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April 1st marks the beginning of the A-Z Challenge.  I didn't exactly write out a plan for this challenge because I knew what my posts would be about: alcohol.  It was kind of a no brainer.  

What I didn't expect was for my first post to be about abstaining from alcohol.  


You read it right

I have been not really trying very hard struggling to lose "the last 10 pounds" for a few years now.  I bounce back and forth constantly.  I've had the weight off before, but have never kept it off due to lack of diligence.  

It's time.

My A-Z Challenge is to commit to be fit and to finally lose these last 10 pounds.  Each post will be about what I'm doing to accomplish that.

A: Abstain from Alcohol.


  1. Whew. That's going to be a toughie, but I totally believe that you can do it!

    1. I felt optimistic this morning. Now I just want a damn drink. Ha ha!

  2. Good luck, I am sure you will do it! Wish I had the willpower to lose weight though!x

  3. I'm hooked. :)

    I'll be sipping something while watching you from afar.

    1. Sip this: :D

    2. Girl--I printed that. You just might become my new favorite...

  4. All the best! :)..or was this another april fool joke? :P


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