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What to do, what to do?

Friday, November 09, 2012

I was happen getting on the scale today as I knew I had another really good eating day yesterday. Yes, the scale rewarded me with another water weight loss of one pound. That now puts me at 109 which is one under goal. That always makes me feel better knowing that I am preparing a head of time for the next social splurge. Yes, that is one thing I know for sure now is that the only time now that I eat off plan is when I am doing something social. As you all know that follow me, that is my way of maintaining....get under goal so when I do splurge I have a little room. Today I am going to a Flower show cocktail party and tomorrow my DH wants to go to one of our favorite places with neighbors and friends. I don't really want to eat off plan both days so today I am going to eat my regular "good" lunch prior to going to the Flower Show so that I won't be hungry. I will also prepare my hot oat cereal with banana, strawberry, cinnamon, vanilla, almond milk a head of time and have it all ready to warm for my dinner. Hopefully that will be enough to let me go to the social Flower Show and not eat or drink, just enjoy the arrangements. Then hopefully I will be saving the "cushion pound" for eating out tomorrow with friends where I will have my two beers and Mexican grill platter. I realize that this is the life of one on maintenance. One has to plan ahead and just not throw caution to the wind. It was so much easier when I didn't have to worry about going out socially so much while DH was gone for the 10 weeks. I got to eat home more. I must say that as I maintain, I would much rather prefer to stay home, eat on plan and not have temptations. But as I have said before, life happens and there will always be social things to deal with. So for now that is my plan. We will see if I can be strong enough to implement this plan.
It's yet another perfect weather day here. Beautiful blue skies and warm. Love the weather here.
I hope all my sparks buddies have a great day.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
GOANNA2 11/11/2012 8:02AM

    I am so proud of you Sallie. emoticon

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KANOE10 11/10/2012 9:19AM

    Great plan for maintenance. Yes it is the social situations that can cause indulgences.

I like your losing weight ahead of time to plan for the event.


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JANIEWWJD 11/9/2012 10:25PM

    Such discipline!!!! I am proud of you!!! Keep up the good work!!!!
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WHITEANGEL4 11/9/2012 10:18PM

    Well you do a good job of maintaining, but DH might be worth a pound once a month or so because youg et right back on track

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GAYEMC 11/9/2012 9:42PM

    Oh Sallie, I know you are strong enough to follow your plan! Hope you had a fun day at the flower show, pics maybe?

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BUTEAFULL 11/9/2012 6:52PM

    you rock!

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MIRAGE727 11/9/2012 4:26PM

    When one gives proper attention to nutrition, like we do, we never have worry about it! There is nothing wrong with doing that! I just consider it "preventive maintenance!" Thanks for sharing, Sallie, and stay strong!

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PMFISH 11/9/2012 2:22PM

    My money is on you! Am sure you will follow your plan and all will be right with the world. Enjoy your weekend.

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FANGFACEKITTY 11/9/2012 2:02PM

    Enjoy your socializing and the food / beer, knowing you can reward yourself for all your hard work at maintaining.

I LOVE Mexican food, but sadly can't get it here in France. But I can get the beer if I choose!

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STRIVING4HEALTH 11/9/2012 1:00PM

    Sounds like a great plan!! Have a beautiful weekend!

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JODROX 11/9/2012 11:29AM

    Sounds like a good plan! I look forward to the day when I'm maintaining and can follow your lead! (I like the occasional splurge too :)

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RONALANA 11/9/2012 11:06AM

    emoticon Even though I'm not on maintenance yet, I find that the social gatherings are always harder as far as sticking to my eating plan. You have it so well under control enjoy!

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AMARILYNH 11/9/2012 10:41AM

    Great plan - you obviously have a handle on maintenance!! emoticon

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SCRAPPINPOLLY 11/9/2012 10:01AM

    Good luck today! Sounds like you've got it planned out well!

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LIS193 11/9/2012 9:54AM

    Great plan, The mexican grill platter sounds so nice They do one here in the marina restaurant as well - way too much for 2 people, we need a crowd!
Have a fun day!

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IRP1114 11/9/2012 9:52AM

    Good luck today Sallie :-)! Sounds like you have a good plan in place. With the weekend coming up I am doing my best to keep it clean again today as well. Just taking it one day at a time aiming to get closer to my goal.

Have fun and enjoy the weather. It ia freezing here this morning. A little icy out there even! Winter is getting closer. I still can't even believe it is Nov already lol! Guess the weather will keep reminding me it is.

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