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Horn_of_plenty - Tuesday Jun 29, 2021
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 110.0

 25.75 June Sunshine Hours; 

  • see if i get the reimbursement jury duty day's pay check by 7/6/21 -  If not - call union...
  • maybe call union to confirm they have my jury duty paperwork...yes, now just waiting on a check...
  • not sure when to do oil change, but sometime in July it needs to be done.

Lookahead Dates: Last TOM - 6/3...

  • Accounting Must review all previous tests, i'm moving forward...onto Topics 8,9,10 - Chapters 9,6,10. for the next couple weeks or so, until July 9th or so i'll give myself with these topics
  • Business Law - Sesson 5 - 8/23/21 thru 10/8/21.
  • I am unsure of a further study plan. will take a break  after Business law is completed.

 TOPIC 8 - CHAPTER 9 - Accounting for Receivables - read 1/3 of the chapter. prob studied for an hour of the whole day, at most, between eating, cleaning, laundry, guinea pig cages, dr, etc. the day flies. i'll go to bed early, before 9pm tonight.


 

6/29/21 Tuesday

drive to work - AM short walk 15 min - added into total above, PM longer walk - or bike at home while on phone most probably bc it's very hot today so an indoor bike ride might be best!

after phone call, i will limit the time, i'd like to take a few more notes on Chapter 9..my goal is to finish it during the week, this week, before the long weekend. Over the weekend, i want to finish the entire 3 chapters that are on Exam 3 - or almost.

Breakfast: large banana saved half for later 150, coffee 50, toaster pastry 200. 400.

snacks: 10am cashews 150, bar 120....almost

approx 650

lunch: egg 100, rice 150, veggies including - leftover collard greens 100, cole slaw mostly rinsed 100. 450-500

snacks: tbd - chocolates 100

dinner: leftovers of the cauli crust pizza and thai soup... maybe a fruit for dessert and/or kombucha or just seltzer tbd.spent $1 total using the Mcdonalds app for 4 nuggets and a free side of medium fries. 600 tops.also part of a pepper, negl calories....may have some blueberries for dessert 150 tops.

2000...

will be calling friend but will NOT talk over an hour. hope to call her earlier as lately i get home EARLY, yesterday, due to schools being out! :) - biked over an hour. two phone calls, talked for the longer one on the bike.

 


6/30/21 Wed

Upper Body PM, maybe leg strength too.

 


7/1/21 Thurs - 

AM walk? PM bike?

 


7/2/21 Fri, prob out early?...def do public trans ???...would be a good day for it....extra time to get home so when i get home, it would be around 5pm, but, i'd still have the time to enjoy a few hours awake; eat a nice meal...also avoiding the bridges and heavy traffic areas on a holiday friday before weekend....public trans seems more reasonable and prob faster for Friday getting home!...

 UPPER BODY PM...get it out of the way...?


7/3, Saturday -  unsure..maybe an upper body workout Saturday instead of Friday.


7/4, Sunday, July 4th! :-D...QUEENS FARM Volunteering 1-4pm


7/5, Monday Holiday Observance, Day off...HOME.


7/6, Tuesday - maybe drive as the roads might be less busy this week due to people on vaca for holidays...


Saturday, 7/10 def going to have bbq with my friendwill leave my apt at 9:45am, her hubby, and her new baby. excited to see her. will take walk with friend and bbq lunch. will bring veggies. 


Sunday, 7/11 - maybe farm? - but maybe nothing as i need downtime...there's also a short volunteering for NYC h20 i can sign up for in AM only...tbd...


Monday, 7/12


Tues 7/13


Wed 7/14


Thurs 7/15


Fri 7/16....MID JULY! what!? LOL! prob time for a couple days off, possibly....

 

Progress as of today: 5 lbs lost so far, only 0 lbs to go!

Donkey on 06/29/2021:
Are you finding account receivables to be an easier or more interesting topic? I always thought I did better with receivables than payouts, LOL...

It has been very humid here, so indoor workouts are much better.

horn_of_plenty on 06/29/2021:
yes, it seems alright this topic of receivables. i get distracted easily when i study, and the chapters have a good amount of material, but i DO GET DISTRACTED, hence why i prob spent just an hour in the whole day studying - which is fine - hence the reason i'm only 1/3 done...which is fine.


bearcountrygg on 06/29/2021:
Walking and biking...yeah!

horn_of_plenty on 06/29/2021:
i'd say so :) thank you!!

horn_of_plenty on 06/29/2021:
i'd say so :) thank you!!


Jacky82020 on 06/29/2021:
Yay! Walking & biking. Except indoors for me. I’d walk more outdoors if I lived in nyc

horn_of_plenty on 06/29/2021:
i may go outside, but since i need to call a friend, i may just do bike inside - easier to hear and not hot...yep, i'll be indoors on my recumbent :)


Jacky82020 on 06/29/2021:
Did lots of outdoor walking on the West Coast. Lived near the ocean. Pretty walks along the shore.

horn_of_plenty on 06/29/2021:
and cooler by the water i am sure :)


Jacky82020 on 06/29/2021:
Yep!



Horn_of_plenty - Monday Jun 28, 2021
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 110.0

 24.00 June Sunshine Hours; 

  • see if i get the reimbursement jury duty day's pay check by 7/6/21 -  If not - call union...
  • maybe call union to confirm they have my jury duty paperwork...yes, now just waiting on a check...
  • not sure when to do oil change, but sometime in July it needs to be done.

Lookahead Dates: Last TOM - 6/3...

  • Accounting Must review all previous tests, i'm moving forward...onto Topics 8,9,10 - Chapters 9,6,10. for the next couple weeks or so, until July 9th or so i'll give myself with these topics
  • Business Law - Sesson 5 - 8/23/21 thru 10/8/21.
  • I am unsure of a further study plan. will take a break  after Business law is completed.

 TOPIC 8 - CHAPTER 9 - Accounting for Receivables - read 1/3 of the chapter. prob studied for an hour of the whole day, at most, between eating, cleaning, laundry, guinea pig cages, dr, etc. the day flies. i'll go to bed early, before 9pm tonight.


6/28/21 Monday

did 10 min walking before work. no more time than that.

Upper Body after work today...yes.....AND LOWER BOD (only like 10 min of exercises!) finally got in a lower body too! DONE!

breakfast: small danish cheese type very small 200, lg banana half later 150, coffee 50. 400...

snacks: cashews 150, later chocolates 100

lunch: healthy - 1 egg 100, leftover cole slaw 150 mayo type mostly rinsed as i didn't love the mayo and didn't know as it was the first time i ordered from that place; mixed with rice 200, perhaps a tomato on the side with salt / pepper 50...500. hot black tea.

snacks: 2:30pm chia pb/choc bar 100

4:30pm 2 chocs 50

dinner: def another piece of cauli pizza, 400 cal, and thai veggies (bought on way home bc traffic is better now that school is out so i drove and placed an order on the way. 200. was low on veggies as they are mostly now in the fridge for lunches. speaking of lunches, i should be set for the next couple weeks at least...600.

a light seltzER and juice drink no alcohol 50, 2 chocs after workout 100

2050.

 with it being the first week shcools are out, traffic was substantially less today going home. under an hour. first time since i started working in the new location on 6/1. I assume there will be many days like this in the summer. Usually, the commute home has been 1.5 hrs, so, this is over 30 min saved just going home today. Morning drive is still similar to what it's been and will stay that way, around a half hour :) short!


6/29/21 Tuesday

drive to work - AM short walk, PM longer walk or bike at home while on phone

 


6/30/21 Wed

Upper Body PM

 


7/1/21 Thurs

Lower body AM / walk?

 


7/2/21 Fri, prob out early?...def do public trans...would be a good day for it....extra time to get home so when i get home, it would be around 5pm, but, i'd still have the time to enjoy a few hours awake; eat a nice meal...also avoiding the bridges and heavy traffic areas on a holiday friday before weekend....public trans seems more reasonable and prob faster for Friday getting home!...

 UPPER BODY PM...get it out of the way...?


7/3, Saturday -  


7/4, Sunday, July 4th! :-D...QUEENS FARM Volunteering 1-4pm


7/5, Monday Holiday Observance, Day off...HOME.


7/6, Tuesday - maybe drive as the roads might be less busy this week due to people on vaca for holidays...


Saturday, 7/10 def going to have bbq with my friend - will leave my apt at 9:45am, her hubby, and her new baby. excited to see her. will take walk with friend and bbq lunch. will bring veggies. 


Sunday, 7/11 - maybe farm? - but maybe nothing as i need downtime.


Monday, 7/12


Tues 7/13


Wed 7/14


Thurs 7/15


Fri 7/16....MID JULY! what!? LOL! prob time for a couple days off, possibly....

 

Progress as of today: 5 lbs lost so far, only 0 lbs to go!

Donkey on 06/28/2021:
How nice it would be to get off of work early on Friday for an early start to the holiday weekend! I don't think I'll have that opportunity, since Nice Lady will be out (going to Florida for a week - she was afraid to fly so she had her grandsons were going to drive, but now she sees the folly in that - and she won't be eating any seafood during her trip) and Male Co-Worker is taking the entire day off.

Also, nice to see a volunteer opportunity pop up on July 4th - that's cool! I know you have enjoyed working on the farm before.

Hope you get weights in this evening, but it's OK if it doesn't happen, either.

horn_of_plenty on 06/28/2021:
yes, i do think we'll get out early.

other admins have left early / came late for things. they each did this 1x since i've been here, but i think i'll just use my days as i'm used to...and not feel like i am cheating on my time off...(thinking of taking another vaca soon bc it's summer).

i do look forward to weights, i'll try to keep it short.

thank you :)


legcramps on 06/28/2021:
Hi HoP! You’re doing so great! You probably don’t need any help with your courses, but the one you are taking now are right up my alley so if you need any help just let me know!

Keep getting in those sunshine hours!

horn_of_plenty on 06/28/2021:
i'm not a fan of the course at all, but, i'm making it thru! thank you for your support :)

horn_of_plenty on 06/28/2021:
i do not love my course though as it's slightly foreign although it's a beginner course. my goal is simple: finish it and pass it! :)


bearcountrygg on 06/28/2021:
That's interesting that there is a farm volunteer day on the 4th...how appropriate!! That sounds like a good way to celebrate.

horn_of_plenty on 06/28/2021:
i couldn't agree more...i will DEF keep that as scheduled. it will be my first opportunity this year at the farm! :) yes, a wonderful way to celebrate!


Jacky82020 on 06/28/2021:
Hope it cools down by the Fourth. Too warm here, but nothin like the west coast.

Horn_of_plenty on 06/28/2021:
i don't mind the heat as i'm indoors all day....but i will say i find 80F perfect compared to 90F! today it was 92! also, it's better when we don't need to power up the AC all night! :) agreed!

Horn_of_plenty on 06/28/2021:
i don't mind the heat as i'm indoors all day....but i will say i find 80F perfect compared to 90F! today it was 92! also, it's better when we don't need to power up the AC all night! :) agreed!


Jacky82020 on 06/28/2021:
Yep. 80 is ok. About that today here. Closer to 90 yesterday



Horn_of_plenty - Sunday Jun 27, 2021
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 110.0

 24.00 June Sunshine Hours; 

  • see if i get the reimbursement jury duty day's pay check by 7/6/21 -  If not - call union...
  • maybe call union to confirm they have my jury duty paperwork...yes, now just waiting on a check...
  • not sure when to do oil change, but sometime in July it needs to be done.

Lookahead Dates: Last TOM - 6/3...

  • Accounting Must review all previous tests, i'm moving forward...onto Topics 8,9,10 - Chapters 9,6,10. for the next couple weeks or so, until July 9th or so i'll give myself with these topics
  • Business Law - Sesson 5 - 8/23/21 thru 10/8/21.
  • I am unsure of a further study plan. will take a break  after Business law is completed.

 TOPIC 8 - CHAPTER 9 - Accounting for Receivables - read 1/3 of the chapter. prob studied for an hour of the whole day, at most, between eating, cleaning, laundry, guinea pig cages, dr, etc. the day flies. i'll go to bed early, before 9pm tonight.


Sunday, June 27 -

counted 45 min for today of outdoor walking/extra shopping :)

after the late lunch: starting notes on the accounting chapter so that i can begin to study it on my commute on Tuesday: 

9am quick breakfast frozen cheese danish with cream topping I had in fridge - made them all in the oven abs will use for breakfast some days this week - I'll just reheat in oven or eat cold - already oven cooked them today 200, coffee 50.

Noon snacks while running around having a grand old time this AM locally (yes, it was enjoyable not to be rushing around or in traffic and to walk around a shopping center that's local and not crowded!) a chocolate and a light juice-seltzer 100

1:30-2:15pm tasty late lunch: heavily sauteed greens that i bought mid-week and still eating - may freeze some with rice to make sure it doesn't spoil for future work lunches 200..., big dose of Stacy's pita chips 350, gummies low sugar 100, coffee 50.

4pm dark choc hershey kisses 100...and JUST starting my studies..after putting my own laundry in....so glad i have no exercises to do today too!

5/5:30pm snack turned into dinner blueberries 150, bread 100, 2 slices munster cheese with garlic 120, large amount collard greens with bacon pieces 200, leftover cauli pizza slice...forgot about them in my fridge ! 200

choc 50

1950....


10:40am Dr appt nearby derm. for  Botox for underarm sweating - injections stop overactive sweating for 3-6 months. i've noticed some extra sweating lately. this will be good for summer / my work situation...clothes less smelly that i keep at work (fleeces).  Since I'm out, stop at the good supermarket near the Dr. - DONE!

There's an old navy and a bath and body works with semi annual sale so I may stop in as they are across street from Dermatolagist- DONE!

I had a ton of rewards, $85, from Old Navy - so i used a several to buy some tshirts for myself as well as my Dad for a belated Father's Day gift as i didn't get him something on Father's Day as i had been running around with the new job and commute and was disorganized and just didn't. so i got him 3 tshirts as well as myself :) DONE!

No go deals at B&B works, so i walked in and right back out as the store isn't for essentials...and it's a waste of my cash. the soaps, even on sale at $3, are more money than i spend on no-name hand soaps. my indulgence in food primarily...and i try to omit other expenses....i was hoping 3-wicks were on sale, but NO! lol. no biggie - it's not good to light candles and breathe them in alllll the time. i do it more in winter i think when i cannot open windows... DONE!



the Lehman College Advisor to emailed back...bad news, the course of study  needs SIX pre-reqs 2 courses each of accounting/statistics/econombics...the most requirements and longest to finish the degree so far....back to the starting board on what i want to study / what's available to me, with less of the math...and even IF i want to study. 


6/28, Monday,

Upper Body after work

 


6/29, Tuesday

drive to work - Lower body AM / walk

 


6/30, Wed

Upper Body PM

 


7/1, Thurs - 

Lower body AM / walk?

 


7/2, Fri, prob out early?...def do public trans...would be a good day for it....extra time to get home so when i get home, it would be around 5pm, but, i'd still have the time to enjoy a few hours awake; eat a nice meal...also avoiding the bridges and heavy traffic areas on a holiday friday before weekend....public trans seems more reasonable and prob faster for Friday getting home!...

 UPPER BODY PM...get it out of the way...?


7/3, Saturday - beach if friend wants / asks me??? - i think said friend may be "quarantining after she was exposed  - the non-vaccinated friend".  i would have still gone with her to beach, but doing so would prob require taking another day off, or the weekend would feel stressful in my opinion with too much running around....so i'll prob not say anything and not see her this weekend as i believe she was exposed this past friday and that this would be part of her 10-day quarantine (yes, i think up and including until the 4th). 


7/4, Sunday, July 4th! :-D...QUEENS FARM Volunteering 1-4pm


7/5, Monday Holiday Observance, Day off...HOME.


7/6, Tuesday - maybe drive as the roads might be less busy this week due to people on vaca for holidays...thinking to take this day off; so i have another day to see friend as well as study and do what i want to on this long weekend...


Saturday, 7/10 def going to have bbq with my friend, her hubby, and her new baby. excited to see her. not sure who else can make it; but, it's time i go see her - so i'm prioritizing that today!


Sunday, 7/11 - maybe farm? - but maybe nothing as i need downtime.


Monday, 7/12


Tues 7/13


Wed 7/14


Thurs 7/15


Fri 7/16....MID JULY! what!? LOL!


 

Progress as of today: 5 lbs lost so far, only 0 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 06/27/2021:
I’m getting worried about the Delta Plus variant. Wouldn’t have an unvaccinated friend. It’s the most transmissible yet & the vaccines are less effective against it. Maybe the boosters next year will confer better immunity

Horn_of_plenty on 06/27/2021:
i'm with you. She's concerned about "the future," about "risks in the future from the vaccine."

i was thinking about her fears. She is afraid of things that aren't even proven or documented. Her fears are not even a reality right now.

so, although i cannot tell her that she is always afraid of change...ex - to buy a house now bc it's "during the pandemic" and "a seller's market" (it's going to be that way for YEARS coming...

simply put, being friends with her for so long, i see how she operates. by FEAR. she will not make a decision for fear of the future parameters of that decision. and that's why i think she isn't getting vaccinated.

i don't support it, but i won't lose a friend over it. honestly, i feel it will cause her and i maybe to get together less during the summer. we'll see. less, i mean, because if any new scenarios come out about the virus or variants.

she doesn't watch news and thinks it's fake. i try hard NOT to disucss it with her, as for some reason, her mind is set that she "will not take this vaccine no matter what."

it annoys me to no end, trust me, of her decision. and it just distances her and i more on our beliefs. but no worries. i have other things to be concerned about rather than how annoyed i am that my friend doesn't want the vaccine. she doesn't like to adventure either. so it doesn't really affect me much...!

Horn_of_plenty on 06/27/2021:
it is about the most annoying thing that passes thru my brain. i try to forget about her decision and just not talk to her about it. it's not worth my brain power.


Jacky82020 on 06/27/2021:
You’re in a tough position. Ppl are going to do what they’re going to do sometimes and there’s no changing it.

I know Annie was depressed over the approaching one year anniversary of her son’s death from covid. That may be keeping her away. I still grieve over a first cousin I grew up with who died from it. Imagine losing a child.

Horn_of_plenty on 06/27/2021:
for sure <3

Horn_of_plenty on 06/27/2021:
if friend bothers to challenge me in future, as i do not bring it up, i'll say her fear is of the future, but most people care more about than present situation than to worry about a future non-existant concern. there is no future without fixing the present.!!!!

i agree with you of course on all.


Jacky82020 on 06/27/2021:
ikr?

Horn_of_plenty on 06/27/2021:
UGH RIGHT!!!!!!!!!!! :)


Donkey on 06/27/2021:
Had to say that your Fearful Friend reminds me SO MUCH of my Nice Lady at work. Most of her drama comes from the irrational fears she has. She doesn't eat any seafood because she's afraid she'll come in a bone. The Boss said, Not all fish has bones in it. She was amazed and flabbergasted.

Horn_of_plenty on 06/27/2021:
she'll "come in a bone"...what do you mean? she'll swallow a bone?

i cannot stand when EVERYTHING is rationalized into FEAR and turned irrational.

when i get anxious and anxiety, it is true, it's irrational...but, it's not anxiety from anything and everything either...

i just can't take it. may need distance from this type of person right now.

Horn_of_plenty on 06/27/2021:
all the friends i have from abroad that i have traveled with or have visited here and stayed with me or nearby; they aren't like this friend at home. they are more adventurous.

after Ricky ending, which was for good, i haven't met someone that has a love for adventure and learning and going to new places. you'd think so many people like this...but they are either married with children, married, or hard to find. at least i have gone on some adventures myself. though the traffic is crazy, so i think for the next month i will not go off too far like i have been, or not in the direction i've been drivin, bc doing the drive myself is anxiety producing on the way home. sorry to write it...

Horn_of_plenty on 06/27/2021:
i WISH i had a friend to do local adventures with me. but i do not; at the moment.

there are a few friends i could reach out to, but, they have a closer bond than i do with them...maybe i will, though my time is so limited, i'm better off just doing everything solo right now.


Donkey on 06/28/2021:
CHOKE ON --- stupid phone!!! Nice Lady avoids eating all fish because she's afraid of choking on a bone. Well, she could choke on a peanut butter sandwich!

I would love a friend in real life to do things with, that I cannot do with my husband. Still, my husband is my best friend. I just wish he could do more active things with me.

horn_of_plenty on 06/28/2021:
LOL LOL that makes more sense, to choke on! haha. still yeah that's nuts...

yeah, it's nice to have someone of comparable fitness to do things with. <3


bearcountrygg on 06/28/2021:
LOLOLOLOL...Wait until she chokes on her own spit...old age is hilarious!!!!

Horn_of_plenty on 06/28/2021:
LOL!!!!!!!!1but OMG OMG OMG scary!



Horn_of_plenty - Saturday Jun 26, 2021
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 110.0

 23.25 June Sunshine Hours; 

  • see if i get the reimbursement jury duty day's pay check by 7/6/21 -  If not - call union...
  • maybe call union to confirm they have my jury duty paperwork...yes, now just waiting on a check...
  • not sure when to do oil change, but sometime in July it needs to be done.

Lookahead Dates: Last TOM - 6/3...

  • Accounting Must review all previous tests, i'm moving forward...onto Topics 8,9,10 - Chapters 9,6,10. for the next couple weeks or so, until July 9th or so i'll give myself with these topics
  • Business Law - Sesson 5 - 8/23/21 thru 10/8/21
  1. CUNY school of professional studies certificate in Management - 3 course certificate program -  see if they ALL transfer to Lehman College's 10 course Master's program.  If not, maybe SKIP the certifiacate program..

Saturday, June 26th

10am breakfast 1 waffle 100, nut butter 100, jelly 50, coffee 50. 300....

snacks white choc truffle 100, choc 50, Rice Krispie 100 treat 

snacks rice krispie treat #2, 2 drinks partial calories 60, 2 chocs 70. around 250

DINNER 7pm - cole slaw (mayo based not great) from BBQ restaurant on way home 100, collard greens pretty good with bacon from same place 200.  chips corn chips x2 servings 350...600...dried jackfruit 100

choc before bed 100

1650, EXCELLENT

 

  • Leg strength workout in AM 
  • Super Excited for the WALKING TOUR noon-3pm...make sure to leave earlyish or i'll be late again...check the route. Staten Island, Shady Creek / Shady brook tour...should be great, same tour guide who is excellent as another Staten Island tour i was able to attend a few weeks ago.  This is a very different location, but still near water/creek/wetlands. a lot of history is involved and i cannot wait!...didn't leave as early as planned, but early enough to get there at exactly the start time...should def TRY to leave earlier next time! LOL.
  •  study accounting in evening, take notes to continue taking notes on Sunday of an entire chapter...

 


Sunday, June 27 -

9am quick breakfast frozen cheese danish with cream topping I had in fridge - made them all in the oven abs will use for breakfast some days this week - I'll just reheat in oven or eat cold - already oven cooked them today 200, coffee 50.

250.....

I should have a banana after all the exercise / sweating yesterday ....

There's an old navy and a bath and body works with semi annual sale so I may stop in as they are across street from Dermatolagists 

10:40am Dr appt nearby derm. for  Botox for underarm sweating - injections stop overactive sweating for 3-6 months. i've noticed some extra sweating lately. this will be good for summer / my work situation...clothes less smelly that i keep at work (fleeces).  Since I'm out, stop at the good supermarket near the Dr.

start notes on the accounting chapter so that i can begin to study it on my commute on Tuesday...

 the Lehman College Advisor to emailed back...bad news, the course of study  needs SIX pre-reqs 2 courses each of accounting/statistics/econombics...the most requirements and longest to finish the degree so far....back to the starting board on what i want to study / what's available to me, with less of the math...


6/28, Monday,


6/29, Tuesday


6/30, Wed


7/1, Thurs


7/2, Fri, prob out early?...def do public trans...would be a good day for it....extra time to get home so when i get home, it would be around 5pm, but, i'd still have the time to enjoy a few hours awake; eat a nice meal...also avoiding the bridges and heavy traffic areas on a holiday friday before weekend....public trans seems more reasonable and prob faster for Friday getting home!...

 


7/3, Saturday - beach if friend wants / asks me???


7/4, Sunday, July 4th! :-D...QUEENS FARM Volunteering 1-4pm


7/5, Monday Holiday Observance, Day off...HOME.


7/6, Tuesday - maybe drive as the roads might be less busy this week due to people on vaca for holidays...thinking to take this day off; so i have another day to see friend as well as study and do what i want to on this long weekend...


Saturday, 7/10 possibly have bbq with a few friends including seeing the one that had a baby and the beautiful boy! but not 100% it's happening on this date yet. i'm leaving it to the others to finalize bc they aren't responding - so far i'm the one who's made the most emphasis on seeing the baby and actually making plans, the other too aren't saying any date or anything. so i'm waiting to hear from them in the group text...let them chime in before i keep typing.... :) all is good, just waiting bc the ball is in their court!

Sunday, 7/11 - maybe farm? - but maybe nothing - or maybe i take Friday preceding off....gotta think about this weekend...the hold up is not knowing what the other woman are going to say or if the date will work. honestly, if the other women can't see the friend with baby, i may go alone bc it's hard to just wait on people if they are unclear until the last minute. and one has a dr appt on 7/10...so i'm not even sure why she's not just canceling? you see, there's BEACH traffic going to friend with a baby, i wouldn't want to set out there at noon or 1pm...it would be lots of traffic. why purposely drive in that? i'd want to go early to her or late in the afternoon. not midday. i told them all that....then i decided to say since they hadn't said much that i'd lay out and let them finalize...bc i saw they weren't sure....

OK. just wrote too much on sometning that's not planned yet! haha.  welcome to my world, I LOVE TO PLAN!

Progress as of today: 5 lbs lost so far, only 0 lbs to go!

Donkey on 06/26/2021:
Is the Master's from Lehman off the goals (or "to do") list? Oh I see that it's no longer an option at this time. Well, maybe it's for the best, since your 1st and real goal is to get into the Court system. When that happens, I feel confident that your path will become clearer to you.

I'm glad you're planning to do public transportation on Friday (July 2nd). You don't need any holiday road traffic in your life, that's for sure.

I'm concerned about your co-worker getting laid off, as I am sure you are too. Take care with your current position, especially if you are not very busy.

I hope your walking tour goes well today - how exciting!!

Horn_of_plenty on 06/27/2021:
that's right, the Lehman masters is out of the question - the program itself was one of the easier ones - but it's requirements were one of the most stringent! seems that the Lehman Masters is more for students with a bachelors in business. so that's not for me. I have to review again - but like you are saying, just stick to the goal of getting into the courts...

...i may therefore take a break from studies after this summer! :) and concentrate more on exercise and nature...and reading court books for my own studies, perhaps...or i could do more advanced paralegal courses. but, essentially, i think i;ll take a break from studies...


Jacky82020 on 06/26/2021:
HoP, do you have any theories as to why most new DD ppl exit after a month or so? Does Annie have a pattern of long absences? Would you expect her to return? One more question. What are the winning Powerball numbers?

Horn_of_plenty on 06/26/2021:
whoa LOL....winning powerball....def can't count on me....

Annie wasn't new, rather old. I am not totally sure why she has left us. She had been here FOREVER.


bearcountrygg on 06/26/2021:
Hope you enjoyed your walking tour.

Horn_of_plenty on 06/27/2021:
very very much!


Jacky82020 on 06/26/2021:
I know Annie was around for ages, that’s why I asked if you thought she’d return. I liked her. She lived in such a beautiful location.

Horn_of_plenty on 06/27/2021:
ohhh, i think she may have moved on..


Jacky82020 on 06/27/2021:
Loved her phone pics of the loch and the wild animals from Africa.



Horn_of_plenty - Friday Jun 25, 2021
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 110.0

  19.75 June Sunshine Hours; 

  • see if i get the reimbursement jury duty day's pay check by 7/6/21 -  If not - call union...
  • maybe call union to confirm they have my jury duty paperwork...yes, now just waiting on a check...
  • not sure when to do oil change, but sometime in July it needs to be done.

Lookahead Dates: Last TOM - 6/3...

  • Accounting Must review all previous tests, i'm moving forward...onto Topics 8,9,10 - Chapters 9,6,10. for the next couple weeks or so, until July 9th or so i'll give myself with these topics
  • Business Law - Sesson 5 - 8/23/21 thru 10/8/21
  1. CUNY school of professional studies certificate in Management - 3 course certificate program -  see if they ALL transfer to Lehman College's 10 course Master's program.  If not, maybe SKIP the certifiacate program..
  2. CUNY Lehman College masters in business with a concentration in human resources management 10 courses, 30 credits. Finalize if any prereqs needed - try emailing the advisor / email i was provided with recently :) ...FOLLOW UP WHENEVER EMAIL COMES BACK FROM SHIRLEY.

Friday -  6/25/21...with the walking tour tomorrow, i'll just drive in today.  I didn't have time for any walking in the AM because I left late (6:20am) but luckily didn't encounter much traffic.

I am thinking to keep my car parked at work an extra half hour and walk at the park beside work for a half hour....i have to make sure they do not close the gate though..May possibly lift my weights after work (if i do them after work, i  will not have to pick them up again until after the weekend...)

SOMEONE AT WORK, NOT I, WAS LAID OFF TODAY. :(

EMAIL COURSE ADVISOR / PROFESSOR - DONE - did it at work, as my work is low and people are not occupied / watching over me. Now, I will wait for a reply from Shirley, the advisor / professor of the business program at Lehman College. DONE!

breakfast is at work, pump pie 200. bring banana and 2 pb filled pretzels 150, coffee 50. 400...

snacks: Cashews 150, chocs 50

600...

lunch: healthy spinach 100 , chicken200, rice200. 1 tomato50, 1 clementine50...600

1200...

snacks:none bc there was a chemical leak and evacuation so we only had to work the last 1.5hrs after that and I didn't reach for snacks after being outside 

dinner: chips too many 350, sautéed greens 150, blueberries 100, energy drinks half 50...650

100 cal more in blueberries 100...after cleaning up and before lifting weights - deciding to get it done so that i do not have to think about lifting weights all weekend after i finish them tonight!

1950....


Saturday, June 26th

  • Leg strength workout in AM ? 
  • Super Excited for the WALKING TOUR noon-3pm...make sure to leave at 10:15am or i'll be late again...check the route. Staten Island, Shady Creek / Shady brook tour...should be great, same tour guide who is excellent as another Staten Island tour i was able to attend a few weeks ago.  This is a very different location, but still near water/creek/wetlands. a lot of history is involved and i cannot wait!
  •  study accounting in evening, take notes to continue taking notes on Sunday of an entire chapter...

 


Sunday, June 27 -

10:40am Dr appt nearby derm. for  Botox for underarm sweating - injections stop overactive sweating for 3-6 months. i've noticed some extra sweating lately. this will be good for summer / my work situation...clothes less smelly that i keep at work (fleeces).  Since I'm out, stop at the good supermarket near the Dr.

Maybe oil change..

Finish the accounting chapter so that i can begin to study it on my commute on Tuesday...

 


waiting on Lehman College Advisor to email back...bad news, the course of study above needs SIX pre-reqs 2 courses each of accounting/statistics/econombics...the worst and hardest so far....back to the starting board on what i want to study / what's available to me, with less of the math...

6/28, Monday,

6/29, Tuesday

6/30, Wed

7/1, Thurs


7/2, Fri, prob out early?...def do public trans...would be a good day for it....extra time to get home so when i get home, it would be around 5pm, but, i'd still have the time to enjoy a few hours awake; eat a nice meal...also avoiding the bridges and heavy traffic areas on a holiday friday before weekend....public trans seems more reasonable and prob faster for Friday getting home!...

 


7/3, Saturday - beach if friend wants / asks me???


7/4, Sunday, July 4th! :-D...QUEENS FARM Volunteering 1-4pm


7/5, Monday Holiday Observance, Day off...HOME.


7/6, Tuesday - maybe drive as the roads might be less busy this week due to people on vaca for holidays...thinking to take this day off; so i have another day to see friend as well as study and do what i want to on this long weekend...


Saturday, 7/10 possibly have bbq with a few friends including seeing the one that had a baby and the beautiful boy! but not 100% it's happening on this date yet. i'm leaving it to the others to finalize bc they aren't responding - so far i'm the one who's made the most emphasis on seeing the baby and actually making plans, the other too aren't saying any date or anything. so i'm waiting to hear from them in the group text...let them chime in before i keep typing.... :) all is good, just waiting bc the ball is in their court!

Sunday, 7/11 - maybe farm? - but maybe nothing - or maybe i take Friday preceding off....gotta think about this weekend...the hold up is not knowing what the other woman are going to say or if the date will work. honestly, if the other women can't see the friend with baby, i may go alone bc it's hard to just wait on people if they are unclear until the last minute. and one has a dr appt on 7/10...so i'm not even sure why she's not just canceling? you see, there's BEACH traffic going to friend with a baby, i wouldn't want to set out there at noon or 1pm...it would be lots of traffic. why purposely drive in that? i'd want to go early to her or late in the afternoon. not midday. i told them all that....then i decided to say since they hadn't said much that i'd lay out and let them finalize...bc i saw they weren't sure....

OK. just wrote too much on sometning that's not planned yet! haha.  welcome to my world, I LOVE TO PLAN!

Progress as of today: 5 lbs lost so far, only 0 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 06/25/2021:
Babies are overrated. Sure my dogs and cats are much cuter. Seriously.

horn_of_plenty on 06/25/2021:
you've got a point. dogs/cats are def much more convenient. and cry less. hahahaha and they don't make messes when they poop.


Donkey on 06/25/2021:
I like to read how you think of ways to get exercise in during your day, so that you have options. With the walk tour tomorrow, and the work week... IDK, I'd be very tempted to say start your weekend early and rest up for the walk tomorrow. Plus with the doctor's appointment on Sunday, not as much downtime as you might have otherwise. ??? On the other hand, some days are so beautiful and temperate that you just have to seize the time outside.

Make it a great day, either way!

horn_of_plenty on 06/25/2021:
you are right about not overdoing cardio tonight to be rested up for tomorrow...so maybe i try to get in an upper body tonight...

either way, i want to say you are right that resting up would be most beneficial for the walk tomorrow....

...i'll have to see if i can pull off weights tonight - or if i need to go home and rest early / sleep early...

yes, regarding your initial first sentence, i do better when i am able to add in short bouts of cardio to add up during the day...than to save it all for the evening...and in general it all requires a lot of planning to make sure it all happens.


Jacky82020 on 06/25/2021:
LOL, Hop! And the pets become sweet mellow teens. Not the opposite as in ppl. My Mario is 13 and he’s a sweetie. Can’t say the same for many jr hi kids I taught.

horn_of_plenty on 06/25/2021:
definitely!!! :)


Jacky82020 on 06/25/2021:
I had kids as young as 12 who smoked, did drugs, had sex etc and their parents were clueless. Many thought as long as they attended school and got decent grades they were the Second Coming.

horn_of_plenty on 06/25/2021:
yep, many parents are working not home to watch and clueless.


Jacky82020 on 06/25/2021:
True, but many parents where I taught home on welfare and fake disability

horn_of_plenty on 06/25/2021:
then they don't care.


Jacky82020 on 06/25/2021:
True of some, but not all. Many Hispanic mothers wanted better for their kids.

horn_of_plenty on 06/25/2021:
Yes I guess you cannot generalize for all!


Jacky82020 on 06/25/2021:
Yeah, it’s complicated

Horn_of_plenty on 06/26/2021:
xo



Horn_of_plenty - Thursday Jun 24, 2021
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 110.0

 19.75 June Sunshine Hours; 

  • Keep track of jury duty check i should get in a couple weeks as of 6/11/21.(see if i get the reimbursement jury duty day's pay check by 7/6/21) If not - call union...
  • maybe call union to confirm they have my jury duty paperwork...
  • not sure when to do oil change, but sometime in July it needs to be done.

Lookahead Dates: Last TOM - 6/3...

  • Accounting Must review all previous tests, i'm moving forward...onto Topics 8,9,10 - Chapters 9,6,10. for the next couple weeks or so, until July 9th or so i'll give myself with these topics
  • Business Law - Sesson 5 - 8/23/21 thru 10/8/21
  1. CUNY school of professional studies certificate in Management - 3 course certificate program -  see if they ALL transfer to Lehman College's 10 course Master's program.  If not, maybe SKIP the certifiacate program..
  2. CUNY Lehman College masters in business with a concentration in human resources management 10 courses, 30 credits. Finalize if any prereqs needed - try emailing the advisor / email i was provided with recently :) (might be some availability to take courses during summer / shorter sessions to really push out this masters.) My mom has a good point - soooo many people have business degrees, so that cert above really means nothing in the scheme of things. she's so right... it means nothing else an employer wanted a person to learn more or a person just wants to benefit - but it doesn't mean much to getting hired. it makes more sense to substitute my music masters for this one....for resume / linked in purposes down the road.....!

 FREEZE LEFTOVERS RICE/CHICKEN/SPINACH meals for this week or next couple weeks...


Thurs, 6/24...drive earlyish to work, do some walking before work along with lower body exercises - DONE!..it would be cool to get the lower body done early, which i did.

PM - bike while watching tv; take some accounting notes maybe!!!! will be a half hour, recorded above already.

breakfast 3 muffin pieces of with a few nuts made by someone's wife 200, coffee and banana 200...400.

snacks: 10am 100 cashews. and hot tea...brought some red tea to work so that i can warm up mid-morning without caffeine. 11am chocolates 100

lunch: chicken200, spinach140, chips200....maybe a clementines 60. 600 tops

snacks: trying a dbl stuff oreo w. coffee. around 100

dinner: indulgent - cabbage slaw seasoned that i picked up on way home was in the mood for veggies and knew i didn't have anything much that i wanted lol 100, cooked veggies somewhat oily, very spicy! 200, italian pita chips very good 300 (2.5 servings). 600, may have some kombucha and relax a bit before getting on the bike later....may do reading now..probably skipping any studies....

2000....

did a half hour bike after a shower, after falling asleep at 6pm and waking up at 8pm before going back to bed around 9:30pm lol....


Fri 6/25...with the walking tour tomorrow, i'll just drive in today.  I didn't have time for any walking in the AM because I left late (6:20am) but luckily didn't encounter much traffic.

I am thinking to keep my car parked at work an extra half hour and walk at the park beside work for a half hour....i have to make sure they do not close the gate though..

possibly my weights after work (if i do them after work, i  will not have to pick them up again until after the weekend...)

breakfast is at work, pump pie 200. bring banana and 2 pb filled pretzels 150, coffee 50. 400...

snacks:

lunch: healthy spinach, chicken, rice. 1 tomato, 1 clementine...

snacks:

dinner: 


Saturday, June 26th: Super Excited for the WALKING TOUR noon-3pm...make sure to leave at 10:15am or i'll be late again...check the route. Staten Island, Shady Creek / Shady brook tour...should be great, same tour guide who is excellent as another Staten Island tour i was able to attend a few weeks ago.  This is a very different location, but still near water/creek/wetlands. a lot of history is involved and i cannot wait!

 


Sunday, June 27 -

10:40am Dr appt nearby derm. for  Botox for underarm sweating - injections stop overactive sweating for 3-6 months. i've noticed some extra sweating lately. this will be good for summer / my work situation...clothes less smelly that i keep at work (fleeces).  Since I'm out, stop at the good supermarket near the Dr.

cancel farm, below,  bc i'm going on an all day adventure / walking tour on saturday...i will only cancel farm with weather permitting for Saturday's adventure. i'll cancel farm more at a later date when i'm sure i can do the saturday thing, and vice versa.

1-4pm Queens Farm volunteering - excited - but also i will try not to overdo ...we'll see how it goes. maybe there'll be a free veggie to take home for myself or my piggies, depending what it is - maybe asparagus.


6/28, Monday,

6/29, Tuesday

6/30, Wed

7/1, Thurs


7/2, Fri, prob out early?...def do public trans...would be a good day for it....extra time to get home so when i get home, it would be around 5pm, but, i'd still have the time to enjoy a few hours awake; eat a nice meal...also avoiding the bridges and heavy traffic areas on a holiday friday before weekend....public trans seems more reasonable and prob faster for Friday getting home!...


7/3, Saturday - beach if friend wants / asks me???


7/4, Sunday, July 4th! :-D...QUEENS FARM 1-4pm


7/5, Monday Holiday Observance, Day off...HOME.


7/6, Tuesday - maybe drive as the roads might be less busy this week due to people on vaca for holidays...thinking to take this day off; so i have another day to see friend as well as study and do what i want to on this long weekend...


Saturday, 7/10 possibly have bbq with a few friends including seeing the one that had a baby and the beautiful boy! but not 100% it's happening on this date yet. i'm leaving it to the others to finalize bc they aren't responding - so far i'm the one who's made the most emphasis on seeing the baby and actually making plans, the other too aren't saying any date or anything. so i'm waiting to hear from them in the group text...let them chime in before i keep typing.... :) all is good, just waiting bc the ball is in their court!

Sunday, 7/11 - maybe farm? - but maybe nothing - or maybe i take Friday preceding off....gotta think about this weekend...the hold up is not knowing what the other woman are going to say or if the date will work. honestly, if the other women can't see the friend with baby, i may go alone bc it's hard to just wait on people if they are unclear until the last minute. and one has a dr appt on 7/10...so i'm not even sure why she's not just canceling? you see, there's BEACH traffic going to friend with a baby, i wouldn't want to set out there at noon or 1pm...it would be lots of traffic. why purposely drive in that? i'd want to go early to her or late in the afternoon. not midday. i told them all that....then i decided to say since they hadn't said much that i'd lay out and let them finalize...bc i saw they weren't sure....

OK. just wrote too much on sometning that's not planned yet! haha.  welcome to my world, I LOVE TO PLAN!

Progress as of today: 5 lbs lost so far, only 0 lbs to go!

Donkey on 06/24/2021:
Isn't it great to have your weight training done for the day? I tell ya, it was hard this morning to find the motivation to do legs, so I just did the basics, but I did 'em. So even if I don't do more tonight, I've done something.

Sounds like you have a busy weekend coming up, with both the walk and the Dr. -- both will be beneficial, in their own way.

horn_of_plenty on 06/24/2021:
it's great to knock things off the list. mornings are great to get something in so it doesn't need to be done later!


Donkey on 06/24/2021:
^I didn't quite finish my thought before adding the last comment. I've been feeling edgy lately with eating, e.g. diving into a jar of peanut butter. So maybe a time-out with hypnosis might be worth a try, to quiet the edgy storm brewing in my... mind? stomach?

horn_of_plenty on 06/24/2021:
...there is def a mind-body issue at play with you....you have to replace the pb with something OR have a spoonful of it and have a DRINK to relax with afterwards...

what i would do is have the PB and have a glass ready of sweetened stevia so that i can keep my mouth and hands busy to my hearts content after having the pb.

i still have ways to keep my mind/body busy when i have small volume snacks such as pb/bars/chocolates...i usually supplement them with liquids...

but yes, you have to also quiet your mind....but you are prob reaching the pb in order to quiet your mind...you can quiet your mind after a spoon of it, while you relax with a drink to take your edge off (even seltzer, i like it sweetened), to have for the minutes later, then you will be calmer after 10-20 min.


Jacky82020 on 06/24/2021:
I’d throw the PB in the trash if could, but it’s great for concealing the dogs’ meds. No one on meds now, thankfully. I have tossed irrresistible goodies in the trash many times. Recently a big bag of small candy bars from Ollie’s

horn_of_plenty on 06/24/2021:
let us see if Donkey responds to this or sees it!?

also, it is hard for me to throw things out unless the taste is awful, it's expired...or i have REAL problems with it.

i used to not be able to buy PB but for a longggg while i do not binge on it anymore. thank gosh!


Jacky82020 on 06/24/2021:
Been tossing candy & cookies for years if I can’t limit my portions

Don’t eat much PB. A little on English muffins sometimes, but lately using whipped cream cheese & sugar free jelly.

Too bad I have to pass on the Thai like satay noodles. It required 1/2 Cup PB and oil. Looked easy to make!

horn_of_plenty on 06/24/2021:
yes i usually pass on asian noodle dishes pretty much lol


Jacky82020 on 06/24/2021:
I’m making orange chicken in the AF soon. You dip the meat chunks in eggs & then corn starch & add the sauce when it’s done. Doesn’t sound bad at all, very little oil.

Horn_of_plenty on 06/24/2021:
sounds fantastic!


bearcountrygg on 06/24/2021:
I'm making good use of clementines lately too...they sell them here is such big bags...

horn_of_plenty on 06/25/2021:
yes and they last a long time too. they are nice and small and easy to add into a meal or snack. :)



Horn_of_plenty - Wednesday Jun 23, 2021
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 110.0

 18.75 June Sunshine Hours; 

  • Keep track of jury duty check i should get in a couple weeks as of 6/11/21.(see if i get the reimbursement jury duty day's pay check by 7/6/21) If not - call union...
  • maybe call union to confirm they have my jury duty paperwork...
  • not sure when to do oil change, but sometime in July it needs to be done.

Lookahead Dates: Last TOM - 6/3...

  • Accounting - Must review all previous tests, i'm moving forward...onto Topics 8,9,10 - Chapters 9,6,10. for the next couple weeks or so, until July 9th or so i'll give myself with these topics
  • Business Law - Sesson 5 - 8/23/21 thru 10/8/21
  1. CUNY school of professional studies certificate in Management - 3 course certificate program -  see if they ALL transfer to Lehman College's 10 course Master's program.  If not, maybe SKIP the certifiacate program..
  2. CUNY Lehman College masters in business with a concentration in human resources management 10 courses, 30 credits. Finalize if any prereqs needed - try emailing the advisor / email i was provided with recently :) (might be some availability to take courses during summer / shorter sessions to really push out this masters.) My mom has a good point - soooo many people have business degrees, so that cert above really means nothing in the scheme of things. she's so right... it means nothing else an employer wanted a person to learn more or a person just wants to benefit - but it doesn't mean much to getting hired. it makes more sense to substitute my music masters for this one....for resume / linked in purposes down the road.....!

 

Wed, 6/23...

Breakfast: banana 120, coffee 30, some of a sweet potato pie to finish later 210. 360-400

snacks: hot tea herbal (should bring some so i can have it in the AM to warm up); cashews small amount 100 choc 100

600

lunch: salt/pepper on a smaller plum tomato or 2; and a vegetarian option new frozen meal i saw in supermarket yesterday when i stopped in on the way home - 550

5pm-5:45pm snacks:on way home had a snack of PB on crackers bc I do have snacks with me many times, gummy vitamins at home, low cal energy drink, total 250, i forgot i had 3 chocolates 60. and some kombucha 40.

1500..

dinner: will be 1/4 or half a cauli pizza, yes, half the pizza. calories def seem wrong for the half a pizza size is very large. it's by Costco / Milton. and 1/4 pizza shows 220 but the slice is quite large and seems off. 500 i'll say for half pie. maybe more. very filling, but very salty.

2000. now i just want sweetened seltzer!

starting my workout for upper only at around 7:45pm, shouldn't take long, then i'll go to bed!

I got home very late last night around 9pm; because meeting was only 6-7pm but spoke outside to a friend i've known thru work / union for several years (not the person i party with from work lol, more of an acquaintance that i chit chat with whenever i see her at unions...) for about an hour until 8pm outside....then i went to vote and met someone there that was so nice and genuine that we became friends instantly and she asked and we spoke about getting together to do activities. she was interested in what i had to say about volunteering bc her son is 17 and she said he may need it for school (volunteering). so you guys know that i know so much, i was able to give her my 3 favorite organizations and text her the links. she may come with me to volunteer at the farm soon! and i *might* go biking with her - not sure i can keep up with her; as i haven't biked in awhile...but i'll decide later. :)

  • Will be very cold under 60 in AM and breezy by the water ....did a 15min walk before work. some is better than none.
  • PM upper body;  but will most probably skip the lower body leg strength and do that part tomorrow as i'm not going to stress myself out when i'm busier right now and lacking a little on sleep already..will try to do PM lower body quickly as i'm tired and need more sleep to finish thru this week.

...luckily there was NO TRAFFIC delays this AM and the drive was sooo smooth ! :) so it only took a half hour this AM. coming home, traffic, took 1.5hrs. always much more traffic coming home...but i have new notes to study and wasn't up to getting up at 4:30am yet this week, so driving is what works best so far this week (maybe all week).

 FREEZE LEFTOVERS RICE/CHICKEN/SPINACH meals for this week or next couple weeks...


Thurs, 6/24...drive earlyish to work, do some walking before work along with lower body exercises...trying for this...even if the walking is extremely minimal, it would be cool to get the lower body done early as then i can do lower body sooner in the next couple days, like before the Walking Tour! haha....


Fri 6/25...take public trans? 


Saturday, June 26th: Super Excited for the WALKING TOUR noon-3pm...make sure to leave at 10:15am or i'll be late again...check the route. Staten Island, Shady Creek / Shady brook tour...should be great, same tour guide who is excellent as another Staten Island tour i was able to attend a few weeks ago.  This is a very different location, but still near water/creek/wetlands. a lot of history is involved and i cannot wait!

 


Sunday, June 27 -

10:40am Dr appt nearby derm. for  Botox for underarm sweating - injections stop overactive sweating for 3-6 months. i've noticed some extra sweating lately. this will be good for summer / my work situation...clothes less smelly that i keep at work (fleeces).  Since I'm out, stop at the good supermarket near the Dr.

cancel farm, below,  bc i'm going on an all day adventure / walking tour on saturday...i will only cancel farm with weather permitting for Saturday's adventure. i'll cancel farm more at a later date when i'm sure i can do the saturday thing, and vice versa.

1-4pm Queens Farm volunteering - excited - but also i will try not to overdo ...we'll see how it goes. maybe there'll be a free veggie to take home for myself or my piggies, depending what it is - maybe asparagus.


6/28, Monday,

6/29, Tuesday

6/30, Wed

7/1, Thurs


7/2, Fri, prob out early?...def do public trans...would be a good day for it....extra time to get home so when i get home, it would be around 5pm, but, i'd still have the time to enjoy a few hours awake; eat a nice meal...also avoiding the bridges and heavy traffic areas on a holiday friday before weekend....public trans seems more reasonable and prob faster for Friday getting home!...


7/3, Saturday - beach if friend wants / asks me???


7/4, Sunday, July 4th! :-D...QUEENS FARM 1-4pm


7/5, Monday Holiday Observance, Day off...HOME.


7/6, Tuesday - maybe drive as the roads might be less busy this week due to people on vaca for holidays...thinking to take this day off; so i have another day to see friend as well as study and do what i want to on this long weekend...


Saturday, 7/10 possibly have bbq with a few friends including seeing the one that had a baby and the beautiful boy! but not 100% it's happening on this date yet. i'm leaving it to the others to finalize bc they aren't responding - so far i'm the one who's made the most emphasis on seeing the baby and actually making plans, the other too aren't saying any date or anything. so i'm waiting to hear from them in the group text...let them chime in before i keep typing.... :) all is good, just waiting bc the ball is in their court!

Sunday, 7/11 - maybe farm? - but maybe nothing - or maybe i take Friday preceding off....gotta think about this weekend...the hold up is not knowing what the other woman are going to say or if the date will work. honestly, if the other women can't see the friend with baby, i may go alone bc it's hard to just wait on people if they are unclear until the last minute. and one has a dr appt on 7/10...so i'm not even sure why she's not just canceling? you see, there's BEACH traffic going to friend with a baby, i wouldn't want to set out there at noon or 1pm...it would be lots of traffic. why purposely drive in that? i'd want to go early to her or late in the afternoon. not midday. i told them all that....then i decided to say since they hadn't said much that i'd lay out and let them finalize...bc i saw they weren't sure....

OK. just wrote too much on sometning that's not planned yet! haha.  welcome to my world, I LOVE TO PLAN!

Progress as of today: 5 lbs lost so far, only 0 lbs to go!

Donkey on 06/23/2021:
A new friend! I hope it works out! And an easy drive this morning? AND a morning walk??? Quick, play the lottery - the stars are aligned in your favor!

Just curious, did you wake up hungry? Your dinner was quite light. Just curious to know.

horn_of_plenty on 06/23/2021:
yes, i woke up hungry like a little growl in stomach. but, no, i didn't eat bc i was trying to streamline a shower and quickly packing lunch...and getting out so i could enjoy a walk. i didn't set clock very early so eating was on the backburner...and it didn't happen. also, my work isn't stressful right now, have free time and not a lot of work, so it's easy enough to tell myself i can enjoy breakfast at my desk, in a relaxed state of mind.

you are right, everything is aligned pretty well.

horn_of_plenty on 06/23/2021:
i've noticed in thinner people, they are sometimes able to wait / delay their eating better than us "foodies." it's kinda like your delay tactics you have done at times...not starving or skipping meals but delaying.

horn_of_plenty on 06/23/2021:
i didn't mean "thinner," i mean naturally thin (without working or re-learning how to be).


bearcountrygg on 06/23/2021:
Nice that you made a new friend.

horn_of_plenty on 06/23/2021:
She actually asked if she could have my number but when she said she also did WhatsApp which also requires a phone number, I took her up that way after realizing she was sincere and would be someone to do physical activities with as I asked her if she was Into that (she bikes) and she likes that I can also drive to show her places - nice to hang with someone and go to new places as it’s hard for me to find people to join - most of my friends are either routine or I’m not close enough with them to plan things - I could change that but I prefer to just study in my free time and do my own things for now or with someone who is more eager for new or physical activities like this woman


Jacky82020 on 06/23/2021:
You have a new boyfriend?

Been cool here the last few days.

horn_of_plenty on 06/23/2021:
Lol no BF . Met a woman just a friend normal


Jacky82020 on 06/23/2021:
ok. Better luck next time!

horn_of_plenty on 06/23/2021:
It’s ok - I’m not very open now to dating and also I am liking my study routine for now over dating !!



Horn_of_plenty - Tuesday Jun 22, 2021
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 110.0

 18.50 June Sunshine Hours; 

  • Keep track of jury duty check i should get in a couple weeks as of 6/11/21.(see if i get the reimbursement jury duty day's pay check by 7/6/21) If not - call union...
  • maybe call union to confirm they have my jury duty paperwork...
  • not sure when to do oil change, but sometime in July it needs to be done.

Lookahead Dates: Last TOM - 6/3...

  • Accounting - Must review all previous tests, i'm moving forward...onto Topics 8,9,10 - Chapters 9,6,10. for the next couple weeks or so, until July 9th or so i'll give myself with these topics
  • Business Law - Sesson 5 - 8/23/21 thru 10/8/21

Finalize if any prereqs needed - try emailing the advisor / email i was provided with recently :)

  1. CUNY school of professional studies certificate in Management - 3 course certificate program -  see if they ALL transfer to Lehman College's 10 course Master's program.  If not, maybe SKIP the certifiacate program..
  2. CUNY Lehman College masters in business with a concentration in human resources management 10 courses, 30 credits. (might be some availability to take courses during summer / shorter sessions to really push out this masters.) My mom has a good point - soooo many people have business degrees, so that cert above really means nothing in the scheme of things. she's so right... it means nothing else an employer wanted a person to learn more or a person just wants to benefit - but it doesn't mean much to getting hired. it makes more sense to substitute my music masters for this one....for resume / linked in purposes down the road.....!

Tues, 6/22...next chapter to review is Chapter 9 / Topic 8...

breakfast: coffee and banana 150 small cheesecake 200 (they are now finished and i'm satisfied to move on to a diff breakfast)

snacks: cashews salted 100 (my new nut at work!); cjhocolates 100

600...

1pm lunch: egg and a half 100, cauliflower mix italian style cooked 150, chips 200. 450. waited too long for lunch, now very tired and with a headache.

snacks:big grapefruit around 5:45 stopped at home, smaller clementines earlier. 200 tops

dinner: chocolate and seltzer bc out all evening until 9pm 150. May drink a lot before bed bc I'm very thirsty 

1400

  • didn't have time to walk more than 5min in the AM after i parked. was challenging to get out of bed lol.
  • 6pm Union Meeting (if i am home by 5:30, go vote first)
  • 7pm Buy bananas at supermarket by union hall before driving home
  • 7pm drive home from union hall vote in the primaries - vote for union's choices...i'm sure they'll mention it at the meeting...
  • JUST realized at 9:39pm Monday night, i have a union meeting, in person (luckily it's 2min from my place by car) tonight at 6pm after work! good thing i checked the dates (every other month) on my fridge. they are tuesdays, every other month, usally 6 times a year only...SO GLAD i took Monday off! the week gets busier already....def not reviewing the accounting like i planned tonight. no time.
  •  need to freeze the extra bbq'd chicken my mom gave me - to freeze with the rice in fridge and the cooked spinach i made...waiting until spinach has been cooled off in the fridge overnight...

Wed, 6/23...AM leg strength at park by work? Will be very cold under 60 and breezy by the water ....

evening upper body only. no lower i do not think...


Thurs, 6/24...drive to work, do some walking before work along with lower body exercises...trying for this...


Fri 6/25...take public trans? 


Saturday, June 26thWALKING TOUR noon-3pm...make sure to leave at 10:15am or i'll be late again...check the route. Staten Island, Shady Creek / Shady brook tour...should be great, same tour guide who is excellent as another tour i was able to attend a few weeks ago.

 


Sunday, June 27 -

10:40am Dr appt nearby derm. for  Botox for underarm sweating - injections stop overactive sweating for 3-6 months. i've noticed some extra sweating lately. this will be good for summer / my work situation...clothes less smelly that i keep at work (fleeces).  Since I'm out, stop at the good supermarket near the Dr.

cancel farm, below,  bc i'm going on an all day adventure / walking tour on saturday...i will only cancel farm with weather permitting for Saturday's adventure. i'll cancel farm more at a later date when i'm sure i can do the saturday thing, and vice versa.

1-4pm Queens Farm volunteering - excited - but also i will try not to overdo ...we'll see how it goes. maybe there'll be a free veggie to take home for myself or my piggies, depending what it is - maybe asparagus.


6/28, Monday,

6/29, Tuesday

6/30, Wed

7/1, Thurs


7/2, Fri, prob out early?...def do public trans...would be a good day for it....extra time to get home so when i get home, it would be around 5pm, but, i'd still have the time to enjoy a few hours awake; eat a nice meal...also avoiding the bridges and heavy traffic areas on a holiday friday before weekend....public trans seems more reasonable and prob faster for Friday getting home!


7/3, Saturday - beach if friend wants / asks me?


7/4, Sunday, July 4th! :-D...see if friend wants to go to beach...going to prob wait until she suggests we go...

7/5, Monday Holiday Observance, Day off...HOME.


7/6, Tuesday - maybe drive as the roads might be less busy this week due to people on vaca for holidays...

Progress as of today: 5 lbs lost so far, only 0 lbs to go!

Donkey on 06/22/2021:
Looks like a long day for you, but it's good to be busy. (As long as it's not too busy.)

I hope that taking the day off yesterday doesn't leave you with twice the work today.

I think your mom has a good point about the certificate versus master's. Hadn't thought about it that way, before.

horn_of_plenty on 06/22/2021:
i hadn't thought of it her way either, except, that is sooo the truth....that, once removing my music degrees, then going just for a business certificate; i'd be up against all the business masters folks


bearcountrygg on 06/22/2021:
I see your moms point too.......you have a masters...that would get you in the door....after that...like everyone it is up to the employee to prove themselves at the job.....if you are learning something in a class that you didn't know prior...it could help at the job.....a certificate would count to the good...if you can apply what you learn on the job.......and I'm sure you can.

horn_of_plenty on 06/23/2021:
wrote you back on your entry, wrote a whole long thing lol.



Horn_of_plenty - Monday Jun 21, 2021
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 110.0

18.00 June Sunshine Hours; 

Keep track of jury duty check i should get in a couple weeks as of 6/11/21.(see if i get the reimbursement jury duty day's pay check by 7/6/21) If not - call union...

  • maybe call union to confirm they have my jury duty paperwork...
  • maybe do the university live chat to see what the pre-reqs are...but it's not necessarily needed to know now as i am not ready to apply yet to to any programs or shorter programs...but we'll see if i get up to this..
  • not sure when to do oil change, but sometime in July it needs to be done.

Lookahead Dates: Last TOM - 6/3...

Accounting - Must review all previous tests, i'm moving forward...onto Topics 8,9,10 - Chapters 9,6,10. for the next couple weeks or so, until July 9th or so i'll give myself with these topics

Business Law - Sesson 5 - 8/23/21 thru 10/8/21

LIVE CHAT soon but not yet,...Finalize if any prereqs needed - using the school chat option per CUNY email - if i don't hear back about / and maybe submit the actual applications for both the following:

  1. CUNY school of professional studies certificate in Management - 3 course certificate program -  see if they ALL transfer to Lehman College's 10 course Master's program.  If not, maybe SKIP the certifiacate program..
  2. CUNY Lehman College masters in business with a concentration in human resources management 10 courses, 30 credits. (might be some availability to take courses during summer / shorter sessions to really push out this masters.) My mom has a good point - soooo many people have business degrees, so that cert above really means nothing in the scheme of things. she's so right... it means nothing else an employer wanted a person to learn more or a person just wants to benefit - but it doesn't mean much to getting hired. it makes more sense to substitute my music masters for this one....for resume / linked in purposes down the road.....!

6/21/21, MONDAY OFF - Taking day off as a vacation day #2

Read Topic 7 / Chapter 8. will take exam #2 - as a retake to see if i can do a little better than the first when i took on Saturday and got a 76%. material is progressively harder..ok, still used google and had to search answers, but 85% on second attempt. oops no, only a 68% wowzers. still really lost on the account balance sheet / adjusting accounts, but otherwise did better.

like donkey said, just move on...luckily, the exams are short, usually take me under an hour. the midterm may be longer, not sure, will see...

time for shower, then taking midterm to get it done...(it's simply another test covering both exams 1 and 2).

...accounting I was not as easy just to breeze thru as i thought it would be! ha! 

...also the following items are both mandatory for me today and optional...possibly not completing everything, long list.

  • EXAM 2 again, LOL i did worse today, got a 68% whoa....wasn't worth repeating. lesson learned - don't repeat an exam (it's allowed to be taken up to 3x) unless i have to. DONE! 
  • next, i'll shower (hair needs washing, did shower yesterday at beach too, but not hair) DONE!
  • do all my laundry....DONE!
  • MIDTERM, ...got an 85%....looked up many of the answers either in my notes or google searching how to do the formulas, etc. i had a feeling i'd do better on midterm bc it included the earlier material which was easier. DONE!
  • money on laundry card - this is a must - .DONE!
  • maybe call ez pass - what an annoyance! he's annoyed with me at the beginning of the call (the rep) - he's thinking who's the idiot who doesn't understand her bill...until he had to have his supervisor adjust my account when he saw i couldn't do it from my end! ha! it worked out, afer half hour at least on hold/getting thru...DONE!
  • guinea cage/fleeces laundry... DONE!
  • i want to cook some frozen veggies to add to my rice/bbq'd chicken (from dad's grill) lunches for this week...the only food i need to prepare for work lunches is veggies, i have everything else in the fridge. the spinach didn't come out great as i think i needed to add more water initially as it was rather dry oops DONE!

 

  • upper body workout, no legs as i did them yesterday (just a short 2x week exercise of mostly squats/lunges in place). i'd like to do it 3x a week, but not pushing that at all bc it's too stressful / often when i combine it with cardio/walking activiities it becomes too much....

 

I already been able to have bowel movement (wouldn't have prob done that till after work if went to work today, so it's just good for me to have the time home to relax / catch up on cleaning / sleep in ; not rush around until tomorrow!.) lol.

SO glad i took today off. Last night i left my parents around 9pm to drive home. there was unexpected TRAFFIC! everywhere! seems everyone was driving to celebrate father's day...one of the first holidays with all covid restrictions dropped. also a few issues on the roads causing more delays. what should have taken a half hour to get home at that hour took over an hour! nutty! but no worries, i was able to sleep in...until a coworker accidentally called me to see where i was this AM...so i woke up a bit earlier than i wanted to, but, that was 7:30 and not the other really early times i get up at when i go to work, so that's good.  just glad to not be at work today. got GREAT exercise at the beach, walked half hour with dad; walked hour with mom. i'll even put in 2 hours walking since it was on sand and an active day overall. that's prob the best part. parents were happy. dad always getting overly excitable and annoyed too easily, even in retirement, but everyone had an overall great day.

9am bigger breakfast: blueberries 100, bigger pancake 250, pb 100, jelly 50, coffee 50...sorta scarfed it down, not really enjoyed except from the nice fluffy texture of a pancake.

1pm lunch: bread from parents some dense italian type 200, toasted, butter 50, 2 small roasted potatoes 50?, some of a drumstick 100?, couplle asparagus, negligable, still hungry...maybe stevia seltzer.400, animal crackers 150, passionfruit juice/beer mix imported from Germany (similar to the grapefruit beer) 200..

4:30 light meal yogurt 100, chia 20, nut butter 100, chips 150approx 350

1650...need veggies ....will sauté spinach later!

dinner: this and that...bites of the chicken as i separated all of it from the bones for easier maneuvering this week 100, small bite tofu 50, firm type, some of the cooked spinach as it's the only cooked veggie i have at home..100. 250. so not satisfying but it's like this bc i indulged earlier and don't have a lot of cals left... ;) happens to us all!

1900...ugh...losing my appetite a bit though. 

...craving the cauli crust pizza from  costco in my fridge that my parents bought me. i wanted to heat it...but i had too much food already in the fridge to eat. so i settled on having the cauli crust later this week - like tomorrow.

having weird stresses / feelings over the whole day today randomly feeling it in my nerves down through my hands...just frustrated that i even need to go back to work tomorrow knowing that i could easily fill tomorrow with tasks just like i did today...but, at least i'm rested. will drive into work...no time to wake up so early and go to bed very early tonight. still need to weights and it's already almost 8pm.  

 


Tues, 6/22...next chapter to review is Chapter 9 / Topic 8...

  • JUST realized at 9:39pm Monday night, i have a union meeting, in person (luckily it's 2min from my place by car) tonight at 6pm after work! good thing i checked the dates (every other month) on my fridge. they are tuesdays, every other month, usally 6 times a year only...SO GLAD i took Monday off! the week gets busier already....def not reviewing the accounting like i planned tonight. no time.
  •  need to freeze the extra bbq'd chicken my mom gave me - to freeze with the rice in fridge and the cooked spinach i made...waiting until spinach has been cooled off in the fridge overnight...

Wed, 6/23...

evening upper body only. no lower i do not think...


Thurs, 6/24...drive to work, do some walking before work along with lower body exercises...trying for this...


Fri 6/25...take public trans? 


Saturday, June 26thWALKING TOUR noon-3pm...make sure to leave at 10:15am or i'll be late again...check the route. Staten Island, Shady Creek / Shady brook tour...should be great, same tour guide who is excellent as another tour i was able to attend a few weeks ago.

 


Sunday, June 27 -

10:40am Dr appt nearby derm. for  Botox for underarm sweating - injections stop overactive sweating for 3-6 months. i've noticed some extra sweating lately. this will be good for summer / my work situation...clothes less smelly that i keep at work (fleeces).  Since I'm out, stop at the good supermarket near the Dr.

cancel farm, below,  bc i'm going on an all day adventure / walking tour on saturday...i will only cancel farm with weather permitting for Saturday's adventure. i'll cancel farm more at a later date when i'm sure i can do the saturday thing, and vice versa.

1-4pm Queens Farm volunteering - excited - but also i will try not to overdo ...we'll see how it goes. maybe there'll be a free veggie to take home for myself or my piggies, depending what it is - maybe asparagus.


6/28, Monday,

6/29, Tuesday

6/30, Wed

7/1, Thurs


7/2, Fri, prob out early?...def do public trans...would be a good day for it....extra time to get home so when i get home, it would be around 5pm, but, i'd still have the time to enjoy a few hours awake; eat a nice meal...also avoiding the bridges and heavy traffic areas on a holiday friday before weekend....public trans seems more reasonable and prob faster for Friday getting home!


7/3, Saturday - beach if friend wants / asks me?


7/4, Sunday, July 4th! :-D...see if friend wants to go to beach...going to prob wait until she suggests we go...

7/5, Monday Holiday Observance, Day off...HOME.


7/6, Tuesday - maybe drive as the roads might be less busy this week due to people on vaca for holidays...

 

Progress as of today: 5 lbs lost so far, only 0 lbs to go!

bearcountrygg on 06/21/2021:
Moms and Dads are like that...we do get annoyed and excitable...because parents love their kids and want the best for them.....the saying "Having a child is like having your heart walking around outside of your body"...is so so true. They want the best for you!!!

Horn_of_plenty on 06/21/2021:
when he yells though, it's so frustrating because it makes me want to cry (on the inside). lol i don't usually cry for each instance as he prob yells 1x almost every time we have any family plans LOL


bearcountrygg on 06/21/2021:
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ This commercial brought to you by parents everywhere...LOL

Horn_of_plenty on 06/21/2021:
LOL! so true!!!


innerpeace on 06/21/2021:
I'm glad you enjoyed the visit with your parents and had a great Father's Day.

Horn_of_plenty on 06/21/2021:
yes, it was nice. at least i got good exercise, a somewhat happy dad lol, and photos for attending! hahaha...happy for my dad.


Jacky82020 on 06/21/2021:
I too hate to poop in public places. Need my own throne.LOL

Horn_of_plenty on 06/21/2021:
SAME. it sucks...i even have troubles in hotels when i'm vaca with others in the same room or close quarters. if i'm vaca and in my OWN hotel room, it'd prob work...but if i'm staying with someone and we have a large itinerary, i'm always blocked up....

if i go on vaca and some days are slowwww, then i'd prob get relaxed enough to poop (never happened so far!)


Jacky82020 on 06/21/2021:
Exactly the same here! How us girls suffer! lol

Horn_of_plenty on 06/21/2021:
LOL LOL LOL. sucks!


Donkey on 06/21/2021:
I'm so glad that you took today off! And I often feel the same way - that I could easily fill my day with tasks and such, so as not to be bored - if I had another day off. This makes me feel kind of resentful of having to be at work. And top off THAT resentment with a Boss who is so bored over the weekend, that he can't wait to get back into the office. Ugh... In my heart, I tell myself that I'm the one who is better off.

I confess that I could never grasp the accounting balance sheet either. I touched on that a little bit during some Quick Books instruction (which never stuck with me, either). How about setting a parameter for yourself? Like only re-take the test if you get a 70 (or whatever number) or higher. You did well on the mid-term though - GREAT!

I'd call your day off and your long weekend overall a complete success and that's 100% :-)

Horn_of_plenty on 06/21/2021:
aww thanks for the positivity.

yes, you are certainly better off than boss if he's bored on the weekend.

i could never be bored for long at all, if ever. takes a LOT for me to be bored, like you, because we are introverted :)

i will prob only retest if i have to. but, that's the only chapter i had trouble with, so, we'll see if it prevents me from learning the next lessons. if so, i'll have to review it again; but, like you said, only do the work if i have to. this is def not going to be my career at this point...

i'll try to avoid the retesting at all costs because i'd have at least an hour free more today if i avoided it like you suggested.

take off a day when you can...try to fit it in. all i know is taking one day is a lot easier to come back to emails than from taking a week off...

Horn_of_plenty on 06/21/2021:
love your last sentence! yes :)


Donkey on 06/21/2021:
PS I never knew that you wanted to maintain at lower than 110. And that's down from 115, which you held for a long time.

Horn_of_plenty on 06/21/2021:
i will comment to the other comments you left, but since i read this one first - nah, i do not really want to maintain lower. i def have enjoyed this weight that i only have been at like 6 months. last summer i weighed a few lbs higher for most of the summer, started to lose in the fall for some reason, i have to think about why...probably it just became easier after maintaining the other for so long, also could be a change in diet to more carbs...yes lol.

just looking at photos, i do not look too skinny. so i was thinking later in life, really not now as i do not think i could maintain it, i could try for lower / learner. but it's just a thought and may not necessarily be healthy as i'm freezing constantly when i'm at my desk at work but i assume it's due to my lower blood pressure / lower pulse at rest.

Horn_of_plenty on 06/21/2021:
that's right, i held the 115 / 113 forever. so this is still new weight i'd say at 110.

Horn_of_plenty on 06/21/2021:
so yeah, too transfer to even think about changing my goal here to below 110. it makes me feel unwell to do it. so, yeah. :)



Horn_of_plenty - Sunday Jun 20, 2021
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 110.0

 16.25 June Sunshine Hours; 

Keep track of jury duty check i should get in a couple weeks as of 6/11/21.(see if i get the reimbursement jury duty day's pay check by 7/6/21) If not - call union...

Lookahead Dates: Last TOM - 6/3...

Accounting Currently Studying chapter 8.(topic 7 next...) my plan is to get thru these chapters and be on the next chapter next week...(in my second month now of payments to Straighterline). next test is on chapters 3,4,8 as well as the midtern on chapters 1,2,3,4,8. I want to get these tests completed this weekend and begin taking notes on the next grouping of chapters on Monday.

Business Law - Sesson 5 - 8/23/21 thru 10/8/21

LIVE CHAT soon but not yet,...Finalize if any prereqs needed - using the school chat option per CUNY email - if i don't hear back about / and maybe submit the actual applications for both the following:

  1. CUNY school of professional studies certificate in Management - 3 course certificate program -  see if they ALL transfer to Lehman College's 10 course Master's program.  If not, maybe don't do the certifiacate program..
  2. CUNY Lehman College masters in business with a concentration in human resources management 10 courses, 30 credits.

Sunday, 6/20/21: .Happy Father's Day to everyone celebrating!

breakfast: some kombucha not much and gummy vitamins 50, waffle 100, pb 100, jelly 50, coffee 50.

350.

snacks chia bar before walk on beach with parents 100

450

lunch big salad made by my mom 100, eggs 150, dressing 150 pretzels 200?...600

1050

snacks clementines 100, later a granola bar 150...250

1300

dinner raw veggies 100, steak serving 400?, roasted potatoes 200, small amount, tastes of desserts 200

2200 tops.
 

dinner with parents: bbq by dad and there's going to be healthy options ...

home not sure what time, but really no worries since i'm not working tomorrow, thankfully.

..Read Topic 7 / Chapter 8. After i finish Chapter 8, I can take both Exam #2 - will do tonight! and the Midterm - will do Sunday or Monday... Then, i'll be almost 50% done with the course...took exam #2 last night (Saturday) did poorly but not poor enough to move forward. got a 76. I can retake, but, i think i'lll just move forward. I reviewed the answers and see where i didn't do well and also thought about better answers.  However, i went to retake, thinking it'd be the same test, but it wasn't. so i canceled out of that retake. you can retake 2 times i believe and they accept the best score. well, i guess i can retake it Monday, actually, when i am feeling refreshed and up to it... 

then, i will move onto the Midtern which is a test on all the chapters to date (4 chapters). After that, i can move onto the next material in this course...

Father's Day: going to beach with parents, their plan, i'm going in support of Father's Day (don't love beach with parents....like it more with my friend C only). feel weird in bathing suit with parents.

set clock with time to get ready, but waiting for last minute lol and also doing LEG EXERCISES today before i leave my apt.

I gotta hurry up / shave and get ready for the beach, lol., find a bathing suit that is suitable, etc ..at least parents are bringing me lunch (mom made salad and boiled eggs...nice)


6/21/21, MONDAY OFF - Taking day off as a vacation day #2 for this cycle (have 15 vaca, 5 sick)...yes...will put money on laundry card, get oil change???..and study - advance and take 2 more exams on accounting course online..as well as a weights workout.  Then, i also will not feel rushed on father's day to get home before Monday...time for a day off.

Check EZ pass billing..should only be on credit card? - MAY NEED TO CALL AND FIX THIS ON DAY OFF, MONDAY...


Tues, 6/22...

Wed, 6/23...

Thurs, 6/24...

Fri 6/25...


Saturday, June 26thWALKING TOUR noon-3pm...make sure to leave at 10:15am or i'll be late again...check the route. Staten Island, Shady Creek / Shady brook tour...should be great, same tour guide who is excellent as another tour i was able to attend a few weeks ago.

 


Sunday, June 27 -

10:40am Dr appt nearby derm. for  Botox for underarm sweating - injections stop overactive sweating for 3-6 months. i've noticed some extra sweating lately. this will be good for summer / my work situation...clothes less smelly that i keep at work (fleeces).  Since I'm out, stop at the good supermarket near the Dr.

cancel farm, below,  bc i'm going on an all day adventure / walking tour on saturday...i will only cancel farm with weather permitting for Saturday's adventure. i'll cancel farm more at a later date when i'm sure i can do the saturday thing, and vice versa.

1-4pm Queens Farm volunteering - excited - but also i will try not to overdo ...we'll see how it goes. maybe there'll be a free veggie to take home for myself or my piggies, depending what it is - maybe asparagus.


6/28, Monday,

6/29, Tuesday

6/30, Wed

7/1, Thurs


7/2, Fri, prob out early?...def do public trans...would be a good day for it....extra time to get home so when i get home, it would be around 5pm, but, i'd still have the time to enjoy a few hours awake; eat a nice meal...

7/3, Saturday


7/4, Sunday, July 4th! :-D...see if friend wants to go to beach...she cannot plan in advance...

7/5, Monday Holiday Observance, Day off.


7/6, Tuesday - maybe drive as the roads might be less busy this week due to people on vaca for holidays...

Progress as of today: 5 lbs lost so far, only 0 lbs to go!

bearcountrygg on 06/20/2021:
Have a nice time with your Dad and Mom today.

Horn_of_plenty on 06/21/2021:
thanks, Bear <3


Donkey on 06/20/2021:
Happy Father's Day to your dad - it's nice that you are meeting up with your folks, even if it's not your preferred location. Could you wear a cover-up or t-shirt or something over your swimming suit, perhaps?

I did not realize how tired/fatigued you have been, until I read your update to yesterday's entry!

You can decide tomorrow if you wish to re-take test #2, which is great to have that option :-) This is not advice, but just putting myself in your shoes, I'd probably opt just to move on to the next test/chapter, unless I felt that I truly could do better and just got some tough questions... IDK, is it worth expending the time and energy to re-take the test? Only you can tell. I had similar circumstances when I was in paralegal school. Sometimes, I felt that I knew the subject matter than my test score reflected, and would opt to take another test (a re-test). But some of those subjects, I was just happy to get a passing grade and needed to move forward.

Do take care, though, to allocate your energy resources (physical and mental) carefully. (((hugs)))

Horn_of_plenty on 06/21/2021:
i'm not used to the longer commutes or traffic lol...some people can easily adjust and/or are fitter and not so much is taken out of them from public transporation (extra walking, etc)...i guess i'm not that active the other days, and the public trans days take it out of me...but that's a good thing, it's like exercise, learning to endure more...

i took it because i am not sure if my average in this course will affect me...and also since it's only an hour or less...25 questions. if it was longer, like 2 hours test, i would have skipped, yeah. i may skip retakes unless i'm below an 80% going forwards, that's a good idea to skip them to save time on something i do not need to know 100% in life...

you are right to think about wasted energy in retakes, again on something i'm not looking to do for my future as much as get a small understanding / information on it for general reasons for my work now...right!

i am listening to you, your points are very helpful...one thing i've always done in life is put the same emphasis on everything i do, which hasn't helped me...because i've wasted lots of time concentrating on things or saying yes to attend things that haven't gotten me anywhere. you are right...



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