4. Don’t Put Too Much Pressure On Yourself
You’ve been doing great and losing a couple of pounds a month which is amazing! Good for you. Now, you get to December and you’re faced with a bit of a dilemma and it’s easy to get tunnel vision and not consider the bigger picture but don’t worry, I’m here to help! You have a couple of options here ;
You avoid ‘bad foods’ at all costs, don’t go to any of the social events and don’t really get to enjoy yourself over Christmas, but you lose 4 pounds in December. You didn’t get to take any sort of break so you just roll into January having not been able to enjoy some of the things you might have wanted to.
You decide you know what, I’m going to have a bloody good Christmas and I’m not going to beat myself up about it. You’ve lost 10 pounds in total over the last few months and your really proud of that so you decide to use the tips above, have a great Christmas and do everything you want to whilst being mindful and you actually manage to maintain your weight as it is which is fantastic. Yeah you don’t lose any more weight in December but guess what, you’re still 10 pounds lighter than a few months prior and you had a really good Christmas, you feel refreshed and your back ready to go in January.
I know which one I would prefer! Don’t beat yourself up, life is for living so you need to make sure you are happy, so you can enjoy it now as well as healthy so you can enjoy it for longer!
So there you have it! Some of my top tips for being able to juggle staying on track this Christmas whilst still being able to enjoy it. I hope these help you, if you are looking to try something new, introduce a bit more structure to your health & fitness or get involved in a great community why not join Peach Club and give it a go, there’s no commitment! I’d love to have you as part of the community and help you on your journey, click the link below to sign up