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Stardate Day Two.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Ok, second day tracking nutrition and fitness.

I have fallen into the habit of snacking on bits and pieces. This medication has heightened the habit of grazing I already had - if I prepare a meal and the first couple bites don't appeal, I put the fork down. Then an hour later I grab a handful of nuts and dried fruit and all is well. So I grazed a lot yesterday, but it wasn't on the greatest foods. Potato chips, anyone? Everything got entered honestly into the tracker and I was at the low end for calories but it wasn't optimal nutrition by any means.

Daughter is off with the boyfriend today so it'll be a challenge to make myself do some extra walking. Plus I have to fiddle with the pedometer and get it set correctly - I have it 12 hours ahead somehow. Even the simplest technology trips me up.
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  • v THINRONNA
    I have to begin tracking again too. I fell off the wagon kind of big time on vacation and I refuse to buy bigger clothes again so I have to get back to it! Even though this blog is from July you are still inspiring me to get back to it! Thanks lady!
    1828 days ago
  • v CBAILEYC
    emoticon for tracking!

    emoticon for recognizing you can make better choices.

    emoticon no letting technology get inyour way! Think of yourself as a time traveller, heading into the future, if you can't get the time right!
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    C~
    1858 days ago
  • v WINFIELD28
    Good for you logging your food! It's a great thing even if you aren't 100% happy with your food choices.
    I once read in an intuitive eating book that eventually a person will choose healthier more nutritious foods over time as one becomes more aware of what they are eating. I think it's been true for me. Some days I spend my calories on foods that aren't the healthiest. But I do stay in my calorie range and over time, things seem to get better. I like to try and eat 80-90% healthy foods and that leaves 10-20% for 'fun' foods.
    A plan I can live with!
    Glad you are back and blogging!

    1858 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/27/2011 9:35:21 PM
  • v LOOSEIT57
    Having healthy snacks would be good like fruit and vegetables. Nuts in a small amount is ok but dried fruit is full of sugar.

    I tend to get something out for tea in the morning then come tea time do not fancy it so I wait till later in the day, thank goodness for microwaves for defrosting.

    Take Care

    Anne
    1859 days ago
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