Friday, February 11, 2011
Good Day Sparkfam! Its warmer in Chicago than it was yesterday but its still cold to me. This week I have been trying something a little different with my diet & fitness and it actually seems to be working. I was think about when I was young & I used to eat what I wanted but that is not true. I didn't half the stuff I eat now which lead me down this once upon a time road, when I was younger & healthier & 128lbs. I look at pictures of me during this time & I looked a hot mess! :) I needed a little weight on me but I actually ate breakfast at home, lunch at school & then dinner maybe. I didn't eat everything my mom made but we some times would go out for McDonalds, Burger King, Sizzlers & Ponderosa. The last two some of you may not be old enough to remember. lol They are few a far between how they used to be one every 20miles or close to a mall. Something like how Chili's & TGIFriday's are... Food everywhere is really killing us & if we don't learn to deny our flesh the pleasure every time to see a restaurant then how will be be, get or stay healthy? That's the new thing I have been trying, I am fasting once a week but I continue praying for clarity & strength from the Lord. It has really been putting my mind in a different place than thinking of food. I eat but I don't obsess about what I will eat or when I will eat & if I feel a hunger pane, I drink some water.
So once upon a time will now be in the not too far distance, I will have control over the junk food demons. Watch out its a trap!!!
I have a steady mindset when it comes to food & eat the healthier foods. Now I won't say that I won't indulge in snacks & treats but I will curb that habit of over snacking. I believe I was doing it wrong relying on my ability to eye ball food & know what a serving was/is but that was not the case either. I was eating a double portion & that's another reason why I have at the same weight. I wanna see what the results will be so I will be updating you the 1st of March on my results.
You guys are my gauge & my accountability partners in crime, so HELP!!
God bless & thank you letting me share!