Jul 28

Wed '10

Back To Routine

Well, I am back from my camping trip. A great time was had by all! We had pretty good weather all around. Although we did have a few days of rain…but I still managed to get some sun in. I have 3x as many freckles as I did before the trip 😳 There is even a tiny little “tan line” on my arm where my watch was. This is huge as I never tan…ever! I was sure to wear lots of 50 SPF sunscreen and so I didn’t burn at all! As I said before, I just got more freckles. Whoo.

While I was away, I basically threw my diet out the window. I mean I didn’t go completely overboard, but I also didn’t really follow the WW plan. I didn’t have my necessary amount of fruits/vegetables a day and I didn’t get exercise in everyday either. Oh well. I only gained 2.6lbs total. And I have already lost 1.8lbs of that since I have been back! I am well on my way to losing the rest too. It was important for me to have fun and eat goodies while I was away, but equally as important to get back on the WW wagon as soon as I got home. I am determined to be at 145lbs by Tuesday. That is my goal! I am currently at 147lbs…so 2 pounds hopefully won’t be too hard!

Gaining weight was completely worth it though because we went to Mcdonalds twice and Dairy Queen twice! YUMMY! Plus, I had BBQ Ribs, which I haven’t had since 2009! YES. I also got to eat some ketchup potato chips, coke bottle candy and other good junk food. I don’t regret my choices at all. Mwhaha.

While away, I finished one of my cross stitching projects that I started in November. It feels good to have it done. It is going to be a Christmas present for my in-laws. I sure hope they like it. This is what it looks like:

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I think it is a perfect design for them because they live in Canada so the mountains are appropriate for that. But they also bought a house in Florida last year and so the Eagle is appropriate for that. And you can’t deny that it’s a very pretty design :smirk:

Oh and bad news, I didn’t find my favourite White Fudge Oreos πŸ™ They must only come out around Christmas time…

I can’t wait for my next vacation coming at the end of September to….DISNEYWORLD!!! :heart:

Filed under: Family, Food, Outside, Travel, Weight Watchers

4 Responses to “Back To Routine”

  • Manda
    July 28, 2010 @ 8:58 pm

    Sounds like you had a blast! Here in West Virginia the white fudge Oreos come out during the holiday season as well. It’s probably a good thing too cause I would be craving them all the time!

  • Cathrine
    July 29, 2010 @ 12:39 am

    Wow, that’s a great design, so much detail! How much time did it take to finish it? (I see you started in November, but I guess you haven’t worked on it 24 hours every day πŸ˜‰ ) I also gained weight on my vacation, but like you said, it was totally worth it when I had some yummy dinners, ice creams and chocolates. I have to say it felt great to get back on track, though πŸ˜€

  • Marie
    July 29, 2010 @ 1:10 am

    I’m glad to hear that you all had such a great time! Don’t worry at all about the weight – 2 pounds is nothing! Good luck with reaching your goal. And, I’m so jealous of you going to Disney World! I’ve wanted to go for years.

  • Deidre
    July 31, 2010 @ 6:31 am

    First of all, I’d like to say; I’m a very proud Canadian too πŸ™‚ I have the flag on my front door (& my house is red & white, but i didnt plan it that way :P)

    now for the comment on your post;

    Its good to hear that you had a good time on your camping trip! I love camping…minus the mosquitoes.

    I have a really hard sticking to a diet. I eat healthy, but I also eat junkfood, so it doesnt work πŸ˜›

    I love that picture! It reminds me of where I live. Theres a lake & mountains (part of the reason Canada rocks!) I’ve never done cross stitching, but it sounds fun πŸ™‚

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