A week of thanks
Sunday, November 11, 2012
This week's focus on the 5% challenge is self-thanks. Each day we are supposed to send ourselves with a goodie and a nice note thanking ourselves for a good choice we've made. I feel a little silly about it, but after the weakest start ever I'm really going to try to finish strong. I did miss yesterday because I meant to do it before I went to bed, and then fell asleep on the couch and woke up after midnight. Oops.
So, I'm going to send yesterday's goodie & note anyway, even though I won't get challenge points for it. It's not about the points after all, it's about the spirit of the challenge and the chance for self growth.
So the note from yesterday will read "thank you for make me walk 4 days this week". Today's will read "thank you for making soup for this week's lunches, it's yummy and healthy". Of course that means I have to actually make the soup I'm planning on making.
In other news - Yesterday Dolores won. Big time. For those of you that don't know what that means... I named my fat Dolores after Ms. Dolores Umbridge of Harry Potter fame. Quite possibly the most evil character in the series (seriously, in my opinion she gives Voldemort a run for his money). I'm in a daily battle with her to take my body and mind back. She tells me stuff like "your hubby loves you anyway so why not have another cookie" and "you're healthy even if you are fat, so go ahead and have another piece of pizza" and "I bet the couch is really comfy, go see if I'm right". She totally won yesterday, but that was one battle and I will win the war. Today is a brand new battle, and I fully intend to win this one.
Today is hubby's birthday. I'm letting him sleep in (I've been up since 6 when the little guy decided it was time to get up) and then we'll see what the plan is for the day. I have to fit in my usual Sunday chores, but we're going to try to find something fun to do. There's not a lot of options in my little town, but we'll figure out something.
Today is a day to remember all those who have given so much for our country. Without our veterans, where would we be today? So thank you to all of you who have served.