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Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Bowling Tournament Ending, Spinal Injection Postponed, and New Garden Planting

They boy has done well so far, though we are having a hard time convincing him of that. He finished 106 out of 450 in singles, 12th out of 100 in doubles. He has one more competition tomorrow, so it has been a lot of bowling. He gets down because he thinks he should do better, but we can't get him to look around and see he is right in the thick of things. I guess that comes with age, and maturity? The wife is loving the feel of pool water warmed by 115 degree heat, I may never get her back home from the casino! Today is the last full day of bowling, unless he does well, then it will be tomorrow too. I pick them up just before midnight Thursday, can't wait.

Because of picking them on Thursday, I had to reschedule my final spinal injection. It has definitely made a difference, but I will be curious what it feels like in a week in half? I always wonder if that LAST one of anything is totally necessary, or if it is just an extra precaution? I am being so responsible, I called and canceled this weeks appointment, scheduled the new one, payed all of the bills, I almost can't stand it. I guess in a perfect world I will feel so good by next Thursday I can just cancel my appointment and go live. Being a realist, I plan on having the last injection regardless, taking that extra pound.

It's time to plant my fall crops, and I've been thinking about this. I have decided to adopt an "Asian" way of eating for a majority of my meals. Asian cuisine consists of much more vegetable intake compared with meats, or proteins. I'm going to plant accordingly, things that can be simmered in a hot pot with broth, and small amounts of protein. Things like bok choy, cabbages, and beans. I've decided that's how I'm going to attack my weight issue, grow some good stuff to eat, and eat less, it can't miss!

5 comments:

Anne said...

It is a well known fact that Asian diet is very healthful. They live long and happy lives. They are thin without looking sickly.

If I could eat Asian all the time, I would except the spices would kill me with my Crohn's Disease. So I eat alot of bland foods.

Good Luck with the garden of Asian. You will love the foods. In moderation of course.

Not too many fat Asians.....



unless you look at Sumo wrestlers, in which case, whatever they are eating, steer clear. LOL

awb said...

Anne - I wondered how long it would take for someone to make the Sumo wrestler comment, looks like about 2 hours, thanks! You also saved my mother from getting me first, so thanks for that too.

awb

Slammermike said...

Cabbage & beans???? Sounds like a formula for trouble.

awb said...

Slammer - Mayor Quimby said it best, "That could have been anyone's ass"!

awb

Slammermike said...

I have only 2 words

THE PUB