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It’s OK to Take Your Stomach on Vacation

Josie Maurer, creator of YumYucky.com, spreads the message of finding balance between fitness and your greedy side. She lost over 40 pounds after the birth of her fourth child through sensible eating and exercise, yet she still maintains her love for large slices of cake.

Pack those bags and drop the dog at the kennel. It’s vacation time, baby! But please don’t leave your stomach at home. As vacation eating draws near you may experience a rapid heartbeat and sweaty palms from the mere thought of fast food on flights, beautiful buffets, and poolside martinis. Those calories can add up, but there is a silver lining.

You don’t have to feel like you’re vacationing inside a pressure cooker from the stress of food temptations. Stuffing your stomach way past full is obviously not recommended. With a routine of good eating habits at home, uncontrolled eating on vacation will only leave you bloated, lethargic, and in search of Alka Seltzer. But it’s your vacation. You earned it. And that food is looking good. (more…)