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Impossible is nothingI achieved MY IMPOSSIBLE this morning. I talk about how my children say I can’t this and I can’t that. Well my I can’t was I “can’t” eat one bowl of cereal with nothing else and be full. Well I was wrong. I ate a 3/4 cup bowl of cereal with   a 1/2 cup of skim milk for breakfast and nothing else. ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY CALORIES FOR BREAKFAST, Wow!! Then for lunch I ate a yogurt, NINETY CALORIES FOR LUNCH. When I started this a little over a month ago, I wasn’t sure if 300-350 calories per meal was doable for me. I am so proud of myself. I ate Rice Krispy cereal for the first time since I was a child WITHOUT marshmallows or sugar in it. Didn’t taste as good, lol but again, doable, so I pushed myself. So the answer to who eats a 3/4 cup of cereal, I DO!! AN, I get full. One night for dinner I ate half of the half I had. My children looking at me asking, “how you full, you haven’t eaten anything.” I eat within my calorie allotted portions BUT when I get full I stop, so sometimes I consume even fewer calories. I told them, we stretched our stomachs so we can shrink our stomachs. How did we stretch our stomachs, I’m so glad you asked, :-). Remember when you’d go to fast food restaurants order a single sandwich with cheese, small or med. fry, and a small to medium-sized drink. How long ago was that because, THEN came the VALUE MEALS. Super sized fries and drinks and oh let’s not forget the double and triple-decker sandwiches. So, admittedly I stretched my stomach an EVERYTHING else, so it’s up to me to shrink my stomach and everything else. The rare occasion I go to a fast food restaurant today, I get what fulfills my craving. If I only want fries, I just get a small fry. I don’t get anything else. Mind over matter. Last week I hit a little slump. I was still following my 350 per meal plan but my water intake took a severe dip. I wasn’t replacing it with anything I was proud of that but I didn’t consume many liquids last week. What I found was I was tired of drinking plain water. I turned things around earlier this week. I started consuming the 64-96 ounces at a minimum again. Again, I am not where I want to be, but I’m so far from where I was physically and mentally less than one year ago. Stop saying you can’t, stop thinking about it too hard and just take your health in your hands. You can control your High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Obesity, and many other health related issues just by changing your meals. Quit Using Excuses to accept the multitude of pills your various Dr.’s prescribe for you to take so you can live. Eat healthy, eat just enough and do some exercise. 20/30 minutes a day, 20/30 minutes every other day. As long as you’re exercising more than you used to, you will notice a change. Good health is NOT IMPOSSIBLE, you just have to put a little thought and work into it. I’m doing it and You can do it too 🙂