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legcramps - Thursday Sep 27, 2012

Weight: 166.0

Today has been one helluva rush so far...

I forgot to set my alarm and woke up nearly an hour later than usual.

I had to add five minutes to my pruning time to try out some new leave-in conditioner that I bought yesterday. Yes, of course I had to try it out as soon as possible!

I tried to save blowdrying time by blowing the dryer into my face instead of onto my hair. Ok, it wasn't to save time, it was because I was busy thinking about what else I needed to do to get my ass to work on time. So my face is pretty hot. And my hair is still a little damp.

Thank goodness I packed my water for today into my bag last night.

And just when I thought i'd make it in time, I realized that I left thawed chicken in the fridge in order to cook it in the slow cooker today. Fart! Stirred up all the ingredients, droplets splattering every which way, literally chucked the chicken breasts into the cooker and poured the goo over top. Set on low for eight hours.

Got to my car. Low tire light comes on.

Really? Really, God?

Oh well, I needed to make an appointment for an oil change anyways.

But the worst thing EVER?

I walked down to the cafeteria as soon as I got to work (late by almost ten minutes, yikes) with my $1 to get myself some hot chocolate from a vending machine. I mix it into my coffee at work, and have a cheaper and lower calorie version than if I bought mochas from the drive-thru each day. SO, anyways...

Out of Order.

(I would cry if I wasn't laughing so hard at the comedy of errors that is my life)

Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 11 lbs to go!

grannyannie on 09/27/2012:
Oh no! Hope your day has improved!

liza36 on 09/27/2012:
No, not out of order!! It can only go up from here!

V on 09/27/2012:
Dammit! :(

legcramps - Wednesday Sep 26, 2012

Weight: 166.0

Another decent day in the books yesterday. I did a few errand-y things after work, then went to the hockey game. We lost 3-1; the other team definitely outplayed us - what can you do?

When I got home, I started into my book, then suddenly realized it was after 11pm so I crawled upstairs and into bed. As a result, this morning came quickly ;)

I feel like a pumpkin today with brown dress pants and an orange top. Yeah, see how well that goes together?! I need to do a little less pruning of the hair and take a little closer look at what colours i'm dressing myself with each morning ;)

 I look like this carpet. Wow. I should really go home and change.

source: http://uglyhousephotos.com/wordpress/?p=13841

Breakfast - mocha

Lunch - cafeteria tbd

PM Snack - granola bar

Dinner - chicken and spicey fries

Water - 2 litre goal

Other - I really need to get groceries and water. That is the priority for today.



Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 11 lbs to go!

liza36 on 09/26/2012:
You crack me up!! I'm sure your don't look like that carpet, but that's too funny.

grannyannie on 09/26/2012:
LOL. Pumpkins are cool! ;-)

V on 09/26/2012:
Hahahaha! i am sure you look stylishly chic ;) Oh RYC girl it is still hotter than hell here, evenings as well..Overnight temps are in the high 70's :( I am so trying to be frugal so I don't turn on the AC until i sleep..There is no way I could have a restful night when I am sweating like a hooker in church...LOL..Have a good evening :)

legcramps - Tuesday Sep 25, 2012

Weight: 166.0

Whew! I got on a roll at work and didn't look up until lunchtime...

I was all set to do stuff yesterday after work, and then I got a surprise call to go GOLFING!!! You can bet I dropped everything to go out one last time! I also discovered that I really need to practice driving off the tee before next season. Boy, I was sluggish and I seemed to have forgotten everything about how to golf.

Anyways, I had just gotten home after golfing and got a text from F. I was not in the mood to entertain anyone, so I blew him off... in favour of supper and a new book, and an early bedtime!

I slept well last night and am feeling pretty good today. I'd rather golf than work today, but I guess I need to make money to support my obsession...

Breakfast - mocha

Lunch - rice and steamed veggies

PM Snack - granola bar

Dinner - chicken and french fries, coleslaw

Water - I got my 2 litre goal in yesterday, so we'll try that again today

Exercise - workout after work (unless of course someone wants to go golfing...)

Other - I guess I should do everything I didn't do yesterday! There's also a hockey game tonight, so i'm trying to get hold of someone else who wants to go.

Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 11 lbs to go!

grannyannie on 09/25/2012:
Glad you had such a nice day yesterday!

V on 09/25/2012:
I hope you get to golf this evening :) RYC lizards are completely harmless so that is why I am so brave when it comes to them..LOL BTW doesn't it suck that we have to work to afford our obsessions? :( have a good evening :)

V on 09/25/2012:
PS spiders freak me out to the MAX :(

newme24 on 09/26/2012:
Love work days where the mornings fly by! Glad you're feeling pretty good :) Have a great day!

legcramps - Monday Sep 24, 2012

Weight: 166.0

Happy Monday!

Awe, not everyone, Monday. Only the ones starting off a new work week!

The weather was gorgeous this weekend and I tried to take advantage where I could...

On Friday I went for another massage. This time, she really went deep around my neck and shoulders. I am now getting dressed very gingerly each day. After the massage, I went to F's to watch a couple of movies. I guess I could say I had a good time, but still... no sparks or anything.

Saturday afternoon I went golfing at a new-to-me course! It was a lot of fun, but i'm sad now because the season is pretty much over :(

Yesterday was spent putzing around the house, eating popcorn, watching movies, and reading. I took the words rest day to a whole new level ;)

Monday, Monday...

Breakfast - mocha

Lunch - cafeteria, sandwich maybe

PM Snack - granola bar

Dinner - tbd

Water - 2 litre goal

Exercise - workout after work

Other - groceries, clean house, work on pictures from trip

Lots to do today! Have a good one all!

Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 11 lbs to go!

grannyannie on 09/24/2012:
Have a great week!

V on 09/24/2012:
LOL! Love it :) I for one is a huge fan of Monday since i don't have to work! Happy to hear you had a good weekend despite the no sparks issue, oh well you did say that he was just practice and practice makes perfect ;) Hahahaha Have a good evening!

V on 09/24/2012:
P.S. Congrats on your team's WIN!!! Yayyyy

Horn_Of_Plenty on 09/25/2012:
awww sounds like a nice weekend :-) I've been taking "rest day"...actually, "lazy day" to a whole new level myself!

inmorning on 09/25/2012:
LOVE the cartoon!

legcramps - Friday Sep 21, 2012

Weight: 166.0

I think I am starting to condition myself to staying awake past my bedtime. This morning my eyes aren't crossing nearly as much as they were yesterday ;)

So yesterday's lunch meeting went really well; I had a turkey sandwich on whole wheat and a small butter tart instead of soup. When I got back from the meeting, I had a piece of rice crispy cake from the lunch I bought, and my apple later in the afternoon.

After work I had some of the leftovers from dinner on Wednesday - I could eat soggy ceasar salad every day. Not kidding.

Then it was off to the hockey game, where I had a mocha. I didn't even have any beer. No beer! Crazy. Our team won 10-2; a slightly boring game but so long as they pull out the win, right?

When I got home, I decided I wasn't tired yet, so I pulled a new book from the shelf and started reading. Halfway through, I got the munchies, so I had the rest of the soggy ceasar salad.

Today's lunch will be the last of the stuffed green pepper, PM snack is a granola bar since I ate my last apple yesterday, and dinner is the rest of the leftover chicken.

And then i'll still have soup and a sandwich from yesterday's lunch sitting in the fridge waiting to be eaten. I plan on making the sandwich "grilled" by frying it in oil and crisping it up because i'm sure the bread will be soggy. I may like soggy salad, but I don't like soggy bread!

Anyways - was that fun learning about how to make a soggy sandwich into a grilled ham and cheese?

I didn't think so.

I have another massage appointment after work today, and I think i'll make one more for next week and then take a couple weeks off and see how things are. I haven't been doing well with the exercises lately, but I haven't been feeling quite as terribly as I was before.

Then I made plans with F later tonight. Yes. Yes I did. I know. Two posts ago (or three, I can't remember), I just finished saying that I wasn't interested. I'm just practicing, ok?!

Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 11 lbs to go!

grannyannie on 09/21/2012:
Enjoy your massage. Have a great weekend!

RYC thanks! I love Pear (hard) cider! Very refreshing.

V on 09/21/2012:
Hahahaha! I am not a fan of soggy bread either and this was a very informative tutorial :) As far as F goes, there is nothing wrong with a little worship from a member of your fan club so enjoy ;) LOL

P.S. Thanks for your answers and RYQ A2 is coming out some time in October so as soon as I get it I am sure I might forgo doing the entire round 2 of Insanity, I guess it depends on how far along I am in the program(If I have a 2-3 weeks left before completion, I will prolly finish it to it's entirety) have a good one!

V on 09/21/2012:
P.P.S..You can come over and watch tv here anytime (free Jager shots as well ;) )

legcramps - Thursday Sep 20, 2012

Weight: 166.0

Another long night yesterday; my eyes keep crossing i'm so tired!

I had a meeting yesterday that started at 5pm; they served sandwiches and soup, so I had 1/2 cup of cream of mushroom soup and 1/2 a ham and cheese sandwich, no dessert.

After the meeting, I treated friends to dinner at their place so that I could watch Big Brother finale and Survivor season premiere with them (since I don't have television at home). I picked up the food around 7:30 and i'd say we were eating by 8pm. We had chicken, fries and ceasar salad. Along with that, I had another mocha.

So basically I had dinner twice.

Today I managed to double up on lunch; I bought a ticket to support our local hockey team and it came with lunch - they are delivering it to work today. I also have a lunch meeting, where i'm sure we'll be served soup and sandwiches again.

And I have major leftovers from dinner yesterday. I guess my friends don't like leftovers all that much.

You know the saying "rolling in money"? Well, I feel like i'm rolling in food. And that mental image is not a pretty one. (side note - I just googled images for "rolling in food". Lame. 80% of the images were t-shirts with the Rolling Stones logo on it.)

Busy busy today! A lunch meeting, a possible trip to the city next door for a store sale, and our local hockey team's home opener tonight!

Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 11 lbs to go!

grannyannie on 09/20/2012:
Oh dear! I wouldn't say you had 2 dinners though, more like 1 1/2. :) Meetings where food is served is not helpful! Enjoy the game tonight anyway.

sweetpea1977 on 09/20/2012:
hahaha, rolling in food!I think only foods I'd roll in are chocolate and peanut butter. :)

I've had two dinners before. In fact, it happened a lot in college because I never went to bed early....because I was studying...yea, that was it...studying!!

I hope you get some sleep soon!

V on 09/20/2012:
Yeah rolling in food! LOVE it.. So you don't have a telly at home? How do you watch all your shows? LOL hey I have so been meaning to ask if you ever found out who your secret admirer that leaves deer heads and obscure items on your doorstep? Just curious,LOL Have a good evening!

Umpqua on 09/21/2012:
I'm a big fan of 2nd breakfast myself haha. I hope you can catch up on sleep this weekend, have a good one!

legcramps - Wednesday Sep 19, 2012

Weight: 166.0

It sure feels like it should be Friday today.

Happy Hump Day! All downhill from here!

That's a little scary for a Wednesday morning.

I stayed up well past my bedtime last night, and i'm a crazy wreck this morning LOL. The girls got together and waxed legs at my place; I put out some cheese and crackers and we had a pretty good time, considering we were having the HAIR on our legs RIPPED out repeatedly. Good times.

Today is going to be a busy day, so i'd better get to drinking up the pot of coffee we've got on the burner at work. Work 8-5, meeting 5-8, Big Brother finale! It will be hard to say if I will get to see all of it, but so long as I see what happens at the end. I plan on grabbing some dinner as I walk out of the meeting, and watching BB over at a friend's place. And then after Big Brother - Survivor season premiere!!!!

It might be another long night.

Breakfast - mocha, granola bar

Lunch - stuffed green pepper

PM Snack - apple

Dinner - TBD

Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 11 lbs to go!

Tangalyn~ on 09/19/2012:
oooh wax party, ur tough lol... enjoy the finale :D

grannyannie on 09/19/2012:
Oh fun, waxing!! LOL.

RYC yea, balance can be so hard to find. I'm working on figuring it out.

V on 09/19/2012:
Hahahahaha! Love the pic :) I hope your day was quick and painless..I can't believe that I am saying this but I was so happy that it didn't rain so i could work and get in a little social intercourse ;) LOL Have a good evening, go to bed early tonight!

legcramps - Tuesday Sep 18, 2012

Weight: 166.0

My plans with D fell through last night, so I went to a friend's for coffee and a visit, then to the grocery store for a few things, and when I got home one of my favorite people had taped Big Brother for me and left the tape sitting between my doors :) I am now all caught up on Big Brother and I cannot wait for the finale tomorrow night!

My stuffed green peppers out of the crockpot turned out delicious! I used extra lean ground beef and I think that's what made it for me... I love my red meat LOL. I'm even eating all the TOMATOES in them, which - in the past - has been an occurrence best saved for blue moons.

I also did a little reading last night, but headed to bed early and got a good sleep. This morning's workout was Insanity Plyo Cardio. I don't know if you can tell, but i'm staying away from the Max Insanity workouts for now, while I get my back and hip issues worked out.

I need to get my head back into doing the exercises from the therapist. They're really good exercises, but i'm just soooooo lazy!

Breakfast - mocha, glutamine

Lunch - stuffed green pepper

PM Snack - apple, granola bar

Dinner - tbd (last night was crackers and cheese...)

LOTS more water!

Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 11 lbs to go!

liza36 on 09/18/2012:
Sorry plans with D didn't work, but at least you made good use of your time otherwise. I haven't had stuffed green peppers in ages - sounds good.

V on 09/18/2012:
Yeah before you take it to the max, make sure your back and hip issues are resolved..Your peppers sounds amazing! I have to make some.. As far as my day well it was a wash..It rained all day and I put my jammies on after I resolved that the day would be spent indoors. It was quite boring to say the least..LOL Have a good evening <3

legcramps - Monday Sep 17, 2012

Weight: 166.0

My weekend was pretty lame. I didn't do a lot of things I wanted to do, like yardwork and getting into the city to see Dad. My headache from Thursday lasted until partway through Saturday, even through my massage on Friday!

My massage therapist worked me over again on Friday, and then asked me what I had done the weekend before to get my body all out of whack (my hips were out of place). I said i'd gone golfing, and her eyes got that puppy-dog excited look and she asked if she could come next time LOL.

On Saturday our Library had a book sale. Paperbacks were 25 cents each, so I stocked up BIG TIME. Yes, my bookshelves are now overflowing and I love it.

Yesterday I pulled weeds in the backyard and now i'm SURE my neighbours don't hate me quite as much as they did before. Once I get the garden done, they may even bring me a bottle of wine to celebrate. Or maybe they'll ignore me as usual and i'll buy myself the wine and get drunk on the back deck. I don't know why they dislike me so much...

I made stuffed green peppers in the crockpot yesterday as well. Boy, they smelled good but I couldn't wait for dinner so I had chicken and french fries instead. I brought two stuffed peppers to work with me today - I sure hope they're good 'cause they look and smell delicious!

I have a few errands today, then a movie night planned with D so we'll see how that goes.

Breakfast - mocha

Lunch - stuffed peppers x 2

PM Snack - peach

Dinner - popcorn, crackers and cheese, tbd

Exercise - cleaning

LOTS of water! Don't forget the water!

Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 11 lbs to go!

Tangalyn~ on 09/17/2012:
sorry u didnt have a great weekend :( hope this week starts out good for ya!

Umpqua on 09/17/2012:
Those peppers sound yummy, I need to make some soon!

V on 09/17/2012:
Hahaha well I would go ahead and buy the wine myself just in case the neighbors forget to ;) Good for you getting around to weeding.So movie night ehh? His place? Yours? Theater? I expect a full report tomorrow/tonight, whenevs no biggie..Yes it is :) Oh RYC yes this bieatch tried to test the wrong broad, as she so quickly realized..hahaha man people need to lay off the haretade! Have fun tonight my friend <3

legcramps - Thursday Sep 13, 2012

Weight: 166.0

It was so windy yesterday! I thought i'd see some trees knocked over and some damage to homes this morning, but nothing seemed any different as I drove to work today. The wind needs to stay away today so that I can get outside and start working on cleaning up the yard for fall.

I went on a HUGE grocery run yesterday; it was Ten for Ten Days so I stocked up on frozen chicken, crackers, rice, and pasta sauce. I also now have an abundance of fresh vegetables in the fridge and this weekend i'm going to try my hand at Stuffed Peppers in the crockpot!

I got home pretty late, so I didn't get much accomplished in terms of evening exercise or housework. I did the exercises as prescribed by the massage therapist, and then snacked on some mix while reading. I also got a few phone calls done and finally made some plans with D. We'll see how that goes.

Breakfast - mocha, bagel

Lunch - steak, potatoes, coleslaw

Snack PM - Ack! I forgot fruit AGAIN! Good thing I brought granola bars.

Dinner - Chicken and rice sounds good.

Exercise - Insanity! P&R completed early AM; Exercises for therapy x 2; a little light walk after work would be nice if it's nice outside.

I might take tomorrow off work, to get started on all the work I have to do this weekend. There is some time I have banked that I can take. I also need to visit Dad this weekend and see how he's doing. Lots to do!

Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 11 lbs to go!

supercheese on 09/13/2012:
Have a good day!!

liza36 on 09/13/2012:
Definitely take the day off if you can. I do that sometimes too. Sometimes work just interferes with my life! Have a good one.

V on 09/13/2012:
Good job on getting it all in and RYC..LOL just say NO to the "Office Dude" ;) hahahahaha <3

biscottibody59 on 09/14/2012:
I hope you have a great weekend there!

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