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Healthy Eating and PMS

Tuesday, October 02, 2018


I don't know about you guys, but nothing challenges my healthy eating pattern like a big dose of old ugly pms. I can be doing fantastic, and wham! Here it comes. And it has significantly gotten worse and way more ugly, the closer I get to menopause.
COME ON MENOPAUSE!!!

I used to really beat myself up over that. The feeling of lack of control, the grumpiness, the misery, and then falling off my "diet" at the same time. I don't know what changed exactly, but it definitely was influenced with how I changed when I started working on accepting myself!!

So yeah. I ate more "unhealthy" carbs yesterday than I have in a while. But I also ate a big salad and bowl of veggie soup yesterday. So, balance then, right? (AND stayed within my calorie range) And I ate a chocolate chip cookie this morning, but I also ate a green smoothie for breakfast, and have my veggie soup for lunch. Balance continues!! Woo hoo!

What I am realizing is, it's still just a choice. I can be miserable and craving that chocolate, or I can have a small piece and accept that it's ok to do that occasionally. I think that today I will choose acceptance and not being mean to myself for being a human!

Hope you days are awesome!
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  • ICECUB
    I AGREE.THANK GOODNESS I DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THAT MISERY. SOUNDS LIKE YOY ARE DOING GOOD. NEVERBEAT YOURSELF UP WE ARE ALL HUMAN.
    403 days ago
  • BIRBKITTEN1234
    I think you have it right, girl!
    407 days ago
  • PACEKA1
    Totally agree! I no longer suffer with pms but there are just some days when I don't have the energy to prepare a healthy meal. Those days my DH will go out for some kind of take out - I try to choose a somewhat healthy option (grilled chicken over deep fried) but I have also decided that it is all about balance. Sure, I might have a something off the list of good foods, but next time I'm eating something healthy! You are so right, it is all about balance.
    407 days ago
  • JOHNMARTINMILES
    I don' know nuttin bout no PMS, but that might be my gayness showing through!

    Keep on Keeping on!

    Make today the greatest day of your life!
    Until tomorrow!


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    “Weak is he who permits his thoughts to control his actions; strong is he who forces his actions to control his thoughts. ”
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    407 days ago
  • S_MHANCOCK
    Have a blessed day!!
    407 days ago
  • SLIMMERJESSE
    I totally agree. Have a good day.
    407 days ago
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