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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

My little plate I am eating all my meals from to remind me of my upcoming beach trip.

Gonna work hard and stay low carb and do my best to lose some lbs and get in shape, to walk and see sights.
I bought these little plates at the dollar store.
I love pink flamingos by the way.
And I bought myself not one but TWO pink flamingo beach towels as well.....
Since we didnt get to go on a summer vaca trip, we decided to take a long weekend end of August to the beach.
I wasnt going to go, because I have gained weight and am extremely unhappy with myself lately.
However, I overheard two ladies having a conversation recently, where one was telling the other she had been trying to call her for weeks, and the other lady commented,
""I am never home because I refuse to give up and lay down and not live""
She told her friend that she is gonna go and do what makes her happy because she never knows when her illness will return and if it does she doesnt want to go to her grave with so much living left behind.
That really struck me!

I was worried myself sick over going on this trip as several other couples we know are going and I am the heaviest of the bunch.
I was just sick about how they would see me in a swimsuit and how I would die of embarrasment.
But I know I really wont die over that and I would be passing up a chance get away from the daily grind, spend time with friends and to visit the ocean which is literally the best creation ever.
So, I booked the room and now I am going to work on my diet and exercise over the next weeks leading up to vacation but I am going and going to enjoy the time with Honey and my friends and taking the boat tour and sightseeing and more than anything, laying on the beach with the Atlantic ocean just feet away.
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    Oh that sounds SO great! (Although the Atlantic’s a lil’ cold for me, I prefer the Gulf Coast)
    Absolutely get out there & DO IT! I am done standing on the sidelines myself - I am fortunate to be at a place in my life when I can take the long weekends (or a week off if I don’t mind paying the piper) so by God I am GOING! My son (21 now) has expressed an interest in going a few places w/me - while I missed out on a lot when he was younger, I’ll do all that I can with him now.
    472 days ago
    Going with your friends to the beach is a great idea! If you feel self conscious, you could treat yourself to a flattering new swimsuit and don’t forget that sunscreen! You deserve to have fun!
    472 days ago
  • GORDON66
    You overheard a very wise woman. The flamingo plate is very cute!! I'm glad you decided to take the trip.


    473 days ago
    Glad you decided to go.
    I have a hard time getting over myself too sometimes.
    Enjoy your trip!
    473 days ago
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