On January 1st, we had our good-luck, good-health, good-wealth traditional New Year dinner of pork, cabbage, and hoppin’ John. So that means I’m going to get lucky, skinny, and rich in 2010, right?
God, I hope so. I’ve got my calendars all ready to do their organizing and tracking:
And we’ve taken down decorations, whining and dragging our feet the whole way.
So we’re on track, right? I’m trying to get started out on the right foot! I’ve been going through old clothes to give away, packing up Christmas stuff, sorting through emails and photos and documents on my computer, gathering old magazines to recycle and tearing out important pages to keep. I’m making a little bit of progress, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg as far as de-cluttering and organizing go. I’ll keep chipping away at it…
Yesterday I met up with one of my BFFs, Lofton, for lunch and coffee before she had to go back up north. We went to Miyo’s for sushi and Asian cuisine, and I got an amazing tempura roll…
…and steamed veggies + chicken + sauce that I picked at. I would’ve just gotten the sushi, but I wanted to bring home my leftovers for Mom. I’m a giver.
Then we proceeded to Starbucks where I got a pumpkin spice latte. Yesterday (Sunday) was supposed to be my first 100% Crap-Free day, but plans like this throw a wrench in my gears. I could’ve gotten just chicken + veggies at Miyo’s and plain tea or coffee at Starbucks, but I’m not good at “being good” in those situations. I don’t go to Miyo’s that often and I had been craving sushi, so I went with it. Also, who knows how much longer they’ll have pumpkin spice syrup at Starbucks? I also had a bit of that that “well, I’ll start tomorrow” mentality which is pretty dangerous. I should’ve stuck with my plan regardless of the situations instead of rationalizing splurges. However, I’m proud to say that I DID start today. I weigh in on Wednesday and have only lost a couple of pounds since my last weigh-in on December 23rd, so I’m planning on doing shakes-only today and tomorrow. Stupid? Maybe, but it’ll kick-start my butt into gear again, which is definitely what I need.
Speaking of kick-starting my butt into gear, I have yet to work out in 2010. UNACCEPTABLE!!! I’m about to have a shake and then dabble in some Wii Fit, I believe.
How do you do when eating out at restaurants? Do you make an exception and splurge, or do you stick to your healthy eating guidelines, whatever those may be?