As I mentioned a couple of days ago I have put the scale away. It has been a little strange but also really nice. My mood is not decided by the number on the scale and neither is my work ethic. I am not eating something because the scale said something good and I am not beating myself up because the scale said something not so good. We had some last minute dinner guests (my brother, his fiance and her sister) and I ate well and even had a nice piece of dessert! I got some good activity in yesterday and have good plans for today too. I am hoping the snow that is expected will hold off until can walk to my inlaws this afternoon. It is such a nice walk and I just love the time outside.
My sister in law to be stayed when my brother and her sister went to play dodgeball last night to help put Grace to bed. They are going to be babysitting for us on Saturday and it will be at bedtime. We have been trying to have other people put her to bed this week and it is not going that well. She started to scream after she was put down so I went up and calmed her and got her to sleep. After I did that my SIL (no kids) had some opinions on how she would have just tired herself out by crying and would have fallen asleep. I know before I had kids I had opinions but I didn't ever share them...I find it frustrating how she thinks she knows everything. She goes through phases where she thinks she is so much better and so much smarter than everyone else. I find when she spends alot of time at school or gets a compliment from one of her professors she gets very high on her horse. She was telling me through Groupon she got a 1 month membership to a gym, I mentioned that I miss the gym. She asked why I don't go and I said that I don't really have time. She proceeded to tell me that I could go now (between 8 and 10 at night) and that I am just making excuses.....I wanted to hit her, yes it is an excuse but if I start going to the gym when am I going to spend time with my husband? She was very inactive for a long time and was told by a friend to stop complaining about her weight and do something about it. Great advice, but now she thinks that she should spread the word to everyone....I could go to the gym after Grace goes to sleep, but I don't want to, I want to spend time with my husband. I try and do my activity during the day. I am hoping when I go back to work I will be able to find something I can do on my lunch hour and then we can walk or run as a family in the evening.
Well rant over...I really needed to get that off my chest.