This was a good and bad week for me. I am on day 11 of working in a row. Good was I am/was finally starting to see some changes in my body. I think my stomach is looking leaner. Overall I was feeling pretty good. Bad is I unfortunately broke my 6 week challenge. On Tuesday night about 10 hrs into my 12 hour plus day, I just couldn’t take it any more. So stressed and so tired, I knew I had ice cream in my work fridge here that my coworker had gifted me and I was saving until the 6 weeks was over. I said f it. Went to grab the ice cream, grabbed some chocolates, after work stopped by my parents ate cookies and cereal then came home had chips, some donut, pizza, ice cream. UGH when I break I really break. It brought me back to my food addiction audible that I was listening to earlier in the year that talked about absence from “bad foods” that to some people like me they can’t have any because as an alcoholic needs to refrain from alcohol because they can’t control their urges a food addict also has to refrain from “bad foods” because they can’t control their urges in the same way. I 100% saw that come out on Tuesday. Yesterday I ate 60-70% on plan. Had my usual breakfast/lunch/but didn’t have my planned dinner I ate ice cream and salad w/ pasta and cheese instead and some donut. My husband is a terrible influence. What stinks about coming off a diet is trying to get back on. All of a sudden its back to, I will start tomorrow, I will restart next week, it’s no longer, well I have been so good for long I don’t want to break it. I can keep going. Now unfortunately I’m aiming to start over again. Will keep you posted on getting myself back on track!
About the Author: Elisha, CNC
Elisha is the founder of the Eat to Live Support Group on Facebook, a community of 30k plus whole-food, plant-based eaters. Elisha began blogging about this lifestyle in 2010 after discovering that it was a treatment for years of yo-yo dieting and disordered eating. Today she is a mentor to thousands who are striving to adopt this lifestyle.