It’s not easy trying to change something about yourself. Especially when you’re trying to change years of bad habits and bad food. It’s even harder if you put in place a support network of people and you miss a week at group. This is what I did last week. I wasn’t feeling up to going so I didn’t, the result was two bad weeks instead of one.
Food addiction is an actual thing and I suffer from it – big time. I can go a few weeks being on plan with Slimming World and get some cracking losses each week, but then the cravings start. This is the food addiction kicking in. This started kicking in again last week. What did I do about it? Nothing, abso-freaking-lutely nothing.
I’ve never really known what anxiety really was until recent times. It can be a real bitch too. When talking about anxiety in general, you will hear things like feeling on edge about something, feeling of restlessness in situations you don’t like and feeling irritable.
Tonight Matthew, I’m going to be… all of the above.
Let me quickly set the scene. Tonight was Christmas Fair night at my daughters’ school. The first Christmas fair of what would be many as she spends the first 6 years or so of her schooling life there. School is a busy enough place when all the kids are there learning. Now factor in all those kids being there with their parents and grandparents. Imagine just how many people are now crammed into the school.