14 August 2014

Everything is a learning process

I started this week with the intention of it being perfect. I would eat right. I would Crossfit. I would be drink water like it was my job. I even said to myself, I plan on dropping about 10lbs of water weight this week. Well, if only I was perfect and that had worked out for me. But it didn't. I did well on breakfast. Most days. Lunch was mostly good, though some days I either didn't eat it or I ate it really late. Dinner was pretty good. But i had dessert almost every night. I ended most work days hungry and ate some crap. One day I ate 1/2 a bag of peppermint patties. Sigh...I need to get a handle on my schedule and a grip on my prep work so that these things don't happen. I need to be able to take the time and eat lunch at lunch time. Not spend the day running all over so that by 3pm I'm wiped and starved. I have also discovered that I don't like some of my old favorites. I used to love pork butt but I made one last week and bleh.... I need to come up with some decent recipes to make ahead for lunch. I also need to some planning for the entire week on the weekends so that I am not planning on the fly.

So, I'm not perfect, but then I've never claimed to be. So I've tried and it didn't quite work out the way I wanted it to, but I'll keep trying. Next week is another chance to try.

10 August 2014

One little thing

Since getting the pool, I spend a lot of time in a bathing suit. All of my bathing suits were old, faded, and the elastic was losing it's elastic. While out today we stopped at Kmart and I found this suit. It's a two-piece, tankini kind of thing. I absolutely love it. The bottom is generous to cover my butt and the top fits perfectly. It is amazing how one small thing can just change your attitude all around. I feel so good in this suit. I am so comfortable. I can wear it all day. And I will wear it all day as I jump in and out of the pool - it's hot here today. But this one small thing has just turned my attitude right around.

Before going to Kmart, we went to Costco. There were a few things we needed. Somewhere over the course of this weekend, I made the decision to clean up my eating. I'm not sure when, where, or why that happened. I do know there was not talking, debating, compromising, or anything else. My brain at some point just said enough. While in Costco I bought salad stuff, so I could have big salads all week. I have some cooking planned for today to prep me for next week and apparently that is that. Weird, but good. I like when my brain decides things without consulting me. Between the decision to clean up my eating and the new bathing suit, I should have my act together in no time at all.

Social media holiday

I've decided to take a break from social media. I spend far, far too much time just scrolling through Facebook. Yes, I get a lot of in...