back when I used to weight 220lbs more than I do today I almost never ate vegetables or fruit. And if I ate vegetables they were slathered in butter or cheese...or both. You couldn't pay me to eat a salad. I clung to my "picky" label as if it were a badge of honor.
And then I realized something had to change. And that something was me. And my attitude.
I won't lie, it took some work. It wasn't easy at first but it got easier. Now I love veggies. I can't imagine a meal that isn't centered around them.
We can change if it's what we really want to do (it's harder if we only think we should change rather than actually want to change).
How did I do it? One step at a time. One meal at a time. One new veggie or new way of preparing a veggie at a time.
I looked at it as an adventure. I made myself eat them whether I liked them or not. Spaghetti squash is still good for your body even if your mouth says "yuck". It's going to say "yuck" a lot at first because things are new and tastebuds are desensitized by processed foods. Keep trying. It will pay off.
At some point I decided to pay attention to how many veggie calories I was eating each day. I challenged myself to increase it by 50calories a day. When that became normal I upped the challenge by another 50 calories. I did this numerous times until I got to where I am now....eating MOSTLY veggies. :)
Hope that helps!
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"The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison."
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