Fleeting Pleasures are NOT Pleasurable
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
I am experiencing frustration. I have to tighten it up. I have everything down to a tee, but, it's those small things I need to drop off, like "tasting" the food I am cooking for my family. Sometimes we eat the same dinner, and sometimes we do not. Those fleeting pleasures are completely destructive. I've also noticed it is very difficult for me to say no to my favorite comfort foods such as chili and chicken and dumplings. I tend to have a few "extra" tastes. This is destroying all of my hard work throughout the day. I am not overindulging and binging and so in my mind "I deserve a small taste", in actuality I am making things more difficult. I understand you can make any recipe healthier (so you can enjoy and do not feel deprived), that is not the issue...the issue is I am not maintaining self control.
Before I put anything in my mouth today I will ask myself, "Is this what I want to do? Will this action help me reach my goals?" I have to hold myself accountable. It may seem overzealous, but I have to do something. It is my action plan. I am stuck, and I don't like the feeling of being stuck. I have the knowledge on how this is done, in order to be successful I must put it to use.