Thursday, July 19, 2012

Summer Update

Boy have we been having a great time on our trip around the world! I completely flaked on working out in Dubai and London. BUT I bounced back by working out consistently in Southern California. Now that we are in Northern California I am also regularly moving my body. I do miss my elliptical and free weights...

...What a great feeling it was to run through my childhood neighborhood and think, "gee, I never did this during the 18 years that I lived here yet now that I am almost 40 I am doing it now!"

The best part has been reaping the benefits of my healthy lifestyle. It has been nice to feel confident. I have been shopping a lot and am happy to put something on and feel good in it. I know my weight has fluctuated a bit, I have definitely been eating things I usually don't eat. But I am trying to bottle this "feel good" feeling before I go to the Dr tomorrow and step on the scale. No matter what it says, I know that this trip will only last a few more weeks. I will soon be back in my routine in China and can be very consistent and focused. But for now, I will continue to be conscious of what I eat and exercise too and NOT let the scale dictate my happiness!
Does summer break help you to be more or less healthy?

1 comment:

Liz R. said...

while food may be your vice on vacation, it is exercise when i am on mine. for the life of me i can't figure out WHY people would exercise ON VACATION. hello! it's a va-kay-tion. haha. i guess i should do that on vacation too and not just count "walking around at the water park" as my exercise for the day ;)