In actuality, it is working out…well, a little too well.
I have taken to pivoting a bit too much.
So far this month, I have gone from my regular eating plan, to IF (Intermittent Fasting), to trying to learn to count macros, and also trying to record my food intake to stay in a calorie deficit with exercise. Oh, and I almost forgot to mention my dabbling in the Mediterranean diet way of eating.
Pivoting is working out great! 😁 Also, like I said in another post, I am NOT willing to quit and I haven’t.
With all of this changing of eating plans and food choices the scale has not gone up, well it has gone up and then right back down (this is common when weighing daily). Overall, the scale is down. That is definitely a win while I am trying to pick a lifestyle of eating that I can stick with and enjoy.
Tomorrow is a new day with another chance to make healthy food choices. It is also another day to meet my healthy motion goals – hopefully 10,000 steps before 10:00am.
How do you know when it is time to pivot?
According to one of the definitions from Merriam-Webster…’pivot: an adjustment or modification made (as to a product, service, or strategy) in order to adapt or improve’.
Since what I am searching for is “to improve”…I would say it is definitely time to pivot in the strategy (or lack there of) that I have been using to lose weight.
The 1st of the Month; what a great time to start!
So, tomorrow is March 1st and I am taking a hard look at the things that have worked in the past, the things that I thought would work, and the things that definitely did NOT work.
For the next 31 days (I know, the wonky side of me really wanted to say 30 days but since there are 31 days in March, well, there ya go) I will be sticking to my eating plan. I will document much of it here, including when I flub up, because I will be the first to admit that I am not perfect and I will make mistakes and that is A-OK!
What I am not willing to do is QUIT!
Are you, like me, struggling with not being able to stick to a healthy diet and lose weight? If so, I hope that you will find inspiration here, or maybe even a laugh and to know that you are NOT alone.