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Losing the Baby Weight 6 Months Postpartum Check-In #bodyafterbaby

So... how'd we all do through the holidays? OK, I know we still have New Year's to go, but that's not a big deal for me. We're old married people and not really doing anything this year. 

I did amazing and I did terrible.

First, the amazing. If you follow me on Instagram you know I did #holiday2adays (worked out twice a day) through most of December. Gold star for workouts.

I also did pretty amazing on my food for the normal days. The party-get-together-celebration days...

That's where the terrible comes in. Too too too many Paleo treats (on the upside I perfected a Paleo double chocolate muffin recipe). A bit more dairy than my body tends to do well with. Oh, and wine.

The past few years I've been bulletproof through the holidays. This year? Not so much. I started struggling at Thanksgiving and struggled right on through. I gained weight back. Ah well. Moving on...



I just love a shiny New Year. Filled with hope and possibility. I know, I know, so many moan and groan…

Declaring a Monday

NOW is always a good time.
In the past I had a (bad) habit of waiting for the first of the month, waiting for Monday, waiting for January 1st.... Then, then I'd start!

But it was just another excuse. No. More.

Confession time: I've had a rough time since Thanksgiving. Really lost focus, really made some not great choices. 

I'm declaring TODAY my new beginning. I have goals to reach. This year is not over yet. I choose to make December my best month yet as far as my fitness and healthy eating choices go. I will not use the holidays as another excuse.


Go with what works.
I'm a planner. It's what I do. It's what works for me. I used to think I should fight that, but now I see it as a strength and go with it. 
My plan for getting back on track this month: Move more. As I said in my Polar Loop post, I've set a goal of reaching 12,000 to 15,000 steps every day (and 10,000 on my rest day). I realize it's a big goal, but I like the challenge. I also like the healthy sh…