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Food Craving Crazy

cravings Oct 19, 2016

 

Do you feel like this when you have a craving?  I know I have in the past.  Scrambling late at night rifling through every cupboard 10 times looking for chocolate or whatever else I may have been craving.  I have even been known to throw the evil food in the garbage to stop myself from eating it and then later rifling through the garbage to find it.  

These are not bright shiny moments for me but they are my reality and I know I'm not alone. I know that many can relate.  In fact, if you have or have had some not so stellar moments around food I can relate as I have probably done it or at least thought of doing it.  Food is supposed to nourish us, be enjoyable and create community.  It's not supposed to be surrounded by guilt, shame, and horribly debilitating physical symptoms.  One of the things that can help with this is understanding that sometimes these behaviours are created by physical things that are going on.  So let's look...

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Hypocrite or Human

I am sitting in my kitchen as I write this with my nose dripping and a sore throat.  Yes, I get sick too sometimes.  I certainly don't get sick as often as I used to but it does happen. 

Here I am blowing my nose.  Ugh!!!

Today I wanted to share openly about being human.

I have always been concerned that people would put me on a pedestal.  It's a long fall when someone is perceived as perfect.  I am far from perfect.  And, although there is a joke in our family about being "perfect", no one is perfect.  This is simply not possible being human.  I know that I can't live under that pressure. I don't want to.  I want to feel good that I am doing the best that I can but take away the pressure of being perfect.  

I pursued this career to help people not because I'm perfect at it but because I know it works.  I am very passionate about educating people so they feel empowered to make changes that positively affect their...

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