I was informed today that when we go back to working in the office I'll be expected to be one of the people to be there most of the time.

I've become used to rolling out of bed and just turning my computer on. This will be a readjustment.

@Mundon No plan for me to go back to the office. I'm so grateful for that !

@wwwgem That's awesome, congrats! I was informed that since I'm IT Support that if there are people back at the office I'm expected to be there to support them most of the time. I hope I can negotiate working from home on Fridays or something like that...

@Mundon You should be IT in my company, they have no idea what they're doing. I've literally seen them typing on Google "how to..." every time they're trying to fix an issue on your computer. They've also reported to me that my computer was not visible on their server even though I have access to it, my computer is fully blocked with administrator rights, and they have installed it twice. I'm a regular user and a baby coder but I can confidently say that I'm more an IT that them.

I'm into my second week back at the office. After 14 months it's an adjustment. I share a room with a coworker (we're 4 in normal circumstances) so we have to wear masks full time, but we're told by next week it will no longer be required.

On the plus side I get to resume bicycle commuting, and I eat less for lunch. Unfortunately the scale is still not budging. Hoping to lose the covid weight gain. 🙄

@normandc You'll probably loose that extra weight in the coming months.


@ericbuijs @Mundon
Not if I don't stop snacking all evening in front of the TV. I can't help myself. 🙄

On the plus side I did commute by bicycle 3 days since Monday, and I'm planning to repeat tomorrow.

I've ridden 900 km on my bike since March, which is something considering the Canadian weather!

@normandc I got rid of (most of the) the cookies and chips just to avoid the temptation to start eating in the evening. I replaced them with apples and oranges because I do want to eat something. With the change of the season I'm also able to ride a lot. I'm currently back at 80kg, the weight I was before Covid '19 but it took me several months.


Cookies, chips and other junk food have been banned from my home for the past two years. There's still plenty of "better stuff" to snack on in too big quantities. Like cheese, or dark chocolate. Like eating the whole bar instead of just two squares. 🙄

I gained back 4.5 kg since the pandemic, and I could easily lose as much again. It's frustrating because two years ago, my weight loss was quick and nearly effortless.

Hey I understand. I'm stuck at 281 lb. Did drop down to 278 couple weeks ago. But things like that bowl of ice cream while watching TV last night aren't helping.
@ericbuijs @Mundon

@normandc @ericbuijs @Mundon
For being 6 ft tall I have a very short inseam. 29 inches. The heights all in the belly. So at least I carry it well, right?

@normandc Lol, I'm addicted to dark chocolate. So I better don't have it lying around at home.

During the pandemic I had a tendency to gain weight (like many others I suppose). The gym was closed and apparently road cycling wasn't enough. Luckily I discovered cross country cycling a year ago. I did that a lot during winter and spring and I like the variation.


@normandc Yeah, I'm hoping to lose the pandemic pounds as well, but I also ate worse at work than I did at we'll see if it actually changes or not.

Good luck, I'm sure bicycle commuting will be great though!

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