Quiet Memorial Weekend

May 30, 2016

Thank you to all of the service men and women who have served, and are currently serving in the United States Military.

Your Service is greatly appreciated!



It’s been busy but quiet here, and I’ve like it.

Saturday morning I spent with my niece and her BFF. I treated them to my Hot Yoga class, then they treated me to Starbucks! That’s a pretty nice start to a weekend. Don’t ya think?

Saturday afternoon, I enjoyed a long walk in my new shoes.


Saturday night I had all of these grandiose ideas of a night out on the town for Mike and I. At 7:00 pm, I took a shower, put on my pj’s, and told Mike that I wasn’t hungry and that he was on his own for dinner. I don’t do that very often. Then we watched one of the worst and raunchiest movies ever! Robert DeNiro in Dirty Grandpa. It was awful, and we were either laughing from shock or cringing and laughing with disgust through the whole thing. Ahhh…. good times.

Sunday, my mom came over for brunch, then Mike and I spent the afternoon doing things around the house and in the yard.

I got my walk in for the day.


We got an impromptu invite for a night out, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Since I was in my pj’s by 7:00 on Saturday night, I was ready for some fun.

We bar hopped downtown with some friends, got caught up and ended the night at an arcade playing games. Perfect night!


It’s going to be a quiet day at home today. I hope you all are having a nice long weekend!


Breakfast – 4

Lunch – 10

Afternoon Meal – 10

Dinner – 4

Total = 28


Breakfast – 15 

Lunch – 10

Dinner – 22 

Total = 47


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


Saturday Exercise = Hot Yoga Class, Walked 5 Miles

Sunday Exercise = Walked 5 Miles

FitPoints Earned for the Weekend = 26

Remaining Weekly SmartPoints = 10



“love the life you live, live the life you love”



8 responses to Quiet Memorial Weekend

  1. julesfarm@yahoo.com May 31, 2016 at 1:24 pm

    I am so glad you did The Whole30. I was trying to explain to someone the other day why I eat what I eat now, and it all goes back to doing the Whole30 and how good I felt after doing it. I also kind of enjoy having less food options to chose from. For me, it makes deciding what to eat, a little easier.

    I agree, drinking that creamy, sweet coffee could be really easy to start up again, but I’ll stick with my black coffee made with freshly ground coffee beans. Feels fancy. 🙂

    It’s funny that you said that about grains, because as I was reading your comment, Mike was sitting beside me on the couch and we were eating our first bowl of Oatmeal since October. We both stopped grains and that big container of oatmeal has just been sitting in the pantry. I cleaned out the fridge last night, and never made it to the store. We have zero eggs, so I pulled out the oatmeal. It did taste good, but we’ll see how the belly feels later. I also know that oatmeal doesn’t stay with me for long, and 6 Egg Whites (for 1 point) will stay with me forever!

    I’m so glad you are enjoying the benefits of whole foods with me! Thanks Ronda for all of your sweet words this morning!

    You did great on the walk for having so much going on this month! Now I need a plan for June!

    Have a great day!


  2. I truly do now enjoy my coffee black now too – but oh, it wouldn’t take too much to start in with the cream again…. As I was laying awake last night in the middle of the night solving all the world’s problems, I was thinking over my diet – not diet in the sense of eating less to lose, but diet in the sense of what I feed my body for daily function – and I realized at such a late stage in my l trying to figure out what works best – the one thing that has made the biggest and I feel will be the longest impact on my eating style has been reading the book “It all starts with food” and doing the “whole 30”.

    I do not drink milk at all any more, and just don’t miss it. I used to have 2 cups per day. I do have yogurt 1-2 x/week, but not daily like I used to. Now black coffee and I enjoy it that way. And I eat very little grains. I had pasta last night and I felt like a bloated balloon and probably why I was up all night! I eat lots of healthy fats, and high protein. I eat almost 1/2 of my daily ww pts allowance on breakfast now and I feel that alone has made the biggest impact on me and made it easier to lose the pounds. AND IT WAS YOU who introduced me to Whole 30. So, Here’s to You, Today!!! and btw: total miles walked, after this mornings 1 mile around my big block brings my May total to 74 miles. Thanks for the motivation… Ronda

  3. julesfarm@yahoo.com May 31, 2016 at 12:55 pm

    What a cute story. Sounds like you have a great view of nature. We left the other night to go out to dinner, and there was a whole geese family crossing the road, and I was worried Mike wasn’t going to slow down. I yelled “they have babies!!”. I scared the crap out of him, but they were just so darned cute. All were safe.


  4. julesfarm@yahoo.com May 31, 2016 at 12:53 pm

    Oh my gosh. I haven’t scrap booked in ages. I used to really love that too!

    I died laughing about the cream, because I bought skim milk for Tess to have Frothy Coffee when she was here, and I enjoyed the last of it after she left. I really like my black coffee now, and I like that I’m saving a point for something else, but it tasted so good!

  5. julesfarm@yahoo.com May 31, 2016 at 12:49 pm

    Thanks Nancy! You are awesome! I’m going to check this out right now!


  6. I don’t know if you know about this but this morning pinterest sent me one of those emails of something I might like.
    And there was a hand dropping a slice of sweet potato into a toaster.
    She was out of bread one morning and decided to try sweet potato toast. I’ve never heard of this! I don’t have a toaster because of my love of cinnamon toast. But if this worked I might like to get one again–lol.
    She is from (littlebitof) sweet potato toast May 16—-she also had a recipe on May 11for sweet potato oats. I really need to get some kitchen equipment to make theses things!!
    Sorry for two long winded comments– I’m out of school and playing on my Kindle.

  7. a quite day here too – getting all my scrap-booking stuff out, so I’ll be happy… on top of sleeping in (forgot to turn the alarm off for a Monday, so was super sweet to turn it off and then roll over for some more shut-eye!) … and a special treat of cream in my coffee this morning, too =) …gosh, I wish my daughter-in-law would’ve thrown her 3/4 full container of it down the sink before she left last week….

  8. Have a nice day sitting on your comfy deck furniture enjoying nature.
    I’m near a creek bed so I see all kinds of birds and little critters.
    A couple of weeks ago a mother duck and her 10 little ducklings stopped by my parked car but when I opened the door she got up and the ducklings followed 2 by 2. Went off one curb waddled across the road hopped up the curb and into the brush—-until 9 and 10.
    These ducklings were itty-bitty maybe 2 inches.
    Number 9 hopped up on the curb but #10 ran into it– so funny.
    #9 just waited in formation style will little 10 tried again but didn’t make it and then on the third try it made it.
    9 and 10 waddled away. They were so cute!!