Thursday, July 03, 2008
I just wanted to share with my friends a little about my very new lifestyle change.
I started out by counting my calories on my favorite website Sparkpeople and so far it has been two months and I have lost 17lbs. (I havenít always been so good though there are many times I go a little over board ) I havenít been exercising much but Iím working on that one.
My newest change is I am no longer eating meat. I have learned so far being on the calorie counting lifestyle that everything must been done in steps (at least for me personally) So I will be starting out by not eating red meat or Pork now before you go thinking I am out of my mind here are some of my reasons, Red eat has been linked to so many bad diseases and it is extremely hard for your body to digest also on a more moral ground I read the book Skinny bitch and I am so grossed out I donít think I can even eat cow or pigs now.
I am still eating chicken for the time being I am hoping to limit my intake of it but I hope to eventfully be meat free I do LOVE eating fish and I have no problems with eating fish so I will always eat seafood well as far as I know I will. Now before you start thinking this is bad for me I am taking supplement s for victims and minerals that Vegetarians are often accused of lacking so health wonít be an issue as for the ďprotein factorĒ Soy products have tons of protein in them so I really donít think this should be an issue.
I will actually being eating more fruits and veggies because I have found that a person doesnít eat meat they can still eat junkÖ Like I can still eat Taco bell if I wanted just order meatless things. The idea is to still count my calories as well.
So I basically I am expecting to have with drawls and a hard start but I just hate how I feel after I eat meat like when I eat a burger I feel so tired and lethargic that I donít want to exercise or be active at all for that matter so for me this is what I feel is best. As for my family, Jeremy wants to still eat which is fine that is his choice not mine as for Hayden well he doesnít eat a whole lot of stuff to start with but I will probably try him on the veggie chickín nuggets just to see what he thinks. So if you have any helpful and / or encouraging comments or suggestions let me know .