Monday, September 12, 2011
"I'm feelin' good from my head to my shoes
Know where I'm goin' and I know what to do
I tidied up my point of view
I got a new attitude"
This is the second song that I added to my Cardio mix. It not only helps me keep my speed up for chair marching, but the words have significant meaning for this journey. For the first ime, i feel like I know where I am going and know what to do. This morning when I weighed in; I had gained .2 pounds. This in spite of the fact that I stayed within my calories and did get all my Cardio minutes in last week.
Previously, I would have given up. (Actually, I would have quit when I had a week last month and lost nothing.) Now, I run a nutrition report. I found that my fats and sodium were high all week long. In addition, when I evaluated individual days-I had less fruit and vegetables per day, more red meat and more processed food than previously. So this week , I am eating clean. This morning I had half a tomato and plums with cheese. Lunch is a tuna sandwich with more fruit. We had planned on pork chops tonight, but I am going to look for a lighter alternative for myself. Also, I need more salads.
I am also going to do more interval workouts. I do better when I do 3-4 mini workouts rather than a marathon session like I did on Saturday to catch up. I need sessions early in the day to rev up my metabolism. So, I did 12 minutes during my planning period and plan on another 10 minutes or so during my lunchtime. I will do my boxing this evening before dinner.
I am paying more attention to my water consumption this week as well. Soup made me feel better when I was ill last week, but all that sodium needed a lot more water than I consumed.
So, this week, I am tidying up my point of view and keeping my new attitude.