Thursday, December 6, 2012
The real reason why I am writing is because I am frustrated with FOOD! I don't know what to eat anymore. Does this happen to anyone? What should I do? I am tired of the thousands and thousands of advice out there on what to eat and what not to eat. I've come to the realization that you really do have to find out what works for you. You have to do your research and go through trial and error with foods to see how your body reacts. I'd like to say that I will continue to try to eat paleo (although I haven't officially started), but that may be hard to do. Also each person seems to decide what they feel is paleo. I know there are some who don't eat rice and I know others who do. There are some who don't do butter and others do. It is a learning process and should be handled one day at a time.
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Thursday, July 26, 2012
This morning I woke to the sound of my apartment buildings fire alarm. I quickly got up, grabbed a few things, threw something on and then down the stairs I went. Thankfully it was a small fire in the trash room and nobody was hurt.
THE PAIN - I live on the 11th floor. When it was ok to return to my apartment the elevators were not operational again yet. Do see where I'm going with this? Yes, I had to walk up 11 flights to get back to my apartment. I was st out of breathe after the first 2 flights. By the end my legs were jello.
THE REALITY - I am super out of shape. I hated the way I felt by the time I got to my apartment. I knew it would be difficult but not that much. It's been 3 hours and I'm not fully recovered. This is bad.
I've been depressed lately and I may talk about that in a future post, but the depression has made it difficult to change my habits as much as I needed to. This was a huge wake up call for me. I need to get healthy.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Later today I was speaking with my sister in law. She told me that my brother lost 10lbs in 4 days. At first I was like what? He make me sick losing weight so easy, but I asked what did he do. Same thing eating low carb. She emailed me the plan, but I haven't looked at it. After I take a look at it I will comment. My sister in law lost 30lbs in a month following this plan. I believe in lifestyle changes. I am not looking for a quick fix. It helps to find people who are going through the same things as you and find success. I want to only share what I believe to be doable lifestyle changes and not quick fixes. With that said I am happy for my family for making positive changes to better their lives and to find support. Support is so important.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
For me making the choice to take care of myself first hasn't been easy. I guess I'm a people pleaser. I needed to do my major shopping. I had a limited budget. My family hadn't seen me since December. I go home to visit and have little left to buy groceries. Though I missed my family it was more for them than for me.
Choices. I choose a trip home instead of taking care of me. I'm determined to change my life. Making better choices isn't always easy, but that's the only way things will change. You have to do something different to get different results.