I started tracking my diet and exercise with an online site (http://www.myfitnessplan.com/). Wow, epic fail on my part!!! Well, not that it's a fail that I use the site, but a fail that I have totally blown out my goals! But maybe its because I never really established goals to begin with. All my life, I have avoided goals because I really don't want to be reminded when I come in at 80% of them. Anything short of 100% is failure, right?
Anyway, new goals are:
Food = 1,600 calories
Exercise = 30 minutes walking daily (I really need a dog!) and 30 minutes resistance training on the gym machines 4x week.
I chose 1,600 calories a day because that's about the bottom level of the food I've consumed in the past week.
11-12............. 1,441 calories
11-13............. 1,817 calories
11-14............. 1,622 calories
Of the most highly caloric food I've eaten, the homemade macadamia nut white chocolate chip cookies I *had* to buy from my kids' preschool (which thankfully are gone as of tonight) and tortilla chips and salsa are my evil evil evil snacks. They represent 400-600 calories I don't need. How rad would it be if I could keep my intake at 1,000 calories and actually exrcise every now and then!
So while I may have failed all over the place and back this week, at least I have idenitied the culprits that I didn't think mattered much in the grand scheme of things. But, yeah, they do.
Gym tomorrow AM for SURE! Then Disneyland for my 2 hours of walking.
Is there any way to hide this post?? Really, I sound pathetic.
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