The Blue Box's Journal, 06 May 2013

Today we move to summer hours. That means Monday-Thursday sitting in an office from 8:00am-5:30pm. Yuck! But then it's only 8:00am-11:30am on Fridays, so I guess it's worth it. Although I'm sure my doggie would say otherwise. :)

I've been trying to get up whenever I can to just stand or walk to the bathroom, because all this sitting is killing me. Ugh.

I was good and brought sunflower seeds and a granny smith apple to eat so I would not overeat as soon as I got home... Too bad I ate them about an hour earlier and am now hungry...

Oh well, pasta doesn't take that long to make. :D

Diet Calendar Entries for 06 May 2013:
1610 kcal Fat: 38.95g | Prot: 79.10g | Carb: 247.71g.   Breakfast: Green Tea, Spring Valley Glucosamine Chondroitin, Schiff MegaRed, Optimum Nutrition Opti-Women, Harris Teeter Old Fashioned Oats, Gold Standard 100% Whey - Double Rich Chocolate, Flush Free Niacin, Silk Pure Almond Milk - Original. Lunch: Strawberries, Buttermint, Nature's Earthly Choice Organic Quinoa, Carrot Kinpira, Great Value Chick Peas, Crunch Lunchbox Pack, Kiwi Fruit, Tomatoes. Dinner: Barilla Tri-Color Rotini Pasta, Deutsche Kuche (Aldi) Black Forest Smoked Turkey Breast Meat, Classico Spicy Red Pepper Pasta Sauce, 100% Whole Wheat Flax & Fiber Sandwich Thins. Snacks/Other: Honey Roasted Sunflower Seeds, Blue Bunny Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, Granny Smith Apples, Bell Plantation PB2 Chocolate Powdered Peanut Butter, Shultz Old Fashioned Pretzel Sticks. more...
1807 kcal Activities & Exercise: Walking (moderate) - 3/mph - 30 minutes, Sitting - 1 hour, Desk Work - 8 hours and 30 minutes, Housework - 3 hours, Sleeping - 6 hours, Resting - 4 hours and 25 minutes, Stretching (yoga) - 5 minutes, Calisthenics (heavy, e.g. pushups) - 30 minutes. more...
on diet The Blue Box Diet  


I used to go for walks at my old jobs compound it helped but the sitting was the reason for the idle snacking.Those are just the hours that can ruin a diet working on something past normal lunch.The 15 minute breaks were 11 then1:30 for lunch and 3:oopm to go move around but there wasn't any place in walking distance to get anything healthy. Your advise for me was stand when I can and it has helped. If you have enough room in the ladies room try a few tai chi moves, I used to sneak a few for circulation. 
07 May 13 by member: The candy fan
I wish I had room in the ladies room; it is tiny! Maybe when it slows down I'll perform a few tai chi moves in the office. :) Any recommendations?  
07 May 13 by member: The Blue Box
Maybe you could do some squats in the bathroom then? I couldn't agree more. I HATE sitting. Makes me want to sleep, a lot! 
08 May 13 by member: iamachristianjesusfreak I use this site, it really helps when sitting too long. One class for mostly seniors that gives me move fluid movements.  
08 May 13 by member: The candy fan
Also use you tube when you get home the only perk I have being here. 
08 May 13 by member: The candy fan
Thanks The candy fan, I'll look up some moves soon. iamachristianjesusfreak, what gets me is that I find myself slouching and then when I straighten up my back is yelling at me, saying noooo we weren't made for thissss!!! People might think I'm trying to force something out if I start doing squats in the bathroom! lol 
08 May 13 by member: The Blue Box
tee hee ...I am debating on a posture bra or brace I need to keep the old mantra shoulders back sit up I am rolled forward too slouching as if it feels normal and it doesn't.. 
08 May 13 by member: The candy fan


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