Mental Health
Friday, July 01, 2011      1 comments

Today I went to see the counselor available for City workers. Not the first time I've done this, but much needed for quite some time. The more we talked, the more I realized that a lot of my stress stems from figuring out who I am as a mana... Read more
Today, I Give Up
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      3 comments

Left my carefully packed lunch at home. Again. Problems with deposit. Busy schedule. Retirement party. Sinuses hurt. Eyes hurt. Eating cookies. FAIL. T... Read more
Finding Equilibrium Again
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      0 comments

I have to write about the days where I find contentment as well as the struggles. Just to show I can. Last night's sleep was relatively better. Lost another half pound, making it 4lbs. total since getting religion with this thing. Got to wo... Read more
Well, That Was a Poor Decision
Monday, June 27, 2011      1 comments

Last night I picked up Mister from the airport, and Little Miss was wired. In a fit of desperation for sleep, I had a large glass of sangria. I did manage to sleep ... and have awakened with a giant headache, dehydrated, and shorter fuse th... Read more
Sunday, June 26, 2011      1 comments

Bad night last night. We had gone over to a friend's house for Little Miss to play. On the way home, she fell asleep. I actually entertained ideas of crafting and listening to music. Instead, as soon as I lay her down, she woke and was non... Read more
One Week of Meal Plans
Saturday, June 25, 2011      0 comments

Following the eating plan this week was a bit of an experiment. First, a bit of background: I hate to cook. When Mister married me, I made this clear. Since he likes to cook, he took over the duties. However, while I am a planner, he is no... Read more
Don't Go for the Glory. Just Go.
Friday, June 24, 2011      1 comments

Last week I had started Couch to 5K with rocky results. The dog, however, has never been happier, since I would take her with me (it being o'dark, and the simple fact that she'd like it). This week, since Mister was gone, I did some Leslie... Read more
Two Weeks In
Friday, June 24, 2011      2 comments

Really, two weeks of exercising and one week of monitored eating. Since my health assessment, I've lost 2.5lbs and 1.5" from my waist. I'm feeling better about myself in general, although I wish I could sleep. If anything is elusive, it's that. ... Read more
40 and Fat
Saturday, June 18, 2011      9 comments

We were told in the spring that all City departments would be changing insurance providers, and with that, we were required to do a health assessment that included blood work, BMI, etc. I suppose I should clarify--not "mandatory," but if I didn'... Read more