Today was my first day at a new job -- well, half day. I am now an associate at the PictureMe Portrait Studio in Wal-Mart! I am very excited about this, as I love kids first of all, and I love photography! I'm excited to learn all kinds of tips and tricks about taking good portraits! I pretty much just got to shadow today, but getting to know some of the other people I will be working with was great -- we seem to get along pretty well already!
Now onto some bad news for the day ...
I knew the day was coming too. See, I had a follow-up appointment with my doctor today, to review some bloodwork I had done last week. And all my bloodwork came back perfectly normal, which is a good thing, except he told me that I --
Weight and body image has always been something I've struggled with -- and wanted to do something about -- but have never really actually done anything about it! But now I have a stack of homework to read, and papers to keep track of my diet on, and a food guide to follow, and labels to read, and exercise to track! Wow, it all seems so overwhelming right now!
Any encouragement and advice you have for me would be great -- oh! And I also want to ask for any easy-to-make, inexpensive, and healthy recipes you may have! (I say inexpensive because my sister and I rent together, and share the food bill.)
I'll blog about this again in a couple days -- I'm gonna get Sister to take some "Before" photos of me, and I might share those too. (I'm just trying to be real about it, right?) I'll share numbers, what I got from my "homework" and what I have planned. Ok? Ok!