my windows of vulnerability

What you don't see in my pretty food pictures are the snacks I eat late at night: chocolate fudge bars, peanut butter Ritz crackers, popcorn and the occasional Dairy Queen blizzard. This last week hasn't been too bad on the snack front but that doesn't mean the cravings weren't there. As soon as I get home in the evenings the Diet Monster takes over and let me tell you, she has a mind of her own and it's hard to say no to her. [...]

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tonight I ate bread with butter and a naughty French cheese

My meal plan is mostly low carb, not because I am gluten sensitive or anything like that, I just really like veggies and meat and my body seems to like it that way. Today, however, my body had other ideas. Tonight's meal plan called for carrot & kohlrabi slaw with a cheese omelet. Something that I like a lot. But as I was cycling home, feeling quite hungry, I realized that what I really craved was bread. [...]

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let's talk about habits

So. Habits. They are everywhere. Also called routines, or systems, or rituals or even addictions. Ok, so maybe it's not all the exact same thing but they all require repetition and consistency and they make up the bulk of our daily activities. From our morning routines to our commutes to work to how we take care of our families and how we treat ourselves - all of this is structured by our habits. [...]

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sunday scales | no weight loss but sticking to my new habits

I was a little disappointed to have no loss this week because I felt quite virtuous at having, mostly, stuck to our meal plan and having cycled twice to work. But the truth is that, apart from the cycling, it's been a pretty sedentary week with spending about 7-8 hours every day glued to my chair. That's what tends to happen when I get my head into a project. And even though I ate a lot of healthy foods some of my meals were still high in calorie and big in portion. [...]

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