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Saturday night and 3 grandchildren having a sleepover!

Saturday, August 04, 2012

It is quiet on the home front now! DH was first into bed, then the 14 yr old, then the 13 yr old and last but not least the 8 yr old.

We made Pizza's for dinner - which was a great idea, as the three grandchildren have very different tastes - particularly the youngest who is a cousin to the other two! It was lovely, and the kids enjoyed each other's company.

There was a big Mario Bros tournament happening on the Wii early in the evening!

The day started with me not hurrying too much - decided to go to soccer at 10 and then visit mum. She has improved and is looking great for her. She was a bit sleepy - but apparently the last 2 nights she has been talking all night! She is drinking well and that is the main thing.

When I arrived home, I came up with a bright idea that DH and I should go to the club for lunch. Not a good idea because of the food, but a good idea to just do something together. It is very easy to get into the way of doing things separately and then not doing anything together. It was very nice, I chose Lasagne - and only at half of it and half of the potato bake and had a large soda water.

TRACKING .... GRRR ... why don't I do it? The day just goes and here it is just after 11 pm and I am finally winding down, finishing 'sparking' and nearly ready for bed.

I get up in the morning, have a coffee or 2 with skim milk, then a good breakfast - this morning 2 slices of rye bread with tomato on it. I keep trying to stay with the filling and healthy choices WW suggests - mainly because of my lack of TRACKING! Then the day slips away, and I sort of stay on the filling and healthy and sort of just eat what I think.

AND of course, this type of attitude is not going to get the weight off. If I could control what I eat and tracked what I eat - I wouldn't be over weight, would I? Actually OBESE - that is what the BMI reading for my height and weight says.

Then there is EXERCISE!!!! or the lack of exercise! I have done around 7900 steps today - and that is the grand sum of my exercise. No stationary bike, none of the DVD's I have on exercise, Zumba etc., no walking - even a walking DVD - NONE!!!

I have put certain words into CAPITAL letters - the main ones being:

TRACKING and EXERCISE - well actually, lack of ....

I am going to have to get into a routine! and GET ORGANISED.

Late night thoughts, but true thoughts! This needs to be addressed.

The positives of today more outweigh the negatives above - soccer, seeing my mum, lunch with DH, the grandchildren being here, getting the music organised and the pew sheet done, cuddling Max this morning, planting some annuals that nearly died because of lack of water on my part.

Tomorrow is another day .... the first day of the rest of my life ... LOL

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  • ADRIENALINE
    I like your priorities, time with DH and grandkids are at the top of my list too. You can do it. You know what is important and that's the hardest step.
    1511 days ago
  • GRANDMA_SANDY48
    Thanks all for your kind comments.
    1512 days ago
  • A-NEW-TARA
    Sounds like a wonderful day, even if you are not super happy with the things you think you didn't accomplish. But as you say, tomorrow is another day. Enjoy those beautiful grand children emoticon
    1512 days ago
  • SVELTEWARRIOR
    I am glad your Mum is healing. It sounds like you had a wonderful day!
    1512 days ago
  • LADYJAKE1
    Grand kids are so fun.
    1513 days ago
  • SCOOTDOG
    Must say I'm a little jealous. Wish my grandkids lived close enough to have sleep overs. Two live six hours away and the other 4 live 2 hours away. Although they visit as often as they can it"s not like having grandkids without their parents. Plus the six seldom can all come at same time.
    1513 days ago
  • ROSGETSSERIOUS
    We all know what to do - the hard part is putting it into action - I agree that you have to make yourself the priority as well - you do so much for others - look after yourself as well! Sounds like you had a great day though - with so many blessings to enjoy!
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    1513 days ago
  • GINGER_BEAR
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  • SHERMOR13
    You can do it! Sounds like you KNOW what you should do - I find there are times I have to give myself a good talking to addressing the things I'm NOT doing & should!

    Life is busy, and yet so full of wonderful moments. Celebrate those each day!
    1513 days ago
  • MIMIDOT
    At least you know what is important! Grand kids, Mum, and hubby. Now to YOURSELF. Your important, too. They all need you. Take care of yourself for them. Good Luck!
    1513 days ago
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