Going out on a limb today to share what I learned from a month of logging my food! I’m sure you’ve all heard about various ways to log your food – calorie counting, apps, food journals. I’m sure you’ve all tried one or seven methods. I have too. But toward the end of December I started doing a new-to-me kind of food log that was obscenely helpful, and I wanted to share.
I TRIED to write down every single thing that I ate. And then I wrote teeny notes – not next to everything, just when I had something note-worthy – about how I felt during or after eating those things.
I can’t tell you how much I recommend doing this. It gave me FAR more insight than any calorie counting experience EVER did. I didn’t do a perfect job, and had a couple big chunks of time when I completely forgot about it. But what I gained from the times I did remember to log my food was incredible.
I did another round last week so I could share a full week of food with you – I’m going to share EVERYTHING. That’s coming up next week. (Though it turned out to be a much less healthy week than the month I logged for this post….