It has always been the laundry room since that is where the builders of the house designed it to be...but it is an extra long room, and because of that it served as a bedroom/laundry room/storage room. Now, have I made this information as clear as mud? Good!
Anyhoodles, I miss my oldest duckling already, even though he only lives about a mile (if that) away, in a beautiful neighborhood on a private drive...he also works at our family business so we will see him often. Yet in my heart I can feel that it's never going to be the same.
The hubby has gone and fetched the other boys from their grandparents (because I begged him to, the house seemed empty without them) and our house is now back to our new normal, sans the oldest. As I sit and type this I can hear my daughter playing the new keyboard piano and the boys voices as they work to clean their bedroom to dads satisfaction. Lovely sounds, indeed!
This week has been a bust, as far as running outside anyway...I have worked out at the YMCA a few times, mostly on the AMT, the Arc Trainer and one session in the weight room. My running has been almost non-existent, due to the weather mostly...it was snowing, then icy, then pouring rain so I took to running indoors on the aforementioned machines.
Over the last several months I have learned that as I age I cannot eat like I could when I was a teenager, shocking, right! I am now going to have to watch, very carefully, what I bring home and what I eat when I'm out and about. Waaaaa, somebody call me the waaaam-bulance!
(As I type this my daughter is playing with our R2-D2 voice commanded robot, dance mode)
Now back to the issue at hand...Do any of you women out there have this problem (with food) as you get older? Any advice you can give me? I am reading that we need to take in about 200 less calories that we did before menopause...aging...etc, while still exercising the same amount or gasp, more!
I am feeling frustrated and disheartened. I love food but I know that it's time to focus on my health and family rather that what I can and cannot eat. While I am still exercising just as much, I am
Godspeed...this comes from the Middle English expression "God spede (you)", a wish for success and fortune for one setting out on an enterprise, voyage, adventure, or travels. It may also mean good luck.
"Limitations only exist if you let them"
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