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bearcountrygg - Thursday Jun 18, 2020
(WW points)
Weight: 135.0

Nice bright day out..........supposed to get warm but not in here...D has the AC on....he sweats...I freeze...so Iw ear winter clothes year around in the house and it works for both of us.......I just have to switch to summer ones when I go outside.

Well...you can tell it's summer in the forrest....4 HUGE full logging trucks have been by today already and it's only 10:00....they shake the house...things actually rattle in the cupboards......this might be what it's like in a smaller earthquake......felt one once that shook for a couple of seconds..........these trucks are doing a great job of recreating that!!!  Plus...the forrest is disappearing....bit by bit.....Hopefully Michigan spends that money wisely...LOL...not a chance!   This displaces the animals...we will see more bear and deer now......and UGH...D found a nest of TICK eggs this morning in the yard......yuck.

He took my car for an oil change...so the house is quiet for the moment.....ahhhhh.............

Breakfast was coffee and a pork and potato hash....not counting today

Lunch was a sloppy joe, mixed greens salad and mixed hot vegetables

Evening = cookies....but now they are gone!! Well...and the last few chips.....made that stuff disappear......now it's gone...better do some counting tomorrow........I think I need to challenge myself a bit more.

 

Progress as of today: 120.8 lbs lost so far, only 5 lbs to go!

grannyannie on 06/18/2020:
Never need AC here. I have a fan but that's for when I'm working out. My husband is a tick magnet. Always has to check after he's gardening.

bearcountrygg on 06/18/2020:
I got a tick bite a year or 2 ago.....in June.....and it was miserable...in fact it still itches sometimes....swelled and just caused a lot of itching...luckily no lyme disease though....do you have that there?


Donkey on 06/18/2020:
I would think that a nest of tick eggs would be very, very small. So the fact that D located one -- that is very, very SCARY! I'm gonna go Google images for tick egg nest now...

Love sloppy joe - I'm going to propose that to my husband for dinner soon.

bearcountrygg on 06/19/2020:
They look like caviar...in this case he said they were a line of them....so he destroyed them all sometimes they look like a pile of eggs.


Donkey on 06/18/2020:
Ok - do NOT look up tick egg nest. That is disgusting and icky-ewwy!

bearcountrygg on 06/19/2020:
They are disgusting.


Horn_of_plenty on 06/18/2020:
Yuck ticks! I know two people personally who suffered MAJOR sickness bc of Lyme Disease from ticks !

Yummmm potato hash !

bearcountrygg on 06/19/2020:
Me too...it's a miserable illness to have...changed some old friends totally...and they haven't been healthy since. I love hash....from a can...or homemade.....super fast meal out of leftovers.


happy-1 on 06/18/2020:
Sounds like you need quail to clear the ticks out. 1-2 birds per acre.

bearcountrygg on 06/19/2020:
Funny you should mention quail...when the boys were little...the guy at the kids shoe store gave them 2 quail...LOL...in a shoebox....we took them home and they laid eggs which we ate...D made a cage for them...but they are no more...so I guess we would need 4 to 8 quail then.....there are wild ones around but don't see them in our yard......ticks are an annoyance....and the amazing thing was when i had one on my shoulder...I never felt a thing...they must inject some pain killer when they bite...I had no clue until D saw it....sent him off to Lansing....they didn't think he had lyme. The dogs outside get them sometimes.


grannyannie on 06/19/2020:
We do have a lot of ticks here but Lyme disease is low here.

bearcountrygg on 06/19/2020:
Here too...mine was a deer tick which usually doesn't carry lyme.



bearcountrygg - Wednesday Jun 17, 2020
(WW points)
Weight: 135.0

Woke up feeling great.....i have to say that after the MCT bellyache was over...I felt great......will continue with that but on a much smaller dose.  Will also take it after eating today to see if that helps.

Breakfast = coffee and yogurt

Took the MCT oil after breakfast and felt fine.......dropped it down from the recommended 1 Tablespoon to 1 teaspoon...and tolerated it well............no shomachache today...and loads of energy and feeling really good.

Snacks mid morning....most likely out of boredom.....

 

 

 

Progress as of today: 120.8 lbs lost so far, only 5 lbs to go!

Horn_of_plenty on 06/17/2020:
Yes sometimes oil can go right thru you! But sounds healthy :)

bearcountrygg on 06/17/2020:
After yesterdays 2 hours of bellyache....i did spend some time in the bathroom......but felt great after.


legcramps on 06/17/2020:
What is the MCT oil supposed to help with?

bearcountrygg on 06/17/2020:
Helps weight loss, appetite reduction, improves performance and endurance, increases energy, increases calorie burn especially in fat, natural antiviral and antibiotic, reduces cardio disease in some,helps gut health, helps with blood sugar regulation, Helps brain health and concentration and can extend life.

bearcountrygg on 06/17/2020:
Once I got over the stomach ache...I was loaded with energy....i was steadier on my feet ( lately I've been wobbly again...can be from age or low blood sugar for me).......Just don't start with the full Tablespoon on first day........1 teaspoon was fine today although i did get snacky...something that I did NOT do yesterday.


grannyannie on 06/18/2020:
Glad you're feeling better!

bearcountrygg on 06/18/2020:
ME TOO..thank you!


KathyBlue on 06/18/2020:
MCT ? I haven't heard about it, what does "MCT" stand for ?

bearcountrygg on 06/18/2020:
Medium Chain Triglycerides...made from coconuts. Donkey is familiar with it I believe.


Donkey on 06/18/2020:
The MCT is supposed to keep you satiated longer so that you don't eat. Plus something about the body using fat as its fuel source is supposed to help.

I found similar results using coconut oil in my coffee.

bearcountrygg on 06/18/2020:
The day with the Tablespoon...it did keep me full until late evening.....on the day I took just 1 teaspoon...it didn't have that effect....but I did have the energy and better balance both days.....but the small dose was more agreeable.



bearcountrygg - Tuesday Jun 16, 2020
(WW points)
Weight: 0.0

Cool and nice here this morning.....slept really well......I folded a quilt and put it on the corner at the foot of the bed and the cat loves it...sleeps all night and stays away from my face.... ( I'm allergic to cats....LOL)....yet I'm really congested...which is kind of typical...but yesterday...it really hit me......eating, walking, doing anything just wore me out.....nothing really new for me....but a touch worse than usual......so today....taking the mucus relief pills...and making sure that i don't sit around like yesterday...that seems to just make breathing worse....I also ate a bunch of junk yesterday and felt crummy after eating....today....back to counting cals.....moving around and clearing out my lungs.  Adding tylenol and all of the vitamin/supplement things.....I need to follow through with healthier eating, moving around, and taking the vitamins.......long enough for it to become a habit...without thinking...doing it automatically .......why is it...the crummy things become habits so easily...yet the good habits fall by the way side?  ....maybe the good habits aren't fun enough? 

I still have the WW counter....so out of curiosity...I checked decaf and MCT oil on it and was shocked...I was thinking of using the MCT oil as a supplement and not counting it....but...chcked it...IT'S 7 POINTS ON WW and 130 calories......this is nothing to just take as a supplement...it's a food and a high cal/point food at that.....this probably will not be a daily thing.

TODAY...DAY ONE OF CREATING A POSITIVE GROUP OF HEALTHFUL HABITS

Breakfast = coffee = 2 cals, 1 cup decaf = 5 cals, 1 T MCT OIL=130 cals, 2 oranges = 124

Only got about half of that MCT oil and decaf down so far and that stuff made me nauseated......stayed down though....and feel okay at the moment...still need to drink the other half and will bite the bullet and do that...slowly...........not so sure about this stuff....but committed to at least using the bottle up eventually.

Eventually drank the other half of decaf and MCT oil and got another stomachache.....

Lunch was pork loin with BBQ sauce = 214, 2 english muffins toasted with butter = 360 and 4 small red/yellow peppers = 10

Dinner...HOPS oats sounded so good I had oatmeal with blueberries and flax = 240

Pomegranate tea = 0

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calories for the day = 1,085

I will say that I have a HATE/LOVE relationship with the MCT oil........it gives me a stomachache for about an hour and a half...then I feel WONDERFUL....I think I will stop the 1T...and move down to less than a teaspoon...and see how that goes.  I looked it up...probably something I should have done before taking it...and the stomachach is common...........BUT...part of me wonders how healthy that is...........the after bellyache though is magic........

 

Grannyannie on 06/16/2020:
Yea, indulging is more fun than behaving. But the result isn't fun.

bearcountrygg on 06/16/2020:
I never seem to think about that while eating....LOL


happy-1 on 06/16/2020:
"why is it...the crummy things become habits so easily...yet the good habits fall by the way side?" I am right there with you on this.

bearcountrygg on 06/16/2020:
More fun.....not fun.........UGH


Horn_of_plenty on 06/16/2020:
i hope you continue to feel better. i got allergies in the Spring and they are over...was an easy Spring with allergies since i was hope and sleeping more so allergies became much more bearable than in the past!

bearcountrygg on 06/16/2020:
I wish my did that...mine just seem to go on all year at some level......


Donkey on 06/16/2020:
I definitely agree with reducing the amount of MTC for now. Try a teaspoon, and see how that feels. It's supposed to be very good for you... and you might add well use up what you have.

I hope you keep it up and let us know if you find a happy dose.

bearcountrygg on 06/17/2020:
I wish I had read about the bellyache first...but I will say...I do feel really good...I will have a much smaller dose today because it is well worth taking...i do feel great.



bearcountrygg - Monday Jun 15, 2020
(WW points)
Weight: 0.0

Thought I was going to start counting today....but the scale told me otherwise....so I will just keep with watchful waiting.  I'm not going to count just to count anymore...that makes me think about food too much.  I am thinking that all of the fresh produce that I picked up lately is a lot of help. 

Chilly 45 here right now....but nice and sunny.....

No specific plans today.

Ended up having the house to myself for 4 hours this morning and I loved it...I see D just pulled in so I guess I had better get cooking..............watched lots of youtube self help type things....( my passion).....used to read the books...now...i just watch the videos...so much faster...and you get the tone of the speaker so much better...or at least I do. 

No plans for the afternoon....just going where it decides to take me......and getting some laundry done at the same time...........

 

Donkey on 06/15/2020:
I feel the same way about calorie counting, for myself, and as long as the scale is favorable, I agree for no need at this time.

I hope you gave an enjoyable day!

bearcountrygg on 06/15/2020:
Thank you


grannyannie on 06/15/2020:
What's the high temp expected today where you are? I think you are much farther north than my family.

bearcountrygg on 06/15/2020:
Todays high is 74..........still in the 40's right now though.......we are in Mio, East of Grayling.......and since we are in an area that is mainly federal and state forests.....the trees keep it cooler..and then some lake effect too......we don't have a lawn...the forest comes right up to about 6 feet from the house...so we keep pretty cool here.......it's always funny here in the summer...we have the Ausable river running through town so we get a lot of vacationers here....this time of year you see them all over town....wearing shorts, flip flops and warm coats....they are so surprised that we stay quite cool...and they never expect the river they are rafting down is just plain cold...LOL


grannyannie on 06/15/2020:
I had stopped counting calories and have gone back to it beginning today as I'm just too undisciplined to go by my own judgement.

bearcountrygg on 06/15/2020:
I do that too...off and on...and will probably forever...I'm a carb lover too........although I have always been able to lose well with eating carbs....it's always been more about the calories for me....but.....Ido think the older I get...the more the carbs slow me down....but....I can eat them and maintain.....They do get out of hand around here to sometimes.


Horn_of_plenty on 06/15/2020:
oh yes, even though i am a counter, it can get old fast!

bearcountrygg on 06/15/2020:
Yup....counting for me can be a problem....it works for awhile and then it becomes something I think too much about......and i just wing it for awhile...until I'm ready to get back to that again.


happy-1 on 06/16/2020:
Ooooooh we get weather in the 70s starting wednesday. I went outside to spray aphids and thought I was going to just fall over from the heat... Cool weather and sunshine sounds amazing.

bearcountrygg on 06/16/2020:
We really have few super hot days here...not like when we were downstate.



bearcountrygg - Sunday Jun 14, 2020
(WW points)
Weight: 0.0

Unusual June here...mid month and 40 degrees.......we don't plant gardens anymore but so many here have lost theirs to June frosts that I'm glad now that we didn't.  Saw the most gigantic black bird (raven?) in a tree in the front yard this morning....must have weighed about 15 pounds at least....I've never seen anything like that here before. 

While out getting errands done the other day....I did pick up some fresh produce and boy did we miss not having that..........it seems like that is all we have been craving.  About half of the people were wearing masks...and I see that apparently they are not required in our store now...but they did have a sign that said they were allowing only so many in the store at one time now...yet no one was there counting...so........I still wear a mask and use sanitizer when I get back to the car.

For some reason my car alarm is going off when either one of us even opens the door even when we are holding the remote..........so much for my perfect car.........what a bunch of noise...thankfully it's in the garage.......I went out yesterday and pushed enough buttons on the remote that for now...it is at least letting us open the door..........okay....now I'm ready for a new one........!!!!! 

Still don't know what happened around the corner on Friday...whatever it was...it's over.

Scales up slightly this morning.......so watching it today...and possibly back to counting cals tomorrow....don't want anything to get out of hand.

Otherwise...quiet day here today...............

 

 

Donkey on 06/14/2020:
It's my opinion - and my habit - that we should ALL be using hand sanitizer when we get back into the car after shopping. I kind of think, Hello? who HASN'T been doing that already? GROSS. And it's so disappointing to see people shopping without masks on. I guess I'm being judgmental but for the most part, I see it as someone who does not care about others but only their own comfort.

This year's spring has been very erratic, going from chilly to blazin' hot. For example, yesterday's low was 51F. By Wednesday, I'll have the AC on for highs of almost 90. For now, I'm enjoying the fresh air :-)

bearcountrygg on 06/14/2020:
It sure isn't getting very hot here...staying chilly and summer will be gone and we won't even know it.....


Horn_of_plenty on 06/14/2020:
You are smart to wear that mask in the stores and use hand sanitizer. I am doing mostly the same as you (not always using hand sanitizer, but at least always with a mask indoors in public)

LOL, somebody made a joke today that new cars have too many sensors!

bearcountrygg on 06/14/2020:
Computers in cars are changing everything.....I think my remote key may have been the culprit...at least now it lets me open the door...LOL...although I haven't tried to start it since....will see the next trip...LOL


happy-1 on 06/14/2020:
Sounds like the pcb boards on your fuse box are fried. You can just get a new fuse box and put all your old fuses in it. The key remotes should work again.

bearcountrygg on 06/14/2020:
After pushing the button on my remote several times it seemed to straighten out...will have to see if that fixes it.


happy-1 on 06/14/2020:
Can happen if your car gets super hot like in a hot garage.

bearcountrygg on 06/14/2020:
interesting......we trade this one in next month...I'm hoping it doesn't happen again.


grannyannie on 06/15/2020:
We are not required to wear masks in the store - wish we were. I always wear one but usually only a handful of us wear one in my supermarket. I use hand gel after I load the car, then take off my mask and put it in a plastic bag. Then use hand gel again.

bearcountrygg on 06/15/2020:
Me too......the mask doesn't bother me at all....talked to daughter in law yesterday and she said she can't breathe in her mask...so she isn't wearing it.....I worry about her...she has a form of muscular Dystrophy and lung fibrosis....


grannyannie on 06/15/2020:
You are 40 degress in Michigan? SE Michigan hits the 90's during the day now. But 55 at night.

bearcountrygg on 06/15/2020:
We are at 45 right now at almost 8:00 A.M........and it's been staying chilly......but then again I'm in the upper east side of the lower penninsula....Tent worms are all over here right now...and we have 2 trees that are so confused they are turning orange....LOL



bearcountrygg - Friday Jun 12, 2020
(WW points)
Weight: 0.0

Feeling like winter here today....In the 40's. 

Slept like a log last night and woke up about an hour and a half later than I usually get up.......For me.....no daytime napping, Having an evening meal or snack, stay up until I'm sleepy before going to bed,  and then reading or doing a crossword puzzle in bed until I literally fall asleep while holding the book ( note to self...only read paperbacks in bed, also...climbing into a neatly made bed just helps me sleep better and washing bedding weekly helps keep my allergies in check at night...also...while I can't sleep if I'm cold....I don't sleep well if I'm too hot...so a fan helps too..........

Errands are piling up here...and now we have a hornets nest on the house that needs to be sprayed.......so thinking about possibly heading out to get a few things done........If I can.............D wants to go for a ride...so will see about that.

Scales are good this morning so not counting cals today.........just maintaining is where I will be until I need to make any corrections.........an old friend said something 40 years ago that made all kinds of sense....she said get on the scale daily...if you are under your target weight on on it...eat what you want that day...if you are over...then diet for that day.......weight will never get out of hand and you will never diet for more than one day.....it worked for her...and If I had paid attention to that advise...I never would have gained all of that weight to begin with.  NOW....I can take her advice.....apparentlly i'm a slow learner.......but happy to be able to do that now.

Breakfast so far = coffee, breakfast sandwich

Spent all morning running errands......and got home right at lunch time

Since it was a on weight day...i enjoyed pizza and dessert

Over the last hour there has been a lot of police cars sirens and lights flashing flying by......we went for that ride D wanted to go for so that was as good of a reason as any....police all over here...just around the corner........wondering what is going on back there now.

Dinner cold pizza

 

Horn_of_plenty on 06/12/2020:
yes, leasing the cars is so simple especially when they are NEW!

keep up the good work with the scales / eating!

interesting advice from the friend about the scale, indeed. it's smart, yeah.

bearcountrygg on 06/12/2020:
I wish i had taken her advise when I first heard it...LOL


Donkey on 06/13/2020:
Ooo, it felt like autumn weather here this morning (in the upper 40's!). I had to keep the windows shut when I woke up, rather than opening the house up. It is a little warmer now, but breezy. Very sunny, too!

Did you find out what the sirens were all about? Everyone OK?

bearcountrygg on 06/13/2020:
Still chilly here today...haven't found out what happened at the neighbors yet...a divorced guy in his 50's lives there way back in the trees on 20 aces. Nothing on the news today.....but it involved at least 4 police cars.....


Maria7 on 06/13/2020:
I remember you got bitten by a tick a long time ago...can you give me some information about what you went through concerning it? I know someone who just got one off of them. Thanks and hope you are having a good day.



bearcountrygg - Thursday Jun 11, 2020
(WW points)
Weight: 0.0

Spent a couple of days just getting a lot of things done...tying up loose ends and no counting calories......sometimes counting has a counter productive effect on me...so the best thing to do is to stop counting...get it all out of my system and start again later.........

Realizing that next month it will be time to turn my leased car in again...hard to believe that 3 years have passed...great car...in fact all of the equinox's have been great...and hoping that when next month comes along I can get another one that I love as much...............time to start the online search for that............but...as usual...we will head for our favorite dealer and pick one off the lot and leave in the next one.  My current car has less than 8,000 miles on it ....not a scratch, or dent or any damage what so ever...someone will get a great low mileage car with this one. 

Stormed all day yesterday so it was a great day for getting things done.....just a little more this morning and I'm finished.  During days like that ( tornado watch and downpour)...i like to get dishes and laundry done in case the power goes out...I don't like to use too much electricity when the generac is on......and electricity is out.

Breakfasts have been getting later and later....which seems to end in eating later at night......I do sleep better then though.

Breakfast = coffee, bagel ( last one) and spray butter

Lunch steak, green beans, brown rice and scones

Dinner/evening

Donkey on 06/11/2020:
My husband read somewhere that to help with GI issues, one should eat fiber in the evening. So he has a bowl of Fiber One cereal at night. Then he'll have a late breakfast, or Judy lunch depending on how he feels.

Then again, he's on a 2nd shift sleeping schedule for the most part.

The car my daughter bought is a similar situation to yours. Low mileage, owned by lady who used it limitedly. Lucky!

bearcountrygg on 06/11/2020:
We heard our last trade in sold immediately...same deal with that one. The funny thing is I have reflux if I don't eat something in the evening...but it isn't supposed to be a good thing.


innerpeace on 06/11/2020:
We rented an Equinox for vacation and I didn't care for it. It drove nice, I just didn't like the driver's seat sat or something, maybe I was too fat for it.

We have been eating lunch later and then we aren't hungry for dinner, then we snack closer to bed time, we need to change this fast.

bearcountrygg on 06/11/2020:
D won't eat in the evening....but i really do sleep better...but it isn't supposed to be a good thing though. The equinox's work well for me...not too big or too small.....I did get locked in the back seat one day though...LOL...apparently the security lock was on back there and we didn't know it....


grannyannie on 06/11/2020:
I quit counting too for a while.

bearcountrygg on 06/11/2020:
Sometimes counting just makes me think about food too much...it can really work against me sometimes.


Horn_of_plenty on 06/11/2020:
maybe you can buy your current vehicle? someone is going to be soooo lucky with your current vehicle! that's practically no miles at all!

bearcountrygg on 06/11/2020:
They charge too much to buy them after a lease is up...it's cheaper for us to just lease....runs about $10 a day with leasing. One son keeps trying to get us to buy them but D doesn't like to fix them...and the new ones we lease always seem to be great for the 2 1/2 or 3 years of our leases........this one is midnight blue...after having 3 silver ones...I wanted something different....this time...with the world the way it is...i will take any color...even silver...LOL



bearcountrygg - Monday Jun 08, 2020
(WW points)
Weight: 0.0

Stayed up late last night to watch the recorded my 90 day fiance tell all.........One of my favorite programs.  Once in a while they work out but boy....some people are sure trusting.

Slept well and got up late this morning.

Continuing cleaning out a closet today and hopefully finish it.....sure made a mess doing that yesterday.

Breakfast = coffee, kashi bar, quaker breakfast flats = 362 cals

Lunch = steak and cheese on a bagel, tiny amts of lasagna and barley lentils, and whole bag of lentil snaps...OMG...1,112 cals

Dinner = crystal light and yogurt = 150

And then.........had a bagel, butter, almond butter, cream cheese, 3 sesame candies, and an RX bar.....................UGH

 

Donkey on 06/08/2020:
My daughter likes that show! I can understand why you stayed up late.

You definitely have more ambition than I. And it sounds like you'll put it to good use!

bearcountrygg on 06/08/2020:
For some reason I have been feeling really good...maybe all of the vitamins? I just love a good project. LOL


legcramps on 06/08/2020:
I watched a few episodes of that show...very dramatic lol, but I guess that's why it's on TV!

bearcountrygg on 06/08/2020:
It is....but some of these people doesn't even speak the same language...LOL

bearcountrygg on 06/08/2020:
should say "don't"


grannyannie on 06/08/2020:
Feels great to clean out a closet.

bearcountrygg on 06/08/2020:
Yes it does....I always find things I forgot about.


Donkey on 06/08/2020:
Lentil snaps? Sesame candies? What are these delights you speak of?

I think the wing turn was that dinner was too light, even though lunch was a larger meal. It's ok to have a regular sized meal after having had a larger meal.

bearcountrygg on 06/09/2020:
Lentil snaps are a puffed thing like cheetos...and pretty tasty...the sesame candy is sesame seeds honey and corn syrup...both tasty..Lunch was huge......and I need to be more careful for sure........those bagels are something that I HAVE TO STOP BUYING.....they invite all of the wrong things into my diet......!! I swear...if there were no bagels or granola bars in the world...i would have no weight problems ever...


Donkey on 06/08/2020:
^ Sorry that should be "wrong turn". Hate typing on my freaking phone...

bearcountrygg on 06/09/2020:
I didn't even notice it...LOL...I actually read it as wrong turn.


Horn_of_plenty on 06/09/2020:
sorry you were into the food...it happens. everything sounds tasty though ;)

also, nice job being productive and cleaning up. i also find that things need cleaning like ALL THE TIME!

bearcountrygg on 06/11/2020:
Exactly!



bearcountrygg - Sunday Jun 07, 2020
(WW points)
Weight: 0.0

Slept really well last night and got a good 7 hours........no naps yesterday...and no falling asleep in the evening in a chair......breaking my nap habit hasn't been easy.....and will probably be an ongoing battle...but the full nights sleep does so much more for me...more REM sleep is just more important for me......

Woke up full of energy again..........and ready to get the things on yesterdays To Do list finished....sitting here in my office with the window open and notice 3 amish horse and buggies going down the road.......followed by a big truck with a huge travel trailer........horses can only trot just so fast....and they are moving up the middle of the road...holding the truck and trailer behind them.........My mind wonders what the truck driver is thinking right about now......is it...COOL...look at the amish families going to church....look at the buggy and all the little kids with their faces up against the glass watching us.......or  is he thinking #*&^%$#$#$..I could have been to town by now...LOL....little does he know that on Sunday mornings the roads around here are literally full of horse and buggies all going to church ( which moves around week by week from one different home to another.)

Anyway...it's cool out...green, and the birds are singing and time for me to get moving.

Breakfast = coffee, leftover black beans and corn from yesterday = 127 cals

Lunch = green beans, lasagna, iced tea and goodness knows bar = 610

Late afternoon/evening = cliff bar and almond butter bar = 420 cals

Total cals for the day = 1,159

 

Donkey on 06/07/2020:
If the truck driver is wiser and experienced, he'll remain calm behind the buggies. Getting mad isn't going to make them go any faster. (This is something I often have to remind myself of.)

bearcountrygg on 06/08/2020:
He was driving awfully close to them.......I don't recommend that...pulling a trailer around here generally means someone from out of town....I don't think they realized that you don't crowd the horses....although the amish horses are usually well trained......but I always keep a distance ...he was being rude for sure.



bearcountrygg - Saturday Jun 06, 2020
(WW points)
Weight: 0.0

Up and motivated to get doing something productive.

Breakfast

coffee, toasted cinnamon bagel, cream cheese spread, spray butter = 343 cals

Lunch = sloppy joe, barley and green lentils, black beans, corn and a fruit cup -= 737 cals

Evening = dries apples, breakfast bar, minin pkg annies cookies = 420

cals for the day 1,500

Need to get the things done that I didn't complete yesterday

vaccum DONE

dust

Take everything by stairs down to basement = some done

do all llaundry and put it away = DONE

plan the days menu DONE

make bed DONE

Get everything out that needs to be mended /buttons etc and get it done

Clean the stove and kitchen DONE

Check orders DONE

go get the mail DONE

Quick swipe around clean bathrooms to keep them that way

Clean up some older bins/bleach DONE

 

 

grannyannie on 06/06/2020:
Excellent! Good to wake up motivated!

bearcountrygg on 06/06/2020:
I love these kinds of days.


Donkey on 06/06/2020:
I agree with Annie - what a wonderful way to start the day!

bearcountrygg on 06/06/2020:
Basically I wake up happy...until something makes me mad...LOL


Horn_of_plenty on 06/06/2020:
Lots done !!!!

I made my bed too :-)

I’ve settled to not do as much as you today !

bearcountrygg on 06/06/2020:
I like getting into a freshly made bed.



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