Lose weight, gotta lose weight. Must hit the gym. Must eat less. Lose weight, gotta lose weight. Must hit the gym. Must hit the gym. Must eat less. Lose weight, gotta lose weight…. It’s an endless cycle of guilt and shame and overthinking and worry and stressing ourselves out.
You might have heard the term “Intermittent Fasting” (or IF for short) recently. Even though this method of eating has been around for a long time, it’s starting to gain some traction in health and weight loss circles as of late. That’s why this is the perfect time for us to get you up to speed on this useful eating pattern.
Winter can be a tough season for some, particularly after all the hullaballoo surrounding Christmas and New Year dies down and we’re left with two or three months of cold, dreary weather. It can feel like a grind. “Just get through it!” we tell ourselves.”
As almost all people are good at heart, it’s safe to say that most people have good intentions. But, as the saying goes, “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” What gets in the way? Laziness, inertia, distraction, procrastination, taking the path of least resistance, negativity.
This time of year is crazy. Almost everyone I know is running around like a chicken with their head cut off trying to tie up loose ends at work, get presents for the kids (and spouses and parents and grandparents and nieces and nephews and the mailman, etc., etc., etc.).