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Welcome to the team. It is nice to have you with us. All I can say right now is I agree. It is nice to have people to talk to because most of my friends either don't get it or my best friend who did has moved away.
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Snap. I have taught myself to stop talking to people about my exciting business of losing weight and getting healthy (other than my family of course). the other day my friend says "you know what, you don't talk much about what you're doing anymore and actually doing it." I was quite taken aback, but that's okay. She's right I don't talk too much to folks anymore and she's also right I'm finally doing it. Rather than dissect her conversation, I agreed and I AM DOING IT with clean eating. I always feel thin on the inside first with clean eating. Its how we were meant to eat in the first place (except the meat) but then mankind was told that they could eat meat after Noahs flood....so I obediently eat chicken and fish :)
I will NOT run emotionally from compliments and hide in fat layers for protection.
I found when I came over to the "other side" it happened gradually, (that is the transition after the ah ha moment). I love the fact that I always have something to learn and I can progress further all the time and eat cleaner and cleaner. I don't know many people who actually get as excited about clean eating as I do and I tend to really bore some people but I am glad I have friends in this community (clean eats) that won't laugh at me when I do.
Hi After a lifetime of trying to cut corners (fad dieting, over processed foods, diet shakes, diet sodas etc); I have finally reached the point where I realize balance is everything. That vegetables can be actually be delicious with just a little of effort. And ingredients that don't look familiar are usually chemicals I don't need.
I've done the 'starve to lose quick routine' only to binge twice as bad. I feel deprived when I have a meal in a can diet drink, instead of real food. And I've had enough sugar substitute to qualify as a lab rat.
So I guess I've become a convert. I like Trader Joes. I immediately head for the produce and frozen veggies in the regular supermarket. I have a bean collection to make Jack jealous. And I make my own Whole Wheat bread with flaxseeds.
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