I ate boredom, I ate anxiety, I ate sadness, I ate procrastination, I ate confusion, I ate not-good-enoughness, I ate frustration…
I even ate relaxation, I ate happiness, I ate fun…
Surprisingly, It wasn’t an issue of what I was eating. Please, you know how many times I’ve emotionally over-ate on health food? Haha… like eating 8 apples in one day, a bag of organic coconut treats, a half box of skinny cow bars… there’s more but you get the idea.
I had to really look at why I was eating.
Once the why of my eating was discovered (insert ongoing thought-work coaching here)…then and only then, did the what become more important to my body.
Trying to change my diet before knowing why I was eating never gave me lasting results. I would go back to eating my feelings again, falling off track, frustrated about not completely reaching my health/fitness goals.
Now, My ever-evolving goal is to eat well. Fuel my body in order to show up fully, kick life’s ass and be… well, just be me.