I'm back!! Thanks for the concern about my absence. I went with my local family sans J-boy (mom, sister & 2 nephews) to visit my out of town sister and her family ( husband, two children & 1 foster baby) for a couple of days. It was great. We had a blast. I am one of those extremely lucky people whose family gets along. We had a very good time.
Before we left I was really, really in a bad place with the dieting, and my weight had started creeping up. I was very concerned about how to handle things while I was gone. The trip to visit my sister was a surprise, so she had no time to plan meals for 10 people as opposed to 4 and a baby. She is a healthy eater, and always has fresh fruit and vegetables on hand, so I wasn't too worried. I decided that I would offer to prepare meals and if that wasn't an option just eat whatever was served in moderate amounts. I was not going to make any imposition on her.
It turns out the whole mental break from the constant battle with what to eat/when to eat/how much to eat was just what I needed. I came back relaxed and recharged at the same time. I'm ready to tackle this last 32 pounds and move forward with my healthy lifestyle!!
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