Let's talk about truth.
It seems so absolute. Either you are telling the truth, or you aren't. Black or white, right?
Then the gray rolls in...because my truth may not be the same as your truth, and that I believe is known as perspective. It doesn't make my truth (or yours) any less true, either.
So here are my truths at the moment:
I've been actively trying to get off this extra weight for a little over two years now.
It sucks just as much today as it did two years ago.
Deep down, I'm afraid to succeed with this. I've never really been thin. On the overweight side of average, sure. But that brought me quite a bit of unwanted attention. Long story.
I know who I am within a certain weight range, but I have no idea who I'll be as a thin person. What if I totally suck?
I don't think that the me I see in the mirror is the me other people see when they look at me. I don't know how to fix that.
Food has been a much better friend to me than people over the years. That, as it turns out, is going to be next to impossible to let go.
You know that saying, 'Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels." Anyone that says that has never had 1) my husband's steak 2) red velvet cheesecake from the cheesecake factory 3) Dad's spicy cheese dip.
For real, people.
That other saying, "you have to do it for you" is probably the truest thing (at least from my perspective) I've ever heard, no matter what the subject.
I'm seriously considering applying for The Biggest Loser. If Bob Harper can't kick this weight off my tushie, then it's not meant to leave.
At least once a day I wish that someone would develop a pill I could take that would provide my complete nutritional requirements so that as a food addict I would not constantly have to face the source of my addictions.
What are your truths?