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Sometimes you need a challenge to get back on track!!

Sunday, October 04, 2015

The end of August/beginning of September was crazy for me. My two oldest daughters both got married. We celebrated the oldest in our area and went to SC for our other daughter. It made sticking to Paleo a challenge and I fell off the wagon. I didn't have a complete melt down, but I was cheating more than normal and was drinking a lot more alcohol.

My weight fluctuated by going up 2 to 3 pounds. Thankfully, I was still working out consistently or it probably would of gone up a lot more. Also, during this time I went back to work as well.

My gym put together a Whole 30 challenge. I decided to skip Whole 30 (it's a little too constrictive for my schedule right now and I didn't have the time to do all the research/prep necessary). I did decide to do a 30 day Paleo Challenge. No cheat days and no alcohol for 30 days.

I am now on day seven. I feel so much better, my measurements are going down again, my weight is back to 165, and my alcohol cravings are going away. I'm sleeping through the whole night and I just FEEL BETTER!

For some reason, I do so much better when I am involved in a challenge. I'm less likely to cheat and am more able to say to NO to those around me and to myself.

Sometimes you need a challenge to back on track!
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    I love the challenges too, great way to keep on track. You ard doing great.
    1568 days ago
    emoticon Congratulations on staying Consistent with your Workouts! That in itself is Amazing with 2 Weddings, Celebrations, and Traveling.
    emoticon Good Luck with your new Challenge.
    1568 days ago
  • ARAZA30
    If you don't challenge yourself, you don't change yourself. I challenge myself when I go to the gym. You're doing excellent!👍👍
    1568 days ago
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