- I was supposed to get my car running over the weekend. My car’s not running. It’s a point of mild frustration, but mostly just exhaustion. We slaved basically all weekend, and it probably would’ve felt worth it if I’d gotten to hear my car fire….but I didn’t.
The first time I put myself on a diet was in seventh grade. By my calculation, that means I was 12 years old. No one PUT me on a diet, and I wasn’t truly “fat” in retrospect. I remember feeling that way, though. I imagine it probably stemmed more from being 12 years old, nearly six feet tall, and wildly uncomfortable in my own skin.
Sunday’s probably my favorite day of the week. It usually starts in slow-mo with LOTS of coffee. After that, it’s all kinds of productivity: laundry, general tidying up, grocery shopping if I haven’t fit that in already, and the usual prep for the week ahead before I hit the hay early. I know, it’s tough to be as cool as me.
So that’s basically what I did today, but one of the biggest things I do to prepare for a successful week is get my work bag in order.
It’s a little crazy on Monday mornings, because I take all of my breakfasts, lunches, and snacks for the week into work in giant Thirty One bag full of healthy choices for all the time I spend at work. I’m lucky to be able to have a good size mini-fridge stashed under my desk, so I only have to take everything in once, and more importantly I’m able to keep options I really like.
Doing this has helped me to lose 13.6 pounds in the last 3 weeks (as of yesterday morning), so I thought I’d share what’s in the bag…
Thanks for stopping by! Like the stolen Pinterest quote alludes to, I have a real tendency to work on overprocessing an idea for a long time before finally saying…..well….what that image says. That’s exactly the process that got me to this blog.
One of my New Year’s Resolutions this year was to start a blog. Another was more action, less time processing plans to do things…like starting a blog.
Besides the fact that over processing is a character flaw I’m working on, my interests and life are so incongruent most of the time that I didn’t know where to begin. Eventually, I just had to say, “fuck it,” and make a move. Here we are. It’s a blog about weight loss, cars, cooking, my current house hunt (and the likely house projects to follow)….it’s literally whatever I want. Because I own the domain, and I pay the host, and I can. Hopefully someone finds it interesting enough to follow along.