I am certainly not getting any younger. But ever since I hit 35 years old, I have noticed my metabolism has not been what it was. I ate whatever I wanted whenever I wanted for my entire life. Those days are sadly over. Just recently, I realized that I needed to make a change. Don’t get me wrong, my diet is not bad, but it could be better. The change I needed is primarily with portion sizes. In fact, I was convinced that most of my issue and recent weight gain was due to how much I ate rather than what I ate. Moderation was not my strong point, especially with certain foods and snacks.
But those days are behind me. I hope. I have begun a diet this week. And it’s a simple diet: eat real food, eat less at mealtime, and eat fewer snacks. That’s it. Eat less is the goal. I will report on my progress in coming months, but I realized that now is the time of my life when I need to learn to live on less food and on real food. There is still a lot I want to do in life and I need the time to make it happen. I am trying to control my destiny to the extent I can. And it begins with my health.