Check out this guest post from writer Julie Lawford from the Smorgasbord Invitation blog
Julie Lawford continues her summer of lifestyle articles with a post on how positive change involves examining what you are currently doing, identifying habits that are self-destructive, and moving forward by developing healthier options.
I’ve come to appreciate that the weight-loss I want to achieve must be a by-product of whole-life lifestyle change. It’s not a project which has an end date, after which normal service (peanut butter on toast for breakfast, crisps and chocolate bars for dinner etc) can be resumed. I know that sounds obvious, but for lifetime overweighters like me, this change cannot be about being on a diet. This suggests that one day, one is no longer on a diet.
Whether we like it or not, our new healthy eating habits cannot be a temporary regime. They must become our permanent lifestyle – they must be what we do all the time, how we cook all…
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