I am sick! Like sick to my stomach, sick. As I sit and write this post I’m drinking water to try to cleanse my insides… let me explain.
For four days I drank nothing but water and a few cups of coffee. My first meal off my period of drinking water was Frosted Flakes… and that’s when my senses were attacked! It was as if I took a bowl of sugar, mixed it with some milk, and just swallowed it for breakfast. It never hit me how much sugar is in this cereal until this morning. I vow to never buy it again (though I can’t say the same for my husband, whose favorite cereal it is).
Then I had an American cheese grilled cheese sandwich for lunch (one of my favorite meals) and again my stomach turned. Suddenly this once delicious sandwich left a sour taste in my mouth and my stomach.
Then, because I like to torture myself, we had chinese food for dinner. I will save you the gory details of how I felt after just eating half of my meal. And to top off this attack on my poor stomach, my husband came home with what is usually a treat for me: a pack of M&M’s! Trying to be the loving wife that I am, I graciously accepted his gift and ripped open the little yellow bag and swallowed two before they had a chance! But I only ate two more after that and I was done… my body has shut down and refuses to eat/smell/think of food.
So now I reflect on all this and think that maybe God is trying to open my eyes to my unhealthy eating habits. I’m definitely going to do some research and see how I can change my eating habits… maybe challenge myself to eat more raw veggies and cut out the junk. We’ll see where this leads, but somethings GOT to change!
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