Prospects are good, but I'd like an offer!!! I keep telling myself that everything always takes way, way too long in academics. As long as I get an offer I feel good about I'll be happy.
I too often feel like I'm just taking lots of good vibes from this group and hoarding them greedily! You're not alone there. Really happy to see you back, I've been wondering how your progression towards the big dive was going! It's totally understandable that talking about things makes them real, both for good and for bad. You know you're a rock star though, you have a plan and it will be awesome. 410 feet already, wahoo!
Tea works wonders. I'm trying to make myself drink a cup every day. I love it when I'm sick, but I tend to be a ditz and forget about it when I'm not. I think I'm actually going to add it to goals right now, thanks for the idea!
Jho and Ama:
Romance novels are a completely guilty pleasure for me too, and I LOVE the long series ones that follow a family or something like that. I know they're ridiculous and silly but they're completely perfect for distracting the mind.
My family keeping me out of the loop has been a battle all of my life. For some reason they all believe that I can't handle bad news, or that I'm going to get extra-upset, or something like that. Perhaps when I was a child I was very sensitive? I do get sensitive once in awhile, but for the most part I'm pretty level-headed now, but still this problem happens. I get told things days late, or only after I prod because something is obviously wrong. I have told them that I'd rather know so that I can help, or provide support, etc. but it seems like it never changes. Not sure what else to try without snapping. I know they're always coming from a good place, so it's hard to be mad, but rather I'm just frustrated. If anyone has any advice on that, I am an open book, write on me!!!
Awesome job on the policies! I think sarcasm is a dialect to be mastered for sure, so it half-counts
Also, you BEAST! Good job on the PR
Welcome to the thread! Your goals look great. Don't worry too much about parents and boyfriends, it usually goes more smoothly than you'd think unless one or the other party is crazy
I think you should make a big sign with >:[
face and stick it on roomie's door or wall so they know you mean business. Super-annoying when they don't carry their weight!
Welcome to the thread, your goals look great. Can I ask why your cal goal is at least 600? 600 is an awful small number, but if you're having trouble eating for some reason, that's fine. I just worry about hunger and such!
I'm sending you good, soothing vibes today and hope that your fibro flare is brief and that you get done all you need to! Glad your writing is coming along!
Sorry if I missed anyone!!!
Health, Exercise and Lifestyle Goals
1) Calories under 1500 every day. Log and post average. M: 1,408
2) Exercise M, W, F, Sat
for at least 45 minutes per session. Extra is awesome M: 52 minutes, Zumba
3) Calorie deficit of at least 3,500 M: -1,094 (Total: -1,094)
4) 80+ oz. of water per day M: 80
5) Multivitamin Daily M: forgot
6) In bed by 11:30 every night. There are no excuses!!!! M: Nope
7) Protein average 25-30% M: 24% (Average: 24%)
8) One cup of green tea a day M: forgot
9) Weigh in M, W, F and report here. M: 159.1
1) Make an effort on my appearance every day M: no makeup
2) Call grandmother M: no
3) Check up on sister M: yes, will do again
Daily Other Goals:
1) Get in application to MM M: no; stalled (will do later this week, need clarification)
2) 1/3-1/2 of lecture DONE M: 1/3 done
3) E-mail DCC/AT about Friday visit M: yes
4) Clean kitchen M: halfway
1) LECTURE DONE
2) At least 3 hours on HPLC
3) Clean living room and kitchen
1) Review lecture
2) Laundry night/clothes to goodwill
1) Clean bedroom
1) Make sure all follow-ups completed
2) Check plant/refill if necessary
Beasted my workout yesterday. Had a couple of near-misses with the ankle (rolling and snap-crackle-popping), so I may need to wear a brace for a couple of days as it's feeling weak. Every day I thank the doctor that put me back together again, but I wish I'd never injured it in the first place. Did halfway decent on my other goals. Need to hit the kitchen and living room hard today. It's a workout off-day, and BF doesn't get home until 8:30, so I have absolutely no excuse not to do it. I might even tackle more if I'm feeling up to it. I feel productive today.
Wish I got to bed earlier last night, but it was worth it. A couple of very dear, close friends had an unexpectedly quick marriage -- the groom's mother found out she has a spinal problem that needs corrective surgery and she'll be flat on her back for 6 months. Their wedding had been scheduled for August, but they pushed it up to this past weekend and had a small family-only ceremony so that his Mom could be an active participant. When they told us we completely understood, but we caught up with them last night about the wedding (it went swimmingly) etc. and the phone call was late in the evening, so I stayed up past bedtime. I'd do it again, though! Miss them bunches, they deserve all the happiness in the world.
Happy Tuesday everyone!