It has finally arrived. Today is my last day at my current job. It has been a rough week so far. I am trying to get everyone up to speed but it is slow going. I suspect I will get several calls over the next week or so. I will be finishing up getting the house ready to go on the market. I hope it sells fast. I really look forward to getting out to LA with my hubby. I have to start the job hunt too. Now that work is almost over I get focus on the stuff I need to get done in order to move. I will be so happy to get there. I have finished all the DIY stuff now I just need to completely clean the place from top to bottom. It won't be any fun but it will be good to get it done. I am off to start my day. Hopefully it will go smoothly!
Well that day at work was so busy I am just now realizing I didn't have breakfast just coffee. I have one more day to go and it is over except for the phone calls for help. I am going to have to figure out how to get the right number of grams of protein in without eating too much since it is in the evening and I sleep better on a light dinner. At least we took 45 minutes and went to Popeye's for lunch. I love the Naked Chicken strip and green beans. I don't even let them give me that biscuit. That would be cruel. Well I had better get cracking on the protein challenge. Maybe some shrimp. That might just hit the spot!
Well my Bengals are not looking so good just now. That is pretty scary considering it is still 8 minutes to go in the first. The Vols got smashed last night and Jeff Gordon didn't finish in the top ten. Obviously my sports teams are having a rough weekend. You would like to think that at least one would do well. I guess it might be a long season. I got up and weighted and it was better than I expected. Only up a pound even with all the sodium I had at the state fair. I have already done my Life Cycle this morning and will start painting in the bedroom at half time or when the score is bad I can't stand watching anymore. Once I am finished with the painting I think I only have deep cleaning to go before the house is ready to put on the market. I hope we have a quick sell. I want to get to LA sooner rather than later. I really miss my hubby. Only 2 more days at work but I'm trying to train the new person so they are stupid busy. It does make for quick days though. Here is to a great week!
Well today is back to DIY at the home front again. I am really going to try to finish this weekend so it will be finished. My weight was down a little this morning but the state fair fare hasn't had time to show it's ugly head yet. Still I think this is a good thing. I am at least able to maintain my momentum even after a day like yesterday. I am beginning to think I might be able to do this long term for the first time. It has never really stuck before this. As many times as I have lost a ton of weight I was never able to keep it off. I might actually be able to do this time. Pretty cool, huh? I had better get off here and run the couple errands I have so I can get started on the rest of my projects.
We did our yearly trip to the NM State Fair this afternoon. It was fun and I had decided to have 2 treats while I was there. This is the last time I will be going to the fair since I am moving to LA in a few weeks. I had part of a turkey leg and a piece of corn on the cob for lunch. That was the best choices for lunch as far as healthy choices go. One of my treats was at the pie shop. It is a really cool thing at the fair. They have different kind of pies on each day. They are baked by volunteers and the types change during the day as they run out of the favorites early in the afternoon. We almost always get something there since it is a tradition for many families for generations. This year I had a piece of Lemon Chess Pie ala mode. We went tot he Indian Village section but I did not have fried bread or any of the other cool Indian dishes. I did have a margarita in the Hispanic section. That was unplanned but I counted it in my food tracker for today. My evil treat was a fresh bag of cotton candy. It has been my favorite since I can remember. All of this was added to my food tracker. I am not proud of the results but I am using the last 2.5 pounds to goal to start to figure out how this is going to work after I am at goal. I will need to figure out how to handle the expected and unexpected events and the food that comes with them. It is a life long journey and I am on my path figuring it out as I go. I did my exercise this morning and will get up in the morning and do them then too. I think that is going to help when I do over indulge (on purpose and accidentally). At any rate I had a great time and ate pretty much what I had planned. Now I will live with and see what happens in the next few days. Life and learn I always say!