Why can't it always be this way?
Monday, October 07, 2013
I always ask myself the question, "Why can't it always be this way?" when I'm eating all my healthy foods in moderation, drinking my water, and staying away from the "red light' foods!
It's at these times I feel so good and so lean, clean and healthy that I wonder why I go back to my old ways over and over again. I guess its because life happens and my drug of choice is food and that's one of my coping strategies. I pray and turn my problems over to the good Lord, but then I pick up my nibble foods while I wait for an answer to my prayers.
I'm convinced that it all starts in my head, but that's no surprise, almost everyone knows that by now. So its my mindset that steers my course. Sometimes I can tell myself that I don't need to eat one more morsel and I don't! Sometimes I can't tear myself away from the peanut butter jar, and no amount of self-talk or prayer- talk changes anything until I put down the spoon....usually when I run out of crackers
So for today I'm able to write about this calmly and rationally without hunger pangs, and I feel really good. The last time I went off track I borrowed my favorite DVD from the library , watched it twice in succession, and it straightened me out but good. The video is FORKS OVER KNIVES and its one of the best food documentaries I've ever seen. I hope all of you will have an opportunity to watch it, and enjoy and learn from it as much as I did. Watching healthy eating videos has become one of my fail-safe strategies for staying on track these days; that and a lot of prayer