All tips about changing your habits to get healthier and lose weight is somewhat depressing when you canīt apply them.
1) Stop smoking.
- I never even tried one cigarette in my life!
2) Let go of the fast food.
- Canīt remember the last time I went into one of those places, doesnīt tempt me at all.
3) Stop drinking soda.
- I donīt.
4) Eat more vegetables.
- I usually make a lot of vegatarian dishes each week, and we always have salad with the meals.
5) Donīt deep fry.
- I donīt even now how to...
6) Stop drinking beer.
- I donīt like beer!
7) Start exercise regularly.
- I already exercise as much as my body can take!
8) Stop eating sugar and sweets.
- I rarely do.
9) Eat whole grain.
- Already do. I make my own bread to control whatīs in it.
We only have brown rice at home.
For breakfast I have oatmeal with flaxseed and bran with soy milk.
10) Drink more water.
- I drink about 2 litres/day.
11) Eat better/less fat.
- We donīt have margarine at home and I only use olive oil when cooking.
The only cheese we have is low-fat.
Something has to be wrong but I canīt figure out what!
This is how Iīve always lived and still Iīm overweight. How can this be?
I really would like a consultation with one of these fitness-diet-pro:s who can read your body, but itīs too expensive here and not that easy to get.
Sometimes I feel it would have been easier if I had had a lot of bad habits to just get rid of. (I know itīs not "just to get rid" of them!!!)
I donīt know what to change!
A thinner slice of bread here and one less raisin there is that what will make me lose weight??!
Sorry for complaining but it gets to me at times. I guess my body thanks me for having healthy habits even though I have these extra kilos. BUT I REALLY WANT TO LOSE THEM!!!
When we first came to Spain from Sweden our computer crashed because of the uneven electricity here. With it all our music and pictures (read: our whole lives) disappeared.
We try to have it fixed but so far no one has been able to do it, even if they are cocky and sure they can do it before they try.
This has resulted in that we are very cautious with what we store on the computer nowadays. Everything important goes into an external hardware or on discs.
And I am too lazy to get hold of the pics to post them.
Yesterday my sister-in-law sent me an email with pics from this summer, some really nice ones on me
but I couldnīt import them - they where too bad a quality...
I would like to show you all what I look like so maybe weīll have a camera session someday. Could be nice having the proper "before picture" - look out for it - I will post it!
Today it has been sunny.
We have been walking for hours along the seaside, maybe it is all the fresh air
- or I am coming down with a cold.
Feels like there is a temperature rising in the body...
Protest! I do not want that. I know what it does to my schedule.
First of all; Iīve already been up almost an hour and itīs 7:06 in the morning AND SUNDAY!
What am I doing up at this time?!
Woke up at 5:47 but refused to get up.
After only some minutes I understood that no more sleep was going to come to me, so at 6:00 I got up from the warm cosy bed where my husband still is sleeping.
Made myself a nice cup of tea and sat down in front of the computer - and here I am...
I used to have a hard time getting up in the mornings (only one alarm did not get me out of dreamland ) and look at me now.
Not even 2 months after I joined SP - my body has become a machine.
At the moment a sore one but even so...
I had some chocolate this weekend.
It was very good but my body reacted to it, my heartrate increased and I felt tired in a strange way, because of the sugar I guess.
Did I use to feel this way only some short weeks ago? Scary!
As you can see the scale doesnīt agree with my body that things are happening, but on the other hand the inside maybe has to change first. Havenīt stepped on the scale for a week I think but for now thatīs not the most important change. What I believed should be a help to lose some weight has turned into a serious health program.
My body is thanking me by waking me up at this hour...
Yesterday I got a lot of fitness minutes switching the office and the guestroom here in our apartment.
We have had a nice guestroom with a big window and a quite small and dark home office, where I also exercise. Yesterday morning it hit me; why donīt we switch these two rooms?!
It would be more inviting exercising in the bright corner room and the guests only sleep in the guestroom anyway.
A great idea I have to say! But what a workout!
Of course the doorways are too narrow to move anything bigger than a dining chair and I had to take the furniture apart to move them to the other room. Books really are heavy!
As are beds!
Today I feel like a truck ran me over during the night. I hardly could stand up this morning.
What maybe adds to this soreness is that the day before yesterday I bought a fitness ball.
I didnīt feel anything happen in the body when using it. Yesterday morning I felt a murmur in the muscles but got ahead and moved all the things anyway. Last night the murmur was a bit louder and now itīs a scream.
I thought I was strong and in good shape - apparently not so! Or at least not my backmuscles where I feel it the most.
Well, here I am, sitting at the computer in the nicer room.
It was so worth it (and I got a lot of Fitness minutes making the switch)!!!