I’m celebrating Baby Steps today. This month, I’m challenging myself to eat as “clean” and unprocessed real food as I can.
It’s part of the #Unprocessed October challenge at EatingRules.com, with inspiration from 100 Days of Real Food, plus accountability & support from Weight Watchers.
Breakfast was great! Oatmeal at Starbucks with dried fruit & nuts, plus a tall iced caffe latte, with a light sprinkle of the brown sugar that came with the oatmeal. Delicious!
I woke up with a scratchy throat and stuffy nose that had started the night before, so I added some salt water gargles to the breakfast menu.
I’m hoping the extra water I’m drinking will help flush whatever this is: a cold, allergies, whatever.
I had a fruit salad from Chick fil A, plus vegetable rice, grilled chicken & red beans for lunch. No soda! Wow! (That’s big for me!)
After that, let’s say I could’ve done better. I had 1/2 a chocolate chip cookie and an iced raspberry mocha with nonfat milk for an “afternoon snack.”
Dinner was 1/2 an order of small waffle fries, grilled nuggets and a Coke. But after I ordered thst coke, I regretted it.
It sat in the car cup holder for a good portion of the ride home. Then, I took a sip. And decided it just wasn’t worth it. So I got home & dumped it out in the sink.
I’m hoping I’ll remember next time so I don’t waste all that Coke. Water for me, please. (I’m practicing.)
We’ll keep making healthy changes & getting better every day.
I’m looking forward to it.