Thursday, March 30, 2006

Okay, it has been a couple of weeks since I last posted. Here are a couple of things that I want to ramble on about... When will I ever be able to just get up when my alarm goes off in the morning? I guess when I decide to do just that. There are few things in this world that I enjoy more than hitting snooze and curling back up under the blankets and go back to sleep. There isn't anything quite as refreshing as those 5 or 6 nine minute sessions of extra sleep, right?!? I have learned to get ready more quickly to make up for the "snoozing".

Life is pretty good right now. I don't seem to be quite as obsessed with the whole eating thing right now. Not that I am making the best choices, but at least that freakish, obsessed feeling is gone for now. That is a good thing, it makes it feel as if it is something that I can be in control of. Now just if I could quit lying to myself and actually GET UP in the morning and exercise like I tell myself I am going to do every night before going to bed.

Tomorrow I have a fun thing. I bowl on a Unified Team for Special Olympics, and we qualified for state. It is tomorrow. I have been bowling with the Special Olympics for over 10 years. It is such a great thing for me. I really love the opportunity and blessing that it is in my life. These "kids" are so great and loving and just great to be around. Their motto is: "If I can't win, then let me brave in the attempt." Isn't that sweet? I'll just tell you, I wanna WIN, so I can add another medal to my collection. How lame is that?!? : )

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Oops! I guess it is just me!

One other thing that I wanted to say is, my goals for this week are: taking my multi-vitamin and calcium everyday and drinking 8, 8 oz. glasses of water everyday! So far, so good. : )

What are your goals?
One week later...
ok, now I am really bugged! I just typed a big long rant about weighing last night and for some reason it didn't actually post it! Now I have to try and remember all of the witty things that I typed the first time around. Anyways, I weighed last night, and I have gained! It just stands to reason that is someone is losing, someone else is finding! I just can't seem to get what my head thinks it wants in synch with what my mouth thinks it wants and what my little stomach will actually hold! I am still going strong on the no ice cream thing, but I am not sure that this deprivation thing is working for me, because it seems like I just find something else to eat instead. At least with ice cream I was getting a little calcium and protein! : )
I am a little bit bummed out, I finally stopped at mom & dad’s last night, and decided to weigh myself. I usually weigh in the morning, but since we weighed at night at the initial weigh-in, I decided I should check it out. Crap, according to the scale, I have gained 3 FREAKING pounds! Whatever! I can’t seem to get a grip on what my head thinks my mouth needs, and although my stomach doesn’t hold very much, there are still some things that I can eat quite easily that are not very healthy choices. However, that said, I am one week out on the “no ice cream” and going strong. I am not sure if the total deprivation thing is good for me or not though, because I seem to have found other things to replace the ice cream. At least with ice cream I was getting a little calcium and protein. : )

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

I guess it is time for true confessions. I had a chocolate almond concrete from Neilsens last night! BUT, my buy- one-get-one-at-1/2-price card expired yesterday, so I just HAD to use it one more time! BUT, today is the beginning of Lent, and I am giving up ice cream. 40 days ice cream free! No exercise yesterday either. Today is another day!

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I am a killer softball player, and I have a spontaneous soul. I love to walk outside in my socks, I think because we were all told when we were young to not go outside in our socks, and now I buy my own socks. Some of the simple things in life that bring a quick, easy smile to my face are: finding a funky new font, little shoots of green pushing their way through the dirt in spring, driving through BIG, DEEP puddles and putting Bugles Snacks on my fingers and pretending that I have long fingernails.

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What an Amazing View!

What an Amazing View!
the top of that peak in the background, is where I am standing in the next picture!

I'm up on top of the world...

I'm up on top of the world...
That is Machu Picchu way small in the background!

one more of Machu Picchu

one more of Machu Picchu
there is that peak that I climbed in the background again