I cannot believe that today is September 1. Where did the summer go
Looking back over the past two months I feel like July was pretty loose and carefree (not planning, eating out a lot, vacation) and August was more regimented (planned, thoughtful, exercise).
What I did right in August
Had a plan. I started the Chris Powell Carb Cycling program and, when I follow it, I lose weight
Lost 3.1 lbs this month (this includes the unofficial weigh in this morning) Can't remember the last time I lost this much in a month. I am closing in on 150!!
Have been eating healthy. I have very few non-healthy snacks in my house so I am not tempted.
Started to ramp up my workouts again. Increasing the duration and intensity to burn more calories. I go back to the trainer on Wednesday and I want to be strong
What I need to improve on
Dining out. This week we were much better at eating in. We went out only twice.
Eliminating diet pepsi. I have drastically reduced the amount of soda that I drink but still have it. I think it'll take me a long time to kick this habit but I won't give up
Planning meals. Working on this. Created a spreadsheet for the week and will continue to recycle it for future weeks.
Cook more interesting low carb meals. Instead of protein, veggies, healthy fat - B O R I N G! Last night I made a low carb summer squash casserole that was tasty. I will continue searching.
For September I will continue with the things that I did well and work on the things that I didn't do well in August.