I put on 5 pounds while I was on vacation.
Less movement and more food. Duh.
However, unlike being home I was lucky enough to be enjoying foods, flavors and dishes I’d never had before. Like eating cappellacci pasta stuffed with sweet pumpkin in Ferrara Italy, piadine with fig jam and soft cheese in Emilia Romania, deer meat risotto in Switzerland, and ricotta & honey pastries in the outdoor market in Freiburg Germany.
I may be a smart lady but it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to unearth the wonder of my five pound increase.
How do I feel about these five extra pounds?
I’m glad you asked.
I HATE not feeling like myself. *THAT* is what’s annoying. I don’t give a shit about the weight. I just don’t feel like me. You know?
It’s the healthy small things in my day that make me feel connected to myself, & happy with me. Like walking every night after dinner & listing to a podcast, eating my favorite breakfast of vanilla Siggi’s yogurt + frozen macadamia nuts on the floor …