Thick Tuesday Tirade

Thick Tuesday Tirade

“Don’t you feel deprived? Me, I just want to live life and enjoy it”. 

I hear something to this effect quite often. This is what I wish people understood. 

I don’t deprive myself. 

I eat like I love myself. 

I train like I love myself. 

I live like I love myself. 

And I am currently enjoying the hell out of life. 

Ignore all this no pain no gain” or sweat is fat crying“, bullshit. 

Too often we are bombarded with these messages that equate healthy choices with deprivation and pain. 

It is simply macho gym talk.

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Thick Tuesday Tirade

Thick Tuesday Tirade

You know what word I hate?

A word I hear all the damn time.

Motivation. 

“What was your motivation to embark on a weight loss journey?”

I get asked this questions all of the time. And I get why. People are curious, they want to know if finding out what gave someone else an intial push maybe they to can find their own kick in the ass to get moving.

But motivation is fleeting. It is not going to be there when you need it most. Come to think about it whenever bagels or onion rings are in my vicinity it is no where to be found!

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