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 Post subject: Re: Re-gaining control. It's on like Donkey Kong
PostPosted: Sun Sep 02, 2012 6:39 am 
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djshrew wrote:
Sooo..... Its obviously been a while since I last posted. A lot has been going on personally in my life and social networks and working out (unfortunately) have taken a back seat.

So, here's the deal: My husband and I decided to separate and are pending a divorce, I've moved out of the house and am living back with my parents in a basement apartment.


DJShrew, I am sorry to hear that, even when circumstances are good a divorce can be very painful.



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I have a new job that I love. It is all for the best but it has been a huge adjustment and I am finally coming around to it all.


Good news. I've found that when my job situation has been right with my life just about all other issues are much more manageable.


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I've been in the gym still but my motivation has not been the best and I'm adjusting to working out in the mornings- getting there early enough for a full workout and cardio has been a problem. Additionally, with my new job I've had to adjust the times I eat and what I eat. I'm teaching and am not allowed to have nuts before work and am not supposed to have food in the classroom. so thats been a bitch.


I actually enjoy morning workouts, but I find it hard to move on to work the rest of the day so I know what you mean. Do you mean you aren't allowed to have nuts, even at home, before work? I read a news article a few years ago that a teenage girl with a peanut allergy died because he kissed a boy who had a peanut butter sandwich the day BEFORE. Is the school worried about that? That you might have a trace of nuts on your fingers or something like that?

Welcome back, it is nice to see an old familiar post :)

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 Post subject: Re: Re-gaining control. It's on like Donkey Kong
PostPosted: Sun Sep 02, 2012 6:41 am 
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djshrew wrote:
On another motivated note, I may utilize my company's tuition reimbursement deal and go get certified to teach in public schools as opposed to private- the money is better and I'd be able to utilize my Masters more I believe and wouldn't be limiting myself.


Interesting, I thought the compensation would be better in private schools.

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 Post subject: Re: Re-gaining control. It's on like Donkey Kong
PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 11:07 pm 
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Wow about the split. I saw it coming a while back though(gotta love a person who pays attention to people and their surroundings--go sociology. lol) Anyway.... Im too thinking about teaching. Graduating in December and then who knows.....

Getting control of everything means getting control of ones self and vice versa. Keep it up.

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 Post subject: Re: Re-gaining control. It's on like Donkey Kong
PostPosted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:38 pm 
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Man, I hope things are getting better for you. Still working out? Haven't seen you post for a little while.

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 Post subject: Re: Re-gaining control. It's on like Donkey Kong
PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2013 11:01 am 
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Well, it's been a long time since I last posted. I'm still working out- though not with the regularity I'd like.

Things are looking up, though =) I'm moving in a month to New Hampshire (about an hour from Boston). Hoping to get back on schedule once the move is all said and done.

I'll try to be a more active member of the community.

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 Post subject: Re-gaining control. It's on like Donkey Kong
PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 3:42 pm 
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Well, I'm all moved and mostly settled in. The place where I live has a gym but it's seriously lacking. I really wanted to avoid the extra cost of a gym membership but I think it's vital for me.

I've been searching for cheap gyms near me. Of course, planet fitness is the cheapest. I really don't want to go there!!! I found another that is fairly cheap (about $19.99/month depending), I'm going to go in tomorrow after work to check it out and see what deals they may have.

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 Post subject: Re: Re-gaining control. It's on like Donkey Kong
PostPosted: Mon Jan 06, 2014 5:22 pm 
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How's the new home and new gym working out? Pun intended.


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