That’s right, y’all. I’m still playing. And I’m still kicking it on points.  I have had to deduct two whole points. But that is it!  I’m in it to win it! Well, I don’t care so much about the prize. I want to be able to look back on the game and say I put everything into it that I could and I am glad I did it and  I am healthier because of playing.

I write that because I have been WHINY today.  I’m sick of water.  And hot herbal tea. And iced black coffee.  And I’m TIRED. Which may or may not be related to the game, or my allergies. One of the other players has been in the game before, and she said the first week she played, she felt like I do now, but the second week, she felt better than she had in years.  I’m sticking it out, people!

I’ve been cooking a lot which I like, but this is not a game you can play- and succeed with- if you aren’t willing to plan ahead.  I’m getting creative with some of the dishes.

We’re allowed to weigh ourselves once a day.  So far, I am down over a pound.  I’m going for 25 in total, which I know I can’t healthily lose in four weeks. But if I play hard, I should be off to a good start by month’s end.

I’m doing well on my daily habits, too.  I’ve managed to write every day. Sometimes it is this post, sometimes it is something else- I just can’t count any of the writing I do for work.  So this is a way for me to prioritize something I want to do.

I also had my first encounter with one of my negative habits yesterday. But I caught it and turned it around, so I got my points.

Oh, and I started using the 100 free calories of anything but soda-diet soda-alocohol today.  The purpose of that is so players never have to feel deprived. I think it is a good thing.

My final crazy silly thing for this update?  I’ve started drinking my evening water out of a wine glass. And I’m starting to discover that the ritual of sitting, relaxing with a pretty glass in my hand is more important to me than what is in said glass. 

So, I would say today was so-so. I got all my points, and I didn’t lose any but today’s been my least fun day so far.