ElizabethEl's Journal, 05 May 2013

Well, sticking to my sodium level max daily and even though eating at or below my RDI weight not yet coming off. I'll be patient. Reading a great book to achieve more mindfulness and also get me inspired to paint again - The Zen of Creativity by John Daido Loori. I am finding it applies to all areas of my life, especially eating mindfully and being aware of what thoughts are in my mind around food - and feelings around not-food. There was this quote which is both profound about life and funny about food:

"Renunciation is not giving up the things of this world, but accepting that they go away" - Shunryu Suzuki

I laughed out loud. After my near death experience in March it rings deeply true for me; but regarding food it's a very visible process to watch....that irresistible chocolate cake quickly goes away down the toilet! Why do I make a god out of it?

Have a great day. Look at the yummy temptations and just say, "Oh, in 24 hours you'd just be sh&%$#t anyway and you won't have contributed to my health on the way out. So who needs you?" LOL

Diet Calendar Entry for 05 May 2013:
1470 kcal Fat: 91.00g | Prot: 85.08g | Carb: 83.64g.   Breakfast: Coffee, Cream (Half & Half), Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Fried Egg, Pepperidge Farm Light Style Oatmeal Bread, Avocados, Butter (Salted). Lunch: EAS AdvantEDGE Carb Control Shake - Strawberry Cream, Nature's Original Sun Dried Apricots, Dry Roasted Almonds (Without Salt Added). Dinner: Cheddar Cheese, Avocados, Light Sour Cream, Chicken Thigh (Skin Not Eaten), La Banderita Soft Taco Low Carb Tortillas. Snacks/Other: Hershey's Milk Chocolate Kisses with Almonds. more...
on diet TLC / DASH  

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Love it..your so right..it goes right through ya...Catch you later...:O) 
05 May 13 by member: BHA
That is a great attitude. Its always fun to see what books people are reading to keep them inspired. I'll have to check out the one you are reading. Sounds interesting. 
05 May 13 by member: Sherillynn
Love the visual on the chocolate cake! Will have to remember that one!  
06 May 13 by member: BuffyBear

     
 

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