I have always tried to please everyone and felt shame and guilt when I did not meet their expectations of what they thought I should be. I dealt with those feelings by comforting myself with food. I am just learning to deal with the results of that life-long behavior at this late stage of my life. . . but it is NEVER to late to change and grow! I’m not saying that we should always put ourselves first but that we definitely deserve our place at the front of the line at times! Let’s all “put ourselves first” at least once every day!
“Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.” Mark Victor Hansen 1704 days ago
Thanks for the comment on my blog. Salt can be a big issue - not just for weight but for health issues too. I'm fortunate, again, in that I've never really enjoyed fast foods - so those issues don't affect me. It just makes it all the more difficult for me, and folk like me, to find places to cut down. Yes, they exist. But .......