Lessons Learnt From Keeping A Food Diary

A month ago, I started writing a food diary. I wanted to see what I was eating.
I’ve always known that I eat a lot of unhealthy stuff – these diaries confirmed that. I learnt I eat lots of chocolate, sweets, cake and cornish party slices. I also drink lots of coffee, but I’m not complaining about that.

I feel a month is a long enough period to get a decent overview of my eating habits. I didn’t take down enough detail to make some sort of chart. I think it would’ve taken too long and I’ve have given up sooner. I could’ve taken down nutrition information, times, and all the water I drink, but I didn’t.

Instead of writing something huge, I’m going to write a bullet list of what I know, and what I want to do to fix me. I like lists.

The Bad

The Idea

The Goal

It’s certainly not going to be easy, but I know it’s something I need to do. Not for anyone else, but for my own wellbeing and general health. Diabetes or a heart attack are inevitable of I keep going like this.

I’m not trying to be a health nut – far from it – I just want to feel better all of the time.

Wish me luck!