What are those triggers that make us binge? That chocolate cake I ate last week certainly triggered something in me. But what was behind the chocolate cake? I know – it’s not fair of me to show you a picture of chocolate cake. BUT, this is what we all struggle with as we try to… Continue reading Triggers
Yesterday I officially joined Weight Watchers. If you have been following me for a little bit here you may ask “Why?” and it is a very valid question. I have stated that I am tired of diets. That I want a different way of approaching the food I eat. That scales are useless implements of… Continue reading Day One
READER BEWARE: WARNING – DO NOT READ ANY FURTHER IF YOU ARE TRYING TO HAVE THE WILLPOWER OVER THE HOLIDAY SEASON TO DIET, RESTRICT YOUR INTAKE OF FOOD, AVOIDING SUGAR OR WATCHING YOU CARB INTAKE. THE ROAD I AM ABOUT TO TRAVEL IS NOT PRETTY. THE STORY I AM ABOUT TO TELL IS UGLY. Still… Continue reading Tis the Season……of FOOD.
Lately I find myself continually replaying the dieting failures I’ve had in the past and the present inside my head. My journey here has become a real struggle, not only with food and eating, but with myself rehashing my failures in my own head. Yes – I have gained back about 25 lbs now since… Continue reading Diet Failures
I’m taking a moment here to push pause and rethink my plans on health and healthy eating. As the title of this post suggests – for every positive step I take in trying to conquer my diet demons, I’ve been taking more steps back towards unhealthy eating. Binging, sugar overload, carb loading, little exercise and… Continue reading One Step Forward – Two Steps Back
Lately every day I struggle to fight the urge to binge. And lately I have been losing that struggle. My clothes are tighter, my energy is down and in turn my mood has not been the best. However, the war is not over….. not by a long shot. Yesterday I won the battle by resisting… Continue reading Soup’s On
The picture above is one of the examples of huge portions that some restaurants feel is necessary to satisfy their customers. The picture is not pretty and when I saw this dish coming my way a few nights ago I started to feel sick. I ordered what I had hoped was a really good Eggplant… Continue reading Gluttony (or Dining Out)