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Saturday, January 22, 2011

Don't worry, although I'll repeat the wine process next week, I won't continuously talk about my lust to complete my goals so I can have some. It's just for this week. Still, wine has proven to be quite a motivator even though I don't normally recommend food/drink as a reward. I just don't do well with getting myself something nice, I apparently have to take away something I do like and dangle it in front of me for a couple of days. If I made my goal more than 5 days I probably would have broke by now but 5 days is pretty reasonable AND it curbs my alcohol intake so I guess it's a win/win situation!

Yesterday's goal = completed! I tracked all of my phone and even made a ridiculously great dinner of homemade butternut squash soup with a sun-dried tomato tempanade penne with spinach, onions and yellow pepper and it all came within range! I completed my school projects and pounded out an hour on the elliptical while watching The Food Network.

Let's just get through the rest of today and I can relax with some wine!

Today I have a meet up with some other local food bloggers at a vegetarian restaurant I've actually never been to so I'm pretty excited about that. It's a buffet-style (boo!) but you pay for your weight of food so it curbs overeating! I'll stick to one plate!

Oh, I've had to change plans for tomorrow. Ya'll know that I'll run in just about any running condition. I've ran in -23C weather before but tomorrow is supposed to get to -30C with the windchill. I am NOT running in that. Instead, I will do an elliptical workout and switch my run to Monday evening when it'll be "warmer" (a balmy -10C).

Goals for today:

- Track as much food as possible (I won't be able to track lunch).
- Work on presentation.
- Do No More Trouble Zones (I already tracked it so I best do it or ANNE7X7 will track me down and hurt me!)
- Clean bathroom!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
4EVERADONEGIRL 1/24/2011 4:38PM

    So glad to hear that you didn't go and run in -30! That's just ridiculous! Good job being smart about it!!

Hope you enjoyed the Vino!

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ANNE7X7 1/24/2011 8:47AM

    I would not use violence to force you to do NMTZ... but I have other methods... mouhahahaha! I'm actually sick and tired of hearing JM's voice, so I'm glad this week is the last one! WOOHOO! It was a fun challenge though!!!

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CARILOUIE 1/23/2011 5:14PM

    Oh my gracious it's freezing here, too. I imagined going for a run and immediately got miserable.
I had some butternut squash soup last night with curry and crab. It was SOOO good.

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ANNESTARR 1/22/2011 9:30PM

    Have a wonderful weekend and enjoy that wine when you have it! emoticon emoticon

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HARMONYBLUE 1/22/2011 1:16PM

    The butternut squash soup sounds yummy! Recipe?

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LAGREBE 1/22/2011 12:59PM

    I always love to read your blogs: they cheer me up, pick me up, want me to do good or at least better!
Have a great weekend!
Sending you sun from the Gulf.

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WEEZIETEE 1/22/2011 12:39PM

    Yay Wine! And YAY YOU! :-)

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