Well...here I am...
I'm still here. It's just been a rough few days.
I have 10 hour days at work. I was told that I needed to take it easy when I returned to work, but I ended up working more than 23 hours over two days. Then I did a parade of homes with a friend of mine. It took two days to go through all the homes. As I was getting out of her truck on the first day, I wrenched my back and that put the kibosh on any more homes on Friday. On Saturday, my back felt a bit better, but my right knee felt like it was the size of a football. But I took ibuprofen and forged ahead. When it was all said and done, I collapsed. I over-did it and now I'm taking a day and chilling.
Food-wise, it's been a "learning" time. Before we left each day, I made sure I ate in order to minimize poor eating. It didn't exactly work out the way I planned.
On the first day, my friend suggested we stop and get a Blizzard. I had the attitude of "I can have this - I'll be good later." This is not an attitude that is conducive to successful weight loss - at least not for me. In any event, she ordered and ordered LARGES. I honestly was not paying attention to what she ordered when she placed the order. When I'm on my own, I order a medium, which really isn't any better.
Then on the second day, one of the homes had made freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. I didn't have just one cookie - I had 6. This isn't good either.
I really, REALLY have to cut out the added sugar. It's not good for me and I know this. I will work to do better and work to stay on top of my emotions. I can't delay this until later and I have to take ownership - I have to take the lead in this. I can't allow myself to be influenced by others when it comes to poor food behavior. It's my ass...literally!
Hubster left for travel and will be gone for a bit. I generally make a trip to Sam's and get a big ol' salad and a pork roast to put in the crock pot to eat for the week. I didn't feel like going anywhere, so I just stayed home and ate leftovers out of the refrigerator. Hubster had grilled a huge pile of green beans along with some yellow, red, and orange peppers - they are so good. I also had some leftover salmon and grilled chicken. So those were good choices.
I spent some time today reading about weight loss and health. I'm formulating what I want to do. I have a doctor's appointment on Thursday, so I'll talk with him then and get his opinion.
I clearly don't have my ducks in a row, but it's a work in progress. I'm hanging in there.