Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Today was just not my day.
Having to go in yesterday, on Tuesday, my day off has really threw me off. My sleep is completely out of wack. I am messing up on very important things, like the Facebook posts (on the dates), and I just can't seem to get going. Or do anything right.
On the upside, I got all my paperwork to fill out tonight for getting on payroll. I filled it up the best I could, but I still have a lot of questions, and a lot of things I can't fill out.
My first official paycheck on payroll (not through a temp agency) is the first Friday in May. MAY! How is it almost May?
On a side note, another one quit at work. Totally understandable, but I loaned her ten dollars, so I guess that's out the window. Oh well.
I keep trying to eat keto and low carb, but it tends to go out the window around 8:30pm, and I realize the only thing I have had all day was a couple of pieces of lunch meat and a stick of string cheese. Thank goodness for Joseph's Low Carb Flax Pita! 8 grams of carbs, 4 grams of fiber, so 4 grams net carbs. I think that's a pretty good deal.
I know my weight will drop and I'll sleep better once I am back in keto. Just staying in it is the hard part.
Hopefully I won't go over tonight. And will sleep well. And won't get yelled at, at work tomorrow. And get everything done that I need to tomorrow.
I need a nap.
Have a good night guys!
Monday, March 31, 2014
I am feeling somewhat better. Still sneezing, with a bit of congestion, and still coughing, but it's much better. And honestly, the congestion makes me happy. It's moving and not into my chest. Plus my coughing, has, umm, been "productive." Gross I know, but good in a way.
I am happy to report I ate extremely well on Saturday and Sunday. I even started testing my ketones levels again. Of course I know it will be negative for a while, so I was surprised when I showed trace levels of ketones last night. I kinda ruined it with a bit more chocolate than planned as well as some cranberry juice. But honestly, I need that cranberry juice more than I need to be in ketosis. I am super worried that I am getting a UTI. Ugggg, right?
I knocked myself out by this morning, which was okay. Plus my weight has already "dropped." I know it was mostly water and bloat weight, but still, nice to see that I am not 146 pounds.
I got slept in until 8:15 am this morning. Not my "normal" sleeping in, but I am happy it has become the norm. I can get a heck of a lot more done in my two days off now. I ordered some bags of the internet to help my boss' daughter's fundraiser. It just an online site that you can order nifty bags on. So I got two for new laundry hampers and one for my mom. It's a big canvas bag, just like the one she uses for work. I know it's hard to find those, and well she'll like it. I guess it will be a good Mother's Day gift.
I did my Zumba after that this morning. I am getting better and better at the songs that are more common. It's really fun, but I suffered a killer side stitch durning on of the songs. I had to pause and focus on walking and breathing for a few seconds. After that I did my Inhale yoga. And well, if you read my blog enough, you know that I ADORE and LOVE Steve Ross' Inhale. So that was fun.
After my workout, I got dressed and headed out to lunch with my dad. Usually I would plan this as my "free" meal of the week. You know, that one meal that you just don't care about what's in it or what it might do to you. But I am saving that meal for tomorrow, because low and behold my mom has off.
Unfortunately my dad suggested one of my favorite places, which as pretzel sticks. Like fresh warm soft pretzels. So that screwed me over. Then I ordered the duck wings. OMG, so AWESOME! Only I know that there was sugar in the sauce and it was probably battered with flour to make it so crispy. But boy was it good.
I am also due to start my period soon, which makes me think that I must be crazy trying go low carb now. Plus I need to make a cake for my mom that she has been wanting for a month now. Oh well.
I pretty much am thinking I have two months to lose some weight. Not a great limit, but I wanted to be "bikini" ready this year. Now that I can't wear a bikini now, but I know I wouldn't be comfortable. And though I am all for raising self esteem and body equality, and all that jazz....lets face it. I have some damn good reasons to want to be thin. And they are all (but one) health related.
I have come to the conclusion that I probably won't be were I want to be by the summer, but maybe by the fall or winter. I also realized my former goal of wanting to be around 20% body fat, might be too small for me. I think 23% is more accurate. I mean, I am a size 8 bottom, medium top and at a 35% body fat now.
I'll get there. But maybe not as fast as I was hoping.
Besides that there really isn't much to report. Work is work and still going well. I was suppose to be added on to payroll by now, which really sucks because now I will have to pay that stupid health insurance fine. Hopefully it won't be too bad because it will only be a month...hopefully.
Well, off to take a much needed shower and watch some recorded programs. Tomorrow will be a busy day as my mom has off. We are going shopping for me. I know I need it, and I know I won't do it unless she is there to push me, but I really don't want too. I need jeans though. And shoes. Grrr. Working = needing new clothes = sucking!
Okay, now shower time!
Have a good one guys!
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Well, going back to work today was too soon.
Last night I actually woke myself up coughing. Looks like it is going around at work too. I wasn't the first to get it, but everyone else seems to be coming down with something in other.
I forgot that is one of the downsides to being in the world of the living. Sickness.
Time for some selfies with a cute kitty that came in today!
This is a good one of the kitty!
And this one, well I apologize. I look really sick (and thin, which normally I would be happy about, but I just look sickly in this one).
We got in four mama kitties with kittens all under a week old. Crazy kitten season is upon us.
So needless to say, my diet sucks majorly. Which makes me angry, because I know I would be losing if I did something about it. Grrr. This was going to be my year. The year I stopped losing for good.
Don't get me wrong, I love work, but it really does take a ton out of you. I am still getting the hang of it myself.
Well, that's it for now. Just wanted to show you all my sick stupid face, and the cute kitties!
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Well not really.
On Friday my cough that I had for the past few days (or weeks) finally moved from a dry cough from a tickle in the throat, to a full blow nasal thing. It was kinda of a catch 22. Happy that it was moving, because that was improvement, not really happy my nose turned into a faucet. It was a bit too hard to work on Friday, and I was already going to be an hour over in over time, so I opted to go home, so I could work the weekend.
Thank goodness for Sudaffed or however you spell it. After a nap, I felt much better. Then a trip to the pharmacy for some medications. It made both Saturday and Sunday bearable, but just barely. And didn't help that my healing time was cut in half because of a staff meeting on Monday (which is my first day off, today being the second).
Oh well. I am hoping to feel well enough to do some cooking for the rest of the week. Hopefully my food I picked up last Sunday (as in the Sunday before Sunday) is still okay. Stupid cold.
I just wanted you to know that I have no abandoned you guys.
Well off to watch my shows! Weee!
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