To be honest what works the best for me is to remind me that I would never let anyone talk to me the way I talk to myself. It often makes me kinder to myself.
After all, you’re the only person with whom you’re stuck forever! So you’d better get along with yourself 🙂
To answer the initial question, even though I am trying to not…[Read more]
I rarely eat sweets, and I no longer eat any type of meat (I’ve found plenty of protein alternatives) I find fresh fruit can really satisfy my junk food cravings. James likes going to McDonalds, and I’ve found their Southwest Salad is amazing! I get it with the belsamic dressing, so it’s low calorie and very good 🙂
Funnily enough, I bought myself a small pack of peanuts to enjoy. The next morning, I woke up on the sofa, peanuts all over the floor. I had obviously tried eating them in my sleep and dropped them. I was really looking forward to eating them, too! On the bright side, it meant less calories. LOL.
Back to what I don’t eat: I avoid crisps, sausage…[Read more]
Mamie, I can’t say that I’m totally happy with my appearance. I’m sure everyone has something about themselves they would like to change. It’s just that I’ve come to accept how I look. Some of it is genetics, some of it is not fighting the inevitable (like not covering gray hair), but most of it is past lifestyle choices. I’m obese. I’ve com…[Read more]
Kitty, I think we are all our own worst enemy. I know I am mine. There is something to be said about the self-fulfilling prophesy in that if you believe bad things will happen to you, they ultimately will. It must be the vibe we give off to others that make them feel they are allowed to treat us a certain way, like Mamie’s bullies.