I am trying to be healthy so that I can enjoy life. I don’t want being healthy to be my life.
Just one area that that makes want to pull my hair out is “what is a healthy diet”. Voices surround us shouting: eat raw foods, be vegan, juice fast and don’t use plastics! Should I feel guilty that I am not vegan? I say no, but I do a little anyway. I will eat beef, chicken and eggs but I will make them organic or free range or humanely raised or whatever the proper buzz word is for it. I will not eat pink slime if I have a choice.
I use plastic water bottles, but I do recycle. I use glass containers for my foods, except when I don’t.
I have fallen in love with my new Breville juicer, but good grief, it’s a whole new world of shouting voices. I am using organic produce because the thought of the volume of pesticides I would be taking in sickens me. I have only been doing it every other day for a week and I already feel better. However, my fridge is full and my counter and floors need to be cleaned from the fine mist of healthiness that sprays out. Yes, I do cover it when adding things, but that doesn’t stop all of those vitamins from escaping to the rest of my kitchen. I don’t compost, so I have started trying to find things to do with the pulp. Of, course you can’t waste good food, create waste for landfills or ignore all of that fiber.
I will try to fill you in on some of the decisions I have made or will make. I hope it may be useful to you in someway even if it is nothing more than to just know that you are not the only one trying to find a sane, healthy lifestyle that leaves you time to live your life.
Thanks for joining me,