The second thing I'm dealing with is also a brain vs. body issue. Once I've over eaten or consumed a food that doesn't agree with me, I feel bad and guilty. Its like I hear a little voice inside saying, "You know better than to eat that shit" or "Why do you compromise all your hard work like this?" The thing is, I'm not compromising my hard work - I'm still losing weight and eating healthier than I ever have in my life! So what gives? Why am I bullying myself over tiny details? I'm not eating fried chicken and doughnuts or anything heinous like that. My mind is bullying my body over silly things like having 1/2 and 1/2 in my half cup of coffee or using a store bought salad dressing instead of the raw one in my fridge or eating a veggie sandwich with low quality bread. Silly right?
|Art by Lori Weitzel|