My little “project restart” is going pretty darn well. I’ve lost 7.5 lbs. since last Sunday (August 28). Not too shabby, and it’s nice when I can continue to motivate myself. 😉
Let’s take a look at the week (and a half) …
HAVE filled the fridge with fresh fruits and vegetables, cut/sliced as needed.
HAVE eaten them.
HAVE had at least 8 glasses of water a day (usually more).
HAVE chosen healthy snacks at home and at work.
HAVE eaten a completely healthy lunch at a catered work event.
HAVE just eaten until I was satisfied.
HAVE encouraged my kids to eat well.
And to illustrate that this is also about not doing things – which is just as hard as the things I have to make sure I do – I …
Have NOT eaten a brownie or a cookie at a work event where dessert was served (had fresh fruit instead, and made sure to compliment the organizer for providing the option).
Have NOT overeaten.
Have NOT had a single sip of pop, not even diet.
Have NOT snacked because I was bored.
Have NOT bought a single item of junk food at the grocery store. (And what’s left in the cupboards is mostly not going to be replenished as it gets eaten.)
Have NOT fed my kids (much) junk food.