Day 3

16 May

After an exhausting Tuesday, I made sure to go straight to bed after dinner; call me a grandma, but I went to sleep at 9:15pm. I would have gone earlier but I got caught up in Guilianna and Bill :-P.

I slept in until 7:20am (does that even count as sleeping in?!) and felt a little more rested than I did yesterday; the storms throughout the night have me tossing and turning though. Once I establish a routine with my internship, my body will adapt (I’m hoping)!

2 scrambled eggs with cheese and spinach, a mini-pita pocket with humus, and a bowl of fresh fruit was on the menu for breakfast. The nutritionist mentioned changing up my breakfasts to incorporate healthy fats, whole grains, and protein to increase my energy and keep me satisfied- another change that I’m eager to make. I’ve also switched from lattes to regular coffee with skim milk and syrup; I like to have a cup with breakfast and a cup at work- it’s a big girl thing ;-).

On the agenda today: Employee Health and Fitness Day! A full day dedicated to employees making a conscious effort to stay fit at work by providing them with the tools, equipment, and ideas they need to be successful at it. Set-up for the event was last night; tables, chairs, and streamers-oh my! It was circus themed with lots of reds, blues, and yellows hanging from the ceiling of the gymnasium. A 5k kicked off the event; when the runners were done and heading back to the gymnasium, they stopped by the putting green where I was!  Participants had three tries to get the ball in the hole; not to toot my own horn but, toot toot I made them all-first try ;-).

Observing another fitness class tonight at 4:30pm- Step and Sculpt (sounds familiar NCSU Fitnasty🙂 ).

Because my internship is unpaid, I’m trying to find a part-time job I can handle on the side. It’s not ideal at the moment but it can’t help my shopping, grocery store, and having fun problems having a small income. I have an interview at a local gym; we’ll see!

Have a happy hump day!

P.S. I’VE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO OAKLAND UNIVERSITY! I haven’t mentioned it before, but I received a graduate assistantship for fitness and wellness back in March when I attended the NIRSA conference in Tampa, Florida. In order to accept the GA position, you must be accepted into the actual graduate school first (makes sense); I applied right after I came home and have been eagerly and nervously waiting since. I’m so grateful for this opportunity! I can’t thank God and everyone at NC State who has believed in me and pushed me to apply and interview for GA positions. I’m excited about the new opportunities, people, education, atmosphere- new EVERYTHING that’s coming my way in August.

Oakland University. Get ready-here I come!

16 Responses to “Day 3”

  1. Kelly @leafynotbeefy at 10:10 pm #

    Congrats! How exciting!! 🙂

  2. Life After Swimming at 2:26 am #

    A HUGE congratulations to you!!! Oakland sounds super exciting 🙂

    • K.E.P.T. You Fit at 7:01 am #

      Thank you SO much! I’m excited about the opportunity 🙂 You’re support means the world to me!


  1. Finding My Balance « K.E.P.T. You Fit -

    […] in my life should be one of the happiest, graduating from NC State, starting an internship at SAS, packing up all my things and heading to a completely new state (Michigan), new school (Oakland U.), new […]

  2. Day 4 « K.E.P.T. You Fit -

    […] plan for participating in Step and Sculpt was unfortunately interrupted; I became very light-headed and had to leave class […]

  3. Day 8 « K.E.P.T. You Fit -

    […] had to stop at registration and records before coming to work to send my final transcript to Oakland […]

  4. Day 21 « K.E.P.T. You Fit -

    […] the tour!) then sat down and discussed everything from I’ve been doing and where I’m going next. I felt extremely blessed and grateful to have this internship and being able to have the […]

  5. Day 35 « K.E.P.T. You Fit -

    […] time I was beginning the internship, I had just graduated from college, I was still unsure about graduate school, I started a new experience with people I didn’t know one day after graduation; I […]

  6. Day 39 « K.E.P.T. You Fit -

    […] week from today; exciting and sad at the same time! I don’t need any furniture when I move to Oakland next month, so I’m selling as much as I can (read-everything), with the exception of my shoe […]

  7. (Finally) Day 44! « K.E.P.T. You Fit -

    […] be able to relax with my family for a little before I head up to Oakland Michigan to start another chapter in my life […]

  8. Greetings From My Current Home! « K.E.P.T. You Fit -

    […] Pittsburgh last Friday and am thrilled to be able to take a couple of weeks off before heading to Michigan! My dad, mom, brother, and Jagr drove 8 hours to Raleigh, packed my stuff up, and headed back up […]

  9. Rainy Day in the Burgh’ « K.E.P.T. You Fit -

    […] have the go-ahead to move into my on-campus housing at Oakland U this coming Sunday! I even have a roommate . We haven’t virtually met yet but I’m […]

  10. Hello Oakland University! « K.E.P.T. You Fit -

    […] made it passed the first week as a GA! It’s definitely going to take a longer-ish time to get adjusted but that’s to be […]

  11. Byebye 2012 « K.E.P.T. You Fit -

    […] to Tampa and interviewing for graduate […]

  12. Look Who’s Back, Back, Back | K.E.P.T. You Fit -

    […] finally being accepted into grad school! […]

Speak your mind

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: