Tuesday, June 24, 2014
I struggle with emotional eating. I'm not the kind of gal that loses weight when I'm under duress. Ha ha, NO!
This past week, I've been focusing on getting refined sugars and processed foods reduced. That is going quite well, my friends.
However, yesterday, I made a commitment to myself that when I got home from work I would take care of some tasks that are hanging over my head. I did get myself in front of the computer. I did find myself getting up and wandering into the kitchen to find things to put in my craw. I don't need to humiliate myself by listing the items and quantity here. For the most part they were healthy choices, although 1) I was not hungry and 2) the volume was way to great.
And I knew what I was doing. I kept dragging myself back in front of the computer. At one point I thought "Geez, if I was following sage advice I'd get out my knitting or go for a walk instead of opening the cupboard again. But I knew that I didn't want to blow off these tasks (that I'd blown off so many times before). Finally I just said to myself: "Look, Girlfriend. If eating is going to help you get through this, then fine. Go for it. But no sugar. And, YOU MUST DO WHAT YOU COMMITTED TO DOING. One day more of this (emotional eating) is not going to make or break your health. But not doing what you need to do is going to leave you feeling like cr@p. So use the crutch. Actually USE IT."
So I did. I got done what I said to myself I would not let one more day go by.
Intuitive? Can't say I didn't know what I was doing.....