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Happy Thanksgiving!

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Hiya, Sparkfriends! Long time no see! How is everyone doing?

Last I wrote, we were preparing to move to Colorado. Well, we're here! It was an interesting adventure getting our house packed up, cleaned up for sale, then traveling for 4 days cross country with the cat as my co-pilot. We all made it safely, but are still in process of getting settled. There are still boxes everywhere, but it's getting better. At least I have a somewhat clean spot on my desk.

Somehow I managed to lose a total of 5 pounds during the move. I wish I had some great words of wisdom to give you, but honestly no one is as surprised as me! We didn't eat the greatest during the road trip. We had Egg McMuffins and Starbucks for breakfast. We skipped lunch some days so we could keep time while driving. Dinner was some diner joint. I did mostly try to avoid the carbs, but as mentioned, we had Egg McMuffins, so I had some bread. I can't say I was an exemplar of low-carb road tripping, but somehow it worked out!

Obviously, this is holiday week so I won't be following my diet to a "T" here either. There will be stuffing and pumpkin pie on Thursday "feast" day. I plan to take a 16/8 intermittent fast day on Friday to balance things out a bit. But mostly, this will be a time to celebrate.

This year I am thankful to be back in my home town, celebrating with my closest family and friends.

I hope you all have a wonderful holiday! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  • ANACORAZON
    Happy to see you are already at your new home!
    1506 days ago
  • EMGERBER
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  • SBEAR5
    So glad you made it safe! Enjoy the holiday and hopefully we'll see more of you soon! :)
    1520 days ago
  • MOMTOMONKEYS2
    Glad you are moved safe and sound. Happy Thanksgiving!!!! emoticon
    1520 days ago
  • ISABELLE84
    I'm glad to hear from you!
    And that you're back.
    I hope you will have a fantastic time tomorrow.
    Keep sparking!
    1520 days ago
  • NJMATTICE
    Great to hear that your move is accomplished and all went well. Really nice to see your "smiling face" again. As you get settled, I hope to hear more about your journey. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.
    1520 days ago
  • WOUBBIE
    How awesome! Glad the move worked out well!
    1520 days ago
  • DCFELLA
    Congrats on the weight loss and getting through yuur move (those are stressful!). Enjoy your holiday!
    1520 days ago
  • GRANDMABABA
    Moves are often stressful so am glad you are getting settled in now. You will have a great Thanksgiving in your home town. I hope it is all you are anticipating it will be. Enjoy!
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    1521 days ago
  • KAYOTIC
    Enjoy the turkey emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon and pie!
    1521 days ago
  • TPETRIE
    I am so glad you had a safe trip. Tomorrow I will be baking pies and on Thursday (Thanksgiving) I will be cooking the turkey with stuffing, potatoes. and veggies. I will have company for dinner.
    1521 days ago
  • DEVAN4
    Welcome to Colorful Colorado! I'm glad you had a safe trip here and youre setting in alright. Keep up the good work :)
    1521 days ago
  • PACEKA1
    I'm so glad to hear that you had a safe trip and are now home! That's wonderful news. I'm sure all the activity burned a lot more calories than you realized - so congratulations on the weight loss as well.

    I am hosting Thanksgiving dinner for my children this year and am pretty excited to be cooking for a change. Cooking has never been my best thing, and it typically isn't enjoyable to me; but I love making the Turkey, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy - and my sons always want jello with fruit. I guess it's a labor of love - something I can still do for my children.

    Have a great holiday week and good luck with all your unpacking. I've been in this house 34 years but I remember how much work it was when I moved in!
    1521 days ago
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