Meeting day Monday

Community Leader
Registered: 09-25-2003
Meeting day Monday
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Mon, 01-13-2014 - 7:57am

I am trying to decided if I have time for a workout before I leave for my meeting.  I will be "pushing it" if I do, but, I always feel better after working out, so I may go for it.  The next two days are filled with meetings with lots of tension and conflict in the air.  I think it's about letting for of fear of the unknown and moving forward.  Through in way-too-many-overly-aggressive salespeople, and....I will take a note from the employees with loads of tenure...they tend to be really quiet, talk little, and offer their opinion when it is asked.  That will be my motto for the meeting...if I can bite my tongue.  I will try.

Loads of work, cross training workout, and off to my meetings.  Make it a great day!

iVillage Member
Registered: 05-08-2006
Mon, 01-13-2014 - 10:26pm
I am aggravating myself...I took two days off last week to go to skating and not have to miss working out...and ended up working...even during skating...and not working out. Add in some crappy eating (careful eating but the food choices were very limited and even though I brought some food with me, I still ate not vey good crap). And I have to go to New York tomorrow...which is messing up my workout schedule again...tonight, my trainer was running really late...I usually don't care but tonight I wondered if I had the start time wrong...and I knew he had a hard stop which was why I went early...I am a catastrophiser...since I didn't have a good workout week last week, maybe I should stop working out...so when he came over I was ready to just not work out at all....it is difficult because I have been training with him for a long time so I don't feel like I can complain about occasional mess ups, but tonight I wanted to be nasty....I wasn't, but I was definitely thinking 'I never want to work out again'. Fortunately he insisted that we work out and in the end, I biked 30 minutes, .ifted for legs, did abs,and ran 2 miles....I need to pack but am not motivated....pass the cheese....FSN, if ihad anickelfor every time I vowed I would. Keepmy mouth shut, I would be a wealthy woman....hope you managed to make yourself proud of you. Jean, I think we need to vow to hear the good things people say about us and be less critical....Karla, YAY on the play...and although i don't mind not having children, I would like to have grandchildren...what fun to find her at the gym! Gymrat, hope all is well....
Community Leader
Registered: 04-05-2002
Mon, 01-13-2014 - 8:28pm

FSN, hope the day went okay. I'm w/ GR on the large martini pours!  I'd vote for the workout but it's too late for that. Karla, exciting for your daughter! And, that's really cute about your granddaughter, too. I love the idea of a heath club membership as gift.  

I had a fun weekend skiing and am headed back tomorrow. It was foggy, rainy on Saturday but the snow was great.  I mentioned some of this on FB but I had been toying w/ the idea of trying for a Level 2 as a ski instructor. It's a pretty high level, enough that I could probably get a job at any ski resort in the country. Not that I would but there is defnitely an ego boost to it.  But, I was getting so caught up in my head about my skiing technique that I wasn't having as much fun. So, when I went to my boot fitter, he said, as I was getting to leave, "You're a soul skier. Don't let trying to ski the PSIA way take that away."  I've skied w/ him, he could tell that it's such a passion for me.  And, it make me decided I didn't need that. Anyway, the irony is the head of the ski school told me a few days later that I'd been doing well in clinics and they think I'm ready to test for it.  Not that it means I'll get it but they're picky about who they allow to test (unlike other resorts).  This is part of the negativity in me because I don't think I'm there.  My instructor just told me, "You're the skier on the mountain that everyone looks at and says, "I want to ski like her!' but you don't get that." And, I've had quite a few other instructros at these events who comment about my skiing being beautiful. The thing is, I watch video of myself and don't see that at all.  I need rose colored glasses!






iVillage Member
Registered: 03-15-2004
Mon, 01-13-2014 - 5:35pm

Awesome!  Cool

Community Leader
Registered: 04-07-2008
Mon, 01-13-2014 - 4:12pm

Woohooo! She got a part! It is not a speaking part but she will be in the chorus/background of a big production. :-)

Karla
Community Leader
WALKING
EXERCISE and HEALTHY LIVING

Community Leader
Registered: 04-07-2008
Mon, 01-13-2014 - 1:43pm

You are probably in your meeting by now but I will say it anyways...go get your workout! If it will make you feel better then do it. 

I bought my daughter-in-law a gym membership for her birthday. I got her childcare passes and the whole works. Friday evening I went in to the gym after I got off work and I saw her in there on a treadmill with a great big smile on her face. I ran upstairs to change and I heard this tiny voice screaming from the childcare center "Gramma Gramma". So I looked in there and my granddaughter was very excitedly hollering "Gramma, look, I'm at the gym too." ROFL She was so proud to be there. I took her all around and let her touch the equipment and it was such a fun experience. My daughter-in-law says it is the best gift she has ever gotten in her life. :-)

I did intervals on the tread this weekend alternating jogging/walking and so far so good with foot/achilles. I had a little aching yesterday when I got done but today it feels fine. I hate that it is taking so long to recover but I am very happy to know that I am indeed recovering.

No word yet on whether or not my daughter got a part in the play. Her audition went well and she was called back to come sing a few lines so we will see. I am hoping that is a good sign.  

Karla
Community Leader
WALKING
EXERCISE and HEALTHY LIVING

Community Leader
Registered: 09-25-2003
Mon, 01-13-2014 - 10:57am

Thanks for the reminder, GR.  I tend to try to go to "everything," and it is to my detriment since I need lots of alone time to re-energize!  I will try to make sure that I leave the "party" early tonight.  :)

iVillage Member
Registered: 03-15-2004
Mon, 01-13-2014 - 10:13am

FSN, given the work drama, you will inevitably be facing this week, I strongly encourage you to schedule in some decompression time.  And perhaps be liberal with your pours when making martinis.  Cool

I've got a session this afternoon and then I'm running errands.  I'm going to do strength training this morning and work on writing stuff.  I got my car back over the weekend - yay!