We did some grocery shopping yesterday, but I think we will soon begin to shop online at the places with delivery. We haven't gotten Covid-19 (that I know of), but doesn't it just seem like you're tempting fate after a while if you just keep going out? We hit three different stores yesterday to supply the house ... one nearly empty, one half full, one with a parking lot too full and we didn't even get out of the car. But even at the empty one, we were certainly less than 6 feet from the cashier. (The good news is that at that store, we were able to buy all the necessary Easter treats for our son. I was getting worried about that! He doesn't "believe" any more, but he still likes the hunt. I wouldn't have wanted to try to buy Easter treats online.)
We have spent a lot of time this past week outside; with school out earlier than anticipated our good luck was that the weather has been beautiful. (Spring break, due to begin now, is forecast to be rainy almost every day.) We've planted bulbs in the garden, mowed the grass at the farm, and taken walks with the dogs. There have been some sobering moments -- the city locked the big gates at the local park and stationed a policeman there (!), but mostly it's been peaceful. And as it turned out, the restriction at the park (dramatic as it seemed) was only for cars, to reduce the size of crowds. Walkers are still allowed, and the dog parks (three fenced off-leash areas) remain open. They instruct on the park website that there should be no more than 5 people inside each off-leash area at a time, but I'll bet that won't happen. They are big areas, with plenty of room for social distancing of a hundred people let alone five, and not everyone reads the website. One rarely sees the parks so full that there are more than ten people in each one, anyway.
My weight is down -- somewhere between a half pound and a pound, I think. Without school and work, every day is like another, so I forgot it was Sunday and ate breakfast before it occurred to me to weigh in. I'll recheck tomorrow morning, but the scale says .6 of a pound lower even with the breakfast. It's good because I've cooked at-home meals every day that it just seemed might be taking me the other direction. People say you get fat on restaurant food, but the consistency of having entree, side dish, salad and dessert every night, versus the more casual way we usually eat (sometimes we'd go out and sometimes eat at home, sometimes we skip a meal), has made me feel like we've been stuffing ourselves. We sure don't have that many courses when we eat out! Anyway, I'm pleased I'm not plumping up.
Hope everyone is doing well and staying socially distanced. :) Have a good week!
Came up with the same weight today. I'll take the .6 down -- as always, it's better than if it were .6 up.
Husband and son went to the farm to stay for a few days (it is Spring break after all). I'm fine with it since I have bills to pay and taxes to do, and it will also give me a break about food. When they are here, I'm expected to produce three meals a day (sometimes husband cooks dinner, but not every night), but when it's me alone, meh. Maybe I have something at 11 am and something at 5 pm, and I'm good. Last night I had a cheese and tomato sandwich (and I'm not even talking about toasted, just plain old bread, mayo, cheese slices and tomato slices) and it tasted fine and was plenty of food. Haven't eaten one of those since I was living alone when in law school. :) As I pontificated on before, eating is a social activity. I don't know how long they will be gone (it's begun to rain), but if i lose weight this week you will know they weren't here. lol
Good Afternoon all hope everyone finds themselves well. With the gym here at work until further notice I have not way to weigh myself. However, it has been hard to keep up with healthy eating even produce is being sold out at stores lately. Plus we are trying to avoid trips to the stores. Tempting faith is not worth it as you have said here.
However, my husband and me get to tempt faith daily. We are still both working in office and warehouse. My husband has to supply Air conditioning companies with supplies which means handling numerous people. As for me I dont have a computer to work from home so still in office. Plus we have both been informed if shelter in place happens our jobs are essential so we will still be working. LIFE hasnt changed much for us.
Today though I did get a scare. My mom was admitted into the hospital for the first time ever. She had shortness of breath, a bad cough and yes fever. Before everyone gets alarmed my mom always has this around this time of year. While it is scary, we are trusting it is not the virus. She has gotten tested waiting on the results. Has been dxs with phenomena and will be staying over night.
Just praying she gets better soon. I hate that I cant be with her, but right now no one is allowed to stay or visit the hospital.