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Light-bulb moment

Saturday, September 16, 2017

When the hurricane set in I had a lot of idle time on my hands, still no power in Naples Florida at home but I am in Ft Lauderdale so I can hang a few more days. I had time to think and I had time to walk, and eat and eat and eat, then it hit me, quit eating really what are you doing to yourself, why was I comforting myself with food I don't eat during my normal life pre hurricane, I am grateful I had food but I didnt have to be miss piggy. Its not like my last meal where I had to stock up like a bear to hibernate. But then I said okay stop get back on track, and its okay to refuse food you don't want and not say why, its better to just say no thank you and not give in and omg did I do that all my life being Italian we feed people and force food as pushers and I know better to do that to myself. I hate to admit that at 50 I cant say no like I should i break down in the moment and feel guilty if I refuse the gestures of feeding me. So then I realized once I looked in the mirror that when I quit that old habit when I was doing fitness competitions and had a goal I achieved that, so its okay to say no and its okay to say no thank you but I appreciate it. Old habits can revert and you have to realize in that moment that you have a goal and sometimes family can bring you back to the place you don't want to be with yourself and its not that they mean to you its just old patterns. so no thank you ice cream and cake and yes I want an apple I am on a journey,,,
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  • POLAR63
    Good Luck, stay on track and Remember you should eat for energy and not for intertainment.
    929 days ago
  • CARLETTAALLEN
    Good for you!
    929 days ago
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