I will be in LAS VEGAS next week

Thursday, April 30, 2009

MY GREAT PLAN OF ACTION to get back on track is to pick ONE THING each week on which to concentrate.

I shamefully, gradually, gained back 20 lbs (YIKES!) of my weight loss since September because of my hectic schedule... slipping back into old habits. Much of it, though, was due to the recent commission and the Easter + 3 birthday celebrations since. I didn't resist temptation.

So, I picked EXERCISE to focus on last week and this week... and my muscles are showing it but I had a -2.6 lb loss (1.03%). My plan is to lose this 20 lbs in this next 12 weeks... right before my Mountain Hike.

What does Spark like to say?-- Two steps forward, one step back. We can learn from our mistakes and as long as we continue to move forward, we will reach our goals!

I will be in LAS VEGAS next week... I will be gone from Sunday, May 3rd to Saturday, May 9th and will miss Wednesday, May 6th weigh-in.

May is a travel month for me... I'll be going to Las Vegas on Sunday, May 3rd then to NEW YORK CITY during the last week of May.

My mother cares for my invalid dad 24/7. I originally planned to drive to OK in the days surrounding Mother's Day but my mom said she would rather get away from her life and asked me to meet her in Las Vegas instead.

My mom likes to gamble but I don't (I work waaaay too hard for my money). I plan to live at the hotel gym while my mom is gambling... I decided to make it sort of my own personal “fat camp.” Now, let's hope my eating will stay in check. My mom is diabetic and needs to watch what she eats, too, and is always supportive for my nutrition needs so I think there won't be any temptation from her at least.

I think I can get out to the supermarket to purchase vegies & fruits for our room (we'll have a kitchen, I think.)

I also hope to visit art galleries in the area.... and we've got tickets to see "O" Cirque Du’Soleil - weaves an aquatic tapestry of artistry, surrealism and theatrical romance in the timeless production, "O™." The international cast of world-class acrobats, synchronized swimmers, divers and characters perform in, on, and above water to create a breathtaking experience in a magnificent theatre reminiscent of a European opera house.

Hugs, Camille
You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down but the staying down. -- Mary Pickford
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    Awwww, what a drag to have gained back 20 lbs... BUT you are back on our way down girl!

    You can do this. We know what to do. No Excuses, right?

    Why WHY Why do we do this to ourselves? Up and down, up and down?! It's a lifestyle.. .a way of eating, of thinking about food and the purpose. Obviously we eat for reasons other than what God intended :(

    Enjoy your travels but know that we can always find excuses to eat the extra ____ because we are on "holiday". Think about how GREAT you will feel when you return if you eat smart and get your exercise. It's not easy. If it was... we'd all be thin, right?

    You have the knowledge... now be smart. Enjoy you trip but remember... It's NOT about the Food.

    I'm talking to myself here too :-) I need to DO IT and stop this yo yo thing :(

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    emoticon You gooo busy lady!.......RELAX and enjoy a 'retreat' you've earned it!!!!!.....Debbie
    4422 days ago
    Ah, and you missed out on the opportunity to see ME now that I am living in OK?!?! LOL You ENJOY Vegas and don't go crazy with the slots!
    Have a GREAT month of May and traveling!
    4427 days ago
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