Apparently it's gone to the same place that all my spare time has gone...
I was doing so well... I was down 3 pounds, I was somehow managing to avoid wheat & dairy, I was working out on the regular... Look at all the salads I ate! Joe made a whole chicken for dinner one night and then cornish hens another night with only vegetables as a side dish.
At my final fitting for my wedding dress, not to toot my own horn but, I looked awesome. However that's also about when things started to fall apart. My mother & Dawn suggested we split a gingerbread milkshake three ways when we were out to dinner after that final dress fitting.
Then two days later it was my work holiday party where there was wine and passed hors devours and all kinds of other deliciousness. Immediately following that was my bachelorette weekend. It. Was. Awesome. But, it was also filled to the brim with wheat and dairy and alcohol. I actually managed to stay within my calories for the majority of the weekend but I was definitely not eating/drinking the right things.
My bachelorette weekend wrapped up with brunch at Seaview. My favorite meal in the world! I learned a very valuable lesson at brunch, I prefer mashed potatoes to creme brulee.
Now one would think that a bachelorette weekend is a one time thing. You just hop back on the horse come Monday morning. Except that this week began the holiday meals...
Monday was a luncheon at the Doughty Rd office from The Cheese Board featuring Crazy Susan Cookies.
Tuesday was our family Hanukkah celebration and you better believe I was eating some potato latkes, I only get them once a year! I did give that crescent roll to Joe though.
Wednesday was dinner at Roman Grill to celebrate my dad's birthday. There were appetizers, lobster bisque, a wedge salad and kobe meatloaf...oh...and dessert.
Seriously I'm afraid to get on the scale. My goals are a hot mess. I should at least be getting my water, but no.
What do I do now. Honestly I'm not sure. I know I need to get back on track. Seriously I'm 18 days away from the most photographed day of my life. I have a session with my trainer tonight but today is also the big holiday luncheon at the hospital, I'll just have to avoid wheat & dairy I guess. I'm planning on taking an aerobics class tomorrow night but then there's a bar crawl this weekend...It's like I just can't win but I also refuse to skip all the fun just because I'm dieting...bah! Luckily next week's schedule, while packed, doesn't involve a lot of eating out.
Do you have any tips or tricks for staying strong during the holidays? I'd appreciate any help I can get!