V is for victory. And Vitamix.

Out of respect for people like my mom and Mr. T–folks who love Thanksgiving (mom) and/or want one holiday at a time thankyouverymuch (T)–I contain my Christmas crazy until Black Friday. Usually.

Today, however, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas because I WON THE CHRISTMAS TREE WAGER.

After 12 weeks of healthy eating and exercise, plus 10 days of herculean discipline on a cleanse diet, I met my “thousand ounce goal” today (anyone else watch Gold Rush?). Really, it was 208 ounces, but whatever. I haven’t felt this relieved since defending my dissertation, and I’m only slightly exaggerating.

My prize? Pants that FIT and a pretty red Vitamix. Woot!

Now, it’s back to regular healthy eating and exercise, and seeing if I can turn the house into winter wonderland before T gets home from work this evening. HA.

xmas tree
Christmas 2014


Related links:
Christmas tree diet report
A deal with the devil and Christmas is collateral
“Stealing” someone’s spot: Loathing and loving (?) fitness class characters
Fitness class characters
Humbugs and elves can co-exist, I swear
Applying “The Power of Habit”: Making exercise a “keystone habit”
Desperate times in the pants fitting department
Rated R fridge art as diet motivation

NaBloPoMo posts:
The best laid plans
I just realized how much I miss Google Reader
Christmas tree diet report
A grateful heart: Coffee-n-walks
Slow clap for Canada (and gender equity)
Flashback Friday: Swimming with dolphins
6 things I’m going to do before 2016, dammit
A grateful heart: A grump and a pint-sized bookworm
Why I appreciate Veterans in the classroom

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