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Getting back on Track goals

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

I've had a good vacation. My weight hasn't changed. My eating hasn't been great -- I've definitely had more chocolate and fewer vegetables than I should. I've taken it very easy with fitness, too. I've stuck with walking, sometimes a lot of walking, but rarely breaking a sweat.

Tomorrow I'm getting back into my weekday routine. I'll have a vegetable smoothie for breakfast and pack my salad and fruit for lunch and snack. Lola and I will do a short run. I'll go to the gym for a sweaty cardio session before work. I'll do the 2-for-8 challenge during the day. I'll walk outdoors at my lunch break. For dinner I'll have a sensible portion of whatever Mike prepares for dinner. Repeat through Friday.

Not an exciting plan, but a sound one. I'll get back to those basics that work for me. In addition, I've got to put in 3 hectic days at the office. I've got to take care of Lola and the kitties. I've got to keep the peace with Mike. I've got to sleep at night.

The more I think about it, the more things I want to add. I've got to stop now before I mentally overwhelm myself.
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    You have to keep the peace with Mike? Are you 'walking on eggshells' in this relationship?
    1201 days ago
    I, too, like the simplicity of your plan. You are doing great! Congrats on the no weight gain over the holidays!
    1389 days ago
    congrats for not gaining weight on vacation most people struggle with that.
    1393 days ago
    Sounds like you've got a great plan! I struggle with keeping it simple.... Happy New Year!!!
    1393 days ago
    Your plan is great because it is reasonable and achievable. Life long fitness and health sounds great to me.
    I totally relate to overwhelming the brain with too many goals and expectations. Keep it simple is my challenge too.
    1394 days ago
    Good least until you got overwhelmed!
    1394 days ago
    Keep going!!

    You can do it!!

    1394 days ago
    Duh, I didn't get the 2-4-8 reference until you commented on my page it could be 2 FOR 8. ((headsmack))

    Thank you for info on your Nutribullet. We are leaving next week in our trailer for at least four weeks, but I've already decided I'm going to get the Nutribullet at Target before we go. Normally I would order it online since we love so far out from EVERYTHING.

    I'm so happy with you for reaching your goals and maintaining through the holidays! You have a great routine that's working for you! Keep up the good work and keep sparking!
    1394 days ago
    I like simplicity. Over complicating things is often what causes us to stumble. Great plan. emoticon
    1394 days ago
    Aurlie..sounds great!! Don't overdo some time to relax and enjoy life. Oh..I'm talking to me too!! My problem is not getting the fitness's getting the "Me" time in!! We both have some challenges for the year don't we??

    1395 days ago
    emoticon Sounds great! You are amazing!
    1395 days ago
    Sounds a lot like my plan. Let's do this together!

    1395 days ago
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