On an ordinary afternoon it is difficult for me not to get a 99¢ bag of Doritos and a can of something (more often one of those cans that look like a battery) for the drive home. Not because I am hungry. Because I am bored. If I don't keep my jaw working, I begin to get drowsy and by the time I get home - and need to pick up for Mom - I am miserable.
Will power - as I said, passive willpower, I just try and think of something else - has gotten me through the past week and I have had nothing but food at mealtime and the occasional piece of fruit.
If there are cookies at the front desk I'll have one, and it will seem like a treat, and not just another in a parade of things I stuff in my gob.
And lately I have been chewing a lot of gum. A whole lot of gum. Little pieces of sugar-free gum. Mmmn. Gum.
Days to Cleveland: 36
Distance: 5.15 miles
Weight: 169.5 lbs. (Can we keep this under 170, please?)
Weather: warm & breezy
Mr. Self Destruct - Nine Inch Nails
The Becoming - Nine Inch Nails
13 Steps Lead Down - Elvis Costello
Don't Fade Away - Milla Jovovich
Root Down - The Beastie Boys
Didi (Funk Club) - Khaled
Buried at Sea - MC 900 Ft. Jesus
Tribal Dance - 2 Unlimited
Possession - Sarah McLachlan
Big Man With A Gun - Nine Inch Nails
Cooldown: A Girl Like You - Edwyn Collins
Long View - Green Day
- (Last Year's 1994 Playlist)
Ripper Sole - Stomp
Come Out and Play* - The Offspring
Sure Shot - The Beastie Boys
Girls & Boys - Blur
Missing (Terry Todd Remix) - Everything But the Girl
All That She Wants- Ace of Base
Get Ready for This - 2 Unlimited
Closer to God - Nine Inch Nails
Bitterness - Soul Coughing