January 27, 2010
over at my new blog: http://asideofsweetness.blogspot.com/
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January 26, 2010
I have a new blogging home. I’ve been frustrated with the fact that I can’t really personalize the look of my blog the way I want. So I’ve made the move to Blogger. I”m now blogging as A Side Of Sweetness. I will continue with my Weigh In Wednesday posts and all the other random stuff I blog about. Hope to see you there!
January 25, 2010
I took my camera along with me this morning went I went for my walk. It was a nice brisk morning here in Ohio-almost 45 degrees! The tempature is supposed to drop and we may get some snow later today! I love snow! Anyway, I took some pictures of the lake. I don’t know if I’ve said this before or not, but we live on a small lake. We’re actually about 500 feet from the shore line. The lake had been frozen over but due to our balmy temps lately, it’s starting to thaw out.
They lower the lake every fall then raise it back up in the spring. So if you walk along the shore in the winter, you’ll see random things, like the pink hair clip, that someone has lost in the water.
So that was my morning fun. I’m off to shower and get ready for class. Have a great Monday!
January 24, 2010
January 23, 2010
….because we both agree the toilet paper goes over, not under.
Have a great weekend!
January 22, 2010
You’re probably wondering why I chose the name The Road Less Traveled for my blog. Or maybe not. In any case, I thought I would take a moment to explain why I chose The Road Less Traveled.
I more or less based the name of my blog on the poem The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost. While I’m not a huge lover of poetry, I do love Robert Frost and my favorite Robert Frost poem by far is The Road Not Taken. I’m not a follower. I may not always be a leader but I definitley don’t do things in my life because everyone else is doing them. I’ve never really followed the same path that my peers have taken. I didn’t go “away” to college right after highschool. I stayed and went to a local community college and I didn’t finish (still haven’t at 33). I didn’t date, drink, or do drugs in high school. I didn’t settle down and get married in my 20’s. And I’m probably one of only a handful of girls from my graduating class that has not had a child yet. I’m not a trendy person. I don’t watch the lastest greatest tv shows just because everyone else does (Greys Anatomony, Jersy Shore, and I’ve never watched Survivor). I’m just not a jump on the bandwagon kind of girl. Anyway so that’s a little insight into who I am. You can call me strange if you want, but I prefer quirky.
For your reading pleasure: The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;
Then took the other, as just as fair
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that, the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,
And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.
I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
two roads diverged in a wood, and I —
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
January 21, 2010
So last night, Mr. Husband did the dishes. Yesterday was the first day of classes for me and I was beat. I crashed on the couch after watching Modern Family. So my sweet, loving husband got up to do the dishes. Lately, I’ve turned into a neat-freak and I hate to leave dishes in the sink over night. So this morning when I put my breakfast dishes in the sink, I saw a pile of silverware lying in the sink. From last night. And believe it or not, I smiled. Because for some strange reason, my husband has some strange aversion to washing silverware. And pots and pans-he “lets them soak” over night. Anyway, before I moved in, my husband would let the dirty silverware build up in the sink until he ran out of clean to wash it. Once I moved in, I took over the dishwashing. The few times he does the dishes, he usually leaves the silverware for me. Today, I washed the silverware and smiled because I love my husband, quirks and all. I love my husband because he didn’t have to do the dishes (I’m unemployed so I do most of the housework) but he did because he knew how tired I was but also because he knows I like a clean kitchen. And most of all, I love my husband because he doesn’t believe in marriage “roles”. Yes I do most of the housework mainly because I’m home more than him and when he is home I’d rather spend time with him than do housework. If I ask for help, he does it, usually without me asking twice. And sometimes, I get lucky and I don’t even have to ask.
Umm yeah, I’m a day late again. Yesterday was the first day of classes for me. And I was unusually nervous and stressed out. So I didn’t lose any weight this week. But I didn’t gain either so that’s something. The weekend was bad (in a good way) for us. Friday we had pizza. We treated ourselves to Buffalo Wild Wings on Saturday. We were out shopping and we were starved. In our hunger, we made a bad decision. Mr. Husband had wings and I had the appetizer sampler. Lots of fried food. Yummy! Saturday night we hung out with friends and we both drank adult beverages and snacked on chips and dip, brownies, and pulled pork sandwiches. So yeah a bad food weekend. Oh and did I mention we had pop a couple of times over the weekend? So that fact that I didn’t gain any weight this week feels like an accomplishment. I’ve been back into the healthy eating routine since Monday and I’m back to drinking tons of water. So hopefully, next week will be better.
January 18, 2010
I got a new laptop today. I’m still setting everything up but I’ll be back tomorrow with a new post!