Great reminder of how important it is to trust your body…..and your hunger
It’s actually pretty simple.
“I’m so hungry…there must me something wrong with me.”
“I’m so hungry…it makes me want things I shouldn’t eat.”
“I’m so hungry…it’s really sabotaging my weight loss.”
I have heard all of these statements, and variations of them, A LOT. The only one I rarely hear among the general population these days is, “I’m so hungry…I really must eat now.”
We’ve attached an enormous amount of guilt to eating and worse yet, to hunger. We think our hunger is to be distrusted, that there is something wrong with our bodies when we experience hunger, and that we must do everything to thwart our hunger: ignore it, fill it with unsatisfying air food, quench it with copious amounts of water or coffee or tea or zero calorie soda (or worse yet an ungodly “master cleanse” concoction of water, maple syrup, lemon and cayenne pepper. Cocktail of champions.). We…
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