01-12-2011, 06:01 PM
i think if you really did cut the grains, you would see you waist get smaller. fo' so'
01-12-2011, 10:12 PM
Originally Posted by Suse
[/QUOTE] Vegas will be fun, I cant wait! I really want to do the twilight helicopter trip out to the grand canyon, regardless of the cost. and I want to visit every casino on the strip. And I want to play craps. We're going to stay at the bellagio so that will be nice![/QUOTE]
The helicopter trip would be amazing. We walked through most of the casinos. Pretty impressive. The Bellagio we wandered though, it's very posh and decadent. When are you going?
[/QUOTE]I have been doing pretty well with my drinking water with wine resolution. I probably need to drink more water than wine though eh?[/QUOTE]
Good on you. I agree more water, increase the water to wine ratio <though I'm no shining example of teetotaling over here>
Definitely pack you own food for work. Makes a huge difference. I can't justify spending money for food at work if I've brought my own.
Originally Posted by Suse
Words of wisdom here...consider giving it a try??
Originally Posted by zoebird
01-13-2011, 12:28 PM
well had an awesome night of sleep last night. If I woke up at all, it must have been brief. I usually wake to go to the toilet or have a drink but last night I was just out like a light. Not too much wine, and I went for a walk after dinner, so maybe that all helped.
Yes, I am sure if I was really good on the primal front I would see a diff in my waistline. It's just slackness on my part. I am going to make an appointment to see the specialist about my shoulder soon... I keep putting it off as I am feeling the pinch (financially) at the moment and ACC have refused to fund any more treatments. But I cant let the shoulder thing continue much longer as the range of movement is getting less and less each day. Just having a general cat stretch when I wake up in the morning is causing me pain and I'm sick of it frankly.
Good dinner last night, stir fry, lots of vege. Watched the first part of the final of Masterchef UK. love that program. They were cooking in India, at one stage for the Maharajah! What an awesome opportunity for them. I love watching cooking shows! The 2nd part tonight where they pick the winner so I'm taping it as the fireman and I are having date night... (dinner and a movie! - possibly the Tourist - even though I've heard its not that good but I'll let him get his jollies watching angelina! )
01-13-2011, 12:45 PM
well, at least in that one you can also watch johnny depp, so it's not terrible all around.
i think it's just a post-vacation sort-of binge. lots of breads and such in there that you might not normally have, you know? more wine and such than normal too? it's tough to settle in after vacation, i must admit. our trouble was our routine. but now we are back on line. the baby is waking and going to bed at roughly the same time (wakes at 6:15 no matter what, but goes to bed between 7:30 and 8:30). it's been great for us to get his routine back in order. the first week, we just tossed it in. we just took an extra week to get work rolling. and then, got back to working on it this past weekend, and now we are doing well.
just had to buckle ourselves down a bit. and besides, it's really better for him and makes him much happier, which in turn makes us much happier. so, it's a good rotation.
i hope that your shoulder is sorted soon!
01-13-2011, 12:49 PM
you are right about post vacation binge I think... also I've still been on holiday up until yesterday so everything has been cruisy... way too much alcohol thats for sure! Something about the summer though that makes you want beer or vodka/tonic etc. I need to get back into a good routine as well.
01-13-2011, 07:49 PM
Have fun on your date night. Me and the IT man have ours tomorrow. Dinner and a movie too, we're going to a little Indie theatre to watch something arty. I think maybe I'd prefer to ogle Johnny Depp too though
I hope you get your shoulder sorted, if your ROM is already suffering, you really don't want it to heal and freeze like that. I hear you about the money, but you've got to live with that shoulder for the rest of your life, you need to look after yourself.
I'm with you on the cooking shows too, it's the main reason I refuse to get cable, I'd spend my life parked in front of the Cooking Channel
01-13-2011, 11:34 PM
First part - that's great news. Isn't it awesome to get a decent sleep after so many wretched nights. pleased for you
Originally Posted by Suse
Second part - oh don't! and she isn't even that appealing because her every move is so self conscious, in a bad 'look at me' way. King's Speech is awesome. Or Morning Glory - he can drool over Rachel McAdams instead (and you have Harrison Ford)...even Social Network is interesting.
Don't do it Suse! I say this when I am perfectly content to watch action just because its action schlock. I HATED this movie.
PS - Johnny Depp isn't that cute in it. seriously!
Last edited by Mog; 01-13-2011 at 11:35 PM.
01-14-2011, 11:17 AM
well mog it is up to the fireman not me! I dont like johnny depp actually so it would be no skin off my back not to go. We have postponed date night to tonight as we got invited round to friends for a bbq last night. quite a bit of wine consumed, but with the obligatory water (at least I'm being good about that resolution) Consequently not the best night of sleep, but not the worst either. The good thing about date night tonight is that I wont consume too much booze.
I have had a brilliant two days at work, I've achieved SO MUCH!!! It is lovely when there is no one in the office,(the firm isnt officially back until monday), perhaps I could just work weekends and take the week days off. anyway it will be nice to go to work on monday and know that I have a good handle on things at the start of the year... otherwise i just feel like I am behind the 8 ball all year. I left work early yesterday at 3 and came home and put my bikini on and sat outside and sorted through my own filing...I have a big bag of stuff to shred, that was quite a good feeling too. anyway I had a good hour and a half out in the sun which was just lovely. Going to be a nice day today so planning on more bikini time. might go and do a bit of clothes shopping later if I can be bothered seeing as the fireman is at work and I have a day to myself (I cant go shopping with him, he drives me crazy). and I am going to take the furkids for a huge walk once I am out of bed and breakfasted. they are currently sitting at the back door crying to be let in... dumb dogs, they cry to go out, they cry to come in...make up your mind already!!!
01-15-2011, 10:06 AM
I had a really nice day yesterday. Pottering about but not doing too much. I spent the morning making a leek and ricotta torte, quite nice, but definitely needs a chutney or salsa with it. I took some lunch up to the fireman at the station and sat there and read the paper and chatted with the guys. Came home and spent rest of the afternoon in my bikini, in and out of the sun. It was so hot but I love it! drank heaps of water. sorted out my recipe collection (I continually rip out recipes out of magazines before I throw them out and i had a HUGE pile, so I sorted through the ones I wanted to keep and put them in a folder all nice and neat). did some housework, walked the dogs. all fairly boring stuff isnt it, but surprising what makes us happy. The fireman came home and decided we were going out for dinner at a very nice restaurant that we have been given a gift voucher for. So I got all dressed up and had a lovely evening. I ate all the wrong things but well, whats a girl to do when in an italian restaurant. They could do gluten free pasta but I particularly wanted the goats cheese and pesto ravioli to start, and that wasnt gluten free. and I had sage and parmesan crusted rack of lamb for a main course, absolutely divine! and then shared a tiramisu for dessert! Bad but trust me... all good Kept the booze to a pre-dinner cocktail and 2 glasses of reisling.
hoping for some more excellent weather today as back to work for a full week tomorrow.
01-15-2011, 08:57 PM
Sounds like a lovely day Suse! Dinner sounds scrumptuous....