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Looking at Things Differently

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Tonight, I am tired. I had a good day at work and a nice afternoon out with a co-worker. So, it's not stress I don't think. I am just being leery this evening...I know what a trigger tiredness can be for me...I fall into the trap of eating for energy. So, I'm just playing it low-key tonight and going to take it easy and maybe do my nails. It's getting to be sandal I think a pedicure is in order.

This morning, I looked at a package of cookies that DH bought and thought about having one...then I checked the calorie count on them. 190 calories for one cookie. Yikes! That's almost 1/6 of my calories for the one cookie. No thank you. Glad I checked first. Funny how the appeal of food is increased or decreased based on the calorie counts these days. I think it's like anything else that you have to "spend" on. I wouldn't put a item in my shopping cart that is going to spend 1/6 of my funds available and leave myself wanting for other things when I could get a cheaper option. So why would it be any different with food? I just have to watch and check things BEFORE eating.

I have been putting some new systems into place at my job and I am beginning to see the fruits of my labor. Things are more organized and manageable than they have been in months prior. It's starting to make my work really enjoyable. Yay!

Hope you all had a great hump day! Keep up the good work! Thanks for the encouragement! Spark on! emoticon emoticon

April goals/progress
1. Get below 190...Progress - at 193.2
2. Complete C25K...Progress - completed W5D1
3. Do 10 plank pushups...Progress - can do 3 plank pushups
4. Have fresh freggies daily...Progress - 9/10
5. Spend SP time daily...Progress - 9/10
6. Spend Wii time daily...Progress - 5/10
Picture of the day:
I love this picture of little Bronwyn...such a little lady.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
ANATASHIKI 4/13/2013 12:00AM

    she's a cutie! emoticon

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ILIKETOZUMBA 4/12/2013 12:04AM

    Yeah, I feel the same way about high calorie stuff now. It definitely loses its appeal when a food is just so outrageously high in calories (or sodium) that the guilt of me eating it would outweigh the taste of the treat!

And Bronwyn is adorable!

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    Bronwyn is a beauty, like her grandma.

I have to watch myself when I'm stressed because I won't feel like doing what I need to do to be healthy. I often check the calories and carb amounts on food and talk myself out of them.

I'm sure glad that things are going well on the job front.

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DS9KIE 4/11/2013 9:29AM

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CDCSMITH2013 4/11/2013 7:08AM

    That is really a great way of thinking about food interms of spending/cost. I don't think people would think twice about getting a product that is better for less money. Getting a food that gives your body something better for less "cost" also makes sense.

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ROSEWCI 4/11/2013 5:23AM

    She's a cutie!!! And you, my friend are doing FABULOUS!!! emoticon emoticon

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DLDMIL 4/11/2013 12:02AM

    What a cute picture. emoticon on your systems at work, and the great day you have with regards to your food intake. Keep pushing, you can do it.

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SHARON10002 4/10/2013 9:49PM

    emoticon on being aware and staying present in the moment to stay in touch with your feelings to help you not just fall into old patterns! Good job on your goals, and emoticon forward. Your little Bronwyn is getting so big and is so cute!!!

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MJ7DM33 4/10/2013 9:32PM


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KARRENLYNN 4/10/2013 9:20PM

    Awareness is half the battle. And putting in new systems that make things better is great too.

What a little cuty she is!


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DUXGRL1 4/10/2013 9:11PM

    Bronwyn is so cute and is growing so fast!

I know what you mean. Sometimes you look at those calorie counts and they are worth it, but sometimes they are just not!

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LOPEYP 4/10/2013 8:28PM


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FEMISLIM 4/10/2013 8:16PM

    You are doing good. Keep resisting those naughty temptations!

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