(Pictures in this entry were taken during some of my October bike rides!)
October just flew by! I've been busy this month so here is my October in review:
* October habit: Prepare and only eat tupperware meals from home
I read this great article ( zenhabits.net/fitguide/
) from the website Zen habits this October. It gave a suggestion to focus on one and only one habit per month. I really liked the idea so I chose to focus on a diet-related habit this month. Preparing healthy meals and storing them in tupperware made it much easier to stay on track of my diet this October.
* Total October fitness minutes: 1,694.
My fitness minute goal was set at 1,200. I not only met my goal but hit it out of the park! Outdoor cycling made up the majority of my fitness minutes this month. I kept up with running and lifting on a weekly basis as well.
*October Sparkpeople status: "Hard work mixed with self love and kindness will make October positive, productive, and fun!"
I think I did a great job at focusing on being positive and productive this October. I've been busy working my new job as a gym attendant. This month has been a lot of fun mixed with hard work. October is one of my favorite months and celebrating the autumn weather, colors and Halloween was enjoyable. I had the most fun going on some beautiful October runs and bike rides in the arboretum.
* October weight loss: -11.5lbs. (Start weight: 124, End weight: 113.5)
I'm not too concerned about scale numbers. It's just one measure of progress on the journey to better health and fitness. But it is a nice feeling to see the numbers going down, regardless.
Overall, October was a wonderful month for me. I spent time with friends and family, enjoyed the beautiful autumn colors and weather, ran, biked, lifted, and worked on improving my diet. I am grateful for the opportunities that I have, every day, to live life to my fullest potential. I am moving into November with a positive attitude and excitement!