HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE:
Purpose: To use information, theories, and resources from class to attempt to change one health behavior
Summarize your progress. Be thorough and descriptive in your responses. Use the format that follows.
1. Goal: My goals are to eat more healthy meals, more fruits and vegetables, and swap soda with more water or mix drink.
Yes, I have accomplished not all but close. I have lost over at least 2 pound a week because I have cut down on the white rice from 2 cups to 1 or ½ a cup with 1-2 cups of brown rice. I have increased my fruits and vegetables from 1- 2 cups to 3- 3½ cups per meal. Also cutting down on the soda to water and mix drink makes me urinate better like you can totally see the difference from dark color to light. Drinking water has helped me a lot so I always kept one close to me when I am at home or at work. Morning jogs helps me the best especially when I add the additional 15 minutes, this strategy helps keeps me away from being stressed out and also more time with my dogs. This makes me so proud of myself that I have the courage to help myself to maintain this way and now that I am in a better shape and feel healthier, this just not benefits me but also for my unborn child. 3. Successful Strategies:
Some of the strategies that helps me make my progresses are that I have to put a side note on my phone as a reminder that I have to have the ability to squeeze in time on my lunch break from school or work to go buy more fruits and vegetables. Secondly, the use of my mobile phone to monitor my walking and jogging time frames. Third, is the mix drinks that makes me lose my appetite on soda and really helps. Fourth, is to put a note to self that I have to pack 2-3 water bottle everywhere such as from home to work and school.
There are times such as I have to be in a meeting and or at school that I may have forgotten to bring water...
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