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Hey my dear readers!

I updated my personal blog Corner of Confessions and i wanted to share that here. I didn’t want to simply reblog it  cause I wanted to add a little health related information to this blog. So  here is the link to my personal blog’s latest entry( though most of you already follow that blog too).

In health related news ,  I just wanted to let everyone know I have been doing better with my eating habits. I’ve been working hard and time managing better so I make sure to eat something with my morning coffee before work. My days off, I have been eating 3 square meals. Next week when i go food shopping I’m investing in those health drinks and smoothie drinks and will be taking it to work to have on my meal breaks. So, I’m taking steps to getting back on the healthy train and fix my metabolism again.

My new struggle is finding the desire to work out again. I’ve been having two or three days off in a row. The first day off , i do all the outside errands ( bank, dollar store, supermarket, bodega, pharmacy etc). Then the second day off i play catch up on all the cleaning and house chores. If i have I third day off, like today, I try my best to invest a chuck of it into my blog and facebook and email and phone calls and texting… reconnecting with friends and family….and my TV. Catching up on all my shows. But most importantly spending time with the hubby and my doggie. Today I will be giving my doggie a bath and brushing her teeth and cleaning her ears. I just finished this big breakfast adventure with the hubby. Made coffee, scrambled eggs, hash browns and spam. So stuffed. Took forever to clean up the kitchen. I’m now boiling chicken for my doggie and just took out chicken to defrost for dinner for the hubby. I will be seasoning them in an hour or two when they are defrosted and then figure out a side for the chicken for the hubby.  The past couple of days I have also been Christmas shopping. I just need to get a toy for my niece to go with the clothes I got her and something a little extra to supplement the long sleeve thermal graphic tee i got my brother.  I wish i had more funds, but I set a budget and i got everyone a little something..and item or two. Nothing pricey or crazy money.

The problem is…  i like this domesticated stuff. I like spending the time with my man and my dog. I like being home. I miss them so much when I’m working. And honestly? Work has been kind of strenuous. My arms are just starting to feel normal again  on the third day off.  Thanks to phase one of my diet I have ALOT more stamina than i used too… so work hasn’t been hard for me physically. Just using muscles i never used and with my job it isnt your typical retail store… we have to be doing something at all times.  I’ve cleaned, I’ve done stock, I’ve done new displays, I’ve been the folder, the hanger up-er and Ive been the return person ( put back all the stuff people dumped around the store or at the register) and worked the register…all in the same shift. I like my job. I like the activity. It’s also mentally exhausting cause we have to stay alert at all times, paying attention to customers, staying aware ( look out for thieves) and especially on the register( dealing with money)But, i do feel quite tired after a days of work. I felt my arms today and I’m starting to get little muscles!

I have to mentally pep talk myself into working out again. So that’s the next step. But, i haven’t been too upset about it because like i said my job is active. I’m not laying in bed all day on my day off either. So i’m content. But, i don’t want to be content. I want to strive for better… just better living and health. So that’s next on the list to tackle.

I just want to thank you all for baring with me. I know it’s taking me awhile to get back on track, but I’m getting there! I’m very honored you all are patiently waiting and encouraging me along.

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    Congrats. You are doing much better than me!! I need so bad to get on a plan. But, I am glad to see you are doing well.

    • dietriotgirl says :

      Thank you so much Seth! The holidays too have been messing with me… so much cake and pies! But, I’ve been doing better in saying no to the junk. The biggest struggle is the restriction ya know? Free spirits like us , we like to live carefree and not miss out on all life offers. Sometimes health things puts thats on a leash. But, we just have to find the middle ground… a way to enjoy living life with loved ones and in my case work and still invest into ourselves . Cause in the end the whole point is being able to live better and longer to have and enjoy these experiences. I want to be one of those old ladies with a gleam in her eye reminiscing about the ol’ days and still able to pull pranks on the young ones.

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      Hey there! Thank you for your suggestions. I purposely picked this layout cause i know i write longer posts. So it keeps it organized looking. The background is a a regular ol image that i tiled. And only sometimes do I add images to my posts. I can work harder to adding more images. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave feedback, it is most welcomed.

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  7. ebonnie says :

    I so understand you. I have days I don’t work out….if it wasn’t for my job I would have zero exercise! Its hard and after work who really wants to move into a sweat? Part of me feels like asking customers can you guys chill on the stealing so to make my job easier? Once you find a way to have tons of energy after a long day of work (today 5am-5pm for me…yes Im shocked too) please let me know I kinda trying to stay away from energy boosting pills. So tempting.

    • dietriotgirl says :

      I knoww, part of me wants to just say eff it … i’m only a seasonal hire so this job is up in 3 more weeks or so …so i should just wait till i finish this job and then get back on track. But the other part of me is telling me I need to balance the job and health thing cause part of being an adult is finding and keeping a job…everyday. So yeah, this is a seasonal job but i need to manage time and learn how to do this when I have a regular job.

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      Ello, I know I haven’t updated in a while but I’ve been working alot of hours and since it’s retail my hours are all over the place. I’m eating better but still go almost all work day without eating. I’m VERY active at work but havent found the energy to actually work out at home after work or on my days off. It’s a tough place for my health journey I’m almost at the point where I say i only have this job for 3 more weeks or so and then I can get back on my health thing. But, I want to find a balance. We shall see. I’ll try to update more.

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