I didn't do as well as I wanted with eating and exercise, but I still lost 2 pounds. My trouble spot is when I work at Cinepolis. I only have a half hour lunch which makes it hard to grab something healthy to eat around there. Plus, the hours I work are difficult times; starting at 5:30 or 6 at night when I would normally be eating dinner and then my dinner not actually being until 10 or later when places are closed. Or working just 6 hours so I don't actually get a lunch which means I worked right through lunch or dinner. The whole key to this is going to be careful and consistent planning. I did try this weekend and brought my lunch during a 6 hour shift, thinking I would quickly eat it on my 10 minute break. After my 10, I accepted an offer to work more hours that day and I ended up working 8 hours and had nothing for my actual half. The other difficulty is having to work a closing shift, which meant not getting off until 1, and having my entire sleep schedule thrown off.
Anyway, as my third grade teacher would say: "an error is not a terror," right? I feel much better prepared this week and while I didn't meet my goal of 80/20 for primal, I made a concerted effort and did better than if I hadn't set that goal. I ended up at 60/40, which I will take as a win, because I was at least better than half. Plus I did a couple long walks, so, yay!
Finally, I have pretty much given up on planning to craft any time soon. I have too much else going on to drag it out, work on it and then clean it back up. If I had my own craft area where I didn't have to put everything away every time I would certainly do more.
Possible bumps in the road this week:
-Valentine's day...I'm at school and it's my planned non-primal meal anyway, but the candy I'm sure to get after is going to be a challenge. Plus, I plan on making a heart-shaped cake for my boys at home.
-Cookies and brownies that I volunteered to make for the bake sale at Glenn's school's talent show. They aren't staying here, but batter tastes good.
-aforementioned kooky work schedule
-walk, at least twice this week. I know this doesn't sound like a lot, but working in the kitchen is physical, especially if I have to clean the damn flat top grill. Plus, I am trying to stick to a routine for walking and once that becomes habit, I will add more
-budget! I just need to do it
-continue to delegate housework and the like
-get my car washed! Which means cleaning out the inside, too