Wednesday, November 11, 2009

100-minus 50

HARD TO BELIEVE, isn't it? As I am too lazy to count myself, I am going by the much more together Diane of Fit To the Finish (who, and I will just say it, seems like such an incredibly dear, balanced, and kindly person.) So we're half done with the Hot 100 Challenge and I am still dangling 2 pounds above my Jan 1 goal. The suspense.

I did pretty well with my exercise goals- did my weights 3 1/2 times (last night would be the half.) I hit Zumba three times although today was subpar due to a missing piece of key technology: the running bra. I am protective of the girls. I did acquire Zumba shoes so I'll give a report after I try them out. And I bought a pair of size 12 khakis for my new job because they fit better than the 14s. And I am wearing them. And they are not tight. As I have pointed out to every member of my family currently present including the dog.

I am missing my husband. Do you ever miss someone physically? When I am missing my little girl I have a little-girl-sized lack in the middle of my body, just where she fits when I squeeze her. I still hug the big kids though I am trying to be protective of their dignity. Mostly I like to look at them.

I may be short a husband (who is eating beignets and gumbo and learning from the heavy hitters in his field). But I have a fire in the fireplace, the homework is done, the kids fed and the kitchen tidied, and now I get to work on my NaNoWriMo project. Woot!

7 comments:

  1. Great job on the smaller pants! :) You have much to be proud of! :)

    Have fun with your project while hubby is gone. I had to say it out loud to try and imagine what it is. I'm curious now...

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  2. Hooray! for smaller pants (that fit)!

    I wasn't home for the beginning of nanowrimo, so I've decided January will be my month. :)

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  3. Good job on the pants!

    Zumba...Hot 100...nanowrimo...(make note to self: google those things).

    Yes, I do have a physical emptiness, a pang, when a member of my family is gone. It mostly happens with my kids...I miss my husband, too, but I've become used to missing him (he's a pilot and gone a lot).

    Funny...my blog post today has sport-bra issues, too.

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  4. Despite the missing husband, you really sound like you've got it together. Enjoy those size 12s and toss another log on the fire.

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  5. Grats on the pants! To answer your question, yes, I physically miss my wife and my kids when I travel.

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  6. good job on the smaller jeans. I'm jealous that your hubby is down in one of my favorite places. My mouth is watering thinking of Cafe Du Monde.

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  7. Way to go on the new pant size. I am a bit jealous of your husband. I wouldn't mind a little N.O. gumbo myself.

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