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It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood...

Saturday, November 13, 2010

One day at a time here...

- Drink five Siggs of water (I just found all my Silly Bands I lost, so I can get back into using them to track my water)
- Keep the shopping reasonable (the term "reasonable" is open for discussion...)
- Make relatively healthy eating choices while keeping in mind that I planned for this weekend to be a little off track. Symphony weekend is my time to not worry so much about what I'm eating - eat what I want, which usually includes a dessert. I am also good about getting an appetizer and a salad for my dinner...
- Make some goals for next week

I feel about a million times better than I did yesterday. Thank you all for the get well wishes! It's awesome that there are such wonderful caring people out there in Spark Land!

Off to finish packing for this weekend... enjoy the day!

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COOPSM 11/14/2010 9:45AM

    Carrie---glad you are feeling better!!!

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FRANKLYN22 11/13/2010 11:50AM

    Glad to hear you are feeling better. Have a great weekend! emoticon

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LEARNING2LUVME 11/13/2010 9:25AM

    I love the silly band idea for keeping track of water. emoticon

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Snap out of it!

Friday, November 12, 2010

I spent all day on the couch. Today I didn't care what I ate - bagel crisps with almond butter and banana, mac and cheese (without measuring portion size), cereal... anything I wanted.

But about 20 minutes ago, I had a sudden urge to STOP. I poured myself a big glass of water and decided that I didn't want to eat that junk anymore tonight. Weird... like I all of a sudden felt better.

So tomorrow I am going to my mom's house for symphony... in the morning I'm doing some shopping with my bestie and we're going for lunch. I packed my clothes for the weekend - I plan on going for a run on Sunday morning since I haven't been to the gym since Wednesday morning. Stupid cold...

So off to check the weather and fold some laundry.

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JUDIL62 11/13/2010 12:27PM

    Glad you are feeling better. Enjoy your run!

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CASSIOEPIA 11/13/2010 12:31AM

    Sounds like someone's starting to feel better :)

Don't worry about what's already in the past. Enjoy the symphony (I originally read, "going to my mom's house for sympathy"). Have a great weekend.

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MKKAYA 11/13/2010 12:22AM

    Carrie, don't fret - tomorrow is a new day! blame it on the cold! have a good run and enjoy your weekend! We didn't get in - HTC - decline email received by Trish today! bummer for us - but we are planning on another relay somewhere else!

so are you coming to run htc on one of the other teams or were you just a ghost - I was just wondering

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GONE2014 11/12/2010 11:18PM

    Don't beat yourself up ... just move on!

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CONTENTCHRIS 11/12/2010 10:33PM

    For sur for sure ..its your life not a few hours of errors or mistakes. Just keep at it. Anyways I think you already got it down , your overall totally owns! emoticon

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SOUTHGOINGZAX 11/12/2010 10:18PM

    I think the problem is you work with, like, 100 little germ factories.

I do hope you feel better soon. If it's any consolation, my new skinny jeans are now too tight to be comfortable after all the drinking and eating on my vacation. Bleh.

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LEARNING2LUVME 11/12/2010 9:25PM

    I had one of those nights. I just got done eating a 5 layer beef and bean burrito from taco bell. It tasted awful. Don't know why I did it. But now I'm going to go drink a big bottle of water and watch a movie with my honey. Tomorrow morning I'm going to get up early and do my new walk at home dvd that I got today.

I hope you have a GREAT weekend!!!

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MEXGAL1 11/12/2010 7:44PM

    just get back with the can do this!

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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Sick. Sore throat. Not enough water. I ate too much today.
But I am going to drink some tea and take a hot bath. Took a sick day tomorrow.
My bed and I are going to get re- acquainted.

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JUDYFRANCE 11/12/2010 9:58AM

    Rest is the best medicine. The hot tea will help, too. I hope you feel better soon.

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GRANLUND 11/12/2010 8:57AM

    A day of rest will do you wonders! Feel better soon!

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FRANKLYN22 11/12/2010 8:37AM

    I hope you feel better soon! emoticon

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CFMOSS 11/12/2010 7:31AM

    understand - hope today is better:)

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MRSSIBRAT 11/12/2010 6:48AM

    feel better girlie!!

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PILLOWFOOL 11/12/2010 5:39AM

    {hugs!} feel better soon my dear! try to soak up as much relaxation as you can!

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MKKAYA 11/12/2010 1:34AM

    Rest my friend!! I hope you feel better!!

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MKKAYA 11/12/2010 1:34AM

    Rest my friend!! I hope you feel better!!

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ROGUE_1 11/12/2010 1:32AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
Hope you feel better soon.

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LEARNING2LUVME 11/11/2010 10:39PM

    Feel better soon!! (Getting re-acquainted with your bed is always a good thing!!)


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GONE2014 11/11/2010 10:14PM

    : (

Feel better soon!!

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GSDMIKE 11/11/2010 9:52PM

    Honey Ginger Tea. Can't get enough of that stuff when I've got a sore throat. Feel better.

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GRITTYKNITS 11/11/2010 9:36PM

    I hope you feel better soon!

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NAMSMOMMY 11/11/2010 9:25PM

    Feel better!

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JUSTBIRDY 11/11/2010 8:43PM

    Hope you get some nice rest and feel better soon! emoticon

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Quick! Three points!

Tuesday, November 09, 2010



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TMAC10 11/10/2010 5:56AM

    you rock! it really is that easy, right!? :)

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MIKEL1999 11/9/2010 8:11PM

    Yep, easy as 1,2,3!!

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SAMMYSWEETPEA 11/9/2010 8:02PM

    Wow, that's a more "on topic" blog than what I post when I want my 3 points. lol

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SCHECK5 11/9/2010 7:55PM

    awesome!! emoticon

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JUSTBIRDY 11/9/2010 7:50PM

    love it! emoticon

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What a tease...

Monday, November 08, 2010

I got out of my car to get the mail this afternoon and I saw the first hint of snow on my windshield! I love snow! I love snow days, I love two hour delays, I love bundling up with some hot chocolate, and I love taking walks in it.

Today was kind of a mini fresh start for me. I have been losing steam for my 10-10-10 challenge, so yesterday I spent a lot of time figuring out how I could get some excitement back. Part of today's plan was to get stuff done at night so I didn't eat. Well, that's done. I got my gym stuff ready for tomorrow, I cleaned the bathroom, I Swiffered the kitchen floor, and I planned my meals for tomorrow. And I even had dinner already! I decided to eat early tonight so that I could get to bed without feeling super full.

This morning I even managed to leap out of bed and get to the gym for a run. It felt great - I love this time of year when the clocks go back. It's actually light when I am looking out the gym window! Yahoo! It was either go this morning or drag myself out tonight. There is no way I was going to drag myself out tonight, so this morning it was. I'm sure glad I went... it's crappy weather and I would much rather be sitting in my sweats. I even hopped on the scale just to see what last week's carb-fest did to me, and I was pleasantly surprised to see that I hadn't gained anything. It may show up next week (ugh) but I think if I concentrate on my water and my nutrition this week that I should be ok.

I am ready for some couch time. And I don't feel bad - since I got a lot done right when I came home, I can take some time to relax. I will make my lunch tomorrow morning (I just pulled the marinara and it is thawing in the fridge), and the dishes are getting washed. The counter is clean...


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PINKCOCONUT 11/9/2010 7:40AM

    Way to get on it!

And I love snowy weather too!

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DGFOWLER 11/8/2010 6:33PM

    Sounds like you have a had a great day. I practically role out of bed onto my recumbant bike and I love it.. Get 1/2 of my exercising done before work and the other 1/2 when I get home. I had a knee replacement so for me getting back on my bike after I get home actually helps it b/c I sit all day at a desk..

Maybe tomorrow will be same for you.. We had a few snow flakes the other day too, but was 64 today.. go figure. Donna

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