Mary, like Hebrew 77, I also like your approach. Don't try, do. I admire your attitude towards the scale but I am very scale motivated. Happily, I have been losing some of the weight I gained.
1) Plan food
2) Stay close to plan
3) Drink water
5) practice Spanish
6) And borrowing from Mary, don't try, do
Libby, we all need days off. Today sorta feels like mine too.