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Resetting and recommitting!

Monday, October 29, 2018

I've been on Sparkpeople for a few years off and on and it helped me lose 55 lbs. I've kept most of that weight off, but see the pounds creeping back and after an amazing European trip to Rome, Tuscany and Paris in September which included a 6 day cooking class and tour, its time to regain my focus.

Our base in Tuscany was Montefollonico, a quaint Tuscan town where we enjoyed 6 days of cooking, touring and fun with Cook in Tuscany owners Linda, George and Whitney. Our group consisted of 6 Canadians and 6 Americans staying in a Villa in the Tuscan countryside. So much fun!
So even though I hit my 10,000 step fitbit goal every day, especially in Paris where I swear we walked the whole city, since I've been back I've been a bit of a slug.
I still love my Beachbody programs so I'm starting LIIFT4 today, cleaned up my Sparkpeople page, decided to start blogging and have already tracked my food for 6 days.
The one thing I haven't done is stepped on the scale in a couple of weeks. emoticon Wish me luck!
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  • RHOOK20047
    Welcome back to SparkPeople. We are all here for the same reason, no matter what our personal story is. We are here to help each other to get to that healthy point we want to be in our lives. It is not going to be easy, but it is attainable. Make small goals and they will lead to big successes. You have to make you #1 and tell yourself that you are worth it. If you don't take care of yourself you can't take care of anyone else. You can do it! We are here to help! Welcome back and get active on this site. emoticon
    445 days ago
  • BIKE4HEALTH
    It all begins someplace and you just started there. Sp is the way to do it.

    We want to remember it took us a few years to put our weight on and it comes off a little at a time, just like it went on. People get frustrated with it not coming off faster than we put it on. But with consistent focus on doing what we are told on SP we will hit our objective. Like many things it just wont get there overnight.

    Make sure you make one of your most focused goals you water intake. Myself, when I hit plateaus its because I am not doing the water correct. I found using a reminder on my phone to be very helpful in making sure I keep on track with the water

    446 days ago
  • LABYRINTH
    Sounds like an amazing vacation! Glad you are recommitted.
    446 days ago
  • BIGRENTMAN
    Sounds like a great time
    446 days ago
  • CINDY247
    Welcome back! Great trip! Thanks for sharing ! Keep on sparking!!
    446 days ago
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