Sunday Update: Birthday

Birthday cake for PoulWednesday I was 61.  It was a nice day to have a birthday.  I worked.  I saw the move Nice Guys with Keri and Kevin.  I ate at Applebees.  I had cupcakes.  The next day my friend Gigi sent me gluten free cupcakes that were ridiculously delicious.  I had several of those.  I had bread this week.  I drank some diet Mountain Dew too.  It was a week of eating whatever I wanted.  My birthday and all.

Today I feel kinda yucky.  Well .. I feel tired, and gouty.  I knew it was coming.  All that sugar was bound to catch up to me.  You see, the choices we make come with consequences.  Sugar has a very definite reaction on me.  It tires me out.  Bread does too.  The diet Mountain Dew makes my gout worse.  So by having that first cupcake, it kicked off a chain reaction.  Just like dominoes – you push the first one, and all the rest of them fall over.

Nothing to worry about — I just get up and get back in the saddle and ride.  That’s the beauty of making your own choices — at any given point you can decide to make better choices.  That moment is right now.

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2 Responses to Sunday Update: Birthday

  1. Sara Broers says:

    Life is all about choices and I have to say- I think you make awesome choices! Now, go eat another cupcake, if it makes you happy. Why does life have to be so complex, right?

  2. deb says:

    Thanks Sara!

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