Thursday, May 17, 2012
I've been a giant ball of stress lately. I'm trying to just keep up at this point and I'm doing okay but could really use some time to just not do things. My husband suggested that we see a movie two weeks ago and my first thought wasn't whether or not I wanted to see the movie but "How am I going to fit that in?!" Most of my exercise has been stuff that I've had to plan way in advance. The only exception to that has been walking. I've been walking across Manhattan lately to get to work and it's been really good. It only takes 15 minutes more than the subway/bus/taxi, and I get in a good chunk of exercise. I walked 4.5 miles the other day between work and running an errand. Planning anything else in my schedule has not made me feel good, even though a lot of it is stuff that I genuinely want to do.
One of my minor worries is that my husband got some strange test results back from his doctor. He has some insulin resistance, and I'm just not sure what that really means. He's going back to his doctor for more info soon, but does anyone know anything about this? Apparently it can be controlled through diet and exercise, but there's "diet and exercise" and there's "make sure your diet only contains these five things and get twelve hours a week of exercise." He's veggie-phobic and doesn't really get a lot of formal exercise. We do have a stair stepper and he pulled it out the other day after he got the phone call from his doctor, which means this is also really worrying him.