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horn_of_plenty - Monday Oct 01, 2018
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.0

(Sat/Sun total was 2050 per day - excellent)

Breakfast: oatmeal 150 made with a mix of almond milk / bulletproof coffee leftovers 50, with 2 scoops of tasty chocolate protein nut butter 250 and kombucha 50. 500. good. healthy mix.

snack: coffee with collagen (samples i still have a little more in the fridge!) 150

Healthy lunch: tofu 100 with lots of leftover (like almost 2 cups?) sauteed peas/carrots/corn/beans 300 ..feels so good to eat some healthy food. 400 or so.

3:30pm snack so far: tea and super fresh strawberries 100 (a lot!)

4:30pm My stomach has been a bit rough today and i have been feeling nauseous. had cheesesticks 400 by Celeste which were good. i'm actually feeling a bit under par on this sick day. 

7pm fruit 100-150

1700 :-)

Banana and granola bar 250

Grand total 1950...

3day 2025

 I am glad to be home bc my stomach has been clearing itself out....it's been out of sorts since Saturday...i think due to stress of the trip yesterday which went fine overall...i'm just not a big trip / group person...but it was GOOD to go because i DO have goals to change myself and keep growing as a working / contributor / human being.


Bus trip was not so good on the way back home last evening.

Firstly, on the way up, Gospel music was what was on the radio and we all had a small speaker above our seats as we were riding a coach bus from NYC area to Philadelphia. Luckily, the bus trip going there was only 2 hours because we did it from 6:30am-8:30am and there was no traffic. 

Coming home there was traffic as we left around 5:30pm.  It took around 3 hours, getting home around 8:30pm. This time, the bus driver had a Black Talk Radio station playing the entire time. In general, i don't listen to ANY talk radio or news for 3 hours at a time, especially if it's debate of the SAME issue for 3 hours. I didn't appreciate the constant words being spoken back and forth on this station or the debates over: BLACK vs WHITE, Men VS Women, TRUMP, and the Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearing. These were the ONLY topics being discussed, for 3 straight hours through traffic. 

I didn't have my headphones so it bothered me to listen to talk radio for 3 hours. It bothered me because it was very opinionated and strong topics, not topics that are more general or MUSIC would have been good. I would have also complained if it were only Gospel but why couldn't the bus driver choose something more in the middle to serve the entire bus of people riding? I don't know. Maybe i'm wrong.

I like all people and races and cultures. I just didn't enjoy hearing DEBATE for 3 hours. I could have used a little MUSIC. It's my fault for not bringing headphones, hadn't thought of it, but it was just the weirdest taste of radio for the entire 5 hours spent on the bus round trip. I took it as a disregard for the passengers on the bus, that's all. And the bus driver feeling his taste was suitable for everyone.  It was one sided radio and ideas. I didn't feel it appropriate for the bus trip.


I was going to exercise but i'm very sore (my left ankle and leg do not heal well after use and they are not getting worse but as i increase cardio i have to be careful to not overdo if i am sore) due to walking around the trade show carrying some heavy bags for many (5) hours...

i plan to take today off exercise completely and do it tomorrow instead - maybe cook today, do other things that are NOT exercise related.

1. I have the day off to do LOTS of laundry and get it done before starting anything else - it's a lot of laundry with a few extras thrown in as i'm catching up on things around the apartment..now there's a flooded laundry room so i don't know why but i luckily they are cleaning and i will wait till the cleaning is done to put clothes in dryer....not sure about reason for flood..glad there's no rush today things are going strangely


i went to get my car from down the block to move closer to my apt now that it's late morning and spots are available :) i don't have a garage yet and now my friend is back to using his since i don't drive to gym anymore after work and i'm only using my car one weekends or when i'm off :) they are doing work on garages, so it's best i don't use my car unless i need to and only on days i have off or when spots are free. it's working out well since i use public transportation for work!

i went to give R some gifts from the trade show and he said i could not come by to give them...that upset me bc i wasn't coming by to hang out, just drop of the stuff that i brought along as i walked to pick up my car which was near his apt. he was in a bad mood and said i couldn't even put the stuff on the outside of his apt door to take in...so i had to keep the stuff with me...i really don't understand why i couldn't just drop the crap off at his place!? ... so this day is running awkwardly.

also with Ricky, he has a bad cough and needs to go to dr to get medicine except he'd rather "get better without medicine..." ...so the cough doesn't get better and is very prolonged now for at least a couple weeks. he's very difficult, has COPD due to decades of smoking, and is making the personal choice to suffer due to his own mentality that he can "get rid of the cough on his own" and "doesn't want to be on heavy medicine"----so suffer, Ricky, go ahead and suffer because you do not want to treat the cough or lessen it. Go ahead. he doesn't want to be told anymore what to do. and this is why he's a friend, not a boyfriend/fiance or romantic partner. I need someone who is  more logical about helping themself get better when it's the best option...and someone not as difficult and ready to fight / emotionally pulling as him...

i honestly feel in my mind that R is not going to live for more than 10 years from now the way his health is headed and how he doesn't take care of himself. I do think he will not make it to 70years old. He is 59 now and not in good health lung-wise.

one day i do hope to meet someone i can be compatible with. who is healthy and never a smoker, someone who in turn wants me as a partner...that time is not in the near future.

my dad spoke to me of course this morning too about the radio / gospel on the bus ride telling me i should have kept my mouth shut and not complained that i had a headache from it...he's right, i should have head headphones, but i wanted to let off steam and did complain to him about it...but my dad is the "key" person when it comes to being politically correct so he'll look at it from every angle saying that i could be thought of as the racist since i was the one complaining about the radio and black stations / gospel...


2. I need to pick up cheap rum as a favor for office, and yes, it's cheap because we will throw out this first batch of cocktail we are making with it...bc the cocktail is too strong to drink - we are going to make a drink called Mamajuana...it's a holiday / seasonal / cultural drink made with tree bark and herbs...and you do NOT drink the first batch you make bc it is too strong hence using cheapest rum available. - DONE and had fun doing this errand! 

3. I have another errand to drive into a busy town without great parking so pick up a dress i got hemmed for a wedding i'm attending on Friday the 12th of October.. If i try on the dress and it fits well enough, i am considering returning the Spanx i got to wear underneath is, as the item was $65 and i didn't budget it Spanx were bought conveniently across the street from the dress shop. DONE :) - kept the Spanx!

4. I'll go to supermarket for fruit and veggies and kombucha. DONE!

5. i think i'll def have time - i want to cook up some chicken sausage and eggs for the rest of this week :) maybe cook some other items too - def no gym today - not hanging out with R because he is complately out of sorts himself and i'm a bit fed up with his attitude.

4. I will be returning by US Post Office a vest i ordered from Old Navy that now that i see it in person it's not warm. The other sweaters and other vest i ordered are great so i'll keep those...it's free return, just need to stop by library to print out return receipts as i don't use my printer at home at all...

I want to watch a movie later with Ricky and go to bed early...i plan to go to work one hour early tomorrow bc i have to leave early that Friday of the wedding...i plan to make up the time, around 2 hours, by working extra this week leading into the wedding week.

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 2 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 10/01/2018:
Sounds like yesterday was a good day to have over with!

Horn_of_plenty on 10/01/2018:
yup, and glad to be getting laundry over with now, BCGG!

i was very thankful for the opportunity...but couldn't agree with everything that was indirectly directed at me! ah well!

graindart on 10/01/2018:
I mainly listed to talk radio and rarely music. General interest talk radio, but not political. I used to listen to a lot of political talk radio, but even if I agreed with it, it would still put me in a grumpy mood knowing that there was a group of people that didn't agree with it. I dropped political radio about the same time I dropped Facebook. Both of them just exposed me to other people's viewpoints that I found irritating or irrational.

I'm kind of surprised that the bus was playing anything at all. Get enough people on a bus and pretty much any type of music or talk radio is going to irritate someone. I'd rather just have silence. That lets everyone choose what they want to do (sleep, listen to headphones, talk, stare mindlessly into the headrest in front of them because they forgot their headphones, etc).

But it was only for a few hours out of your life. If that's the worst that happens to you this week, you lead a pretty blessed life. (Something I have to remind myself of often when little things irritate me.)

Horn_of_plenty on 10/01/2018:
I thank you for your input. Today I just feel overwhelmed with emotions. And i'm finding it hard to understand why i am so frustrated by things of little consequence. i thank you for reminding me of the little things and to smile :)

BearCountryGG on 10/01/2018:
At our house...whomever is driving...picks the radio station...…..no question about it...if I want to control the radio...I drive and visa versa.

Horn_of_plenty on 10/01/2018:
that is a cool concept :)

happy-1 on 10/01/2018:
there’s so much to unpack here... but a) bus trip from hell, b) glad you got home safe. more later...

horn_of_plenty on 10/02/2018:
YES right!? :)

Donkey on 10/01/2018:
We have that same radio rule too.

I hope you feel better. Sounds like it was a rather rough day, even though it was a day off!

Early bed is one of my goals tonight too.

horn_of_plenty on 10/02/2018:
YEAH, my head is a bit more relaxed after talking it out to a few people.

happy-1 on 10/02/2018:
Also, you were right in a previous comment on one of my posts about incorporating meditation. Starting with worksheets and just filling them out for the structure. Also, one of the yoga centers I am going to on Classpass has meditation as part of their restorative yoga class, so I will learn how to start that there.

horn_of_plenty - Sunday Sep 30, 2018
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.0

Kombucha 50

Granola bar 100 Coffee 50 and sandwich with cheese and egg 400 600-650 Lunch and snacking salad and dressing 150, turkey 150 on heavy bread 400 1350 ouch Bad snacking chips and candies 350 1700 When the bus driver listens to headphones and the passages get to listen to static radio for 4 hours straight !!!!! Headache central !!!!

total Sunday was 2050 cal, quite excellent to say the least. maybe 2100 actually.


Off to Philly (Philadelphia) today on a 3 hrs bus trip each way...stomach is literally a mess since last night. Very gassy. Having kombucha when it'd be better just to walk over to the bus now, but trying to alleviate some pressure in my stomach. I was up all night, glad i slept better the previous night...friend never slept over....i think she may not show up today for the bus trip...? ...

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 2 lbs to go!

graindart on 09/30/2018:
Looked at the map of your area and was surprised to see how close each of the large cities are to each other. I've only been to the northeast once in my life and that was for our honeymoon 19 years ago when we rented a house on the beach in Nantucket, MA. A trip to the NE is on my list of things I'd like to do with the family before my oldest daughter graduates high school. I guess I've only got 2 years left to get that accomplished.

Horn_of_plenty on 10/01/2018:
Yes, i do think you should make a trip to the Northeast :) And perhaps do a road trip since you are so good at driving distances, maybe visit a few cities. I never had that opportunity to do that type of trip with my parents...this was my first time going to Philly and didn't get to sight see bc i was at the convention (would have left it if i could, but one of the girls i was with is a goody very sweet girl and there was no way she was leaving the convention to see where Rocky was screened on the steps in Philly haha)....

anyways, maybe you can see NYC, Philly, and even New Jersey areas...if you come in summer, you can see Jersey Shore in NJ, NYC areas, and Boston? there's a bunch of options... possibly best to just do a couple cities or it just turns into a big driving fest!

Horn_of_plenty on 10/01/2018:
I've heard of Nantucket, good things, as a vacation spot. it's prob around 2-3 hours from me :)

All of the neighboring cities are close like that...

Going to Philly, it took only two hours, coming home due to traffic, it took 3.

BearCountryGG on 09/30/2018:
I saw your pic on FB......looks like your friend showed up....glad you aren't going alone!!

Horn_of_plenty on 10/01/2018:
I'm so glad she came :)

Donkey on 09/30/2018:
Have a good time today! Oh I hope your stomach doesn't get in the way -- hate that!

Horn_of_plenty on 10/01/2018:
i did learn some things yesterday at the show which i am thankful for...but some of the trip was a big headache on the bus ride due to what was playing on the radio...just not anything popular or "conventional" or liberal. i'll write about it in my entry.

Horn_of_plenty on 10/01/2018:
i didn't bring headphones and should have.

Donkey on 09/30/2018:
Meant to add that I'm going to do some research on collagen supplements, too.

Horn_of_plenty on 10/01/2018:
i honestly think they are more healthy than not. but glad to that BCGG brought it up as i'm into learning and knowing of any new health research and studies that relate to health / fitness / nutrition / avoiding disease, etc.! so i'm thankful for her mentioning it.

horn_of_plenty - Saturday Sep 29, 2018
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.0

9am banana150

10am oatmeal 150 with milk/almond milk 100, stevia, topped with a choc protein/nut butter blend 200 450 (extremely filling and tasty, finished it because it tastes so good!...)..kombucha 50

Noon snack / meal before exercise: Cinnamon toast crunch snack bar 100, sample (i received samples at a street fair)  bulletproof collagen protein coffee mixed with almond milk 130. 250 approx

1:30 some indian veg in sauce 250 - not in mood for meat / protein..

1:45pm workout starts -biking to gym!

snack during workout: banana 100 and another larger banana 150 (i am usually low on potassium and get muscle cramps so bananas are a good thing for me and not a problem to have 3 in one day especially if two are centered around my workout...my legs are feeling much better and no cramps !)

6pm dinnerafter workout: will be tasty veggies / bigger volume type meal - possibly indian palak spinach 250 with thin corn cakes 50 and tofu 100. 400, fruit 100

friend is sleeping over so i may even go to sleep until she comes, if she happens to come after 9pm...she might. i hope she doesn't mind my wanting to sleep tonight...tomorrow we have to get up around 4:30am...

2000 total, excellent.


good eats, long shower & finally shaving legs lol and out to bike to gym...perfect day and weather for outdoor biking and perfect time frame to fit it in with gym. so no cardio in terms of running till later next week is my preference...today and Monday (my last personal day off until after January)...will be biking and gym sessions :)

Cleaned up a little bit. decided still on not doing too much today besides a good workout. took innventory of my fridge...good for awhile still. i can cook my chicken sausages either later or monday....

i may do laundry tonight, but i think it'd be better if i COOKED tonight!...this entry sounds weird bc tomorrow i'll be out of town all day from early morning till night and i'm trying to relax before it.....

we shall see....just glad i can exercise and i want to enjoy it! :) enjoying the process of improving...i have a ways to go with cardio, but the more i include it in my life, the better i will get!


Tonight a work friend and good friend is sleeping over because it's the only thing that makes sense as i live 10 walking from where we need to be at 6am tomorrow... we are going on a bus trip tomorrow, leaving my place at 5:30 and bus leaves at 6am for Philly. we get there 9am and we are there all day till 5pm or so i think....then home around 9pm...then i drive her home...will be taking monday off for doing an errand or two and another strong workout biking to gym...

i have create a photo of a certain size, please disregard below:


Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 2 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 09/29/2018:
What do you think about collagen?

horn_of_plenty on 09/29/2018:
Very very healthy supplement :) but I don't plan to continue with this drink Bc very price and unnecessary but then again maybe it could help me.....collagen is an awesome supplement especially if working out

BearCountryGG on 09/29/2018:
I'm not sure why but it scares me...….I take other vitamins...(n not sure what it is...probably a supplement)….I tend to link it to cancer...and I'm not sure why....I need to do some research on that.

BearCountryGG on 09/29/2018:
Okay...I googled collagen and cancer and since collagen is basically taken to help skin appear younger.....it is mentioned as associated to cancer...probably the natural collagen we all have/had...…..since tumors are associated with collagen ( apparently natural)…..I don't think I will mess with that.....there were a lot of things associating collagen and breast cancer and metastatic cancers...……..I can attest to the fact that even when we are very overweight...we do lose the layer of fat under our skin....my hands are very thin and wrinkled and would probably benefit with collagen use.....but it isn't worth it to me to chance using it.....

Horn_of_plenty on 09/30/2018:
i'll have to read into this, i didn't know about it!...ty!

horn_of_plenty - Friday Sep 28, 2018
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.0

kombuca 50

chocolate bar 280 and coffee 50

wrap 100, egg and salami 100, avocado 100 - SHARED WITH COWORKER :) SO 150

lunch: buying it out and also going to post office to return something...Small but heavy pastry tart big bites 200, shrimp 150, dressing 100, salad 200, olives 100: 750..sorta high lol but bed early and less dinner...more like a dessert for dinner...

snack: decaf coffee 50

indulged for dinner strawnerries 100 and whipped cream 250, after some indian takeout 400...750-800

2200. fine...

7da: 2092...which is better because it's in the 2000's...if i can have more days averaging around 2000 for two weeks, the dress should surely fit me better!? by the wedding on October 12...that sounds far away...i can do it!


dinner: it will be more like dessert...strawberries and whipped cream like last night. maybe banana too. i will take out whipped cream to defrost when home...maybe pick up some more strawberries :) ...but i do have enough at home to last me for tonight!


last night i slept at least 10hrs...been emotionally exhausted...

...tonight the same sorta scenario...i want to go home, relax only basically...

...sleeping long and doing good exercise tomorrow with biking to gym and a nice gym workout!!!!!!!...yes, GYM TOMORROW :)...

...i plan to go to gym when i have more time in my schedule :) here and there, days off, etc.




I cannot stand hearing my neighbor here...sucks ...hearing her talk...why is she in my exact room  office!? lol. 

i just would rather not work with my neighbor...it's not my style..no separation of home and work! grrrr...i'll be ok, just getting used to it.


Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 2 lbs to go!

graindart on 09/29/2018:
You've been sleeping more and I'm the opposite lately. Second day in a row that I've woken up at 4am-ish for no good reason (6 or 7 hours of sleep).

Horn_of_plenty on 09/29/2018:
i was having poor sleep end of last week / early this week....and now i feel as though i can sleep for days...i think it's my way of my body just trying to calm itself / reset.

A few years ago, i got really, really sick (was out of work a month) due to high stress and horrible sleep. seems that i do well with rest. i think it's my body's way of resetting itself...and preventing sickness.

Donkey on 09/29/2018:
I completely understand the discomfort of the boundaries between work and home blending a little too close together. It might be something you get used to, and/or things could change.

Have fun at the gym this weekend!

Horn_of_plenty on 09/29/2018:
i will be out very soon :) sunshine and a wonderful fall day to be outside :)

horn_of_plenty - Thursday Sep 27, 2018
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.0

Minimal kombucha 50

wrap 100 with egg and salami 100 and avocado 50. coffee 50. 

healthy Shanti Bars...will order on Amazon...loving them 250

Lunch: approx 650-700

Snack: decaf coffee 50 and later chocolates 150


strawberries 120 and whipped cream 130. 250.


BANANA Around midnight 150


6day avg: 2075


thankfully TOM is starting now which is awesome because i really didn't want it on 9/30/18 bad while on the bus at 6am to Philadelphia and out all day till like 9-10pm dealing with it bad...

will try to have a few lighter days eating-wise in the next couple weeks...trying. because the dress i need to wear on October 12 is CRAZY TIGHT.

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 2 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 09/27/2018:
Never heard of those bars...will look them up.

horn_of_plenty on 09/27/2018:
A healthier variety with middle eastern flavors they are good with coffee or seltzer for a snack or small meal

Donkey on 09/28/2018:
Cannot wait to see pics of the dress!

horn_of_plenty on 09/28/2018:
I SHOULD try to lose a couple pounds...its so tight! :) hello Donkey...busy weeks for us lately!

horn_of_plenty - Wednesday Sep 26, 2018
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.0


more natural bar 260, coffee 90

snack 2: wrap 80, avocado 100, wheat gluten 150-200 350

lunch: excellent leftovers and some new temptations from the nearby buffet:

cucumber salad some olives 100, greens cooked 100, fish some stuffing small piece 150, pita bread small amount 100, fries smaller amount 150, coffee 50: 650

.skipped exercise for sleep.

i did exercise!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

before exercise, i was delayed an hour with an  errand.

snack: light ice cream 300

2300 :)

 5day: 2120


def working out at my apt tonight & keeping with my schedule :) - def NOT working out at the gym which all of a sudden feels so inconvenient :) ...i haven't been to the gym in over a week now!  :)

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 2 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 09/26/2018:
You may just be able to let the gym membership go and invest in your own equipment all together....huge timesaving there.

Horn_of_plenty on 09/26/2018:
i may for a year...but i still have many months left of current membership...but that's a good plan for later :) ...or to do it on and off (monthly) here and there at the gym maybe when i have vacations...but it seems really that working out at home will be best for awhile...

happy-1 on 09/26/2018:
I’d let the gym membership go too. Except that it hasn’t started snowing there yet and NY in snow is gross and I’d want to go to a gym too

Horn_of_plenty on 09/26/2018:
it is SO GROSS when it snows....also good to have equipment at home in case the plows haven't moved the snow...

but sometimes good to get out to the gym too...

gym is suddenly like the MOST inconvenient thing ever...

thank gosh i started home workouts :)

horn_of_plenty - Tuesday Sep 25, 2018
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.0

kombucha 100

protein bar 200, chocolates 200, coffee 50

snack:wrap 100, avocado 100, egg 100. - at least i finally got some NUTRITION and healthy fat in...my face skin is needing it.

heathly but larger lunch: fries 200, bread and olives 200, cheese 150, shrimp 150, salad 100.

1650, still decent, before dinner and early to bed, very sleepy, will lay off coffee completely for sleep tonight...maybe a decaf. 50

650 dinner but all natural


4day 2075...decent.


going out to eat for coworkers bday...gotta watch my eating already starting out on a rocky foot with weird eating...already ate a lot of junk...because hectic morning, but now i'm relaxing back at my desk and getting back to work


the new girl in the office, my neighbor, was supposed to get drug tested today but went home sick instead!? weird....seems based on scenario she didn't want to take the drug test yet...so, the rest of her hiring process has been held off by my supervisors for what seems to be at least the remainder of this week....hmmm....that's all i know. little weird...but i'm fine with a lower key day without a new person person here who happens to be a neighbor who lives below me and her parents live next to me...lol...glad to have a calmer rest of the week.

(1985 3day avg thru Monday)




Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 2 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 09/25/2018:
Yup....sounds suspicious.

horn_of_plenty on 09/25/2018:
i hope she doesn't ever come back to the same room as me at this office, LOL!!!!!!!!!!!

graindart on 09/25/2018:
Reminds my of a time many years ago when I was sitting in a new hire orientation class with about 20 other people. The orientation topic turned to random mandatory drug testing. One individual started asking several back-to-back hypothetical questions. All of them centered around what if some major emergency came up on the way to the testing facility and he wasn't able to make it there out of no fault of his own. The answers were basically you'd be fired unless you were laying in a hospital in a coma. Orientation took a 15 minute break shortly after, question guy stepped out to get something from his car, never to return again.

horn_of_plenty on 09/25/2018:

happy-1 on 09/25/2018:
Ha ha ha... she’s been having the orgies.

horn_of_plenty on 09/25/2018:

horn_of_plenty - Monday Sep 24, 2018
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.0

kombucha 100

bar 1 and coffee 300

bar 2 200

healhy lunch from home: Beans and eggplant 300-400, wrap 100, acovado 100 egg 100. 700.

snack(s) coffee and chocolate 200

will workout at home...for sure...work is so darn weird now! lol...it's just quite funny, to say the least!

snack: granola bar and drink and plum...250 tops

bed when i can...

milk 100, banana 120 wrap 80, peanut butter 150..450

2200, good.

3 day:


When i say this day has been weird, i mean weird and coincidental and absolutely nutz. i'll talk later. 

basically the woman who lives below me in my apt building now works in my office. and just happens her parents live across from me when i open my apt door. so it's like one big family...a bit close for comfort id say...little uncomfortable but ah well. she is nice and smart. no compaints just freaking shocking!!!!


Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 2 lbs to go!

legcramps on 09/24/2018:
Sounds like an interesting story! Have a good one today

Horn_of_plenty on 09/25/2018:
it's absolutely outrageous!

BearCountryGG on 09/24/2018:
Reminds me of that song....Sometimes I feel like...somebodys watching meeee………..LOL

horn_of_plenty on 09/24/2018:
i really do wish she was not here.

horn_of_plenty on 09/24/2018:
but she is nice.

Horn_of_plenty on 09/25/2018:
it's too close for comfort...if i take a sick day...her mom doesn't work and lives right across the short hall from me...it sucks. if i leave early for holiday, her mom is here to see what i'm really up to...too close for comfort!

happy-1 on 09/25/2018:
No orgies at your house.

Horn_of_plenty on 09/25/2018:
it sucks to say the absolute least! lol.

BearCountryGG on 09/25/2018:
Do you guys have peep holes in your doors?

horn_of_plenty on 09/25/2018:
Yes we do.

horn_of_plenty - Sunday Sep 23, 2018
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.0

earlier: fruit, whipped cream and jello 200

bruching at home: wrap 100, half avo 150, whole egg and egg white 100, kombucha 50. 400

Coffee and cookie 250 Sandwich wrap 100 chicken burger 100 avocado 100 

choc bar 200


2000 today :)


i got my laundry done earlier, between going back to sleep on and off...and that's really all i want to do now...perhaps i'll have some coffee to get a move in....like BCGG was saying, perhaps i need the coffee for some motivation here to get going!

Once again, it's going to be a busy week. Originally, my plan was to exercise tonight but i'm sore from loads of walking yesterday and know that having a rest day is what is better in this case!

I also know that i need to pick up kombucha, more fruit, more veggies, and more meat - maybe more beef for more burgers since i really enjoyed eating beef last week, i think i need it more as of late! :) Meat can wait, i don't want to cook it.

I don't want to run errands all afternoon, so i'll try to be relatively quick with it. I may also pick up some prepared food, because i'd rather follow my food by bringing it from home because when i buy it at lunch, i usually buy more than i would eat if it was from home...kinda hard not to, being hungry, eating with my eyes :)...also, it's better to spend money buying food once, not everyday at work.

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 2 lbs to go!

Donkey on 09/23/2018:
I am feeling similar in that I have no real plans today. Oh of course I could go window shopping or clean something -- but I'm just planning to relax today and do what I want to do (read, knit, walk, watch TV), in order to recharge for the work-week ahead.

BearCountryGG on 09/23/2018:
Good afternoon to relax.

graindart on 09/23/2018:
Resting myself for a good portion of today. Wife and I went food shopping for the week last night instead of tonight.

Oldest came and let me know that the dishwasher wasn't draining, so it did take me an hour or so to research it and get it fixed. Youtube actually had a video of dismantling our exact model and pointing out the typical issues that could cause it to stop draining.

Anyways, good job on being consistent as usual.

horn_of_plenty - Saturday Sep 22, 2018
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.0

Kombucha, not much..not even worth counting calories for it :)

Meeting friend at "Think Coffee" in Chelsea first....




I am up a hair earlier than usual for a weekend...getting ready to see Aussie friend, meeting her for coffee by where she is staying in Manhattan, then heading down to tour the Trade Center and South Street Seaport areas! 

1400.... Home around 8:30-9pm tonight .... Today was so fun ! Being a tourist in NYC !

350 cals tops in evening


Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 2 lbs to go!

Donkey on 09/22/2018:
I "think coffee" pretty much my whole day - LOL! I hope you have fun with your Australian friend today!

Horn_of_plenty on 09/23/2018:
A very interesting thought out place where they actually made it so you can tip the staff at the registers as you pay....good for them, not so good for customers lol...i did tip her $1...! pretty good tip i'd say considering she was just the one ringing up my order! great food there and tasty coffee. nice place! :) unique!

BearCountryGG on 09/22/2018:
I guess caffeine works differently for people...if I need a boost...caffeine does that...but if I'm tired and I drink coffee...I can still sleep just as easily………...it kind of works for whatever my motivation is...want to exercise, shop, clean, sleep....drink a cup...LOL

Horn_of_plenty on 09/23/2018:
coffee motivates me, too...if i have too much of it, i'll be waking up thru the night!

BearCountryGG on 09/23/2018:
Back when I first started drinking it...2 cups in a row made me jittery...now...it just seems to give me energy....but I can always sleep....D has always be jealous of my ability to fall asleep before my head even hits the pillow...LOL

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