If you live in a safe area, walking at night during the summer makes for a much cooler walk. We feel more energetic walking after dark than under the hot sun, so we walk farther & faster & run into less traffic.... (more info)
We bought reflective vests (about $3/ea) at Harbor Freight, hat lights on eBay, & yellow rain ponchos at a surplus store, so we are well-equipped for night walks. We even walk late in the winter to avoid traffic ---we dress for the cold weather, but generate our own heat with a fast pace.
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My problem starting out on my weight loss was evening snacking. I started taking a walk every night after dinner, which helps me digest, and actually makes me feel satisfied so I'm not hungry the rest of the night. I made myself a rule: no more eating once I walk. Eat dinner, then walk, then done!
You might not want to take an evening walk every night, but you can still try and figure out some kind of guideline that will keep you in line when cravings start. It can be easier to stick to a "rule" than stick to the "I'm not really hungry" mindset.
time is slipping away and motivation is getting harder because it not staying light that long anymore and walking at night it not the best ive been trying to keep walking in the morning but i cant sometimes i have to go at night where is the time going??????
I bought several of those little belt-attachment or keychain-attachment battery-powered bike lights (the ones that bikers use to ride at night; they're sold in bike shops and outdoor equipment stores), and I keep one in each of my carrybags, so that I can take outdoor walks at night (or as night is approaching) and feel less worry about my safety. The lights are really bright, and last a long time!!
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