Happy Monday! I had a great weekend! It kicked off Friday night with a girls’ night at a favorite wine bar with two of my BFFs and my sister, continued with 3 hours of volunteering and a great walk with Sofi on Saturday, and ended with Sunday spent organizing my both my closets. That last one is the one that took the biggest load off of my mind. I went through every single piece of clothing I own – things I had packed away in storage containers under the bed, things in the closet of my second bedroom, things I hadn’t worn in months – and decided if I was donating or keeping it. I separated the items I was donating by category: workout/casual, business/dressy, and pjs/lingerie – having been at a charity on Saturday, I see how much time they spend sorting through clothing donations, so I figured I’d save them some time. Then I hung/folded/organized each item I was keeping. I feel SO good when I look at my closet.
For the months of March and April, FMM is moving locations. Sarah over at Losing Weight and Having Fun is hosting FMM for the time being, and I’m excited to discover her blog and meet a bunch of new bloggers.
If you’ve taken part in FMM then you know the rules. If you’re new, please take a moment to answer this week’s question on your own blog then add your link in the comments section at: Losing Weight and Having Fun so we can all see your FMM questions and answers. Please invite your blog readers to add their links here too so everyone has to opportunity to be seen. The idea is to connect with other awesome bloggers so take a moment to post your own FMM post and comment on a couple of other posts. Now it’s time for this week’s topic!
FMM: Would you rather…
1. Chocolate or vanilla ice cream?
I haven’t really been eating a lot of ice cream lately, but I guess I’d choose chocolate.
2. Coke or pepsi?
Neither. I don’t drink soda (diet or otherwise) at all anymore. Not only is it bad for you, but because of my VSG, I’m not supposed to have any carbonation.
3. Cats or dogs?
Dogs all the way. I grew up with an adorable Maltese/poodle mix named Sweetie. And you guys know now I have my adorable Sofi, who turns 3 this Wednesday:
4. Summer or Winter?
Summer. Not only do I get 8 weeks off from work because I’m a teacher, but I really do love being outside and active. Spending my days swimming, biking, and taking long walks with Sofi are the best. Not to mention the plethora of fresh fruits and veggies available. I think this is going to be one of my best summers yet, because I’ll be able to wear lots of clothing styles that I haven’t felt comfortable wearing before. Plus, I have some fun local outings planned.
5. Early bird or night owl?
I’m a night owl at heart, but because of my job I also wake up early. So I just don’t get much sleep. 😉
6. Baseball or football?
I love them both. I’m a huge San Francisco fan – 49ers and Giants – and I watch as many games as I can. Since the SF Giants have a minor league team here in San Jose, I love going to see those games, too. Not only are they less expensive than the major league games, but it’s fun to see the up-and-coming players. Plus, the games are very family friendly.
7. Glasses or contact lenses?
I had LASIK surgery in 2000, so I don’t have to wear either.
8. Coffee or tea?
I’m a huge coffee drinker, but I have started to drink a lot more tea lately. It’s become a nightly ritual for me to have a cup of tea or two after dinner. I absolutely LOVE David’s Tea – I’m obsessed!
9. Mac or PC?
Mac, no question.
10. Roller coasters or not?
I was talking to my sister about this a couple of weeks ago. For so many years, I haven’t been able to ride roller coasters because I was so heavy at 315 pounds that the safety harness wouldn’t be able to “click” down. Now that I’ve lost all this weight, I am so excited to ride roller coasters this summer at Santa Cruz Boardwalk and at Great America. I cannot wait!!
Now it’s your turn to answer the questions! And also be sure to go back to Sarah’s blog and leave a link to your FMM post in the comments! I really encourage you to comment on as many people’s posts as you can – I’ve met some fantastic people through FMM. You never know who you’ll meet today.