of the hardest things for me to learn since having my Gastric Bypass
surgery has been WHEN TO STOP eating, ESPECIALLY if what I'm eating is
very good. I think this issue is one of the leading causes to me being
I don't eat anywhere near the amount I used to eat,
but I still catch myself saying "one more bite" especially if it's
really yummy, usually regretting that decision immediately. Sometimes
I'll eat until I'm full, and stop like a good girl, but as I sit at the
table and everyone else is still eating I continue to "pick" at my food
until everyone else is done, eating more than I originally intended.
is such a dangerous habit that needs to be broken. By pushing the limit
I know I can, and eventually will, stretch out my stomach, and I do NOT
want that to happen. I must learn to slow waaay down and really pay
attention and STOP at that "satisfied" moment EVERY time. I don't have
to eat until I'm "full". I did NOT get this surgery and go through all
that I've been through to wind up remaining over weight.
doesn't occur over night. I'm miles away from the person I used to be
but a lifetime of bad habits doesn't just go away. But I'm aware of
them. And I'm actively working on changing them. When I think about
how much my attitude towards food has changed JUST in the past 7 months,
I'm amazed. I'm not perfect and never will be. I am so much better
than I was, and I will become much better than I am now.
of Greek Yogurt but this was pretty good.
While this doesn't taste exactly like Cookie Dough,
it is a nice healthy alternative when you have a
sweet tooth and a great way to get in Protein for the day.