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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Start of Mandatory Overtime

Location: Campbellsville, KY (High 75, Low 66)

We were a little surprised to get into work on Sunday for the first day of our work week to see that mandatory overtime had been called for all of Outbound. 12204080_10208452262290869_1931511208_oEven an optional 60 hour week is available. Harry and I have decided that we aren’t going to do 60s this year. It just wipes us out too much to have only the one day off per week. However, there are 3 weeks where 11 hour days are scheduled for one 52 and two 55 hour weeks and we do plan to do those. Things are about to get busy!

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Meanwhile, everything is quiet on the home front. We are so happy to have the cats back to their normal laid back state of life.

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In fact, the other day I looked over and Ariel was relaxing in the sun being groomed. Queen of her castle once more.

 

 

I12194107_10208442966018468_1808389655_o have been doing a great job of keeping up my running. In the month of October I ran all but two of our days off. 51 miles total! I’m not trying to increase my mileage though. Just running four to five miles at a time at least a couple days per week so I don’t lose all the progress I have made.

 

I think I may have mentioned back in September that Harry and I were buying Fitbits to keep 12208892_10208468009644543_189929726_otrack of our miles at work. That Fitbit has been such a huge help to me on my continued weight loss journey. It keeps track of the calories I’m burning and I also put in what I’m eating so I know how many calories I’m taking in. I am now up to 16.4 pounds lost since August 31st which I am so excited about! I hope to be really close to my goal by the time we leave here next month.

5 comments:

  1. Going to have to look into fitbits. Is it just for runners?

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    1. Hey Phyllis! I sent you a PM on facebook. :)

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  2. Way to go Jessica. You should be very proud of your fitness accomplishment. I don't comment often but check in on your blog every couple of weeks.
    Bev in NS.

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  3. Time is really going by fast! Love seeing those fat paychecks in the bank :)

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  4. Just a few short weeks between VTO and mandatory overtime, funny how quickly things change. Stay away from those 60 hour weeks......sounds brutal!

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