I hate holidays, vacations, family gatherings and nights out with the girls. That's a total lie, but the truth is that afterwards, sometimes, I am in this crazy crap eating funk. I try not to spend my life counting calories, points or anything else that lends itself to obsessive behavior, but I do work to maintain a healthy lifestyle. I put thought and care into what I eat and hit the gym regularly, but then there are those little spurts of ill-balanced eating that send everything out of whack.
To all the talking heads who say eating well needs to be a lifestyle, not a diet, I say, "Yeah, I got that, thanks." It's not a chore to eat healthy, but junk food happens, and sometimes it happens for days/weeks at a time. It's getting out of the junk-funk without launching into the evil self-deprecating diet mindset that's the hard part. My initial instinct is always to pretty much berate myself into submission, which never works. Telling myself I'm a worthless, snack-eating monster willRead More »from Getting out of the junk food funk