So. Where do I begin? My weekend was a bit crazy. After my "It’s O.K." Note to Self post I continued to eat, and eat, and EAT. Saturday was even worse with stadium food and then going out to dinner in the city. I’m not sure what was up with me. I just wanted to eat and I used the "I’ll just start again Sunday" mentality to justify all the junk food.
It’s not that big of a deal. I’m just a bit mad at myself for continuing to eat when I wasn’t hungry. I was eating for the pure taste of it. Soft pretzels, Cracker Jacks, french fries, all those empty carbs seem to feed themselves. Do you know what I mean?
Again, not beating myself up. Just wondering why that still happens sometimes. Sunday, things started to look better. Even though I indulged yet again in tons of ice cream (I had some shipped to me for reviews – I hope to get them up this week.) I did totally disconnect from the internet and organized my life a bit. Don’t get me wrong, I’m NO WHERE NEAR organized but I’m a heck of a lot closer!
Today I kicked butt at the gym. I’m loving my sessions with the trainer. He’s kicking my butt and I really look forward to our twice a week workouts. Especially considering my running has suffered these last few weeks. I’m considering a few events to get me excited about it again. I think it’s the cold weather that’s really doing the damage. I just don’t like running in the cold.
Other then that, life is as usual. B-U-S-Y. I’m trying hard to find a schedule and get into a groove. After reading this article about sleep and cancer risks, I’m REALLY going to make an effort to get to bed earlier, which means getting everything done earlier, which, right now, sounds impossible! But I know it just takes a bit of persistence to get a new schedule down. Just like with my "diet", it’s not about perfection, it’s about doing my best and TRYING.
I’m about to *try* and sign off, even though I can still be working. I’m off to have my quick snack and then it’s bed for me. I’ll leave you with my food journal and one of the funniest emails I’ve gotten in a long time. Seriously, this one CRACKED me up and if you are in your 30’s it will make you laugh out.
|mommy & me omelets||3|
|Trail Blazin’ Quick Oats||6|
|granola bar while at vet with irish||2|
|picked up soy crisps while running errands||3|
|some cut up veggies dipped in dressing while waiting for dinner to cook||1|
|even more updated shepherd’s pie – video coming soon!!||5|
|Just about to have some yogurt with fresh berries||3|
Table provided by Roni’s Food Tweet, Eat, Post Generator.
Just for laughs and those over 30!
When I was a kid, adults used to bore me to tears
With their tedious diatribes about how hard things were when they were growing up; what with walking twenty-five miles to school every morning. Uphill… barefoot…BOTH ways yadda, yadda, yadda
And I remember promising myself that when I grew up,
there was no way in hell I was going to lay A bunch of crap like that on kids about how hard I had it And how easy they’ve got it!
But now that… I’m over the ripe old age of thirty, I can’t help but look around and notice the youth of today.
You’ve got it so easy! I mean, compared to my
Childhood, you live in a damn Utopia!
And I hate to say it but you kids today you
Don’t know how good you’ve got it!
I mean, when I was a kid we didn’t have The Internet. If we wanted to know something, We had to go to the damn library and Look it up ourselves, in the card catalog!! There was no email!! We had to actually write Somebody a letter, with a pen! Then you had to walk all the way across the street and put it in the mailbox and it would take like a week to get there!
There were no MP3′ s or Napsters! You wanted to
Steal music, you had to hitchhike to the damn record store and shoplift it yourself! Or you had to wait around all day to tape it off the radio and the DJ’d usually talk over the beginning and @#*% it all up!
We didn’t have fancy crap like Call Waiting! If you were on the phone and somebody else called they got a busy signal, that’s it!
And we didn’t have fancy Caller ID either! When the phone rang, you had no idea who it was! It could be your school, Your mom, your boss, your Bookie, your drug dealer, a collections agent, you Just didn’t know!!! You had to pick it up and take your chances, mister!
We didn’t have any fancy Sony Playstation video
Games with high-resolution 3-D graphics! We had the Atari 2600! With games Like ‘Space Invaders’ and ‘asteroids’. Your guy was a little square! You Actually had to use your I magination!! And there were no multiple levels or Screens, it was just one screen Forever!
And you could never win. The game just kept getting
Harder and harder and Faster and faster until you died! Just like LIFE!
You had to use a Little book called a TV Guide to find out what was
On! You were screwed when it Came to channel surfing! You had to get off Your ass and walk over to the TV to change the Channel and there was no Cartoon Network either! You could only get cartoons
On Saturday Morning. Do you Hear what I’m saying!?! We had to wait ALL WEEK For cartoons, you spoiled Little rat-bastards!
And we didn’t have microwaves, if we wanted to heat
Something up we had to use the stove … Imagine that!
That’s exactly what I’m talking about! You kids
Today have got it too easy. You’re spoiled.
You guys wouldn’t have lasted Five minutes back in 1980!
The over 30 Crowd