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Got healthy habits again

Saturday, July 06, 2013

Cooking and planning meals is second nature. I grew up in a large Italian family so we all cooked together and planned meals together. It made it easy when I went off to college to get a job cooking for a group of guys. They paid for the food and did the dishes. I really learned to write down the meal plans and create the shopping list. First married with a small child and little money those skills were put to good use. The problem really happened after the child went to college and I took on a high pressure job. Cooking and planning went out the window and the weight came on. It has been a struggle but I am now using the healthy habit skills of planning meals using SP meal plans and shopping from a list. Now if I can only get the exercise back on track.
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  • BOOCH6
    I love this blog ! Planning is something I need to do more of and you have inspired me to start !! Thanks for writing and good luck with your journey !!

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    2771 days ago
    Sounds like you are headed in the right direction. You have all the skills to make this work.
    2793 days ago
  • no profile photo CD13099273
    I know what you mean ! I too learned to cook from my Mother as I have always cooked ethnic foods all sorts its a passion for me . My gain came after I damaged both legs in accident and my husband cooked !! Yes , I ate what he cooked but I did not pay attention to the portions and we did dine on fast food - Both of us gained during that three year period. Feels great to be in charge of meals again !! :) emoticon
    2793 days ago
    One habit at a time:)
    2793 days ago
    It's really awesome that your able to sit back and now get back into the preparation phase of your healthy eating after landing that job. Life sometimes throws us a surprise and it takes time to get back to focus. Your on the right track and congrats!
    2793 days ago
    I think you have the advantages from your experience to take control on your meals :D
    Good luck!
    2793 days ago
  • no profile photo LATTELEE
    2794 days ago
    You have tackled one important issue. You can tackle the exercise issue. I know you have it in you. Go for it!
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