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"Have To Stay Focused"

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

I just got back from South Carolina. My daughter's wedding was being held there. Wedding preparations, good ole fashioned southern cooking, and stress are not a good combination for someone on a weight loss journey. It's would have been easy to loose all of my sensibilities, but I did not. I kept it to a minimum. Lol

The hotel had an exercise room, I used it daily for at least 30 minutes. I didn't skip meals, boy did I not skip. I ate my fruit and veggies. Had dessert twice in 5 days. All in all I think I did pretty well, considering. I gained 2 and a half pounds and honestly, until I weighed myself today, I thought I had gained a whole lot more. I'm still learning what works and what doesn't. emoticon So for the next couple of days I will be drinking lots of water, and getting some much needed rest.

On the 5th of July, I will be celebrating my second anniversary with Spark People, and I am happy to say... I am on track, still focused on my healthy new life style!!! emoticon emoticon
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    Good Morning Lighthouse:

    Living in South Carolina with all this southern cooking is a daily task just having to say "no". I salute your will power and continue doing what you need to do to get the results you desire. We, your spark friends, will all celebrate and rejoice with you.

    Congratulations on your daughter's wedding.

    2405 days ago
    Congratulations on your daughters marriage. Sounds like you had a good time and those 2 and a half pounds will be gone in no time. Hope I can do that well this month when my family and I go on vacay.

    Welcome Back!
    2451 days ago
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    It is really a lifestyle change and you are doing amazing. Keep it up girlllll
    2454 days ago
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    Sounds like you did well and I agree with KAUAI-CAROLANN...flying and sodium probably account for that tiny gain. You'll flush it with water and getting back to a normal routine. emoticon
    2455 days ago
    You are awesome! emoticon

    All you had going on, stress, wedding kept the end in sight.

    I'm going to guess that sodium is a big factor and if you flew on a plane, that will add to the gain as well.

    Rock on!!
    2455 days ago
    Welcome back. Sounds like you did great; Im sure you'll get those pounds off and more in no time. I can't believe you worked out everyday. Hmmh, I might have to try that. LOL!!
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    2455 days ago
    Exercising 30 minutes a day on vacation - um, can I say rock star!!

    That is impressive!

    Resisting Southern cooking, even keeping it at a minimum is stellar!

    2455 days ago
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