I have failed miserably at my attempt to get back in shape and stop eating junk. I was going to try working out and just keep an eye on what I ate and see how that went. That was fine for a few days, but throw my routine off track and it's over. I know that setting aside a minimum of 30 minutes a day shouldn't be an issue but at times it can be. And honestly 30 minutes a day isn't enough for me, and I know that, which seems even more overwhelming. I need the combination of a workout/strength routine and running if I'm really going to see any progress.
My food and eating habits...I have tried going to the store and buying "healthy foods." I've tried not going to the store at all and managing on just what's in the house. I've tried running through the drive-thru and trying to eat only once a day. As with the exercise I know what works for me and it's all a matter of when I eat, what I eat, and how much. The biggest problems are the when and how much. If I can manage to keep my meals to once a day then I tell myself I can eat everything in sight. Because this is the only time today I'll sit down with food right? nope you'll keep running back to the kitchen, or grab yet another can of icing because there's not that much in a can.
No Aimee that's not how it should work. Yes brain I know but I have "skinny clothes" in there that I once fit into. I have ran 2 half-marathons so I know that I can do it. I know how and what to eat I just don't always (most of the time) don't want to. So once again here we are, another Monday, a fresh start, and before I was awake enough to really function I was finishing off a bag of pop chips that I opened yesterday evening because they are somewhat healthy. Yes they are a better choice if you eat the right portion which is not the entire bag with in just a few hours.
So to Patty...as we have already discussed we are not good at this, alone or together. I always thought having a buddy to keep me accountable who help but that's not the case. I am the only one that can hold myself accountable and as we all know we are our own worst enemy and critic.