Starting to Feel More Comfortable
Wednesday, February 03, 2010
First things first: Thanks Amanda!! (mandabear11) You've been a great and wonderful support for the past few months! We can totally reach our goals!
I've been on SparkPeople for a few days now and I am finally getting into the swing of things. I'm not much of a joiner in general, so hopefully having a place where I can choose my level of involvement is a good thing.
I'd forgotten how helpful it is to track foods. I get really frustrated at these sites sometimes because I do most of my own cooking and I HATE to enter in every single ingredient. I usually pick something that is close to what I've made. It's not perfect, but hey, neither am I.
It's been a lifelong goal to learn to open up and accept help from others. Trust has always been an issue with me (that's just what happens when people take advantage of me all the time). I am hoping that my journey to wellness will be a graceful and beautiful process that helps me to develop skills and habits for the rest of my life. I don't want the "quick fix" or what have you. I want to make positive and lasting changes in my life.
I've recently come to the realization that I am capable of creating my own reality. I don't have to be the "fat one" or the girl in the corner or whatever. I know who I am and the time has come to embrace all the quirks that make me, well, me. I guess what I am saying is that my true goal is to have the person on the outside match the person on the inside.
Have a wonderful week everybody!