Ok, really this going to be more of a week-long warp-up. I apologize for my massive brain mush I suffered from this past week. To be honest, I am blanking on what really happened after Tuesday. This was not my strongest week, but thankfully, it ended well. I think because I was without Matt’s help last weekend, it made getting into the week harder. To add insult to injury, I added 3 1/2 hours of work to my schedule. In reality this isn’t a huge deal, except that we are so massively short staffed that it wasn’t particularly stress-less. (Just to give you a visual, I think the hall of our school is about 100 yards long, and Thursday alone I think I walked about 8 miles in school.)
We weighed in on Thursday. I was so pumped going into it, and so crushed coming out of it. Six weeks ago, I weighed in at 187. Thursday, I weighed 189. I am frustrated. I am stumped. I am pissed. Everyone tells me I look great, I’m skinnier, “what are you doing?,” but CLEARLY SOMETHING ISN’T WORKING! WHAT IS IT?????? I can’t even write how mad I am. I have lost 10 pounds in 15 months. I’ve had my thyroid checked, twice! There is clearly something I am just not getting.
Running is getting harder. I sneaked a peek at what’s coming for the week, and I am not looking forward to it. This begins the real running. I have yet to register for my first 5k, but I will at the end of this week. It’s April 14th. I’m not doing this for time, I’m doing this to finish. Just FYI, I will cry while I run and when I finish.
I suddenly feel like we had a busy weekend, but it was enjoyable even if it was. Annie had a sleepover with Mrs. A last night, as Matt and I went to a party for my aunt and uncle who were married over the summer. We had a pretty normal Saturday, gym, errands, etc. I did go to the gym by myself and (nearly) enjoyed my bubble while there. We had a lovely brunch this morning with my family, and a lovely walk during naptime. We decided against joining a Super Bowl party this year (it’s not totally ideal for Annie’s bedtime), but that didn’t stop us from having our own party. Annie had a special treat: eating in front of the TV. Of course, we taught her the “TOUCHDOWN!” stance. We are a divided house; I’m a born and raised New England/Boston any team fan, and Matt has a special place for the Giants. One day, Annie will have to choose.
Aside from the Living Social Oscar party (black-tie) on Wednesday night, we have a pretty normal week ahead. I am very excited about this. I cooked one meal last week, and I am looking forward to cooking a few more this week. Next week is the beginning of a few business trips for Matt, and hopefully, a little normal will help me while he’s gone. I’m going into this week with a clearer mind and a smile on my face.