Monday, September 21, 2009

SLACKER!

I've slacked off.

Reality struck me today...again...

Hey Jen - just becuase you're boxing again and running more miles doesn't mean you get to eat sh*t! HELLLLOOOO...remember? You're trying to LOSE weight, not maintain! Silly, silly, Jen!

I shouldn't really say I'm eating sh*t, I'm not, I'm just not eating the way someone who is trying to lose weight should eat. I will admit that I have had bouts of it, but it hasn't been a constant thing. I justify it saying "Well between my 3 mile run, boxing, and abs class I burned 800 calories, I can have ice cream." or "I just ran 8 miles, I can eat whatever the hell I want!" - Yeah, if you want to maintain, of course you can, you burned a lot of calories, you can eat more, but if you want to continue to lose more, you cannot. Don't get me wrong, I'm not starving myself. The days I burn more calories, I do eat a little more (I just don't need to eat a lot more).

I posted my photo journal about 6 weeks ago or so and set some goals. I haven't been keeping up with it. Mark my words. Monday, September 28 there WILL be a new photo up with an honest assessment. I really want to post on that page at least once a month, it DOES keep me motivated, and keeps me honest.

I'm going to get strict again.

How? - Every meal will contain at least 2 portions of fruits and/or veggies and I will have at least 2 snacks every day! I'm drinking plenty of water (about 3 liters a day). I'm also going to start writing in a food journal again, I noticed I started slacking when I sopped using it.


4 comments:

  1. I am right there with you girl! I definitely need to readjust and get back on track.

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  2. Story of my life! I run marathons and GAIN weight. What part of the game is that? I like food too much to get back on the wagon but I'll live vicariously through your discipline. You go girl!

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  3. Good food goals, lady! Fruits, veggies, and water are necessary, I suppose... I'm a total eat sh*t person too! Bad food is sooooo good. Best wishes for getting back on track (and send some my way, will ya?)!!

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