Today is the last day of this column on Beliefnet.com. After over 12 years of daily writings on Beliefnet, I’m moving on. I thank God for this wonderful experience. As far as I’ve been told, I’m the last original Beliefnet contributing editor and writer; everyone else is new. Now, however, I need to make some […]
It happened again. Much to your better judgment. All the “willpower” went out the door in favor of deep-fried everything. Sauces. Mayonnaise. Fat. Sugar. Desserts. Late night snacks. My, oh my.
What to do now?
— don’t give up
— know that it will take a couple of days to get back to your regular food and activity plan. Take your time.
— don’t go on a sudden deprivation diet.
— eat more vegetables, instead of the fried stuff, less meat, no desserts
— instead of dessert, have fresh fruit. A fruit cup or fruit salad is delicious and so healthy.
— pray, pray, and pray
–meditate to relieve stress and guilt
–ask God, or your Higher Power for help.
Please post some encouragement in a comment below. It will help others, and will recommit yourself to lasting healthy practices.