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Happy President's Day.....

Monday, February 21, 2011

We woke up to 3" of snow today - so the driveway was calling my name. It's hard to believe that it had been 12 days since I last shoveled. I was a little worried that I wouldn't have it today after doing 100 pushups yesterday - but I did it, and because it was only 3" and I am in much better shape now - it took 15 minutes....WHOO HOO.

It was then off to a day filled with the kids activities as it is the first day of February vacation. First on tap was a hockey game for the little man, then we had to go finish up the bottling of soda, from his GC that he received at Christmas. 42 bottles of Drew Brew are in the house....nope - correction.....37 bottles of Drew Brew, as the kids tore into it today. I let them have what they wanted today - tomorrow - they get met with Capt. moderation.

I am amazed that in the 42 bottles, there are 8 cups of sugar. We all hear about how bad sugar is for us - however to actually see the 8 cups get poured into the container it was scary - and really has made sure I will NEVER drink another real soda again.....

I am very happy with my Coke Zero....although I need to start getting rid of that too. I have done much better in that dept. Before the new year, I would go through a 12 pack in 2-3 days. It now takes me at least a week - so I have cut way back, and really upped the water consumption....that will only get better as it gets warmer too....the warmer it is the more I want water. I have a hard time with water in Winter as it makes me cold, so I have started filling two containers first thing in the morning to come to room temp, so that by the time I am ready for them, they aren't icy.

Tomorrow I am taking my 3 1/2 year old niece and the two boys bowling....will be an adventure.

I leave you tonight with Drew Brew:

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  • CARLA-216
    I think the custom soda is neat-o!

    I, too, want/need to kick the diet soda habit. I have maybe 2 servings a day, but I usually drink 100 oz of water in addition to that, so I guess I'm not too terribly concerned about it. lol
    3656 days ago
  • PINKBEANBOO
    That kind of shoveling sounds like a nice cool down from your push ups, LOL!

    I buy my little guy the mini Mt Dews & he's allowed 1 a day. Sometimes he forgets to have one (which I like). Last night he asked me if today was a special day. I immediately know that is code for "can I have 2 sodas today". I said no & felt bad he was dissapointed, but I told him soda is really bad for us. I know its hard for him to understand when his sister gets 1 a day & dad drinks about 3 or 4 a day (he likes Coke Zero, too). I was able to kick the soda habit last summer & I'm so happy I did!
    3656 days ago
  • GTANYA
    Happy President's day (we have Family Day in Ontario!). It sounds like you had a great day - we did too - relaxing, shoveling a bit of snow and just sleeping (i was exhausted). I don't drink cola (although my children would love it if mommy brought it in the house - like you when there is a celebration we bring it out!). Have a great day and loved the blog!!! Onward to happy days!

    3656 days ago
  • no profile photo CD6896537
    8 cups of sugar? Holy Canoli!!! Let them loose with that and a snow shovel and they could probably get the whole neighborhood taken care of!!

    I know what you mean about the sodas. It is my toughest challenge! Luckily you're on the Coke Zero....I'm still stuck on Coke. But like you, I've cut way back so it's a start right? We have to start somewhere!

    Enjoy today. Hope the sun shines in your neck of the woods!!

    3656 days ago
  • APIRLRAIN888
    lol I dont understand coke zero it's not sugar? I don't drink soda
    3656 days ago
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