(Personal disclosure: Quaker, via Glam Media paid me for this post. Official disclosure is at bottom, but I hate reading to the bottom of a post and finding out it’s been sponsored, so I’m getting it out of the way up here.)
As is well-documented on this blog, I am not quite a morning person.
Even if I manage to work out in the morning, it still takes me a while to feel completely awake and alert.
In this groggy state, it would be really easy for me to start my day off with unhealthy choices, but there’s a few small wins in the morning that set me up for a healthy, happy
Coffee. I just think clearer once I have caffeine surging through my veins and am less likely to want to sit there and stuff my face.
Walking this furry little face. It’s not always my idea of fun, but it gives me a little exercise before I’ve even left my apartment for the day, and gives me some quality time with the man in my life.
Walking to work. Before I’ve even sat down at my desk, I’ve already gotten in some exercise, even if I didn’t manage to get a workout in.
Breakfast. I cannot skip breakfast. Skip a chance to eat? No thanks. A healthy breakfast has become such a weekday routine for me that I rarely even consider eating something unhealthy for breakfast. And, of course, this generally leads to me making healthy choices throughout the day. My favorite breakfasts are oatmeal, an English muffin with some sunflower butter, or some sort of egg sandwich.
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The benefits of a warm, filling bowl of oatmeal can keep you going all morning long.Energy. Fiber. Heart Health.
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What are small wins that help you stay healthy?