Today was my sign that my real life is coming back to me....soon! My alarm went off at 6:30am, as it always does. I felt like I could use some extra sleep, so was going to reset my alarm for 7:30am. I thought that was what I did - but while doing that I shut my alarm off. I woke up, extremely rested, at 9am. What?!?!?! That is entirely too late to be sleeping! But I guess i needed it, since I had 3 people in 5 minutes tell me I looked really tired yesterday. Today - no one told me I looked tired! Yippee!! That is progress!!
I did some walking on the treadmill, and some walking in the pool today. I am going to miss having a pool at my disposal, whenever I want to use it. The pool at my gym is only 3 feet deep, and is always packed! At least it is hopefully going to be warmish, soon...... so the outdoor pools will be open. I am definitely going to try and take advantage of those this summer! It will be some added incentive to get my rear to the gym, if I can go veg by the pool after!
I have my meal plan made for the first couple of weeks, when I get home. Now I just need to make myself a shopping list, and I will be set for my new life! I have realized it is a really good thing that I took Monday off from work. Not only will I have a lot of laundry to do (I miss my washer and dryer the most!) but it is going to take me FOREVER to get this first grocery shopping trip out of the way! Honestly - - so long! Hopefully I'll get in the swing of things quickly, and be able to shave some time off - but for now, I am planning on hours.... I can think of a lot of other things I would rather be doing for multiple hours! (that sounds dirty) It is time to put all of this (well - hopefully there is enough to call it "all") knowledge to good use!! I have also had requests from a few people to share my new helpful tidbits. I am MORE than happy to share anything I have learned - so I'll try and get myself somewhat organized over the next few days, and then I am willing to share with anyone that is interested!
I am currently in the midst of my final "fast" to have my blood retested tomorrow. I am hoping for some pretty serious improvements in my "lipid" counts. I had decent levels (I have only my gene pool - which is apparently fantastic - to thank! Lord knows I wasn't doing anything to help!) when I arrived - but I still have plenty of opportunity for improvement. Tomorrow I also have a 2 hour class about "taking the DFC" home. Hopefully they will have some useful tidbits for me to use as well.
For now, I am going to sign off. I have Biggest Loser to watch! I am so glad no one tried to make me cry and talk about my feelings while also making me run on a treadmill!! Duke is way better than the Biggest Loser Ranch! Granted - I would still like Bob or Jillian to volunteer to be my trainer!