Sticking to it

I’m not sure if it’s the holiday season or that I’ve been keeping busy but I’ve been really motivated this week to stay on track with my healthy eating goal (limiting my sweets and eating healthfully so I won’t feel so guilty after the holidays). My biggest trick that I’ve learned so far is to avoid eating late in the evening. I try to eat dinner and dessert no later than 8:00pm. I think the diet queen, Oprah once had a diet tip about this too. Anyways, this tip seems to really work for me when I’m maintaining a healthy diet throughout the day. Easier said than done, huh? I trick my by staying busy and telling myself, “Oh, I’ll indulge later.” Whatever works, right?

My dinner last night was another odd combination. I got my haircut after work so I had some dates before hand so I wouldn’t be a crabby client. 😉 I was hungry when I got home but for something small so I had a red and green mini feast. Okay, it was more orange than red, but it’s the holidays and it sounds better that way.

Strange meal #2 of the week

Strange meal #2 of the week

Some pomegranate seeds on the side

Some pomegranate seeds on the side

And the best part of the night was….

My new fresh to deaf hair cut!!

My new fresh to deaf hair cut!!

It had been too long since I’d had my mane beautified and let me tell you, there is nothing like getting a new do! Oh and hanging out with my roommate and going out for a bit were pretty cool, too!

Me and Molly! (Her first appearance on the blog)

Me and Molly! (Her first appearance on the blog)

We had tito to drink (a Spanish wine and soda combo) and it was really good! I only needed had one drink. 😉

Merlot + Lemon soda= Tito yum!

Merlot + Lemon soda= Tito yum!

Since we got back to our apartment around midnight, I decided to forgo the workout this morning. I’ll be hitting the gym this evening for sure.

Question of the day: How is everyone doing with their health and fitness goals right before the holidays?

Ho Ho Ho!

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11 thoughts on “Sticking to it

  1. Beth says:

    Ooh … LOVE Tito de Verano!! 🙂
    and im loving this blog of yours!
    AND … your hair looks AMAZING!!!
    MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

  2. Hair looks great and Tito sounds fun!

  3. a. Love the random meals! b. love the hair! c.adore the booze 🙂

  4. Looking beautiful- Loving the prettyiful hair.
    As for staying on track for the holiday. I was never on the track to begin with. So I’m planning to stuff my face with all things yummy.
    New year, New motivation, New season, New health. And I have the excuse of an energetic infant so no more couch potato for me.

  5. I’ve been staying on track lately too!! Love the haircut btw.

  6. Stephanie says:

    Your hair looks fab! The holidays are always a tough time for me in terms of overeating, etc. 😛 That drink sounds wonderful!

  7. I LOVE your haircut! It looks so pretty! 🙂 I need to get my hair cut so bad. I hope to do it sometime soon. That drink sounds yummy!

  8. Your hair looks SO good! Ahhh you’re inspiring me and reminding me I really, really need a haircut. I should probably call my hairdresser today.

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