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Fuel Up

By Jack Haynes | In Blog | on May 19, 2015

Ok, so it took me a week to get the blog set up.  I made the decision to send out my “wake up” email and start my blog on the spur of the moment (and then informed my website guy after the fact).  Apparently it’s more complicated than pushing a button.  This is why I should stick to training and writing and leave the IT difficulties to the professionals.

Anyway…I’ll start with a recap of the last 10 days and go from there.

Fuel.   It’s the hardest part of the equation.  I find it extremely difficult to make good dietary decisions if I’m flying by the seat of my pants.  In my experience that’s pretty much true across the board for most people.  Maybe not you; maybe you can make good decisions on the spur of the moment when you’re hungry.  Not me, I have to plan in advance.  This week I’ve been eating rotisserie chicken and a wild rice/quinoa mixture for lunch.  Easy. Simple.  To keep it lively I need a little hot sauce.

So….today my challenge for you is to plan out your eating schedule for tomorrow.  If you have a plan, you will make better decisions.

9 Comments to "Fuel Up"

  • Britanica says:

    March 16, 2016 at 8:39 pm - Reply

    I have a struggle with this myself. I feel like when I want to be healthier, I just can’t decide what to put on my plate. There are plenty of good options out there but I feel like the best thing to do is to take out the bad slowly and eventually you will have more fresh healthy foods then packaged junk. I am going to give this a try!

  • Maxie Cliett says:

    April 22, 2016 at 4:29 pm - Reply

    That’s the real challenge when you’re on a diet. You really need to be serious about the foods that you are going to eat and avoid. I didn’t think this through until after a month of my diet process. My nutritionist finally suggested to change the foods that I’m eating then she helped me create my own schedule for eating and what types of food to avoid.

  • Theodore Culwell says:

    April 22, 2016 at 4:35 pm - Reply

    Preparing your diet meals is becoming so hard these days because of work. I get what you mean and I love to plan my meals ahead of time too but not always. I’m afraid that not being able to follow my diet consistently is destroying my exercises too and my goal for my body.

  • Zoey says:

    May 13, 2016 at 10:41 am - Reply

    Oh I always plan my meals in advance, in fact, I plan the whole weeks meals. Here’s nothing better than sticking to a plan!

    1. Jack Haynes says:

      May 15, 2016 at 2:10 am - Reply

      Having a game plan for meals at the beginning of the week is crucial for me. If I wait until I’m hungry and then start looking, I’ve got a much better chance of making a bad decision.

  • Maggie says:

    May 15, 2016 at 12:35 am - Reply

    This is easy for me, I already do this. Maybe what I need to work on is making sure that all my meals are healthy and less on the quickness of a meal. 🙂

  • Daniel says:

    June 10, 2016 at 3:24 pm - Reply

    Planning is one of the factors to achieve goals. Whether these goals are monetary or related to fitness, we should incorporate planning to gain success. However, the challenge in planning is focusing on the planned items, particularly in diet…:-)

  • Jenifa says:

    October 11, 2016 at 10:02 pm - Reply

    Nothing good comes easy. I want to congratulate you for setting up your blog. I am surprise at the success you have gain within a short while of opening your blog. I must say, the first time, I came across your blog, I fell in love with it. Keep doing the best to help us with dietary.

  • Jan says:

    March 26, 2017 at 10:10 am - Reply

    I actually like meal planning. I take joy in portioning the food and putting them in containers. That way, it’s easy to just grab one when it’s time to eat. It’s faster than ordering pizza. What’s great is that there are tons of meal choices even when on a diet. Meal planning really does help kick off a healthy eating habit.

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