I’m one day late but I was floored with some kind of tummy trouble yesterday. You don’t want to know the details.a_phoenixdragon
asked: Do you have any bad habits you've tried to kick? Or any that you did?
I’m perfect and I don’t need to change anything! ;) Well, let’s see. I have never smoked and drink very little, so I have had kick those habits. I don’t really have any bad habits I try to get rid of, more that I try to maintain some good ones. Like regular exercise. I’m not an athletic by nature, but I know that if I move moderately I feel better and sleep better too. Before my lungs started to act up on me I had a good routine that included lots of walking and doing about 40 minutes on my exercise bike four times a week. (I watched a good show while I did it) I had managed to maintain that for a year and lost 20 pounds on the way despite not really having that as a goal. But after having been ill and getting asthma along the way, it’s been very hard to get back into that habit. I walk a lot again thanks to my dogs and I try to do Pilates once a week, which helps, but I would like to get the habit of the exercise bike again. As it is now I usually remember way too late in the evening that I was supposed to and I haven’t found any good trick to get me back on track.
Now I remember a bad habit I kicked. When I was seventeen I got in the habit to buy candy to eat on my way home from school. I have never had a sugar tooth, but I developed one now, to a point that when I was running late one day and didn’t have time to buy candy, I felt irritated and annoyed all the way home. So I went cold turkey and really had some sugar withdrawal for about a week, then it stopped. And though I occasionally eat dark chocolate and a few time of year licorice, I have never developed a taste for sweet stuff again.