When It Rains, It Pours

Life has been busy at our home these previous couple of days.

I’ll talk about the pouring rain in a sec. Right here’s a small replace on life. Oh, and this weblog publish will probably be filled with typo’s and babbling.

Meals Rut

The meals rut continues and I’ve achieved a horrible job of monitoring meals and taking footage. Interval.

Grasp Tub Rework

We had all the tile picked out for the ground and bathe and the wall across the tub, then modified our minds. Yep. Now the brand new supplies are beginning to are available, however the progress is sluggish. There’s solely so many hours in a day! That is my day by day view.


At first I had my very own timeline of once I thought issues can be finished, however I can inform that Mike is a bit careworn that he hasn’t been capable of work on it as typically as he thought he would, so I’m holding my mouth shut. I imply, we do produce other loos on this empty nester home. 

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What StepBet? Simply kidding. Kinda. I beloved the final StepBet and the way it received me out the door every day to get my steps in. I noticed that I used to be simply busy sufficient all through every day, that a mean of a 2 mile stroll every day would get me to my step objective. Properly, that is week one in every of my second StepBet, and every week one is taken into account a heat-up week. In case you don’t full your day by day step objective, no biggie, you’re nonetheless within the recreation. I’ve finished a crap job of getting in that 2 mile stroll. Monday begins week 2, so I gotta get again on the market and get that straightforward stroll in!

I did get in over 12,000 steps on Wednesday and it was HOT HOT HOT by the point I received residence! (drama queen)

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I returned the primary life jacket that I purchased on Amazon and ordered a Paddling Life Jacket, which has a pleasant and easy flat again and over sized arm holes so no chaffing whereas paddling. The life jacket got here yesterday, however in fact Mike wasn’t residence with the jeep, so I’ve but to get the kayak out on the water. It’ll occur quickly!

Okay…the rain.

Yesterday morning I rolled away from bed at 5:30 as a result of I depart simply earlier than 7:00 on Thursdays to work a WW assembly. As I walked downstairs to make espresso, my daughter Kate referred to as. I used to be sure that she have to be calling to say that our different daughter, Anne, had gone into labor (she is just not due till Aug twenty fifth), however that isn’t in any respect what she stated. She had stepped away from bed into four inches of water in her home! It had been raining and storming all night time lengthy.

They water was deep within the entrance yard and there have been emergency automobiles in all places. They packed up the 4 youngsters and a few garments, solely to open the entrance door to the hearth division telling them that it wasn’t protected to go away but. Lastly, the water went down sufficient for them to return to our home. I feel they will be right here for some time.

That is what they woke as much as.

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Shelby on the entrance door maintain child Sawyer. Take a look at his ft. Utterly standing in water.

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They’ve one automotive parked within the driveway and one on the street. Shelby going outdoors to realized that his van that’s parked on the street can also be filled with water and probably totaled.

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Kate and Shelby went again to the home and spent the day there pulling up all the carpet. They have been capable of get a dumpster and needed to find yourself throwing away numerous furnishings. Some issues simply couldn’t be salvaged.

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Not a fantastic day for these kiddo’s, however glad they’re right here with us and this too shall move. These subsequent a number of days will probably be full and I really feel all out of whack with any sort of schedule.

I don’t need my consuming to get uncontrolled and I don’t need to let consuming out turn into a behavior. I actually need to provide you with a plan.

Tess is coming on this morning for the weekend and I’m leaving right here in just some minutes to select her up from the airport. We could have a lot of household time this weekend determining a plan of motion to get Kate’s home put again collectively.

Not that it even issues, however listed here are Tuesday and Wednesday’s eats….

Thursday is all a blur and I simply needed a bottle of wine for dinner, however I settled for a number of glasses of LaCroix Waters.



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Late Late Lunch

Tuna Salad on a mattress of Cabbage and Greens, tomatoes, Roasted Plantains, Avocado

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Un-Pictured Banana and Espresso


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Mike and I every had somewhat of this with Tuna Salad on prime, once more.

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2017 Objectives
Make time every week to Meal Plan
Drink one hundred ounces of water every day
Train 5 days every week
Eat three meals and one snack every day
FOUR one hundred Mile Strolling Challenges this yr! (This aim has modified just a little now that I’ve this fabulous Fitbit.)

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“love the life you reside, stay the life you’re keen on”

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