Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.
– Jim Rohn
Anybody else frustrated with the amount of conflicting information, books, diets, fads and weight loss information that’s out there on the market? I certainly am. One minute you’re being told to eat one thing and the next your told not to. I’ve become more and more frustrated by the food industry and I felt it was time for a change.
I won’t lie and say I didn’t try different “diets” through out the past few years. Lets be honest, us girls we like to look and feel good. It’s not shameful to want to loose weight or look a certain way. But this is where the issue lies. We can easily get caught up in trying the latest fad just to shed a few pounds.. the effect this has on us mentally is huge never mind our health. But we don’t really notice at the time, well I sure as hell didn’t. I was mainly concerned with how I looked rather than how I felt or how healthy I was.
Since I moved away I’ve started cooking more and experimenting with different food. I guess it was a good thing that I was in a new country with a whole new array of foods to try. I can’t believe how closed off I was to trying different cultural foods back home. I had never tasted Indian food!? The shame. [Read more…]