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Time to get back on track

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Yep, time to get back to eating light and healthy. Up two and a half pounds from goal weight of 110 after two days of eating out. We went to a friend's birthday party last night. He is a friend whom we have known since we lived in the Seattle area. We helped "coach" he and his wife on how to move here to Mexico. His wife was unhappy and decided to leave him, divorce him and move to Boise Idaho. Believe it or not, she wanted 4 seasons. It was a very amicable divorce and actually better for both. Our friend Greg(pictured here) met a Mexican woman who is a professional and awesome! We love her and it looks like they will marry.

Anyway, I didn't think I really overate yesterday, but the scale says I did so will get right back on track today. At least I hope my DH will be okay with hanging out at home. It's just so much easier here in Mexico to eat at home if you want to eat right. Going out and having even fish is not so healthy here in Mexico as they use a lot of the bad vegetable oil for cooking and such. I am not worried though if DH wants to go look for something to do, I will just start tomorrow. The good news is that I always know that I will get back on track. That is the one nice thing about me now is that I finally get it! I know that I am in control and can get back on track.

I hope all my sparks buddies are doing great. I hope for those in the path of the storm I am seeing on CNN that you are warm and safe.
Have a terrific day.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
IRP1114 2/12/2013 7:09PM

    Great pictures. Glad you had a good time. Do you like ceviche? I am sure there is a variety of ceviche served in the area you are. They are never prepared with any oil. I have seen many methods and recipes used for every kind of ceviche and none use oil. It is worth a try for when you don't want to waste a splurge meal while out ;-)

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GAYEMC 2/11/2013 1:55PM

    What a happy looking couple!

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GOANNA2 2/11/2013 10:00AM

    Glad to hear your friend has found someone. As
for being over goal, I know you will get back down
pretty fast as you always do. emoticon

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JANIEWWJD 2/11/2013 3:06AM

    It's like I always say, "Life is what YOU make it!!!!" Have a happy Valentine's Day, my friend!!!!
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1CRAZYDOG 2/10/2013 8:10PM

    Well, glad that your friend has found happiness. **SIGH** Life can deal some pretty harsh cards @ times.

HUGS and you'll be on top of those 2 lbs. kicking them to the curb in no time.

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MAYBER 2/10/2013 8:10PM

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MSILVER94 2/10/2013 8:07PM

    You are right the key is to know its a lifestyle and you can have fun for a few days and then get right back on track!

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BUTEAFULL 2/10/2013 1:47PM

    you sure have good looking friends down Mexico way

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PMFISH 2/10/2013 12:57PM

    Great pictures as usual. One man's pleasure is another 's poison. Don't think I will ever understand people's need or desire for 4 seasons. Some of the favorite places that you like to eat, you should introduce them to coconut oil.

Know you do a good job of staying in control of the scales. Have a great Sunday.

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KANOE10 2/10/2013 12:33PM

    Yes that is where I am ..above goal and needing to get down. Good luck. It is good not to panic and believe in yourself.

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HAWTGRANNY2014 2/10/2013 11:57AM

    That old scale is sneaky...but you seem to have a level head and know what to do.
You are very positive and that helps so much. Kick those pounds to the curb and glad you had fun. I always wondered what it would be like in Mexico. Hubby was a truck driver so we have been there a few times. He is disabled now but we had fun. Just on a truck you never really have time to stop and enjoy anything. Its a good thing I love the scenery . Have a great week and keep going.

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MJREIMERS 2/10/2013 11:38AM

    Sounds like you have everything under control. I'm glad you are not upset by a minor bump in the road. I know you can do it! (Sometimes we just have to let go and "live it up" a little.) I'm glad you had fun!!

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PHATPAT18 2/10/2013 11:28AM

    Sallie, my nephew moved from Hawaii to Idaho because he liked the change in seasons too after growing up in Upstate NY and his wife from Virginia. They love it there and the cost of living doesn't hurt either.

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LIS193 2/10/2013 10:50AM

    It may not be how much you ate but what you ate...A trigger food even in small quantities can add the pounds fast.

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KRISKECK 2/10/2013 10:47AM

    Hi Sallie, happy Sunday! So glad to hear that positive talk and even more, your self-confidence in knowing you'll get back on track!

Have a great week!


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