Hi, Brenda, and welcome. I'm an emotional eater, too. These days, we're moving half way across the continent, I'm shutting down a law practice and starting a new job, my husband has retired, we've re-homed dogs and cats and horses, given away furniture, and said farewell to friends. Yesterday, I ate cookies. Today, I'm eating yogurt and protein for breakfast. All we can do is all we can do. But if we are mindful of every bite we put in our mouths, and are honest with ourselves about what we're doing, then we can make better choices.
If you reach for a slice of pizza, carry it with you to a mirror. Hold it up next to you and borrow an idea from another Sparker--ask yourself "fat or fit?" until you get the right answer. This is a life-long journey. Remind yourself that life-long can be a much shorter timframe if you don't take care of yourself.
We all want you around, and diabetes is an insidious disease. Answer "FIT" every time, put that pizza back in the fridge, and eat something healthful. Then go back to that mirror and see someone who is stronger than a piece of pizza. You can do this!
It's never too late to be who you might have been. George Eliot.
| Pounds lost: 10.8