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Working on that balance thing

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I've worked very hard this week to keep things balanced. I have taken breakfast 4 out of 5 days and lunch 5 out of 5 days. I make a breakfast casserole and took small slices of it for breakfast, ~290 calories a slice. Lunch consisted primarily of salad and some meat; salami, steak, etc. Nothing huge, but meals that filled me up. I also bought snacks for the end of the day because I am always hungry by 3 pm. It worked out well. I was not obsessing over what I was eating or how much, I just ate good, wholesome food in reasonable amounts. It worked. I enjoyed not thinking about food or being constantly hungry. I went to Crossfit every time it was scheduled this week, but I did not walk the dogs when I was supposed to. Oh well, progress not perfection.

Classes start again on Monday. Ugh!! Kind of getting tired of this. But I need to be much better than I have been for the last 2 quarters. I have to take time during the week to work on things. I don't need to do a lot, I just can…

Very much a work in progress

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I guess the hardest thing for me to grasp is the fact that at 55 years old I still don't have all the answers. I honestly thought that by now I would know what I was doing. That is just not true. I am searching and learning just as much now as I did when I was 25 or 35. I guess that is the kind of the point though. If you stop growing and learning, you become stagnant.

So yesterday ended up being a bit of a strange one. I cleaned this room with a vengeance. I threw stuff away that has been hanging around here for a long time. I purged and purged. I ended up with a huge garbage bag and a giant box all filled with garbage. From one room!! No wonder I feel so overwhelmed. I have too much stuff in my life. I actually have plans to get rid of more stuff today. Very excited about that. Need to work on the rest of the house, but it is a good start.

After my cleaning fit, I napped on the couch for a bit. Hubby came home and I chatted with him for a while. Then the rest of the day kind …