The Big Numbers Game
Sunday, February 10, 2013
According to the statistics, 60% of Americans are overweight! That means that the majority of us folks are overweight! I attended a meeting yesterday with 12 women - 8 of us were overweight. There were 9 of us sitting in the doctor's office, 6 of us were overweight. I am not a statistician but I get the picture. When I went to the grocery store, I noticed there are complete aisles devoted to chips, cookies, sodas and let's not leave out the aisles devoted to ice creams and frozen desserts. Right off the top I'm thinking, those are four isles I can skip. That's significant to me, someone who doesn't like to shop. I am grateful that I have never fancied sodas. So many to choose from, yet no significant nutritional value. What a waste of time. I have come to the conclusion that the other stuff (snacks) needs to be avoided though this was not always the case. Some words of advice, never ever go to the grocery store without a list. Just because it's on sale, doesn't mean you need to buy it! I am going to continue to count the numbers: people, calories, carbs, sugars, etc. Just look around and you'll see the numbers too!