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Restless, irritable, discontent...and tired

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Ah yes, the foreshocks to a major graze-attack, usually involving anything sweet or which is easily eaten during one-arm curls (bowl to mouth). Yesterday I was fixated prior to leaving work on a six-pack of skinny cow ice cream sandwiches. Ate them all before I got home (a similar event had happened in July which spurred the start of the 62 day stretch with no sugar or artificial sweeteners). Today it was the birthday cake for our unit director. Oh well. Back on the wagon again. Staff meetings are always good at stirring things up, especially when there is a disconnect and we're not talking on the same sheet of music. Just show me the data...

On a positive note, I seem to be weaning myself off of caffeine. Just one small cup in the morning rather than a large one followed by an even larger one at work. I'm not sure if it's the brand of coffee or getting a whiff of my own coffee breath when I'm having to wear a mask at work. I've been feeling more thirsty lately and water seems to be what'll do the trick.

Tomorrow's house-cleaning day, so I know I won't be thinking about work...I'll be trying to find places to put stuff that's been piled up and accumulating, hopefully recycling a bunch of stuff, and getting the first round of pollen and cat hair off everything. Hopefully it'll rain and then it'll be easier to play dig-dug in the garden. I need to relocate some grass and get another bed ready---this one will be for soybeans and black beans.

Back in October, I started slacking off a bit on my exercise and food tracking. My exercise lately has been working in the garden/yard. The good news is that I've been able to maintain my weight loss within a 5 pound range. WooHoo!!!!! So at least I've incorporated some healthy habits enough to sustain me.

I feel like I'm rambling a bit; I'm starting to fade. I'm grateful for a day off tomorrow! I'm also grateful for all the support and encouragement I get from my spark buddies!

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SRHALLIN 3/26/2012 3:58PM

    So glad to see you up and about on SP. I missed your smiles and positivity!

You are doing a great job. Maintaining a 5lb window in terms of your weight loss is pretty much perfect; since weight can fluctuate a few pounds just based on how much water you drank that day. :D

I love that you learn from your mistakes and let go of them right after. It's such a refreshing, liberating, HEALTHY way to address these things! Bravo! You're a great role model for others on this journey!

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KALIGIRL 3/23/2012 8:31AM

    emoticon on your weight and gardening is a emoticon exercise both physical, mental and spiritual - can't do much better than that!

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SETAGOAL1 3/22/2012 9:47PM

    You have not given up on yourself. You now know you are the only one that can make it happen for you.

You have the power to succeed or fail.

You have chosen to succeed.

Few baby steps complete a long journey

Writing is progress!!!

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