***What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease. ~~ George Dennison Prentice
My sister probably knew I would swipe this so I won't disappoint her. Please read her blog today. She has some very interesting facts there www.jensgyrations.blogspot.com
I had never associated diet with disease. A chronic disease is something we have to live with. It can hasten our death. A diet really is just a plan of eating. It could be argued that many have no plan at all - they react instinctively to eating cues other than true physical hunger. You and I already know the list.
We don't have to live with this disease called die with a "t". I have been anxious many times over eating/not eating/how much to eat/when to stop eating/what to eat/on and on and on. I was making a career out of diet. I would have a Ph.D. in killing myself - Dr. Myra Baldwin, Ph.D.D. - a doctor of philosophy in diet - R.I.P. She ate herself to death.
There are many diseases that can be cured and won't cost us anything - no doctor visits, no prescriptions - just our own effort. How neat is that? The money we were spending on junk food, doctor visits, and prescriptions can now be used to buy healthy food and a gym membership. Heck - we wouldn't even need the gym membership - just a good pair of shoes for exercising on our own.
I weighed 192 this morning. I weighed 198 at the beginning of March and my goal was a 5 lb. loss. My goal for April will be 5 lb. as well. I will be in the next lower digit - I haven't seen the 180's in a couple decades or so. My eating plan is my own based on information concerning health and wellness. My recovery has been long and arduous and many of you are somewhere on your own recovery plan. The hardest part is the mental/emotional part for sure. Would you agree? Have a wonderful, successful, and controlled day.