Happy to have not gained weight!

United States
January 19, 2023 2:30pm CST
I was gone for roughly 9 days, and all of the stress of everything before leaving on my trip to Mexico. Even being gone, eating as well as I did, I am just about 0.4 lb/180 gr heavier than when I left. That doesn't count the fact that I have some swollen ankles this morning! So, I need to settle back down into my routine and I'll know better where I landed, so to speak. I'm just finishing up my laundry from unpacking last night. And then I am going to go get my grocery shopping done, and put away, and then I'll go out and get Cooper this afternoon. Hope all are well. Photo is my own--Mazatlan, Mexico, 17 Jan 2023
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@cherriefic (10403)
• Philippines
19 Jan
It's great to maintain your weight even after your trip. Good to hear that you're back home safe.
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@TheHorse (170906)
• Walnut Creek, California
20 Jan
Great minds think alike.
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@vandana7 (93813)
• India
20 Jan
@TheHorse You thought like me, does it mean your mind is great too? Evil Grin.
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@MarieCoyle (11495)
20 Jan
Well, you did a ton of walking on your vacation, too, so I am sure that helped burn all the calories. Flying always makes my ankles swell, it never fails. You got all your laundry done and ran errands, usually the day after a trip I am wiped out, you got more accomplished than I usually do!
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@vandana7 (93813)
• India
20 Jan
I am feeling jealous of her in more ways than one...she is looking good, and has accomplished so much.
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@vandana7 (93813)
• India
20 Jan
@TheHorse I hate flights...but then I don't fly as much as you Americans do. :) I don't like cramped feeling.
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@TheHorse (170906)
• Walnut Creek, California
20 Jan
I often go to the back of the plane a few times, do some stretches, and chat with the flight attendants.
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@celticeagle (142332)
• Boise, Idaho
20 Jan
I miss the ocean and places along Highway 101 where you have pine trees on one side of the highway and the ocean on the other. So you are settling back into your life. I bet Cooper is happy to see you.
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@celticeagle (142332)
• Boise, Idaho
21 Jan
@TheHorse ........I remember late night driving and seeing a tree directly ahead. As we drove closer the highway went around it. The optical allusion had us going.
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@TheHorse (170906)
• Walnut Creek, California
21 Jan
@celticeagle That kind of thing can be troublesome at 3 AM.
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@TheHorse (170906)
• Walnut Creek, California
20 Jan
Live oak too, once you get South of the Bay Area. I've done the drive from here to Santa Barbara so many times!
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@JudyEv (300442)
• Rockingham, Australia
20 Jan
That's good that you haven't put on any weight. I won't know if I have or haven't till I get home.
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@TheHorse (170906)
• Walnut Creek, California
20 Jan
You are very active! My hunch is you will not have put on a lot of weight.
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@JudyEv (300442)
• Rockingham, Australia
21 Jan
@TheHorse I can't seem to get below what I am now. I just up and down maybe a kilo or two from time to time.
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@JudyEv (300442)
• Rockingham, Australia
21 Jan
@TheHorse I learnt imperial and pounds sterling right most of my school life, then we changed to metric and decimal everything.
@LindaOHio (114176)
• United States
20 Jan
Lovely photo. Kudos for not gaining any appreciable weight. Cooper will be beside himself when he sees you.
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@vandana7 (93813)
• India
20 Jan
I know...she is looking so great, isn't she?
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@vandana7 (93813)
• India
20 Jan
@TheHorse You are not cooper...you can do better than that..
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@TheHorse (170906)
• Walnut Creek, California
20 Jan
Wag wag wag. Lick lick lick.
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@SonjaRae (16894)
• United States
20 Jan
Welcome home Sister!
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@patgalca (17825)
• Orangeville, Ontario
20 Jan
I just got back from vacation. I am not used to eating before 1pm. Nor am I used to eating 3 times a day. So I'm pretty sure I gained weight. I'm not getting back on the scale until I'm back on my routine and feel comfortable enough to check. I don't want to see the number go up.
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@vandana7 (93813)
• India
20 Jan
You look so ravishingly beautiful. @TheHorse .. your opinion is awaited.
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@vandana7 (93813)
• India
20 Jan
@TheHorse So....where is my matchmaking fee...Evil Grin.
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@TheHorse (170906)
• Walnut Creek, California
20 Jan
She looks ravishingly beautiful.
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@LeaPea2417 (35438)
• Toccoa, Georgia
19 Jan
I'm glad you are home safely. Looking forward to details of your adventure.
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@LadyDuck (426342)
• Switzerland
20 Jan
I always had swollen ankles after many hours sitting in an aircraft. You will be fine tomorrow.
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@wolfgirl569 (69653)
• Marion, Ohio
20 Jan
You lose that swelling you will probably lose that weight. Hope you had a good day. I know Cooper had to be happy to see you
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@TheHorse (170906)
• Walnut Creek, California
20 Jan
Are swollen ankles mostly water? Oh, I gotta pee!
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@wolfgirl569 (69653)
• Marion, Ohio
21 Jan
@TheHorse Sometimes. Especially as we get older. Medications can cause it too
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@TheHorse (170906)
• Walnut Creek, California
21 Jan
@wolfgirl569 Got it. Gracias.
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@sallypup (53001)
• Centralia, Washington
19 Jan
You probably had other things on your mind and not food. I'm glad you are safely home.
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@TheHorse (170906)
• Walnut Creek, California
20 Jan
I'd say keeping ones weight stable while on vacation (an away from routines) is a success.
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@TheHorse (170906)
• Walnut Creek, California
20 Jan
Looks beautiful. How warm was it down there?
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@much2say (50582)
• Los Angeles, California
20 Jan
You got a lot of walking in on your trip too! T'was a lovely trip . . . .
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@NJChicaa (110733)
• United States
19 Jan
Welcome home. I'm so happy you had such a wonderful time.
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@kobesbuddy (144427)
• East Tawas, Michigan
19 Jan
This is wonderful news, not one bit of weight gain! You were watching your food intake closely, I'm sure:) Cooper will be so happy to see you, back home
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@aninditasen (12472)
• Raurkela, India
20 Jan
Good you haven't gained weight and back home safely.
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@Kouponkaren (4653)
• United States
25 Jan
I always gain at least a few pounds when I travel so good for you that you did not.
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• United States
25 Jan
Thank you so much. I can do enough on my own. I tend to eat better when I'm traveling.
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• United States
26 Jan
@Kouponkaren I have never been on a cruise. I'm not sure I would like it very much,
• United States
25 Jan
@TheSojourner Really? I can't say the same, unfortunately. I want to try all of the foods where we are traveling to and my downfall is the bread in Europe and on cruises. And speaking of cruises...all bets are off. I really struggle to eat well on cruises because although there are many healthy foods on a cruise ship, there are also many delights and delicacies I don't get a chance to enjoy every day so it's a real treat for me and I can't resist.
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@NanaMc (655)
20 Jan
I imagine your trip was amazing! I hope so anyhow. I'd love a Mexico trip and especially the food! YUMMMMM!
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