Monday, December 14, 2009 the first day of the rest of my life...

...This is how Im viewing this day.  Today I made a solemn promise to start getting healthier. 

I Promise to get more sleep.  The aim is to be in bed by 9.30 each night...Lights off by 10.  Rising at 5am.
I also vow to eat wholesome, unprocessed, fresh foods...More water and just 'sometimes' have my treats (chocolate) as supposed to um...most days! *blush*
I have dicovered this week that I absolutly need ALOT more protein in my diet, so I am aiming to put some in each meal I eat...Breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.  I was a little hesistant in doing this as Im not a huge meat eater.  Im by no means vegetarian, however I find i just simply 'cant' eat it.  I can very easily do without it.  But I have done my research and found there are so many ways to include this in my diet with having copious amounts of meat.  Nuts, yoghurt, lentils, eggs etc, etc, etc...the list goes forever. 

I also promise to exercise 'at least' 30 mins a day...however the goal is 60mins.  Get to the gym, Early starts (5am) and if I cant get their at that time find some other forms of exercise such as activly jumping, playing and running with my kids at the park. :0)
I love Cardio...I realy like the treadmill as well as spin class.  Im also going to focus on a pump as well as a pilates once a week as this helps aline everything as well as controls my breathing.  I have asthma so this is fantastic.
Im setting a lose 8kgs by April next year (2010).  Hmmmmm, I wonder if I can do it.
My ultimate goals in life are to be be positive, to be looking forward and to be healthy.  I want to be a good mummy.  I want to be a wonderful wife...I love my family and I want to give them the best Ive this is for them.
Here's to the rest of my we go!


  1. I've been trying to do these things for years! :)

  2. It isnt easy...I have been trying on and off for the past couple of years...and although I am by far, no expert I have been doing alot of research and talking, talking, talking to nutritionist, and Pt's at my gym...this has realy helped me focus and get my mind set...This time Im determained. If anything I just want a posotive outlook on life...somthing I wasnt raised with.

  3. You can easily get more protein without adding more meat, your list is a great start. Legumes are great and can be used as a meat substitute in so many things.

    I am also trying or a fresh start. I am sure that with the new year almost upon us we will both do great!

  4. Thanks Kylie...Im trying to do this. Went and bort a whole heap of Lentils and chic peas etc the other day. Im also eating morenuts and things like that, so here's hoping. Keep the help and suggestions coming...I sure need it LOL