He had some great examples, Tina. He remembers his grandparents cleaning up the kitchen and doing the dishes together every night. He says that they'd shoo the kids out and would spend that time chatting and getting the kitchen in order. Sweet memories for him, so he likes to help me sometimes.
I was going to say that I'm proud of myself for staying within my calorie range today, but that was before he took me out to dinner for my birthday. I haven't tracked dinner yet and i might be over now.
I'm proud that I made myself go to class yesterday, although I really didn't feel good. I'm not sick; thus, not contagious but just didn't feel good. But, I went to Spanish, did some shopping, bought a couple of steaks for our Valentine dinner and came home and cooked. DH helped, and we made a very nice dinner for the two of us and saved about $50!
They have (had?) a square dance group the boys could have joined a few years back, but you know boys. lol My godparents square danced regularly with a group years ago.
Well-- I'm proud that I realized it's time to get off the stress wagon and do something about this non-stop eating binge I've been on! Cut back starting yesterday, and walking with or without my friend today.
"Life's a dance, you learn as you go... " Go ahead and dance!
Reading about Paleo and Raw Food diets is inspiring changes in My diet! Just enough to want to add lots of veggies!
current weight: 195.0
Fitness Minutes: (37,917) Posts: 9,416 2/12/12 1:43 P
I'm proud of myself for NOT over eating and mindlessly snacking yesterday when I was operating on so little sleep. That is HUGE for me! We went square dancing last night, and there are usually lots of (unhealthy) snacks there. I allowed myself to choose a few items that were not too high calorie, and I still came in within my calorie goal for the day!
~There is no giant step that does it. Only many little steps.
~Anyone can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count the apples in a seed.
I'm in the process of writing a very sensitive note to my mother in law regarding sensitivity to my ds. I pray she receives it well and honors my request. Otherwise I will be forced to censor her notes to him. (but I won't be telling her that part)
Fitness Minutes: (37,917) Posts: 9,416 2/7/12 6:10 P
I got up early (5:00) and got my day started. I haven't been as diligent with the timer today but keep setting it anyway. Laundry is caught up (3rd load in the dryer), dishwasher has been emptied, dinner is planned (need to cook the rice for the stir-fry), but I haven't worked on my Spanish homework at all...sigh...better get to it!
I'm working on time management and trying to be better at staying on track with the things I want to accomplish on any given day. Setting a 15-minute timer seems to be helping, believe it or not, because every 15 minutes, I get a "wake-up call" to remind me to stay on task. If I've been on the computer too long, or need to change the laundry from the washer to the dryer, put wood on the fire--or whatever--the timer is my reminder to do the next thing on my list.
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