I know I said I was going to wait until tomorrow to hop on the scale but Friday is my usual weigh-in day so I decided to do it this morning. In the last 2 weeks I have lost a pound. Now most people would laugh at this. I don't. I'm happy with it. I am happy to be in the losing direction and not the gaining.
I still need to work on tracking my calories (especially on the weekend) and staying focused on my exercise in the afternoons even when my schedule gets crazy with meetings, conferences, meetings and more meetings. Exercise should be a part of pretty much every afternoon for me.
I did pretty good yesterday. It was not easy but I managed not to indulge in "snack day" at school. But once I got home all the effort that I had put into making the best choices went out the door. My ability to resist had been put to the test during the day and so I became more lax when I got home. I love me some Newman Os!
Today is a crazy day at school. Students can wear their costumes to school if they meet this criteria (good behavior, no unexcused absences, etc.) so the majority of my kids have on their costume. So all morning I've been adjusting cat tails and witch's capes. Then this afternoon we're having a costume parade and doing Trunk-or-Treat around the school's track. It's fun but I definitely don't feel like a teacher on this day. I am excited for a more normal routine for next week. Then tonight is the Fall Festival. I'll be staying at school for over 12 hours today. I'm hoping between school and the Fall Festival I can get in a run. Last night I packed a TON of healthy snack options to keep me going this long day. I am going to need all the good (non-candy) energy I can get today!