Today my eating followed along the rest of this week and was relatively a huge improvement to what I was doing before this journey. Brought home lunch to work. I am continued to be surprised that I haven't given in and gone to the cafe at school.
Very tempting when people around me are eating but I will not lie - my co-workers food looked good and smelled good and for a split second I wanted it, but it wasn't as overwhelming as I have experienced in the past. I didn't have the cookie monster reaction - where I gobble, gobble, gobble, and then ask where the cookies went. I kept to my plan and stayed true to the change I am trying to make in my life.
As for exercise...I did the same route today and finished a little faster than before just by a few minutes. However my ankle was sore. I noticed a pain when my right foot landed (but not pain when I push off the foot) about half way through the walk and at some points thought about cutting it short, but I didn't. I just kept on walking and finished.
On todays walk my sister came along which could have attributed to my walking faster since she is a faster walker than me - often gets ahead and then stops and walks in place until I catch up and I don't mean to but I think I increased my pace to catch up to her.
I think that I will focus on my pace in the future as I want to walk, but I want to be sure that I don't also hurt my self and cause myself to feel like I am going too hard and then call it quits or feel the need to take a break which leads the lots of back sliding.
Gotta crawl before I can walk, and I gotta walk before I can run - not everyone has too, but I know that this is how I work in certain situations. This journey I am working on finding out what works for me - not the masses - and making that work for my future.
Food Rating 7 out of 10
Exercise Rating 5 out of 10
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