Starting Anew with Healthy Habits

Starting Anew with Healthy Habits

Happy Hump Day!  So far, work has been going well.  Everyone is really nice and open to help me out as I learn the software and everything else.  It has been a lot of information but I am still enjoying it anyway.  So far so good!

I figured before I started that I should just jump in with healthy habits right away.  Sunday, Rob and I managed to do some meal prep despite the power being out.  That made it super easy to eat healthy Monday and Tuesday.

2016-04-04 07.35.24Breakfast:  3 eggs with veggies and cheese.  Slice of raisin bread with butter.  Tea with cream and stevia.

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Lunch:  Cobb Salad (Mixed greens, chicken, 1 egg, 1/4 avocado, tomatoes, bacon, avocado ranch dressing)

Monday night, we got burritos for dinner which wasn’t low calorie but oh so delicious.  Tuesday was fine though as I just had some leftover sausage and steamed broccoli with cottage cheese and strawberries for dessert.

2016-04-04 17.57.41Monday, I also made sure to do a DVD right when I got home before I could think about it.  It was easy because Rob wasn’t home so I didn’t feel the draw of the couch.  I did Body Beast Cardio and loved it!  I like that he goes hard for about a minute and a half and then gives you complete rest time after.  I feel more refreshed after his workouts than exhausted.

Tuesday, I chose Les Mills Body Combat but I just wasn’t feeling it and only made it 12 minutes into the DVD.  I think I was just tired from a long day and getting hungry for dinner.

I was hoping to get some runs in this week but it got very cold yesterday.  I’m hoping that it doesn’t last too long and I can get back to C25K.  In the meantime, I’ll keep doing various DVDs.

I almost forgot!  This job, while a desk job, has had a lot of walking so far since the offices are on a different floor than the computer lab.  Tuesday, I checked my FitBit when I left work and it was already at 5,000 steps.  That is great for not even trying!

Have a great day everyone!

How do you get in extra steps each day?

I am thinking about using a smaller water bottle so I have to get up to fill it more often.  I’ll wait until after I’m done training/shadowing though and my schedule is my own.

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