My week consists of helping people lose weight and begging other patients to eat. I work with bariatric patients, most of which have just undergone weight lose surgery, as well as cancer patients. The education that I share with most is very elementary.
- Drink 64 oz of fluid/day.
- Avoid foods high in fat and high in sugar
- Eat lean protein rich foods
- Take a Multivitamin
Set SMART goals: SMALL/SPECIFIC, MEASURABLE, ACHIEVABLE, REALISTIC, TRACK-ABLE. My first goal was to increase my exercise. I started with a goal of two days a week and I gave myself till mid November to reach it. I'm more motivated because I have accomplished something.
Reevaluate and Go back to the basics when it comes to exercise. Remember to Enjoy it. I love Pilates and yoga because it is slow, controlled movement that allows me to move at my own pace and feel the benefit of the exercise. It is set in a calm atmosphere that helps me to re-less stress.
Keep reading as I continue with my mission: healthy Huggins!