Hello Beautiful People!
It's been a beautiful week so far and I've been able to walk 4 miles at lunch each day. YAY!!! It's felt good. Real good. It still amazes me that I like it so much. Who am I and what did I do with the old me?
Last night the Eagles were home for Monday Night Football. I knew it was going to be a traffic nightmare to get home so I thought I would go walk at the mall for a little while. Just as I was leaving I changed my mind though. I was away all weekend and I'm away this weekend. I needed to come home and do some things. As soon as I got home I whipped out the weights and worked my arms and shoulders. Then I did some squats and abs.
So Friday is Tracey's last day at work before she starts maternity leave. Obviously we are going to go out to lunch to celebrate. Yesterday a few places were tossed around and we seemed to land on Chili's. I love Chili's I really do. But, I was not feeling it. I would still go to lunch with them, but really I was annoyed. This was not the ideal choice for me. Specifically, the chips! You get the bottomless pit of yummy chips. I would eat them. I've had them refill the basket and then take it home. I can't say no to Chips and quite frankly I feel like I've had a big problem saying No lately (fudge, cupcake, chocolate covered oreos...bah).
Trying to plan ahead, I got on the website to figure out what I would order. I still wasn't feeling it. So Tracey and I got to talking about other places to eat. Naturally as soon as we do that I see the "Guiltless Grill" section on the menu. Chili's has a grilled chicken sandwich on a whole wheat roll with a side of steamed broccoli. I could have gotten that, but I will know that for next time.
So every time I need to use the ladies room at work I have to pass by Robin's desk. Oh dear sweet Robin...or shall I say TEMPTRESS Robin? She has a jar of my favorite candy on her desk: Candy Cane Hershey Kisses....Oh I heart them! I want to grab that jar and run for the hills every time I pass her desk. I had one yesterday and none today. Of course I resisted because my secret plan was to stop and pick up a bag on my way home. I resisted though and didn't. I don't trust myself not to eat the whole bag.
I have good reason to think that...I don't don't have much fudge left :-( Argh...Remember: if you buy it YOU WILL EAT IT...I should know.
On that note I will tell you that I am getting very nervous. I did not do well on Halloween. Sure I was able to resist the candy leading up to the big day, but I did not behave myself that night. I had a great time on Saturday. I most likely would never have gone to a food show if my Aunt hadn't invited me. I was happy to buy gifts for others, but I bought a little too much for me. We are going to the Outerbanks in two weeks for Thanksgiving. I can have high hopes, but I know myself. I won't be able to resist the whole time. I will have two weeks before the Race and I think I can handle that...but then what happens between the Race and Christmas?
Thank goodness I have you now. I really hate when I tell you about bad food choices. And on that note, I'm going to get on the floor and do more abs :-)
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