Friday, August 16, 2013

Eating...Sleeping...That's About All

Not much to report.  I am still sticking with the Whole 30 plan religiously (it's day 6 now!) and I haven't been doing much but eating (the correct food, of course), shopping (for said food), and sleeping (I'm still really tired).  Here's one of our dinners, above.  And some more info:

  • I found MyFitnessPal which is a free online service that allows you to track calories, carbs, fat, protein, you exercise, etc.  I've only been using it for a day but it is really helpful to make sure I am getting enough calories, etc.
  • I made kale chips!  I looked at them at Whole Foods but they seemed expensive so I bought a big bundle of kale, cleaned it, dried it, sprinkled it with olive oil and a bit of salt, then baked it at 350 until it was greatly reduced in size and crunchy--really tasty!
  • This is a pretty expensive way to eat (compared to the SAD--standard American diet).  It takes more food to give me enough calories when I am not eating junk food and fast food.  Plus I am buying a better quality food (salmon, olive oil, fresh greens every day, etc).  I think the positive health affects are well worth it though.
  • I'll be happy to get back to walking but I have been just too exhausted to do much more than walk to the car and back plus a little house work.
Now I'm off to prepare dinner...time consuming and requires washing a lot of dishes, but again, well worth it.

p.s. Hubby has been awesome--he has cooked the bulk of our meals every night even though he isn't into the program (but he did love the kale chips!).

1 comment:

  1. I tried out MyFitnessPal and found it good! I hope your new diet is not contributing to your tiredness; I think it's a good idea to check if you are getting all the nutrients you need.