Sugar was never really my downfall. When I wanted to splurge or eat my feelings away I chose something salty or carby, or salty and carby.Since I have had the gastric sleeve surgery I have found that I haven't had any sugary cravings. Honestly, I have not had any cravings. I am struggling to eat. My appetite has diminished substainally to the point where I have to remind myself to eat with alarms. It is one of the oddest feelings in the world. I literally would think of what I was going to have for lunch while eating breakfast or think about heating up leftovers while I was still eating dinner. Instead of enjoying the now, I was focused on what I could enjoy in the future. Hindsight is 20/20, so no suprise when I look back I find that I have done that with multiple areas of life. I chose to look forward to possible better times in the future rather than getting the most out of what I was presently doing.Really, what kind of life was that?Rushing to swallow my food just so I could …
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A police knock on the door too early in the morning, a doctor with a devastating diagnosis, a phone call explaining somehow someone drained all your savings....Every damn day, there are people who have horrible news broken to them. There is no rhyme nor reason or a way to tell who will experience something heartbreaking or earth shattering. Life will never be fair. There is no way around that.But the way we treat and love one another is in our control. I could go on and on like I typically and artfully do, but tonite, I'm keeping it succinct and sweet. Life can be cruel, sucky, and just downright mean at times. Be kind and bring light whenever you can.Today's piece was part of Sunday Confessions hosted by the talented, intelligent, auntie to some crazy kiddos, Hot Ash from More Than Cheese And Beer. Sunday Confessions are welcome to anyone to join in so if you would like to link up, please go to her blog and do so!