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My plan for maintenance during the winter break.

Monday, December 03, 2012

Last Christmas I thought I could sail through without mishap, but instead, I gained five pounds. I was probably getting lax about mindful eating, especially while we had family here and much traditional baking and relaxed eating.

This Christmas, we are visiting our older son and his family instead of hosting family here, but the same thing could happen if I am not careful.

Since I am currently slightly below my goal weight, I plan to relax and enjoy the holiday, with a focus on:

~Enjoying being with our son, DIL, and three active grandchildren.

~Keep up my daily goal of 10,000 steps and 10 flights of stairs.

~Bring some SP or similar healthful recipes and offer to make them and thus help with the cooking. They are a health conscious bunch and always have lots of fruit and vegetables available, but they kind of expect me to make some old traditional family recipes which although nutritious, are also high in calories/sugar/fat.

~Read my Advent daily devotions to center myself on the Reason for the Season.
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LJR4HEALTH 12/4/2012 7:19AM

    Ann have a wonderful holiday season enjoy your time with your son Yes this is a difficult time to keep our weight down your plan seems very doable

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TRYINGHARD1948 12/3/2012 3:07PM

    It is certainly the Season to be watchful of those calorie loaded treats. Have a lovely visit with your son and grandchildren.

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CBEVNOW 12/3/2012 2:46PM

    Yes enjoy your time with your children and grand children. I always have to make things the children like from the olden days (as they call it) The Mexican Wedding Cookies, My Peanut Butter Pie, i have got it down to Healthy and it taste the same. Relax and have fun,
C

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SANDRAPSKI 12/3/2012 11:48AM

    Sounds like a good plan. Thanks for sharing, I'll be borrowing a few of your ideas ;-)

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ELISELOVE1 12/3/2012 11:43AM

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