I heard a Pink interview where she talked about a dinner party game she plays called BDG's ... Brag, Desires, and Gratitudes. Each person shares at least one of each - helps us to remember that there are so many good htings in life even when things seem tough
Who would like to share a BDG?
BRAG - I ate SO balanced and light yesterday all day that I was able to have real oil popped popcorn last night as a snack .... without going over calories or carb counts for the day! It was AWESOME!
DESIRE - that by the time I need to buy a new wet suit, I will not have to custom order it because of my size
GRATITUDE - Even tough I am technically overweight, I am fit and healthy, I am adventurous nad I am DONE having my weight stop me from doing things I want to do! Like scuba dive!
Monday again ....
Brag - 3 coworkers have told me I am skinny today
Desire - for hte above to be true! OK I don't really want to be "skinny" just a normal size
Gratitude - for those like hte 3 people above who are willing to dole out compliments that boost other's self esteem
Brag - I lost 7 lbs this month
Desire - to lose 7 more by the end of March
Gratitude - warm weather finally!!!
BTW Nancy, I knew this sounded familiar... you must listen to Q100 cause I heard her interview too!
Yup, heard interview on Q100!
You ROCK Jen ... I know you can make your March goal! We will continue to feed you healthy Saturday night dinners!
Another day another BDG!
brag - i am doing crazy things physically that I would have NEVER been able to do even a year ago! I am so loving the training I am doing and the constant challenges put in front of me
desire - to finish this journey so that i can be in maintenance by end of year ... please !!!!
gratitude - i am so grateful to the creators of this site! I love CC and iut really helps me keep in line all day long
Brag - YAY 2 pounds gone this week and the nutritionist have me high marks for my food logs and life style adjustments
Desire - to find out why i am so stinking TIRED lately
Gratitude - for an understanding manager at work who really cares about me on a personal level and has been so considerate since I've been feeling so run down
Brag - having to buy a belt today to keep up my too BIG jeans!!!
Desire - to tighten the new belt a knotch by April 1st
Gratitude - warmer weather
Nancy- I am sure that with the hard work you put in that you will be totally in maintenance phase by the time the year ends! Keep up the great work, I wish I had your determination
brag - i bought some new pants in early January - today, they're TOO BIG! might need to join jbrewing in her quest for belts!
desire - april 4th cruise cannot come sooon enough
gratitude - that i am feeling much more rested today, a day off from training was a good idea!
brag - i am feeling strong today and much mroe rested than I had been earlier this week ... hooray!
desire - hoping my husband feels better soon, he's not been feeling so good and i just want him back to himself!
gratitude - thank god its ALMOST Friday
BRAG - I've learned so much recently about nutrition that people are coming to me to learn more about proper nutrition!
DESIRE - maybe some day I will fall into a new career helping people get healthy
GRATITUDE - for so many on line resources that have made me more educated on the entire subject of health and fitness
BRAG - on Sunday when I weighed myself I hadn't lsot any weight this week which was expected, last week was a little "off" + TTOM .... but I hopped on the scale this morning at hte gym and am down 2 pounds!!!!!
DESIRE - for good health all around in our household - between my allergies nad husband's cold ... .lots of sniffling
GRATITUDE - for mirrors which are helping me to SEE what is happening to my body - for a person who has spent a lifetime being overweight, sometimes the image in the mirror still reflects the Nancy that was over 300 pounds ... I am starting to see glimpses of reality these days nad its so cool!
BRAG - I have lost 27lbs since joining CC
DESIRE - To be romatically active
GRATITUDE - I am very grateful I have a good job, I am healthy, and getting Healthier (Skinny)
brag - bought some new pants the first week of January and guess what? TOO BIG! woo hoo
desire - to make it through today without drinking an entire bottle of wine by myself .... ok not really ...... i desire to stay focused here at work for several more hours, get through all the work crap so i can go to the gym and enjoy my cardio training today without feeling like i've shirked my work responsibilities
gratitude - is it bad when i scratch my head wondering what to put down? OK I am grateful for my cruise that will depart on 4/4 cuz i desperately need a break
brag - dang i'm goooooood ....... I am just in a good positive place today and I love it!
desire - to stay in this positive place forever!
gratitude - that i dug myself out of depression that lasted for over a decade adn that I have the strength to be in this Positive Place today!
Life is goooooooood ...........................
Brag: i am down 2 lbs
Desire: to stay on this downward trend weightwise and be able to figure out how/if i'm going to make a trip to Germany this year
Gratitude: that i am down 2 lbs
Way to go brownsug!
BRAG - I inspired my friend who has MS to start seeing a personal trainer and take some yoga - she needs to take the time to make her body strong so she can fight this disease with power!
DESIRE - to really enjoy the cruise we will be on in one week, but not totally lose control with food and alcohol ... I need to use the mantra "moderation"
GRATITUDE - I have a loving caring generous brilliant funny and handsome husband who treats me like no one ever has
BRAG - i saw an unusual number on the scale this mroning ... it started with a 22 and NOT a 23!!!!!
DESIRE - for the dog watching arrangement to go off without a hitch while we're on vacation next week
GRATITUDE - for friends who are willing to help us out with a diabetic dog!
GRATITUDE #2 - I have a job ... yesterday we had 16 people in our little office laid off and 73 from our total organization laid off .... a very sad day for former Alltel IT organization :(
BACK FROM VACATION AND FINALLY BACK POSTING!!!!!!
Brag - I am a certified scuba diver!!!!!!!!!
Desire - to go scuba diving again really soon!
Gratitude - thank god i still have a job so that i can afford to go diving again in june!!
brag - my trainer called me an athlete this morning nad while i was doing lunges across the gym, another gym member was cheering me on, telling me to keep going, what i was doing was har,d she was praying for me, and Miguyel the Master Trainer was taking no mercy on me!
I love being competitive withmyself, especially in physical areas like the exercise.
desire - for things to go smoothyl this afternoon when i close on the mrefinancing of the mortgage
gratitude - to the american public who votes for American idol and who kept Allison .... but seriously why is Matt still there?????????
Brag - my friend started using CC in February after I told her all about it nad now she is kicking my butt! Has lost ove 20 pounds nad I am SO proud of her. GO JEN!
Desire - for my beloved Haley to not have such discomfort in her hind legs - she is the love of my life nad now she is almost 11 and starting to show her age ......
Gratitude - TWO DMB shows in Atlanta this week - YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
Brag - I have indeed lost 20 pounds thanks to Nancy and this wonderful website.
Desire - for my really bad sunburn to heal and not peel and be all gross.
Gratitude - for my biggest chearleader... Nancy :)