Wednesday, March 20, 2013
I am finally finished with the term, except for totaling the scores for one class. I plan to do that either tonight or first thing in the morning so I can post them.
I had a great chat with my friend Susan today after my last class, and we are both at the same point in teaching, so it felt good to talk about what was going on with our respective situations, besides getting caught up on what is going on in our lives. She's a great friend, the kind I can really let down my hair with. She feels the same with me, and I am glad to have her in my life.
I told her I am using Sparkpeople to help me with weight loss. She was having a cookie and offered me a bite, and that is when I told her. She is very supportive and encouraging. She has food allergies that she has to work around, and certainly understands food restrictions, so my attempts to eat less or to avoid certain foods are ones she can completely embrace.
I managed to work in my exercise and track my nutrition today, and I hope that by Friday if not tomorrow (Thursday) that I will be able to increase my exercise time. Besides increasing my exercise for now, I have thought about increasing my exercise goals, so I will make a decision on that soon.
I am getting another year older as of Friday! My son and daughter in law want to take us out to dinner for my birthday tomorrow night, and we have decided on Chinese food. The menu items are posted online and I am going to look them over so I can decide what to get. I have checked out ideas of what to do to limit portions more easily, and will talk with my family before we go to the restaurant so everyone will understand.
I feel better, and more in control, with doing pre-planning for the occasion.