By Susan Howard
My whole life I have basically been able to eat what I want. Though I profess healthy eating (and mainly eat fairly well), I also have eaten my share of junk, like fries, pastas and sugar. I naturally have a pretty quick processing metabolism — (don’t hate) — and my workouts have improved that function, so I have always been able to get away with being less than perfect with my eating.
Until now. The day has come that my body does not want to process things as quickly and my extra snacks have nowhere to go, but to store. Okay, turn to fat. I am okay with this and have decided it’s probably time for me to enter into the adult world and limit my intake of crap. Cupcakes are for five-year-olds, seriously.
So this year I am allowing myself one dessert a month. If I’m freaking out, I’ll have my one out, but I will no longer mindlessly shove ..read more