Happiness

Right now, nothing makes me happier than my Bible and my journal.  I love spending time with God and with my thoughts.  I love that He is speaking very clearly to me right now.  His Word is speaking.  Things happening around me are being used for Him to speak through.  It’s just nice.

And you know… focusing on God is a good way to feel less obsessed with weight.  The weight will go eventually.  The Lord wants me now.

Obese

I deleted My Fitness Pal again.  Yep, again.

I just don’t like it.  I don’t like counting calories.  It does not work for me.

I am overweight.  I calculated my BMI and according to that, I am actually obese.  Isn’t that a fun word?  Obese.

I have 35 pounds to lose in order to hit my goal weight.  It is a goal weight that I set years ago with my doctor.  It is a goal weight that will have me in the normal category.

Normal.  Not overweight.  Not obese.

I was really close to that goal.

Then I lost it.

I’ve been trying to get back on track and I thought the calorie tracking would help, but it doesn’t.  It just makes me feel like a cow.

Portion control works for me.

And walking.  But I haven’t been walking much.  My FitBit stats show that I haven’t been walking much.

I’m really annoyed with my blubber.

Less is More

I’ve been decluttering my life for months.  It started long before I moved to Wyoming when I read a few books that gave me some motivation (Ruth Soukup is one of my favorite authors).  Then my husband and I watched a documentary on NetFlix about the minimalist lifestyle.  After that, I read a few articles. The next thing I knew, we were decluttering every corner of our house.

I will say that I am much more obsessed with this approach than my husband is.  While he is greatly on board with the less is more philosophy, he tends to get much more emotionally attached to things than I do.

When you start decluttering your life, people often begin to wonder what is wrong with you.  We had a few friends back in Nevada ask us if we were hard up for cash or if something had happened that they weren’t aware of.

Nope, none of that.  We just wanted less clutter.

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Happy Planning

I was able to have a lovely day out yesterday with my mom. During our adventures to nearby Montana, we visited Michaels and I picked up some planner goodies.  I love planners and journals and all that stuff.  I feel that I have finally landed on what works for me best in my planner and journaling style.  Do you like to plan and journal?

This sweet washi tape made me so happy.  I love the thin washi and I’d never seen this pack before so I was super excited to get it.

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