We associate food with all kinds of things: comfort, social events, treats... It IS a tool, it's actually fuel and building materials for our "temples"... and we need to use quality to get quality, y'know?
Nice thing that we CAN make those choices, huh...
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." thanks, Walter P. Chrysler. I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm! P.S. I looked up enthusiasm, and it says the root words mean God within... interesting...!
Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'Life belongs to the energetic.' But you don't have to be frenetic and hyper--some energy is quiet and steady, like a heartbeat... and that works too! LOL
Its a mindset. When you have this disease food becomes another tool in the tool belt to help fight this stinky disease. We can never make the mistake of pretending that food choices don't matter.
“You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude.” Eleanor Roosevelt "Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday." John Wayne "A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes." Mahatma Gandhi
I think I've come out of the slumpy feeling I was in regarding my food choices - or lack thereof! My blood sugar numbers have come down significantly within the last few weeks since I left starchy foods behind. I've focused primarily on protein, fruit and vegs for breakfast and lunch, and found that I can sqeeze in a *little* bit of potato with dinner on occasion without a spike in my BS. I've also been mixing in some lentils and beans with lunch and dinner.
I realize that this is just the way it is. Gotta' work with what I've got and deal with it!
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