If Interested, A Quick Healthy Living Update…
Two weeks ago I just went ahead and made the leap to stop eating animal protein. I didn’t have a plan I stopped cold turkey (pun intended) and went with “jump on cliff, build wings on the way down” approach. And so far I am better off for having done so.
Here are a few observations thus far…very few restaurants serve vegetables. I had paid much attention to this phenomenon, but it is a fact that less than 5% of restaurants I’ve encountered serve more than 1 green veggie. No wonder Americans only eat 2 servings per week. Most serve 3 variations of potato and for those who were not aware, a potato is not a vegetable.
Observation 2…I feel better and have lost a few pounds. My body feels better and I seem to be less tired at the end of the day. Plus I am down to 181 pounds. My weight goal is 170 by October 31st.
Observation 3…eating only veggies I do not experience the feeling of being bloated after I eat. I never really feel “too full” as I have felt in the past. Plus I can eat 3-4 massive servings of veggies for lunch and it might total 400 calories. I know I am doing my body justice by eliminating the meat.
Observation 4…on the road I visit Golden Corral often which is a buffet restaurant I wouldn’t have ever visited prior. The nice thing about GC is I can get lima, green beans, spinach, collared greens, okra and a small side salad. Now that’s a lot of green vegetables!
All-in-all I feel a lot better after 2 weeks of veggies only and the transition has not be hard or difficult. One advantage of my OCPD is when I make up my mind and change my rules, I can stick to something immediately and change my habits with zero struggle and zero fails. Sometimes there are advantages to having a compulsive personality issue!
That’s it for today. Hope you have an inspiring Tuesday!!