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Saturday, January 07, 2017



More than just a geographical situation! I have been trying to get my "word" for 2017. So far no luck. An entire week into the new year and I don't have a plan. Or my plan was put on hold so that I could help out my sister-in-law by staying with my mother-in-law for the first month of my new year. I'm more than happy to help out. I don't even mind that I'm in the cold because it will create more fondness for my Texas weather.
BUT, the pitfalls here are numerous. I am in a house where I don't have control over what things to eat come into the pantry. I am missing my CONTROL. So, the planning and preparation is even more important here. Not being in my own home also makes for times when I wonder what I should be doing. I need to work to adjust.

I need to focus on establishing healthy habits in new surroundings. So tonight will be an early bed time so that I can get up nice and early tomorrow and spend some time doing some careful planning. I will of course have to explain all my actions or time at the computer to my mother-in-law who will think that all I am doing is a waste of time. Oh well, I'm a grown up and I can do as I please.

So, I guess my word for 2017 will be ADAPT. Take what I know is healthy for me and apply it to all my situations. I think that ADAPTATION requires proper planning. So that will be key for my successful 2017.

More work to be done.
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  • DCFELLA
    Adapt. I love it. And stay strong with your mother in law. That kind of criticism/skepticism is never easy.
    1508 days ago
  • ISABELLE84
    Yes, you're a grown up and you know better than to let someone else (be you MIL) dictate how to do things (and how often). Keep your grounds, these are important actions you're taking!
    We got this!
    1510 days ago
  • _RAMONA
    Hang in there, Nancy! You've GOT this!
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    1512 days ago
  • YOYOSTOP
    It's always a challenge when you are not in your own home and don't do the grocery shopping. If I know you, you'll figure out a way to stay on track and keep control. I think the word adapt will be a good one for 2017.

    Hugs,
    Shirl
    1512 days ago
  • MAURIZIA
    Nancy, I BELIEVE (my word) that you will figure this out. I have seen you do it on the past.

    Hugs. emoticon
    1512 days ago
  • BUDGETMAW
    Living alone and having total control sure makes any healthy eating plan easier!
    1513 days ago
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