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6 Pounds of Chicago

My problem, when it comes to diet and exercise, isn't knowing what is right and wrong and isn't even the lack of having a good plan.  It's that I posses no discipline. Zip, zero, zilch.  Berta, the 300 pound Italian girl inside me, Berta, always wins out when there are tasty treats about.

I headed out for two weeks of business travel.  I packed up apples, halos, and granola bars.  I cut up celery sticks, cucumbers, and carrots.  My iPod was loaded with awesome workout tunes and I packed up an extra bag just for sneakers, sports bras, and running gear.

The plan: eat well, exercise daily, and use these two weeks of business travel to amp up physically.

The reality:  the food is really amazing in Chicago and I gained 6 pounds in two weeks.

Since I scrapped the first plan, I am now on to the second.  It took 2 weeks to put it on so I am going to give myself 2 weeks to take it off starting Sunday.  Why not start today you ask?  Big weekend plans, and  my hubby loves hanging out with Berta.

“When you establish a destination by defining what you want, then take physical action by making choices that move you towards that destination, the possibility for success is limitless and arrival at the destination is inevitable.” Steve Maraboli

Check back daily to see what workouts and meals work and which ones don't.

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