Food & Drink

November 12, 2013

#15byChristmas, It’s About Your Food and Drink Choices

No doctors, no diet plans, no special food or pills. #15byChristmas is all about taking what you know about eating well, healthy and clean and implementing it into your everyday life. Tricia, my running pal, and I have a goal, it’s to lose 15 pounds by Christmas; we have 46 days/eight weeks which comes out to losing two pounds a week. It can be done. We’re giving it our all and we will make our goal. Especially since we’ve gone public with this and have decided to keep a weight loss diary of sorts here on SouthFloridaFoodandWine.com in a dedicated #15byChristmas section. We need to do this for ourselves, if we inspire a few people along the way, great.

#15byChristmas photo credit: annamariapropertyspecialist.com

As I mentioned in my first post about #15byChristmas, how to lose 15 pounds by Christmas it helps if you’ve got a support team behind you, especially if you don’t have the willpower. If you don’t have people in your life who support you, we’ll be your support system here; all you have to do is leave comments on any of the #15byChristmas posts and let the dialogue flow. And listen, you don’t have to commit to losing 15 pounds, if you just want to lose 5 or 7 or 10, or none, and you simply want to eat better and make better choices its all the same to us, just know our recipes, motivation, and exercise posts apply to you as well.

It’s about your food and drink choices that help, hinder, stabilize or propel you, but you know this. We all do, we just don’t always make the best choices; at times we indulge in something a little too much, and too frequently.

This instead of that. Depending on your personal goals, everyone’s choices are vastly different but what we all have in common is the ability to make the less guilty choice. Saturday night I could have had french fries with my prime rib, but I opted for the kale salad. It’s about making the right choice for yourself the moment it presents itself. But here’s the thing, I really want this to work for me. I’m not tempted nor do I care about having a glass or two of wine right now; I enjoy it but I love the way I feel this morning after our three mile walk last night versus a bottle of wine and a cheese pairing. I’m in this for the long haul. I feel better about my food choices and my body is very happy about this new food, *salad* I’ve been feeding it lately. What is your one great choice you’ve made today?

Click here to visit my no excuses = no regrets Pinterest page for some inspiration


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This website contains general information about nutrition, health, juicing, diets and exercise. The information is not advice and should not be treated as such. Before starting any diet, you should speak to your doctor. You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you have specific questions about any medical matter, you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you think you may be suffering from any medical condition, you should seek immediate medical attention. #15byChristmas and juicing posts on this site is based on my own personal experience. Conclusions, beliefs and opinions stated is not to diagnose weight loss, treat weight loss or prevent weight gain. Juicing and dieting as a result of articles and recipes published on this site is completely and entirely at the readers own risk and responsibility. You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. We will not be liable for any injury, illness, loss or damage suffered by you or others through your use of the information provided on this website. The author and publisher are not responsible for adverse effects of consequences resulting from any suggestions from this website.







 
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