You know it’s Christmas when …

…. the person weighing at Slimming World congratulates you on your half a pound gain!  Although I confess this isn’t the full story as I put on 2.5lbs at last week’s weigh in, so a total Christmas/New Year weight gain of 3lbs.  I can live with that as I’ve had a great Christmas, eating and drinking whatever I wanted (pretty much) but keeping myself very active and keeping up my ‘Couch 2 5k’ training.  I’d love to lose the whole of this 3lbs when I weigh next week, but I’d be surprised if I do as I don’t tend to lose big anymore.

I was a little trepidatious about how Christmas would go this year (last year I was pregnant but would go on to miscarry in February) but actually we had a good time and I only had fleeting moments of sadness.  I guess keeping busy helps, with lots of lovely walks in different parts of the English countryside, plus oodles of yummy food and alcohol!

2020 is brimming with potential for me, I hope to go back to uni in September to study for my Post Graduate Certificate in Education with the aim of becoming a primary teacher, I also have a half marathon to train for, pottery classes to attend and an online drawing course to complete.  Plus volunteer work in my local libary and primary school to keep me busy.

Happy New Year everyone – let’s hope 2020 is a good one!

 

 

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