What a long day! Double workouts and a full schedule of classes made today my least enjoyable day of the week so far… My daily routine started the same way it always does, with an early alarm. I considered what I should eat before practice, but again found myself reaching for the granola bar. I still haven’t found a suitable replacement other than fresh fruit, but that granola bar was the last one I have. Uh oh.
Today I was able to cut my shower time down to well below two minutes by turning the water off when I was shampooing. Meals continue to be my Achille’s heel as I struggle to be environmentally conscious and meet my calorie demands. Like some of my fellow classmates, I have turned to eating more fresh fruit and vegetables. I didn’t realize this until today, but I have not eaten very many salads this year. This is strange to me because I have always been quite fond of them. Thankfully this project is reintroducing me to healthier foods which I have neglected in favor of the wide varieties of pizza and other grilled items available.
Despite all of this, tomorrow will be my biggest challenge. Since I will be away from campus at a swim meet, I am completely unaware of situations which will challenge my [temporary] no impact lifestyle. How will I handle meals? Snacks? Electricity usage? Transportation? I feel like I am going to have to stay focused in order to make responsible, eco-friendly decisions on the fly.
Wish me luck!