The Day After Vacation? Tough!!

October 22, 2013


I had this great plan for yesterday.

Eat well.

Eat light.

Drink lots of water.


Sometimes the first few days after a vacation, no matter how short it is, can be really tough. I have a hard time getting back into writing down what I am eating and getting back to my regular routine. I’m not trying to make any excuses. I just suck at it.

Breakfast and lunch went well. Then I ran a few errands, one of which included picking up a few groceries. I picked up a variety of almonds and nuts. 


These are great snack foods, but sometimes Trigger Foods for me! Um, like yesterday!!! I just couldn’t seem to stay out of them. By the end of the afternoon, I knew I had no idea how many points I had eaten and I decided not to eat dinner. I probably wouldn’t be hungry anyhow. Then I made all sorts of excuses to not get out and walk. Urg. Oh, and then I ate dinner anyhow.

Today? No mistakes!!!!

Yesterday……well, here you go. 








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Refresh…I can eat 26 points a day.

I can earn Activity Points by doing exercise, and eat them if I choose.

I have an allowance of 49 points that I can dip into if I chose.

I should drink a minimum of 6 (8 oz) glasses of water each day.


The food I ate and it’s PPV


Breakfast = Light English Muffin, Pumpkin Butter, 5 Egg Whites, Coffee with Skim Milk (6)

Lunch = Salad Bar (8)

Snack = Almonds…..Several Almonds…….????

Dinner = Chicken Breast, Brown Rice, Zucchini, Mushrooms (10)


Total = ???????????


Today’s Exercise = none


How many glasses of water I drank today = 12

Activity Points Earned Today = 0

Activity Points Earned This Week = 0

Remaining points from my 49 Points Allowance = 0

Alcohol consumption = none


I love this. So appropriate. I’ve fallen several times through this journey, and it will happen again. I ALWAYS get back up, and I WILL win this.



“love the life you live, live the life you love”