I had a great week! Not just because the scale was nice to me. But I felt on point all week. I fasted when I wanted to, I stayed solidly at my deficit, I kept hydrated, I did my workouts.
I was reading the other blogs last night and this morning, and it struck me. I’m back in my routine. I’d been OUT of routine for so many weeks; it was starting to feel like a kind of uncomfortable and distasteful normal. But this past week my 3-year old has been back at daycare, and I spent a lot of time recouping myself. I needed it.
I also got my period VERY early. Which sent me trolling again into the old forums and reading about hormone flux and weight loss. We are sensitive creatures, aren’t we? When we disrupt old habits for new, our bodies have to adjust. I wasn’t worried about it, but I’ve not had a period be so early since I was in high school and NEVER had normal cycles.
I must admit; I have always disliked the word routine. It made me feel like I was locked into something I couldn’t change, that I didn’t have a say so. When my kids were babies, I was supposed to have a routine so they’d eat and burp and poop and sleep when they were supposed to. But our routines were constantly disrupted by something, and I had to be flexible. So I’ve figured out over the last few years that I really am a creature of habit, but I do things under a looser code. I don’t need my time-frames to be exact. I don’t need everything planned down to the nitty gritty.
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Weight loss raw diet foods, no matter how long you choose to stay on them, are excellent ways to advance your overall health and wellbeing, as well as flush out your system of all of those nasty toxins that pollute our systems.
However, it’s not as easy as we would like to avoid those tasty treats we have all become so used to eating, the junk food, the snacks and all the other generally bad things that we have become used to. It’s very common to experience very powerful cravings when first starting your salvation diet, but with some cool ideas and methods, even those with poor will power can push through and stay strong on one of our weight loss plans.
It’s important to try to satisfy your hunger and make sure your body is getting everything it requires, all the correct nutrients, fats and proteins,
One of the most common reasons people fail with their is because they don’t consume enough calories, and so the body starts to crave foods that it has become accustomed to as sourced of those nutrients.
Another good tip we recommend for times when people just need some hot food, and a salad is just impossible, is to have a soup.
You can either have it from frozen, canned or fresh, of course, fresh would be the best choice, and what we recommend is just to heat gently it to a warm temperature, not hot to the touch, and nowhere near boiling, just warm enough to satisfy the need for some warm food.
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