAMIC
    How nice connecting with a buddy ... and finding time for you ......so important and
    our gift of ourselves is much improved when we tend to ourselves. .... Have a great
    week and glad you are on the mend ...... (I had that horrible cold, cough ... and my
    rib cage is so sore from coughing, it almost hurts to breathed ...... Ok onward and up-
    ward and let's ease back in so we don't overtax ourselves too soon .. emoticon

    687 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    Good luck to you!
    687 days ago
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