Friday, May 17, 2013
I like to keep things simple and make lists. As I drove home from work yesterday, I thought about weight loss and how I'm looking forward to people asking me (again) how I did it. Some people will answer that they went on some weird diet. Most maintainers will recite the simple math of it: eat healthier and move more. Some might also credit better sleep habits and drinking plenty of water. And that's when the acronym MEDS popped into my head.
Take your MEDS!
Is that not sheer brilliance? So, here are my modified goals:
1. Move - 10k steps a day and continue 30 Day Squat Challenge
2. Eat - stay in my calorie range and track it all
3. Drink - drink at least 64 oz. of water
4. Sleep - 8 hours a night
I've been streaking with these goals since Mother's Day. I fell a little short on the steps on two days. Even with a workout, I still need to do a little extra to get the 2k or so steps in to make goal. Having these goals in front of me is motivating.
Oh, P.S. I'm signing back up to chat with a health coach for some extra accountability. Boeing switched services. Now our health coaches are through WebMD. I'll let you know what I think :)