Crazy, Not Crazy

July 26, 2016 — Leave a comment

So I did a lot of reading last night about hormones, women and turning 50. Maybe I’m not really crazy, I just act crazy every few days, and I need to be okay with that. Hopefully Mike will be okay with that too. So far, he hasn’t left me (or asked me to leave). Keep your fingers crossed for me.

Yesterday the temperature outside was practically normal, so my friend Becky and I got in a good walk, and it had been a while. It felt good to get some fresh air and get a walk in outside.

I found these recently at Whole Foods and I really like them! They have several flavors and they all seem to be Whole30 compliant. These made for an easy dinner last night on the grill.

This flavor – 1 Link = 2 SmartPoints. 2 Links = 5 SmartPoints.

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Keeping it short today. I’m out the door to meet a friend for coffee. Have a great day!

Here are yesterday’s eats…

Breakfast – 8 SP

Chunky Hash with Zucchini, Bell Peppers, Red Onion, Sweet Potato, Pork Sausage Crumbles topped with Avocado Rings (I have no idea why the rings), an Egg and Banana Slices

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Lunch – 8 SP

Salad with Mixed Greens, Chicken Breast, Avocado, Mini Heirloom Tomatoes, Bacon and Vinaigrette

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Dinner – 6 SP

Chicken Sausage with Mango Pineapple Salsa, Boiled Potatoes sautéed in Olive Oil Cooking Spray, Steamed Broccoli

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These are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Breakfast = 8

Lunch = 8

Dinner = 6

Total = 22

 

Exercise = Walked 3 miles outside

FitPoints Earned = 4

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 100+

Remaining Weekly SmartPoints = 26

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Family Day

July 25, 2016 — 3 Comments

Yesterday was a good day spent with family.

We went out for brunch with some family early in the day, then they came over and hung out for a  bit. A little while after they had left, a few other family members stopped by for a quick visit. It was good to spend the day getting caught up with some of the fam.

Mike spent the rest of the evening waxing my car! I didn’t even know people did that any more! We bought his car and my car 10 years ago. We knew that when we bought them, we would drive them until they died, and I guess that’s really what we are going to do. They are both super shiny and look brand new now!

Thanks for all of your sweet comments yesterday. I’m sure that hormones may have a large part in my mood swings. I will be 50 in November, and although age has never bothered me mentally, my body and my hormones may be very aware of my age and acting accordingly.

Yesterday was a good day. The only thing that made me cry was when we curled up on the couch to watch The Blind Side, and I’ve seen the movie like ten times! Hormonal or not, that one is a tear jerker!

The last three days, I’ve only eaten two meals each day. Brunch has been happening a lot, then dinner. Going to work on three meals today.

Here are yesterday’s eats…

Brunch – 20 SP?

Pictured…. Bacon, Eggs, Smoked Salmon, Veggies, Fruit

Un-Pictured…a few bites of scone and mini muffin.

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Dinner – 12 SP

Our favorite Salad that I always seem to have the ingredients for.

Chicken, Bacon, Egg, Roasted Butternut Squash, diced Apple and Vinaigrette

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These are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Brunch = 20

Dinner = 12

Total = 32

 

Exercise = rest day

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 100+

Remaining Weekly SmartPoints = 26

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Cray Cray

July 24, 2016 — 14 Comments

Oh my gosh, my mood is all over the place lately. I don’t know what the heck is going on, but Monday through Thursday went really well, and I was feeling like Julie.

Friday? Crazy lady. Look at me and my eyes instantly filled up with tears. I went to WW on Friday morning. It was an awesome meeting! We talked about Food, Fitness and Fulfillment with putting Fulfillment first. It was such a great meeting and so many people had so many great things to say. Sometimes those meetings can be kind of deep for me and really hit on some emotions. It can be great therapy for me at times. I chatted with a few of my WW buddies after the meeting, and basically cried while speaking to whomever I was speaking to.

I had a Dr. appointment scheduled for Friday afternoon because my back is still sore. No spasms, just sore. My dad has a kidney disease and because of that, I try to be cautious and have things checked out if I think there might be an issue. My chiropractor said that my pain was around where my kidneys are, so having that looked at further seemed like the smart thing to do. For whatever reason, I cried all the way to the Dr. office. Crazy lady I say. Crazy. When they called me up to the desk, they told me that my appointment was scheduled for next Friday. Yep. I just stared at the lady and started crying. I walked out and cried all the way to the car. What the ??????

Anyhow, I ran errands, bought groceries and went home. I decided to keep myself busy, so I grabbed cleaning supplies and headed down to our basement and cranked up the tunes. It is a game room that I decorated like a bar? Stuff all over the walls. Random things fill up the three window sills and I have things hanging all over. It needed a good top to bottom cleaning. It was much cooler in the basement than anywhere else that I could think of spending any time, so I spent the next three hours dusting every single item in the basement and I vacuumed every square inch! I got every dust bunny that existed and every dead bug. Why are there so many dead bugs in basements? After all of my cleaning, I opened a beer, put my feet up and admired my clean basement.

Mike joined me and we ended up playing three games of pool and three games of foosball. I felt better.

My food, water consumption and exercise has been awesome this week, but in drinking the beer, I can’t say that I am doing a perfect Whole30, or Whole15, or whatever it is that I am doing. I am eating great. That I do know.

I had gained a few pounds over the two weeks of not doing a darned thing, and they came off this week, so I’m back at the weight that my body seems to love best. 172.

Yesterday morning, Mike and I rolled out of bed early and got busy doing things outside before it got too hot. I spent two hours mowing, edging, pulling weeds, watering flowers and trimming the bushes in the back yard. Mike waxed his car. We both likely lost two pounds by simply sweating. After a cold shower, I made a Quiche that I had been wanting to make for weeks. It was a hit.

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I had decided to do to the living room what I had done in the basement. Lots of knick knacks to dust. Ugh. Mike had more car detailing to do. He has been detailing his car for like six weeks!! I’m not even kidding. I think he is doing mine next!

In the middle of cleaning, a girlfriend of mine surprised me and stopped by. When she walked up to the door, she had a variety of beers that she had just picked up. Needless to say, we all took a beer break and enjoyed a Pear Beer. It was tasty and refreshing and it was a great surprise visit! After our break, back to cleaning.

Last night I made scallops for the first time, and dinner was the second meal of the day that was a hit.

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So like I said, my food and exercise have been on point this week and I have my snacking under control. I have been getting in enough protein at each meal that I haven’t been hungry in between meals. I’m feeling really good about where I am with my food, now if I can just get my emotions in check.

I plan to go to a Yoga Stretch and Relax class tonight, and that should feel good both mentally and physically.

I hope that you all are having a great weekend!

Here is what I ate the last two days.

Friday

Breakfast – 0 SP

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Lunch – 15 SP

After my WW meeting, I had some time to kill before my Dr. appointment, so I went out to eat at First Watch.

Avocado Bacon Hash topped with Poached Eggs, No Cheese, Fruit.

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Beer – 10 SP

Dinner – 12 SP

It is a super sloppy salad, but this was after playing pool and foosball and we just wanted to eat!

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Saturday

Breakfast – 7 SP

Sweet Potato Crust Quiche with Berries

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Beer – 10 SP

Dinner – 13 SP

Pineapple Mango Avocado Salsa with Seared Sea Scallops from Trina over at Paleo Newbie, Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Boiled Potatoes. These scallops were delish!

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These are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

Exercise = Saturday…Yard Work

FitPoints Earned = 5?

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 100+

Remaining Weekly SmartPoints = 28

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This past Spring, I picked up this free magazine at one of our local grocery stores. I knew that eventually I would be making both of these recipes.

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I made the Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Grapes and Prosciutto shortly after picking up the magazine, and we loved them.

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I’ve had the magazine on my kitchen counter top opened to this page for several weeks now. Yesterday was the day.

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This was super easy to make and I have no idea why in the heck I waited so long to cook this up! 

Bake the crust. Add cooked veggies. Add cooked meat. Add eggs. Bake.

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I tweaked things a bit. I removed the cream and the cheese from the original recipe. I used different veggies and I added in cooked pork sausage. 

You could use a variety of veggies and a variety of meats to give this all sorts of different flavors. Mushrooms, zucchini, broccoli? How about topping this off with some sliced tomatoes or avocado?

I used Pork Sausage, but this would also be amazing with some crumbled bacon, or diced ham. Yummmmm.

Any kind of cheese would be delish in this too!

Okay, this is what I had on hand yesterday, and we thought that it tasted great!

 

Makes 4 Servings

Approximately 7 SmartPoints Per Serving

Ingredients

8 oz Raw Sweet Potato, thinly sliced 

Olive Oil Cooking Spray

Salt and Pepper

1/4 C diced Red Onion

1/4 C diced Red Bell Pepper

2-3 C of Fresh Spinach, chopped

1/4 C. Cooked Pork Sausage 

6 large Eggs 

Directions

Preheat oven to 375. Spray pie plate with cooking spray.

Layer potato slices in pie plate, covering entire plate. Spray potato slices with cooking spray. Salt and Pepper potatoes. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove potatoes from oven. Reduce oven temp to 350.

While potatoes are cooking, sauté peppers and onions in cooking spray. Season to taste. Set aside.

Sauté spinach in skillet, adding additional cooking spray if necessary, and cook for about 2 minutes, or until wilted. Set aside.

Top cooked crust with veggies, then spinach, then cooked pork sausage.

Whisk eggs in a bowl, then pour over the top of the sausage.

Bake for 30-40 minutes at 350 or until a knife inserted comes out clean. Let sit for about 15 minutes before serving.

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Yesterday was another HOT one here in Kansas City! It was extra hot in the food truck. I get to stand at the window and take orders, so occasionally, I get a bit of a breeze, but the girls at the grill were dying!

When I came home, the last thing that I wanted to do was any kind of exercise, but I’ve had a good week getting back on track, so I didn’t want to skip a workout completely. My daughter sent me the link to a couple of workouts the other day, so I gave one of them a try.

I did this video, 1 Mile Fast Walk Video, and I expected it to be fairly simple. I was surprised at how this got my heart rate up! There were a lot of arm movements, knee lifts and side steps. For a quick workout, I recommend it!

We had dinner plans last night with some family, and we decided on a Mexican Restaurant. When we go out for Mexican, I usually order Fajita’s with no beans and no rice, and extra Fajita Veggies. I switched it up last night.

They have a dish called The Acapulco Skillet. It’s Tilapia, Chicken, Steak and Shrimp over Grilled Onions with Cilantro Cream Sauce, Beans and Rice. I ordered it with no Cilantro Cream Sauce, no Beans, no Rice.

It was a pretty tasty platter of protein, and as Whole30 as I think one can get when ordering out. It’s hard to say if the oil or seasonings were Whole30 compliant, but it seemed like a pretty good option.

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It was great to see some family that we hadn’t seen in a long time. The night ended with a long drive with the top down. I’m kinda diggin that.

I’m off to my WW meeting. I’ve missed my WW peeps!

Here are yesterday’s eats…

Breakfast – 4 SP

5 Scrambled Egg Whites, 1 T. Cooked Pork Sausage (just enough for flavor!)  and Bell Pepper with a big Tomato slice and Warm Blueberries with Banana Slices.

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Lunch – 6 SP

“To Go” lunch for the Food Truck. Chicken Salad on a bed of Greens with Apple Slices, Carrots, Celery and a few chunks of Tomato.

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Afternoon Meal – 4 SP

I knew I would be really hungry when we arrived at the Mexican Restaurant, so I decided to add in a small meal in the late afternoon. This is a mix of several things that I had leftover in the fridge. I made Chicken Cacciatore this week, and while I had no Chicken left, I did have a lot of Cacciatore leftover, so I added 2 ounces of leftover Flank Steak and the last of the leftover Roasted Butternut Squash to my Cacciatore and heated it all up. Pretty tasty bowl of leftovers!

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Dinner – 10 SP??

Acapulco Skillet

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These are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Breakfast = 4

Lunch = 6

Afternoon Meal = 4

Dinner = 10

Total = 24

 

Exercise = 20 Minute Video

FitPoints Earned = 4??

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 100++

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It felt good to get back to work at the Food Truck yesterday. Two weeks is a long time away! It was just a tad hot outside yesterday, but that didn’t seem to keep any customers away. We were super busy, and even though it was HOT HOT HOT outside, people were ordering burgers like crazy!

Yesterday….

Breakfast, Blog, Laundry, Food Truck, 3 miles on the Treadmill and then a little down time with Netflix.

For dinner, I made this Shepherd’s Pie that was DELISH!!

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I don’t think you can really mess up a Shepherd’s Pie. Sauté lots of veggies, add a little broth and maybe some tomato paste and simmer, add some seasoned cooked meat, stir. Place in a casserole dish, top with mashed potatoes and bake.

For my veggies, I used celery, carrots, onions and green beans. Broth? I used Trader Joe’s Organic Vegetable Broth. Meat? Ground Beef. For the potatoes, I cooked sweet potatoes in the microwave, then scooped out the cooked potato. I added a little crushed garlic and sea salt, mashed it, and spread it over the top. Easy Peasy. Really!

If you would like to follow an exact recipe with some great flavor, check out the Shepherd’s Pie over at Paleo Newbie. All of her recipes taste great and are easy to make.

That’s my day yesterday and I’m bout to do the exact same thing all over again. 

Here are yesterday’s eats…

Breakfast – 6 SP

Steak (leftover Flank Steak) and Egg White Scramble with Bell Peppers topped with thinly sliced Avocado with a Sweet, Juicy Peach!

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Lunch – 10 SP

I packed my lunch to take to the food truck. Chicken Salad made with Whole30 Mayo, a few Sliced Almonds, Grapes, and Cucumbers on a bed of Greens, Carrots and Celery with Almond Butter.

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Dinner – 10 SP

Shepherds Pie

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These are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Breakfast = 6

Lunch = 10

Dinner = 10

Total = 26

 

Exercise = Walked 3 Miles on the treadmill

FitPoints Earned = 7

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = Just over 80, or just over 100? I lost count!

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Yesterday life felt like it was back to normal. Yay! We ate three great meals. I drank all of my water. I knocked several things off of my “To Do List” and I walked 3 miles on the treadmill at an incline.

After the treadmill, I showered and dressed as though I was leaving the house. I never do that. After a workout, I typically spend the rest of the day in my workout clothes, or if I have no plans, I shower and put on PJ’s. It felt good to get dressed. I feel like when I’m trying to pull myself out of a slump, getting dressed as though I’m going out can help. It did.

I put some music on outside, made myself an Iced glass of LaCroix and sat under the umbrella while I grilled a Flank Steak.

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The steak was amazing! 6 minutes on each side. Perfect every time.

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That is all for now. I’m out the door soon to work at the Food Truck!

Have a great day!

Here are yesterday’s eats…

Breakfast – 6 SP

Egg White Omelette filled with Zucchini, Onions, Bell Peppers and a few Pork Sausage Crumbles. Tomatoes and Cantaloupe from the roadside stand. Both were so juicy and good!

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Lunch – 5 SP

Leftover Chicken Cacciatore from the Whole30 book, (I used Chicken Breast) topped with a little Nutritional Yeast.

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Dinner – 12 SP

Steak Salad with Creamy Garlic Vinaigrette using this Marinade and a Flank Steak. Such a yummy and easy salad and one of my favorites from Trina over at Paleo Newbie. 

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These are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Breakfast = 6

Lunch = 5

Dinner = 12

Total = 23

 

Exercise = Walked 3 Miles on the treadmill

FitPoints Earned = 7

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 100

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Between not blogging, very little cooking, no activity and not working at the food truck, I’ve had no routine whatsoever for the last two weeks. As much as I do like to change things up a bit to keep life exciting, I really do appreciate a routine. Having a routine puts structure and organization in my life, and those two things help to keep me in my happy place. Getting out of my routine for a long period of time starts to make me feel overwhelmed, then I kind of lose myself.

Yesterday I got myself back into a routine, and at the end of the day, I was feeling more like Julie.

I focused on my “To Do List” and avoided any TV news. I got out of the house and ran a few errands. I spent the afternoon doing food prep for the week. I walked 2 miles on the treadmill and did some light stretching. We ate great and I drank over 100 ounces of water. After dinner, I took a long bath, then did about 20 minutes of Yoga before climbing into bed and falling asleep shortly after 9:00. I slept until after 7:00 this morning! You could say that I’m rested.

Having a plan and getting back into my daily routine felt good yesterday, and today will be much of the same.

I hope you all have a great day!

Here are yesterday’s eats

Breakfast – 6 SP

When I make Taco Meat, I always cook up 2 pounds even though it’s just me and the hubs. I could eat leftover Taco Meat a gazzilion different ways.

For our first day back at eating from the Whole30 plan, we had no eggs.

Leftovers. Taco Meat, Roasted Butternut Squash and Caulirice all on a bed of greens with some fruit and black coffee. Perfect Whole30 meal.

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Lunch – 6 SP

I sautéed a half of a bag of Broccoli slaw in Olive Oil Cooking Spray, then added to that leftover Caulirice, leftover Roasted Butternut Squash and leftover Taco Meat. Give it all a good stir and heat it up! Lunch is served! 

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Dinner – 8 SP

Chicken Cacciatore from the Whole30 Book. I doubled this recipe. There are a lot of ingredients in this dish, but it comes together all in one skillet fairly quickly which makes for easy clean up! And…it’s pretty. Un-pictured Strawberries and Blueberries too.

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These are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Breakfast = 6

Lunch = 6

Dinner = 8

Total = 20

 

Exercise = Walked 2 slow miles, Yoga stretching

FitPoints Earned = 4

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 100+

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Optimism

July 18, 2016 — 5 Comments

 

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These last couple of weeks have pretty much sucked. Sure, there have been good moments in the last several days, but my general optimistic mood has been tough for me to maintain.

Update

My back is no longer having any spasms, but it is still really sore in the same area. I went to the chiropractor 4 times last week, and he really did help stretch out the area where the spasm was. When I went to the doctor’s office last week, they prescribed a muscle relaxer and suggested that I come back if it was still bothering me after 10 days or so. They discussed lab work to make sure there isn’t an issue with my kidneys or any other problem that may be revealed with lab work. The chiropractor also said that the area that is sore is where my kidneys are and that a trip back to the doctor was a good idea if I was still having problems today. I’ll call today.

I haven’t taken a walk or been to a Yoga class in over 12 days now, and my mood is reflecting that.

I wasn’t even going to blog about this topic specifically, until I had all of the answers, but it is consuming my thoughts and I am struggling to focus on anything else right now, so here I go.

I will be brief. I can’t share a lot, and I’m not one to keep much to myself, so being brief is going to drive me nutzo!!

Six weeks ago, I interviewed for a job that I feel very passionate about, and feel very qualified for. The interview went great, and I was basically told that I had the job.

Last week, on the same day that my back went all crazy, I received an email saying that I did not get the job.

I was under the impression after my interview, without a doubt, that I had the job.  I think that I received the email in error?

After making a few phone calls and sending an email, I now have a meeting scheduled for July 27th. I honestly do not know if this is a meeting to explain why I was led to believe that I had the job, then wasn’t hired, or if this is an opportunity for a second interview.

You can be certain that I will keep you posted.

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Between the back pain, the inability to do any exercise for so many days, the halt to the Whole30, not making it to my last two WW meetings, the email about the job, and the constant flow of bad news on TV, I am not myself at all.

That being said, I’m filling my head with positive thoughts this morning and filling my day with a long “to do” list to keep myself busy.

Whole30

July was a great month for us to do the Whole30 because our social calendar was fairly light and we have a few things planned in August that would make it difficult. We’ve decided to continue on now and do a Whole15 starting today. Better to do 15 days than skipping it all together, right? I will also be counting Weight Watcher SmartPoints.

Exercise

My plan is to walk 2 miles today and do some light stretching. I really don’t want to send my back into any spasms, so I’ll just go slow.

Okay, I’ve got a “To Do List” to attack with a vengeance!

 

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Good Morning

July 14, 2016 — 14 Comments

This has not been the best last few days and I really miss my daily routine. If you read my blog regularly, you know that I’ve had a muscle spasm in my back for several days. Each time the muscle spasms, it only last about 3 or 4 seconds, but on a scale of 1-10 in the pain department, I give it a 10. It’s intense! I think that back pain is the worst. It’s such a debilitating feeling. 

Thursday – Muscle spasms start while getting dressed and continue throughout the day. Ice and Advil.

Friday – Spasms all day. Iced 20 minutes on, 20 minutes off and as much Advil as allowed.

Saturday – Chiropractor. He told me that I had a dislocated rib. He relocated it. It wasn’t fun. Spasms. Ice and Advil.

Sunday – The absolute worst day of all. Spasm every 20 minutes or so. More ice and Advil.

Monday – The hubs took me to the doctor and I went home with a muscle relaxer. Still spasms. Ice, Advil and Muscle Relaxer.

Tuesday – Chiropractor. He spent 30 minutes stretching my whole body. Ice, Less spasms. Advil and Muscle Relaxer.

Wednesday – Chiropractor. More stretching, drugs and ice. By the evening,  I was having no spasms, only feeling sore.

Today – I got out of bed and my back went into a spasm very first thing.

I’m sitting on ice now and hoping that was the only spasm for the day.

Most of what I’ve read over the last few days, (and I’ve read a lot) says that you can avoid back pain by keeping a strong core and keeping hydrated. I feel like I have a fairly strong core through Yoga, and I drink a ton of water! The chiropractor said that he has strong healthy clients all the time with back issues, so maybe no matter what, some people are just prone to back issues? It stinks.

The slightest movement in my right arm was triggering a spasm, so I avoided blogging, but we have been eating mostly Whole30 foods, veggies, chicken, chicken sausages, eggs and avocado’s. I’ve realized how much of a lifestyle whole foods have become for us. We’ve had a few take out meals, but kept them to meat and veggies as much as possible. 

One night, Chicken Fajita’s, no beans, no rice.

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Another night. Skewers with Chicken, Pineapple, Bell Pepper, Zucchini and New Potatoes.

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And another night. Grilled Chicken, Grilled Asparagus and Sweet Potato Rounds.

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Another night we grilled these. These are also good diced up with veggies and eggs for breakfast. I bought these last week at Whole Foods along with a couple of other flavors. These were 3 Smartpoints each. These are Whole30 Compliant and really good.

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Last night. BLT’s on White Sweet Potato Buns.

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The hubs has been loading and unloading the dishwasher and it’s been weird. I don’t think he even knew we had a dishwasher! It should be fun looking for things when I get back in the kitchen. All kidding aside, he’s been great about keeping my spirits up and has been a real trooper.

Looking forward to some normalcy coming back over the next two days. Hopefully we can restart our Whole30 on Monday?

Thanks so much for your comments on the blog, emails and text. You guys are awesome!

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