Friday, January 4, 2008

Glad its the end of the week

even thought I only had to work 3 days this week- this whole "getting back on program" and getting back into routine has been TOUGH....I'm excited cuz my day off tomorrow will consist of some errands, and treating myself to a hair cut and color, walking the dog and going to the recycling bin (one of my resloutions do more good deeds).....

Must also prepare some foods for the week- as its going to be busy....sometimes I wish I was a husband that came home to a prepared meal- however in our house we both work and I still have to pretend to be a good housewife....although DH does some cooking (which is very yummy) and I can do some to.... we really need a housecleaner!!!

anyways I've been falling on and off the wagon this week (got a few bruises) but I'm commited to getting on starting at lunch today.. :) so its onward and downward for the weekend...


Swizzlepop said...

Just wanted to say hi (from the Healthy Challenge) and good luck with staying on that wagon. REcognizing what is going on is key and it sounds like you are doing that. Check out for some great healthy recipes that are quick and easy to make.

Linds said...

Great attitude! You're right... I guess you just move on. I mean I was eating like total crap before the challenge, so it is pretty hard to just turn that off, and go into health mode! I'll get there!

Can't wait to see the new hair pictures! I decided to do something new with my hair too... lol taking some time to get used to!!!

Linda said...

You are souonding very positive...GOOD FOR YOU!

Will we see pics of the new hair? I'm sure it will be GORGEOUS!

I fell off the wagon somewhat today but like I say, tomorrow is a brand new, fresh day.

Keep that positive attitude

Hugs to you xx

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I want to tell you about a very unusual sort of prison. It's called Fat Prison. Why is it so unusual? Because it's completely voluntary.
No one sends us to Fat Prison, we send ourselves!

What's it like to be a fat prisoner? The rules are very strict. To begin with, each prisoner must wear regulation uniform. This consists of a baggy skirt or elasticated pants. Most prisoners pretend they don't mind walking around in this shapeless uniform, but secretly they hate it. They'd much rather walk down the street in a slim pair of jeans.
Exercise is strictly controlled Swimming or playing with children is forbidden. And no prisoner may walk more than a few yards at a time. The penalties for breaking this rule include sweating, shortness of breath, soreness and fatigue. After a few years without any sort of proper exercise, prisoners become so soft that the very idea of movement terrifies them. If you don't believe me, go up to a fat prisoner and suggest a nice long walk in the fresh air!
Everyday life The main feature of everyday life inside Fat Prison is tiredness. Prisoners carry lots of extra weight around on their bodies, so not surprisingly they suffer from chronic fatigue. Result? After doing their daily chores, most of them slump down exhausted in front of the TV.
Even when they allow themselves a night out, many prisoners find it difficult to enjoy themselves. They feel awkward about their shape so instead of mixing with other people they tend to sit in the corner with other fat prisoners.
Prison Mentality After many years of locking themselves away inside their Fat Prison, many prisoners develop a prison mentality. They lose confidence in themselves and their ability to "go straight". They look at slim people and think: "I'm never going to be like them!" They think they are doomed to stay in Fat Prison, forever. Result? They let themselves go completely.
Bad for Health Fat Prison is very bad for prisoners health. Don't forget, the greater our weight, the greater the strain on our joints and spine. And the fatter we grow, the harder our heart has to work to keep us going. No wonder so many fat prisoners get ill!
Depressing Fat Prison is a depressing experience, not only for the prisoners but also for their families. In fact, the children of fat prisoners often grow up to become prisoners themselves. It's a vicious cycle.
Question So why do so many people end up in Fat Prison? And even more important, why don't they leave once they discover how awful it is?
Answer Because they prefer to eat cookies, chocolate, potato chips, popcorn, doughnuts, fatty meat and creamy desserts. They know that this stuff makes them fat but they don't care. They'd rather go to prison than give up their regular mouthful of fat. *Some may have other reasons
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All you have to do is stop eating junk and start eating properly and you can walk free tomorrow.
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