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One summer, 4 trips, only 3 pounds!

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

This has been a rough summer. We had 4 different vacations scheduled. I was worried about how I was going to do. In the past, my mind set was, "Hey, I'm on vacation. I'm not dieting." Then, my favorite gym closed. How was I going to get my strength training in!

We just got home from our last scheduled trip this summer, and I only gained 3 pounds! Usually I can easily plan on gaining 5 pounds per trip. The difference this time: I wasn't dieting! I was eating healthy. Plus, we scheduled active vacations walking, swimming, golfing; not sitting on a bus or in a car sightseeing.

I've been trying to stay active this summer. Unfortunately, I'm having back issues, so my strength training has to be put on hold for a bit longer, but I will get back into it. I plan on getting together with my sister-in-law, who has a home gym in her basement.

All in all, I'd say this was the most successful summer I've had in a long time.
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DREAMINGIRL 8/14/2012 7:16PM

    Woohoo for you!!! I'd say you did pretty darn good this summer! I had the most active summer in a long time too! It felt good to be out doing things again & I don't want winter to come and put an end to it all! Unfortunatly I did lose track of my food tracking & regular exercise so I plan to get back on board with that 100% tomorrow. Tomorrow will make exactly one month till my 5K & I got a lot of work ahead of me to get ready for it!!!!! Luckily I pretty much maintained this summer too, instead of gaining.

So...I'm right here with you girl!!! We can do it together! And I'm glad to hear you have a place where you can still do your strength training once your back is better even though your gym closed! emoticon emoticon

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PATTOMMC3 8/14/2012 6:32PM

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PHATPAT18 8/14/2012 6:32PM

    Way to stick with SP. By eating healthy on vacation, you proved that you are committed. Keep it up.

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