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Getting Healthy At Work!

I'm an optician. I work with two other opticians at my job and we are all on and off again concerned with our health and diet. We never seem to ALL THREE be concerned at the exact same time.

That seems to finally have changed! Right now, all three of us are concerned. So, I came up with a plan. We have a mini fridge at work and a microwave. I also bought a toaster oven for us today. We are all SICK of eating out and ordering in for lunch.

I went to Aldi's (local cheap grocery) and bought 45$ worth of groceries. I got some lean and fit lunch meat, cheese, pb and j fixins, salad fixins and some healthy snacks, like fruit and wheat crackers.  We are all going to chip in each week and take turns getting the groceries. I figure once we are started it should only cost 30$ a week to keep us replenished and stocked on stuff. That's only 10$ per person, per week. We are paying more than that for certain buying junk food and eating out every day! So this will save money AND be a healthier option.

I'm also going to try using my break to walk and get some exercise in when the weather and my schedule permit. I am actually charging my fitbit (which was collecting dust) as we speak!

So, last post, I said I thought I had lost some weight. That I hadn't weighed myself but clothes were fitting better. Well, my Dr called and was bitching at me to come in for my yearly physical. So, I broke down and weighed myself because I'd hate to go in and be shocked that I didn't lose anything or had gained. I've lost about 30 lbs now.  I told her I would make an appointment. (I'm going to give it another month or two since I want to lose about 10 more lbs before I go!

Anyhow, I'm still not doing anything specific. Trying to slowing incorporate more healthy choices into my life. Not tracking calories or anything, and it's coming off SLOWLY but still, it's coming off with very little disruption to my life. So, whatever, I'll take it.



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