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Worried About Gaining Weight Over the Holidays?

Are You Worried About Gaining Weight This Holiday Season?

Three years ago, right after the end of daylight saving time and the beginning of the rainy season I stopped working out. I also stopped minding my portion size — not a good combination. Not only did I gain a few pounds, I lost my hard earned fitness level. Subsequently fighting off the pounds and regaining my strength taught me a valuable lesson: healthy living shouldn't just be a sometimes thing. Am I worried about gaining weight this holiday season? Yes. But I am going to let my fear fire up my workout schedule and my willpower.

What about you?

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tatisugar tatisugar 6 years
well kudos to you ladies but I SURE am worried. I will try and make healthy decisions and keep up with my work out plan but the holiday's, especially thanksgiving, are a great time for food. I have a hard time saying no at family holiday gatherings, so so much deliciousness. I think a pound is worth it. That's what new years resolutions are for anyway, right?
Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 6 years
Nope, just another night for me, just with turkey instead of salmon! ha ha.
Spectra Spectra 6 years
Nope. I haven't gained weight during the holidays for the past 9 years, so I don't think this year will be any different. I know how to deal with all the extra temptations and goodies that are inevitable this time of year.
tarabara1229 tarabara1229 6 years
I am. The last holiday season was out of control for me. I didn't really do anything about it until May, and it's been a hard 6 months to lose 10 lbs. I've still got another 5-10 to go, so constant vigilance these next few months!
amber512 amber512 6 years
This is probably the first year that I'm not worried about it, because I just learned I had to go gluten-free and I won't be able to eat most of what my family will make!
bellakaoru bellakaoru 6 years
I am. A healthy lifestyle is somewhat new to me, and I fell off the wagon pretty bad for my birthday (the 19th) and Halloween. I'm back on track now and trying to learn from my experience to fight through the holidays.
Lo-Lo291303 Lo-Lo291303 6 years
Not at all. If anything I'll lose, because I'm going on my honeymoon on December 20th. It's a great incentive to keep working out hard and watching my diet.
onlysourcherry onlysourcherry 6 years
I'm not, and I don't know why holiday parties are supposed to be all that much worse for you than friends' birthday parties/engagement parties/bachelorette parties throughout the rest of the year. I doubt my thanksgiving dinner has more calories than one bottomless mimosa brunch!
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