Last Tuesday I was undone by one of the few food weaknesses I have – shortbread cookies. Jess had had a little get together over the weekend with some friends and one of the items brought was an oversized Costco package of chocolate dipped shortbread cookies.
I held out for as long as I could, even throwing out much of what had been brought into my house, my kitchen; but I had been unable to bring myself to toss the shortbread. Well, I paid for it. On Tuesday, along with only running 1 mile for my designated #AutismStreaks rest day, I ended up eating a huge stack of those shortbread cookies.
All that yummy shortbread goodness.
All that sugar and flour.
By the end of the day I felt like doodie!
And you know what? It was a good thing, because it made me realize just how well I take care of myself on a regular basis. I realized that “this crappy feeling” is how a large majority of society unwittingly feels ALL the time! No wonder kids don’t go out and play anymore! No wonder adults come home from work and reach for the vino, the remote and the couch! If I hadn’t run my mile earlier in the day, #AutismStreaks would have been in serious, serious jeopardy!
Every once in a while, if you are a generally clean eater, it’s not a bad idea to pump your body full of crap; to shock the system if you will, because it’s a good reminder of why you are a clean eater.
You will feel like shit! And you will so appreciate it!