Every now and then, I like to check my “needometer.” Similar to the odometer on my car, my needometer measures how high or low a particular factor in my life is moving. What is this factor? Ahhh, my needs. As I get older, I like to think my neediness and insecurities diminish and my confidence and gratitude for what I have increases. But in reality, the neediness does lurk beneath the surface – even at this stage in my life — and I have to keep it in check! Continue reading
Well, I am a woman of my word, or I try to be. I wrote in yesterday’s post three proclamations: a) that “just for today” (yesterday!), I would veer off my grandmother topic, and write about food and weight struggles. (refer to yesterday’s post, “Just for Today” …). b) that I would follow my food program just for the day. c) that I would report back to you (the readers out there) how I did.
And I can now declare that I have completed the above homework. Yes, yesterday I kept saying to myself: I can’t be a liar. I have to tell the truth, (to X number of followers of this blog). So since I have said to X number of followers of this blog that JUST FOR TODAY I will do the above three things (and avoid doing many other things – such as eat the trigger foods that cause me to veer off my plan), I really must complete the assignment. So yay me! I stayed on program. Great.
Now for today, I just need to do it again. No problem. Same thing again. Change the food around a bit (this is Weight Watchers – refer to their link for more info), shake it up, but still stay on program- within points.
And now: Back to my regular topic: the grandmother topic. Just as I promised. Continue reading