August 16, 2010
University of Phoenix
Everyday I live in pain. I have depression, anxiety, ADD, and on top of everything else, I have a bulging disc in my neck and a pinched nerve which goes down the entire right arm.
Depression can be very debilitating for me and causes me not to want to get out of bed to do much of anything and much less, eat or even overeat.
I have to force myself a lot of times to exercise, work, and eat or eat healthy and it becomes most of the time, what feels like a chore to me.
I have four nutritional goals set that I feel will help me from this day forward. When I don’t feel like eating, I will force myself to eat at least six small meals a day. This will include an English muffin with peanut butter, cottage cheese, wheat crackers, carrot sticks with fat free ranch, or even a fiber bar. Along with this, I will try to drink at least sixteen eight ounce glasses of water a day and at least two eight ounce glasses of fat free milk and orange juice a day. I will also continue to take acidophilus, vitamin c, and keep receiving my B-12 shots twice a month from my family doctor. When I get in my moods to overeat, I will count calories, read the labels of the foods that I am eating, so that I will not get too much fat or sugar in my diet, as this will cause me to gain weight if I am not careful. I will keep trying to implement my Weight Watchers program by keeping track of points and tracking my food intake at the Food Guide Pyramid that we were introduced to in the beginning of this course.
When it comes to exercise, I will continue at least twenty to thirty minutes a day on my treadmill. I have gone back to work and also plan on moving to Virginia. Working has helped me tremendously already because I am moving around a lot more and I am now burning more calories. I also have a Gazelle that... [continues]
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