In my third year battle to lose the exact same 20 pounds, I’ve been digging deep into myself to figure out why I don’t break through and get it off of me.
I exercise more now than I have in years and am getting quite proud of myself. I know it’s not my output that the problem. It’s my input.
But Why? What is that trigger in my brain that puts my willpower on auto pilot?
I really like the taste of so many fruits and vegetables and even think I could quite possibly survive as a vegetarian (maybe). So why do I eat all the bad stuff? Why can’t I have just “a” beer?
Why do I see a pitcher of margaritas and bowl of chips and salsa and go like this:
Scientists say there is something in the brain that triggers it. And food is addictive like anything else we decide to put into our bodies. But I don’t get it. I just need to get stronger. And avoid restaurants, grocery stores, bars, gatherings, events, concerts, fairs – basically anywhere that doesn’t have a running trail or a garden.