One of the lessons I took away from reading this week was the importance of building a HEALTHY relationship with food and your body. I also need to have some variety and make sure that I am always incorporating the basics. I do get lots of cravings, however I need to take a step back and “Ask Myself ……What do I Really Want To Eat…..then figure out how to make it as healthy as possible. “ For me I might be craving cookies, well I don’t have any GF cookies on hand. How can I meet that need for something sweet……try fruit!
“Knowing what you like to eat and believing that you have the right to enjoy food are key factors in a lifetime of weight control without dieting. “ This is a hard balance for me. Knowing what I like to eat is food that is not good for me is different then thinking I have the right to eat that food.
The authors also recommend that you do not weigh yourself. This I would love to do. Just forget about the scale, however my doctor expects me to lose weight and so I feel I need to weigh myself once a week.
And with that said, I did not gain or lose weight this week. I stayed the same.
1. I will continue to do my best to eat 2 healthy veggie snacks a day.
2. Eat fruit for sweet treats.
3. Remain consistent with my exercise program and continue to build stamina.