I need my rut!!
Sunday, September 18, 2011
This may be a blog of odds and ends. Much going on and many ideas swirling in my head. I spent last week with my daughter's family in PA. By Friday, I was beat! The kids are great fun but exhausting. My daughter's vein procedures went well but there was more pain than she had anticipated. She's doing fine today. They are in the process of putting lots of stuff in storage and doing all the "fix up" to put the house on the market. Very exciting for all of us! Of course, they have not been able to find anything down here that they really like and is in their price range. UGH!!! They are under a tremendous amount of stress right now and I wish there was more I could do to help them. I also worry a bit about the kids (4 years and 19 months). They are each in some activities they really like and my granddaughter is loving her preschool class. I know they will adapt quickly once they move but I know it will be hard for them to leave all they've known.
Interesting....at their house I don't count calories and do no "formal" exercise plan but I typically lose 1-2 pounds per visit. I'm not sure I'm that much more active there but maybe I am. I'm wondering if just not thinking about calories, food, exercise allows me to relax and just give my body what it needs? To be honest, I get so weary of tracking and counting, etc. I'm having a hard time consistently exercising. Just feeling frustrated with this whole weight thing...although I keep saying it's about my health and how I feel rather than a number.....seems like a hard concept for me to remember.
So, I'm home again. I know my daughter, husband and kids will be spending a lot of time here as they intensify house hunting. Next week I start supervising my student teacher. The painter is supposed to be here toward the end of the week to take down wallpaper and repaint my kitchen. My husband is traveling this week. I continue to have a huge to do list that I never seem to get to.
I am obviously craving a good ole rut!!! Maybe I should go back to work?? On second thought, I'm not that desperate!!!!