Tuesday, March 19, 2013
I didn't expect to be writing that so soon! But today I weighted in at 109 so down 1.5 from the big Italian splurge. I bet there was a ton of salt in the Italian food that tasted so very good! But I will continue to eat right the rest of this week as we are invited out with friends on Friday night.
You know, I was thinking about this and the old Sallie would have said, oh well no sense dieting until after Friday since you are going out to eat and will most likely gain weight....I was always putting off dieting until "the right time". Of course we all know that waiting for "the right time" doesn't do anything but add more weight plus that attitude doesn't help you change your overall eating habits. The real key for me is understanding that there is a new "normal" eating for me that might seem like "dieting' to the rest of the world but I eat wonderful foods I enjoy.....fresh whole foods. Nothing processed, no sugar, no bad fats. It really is remarkable how once you get that stuff out of system that you just don't crave it at all.
I watched an interesting Dr. Oz yesterday where he had a guess exposing the food industry regarding all the sugar, salt and bad fats in processed foods for the key reason to addict people so that they buy more and more. I was amazed to understand more about the intentions of the processed food companies. It breaks my heart as I know that awful feeling of not being able to stop eating crap and craving more and more. I remember it so well. Eating a whole Pepperidge farm cake or a 6 pack of Sarah Lee cupcakes and still wanting more since you didn't give your body real food. I am lucky I guess living in Mexico as there aren't as many of the packaged crap food I like. It doesn't even entice me at all. So lucky not to have those temptations.
Hope all my sparks buddies have a terrific day!