I'm not really a details person, so the thought of measuring, weighing, and logging food is not appealing to me.
But I know eating enough protein is important.
I aim for 20ish gramas of protein at each meal.
If I am making a protein shake, the protein powder has at least...
Well, today was not a bad mental health day but rather it was just a packed day with a full inbox everytime I opened it.
And then some issues around the house that popped up.
And then a pup who desperately needed a bath but we had no dog shampoo.
It was just things piling up one by...
I created Imperfect Eating and the 5Ps back in 2018 as an easy way to eat healthy without being on a diet. It's great because it's enough structure and enough variety.
But over the years, I've just wanted to think about food even less. I think in working from home and working for myself...
is the one you will actually consistently eat.
For the past 3 months, that's been a plants+protein smoothie + something else, all using the 5Ps of course.
It's helpful for me to just have a smoothie so I know I am actually getting protein and I don't have to think about what I am going to eat.
I don't enjoy coaching people to lose weight. The food obsession, the scale obsession, the progress photo obsession- it's not my cup of tea.
I absolutely love helping people become consistent with mornings, meals, and movement.
Focusing on weight loss never works long-term.
I was chatting with someone on Instagram a while ago who was telling me about a race she recently completed!
She said that she usually went out and ate a bunch of junk food after a race to celebrate completing the race, but this time, she was like, "Why? Why do I do that?"
Maybe your housemates love having cookies and pizza and tacos and pasta and beer in the house.
When it's time for dinner, you feel like you need to eat what they want because making two different meals is...
(Which is fine, btw. It's okay...
When you're not drinking much water, you're drinking alllll the coffees, the sodas, the energy drinks, the juices, etc.
When you're drinking more of that stuff, you're messing...
You're either way into clean eating or way into eating packages of cookie dough.
It's a consistency problem!