getting real with myself, starting with realistic goals, starting with walking
I'm a 56 year old wife/Mom/homemaker/friend who used to be thin and in great shape half a lifetime ago...I know what it feels like and I want to get back there! Things happen, lifestyles change, and in what seems like nano seconds you look in the mirror and don't recognize the person looking back.....
I love to read. I appreciate nature. I have a massive collection of mid - 20th century dinnerware and kitchen glassware. My 2 dogs, a Schipperke and a Chocolate Lab, are my constant companions. UPDATE: Rascal my dear Schipperke passed away on January 19, 2010. We all miss him, especially me and my Chocolate Lab Lottie. Rascal was the boss of our family! My page will be dark for a time while I adjust to the loss of a true friend in this life.
PS What happened to the Conservative/Republican team? I checked in there for the first time in awhile, and there's no chatter at all. You'd think 5 months out from the election that it would be buzzing with activity.
You know... I hear wonderful things about OK, like they're one of the few states that has a law against gender selection abortions, their low tax rates, etc., and I think that maybe we should pack up and move there. And then you go and remind me about your crazy weather and I think that I'll just stay right here in the Socialist Republic of Maryland! Glad you got through the storms with only minor damage!
How did you do yesterday? Tough day for me -- Wed. is the day I spend with my dad. He wanted to go to a pizza place for lunch (I got a grilled veggie sub, but I'm guessing the bread and cheese ... and french fries ... weren't low-cal). Doing very little very slowly all day and then driving home in the heat for nearly an hour wipes me out. So I had no energy to exercise and ate bad things to help me stay awake. Wednesdays are going to be rough for me.
The positives? I resisted the urge to eat fast food in the car, which has become a terrible habit on my drives to and from his place. I drank four cups of water. Despite the setback, I'm still motivated today and am getting ready to take the dogs to the park again.
Hope you made better choices than I did yesterday!