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One more holiday to go!!

Monday, December 31, 2012

Since my teenage daughter often misses out on doing things with friends because of my work schedule, I allowed her to have a small gathering of friends yesterday. I was picking at the food the entire time. Ugh.

With this last celebration at my house over, I can throw away what is left of the seasonal goodies and get back, REALLY get back, to not having temptations all over the house. I regifted a lot of the chocolate, and made sure the rest was out when guests were around. The cookies are nearly gone.

During last night's festivities I made myself invisible for a while by starting a workout space in my basement. In other words, I set up a television down there to watch while I hoop, row and treadmill. That project has been long overdue.

I am off to spend New Year's with out of town friends and they have promised to fill me with veggies while I visit, bless their hearts. There won't be much working out going on but I will do mini-crunches in the car while driving and make up for it when I get home.

I have just had to face that fact that these two weeks would be filled with deviations from my "new normal" and learn to adapt to life in the real world. I can't hide at home forever. Learning to manage parties, dining out and interruptions are all part of the process too.

I wish you all a happy, safe, prosperous and wonderful 2013 filled with enough pitfalls to bring insight but many more successes.
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-VIXEN- 12/31/2012 12:28PM

    Congrats on surviving the holidays! Isn't it going to be great to start fresh in the new year? Good for you on getting rid of those temptations. Here's to clean eating and sparkling bright in 2013. Happy New Year!! :)

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