Healthy Changes.

For the first time in my life, I’ve broken patterns of emotional eating. I know, that sounds pathetic. I probably sound like a middle-aged woman who sits at home at night eating a tub of ice cream. That’s not me. However, I’ve had patterns of having a bad day and going straight to the pantry to whip up a batch of brownies, while enjoying enough batter to make myself sick. Between that and the fact that I used to think I could get away with eating whatever I wanted as long as I put the work time in at the gym, I am working on changing those unhealthy habits.

Since the year has begun, I haven’t binged on anything, let alone anything unhealthy, and I’ve maintained my clean eating (with my free meal per week, which has ended up not being huge splurges either). My cravings have become comical…currently I’m waiting for my broccoli and asparagus to cook as I am enjoying a plate of veggies as a snack. Last night, instead of finding a high calorie, high fat food to feel sorry for myself with, I enjoyed a bowl of frozen grapes.

And I’m not suffering or craving the foods I once enjoyed. I’m enjoying finding creative new ways to make meals. And most of all, I’m enjoying how I feel!

I didn’t have a great workout today and was struggling to maintain my focus during bootcamp, so instead of being pissed at myself, I grabbed the jump rope and some med balls and did an extra thirty minutes of focused sweating and anger management!

I’m proud of myself for continuing to work to be the healthiest version of me!

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2 thoughts on “Healthy Changes.

  1. SO proud of you!!! Keep it up, and keep moving forward. I, too, am learning to deal with cravings and emotional eating (and I *am* a milddle-aged woman). 🙂 It’s hard, but with persistence and dedication, we will do it. We will master our demons and move forward with healthy bodies and healthy minds. 🙂

    • Thanks!! You too!! Keep rocking and being fit & healthy…it feels SOOO good! I feel like I’m getting to where everything is starting to pay off!! 🙂
      I think I may do a post soon (maybe even today) on my go-to snacks when i feel the need for something more…gotta get and stay creative with it all!!

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