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Consistency

Consistency is something I love because it's predictable and that need or want for predictability in life can drive me crazy because life is anything but predictable.  I felt bad for not being able to post yesterday but the day was busy with the kids and getting things done like grocery shopping and then my WW meeting last night.  I ended up falling asleep getting my almost 2yr old to sleep last night and just kept on sleeping (that was 8pm at night). 

In terms of consistency my weight loss has had it's ups and downs but my health has continued to go in the right direction and I need to look at the big picture and not focus on a bad day (the scale said -.4 last night at my meeting - I'm not complaining however I would have loved to see a better number).

This spring I'm taking a trip to San Francisco and running a 12k.  I must say I'm beyond excited to go on this trip.  My husband and kids will be home with the grandparents and a sitter.  I will miss them terribly but with Skype I will get to see them every day (this will be my first trip away sans the kids and husband since???).  The thing I feel a little bit nervous about is eating on this trip.  We are staying at my friends sisters place so there will be access to a kitchen and that is great!  I plan on buying fruit and cottage cheese or yogurt to have on hand for a snack in addition to having some eggs and bread on hand for breakfast.  The part that I feel nervous about is I want to try all the yummy food in San Francisco but I want to not 'binge' and gain weight on this trip.  If I can lose weight that would be great but if I just maintain then I will be beyond happy. 

I need to just relax no matter what! :-)

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Genius


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