Day 3- Long Days


     I believe that my days are too long. But whose aren’t? In the next few weeks as I adjust my priorities in order to be successful on this journey I will need focus on my schedule in order to reflect my number one priority. In the past few days I have made sensible food choices and yet because my day is so long I’m going to bed hungry. I will research some snack ideas this weekend and prepare them so that I may mindlessly reach into the frig for something that is good for me. It seems pretty basic and maybe a “no dah” solution, but I have really never taken the time to think these steps through. I know so much about how to diet but a diet is not what I’m on. I’m just making better choices for the long run. This is not a short-term plan I’m in it for the long haul. As I adjust my schedule I will also need to find more time to sleep and exercise. I’m so excited with the food choices right now that I know the other components will slide into place with a little planning. Being proactive will take the emotional responses and justifications right out of the equation. Keeping it simple and making good choices everyday.

   Wow people have already found this site. It was wonderful to hear from family and friends. I have made even some new friends that have traveled this road. Loretta, Irene and Sean you are great mentors.

Thank you for your kind words of encouragement today.



  1. Hey Shell, You are amazing. This is a wonderful thing you are doing. I am cheering you on.

  2. I’m really pleased to hear that you’re in this for the long haul. Because that’s what it is. It’s not a quick fix. It’s not a diet. It’s a new life style. Kudos to you!

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