And now on to the real Frankly Friday business.
Let's talk about food.
I am a food addict.
It's bad guys. I eat all the time. I eat for my meals. I eat when I'm bored. I eat when I'm happy, angry or sad. I eat when I'm celebrating. I eat when I fail. I eat at night while watching tv. I eat when I'm hungry. I eat when I'm not hungry.
I'm an addict.
I need help.
This has been such a constant struggle for me. Food is my go-to thing. I like food. Food tastes good. Food is fun to eat.
But it is not good to eat like I eat.
This is a problem. Food does not and can not make me happy. So why do I always turn to it?
Here's the thing... almost a year ago I felt like God was asking me to give up sugar for a year. So I did. I haven't had sugar. But I've had sugar substitutes lately and I'm starting to feel like I'm cheating. Yes, I am doing what was asked of me... I'm not eating sugar. I'm glad I'm not eating sugar. BUT... I think it's really about breaking the cycle of comfort eating and learning to let God be my comfort in those times. Learn to let HIM fill me up.
While I have been successful in not eating sugar I have failed miserably at eating well and breaking the bad habits.
I do not eat sugar... but that does not mean I eat well.
So there ya have it... the ugliness of my food addiction. I feel like I have hit a low and when I hit a low the only way to go is up and I feel that I have taken a step or two. Now to continue in the right direction...