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I'm ba-aaaaaaaaaaack!

Saturday, May 15, 2010

I'm back from a super-fun and productive trip. Here's a little update from me! First I went to Utah for a photo shoot. Then I met my husband in Vegas and we partied pretty hard.
In neither place was it really possible to eat well. I did the very best I could, choosing grilled chicken sandwiches at the fast food restaurants I had to eat in for lack of an alternative, and successfully dragging people all over town to find a restaurant with a decent selection of salads. Buuuuuut...I definitely wasn't eating my usual healthy stuff, and we did get free passes to the Flavours buffet at Harrah's, where the dessert selection and I became well acquainted. Furthermore, though I brought my gym clothes, I had no chance to go for a run in Utah, and though in Vegas we did a lot of walking (and some great hiking in Red River Canyon), there wasn't a whole lot of real cardiovascular exercise going on.
I'm not beating myself up over any of this, or about not hitting the gym immediately upon my exhausted return home; I had a great trip and I regret nothing! In fact, I'm not weighing myself this week because I don't think it's relevant. I went back to my usual healthy eating habits upon my return and today I kicked my exercise back off with a 40-minute run with the dog. The run felt great -- I went farther than I'd anticipated! -- and it felt like going back to normal. I'm pretty pleased about that. Finally, eating healthy and exercise is normal. I know that I could still easily backslide, but I also know that it's a lot easier to stay on the wagon than it ever has been before.
In short: Happy to be home; happy to be back to my healthy habits.
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    4090 days ago
    emoticon back and happy yea had a great trip...we all need to step out every now and then...but yea made it back and went right back to working on yea and that is half the battle. Keep it up Tiger emoticon
    4090 days ago
    Happy to have you back!!!
    4091 days ago
    Sounds like you have the right mind set for success! Glad to hear you are back safe and sound.
    4091 days ago
  • MAGSA10
    emoticon emoticon Good for you, glad to hear that you had a good time. It is always nice to get back home and back into a regular routine again. Sounds like you are getting things back to normal. Have a great weekend and stay strong and keep on Sparking.

    Maggie j. emoticon
    4091 days ago
    This sounds as if you are doing fabulous! congratulations!
    4091 days ago
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