The Christmas Challenge

Well somehow I have managed to emerge from that most gluttonous time of year, Christmas, with a net weight loss of 1.6 pounds. How did I do it? I haven’t got the foggiest idea.

I knew with the number of parties and celebrations I would be attending there was no way I would going to be able to keep a strict calorie count; so I decided at the outset I wouldn’t even try. What I did was visualize how much I remember eating during past Christmas seasons, and just try not to eat as much. I did indulge in cookies, pie, popcorn, and all the other goodies attendent to this time of year, but did my best to not eat as much as I normally would. And when I wasn’t at one of those functions, I tried to eat as if it were a normal day.

My only guess is that this somehow worked – or my body is waiting to play a trick on me by delaying the actual addition of weight to when I am not looking.

The danger now of course, is that I will look back on this and use it as a license to start eating those bad for me foods all the time…I mean I ate ’em at Christmas and lost weight, so why not just do that all the time. Hopefully being aware of that tendency, along with knowing I will have to explain myself if I do slip back, will keep me on the straight and narrow.

All for now

Jim

 

 

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to The Christmas Challenge

  1. John Daniels says:

    you slipped a little today you ate 1885 calories try to keep it under the limit I know you can do it.

Comments are closed.