- Thursday Mar 29, 2001
I'm leaving for Island 140...Goodbye, Island 141! Good morning, everyone! Rainy morning here in South Carolina, currently 45 degrees fahrenheit, with high expected around 60. Hope you are all doing well. As for me, I feel discouraged because I got on the scale and it still sits on 141 this morning. I even got on the treadmill yesterday, in spite of sunburn, and got sunburn heated up worse, trying to break the barrier from 141 to 140. So, I guess this is just a wait and see, eh? My goal is to be at 140 within 2 more days (before April 1st). Anyway, all of you have a great day today. You're all doing terrific! :) Update: Menu for today is: Breakfast: Large salad of lettuce, toasted walnuts, cheddar cheese, chicken breast, onions, orange slices. Lunch: Banana, chicken, salad. Supper: Large bowl of vegetable soup. Lots of water, no soft drinks! (Thanks, Kyrin!) Have a great day! :)
- Wednesday Mar 28, 2001
Sailboat is ready and waiting...so what am I waiting for?
Good morning, everyone! Sunny and cool (currently 39, with high forecasted at 60 degrees fahrenheit) here in South Carolina. Menu for yesterday was: Breakfast: banana, cornbread, bowl of green string beans with potatoes, 7-up. Lunch: bowl of green string beans with potatoes, 7-up. Supper: one and a half cups shelled pecans, 1 orange, water. No exercise because of sunburn and swollen legs, ankles, and feet. However, I will try to get on the treadmill today as you all have me motivated to exercise. Hope you all have a great day! :)
This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalms 118:24
- Tuesday Mar 27, 2001
Good morning, everyone. Yes, vacation was nice, but this sunburn is not nice. I don't know if the swollen ankles (and feet and legs) are due to sunburn or all the walking...but I couldn't do any exercise yesterday and had to keep my legs and feet elevated a lot during the day and the swelling is going down some now. The sinus infection is an allergy thing, I think. Anyway, yesterday's menu was: Breakfast: coffee, banana, 1/2 turkey pot pie. Lunch: 2 mackeral patties, grits, 7-up, banana. Snack: 1 cup shelled pecans, 1 orange. Supper: 2 mackeral patties, banana, 7-up. Total calories: Approximately 1800. I hope you all have a great day today. :)
- Monday Mar 26, 2001
Back from vacation....sunburned, swollen ankles, sinus infection.
- Thursday Mar 22, 2001
Still here on Island 141...boat not ready to sail quite yet...still working on the sail. I received a note in a bottle yesterday saying why don't I just swim the rest of the way to Island 140. It would be a 24 hour swim, non-stop. I thought about it, but decided I am going to go ahead and finish the sail on the boat and then leave by boat.
Good morning, everyone! Today Hubby and I leave for our long weekend at the beach! :) It is sunny and high forecasted at 68 degrees fahrenheit for today. I am still at 141, weightwise. We plan to do a LOT of walking, along the beach and on the fishing piers...and we might fish if the fish are biting. I will miss all of you and plan to see you back here Monday morning. Take care, all of you and have a great weekend!
- Wednesday Mar 21, 2001
Boat is repaired and now I am making a sail for it. Island 140 is the last island in this chain of islands and the largest and the most difficult to get to of all the islands. But a sail should help instead of only boat paddles. Sometimes, to get to where we are going takes a little extra effort. I have found some good, healthy foods on this island. Wild yams, also a type of stringbean that grows on a very long vine, lots of fresh berries and nuts. Also, I have roasted the fish I caught and cleaned and prepared to take them with me on the completion of this journey. Will be leaving soon! :)
Good morning, everyone! Rainy morning here in South Carolina, supposed to clear up later and be beautiful. I have already fed the birds and squirrels. I have been sitting here by the window, watching them eat their breakfasts. Tomorrow Hubby and I will be leaving for our long weekend at the beach. (Forecasted to have warm, sunny weather throughout weekend, beginning tomorrow.) So, if I don't get to post tomorrow before we leave, I will catch you all Monday. However, I will be thinking of all of you while I am away, as I always do. Menu for today is: Breakfast: 2 cheesetoasts, 1 banana, 1 decaf coffee. Lunch: Fruit plate, decaf coffee. Supper: Soup, crackers, decaf tea. Snack, if have one: orange. Treadmill workout and lots of water. Have a great day, all of you! :)
- Tuesday Mar 20, 2001
Work is coming along well on the boat. Soon I will be on my way again, destination is the big Island 140.
Good morning, everyone! Cold, windy, rainy day in South Carolina. Menu for today is Breakfast: Decaf coffee. Lunch: Chicken breast, slaw, roll, tea. Snack: banana. Supper: Soup, crackers, tea. Snack: orange. Total: 1200 calories. Treadmill workout again. Have a great day, all of you! :)
- Monday Mar 19, 2001
The fishing is great here on Island 141. But I must not allow myself to continue to be distracted...I've got to get back to work on the boat!
Good morning, everyone! Sunny and cool here in South Carolina. I only ate one time yesterday and that was at the buffet...I don't think I went over 1200 calories. Anyway, I've only got one more to go to be at goal. Hubby and I are planning on leaving Thursday afternoon for a long weekend at the beach. :) Supposed to be good weather this weekend at the beach, sunny and warm. Okay...menu for today: Breakfast: Banana and decaf coffee. Lunch: Turkey burger, baked fries, decaf tea. Snack: orange. Supper: Soup, crackers, decaf tea, decaf coffee. 1200 calories. Lots of walking. Have a great day, all of you!
- Sunday Mar 18, 2001
Still here on Island 141, working on my boat. Hopefully, I will soon be on my way again. Lots of good fishing here.
Good morning, everyone! Partly sunny, with high 57 degrees fahrenheit today in South Carolina. Taking Hubby out to eat at his favorite buffet restaurant after church services. So, only coffee this morning for breakfast. Lunch will probably be 1200 calories at the buffet. Maybe an orange and more coffee tonight. Lots of walking, but faster than this kitty. Have a great day, all of you! :)
- Saturday Mar 17, 2001
I am having to repair my boat today, so I stopped by an island this morning, Island 141. These islands are so small, they have numbers instead of names. I also needed a fresh supply of food. This is all the food I had left in my boat. So, I guess I will look around and see what food I can find on this island to stock up before I am on my way again after I fix my boat.
Good morning, everyone! It is a very foggy morning here in South Carolina.
Supposed to be sunny and warm, with high forecasted at 65 degrees fahrenheit today. I was in the grocery store yesterday and there was a buy one, get one free deal on ice cream...Hubby LOVES ice cream...so, I reached into the freezer and picked out 2 cartons, 1 strawberry for Hubby and the other neapolitan, in case I might decide to have a little. Neapolitan has chocolate in it and I love chocolate. That way Hubby still got his favorite, strawberry, in the second ice cream, neapolitan, which has vanilla, strawberry, and my favorite, chocolate, too. I put both cartons in my buggy, with people standing in a line behind me, ready to get their ice cream deals. Then it occurred to me...."What am I doing??? I KNOW I'll eat at least one carton of this ice cream if I get this! Which will probably mean a gain!!!" I got the 2 cartons of ice cream out of the grocery buggy and put them back, with people still standing in line behind me. So, then I headed for the fresh produce and fruit department and got fresh fruit instead of the ice cream. Menu for today is: Breakfast: toasted pimento cheese sandwich, banana, decaf coffee. Lunch: Hotdog, baked french fries, decaf tea. Snack: apple or orange. Supper: Soup, crackers, decaf tea. Total: 1200 calories. Workout and Water. Have a great Saturday, all of you! :)