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Old 04-24-2009, 08:55 AM
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Rut-Like Routines and Self Esteem

I work from home. I have fallen into a bad pattern of doing my work outs and coming to my office to work. Sometimes I don't get cleaned up until I am off work.

My new goal is be showered and dressed with just a smidge of make-up by 8am! I did it all week. It's been great. I feel more energized. I feel better about myself overall. And I don't have to have go into a shame spiral should someone come to the door.

Is anyone else doing anything to get out of a rut-like routine?

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Old 08-29-2009, 04:41 PM
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I find I am taking better care of myself since I started working. I guess if I work in a beauty shop spa I need to look better!
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Old 08-30-2009, 06:01 AM
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I try and put some make up on every day. I work in an office and sometimes get in a rut and don't do make up and just throw my hair in a ponytail for the day.

I have noticed if I spend the time in the morning to do my hair and make up. I feel better about myself.

Not that the fall is coming and the kids are going back to school. I am going to get myself into a routine of dressing nicer and spending time for myself in the morning.
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Old 09-03-2009, 10:31 AM
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Good for you Charlotte. Its been hard for me the last few weeks with all of my pet and other issues, but I need to shower and primp a bit after the gym. Its worth it!

Good luck..

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Old 01-30-2010, 11:25 AM
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How's it going, Jodi? Were you able to keep your new goal?
I hear you on this, sweats are just SO comfy!!!!
One thing you are doing good is atleast you DO make it to the gym!!!!!!!!

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Old 03-29-2013, 04:35 PM
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we're currently renting a three level house, so I have a cat box on the upper most and lower most floors, this way I am doing the stairs at least three times a week...btw, our kitchen is on the second floor so most groceries are on that floor and some refrigerator (extra's or over sized) are on the main floor - so now I get my weights in at least twice a week, and laundry is done on one week day and one weekend day.
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