Saturday, March 30, 2013
Oh, my goodness! I am such a happy little vegan cook! I have been tearin' it up in the kitchen these days, trying all kinds of new recipes and making my own versions of things, including roasting vegetables, making special sauces and even my own hummus. My best friend even got me a new apron with a cartoon block of tofu that says, "Bring it on down to Veganville!" If you're envisioning an SNL skit, you would be correct. Her mother designed it, and as soon as she saw that it was being printed on aprons, she swooped in and got it for me.
The only downside to this and my constant state of being sick is that I have gained 4 pounds. Not 4 pounds of muscle, as I keep having to convince myself (which is not hard since all I have to do is look down at my gut, which is where all weight gain shows up first). It looks like it is time to take this in hand and bring my weight back down. I feel like I'm back in familiar surroundings, but they aren't comforting surroundings like returning home or anything. It's those awkward surroundings with bad memories, like your old bus stop where that bully pantsed you in front of everyone.
I have decided that as stressed out as tracking my food used to make me, I think it would be good for me to go ahead and start doing it again. I need to use all of the tools at my disposal, and that is a very useful one for sure! My sister is actually my inspiration to take the steps that I need to and make sure I am healthy and thriving. I am so happy for her success and determination. She worth every effort to take care of herself, and I know that I am, too.
I hope that everyone had a blessed day and has a blessed Easter weekend, as well! Remember that you matter and everything that you do matters as well.