Yin and Yang
Thursday, December 27, 2012
My downward eating spiral all began with candy cane ice cream peppered with chocolate shavings. Oh dear, I convinced myself I was buying it for the family. But really and truly ice cream is my kryptonite and I am no Superwoman I can assure you! I was going to buy this devilish treat again today when my husband thwarted my effort with a spirited verbal defense as to why I shouldn't. I guess I had the choice to run him over with my shopping cart but alas, reason took over and I refrained. Now, I am happy he put his life in jeopardy for it is indeed life threatening to put yourself in the path between me and a brick of ice cream. Sigh, he is truly a veteran of my diet wars and has some scars to prove it too! This was my yin, the dark side.
On the bright side or yang, I exercised like mad. I stepped it up to three group personal training sessions right over the Christmas break period. This exercising probably burnt up some of those ice cream calories, not all, but some. In the old days, I would have abandoned exercise along with my overeating. Not a spotless record by anyone's standards, even by my low ones. Hey, it is some progress and I will take it.