I went for my six months wellness checkup at Scott and White in Temple today. Boy, do they ask different interview questions: Do I feel safe at home? Are others afraid to ride with me as I drive? Does anyone at home act aggressively with me?
These seemed to be standard questions S0cial Security asks now. Or could S&W ask some of their own? My answers seemed to satisfy them. I told them they would have to ask those riding with me what they thought, and if anyone at home yelled at me, I could give as good as I got. Oh well, I guess that is a new slant on holistic medicine.
I got a good report on my general health, just need to tweak it here and there. Driving home, I got to thinking (after my favorite radio channel statistic(d) out), I am in a position to get some good years of beneficial work done. No one has a guarantee of how long they will live, but I want to make these last years count for something. Make my mark. But that’s silly. I don’t have to prove my value as a human being, but I guess most people want their works remembered. As children, I remember my brother and I carving our names in a tree and wondering if it would be there many years from that day. I guess I should go back and see if the names are still there…
I went back to Red Lobster on my way home. I had been thinking about it all day, wondering if wanted to push the limits of my eating plan again. Funny thing, I really didn’t enjoy it as much as I had two weeks earlier. All I could think about was how much breading they had crusted (fried) around the fish. I pulled it off the shrimp. I brought over half of the meal home to my husband.
It was such a habit to order fried fish. Truthfully, I probably would have felt cheated if I thought I must order sauteed food. Well, I think it is time to change the cooking method if I am going to feel guilty.
I’ve finally lost a few pounds. It seems like a miracle to be smaller when I have been behaving myself and having fun doing it. I don’t feel deprived. Instead, I feel pleased with myself for being obedient to what is good for me and honoring God with it.