Progress...or something like it.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Seems like I named a post this before...
I sobbed a friend about my huge increase in weight this week and she asked what kind of scale I was using.
I have a digital, spendy kind!
She suggested two things.
a) reset the @#$% thing. It is probably registering something weird because of the tilt of the floor or something.
b) compare what it says to what a regular old fashioned one says.
So I did.
I think the scale heard me sobbing. After I reset it, magically I went back to 186ish.
And I confirmed this with the regular scale.
So I did NOT in fact gain a ton of weight.
Stupid technology. Screwing with my head is not nice. I have enough mental issues.
So far this week (since Tuesday when I went to the store) I have cooked real food twice. The first night, I made a steak and green beans. Tonight I made a sausage vegetable pasta casserole that IN THEORY serves 2. Please. I got 10 1-cup servings out of that! I can't imagine eating HALF a lasagne pan in one sitting of this stuff. It's good, but it is not that good. This weekend I will cook a few of the other things so that I have additional food for next week without the cooking. :P Some nights, I just want to come home and sleep, ya know?
So I'm signed up to run this half marathon with a SparkFriend :P I googled training plans. One, I found at competitor magazine and another friend who has run a TON of half marathons and whole marathons and coached people through them said to check out halhigdon.com. So I did. The plans are WAAAAY different. Both are for beginners, thankfully, and my goal is to finish the race (and get a PR by default!) without meeting any paramedics, surgeons, or other medical personnel on a professional level. Both are 12 week plans though, so I figure if I start soonish, the extra training time will help me be better prepared.
So we will see.
The school week was crazy, and I haven't been sleeping, but I am having a ton of fun, particularly in language arts. So proud of my kids. We're analyzing poetry and talking about it and I am so pleased that they are comfortable taking risks in their responses, and that they realize there isn't ONE right answer for any of this stuff--it's all in the perception and background of the person reading it... And we're studying Latin stems and they are LOVING every second of it!! Just so proud of them... And I like having fun when I teach :) Makes the day go faster and makes it all seem less like, ya know, work.
Been a good week overall...Can't wait for the weekend though.