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Day One Hundred Fifty-Six

July 27th, 2016 at 05:29 am

Calories: 1757

I almost came in very low yesterday, but late in the evening I ate some trail mix. I was up late, unable to sleep, and it had been a long time since I had eaten.

My leg pain and restlessness was very bad last night. I don't know why. I was very tired, and that seems to set it off. But how do you avoid getting tired? All I wanted to do was sleep, and there was no way I could do it. I woke up feeling fine.

The windows are finished and the AC is installed. What a luxury it will be to just turn the units on when I get warm!

Yesterday was the first day I skipped the gym. I had to babysit my grandson for half of the day, and between that, finishing up with the window washers, and having my son install the AC, there was never a good time to slip away. It's not bad to skip a day every once in a while, I'm just taking note that it's the first time, and I've been really good about taking advantage of my membership so far.

I haven't paid for the window washing yet (have to wait for the office to open so I can phone in my credit card information). So the payment is officially in the August budget, which starts today! I will try to cash-flow it. It is definitely a want, not a need, and I don't want to tap savings for it. But that will mean being careful this coming month.

I haven't done my July reckoning yet, but it appears that my variables spending ended at 86%, and my total spending topped $3,000. I'll get to it later today and post tomorrow.

4 Responses to “Day One Hundred Fifty-Six”

  1. SecretarySaving Says:

    Are you taking a multivitamin? The iron in it might help with you being very tired and I remember seeing someone comment on iron and leg pain. I am thrilled that your ac in now installed. YAY! You are doing so well with tracking your calories. I can't believe its already day 156.

  2. CB in the City Says:

    Well, I'm post-menopausal and I've been told not to take iron supplements. However, it looks like increasing iron in my diet might be helpful, so I'll look into that.

  3. rob62521 Says:

    You are doing great on counting your calories. Sorry about your leg restlessness. Yay on the a/c!

  4. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    DH asked me last night if I ever sleep (he came home around 11:30 - early night off work.) I told him - of course - 3 1/2 hours some nights, five most - six on a really good night. (I'm usually awake on the nights he gets home around 3:30 or 4 a.m. too ...) Hoping the iron supplements I'm taking will help with sleep, restlessness, etc.

    I hope you find a way to get some more sleep too!

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