Food can become therapy instead of fuel. Caregivers are vulnerable to unhealthy comforts and even addictions to cope with accumulated (and accumulating) stress. Blogger Robynchristi has some fun with it – have a tension cutting laugh but also think on what “comforts” are actually hurting your life.
On a personal note, Melissa and I’ve both made lifestyle changes that have helped us lose lots of weight (close to 100 lbs. between us) in the last couple of years. The gains in energy, emotional clarity, overall health markers and more have been worth the discomforts.
I’m writing this with a face full of pasta and a smile on my face…
1) During one meal, you’ll be already thinking about snacks or about dessert.
2) Salad is simply an addition to dinner not a WHOLE dinner.
3) You think you might have been born a cow because you’re pretty sure you have 3 stomachs.
4) People ask you constantly ‘HOW?’ When it comes to how much you can eat.
5) You spend probably more money on food than clothes.
6) Sometimes you eat so much you get a little food baby.
7) You know food hangovers are a real and difficult danger.
8) All you can eat buffets are a challenge not an offer.
9) People always ask you where you can get the best/cheapest/pretty okayish food from because you know all restaurants (and kebab shops) in a 50 mile radius.
10) When you’re in the…
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