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Friday, February 01, 2013

Hello everyone! I'm back from my incredible trip away. Finally. I was delayed 12 hours in Brisbane, which was super annoying and frustrating. but I eventually made it home. I loved the states, and I can't wait to go back. My favourite places were San Fran and Las Vegas. So much to do, so much fun! I'll post a photo blog of my time in LA soon.

I weighed myself yesterday and prepared myself for a big number. Imagine my surprise when I saw the lowest number ever! I lost 700g, or 1.5lb while I was away! That's half a pound a week, which is amazing! I ate OK, and used moderation. I tried to eat a good breakfast every morning, and I would usually eat enough so I could skip my morning snack. Then I would have a light lunch and a bigger dinner. When I ate in restaurants I would order a non fried appetizer and a side salad to help with portion control. I also walked for miles nearly every day. Walking doesn't burn heaps of calories, but it must have helped!

So I am back to reality as of today. Eating well, limiting junk, etc. I was planning on going to the gym today, but I am so, so tired that I'm giving myself a break. I'm helping my grandpa move house tomorrow, so will hit the gym on Sunday. While I did lose weight in the states I don't feel like I did, so I am looking forward to getting back to exercising. I feel a bit fluffy.
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    Ha! I should have read your blogs before posting on your page! Hows your class this year?
    1907 days ago
    What a wonderful surprise for you, like an added holiday bonus. Congratulations emoticon
    1907 days ago
  • LYNSEY723
    I'm glad you had so much fun!! I love that you got to take such a big trip - that is just so cool!! I look foward to seeing more pictures!
    1907 days ago
    Welcome back and home! Looking forward to the photos! So glad you had fun in the USA! Maybe next time it'll be the East Coast - New York can be tons of fun!!
    1908 days ago
  • CARLA-216
    Welcome back home, Jess! I am so glad you had a grand time and had safe travels. Also, I am SOOOOO proud of you for LOSING while on your trip. That is totally awesome and amazing! I have much growing up to do to accomplish that, and I'm nearly twice your age. :/

    1908 days ago
    Welcome back to your home!!
    Enjoy those wide, open spaces! Nature and exercise together is a great combination!!
    1908 days ago
    great job on the weight loss, I'm happy you had fun in the US!
    1908 days ago
    Welcome back! Glad you enjoyed your trip to the US!
    1908 days ago
    Glad you had a good time in emoticon the States. Next time you'll have to come east--NYC is really fun! Congratulations on your vacation weight loss!
    1908 days ago
  • APED7969
    Welcome back! Impressed you managed a loss while on holiday!
    1908 days ago
  • BRENDA_G50
    Welcome back emoticon

    Glad you enjoyed your visit to the United States, hope you can visit the US again soon.

    1908 days ago
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