i’ve been practicing some pretty big changes lately, and the payoff is beginning to show. nothing happens overnight, but slow and steady? perhaps it does win the race. i’m working on a ‘me makeover’ but trying to be realistic about it. Today, I’m partnering with Jawbone to bring you a bit of a personal story and some new goals i’m working towards. jawbone invited me to try out their UP System and this opportunity came at a time when i’ve been taking my health issues pretty seriously, so i jumped on it. i’ve recently gone to see a naturopath and got some really inspiring advice on how to take better care of myself. when you work as much as i do and don’t get up from your desk, well it kinda begins to show. you get blogger’s butt, or in my case, blogger’s gut and it ain’t pretty. it’s a result of aging too, right? where all of a sudden you’re like ‘what the heck is this, and where did it come from?’ my waistline can be seen from outer space without looking that hard. time to step it up here — and frankly, quite a bit.
I need to eat better — which i’ve been practicing: no sugar, way less if no carbs at all, lightening up on the dairy big time. and more exercise — even if that means just riding my bike to the corner store for groceries, or walking a little further, i’m doing that. by wearing the jawbone UP24 band and using the app i’m hoping to move more, lose weight, sleep better, and eat healthier — and track it all easily. do you find when you track your food intact and exercise you do more of it? i’m a little OCD as it is, so tracking is right up my alley and holds me accountable, plus i can see real and tangible results. the jawbone up system gets to know you personally — tracking your activity, diet and sleep. and then it shows you how to make simple adjustments that, over time, add up to an all-new you. it teaches you how your day, night and food affect each other, so it’s super customized to each individual.
i’ll be checking back in with you guys in a month or so — so guess what? you’re holding me accountable, too — another reason i agreed to wear the jawbone up24 band. wanna join me? i’d love it if we could do this together! pats on the back, and a few ‘woot, woots’ would go a long way as well! here’s to all of us succeeding in living just a little bit better!