It’s my first Monday back from vacation and the first day of June. I think that makes it a perfect day to get back to my healthy habits in terms of nutrition and fitness.
The plan in Italy was to forget about any food plan. I enjoyed all the …..
and bread — lots of carbs!
I didn’t do formal workouts while in Italy. There just wasn’t time with the hectic pace of the tour. But there was lots of walking including going up the steep Spanish steps.
Here’s a week in Italy per my Fitbit. The highest daily total was 20,271 steps for 8.3 miles on May 16th. The lowest daily total (not including the day I was sick in bed) was 10,804 steps for 4.4 miles.
Today I’m going back to my Kaia Fit workouts. It’s still BRIK but I’m going to just do 4 workouts a week for the remainder of the session to ease into it.
Not unexpectedly my scale does show a gain. I’m just impressed it’s such a small amount given the amount of eating we did. I gained three pounds bringing the total weight loss back to:
The challenge this week will be getting back on track in terms of food and exercise. I have stocked up and have no social events so it’s quite doable.
Do you give yourself permission to indulge during vacations?
I went to Tuscany last year and just like you, I pretty much indulged in all the local foods – the pasta, pizze and lots of Chianti! We also had a supermarket near to where we were staying that did the most amazing cannoli and we bought some almost every day! I did not lose weight on that vacation 😉