Trick or treat!
Posted: Monday, Oct. 29, 2012
Photo by: Nathan Abplanalp Photography
Sheri Riley is currently seeking a post-graduate degree in Invasive Cardiology. She enjoys sports and spending time outside with her fiance, Jeff, and their two dogs, Lola and Cami. She is getting married October 12, 2013. Contact Sheri here.
Yay for Halloween being right around the corner! Even though I wont be dressing up this year, Halloween is still one of my favorite holidays." I love scaring the crap out of myself with spooky movies and treats (which this year seem as equally scary as the movies)!Because I have chosen the long road to weight loss, I have allowed myself to enjoy some of the Halloween goodness, because my daily calorie limit allows me to do so. Thats absurd you may say! But heres how 1. I dont crash diet. I have done my fair share before though (pageants) and it has done some terribly awesome things to my body. Terrible in a sense that they totally jack up my metabolism and awesome in a sense that I lose some serious weight. At the end of the day its just not worth it. Losing weight in the future will become a total nightmare.2. I exercise. Its very possible to be skinny fat." Its that body type that has lost a noticeable amount of weight but its owner didnt tone up the muscle surrounding that newly lost fat. Exercising also burns calories which means I can have a nice little somethin somethin and still stay under my caloric goal.3. I dont over indulge. I have one piece of something and thats it. The person who stands next to the pumpkin crumb cake is the one who is going to continue to eat it. I take my little sliver and walk away. With these tips, Ive been able to maintain a steady weight loss. Though it takes a longer time to lose weight, its an easier way to stay on track and not get cranky. Its a marathon, that weight loss not a sprint. Happy Halloween! World peace and skinny jeans, Sheri xo
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