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New Year, Lifestyle Changes

Friday, December 30, 2011

I just got back from a 2 week trip to NJ for the holidays and it was great being around family. However, that usually means lots of eating! I tried my best...I let them know before I went that I did not want to go to buffets (my parents love them but I never have). I limited the sugar (cookies, cake, etc) and ordered salad when I could. Before I left on my trip, I was back up to my starting weight of 318. I weighed this morning and I'm down 4 pounds! Not bad for being on vacation, eh? I'm not moving my weight-loss ticker until I get back down to where I was - below 308 - but I'm on the way back down thank goodness!

I was just thinking that New Year's Eve is tomorrow and that is usually when I make all kinds of goals and promises to myself that never come to fruition. So instead I've decided to focus on the lifestyle changes that I've already started - exercise, eating less sugar/bad carbs, and eating more veggies and less refined foods. I have made progress in all of these areas this past year so instead of setting any specific goals, my plan is to just continue what I've started. Sounds like a lot less stress to me!

However you are approaching the New Year, I wish you all the best and much success in 2012 and beyond!

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    Sounds to me like you have this down! Losing 4 lbs while on vacation is no easy feat! Keep up the great energy and you will be at your goal in no time!
    1755 days ago
    Happy New Year! Sounds like you're on the right track emoticon
    1755 days ago
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