Day Twenty-Three…

Weight loss and maintenance will be a forever endeavor for me. I will always have this tendency to gain weight. That’s such a bummer. That’s one way to look at this, and another would be that I have this terrific opportunity to transform myself. Both are true. My story, my way it’s all up to me.

I had a big breakfast today, it was 10sp. You may be thinking, “No thanks, that’s crazy.” I will tell you, it was extremely satisfying and I wasn’t hungry all day:

As I’ve said in the past our dog Sadie is Weight Watchers biggest fan. I had an egg and an egg white guess who got the other yoke:

Later around 3:00 pm I had a bowl of the Slow Cooker Clam Chowder I mad yesterday (2sp) and that was great too. I made a pork tenderloin for dinner with roasted garlic potatoes and a tossed salad. It was so delicious. I found a recipe on Delish 11 Crazy Good Ways To Make Pork Tenderloin Let me tell you finding ground Coriander is harder than you’d think.

I notice that lately, while I cook or prep food I leave old episodes of Star Trek playing on Netflix. I find this comforting. When I was a kid it seemed like my mom was always in the kitchen. She was an amazing cook and as she prepared these fantastic meals Star Trek reruns would air on our 15 inch white TV. The timing was perfect,  it went on right before dinner and sometimes it was on in the background while we ate.

For me, a well-prepared meal is definitely an extension of love and caring.  I am realizing this ritual, cooking and Star Trek is another way to get in touch with those feelings from childhood. I was lucky to have a wonderful mother and I miss her.  I guess cooking and listening to Star Trek is a way to get in touch with my past. I highly recommend thinking about what you do and why you do it, this kind of reflection is pretty powerful:

Thanks for reading, and supporting me as I work to get to goal. More tomorrow…

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