I came into work and was greeted with a nice surprise this Monday morning – Yoga. As part of a health initiative my school is offering a yoga class before school. Luckily I could do it. It was a lot of fun, and was a really nice way to begin my day. I have to figure out how to do yoga more.
Short post tonight, because I’m off to bed so I can get up and go to spin class tomorrow morning. Wish me luck.
Exhausted. Christmas is here and thankfully it all looks beautiful. I ate three Christmas cookies, and I did think about each one. I tracked them and needless to say this was not a “blue dot day” and now I feel a little remorse. Learning how to manage cravings and bad choices is all part of the journey.
Sometimes (most of the time) I wish I didn’t have to think so much about this. To someone reading this blog they may say, “So what? She ate three cookies, big deal.” It’s not about the three cookies it’s the desire to eat them won over my better judgment. Anyway, it’s ok it’s only Sunday I can get myself together for the rest of the week.
Thank you for reading, and sending your support. Know that I send it all back to you as you travel your path to better health too. More tomorrow.
I didn’t make my goal of rolling over four points. I had pizza for dinner and went over. Then I had a low-fat ice-cream cone and went over even more.
I know I am the kind of person who will always have to be vigilant about watching my weight. I was really disappointed about tracking the pizza, and then the cone tonight. It was upsetting to see the number go up on my app and that’s the truth. I believe tracking is a very important habit to cultivate. s what helps me to make my next move. Tomorrow will be a better day.
There is no better feeling than being in snuggled in bed on a dark snowy morning. The light filtering through the window is grey and muted. On any other day, a ringing phone would be jarring, but today it is as comforting as a childhood memory, “Good Morning, This is Dr. Gianni, due to the inclement weather school will be closed today, March 13th…” Clicking off the phone, it quickly shouts out another cheerful ring, click: “Good morning, This is Robert Banza,” the Northport choir singing softly behind him, “Due to the storm our roads will not be safe for travel for our students, faculty, and staff. Our schools will be closed…” Getting a day like today is like receiving a gift to do whatever I want – or even to do nothing and just be. I know that everyone is safe and sound that is a remarkable feeling of contentment.
Nature is awesome. I can’t get over how vulnerable the gazebo looks.
8sp totally worth every delicious bite!
Quiet lovely calm despite the dangerous driving conditions.
I feel like I’m making the most of the day. Our daughter did have to go to work but Stop & Shop is just down the road from where we live. So my husband cleared the snow and we dropped her off and took a ride into town. This made me think of my father-in-law who loved to venture out on snowy stormy days. He loved the adventure of it, and it was comforting to think of him too. We came home, and I made three batches of pancakes: M&M pancakes for my son, regular for my husband, and blueberry for me. Yes, on Weight Watchers I can enjoy pancakes too. That’s why this program is the best one for making a lifestyle change. It would be a dark, stoic, unhappy life if I couldn’t relish a dish of blueberry pancakes on a snow day!
I hope that wherever you are in the world you are well on the journey. I wish you calm, contentment, and joy. Yes, we all want to reach our weight loss or fitness goals, but the thing is, if you are on the journey to improve your life, you don’t have to wait to start enjoying today. Make it a great one.