Showing posts from December, 2021

2022 Starts TODAY!

       My preferred way to enjoy the holidays was to work at Starbucks every day and hour that I could. I put in 95 hours in the two weeks leading up to Christmas including a very fun 11 hours on Christmas Day.  There was tremendous Christmas spirit on both sides of my drive through window.  The partners all worked hard and we had a good time; the customers were amazing and brought their holiday cheer. I was especially grateful to get this handmade card from some very special children. This card alone made it all worthwhile.       I gave myself a bit of a break this holiday season and let myself enjoy the Cranberry Bliss Bars, Sugar Plum Danishes, Peppermint White Hot Chocolates and home made cookies that tempted me nearly everyday. I also crushed two boxes of my annual White Fudge Oreos. After a few days of denying myself I chose instead to celebrate the 25 pounds I lost this year and dive into the holiday indulgences. I added back 5.2 pounds since November 22 and that's OK. The c