My partner is sending me home to Colorado for a visit and I will be gone the whole month of October. I am excited and nervous at the same time. On a strong note I am planning ahead and I know that I will be shipping out some food supplies ahead of my flight so they are there at my Mom's waiting for me. I know that I can grill at my brothers house so I can keep eating the way I have been for the last 2 months. I know that Mom and I will stay busy while I am there she is very active at 78. We are getting a list together so we know what we want to do and I know we will be walking a lot.
I hope to be able to have salmon a couple of times and to stay out of fast food as much as possible. Mom is very frugal and we are paying for the flight, so she might be paying for most of the food budget. I can take some money for food, but will also have to work with her. I think it will work out just fine. I have many back up plans in my head and I feel strong enough to do this right now. Mom eats very small meals and then nibbles all day long. I need to do this just a little different than she does. So we'll see how it goes. Last time I was home to visit I ended up losing weight while I was there and that was the way I used to eat. I think it will be good, plus being home is awesome.
The biggest thing that has me nervous and I have huge wound on my leg that is healing slowly and I have to talk to my Dr. about it before I leave. I go every week and they scrape it. Yikes it hurts so much. The end of May I drove myself to the ER and when they asked if I wanted to be admitted I told them yes. I was in for 6 days. It was the best thing I ever did for myself. I have named my wound Janis (as in Joplin) because she is a hell raiser, does her own thing, is taking her time going away. The good news is she healed by 4 cm between August 25th and Sept 4th. I would have rather waited to go home for the long visit until after my leg healed, but then it just didn't work out that way. My brother is a paramedic and his wife is an RN so if it just a matter of dressing changes they can do it. Anyway I will find out from my wound Dr. what she thinks when I go on the 15th.
I will also have the use of Mom's computer so if I find I am having a melt down about something I can always jump on and scream for a sane voice to help out? Lol I do not see that happening, but you never know.
I know that we are going to one brunch that I have been thinking about cause for some reason brunch does not sound low-carb to me. I am thinking about what I can have with me just in case. I am taking raw almonds, and maybe a turkey, spinach, cheese wrap just in case. This brunch in at a little museum not someones house.
Any thoughts or ideas will be most welcome. Thanks so much smart people.
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