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Back from Vaca

Sunday, February 24, 2008

After a delicious 2 weeks in the US, I am slowly getting back on track. I had a fantastic time on vacation. I ate whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. Surprisingly I didn't WANT that much junk food, just a few things I was missing: Krispy Kreme donuts, Tex Mex, BBQ, In 'n' Out burger (with fries AND a shake!), fajitas, Ben & Jerry's, Marie Callender's Coconut Cream Pie, etc. I am very happy to say that after all that, I maintained my pre-vacation weight. It's up now because of TOM, but that doesn't count.

I had severe jet-lag, topped with an insanely stressful week back at work, so I didn't sleep well. I only made it to the gym twice, but promise to be back to 3-4 times a week starting tomorrow. I did manage to sneak in 50 crunches tonight, so I'm just over 550, I think. I have to do a minimum of 31 crunches every day for the rest of the year to hit my goal of 10,000.

Unfortunately, I am going on a tour of the local chocolate factory tomorrow... This sounds funny, but I'm only going to get a cocoa bean. I've been on the tour twice before, and they let us take home a cocoa bean. The last one we had fell on the floor and broke. But I have every intention of going to the gym after work, to get my ST in.

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MISS_BETH12 3/21/2008 12:23AM

    Hi Jen!

Your doing good on those crunches! You have inspired me to inflate my fitness ball and to start doing some too (for some reason, I love doing crunches on the ball!)! I think I will do that tomorrow. So thank you!

That's awesome that you didn't want a lot of junk food. That's a good sign! AND that's absolutely awesome that you didn't gain!

I hope all is going well with you!


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    Sorry to hear that you had a stressful week at work and I can relate to that horrible jet-lag! But I'm glad that your holiday went well - sounds like you had fun over there.

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