I guess it had to happen eventually. The New Year’s Resolution to lose weight! Ugh, I never wanted to be one of those people who made the same resolution year after and year and never come away with actual results (and hopefully I won’t!). But this year, Stu and I have been L-A-Z-Y for the past few months (since we got back from I-dee-ho) and we have BOTH gained too much weight. Sooooo, after Mimi and Papa leave (which, conveniently is on New Year’s Day!) we are going to (ack!) diet.
It’s not such a bad thought though. When Stu was fighting we were on a pretty strict diet. Now, somehow, we’ve snuck Pepsi, snacking, and high-fat foods back into our lives without much thought. Unfortunately the scales were watching and we’ve each gained about ten pounds! (I KNOW, right?) So, New Years, here we come! Less buttered popcorn accompanied by cans of Pepsi (nearly every night… I hate to even admit!), more carrot sticks with hummus; fewer mornings of high-calorie cereal, more egg-white omelets. And of course, dinners are to be transformed into lean chicken or fish with brown rice and vegetables. Again, not so bad. But I will miss my Pepsi.
I hope everyone can look back on 2008 with a smile and that 2009 is going to be even better! What are your New Year’s Resolutions?
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