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Holiday Temptations

Saturday, December 13, 2008

This is the time of year where temptation follows us all around like cats chase mice! LOL! I have dodged some major bullets this year and I am sooo glad. The hardest time is coming up from Christmas to New Years. I depend on my work schedule to keep my eating in check but we have xmas eve through the second of January off and go back to work on the fifth. This will be a tough stretch but I am very happy that I have the Carlsbad Half Marathon training to keep me focused. I don't want to have lug more weight around on those long runs than is absolutely necessary.

This is my focus for the that week and a half. Is it worth it? Small indulgences here and there are fine but I tend to go overboard when I don't have a set schedule and temptation is abundant. I love the saying that failing to plan is planning to fail. In this case it is true. I am formulating my plan and know that if I need support, I have many sparks just a post or email away!!

Cheers to you and your family during this holiday season!
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    Merry Christmas to you! I agree about the difficulties when not working! You have such a great attitude, thanks for sharing!
    3416 days ago
    I love your saying "failing to plan is planning to fail". So true in my eyes. I have been getting through this rough time (for eating or not eating is more like it) by writing up a menu and prepacking my lunch box daily. I have enough healthy snacks to turn to when the timing gets difficult. I also put my focus on the gym..burning at least 1/2 of what I put in my body. So if I am tired..I know that I shouldn't put a lot in..or else I am going to be at the gym all night possibly. eek!

    Happy Holidays!

    Good luck on your race (even though you won't need it).
    3416 days ago
    Good for you, Leah! You are so inspiring with all of your working out. I'm looking for a 5k or something I can work toward in the spring. A 1/2 marathon is not happening yet, but who knows in the future.

    Enjoy the next few blustery San Diego days!
    3417 days ago

    I love your "keep on track plan" !!!!!

    I will be right beside you in thoughts training too! No breaks for me!

    3417 days ago
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