Wednesday, 23 May 2007
Developing 32 - Weigh in time again
Yay! I'm nearly up-to-date with my blog!!
Apart from that - Yay! I've lost 4lbs this week!!
So, I'm down to 13 stone 3lbs (12 stone 12 on my home scales) and have lost 6 stone 8lbs now. It feels good to be back to proper losing ways again. My group seems to be in a bit of a lull though; several people lost only 1 or 2lbs so it seems that Development is a bit more of a moveable feast (if you'll pardon the pun!) than Foundation.
Our exercise was to draw a circle divided into 16 segments and to allocate each segment to the various roles we take on throughout our life - cook, cleaner, wife, mother (not me obviously), colleague, gym bunny etc etc. The idea was to assess whether the balance in your life is what you'd like it to be. Ie. is there enough time devoted to you or your interests or too much time devoted to being a cook, cleaner or general dogsbody? I was reasonably happy with my balance but I suppose it's lot easier as a woman without children. It brought it home to me that I really want this move to France. A lot of things I'd like to be doing with my time can be achieved by the move: making time to spend with D, exercise, creativity, friends, family and no work!! Can't go wrong.
One other thing that came out of it for me is that I DO want to spend more time with D and that is probably why I'm irritated by the pub issue. I will really try and make him devote time to us next trip - although I've just realised that that won't be hard as we'll be in Canada together for 3 weeks - maybe the trip after!!
Anyway, it wasn't a very deep lesson but useful I suppose.
I was invited to the pub to watch the Champions League game but, although I was flattered to be invited by the lads even though D is away, I couldn't be bothered to go out. I've had much more fun, listening to it on the radio and updating my blog. Feels a much happier use of my time and doggie has been curled up on my lap for ages now so she's happy too...
Night night all. I'll check you all out tomorrow butl in the meantime, hope you're all shrinking away out there in blogland!