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Saturday, January 30, 2010

Health!

I’m feeling MUCH better today, THANKFULLY!

We even went to go get groceries this afternoon and stopped at Panera bread for lunch. I had their new Medditeranian Salmon Salad. This was really delicious and I would recommend giving it a try next time you’re there. I always get the You Pick 2 Combo, and the half salad is 6 points. It’s great that Panera has a nutrition calculator on their website now too!

I got lots of goodies at the grocery store. It’s really funny about a big container of blueberries gets me just about excited as I would have been, pre-lifestyle change, to buy a candy bar. I’m looking forward to having 1/2 cup of them in my oatmeal tomorrow morning!

I had a funny dream last night that has stuck with me. For some reason we were making sweatshirts. I really don’t know why? lol But I was so determined in my weight loss and lifestyle change efforts that I wanted to come up with the perfect saying to have put on the front of my sweatshirt. I decided to go with a black sweatshirt and in pink lettering I wanted it to say, “Don’t Quit!” I love that! I don’t want to quit. :)

Hubby is gone off to a retirement party for his colleague. I am going to be working on homework. I have a healthy supper planned of a chicken breast and a little bit of rice and green beans. I mistakenly came upon a good combination. I make enough rice for one serving and use JUST A TAD of blue cheese salad dressing and mix it into the rice. It gives it this wonderful flavor. Looking forward to that tonight!

I just want to say how thankful I am to have health. I think that I have taken it for granted but when you get sick, you realize how wonderful life really is when you’re feeling good! More the reason to continue with this healthy lifestyle I have begun to create for myself and my husband- AND our family one day! :)

Sorry this post is jumbled! Have a great one! :)

5 comments:

  1. Glad you are feeling so much better today. I had a friend who loved ranch dressing and would put it on rice, or baked potatoes or anything! Your bleu cheese and rice made me think of her!

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  2. Sorry you have been so ill, but glad you are on the mend! I can really relate to what you are saying about getting excited over the blueberries. I have things like that too, that I enjoy and look forward to now, as much as I did the junk food before. It's great that our tastes are changing. That's cute about the dream...maybe you should really make those. Either way, I am with you on that motto, Don't Quit!!

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  3. so glad to hear you're feeling better & I totally know what you're talking about w/appreciating your health! i felt the same way yesterday.

    i get excited about healthy eats i pick up as well...like you said, just "dont quit"!!

    hope you're having a wonderful weekend! :)

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  4. Happy to read you feeling so much better...a good feeling for sure.

    I love the *Don't Quit* - its something I can add to my mantra's.

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  5. Love the dream and Don't Quit!

    The food sounds good! I never thought of putting blue cheese in with my rice. Great tip!

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