I need to be honest with you.  I didn’t track any during the Thanksgiving holiday.  My decision to not track really came down to traveling and celebrating 2 Thanksgivings.  To be completely honest, I just didn’t want to track.  But now I am in full on Holiday Hangover mode.  I dub this the Holiday Hangover since I feel like I am hungover on all the food I ate.  I am still craving the delicious pumpkin pie I ate.  And those homemade cookies which are to die for.  The list could go on and on.

Holiday Hangover

Because I didn’t track during the week of Thanksgiving, I am struggling to get back to it.  Today is Tuesday, and today I tracked…so that’s a start, right?  I hate feeling like I failed, and I do feel like that since I didn’t track at all.  But I know that if I had tracked, it wouldn’t have been as enjoyable of a holiday.  And I also know how to work to do better over Christmas.  Yes, I ate more food this past week than I have in a long time.  Yes, it wasn’t all low calorie (is any holiday food low calorie?) and yes, I feel a bit bad about it.  But it’s not all lost.  I have still lost over 10 lbs since I started Weight Watchers, and I count that as a win.  My clothes are fitting better and the sizes of my clothes are slowly going down.

Holiday Hangover

I am simply here to say that just because I didn’t track or count points for the week doesn’t mean I have given up.  I am still going to lose the weight and I am still getting back to a regular routine.  The Holiday Hangover might have won this time (and really, I let it win), but I will be more ready for Christmas.

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