My top priority in becoming healthier is to first lose weight. Any doctor, nutritionist or child would agree if they assessed my health.
I mean, you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know the weight on my scale underneath my 5’6″ body is too high. That picture above shows a number I thought I would never see on a scale with my body bearing the weight. Even in all my pregnancies I never got above 235 pounds.
I announced earlier today in a blog post how I have committed myself to becoming healthier.
First off this first day of my journey to a healthier me was overcoming my first feat. This could be the easiest step I am to accomplish as I realized I could drink coffee without sugar or half-and-half or creamer. I made the switch to using stevia powder a month ago with no problem. Today I drank my coffee with nothing else in my desire to go dairy free for a while.
Now, I will add here that I set myself up well yesterday by making a meal plan, grocery list and shopping. Today, my pantry is stocked with lots of fresh veggies and meats (more on that to come).
At breakfast I wasn’t too hungry, so I ate a handful of ham, from one of our own farm-raised hogs.
I didn’t get hungry again until about 2 p.m. That was odd, but I figure it had to do from the pure excitement of actually publicly posting something so important to me with anticipation that I just might do it right!
With my kids all home, as usual because we homeschool, I knew the lunch hour was overdue. Nothing was in the crock-pot and when I mentioned sandwiches, no one was enthused at that mention.
Normally I am not a short-order cook and my end goal of me being healthier is that my whole family is healthier. Today was today and my kids were beginning to get hangry.
I got out my emergency frozen pizzas fir them and opened a can of tuna for me.
YES! ANOTHER VICTORY!
I said “No” to pizza!
The cheap boxed variety smelled like heaven, but I kept chomping away at my tuna/mayo salad. My belly got full and I survived to tell y’all about it!
As no surprise to me, I did experience a dull headache which I am sure was due to eating no sugar. Ibuprophen to the rescue! By all my research on blood sugar, I realize I may continue to feel sluggish, tired and have headaches as my body is weaned off junk.
There are about 8 hours in the day, so hopefully it will go as good as the first half of the day.