TGIF!!! Except I’m working Saturday…but only for about five hours so it won’t be too bad. Today I figure I’d just list out five random things I’ve been meaning to tell you guys. Today I’m linking up with Katie and Clare. Thanks for the link up, girls!
#1… I desperately need to update my About page and Key Players page. I have a draft but need to spend some time solely dedicated to sprucing these pages up a bit. Hopefully that will be done before too long.
#2… My new obsessions are health related documentaries. Simply Taralynn has a list of documentaries to watch when you need to feel inspired and thanks to Netflix I’ve been working my way through the list. So far I’ve watched Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead (which is definitely my favorite so far), Food Inc. (which was a little disturbing and definitely caught my attention), Vegucated (which I loved and even got me to see the vegan lifestyle as not so extreme), Fork Over Knives (which I honestly thought was a bit dry but still very informational), and I’m currently in the middle of Hungry for Change (which has been very informational as well). I’ve been watching them on the weekends and during my workouts. Oh, and apparently there’s a Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead 2. From what I can tell it came out yesterday for one night only in theaters so I’m not sure when it will be available to view at home but I hope it’s soon!
#3… And with all that being said, I’m seriously rethinking the way I eat. I plan to take meat out of my breakfast and lunch meals and replace it with natural, plant based proteins. I also would like to make breakfast a liquid meal full of fruits and veggies (avoiding dairy). And I’m trying to convince Josh to participate in Meatless Mondays with me . He’s the cook so it’s hard (for me) to make dietary changes without him…especially since dinner is the only meal we get to eat together. I’m also trying to convince him to do the Clean Cleanse with me as a birthday present (we would start the weekend after my birthday). I’ve considered this cleanse for over a year now and my aunt and sister have had great results from it; they both discovered sensitivities to foods they never thought about. We’ll see!
#4… I truly haven’t been binge eating. Ever since I confronted the issue with myself about a month ago I’ve only had one slip up…it was one night and I was able to move on easily. Now that I have that under control I can focus on what I’m putting in my body at each meal/snack and I’m starting to feel more in control of my health.
#5… I went to the gym every day this week! My co-workers almost convinced me to skip the gym last night and go out for drinks but I declined because I knew I would be happier waking up the next morning if I stuck with my usual routine (gym, home, prep for next day, sleep). It may sound boring to some but it’s what I like. I’m hoping to make it to the gym one more time this weekend and then do some stretching and yoga at home one day.
Question of the Day
What’s going on in your life right now?
Any health related documentary suggestions?