Tuesday, April 15, 2008

cool new site

I got a text today from a good friend of mine about a cool website her trainer had told her about, after checking it out I just had to share it with all of you. Some of you know I am embarking on a "healthy lifestyle change", I am NOT dieting. I am simply eating better and going to the gym more. So far so good, I am down 7 lbs and more importantly I am feeling healthier and more energetic. (although after the gym I am often really really sore!)
The hardest part for me is to find the balance between portion control and proper nutrition. My friend turned me on to a great new site today On this site you can keep a log of your daily food intake and exercise. You can even set weight loss goals and my favorite part is that it tells you how many calories you have left for the day and a cute little pie chart that explains what portion of what you have eaten for the day is protein, fat or carbs.

This definitly helped me to visualize what I should be eating and what I may be missing. Also helps me see why I was so tired and cranky yesterday! I need to remember to eat more on the days I go to the gym.


Showmethesale said...

I wish you all the best, Megan! And hey--I am going to try that site you mentioned as well. . .

I'd like to know what portion of what I eat is carbs vs. fat vs. protein and how much I actually should be eating. Portion control is always a problem. . . (especially when you're stressed--and I tend to be a stress eater)

Congrats on losing the 7 pounds and for getting out there and exercising and feeling healthier.