Vacation. Weight loss. How often is it that those two words go together? Pretty much never. Many of us picture vacation as a free for all when it comes to nutrition, and while I agree a couple bites of dessert here and there won’t derail your efforts, it’s your attitude toward nutrition that will enable you to be successful in your fat loss this new year.
If vacation falls into the free for all category along with Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, valentines day, Easter, 4th of July, summer cookouts, your birthday, your kid’s birthday, your kid’s friends’ birthdays, co workers’ birthdays, (I think you are getting the picture), then we can get in trouble. If you feel that all these days are free for all days then you will never hit your weight loss goals. You need to be in charge of your body and when you decide to indulge and when you don’t.
All that being said, here is how I pack for vacation: