I've had a couple days to get used to the changes that need to be made around my house. You don't realize how much buying things at the grocery store becomes a habit that supports your eating habit. I spent all day today trying to stock up on the right kind of low carb low sugar foods while still getting what I want. What I realized is what I want is to continue eating like I have been but lose weight. Since that's not going to happen I think I'll give this new style of eating a try. I really don't need that much pasta and bread and I obviously don't have losing weight all figured out so it really does seem like it's worth a try.
One thing I noticed is how expensive all the foods are that are low carb, high protein and produce. Luckily since my husband just quit nicotine gum we are saving $200 a month there. Also, if we eat out less it should all even out in the end. Even though the beginning of a lifestyle change is hard I know it will be worth it in the end.
I am so thankful for my stationary bike and incredibly walkable neighborhood. Exercise is the one consistently goal orientated thing I do and it really makes me feel better. I skip days sometimes and the next day I always dread it a lot less because it really does help. Of course, if life get busy it can easily go out the window.