LYNNABEL's Nov 2010 CalorieKing Blog

Friday, November 19th 2010

My mind is going a mile a minute - I have actually been on physical auto-pilot most of the week - to the extent that I do not realize I've driven all the way to work, or taken a shower from start to finish, etc. Its a very strange feeling for me. I forgot to eat the other day. I NEVER NEVER NEVER forget to eat.

I know in part why I'm thinking so hard - and I won't repeat the treadmill of thoughts that I'm stuck on - but I have a few irons in the fire. I may know more of my future by mid Dec...

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Friday, November 5th 2010

Quick note for those of you interested – I got my T-Tapp DVD yesterday and used it today. First of all, the sequence and repetition of the ‘workout’ I’d been doing were much faster on the DVD, which made sense since it was taking me 20-15 minutes to complete vs 15 when done with the DVD. There were a few subtleties I hadn’t picked up from the book, so it was helpful to have the DVD. Definitely worth it. My heart rate was generally in the 69%-70% range most of the time, so it was a decent aerobic...

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Wednesday, November 3rd 2010

I am going to steal 15 minutes for a few notes.

Am emotionally weighed down with the increasingly soul-crushing experience that is my work life. It wouldn't been so bad if I felt confident that all the issues weren't my doing. Between my own self doubt and the 'mangement' style (which resembles psychological torture) of my company, it is almost impossible for me to end a day without wondering if I should be expecting a paycheck. There are lot of external reasons that I have no control over ...

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Monday, November 1st 2010

Will is 5 today. I join the endless ranks of mothers before me who simply can’t believe it is possible. I rejoice in Will – his spirit, his sensitivity, his intelligence, the love in his smile, his generosity. He is a gift to the world, but beyond that, he pricelessly precious to me.

I put a “5” in frosting on his waffle this morning with a candle, and wore a birthday hat to wake him up. “Nice birthday hat, Mommy!” he said when he was coherent. I put up happy birthday signs last night and ...

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