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August 1, 2020 - Glad to start a brand new month

Saturday, August 01, 2020

I feel a little stuck with my weight...gained 3 pounds during the home confinement days and while I have lost 3 pounds during the 5% Challenge - I am right back to being 5 pounds over my challenge commitment to lose and 7-8 pounds over my ideal weight.

So commitment to get unstuck starts today. Our weekly 'Happy Hours' in the neighborhood host is making home-made pizza. emoticon

I ate pizza yesterday (for lunch & dinner) and the last thing I need to eat today is pizza. emoticon

So I volunteered to bring a green salad and I will exercise my resistance muscles to confine amount of pizza within proper portion size and fill up on the salad. emoticon

There will be dessert, too...so incentive to moderate is all that more important. emoticon Maybe they will bring something that I can resist?

That includes alcohol...which I have really been overdoing these last few weeks.

More water and less wine emoticon

Yes, I have decided to put less stress and more emphasis on enjoying my life, of which I have been so richly blessed. One 'got to do it today' task and enjoyable tasks to fill the day. Less sparring with idiots and more positive actions.

Slept in today and got over 9 hours of sleep. Spent yesterday with and on the phone with girlfriends. Today I spent an hour on a zoom call with the local League of Women's Voters on volunteer opportunities. Voting is so important...so I have found a niche to work in and a group of intelligent women to work with.

That makes me feel good...and works in tandem to my new passion of Climate Change...afterall we need policy change and it starts with people exercising their voices.
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    VOTING is so important -- and I'm so appreciative that you are working on that key initiative!!

    And . . . taking good care of yourself as you settle into the new "retirement" mode of being!!! Gotta be fun, right? You've had a life time of work responsibilities!!
    8 days ago
    Everything about this post is good - such an upper. Even the weight stuff - it will always be lurking around the edges of our lives anyway - and what's good about that is you are acting instead of ignoring it. So yay in every direction.

    I always vote. And when I stand in line and look at all those hope filled faces of people who share the commitment to taking a stand - even if it is not the same stand as mine - I just love them all!

    Thanks for the bloglove about my dog Priss. I know it was a little teary but she was so remarkable and taught me so much about forgiveness and trust. I was so blessed.
    8 days ago
  • NANCY-
    In the Pizza vein:
    R>But you know what you really want and how to get it. You can do it.
    9 days ago
    Sounds like a great day!
    9 days ago
    Sounds like a wonderful day!
    10 days ago
  • MUGABI123
    Just have a great day!
    10 days ago
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